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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Strong acid hydrolysis of cellulosic and hemicellulosic materials. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 28, 1997: US05597714 (51 worldwide citation)

A economically viable method for producing sugars using concentrated acid hydrolysis of biomass containing cellulose and hemicellulose is disclosed. The cellulose and hemicellulose in the biomass is first decrystallized and then hydrolyzed to produce a hydrolysate containing both sugars and acid. Si ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method of producing sugars using strong acid hydrolysis of cellulosic and hemicellulosic materials. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, October 8, 1996: US05562777 (38 worldwide citation)

A economically viable method for producing sugars using concentrated acid hydrolysis of biomass containing cellulose and hemicellulose is disclosed. The cellulose and hemicellulose in the biomass is first decrystallized and then hydrolyzed to produce a hydrolysate containing both sugars and acid. Si ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method of producing sugars using strong acid hydrolysis. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, March 10, 1998: US05726046 (36 worldwide citation)

A economically viable method for producing sugars using concentrated acid hydrolysis of biomass containing cellulose and hemicellulose is disclosed. The cellulose and hemicellulose in the biomass is first decrystallized and then hydrolyzed to produce a hydrolysate containing both sugars and acid. Si ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method of separating acids and sugars using ion resin separation. Arkenol, Knobbe Olson & Bear Martens, October 13, 1998: US05820687 (32 worldwide citation)

A economically viable method for producing sugars using concentrated acid hydrolysis of biomass containing cellulose and hemicellulose is disclosed. The cellulose and hemicellulose in the biomass is first decrystallized and then hydrolyzed to produce a hydrolysate containing both sugars and acid. Si ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method of fermenting sugars resulting from strong acid hydrolysis. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 15, 1997: US05620877 (30 worldwide citation)

An economically viable method of fermenting a mixture of sugars resulting from the acid hydrolysis of material containing cellulose and hemicellulose allows for the simultaneous fermentation of both pentose and hexose sugars. The sugar solution is mixed with a microbial organism known to produce a u ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method of separating acids and sugars resulting from strong acid hydrolysis. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, December 3, 1996: US05580389 (29 worldwide citation)

A economically viable method for producing sugars using concentrated acid hydrolysis of biomass containing cellulose and hemicellulose is disclosed. The cellulose and hemicellulose in the biomass is first decrystallized and then hydrolyzed to produce a hydrolysate containing both sugars and acid. Si ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method of removing silica or silicates from solids resulting from the strong acid hydrolysis of cellulosic and hemicellulosic materials. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 21, 1998: US05782982 (26 worldwide citation)

A method of removing silica or silicates from solids results from the acid hydrolysis of materials containing cellulose and hemicellulose is disclosed. The method includes the steps of treating the solids with a metal hydroxide solution to produce an extract, reducing the pH of the extract to produc ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method for the production of levulinic acid and its derivatives. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, April 25, 2000: US06054611 (26 worldwide citation)

A method of producing dehydration products from one more 5-carbon or 6-carbon sugars includes reacting said one or more sugars at 40-240.degree. C. for 1 to 96 hours in the presence of 5-90% sulfuric acid, separating the reaction products, and recovering levulinic acid. The sugars are can be generat ...


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William A Farone, John E Cuzens: Method for the production of levulinic acid. Arkenol, Knobbe Martens Olson and Bear, April 6, 1999: US05892107 (23 worldwide citation)

A method of producing dehydration products from one or more 5-carbon or 6-carbon sugars includes reacting said one or more sugars at 40.degree.-240 .degree. C. for 1 to 96 hours in the presence of 10-90% sulfuric acid, separating the reaction products, and recovering levulinic acid. The sugars can b ...


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Farone William A, Cuzens John E: Strong acid hydrolysis. Arkenol, August 16, 2007: JP2007-202560 (9 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide a method for producing sugars from biomasses containing cellulose and hemicellulose, which can economically and continuously be used and is environmentally safe.SOLUTION: The method using the concentrated acid hydrolysis of biomass containing cellulose and hemicellul ...



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