ABAB Symposium

Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals

The Twenty-Third Symposium

Editors: Finkelstein, Mark, Davison, Brian H., McMillan, James D. (Eds.)

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In Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals: The Twenty-Third Symposium, leading US and international researchers from academia, industry, and government present state-of-the-art research on how biotechnology is being used to produce economically competitive fuels and chemicals. The articles range from a discussion of advances in biomass production and processing, to commercialization of bio-based products. Additional topics include enzyme and microbial biocatalysts, bioprocessing research and development, the pros and cons of mixing oil and ethanol, and emerging biorefinery opportunities. The field continues to expand, and the ideas and techniques described will play important roles in developing new biological processes for producing fuels and chemicals on a large scale, and for reducing pollution and waste disposal problems, and their adverse impacts on global climate change. Cutting-edge and authoritative, Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals: The Twenty-Third Symposium provides an excellent overview of current research and development in the production of commodity fuels and chemicals via biological transformation.

Table of contents (46 chapters)

Table of contents (46 chapters)
  • Two-Step Steam Pretreatment of Softwood with SO2 Impregnation for Ethanol Production

    Söderström, Johanna (et al.)

    Pages 5-21

  • Predicting Digestibility of Ammonia Fiber Explosion (AFEX)-Treated Rice Straw

    Gollapalli, Lisa E. (et al.)

    Pages 23-35

  • Improvement of Photosynthetic CO2 Fixation at High Light Intensity Through Reduction of Chlorophyll Antenna Size

    Lee, James W. (et al.)

    Pages 37-48

  • Dilute-Acid Hydrolysis of Sugarcane Bagasse at Varying Conditions

    Neureiter, Markus (et al.)

    Pages 49-58

  • SO2-Catalyzed Steam Explosion of Corn Fiber for Ethanol Production

    Bura, Renata (et al.)

    Pages 59-72

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals
Book Subtitle
The Twenty-Third Symposium
Editors
  • Mark Finkelstein
  • Brian H. Davison
  • James D. McMillan
Series Title
ABAB Symposium
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Humana Press
Copyright Holder
Humana Press Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4612-0119-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4612-0119-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-58829-171-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4612-6621-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXVIII, 1227
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