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Title: A-xylosidase enhanced conversion of plant biomass into fermentable sugars

The invention relates to increasing the availability of fermentable sugars from plant biomass, such as glucose and xylose. As described herein, .alpha.-xylosidases can be employed with cellulases to enhance biomass conversion into free, fermentable sugar residues.
Authors:
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Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1281032
Report Number(s):
9,404,136
9,404,136
DOE Contract Number:
FC02-07ER64494; FG02-91ER200021
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Mar 08
Research Org:
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, East Lansing, MI (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 09 BIOMASS FUELS