Chapter 11. Industrial Biotechnology in the Paper and Pulp Sector

  1. Prof. Wim Soetaert and
  2. Prof. Erick J. Vandamme
  1. Liisa Viikari,
  2. Stina Grönqvist,
  3. Kristiina Kruus,
  4. Jaakko Pere,
  5. Matti Siika-Aho and
  6. Anna Suurnäkki

Published Online: 29 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527630233.ch11

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success

Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success

How to Cite

Viikari, L., Grönqvist, S., Kruus, K., Pere, J., Siika-Aho, M. and Suurnäkki, A. (2010) Industrial Biotechnology in the Paper and Pulp Sector, in Industrial Biotechnology: Sustainable Growth and Economic Success (eds W. Soetaert and E. J. Vandamme), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527630233.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Ghent University, Department of Biochemical and Microbial Technology, Centre of Expertise – Industrial Biotechnology and Biocatalysis, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering, Coupure links 653, 9000 Gent, Belgium

Author Information

  1. University of Helsinki, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, PO Box 27, Latokartanonkaari 11, 00014 Helsinki, Finland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 21 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314423

Online ISBN: 9783527630233

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Keywords:

  • kraft process;
  • cellulase and hemicellulase;
  • lignin-modifying enzymes;
  • chemical and mechanical pulping;
  • xylanase-aided bleaching;
  • calcium oxalate crusting;
  • value-added fibers

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Enzymes for the Pulp and Paper Industry

  • Enzymes as Process Aids

  • Enzymes for Product Design

  • Biorefinery Concepts

  • Conclusions

  • References