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Agricultural Research Service researchers develop “hardy” yeast for cellulosic ethanol production

Agricultural Research Service researchers develop “hardy” yeast for cellulosic ethanol production

August 3, 2022 |

In Illinois, yeasts play a key role in converting (“fermenting”) sugars from plants into ethanol fuel. But not all yeasts are created equal. Some are better fermenters than others because they can tolerate the harsh conditions of the bioreactors in which they’re used.  Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 is just such a yeast. A team of Agricultural […]

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