Ethanol production from carob extract by using Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

  title={Ethanol production from carob extract by using Saccharomyces cerevisiae.},
  author={Irfan Turhan and Katherine L Bialka and A. B. Demirci and Mustafa Karhan},
  journal={Bioresource technology},
  volume={101 14},
Carob has been widely grown in the Mediterranean region for a long time. It has been regarded as only a forest tree and has been neglected for other economical benefits. However, in recent years, this fruit has gained attention for several applications. As petroleum has become depleted, renewable energy production has started to gain attention all over the world; including the production of ethanol from underutilized agricultural products such as carob. In this project, the optimum extraction… CONTINUE READING