Microbial Conversion of Waste Glycerol from Biodiesel Production into Value-Added Products

@inproceedings{Li2013MicrobialCO,
  title={Microbial Conversion of Waste Glycerol from Biodiesel Production into Value-Added Products},
  author={Cheng Chen Li and Keaton Larson Lesnik and Hong Liu},
  year={2013}
}
Biodiesel has gained a significant amount of attention over the past decade as an environmentally friendly fuel that is capable of being utilized by a conventional diesel engine. However, the biodiesel production process generates glycerol-containing waste streams which have become a disposal issue for biodiesel plants and generated a surplus of glycerol. A value-added opportunity is needed in order to compensate for disposal-associated costs. Microbial conversions from glycerol to valuable… CONTINUE READING

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