Ammonia-salt solvent pretreatment for biomass could significantly reduce cost of cellulosic biofuels
Green Car Congress
JANUARY 15, 2020
Our pretreatment system can slash by up to 50-fold the use of enzymes to turn solvent-treated cellulose (plant fiber) into glucose (a sugar) used to make bioproducts like ethanol. The solvent can also extract more than 80% of the lignin in plant waste.