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Cheap catalyst converts tough plant lignin into valuable chemicals
But to make fuels from plant sugars in cellulose and hemicellulose, producers generally have to remove the surrounding lignin, a hardy phenolic polymer that helps support the plants' structure.
Sugars and Starches: They're Not All Bad!
In the horse's daily diet are two groups of carbohydrates: nonstructural and structural. Structural carbs are the fibrous portion of plants and include the polysaccharides cellulose and hemicellulose.
Multiple utility of pineapple in various food industries
Pineapple peel is rich in cellulose, hemicellulose and other carbohydrates. Ensilaging of pineapple peels produces methane which can be used as a biogas. Anaerobic digestion takes place and the digested slurry may find further application as animal, ...
Biofuel From Fungi: Barnyard Poop Has Potential To Be Broken Down and Turned
Companies wanting to turn biomass like wood, algae and grasses into fuel found that the molecules in plant cell walls—lignin, cellulose and hemicellulose—are impenetrable when combined. When they can't break it down, industry treats the biomass with ...
UC Santa Barbara Scientists Led by Michelle O'Malley Unlock Secrets of Ancient
The large repertoire of unique enzymes secreted by these fungi can also convert cellulose and hemicellulose into sugars and directly ferment those sugars into biochemicals that include biofuels.

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