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1. (WO2012100187) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING FERMENTATION
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Pub. No.:    WO/2012/100187    International Application No.:    PCT/US2012/022065
Publication Date: 26.07.2012 International Filing Date: 20.01.2012
IPC:
C12P 7/06 (2006.01), B01D 61/02 (2006.01), C13B 20/16 (2011.01)
Applicants: POET RESEARCH, INC. [US/US]; 4615 North Lewis Avenue Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57104 (US) (For All Designated States Except US).
NARENDRANATH, Neelakantam V. [CA/US]; (US) (For US Only).
BLY, Steven T. [US/US]; (US) (For US Only)
Inventors: NARENDRANATH, Neelakantam V.; (US).
BLY, Steven T.; (US)
Agent: PARINS, Paul J.; Kagan Binder, PLLC 200 Maple Island Building 221 Main Street North Stillwater, MN 55082 (US)
Priority Data:
61/435,149 21.01.2011 US
Title (EN) SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR IMPROVING FERMENTATION
(FR) SYSTÈMES ET PROCÉDÉS D'AMÉLIORATION DE FERMENTATION
Abstract: front page image
(EN)Systems and methods for increasing fermentation efficiency of a lignocellulosic hydrolysate are disclosed. The system comprises a filter configurable to remove matter having a particle size of larger than about 25 to 100 microns from the liquid component, and at least one nanofilter configurable to remove acids from the liquid component. An apparatus is used to adjust the pH of the nanofiltered liquid component using a calcium hydroxide composition to a pH of about 5.5 to 6.0. The calcium hydroxide composition includes calcium hydroxide alone or in combination with either ammonium hydroxide and/or potassium hydroxide. The biomass comprises lignocellulosic material including at least one of corncob, corn plant husk, corn plant leaves, and corn plant stalks.
(FR)L'invention concerne des systèmes et des procédés qui permettent d'augmenter l'efficacité de fermentation d'un hydrolysat lignocellulosique. Le système comporte un filtre configurable pour éliminer, du composant liquide, des matières ayant une dimension de particule supérieure à environ 25 jusqu'à 100 microns, et au moins un nanofiltre configurable pour éliminer des acides du composant liquide. Un appareil est utilisé pour ajuster le pH du composant liquide nanofiltré à l'aide d'une composition d'hydroxyde de calcium à un pH d'environ 5,5 jusqu'à 6,0. La composition d'hydroxyde de calcium comprend de l'hydroxyde de calcium seul ou en combinaison avec soit de l'hydroxyde d'ammonium et/ou de l'hydroxyde de potassium. La biomasse comporte une matière lignocellulosique comprenant au moins l'un parmi la rafle du maïs, les spathes du maïs, les feuilles du maïs et les tiges du maïs.
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Eurasian Patent Organization (AM, AZ, BY, KG, KZ, MD, RU, TJ, TM)
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Publication Language: English (EN)
Filing Language: English (EN)