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  1. Bacterial cellulose (BC) is a biocompatible material with unique mechanical properties, thus holding a significant industrial potential. Despite many acetic acid bacteria (AAB) being BC overproducers, cost-eff...

    Authors: Pedro Montenegro-Silva, Tom Ellis, Fernando Dourado, Miguel Gama and Lucília Domingues
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:35
  2. Chitin, the main form of aminated polysaccharide in nature, is a biocompatible, polycationic, and antimicrobial biopolymer used extensively in industrial processes. Despite the abundance of chitin, application...

    Authors: Xuebin Feng, Siyi Hong, Hongbo Zhao, Thu V. Vuong and Emma R. Master
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:34
  3. Biodiesel, an emerging sustainable and renewable clean energy, has garnered considerable attention as an alternative to fossil fuels. Although lipases are promising catalysts for biodiesel production, their ef...

    Authors: Jinsha Huang, Xiaoman Xie, Wanlin Zheng, Li Xu, Jinyong Yan, Ying Wu, Min Yang and Yunjun Yan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:33
  4. Eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) is widely used in the functional food and nutraceutical industries due to its important benefits to human health. Oleaginous microorganisms are considered a promising alternative re...

    Authors: Yu-Lei Jia, Qing-Ming Zhang, Fei Du, Wen-Qian Yang, Zi-Xu Zhang, Ying-Shuang Xu, Wang Ma, Xiao-Man Sun and He Huang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:32
  5. The present work models the fermentation process parameters of the newly isolated, Meyerozyma caribbica CP02 for enhanced xylitol production and its fermentability study on rice straw hydrolysate. The study exami...

    Authors: Saumya Singh, Shailendra Kumar Arya and Meena Krishania
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:31
  6. The recently discovered PcAA14A and B from white-rot basidiomycete Pycnoporus coccineus enriched our understanding of the oxidative degradation of xylan in fungi, however, the unusual mode of action of AA14 LPMOs...

    Authors: Kaixiang Chen, Xu Zhao, Peiyu Zhang, Liangkun Long and Shaojun Ding
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:30
  7. The primary objective of rapeseed breeding is to enhance oil content, which is predominantly influenced by environmental factors. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying the impact of these environmental ...

    Authors: Min Yao, Dan He, Wen Li, Xinghua Xiong, Xin He, Zhongsong Liu, Chunyun Guan and Lunwen Qian
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:29
  8. Photosynthesis is a fundamental process that underlies the formation of crop yield, wherein light serves as the driving force and carbon dioxide (CO2) as the raw material. These two factors have a direct influenc...

    Authors: Sha Liu, Lin Tang, Jingyan Fu, Caixia Zhao, Ying Zhang, Meng Yin, Maolin Wang, Rui Wang and Yun Zhao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:28
  9. The demand for melatonin is increasing due to its health-promoting bioactivities such as antioxidant and sleep benefits. Although melatonin is present in various organisms, its low content and high extraction ...

    Authors: Lijuan Wang, Yongdong Deng, Jianjie Gao, Bo Wang, Hongjuan Han, Zhenjun Li, Wenhui Zhang, Yu Wang, Xiaoyan Fu, Rihe Peng, Quanhong Yao, Yongsheng Tian and Jing Xu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:27
  10. The cultivation of microalgae and microalgae–bacteria consortia provide a potential efficient strategy to fix CO2 from waste gas, treat wastewater and produce value-added products subsequently. This paper reviews...

    Authors: Wenwen Kong, Jia Kong, Shuo Feng, TianTian Yang, Lianfei Xu, Boxiong Shen, Yonghong Bi and Honghong Lyu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:26
  11. Bioconversion of plant biomass into biofuels and bio-products produces large amounts of lignin. The aromatic biopolymers need to be degraded before being converted into value-added bio-products. Microbes can b...

    Authors: Shuting Zhao, Dongtao Deng, Tianzheng Wan, Jie Feng, Lei Deng, Qianyi Tian, Jiayu Wang, Umm E. Aiman, Balym Mukhaddi, Xiaofeng Hu, Shaolin Chen, Ling Qiu, Lili Huang and Yahong Wei
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:25
  12. Genome-scale screening can be applied to efficiently mine for unknown genes with phenotypes of interest or special functions. It is also useful to identify new targets for engineering desirable properties of c...

