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Butanol production by Clostridium acetobutylicum in a continuous packed bed reactor
In this study, we report on a butanol production process by immobilized Clostridium acetobutylicum in a continuous packed bed reactor (PBR) using Tygon® rings as a carrier. The medium was a solutionExpand
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Butanol production by bioconversion of cheese whey in a continuous packed bed reactor.
Butanol production by Clostridium acetobutylicum DSM 792 fermentation was investigated. Unsupplemented cheese whey was adopted as renewable feedstock. The conversion was successfully carried out in aExpand
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Deep eutectic solvent pretreatment and subsequent saccharification of corncob.
Ionic liquid (ILs) pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass has attracted broad scientific interest, despite high costs, possible toxicity and energy intensive recycling. An alternative group of ionicExpand
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Assessment of anthraquinone-dye conversion by free and immobilized crude laccase mixtures
This paper reports on the assessment of two enzyme-based processes for the conversion of synthetic dyes. A crude laccase mixture from Pleurotus ostreatus was immobilised on EUPERGIT C 250L©, anExpand
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Advances in photobioreactors for intensive microalgal production: configurations, operating strategies and applications
Over the past ten years a great deal of literature has focused on the biotechnological potential of microalgal commercial applications, mainly in the field of biofuel production. However, the biofuelExpand
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Cellulosic butanol production from alkali-pretreated switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) and phragmites (Phragmites australis).
A potential dedicated energy crop (switchgrass) and an invasive (North America) plant species (phragmites) were compared as potential substrates for acetone butanol ethanol (ABE) fermentation. BothExpand
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Olive mill wastewater remediation by means of Pleurotus ostreatus
Results of a research program on raw olive-mill wastewater (OMW) bioremediation are presented. Bioremediation experiments have been carried out both in an airlift bioreactor and in aerated flasks,Expand
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An airlift biofilm reactor for the biodegradation of phenol by Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1.
Phenol bioconversion by Pseudomonas stutzeri OX1 using either free or immobilized cells was investigated with the aim of searching for optimal operating conditions of a continuous bioconversionExpand
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Continuous lactose fermentation by Clostridium acetobutylicum--assessment of acidogenesis kinetics.
An assessment of the growth kinetics of acidogenic cells of Clostridium acetobutylicum DSM 792 is reported in the paper. Tests were carried out in a continuous stirred tank reactor under controlledExpand
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CFD simulation of bubbling fluidized bidisperse mixtures: Effect of integration methods and restitution coefficient
In this work we simulated the dynamics of a fluidized bed of a binary solid mixture using the isothermal multi-fluid model of the commercial CFD code Fluent 12. We focused the attention on the roleExpand
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