Biocatalysts with Enhanced Inhibitor Tolerance

Shihui Yang (Inventor), Jeffrey Linger (Inventor), Mary Franden (Inventor), Philip Pienkos (Inventor), Min Zhang (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


Disclosed herein are biocatalysts for the production of biofuels, including microorganisms that contain genetic modifications conferring tolerance to growth and fermentation inhibitors found in many cellulosic feedstocks. Methods of converting cellulose-containing materials to fuels and chemicals, as well as methods of fermenting sugars to fuels and chemicals, using these biocatalysts are also disclosed.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number9,206,445
Filing date8/12/15
StatePublished - 2015

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5100-65874


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