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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Recent Developments in the Acetone, Butanol, Ethanol Upstream, Fermentation, and Downstream Processing

item Blaschek, Hans - UNIV OF IL
item Ezeji, Thaddeus - UNIV OF IL
item Qureshi, Nasib

Submitted to: Meeting Abstract
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: April 22, 2005
Publication Date: April 23, 2005
Citation: Blaschek, H.P., Ezeji, T., Qureshi, N. 2005. Recent developments in the acetone, butanol, ethanol upstream, fermentation, and downstream processing [abstract]. World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. p. 93.

Technical Abstract: Recent developments in the acetone, butanol, ethanol (ABE) fermentation employing the solventogenic Clostridium, Clostridium beijerinckii BA101, will be discussed. This will include an examination of upstream processes and strain developments as well as the development of an integrated downstream process for efficient product recovery. Current activities on the scale up of this fermentation will be discussed with a particular focus on the substrates being considered and potential this process has for commercialization.

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