Bioprocessing Perspective in Biorefineries

  • Sheelendra M. BhattEmail author
  • Jatinder Singh Bal
Part of the Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies book series (BBT, volume 7)


In the current chapter, the various strategies for biofuel production focusing on rice straw have been discussed. The basic aim is to address the technical applications in enhancing biofuel production using lignocellulosic biomass. The overall price can be minimized using lignocellulosic biomass fractionation at biological platform, where lignin separation and also conversion of biomass into biofuel production is possible at a single platform. The inclusion of chemical pretreatment methods often produces toxic components thus inhibiting the cell to grow during further conversion, thus results in low productivity. In such case, microbial consortia may be a good option. Understanding of bioprocessing steps can lead to the development of sustainable technology for pilot-scale economical productions, to meet the current demand for biofuel.


Bioprocessing Microbial consortia Xylanase Pectinase Cellulase Biorefineries Biofuel 



The author expresses thanks to all faculties of CoD of Natural Science Department, Director R&D department, and special thanks for VC, SBBSU, Director Dr. Vijay Dhir and all those who are involved directly or indirectly in supporting me during manuscript preparations.

Conflict of Interest

The author declares no conflict of interest with any agency.


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  1. 1.CSE DepartmentSant Baba Bhag Singh UniversityJalandharIndia

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