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  1. Butyric acid, an essential C4 platform chemical, is widely used in food, pharmaceutical, and animal feed industries. Clostridium tyrobutyricum is the most promising microorganism for industrial bio-butyrate produ...

    Authors: Jun Feng, Xiaolong Guo, Feifei Cai, Hongxin Fu and Jufang Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:71
  2. Lignocellulosic conversion residue (LCR) is the material remaining after deconstructed lignocellulosic biomass is subjected to microbial fermentation and treated to remove the biofuel. Technoeconomic analyses ...

    Authors: Caryn S. Wadler, John F. Wolters, Nathaniel W. Fortney, Kurt O. Throckmorton, Yaoping Zhang, Caroline R. Miller, Rachel M. Schneider, Evelyn Wendt-Pienkowski, Cameron R. Currie, Timothy J. Donohue, Daniel R. Noguera, Chris Todd Hittinger and Michael G. Thomas
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:70
  3. Light-driven consortia, which consist of sucrose-secreting cyanobacteria and heterotrophic species, have attracted considerable attention due to their capability for the sustainable production of valuable chem...

    Authors: Jiajia Ma, Taohong Guo, Meijin Ren, Lei Chen, Xinyu Song and Weiwen Zhang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:69
  4. Natural cellulosome multi-enzyme complexes, their components, and engineered ‘designer cellulosomes’ (DCs) promise an efficient means of breaking down cellulosic substrates into valuable biofuel products. Thei...

    Authors: Jonathan Dorival, Sarah Moraïs, Aurore Labourel, Bartosz Rozycki, Pierre-Andre Cazade, Jérôme Dabin, Eva Setter-Lamed, Itzhak Mizrahi, Damien Thompson, Aurélien Thureau, Edward A. Bayer and Mirjam Czjzek
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:68
  5. Acetic acid is a growth inhibitor generated during alcoholic fermentation and pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass, a major feedstock to produce bioethanol. An understanding of the acetic acid tolerance mec...

    Authors: Xiaohuan Zhang, Jeroen G. Nijland and Arnold J. M. Driessen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:67
  6. Castor (Ricinus communis L.) seeds contain unusual fatty acid, hydroxy fatty acid (HFA) used as a chemical feedstock for numerous industrial products. Castor cultivation is limited by the potent toxin ricin in it...

    Authors: Mid-Eum Park, Kyeong-Ryeol Lee, Grace Q. Chen and Hyun Uk Kim
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:66
  7. The naturally occurring homo-polyamide biopolymer, ε-poly-L-lysine (ε-PL) consists of 25–35 L-lysine residues with amide linkages between α-carboxyl groups and ε-amino groups. ɛ-PL exhibits several useful prop...

    Authors: Shubo Li, Yunren Mao, Lifei Zhang, Miao Wang, Jinhao Meng, Xiaoling Liu, Yunxia Bai and Yuan Guo
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:65
  8. Gastrointestinal tracts (GIT) of herbivores are lignin-rich environments with the potential to find ligninolytic microorganisms. The occurrence of the microorganisms in herbivore GIT is a well-documented mutua...

    Authors: Bame Rammala and Nerve Zhou
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:64
  9. The major challenge of facing the efficient utilization of biomass is the high cost of cellulolytic enzyme, while the Trichoderma longibrachiatum plays an essential role in the production of industrial enzymes an...

    Authors: Miaoyin Dong, Shuyang Wang, Fuqiang Xu, Guoqing Xiao, Jin Bai, Junkai Wang and Xisi Sun
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:63
  10. Starch is a very abundant and renewable carbohydrate and an important feedstock for industrial applications. However, most starch-based products are not cost-efficient due to the high energy input needed in tr...

    Authors: Shengfang Zhao, Boyu Xiang, Le Yang, Jie Chen, Cui Zhu, Yu Chen, Jun Cui, Shengbiao Hu and Yibo Hu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:62
  11. Phaeodactylum tricornutum accumulates lipids while the growth also increases under high CO2, shedding light on its potential application in the reduction of CO2 emissions and at the same time acquiring biodiesel ...

    Authors: Aiyou Huang, Yuanxiang Li, Jiawen Duan, Shiyi Guo, Xiaoni Cai, Xiang Zhang, Hao Long, Wei Ren and Zhenyu Xie
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:61
  12. Designer cellulosomes are self-assembled chimeric enzyme complexes that can be used to improve lignocellulosic biomass degradation. They are composed of a synthetic multimodular backbone protein, termed the sc...

