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Issue 43 of Science@IFPEN
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Optimization of a microorganism of interest for the bioproduction of isopropanol and n-butanol

A major challenge of the energy transition, the substitution of petrochemical processes by bioprocesses requires the use of catalysts (or microorganisms) to produce molecules for industry...
Numéro 42 de Science@IFPEN
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Analysis of the inorganic contaminants in bioethanol, from source to end product

The use of renewable carbon-based biofuels is a solution aimed at reducing the climate impact of combustion engine vehicles. However, the diversity of potential biomass sources requires a
Issue 41 of Science@IFPEN
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Hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass: study of enzyme-substrate interactions (HDR 2015)

The scope of my HDR covered ten years of research at IFPEN within the context of the development of Futurol™, a process aimed at producing 2nd-generation bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass. My
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I carried out my thesis at CEA Grenoble (UMR 5249, UGA / CNRS / CEA), under the supervision of Professor Marc Fontecave and Dr. Hamid Atta, on [FeS] cluster metalloproteins (RimO, MiaB, MtaB) called
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Damien Hudebine obtained his degree in Chemical Engineering (ENSIC) in 1999 before completing his PhD in the kinetic modeling group of IFPEN in collaboration with ENS Lyon until 2002. He then joined
Numéro 40 de Science@IFPEN
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Extrapolating ethanol-from-biomass production technologies

The industrial production of ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass was demonstrated by the Futurol™ projecta. The extrapolation and optimization of the process, along with its flexibility in terms of
Numéro 38 de Science@IFPEN
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F’Unlock project: to unlock plant biomass hydrolysis using enzymes

Lignocellulosic biomass is an interesting raw material for the production of fuels and chemical intermediates because it is abundant and has a much smaller environmental footprint than fossil
Science@ifpen n°35
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‘‘BRANE Power’’: of genes and algorithms, an alliance for green chemistry