Development of Enrichment Cultures that Degrade Lignin for Enhanced Biofuel Production

The primary goal of this project is to assess the ability of enrichment cultures to degrade/depolymerize lignin and enhance the bioavailability of cellulose and hemicelluloses (and thus, enhance saccharification) in alfalfa and switchgrass.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Program Information: Advanced Research, Biobased Research


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  • Status: Completed
  • Funding: $43466.00
  • Sponsor Organizations:

    Research and Innovative Technology Administration

    Department of Transportation
    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Project Managers:

    Johnson, Shawn

  • Performing Organizations:

    Oklahoma State University, Stillwater

    Stillwater, OK  United States  74078
  • Principal Investigators:

    Fathepure, Babu

  • Start Date: 20070701
  • Expected Completion Date: 0
  • Actual Completion Date: 20100831
  • Source Data: RiP Project 31378

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01572205
  • Record Type: Research project
  • Source Agency: Department of Transportation
  • Files: RIP
  • Created Date: Aug 4 2015 1:00AM