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  1. Napier grass biomass can be hydrolyzed mainly containing glucose and xylose after alkaline pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis. This biomass can be fermented using Actinobacillus succinogenes to produce succini...

    Authors: Jhih-Sing Lee, Cheng-Jia Lin, Wen-Chien Lee, Hsin-Yi Teng and Meng-Hsin Chuang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:9

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  2. Microalgae possess numerous advantages for use as a feedstock in producing renewable fuels and products, with techno-economic analysis (TEA) frequently used to highlight the economic potential and technical ch...

    Authors: Matthew Wiatrowski, Bruno C. Klein, Ryan W. Davis, Carlos Quiroz-Arita, Eric C. D. Tan, Ryan W. Hunt and Ryan E. Davis

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:8

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  3. Methylacidiphilum sp. IT6 has been validated its C3 substrate assimilation pathway via acetol as a key intermediate using the PmoCAB3, a homolog of the particulate methane monooxygenase (pMMO). From the transcrip...

    Authors: Tin Hoang Trung Chau, Anh Duc Nguyen and Eun Yeol Lee

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:7

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  4. Fungal saccharification of lignocellulosic biomass occurs concurrently with the secretion of a diverse collection of proteins, together functioning as a catalytic system to liberate soluble sugars from insolub...

    Authors: Nicholas G. S. McGregor, Casper de Boer, Mikhaaeel Santos, Mireille Haon, David Navarro, Sybrin Schroder, Jean-Guy Berrin, Herman S. Overkleeft and Gideon J. Davies

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:6

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  5. Ectoine (1,3,4,5-tetrahydro-2-methyl-4-pyrimidinecarboxylic acid) is an attractive compatible solute because of its wide industrial applications. Previous studies on the microbial production of ectoine have fo...

    Authors: Sukhyeong Cho, Yun Seo Lee, Hanyu Chai, Sang Eun Lim, Jeong Geol Na and Jinwon Lee

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:5

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  6. Citric acid is typically produced industrially by Aspergillus niger-mediated fermentation of a sucrose-based feedstock, such as molasses. The fungus Aspergillus niger has the potential to utilise lignocellulosic ...

    Authors: Daniel J. Upton, Mehak Kaushal, Caragh Whitehead, Laura Faas, Leonardo D. Gomez, Simon J. McQueen-Mason, Shireesh Srivastava and A. Jamie Wood

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:4

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  7. β-Glucosidase is the rate-limiting enzyme of cellulose degradation. It has been stipulated and established that β-glucosidase-producing microbial communities differentially regulate the expression of glucose/n...

    Authors: Xinyue Zhang, Xiehui Chen, Shanshan Li, Ayodeji Bello, Jiawen Liu, Liyuan Gao, Zhihua Fan, Shouzhi Wang, Libo Liu, Bo Ma and Hongtao Li

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:3

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  8. Bioconversion of levoglucosan, a promising sugar derived from the pyrolysis of lignocellulose, into biofuels and chemicals can reduce our dependence on fossil-based raw materials. However, this bioconversion p...

    Authors: Dongdong Chang, Cong Wang, Zia Ul Islam and Zhisheng Yu

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:2

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  9. Autohydrolysis is an extensively investigated pretreatment method due to its environmental friendliness. During autohydrolysis, most xylan from hemicellulose can be converted into xylooligosaccharides (XOS), a...

    Authors: Yang Gu, Yingying Hu, Caoxing Huang, Chenhuan Lai, Zhe Ling and Qiang Yong

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:1

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  10. The oleaginous microorganism Schizochytrium sp. is widely used in scientific research and commercial lipid production processes. However, low glucose-to-lipid conversion rate (GLCR) and low lipid productivity of

    Authors: Wang Ma, Yu-Zhou Wang, Fang-Tong Nong, Fei Du, Ying-Shuang Xu, Peng-Wei Huang and Xiao-Man Sun

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:247

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  11. Triacylglycerol (TAG) is an important storage lipid in organisms, depending on the degree of unsaturation of fatty acid molecules attached to glycerol; it is usually used as the feedstock for nutrition or biod...

