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Pretreatment of Lignocellulosic Biomass with Low-cost Ionic Liquids

DOI :

10.3791/54246-v

August 10th, 2016

August 10th, 2016

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1Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London

The pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass with protic low-cost ionic liquids is shown, resulting in a delignified cellulose-rich pulp and a purified lignin. The pulp gives rise to high glucose yields after enzymatic saccharification.

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