Verdezyne, Lallemand team up to create GM yeast

By | May 21, 2010
A new joint venture between Verdezyne Inc., and Lallemand Ethanol Technology will result in genetically modified yeast. "This agreement represents a commitment on behalf of Verdezyne and Lallemand to provide superior yeast that will deliver improved profitability and sustainability to our customers," said Bill Nankervis, president of Lallemand Specialties Inc. Scheduled for completion in 2012, Verdezyne will use its metabolic engineering tools in the project to enhance the yeast, with a yeast strain provided by Lallemand.