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    • Alternative paths to alcohols and hydrocarbons from biomass 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Granda, Cesar B.; Taco, Sebastian; Ross, Michael Kyle; Luce, Gary; Spencer, John A.; Spencer, Rae L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2013-08-27)
      A method of producing hydrocarbons from biomass that includes converting at least a portion of the biomass into a first product having at least one of a carboxylic acid, a ketone, an ammonium carboxylate salt, and combinations ...
    • Alternative paths to alcohols and hydrocarbons from biomass 

      Granda, Cesar B.; Holtzapple, Mark T.; Granda, Cesar B.; Taco-vasquez, Sebastian; Ross, Michael Kyle; Luce, Gary; Spencer, John A.; Spencer, Rae L. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-07-31)
      A method of producing alcohols, hydrocarbons, or both from biomass by converting biomass into a carboxylic acid, reacting the carboxylic acid with an olefin to produce an ester and hydrogenolyzing the ester to produce ...
    • Method and system for solubilizing protein 

      Holtzapple, Mark Thomas; Noyes, Gary P.; Davison, Richard; Granda, Cesar B. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-04-27)
      A process for solubilization of protein including application of an alkali, such as lime, and heating. The process may also involve lime recovery and may be accomplished in a single stage or two stages to separate protein ...
    • Method for heat recovery from pre-treated biomass 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Granda, Cesar B. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-03-20)
      According to one embodiment, a method for heat treatment of a biomass includes allowing biomass in a pretreatment reactor to undergo a pre-treatment reaction process. The pre-treatment reaction process yields pretreated ...