Acidophilic Fungus for Biofuel Production and Additional Industrial Uses

Organization: 

Montana State University Technology Transfer, MT, US

I.P. Brief: 

Researchers at Montana State University have identified and isolated a novel fungus that grows at pH 0.6-7.0 and has the following potential uses: •Consolidated bio-processing of cellulosic & lignocellulosic feedstocks •Converting algal biomass and glycerol into energy rich metabolites •Production of fatty acids and lipids •Enzyme Production

Keywords: 

Consolidated Bio-processing, Cellulosic Fuels, Acidophilic Enzymes

Primary Industry: 

Renewable & Non-Traditional Energy

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