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Bioethanol and biodiesel: Alternative liquid fuels for future generations
The global population is expected to increase by approximately 3 billion people by 2050. With this increase in population, industry, transportation the cost of fossil fuels will grow dramatically.Expand
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Progress and perspectives in converting biogas to transportation fuels
The discovery of abundant natural gas resources has greatly increased the study of using methane as a feedstock to produce transportation fuels. Biogas (primarily containing methane and CO2), whichExpand
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GB virus C/hepatitis G virus infection in southern China.
The prevalence of GB virus C/hepatitis G virus (GBV-C/HGV) infection among intravenous drug users (IVDUs), patients with liver diseases, and blood donors in Nanning, southern China was studied.Expand
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Ethanol fermentation with Kluyveromyces marxianus from Jerusalem artichoke grown in salina and irrigated with a mixture of seawater and freshwater
Aims:  To study fuel ethanol fermentation with Kluyveromyces marxianus ATCC8554 from Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus) grown in salina and irrigated with a mixture of seawater and freshwater.
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Intrinsic kinetics of continuous growth and ethanol production of a flocculating fusant yeast strain SPSC01.
  • X. Ge, F. Bai
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Journal of biotechnology
  • 13 July 2006
The intrinsic kinetics of continuous yeast cell growth and ethanol production for a self-flocculating fusant yeast strain SPSC01 was investigated by means of mechanically dispersing the flocs andExpand
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Hepatitis C virus types 7, 8 and 9 should be classified as type 6 subtypes.
Tokita et al. reported the identification of hepatitis C virus type 7, 8 and 9 in Southeast Asia, based on the unweighed pair-group method with the arithmetic mean, a method that may not beExpand
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Impact of zinc supplementation on the improvement of ethanol tolerance and yield of self-flocculating yeast in continuous ethanol fermentation.
The effects of zinc supplementation were investigated in the continuous ethanol fermentation using self-flocculating yeast. Zinc sulfate was added at the concentrations of 0.01, 0.05 and 0.1 g l(-1),Expand
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An innovative consecutive batch fermentation process for very high gravity ethanol fermentation with self-flocculating yeast
An innovative consecutive batch fermentation process was developed for very high gravity (VHG) ethanol fermentation with the self-flocculating yeast under high biomass concentration conditions. OnExpand
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Application of oscillation for efficiency improvement of continuous ethanol fermentation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae under very-high-gravity conditions
  • Yu Shen, X. Ge, F. Bai
  • Medicine, Chemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • 1 March 2010
Compared with steady state, oscillation in continuous very-high-gravity ethanol fermentation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae improved process productivity, which was thus introduced for theExpand
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Online monitoring and characterization of flocculating yeast cell flocs during continuous ethanol fermentation.
Both intrinsic and observed kinetic investigations for those ethanol fermentations using self-flocculated yeast strains have been hindered by the lack of real online monitoring techniques and properExpand
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