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Selection Of Cellulolytic Microbes With High Growth Rates

United States Patent Application

20110244539
A1
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Methods for obtaining cellulolytic microbes with high growth rates are disclosed. For example, C. thermocellum colonies with growth rates higher than 0.17 hr'' 1 have been obtained by the present methods. In realizing higher growth rates, better bioprocessing efficiency can be achieved resulting in increased economy.
Panikov, Nicolai (Chestnut Hill, MA), Sizova, Maria (Chestnut Hill, MA), Lynd, Lee R. (Meriden, NH)
THE TRUSTEES OF DARTMOUTH COLLEGE
13/ 121,383
September 28, 2009
GOVERNMENT INTERESTS [0002] The United States government may have certain rights in the present invention as research relevant to its development was funded by The Department of Energy BioEnergy Science Center (BESC) contract number 60NANB1D0064.