Skip to main content

Articles

Page 3 of 45

  1. During the chemical and biochemical decomposition of lignocellulosic biomasses, lignin is highly recalcitrant. Genetic transformation of plants to qualitatively and/or quantitatively modify lignin may reduce t...

    Authors: Shingo Sakamoto, Naofumi Kamimura, Yosuke Tokue, Miyuki T. Nakata, Masanobu Yamamoto, Shi Hu, Eiji Masai, Nobutaka Mitsuda and Shinya Kajita

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:97

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  2. Lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) are powerful enzymes that oxidatively cleave plant cell wall polysaccharides. LPMOs classified as fungal Auxiliary Activities family 9 (AA9) have been mainly studied...

    Authors: Peicheng Sun, Christophe V. F. P. Laurent, Stefan Scheiblbrandner, Matthias Frommhagen, Dimitrios Kouzounis, Mark G. Sanders, Willem J. H. van Berkel, Roland Ludwig and Mirjam A. Kabel

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:95

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  3. Biohydrogen production from lignocellulose has become an important hydrogen production method due to its diversity, renewability, and cheapness. Overexpression of the formate hydrogen lyase activator (fhlA) gene ...

    Authors: Qin Zhang, Shaolin You, Yanbin Li, Xiaowei Qu and Hui Jiang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:94

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  4. The path for the development of hypersecreting strains of Trichoderma reesei capable of producing industrially relevant enzyme titers remains elusive despite over 70 years of research and industrial utilization. ...

    Authors: Lucas Miranda Fonseca, Lucas Salera Parreiras and Mario Tyago Murakami

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:93

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  5. The development of alternative pathways for sustainable fuel production is a crucial task for politics, industry and research, since the current use of fossil fuels contributes to resource depletion and climat...

    Authors: Jessica Varela Villarreal, Cecilia Burgués and Christine Rösch

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:92

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  6. Although bioethanol production has been gaining worldwide attention as an alternative to fossil fuel, ethanol productivities and yields are still limited due to the susceptibility of fermentation microorganism...

    Authors: Ifeanyi A. Ndubuisi, Qijian Qin, Guiyan Liao, Bin Wang, Anene N. Moneke, James C. Ogbonna, Cheng Jin and Wenxia Fang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:91

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  7. Brassica rapa is an important oilseed and vegetable crop species and is the A subgenome donor of two important oilseed Brassica crops, Brassica napus and Brassica juncea. Although seed size (SZ), seed color (SC),...

    Authors: Yue Niu, Limin Wu, Yanhua Li, Hualei Huang, Mingchao Qian, Wei Sun, Hong Zhu, Yuanfang Xu, Yonghai Fan, Umer Mahmood, Benbo Xu, Kai Zhang, Cunmin Qu, Jiana Li and Kun Lu

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:90

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  8. Cyanobacteria, a group of photosynthetic prokaryotes, are being increasingly explored for direct conversion of carbon dioxide to useful chemicals. However, efforts to engineer these photoautotrophs have result...

    Authors: Shinjinee Sengupta, Damini Jaiswal, Annesha Sengupta, Shikha Shah, Shruti Gadagkar and Pramod P. Wangikar

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:89

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  9. Acetylacetone is a commercially bulk chemical with diverse applications. However, the traditional manufacturing methods suffer from many drawbacks such as multiple steps, harsh conditions, low yield, and envir...

    Authors: Yifei Zhou, Yamei Ding, Wenjie Gao, Jichao Wang, Xiutao Liu, Mo Xian, Xinjun Feng and Guang Zhao

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:88

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  10. Oleaginous microalgae represent a valuable resource for the production of high-value molecules. Considering the importance of omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids (LC-PUFAs) for human health and nutr...

    Authors: Richard P. Haslam, Mary L. Hamilton, Chloe K. Economou, Richard Smith, Kirsty L. Hassall, Johnathan A. Napier and Olga Sayanova

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:87

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  11. During lipase-mediated biodiesel production, by-product glycerol adsorbing on immobilized lipase is a common trouble that hinders enzymatic catalytic activity in biodiesel production process. In this work, we ...

    Authors: Yingli Hu, Lingmei Dai, Dehua Liu and Wei Du

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:86

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  12. The search for sustainable energy sources has become a worldwide issue, making the development of efficient biofuel production processes a priority. Immobilization of second-generation (2G) xylose-fermenting Sacc...

