Navigation Links
iDiverse Develops Stress Resistant Yeast for Producing Fuel Ethanol
Date:10/25/2010

DEL MAR, Calif., Oct. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- iDiverse announced that it has successfully modified yeast to be highly resistant to a number of lethal stresses normally encountered in the bioproduction of fuel ethanol. In doing so, iDiverse has enabled the yeast to generate significantly more ethanol.

"We are very pleased with our 1st generation, proof-of-concept technology and are rapidly developing a 2nd generation with yet better commercial performance characteristics," said Richard Schneeberger, Director of Business Development at iDiverse. "Our technology is applicable to current fuel ethanol manufacturing processes using corn and sugar cane as starting materials and also to those being developed to use cellulosic biomass. Our technology keeps cells alive in extreme conditions including those found in biomass processes."

"The economic impact of this can be huge," said John Burr, president and CEO of iDiverse. "If our technology is effective at large-scale, it could increase the efficiency of installed fuel ethanol plants, enhance yields from corn and sugar cane feed stocks, and help manufacturers bridge the fuel ethanol production gap until the next generation biomass plants come on-line. In addition, we think we can help increase the manufacturing output of cellulosic biomass technologies under development.

Also, our technology is ready to be used in applications beyond fuel ethanol. Those include the bioproduction of industrial enzymes, research reagents, and pharmaceuticals. Our technology will provide benefits to biomanufacturing cell types beyond yeast, such as CHO, insect, fungal, and algal cells."

About iDiverse

iDiverse, Inc. is a privately-held biotechnology company dedicated to developing and commercializing genetically enhanced cell lines for use in the bioproduction of fuel ethanol, industrial enzymes, and pharmaceuticals. It also provides genetic technology for creating plants that are resistant to a wide range of biological and environmental stresses.


'/>"/>
SOURCE iDiverse, Inc.
Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. China Sky One Medical, Inc. Develops Nasal Spray for Rheumatic Disease
2. UC Riverside researcher develops novel method to grow human embryonic stem cells
3. UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack
4. UCF professor develops vaccine to protect against black plague bioterror attack
5. Team develops new metamaterial device
6. Neogen Develops Quickest Single Test for Beta-Lactams and Tetracyclines in Milk
7. Nucleix Researchers Discover DNA Evidence May Easily be Falsified: Company Develops New Detection Technology for Preventing Biological Identity Theft
8. Forensic Laboratories Develops First Oral Fluid Test for Ethyl Sulfate Detection
9. Canadian Company Develops Subconscious Screening Technology
10. StollerUSA Launches Bio-Forge.com to Offer Solutions for Crops Under Stress
11. BSP Signs Agreement With CMP Trading for Distribution of HyperQ(TM) Stress System, for Early Detection of Ischemic Heart Disease, in South Korea
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:4/27/2016)... Boston (PRWEB) , ... April 27, 2016 , ... ... driven by semantic web technology, today announced that it has been named to The ... life sciences, financial services and other markets, Cambridge Semantics serves the needs of end ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. ... (NASDAQ: UTHR ) announced today that ... of United Therapeutics will provide an overview and update ... st Annual Health Care Conference. The ... at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, and can be accessed ...
(Date:4/27/2016)... ... April 27, 2016 , ... Global Stem Cells ... Advisory Board. Ross is the founder of GSCG affiliate Kimera Labs in Miami. , ... he studied hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for hematologic disorders and the suppression of graft ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... , ... April 26, 2016 , ... ... announced that Ardy Arianpour has joined the company as Chief Business Officer. Arianpour, ... bringing innovative genomic technologies to market, was most recently Chief Commercial Officer of ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/13/2016)... CHICAGO , April 13, 2016  IMPOWER physicians ... are setting a new clinical standard in telehealth ... By leveraging the higi platform, IMPOWER patients can ... weight, pulse and body mass index, and, when they ... quick and convenient visit to a local retail location ...
(Date:3/29/2016)... 29, 2016 LegacyXChange, Inc. (OTC: ... and SelectaDNA/CSI Protect are pleased to announce our successful ... a variety of writing instruments, ensuring athletes signatures against ... collectibles from athletes on LegacyXChange will be assured of ... DNA. Bill Bollander , CEO states, ...
(Date:3/22/2016)... PROVO and SANDY, Utah ... Ontario (NSO), which operates the highest sample volume laboratory ... and Tute Genomics and UNIConnect, leaders in clinical sequencing ... announced the launch of a project to establish the ... panel. NSO has been contracted by ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):