A system and method for converting biomass with no chemical pretreatment is disclosed. Combination of a microbial system and the use of mechanical disruption during fermentation may help achieve high conversion rate without the extra cost and undesirable by-products typically associated with the pretreatment process.
U.S. GOVERNMENT RIGHTS
 This invention was made with Government support under Grant No. DE-AC05-00OR22725, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in this invention.