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  • La Grange, Daniel C.   Den Haan, Riaan   Van Zyl, Willem H. (Springer-Verlag, 2010-03)
    Lignocellulosic biomass is an abundant renewable feedstock for sustainable production of commodities such as biofuels. The main technological barrier that prevents widespread utilization of this resource for production of ...
  • Den Haan, Riaan (Stellenbosch : Stellenbosch University, 2003-12)
    ENGLISH ABSTRACT: Plant biomass, the most abundant renewable resource in nature, consists of matrices of mainly lignin, cellulose, hemicellulose as well as inorganic components. Xylan, the major hemicellulose component ...
  • Den Haan, Riaan   Mcbride, John E.   La Grange, Daniel C.   Lynd, Lee R.   Van Zyl, Willem H. (Elsevier, 2006-09)
    To investigate the possible use of Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a candidate for consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) of cellulose to ethanol, four fungal cellobiohydrolase (CBH) encoding genes (Trichoderma reesei cbh1 and cbh2, ...
  • Ilmen, Marja   Den Haan, Riaan   Brevnova, Elena   McBride, John   Wiswall, Erin   Froehlich, Allan   Koivula, Anu   Voutilainen, Sanni P.   Siika-aho, Matti   LaGrange, Daniel C.   Thorngren, Naomi   Ahlgren, Simon   Mellon, Mark   Deleault, Kristen   Rajgarhia, Vineet   Van Zyl, Willem H.   Penttila, Merja (BioMed Central, 2011-09)
    BACKGROUND: The main technological impediment to widespread utilization of lignocellulose for the production of fuels and chemicals is the lack of low-cost technologies to overcome its recalcitrance. Organisms that hydrolyze ...