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Nucleic Acid Molecules Conferring Enhanced Ethanol Tolerance and Microorganisms Having Enhanced Tolerance to Ethanol

The present invention provides isolated nucleic acid molecules which encode a mutant acetaldehyde-CoA/alcohol dehydrogenase or mutant alcohol dehydrogenase and confer enhanced tolerance to ethanol. The invention also provides related expression vectors, genetically engineered microorganisms having enhanced tolerance to ethanol, as well as methods of making and using such genetically modified microorganisms for production of biofuels based on fermentation of biomass materials

Inventors

ID: ID2408

License Status
  • Licensed
Inventoring Institution
  • Dartmouth College
  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
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