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Title: Ethanol production in gram-positive microbes

Abstract

The subject invention concerns the transformation of Gram-positive bacteria with heterologous genes which confer upon these microbes the ability to produce ethanol as a fermentation product. Specifically exemplified is the transformation of bacteria with genes, obtainable from Zymomonas mobilis, which encode pyruvate decarboxylase and alcohol dehydrogenase.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Gainesville, FL
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
872357
Patent Number(s):
5916787
Assignee:
University of Florida (Gainesville, FL)
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 {
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12N - MICROORGANISMS OR ENZYMES
DOE Contract Number:  
FG05-86ER13574
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
ethanol; production; gram-positive; microbes; subject; concerns; transformation; bacteria; heterologous; genes; confer; ability; produce; fermentation; product; specifically; exemplified; obtainable; zymomonas; mobilis; encode; pyruvate; decarboxylase; alcohol; dehydrogenase; fermentation product; zymomonas mobilis; ethanol production; alcohol dehydrogenase; produce ethanol; pyruvate decarboxylase; specifically exemplified; heterologous genes; gram-positive bacteria; gram-positive microbes; /435/

Citation Formats

Ingram, Lonnie O'Neal, and Barbosa-Alleyne, Maria D. F.. Ethanol production in gram-positive microbes. United States: N. p., 1999. Web.
Ingram, Lonnie O'Neal, & Barbosa-Alleyne, Maria D. F.. Ethanol production in gram-positive microbes. United States.
Ingram, Lonnie O'Neal, and Barbosa-Alleyne, Maria D. F.. Fri . "Ethanol production in gram-positive microbes". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/872357.
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