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Title: Using steam explosion or AFEX™ to produce animal feeds and biofuel feedstocks in a biorefinery based on sugarcane residues: Using Steam Explosion or AFEX™ to Produce Animal Feeds and Biofuel Feedstocks in a Biorefinery Based on Sugarcane Residues

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [2];  [5]
  1. Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa, Biomass Conversion Research Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA
  2. Biomass Conversion Research Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA, Great Lakes Bioenergy Research Center (GLBRC), Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
  3. Michigan Biotechnology Institute, Lansing, MI, USA
  4. Biomass Conversion Research Laboratory, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, Michigan State University, Lansing, MI, USA, Department of Engineering Technology, Biotechnology Program, School of Technology, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
  5. Department of Process Engineering, Stellenbosch University, Matieland, South Africa
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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1467741
Grant/Contract Number:  
FC02-07ER64494
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining Journal Volume: 12 Journal Issue: 6; Journal ID: ISSN 1932-104X
Publisher:
Wiley Blackwell (John Wiley & Sons)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

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Mokomele, Thapelo, da Costa Sousa, Leonardo, Bals, Bryan, Balan, Venkatesh, Goosen, Neill, Dale, Bruce E., and Görgens, Johann F. Using steam explosion or AFEX™ to produce animal feeds and biofuel feedstocks in a biorefinery based on sugarcane residues: Using Steam Explosion or AFEX™ to Produce Animal Feeds and Biofuel Feedstocks in a Biorefinery Based on Sugarcane Residues. United Kingdom: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.1002/bbb.1927.
Mokomele, Thapelo, da Costa Sousa, Leonardo, Bals, Bryan, Balan, Venkatesh, Goosen, Neill, Dale, Bruce E., & Görgens, Johann F. Using steam explosion or AFEX™ to produce animal feeds and biofuel feedstocks in a biorefinery based on sugarcane residues: Using Steam Explosion or AFEX™ to Produce Animal Feeds and Biofuel Feedstocks in a Biorefinery Based on Sugarcane Residues. United Kingdom. doi:10.1002/bbb.1927.
Mokomele, Thapelo, da Costa Sousa, Leonardo, Bals, Bryan, Balan, Venkatesh, Goosen, Neill, Dale, Bruce E., and Görgens, Johann F. Tue . "Using steam explosion or AFEX™ to produce animal feeds and biofuel feedstocks in a biorefinery based on sugarcane residues: Using Steam Explosion or AFEX™ to Produce Animal Feeds and Biofuel Feedstocks in a Biorefinery Based on Sugarcane Residues". United Kingdom. doi:10.1002/bbb.1927.
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