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Characterisation of wine yeasts for varietal red wine production by using chemical, sensory and metabolomic tools
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2018-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Modern day wine making includes direct inoculation of active dried yeast (ADY), primarily Saccharomyces cerevisiae, into relatively ‘neutral’ flavoured grape must. Subsequently, wine yeast strains influence ...
Crossbreeding of natural Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains for enhanced bio-ethanol production
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2015-12)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: The fluctuating fuel prices, possible future shortage of fossil fuels, the increasing demand and the negative impacts on the ecosystem have all contributed to the search and development of alternatives ...
Cloning and expression of fungal alpha-amylase genes in Saccharomyces cerevisiae with integrated glucoamylase gene for raw starch conversion into bioethanol
(Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2017-03)
ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Increasing population numbers and the rapid growth of technology and industry have resulted in an increase in energy demand. Biomass-based fuels (biofuels) have received considerable interest as an ...