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Side by Side Comparison of Chemical Compounds Generated by Aqueous Pretreatments of Maize Stover, Miscanthus and Sugarcane Bagasse

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Side by Side Comparison of Chemical Compounds Generated by Aqueous Pretreatments of Maize Stover, Miscanthus and Sugarcane Bagasse. / Gómez, Leonardo D.; Vanholme, Ruben; Bird, Susannah; Goeminne, Geert; Trindade, Luisa M.; Polikarpov, Igor; Simister, Rachael; Morreel, Kris; Boerjan, Wout; McQueen Mason, Simon John.

In: BioEnergy Research, Vol. 7, No. 4, 12.2014, p. 1466-1480.

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Gómez, LD, Vanholme, R, Bird, S, Goeminne, G, Trindade, LM, Polikarpov, I, Simister, R, Morreel, K, Boerjan, W & McQueen Mason, SJ 2014, 'Side by Side Comparison of Chemical Compounds Generated by Aqueous Pretreatments of Maize Stover, Miscanthus and Sugarcane Bagasse', BioEnergy Research, vol. 7, no. 4, pp. 1466-1480. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-014-9480-2

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Gómez, L. D., Vanholme, R., Bird, S., Goeminne, G., Trindade, L. M., Polikarpov, I., Simister, R., Morreel, K., Boerjan, W., & McQueen Mason, S. J. (2014). Side by Side Comparison of Chemical Compounds Generated by Aqueous Pretreatments of Maize Stover, Miscanthus and Sugarcane Bagasse. BioEnergy Research, 7(4), 1466-1480. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-014-9480-2

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Gómez LD, Vanholme R, Bird S, Goeminne G, Trindade LM, Polikarpov I et al. Side by Side Comparison of Chemical Compounds Generated by Aqueous Pretreatments of Maize Stover, Miscanthus and Sugarcane Bagasse. BioEnergy Research. 2014 Dec;7(4):1466-1480. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-014-9480-2

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Gómez, Leonardo D. ; Vanholme, Ruben ; Bird, Susannah ; Goeminne, Geert ; Trindade, Luisa M. ; Polikarpov, Igor ; Simister, Rachael ; Morreel, Kris ; Boerjan, Wout ; McQueen Mason, Simon John. / Side by Side Comparison of Chemical Compounds Generated by Aqueous Pretreatments of Maize Stover, Miscanthus and Sugarcane Bagasse. In: BioEnergy Research. 2014 ; Vol. 7, No. 4. pp. 1466-1480.

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