Methods and Systems for Post-Fermentation Lignin Recovery

USPTO Patent Application US 2018/0044363 A1
Application Date: Feb. 15th, 2018

ABSTRACT

Provided herein is process and system for the production of high-quality lignin by treating the post-fermentation solids. In one aspect, the present disclosure relates to a novel process comprising: providing...
Application Number:
15/555,158
International Classification:
C07G 1/00 (20060101); B01D 11/02 (20060101)
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CLAIMS

What is claimed is:

1. A process for producing lignin, comprising : providing a solid material remaining at the end of a fermentation process, wherein the fermentation process utilizes a lignocellulosic biomass feedstock;extracting lignin from the solid material into a liquid phase; andrecovering lignin from liquid phase.

DESCRIPTION

CROSS REFERENCE TO RELATED APPLICATIONS

This application claims priority to and the benefit of U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/127,324 filed Mar. 3, 2015, the disclosure of which is incorporated herein by reference in its entirety.
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