Chapter 16. Enzymes for Biorefineries

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. Sarah A. Teter,
  2. Feng Xu,
  3. Glenn E. Nedwin and
  4. Joel R. Cherry

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch16

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

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

How to Cite

Teter, S. A., Xu, F., Nedwin, G. E. and Cherry, J. R. (2008) Enzymes for Biorefineries, 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.ch16

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:

  • enzymes;
  • biorefineries;
  • cellulose;
  • hemicellulose;
  • biomass conversion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biomass as a Substrate

  • Enzymes Involved in Biomass Biodegradation

  • Cellulase Development for Biomass Conversion

  • Expression of Cellulases

  • Range of Biobased Products

  • Biorefineries:Outlook and Perspectives