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  1. The pod shattering (PS) trait negatively affects the crop yield in rapeseed especially under dry conditions. To better understand the trait and cultivate higher resistance varieties, it’s necessary to identify...

    Authors: Umer Mahmood, Xiaodong Li, Mingchao Qian, Yonghai Fan, Mengna Yu, Shengting Li, Ali Shahzad, Cunmin Qu, Jiana Li, Liezhao Liu and Kun Lu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:20
  2. Pretreatment is an indispensable stage of the preparation of lignocellulosic biomass with key significance for the effectiveness of hydrolysis and the efficiency of the production of cellulosic ethanol. A sign...

    Authors: Dawid Mikulski and Grzegorz Kłosowski
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:19
  3. To support the sustainability of biodiesel production, by-products, such as crude glycerol, should be converted into high-value chemical products. 1,2-propanediol (1,2-PDO) has been widely used as a building b...

    Authors: Min-Ho Jo, Jung-Hyun Ju, Sun-Yeon Heo, Jaehoon Cho, Ki Jun Jeong, Min-Soo Kim, Chul-Ho Kim and Baek-Rock Oh
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:18
  4. An oleaginous yeast Rhodotorula paludigena CM33 was pyrolyzed for the first time to produce bio-oil and biochar applying a bench-scale reactor. The strain possessed a high lipid content with the main fatty acids ...

    Authors: Pongsatorn Poopisut, Pasama Boonyanan, Pailin Boontawan, Ekarong Sukjit, Nuttapan Promsampao, Nuwong Chollacoop, Mariena Ketudat-Cairns, Adisak Pattiya and Apichat Boontawan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:17
  5. Methane (CH4), as one of the major energy sources, easily escapes from the supply chain into the atmosphere, because it exists in a gaseous state under ambient conditions. Compared to carbon dioxide (CO2), CH4 is...

    Authors: Yan-Yu Chen, Masahito Ishikawa and Katsutoshi Hori
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:16
  6. The work focuses on studying the solubility and stability of dissolved bioethanol as a fuel additive in different fuel blends of gasoline, diesel, 50% diesel/50% biodiesel. Dissolved ethanol fuel appears as pa...

    Authors: Mostafa M. El-Sheekh, Aya A. El-Nagar, Medhat ElKelawy and Hagar Alm-Eldin Bastawissi
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:15
  7. Lindera glauca with rich resource and fruit oil has emerged as novel source of biodiesel in China, but different germplasms show a variation for fruit oil content and FA profile. To develop L. glauca fruit oils a...

    Authors: Zixin Lin, Feng Chen, Hongjuan Wang, Jinhe Hu, Lingling Shi, Zhixiang Zhang, Yu Xiu and Shanzhi Lin
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:14
  8. With d-xylose being the second most abundant sugar in nature, its conversion into products could significantly improve biomass-based process economy. There are two well-studied phosphorylative pathways for d-xylo...

    Authors: Defei Liu, Yongli Zhang, Jingen Li, Wenliang Sun, Yonghong Yao and Chaoguang Tian
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:13
  9. Microalgae are promising feedstocks for production of renewable biofuels and value-added bioproducts. Temperature and nitrogen supply are important environmental and nutritional factors affecting the growth an...

    Authors: Baoyan Gao, Jian Hong, Jiamin Chen, Hu Zhang, Ren Hu and Chengwu Zhang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:12
  10. Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), a cofactor for bacterial dehydrogenases, is associated with biological processes such as mitochondriogenesis, reproduction, growth, and aging. Due to the extremely high cost of ...

    Authors: Yang Ren, Xinwei Yang, Lingtao Ding, Dongfang Liu, Yong Tao, Jianzhong Huang and Chongrong Ke
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:11
  11. Methanol, a promising non-food fermentation substrate, has gained increasing interest as an alternative feedstock to sugars for the bio-based production of value-added chemicals. Butyribacterium methylotrophicum,

    Authors: Jing Wang, Yang Liao, Jialun Qin, Chen Ma, Yuqi Jin, Xin Wang, Kequan Chen and Pingkai Ouyang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:10
  12. Lignocellulose is a valuable carbon source for the production of biofuels and biochemicals, thus having the potential to substitute fossil resources. Consolidated bio-saccharification (CBS) is a whole-cell-bas...

    Authors: Guang-Lei Liu, Xian-Ying Bu, Chaoyang Chen, Chunxiang Fu, Zhe Chi, Akihiko Kosugi, Qiu Cui, Zhen-Ming Chi and Ya-Jun Liu
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:9
  13. (R)-mandelic acid (R-MA) is a highly valuable hydroxyl acid in the pharmaceutical industry. However, biosynthesis of optically pure R-MA remains significant challenges, including the lack of suitable catalysts an...

