Microbial utilization of cellulosic materials as a commercial venture.

  • Aiden J. McLoughlin Department of Industrial Microbiology, University College, Dublin.
Keywords: Wood sugar, fermentation, cellulose conversion, hydrogenation, oxidation, dehydration, lignins, protein, yeast, enzymes, hydrolysis, microbe, cellulosic materials, wood products, hydrolysed wood, chemistry, forest products, wood sugar.


Wood has held for many centuries a significant place in the human requirement. It has served man as a structural material for building, furnishing, tools, weapons, transport and until recently was his only readily available fuel. Other parts of the tree such as fruit, flowers, bark, seeds and needles have been used as food, clothing, medicine and for decoration...
How to Cite
McLoughlin, A. J. (1970) “Microbial utilization of cellulosic materials as a commercial venture.”, Irish Forestry. Available at: https://journal.societyofirishforesters.ie/index.php/forestry/article/view/9210 (Accessed: 23July2024).