04359534 is referenced by 15 patents and cites 2 patents.

A method is disclosed for converting D-xylose to ethanol relying on the unique ability of the yeast Pachysolen tannophilus to ferment this five-carbon sugar without the use of added enzymes. This process will be particularly useful in the production of ethanolic fuel from plant biomass.

Title
Conversion of D-xylose to ethanol by the yeast Pachysolen tannophilus
Application Number
6/258483
Publication Number
4359534
Application Date
April 28, 1981
Publication Date
November 16, 1982
Inventor
James E VanCauwenberge
Normal
IL, US
Rodney J Bothast
East Peoria
IL, US
Cletus P Kurtzman
Peoria
IL, US
Agent
Curtis P Ribando
David G McConnell
M Howard Silverstein
Assignee
The United States of America represented by the Secretary of Agriculture
DC, US
IPC
C12P 7/06
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