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

Sets the degree for large-scale creation of biofuels and bio-based chemicals

In reaction to diminishing offers in addition to the environmental dangers posed by means 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 really is an considerable 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 construction; despite the fact that, there are lots of demanding situations dealing with biorefineries, combating biomass from achieving its complete potential.

This publication offers a finished assessment of bioprocessing applied sciences that use lignocellulosic biomass for the construction of biofuels, biochemicals, and biopolymers. It starts off with an summary of built-in biorefineries. subsequent, it covers:

  • Biomass feedstocks, together with sugar, starch, oil, and effort vegetation 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 akin to ethanol, biodiesel, butanol, hydrogen, and biogas
  • Specialty chemical compounds, construction block chemical substances, and biopolymers produced through fermentation
  • Phytochemicals and practical meals constituents extracted from plant materials

All the chapters were written and edited through top specialists in bioprocessing and biorefining applied sciences. Contributions are in keeping with a radical assessment of the literature in addition to the authors' firsthand event constructing and dealing with bioprocessing technologies.

By surroundings forth the present country of the expertise and pointing to promising new instructions in study, Bioprocessing applied sciences in Biorefinery for Sustainable construction of Fuels, chemical substances, and Polymers will permit readers to maneuver in the direction of large-scale, sustainable, and low-priced creation of biofuels and bio-based chemicals.

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