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MICROBIAL UPGRADING OF ACETATE INTO 2,3-BUTANEDIOL AND ACETOIN BY E. COLI W

Acetate is an abundant carbon source and its use as an alternative feedstock has great potential for the production of fuel and platform...

METABOLIC ENGINEERING OF YARROWIA LIPOLYTICA FOR THERMORESISTANCE AND ENHANCED ERYTHRITOL PRODUCTIVITY

Functional sugar alcohols have been widely used in the food, medicine, and pharmaceutical industries for their unique properties. Among...

 
 
 

Β-GLUCOSIDASE GENES DIFFERENTIALLY EXPRESSED DURING COMPOSTING

Cellulose degradation by cellulase is brought about by complex communities of interacting microorganisms, which significantly contribute...

HARNESSING PONGAMIA SHELL HYDROLYSATE FOR TRIACYLGLYCEROL AGGLOMERATION BY NOVEL OLEAGINOUS YEAST RHODOTORULA PACIFICA INDKK

To meet the present transportation demands and solve food versus fuel issue, microbial lipid-derived biofuels are gaining attention...

 
 
 

EVOLUTIONARY ENGINEERING OF LACTOBACILLUS BULGARICUS REDUCES ENZYME USAGE AND ENHANCES CONVERSION OF LIGNOCELLULOSICS TO D-LACTIC ACID BY SIMULTANEOUS SACCHARIFICATION AND FERMENTATION

Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pre-treated lignocellulosics to biofuels and other platform chemicals has long been...

LOW-TEMPERATURE EFFECTS ON DOCOSAHEXAENOIC ACID BIOSYNTHESIS IN SCHIZOCHYTRIUM SP. TIO01 AND ITS PROPOSED UNDERLYING MECHANISM

Schizochytrium species are known for their abundant production of docosahexaenoic acid. Low temperatures can promote the biosynthesis...

 
 
 

ENHANCING METHANE OXIDATION IN A BIOELECTROCHEMICAL MEMBRANE REACTOR USING A SOLUBLE ELECTRON MEDIATOR

Bioelectrochemical methane oxidation catalysed by anaerobic methanotrophic archaea is constrained by limited methane bioavailability...

COMPARATIVE TRANSCRIPTOME STUDY OF SWITCHGRASS HOMOLOGOUS AUTOPOLYPLOID AND ITS PARENTAL AMPHIDIPLOID RESPONDING TO CONSISTENT DROUGHT STRESS

Newly formed polyploids may experience short-term adaptative changes in their genome that may enhance the resistance of plants to stress....

 
 
 

PERFORMANCE AND COMMUNITY STRUCTURE DYNAMICS OF MICROBIAL ELECTROLYSIS CELLS OPERATED ON MULTIPLE COMPLEX FEEDSTOCKS

Microbial electrolysis is a promising technology for converting aqueous wastes into hydrogen. However, substrate adaptability is an...

DEVELOPMENT OF GENETIC TOOLS FOR THE THERMOPHILIC FILAMENTOUS FUNGUS THERMOASCUS AURANTIACUS

Fungal enzymes are vital for industrial biotechnology, including the conversion of plant biomass to biofuels and bio-based chemicals....

 
 
 

ENGINEERING ENDOGENOUS ABC TRANSPORTER WITH IMPROVING ATP SUPPLY AND MEMBRANE FLEXIBILITY ENHANCES THE SECRETION OF Β-CAROTENE IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE

Product toxicity is one of the bottlenecks for microbial production of biofuels, and transporter-mediated biofuel secretion offers...

FACILELY REDUCING RECALCITRANCE OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOMASS BY A NEWLY DEVELOPED ETHYLAMINE-BASED DEEP EUTECTIC SOLVENT FOR BIOBUTANOL FERMENTATION

Biobutanol is promising and renewable alternative to traditional fossil fuels and could be produced by Clostridium species from lignocellulosic...

 
 
 

ASSOCIATION MAPPING IDENTIFIES QUANTITATIVE TRAIT LOCI FOR DIGESTIBILITY IN RICE STRAW

The conversion of lignocellulosic biomass from agricultural waste into biofuels and chemicals is considered a promising way to provide...

NMR ELUCIDATION OF NONPRODUCTIVE BINDING SITES OF LIGNIN MODELS WITH CARBOHYDRATE-BINDING MODULE OF CELLOBIOHYDROLASE I

Highly efficient enzymatic saccharification of pretreated lignocellulose is a key step in achieving lignocellulosic biorefinery. Cellobiohydrolase...

 
 
 

GENE COEXPRESSION NETWORK ANALYSIS REVEALS A NOVEL METABOLIC MECHANISM OF CLOSTRIDIUM ACETOBUTYLICUM RESPONDING TO PHENOLIC INHIBITORS FROM LIGNOCELLULOSIC HYDROLYSATES

Lignocellulosic biomass is a promising resource of renewable biochemicals and biofuels. However, the presence of inhibitors existing...