    Authors: Fei Liu, Junping Zhou, Mengkai Hu, Yan Chen, Jin Han, Xuewei Pan, Jiajia You, Meijuan Xu, Taowei Yang, Minglong Shao, Xian Zhang and Zhiming Rao
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:8
  14. Microtubules in cells are closely related to the growth and metabolism of microalgae. To date, the study of microalgal microtubules has mainly concentrated on revealing the relationship between microtubule dep...

    Authors: Lijie Zhang, Xiao Lin, Zhigang Yang, Liqun Jiang, Qingjie Hou, Zhen Xie, Yizhen Li and Haiyan Pei
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:7
  15. Lignin is an attractive alternative for producing biobased chemicals. It is the second major component of the plant cell wall and is an abundant natural source of aromatic compounds. Lignin degradation using m...

    Authors: Nathália Vilela, Geizecler Tomazetto, Thiago Augusto Gonçalves, Victoria Sodré, Gabriela Felix Persinoti, Eduardo Cruz Moraes, Arthur Henrique Cavalcante de Oliveira, Stephanie Nemesio da Silva, Taícia Pacheco Fill, André Damasio and Fabio Marcio Squina
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:5
  16. Cyanobacteria have emerged as highly efficient organisms for the production of chemicals and biofuels. Yet, the productivity of the cell has been low for commercial application. Cyanobacterial photobiotransfor...

    Authors: Giovanni Davide Barone, Michal Hubáček, Lenny Malihan-Yap, Hanna C. Grimm, Lauri Nikkanen, Catarina C. Pacheco, Paula Tamagnini, Yagut Allahverdiyeva and Robert Kourist
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:4
  17. Chlorophyll is a very important pigment involved in photosynthesis, while plant acyl-CoA biosynthesis is derived from plastid-localized fatty acids (FAs). Until now, the regulation of the acyl-CoA pathway for ...

    Authors: Keming Zhu, Nannan Li, Xiangfeng Zheng, Rehman Sarwar, Yulong Li, Jun Cao, Zheng Wang and Xiaoli Tan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:3
  18. Previous studies have revealed that some Auxiliary Activity family 9 (AA9) lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases (LPMOs) oxidize and degrade certain types of xylans when incubated with mixtures of xylan and cell...

    Authors: Monika Tõlgo, Olav A. Hegnar, Johan Larsbrink, Francisco Vilaplana, Vincent G. H. Eijsink and Lisbeth Olsson
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:2
  19. Succinic acid (SA) is an intermediate product of the tricarboxylic acid cycle (TCA) and is one of the most significant platform chemicals for the production of various derivatives with high added value. Due to...

    Authors: Shuzhen Zhou, Miaomiao Zhang, Linying Zhu, Xiaoling Zhao, Junying Chen, Wei Chen and Chun Chang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2023 16:1
  20. As an attractive platform chemical, malic acid has been commonly used in the food, feed and pharmaceutical field. Microbial fermentation of biobased sources to produce malic acid has attracted great attention ...

    Authors: Na Wu, Mingyan Xing, Yaru Chen, Chi Zhang, Yingfeng Li, Ping Song, Qing Xu, Hao Liu and He Huang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:151
  21. Yeast was the first microorganism used by mankind for biotransformation processes that laid the foundations of industrial biotechnology. In the last decade, Pichia pastoris has become the leading eukaryotic host ...

    Authors: Burcu Gündüz Ergün, Kübra Laçın, Buse Çaloğlu and Barış Binay
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:150
  22. During the kraft process to obtain cellulosic pulp from wood, most of the lignin is removed by high-temperature alkaline cooking, released in the black liquors and usually incinerated for energy. However, kraf...

    Authors: David Rodríguez-Escribano, Rocío Pliego-Magán, Felipe de Salas, Pablo Aza, Patrizia Gentili, Petri Ihalainen, Thomas Levée, Valérie Meyer, Michel Petit-Conil, Sandra Tapin-Lingua, Michael Lecourt and Susana Camarero
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:149
  23. Miscanthus, a C4 member of Poaceae, is a promising perennial crop for bioenergy, renewable bioproducts, and carbon sequestration. Species of interest include nothospecies M. x giganteus and its parental species M...

    Authors: Anthony Trieu, Mohammad B. Belaffif, Pradeepa Hirannaiah, Shilpa Manjunatha, Rebekah Wood, Yokshitha Bathula, Rebecca L. Billingsley, Anjali Arpan, Erik J. Sacks, Thomas E. Clemente, Stephen P. Moose, Nancy A. Reichert and Kankshita Swaminathan
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:148
  24. Platform chemicals and polymer precursors can be produced via enzymatic pathways starting from lignocellulosic waste materials. The hemicellulose fraction of lignocellulose contains aldopentose sugars, such as d-...

