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Capable of undergoing fermentation.


Capable of undergoing fermentation.


adj the ability to undergo a chemical reaction in the presence of an enzyme that results in the creation of either acid or alcohol; in the oral cavity, the ability to create acid in plaque.
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The negative effect of supplementing large amounts of readily fermentable carbohydrate on fiber digestibility has been previously reported (Kosloski et al.
These toxic materials hinder the bioconversion of fermentable sugar which is produced in hydrolysis processes [2].
This could be very beneficial for the production of bioenergy crops where higher proportions of enzyme-accessible fermentable sugars, such as those in glucomannan, could lead to higher yields of fuel.
HCL's technology uses an old, industrially proven German process to create the fermentable sugars that are seen as the gateway to advanced biofuels (biobutanols, biodiesel, jet fuel, etc.
Their ammonia fiber expansion (AFEX) solution extracts the fermentable sugars for ethanol in a single step rather than the three steps ordinarily used.
Palo Alto, CA) has patented methods to enhance the production of more highly fermentable carbohydrates in plants, especially forage grasses.
Termites can efficiently convert milligrams of lignocellulose into fermentable sugars in their tiny bioreactor hindguts.
With roots in the renewable based plastics business, ZeaChem CEO and co- founder Dan Verser joined with CTO and co-founder Tim Eggeman, to invent a new process that allows both fermentable and non-fermentable portions of a variety of cellulosic feedstocks to contribute chemical energy to ethanol while consuming all of the carbon in the process.
The companies said that converting biomass to biofuels requires breakthrough developments in three areas: chemical preparation of the cellulosic biomass, conversion of pretreated cellulosic biomass to fermentable sugars by combinations of enzymes, and the development of novel micro-organisms to ferment the sugars to ethanol or other fuels.
He explains there is a need to increase sorghum's fermentable, extractable sugars to compete with other feedstocks utilized in ethanol production.
It's this grain's abundant and complex starches that are broken down into fermentable sugars during the beer-making process.