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Methods for pretreating biomass

United States Patent

March 3, 2015
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A method of alkaline pretreatment of biomass, in particular, pretreating biomass with gaseous ammonia.
Balan; Venkatesh (East Lansing, MI), Dale; Bruce E. (Mason, MI), Chundawat; Shishir (East Lansing, MI), Sousa; Leonardo (Lansing, MI)
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI)
12/ 976,344
December 22, 2010
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT RIGHTS This invention was made with government support under XCO-3-33033-01 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy and under 00-52104-9663 awarded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The government has certain rights in the invention.