    Authors: Thais S. Milessi, Caroline L. Perez, Teresa C. Zangirolami, Felipe A. S. Corradini, Juliana P. Sandri, Maria R. Foulquié-Moreno, Roberto C. Giordano, Johan M. Thevelein and Raquel L. C. Giordano

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:85

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  13. Clostridium saccharoperbutylacetonicum N1-4 (HMT) is a strictly anaerobic, spore-forming Gram-positive bacterium capable of hyper-butanol production through the well-known acetone–butanol–ethanol fermentation pro...

    Authors: Jun Feng, Wenming Zong, Pixiang Wang, Zhong-Tian Zhang, Yanyan Gu, Mark Dougherty, Ilya Borovok and Yi Wang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:84

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  14. Dietary omega-3 (n-3), long chain (LC-, ≥ 20 carbons), polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) derived largely from marine animal sources protect against inflammatory processes and enhance brain development and fu...

    Authors: Leslie B. Poole, Derek Parsonage, Susan Sergeant, Leslie R. Miller, Jingyun Lee, Cristina M. Furdui and Floyd H. Chilton

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:83

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  15. Cyanobacterial carbohydrates, such as sucrose, have been considered as potential renewable feedstock to support the production of fuels and chemicals. However, the separation and purification processes of thes...

    Authors: Li Zhang, Lei Chen, Jinjin Diao, Xinyu Song, Mengliang Shi and Weiwen Zhang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:82

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  16. Proteinaceous wastes exhibit high theoretical methane yields and their residues are considered valuable fertilisers. The routine anaerobic degradation of proteins often raises problems like high aromatic compo...

    Authors: Eva Maria Prem, Blaz Stres, Paul Illmer and Andreas Otto Wagner

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:81

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  17. Rhamnolipids are the best known microbial-derived biosurfactants, which has attracted great interest as potential ‘‘green” alternative for synthetic surfactants. However, rhamnolipids are the major contributor...

    Authors: Ning Xu, Shixun Liu, Lijie Xu, Jie Zhou, Fengxue Xin, Wenming Zhang, Xiujuan Qian, Min Li, Weiliang Dong and Min Jiang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:80

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  18. Biosynthesis of sabinene, a bicyclic monoterpene, has been accomplished in engineered microorganisms by introducing heterologous pathways and using renewable sugar as a carbon source. However, the efficiency a...

    Authors: Tong Wu, Jinfeng Liu, Meijie Li, Ge Zhang, Lijuan Liu, Xing Li, Xiao Men, Mo Xian and Haibo Zhang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:79

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  19. Nannochloropsis gaditana is a photosynthetic unicellular microalgae considered one of the most interesting marine algae to produce biofuels and food additive due to its rapid growth rate and high lipid accumulati...

    Authors: Michela Cecchin, Silvia Berteotti, Stefania Paltrinieri, Ivano Vigliante, Barbara Iadarola, Barbara Giovannone, Massimo E. Maffei, Massimo Delledonne and Matteo Ballottari

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:78

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  20. High-solids enzymatic hydrolysis has attracted increasing attentions for the production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass with its advantages of high product concentration, water saving, and low energ...

    Authors: Minsheng Lu, Junbao Li, Lujia Han and Weihua Xiao

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:77

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  21. Genetic engineering of microorganisms has become a common practice to establish microbial cell factories for a wide range of compounds. Ethyl acetate is an industrial solvent that is used in several applicatio...

    Authors: Aleksander J. Kruis, Anna C. Bohnenkamp, Bram Nap, Jochem Nielsen, Astrid E. Mars, Rene H. Wijffels, John van der Oost, Servé W. M. Kengen and Ruud A. Weusthuis

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:76

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  22. The ascomycete fungus Podospora anserina has been appreciated for its targeted carbohydrate-active enzymatic arsenal. As a late colonizer of herbivorous dung, the fungus acts specifically on the more recalcitrant...

    Authors: Gijs van Erven, Anne F. Kleijn, Aleksandrina Patyshakuliyeva, Marcos Di Falco, Adrian Tsang, Ronald P. de Vries, Willem J. H. van Berkel and Mirjam A. Kabel

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:75

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  23. In this study, renewable tea waste hydrolysate was used as a sole carbon source for carotenoids and lipid production. A novel Rhodosporidium toruloides mutant strain, RM18, was isolated through atmospheric and ro...

