Chapter 12. Biomass Conversion Inhibitors and In Situ Detoxification

  1. Alain A. Vertès1,
  2. Nasib Qureshi2,
  3. Hans P. Blaschek3 and
  4. Hideaki Yukawa4
  1. Z. Lewis Liu2 and
  2. Hans P. Blaschek3

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch12

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

How to Cite

Liu, Z. L. and Blaschek, H. P. (2010) Biomass Conversion Inhibitors and In Situ Detoxification, in Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries (eds A. A. Vertès, N. Qureshi, H. P. Blaschek and H. Yukawa), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch12

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Sloan Fellowship, London Business School, UK

  2. 2

    Bioenergy Research, United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA

  3. 3

    Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition and The Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

  4. 4

    Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology Group, Research Institute of Innovative Technology for the Earth (RITE), Kyoto, Japan

Author Information

  1. 2

    Bioenergy Research, United States Department of Agriculture, National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, Peoria, IL, USA

  2. 3

    Center for Advanced BioEnergy Research, Department of Food Science & Human Nutrition and The Institute for Genomic Biology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 15 JAN 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470513125

Online ISBN: 9780470750025

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Keywords:

  • biomass conversion inhibitors and in situ detoxification;
  • inhibitory compounds derived from biomass pretreatment;
  • inhibitory effects;
  • inhibitor removal;
  • inhibitor-tolerant strain development;
  • inhibitor conversion pathways;
  • molecular mechanisms of in situ detoxification;
  • furfural and HMF conversion pathways - critical to glycolysis and ethanol production;
  • inhibitory compounds - from lignocellulosic biomass pretreatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Inhibitory Compounds Derived from Biomass Pretreatment

  • Inhibitory Effects

  • Removal of Inhibitors

  • Inhibitor-Tolerant Strain Development

  • Inhibitor Conversion Pathways

  • Molecular Mechanisms of In Situ Detoxification

  • Perspective

  • Acknowledgments

  • References