    Authors: Chuanzeng Lan, Sen Wang, Huidan Zhang, Zhuojun Wang, Weijian Wan, Huan Liu, Yang Hu, Qiu Cui and Xiaojin Song

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:246

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  12. As a major component of plant cell walls, cellulose provides the most abundant biomass resource convertible for biofuels. Since cellulose crystallinity and polymerization have been characterized as two major f...

    Authors: Leiming Wu, Mingliang Zhang, Ran Zhang, Haizhong Yu, Hailang Wang, Jingyang Li, Youmei Wang, Zhen Hu, Yanting Wang, Zi Luo, Lin Li, Lingqiang Wang, Liangcai Peng and Tao Xia

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:245

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  13. Cellulolytic enzyme production in filamentous fungi requires a release from carbon catabolite repression (CCR). The protein CRE1/CreA (CRE = catabolite responsive element) is a key transcription factor (TF) th...

    Authors: Yueyan Hu, Mengxue Li, Zhongjiao Liu, Xin Song, Yinbo Qu and Yuqi Qin

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:244

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  14. Limonene is a widely used monoterpene in the production of food, pharmaceuticals, biofuels, etc. The objective of this work was to engineer Rhodosporidium toruloides as a cell factory for the production of limone...

    Authors: Sasa Liu, Mengyao Zhang, Yuyao Ren, Guojie Jin, Yongsheng Tao, Liting Lyu, Zongbao K. Zhao and Xiaobing Yang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:243

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  15. Pleurotus ostreatus is an edible mushroom popularly cultivated worldwide. Distilled grain waste (DGW) is a potential substrate for P. ostreatus cultivation. However, components in DGW restrict P. ostreatus myceli...

    Authors: Sibao Wu, Rongrong Zhou, Yuting Ma, Yong Fang, Guopai Xie, Xuezhi Gao, Yazhong Xiao, Juanjuan Liu and Zemin Fang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:242

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  16. As the second most abundant polysaccharide in nature, hemicellulose can be degraded to xylose as the feedstock for bioconversion to fuels and chemicals. To enhance xylose conversion, the engineered Saccharomyces ...

    Authors: Yong-Shui Tan, Li Wang, Ying-Ying Wang, Qi-En He, Zhi-Hua Liu, Zhen Zhu, Kai Song, Bing-Zhi Li and Ying-Jin Yuan

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:241

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  17. Current industrial bioethanol production by yeast through fermentation generates carbon dioxide. Carbon neutral bioethanol production by cyanobacteria uses biological fixation (photosynthesis) of carbon dioxid...

    Authors: Fraser Andrews, Matthew Faulkner, Helen S. Toogood and Nigel S. Scrutton

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:240

    Content type: Review

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  18. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is largely applied in many biotechnological processes, from traditional food and beverage industries to modern biofuel and biochemicals factories. During the fermentation process, yeast c...

    Authors: Alessandro L. V. Coradini, Fellipe da Silveira Bezerra de Mello, Monique Furlan, Carla Maneira, Marcelo F. Carazzolle, Gonçalo Amarante Guimaraes Pereira and Gleidson Silva Teixeira

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:239

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  19. Wax esters (WE) are neutral lipids that consist of a fatty alcohol esterified to a fatty acid. WE are valuable feedstocks in industry for producing lubricants, coatings, and cosmetics. They can be produced che...

    Authors: Katharina Vollheyde, Ellen Hornung, Cornelia Herrfurth, Till Ischebeck and Ivo Feussner

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:238

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  20. Liquid lipases are widely used to convert oil into biodiesel. Methanol-resistant lipases with high catalytic activity are the first choice for practical production. Rhizomucor miehei lipase (RML) is a single-chai...

