Intensify Bioreaction Accessibility and Feedstock Refinery Process

  • Hongzhang ChenEmail author
Part of the Green Chemistry and Sustainable Technology book series (GCST)


Biomass is a kind of material featured by diversity, multicomponent, and multi-scale. Various flow, complex flow characteristics, and coupling effects between solid matrix and flow movement make it being the limitation in solving mass transfer. In this chapter, based on analysis of chemical and physical characteristics of biomass, the principle and methods of enhancing the accessibility of solid substrate in high-solid and multi-phase bioprocesses are introduced. The novel process and the steam explosion refining platform for the utilization of multicomponents of solid substrate have been established, which are based on the relationship of characteristics of solid substrate and enhanced process of accessibility of the biological reaction.


Coupling effects Accessibility Steam explosion 


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  1. 1.Institute of Process EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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