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- Pirolla, R.A.S., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Biomass and bioenergy 2018 v.119 pp. 304-313
- Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum; acetone; butanol; culture media; ethanol; fermentation; industry; molasses; raw materials; xylooligosaccharides
- ... n-Butanol is a chemical widely used in industry, with an approximate annual output of 4 million tons and a market valued at USD 8.6 billion. It was first produced by ABE fermentation (acetone - n-butanol - ethanol) at the beginning of the twentieth century using molasses as a substrate, an expensive raw material that made the process economically unfeasible. In this work, we developed a second-gen ...