DesinFix TM 135 in fermentation process for bioethanol production

Dorothee Barth, Ana Raquel De Souza Monteiro, M.M. da Costa, I. Virkajärvi, Vera Sacon, Annika Wilhelmson

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Brazil has the world's largest ethanol production from sugarcane, but bacterial contamination decreases the ethanol yields. It was shown that the biocide DesinFixT 135 can reduce the contamination without decreasing the yeasts' viability or negatively affecting the ethanol production.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)323-325
JournalBrazilian Journal of Microbiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed



  • ethanol
  • fermentation
  • sugar cane feedstock
  • biocides
  • bioethanol

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Barth, D., Monteiro, A. R. D. S., da Costa, M. M., Virkajärvi, I., Sacon, V., & Wilhelmson, A. (2014). DesinFix TM 135 in fermentation process for bioethanol production. Brazilian Journal of Microbiology, 45(1), 323-325.