The production of ethanol from D-glucose and D-xylose by different Fusarium strains

Maija-Liisa Suihko, Tor-Magnus Enari

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Abstract

Production of ethanol from glucose and xylose by different Fusarium strains has been studied in shake flask cultures. The best strain was Fusarium oxysporum VTT-D-80134. The best ethanol yields were 50 % ethanol on both sugars. The fermentation time was 3 days on glucose and 6 days on xylose.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)723 - 728
Number of pages6
JournalBiotechnology Letters
Volume3
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1981
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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Keywords

  • biofuels
  • biomass
  • ethanol
  • ethanol production
  • Fusarium
  • glucose
  • xylose

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