Chapter 15. Advanced Fermentation Technologies

  1. Alain A. Vertès2,
  2. Nasib Qureshi3,
  3. Hans P. Blaschek4 and
  4. Hideaki Yukawa5
  1. Masayuki Inui1,
  2. Alain A. Vertès2 and
  3. Hideaki Yukawa5

Published Online: 12 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470750025.ch15

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

Biomass to Biofuels: Strategies for Global Industries

How to Cite

Inui, M., Vertès, A. A. and Yukawa, H. (2010) Advanced Fermentation Technologies, 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.ch15

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Sloan Fellowship, London Business School, UK

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

    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. 5

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

Author Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

    Sloan Fellowship, London Business School, UK

  3. 5

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

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:

  • advanced fermentation technologies;
  • industrial fermentation processes - batch, fed-batch, continuous operation and immobilized cell systems;
  • biotechnological ethanol;
  • fed-batch process - popular processes in bioethanol industry;
  • immobilized cell systems;
  • immobilization by surface attachment - cells attached to solid support;
  • containment behind a barrier;
  • growth-arrested process - as ‘RITE bioprocess’;
  • integrated bioprocesses;
  • cellulose fraction of lignocellulosic biomass - ethanol conversion using integrated bioprocesses

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Batch Processes

  • Fed-Batch Processes

  • Continuous Processes

  • Immobilized Cell Systems

  • Growth-Arrested Process

  • Integrated Bioprocesses

  • Consolidated Bioprocessing (CBP)

  • Perspective

  • References