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Biohydrogen production and bioprocess enhancement : a review
Mudhoo, Ackmez (University of Mauritius. Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering)
Forster-Carneiro, Tânia (Universidad de Cadiz. Departamento de Ingeniería Química y Tecnología de Alimentos)
Sánchez Ferrer, Antoni (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. Departament d'Enginyeria Química, Biològica i Ambiental)

Date: 2011
Abstract: This paper provides an overview of the recent advances and trends in research in the biological production of hydrogen (biohydrogen). Hydrogen from both fossil and renewable biomass resources is a sustainable source of energy that is not limited and of different applications. The most commonly used techniques of biohydrogen production, including direct biophotolysis, indirect biophotolysis, photo-fermentation and dark-fermentation, conventional or "modern" techniques are examined in this review. The main limitations inherent to biochemical reactions for hydrogen production and design are the constraints in reactor configuration which influence biohydrogen production, and these have been identified. Thereafter, physical pretreatments, modifications in the design of reactors, and biochemical and genetic manipulation techniques that are being developed to enhance the overall rates and yields of biohydrogen generation are revisited.
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Language: Anglès.
Document: article ; recerca ; submittedVersion
Subject: Hydrogen ; Biofuel ; Biomass ; Green chemistry ; Pretreatment ; Reactors ; Bacterial strains ; Genetic manipulation
Published in: Critical reviews in Biotechnology, Vol. 31, Issue 3 (Sep. 2011) , p. 250-63, ISSN 0738-8551

DOI: 10.3109/07388551.2010.525497

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