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ENZYME LOADING, CELLULOSE HYDROLYSIS, AND INHIBITION OF CELLOBIOHYDROLASES USING LIQUID HOT WATER PRETREATMENT

United States Patent Application

20150275254
A1
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Disclosed herein are methods for extracting sugars from cellulose-containing sources to achieve high glucose yields while greatly reducing the amount of cellulase enzyme needed.
Ladisch, Michael Ralph (West Lafayette, IN), Mosier, Nathan Scott (West Lafayette, IN), Kim, Young Mi (Woodbury, MN), Ximines, Eduardo de Aquino (West Lafayette, IN), Kreke, Thomas Richard (West Lafayette, IN), Ko, Ja Kyong (West Lafayette, IN)
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (West Lafayette IN)
14/ 670,564
March 27, 2015
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT INTEREST [0002] This invention was made with government support under DE-AC36-99G010337 DOE DE-FG02-06ER06-03, G012026-174, and DE-FG02-06ER64301 awarded by the US Department of Energy; DOE Cooperative Agreement G018103 awarded by the US Department of Energy; and USDA Hatch Project 10677 and 10646. The government has certain rights in the invention.