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  1. To increase the production of biomass and astaxanthin from Haematococcus pluvialis to meet the high market demand for astaxanthin, this study recruited two typical and negligible phytohormones (namely resveratrol...

    Authors: Jia-Fan Qiu, Yu-Cheng Yang, Ruo-Yu Li, Yu-Hu Jiao, Jin-Hua Mou, Wei-Dong Yang, Carol Sze Ki Lin, Hong-Ye Li and Xiang Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:80
  2. The need for addition of external electron donors such as ethanol or lactate impairs the economic viability of chain elongation (CE) processes for the production of medium-chain carboxylates (MCC). However, us...

    Authors: Jerome Undiandeye, Daniela Gallegos, Maria L. Bonatelli, Sabine Kleinsteuber, Mohammad Sufian Bin-Hudari, Nafi’u Abdulkadir, Walter Stinner and Heike Sträuber
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:79
  3. Lignin is a highly abundant but strongly underutilized natural resource that could serve as a sustainable feedstock for producing chemicals by microbial cell factories. Because of the heterogeneous nature of t...

    Authors: Ella Meriläinen, Elena Efimova, Ville Santala and Suvi Santala
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:78
  4. Plastic consumption has increased globally, and environmental issues associated with it have only gotten more severe; as a result, the search for environmentally friendly alternatives has intensified. Polyhydr...

    Authors: Pablo Alfredo Sánchez-Pineda, Itzel Y. López-Pacheco, Angel M. Villalba-Rodríguez, José Alfonso Godínez-Alemán, Reyna Berenice González-González, Roberto Parra-Saldívar and Hafiz M. N. Iqbal
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:77
  5. The aim of this study was to increase the accessibility and accelerate the breakdown of lignocellulosic biomass to methane in an anaerobic fermentation system by mechanical cotreatment: milling during fermentatio...

    Authors: Anahita Bharadwaj, Evert K. Holwerda, John M. Regan, Lee R. Lynd and Tom L. Richard
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:76
  6. Schizochytrium sp. is commercially used for production of docosahexaenoic acid (DHA). Schizochytrium sp. utilizes the polyketide synthase complex (PKS) and a single type I fatty acid synthase (FAS) to synthesize ...

    Authors: Yana Liu, Xiao Han, Zongcheng Chen, Yihan Yan and Zhi Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:75
  7. Manganese peroxidases (MnPs) are, together with lignin peroxidases and versatile peroxidases, key elements of the enzymatic machineries secreted by white-rot fungi to degrade lignin, thus providing access to c...

    Authors: María Isabel Sánchez-Ruiz, Elena Santillana, Dolores Linde, Antonio Romero, Angel T. Martínez and Francisco Javier Ruiz-Dueñas
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:74
  8. Lignin and xylan are important determinants of cell wall structure and lignocellulosic biomass digestibility. Genetic manipulations that individually modify either lignin or xylan structure improve polysacchar...

    Authors: Aniket Anant Chaudhari, Anant Mohan Sharma, Lavi Rastogi, Bhagwat Prasad Dewangan, Raunak Sharma, Deepika Singh, Rajan Kumar Sah, Shouvik Das, Saikat Bhattacharjee, Ewa J. Mellerowicz and Prashant Anupama-Mohan Pawar
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:73
  9. Succinic acid (SA) is one of the top platform chemicals with huge applications in diverse sectors. The presence of two carboxylic acid groups on the terminal carbon atoms makes SA a highly functional molecule ...

    Authors: Vinod Kumar, Pankaj Kumar, Sunil K. Maity, Deepti Agrawal, Vivek Narisetty, Samuel Jacob, Gopalakrishnan Kumar, Shashi Kant Bhatia, Dinesh Kumar and Vivekanand Vivekanand
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:72
  10. The red oleaginous yeast Rhodotorula toruloides is a promising cell factory to produce microbial oils and carotenoids from lignocellulosic hydrolysates (LCH). A multi-stress tolerant strain towards four major inh...

    Authors: Miguel Antunes, Marta N. Mota and Isabel Sá-Correia
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:71
  11. Aspergillus tubingensis is a citric acid-producing fungus that can utilize sugars in hydrolysate of lignocellulosic biomass such as sugarcane bagasse and, unlike A. niger, does not produce mycotoxins. To date, no...

