Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Biofuel Production

Recent Developments and Prospects

This book aspires to be a comprehensive summary of current biofuels issues and thereby contribute to the understanding of this important topic. Readers will find themes including biofuels development efforts, their implications for the food industry, current and future biofuels crops, the successful Brazilian ethanol program, insights of the first, second, third and fourth biofuel generations, advanced biofuel production techniques, related waste treatment, emissions and environmental impacts, water consumption, produced allergens and toxins. Additionally, the biofuel policy discussion is expected to be continuing in the foreseeable future and the reading of the biofuels features dealt with in this book, are recommended for anyone interested in understanding this diverse and developing theme.

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Biofuel ProductionRecent Developments and ProspectsEdited by Marco Aurelio Dos Santos Bernardes

Published: September 15th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/959

ISBN: 978-953-307-478-8

Copyright year: 2011

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100191 Total Chapter Downloads

31 Crossref Citations

153 Web of Science Citations

215 Dimensions Citations

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1. Abiotic Stress Diagnosis via Laser Induced Chlorophyll Fluorescence Analysis in Plants for Biofuel

By Artur S. Gouveia-Neto, Elias Arcanjo da Silva-Jr, Patrícia C. Cunha, Ronaldo A. Oliveira-Filho, Luciana M. H. Silva, Ernande B. da Costa, Terezinha J. R. Câmara and Lilia G. Willadino

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2. Is It Possible to Use Biodiesel as a Reference Material?

By Dalni Malta do E. Santo Filho, José Renato R. Siqueira, Renata Martins H. Borges, Claudio Roberto da C. Rodrigues, Alex Pablo F. Barbosa, José Júlio P. dos Santos Júnior and Roberto G. Pereira

1980

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3. First Generation Biodiesel

By Guomin Xiao and Lijing Gao

3019

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4. Bioethanol – What Has Brazil Learned About Yeasts Inhabiting the Ethanol Production Processes from Sugar Cane?

By Maria da Graça Stupiello Andrietta, Sílvio Roberto Andrietta and Érika Nogueira Andrade Stupiello

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5. Ethanol Production in Brazil: The Industrial Process and Its Impact on Yeast Fermentation

By Luiz Carlos Basso, Thiago Olitta Basso and Saul Nitsche Rocha

21006

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6. Ethanol Reforming in the Dynamic Plasma - Liquid Systems

By Valeriy Ya. Chernyak, Eugen V. Martysh, Sergei V. Olszewski, Vitalij V. Yukhymenko, Sergei M. Sidoruk, Oleg A. Nedybaliuk, Iryna V. Prysiazhnevych, Anatolij I. Shchedrin and Dmitry S. Levko

1943

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7. Developing Organisms for Consolidated Bioprocessing of Biomass to Ethanol

By Willem H. van Zyl, Riaan den Haan and Daniel C. la Grange

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8. Latest Frontiers in the Biotechnologies for Ethanol Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass

By De Canio Paola, De Bari Isabella and Romano Patrizia

2319

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9. Novel Approaches to Improve Cellulase Biosynthesis for Biofuel Production – Adjusting Signal Transduction Pathways in the Biotechnological Workhorse Trichoderma reesei

By Doris Tisch and Monika Schmoll

2097

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10. Detoxification of Lignocellulosic Hydrolysates for Improved Bioethanol Production

By Anuj K. Chandel, Silvio Silvério da Silva and Om V. Singh

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11. Biofuel From Cellulosic Mass with Incentive for Feed Industry Employing Thermophilic Microbes

By Javed Iqbal Qazi, Naureen Chaudhary and Saima Shahzad Mirza

3056

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12. Kinetic Modelling of Dilute Acid Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass

By P. Lenihan, A. Orozco, E. O’Neill, M.N.M. Ahmad, D.W. Rooney, C. Mangwandi and G.M. Walker

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13. Trichoderma reesei: A Fungal Enzyme Producer for Cellulosic Biofuels

By Bernhard Seiboth, Christa Ivanova and Verena Seidl-Seiboth

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14. Application of Response Surface Methodology to Optimize Alkali Concentration, Corn Stover Particle Size, and Extruder Parameters for Maximum Sugar Recovery

By Chinnadurai Karunanithy and Kasiviswanathan Muthukumarappan

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15. Innovative Biological Solutions to Challenges in Sustainable Biofuels Production

By Xiaohan Yang, Ting Li, David Weston, Abhijit Karve, Jessy L. Labbe, Lee E. Gunter, Poornima Sukumar, Anne Borland, Jin-Gui Chen, Stan D. Wullschleger, Timothy J. Tschaplinski and Gerald A. Tuskan

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16. Microwave-Assisted Synthesis of Biofuels

By Armando T. Quitain, Shunsaku Katoh and Motonobu Goto

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17. Fertilizer Potential of Biofuel Byproducts

By Amber Moore

3508

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18. The Past, Present, and Future of Biofuels – Biobutanol as Promising Alternative

By Köpke Michael, Noack Steffi and Dürre Peter

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19. DMF - A New Biofuel Candidate

By Guohong Tian, Ritchie Daniel and Hongming Xu

2496

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20. Biofuels: From Hopes to Reality

By Carioca J.O.B., Friedrich, H. and Ehrenberger, S.

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21. Bioproduction of Hydrogen with the Assistance of Electrochemical Technology

By Soundarrajan Chandrasekaran and Dachamir Hotza

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22. A Genetic-Fuzzy System for Modelling of Selected Processes in Diesel Engine Fuelled by Biofuels

By Michał Kekez and Leszek Radziszewski

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23. Determination of the Impact of Biogas on the Engine Oil Condition Using a Sensor Based on Corrosiveness

By C. Schneidhofer, S. Sen and N. Dörr

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