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    • Biomass shock pretreatment 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Madison, Maxine Jones; Ramirez, Rocio Sierra; Deimund, Mark A.; Falls, Matthew; Dunkleman, John J. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2014-07-01)
      Methods and apparatus for treating biomass that may include introducing a biomass to a chamber; exposing the biomass in the chamber to a shock event to produce a shocked biomass; and transferring the shocked biomass from ...
    • Calcium hydroxide pretreatment of biomass 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Davison, Richard R.; Nagwani, Murlidhar (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1997-12-02)
      Lignocellulose-containing materials are treated with lime (calcium hydroxide) and water at a relatively high temperature and for a certain period of time under certain conditions. The process variables were: lime loading ...
    • 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 ...
    • Methods and products for generating oils 

      Newell, Martha Karen (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2018-08-07)
      Compositions and methods for enhancing secretion of oils from oil producing cells are described herein. In particular, secretion of oils is enhanced by treating the cells with herbicides. The oils generated according to ...
    • Methods and systems for biomass conversion to carboxylic acids and alcohols 

      Holtzapple, Mark Thomas; Davison, Richard (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2010-10-26)
      The disclosure includes a method, process and apparatus for the conversion of biomass to carboxylic acids and/or primary alcohols. The system may include a pretreatment/fermentation subsystem operable to produce a fermentation ...
    • Methods and systems for biomass conversion to carboxylic acids and alcohols 

      Holtzapple, Mark Thomas; Davison, Richard (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-02-28)
      The disclosure includes a method, process and apparatus for the conversion of biomass to carboxylic acids and/or primary alcohols. The system may include a pretreatment/fermentation subsystem operable to produce a fermentation ...
    • Methods and systems for biomass conversion to carboxylic acids and alcohols 

      Holtzapple, Mark Thomas; Davison, Richard (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 2012-10-09)
      The disclosure includes a method, process and apparatus for the conversion of biomass to carboxylic acids and/or primary alcohols. The system may include a pretreatment/fermentation subsystem operable to produce a fermentation ...
    • Methods of biomass pretreatment 

      Holtzapple, Mark T.; Davison, Richard R. (United States. Patent and Trademark OfficeTexas A&M University. Libraries, 1999-02-02)
      The invention is directed to methods for the pretreatment of a lignocellulose-containing biomass. Pretreatment comprises the addition of calcium hydroxide and water to the biomass to form a mixture, and subjecting the ...