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Production and effect of aldonic acids during enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulose at high dry matter content
BackgroundThe recent discovery of accessory proteins that boost cellulose hydrolysis has increased the economical and technical efficiency of processing cellulose to bioethanol. Oxidative enzymesExpand
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Do new cellulolytic enzyme preparations affect the industrial strategies for high solids lignocellulosic ethanol production?
Production of ethanol from lignocellulosic materials has a promising market potential, but the process is still only at pilot/demonstration scale due to the technical and economical difficulties ofExpand
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Cyanobacterial biomass as carbohydrate and nutrient feedstock for bioethanol production by yeast fermentation
BackgroundMicrobial bioconversion of photosynthetic biomass is a promising approach to the generation of biofuels and other bioproducts. However, rapid, high-yield, and simple processes are essentialExpand
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Light-driven oxidation of polysaccharides by photosynthetic pigments and a metalloenzyme
Oxidative processes are essential for the degradation of plant biomass. A class of powerful and widely distributed oxidative enzymes, the lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs), oxidize the mostExpand
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Obtaining nanofibers from curauá and sugarcane bagasse fibers using enzymatic hydrolysis followed by sonication
This paper is an initial study of the implementation of two new enzymes, an endoglucanase and a concoction of hemicellulases and pectinases to obtain cellulosic nanoparticles. In this study, curauáExpand
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Enzymatic cellulose oxidation is linked to lignin by long-range electron transfer
Enzymatic oxidation of cell wall polysaccharides by lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) plays a pivotal role in the degradation of plant biomass. While experiments have shown that LPMOs areExpand
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Cellulase inhibition by high concentrations of monosaccharides.
Biological degradation of biomass on an industrial scale culminates in high concentrations of end products. It is known that the accumulation of glucose and cellobiose, end products of hydrolysis,Expand
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Laccase-derived lignin compounds boost cellulose oxidative enzymes AA9
BackgroundThe discovery of lignin as activator for the redox enzyme lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) for the oxidation of cell-wall polysaccharides opens a new scenario for investigationExpand
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PEI detoxification of pretreated spruce for high solids ethanol fermentation
Performing the bioethanol production process at high solids loading is a requirement for economic feasibility at industrial scale. So far this has successfully been achieved using wheat straw andExpand
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Lignocellulose pretreatment technologies affect the level of enzymatic cellulose oxidation by LPMO
Sugarcane bagasse, corn stover, and wheat straw are among the most available resources for the production of cellulosic ethanol. For these biomasses we study the influence of pre-treatment methods onExpand
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