Publications 1996 2017

2013
16 Citations

In-house cellulase production from AFEX™ pretreated corn stover using Trichoderma reesei RUT C-30

Culbertson, A., Jin, M., Da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Dec 28 2013 In : RSC Advances. 3, 48, p. 25960-25969 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cellulase
Ammonia
Fibers
Fermentation
Enzymes
29 Citations

Performance of AFEX™ pretreated rice straw as source of fermentable sugars: The influence of particle size

Harun, S., Balan, V., Takriff, M. S., Hassan, O., Jahim, J. & Dale, B. E. 2013 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 6, 1, 40

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

straw
sugar
rice
ammonia
particle size
25 Citations

Phenotypic selection of a wild Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain for simultaneous saccharification and co-fermentation of AFEXTM pretreated corn stover

Jin, M., Sarks, C., Gunawan, C., Bice, B. D., Simonett, S. P., Avanasi Narasimhan, R., Willis, L. B., Dale, B. E., Balan, V. & Sato, T. K. Jul 27 2013 (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. p. 108 1 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Saccharification
Yeast
Fermentation
Zea mays
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
15 Citations

Primer on Ammonia Fiber Expansion Pretreatment

Chundawat, S. P. S., Bals, B., Campbell, T., Sousa, L., Gao, D., Jin, M., Eranki, P., Garlock, R., Teymouri, F., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Apr 5 2013 Aqueous Pretreatment of Plant Biomass for Biological and Chemical Conversion to Fuels and Chemicals. John Wiley and Sons, p. 169-200 32 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

ammonia
fibre
biomass
economic cycle
life cycle analysis
6 Citations

Profiling of diferulates (plant cell wall cross-linkers) using ultrahigh-performance liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry

Vismeh, R., Lu, F., Chundawat, S. P. S., Humpula, J. F., Azarpira, A., Balan, V., Dale, B. E., Ralph, J. & Jones, A. D. Nov 7 2013 In : Analyst. 138, 21, p. 6683-6692 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Liquid chromatography
Isomers
Mass spectrometry
Polysaccharides
Plant Cells
12 Citations

Profiling of soluble neutral oligosaccharides from treated biomass using solid phase extraction and LC-TOF MS

Vismeh, R., Humpula, J. F., Chundawat, S. P. S., Balan, V., Dale, B. E. & Jones, A. D. May 15 2013 In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 94, 2, p. 791-799 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Oligosaccharides
Biomass
arabinoxylan
Glucans
Esters
54 Citations

Review of US and EU initiatives toward development, demonstration, and commercialization of lignocellulosic biofuels

Balan, V., Chiaramonti, D. & Kumar, S. Nov 2013 In : Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. 7, 6, p. 732-759 28 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Demonstrations
European Union
Feedstocks
Biomass
2 Citations

The saccharification step: Trichoderma reesei cellulase hyper producer strains

Balan, V., Jin, M., Culbertson, A. & Uppugundla, N. Mar 1 2013 Lignocellulose Conversion: Enzymatic and Microbial Tools for Bioethanol Production. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, p. 65-91 27 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

Saccharification
Cellulase
Enzymes
Trichoderma
Cellulases
2012
12 Citations

AFEX pretreatment and enzymatic conversion of black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia L.) to soluble sugars

Garlock, R. J., Wong, Y. S., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Jun 2012 In : Bioenergy Research. 5, 2, p. 306-318 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Sugars
Ammonia
Biomass
Fibers
Robinia pseudoacacia
34 Citations
Enzyme Precursors
Feedstocks
Biomass
Enzymes
enzyme
41 Citations
Cellulosic ethanol
Yeast
Fermentation
Recycling
Ethanol
12 Citations

Biochemical and thermochemical conversion of switchgrass to biofuels

Balan, V., Kumar, S., Bals, B., Chundawat, S., Jin, M. & Dale, B. 2012 Green Energy and Technology. Vol. 94, p. 153-185 33 p. (Green Energy and Technology; vol. 94)

Research output: ResearchChapter

biofuel
Biofuels
oil
chemical
Processing
29 Citations

Complex physiology and compound stress responses during fermentation of alkali-pretreated corn stover hydrolysate by an Escherichia coli ethanologen

Schwalbach, M. S., Keating, D. H., Tremaine, M., Marner, W. D., Zhang, Y., Bothfeld, W., Higbee, A., Grass, J. A., Cotten, C., Reed, J. L., Sousa, L. D. C., Jin, M., Balan, V., Ellinger, J., Dale, B., Kiley, P. J. & Landick, R. May 2012 In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 78, 9, p. 3442-3457 16 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

corn stover
hydrolysates
alkalis
stress response
physiology
35 Citations
Clostridium
Zea mays
Ethanol
Acetates
Glucans
10 Citations

