Advances in Biofuels: DOE Bioenergy Research Centers I

Thursday, November 11, 2010: 3:15 PM
251 B Room (Salt Palace Convention Center)

Description:
This session will report on resent progress made at the three DOE Bioenergy Research Centers. These three centers were established in 2007 by the DOE to accelerate the development of renewable fuels. Topics covered will include plant production, cell wall engineering, advanced pretreatment processes, and enzyme and microbial biocatalyst development. Papers will be limited to researchers associated with one of the three centers.


Sponsor:
Sustainable Biorefineries
Co-Sponsor(s):
Research and New Technology Committee (18j)


Chair:
Venkatesh Balan
Email: balan@egr.msu.edu

Co-chairs:
Seema Singh
Email: seesing@sandia.gov

Marcus Foston
Email: Marcus.Foston@ipst.gatech.edu

- indicates paper has an Extended Abstract file available on CD.




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4:05 PM
(675c) Chemical Transformations of Poplar Lignin During Dilute Acid Pretreatment
Yunqiao Pu, Shilin Cao, Michael Studer, Charles E. Wyman and Arthur Ragauskas


4:30 PM
(675d) Increase in 4-Coumaryl Alcohol (H) Units During Lignification in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa) Alters Extractability and Molecular Weight of Lignin
Angela Ziebell, Kristen Gracom, Rui Katahira, Fang Chen, Art J. Ragauskas, Yunqiao Pu, Richard A. Dixon and Mark F. Davis


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