Engineered mutant xylose reductases demonstrate higher preference to xylose than arabinose. Amino acid mutations were engineered in to native xylose reductase from Neurospora crassa. Mutant xylose reductases are useful in the production of xylitol and ethanol.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number8822661
StatePublished - Sep 2 2014


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