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Lignocellulose Saccharification via Cellulose Solvent Based Fractionation Followed by Enzymatic Hydrolysis: the Last Obstacle to Integrated Biorefineries
(Virginia Tech, 2011-08-22)
The production of biofuels and biobased products from low-cost abundant renewable non-food lignocellulosic biomass will be vital to sustainable development because it will bring benefits to the environment, the economy, ...
Enzymatic Production of Cellulosic Hydrogen by Cell-free Synthetic Pathway Biotransformation(SyPaB)
(Virginia Tech, 2011-07-06)
The goals of this research were 1) to produce hydrogen in high yields from cellulosic materials and water by synthetic pathway biotranformation (SyPaB), and 2) to increase the hydrogen production rate to a level comparable ...
Synthetic enzymatic pathway conversion of cellulosic biomass to hydrogen
(Virginia Tech, 2013-12-13)
In order to meet the energy needs of a growing world in a sustainable manner, new high efficiency, carbon-neutral fuels and chemical feedstocks are required. An emerging approach that shows promise for high efficiency ...
Cell-Free Biosystems Comprised of Synthetic Enzymatic Pathways: Development of Building Blocks, Immobilization of Enzymes, Stabilization of Cascade Enzymes, and Generation of Hydrogen
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-08)
The production of hydrogen from low-cost abundant renewable biomass would be vital to sustainable development. Cell-free (in vitro) biosystems comprised of synthetic enzymatic pathways would be a promising biomanufacturing ...
Enzymatic fuel cells via synthetic pathway biotransformation
(Virginia Tech, 2013-06-11)
Enzyme-catalyzed biofuel cells would be a great alternative to current battery technology, as they are clean, safe, and capable of using diverse and abundant renewable biomass with high energy densities, at mild reaction ...
In Vitro Synthetic Biology Platform and Protein Engineering for Biorefinery
(Virginia Tech, 2017-07-17)
In order to decrease our dependence on non-renewable petrochemical resources, it is urgently required to establish sustainable biomass-based biorefineries. Replacing fossil fuels with renewable biomass as a raw feedstock ...