DETOXIFYING PRE-TREATED LIGNOCELLULOSE-CONTAINING MATERIALS

EPO Patent Application EP 3219/804 A1
Application Date: Sep. 20th, 2017

ABSTRACT

The invention relates to a process of detoxifying pre-treated lignocellulose-containing material comprising subjecting the pre-treated lignocellulose-containing material to one or more phenolic compound oxidizing enzymes.
Assignee(s):
Inventor(s):
QIMING, Jin
LIU, Jiyin
CASSLAND, Björn L. P. A.
HIGGINS, Donald L.
Application Number:
17164534.4
International Classification:
C12P 7/10 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A process for producing a fermentation product from lignocellulose-containing material, comprising the steps of: (i) pre-treating lignocellulose-containing material;(ii) detoxifying comprising subjecting the pre-treated lignocellulose-containing material to one or more phenolic compound oxidizing enzymes and/or one or more enzymes exhibiting peroxidase activity;(iii) hydrolyzing; and(iv) fermenting the hydrolyzed material from step (iii)...

DESCRIPTION

TECHNICAL FIELD

The present invention relates to processes of detoxifying pre-treated lignocellulose-containing material. The invention also relates to processes of producing a fermentation product from lignocellulose-containing material using a fermenting organism including a detoxification process of the invention.
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