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Sustainable chemical and biochemical processes

  1. Synthetic paraffinic kerosene (SPK) is an ultra-clean fuel with low aromatic content and negligible quantities of sulfur compounds. Although, SPK has a good potential to replace the conventional fuel Jet A-1, ...

    Authors: Hani Ababneh, Nasr Mohammad, Hanif A. Choudhury, Lei Zhang, Rafiqul Gani, Gordon McKay and Nimir Elbashir

    Citation: BMC Chemical Engineering 2020 2:9

    Content type: Research article

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  2. In this study, the conceptual process flowsheet was developed and the economic feasibility of woody biomass conversion to biofuel as feedstock was analysed by considering several promising experimental process...

    Authors: Weixiang Guan, Sim-Ying Chua, Chi-Wing Tsang, Xiao Chen, Carol Sze Ki Lin, Raymond Sze Wai Fu, Haoquan Hu and Changhai Liang

    Citation: BMC Chemical Engineering 2019 1:24

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  3. Living organisms in analogy with chemical factories use simple molecules such as sugars to produce a variety of compounds which are necessary for sustaining life and some of which are also commercially valuabl...

    Authors: Debolina Sarkar and Costas D. Maranas

    Citation: BMC Chemical Engineering 2019 1:22

    Content type: Review

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  4. Oleaginous microorganisms are among the most promising feedstocks for the production of lipids for biofuels and oleochemicals. Lipids are synthesized in intracellular compartments in the form of lipid droplets...

    Authors: Alok Patel, Io Antonopoulou, Josefine Enman, Ulrika Rova, Paul Christakopoulos and Leonidas Matsakas

    Citation: BMC Chemical Engineering 2019 1:13

    Content type: Review

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  5. Biorefining of microalgae biomass requires processing of high-solids (> 10%) slurries. To date there is little knowledge of how processes for weakening and rupturing microalgae cells affect the rheological pro...

    Authors: Srinivas Mettu, Shunyu Yao, Sam Q. K. Law, Zheng Sun, Peter J. Scales, Muthupandian Ashokkumar and Gregory J. O. Martin

    Citation: BMC Chemical Engineering 2019 1:8

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  6. Abelmoschus esculentus okra as whole stalks was examined for its suitability for pulp and paper production. It’s, fiber dimensions, morphological and chemical characteristics were reported. The pulping trials wit...

    Authors: Safaa Hassan Omer, Tarig Osman Khider, Osman Taha Elzaki, Salaheldin Dafalla Mohieldin and Suhair Kamal Shomeina

    Citation: BMC Chemical Engineering 2019 1:6

    Content type: Research article

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