Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production
Author: Neha Srivastava,P. K. Mishra,S. N. Upadhyay
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2020-04-23
ISBN 10: 0128210109
ISBN 13: 9780128210109
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production Book Review:

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production: Recent Updates and Future Trends focuses on resolving existing bottlenecks in enzymes mediated biomass to biofuels production processes through updating recent scientific knowledge and technology developments. The book provides low cost sustainable approaches to lower the cost of enzymes production following different approaches. It is specifically focused on industrial aspects of enzymes used in biofuels production processes by presenting in-depth study of existing issues related to practical viability and long-term sustainability. The book covers detailed discussions on market scenario of industrial enzymes used in biofuels production processes and compares them on both lab and industrial scale. Users will find this to be a great resource that also helps them develop low cost green technologies for enzyme development in biofuels production.

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production
Author: Neha Srivastava,P.K Mishra,S. N. Upadhyay
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 236
Release: 2020-05-11
ISBN 10: 012821256X
ISBN 13: 9780128212561
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production Book Review:

Industrial Enzymes for Biofuels Production: Recent Updates and Future Trends focuses on resolving existing bottlenecks in enzymes mediated biomass to biofuels production processes through updating recent scientific knowledge and technology developments. The book provides low cost sustainable approaches to lower the cost of enzymes production following different approaches. It is specifically focused on industrial aspects of enzymes used in biofuels production processes by presenting in-depth study of existing issues related to practical viability and long-term sustainability. The book covers detailed discussions on market scenario of industrial enzymes used in biofuels production processes and compares them on both lab and industrial scale. Users will find this to be a great resource that also helps them develop low cost green technologies for enzyme development in biofuels production. Includes recent updates in research and the technologies of industrial enzymes used in biofuels production process Describes various developed low-cost technologies for enzyme production Explores different, sustainable approaches currently being used

Approaches to Enhance Industrial Production of Fungal Cellulases

Approaches to Enhance Industrial Production of Fungal Cellulases
Author: Manish Srivastava,Neha Srivastava,Pramod W. Ramteke,Pradeep Kumar Mishra
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 209
Release: 2019-04-26
ISBN 10: 3030147266
ISBN 13: 9783030147266
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Approaches to Enhance Industrial Production of Fungal Cellulases Book Review:

Cellulase is a key enzyme of industrial interest and plays a crucial role in the hydrolysis of cellulose, a prime component of plant cell walls. Cellulase covers a broad area in the global market of industrially important enzymes and it is considered as the third largest industrial enzyme globally. Additionally, cellulase contributes about 20% of the total enzyme market globally because of its massive demand in various industries such as in biofuel production, pulp, paper, textile, food, and beverages, as well as in detergent industries. Among these, the demand of cellulase may become frequently selected in the commercial production of biofuels in the future and thus will further increase demand of cellulase in the biofuel industry. Because biofuel production is still not realized in a cost-effective, practical implementation due to its high cost (the higher cost of biofuels is due to higher production costs of enzymes), there is a need to introduce these types of approaches, which will help to lower the cost of enzyme production for developing overall economic biofuel production.

Genetic and Metabolic Engineering for Improved Biofuel Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass

Genetic and Metabolic Engineering for Improved Biofuel Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass
Author: Arindam Kuila,Vinay Sharma
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2020-03
ISBN 10: 0128179538
ISBN 13: 9780128179536
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Genetic and Metabolic Engineering for Improved Biofuel Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass Book Review:

Genetic and Metabolic Engineering for Improved Biofuel Production from Lignocellulosic Biomass describes the different aspects of biofuel production from lignocellulosic biomass. Each chapter presents different technological approaches for cost effective liquid biofuel production from agroresidues/biomass. Two chapters cover future direction and the possibilities of biomass-based biofuel production at the industrial level. The book provides a genetic and metabolic engineering approach for improved cellulase production and the potential of strains that can ferment both pentose and hexose sugars. The book also gives direction on how to overcome challenges for the further advancement of lignocellulosic biomass-based biofuel production. Covers genetic engineering approaches for higher cellulase production from fungi Includes genetic and metabolic engineering approaches for development of potential pentose and hexose fermenting strain which can tolerate high ethanol and toxic phenolic compounds Describe different bioreactors used in different steps of biomass-based biofuel production Outlines future prospects and potential of biofuel production from lignocellulosic biomass

