10. Biorefinery with Microbes

  1. Haibo Xie1 and
  2. Nicholas Gathergood2
  1. Cuimin Hu and
  2. Zongbao K. Zhao

Published Online: 20 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch10

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion

How to Cite

Hu, C. and Zhao, Z. K. (2012) Biorefinery with Microbes, in The Role of Green Chemistry in Biomass Processing and Conversion (eds H. Xie and N. Gathergood), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118449400.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

  2. 2

    School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, National Institute for Cellular Biotechnology, Dublin City University, Solar Energy Conversion Strategic Research Cluster, University College Dublin, Ireland

Author Information

  1. Bioenergy Division, Dalian National Laboratory for Clean Energy, Dalian Institute of Physical Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 10 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470644102

Online ISBN: 9781118449400

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Keywords:

  • biorefinery with microbes;
  • microbial green chemistry;
  • biomass feedstock and bioconversion;
  • microbial conversion for chemicals;
  • biomass commodity biochemicals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Brief Introduction of Biotransformation

  • The Greenness of Microbial Transformation

  • Bioconversion of Biomass into Biofuels

  • Bioconversion of Biomass into Commodity Chemicals

  • Opportunities and Challenges

  • Outlook

  • References