    Authors: Feng Qi, Peijie Shen, Rongfei Hu, Ting Xue, Xianzhang Jiang, Lina Qin, Youqiang Chen and Jianzhong Huang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:74

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  24. Chromochloris zofingiensis, a freshwater alga capable of synthesizing both triacylglycerol (TAG) and astaxanthin, has been receiving increasing attention as a leading candidate producer. While the mechanism of ol...

    Authors: Xuemei Mao, Yu Zhang, Xiaofei Wang and Jin Liu

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:73

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  25. Despite its high market potential, bio-based succinic acid production experienced recently a declining trend because the initial investments did not meet the expectations for rapid market growth. Thus, reducin...

    Authors: Eleni Stylianou, Chrysanthi Pateraki, Dimitrios Ladakis, María Cruz-Fernández, Marcos Latorre-Sánchez, Caterina Coll and Apostolis Koutinas

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:72

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  26. Understanding how fungi degrade lignocellulose is a cornerstone of improving renewables-based biotechnology, in particular for the production of hydrolytic enzymes. Considerable progress has been made in inves...

    Authors: Jolanda M. van Munster, Paul Daly, Martin J. Blythe, Roger Ibbett, Matt Kokolski, Sanyasi Gaddipati, Erika Lindquist, Vasanth R. Singan, Kerrie W. Barry, Anna Lipzen, Chew Yee Ngan, Christopher J. Petzold, Leanne Jade G. Chan, Mikko Arvas, Roxane Raulo, Steven T. Pullan…

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:69

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  27. Efficient degradation of lignocellulosic biomass has become a major bottleneck in industrial processes which attempt to use biomass as a carbon source for the production of biofuels and materials. To make the ...

    Authors: Daniel Krska and Johan Larsbrink

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:68

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  28. 2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) is one of the top biomass-derived value-added chemicals. It can be produced from fructose and other C6 sugars via formation of 5-hydroxymethilfurfural (HMF) intermediate. Most...

    Authors: Miša Mojca Cajnko, Uroš Novak, Miha Grilc and Blaž Likozar

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:66

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  29. Ethyl acetate is a widely used industrial solvent that is currently produced by chemical conversions from fossil resources. Several yeast species are able to convert sugars to ethyl acetate under aerobic condi...

    Authors: Anna C. Bohnenkamp, Aleksander J. Kruis, Astrid E. Mars, Rene H. Wijffels, John van der Oost, Servé W. M. Kengen and Ruud A. Weusthuis

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:65

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  30. Bisulfite addition is an important H2 photoproduction strategy that removes O2 and activates hydrogenase. The pH values of cell cultures can change the ratio of bisulfite to sulfite, which may affect H2 photoprod...

    Authors: Lanzhen Wei, Baoqiang Fan, Jing Yi, Tianqun Xie, Kun Liu and Weimin Ma

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:64

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  31. Energy demand by mankind has become one of the most important aspects of our society. A promising technology that seeks to provide part of the energy demand and to obtain high-value products is the thermochemi...

    Authors: Rafael Augusto Sotana de Souza, Flávia Marisa Prado Saldanha-Corrêa, Antonio Garrido Gallego and Ana Maria Pereira Neto

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:63

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  32. The filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei is a major workhorse employed to produce cellulase, which hydrolyzes lignocellulosic biomass for the production of cellulosic ethanol and bio-based products. However, the...

    Authors: Yumeng Chen, Chuan Wu, Xingjia Fan, Xinqing Zhao, Xihua Zhao, Tao Shen, Dongzhi Wei and Wei Wang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:62

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  33. Keratin is the primary constituent of the vertebrate epidermis and epidermal appendages, as well as the main waste product generated during poultry processing from feathers, hair, scales, nails, etc. Keratin i...

    Authors: Zheng Peng, Xinzhe Mao, Juan Zhang, Guocheng Du and Jian Chen

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:61

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  34. Plant biomass is an abundant and renewable carbon source that is recalcitrant towards both chemical and biochemical degradation. Xylan is the second most abundant polysaccharide in biomass after cellulose, and...

    Authors: Cathleen Kmezik, Cyrielle Bonzom, Lisbeth Olsson, Scott Mazurkewich and Johan Larsbrink

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:60

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  35. Ethanol production through fermentation of gas mixtures containing CO, CO2 and H2 has just started operating at commercial scale. However, quantitative schemes for understanding and predicting productivities, yie...