    Authors: Xiaoqin Liu, Jingyu Deng, Jinhong Zhang, Zhiyong Cui, Qingsheng Qi and Jin Hou
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:24
  13. Marine cyanobacteria offer many sustainability advantages, such as the ability to fix atmospheric CO2, very fast growth and no dependence on freshwater for culture. Cyanobacterial biomass is a rich source of suga...

    Authors: Jai Kumar Gupta, Kavish K. Jain, Mehak Kaushal, Daniel J. Upton, Manish Joshi, Piyush Pachauri, A. Jamie Wood, Syed Shams Yazdani and Shireesh Srivastava
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:23
  14. The CRISPR/Cas9 technology is being employed as a convenient tool for genetic engineering of the industrially important filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei. However, multiplex gene editing is still constrained ...

    Authors: Jiaxin Zhang, Kehang Li, Yu Sun, Cheng Yao, Weifeng Liu, Hong Liu and Yaohua Zhong
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:22
  15. Low-cost cellulase production is vital to sustainable second-generation biorefineries. The catabolically derepressed strain of Penicillium funiculosum NCIM1228 (PfMig188 or ∆Mig1) secretes a superior set of cellu...

    Authors: Anmoldeep Randhawa, Olusola A. Ogunyewo, Kamran Jawed and Syed Shams Yazdani
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:21
  16. Cost-effective production of biofuels from lignocellulose requires the fermentation of d-xylose. Many yeast species within and closely related to the genera Spathaspora and Scheffersomyces (both of the order Seri...

    Authors: Katharina O. Barros, Megan Mader, David J. Krause, Jasmyn Pangilinan, Bill Andreopoulos, Anna Lipzen, Stephen J. Mondo, Igor V. Grigoriev, Carlos A. Rosa, Trey K. Sato and Chris Todd Hittinger
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:20
  17. The field of enzymology has been profoundly transformed by the discovery of lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs). LPMOs hold a unique role in the natural breakdown of recalcitrant polymers like cellulos...

    Authors: Koar Chorozian, Anthi Karnaouri, Nefeli Georgaki-Kondyli, Antonis Karantonis and Evangelos Topakas
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:19
  18. Penicillium oxalicum engineered strain DB2 and its mutant strains with multiple regulatory modules were constructed. Mutant strain RE-4-2 with two regulatory modules showed a significant increase in the reducing ...

    Authors: Chengqiang Xia, Xiaoyu Qi and Xin Song
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:18
  19. Camelina neglecta is a new diploid Brassicaceae species, which has great research value because of its close relationship with the hexaploid oilseed crop Camelina sativa. Here, we report a chromosome-level assemb...

    Authors: Shuo Wang, Rostislav Y. Blume, Zhi-Wei Zhou, Shaoping Lu, Tara J. Nazarenus, Yaroslav B. Blume, Weibo Xie, Edgar B. Cahoon, Ling-Ling Chen and Liang Guo
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:17
  20. The hydrolysis and transphosphatidylation of phospholipase D (PLD) play important roles in the interconversion of phospholipids (PLs), which has been shown to profoundly impact lipid metabolism in plants. In t...

    Authors: Yiting Zhang, Xiaowen Cui, Shuizhi Lin, Tao Lu, Hao Li, Yinghua Lu, Mingfeng Cao, Xihuang Lin and Xueping Ling
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:16
  21. Microalgae-derived extracellular vesicles (EVs), which transfer their cargos to the extracellular environment to affect recipient cells, play important roles in microalgal growth and environmental adaptation. ...

    Authors: Qunju Hu, Zhangli Hu, Xiaojun Yan, Jun Lu and Chaogang Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:15
  22. Recent engineering efforts have targeted the ethanologenic bacterium Zymomonas mobilis for isobutanol production. However, significant hurdles remain due this organism’s vulnerability to isobutanol toxicity, adve...

    Authors: Julio Rivera Vazquez, Edna Trujillo, Jonathan Williams, Fukang She, Fitsum Getahun, Melanie M. Callaghan, Joshua J. Coon and Daniel Amador-Noguez
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:14
  23. Isopropanol (IPA) is a commodity chemical used as a solvent or raw material for polymeric products, such as plastics. Currently, IPA production depends largely on high-CO2-emission petrochemical methods that are ...

