Boyle, M, Barron, N and McHale, AP (1997) Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of straw to ethanol using the thermotolerant yeast strain Kluyveromyces marxianus imb3. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS, 19 (1). pp. 49-51. [Journal article]
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The thermotolerant, ethanol-producing yeast strain Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3 was grown at 45 degrees C on media containing 2, 4 and 6% (w/v) pulverized barley straw and supplemented with 2% (v/v) cellulase. Maximum ethanol concentrations produced were 2, 3 and 3.6g/l, respectively. When the pulverized straw was replaced by NaOH pretreated straw (at 2, 4 and 6% (w/v); based on original untreated straw), ethanol concentrations increased to maxima of 3.9, 8, and 12g/l, respectively. The ethanol yields amount to 20g ethanol from 100g of straw.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Pharmaceutical Science and Practice
|Deposited By:||Professor Anthony McHale|
|Deposited On:||28 Mar 2012 16:20|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2012 11:41|
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