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Table 1 Possible yeasts with extremophilic traits for efficient bioethanol production

From: Bioethanolic yeasts from dung beetles: tapping the potential of extremophilic yeasts for improvement of lignocellulolytic feedstock fermentation

Trait Yeast species References
High ethanol productivity S. cerevisiae [98]
Brettanomyces (= Dekkera) bruxellensis [85, 99, 100]
K. marxianus [45, 101, 102]
Lignocellulosic-based carbon (e.g., cellulose, arabinose, xylose) P. stipitis, C. shehatae, and P. tannophilus, Schizosaccharomyces spp [103]
Thermotolerance K. marxianus [13, 18, 32, 86,87,88, 104,105,106]
O. polymorpha [87,88,89,90,91]
P. kudriavzevii [86, 107,108,109,110,111,112,113]
Osmotolerance Z. rouxii [86, 88, 91, 114,115,116]
Torulaspora delbrueckii [86, 116, 117]
Z. bailii [91, 115, 117, 118]
Metschnikowia pulcherrima [86]
Wickerhamomyces anomalus [24, 86, 119]
Debaryomyces hansenii [86, 117, 120]
Schizosaccharomyces pombe [86, 115, 117]
P. kudriavzevii [117]
Halotolerance Z. rouxii [88, 115, 116]
T. delbrueckii [86, 88]
W. anomalus [86, 88, 115]
D. hansenii [86, 88, 106, 115, 117]
Ethanol tolerance O. polymorpha [87, 89,90,91, 121]
W. anomalus [86]
D. bruxellensis [86, 91, 115, 122]
S. pombe [115]
T. delbrueckii [86, 123]
Z. bailii [86, 115, 120]
Furan derivative tolerance P. kudriavzevii [86, 91, 124, 125]
W. anomalus [24]
Acid tolerance Z. bailii [86, 91, 114, 115, 118, 126]
W. anomalus [115]
P. kudriavzevii [115, 125]