By Wilfred Vermerris (auth.), William S. Adney, James D. McMillan, Jonathan Mielenz, K. Thomas Klasson (eds.)

In Biotechnology for Fuels and chemical substances: The Twenty-Ninth Symposium, leading US and overseas researchers from academia, undefined, and govt trade state-of-the-art technical info and replace present tendencies within the improvement and alertness of biotechnology for sustainable creation of fuels and chemical substances. This symposium emphasizes advances in biotechnology to provide high-volume, low-price items from renewable assets, whereas enhancing the surroundings. the main components of curiosity comprise complicated feedstock construction and processing, enzymatic and microbial biocatalysis, bioprocess study and improvement, possibilities in biorefineries, and commercialization of biobased items. overseas and household development on generating liquid biofuels, particularly ethanol and biodiesel, is highlighted, and comparable subject matters, together with bioseparations and optimum integration of biochemical and thermochemical conversion applied sciences, are featured. Forward-looking and authoritative, Biotechnology for Fuels and chemical compounds: The Twenty-NInth Symposium presents an illuminating evaluate of present learn and improvement within the creation of commodity fuels and chemical substances from renewable biomass assets through biochemical and thermochemical routes.

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