METHOD FOR THE PREPARATION OF LACTIC ACID

USPTO Patent Application US 2017/0218408 A1
Application Date: Aug. 3rd, 2017

ABSTRACT

A method for preparing a fermentation product including lactic acid, the method including: a) treating lignocellulosic material with caustic magnesium salt in the presence of water to provide treated aqueous...
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Application Number:
15/329,179
International Classification:
C12P 7/56 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A method for producing a fermentation product comprising lactic acid from lignocellulosic material, said method comprising: a) providing a lignocellulosic material and treating said material with an alkaline agent in the presence of water to provide a treated aqueous lignocellulosic material, said alkaline agent comprising a caustic magnesium salt;b) saccharifying...

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FIELD OF THE INVENTION

The present invention is directed to a method for preparing lactic acid from lignocellulosic materials. More particularly, the present invention is directed to a method in which lignocellulosic material, which has been pre-treated with a caustic magnesium salt, is subjected to simultaneous saccharification and fermentation to derive magnesium lactate, from...
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