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Fungal Enzymes for Bio-Products from Sustainable and Waste Biomass.

Abstract : Lignocellulose, the most abundant renewable carbon source on earth, is the logical candidate to replace fossil carbon as the major biofuel raw material. Nevertheless, the technologies needed to convert lignocellulose into soluble products that can then be utilized by the chemical or fuel industries face several challenges. Enzymatic hydrolysis is of major importance, and we review the progress made in fungal enzyme technology over the past few years with major emphasis on (i) the enzymes needed for the conversion of polysaccharides (cellulose and hemicellulose) into soluble products, (ii) the potential uses of lignin degradation products, and (iii) current progress and bottlenecks for the use of the soluble lignocellulose derivatives in emerging biorefineries.
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Gupta Vk, Kubicek Cp, Berrin Jg, Wilson Dw, Couturier M, et al.. Fungal Enzymes for Bio-Products from Sustainable and Waste Biomass.. Trends in Biochemical Sciences, 2016, 41 (7), pp.633 - 645. ⟨10.1016/j.tibs.2016.04.006⟩. ⟨hal-01468360⟩



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