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals

Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals
Author: Sudhir P. Singh,Ashok Pandey,Reeta Rani Singhania,Christian Larroche,Zhi Li
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 472
Release: 2020-04-03
ISBN 10: 0128198214
ISBN 13: 9780128198216
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Book Review:

Advances in Enzyme Catalysis and Technologies intends to provide the basic structural and functional descriptions, and classification of enzymes. The scientific information related to the recombinant enzyme modifications, discovery of novel enzymes and development of synthetic enzymes are also presented. The translational aspects of enzyme catalysis and bioprocess technologies are illustrated, by emphasizing the current requirements and future perspectives of industrial biotechnology. Several case studies are included on enzymes for biofuels application, micro algal biorefineries, high-value bioactive molecules production and enzymes for environmental processes, such as enzymatic bioprocessing for functional food development, biocatalytic technologies for the production of functional sweetener, etc. Provides a conceptual understanding of enzyme catalysis, enzyme engineering, discovery of novel enzymes, and technology perspectives Includes comprehensive information about the inventions and advancement in enzyme system development for biomass processing and functional food developmental aspects Gives an updated reference for education and understanding of enzyme technology

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering
Author: Neha Srivastava,Manish Srivastava,P.K Mishra,P.W Ramteke,Ram Lakhan Singh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 314
Release: 2019-05-03
ISBN 10: 0444642242
ISBN 13: 9780444642240
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering Book Review:

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: From Cellulose to Cellulase: Strategies to Improve Biofuel Production outlines new methods for the industrial production of the cellulose enzyme. The book compares the various processes for the production of biofuels, including the cost of cellulose production and availability. Biofuels are considered to be the main alternatives to fossil fuels in reducing environmental pollution and climate change. Currently, all existing biofuel production is suffering because of the high costs of production processes. As a result, cost effective practical implementation is needed to make this a viable energy alternative. Introduces new and innovative strategies for cellulase enzyme production at industrial scale Provides sustainable approaches to produce cellulase at low cost Covers all aspect and possible factors for economical, low cost, cellulase mediated biofuels production

Biotechnology for Biofuel Production and Optimization

Biotechnology for Biofuel Production and Optimization
Author: Carrie A Eckert,Cong T Trinh
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 572
Release: 2016-01-19
ISBN 10: 0081000537
ISBN 13: 9780081000533
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology for Biofuel Production and Optimization Book Review:

Biotechnology for Biofuel Production and Optimization is the compilation of current research findings that cover the entire process of biofuels production from manipulation of genes and pathways to organisms and renewable feedstocks for efficient biofuel production as well as different cultivation techniques and process scale-up considerations. This book captures recent breakthroughs in the interdisciplinary areas of systems and synthetic biology, metabolic engineering, and bioprocess engineering for renewable, cleaner sources of energy. Describes state-of-the-art engineering of metabolic pathways for the production of a variety of fuel molecules Discusses recent advances in synthetic biology and metabolic engineering for rational design, construction, evaluation of novel pathways and cell chassis Covers genome engineering technologies to address complex biofuel-tolerant phenotypes for enhanced biofuel production in engineered chassis Presents the use of novel microorganisms and expanded substrate utilization strategies for production of targeted fuel molecules Explores biohybrid methods for harvesting bioenergy Discusses bioreactor design and optimization of scale-up

Current Status and Future Scope of Microbial Cellulases

Current Status and Future Scope of Microbial Cellulases
Author: Deepak K. Tuli,Arindam Kuila
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 414
Release: 2021-03-26
ISBN 10: 0128218967
ISBN 13: 9780128218969
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Current Status and Future Scope of Microbial Cellulases Book Review:

