Improved biomass-to-sugar enzymes

 

References AB Enzymes Roal Significantly reduced enzyme dosageCustomer: AB Enzymes, Roal Ltd.

 CHALLENGE

Develop efficient, thermo-stable enzymes / enzyme mixtures for the production of sugars from biomass

 SOLUTION

VTT evaluated candidate enzymes, developed optimised enzyme mixtures for a range of feedstocks, and improved the properties of mixture components via protein engineering.

 BENEFIT
  • Significantly reduced the enzyme dosage necessary for total biomass hydrolysis
  • Positive results opened up new market opportunities in biorefinery applications

 

lainausmerkki_kork_250pix.jpg With the help of VTT’s expertise and competence, we have reached significant improvements in enzyme / enzyme mixture performance.

Jari Vehmaanperä, Global Research Director, Roal Ltd.

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