Biomass Pretreatment

Richard Elander (Inventor), Melvin Tucker (Inventor)

Research output: Patent


A method is provided for producing an improved pretreated biomass product for use in saccharification followed by fermentation to produce a target chemical that includes removal of saccharification and or fermentation inhibitors from the pretreated biomass product. Specifically, the pretreated biomass product derived from using the present method has fewer inhibitors of saccharification and/or fermentation without a loss in sugar content.
Original languageAmerican English
Patent number8,445,236
Filing date21/05/13
StatePublished - 2013

Bibliographical note

Assignee: Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, CO)

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PT-5100-62017


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