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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: ENZYMES IN AGRICULTURAL BIOMASS CONVERSION)

Author
item Saha, Badal

Submitted to: IBC World Congress on Enzyme Technologies
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: 3/12/1999
Publication Date: N/A
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Interpretive Summary:

Technical Abstract: Advances in the areas of enzymes and pretreatment technologies are necessary in order to lower the cost of fuel ethanol and chemical production from agricultural lignocellulosic residues. Recent developments in cellulose and hemicellulose conversion enzymology and process technology will be reviewed. Current problems of these multi-enzymes based complex processes and economic assessment will be described. Results of our endeavor to develop enzymes for cellulose and hemicellulose conversion will be presented.

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