At JBEI Brad Holmes studies ionic liquids—the focus of a new pretreatment approach that has a unique capacity for dissolving lignocellulosic biomass and helping to hydrolyze the resulting liquor into sugars for biofuel production.
Credit or Source: Roy Kaltschmidt, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
US DOE. 2009. Bioenergy Research Centers: An Overview of the Science, DOE/SC-0116, US Department of Energy. (p. 16)