Enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulosic biomass

Enzymatic hydrolysis that converts lignocellulosic biomass to fermentable sugars may be the most complex step in this process due to substrate-related and enzyme-related effects and their interactions. This review looks at which organisms produce enzymes, as well as the chemistry and physics of these enzymatic processes.

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8.3 Pretreatment processess makes sugars more available.

8.4 The conversion processess includes adding specific enzymes to make simple sugars available.

8.5 Fermentation processess use specialized yeasts to create isobutanol.