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Title: Biomass pretreatment

Abstract

A method is provided for producing an improved pretreated biomass product for use in saccharification followed by fermentation to produce a target chemical that includes removal of saccharification and or fermentation inhibitors from the pretreated biomass product. Specifically, the pretreated biomass product derived from using the present method has fewer inhibitors of saccharification and/or fermentation without a loss in sugar content.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy LLC, Golden, CO (United States); E I du Pont de Nemours and Company, Wilmington, DE (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1083984
Patent Number(s):
8445236
Application Number:
11/843,157
Assignee:
Alliance for Sustainable Energy LLC (Golden, CO); E I du Pont de Nemours and Company (Wilmington, DE)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
C - CHEMISTRY C12 - BIOCHEMISTRY C12P - FERMENTATION OR ENZYME-USING PROCESSES TO SYNTHESISE A DESIRED CHEMICAL COMPOUND OR COMPOSITION OR TO SEPARATE OPTICAL ISOMERS FROM A RACEMIC MIXTURE {
C - CHEMISTRY C13 - SUGAR INDUSTRY C13K - SACCHARIDES, OTHER THAN SUCROSE, OBTAINED FROM NATURAL SOURCES OR BY HYDROLYSIS OF NATURALLY OCCURRING DI-, OLIGO- OR POLYSACCHARIDES
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-03GO13146
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
09 BIOMASS FUELS

Citation Formats

Hennessey, Susan Marie, Friend, Julie, Elander, Richard T, and Tucker, III, Melvin P. Biomass pretreatment. United States: N. p., 2013. Web.
Hennessey, Susan Marie, Friend, Julie, Elander, Richard T, & Tucker, III, Melvin P. Biomass pretreatment. United States.
Hennessey, Susan Marie, Friend, Julie, Elander, Richard T, and Tucker, III, Melvin P. Tue . "Biomass pretreatment". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1083984.
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