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Title: Methods for treating lignocellulosic materials

The present invention relates to methods of processing lignocellulosic material to obtain hemicellulose sugars, cellulose sugars, lignin, cellulose and other high-value products. Also provided are hemicellulose sugars, cellulose sugars, lignin, cellulose, and other high-value products.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
1353074
Assignee:
Virdia, Inc. DOEEE
Patent Number(s):
9,631,246
Application Number:
14/537,445
Contract Number:
EE0005003
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2014 Nov 10
Research Org:
Virdia, Inc. Raceland, LA (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
59 BASIC BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES; 37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; 36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

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