Improving plant biomass conversion by Ustilago maydis for sustainable production of platform chemicals

This project investigates, together with the institute of Microbiology from HHU Düsseldorf, the activation of the innate ability of Ustilago to degrade lignocellulosic biomass in submerged cultures. (finished December 2014)

Funding: This project is funded through the Bioeconomy Science Center of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Members: Postdoc: Elene Geiser

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