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Research article - Peer-reviewed, 2023

Current trends in waste valorization

Rene, Eldon R.; Sarangi, Prakash K.; Sanchez i Nogue, Violeta; Schnurer, Anna; Salvachua, Davinia


This paper presents the scientific breakthroughs made in bioprocess engineering and microbial biotechnology for the conversion of wastes into products with added value and/or biofuels. The significant results obtained in the emerging fields of hybrid electrosynthesis, the role of enzymes in the degradation of plastics, polyhydroxyalkanoate and 5-aminolevulinic acid production, fermentation technology and the application of molecular engineering tools to bioprocess technology are highlighted.

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Microbial Biotechnology
2023, volume: 16, number: 2, pages: 173-176
Publisher: WILEY

Authors' information

Rene, Eldon R.
IHE Delft Institute for Water Education
Sarangi, Prakash K.
Cent Agr Univ
Sanchez i Nogue, Violeta
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - USA
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Molecular Sciences
Salvachua, Davinia
National Renewable Energy Laboratory - USA

UKÄ Subject classification

Bioprocess Technology

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