    Authors: Mehak Kaushal, Daniel J. Upton, Jai K. Gupta, A. Jamie Wood and Shireesh Srivastava
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:70
  12. MicroRNA396 (miR396) plays an important role in the regulation of plant growth and development by repressing the expression level of its target growth-regulating factor (GRF) family genes. In our previous stud...

    Authors: Mingzhi Xu, Lin Li, Jianping Yan, Dayong Li, Yaling Liu, Wanjun Zhang and Yanrong Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:69
  13. Bacterial nanocellulose (BNC), a natural polymer material, gained significant popularity among researchers and industry. It has great potential in areas, such as textile manufacturing, fiber-based paper, and p...

    Authors: Yang Bai, Ran Tan, Yiran Yan, Tao Chen, Yetong Feng, Qiwei Sun, Jiakun Li, Yifei Wang, Futao Liu, Jingwen Wang, Yao Zhang, Xianhao Cheng and Guochao Wu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:68
  14. Biotransformation with enzymes and de novo syntheses with whole-cell biocatalysts each have specific advantages. These can be combined to achieve processes with optimal performance. A recent approach is to per...

    Authors: Katharina Oehlenschläger, Emily Schepp, Judith Stiefelmaier, Dirk Holtmann and Roland Ulber
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:67
  15. Power-to-gas is the pivotal link between electricity and gas infrastructure, enabling the broader integration of renewable energy. Yet, enhancements are necessary for its full potential. In the biomethanation ...

    Authors: Hoda Khesali Aghtaei, Robert Heyer, Udo Reichl and Dirk Benndorf
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:66
  16. Ergothioneine (EGT) is a distinctive sulfur-containing histidine derivative, which has been recognized as a high-value antioxidant and cytoprotectant, and has a wide range of applications in food, medical, and...

    Authors: Ke Liu, Gedan Xiang, Lekai Li, Tao Liu, Jie Ke, Liangbin Xiong, Dongzhi Wei and Fengqing Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:65
  17. Botryococcus braunii, a colonial green microalga which is well-known for its capacity to synthesize hydrocarbons, has significant promise as a long-term source of feedstock for the generation of biofuels. However...

    Authors: Alok Patel, Chloe Rantzos, Eleni Krikigianni, Ulrika Rova, Paul Christakopoulos and Leonidas Matsakas
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:64
  18. The selection of Saccharomyces cerevisiae strains with higher alcohol tolerance can potentially increase the industrial production of ethanol fuel. However, the design of selection protocols to obtain bioethanol ...

    Authors: Ana Paula Jacobus, Stella Diogo Cavassana, Isabelle Inácio de Oliveira, Joneclei Alves Barreto, Ewerton Rohwedder, Jeverson Frazzon, Thalita Peixoto Basso, Luiz Carlos Basso and Jeferson Gross
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:63
  19. The use of ionic liquids (ILs) to fractionate lignocelluloses for various bio-based chemicals productions is in the ascendant. On this basis, the protic ILs consisting of triethylammonium hydrogen sulfate ([TE...

    Authors: Yankun Wang, Di Cai, Yongjie Jiang, Xueying Mei, Wenqiang Ren, Mingyuan Sun, Changsheng Su, Hui Cao, Changwei Zhang and Peiyong Qin
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:62
  20. Lignocellulosic biomass as feedstock has a huge potential for biochemical production. Still, efficient utilization of hydrolysates derived from lignocellulose is challenged by their complex and heterogeneous c...

    Authors: Changshuo Liu, Bohyun Choi, Elena Efimova, Yvonne Nygård and Suvi Santala
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:61
  21. The structural diversity of extracellular polymeric substances produced by microorganisms is attracting particular attention. Poly-gamma-glutamic acid (γ-PGA) is a widely studied extracellular polymeric substa...

    Authors: Xiaoyu Wei, Lijie Yang, Zhen Chen, Wenhao Xia, Yongbin Chen, Mingfeng Cao and Ning He
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:60
  22. Taurine, a semi-essential micronutrient, could be utilized as a sulfur source for some bacteria; however, little is known about its effect on the accumulation of fermentation products. Here, it investigated th...

    Authors: Xia Yi, Jianqi Han, Xiaoyan Xu, Yilong Wang, Meng Zhang, Jie Zhu and Yucai He
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:59
  23. Vanillin is a flavoring substance derived from vanilla. We are currently developing a biotransformation method for vanillin production using glucose. This report describes the last step in vanillin production:...

