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- Pirolla, Renan Augusto Siqueira, et al. Show all 14 Authors
- Industrial biotechnology 2016 v.12 no.1 pp. 40-57
- bioethanol; biomass; biotechnology; carbon; carbon dioxide; corn starch; energy; ethanol; gasoline; greenhouse gas emissions; lignocellulose; liquids; operating costs; petroleum; sugarcane; sugars; Brazil; United States
- ... Bioethanol is currently one of the most important sources of renewable fuel and has the potential to partially replace petroleum-based liquid fuels. The United States is the largest ethanol producer in the world, with an average production of 54 billion liters per year. Most of its production derives from cornstarch. The Carbon Intensity Index (CI) for cornstarch-derived ethanol—75.97 g of carbon ...