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Title: Genetically modified yeast species, and fermentation processes using genetically modified yeast

Yeast cells are transformed with an exogenous xylose isomerase gene. Additional genetic modifications enhance the ability of the transformed cells to ferment xylose to ethanol or other desired fermentation products. Those modifications include deletion of non-specific aldose reductase gene(s), deletion of xylitol dehydrogenase gene(s) and/or overexpression of xylulokinase.
Authors:
 [1] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [2] ;  [3] ;  [3] ;  [4] ;  [5] ;  [2]
  1. Kingsport, TN
  2. Helsinki, FI
  3. Maple Grove, MN
  4. Cottage Grove, MN
  5. St. Bonifacius, MN
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1113979
Report Number(s):
8,623,633
13/107,882
DOE Contract Number:
FC07-021D14349
Resource Type:
Patent
Research Org:
Cargill Incorporated, Wayzata, MN, USA
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
60 APPLIED LIFE SCIENCES