Guayule as a feedstock for lignocellulosic biorefineries using ammonia fiber expansion (AFEX) pretreatment

Chundawat, S. P. S., Chang, L., Gunawan, C., Balan, V., McMahan, C. & Dale, B. E. May 2012 In : Industrial Crops and Products. 37, 1, p. 486-492 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

guayule
biorefining
feedstocks
ammonia
pretreatment
22 Citations

Influence of variable species composition on the saccharification of AFEX™ pretreated biomass from unmanaged fields in comparison to corn stover

Garlock, R. J., Bals, B., Jasrotia, P., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Feb 2012 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 37, p. 49-59 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

saccharification
corn stover
species diversity
biomass
Saccharification
24 Citations
sugar
enzyme
Sugars
Enzymes
hydrolysis
19 Citations
Xylose
Yeast
Fermentation
Escherichia coli
fermentation
6 Citations

Recovery of Leaf Protein for Animal Feed and High-Value Uses

Bals, B. D., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Mar 15 2012 Biorefinery Co-Products: Phytochemicals, Primary Metabolites and Value-Added Biomass Processing. John Wiley and Sons, p. 179-197 19 p.

Research output: ResearchChapter

38 Citations
Saccharification
Yeast
Fermentation
Hydrolysis
Ethanol
2011

Alternative source of cellulosic biofuel in Malaysia: An initial assessment of rice straw

Harun, S., Dale, B., Balan, V., Takriff, M. S., Jahim, J. & Hassan, O. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Bioethanol
Biofuels
Straw
Crops
Glucans

A novel SHF process for conversion of AFEX-CS to ethanol featuring high ethanol productivity, enzyme recycling, and yeast cells reuse

Jin, M. J., Gunawan, C., Uppugundla, N., Chundawat, S., Dale, B. & Balan, V. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Yeast
Fermentation
Recycling
Hydrolysis
Ethanol
30 Citations

Application of cellulase and hemicellulase to pure xylan, pure cellulose, and switchgrass solids from leading pretreatments

Shi, J. , Ebrik, M. A. , Yang, B. , Garlock, R. J. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Ramesh Pallapolu, V. , Lee, Y. Y. , Kim, Y. , Mosier, N. S. , Ladisch, M. R. , Holtzapple, M. T. , Falls, M. , Sierra-Ramirez, R. , Donohoe, B. S. , Vinzant, T. B. , Elander, R. T. , Hames, B. , Thomas, S. , Warner, R. E. & 1 others Wyman, C. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11080-11088 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Xylans
Cellulase
Cellulose
Hydrolysis
hemicellulase
2 Citations

A short review on ammoniabased lignocellulosic biomass pretreatment

Balan, V., Bals, B., Da Costa Sousa, L., Garlock, R. & Dale, B. E. 2011 In : RSC Energy and Environment Series. 2011, 1, p. 89-114 26 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

27 Citations

Binding characteristics of Trichoderma reesei cellulases on untreated, ammonia fiber expansion (AFEX), and dilute-acid pretreated lignocellulosic biomass

Gao, D., Chundawat, S. P. S., Uppugundla, N., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Aug 2011 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 108, 8, p. 1788-1800 13 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cellulases
Ammonia
Biomass
Acids
Fibers
69 Citations

Comparative data on effects of leading pretreatments and enzyme loadings and formulations on sugar yields from different switchgrass sources

Wyman, C. E., Balan, V., Dale, B. E., Elander, R. T., Falls, M., Hames, B., Holtzapple, M. T., Ladisch, M. R., Lee, Y. Y., Mosier, N., Pallapolu, V. R., Shi, J., Thomas, S. R. & Warner, R. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11052-11062 11 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hydrolysis
sugar
enzyme
effect
Enzymatic hydrolysis
76 Citations

Comparative genomics of xylose-fermenting fungi for enhanced biofuel production

Wohlbach, D. J. , Kuo, A. , Sato, T. K. , Potts, K. M. , Salamov, A. A. , LaButti, K. M. , Sun, H. , Clum, A. , Pangilinan, J. L. , Lindquist, E. A. , Lucas, S. , Lapidus, A. , Jin, M. , Gunawan, C. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Jeffries, T. W. , Zinkel, R. , Barry, K. W. , Grigoriev, I. V. & 1 others Gasch, A. P. Aug 9 2011 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 108, 32, p. 13212-13217 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Xylose
Genomics
Fungi
Genes
13 Citations
Xylose
Membrane Lipids
Fermentation
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Phospholipids
63 Citations

Comparative material balances around pretreatment technologies for the conversion of switchgrass to soluble sugars