    Authors: Eduardo Almeida Benalcázar, Henk Noorman, Rubens Maciel Filho and John A. Posada

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:59

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  36. The industrial production of sugar syrups from lignocellulosic materials requires the conduction of the enzymatic hydrolysis step at high-solids loadings (i.e., with over 15% solids [w/w] in the reaction mixtu...

    Authors: Ayla Sant’Ana da Silva, Roberta Pereira Espinheira, Ricardo Sposina Sobral Teixeira, Marcella Fernandes de Souza, Viridiana Ferreira-Leitão and Elba P. S. Bon

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:58

    Content type: Review

    Published on:

  37. Microalgae, due to its well-recognized advantages have gained renewed interest as potentially good feedstock for biodiesel. Production of fatty acid methyl esters (FAMEs) as a type of biodiesel was carried out...

    Authors: Tahereh Nematian, Alireza Shakeri, Zeinab Salehi and Ali Akbar Saboury

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:57

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  38. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.), a C4 perennial grass, has been recognized as one of the most potentially important lignocellulose biofuel crops. MicroRNA319 (miR319) plays a key role in plant development, abio...

    Authors: Yanrong Liu, Jianping Yan, Kexin Wang, Dayong Li, Yejun Han and Wanjun Zhang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:56

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  39. Biodiesel and flavor compound production using enzymatic transesterification by microbial lipases provides mild reaction conditions and low energy cost compared to the chemical process. SGNH-type lipases are v...

    Authors: Ly Thi Huong Luu Le, Wanki Yoo, Sangeun Jeon, Changwoo Lee, Kyeong Kyu Kim, Jun Hyuck Lee and T. Doohun Kim

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:55

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  40. Biofilms, as a kind of fixed-cell community, can greatly improve industrial fermentation efficiency in immobilized fermentation, but the regulation process is still unclear, which restricts their application. Ca2...

    Authors: Li Liu, Bin Yu, Wenjun Sun, Caice Liang, Hanjie Ying, Shengmin Zhou, Huanqing Niu, Yibing Wang, Dong Liu and Yong Chen

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:54

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  41. The co-fermentation of syngas (mainly CO, H2 and CO2) and different concentrations of carbohydrate/protein synthetic wastewater to produce volatile fatty acids (VFAs) was conducted in the present study.

    Authors: Chao Liu, Wen Wang, Sompong O-Thong, Ziyi Yang, Shicheng Zhang, Guangqing Liu and Gang Luo

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:53

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  42. Biological α-olefins can be used as both biofuels and high value-added chemical precursors to lubricants, polymers, and detergents. The prototypic CYP152 peroxygenase family member OleTJE from Jeotgalicoccus sp. ...

    Authors: Yuanyuan Jiang, Zhong Li, Shanmin Zheng, Huifang Xu, Yongjin J. Zhou, Zhengquan Gao, Chunxiao Meng and Shengying Li

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:52

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  43. Caldicellulosiruptor bescii, a promising biocatalyst being developed for use in consolidated bioprocessing of lignocellulosic materials to ethanol, grows poorly and has reduced conversion at elevated medium osmol...

    Authors: Kyle B. Sander, Daehwan Chung, Dawn M. Klingeman, Richard J. Giannone, Miguel Rodriguez Jr., Jason Whitham, Robert L. Hettich, Brian H. Davison, Janet Westpheling and Steven D. Brown

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:50

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  44. Isopods have colonized all environments, partly thanks to their ability to decompose the organic matter. Their enzymatic repertoire, as well as the one of their associated microbiota, has contributed to their ...

    Authors: Marius Bredon, Benjamin Herran, Joanne Bertaux, Pierre Grève, Bouziane Moumen and Didier Bouchon

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:49

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  45. An economically viable production of biofuels and biochemicals from lignocellulose requires microorganisms that can readily convert both the cellulosic and hemicellulosic fractions into product. The yeast Candida...

    Authors: Cecilia Geijer, Fábio Faria-Oliveira, Antonio D. Moreno, Simon Stenberg, Scott Mazurkewich and Lisbeth Olsson

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:48

    Content type: Research

    Published on:

  46. As the circular economy advocates a near total waste reduction, the industry has shown an increased interest toward the exploitation of various residual biomasses. The origin and availability of biomass used a...

    Authors: Stefano Bertacchi, Maurizio Bettiga, Danilo Porro and Paola Branduardi

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2020 13:47

    Content type: Research

    Published on: