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Biorefineries - industrial processes and products : status quo and future directions

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  • Creator edited by Birgit Kamm, Patrick R. Gruber, and Michael Kamm
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Weinheim ; [Great Britain] : Wiley-VCH, [2006] ©2006
  • Physical Details
    • 2 volumes : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9783527310272, 3527310274
  • OCLC ocm71016970


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Biorefinery systems-an overview -- Biomass refining global impact -- Development of biorefineries -- Biorefineries for the chemical industry-a Dutch point of view -- The lignocellulosic biorefinery-a strategy for returning to a sustainable source of fuels and industrial organic chemicals -- Lignocellulosic feedstock biorefinery: history and plant development for biomass hydrolysis -- The biofine process-production of levulinic acid, furfural and formic acid from lignocellulosic feedstocks -- A whole crop biorefinery system: a closed system for the manufacture of non-food products from cereals -- Iogen's demonstration process for producing ethanol from cellulosic biomass -- Sugar-based biorefinery-technology for integrated production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), sugar, and ethanol -- Biomass refineries based on hybrid thermochemical-biological processing-an overview -- The green biorefiner concept-fundamentals and potential -- Plant juice in the biorefinery-use of plant juice as fermentation medium -- Biomass commercialization and agriculture residue collection -- The corn wet milling and corn dry milling industry-a base for biorefinery technology developments -- Enzymes for biorefineries -- Biocatalytic and catalytic routes for the production of bulk and fine chemicals from renewable resources -- The key sugars of biomass: availability, present non-food uses and potential future development lines -- Industrial starch platform-status quo of production, modification and application -- Lignocellulosic-based chemical products and product family trees -- Lignin chemistry and its role in biomass conversion -- Industrial lignin production and applications -- Protein line and amino acid-based product family trees -- Towards integration of biorefinery and microbial amino acid production -- Protein-based polymers: mechanistic foundations for bioproduction and engineering -- New syntheses with oils and fats as renewable raw materials for the chemical industry -- Industrial development and application of biobased olechemicals -- Phytochemicals, dyes, and pigments in the biorefinery context -- Adding color to green chemistry? an overview of the fundamentals of chlorophylls -- Industrial chemicals from biomass-industrial concepts -- Succinic acid-a model building block for chemical production from renewable resources -- Polylactic acid from renewable resources -- biobased consumer products for cosmetics -- Industrial biotech-setting conditions to capitalize on the economic potential