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By Blake A Simmons,Dominique Loque,J Will Medlin,Charles E Wyman,Venkatesh Balan,Rajat Sapra,Christopher Shaddix,Alexander Katz

the advance of renewable and sustainable lignocellulosic biofuels is presently receiving around the globe recognition and funding. regardless of many years of analysis, there stay major demanding situations to be triumph over ahead of those biofuels should be produced in huge volumes at aggressive costs. One main issue is the shortcoming of effective and cheap catalytic platforms to dissolve and hydrolyze polysaccharides into sugars. those sugars are then fed to microrganisms and fermented into biofuels. the cost of those catalysts, be they organic, thermochemical, or chemical in nature, symbolize one of many greatest bills within the conversion technique. there are various catalytic schemes, every one with their very own benefits and drawbacks, to be had. This booklet provides a basic but massive overview of the main promising tactics and the spectrum of biomass pretreatment, enzymes, chemical catalysts, and hybrid methods of hydrolyzing biomass into fermentable sugars. it's the in simple terms presently to be had publication that compares the biochemical, chemical, and thermochemical conversion methods to biofuel production.

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