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INCREASED EXPRESSION OF TRANSHYDROGENASE GENES AND THEIR USE IN ETHANOL PRODUCTION

United States Patent Application

20120108855
A1
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The invention provides isolated or recombinant ethanologenic bacteria that have increased expression of transhydrogenase genes and methods of preparation. The invention also provides methods of producing ethanol using the bacterium and corresponding kits.
Ingram, Lonnie O. (Gainesville, FL), Miller, Elliot N. (Houston, TX), Jarboe, Laura R. (Ames, IA)
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (Gainesville FL)
13/ 320,633
March 15, 2010
GOVERNMENT SPONSORED RESEARCH [0002] This invention was made with United States Government support under Contract Nos. US DOE FG02-96ER20222, DE-FG36-08GO88142, and DE-FC36-GO17058, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.