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Reed canary grass as a feedstock for 2nd generation bioethanol production.
The enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of reed canary grass, harvested in the spring or autumn, and barley straw were studied. Steam pretreated materials were efficiently hydrolysed by commercialExpand
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Structure of the exopolysaccharide produced by Enterobacter amnigenus.
The bacterial species Enterobacter amnigenus was isolated from sugar beets harvested in Finland. It produced an exopolysaccharide rich in l-fucose, which gave viscous water solutions. Its primaryExpand
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PRODUCTION OF BIO-ETHANOL FROM BARLEY STRAW AND REED CANARY GRASS: A RAW MATERIAL STUDY
The aim of the study was to estimate the optimal harvest time and overall potential of barley straw and reed canary grass (RCG) as feedstocks for bio-ethanol production. The estimate was conductedExpand
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Mixtures of Thermostable Enzymes Show High Performance in Biomass Saccharification
Optimal enzyme mixtures of six Trichoderma reesei enzymes and five thermostable enzyme components were developed for the hydrolysis of hydrothermally pretreated wheat straw, alkaline oxidised sugarExpand
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Rate-constraining changes in surface properties, porosity and hydrolysis kinetics of lignocellulose in the course of enzymatic saccharification
AbstractBackgroundExplaining the reduction of hydrolysis rate during lignocellulose hydrolysis is a challenge for the understanding and modelling of the process. This article reports the changes ofExpand
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Effects of bacterial treatments on wood extractives.
Bacterial strains were isolated from spruce wood chips and their ability to reduce the content of wood extractives was studied. Strains were screened by cultivation on liquid media containing woodExpand
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A novel alkaline oxidation pretreatment for spruce, birch and sugar cane bagasse.
Alkaline oxidation pretreatment was developed for spruce, birch and sugar cane bagasse. The reaction was carried out in alkaline water solution under 10 bar oxygen pressure and at mild reactionExpand
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Ethanol and biogas production from waste fibre and fibre sludge – The FibreEtOH concept
Abstract The FibreEtOH concept was developed to tackle major challenges in the production of ethanol from lignocellulosics. The two feedstocks, waste fibre fractionated from solid recovered fuel, andExpand
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CATALYSED ALKALINE OXIDATION AS A WOOD FRACTIONATION TECHNIQUE
Alkaline oxidation (AlkOx) is an effective fractionation technique for lignocellulosic raw materials. The efficiency of the AlkOx treatment can further be enhanced by using a catalyst (CatOx). BothExpand
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