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By Shang-Tian Yang,Hesham El-Ensashy,Nuttha Thongchul

Sets the level for large-scale construction of biofuels and bio-based chemicals

In reaction to diminishing offers in addition to the environmental risks posed by way of fossil fuels and petrochemicals, curiosity and insist for eco-friendly, sustainable biofuels and bio-based chemical substances are hovering. Biomass could be the answer. it's an plentiful carbon-neutral renewable feedstock that may be used for the creation of fuels and chemical substances. at the moment, biorefineries use corn, soybeans, and sugarcane for bioethanol and biodiesel creation; besides the fact that, there are numerous demanding situations dealing with biorefineries, fighting biomass from attaining its complete potential.

This publication presents a accomplished evaluation of bioprocessing applied sciences that use lignocellulosic biomass for the creation of biofuels, biochemicals, and biopolymers. It starts off with an outline of built-in biorefineries. subsequent, it covers:

  • Biomass feedstocks, together with sugar, starch, oil, and effort plants in addition to microalgae
  • Pretreatment applied sciences for lignocellulosic biomass
  • Hydrolytic enzymes utilized in biorefineries for the hydrolysis of starch and lignocelluloses
  • Bioconversion applied sciences for present and destiny biofuels similar to ethanol, biodiesel, butanol, hydrogen, and biogas
  • Specialty chemical substances, development block chemical substances, and biopolymers produced through fermentation
  • Phytochemicals and sensible foodstuff constituents extracted from plant materials

All the chapters were written and edited by means of best specialists in bioprocessing and biorefining applied sciences. Contributions are in line with a radical evaluate of the literature in addition to the authors' firsthand event constructing and dealing with bioprocessing technologies.

By surroundings forth the present kingdom of the know-how and pointing to promising new instructions in learn, Bioprocessing applied sciences in Biorefinery for Sustainable construction of Fuels, chemical substances, and Polymers will allow readers to maneuver in the direction of large-scale, sustainable, and reasonably-priced creation of biofuels and bio-based chemicals.

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