Biofuels

Methods and Protocols

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ISBN: 978-1-60761-213-1 (Print) 978-1-60761-214-8 (Online)

Table of contents (18 protocols)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-25

    Biomass Supply Logistics and Infrastructure

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    Pages 27-40

    Selecting, Establishing, and Managing Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) for Biofuels

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    Pages 41-52

    Agronomic Experiences with Miscanthus x giganteus in Illinois, USA

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    Pages 53-59

    Genetic Transformation of Switchgrass

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    Pages 61-77

    Lignocellulosic Biomass Pretreatment Using AFEX

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    Pages 79-91

    Pretreatment of Biomass by Aqueous Ammonia for Bioethanol Production

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    Pages 93-102

    Liquid Hot Water Pretreatment of Cellulosic Biomass

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    Pages 103-114

    Dilute Acid and Autohydrolysis Pretreatment

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    Pages 115-124

    Lime Pretreatment

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    Pages 125-143

    Analytical Characterization of Fermentation Inhibitors in Biomass Pretreatment Samples Using Liquid Chromatography, UV-Visible Spectroscopy, and Tandem Mass Spectrometry

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    Pages 145-167

    Biomass Compositional Analysis for Energy Applications

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    Pages 169-183

    High-Throughput Screening of Plant Cell-Wall Composition Using Pyrolysis Molecular Beam Mass Spectroscopy

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    Pages 185-212

    Preparation and Analysis of Biomass Lignins

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    Pages 213-231

    Cellulase Assays

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    Pages 233-245

    Assessing Cellulase Performance on Pretreated Lignocellulosic Biomass Using Saccharification and Fermentation-Based Protocols

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    Pages 247-261

    Basic Laboratory Culture Methods for Anaerobic Bacteria

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    Pages 263-280

    Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation and Partial Saccharification and Co-Fermentation of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Ethanol Production

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    Pages 281-290

    Biodiesel: Small Scale Production and Quality Requirements

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 291-293