Prospects of Butanol Production from Starch and Cellulose Materials

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J. Lipovský, P. Patáková, M. Rychtera, H. Č힬ková, and K. Melzoch

Department of Fermentation Chemistry and Bioengineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague


An interest in butanol production technologies based on clostridial fermentation of various polysaccharides has recently revived. In particular starch materials were used in an original process. At present cellulose is considered to be superior for production of second-generation biofuels. Various modifications of the process are discussed.


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