Current Status and Future Scope of Microbial Cellulases not only explores the present and future of cellulase production, it also compares solid state fermentation (SSF) and submerged fermentation (SMF) for cellulase production. Chapters explore bioprocess engineering, metabolic engineering and genetic engineering approaches for enhanced cellulase production, including the application of cellulase for biofuel production. This important resource presents current technical status and the future direction of advances in cellulase production, including application of cellulases in different sectors. Covers the present industrial scenarios and future prospect of cellulase production Describes the molecular structure of cellulase Explores genetic engineering, metabolic engineering and other approaches for improved cellulase production Includes different applications of cellulases, including their application in the bioenergy sector

Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes

Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes
Author: Goutam Brahmachari
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 632
Release: 2016-07-21
ISBN 10: 0128037466
ISBN 13: 9780128037461
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes Book Review:

Biotechnology of Microbial Enzymes: Production, Biocatalysis and Industrial Applications provides a complete survey of the latest innovations on microbial enzymes, highlighting biotechnological advances in their production and purification along with information on successful applications as biocatalysts in several chemical and industrial processes under mild and green conditions. Applications of microbial enzymes in food, feed, and pharmaceutical industries are given particular emphasis. The application of recombinant DNA technology within industrial fermentation and the production of enzymes over the last 20 years have produced a host of useful chemical and biochemical substances. The power of these technologies results in novel transformations, better enzymes, a wide variety of applications, and the unprecedented development of biocatalysts through the ongoing integration of molecular biology methodology, all of which is covered insightfully and in-depth within the book. Features research on microbial enzymes from basic science through application in multiple industry sectors for a comprehensive approach Includes information on metabolic pathway engineering, metagenomic screening, microbial genomes, extremophiles, rational design, directed evolution, and more Provides a holistic approach to the research of microbial enzymes

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals

Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals
Author: Ram Sarup Singh,Reeta Rani Singhania,Ashok Pandey,Christian Larroche
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 542
Release: 2019-03-04
ISBN 10: 0444641149
ISBN 13: 9780444641144
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Book Review:

Biomass, Biofuels and Biochemicals: Advances in Enzyme Technology provides state-of-the-art information on the fundamental aspects and current perspectives in enzyme technology to graduate students, postgraduates and researchers working in industry and academia. The book provides information about the use of enzyme technology as an important tool for biotechnological processes, including food, feed, fuels, textiles, paper, energy and environmental applications. The search for improvements in existing enzyme-catalyzed processes dictates the need to update information on various enzyme technologies. The book gives a snapshot of current practice and research in the area of enzyme technology. Includes current and emerging technologies for the development of novel enzyme catalysis Outlines immobilized enzymes and their implications Refers to enzymes as diagnostic tools Includes metabolic engineering principles for improving industrial enzymes

Metaproteogenomics guided Enzyme Discovery

Metaproteogenomics guided Enzyme Discovery
Author: Mikaela Johansson
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 74
Release: 2018
ISBN 10: 9789176853139
ISBN 13: 9176853136
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Metaproteogenomics guided Enzyme Discovery Book Review:

