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Handbook of Biofuels Production, 2nd Edition by James Clark, Karen Wilson, Carol Ki Lin, Rafael Luque

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Biochemical production of bioalcohols

M. Melikoglu1, V. Singh2, S.-Y. Leu3, C. Webb4,  and C.S.K. Lin5     1Gebze Technical University, Kocaeli, Turkey     2University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, United States     3The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China     4The University of Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom     5City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China

Abstract

Bioalcohols can be simply defined as alcohols produced from biological resources or biomass. Bioethanol, which is the major alternative fuel for spark ignition engines, is the most widely known and produced bioalcohol. Bioalcohols can be produced from a wide range of biomass, including crops, lignocellulosic crops or residues, and food waste. ...

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