    Authors: Junya Kato, Takeshi Matsuo, Kaisei Takemura, Setsu Kato, Tatsuya Fujii, Keisuke Wada, Yusuke Nakamichi, Masahiro Watanabe, Yoshiteru Aoi, Tomotake Morita, Katsuji Murakami and Yutaka Nakashimada
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:13
  24. A large amount of greenhouse gases, such as carbon dioxide and methane, are released during the production process of bioethanol and biogas. Converting CO2 into methane is a promising way of capturing CO2 and gen...

    Authors: Jie Yin, Zihui Yao, Qizhi Zhao, Shikun Cheng, Xuemei Wang and Zifu Li
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:12
  25. The increasingly severe salinization of the aquatic environment has led to serious damage to the habitats of aquatic organisms. Benthic diatoms are commonly employed as indicator species for assessing water qu...

    Authors: Xintong Wang, Xianghong Meng, Yanlong Dong, Chunhua Song, Fengyang Sui, Xinxin Lu, Xiaoxue Mei, Yawen Fan and Yan Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:11
  26. The development of microalgal biofuels is of significant importance in advancing the energy transition, alleviating food pressure, preserving the natural environment, and addressing climate change. Numerous co...

    Authors: Min Wang, Xiaoxue Ye, Hongwen Bi and Zhongbao Shen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:10
  27. Classical directed evolution is a powerful approach for engineering biomolecules with improved or novel functions. However, it traditionally relies on labour- and time-intensive iterative cycles, due in part t...

    Authors: Shuaili Chen, Zhanhao Yang, Ze Zhong, Shiqin Yu, Jingwen Zhou, Jianghua Li, Guocheng Du and Guoqiang Zhang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:9
  28. The effective valorization of lignin and carbohydrates in lignocellulose matrix under the concept of biorefinery is a primary strategy to produce sustainable chemicals and fuels. Based on the reductive catalyt...

    Authors: Yilu Wu, Changsheng Su, Zicheng Liao, Gege Zhang, Yongjie Jiang, Yankun Wang, Changwei Zhang, Di Cai, Peiyong Qin and Tianwei Tan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:8
  29. Cellulose degradation by cellulases has been studied for decades due to the potential of using lignocellulosic biomass as a sustainable source of bioethanol. In plant cell walls, cellulose is bonded together a...

    Authors: Zachary K. Haviland, Daguan Nong, Nerya Zexer, Ming Tien, Charles T. Anderson and William O. Hancock
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:7
  30. Lack of nutrients, in particular nitrogen and phosphorus, has been known in the field to sense glutamate production via 2-oxoglutarate and subsequently accelerate carbon storage, including glycogen and polyhyd...

    Authors: Suthira Utharn and Saowarath Jantaro
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:6
  31. Secondary cell wall holds considerable potential as it has gained immense momentum to replace the lignocellulosic feedstock into fuels. Lignin one of the components of secondary cell wall tightly holds the pol...

    Authors: Yogesh K. Ahlawat, Ajaya K. Biswal, Sarahani Harun, Anne E. Harman-Ware, Crissa Doeppke, Nisha Sharma, Chandrashekhar P. Joshi and Bertrand B. Hankoua
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:5
  32. Valorizing waste residues is crucial to reaching sustainable development goals and shifting from a linear fossil-based economy to a circular economy. Fungal cell factories, due to their versatility and robustn...

    Authors: Namrata Joshi, Jasneet Grewal, Lukasz Drewniak and Kumar Pranaw
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:3
  33. Lignin, a natural organic polymer that is recyclable and inexpensive, serves as one of the most abundant green resources in nature. With the increasing consumption of fossil fuels and the deterioration of the ...

    Authors: Jinming Gu, Qing Qiu, Yue Yu, Xuejian Sun, Kejian Tian, Menghan Chang, Yibing Wang, Fenglin Zhang and Hongliang Huo
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:2
  34. The induction of lipid and astaxanthin accumulation in microalgae is often achieved through abiotic stress. However, this approach usually leads to oxidative stress, which results in relatively low growth rate...

    Authors: Xinwei Zhang, Zhao Zhang, Yanmei Peng, Yushu Zhang, Qingyang Li and Dongzhe Sun
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:1
  35. Alternative biofuels have the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and particulate matter due to free of aromatics compared to traditional petroleum-based aviation fuel. The potential mitigating emissi...

    Authors: Ziyu Liu, Zhichao Wang and Xiaoyi Yang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:196
  36. The nitro group constitutes a significant functional moiety within numerous valuable substances, such as nitroimidazoles, a class of antimicrobial drugs exhibiting broad spectrum activity. Conventional chemica...

