Chapter 10. Sugar-based Biorefinery – Technology for Integrated Production of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), Sugar, and Ethanol

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Carlos Eduardo Vaz Rossell,
  2. Paulo E. Mantelatto,
  3. José A. M. Agnelli and
  4. Jefter Nascimento

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch10

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions

How to Cite

Vaz Rossell, C. E., Mantelatto, P. E., Agnelli, J. A. M. and Nascimento, J. (2008) Sugar-based Biorefinery – Technology for Integrated Production of Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate), Sugar, and Ethanol, in Biorefineries-Industrial Processes and Products: Status Quo and Future Directions (eds B. Kamm, P. R. Gruber and M. Kamm), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch10

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Research Institute, Bioactive Polymer Systems, biopos e.V. Kantstr. 55, 14513 Teltow, Germany

  2. 2

    President and CEO, Outlast Technologies Inc., 5480 Valmont Road, Boulder, CO 80301, USA

  3. 3

    Biorefinery. de GmbH, Stiftstr. 2, 14471, Potsdam, Germany

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 16 DEC 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527310272

Online ISBN: 9783527619849

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Keywords:

  • sugar cane agro industry;
  • biodegradable plastics;
  • biodegradability;
  • chemical digestion;
  • solvent extraction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Sugar Cane Agro Industry in Brazil-Historical Outline

  • Biodegradable Plastics from Sugar Cane

  • Poly (3-Hydroxybutyric Acid) Production Process

  • Outlook and Perspectives