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Chapter 6

Bioelectrocatalysis in Direct Alcohol Fuel Cells

Biological systems have adapted to extract energy from a wide variety of alcohols, ranging from methanol up to complex sugars. Complete fuel oxidation to CO2 is possible, but is carried out by chains of enzymes which are typically each responsible for catalysis of a two-electron oxidation step. The ...
Print publication date: 02 Nov 2012
Copyright year: 2013
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-405-9
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-478-3
From the book series:
Energy and Environment Series