Industrial biotechnology is a large and growing industry as it is part of establishing a “greener” and more sustainable bioeconomy-based society. Using enzymes as biocatalysts is a viable alternative to chemicals and energy intense industrial processes and is en route to a more sustainable industry. Enzymes have been used in different areas for ages and are today used in many industrial processes such as biofuels production, food industry, tanning, chemical synthesis, pharmaceuticals etc. Enzymes are today a billion-dollar industry in itself and the demand for novel catalysts for various present and future processes of renewable resources are high and perfectly in line with converting to a more sustainable society. Most enzymes used in industry today have been identified from isolated and pure cultured microorganisms with identified desirable traits and enzymatic capacities. However, it is known that less than 1% of all microorganisms can be can be obtained in pure cultures. Thus, if we were to rely solely on pure culturing, this would leave the 99% of the microorganisms that constitutes the “microbial dark matter” uninvestigated for their potential in coding for and producing valuable novel enzymes. Therefore, to investigate these “unculturable” microorganisms for novel and valuable enzymes, pure-culture independent methods are needed. During the last two decades there has been a fast and extensive development in techniques and methods applicable for this purpose. Especially important has been the advancements made in mass spectrometry for protein identification and next generation sequencing of DNA. With these technical developments new research fields of proteomics and genomics have been developed, by which the complete protein complement of cells (the proteome) and all genes (the genome) of organisms can be investigated. When these techniques are applied to microbial communities these fields of research are known as meta-proteomics and meta-genomics. However, when applied to complex microbial communities, difficulties different from those encountered in their original usage for analysis of single multicellular organisms or cell linages arises, and when used independently both methods have their own limitations and bottlenecks. In addition, both metaproteomics and metagenomics are largely non-targeting techniques. Thus, if the purpose is still to - somewhat contradictory – use these non-targeting methods for targeted identification of novel enzymes with certain desired activities and properties from within microbial communities, special measures need to be taken. The work presented in this thesis describes the development of a method that combines metaproteomics and metagenomics (i.e. metaproteogenomics) for the targeted discovery of novel enzymes with desired activities, and their correct coding genes, from within microbial communities. Thus, what is described is a method that can be used to circumvent the pure-culturing problem so that a much larger fraction of the microbial dark matter can be specifically investigated for the identification of novel valuable enzymes.

Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery

Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery
Author: Anuj Chandel,Marcos Henrique Luciano Silveira
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 342
Release: 2017-12-14
ISBN 10: 0128045442
ISBN 13: 9780128045442
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery Book Review:

Advances in Sugarcane Biorefinery: Technologies, Commercialization, Policy Issues and Paradigm Shift for Bioethanol and By-Products, by Chandel and Tomé, compiles the basic and applied information covering cane and biomass processing for sugar and ethanol production, as well as by-products utilization for improving the economy of sugarcane biorefineries. In this unique collection of 14 chapters, specialists in their field provide critical insights into several topics, review the current research, and discuss future progress in this research area. The book presents the most current advances in sugarcane biorefinery, including sugarcane crop cultivation, new sugarcane varieties, soil health, mechanization of crop, technical aspects of first and second generation ethanol production, economic analysis, life cycle assessment, biomass logistics and storage, co-generation of heat and electricity, process intensification and alternative by-products utilization. The book also explores the business ecosystem of sugarcane biorefineries, marketing analysis of ethanol demand and price dwindling patterns, aiming for a futuristic scenario. This book will be especially useful for scientists, researchers and technicians who are working in the area of biomass based biorefineries, as well as professionals in the sugar and alcohol industry. It also brings relevant content for policy makers, market analysts, agriculture scientists and managers. Presents technological updates on biomass processing, system biology, microbial fermentation, catalysis, regeneration and monitoring of renewable energy and recovery processes Includes topics on techno-economic analysis, life cycle assessment, sustainability, markets and policy Explores the future potential of biorefineries with zero or near zero waste, and the potential of valorization of all by-products, including alternatives to current applications and the management of a large amount of residues

Bioprocessing for Biofuel Production

Bioprocessing for Biofuel Production
Author: Neha Srivastava,Manish Srivastava,P.K. Mishra,Vijai Kumar Gupta
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 231
Release: 2020-10-28
ISBN 10: 9811570701
ISBN 13: 9789811570704
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioprocessing for Biofuel Production Book Review:

Converting biomass to biofuels involves hydrolyzing cellulose to sugars using cost-intensive commercial enzymes – an expensive step that makes large-scale production economically non-viable. As such, there is a need for low-cost bioprocessing. This book critically evaluates the available bioprocessing technologies for various biofuels, and presents the latest research in the field. It also highlights the recent developments, current challenges and viable alternative approaches to reduce the overall cost of producing biofuels.

