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

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationBiomass to Biofuels
Subtitle of host publicationStrategies for Global Industries
PublisherBlackwell Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780470513125
StatePublished - Jan 12 2010


  • Advanced technologies for biomass hydrolysis and saccharification using novel enzymes
  • Carbohydrate-active enzyme systems (CAZymes) of rumen bacteria
  • Cellulosome concept
  • Chemical structures of cellulose and noncellulosic structural polysaccharides in plant cell wall
  • Crystalline form of cellulose -difficulty in degrading
  • Genomics and metagenomics -as-yet uncharacterized CAZyme diversity in ecosystem
  • Glycosyl hydrolases (GHs)
  • Lignocellulosic biomass -high in cellulose and noncellulosic structural polysaccharides
  • New approaches for novel glycoside hydrolase identification
  • Plant cell wall degradation by bacteria and fungi by multitude of enzymes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Environmental Science

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