Biofuels and Biochemicals Production by Microbes


Kazuyuki Shimizu
Institute of Advanced Bioscience, Keio University, Tsuruoka, Japan

Series: Biochemistry Research Trends
BISAC: SCI010000

The present book introduces the current state of the art for the production of biofuels and biochemicals from cellulosic biomass using a variety of microbes including photosynthetic organisms. This book may be useful for undergraduate and graduate students as well as researchers in the related area to understand the current status and present an overview of the whole process. This may also help researchers to see the limiting process and promote research toward creating innovation based on the knowledge gained from this book. (Imprint: Novinka )

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1 – Background (pp. 1-8)

Chapter 2 – Pretreatment of Lignocelloses and Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation (pp. 9-24)

Chapter 3 – Fermentation of Various Carbon Sources and Co-Consumption of Multiple Sugars (pp. 25-52)

Chapter 4 – Metabolic Engineering for the Production of Biofuels and Biochemicals (pp. 53-98)

Chapter 5 – Photosynthetic Organisms (pp. 99-126)

Chapter 6 – Fermentation Processes with High Cell Density Cultivation and Integration of Different Processes (pp. 127-138)


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