    Authors: Julie Vanderstraeten, Maria João Maurício da Fonseca, Philippe De Groote, Dennis Grimon, Hans Gerstmans, Amaranta Kahn, Sarah Moraïs, Edward A. Bayer and Yves Briers
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:60
  13. α-Humulene is a plant-derived monocyclic sesquiterpenoid with multiple pharmacological activities, and far-reaching potential for the development of new drugs. Currently, the production of α-humulene is typica...

    Authors: Lihua Zhang, Haiquan Yang, Yuanyuan Xia, Wei Shen, Liming Liu, Qi Li and Xianzhong Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:59
  14. Owing to increasing concerns about climate change and the depletion of fossil fuels, the development of efficient microbial processes for biochemical production from lignocellulosic biomass has been a key issu...

    Authors: Sunghwa Woo, Hyun Gyu Lim, Yong Hee Han, Sungwoo Park, Myung Hyun Noh, Dongyeop Baek, Jo Hyun Moon, Sang Woo Seo and Gyoo Yeol Jung
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:58
  15. The need to mitigate and substitute the use of fossil fuels as the main energy matrix has led to the study and development of biofuels as an alternative. Second-generation (2G) ethanol arises as one biofuel wi...

    Authors: Mateus Bernabe Fiamenghi, João Gabriel Ribeiro Bueno, Antônio Pedro Camargo, Guilherme Borelli, Marcelo Falsarella Carazzolle, Gonçalo Amarante Guimarães Pereira, Leandro Vieira dos Santos and Juliana José
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:57
  16. The green microalga Haematococcus pluvialis is used as a cell factory for producing astaxanthin, the high-value carotenoid with multiple biological functions. However, H. pluvialis is prone to the infection by a ...

    Authors: Hailong Yan, Haiyan Ma, Yanhua Li, Liang Zhao, Juan Lin, Qikun Jia, Qiang Hu and Danxiang Han
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:56
  17. Rapeseed (Brassica napus) is the second largest oil crop worldwide. It is widely used in food, energy production and the chemical industry, as well as being an ornamental. Consequently, it has a large economic va...

    Authors: Li-Na Ding, Rui Liu, Teng Li, Ming Li, Xiao-Yan Liu, Wei-Jie Wang, Yan-Kun Yu, Jun Cao and Xiao-Li Tan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:55
  18. Chloroplast and endoplasmic reticulum (ER)-localized fatty acid (FA) transporters have been reported to play important roles in oil (mainly triacylglycerols, TAG) biosynthesis. However, whether these FA transp...

    Authors: Ru Chen, Miao Yang, Mengjie Li, Hao Zhang, Han Lu, Xiaotan Dou, Shiqi Feng, Song Xue, Chenba Zhu, Zhanyou Chi and Fantao Kong
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:54
  19. Knowledge on regulatory networks associated with cellulase biosynthesis is prerequisite for exploitation of such regulatory systems in enhancing cellulase production with low cost. The biological functions of ...

    Authors: Yichen Gao, Ai-Ping Pang, Leyao Ma, Haiyan Wang, Samran Durrani, Bingzhi Li, Fu-Gen Wu and Fengming Lin
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:53
  20. The attention that high solids anaerobic digestion process (HS-AD) has received over the years, as a waste management and energy recovery process when compared to low solids anaerobic digestion process, can be...

    Authors: Julius G. Akinbomi, Regina J. Patinvoh and Mohammad J. Taherzadeh
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:52
  21. Microbial lipids have been emerging as a sustainable alternative to vegetable oils and animal fat to produce biodiesel and industrial relevant chemicals. The use of wastes for microbial processes can represent...

    Authors: Silvia Donzella, Immacolata Serra, Andrea Fumagalli, Luisa Pellegrino, Giacomo Mosconi, Roberto Lo Scalzo and Concetta Compagno
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:51
  22. Pichia pastoris is a widely used host organism for heterologous production of industrial proteins, such as cellulases. Although great progress has been achieved in improving protein expression in P. pastoris, the...

    Authors: Huiling Yuan, Ying Zhou, Yuping Lin, Ran Tu, Yufeng Guo, Yuanyuan Zhang and Qinhong Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:50
  23. Enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass into platform sugars can be enhanced by the addition of accessory enzymes, such as xylanases. Lignin from steam pretreated biomasses is known to inhibit enzymes ...

    Authors: Miriam Kellock, Jenni Rahikainen, Anna S. Borisova, Sanni Voutilainen, Anu Koivula, Kristiina Kruus and Kaisa Marjamaa
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:49
  24. In the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae, which is widely applied for industrial bioethanol production, uptake of hexoses is mediated by transporters with a facilitated diffusion mechanism. In anaerobic cultures, a ...

