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Microwave Pretreatment For Hydrolysis Of Cellulose
Author and Affiliation:
Cullingford, Hatice S.(NASA Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX.)
George, Clifford E.(Inventor To NASA)
Lightsey, George R.(Inventor (To NASA))
Abstract: Microwave pretreatment enhances enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulosic wastes into soluble saccharides used as feedstocks for foods, fuels, and other products. Low consumption of energy, high yield, and low risk of proposed hydrolysis process incorporating microwave pretreatment makes process viable alternative to composting.
Publication Date: Jul 01, 1993
Document ID:
19930000390
(Acquired Dec 28, 1995)
Accession Number: 93B10390
Subject Category: MATERIALS
Report/Patent Number: MSC-21936
Document Type: NASA Tech Brief
Publication Information: NASA Tech Briefs (ISSN 0145-319X); 17; 7; P. 54
Publisher Information: United States
Financial Sponsor: NASA; United States
Organization Source: NASA Johnson Space Center; Houston, TX, United States
Description: In English
Distribution Limits: Unclassified; Publicly available; Unlimited
Rights: No Copyright
NASA Terms: BIOCONVERSION; CELLULOSE; ENZYME ACTIVITY; HYDROLYSIS; MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT
Availability Source: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV
Availability Notes: Additional information available through: National Technology Transfer Center (NTTC), Wheeling, WV 26003, (Tel: 1-800-678-6882).
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