Enhancing saccharification of cassava stems by starch hydrolysis prior to pretreatment

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Martín, Carlos; Wei, Maogui; Xiong, Shaojun; Jönsson, Leif J.;
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Journal: Industrial Crops and Products, volume 97, pages 21-31 (issn: 0926-6690)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2016.11.067
  • Subject: Ionic liquid | Agronomy and Crop Science | Kemi | Agricultural Science, Forestry and Fisheries | Cassava stems | Cellulose hydrolysis | Chemical Sciences | Lantbruksvetenskap, skogsbruk och fiske | Ethanol | Dilute-acid pretreatment
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Chemical characterization of cassava stems from different origin revealed that glucans accounted for 54-63% of the dry weight, whereas 35-67% of these glucans consisted of starch. The cassava stems were subjected to a saccharification study including starch hydrolysis, ... View more
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