Advanced technologies for biomass hydrolysis and saccharification using novel enzymes

Margret E Berg Miller, Jennifer M Brulc, Edward A Bayer, Raphael Lamed, Harry J Flint, Bryan A White

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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled:

Introduction

The Substrate

Glycosyl Hydrolases

The Cellulosome Concept

New Approaches for the Identification of Novel Glycoside Hydrolases

Perspective

References
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationBiomass to biofuels
Subtitle of host publicationstrategies for global industries
EditorsAlain A Vertès, Nasib Qureshi, Hans P Blaschek, Hideaki Yukawa
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd.
Pages199-212
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9780470750025
ISBN (Print)9780470513125
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010

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Keywords

  • advanced technologies for biomass hydrolysis and saccharification using novel enzymes
  • lignocellulosic biomass - high in cellulose and noncellulosic structural polysaccharides
  • plant cell wall degradation by bacteria and fungi by multitude of enzymes
  • crystalline form of cellulose - difficulty in degrading
  • glycosyl hydrolases (GHs)
  • chemical structures of cellulose and noncellulosic structural polysaccharides in plant cell wall
  • cellulosome concept
  • new approaches for novel glycoside hydrolase identification
  • carbohydrate-active enzyme systems (CAZymes) of rumen bacteria
  • genomics and metagenomics - as-yet uncharacterized CAZyme diversity in ecosystem

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Berg Miller, M. E., Brulc, J. M., Bayer, E. A., Lamed, R., Flint, H. J., & White, B. A. (2010). Advanced technologies for biomass hydrolysis and saccharification using novel enzymes. In A. A. Vertès, N. Qureshi, H. P. Blaschek, & H. Yukawa (Eds.), Biomass to biofuels: strategies for global industries (pp. 199-212). John Wiley & Sons Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470750025.ch10