Amanda Higa

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Background There are a few possible ways to produce ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass, for instance, thermochemical and acid hydrolysis. However, enzymatic hydrolysis of carbohydrates is considered the greenest process for sac-charification, followed by sugar fermentation into ethanol. The main challenge of the enzymatic saccharification process is that(More)
Background With growing concern in obtaining clean and renewable energy, many works in bioenergy has been developed in order to obtain substantial gains for the environment. Due to the large environmental impact associated to the use of fossil fuels, ethanol production from lignocel-lulosic materia lhas been widely explored, aiming environmental , economic(More)
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