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Sodium hydroxide pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of coastal Bermuda grass.
Coastal Bermuda grass was pretreated with NaOH at concentrations from 0.5% to 3% (w/v) for a residence time from 15 to 90min at 121 degrees C. The pretreatments were evaluated based on total ligninExpand
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High temperature dilute acid pretreatment of coastal Bermuda grass for enzymatic hydrolysis.
Dilute sulfuric acid was used to pretreat coastal Bermuda grass at high temperature prior to enzymatic hydrolysis. After both pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis processes, the highest yield ofExpand
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A spatio-temporal pyramid matching for video retrieval
We introduce a content-based video retrieval system that finds the most relevant video segments from video database for a given query video clip. Expand
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To deeply understand the factors that affect the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to fermentable sugars, experimental results should be bridged with process simulations. The objective of thisExpand
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Bermuda grass as feedstock for biofuel production: a review.
Bermuda grass is a promising feedstock for the production of fuel ethanol in the Southern United States. This paper presents a review of the significant amount of research on the conversion ofExpand
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Sodium hydroxide pretreatment of genetically modified switchgrass for improved enzymatic release of sugars.
Overcoming biomass recalcitrance to bioconversion is crucial for cellulosic biofuels commercialization. In this study, Alamo switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) was genetically transformed to suppressExpand
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Pretreatment of corn stover for sugar production using dilute hydrochloric acid followed by lime.
In this study, a two stage process was evaluated to increase the sugar recovery. Firstly, corn stover was treated with diluted hydrochloric acid to maximize the xylose yield, and then the residue wasExpand
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Three novel MC4R SNPs associated with growth traits in Hu sheep and East Friesian × Hu crossbred sheep
Abstract The melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) is a G-protein coupled receptor superfamily member, which has been implicated in regulating food intake, energy balance and body weight in mammals. ThoughExpand
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The dynamics of sand-stabilization services in Inner Mongolia, China from 1981 to 2010 and its relationship with climate change and human activities
Abstract Sand-stabilization, the most important ecological service provided by desert and desertified lands, can alleviate severe wind erosion of soil and is induced by both climate change and humanExpand
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Ridge and furrow planting pattern optimizes canopy structure of summer maize and obtains higher grain yield
Abstract Ridge and furrow planting patterns could improve the micro-environment effectively, and ultimately affect maize grain yield. Previous studies mainly focused on planting only on ridges or inExpand
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