Industrial Application of High-solid and Multi-phase Bioprocess

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


In this chapter, two typical high-solid and multi-phase bioprocesses including cellulosic ethanol fermentation and cellulase fermentation are discussed. In cellulosic ethanol production, selective fractionation and oriented conversion of lignocellulose based on steam explosion is the core of the whole technology. Selective fractionation is realized by steam explosion and whole components of lignocellulose are effectively used. Gas double-dynamic solid-state fermentation is employed for cellulase production. Both technological and economic feasibility in the two systems are analyzed. The two demonstration projects prove that high-solid and multi-phase bioprocess have economic and environmental benefits, which can effectively promote Chinese bioindustry development.


Steam explosion Selective fractionation Gas double dynamic Industrial application 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Process EngineeringChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina

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