Kinetics of enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic materials based on surface area of cellulose accessible to enzyme and enzyme adsorption on lignin and cellulose

Scientific note
  • A. O. Converse
  • H. Ooshima
  • D. S. Burns
Session 1 Thermal and Chemical Processing


Comparison of the model with experimental data is currently in progress. It appears that more detailed studies of the adsorption dynamics, not just adsorption equilibrium, are needed.

Index Entries

Enzymatic hydrolysis pretreatment adsorption lignocellulosics kinetics 


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© Humana Press Inc. 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. O. Converse
    • 1
  • H. Ooshima
    • 1
  • D. S. Burns
    • 1
  1. 1.Thayer School of EngineeringDartmouth CollegeHanover

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