    Authors: Sophie C. de Valk, Susan E. Bouwmeester, Erik de Hulster and Robert Mans
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:47
  25. A butyric acid recovery process using octyl acetate is proposed, and the design details of the extraction and subsequent distillation processes were investigated. Ternary equilibrium data for the extractor des...

    Authors: Hyeon Woo Oh, Seong Chan Lee, Hee Chul Woo and Young Han Kim
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:46
  26. A lignocellulose-to-biofuel biorefinery process that enables multiple product streams is recognized as a promising strategy to improve the economics of this biorefinery and to accelerate technology commerciali...

    Authors: Zhaoyang Yuan, Bryan D. Bals, Eric L. Hegg and David B. Hodge
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:45
  27. Consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) of lignocellulosic biomass to l-lactic acid using thermophilic cellulolytic/hemicellulolytic bacteria provides a promising solution for efficient lignocellulose conversion without...

    Authors: Vitali A. Svetlitchnyi, Tatiana P. Svetlichnaya, Doris A. Falkenhan, Steve Swinnen, Daniela Knopp and Albrecht Läufer
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:44
  28. Gallic acid (GA) and pyrogallol are phenolic hydroxyl compounds and have diverse biological activities. Microbial-based biosynthesis, as an ecofriendly method, has been used for GA and pyrogallol production. I...

    Authors: Zhenya Chen, Tongtong Chen, Shengzhu Yu and Yi-Xin Huo
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:43
  29. Electric energy is not collected and utilized in biobutanol fermentation. The reason is that the yields of electron shuttles and nanowires are not enough to gather and transfer all electrons to the electrode i...

    Authors: Xinyu Feng, Lan Wang and Hongzhang Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:42
  30. Klebsiella pneumoniae contains an endogenous isobutanol synthesis pathway. The ipdC gene annotated as an indole-3-pyruvate decarboxylase (Kp-IpdC), was identified to catalyze the formation of isobutyraldehyde fro...

    Authors: Lin Shu, Jinjie Gu, Qinghui Wang, Shaoqi Sun, Youtian Cui, Jason Fell, Wai Shun Mak, Justin B. Siegel, Jiping Shi, Gary J. Lye, Frank Baganz and Jian Hao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:41
  31. Natural microbial consortia could efficiently produce 1,3-propanediol (1,3-PDO), a most promising bulk biochemical derived from glycerol that can be used as a monomer in the synthesis of polytrimethylene terep...

    Authors: Yaqin Sun, Lingyun Liang, Yafeng Zheng, Jindong Han and Zhilong Xiu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:40
  32. β-Caryophyllene, a kind of bicyclic sesquiterpene, is mainly used as a spice in the food and cosmetic industries. Furthermore, it also has significant value in the pharmaceutical industry and is now considered...

    Authors: Tao Cheng, Kai Zhang, Jing Guo, Qing Yang, Yiting Li, Mo Xian and Rubing Zhang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:39
  33. Yield is the most important and complex trait that is influenced by numerous relevant traits with very complicated interrelations. While there are a large number of studies on the phenotypic relationship and g...

    Authors: Huabing Liang, Jiang Ye, Ying Wang, Xinfa Wang, Xue-Rong Zhou, Jacqueline Batley, Graham J. King, Liang Guo, Jinxing Tu, Jiaqin Shi and Hanzhong Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:38
  34. Microbial lipids are found to be an interesting green alternative to expand available oil sources for the chemical industry. Yeasts are considered a promising platform for sustainable lipid production. Remarka...

    Authors: Sergio Morales-Palomo, Marta Liras, Cristina González-Fernández and Elia Tomás-Pejó
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:37
  35. Valorization of lignocellulosic biomass to obtain clean fuels and high-value chemicals is attractive and essential for sustainable energy and chemical production, but the complex structure of biomass is recalc...

    Authors: Xueli Chen, Dingping He, Tao Hou, Minsheng Lu, Nathan S. Mosier, Lujia Han and Weihua Xiao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:36
  36. Biodiesel is a renewable fuel that can be produced from a range of organic and renewable feedstock including fresh or vegetable oils, animal fats, and oilseed plants. In recent years, the lignin-based aromatic...

    Authors: Sameh S. Ali, Rania Al-Tohamy, Tarek M. Mohamed, Yehia A.-G. Mahmoud, Héctor A. Ruiz, Lushan Sun and Jianzhong Sun
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:35
  37. The ascomycete Trichoderma reesei is one of the most efficient industrial producers of cellulase. Gene targeting by homologous recombination is a key technique for improving strains and constructing mutants. In T...

