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  1. Corn bran is a major agro-industrial byproduct from corn starch processing. It contains abundant arabinoxylan that can be converted into value-added chemicals via biotechnology. Corn bran arabinoxylan (CBAX) i...

    Authors: Liangkun Long, Wei Wang, Zhen Liu, Yuanxin Lin, Jing Wang, Qunying Lin and Shaojun Ding
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:79
  2. Lignocellulosic biomass is an attractive non-food feedstock for lactic acid production via microbial conversion due to its abundance and low-price, which can alleviate the conflict with food supplies. However,...

    Authors: Wenwen Shan, Yongli Yan, Yongda Li, Wei Hu and Jihong Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:78
  3. Birch wood is a potential feedstock for biogas production in Northern Europe; however, the lignocellulosic matrix is recalcitrant preventing efficient conversion to methane. To improve digestibility, birch woo...

    Authors: Seyedbehnam Hashemi, Linn Solli, Kristian M. Lien, Jacob J. Lamb and Svein Jarle Horn
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:77
  4. Polycyclic triterpenoids (PTs) are common in plants, and have attracted considerable interest due to their remarkable biological activities. Currently, engineering the ergosterol synthesis pathway in Saccharomyce...

    Authors: Meng-Meng Du, Ge-Ge Zhang, Zhan-Tao Zhu, Yun-Qiu Zhao, Bei Gao, Xin-Yi Tao, Feng-Qing Wang and Dong-Zhi Wei
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:76
  5. 2-Phenylethanol is a specific aromatic alcohol with a rose-like smell, which has been widely used in the cosmetic and food industries. At present, 2-phenylethanol is mainly produced by chemical synthesis. The ...

    Authors: Nianqing Zhu, Wenjing Xia, Guanglu Wang, Yuhe Song, Xinxing Gao, Jilei Liang and Yan Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:75
  6. The marine alga Nannochloropsis oceanica, an emerging model belonging to Heterokont, is considered as a promising light-driven eukaryotic chassis for transforming carbon dioxide to various compounds including car...

    Authors: Meijing Liu, Wei Ding, Yufang Pan, Hanhua Hu and Jin Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:74
  7. Trichoderma reesei Rut-C30 is a hypercellulolytic mutant strain that degrades abundant sources of lignocellulosic plant biomass, yielding renewable biofuels. Although Zn2+ is an activator of enzymes in almost all...

    Authors: Ni Li, Jing Li, Yumeng Chen, Yaling Shen, Dongzhi Wei and Wei Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:73
  8. In synthetic biology, the strength of promoter elements is the basis for precise regulation of target gene transcription levels, which in turn increases the yield of the target product. However, the results of...

    Authors: Danyao Cui, Ling Liu, Lijing Sun, Xue Lin, Liangcai Lin and Cuiying Zhang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:72
  9. Medium-chain fatty acids are molecules with applications in different industries and with growing demand. However, the current methods for their extraction are not environmentally sustainable. The reverse β-ox...

    Authors: Fernando Garces Daza, Fabian Haitz, Alice Born and Eckhard Boles
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:71
  10. Soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr) is an important source of human food, animal feed, and bio-energy. Although the genetic network of lipid metabolism is clear in Arabidopsis, the understanding of lipid metabolism i...

    Authors: Xunchao Zhao, Jie Wang, Ning Xia, Yuanyuan Liu, Yuewen Qu, Meng Ming, Yuhang Zhan, Yingpeng Han, Xue Zhao and Yongguang Li
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:70
  11. After centuries of heavy reliance on fossil fuel energy, the world suffers from an energy crisis and global warming, calling for carbon emission reduction and a transition to clean energy. Microalgae have attr...

    Authors: Kui Liu, Jinyu Li, Chao Xing, Hongli Yuan and Jinshui Yang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:69
  12. To realize the full potential of softwood-based forest biorefineries, the bottlenecks of enzymatic saccharification of softwood need to be better understood. Here, we investigated the potential of lytic polysa...

    Authors: Fabio Caputo, Monika Tõlgo, Polina Naidjonoka, Kristian B. R. M. Krogh, Vera Novy and Lisbeth Olsson
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:68
  13. The thermotolerant yeast is beneficial in terms of efficiency improvement of processes and reduction of costs, while Saccharomyces cerevisiae does not efficiently grow and ferment at high-temperature conditions. ...

