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May 22, 2014

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Conversion (mg/g glucan loaded) for C. thermocellum mutant M1570 and wild-type DSM 1313 strains on b (...more)

Improved production from modified switchgrass when combined with an engineered C. thermocellum strain
This is the first report of the use of a microbe engineered to produce increased amounts of a biofuel on a bioenergy feedstock that has been modified for the same purpose. The results demonstrate the potential additive advantages from combining a modified feedstock with an engineered consolidated bioprocessing microorganism.

BioEnergy Science Center one of three DOE Bioenergy Research Centers established by the U.S. Department of Energy.