    Authors: Yaxin Ren, Veikko Eronen, Martina Blomster Andberg, Anu Koivula and Nina Hakulinen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:147
  25. Whole-cell biotransformation is a promising emerging technology for the production of chemicals. When using heterotrophic organisms such as E. coli and yeast as biocatalysts, the dependence on organic carbon sour...

    Authors: Gábor Szilveszter Tóth, Vilja Siitonen, Lauri Nikkanen, Lucija Sovic, Pauli Kallio, Robert Kourist, Sergey Kosourov and Yagut Allahverdiyeva
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:146
  26. Lignocellulosic resources are promising feedstocks for the manufacture of bio-based products and bioenergy. However, the inherent recalcitrance of biomass to conversion into simple sugars currently hinders the...

    Authors: Chien-Yuan Lin, Gina M. Geiselman, Di Liu, Harsha D. Magurudeniya, Alberto Rodriguez, Yi-Chun Chen, Venkataramana Pidatala, Faride Unda, Bashar Amer, Edward E. K. Baidoo, Shawn D. Mansfield, Blake A. Simmons, Seema Singh, Henrik V. Scheller, John M. Gladden and Aymerick Eudes
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:145
  27. There is a growing global need to transition from a fossil-based to a bio-based economy to produce fuels, chemicals, food, and materials. In the specific context of industrial biotechnology, a successful trans...

    Authors: Samir Meramo, Peter Fantke and Sumesh Sukumara
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:144
  28. The overall goal of the present study is to investigate the economics of an integrated biorefinery converting hybrid poplar into jet fuel, xylitol, and formic acid. The process employs a combination of integra...

    Authors: Gabriel V. S. Seufitelli, Hisham El-Husseini, Danielle U. Pascoli, Renata Bura and Richard Gustafson
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:143
  29. The filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei is extensively used for the industrial-scale cellulase production. It has been well known that the transcription factor Xyr1 plays an important role in the regulatory net...

    Authors: Linjing Shen, Aiqin Yan, Yifan Wang, Yubo Wang, Hong Liu and Yaohua Zhong
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:142
  30. Construction of efficient microbial cell factories is one of the core steps for establishing green bio-manufacturing processes. However, the complex metabolic regulation makes it challenging in driving the met...

    Authors: Ning Gao, Jiaoqi Gao, Wei Yu, Sijia Kong and Yongjin J. Zhou
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:141
  31. The budding yeast Komagataella phaffii (Pichia pastoris) is widely employed to secrete proteins of academic and industrial interest. For secretory proteins, signal peptides are the sorting signal to direct protei...

    Authors: Chenwei Zou, Lingfang Lu, Shengyan Wang, Chenshan Zhang, Xuequn Chen, Yao Lin and Yide Huang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:140
  32. Itaconic acid is a promising platform chemical for a bio-based polymer industry. Today, itaconic acid is biotechnologically produced with Aspergillus terreus at industrial scale from sugars. The production of fue...

    Authors: Marc Schmollack, Felix Werner, Janine Huber, Dirk Kiefer, Manuel Merkel, Rudolf Hausmann, Daniel Siebert and Bastian Blombach
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:139
  33. 1,3-β-glucan is a polysaccharide widely distributed in the cell wall of several phylogenetically distant organisms, such as bacteria, fungi, plants and microalgae. The presence of highly active 1,3-β-glucanase...

    Authors: Valentina Scafati, Francesca Troilo, Sara Ponziani, Moira Giovannoni, Anna Scortica, Daniela Pontiggia, Francesco Angelucci, Adele Di Matteo, Benedetta Mattei and Manuel Benedetti
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:138
  34. With the increasing need for microbial bioproduction to replace petrochemicals, it is critical to develop a new industrial microbial workhorse that improves the conversion of lignocellulosic carbon to biofuels...

    Authors: Xi Wang, Edward E. K. Baidoo, Ramu Kakumanu, Silvia Xie, Aindrila Mukhopadhyay and Taek Soon Lee
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:137
  35. The conversion of lignin-derived aromatic monomers into valuable chemicals has promising potential to improve the economic competitiveness of biomass biorefineries. Pinosylvin is an attractive pharmaceutical w...

    Authors: Yueli Hu, Chen Zhang, Lihua Zou, Zhaojuan Zheng and Jia Ouyang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:136
  36. The Carbohydrate-Active enZymes (CAZy) auxiliary activity family 3 (AA3) comprises flavin adenine dinucleotide-dependent (FAD) oxidoreductases from the glucose–methanol–choline (GMC) family, which play auxilia...

