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Title: Continuous production of ethanol by use of flocculent zymomonas mobilis

Abstract

Ethanol is produced by means of a floc-forming strain of Zymomonas mobilis bacteria. Gas is vented along the length of a column containing the flocculent bacteria to preclude disruption of liquid flow.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Del Mar, CA
  2. Lenoir City, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
864762
Patent Number(s):
4413058
Assignee:
Arcuri, Edward J. (Del Mar, CA);Donaldson, Terrence L. (Lenoir City, TN)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12P - FERMENTATION OR ENZYME-USING PROCESSES TO SYNTHESISE A DESIRED CHEMICAL COMPOUND OR COMPOSITION OR TO SEPARATE OPTICAL ISOMERS FROM A RACEMIC MIXTURE {
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
continuous; production; ethanol; flocculent; zymomonas; mobilis; produced; means; floc-forming; strain; bacteria; gas; vented; length; column; containing; preclude; disruption; liquid; flow; zymomonas mobilis; liquid flow; column containing; continuous production; /435/

Citation Formats

Arcuri, Edward J, and Donaldson, Terrence L. Continuous production of ethanol by use of flocculent zymomonas mobilis. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Arcuri, Edward J, & Donaldson, Terrence L. Continuous production of ethanol by use of flocculent zymomonas mobilis. United States.
Arcuri, Edward J, and Donaldson, Terrence L. Sat . "Continuous production of ethanol by use of flocculent zymomonas mobilis". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864762.
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title = {Continuous production of ethanol by use of flocculent zymomonas mobilis},
author = {Arcuri, Edward J and Donaldson, Terrence L},
abstractNote = {Ethanol is produced by means of a floc-forming strain of Zymomonas mobilis bacteria. Gas is vented along the length of a column containing the flocculent bacteria to preclude disruption of liquid flow.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {1}
}

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