    Authors: Miku Matsuzawa, Junko Ito, Keiko Danjo and Keita Fukui
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:58
  24. Lignocellulose was directly used in itaconic acid production by a model filamentous fungus Neurospora crassa. The promoters of two clock control genes and cellobiohydrolase 1 gene were selected for heterologous g...

    Authors: Chen Zhao, Jiajia Zhao, Jingjing Han, Yaojie Mei and Hao Fang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:57
  25. Microbial expansins (EXLXs) are non-lytic proteins homologous to plant expansins involved in plant cell wall formation. Due to their non-lytic cell wall loosening properties and potential to disaggregate cellu...

    Authors: Majid Haddad Momeni, Aleksi Zitting, Vilma Jäämuru, Rosaliina Turunen, Paavo Penttilä, Garry W. Buchko, Salla Hiltunen, Natalia Maiorova, Anu Koivula, Janak Sapkota, Kaisa Marjamaa and Emma R. Master
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:56
  26. The saprophytic filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei represents one of the most prolific cellulase producers. The bulk production of lignocellulolytic enzymes by T. reesei not only relies on the efficient transc...

    Authors: Lin Liu, Zhixing Wang, Yu Fang, Renfei Yang, Yi Pu, Xiangfeng Meng and Weifeng Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:55
  27. Thermotolerance is widely acknowledged as a pivotal factor for fungal survival across diverse habitats. Heat stress induces a cascade of disruptions in various life processes, especially in the acquisition of ...

    Authors: Tuo Li, Yang Liu, Han Zhu, Linhua Cao, Yihao Zhou, Dongyang Liu and Qirong Shen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:54
  28. Ruminal microbial communities enriched on lignocellulosic biomass have shown considerable promise for the discovery of microorganisms and enzymes involved in digesting cell wall compounds, a key bottleneck in ...

    Authors: Andrea Firrincieli, Andrea Minuti, Martina Cappelletti, Marco Ferilli, Paolo Ajmone-Marsan, Paolo Bani, Maurizio Petruccioli and Antoine L. Harfouche
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:53
  29. Recent publications have shown the benefits of deacetylation disc-refining (DDR) as a pretreatment process to deconstruct biomass into sugars and lignin residues. Major advantages of DDR pretreatment over stea...

    Authors: Darren J. Peterson, Changyub Paek, Ling Tao, Ryan Davis, Xiaowen Chen, Roman Brunecky, Matthew Fowler and Richard Elander
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:52
  30. Petrochemicals contribute to environmental issues, with concerns ranging from energy consumption and carbon emission to pollution. In contrast, microbial biorefineries offer eco-friendly alternatives. The solv...

    Authors: Patricia Godoy, Zulema Udaondo, Estrella Duque and Juan L. Ramos
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:51
  31. Autophagy is a crucial process of cellular self-destruction and component reutilization that can affect the accumulation of total fatty acids (TFAs) and carotenoids in microalgae. The regulatory effects of aut...

    Authors: Yiming Li, Tiantian Zhao, Weizheng Gao, Bowen Miao, Zhongxiang Fu, Zhao Zhang, Qingyang Li and Dongzhe Sun
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:50
  32. Fucoxanthin has been widely investigated owing to its beneficial biological properties, and the model diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum, possessing fucoxanthin (Fux) chlorophyll proteins as light-harvesting system...

    Authors: Chenjie Li, Yufang Pan, Wenxiu Yin, Jin Liu and Hanhua Hu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:49
  33. A potential alternative to lactic acid production through sugar fermentation is its recovery from grass silage leachate. The separation and purification of lactic acid from fermentation broths remain a key iss...

    Authors: Alexandra Nastouli, Joseph Sweeney, Michael Harasek, Anastasios J. Karabelas and Sotiris I. Patsios
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:48
  34. Oxidative enzymes targeting lignocellulosic substrates are presently classified into various auxiliary activity (AA) families within the carbohydrate-active enzyme (CAZy) database. Among these, the fungal AA3 ...

    Authors: Hongbo Zhao, Johanna Karppi, Owen Mototsune, Daria Poshina, Jenny Svartström, Thi Truc Minh Nguyen, Tri Minh Vo, Adrian Tsang, Emma Master and Maija Tenkanen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:47
  35. Hydroxylated aromatic compounds exhibit exceptional biological activities. In the biosynthesis of these compounds, three types of hydroxylases are commonly employed: cytochrome P450 (CYP450), pterin-dependent ...

