Chapter 15: Understanding the Biomass Decay Community

William S. Adney, Daniel Van Der Lelie, Alison M. Berry, Michael E. Himmel

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6 Scopus Citations
Original languageAmerican English
Title of host publicationBiomass Recalcitrance
Subtitle of host publicationDeconstructing the Plant Cell Wall for Bioenergy
EditorsM. E. Himmel
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)1405163607, 9781405163606
StatePublished - 2009

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/CH-270-44220


  • Bacteria identified with plant biomass
  • Biochemical approaches to define biomass degrading communities
  • Biomass decay communities
  • Fungi identified with plant biomass
  • Interactions between saprophytic fungi and bacteria
  • Microarray methods suitable for biomass sampling
  • Molecular approaches for defining biomass-degrading communities
  • Understanding biomass decay community

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