    Authors: Wanchuan Cai, Yumeng Chen, Lei Zhang, Xu Fang and Wei Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:34
  38. Schizochytrium sp. is a marine heterotrophic protist and an important sustainable resource for high value-added docosahexaenoic acid in the future. The production of different phenotypes during the continuous sub...

    Authors: Zhendong Bao, Yuanmin Zhu, Kai Zhang, Yumei Feng, Meng Zhang, Ruili Li and Longjiang Yu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:33
  39. Microbial-driven solubilization of lignocellulosic material is a natural mechanism that is exploited in anaerobic digesters (ADs) to produce biogas and other valuable bioproducts. Glycoside hydrolases (GHs) ar...

    Authors: Manuel I. Villalobos Solis, Payal Chirania and Robert L. Hettich
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:32
  40. To further optimize the mechanochemical pretreatment process, a combined wet alkaline mechanical pretreatment of corn stover was proposed with a short time and less chemical consumption at room temperature.

    Authors: Jie Yang, Chongfeng Gao, Xueqi Yang, Yanfu Su, Suan Shi and Lujia Han
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:31
  41. Substrate accessibility remains a key limitation to the efficient enzymatic deconstruction of lignocellulosic biomass. Limited substrate accessibility is often addressed by increasing enzyme loading, which inc...

    Authors: Mareike Monschein, Edita Jurak, Tanja Paasela, Taru Koitto, Vera Lambauer, Mirko Pavicic, Thomas Enjalbert, Claire Dumon and Emma R. Master
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:30
  42. Lignocellulose provides the only practical carbohydrates feedstock for sustainable bioproduction of hydrocarbons as future alternative of fossil fuels. Production of hydrocarbons from lignocellulose is achieve...

    Authors: Ying-Ying Xu, Ke-Jun Hua, Zhen Huang, Ping-Ping Zhou, Jing-Bai Wen, Ci Jin and Jie Bao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:29
  43. Bioconversion of lignocellulosic biomass to biofuels such as bioethanol and high value-added products has attracted great interest in recent decades due to the carbon neutral nature of biomass feedstock. Howev...

    Authors: Bo Li, Nan Liu and Xuebing Zhao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:28
  44. O-Acetyl-L-homoserine (OAH) is an important potential platform chemical. However, low levels of production of OAH are greatly limiting its industrial application. Furthermore, as a common and safe amino acid-p...

    Authors: Ning Li, Weizhu Zeng, Jingwen Zhou and Sha Xu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:27
  45. While there is growing interest in developing non-canonical filamentous fungi as hosts for producing secretory proteins, genetic engineering of filamentous fungi for improved expression often relies heavily on...

    Authors: Xianhua Sun, Yazhe Liang, Yuan Wang, Honglian Zhang, Tong Zhao, Bin Yao, Huiying Luo, Huoqing Huang and Xiaoyun Su
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:26
  46. Interest on the use of short rotation willow as a lignocellulose resource for liquid transport fuels has increased greatly over the last 10 years. Investigations have shown the advantages and potential of using S...

    Authors: Jie Gao, Mohamed Jebrane, Nasko Terziev and Geoffrey Daniel
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:25
  47. d-Lactic acid played an important role in the establishment of PLA as a substitute for petrochemical plastics. But, so far, the d-lactic acid production was limited in only pilot scale, which was definitely unabl...

    Authors: Kedong Ma, Yubo Cui, Ke Zhao, Yuxuan Yang, Yidan Wang, Guoquan Hu and Mingxiong He
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:24
  48. Terrestrial plant biomass is the primary renewable carbon feedstock for enabling transition to a sustainable bioeconomy. Consolidated bioprocessing (CBP) by the cellulolytic thermophile Clostridium thermocellum o...

    Authors: Ajaya K. Biswal, Neal N. Hengge, Ian M. Black, Melani A. Atmodjo, Sushree S. Mohanty, David Ryno, Michael E. Himmel, Parastoo Azadi, Yannick J. Bomble and Debra Mohnen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:23
  49. Lignosulfonates are significant wood chemicals with a $700 million market, produced by sulfite pulping of wood. During the pulping process, spent sulfite liquor (SSL) is generated, which in addition to lignosu...

    Authors: Vratislav Stovicek, Laura Dato, Henrik Almqvist, Marie Schöpping, Ksenia Chekina, Lasse Ebdrup Pedersen, Anna Koza, Diogo Figueira, Freddy Tjosås, Bruno Sommer Ferreira, Jochen Forster, Gunnar Lidén and Irina Borodina
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:22