Challenges of the Utilization of Wood Polymers: How Can They be Overcome?

This mini-review provides an overview of major wood biopolymers, their structure, and recent developments in their utilization to develop biofuels. Advances in genetic modifications to overcome the recalcitrance of woody biomass for biofuels are discussed and point to a promising future.

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8. Wood based bio-fuels are one form of energy that is renewable

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