A sustainable pathway of cellulosic ethanol production integrating anaerobic digestion with biorefining

@article{Yue2010ASP,
  title={A sustainable pathway of cellulosic ethanol production integrating anaerobic digestion with biorefining},
  author={Zhengbo Yue and Charles Teater and Yan Liu and James Maclellan and Wei Liao},
  journal={Biotechnology and Bioengineering},
  year={2010},
  volume={105}
}
Anaerobic digestion (AD) of animal manure is traditionally classified as a treatment to reduce the environmental impacts of odor, pathogens, and excess nutrients associated with animal manure. This report shows that AD also changes the composition of manure fiber and makes it suitable as a cellulosic feedstock for ethanol production. Anaerobically digested manure fiber (AD fiber) contains less hemicellulose (11%) and more cellulose (32%) than raw manure, and has better enzymatic digestibility… 
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