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Making Biofuel by Syngas Fermentation with Clostridium carboxidivorans P7

Hexanol–butanol–ethanol fermentation from syngas (CO + H2) by Clostridium carboxidivorans P7 is a promising route for biofuel production. However, bacterial agglomeration in the culture of 37 °C severely hampers the accumulation of biomass and products. Researchers at ECUST and CAS (China) investigated the effect of culture temperature on bacterial growth and higher-alcohol production at two-stage temperatures from 25 to 37 °C. Furthermore, the temperature-effect mechanism on syngas fermentation was revealed by comparative transcriptome.

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Biochemical engineering: perspectives in the golden age of bioeconomy

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Bioresources and Bioprocessing (BIOB) is a peer-reviewed open access journal published under the brand SpringerOpen. BIOB aims at providing an international academic platform for exchanging views on and promoting research to support bioresource development, processing and utilization in a sustainable manner. As an application-oriented research journal, BIOB covers not only the application and management of bioresource technology but also the design and development of bioprocesses that will lead to new and sustainable production processes.

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