Book 2011

Routes to Cellulosic Ethanol

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ISBN: 978-0-387-92739-8 (Print) 978-0-387-92740-4 (Online)

Table of contents (14 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Bioenergy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-14

      The Role of Biomass in the World’s Energy System

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      Chapter

      Pages 15-26

      Bioenergy and the Sustainable Revolution

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      Chapter

      Pages 27-41

      Biomass Gasification for Ethanol Production

  3. Plant cell walls, enzymes and metabolism

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 43-43

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      Chapter

      Pages 45-52

      Hemicelluloses as Recalcitrant Components for Saccharification in Wood

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      Chapter

      Pages 53-72

      Topochemistry, Porosity and Chemical Composition Affecting Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Materials

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      Chapter

      Pages 73-96

      Enzymology of Plant Cell Wall Breakdown: An Update

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-113

      Enzymes in Bioenergy

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      Chapter

      Pages 115-134

      Hydrolases from Microorganisms used for Degradation of Plant Cell Wall and Bioenergy

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      Chapter

      Pages 135-151

      Cellulase Engineering for Biomass Saccharification

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      Chapter

      Pages 153-163

      Genetic Improvement of Xylose Utilization by Saccharomyces cerevisiae

  4. Plant cell wall genetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 165-165

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      Chapter

      Pages 167-179

      Tropical Maize: Exploiting Maize Genetic Diversity to Develop a Novel Annual Crop for Lignocellulosic Biomass and Sugar Production

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      Chapter

      Pages 181-197

      Improving Efficiency of Cellulosic Fermentation via Genetic Engineering to Create “Smart Plants” for Biofuel Production

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      Chapter

      Pages 199-239

      Sugarcane Breeding and Selection for more Efficient Biomass Conversion in Cellulosic Ethanol

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      Chapter

      Pages 241-261

      Cell Wall Genomics in the Recombinogenic Moss Physcomitrella patens

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 263-270