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Genencor Launches Commercial Enzyme for Cellulosic Ethanol

10:21 AM MDT | October 22, 2007 | Chemical Week Editorial Staff

Genencor, a division of Danisco, says it has commercialized an enzyme for the production of cellulosic ethanol. The new enzyme will act as a catalyst to break down lignocellulosic biomass into simple sugars, which can then be fermented into ethanol. Typically, several enzymes are required to do this job. However, Genencor’s new product combines the activity of several enzymes into one complex. Genencor says that this is the first commercially available enzyme developed for second-generation biorefineries. “The biofuels industry is at an inflection...

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