WARD, C, NOLAN, AM, OHANLON, K, MCAREE, T, BARRON, N, MCHALE, L and MCHALE, AP (1995) PRODUCTION OF ETHANOL AT 45-DEGREES-C ON STARCH CONTAINING MEDIA BY MIXED CULTURES OF THE THERMOTOLERANT, ETHANOL-PRODUCING YEAST KLUYVEROMYCES-MARXIANUS IMB3 AND THE THERMOPHILIC FILAMENTOUS FUNGUS TALAROMYCES-EMERSONII CBS-814.70. APPLIED MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, 43 (3). pp. 408-411. [Journal article]
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The thermotolerant, ethanol-producing yeast strain, Kluyveromyces marxianus IMB3, was shown to produce ethanol at 45 degrees C on starch-containing media supplemented with a crude amylase preparation derived from the thermophilic, filamentous fungus Talaromyces emersonii CBS 813.70, Ethanol production on media containing 4% (w/v) starch increased to a maximum of 15 g/l with 40 h, and this represented 74% of the maximum theoretical yield. Subsequent experimentation involving growth of both organisms in fermentations on starch-containing media (4% w/v) demonstrated that the mixed-culture system was capable of ethanol production at 45 degrees C with maximum yields at 12 g/l obtained with 65 h. The advantages associated with ethanol production by this system are discussed.
|Item Type:||Journal article|
|Faculties and Schools:||Faculty of Life and Health Sciences > School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science|
Faculty of Life and Health Sciences
|Research Institutes and Groups:||Biomedical Sciences Research Institute|
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute > Pharmaceutical Science and Practice
|Deposited By:||Professor Anthony McHale|
|Deposited On:||23 Mar 2012 14:58|
|Last Modified:||04 Dec 2012 11:57|
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