    Authors: Chuanle Fan, Fang Zhou, Wei Huang, Yi Xue, Chao Xu, Rubing Zhang, Mo Xian and Xinjun Feng
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:194
  37. Agar is used as a gelling agent that possesses a variety of biological properties; it consists of the polysaccharides agarose and porphyrin. In addition, the monomeric sugars generated after agar hydrolysis ca...

    Authors: Anoth Maharjan, Wonho Choi, Hee Taek Kim and Jung-Ho Park
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:193
  38. The production of bio-succinic acid (SA) from renewable feedstocks is a promising and sustainable approach to mitigating the high carbon emissions associated with the current energy crisis. Actinobacillus succino...

    Authors: Chunmei Chen, Pu Zheng, Pengcheng Chen and Dan Wu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:192
  39. While representing a model bacterium and one of the most used chassis in biomanufacturing, performance of Escherichia coli is often limited by severe stresses. A super-robust E. coli chassis that could efficientl...

    Authors: Wenjie Sun, Yun Chen, Mengkun Li, Syed Bilal Shah, Tianfu Wang, Jin Hou, Linquan Bai, Yan Feng and Zaigao Tan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:191
  40. Significant genetic diversity exists across Saccharomyces strains. Natural isolates and domesticated brewery and industrial strains are typically more robust than laboratory strains when challenged with inhibitor...

    Authors: Ronald E. Hector, Jeffrey A. Mertens and Nancy N. Nichols
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:190
  41. Amphora coffeaeformis, a unicellular diatom, can significantly accumulate lipids under nitrogen (N) limitation. However, the molecular mechanism underlying lipid accumulation in A. coffeaeformis remains unknown a...

    Authors: Yulin Cui, Kang Wang, Xiuzhi Zhou, Chunxiao Meng and Zhengquan Gao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:189
  42. Biogas and biomethane production from the on-farm anaerobic digestion (AD) of animal manure and agri-food wastes could play a key role in transforming Europe’s energy system by mitigating its dependence on fos...

    Authors: Sébastien Lemaigre, Patrick A. Gerin, Gilles Adam, Dominika Klimek, Xavier Goux, Malte Herold, Zuzana Frkova, Magdalena Calusinska and Philippe Delfosse
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:188
  43. Oleaginous yeasts are a promising candidate for the sustainable conversion of lignocellulosic feedstocks into fuels and chemicals, but their growth on these substrates can be inhibited as a result of upstream ...

    Authors: William Woodruff, Narendra Naik Deshavath, Vionna Susanto, Christopher V. Rao and Vijay Singh
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:187
  44. Yarrowia lipolytica, one of the most charming chassis cells in synthetic biology, is unable to use xylose and cellodextrins.

    Authors: Yiran Zhang, Moying Li, Rui Zhu, Yu Xin, Zitao Guo, Zhenghua Gu, Zhongpeng Guo and Liang Zhang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:186
  45. The exceptional protein secretion capacity, intricate post-translational modification processes, and inherent safety features of A. oryzae make it a promising expression system. However, heterologous protein expr...

    Authors: Qinghua Li, Jinchang Lu, Jingya Liu, Jianghua Li, Guoqiang Zhang, Guocheng Du and Jian Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:185
  46. Ensiling technology holds promise for preserving and providing high-quality forage. However, the preservation of rice straw poses challenges due to its high lignocellulosic content and low water-soluble carboh...

    Authors: Yu Sun, Qinglong Sun, Yunmeng Tang, Qingyang Li, Chunjie Tian and Haixia Sun
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:184
  47. The biogas produced through anaerobic digestion (AD) of renewable feedstocks is one of the promising alternatives to replace fossil-derived energy. Even though lignocellulosic biomass is the most abundant biom...

    Authors: Jan Struckmann Poulsen, Williane Vieira Macêdo, Torben Bonde and Jeppe Lund Nielsen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:183
  48. Xylo-oligosaccharides (XOS) are considered as a promising type of prebiotics that can be used in foods, feeds, and healthcare products. Xylanases play a key role in the production of XOS from xylan. In this st...

    Authors: Xiaoling Zhang, Qin Miao, Bingling Tang, Ivan Mijakovic, Xiao-Jun Ji, Lingbo Qu and Yongjun Wei
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:182