    Authors: Peizhou Yang, Wenjing Wu, Jianchao Chen, Suwei Jiang, Zhi Zheng, Yanhong Deng, Jiuling Lu, Hu Wang, Yong Zhou, Yuyou Geng and Kanglin Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:66
  14. Wood represents the majority of the biomass on land and constitutes a renewable source of biofuels and other bioproducts. However, wood is recalcitrant to bioconversion, raising a need for feedstock improvemen...

    Authors: Sacha Escamez, Kathryn M. Robinson, Mikko Luomaranta, Madhavi Latha Gandla, Niklas Mähler, Zakiya Yassin, Thomas Grahn, Gerhard Scheepers, Lars-Göran Stener, Stefan Jansson, Leif J. Jönsson, Nathaniel R. Street and Hannele Tuominen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:65
  15. With unique physiochemical environments in subcellular organelles, there has been growing interest in harnessing yeast organelles for bioproduct synthesis. Among these organelles, the yeast mitochondrion has b...

    Authors: Yiming Zhang, Mo Su, Yu Chen, Zheng Wang, Jens Nielsen and Zihe Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:64
  16. At present, the conventional methods for determining photosynthetic products of microalgae are usually based on a large number of cell mass to reach the measurement baseline, and the result can only reveal the...

    Authors: Xiufen Wang, Yuehui He, Yuanyuan Zhou, Baohua Zhu, Jian Xu, Kehou Pan and Yun Li
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:63
  17. Carbon capture using alkaliphilic cyanobacteria can be an energy-efficient and environmentally friendly process for producing bioenergy and bioproducts. The inefficiency of current harvesting and downstream pr...

    Authors: Cigdem Demirkaya, Agasteswar Vadlamani, Taina Tervahauta, Marc Strous and Hector De la Hoz Siegler
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:62
  18. Cellulases play a key role in the enzymatic conversion of plant cell-wall polysaccharides into simple and economically relevant sugars. Thus, the discovery of novel cellulases from exotic biological niches is ...

    Authors: Madan Junghare, Tamilvendan Manavalan, Lasse Fredriksen, Ingar Leiros, Bjørn Altermark, Vincent G. H. Eijsink and Gustav Vaaje-Kolstad
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:61
  19. Advanced spark ignition engines require high performance fuels with improved resistance to autoignition. Biologically derived olefinic alcohols have arisen as promising blendstock candidates due to favorable o...

    Authors: David N. Carruthers, Jinho Kim, Daniel Mendez-Perez, Eric Monroe, Nick Myllenbeck, Yuzhong Liu, Ryan W. Davis, Eric Sundstrom and Taek Soon Lee
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:60
  20. Keratin, the main component of chicken feather, is the third most abundant material after cellulose and chitin. Keratin can be converted into high-value compounds and is considered a potential high-quality pro...

    Authors: Yuhong Lai, Xiuyun Wu, Xianliang zheng, Weiguang Li and Lushan Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:59
  21. Filamentous fungi with the ability to use complex carbon sources has been developed as platforms for biochemicals production. Myceliophthora thermophila has been developed as the cell factory to produce lignocell...

    Authors: Zhen Zhao, Shuying Gu, Defei Liu, Dandan Liu, Bingchen Chen, Jingen Li and Chaoguang Tian
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:58
  22. Engineering sustainable bioprocesses that convert abundant waste into fuels is pivotal for efficient production of renewable energy. We previously engineered an Escherichia coli strain for optimized bioethanol pr...

    Authors: Lorenzo Pasotti, Davide De Marchi, Michela Casanova, Angelica Frusteri Chiacchiera, Maria Gabriella Cusella De Angelis, Cinzia Calvio and Paolo Magni
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:57
  23. Oilcane is a metabolically engineered sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrid) that hyper-accumulates lipids in its vegetable biomass to provide an advanced feedstock for biodiesel production. The potential impact of hy...

    Authors: Jihoon Yang, Thanwalee Sooksa-nguan, Baskaran Kannan, Sofia Cano-Alfanar, Hui Liu, Angela Kent, John Shanklin, Fredy Altpeter and Adina Howe
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:56
  24. The difficulty of degrading lignin is the main factor limiting the high-value conversion process of lignocellulosic biomass. The biodegradation of lignin has attracted much attention because of its strong envi...

    Authors: Wen Zhang, Chenyang Diao and Lei Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:55
  25. In a previous study, shaking speed was found to be an important factor affecting the population dynamics and lignocellulose-degrading activities of a synthetic lignocellulolytic microbial consortium composed o...

