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Spathaspora arborariae sp. nov., a d-xylose-fermenting yeast species isolated from rotting wood in Brazil.
Four strains of a new yeast species were isolated from rotting wood from two sites in an Atlantic Rain Forest and a Cerrado ecosystem in Brazil. The analysis of the sequences of the D1/D2 domains ofExpand
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Diversity and Physiological Characterization of D-Xylose-Fermenting Yeasts Isolated from the Brazilian Amazonian Forest
Background This study is the first to investigate the Brazilian Amazonian Forest to identify new D-xylose-fermenting yeasts that might potentially be used in the production of ethanol from sugarcaneExpand
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Exploring xylose metabolism in Spathaspora species: XYL1.2 from Spathaspora passalidarum as the key for efficient anaerobic xylose fermentation in metabolic engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae
BackgroundThe production of ethanol and other fuels and chemicals from lignocellulosic materials is dependent of efficient xylose conversion. Xylose fermentation capacity in yeasts is usually linkedExpand
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Ethanol production by a new pentose‐fermenting yeast strain, Scheffersomyces stipitis UFMG‐IMH 43.2, isolated from the Brazilian forest
The ability of a recently isolated Scheffersomyces stipitis strain (UFMG‐IMH 43.2) to produce ethanol from xylose was evaluated. For the assays, a hemicellulosic hydrolysate produced by dilute acidExpand
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D-xylose-fermenting and xylanase-producing yeast species from rotting wood of two Atlantic Rainforest habitats in Brazil.
This study investigated the yeast species associated with rotting wood in Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest ecosystems focusing on the identification of D-xylose-fermenting and/or xylanase-producingExpand
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Spathaspora brasiliensis sp. nov., Spathaspora suhii sp. nov., Spathaspora roraimanensis sp. nov. and Spathasporaxylofermentans sp. nov., four novel d-xylose-fermenting yeast species from Brazilian
Four new d-xylose fermenting yeast species of the clade Spathaspora were recovered from rotting-wood samples in a region of Amazonian forest, Northern Brazil. Three species produced unconjugated asciExpand
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Selection, growth, and chemo-sensory evaluation of flocculent starter culture strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae in the large-scale production of traditional Brazilian cachaça.
The physiological and kinetic capabilities of 233 Saccharomyces cerevisiae isolates, originating from traditional Brazilian cachaça fermentation, were evaluated under laboratory conditions to selectExpand
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The yeast Scheffersomyces amazonensis is an efficient xylitol producer
This study assessed the efficiency of Scheffersomyces amazonensis UFMG-CM-Y493T, cultured in xylose-supplemented medium (YPX) and rice hull hydrolysate (RHH), to convert xylose to xylitol underExpand
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The use of selected starter Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains to produce traditional and industrial cachaça: a comparative study
Six Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains from cachaça fermentation were characterized for biomass, ethanol, glycerol, and acetic acid yields, as well as productivity. Three strains presenting the bestExpand
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Candida queiroziae sp. nov., a cellobiose-fermenting yeast species isolated from rotting wood in Atlantic Rain Forest
Eight strains of a novel yeast species were isolated from rotting wood and wood-boring insects in Atlantic Rain Forest ecosystems in Brazil. Sequences of the D1/D2 domains of the large subunit of theExpand
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