TransFerm is the first commercial application of Mascoma’s proprietary consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) technology platform, is a bioengineered drop-in substitute for conventional fermenting yeast that lowers costs for corn ethanol producers by alleviating the need to purchase a significant amount of the expensive enzymes currently used in corn ethanol production. TransFerm, is manufactured and distributed by Lallemand and jointly marketed and sold by
Mascoma and Lallemand through an exclusive partnership. To date, TransFerm has been used in the production of over an estimated 50 million gallons of ethanol in both commercial use and commercial-scale trials by nine corn ethanol producers.
READ MORE: All about the technology, here.
The Complete 2012 Biofuels Digest Awards
Category: Top Stories