Biotechnology - Ethanol Production - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Ethanol Production - Section 1 (Q.No. 1)
If starch containing substrates are used for ethanol production, yeast strain can't be used directly because
it doesn't contain amylases to hydrolyze starch
starch is not a suitable substrate for the production of ethanol
it is converted to pentose sugar
none of the above
Answer: Option
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HEMALATHA- said:   3 years ago
Because starch contain alpha amylase to convert starch into sugar.

Manasa said:   4 years ago
Starch contains many complex glucose units, so yeast can't takeup the starch directly inorder to consume so it should broke down the starch into glucose units by using amylase enzyme.

Aragaw Misgie said:   6 years ago
Please explain the answer in detail.

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