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Title: Cellulose solvent-based pretreatment for enhanced second-generation biofuel production: a review

Abstract

Cellulose solvent-based fractionation technologies can prove to be economical to enhance lignocellulosic biomass microbial conversion to fuels and chemicals.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [3]
  1. Department of Chemical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111, Iran
  2. Department of Chemical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111, Iran, Industrial Biotechnology Group
  3. Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT), Bourns College of Engineering, University of California Riverside (UCR), Riverside, USA
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Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1476948
Resource Type:
Publisher's Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Sustainable Energy & Fuels
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Sustainable Energy & Fuels Journal Volume: 3 Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 2398-4902
Publisher:
Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC)
Country of Publication:
United Kingdom
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Satari, Behzad, Karimi, Keikhosro, and Kumar, Rajeev. Cellulose solvent-based pretreatment for enhanced second-generation biofuel production: a review. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1039/C8SE00287H.
Satari, Behzad, Karimi, Keikhosro, & Kumar, Rajeev. Cellulose solvent-based pretreatment for enhanced second-generation biofuel production: a review. United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8SE00287H.
Satari, Behzad, Karimi, Keikhosro, and Kumar, Rajeev. Tue . "Cellulose solvent-based pretreatment for enhanced second-generation biofuel production: a review". United Kingdom. doi:10.1039/C8SE00287H.
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title = {Cellulose solvent-based pretreatment for enhanced second-generation biofuel production: a review},
author = {Satari, Behzad and Karimi, Keikhosro and Kumar, Rajeev},
abstractNote = {Cellulose solvent-based fractionation technologies can prove to be economical to enhance lignocellulosic biomass microbial conversion to fuels and chemicals.},
doi = {10.1039/C8SE00287H},
journal = {Sustainable Energy & Fuels},
number = 1,
volume = 3,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
month = {1}
}

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