Chapter 13. Fuel Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Raw Materials Using Recombinant Yeasts

  1. Alain A. Vertès3,
  2. Nasib Qureshi4,
  3. Hans P. Blaschek5 and
  4. Hideaki Yukawa6
  1. Grant Stanley1 and
  2. Bärbel Hahn-Hägerdal2

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch13

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

How to Cite

Stanley, G. and Hahn-Hägerdal, B. (2010) Fuel Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Raw Materials Using Recombinant Yeasts, in Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries (eds A. A. Vertès, N. Qureshi, H. P. Blaschek and H. Yukawa), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Sloan Fellowship, London Business School, UK

  2. 4

    Bioenergy Research, United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA

  3. 5

    Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition and The Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

  4. 6

    Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology Group, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE), Kyoto, Japan

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Molecular Sciences, Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia

  2. 2

    Department of Applied Microbiology, Lund University, Lund, Sweden

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513125

Online ISBN: 9780470750025

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Keywords:

  • fuel ethanol production from lignocellulosic raw materials using recombinant yeasts;
  • lignocellulosic raw material - lignin, cellulose and hemicellulose;
  • lignocellulosic raw material conversion to ethanol;
  • fermenting microorganisms;
  • manufacturing approach of consolidated bioprocessing (CBP);
  • cellulase and hemicellulase expression by S. cerevisiae;
  • hemicellulase expression in S. cerevisiae;
  • pentose-fermenting S. cerevisiae strains;
  • lignocellulose fermentation and ethanol inhibition;
  • three independent deletion library screens of S. cerevisiae genes and ethanol tolerance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Consolidated Bioprocessing and Ethanol Production

  • Pentose-Fermenting S. cerevisiae Strains

  • Lignocellulose Fermentation and Ethanol Inhibition

  • Perspective

  • Acknowledgments

  • References