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Biomass Deconstruction

January 12, 2014

Feature Story

Illustration of structural rearrangement of cellulose and matrix copolymers during thermochemical pretreatment of lignocellulose biomass. Image credits: Thomas Splettstoesser, scistyle.com, Berlin Germany

Langan, P., L. Petridis, H.M. O’Neill, S.V. Pingali, M. Foston, Y. Nishiyama, et al. 2014. “Common processes drive the thermochemical pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass.” Green Chem. 16(1):63-8. [DOI:10.1039/C3GC41962B]