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Title:
CONSTRUCTION OF PROTROPHIC/CELLULOYTIC YEAST STRAINS EXPRESSING TETHERED AND SECRETED CELLULASES
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2009/139839
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
The present invention is directed to the construction of prototrophic, cellulo lytic strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with tethered and secreted cellulases and selection-based improvement of growth on cellulose by these strains. In some embodiments, host cells of the invention are able to produce ethanol using crystalline cellulose as a sole carbon source.

Inventors:
MCBRIDE JOHN (US)
LYND LEE (US)
DELEAULT KRISTEN (US)
Application Number:
US2009/002902
Publication Date:
August 19, 2010
Filing Date:
May 11, 2009
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Assignee:
MASCOMA CORP (US)
MCBRIDE JOHN (US)
LYND LEE (US)
DELEAULT KRISTEN (US)
International Classes:
C12N9/42; C12P7/10
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
JACKMAN, Peter, A. et al. (STERNE, KESSLER GOLDSTEIN & FOX P.L.L.C.,1100 New York Avenue, N.w, Washington DC, 20005-3934, US)
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