Enzymatic Conversion of Biomass for Fuels Production

Enzymatic Conversion of Biomass for Fuels Production

by Michael E. Himmel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0841229562

ISBN-13: 9780841229563

Pub. Date: 05/28/1994

Publisher: American Chemical Society

Discusses the use of enzymatic and microbial biocatalysis for transformation of biomass to liquid or gaseous fuels. Explores metabolic pathway engineering. Discusses characterization of new hydrolytic enzymes. Presents new microorganisms and fermentation techniques. Focuses on lignocellulosic biomass conversion technology.

Overview

Discusses the use of enzymatic and microbial biocatalysis for transformation of biomass to liquid or gaseous fuels. Explores metabolic pathway engineering. Discusses characterization of new hydrolytic enzymes. Presents new microorganisms and fermentation techniques. Focuses on lignocellulosic biomass conversion technology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780841229563
Publisher:
American Chemical Society
Publication date:
05/28/1994
Series:
ACS Symposium Series, #566
Pages:
480
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Bioconversion for Production of Renewable Transportation Fuels in the United States: A Strategic Perspective, J.J. Sheehan
Cellulase and Xylanase Systems of Thermotoga neapolitana, J.D. Bok, S.K. Goers, and D. E. Eveleight
Structure-Function Studies of Endo-1,4-*b-D-glucanase E2 from Thermomonospora fusca, M. Spezio, P.A. Karplus, D. Irwin, and D.B. Wilson
Role of Cellulose-Binding Domain of Cellobiohydrolase I in Cellulose Hydrolysis, T.R. Donner, B.R. Evans, K.A. Affholter, and J. Woodward
CelS: A Major Exoglucanese Component of Clostridium thermocellum Cellulosome, K. Kruus, W.K. Wang, P.-C. Chiu, J. Ching, T.-Y. Wang, and J. H. D. Wu
Plant Endo-1,4-*b-D-glucanases: Structure, Properties, and Physiological Function, D.A. Brummell, C.C. Lashbrook, and A.B. Bennett
Approaches to Cellulase Purification, C. Paech
Cellobiose Dehydrogenase: A Hemoflavoenzyme from Phanerochaete chrysoporium, V. Renganathan and W. Bao
Cellulase Production Technology: Evaluation of Current Status, G. P. Philippidis
Cellulase Assays: Methods from Empirical Mathematical Models, W.S. Adney, C. I. Ehrman, J.O. Baker, S. R. Thomas, and M.E. Himmel
Components of Trichoderma reesei Cellulase Complex on Crystalline Cellulose: Three-Dimensional Visualization with Colloidal Gold, R. A. Nieves, R.J. Todd, R. P. Ellis, and M.E. Himmel
Deposition of Metallic Platinum in Blue-Green Algae Cells, G. D. Hitchens, T. D. Rogers, O.J. Murphy, C.O. Patterson, and R.H. Hearn, Jr.
Genetic Engineering Approaches for Enhanced Production of Biodiesel Fuel from Microalgae, P.G. Roessler, L.M. Brown, T. G. Dunahay, D. A. Heacox, E.E. Jarvis, J.C. Schneider, S. G. Talbot, and K. G. Zeiler
Microbial and Enzymatic Biofuel Cells, G. T. R. Palmore and G. M. Whitesides
Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass, J.D. McMillan
Bioconversion of Wood Residues: Mechanisms Involved in Pretreating and Hydrolyzing Lignocellulosic Materials, L.P. Ramos and J.N. Saddler
Development of Genetically Engineered Microorganisms for Ethanol Production, S.K. Picataggio, M. Zhang, and M. Finkelstein
Kinetic Consequences of High Ratios of Substrate to Enzyme Saccharification Systems Based on Trichoderma Cellulase, M.H. Penner and E.-T. Liaw
Pectin-Rich Residues Generated by Processing of Citrus Fruits, Apples, and Sugar Beets: Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Biological Conversion to Value-Added Products, K. Grohmann and R.J. Bothast
Silage Processing of Forage Biomass to Alcohol Fuel, L.L. Henk and J.C. Linden
Conversion of Hemicellulose Hydrolyzates to Ethanol, J.D. McMillan
Anaerobic Digestion of Municipal Solid Waste: Enhanced Cellulolytic Capacity Through High-Solids Operation Compared to Conventional Low-Solids Systems, C.J. Rivard, N.J. Nagle, R. A. Nieves, A. Shahbazi, and M.E. Himmel
Role of Acetyl Esterase in Biomass Conversion, J.C. Linden, S.R. Decker, and M. Samara
Metabolism of Xylose and Xylitol by Pachysolen tannophilus, J. Xu and K. B. Taylor

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