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- Yachmenev, Val; Condon, Brian; Klasson, Thomas; Lambert, Allan
- Journal of biobased materials and bioenergy 2009 v.3 no.1 pp. 25
- enzymatic hydrolysis; corn stover; sugarcane bagasse; cellulose; ultrasonic treatment; ethanol production; laboratories
- ... The cost-competitive production of bio-ethanol and other biofuels is currently impeded, mostly by the high cost and the low efficiency of enzymatic hydrolysis of feedstock biomass and especially plant celluloses. Despite substantial reduction in the cost of production of cellulolytic enzymes in recent times, the conversion of plant cellulose into sugars still remains an expensive and slow step. Ou ...