Bioconversion of hazelnut shell using near critical water pretreatment for second generation biofuel production


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Uyan M., Alptekin F. M. , Cebi D., Çeliktaş M. S.

FUEL, vol.273, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 273
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fuel.2020.117641
  • Title of Journal : FUEL

Abstract

The global energy deficiency and depletion of fossil fuels have raised concerns leading to a wide scale examination of alternative and renewable energy sources. Lignocellulosic biomass that is one of the renewable energy sources has major potential in the world and it has a wide variety of sources including agricultural residues such as cotton stalk, corn stover, wheat straw, etc. Including over 65% cellulose and hemicelluloses content, these materials can be hydrolyzed into monomeric sugars and then can be converted into biofuels and other industrial products.