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Contact: Lynn Yarris
DOE/Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

Biphasic IL Pretreatment of Biomass

Caption: Joint BioEnergy Institute researchers have developed an enzyme-free ionic liquid pretreatment of cellulosic biomass that makes it easier to recover fermentable sugars for biofuels and to recycle the ionic liquid.

Credit: Blake Simmons/JBEI

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