Xylitol - production from xylan (hemicellulose) - fermentation

Bjorn Ness bjorn at kjemi.tih.no
Wed Oct 5 11:18:58 EST 1994

Information needed - please help !

A student group  at our college are doing a projectwork on the isue:
production of xylitol from xylans (wood-hemicellulose).

Can anyone give us information and/or referenses regarding microorganisms 
producing enzymes for degradation of hemicellulose to xylose and 
microorganisms producing enzymes witch reduses xylose to xylitol.

Please answeare by E-mail.


Bjorn Arne Nass

Sør-Trøndelag College

bjorn at kjemi.tih.no

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