Biobutanol: an attractive biofuel.

@article{Drre2007BiobutanolAA,
  title={Biobutanol: an attractive biofuel.},
  author={Peter D{\"u}rre},
  journal={Biotechnology journal},
  year={2007},
  volume={2 12},
  pages={1525-34}
}
Biofuels are an attractive means to prevent a further increase of carbon dioxide emissions. Currently, gasoline is blended with ethanol at various percentages. However, butanol has several advantages over ethanol, such as higher energy content, lower water absorption, better blending ability, and use in conventional combustion engines without modification. Like ethanol, it can be produced fermentatively or petrochemically. Current crude oil prices render the biotechnological process economic… CONTINUE READING
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