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Journal of Catalysts
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 868535, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/868535
Research Article

Silk-Cocoon Matrix Immobilized Lipase Catalyzed Transesterification of Sunflower Oil for Production of Biodiesel

1Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Silchar, Silchar, Assam 788010, India
2Centre for Energy, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam 781039, India
3Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam 781039, India
4Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati, Assam 781039, India

Received 23 September 2013; Revised 2 January 2014; Accepted 3 January 2014; Published 10 February 2014

Academic Editor: Vijay Bokade

Copyright © 2014 Sushovan Chatterjee 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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