    Authors: Tong Shi, Xinxiao Sun, Qipeng Yuan, Jia Wang and Xiaolin Shen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:46
  36. Degradation via enzymatic processes for the production of valuable β-1,3-glucooligosaccharides (GOS) from curdlan has attracted considerable interest. CBM6E functions as a curdlan-specific β-1,3-endoglucanase,...

    Authors: Tianhang Lv, Juanjuan Feng, Xiaoyu Jia, Cheng Wang, Fudong Li, Hui Peng, Yazhong Xiao, Lin Liu and Chao He
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:45
  37. 2,5-Dimethylpyrazine (2,5-DMP) is important pharmaceutical raw material and food flavoring agent. Recently, engineering microbes to produce 2,5-DMP has become an attractive alternative to chemical synthesis ap...

    Authors: Xin-Xin Liu, Yao Wang, Jian-Hui Zhang, Yun-Feng Lu, Zi-Xing Dong, Chao Yue, Xian-Qing Huang, Si-Pu Zhang, Dan-Dan Li, Lun-Guang Yao and Cun-Duo Tang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:44
  38. Soybean is a major oil crop; the nutritional components of soybean oil are mainly controlled by unsaturated fatty acids (FA). Unsaturated FAs mainly include oleic acid (OA, 18:1), linoleic acid (LLA, 18:2), an...

    Authors: Xunchao Zhao, Yuhang Zhan, Kaiming Li, Yan Zhang, Changjun Zhou, Ming Yuan, Miao Liu, Yongguang Li, Peng Zuo, Yingpeng Han and Xue Zhao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:43
  39. Glycolate is produced by microalgae under photorespiratory conditions and has the potential for sustainable organic carbon production in biotechnology. This study explores the glycolate production balance in Chla...

    Authors: Heiko Wagner, Antonia Schad, Sonja Höhmann, Tim Arik Briol and Christian Wilhelm
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:42
  40. Photosynthetic microalgae are known for their sustainable and eco-friendly potential to convert carbon dioxide into valuable products. Nevertheless, the challenge of self-shading due to high cell density has b...

    Authors: Minjae Kim, Stefano Cazzaniga, Junhwan Jang, Matteo Pivato, Gueeda Kim, Matteo Ballottari and EonSeon Jin
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:41
  41. The main challenge for large-scale production of bacterial cellulose (BC) includes high production costs interlinked with raw materials, and low production rates. The valorization of renewable nutrient sources...

    Authors: Erminta Tsouko, Sotirios Pilafidis, Konstantina Kourmentza, Helena I. Gomes, Giannis Sarris, Panagiota Koralli, Aristeidis Papagiannopoulos, Stergios Pispas and Dimitris Sarris
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:40
  42. The polysaccharides in lignocellulosic biomass hold potential for production of biofuels and biochemicals. However, achieving efficient conversion of this resource into fermentable sugars faces challenges, esp...

    Authors: Camilla F. Angeltveit, Anikó Várnai, Vincent G. H. Eijsink and Svein J. Horn
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:39
  43. Glycerol, as a by-product, mainly derives from the conversion of many crops to biodiesel, ethanol, and fatty ester. Its bioconversion to 1,3-propanediol (1,3-PDO) is an environmentally friendly method. Continu...

    Authors: Xiao-Li Wang, Ya-Qin Sun, Duo-Tao Pan and Zhi-Long Xiu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:38
  44. EnZolv is a novel enzyme-based, eco-friendly biomass pretreatment process that has shown great potential in the field of textile engineering and biotechnology. It employs laccase from Hexagonia hirta MSF2 and 2% ...

    Authors: Santhoshkumar Subramaniam, Kumutha Karunanandham, A. S. M. Raja, S. K. Shukla and Sivakumar Uthandi
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:37
  45. Previously, we isolated a mutant of Parachlorella kessleri named strain PK4 that accumulated higher concentrations of lipids than the wild-type strain. Resequencing of the PK4 genome identified mutations in three...

    Authors: Yuki Kasai, Satsuki Takagi, Shuhei Ota, Kotaro Ishii, Tsuyoshi Takeshita, Shigeyuki Kawano and Shigeaki Harayama
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2024 17:36
  46. 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
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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