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By Bonnie R. Hames, Steven R. Thomas, Amie D. Sluiter, Christine J. Roth (auth.), Brian H. Davison, James W. Lee, Mark Finkelstein, James D. McMillan (eds.)

In Biotechnology for Fuels and chemical compounds: The Twenty-Fourth Symposium, major US and foreign researchers from academia, undefined, and executive current cutting-edge learn on how biotechnology is getting used to supply high-volume, low-price items from renewable assets, in addition to to enhance the surroundings. the focal point of this symposium used to be on bioprocessing from multidisciplinary views. consultation issues contain complicated feedstock construction and processing, enzyme and microbial biocatalysts, bioprocess learn and improvement, possibilities in biorefineries, and commercialization of biobased items. This symposium was once quite fascinating due to the initiatives and ideas that have been being commercialized on a wide scale for lactic acid, propanedol, and ethanol.
state-of-the-art and authoritative, Biotechnology for Fuels and chemical compounds: The Twenty-Fourth Symposium offers an exceptional evaluate of present examine and improvement within the construction of commodity fuels and chemical compounds through organic transformation.

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