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BioMed Research International
Volume 2014, Article ID 469378, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/469378
Research Article

Enhanced Ethanol and Biogas Production from Pinewood by NMMO Pretreatment and Detailed Biomass Analysis

1Department of Chemical Engineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111, Iran
2Industrial Biotechnology Group, Institute of Biotechnology and Bioengineering, Isfahan University of Technology, Isfahan 84156-83111, Iran
3Swedish Center for Resource Recovery, University of Borås, 501 90 Borås, Sweden

Received 25 May 2014; Accepted 7 July 2014; Published 4 August 2014

Academic Editor: Meisam Tabatabaei

Copyright © 2014 Marzieh Shafiei et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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