Chapter 14: Prepreatments for Enhanced Digestibility; of Feedstocks

David K. Johnson, Richard T. Elander

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Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationBiomass Recalcitrance: Deconstructing the Plant Cell Wall for Bioenergy
Subtitle of host publicationDeconstructing the Plant Cell Wall for Bioenergy
EditorsM. E. Himmel
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages18
ISBN (Print)1405163607, 9781405163606
StatePublished - 2009

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CH-270-44205


  • Biological pretreatment
  • Desired properties of pretreatment processes
  • Enzyme usage and enzyme-type considerations for pretreated biomass
  • Physicochemical properties of pretreated biomass affecting cellulose digestibility
  • Pretreatment approaches
  • Pretreatments for enhanced digestibility of feedstocks

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