Saidina Amin, Nor Aishah and N., Ya'aini and M., Misson and R., Haron and M., Mohamed (2010) Enyzmed pretreated empty palm fruit bunch for biofuel production. Journal of Applied Sciences, 10 (12). 1181 - 1186. ISSN 1812-5654
Official URL: http://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jas.2010.1181.11...
Lignin peroxidase (LiP) and manganese peroxidase (MnP) enzymes were used to pre-treat empty fruit bunch (EPFB) before pyrolysis. Statistical analysis indicated that at 71.6%, LiP demonstrated greater lignin degradation compared to 67.9% MnP. Interestingly, the pretreatment sample has resulted in higher bio-oil yield compared to the untreated sample. Both LiP-treated and MnP-treated EPFB yielded approximately 30 wt% of bio-oil compared to 20 wt% of yield for the untreated sample.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||empty palm fruit bunch, lignin degradation, enzymatic pretreatment, pyrolysis, upgrading|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Deposited By:||Liza Porijo|
|Deposited On:||28 Jun 2012 00:41|
|Last Modified:||06 Jul 2012 08:57|
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