    Authors: Yanfang Wang, Diego Javier Jiménez, Zhenhua Zhang and Jan Dirk van Elsas
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:54
  26. Fuels and chemicals derived from non-fossil sources are needed to lessen human impacts on the environment while providing a healthy and growing economy. 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP) is an important chemical ...

    Authors: Ziyu Dai, Kyle R. Pomraning, Shuang Deng, Joonhoon Kim, Kristen B. Campbell, Ana L. Robles, Beth A. Hofstad, Nathalie Munoz, Yuqian Gao, Teresa Lemmon, Marie S. Swita, Jeremy D. Zucker, Young-Mo Kim, Kristin E. Burnum-Johnson and Jon K. Magnuson
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:53
  27. Organosolv pretreatment is one of the most efficient methods for delignification and boosting biomass saccharification. As compared to typical ethanol organosolv pretreatments, 1,4-butanediol (BDO) organosolv ...

    Authors: Xinyu Xie, Mingjun Chen, Wenyao Tong, Kai Song, Jing Wang, Shufang Wu, Jinguang Hu, Yongcan Jin and Qiulu Chu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:52
  28. Filamentous fungi possess an array of secreted enzymes to depolymerize the structural polysaccharide components of plant biomass. Sugar transporters play an essential role in nutrient uptake and sensing of ext...

    Authors: Shuying Gu, Zhen Zhao, Fanglei Xue, Defei Liu, Qian Liu, Jingen Li and Chaoguang Tian
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:51
  29. 1,3-Propanediol (1,3-PDO) is a platform compound, which has been widely used in food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic industries. Compared with chemical methods, the biological synthesis of 1,3-PDO has shown promi...

    Authors: Yanxia Wang, Zijian Wan, Yueting Zhu, Haibo Hu, Yujia Jiang, Wankui Jiang, Wenming Zhang and Fengxue Xin
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:50
  30. The efficiency of downstream processes plays a crucial role in the transition from conventional petrochemical processes to sustainable biotechnological production routes. One promising candidate for product se...

    Authors: Johannes Pastoors, Chris Baltin, Jens Bettmer, Alexander Deitert, Tobias Götzen, Carina Michel, Jeff Deischter, Isabel Schroll, Andreas Biselli, Regina Palkovits, Marcus Rose, Andreas Jupke and Jochen Büchs
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:49
  31. The exact mechanism by which fungal strains sense insoluble cellulose is unknown, but research points to the importance of transglycosylation products generated by fungi during cellulose breakdown. Here, we us...

    Authors: Shivam Aggarwal, Sathish Dorairaj and Nidhi Adlakha
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:48
  32. Chlorella sorokiniana FZU60 is a promising lutein producing microalga. A mixotrophy/photoautotrophy two-stage strategy can achieve high biomass concentration at stage 1 and high lutein content at stage 2, leading...

    Authors: Ruijuan Ma, Zhen Zhang, Hong Fang, Xinyu Liu, Shih-Hsin Ho, Youping Xie and Jianfeng Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:47
  33. Sensitivity to inhibitors derived from the pretreatment of plant biomass is a barrier to the consolidated bioprocessing of these complex substrates to fuels and chemicals by microbes. Spermidine is a low molec...

    Authors: Sun-Ki Kim, Yannick J. Bomble and Janet Westpheling
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:46
  34. Plant carotenoids are essential for human health, having wide uses in dietary supplements, food colorants, animal feed additives, and cosmetics. With the increasing demand for natural carotenoids, plant carote...

    Authors: Jie Zhang, Liheng He, Jingjing Dong, Cailiang Zhao, Yujie Wang, Ruimin Tang, Wenbin Wang, Zhixian Ji, Qinghe Cao, Hong’e Xie, Zongxin Wu, Runzhi Li, Ling Yuan and Xiaoyun Jia
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:45
  35. Bioethanol is recognized as a valuable substitute for renewable energy sources to meet the fuel and energy demand of the nation, considered an environmentally friendly resource obtained from agricultural resid...

    Authors: Akanksha Shukla, Deepak Kumar, Madhuri Girdhar, Anil Kumar, Abhineet Goyal, Tabarak Malik and Anand Mohan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:44
  36. Straw biorefinery offers economical and sustainable production of chemicals. The merits of cell immobilization technology have become the key technology to meet d-lactic acid production from non- detoxified corn ...

