The invention relates to bacterium that have increased resistance to furfural and methods of preparation. The invention also relates to methods of producing ethanol using the bacterium and corresponding kits.
GOVERNMENT SPONSORED RESEARCH
This invention was made with United States Government support under Contract Nos. DE-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.