2. Recalcitrance of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Anaerobic Digestion

  1. Ackmez Mudhoo
  1. Mohammad J. Taherzadeh1 and
  2. Azam Jeihanipour1,2

Published Online: 1 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch2

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion

How to Cite

Taherzadeh, M. J. and Jeihanipour, A. (2012) Recalcitrance of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Anaerobic Digestion, in Biogas Production: Pretreatment Methods in Anaerobic Digestion (ed A. Mudhoo), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118404089.ch2

Editor Information

  1. Lecturer, Department of Chemical and Environmental, Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Mauritius, Réduit, Mauritius

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Engineering, University of Borås, Borås, Sweden

  2. 2

    Faculty of Advanced Sciences and Technologies, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118062852

Online ISBN: 9781118404089

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Keywords:

  • cellulose;
  • recalcitrance;
  • lignin;
  • molecular interaction;
  • bacterial hydrolysis;
  • pretreatment

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Plant Cell Wall Anatomy

  • Chemistry of Cell Wall Polymers

  • Molecular Interactions Between Cell Wall Polymers

  • Plant Cell Wall Molecular Architecture

  • Recalcitrance of Plant Cell Wall Cellulose

  • Reduction of Biomass Recalcitrance

  • Concluding Note