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Título: Selective fractionation and depolymerization of lignocellulosic biomass using subcritical and supercritical water to produce hemicellulose, cellulose and lignin
Otros títulos: GPE 2016: 5th International Congress on Green Process Engineering
Autor: Gallina, Gianluca
García Serna, Juan
Biasi, Pierdomenico
Cocero Alonso, María José
Congreso: International Congress on Green Process Engineering (5º. 2016. Quebec, Canada)
Año del Documento: 2016
Descripción: Producción Científica
Resumen: Cellulose and hemicelluloses contained in woody biomass can be hydrolysed to monomeric sugars, which can be fermented to ethanol, or can be converted into higher value products. Hemicelluloses, when isolated from biomass, have unique properties. They can be used to produce films for packaging applications in substitution to synthetic plastics, as polysaccharides works as barriers against oxygen permeation; another important application is the production of aerogels to insulate products. Xylose from hemicellulose, for instance, can be converted to furfural, which is a precursor used in different fields, such as oil refining, plastics, pharmaceutical, and agrochemical industries. L-Xylose can be also hydrogenated or enzymatically transformed to xylitol, which is a sweetening agent and is also used for preventing tooth decay. The idea of transforming biomass to energy, materials, and chemicals, defines the concept of biorefinery, particularly interesting topic nowadays, considering the issues related to fossil combustibles and derivatives
Materias (normalizadas): Hemicellulose
Hydrothermal hydrolysis
Patrocinador: Junta de Castilla y León (programa de apoyo a proyectos de investigación – Ref. VA330U13)
Project FracBioFuel: ENE2012-33613
Idioma: eng
URI: http://uvadoc.uva.es/handle/10324/21911
Derechos: info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
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