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Screening extremophiles for bioconversion potentials.
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PMID:  17137324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A screening protocol was developed and implemented to evaluate extremophiles, in particular hyperthermophiles and thermoacidophiles, for their capacity to transform starch-based feedstocks to high-value organic acids and solvents. Screening results of 14 extremophiles showed promising growth and biotransformation potentials. In particular, Hyperthermus butylicus, Thermococcus litoralis, and Sulfolobus acidocaldarius were identified as producers of both organic acids and solvents under the screening protocol. The screening effort presented here represents an important step toward realization of biotransformation potentials of extremophiles, potentially improving upon biomass-based processes.
Jin-Woo Kim; Tonya L Peeples
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biotechnology progress     Volume:  22     ISSN:  8756-7938     ISO Abbreviation:  Biotechnol. Prog.     Publication Date:    2006 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-12-01     Completed Date:  2007-02-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8506292     Medline TA:  Biotechnol Prog     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1720-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Archaea / classification,  isolation & purification*,  metabolism*
Cell Culture Techniques / methods*
Feasibility Studies
Starch / metabolism*
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