Anuj Chandel

Dr. Anuj K. Chandel completed doctorate in 2009 from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India. After his masters from Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, he joined Dalas Biotech Ltd. Bhiwadi, for the large scale production of penicillin acylase. Subsequently, he worked at University of Delhi in a research project funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. Later he joined Celestial Labs Ltd., Hyderabad as a research associate. After this, he did post doctoral studies at University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. Currently he is working at Engineering School of Lorena, University of São Paulo in a thematic project funded by Bioen-FAPESP. He is the author of 1 book on xylitol, 45 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 12 book chapters.

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This book provides important aspects of sustainable degradation of lignocellulosic biomass which has a pivotal role for the economic production of several value-added products and biofuels with safe environment. Different pretreatment techniques and enzymatic hydrolysis process along with the characterization of cell wall components have been discussed broadly. The following features of this book attribute its distinctiveness: This book comprehensively covers the improvement in methodologies for the biomass pretreatment, hemicellulose and cellulose breakdown into fermentable sugars, the analytical methods for biomass characterization, and bioconversion of cellulosics into biofuels. In addition, mechanistic analysis of biomass pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis have been discussed in details, highlighting key factors influencing these processes at industrial scale.

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