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Method to produce succinic acid from raw hydrolysates

United States Patent

June 1, 2004
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A method for producing succinic acid from industrial-grade hydrolysates is provided, comprising supplying an organism that contains mutations for the genes ptsG, pflB, and ldhA, allowing said organism to accumulate biomass, and allowing said organism to metabolize the hydrolysate. Also provided is a bacteria mutant characterized in that it produces succinic acid from substrate contained in industrial-grade hydrolysate in a ratio of between 0.6:1 and 1.3:1 succinic acid to substrate.
Donnelly; Mark I. (Warrenville, IL), Sanville-Millard; Cynthia Y. (Plainfield, IL), Nghiem; Nhuan Phu (Knoxville, TN)
The University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
09/ 823,949
March 30, 2001
CONTRACTUAL ORIGIN OF THE INVENTION The United States Government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract Number W-31-109-ENG-38 between the U.S. Department of Energy and the University of Chicago representing Argonne National Labratory.