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals

Biomass  Biofuels  Biochemicals
Author: Ashok Pandey,Duu Jong Lee,Jo-Shu Chang,Yusuf Chisti,Carlos Ricardo Soccol
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 603
Release: 2018-11-14
ISBN 10: 0444642145
ISBN 13: 9780444642141
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biomass Biofuels Biochemicals Book Review:

Biomass, Biofuels and Biochemicals: Biofuels from Algae, Second Edition provides information on strategies for commercial microalgae based biofuel production, including their cultivation, pre-treatment and conversion methods. The book discusses methods for producing microalgal biomass in large scale by outdoor culturing and outlines new technologies for their use. In addition, it explains how modern genetic engineering enables the generation of recombinant strains that generate higher quantities of feedstock. The complete utilization of microalgal biomass, which can also be obtained from valorizing nutrients from wastewater and industrial exhaust gases, can be efficiently converted to energy rich biofuels and high value pharmaceuticals in a well-defined biorefinery. Includes the current technologies for the cultivation and conversion of energy rich microalgal biomass into biofuels Provides information on all the conversion methods – biochemical and thermochemical conversions Covers other high value products from microalgae and less conventional applications, such as fine chemical production and aviation fuel generation Discusses the economics of microalgal biofuel production and how to accomplish cost competitive results

Production of Top 12 Biochemicals Selected by USDOE from Renewable Resources

Production of Top 12 Biochemicals Selected by USDOE from Renewable Resources
Author: Anuj K. Chandel,Fernando Segato
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2021-10-13
ISBN 10: 012823654X
ISBN 13: 9780128236543
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Production of Top 12 Biochemicals Selected by USDOE from Renewable Resources Book Review:

Production of Top 12 Biochemicals Selected by USDOE from Renewable Resources: Status and Innovation covers all important technological aspects of the production of biochemicals from renewable feedstock. All the important technological aspects of biomass conversion for example biomass pretreatment, enzymatic hydrolysis for cellulosic sugars production followed by the fermentation into chemicals and downstream recovery of the products is reviewed. Recent technological advancements in suitable microorganism development, bioprocess engineering for biomass conversion for cellulosic sugars production and various fermentation strategies and downstream recovery of these top 12 products is presented. Each bio-chemical selected by US Department of Energy i.e. ethanol, xylitol/sorbitol, furans (5-HMF, 2,5-FDCA,), glycerol & its derivatives, hydrocarbons) isoprene, iso-butadienes and others), lactic acid, succinic acid, 3-hydroxy propionic acid, levulinic acid and biohydrogen/biogas is included in a single book chapter. In addition to the technical aspects of these 12 biochemicals, general technological challenges dealing with lignocellulose refining, perspectives and solutions are elaborated in the book. Also, life cycle analysis, techno-economic viability, and sustainability index of biofuels/biochemicals are comprehensively reviewed in the book. covers uniquely designed scientific and technical literature on USDOE top listed biochemicals production with clear images and tables in the context of biomass valorisation Includes the clear and simplistic illustration of technological updates on biomass processing, system biology, microbial fermentation, catalysis, regeneration and monitoring of renewable energy and chemicals production Presents fast and reliable source of information on techno-economic analysis, life cycle analysis, technological scouting at industrial scale Entails fundamental aspects, recent developments in production of renewable chemicals as building block materials for commodity chemicals production

Industrial Biotechnology

Industrial Biotechnology
Author: Mukesh Yadav,Vikas Kumar,Nirmala Sehrawat
Publsiher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
Total Pages: 234
Release: 2019-10-08
ISBN 10: 3110563541
ISBN 13: 9783110563542
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Industrial Biotechnology Book Review:

Industrial Biotechnology summarizes different aspects of plant biotechnology such as using plants as sustainable resources, phytomedical applications, phytoremedation and genetic engineering of plant systems. These topics are discussed from an academic as well industrial perspective and thus highlight recent developments but also practical aspects of modern biotechnology.

