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Enyzmed pretreated empty palm fruit bunch for biofuel production

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.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:lignin peroxidase, empty fruit bunch, bio-oil
Subjects:Q Science > QD Chemistry
Divisions:Chemical Engineering
ID Code:26168
Deposited By: Narimah Nawil
Deposited On:28 Jun 2012 08:41
Last Modified:23 Oct 2018 10:04

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