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Huimin Zhao, Nikhil Unni Nair, Michael Racine, Ryan Woodyer: Production of xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, ZuChem, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 18, 2017: US09624517

Materials and methods are described to produce xylitol from a mixture of hemicellulosic sugars by several routes. Examples include either as a direct co-product of a biorefinery or ethanol facility, or as a stand-alone product produced from an agricultural or forestry biomass feedstock including usi ...


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James A Dumesic, Ali Hussain Motagamwala: Method to produce biomass-derived compounds using a co-solvent system containing gamma-valerolactone. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Joseph T Leone Esq, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S C, June 27, 2017: US09688845

A method to produce an aqueous solution of carbohydrates containing C5- and/or C6-sugar-containing oligomers and/or C5- and/or C6-sugar monomers in which biomass or a biomass-derived reactant is reacted with a solvent system having an organic solvent, and organic co-solvent, and water, in the presen ...


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Jung Hoon Sohn, Hyun Jin Kim, Chul Ho Kim, Ji Hun Seomoon, Bong Hyun Sung, Kwang Mook Lim, Mi Jin Kim, Jong Hyun Kim: Mutant beta-glucosidases having enhanced activity and a method for producing bioethanol using the same. KOREA RESEARCH INSITUTE OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, Lathrop & Gage, Brian C Trinque, August 1, 2017: US09719112

The present invention relates to beta-glucosidase that is mutated to have enhanced activity, and a method for producing bioethanol using the same. More particularly, the present invention relates to a polynucleotide encoding beta-glucosidase that is mutated to have enhanced activity, beta-glucosidas ...


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Ho Nancy W Y, Tsao George T: Recombinant yeasts for effective fermentation of glucose and xylose. Purdue Research Foundation, August 28, 1996: EP0728192-A1

Described are recombinant yeasts containing genes encoding xylose reductase, xylitol dehydrogenase and xylulokinase, and DNA molecules, vectors and methods useful for producing such yeasts. The recombinant yeasts effectively ferment xylose to ethanol, and preferred yeasts are capable of simultaneous ...


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Karen A McDonald, Abhaya Dandekar, Bryce W Falk, Mysore R Sudarshana, Sandra L Uratsu, Michael A Plesha, Ting Kuo Huang: Chemically inducible cucumber mosaic virus protein expression system. THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, Morrison & Foerster, March 28, 2017: US09605270

The invention relates to a novel chemically inducible plant viral amplicon (CMViva) expression system that permits controllable, high level expression of foreign genes in plant hosts. This system employs agro-infiltration of plants to provide a transient production of a protein of interest, such as ...


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James A Dumesic, Ali Hussain Motagamwala: Method to produce furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) from 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF). Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, Joseph T Leone Esq, DeWitt Ross & Stevens S C, April 11, 2017: US09617234

A process to produce furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA). The process includes the steps of reacting a C6 sugar-containing reactant in a reaction solution comprising a first organic solvent selected from the group consisting of beta-, gamma-, and delta-lactones, hydrofurans, hydropyrans, and combinations ...


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Berruti Franco, Briens Cedric, Golden Ronald: Apparatus and process for the pyrolysis of agricultural biomass. Univ Western Ontario, huangwei, June 11, 2008: CN200680020612

An integrated combustion chamber and fluidized bed pyrolysis reactor. In one embodiment, the combustion chamber is cylindrical and the pyrolysis reactor is provided annularly about the combustion chamber with an annular wall that provides a common surface for heat transfer. A lift tube in fluid comm ...


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N W Y Ho, G T Tsao: Recombinant yeasts for effective fermentation of glucose and xylose. Purdue Research Foundation, WEI JINXI JIANG JIANCHENG, January 22, 1997: CN94194767

Described are recombinant yeasts containing genes encoding xylose reductase, xylitol dehydrogenase and xylulokinase, and DNA molecules, vectors and methods useful for producing such yeasts. The recombinant yeasts effectively ferment xylose to ethanol, and preferred yeasts are capable of simultaneous ...


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Chen Haitao, Han Yongjun, Liu Lixue, Li Hao, Yuan Qiaoshi: Plant fiber mulching film and manufacture method thereof. Northeast Agricultural University, April 14, 2010: CN200910073061

The invention relates to a plant fiber mulching film and a manufacture method thereof, belonging to the technology of agricultural biomass materials. The plant fiber mulching film comprises plant fibers and 30-0 percent of environmental-friendly functional assistant, wherein the weight proportion of ...


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Berruti Franco, Briens Cedric, Golden Ronald: Apparatus and process for the pyrolysis of agricultural biomass. Univ Western Ontario, Agri Therm, March 5, 2008: EP1893359-A1

An integrated combustion chamber and fluidized bed pyrolysis reactor. In one embodiment, the combustion chamber is cylindrical and the pyrolysis reactor is provided annularly about the combustion chamber with an annular wall that provides a common surface for heat transfer. A lift tube in fluid comm ...



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