Chapter 5. The Lignocellulosic Biorefinery- A Strategy for Returning to a Sustainable Source of Fuels and Industrial Organic Chemicals

  1. Dr. Birgit Kamm1,
  2. Dr. Patrick R. Gruber2 and
  3. Michael Kamm3
  1. L. Davis Clements and
  2. Donald L. Van Dyne

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619849.ch5

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

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

How to Cite

Clements, L. D. and Van Dyne, D. L. (2005) The Lignocellulosic Biorefinery- A Strategy for Returning to a Sustainable Source of Fuels and Industrial Organic Chemicals, 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.ch5

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:

  • lignocellulosic biorefinery;
  • biomass chemistry;
  • petroleum resources;
  • triacylglycerides;
  • municipal solid waste

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Situation

  • The Strategy

  • Comparison of Petroleum and Biomass Chemistry

  • The Chemistry of the Lignocellulosic Biorefinery

  • Examples of Integrated Biorefinery Applications

  • Summary