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YEAST WITH INCREASED BUTANOL TOLERANCE INVOLVING CELL WALL PROTEINS

United States Patent Application

20160138050
A1
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Provided herein are recombinant yeast host cells and methods for their use for production of fermentation products from a pyruvate utilizing pathway. The yeast host cells provided herein comprise at least one genetic modification in a pyruvate decarboxylase gene and at least one genetic modification in an endogenous cell wall protein, which confers resistance to butanol and increased glucose utilization.
BRAMUCCI, Michael G. (Oxfrod, PA)
Butamax Advanced Biofuels LLC (Wilmington DE)
14/ 902,891
July 14, 2014
GOVERNMENT LICENSE RIGHTS [0002] This invention was made with Government support under Agreement DE-AR0000006 awarded by the United States Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.