    Authors: Yongxin Guo, Yuru Zhao, Yuan Gao, Gang Wang, Yixin Zhao, Jiejing Zhang, Yanli Li, Xiqing Wang, Juan Liu and Guang Chen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:43
  37. Lipid formation from glycerol was previously found to be activated in Rhodotorula toruloides when the yeast was cultivated in a mixture of crude glycerol (CG) and hemicellulose hydrolysate (CGHH) compared to CG a...

    Authors: Giselle C. Martín-Hernández, Mikołaj Chmielarz, Bettina Müller, Christian Brandt, Adrian Viehweger, Martin Hölzer and Volkmar Passoth
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:42
  38. High-throughput metabolomics analytical methodology is needed for population-scale studies of bioenergy-relevant feedstocks such as poplar (Populus sp.). Here, the authors report the relative abundance of extract...

    Authors: Anne E. Harman-Ware, Madhavi Z. Martin, Nancy L. Engle, Crissa Doeppke and Timothy J. Tschaplinski
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:41
  39. Glycoside hydrolase (GH) family 30 xylanases are a distinct group of xylanases, most of which have a highly specific catalytic activity for glucuronoxylan. Since GH30 xylanases do not normally carry carbohydra...

    Authors: Jiawen Liu, Jingrong Zhu, Qian Xu, Rui Shi, Cong Liu, Di Sun and Weijie Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:40
  40. Owing to the Crabtree effect, Saccharomyces cerevisiae produces a large amount of ethanol in the presence of oxygen and excess glucose, leading to a loss of carbon for the biosynthesis of non-ethanol chemicals. I...

    Authors: Zhen Yao, Yufeng Guo, Huan Wang, Yun Chen, Qinhong Wang, Jens Nielsen and Zongjie Dai
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:37
  41. The dense structure of cellulose lowers its reactivity and hinders its applications. Concentrated sulfuric acid is an ideal solvent to dissolve cellulose and thus has been used widely to treat cellulose. Howev...

    Authors: Shengbo Wu, Suan Shi, Ruotong Liu, Chun Wang, Jing Li and Lujia Han
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:36
  42. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) is an important biofuel crop that may contribute to replacing petroleum fuels. However, slow seedling growth and soil salinization affect the growth and development of switchgras...

    Authors: Pengyang Chen, Qiannan Wei, Yifei Yao, Jiaqi Wei, Li Qiu, Baohong Zhang and Huawei Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:35
  43. Terrequinone A is a bis-indolylquinone natural product with antitumor activity. Due to its unique asymmetric quinone core structure and multiple functional groups, biosynthesis is more efficient and environmen...

    Authors: Lijuan Wang, Yongdong Deng, Rihe Peng, Jianjie Gao, Zhenjun Li, Wenhui Zhang, Jing Xu, Bo Wang, Yu Wang, Hongjuan Han, Xiaoyan Fu, Yongsheng Tian and Quanhong Yao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:34
  44. Heme has attracted much attention because of its wide applications in medicine and food. The products of genes hemBCDEFY convert 5-aminolevulinic acid to protoporphyrin IX (PPIX; the immediate precursor of heme);...

    Authors: Jian Zhang, Qingbin Li, Qi Wang, Jingyu Zhao, Yuan Zhu, Tianyuan Su, Qingsheng Qi and Qian Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:33
  45. Artificial microbial consortia composed of heterotrophic and photoautotrophic organisms represent a unique strategy for converting light energy and carbon dioxide into high-value bioproducts. Currently, the ty...

    Authors: Jie Feng, Jingwei Li, Dongxia Liu, Yuxian Xin, Jingrong Sun, Wen-Bing Yin and Tingting Li
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:32
  46. 5-Aminolevulinic acid (5-ALA) is a promising biostimulant, feed nutrient, and photodynamic drug with wide applications in modern agriculture and therapy. Although microbial production of 5-ALA has been improve...

    Authors: Wei Pu, Jiuzhou Chen, Yingyu Zhou, Huamin Qiu, Tuo Shi, Wenjuan Zhou, Xuan Guo, Ningyun Cai, Zijian Tan, Jiao Liu, Jinhui Feng, Yu Wang, Ping Zheng and Jibin Sun
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:31

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  47. Escherichia coli cells are the most frequently used hosts in recombinant protein production processes and mainly require molecules such as IPTG or pure lactose as inducers of heterologous expression. A possible w...

    Authors: Marcella de Divitiis, Diletta Ami, Alex Pessina, Alessandro Palmioli, Barbara Sciandrone, Cristina Airoldi, Maria Elena Regonesi, Luca Brambilla, Marina Lotti, Antonino Natalello, Stefania Brocca and Marco Mangiagalli
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:30