The Path Forward for Biofuels and Biomaterials

  title={The Path Forward for Biofuels and Biomaterials},
  author={Arthur J. Ragauskas and Charlotte K. Williams and Brian H. Davison and George J. P. Britovsek and John W. G. Cairney and Charles A. Eckert and William J. Frederick and Jason P. Hallett and David J. Leak and Charles L. Liotta and Jonathan R. Mielenz and Richard J. Murphy and Richard H. Templer and Timothy J. Tschaplinski},
  pages={484 - 489}
Biomass represents an abundant carbon-neutral renewable resource for the production of bioenergy and biomaterials, and its enhanced use would address several societal needs. Advances in genetics, biotechnology, process chemistry, and engineering are leading to a new manufacturing concept for converting renewable biomass to valuable fuels and products, generally referred to as the biorefinery. The integration of agroenergy crops and biorefinery manufacturing technologies offers the potential for… Expand

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