    Authors: Miao Tian, Lingmei Yang, Zhiyuan Wang, Pengmei Lv, Junying Fu, Changlin Miao, Ming Li, Tao Liu and Wen Luo

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:237

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  21. Kluyveromyces marxianus is a promising cell factory for producing bioethanol and that raised a demand for a high yield of heterologous proteins in this species. Expressions of heterologous proteins usually lead t...

    Authors: Tianfang Shi, Jungang Zhou, Aijuan Xue, Hong Lu, Yungang He and Yao Yu

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:236

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  22. Diatoms are well known for high photosynthetic efficiency and rapid growth rate, which are not only important oceanic primary producer, but also ideal feedstock for microalgae industrialization. Their high suc...

    Authors: Songcui Wu, Wenhui Gu, Shuao Jia, Lepu Wang, Lijun Wang, Xuehua Liu, Lu Zhou, Aiyou Huang and Guangce Wang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:235

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  23. Anaerobic fungi and methanogenic archaea are two classes of microorganisms found in the rumen microbiome that metabolically interact during lignocellulose breakdown. Here, stable synthetic co-cultures of the a...

    Authors: Jennifer L. Brown, Candice L. Swift, Stephen J. Mondo, Susanna Seppala, Asaf Salamov, Vasanth Singan, Bernard Henrissat, Elodie Drula, John K. Henske, Samantha Lee, Kurt LaButti, Guifen He, Mi Yan, Kerrie Barry, Igor V. Grigoriev and Michelle A. O’Malley

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:234

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  24. Lignocellulosic feedstocks have attracted much attention as a potential carbon source for lactic acid (LA) production because of their ready availability, sustainability, and renewability. However, there are a...

    Authors: Yaqin Sun, Xiaoying Li, Lida Wu, Yi Li, Fan Li, Zhilong Xiu and Yi Tong

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:233

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  25. Biotechnological processes for efficient resource recovery from residual materials rely on complex conversions carried out by reactor microbiomes. Chain elongation microbiomes produce valuable medium-chain car...

    Authors: Carlos A. Contreras-Dávila, Norwin Zuidema, Cees J. N. Buisman and David P. B. T. B. Strik

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:232

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  26. Efficient use of glucose and xylose is a key for the economic production of lignocellulosic biofuels and biochemicals, and different recombinant strains have been constructed for xylose utilization including t...

    Authors: Jiyun Lou, Jingwen Wang, Yongfu Yang, Qing Yang, Runxia LI, Mimi Hu, Qiaoning He, Jun Du, Xia Wang, Mian Li and Shihui Yang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:231

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  27. Rhizopus oryzae (R. oryzae) can effectively produce organic acids, and its pellet formation in seed cultures has been shown to significantly enhance subsequent fermentation processes. Despite advances in strain d...

    Authors: Na Wu, Jiahui Zhang, Wen Ou, Yaru Chen, Ru Wang, Ke Li, Xiao-man Sun, Yingfeng Li, Qing Xu and He Huang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:230

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  28. The ability of oxidative enzyme-producing micro-organisms to efficiently valorize organic pollutants is critical in this context. Yeasts are promising enzyme producers with potential applications in waste mana...

    Authors: Rania Al-Tohamy, Jianzhong Sun, Maha A. Khalil, Michael Kornaros and Sameh Samir Ali

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:229

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  29. As methane is 84 times more potent than carbon dioxide in exacerbating the greenhouse effect, there is an increasing interest in the utilization of methanotrophic bacteria that can convert harmful methane into...

    Authors: Hyang-Mi Lee, Jun Ren, Myeong-Sang Yu, Hyunjoo Kim, Woo Young Kim, Junhao Shen, Seung Min Yoo, Seong-il Eyun and Dokyun Na

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:228

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  30. Lignocellulosic biomass is an attractive and sustainable alternative to petroleum-based feedstock for the production of a range of biochemicals, and pretreatment is generally regarded as indispensable for its ...

