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Bioethanol: Topical Issue on Bioethanol Production from First, Second and Third Generation

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Bioethanol is nowadays considered one of the most important biofuel worldwide, being USA and Brazil the main countries where it is already used industrially.


Bioethanol journal is organizing this Topical Issue on the production of bioethanol from the first, second and third generation due to the significant progress that has been in development at all stages of these processes in recent times. We seek for submissions that focus on:


  • Feedstocks for first, second and third generation

  • Pretreatments for bioethanol production

  • Enzymes production for use in bioethanol process

  • Enzymatic hydrolysis process

  • Microorganisms for bioethanol production

  • Operational strategies of hydrolysis/fermentation for bioethanol production

  • Consolidated bioprocessing for bioethanol production

  • Downstream processing for bioethanol process

  • Technical and economic analysis of bioethanol production

  • Life cycle assessment of bioethanol


Reviews, overviews and perspectives on the production of bioethanol are also welcome.



The authors are kindly invited to register at Bioethanol Editorial Manager system at: www.editorialmanager.com/bioeth/ and submit their contribution for this Topical Issue before December, 20th 2014.


The manuscripts should be entitled as follows:

"Topical Issue - Bioethanol Production from First, Second and Third Generation – [TITLE OF SUBMISSION]”.

All papers will go through Bioethanol high standards, quick, fair and comprehensive peer-review procedure. Instructions for authors are available here. In case of any questions please contact Journal Editor, Héctor A. Ruiz,  (bioethanol.editorial@degruyteropen.com) or Associate Editor, Mette Hedegaard Thomsen (mthomsen@masdar.ac.ae).

As an author of Bioethanol you will benefit from:

  • transparent, comprehensive and fast peer review managed by our esteemed Coordinating Editor;

  • efficient route to fast-track publication and full advantage of De Gruyter’s e-technology;

  • no publication fees;

  • free language assistance for authors from non-English speaking regions;