    Authors: Hongbo Zhao, Johanna Karppi, Thi Truc Minh Nguyen, Annie Bellemare, Adrian Tsang, Emma Master and Maija Tenkanen
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:135
  37. Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation (SSF) is effective for minimizing sugar inhibition during high solids fermentation of biomass solids to ethanol. However, fungal enzymes used during SSF are optim...

    Authors: Priya Sengupta, Ramya Mohan, Ian Wheeldon, David Kisailus, Charles E. Wyman and Charles M. Cai
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:134
  38. Anthocyanins are metabolites of phenylpropanoid pathway, and involves in diverse processes of plant development and adaptation, which are regulated by the MYB-bHLH-WD40 (MBW) protein complexes. Many R2R3-MYB a...

    Authors: Tao Xie, Xiongyun Zan, Xin Chen, Haotian Zhu, Hao Rong, Youping Wang and Jinjin Jiang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:133
  39. In the process of cellulose hydrolysis, carbohydrate hydrolysates are transported into cells through membrane transporters, and then affect the expression of cellulase-encoding genes. Sugar transporters play a...

    Authors: Haiyan Wang, Ai-Ping Pang, Wei Wang, Bingzhi Li, Chengcheng Li, Fu-Gen Wu and Fengming Lin
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:132
  40. The marine diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum is a commercially viable species due to its bioactive substances and lipid productivity. Increasing attention has been paid to the isolation or genetic modification of ...

    Authors: Shan Gao, Lu Zhou, Wenting Yang, Lijun Wang, Xuehua Liu, Yingchun Gong, Qiang Hu and Guangce Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:131
  41. Bioenergy plays a significant role in the green transition. In this work, the conversion of methanol and mutton bone fat oil (as a low-cost feedstock) for bioenergy production was studied. The five-level, thre...

    Authors: Ali Farokhnia, Seyyed Mohammad Jokar, Payam Parvasi and Albert S. Kim
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:130
  42. C-glycosylated flavonoids are a main type of structural modification and can endow flavonoids with greater stability, bioactivity, and bioavailability. Although some C-glycosylated flavonoids have been biosynthes...

    Authors: Yangbao Wu, Huan Wang, Yang Liu, Linguo Zhao and Jianjun Pei
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:129
  43. A total of 398 kt of pasta waste (PW), generated during the production process of pasta, were produced in 2021. Due to its chemical composition and practically zero cost, PW has already been studied as a raw m...

    Authors: Cristina Marzo-Gago, Joachim Venus and José Pablo López-Gómez
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:128
  44. Primary degraders of polysaccharides play a key role in anaerobic biotopes, where plant cell wall accumulates, providing extracellular enzymes to release fermentable carbohydrates to fuel themselves and other ...

    Authors: Nian Liu, Séverine Gagnot, Yann Denis, Deborah Byrne, Craig Faulds, Henri-Pierre Fierobe and Stéphanie Perret
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:127
  45. The strategy of synergistic application of biological and chemical catalysis is an important approach for efficiently converting renewable biomass into chemicals and fuels. In particular, the method of determi...

    Authors: Hsi-Hsin Lin, Daniel Mendez‐Perez, Jimin Park, Xi Wang, Yan Cheng, Jiajie Huo, Aindrila Mukhopadhyay, Taek Soon Lee and Brent H. Shanks
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:126
  46. Biological conversion of the surplus of renewable electricity and carbon dioxide (CO2) from biogas plants to biomethane (CH4) could support energy storage and strengthen the power grid. Biological methanation (BM...

    Authors: Hoda Khesali Aghtaei, Sebastian Püttker, Irena Maus, Robert Heyer, Liren Huang, Alexander Sczyrba, Udo Reichl and Dirk Benndorf
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:125
  47. Microbial fuel cells (MFCs) are among the leading research topics in the field of alternative energy sources due to their multifunctional potential. However, their low bio-energy production rate and unstable p...

    Authors: Imologie Meshack Simeon, Alfons Weig and Ruth Freitag
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:124
  48. Polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) synthase is a multi-domain mega-enzyme that effectively synthesizes a series of PUFAs in marine microorganisms. The dehydratase (DH) domain of a PUFA synthase plays a crucial ...

    Authors: Bihan Chen, Feng Wang, Xi Xie, Huifan Liu, Dongjie Liu, Lukai Ma, Gengsheng Xiao and Qin Wang
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:123
  49. Microalgae, with their high adaptability to various stress conditions and rapid growth, are considered excellent biomass resources for lipid production and biodiesel feedstocks. However, lipid yield and produc...

    Authors: Mostafa E. Elshobary, Hossain M. Zabed, Xianghui Qi and Rania A. El-Shenody
    Citation: Biotechnology for Biofuels and Bioproducts 2022 15:122