    Authors: Lihua Zou, Shuiping Ouyang, Yueli Hu, Zhaojuan Zheng and Jia Ouyang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:227

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  31. Chinese hickory shell, a by-product of the food industry, is still not utilized and urgent to develop sustainable technologies for its valorization. This research focuses on the systematical evaluation of degr...

    Authors: Zhi-Kun Wang, Caoxing Huang, Jun-Lei Zhong, Yi Wang, Lv Tang, Bing Li, Jian-Jun Sheng, Liang Chen, Shaolong Sun and XiaoJun Shen

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:226

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  32. Starch is one of the most important renewable polysaccharides in nature for production of bio-ethanol. The starch saccharification step facilitates the depolymerization of starch to yield glucose for biofuels ...

    Authors: Wenzhu Guo, Jianhua Yang, Tianchen Huang, Dandan Liu, Qian Liu, Jingen Li, Wenliang Sun, Xingji Wang, Leilei Zhu and Chaoguang Tian

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:225

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  33. Peroxyacetic acid involved chemical pretreatment is effective in lignocellulose deconstruction and oxidation. However, these peroxyacetic acid are usually artificially added. Our previous work has shown that t...

    Authors: Dong Tian, Yiyi Chen, Fei Shen, Maoyuan Luo, Mei Huang, Jinguang Hu, Yanzong Zhang, Shihuai Deng and Li Zhao

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:224

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  34. Xylose contained in lignocellulosic biomass is an attractive carbon substrate for economically viable conversion to bioethanol. Extensive research has been conducted on xylose fermentation using recombinant Sacch...

    Authors: Jung-Hoon Bae, Mi-Jin Kim, Bong Hyun Sung, Yong-Su Jin and Jung-Hoon Sohn

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:223

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  35. High-temperature bioethanol production benefits from yeast thermotolerance. Salt stress could induce obvious cross-protection against heat stress of Pichia kudriavzevii, contributing to the improvement of its the...

    Authors: Chunsheng Li, Qiuying Liu, Yueqi Wang, Xianqing Yang, Shengjun Chen, Yongqiang Zhao, Yanyan Wu and Laihao Li

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:222

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  36. As one of the clean and sustainable energies, lignocellulosic ethanol has achieved much attention around the world. The production of lignocellulosic ethanol does not compete with people for food, while the co...

    Authors: Lingling Sun, Bo Wu, Zengqin Zhang, Jing Yan, Panting Liu, Chao Song, Samina Shabbir, Qili Zhu, Shihui Yang, Nan Peng, Mingxiong He and Furong Tan

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:221

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  37. Hemicellulose acts as one factor contributing to the recalcitrance of lignocellulose that prevents cellulases to degrade the cellulose efficiently even in low quantities. Supplement of hemicellulases can enhan...

    Authors: Qing Lan, Yitong Duan, Pingping Wu, Xueyin Li, Yao Yu, Bo Shi, Jungang Zhou and Hong Lu

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:220

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  38. Cellulase plays a key role in converting cellulosic biomass into fermentable sugar to produce chemicals and fuels, which is generally produced by filamentous fungi. However, most of the filamentous fungi obtai...

    Authors: Zhi-Qing Peng, Chuang Li, Yi Lin, Sheng-Shan Wu, Li-Hui Gan, Jian Liu, Shu-Liang Yang, Xian-Hai Zeng and Lu Lin

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:219

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  39. Medium-chain-length α,ω-diols (mcl-diols) are important building blocks in polymer production. Recently, microbial mcl-diol production from alkanes was achieved in E. coli (albeit at low rates) using the alkane m...

    Authors: Chunzhe Lu, Christos Batianis, Edward Ofori Akwafo, Rene H. Wijffels, Vitor A. P. Martins dos Santos and Ruud A. Weusthuis

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:218

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  40. The development of bioenergy crops with reduced recalcitrance to enzymatic degradation represents an important challenge to enable the sustainable production of advanced biofuels and bioproducts. Biomass recal...