Biofuels

Biofuels
Author: Ram Sarup Singh,Ashok Pandey,Edgard Gnansounou
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 578
Release: 2016-11-10
ISBN 10: 1498723608
ISBN 13: 9781498723602
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofuels Book Review:

This will be a comprehensive multi-contributed reference work, with the Editors being highly regarded alternative fuels experts from India and Switzerland. There will be a strong orientation toward production of biofuels covering such topics as biodiesel from renewable sources, biofuels from biomass, vegetable based feedstocks from biofuel production, global demand for biofuels and economic aspects of biofuel production. Book covers the latest advances in all product areas relative to biofuels. Discusses coverage of public opinion related to biofuels. Chapters will be authored by world class researchers and practitioners in various aspects of biofuels. Provides good comprehensive coverage of biofuels for algae. Presents extensive discussion of future prospects in biofuels.

Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Biofuels

Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Biofuels
Author: Vandana Rana
Publsiher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing
Total Pages: 216
Release: 2015-12-03
ISBN 10: 9783659796111
ISBN 13: 3659796115
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Biofuels Book Review:

Biofuels production offers several advantages including national security improvement, more jobs creation and environmental quality improvement, but high cost of biofuels production is a major barrier in the industrialization process.This book includes the strategies to facilitate the economic feasibility of biorefineries for the industrial production of biofuels by lowering the amount of enzymes usage.

Biotechnology for Sustainability and Social Well Being

Biotechnology for Sustainability and Social Well Being
Author: Pau Loke Show,Chiaki Ogino,Mohamad Faizal Ibrahim
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2021-09-01
ISBN 10: 3036506721
ISBN 13: 9783036506722
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology for Sustainability and Social Well Being Book Review:

This book covers the latest development of bioprocess technology including theoretical, numerical, and experimental approaches in biotechnology as well as green technology that bridge conventional practices and Industry 4.0. Bioprocessing is one of the key factors in several emerging industries of biofuels, used in the production of biogas, bioethanol, and biodiesel; industrial enzymes; waste management through biotechnology; new vaccines; and many more. It is hoped that the novel bioprocess and green biotechnologies presented in this book are useful in assisting the global community in working towards fulfilling the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) of the United Nations.

Pretreatment of Biomass

Pretreatment of Biomass
Author: Ashok Pandey,Sangeeta Negi,Parmeswaran Binod,Christian Larroche
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 272
Release: 2014-09-18
ISBN 10: 0128003960
ISBN 13: 9780128003961
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pretreatment of Biomass Book Review:

Pretreatment of Biomass provides general information, basic data, and knowledge on one of the most promising renewable energy sources—biomass for their pretreatment—which is one of the most essential and critical aspects of biomass-based processes development. The quest to make the environment greener, less polluted, and less hazardous has led to the concept of biorefineries for developing bio-based processes and products using biomass as a feedstock. Each kind of biomass requires some kind of pretreatment to make it suitable for bioprocess. This book provides state-of-art information on the methods currently available for this. This book provides data-based scientific information on the most advanced and innovative pretreatment of lignocellulosic and algal biomass for further processing. Pretreatment of biomass is considered one of the most expensive steps in the overall processing in a biomass-to-biofuel program. With the strong advancement in developing lignocellulose biomass- and algal biomass-based biorefineries, global focus has been on developing pretreatment methods and technologies that are technically and economically feasible. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the latest developments in methods used for the pretreatment of biomass. An entire section is devoted to the methods and technologies of algal biomass due to the increasing global attention of its use. Provides information on the most advanced and innovative pretreatament processes and technologies for biomass Covers information on lignocellulosic and algal biomass to work on the principles of biorefinery Useful for researchers intending to study scale-up Provides information on integration of processes and technologies for the pretreatment of biomass