By Pratima Bajpai (auth.)
The ebook offers an up to date and specified review on advances in bioethanol. It appears to be like on the ancient views, chemistry, assets and construction of ethanol and discusses biotechnology breakthroughs and promising advancements. The ebook additionally offers the main points concerning the makes use of, merits, difficulties, environmental results and features of bioethanol as a gas. moreover, it provides information regarding ethanol in several components of the realm and in addition highlights the demanding situations and way forward for ethanol.
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1998). However, it is not feasible for SSF to meet all the challenges at industrial level due to its low rate of cellulose hydrolysis and most microorganisms employed for ethanol fermentation cannot utilize all sugars derived after hydrolysis. To overcome this problem, the cellulolytic enzyme cocktail should be more stable in wide range of pH and temperature. Also, the fermenting microorganisms should be able to ferment a wide range of C5 and C6 sugars. Matthew et al. (2005) have found some promising ethanol producing bacteria, viz.
1993) or in FCVs (requires onboard reforming), but for mixtures with gasoline water-free (anhydrous) ethanol is required. , corn grits), or use pervaporation or membranes (Lynd 1996). 9 % of the ethanol in the beer is retained in the dry product (Wooley et al. 1999). The main solid residual from the process is lignin. Its amount and quality differs with feedstock and the applied process. Production of co-products from lignin, such as high-octane hydrocarbon fuel additives, may be important to the competitiveness of the process (US DOE 2003).
1996; Sree et al. 2000; Yamada et al. 2002). Immobilized cells offer rapid fermentation rates with high productivity—that is, large fermenter volumes of mash put through per day, without risk of cell washout. In continuous fermentation, the direct immobilization of intact cells helps to retain cells during transfer of broth into collecting vessel. Moreover, the loss of intracellular enzyme activity can be kept to a minimum level by avoiding the removal of cells from downstream products. Immobilization of microbial cells for fermentation has been developed to eliminate inhibition caused by high concentration of substrate and product and also to enhance ethanol productivity and yield.
Advances in Bioethanol by Pratima Bajpai (auth.)