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Genetically Modified Yeast of the Species Issatchenkia Orientalis and Closely Related Species, and Fermentation Processes Using Same

United States Patent Application

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Cells of the species Issatchenkia orientalis and closely related yeast species are transformed with a vector to introduce an exogenous lactate dehydrogenase gene. The cells produce lactic acid efficiently and are resistant at low pH, high lactate titer conditions.
Suominen, Pirkko (Maple Grove, MN), Aristidou, Aristos (Highland Ranch, CO), Penttila, Merja (Helsinki, FI), Ilmen, Marja (Helsinki, FI), Ruohonen, Laura (Helsinki, FI), Koivuranta, Kari (Vantaa, FI), Roberg-Perez, Kevin (Minneapolis, MN)
13/ 316,044
December 9, 2011
[0002] This invention was made under contract no. DE-FC07-021D14349 with the United States Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights to this invention.