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Title: Ethanol production using engineered mutant E. coli

Abstract

The subject invention concerns novel means and materials for producing ethanol as a fermentation product. Mutant E. coli are transformed with a gene coding for pyruvate decarboxylase activity. The resulting system is capable of producing relatively large amounts of ethanol from a variety of biomass sources.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2]
  1. Gainesville, FL
  2. Carbondale, IL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
OSTI Identifier:
867895
Patent Number(s):
5028539
Assignee:
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG05-86ER13574
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ethanol; production; engineered; mutant; coli; subject; concerns; novel; means; materials; producing; fermentation; product; transformed; coding; pyruvate; decarboxylase; activity; resulting; capable; relatively; amounts; variety; biomass; sources; fermentation product; ethanol production; producing ethanol; pyruvate decarboxylase; producing relatively; /435/

Citation Formats

Ingram, Lonnie O, and Clark, David P. Ethanol production using engineered mutant E. coli. United States: N. p., 1991. Web.
Ingram, Lonnie O, & Clark, David P. Ethanol production using engineered mutant E. coli. United States.
Ingram, Lonnie O, and Clark, David P. Tue . "Ethanol production using engineered mutant E. coli". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/867895.
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title = {Ethanol production using engineered mutant E. coli},
author = {Ingram, Lonnie O and Clark, David P},
abstractNote = {The subject invention concerns novel means and materials for producing ethanol as a fermentation product. Mutant E. coli are transformed with a gene coding for pyruvate decarboxylase activity. The resulting system is capable of producing relatively large amounts of ethanol from a variety of biomass sources.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1991},
month = {1}
}

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