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Published by An American Chemical Society Publication .
Written in English


  • Biochemistry,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Science,
  • Fuel Technology,
  • Technology Of Organic Products,
  • Microbial enzymes,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Life Sciences - Biochemistry,
  • Hydrolases,
  • Chemistry - Industrial & Technical,
  • Engineering - Chemical & Biochemical,
  • Science / Chemistry / Technical & Industrial,
  • Earth Sciences - Geology,
  • Biomass conversion,
  • Congresses,
  • Industrial applications

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Edition Notes

ContributionsGary F. Leatham (Editor), Michael E. Himmel (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages536
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8226718M
ISBN 100841219958
ISBN 109780841219953

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