Carboxylate platform: the MixAlco process part 2: process economics.

@article{Granda2009CarboxylatePT,
  title={Carboxylate platform: the MixAlco process part 2: process economics.},
  author={Cesar Benigno Granda and Mark Thomas Holtzapple and Gary Luce and Katherine Searcy and Darryl L Mamrosh},
  journal={Applied biochemistry and biotechnology},
  year={2009},
  volume={156 1-3},
  pages={107-24}
}
The MixAlco process employs a mixed culture of acid-forming microorganisms to convert biomass to carboxylate salts, which are concentrated via vapor-compression evaporation and subsequently chemically converted to other chemical and fuel products. To make alcohols, hydrogen is required, which can be supplied from a number of processes, including gasifying… CONTINUE READING