EFFECTS OF BIOFILM TRANSFER AND ELECTRON MEDIATORS TRANSFER ON KLEBSIELLA QUASIPNEUMONIAE SP. 203 ELECTRICITY GENERATION PERFORMANCE IN MFCS

Extracellular electron transfer is essential in improving the power generation performance of electrochemically active bacteria in...

 
 
 

LIPIDS MONITORING IN SCENEDESMUS OBLIQUUS BASED ON TERAHERTZ TECHNOLOGY

Microalgae are considered as a source of low pollution and renewable fuel due to their ability to synthesize an abundance of lipids....

STUDIES ON SUGAR TRANSPORTER CRT1 REVEAL NEW CHARACTERISTICS THAT ARE CRITICAL FOR CELLULASE INDUCTION IN TRICHODERMA REESEI

Trichoderma reesei is an ascomycete fungus that has a tremendous capability of secreting extracellular proteins, mostly lignocellulose-degrading...

 
 
 

EXOGENOUS L-PROLINE IMPROVED RHODOSPORIDIUM TORULOIDES LIPID PRODUCTION ON CRUDE GLYCEROL

Crude glycerol as a promising feedstock for microbial lipid production contains several impurities that make it toxic stress inducer...

TAG PATHWAY ENGINEERING VIA GPAT2 CONCURRENTLY POTENTIATES ABIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE AND OLEAGINICITY IN PHAEODACTYLUM TRICORNUTUM

Despite the great potential of marine diatoms in biofuel sector, commercially viable biofuel production from native diatom strain is...

 
 
 



World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

World Biotechnology Congress 2019

Hilaris Conferences is going to host its premier World Biotechnology Congress 2019 during October 01-02, 2019, Valencia, Spain. Biotechnology 2019 Congress aim to create a... Read more ...

2nd International Conference on Tissue Science and Regenerative Medicine

This conference is designed for experts in academia and industries working in the tissue science and regenerative field, this conference will examine cutting-edge research in... Read more ...

Four Cell Lines, One Great Discovery

Four Cell Lines, One Great Discovery

Using cell lines to better understand copper homeostasis Nikita Gudekar working at her lab table. | photo by Becca Wolf, Bond LSC By Becca Wolf | Bond LSC When one thinks of... Read more ...

Learning From History

Learning From History

Sung-Hwan Cho, a research scientist in the Gary Stacey lab, checks in on the arabidopsis plants that he uses in his purinergic signaling experiments. | photo by Lauren Hines... Read more ...

A Major Milestone for an Underground Dark Matter Search Experiment

A Major Milestone for an Underground Dark Matter Search Experiment

LZ's central detector, pictured here during assembly, is located inside a large water tank on the 4850 Level of Sanford Lab. LZ will search for theorized dark matter particles... Read more ...

LaserNetUS High-Power Laser Consortium, Including Berkeley Lab, Receives...

LaserNetUS High-Power Laser Consortium, Including Berkeley Lab, Receives $18M From the U.S. DOE

Berkeley Lab's BELLA Center houses the BELLA petawatt laser, shown here, and a 100-terawatt-class laser. Note: This release was adapted from an original release prepared by... Read more ...

IAmScience Karl Kerns

IAmScience Karl Kerns

By Becca Wolf | Bond LSC It's all about the journey and Karl Kerns has been places. Originally from a small town in southwestern Iowa, Kerns did his undergrad years at Iowa... Read more ...

IAmScience Alana Rodney

IAmScience Alana Rodney

By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Research assistant Alana Rodney walked into her high school science class a few years ago expecting to fill another credit. However, it was there... Read more ...

Regulators Classify Gene-Edited Rice Varieties with Disease Resistance as...

Regulators Classify Gene-Edited Rice Varieties with Disease Resistance as Equivalent to Conventional Varieties

Crops resist bacterial leaf blight; ruling clears path to provide smallholder farmers with a safe, affordable option for preventing destructive disease A farmer works on paddy... Read more ...

Finding a Link between Xenoestrogens and Autism

Finding a Link between Xenoestrogens and Autism

California mice | photo by Roger Meissen, Bond LSC By Becca Wolf | Bond LSC It's hard to see a family member treated differently because of a behavior disorder, but those with... Read more ...

IAmScience Norma Castro-Guerrero

IAmScience Norma Castro-Guerrero

By Becca Wolf | Bond LSC If you like your work, you won't ever work a day in your life. That's the case for Norma Castro-Guerrero, a research scientist in David Mendoza's lab... Read more ...

Plant vs. Pathogen

Plant vs. Pathogen

Research scientist Jianbin Su studies the immune system in lettuce on the third floor of the Bond Life Science Center. By Lauren Hines | Bond LSC Scientist Jianbin Su's... Read more ...