    Authors: Yang Tian, Chien-Yuan Lin, Joon-Hyun Park, Chuan-Yin Wu, Ramu Kakumanu, Venkataramana R. Pidatala, Khanh M. Vuu, Alberto Rodriguez, Patrick M. Shih, Edward E. K. Baidoo, Stephen Temple, Blake A. Simmons, John M. Gladden, Henrik V. Scheller and Aymerick Eudes

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:217

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  41. 1,2-Propanediol is an important building block as a component used in the manufacture of unsaturated polyester resin, antifreeze, biofuel, nonionic detergent, etc. Commercial production of 1,2-propanediol thro...

    Authors: Yuan-ming Tao, Chong-yang Bu, Li-hua Zou, Yue-li Hu, Zhao-Juan Zheng and Jia Ouyang

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:216

    Content type: Review

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  42. Rapeseed is the third-largest oilseed crop after soybeans and palm that produces vegetable oil for human consumption and biofuel for industrial production. Silique length (SL) is an important trait that is str...

    Authors: Jia Wang, Yueling Fan, Lin Mao, Cunmin Qu, Kun Lu, Jiana Li and Liezhao Liu

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:214

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  43. With the continuous depletion of energy sources globally and serious concern regarding environmental degradation by the use of fossil fuel, biodiesel may play a key transponder. Biodiesel blended with diesel f...

    Authors: Rajendra Kukana and O. P. Jakhar

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:213

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  44. CO2 valorization is one of the effective methods to solve current environmental and energy problems, in which microbial electrosynthesis (MES) system has proved feasible and efficient. Cupriviadus necator (Ralsto...

    Authors: Haojie Pan, Jia Wang, Haoliang Wu, Zhongjian Li and Jiazhang Lian

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:212

    Content type: Review

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  45. The brewer’s yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae is exploited in several industrial processes, ranging from food and beverage fermentation to the production of biofuels, pharmaceuticals and complex chemicals. The larg...

    Authors: Ping-Wei Ho, Supinya Piampongsant, Brigida Gallone, Andrea Del Cortona, Pieter-Jan Peeters, Frank Reijbroek, Jules Verbaet, Beatriz Herrera, Jeroen Cortebeeck, Robbe Nolmans, Veerle Saels, Jan Steensels, Daniel F. Jarosz and Kevin J. Verstrepen

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:211

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  46. The members of the genus Caldicellulosiruptor have the potential for future integration into a biorefinery system due to their capacity to generate hydrogen close to the theoretical limit of 4 mol H2/mol hexose, ...

    Authors: Eoin Byrne, Johanna Björkmalm, James P. Bostick, Krishnan Sreenivas, Karin Willquist and Ed W. J. van Niel

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:210

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  47. Despite enormous challenges in accessing sustainable energy supplies and advanced energy technologies, Ethiopia has one of the world's fastest growing economies. The development of renewable energy technology ...

    Authors: Natei Ermias Benti, Gamachis Sakata Gurmesa, Tegenu Argaw, Abreham Berta Aneseyee, Solomon Gunta, Gashaw Beyene Kassahun, Genene Shiferaw Aga and Ashenafi Abebe Asfaw

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:209

    Content type: Review

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  48. Zymomonas mobilis is a natural ethanologen with many desirable characteristics, making it an ideal platform for future biorefineries. Recently, an endogenous CRISPR-based genome editing tool has been developed fo...

    Authors: Xin Sui, Xiaojie Wang, Tao Liu, Qing Ye, Bo Wu, Guoquan Hu, Shihui Yang, Mingxiong He and Nan Peng

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:208

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  49. Direct reductive amination of prochiral 2-oxo-4-phenylbutyric acid (2-OPBA) catalyzed by phenylalanine dehydrogenase (PheDH) is highly attractive in the synthesis of the pharmaceutical chiral building block l-hom...

    Authors: Tao Wu, Xiaoqing Mu, Yuyan Xue, Yan Xu and Yao Nie

    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels 2021 14:207

    Content type: Research

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