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Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery

Processing of Biogenic Material for Energy and Chemistry

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09-05-2021 | Original Article

Modification of grape pulp with citric acid for the production of natural ion exchanger resin and removal of Pb (II) and Cd (II) from aqueous solutions: kinetic, thermodynamics, and mechanism

In this study, grape pulp (MGP) modified with NaOH and citric acid was used in the production of natural ion exchangers. The effects of parameters such as initial pH, MGP dosage, temperature, initial metal ion concentration, and contact time on …

08-05-2021 | Review Article

An overview of effect of process parameters for removal of CO2 using biomass-derived adsorbents

The increase in carbon dioxide (CO2) gas emissions in the atmosphere has been contributing to the global warming, leading to climate change. CO2 capture and conversion technologies have received attention for removal of CO2. Several technologies …

07-05-2021 | Original Article

Optimization and statistical analysis of the effect of main operation conditions on the physical characteristics of solid and hollow cylindrical pellets

Nowadays, thermal energy production from solid fuels as biomass materials focused on the densified biofuels to overcome the disadvantages of raw biomass as irregular shape, low bulk density, and high moisture content. The quality of biomass …

07-05-2021 | Original Article

Developing and evaluating lignocellulolytic hyper producing deregulated strains of Mycothermus thermophilus for hydrolysis of lignocellulosics

An indigenous thermophilic fungal strain of Mycothermus thermophilus (Syn. Scytalidium thermophilum) designated as CM 4 T was subjected to a combination of cyclic mutagenesis and intra-specific protoplast fusion to induce heterokaryosis and …

07-05-2021 | Original Article

Biofuel production from novel Prunus domestica kernel oil: process optimization technique

Biodiesel obtained from low-cost non-edible oils is the most promising alternative fuel for conventional diesel fuel. In this current work, Prunus domestica kernel oil was used as a feedstock for synthesizing methyl ester. The FFA value of the …

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Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery presents articles and information on research, development and applications in thermo-chemical conversion; physico-chemical conversion and bio-chemical conversion, including all necessary steps for the provision and preparation of the biomass as well as all possible downstream processing steps for the environmentally sound and economically viable provision of energy and chemical products.

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