Garlock, R. J. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Ramesh Pallapolu, V. , Lee, Y. Y. , Kim, Y. , Mosier, N. S. , Ladisch, M. R. , Holtzapple, M. T. , Falls, M. , Sierra-Ramirez, R. , Shi, J. , Ebrik, M. A. , Redmond, T. , Yang, B. , Wyman, C. E. , Donohoe, B. S. , Vinzant, T. B. , Elander, R. T. , Hames, B. & 2 others Thomas, S. & Warner, R. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11063-11071 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ammonia
Sugars
sugar
ammonia
material
57 Citations

Comparative study on enzymatic digestibility of switchgrass varieties and harvests processed by leading pretreatment technologies

Kim, Y., Mosier, N. S., Ladisch, M. R., Ramesh Pallapolu, V., Lee, Y. Y., Garlock, R., Balan, V., Dale, B. E., Donohoe, B. S., Vinzant, T. B., Elander, R. T., Falls, M., Sierra, R., Holtzapple, M. T., Shi, J., Ebrik, M. A., Redmond, T., Yang, B., Wyman, C. E. & Warner, R. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11089-11096 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

digestibility
cultivar
comparative study
harvest
Saccharification
55 Citations
Clostridium
Fermentation
Ethanol
Zea mays
Saccharification
31 Citations
Saccharification
Clostridium
Fermentation
Cellulose
Biomass
14 Citations

Corn harvest strategies for combined starch and cellulosic bioprocessing to ethanol

Gao, J., Qian, L., Thelen, K. D., Hao, X., Sousa, L. D. C., Lau, M. W., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. May 2011 In : Agronomy Journal. 103, 3, p. 844-850 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

bioprocessing
ethanol
starch
corn
stover
28 Citations

Effects of enzyme loading and β-glucosidase supplementation on enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass processed by leading pretreatment technologies

Pallapolu, V. R. , Lee, Y. Y. , Garlock, R. J. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Kim, Y. , Mosier, N. S. , Ladisch, M. R. , Falls, M. , Holtzapple, M. T. , Sierra-Ramirez, R. , Shi, J. , Ebrik, M. A. , Redmond, T. , Yang, B. , Wyman, C. E. , Donohoe, B. S. , Vinzant, T. B. , Elander, R. T. , Hames, B. & 2 others Thomas, S. & Warner, R. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11115-11120 6 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

beta-Glucosidase
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Glucans
Ammonia
Enzymes
46 Citations

Evaluating the impact of ammonia fiber expansion (AFEX) pretreatment conditions on the cost of ethanol production

Bals, B., Wedding, C., Balan, V., Sendich, E. & Dale, B. Jan 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 2, p. 1277-1283 7 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ethanol
ammonia
cost
fibre
Ammonia
113 Citations

Hemicellulases and auxiliary enzymes for improved conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to monosaccharides

Gao, D., Uppugundla, N., Chundawat, S. P. S., Yu, X., Hermanson, S., Gowda, K., Brumm, P., Mead, D., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. 2011 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 4, 5

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Monosaccharides
Glycoside Hydrolases
Biomass
Enzymes
hemicellulase

High solid loading hydrolyzate-tolerant strains of scheffersomyces (pichia) stipitis exhibiting reduced diauxic lag and higher ethanol productivity

Slininger, P. J., Balan, V., Da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E. & Cotta, M. A. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Ethanol
Productivity
Xylose
Fermentation
Enzymes
115 Citations

Influence of physico-chemical changes on enzymatic digestibility of ionic liquid and AFEX pretreated corn stover

Li, C., Cheng, G., Balan, V., Kent, M. S., Ong, M., Chundawat, S. P. S., Sousa, L. D., Melnichenko, Y. B., Dale, B. E., Simmons, B. A. & Singh, S. Jul 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 13, p. 6928-6936 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

digestibility
ammonia
maize
ionic liquid
chemical
12 Citations

Investigation of enzyme formulation on pretreated switchgrass

Falls, M. , Shi, J. , Ebrik, M. A. , Redmond, T. , Yang, B. , Wyman, C. E. , Garlock, R. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Pallapolu, V. R. , Lee, Y. Y. , Kim, Y. , Mosier, N. S. , Ladisch, M. R. , Hames, B. , Thomas, S. , Donohoe, B. S. , Vinzant, T. B. , Elander, R. T. , Warner, R. E. & 2 others Sierra-Ramirez, R. & Holtzapple, M. T. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11072-11079 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ammonia
Enzymes
lime
Lime
ammonia
216 Citations

Multi-scale visualization and characterization of lignocellulosic plant cell wall deconstruction during thermochemical pretreatment

Chundawat, S. P. S., Donohoe, B. S., Da Costa Sousa, L., Elder, T., Agarwal, U. P., Lu, F., Ralph, J., Himmel, M. E., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Mar 2011 In : Energy and Environmental Science. 4, 3, p. 973-984 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Visualization
Cells
Plant Cells
visualization
Ammonia
138 Citations

Process and technoeconomic analysis of leading pretreatment technologies for lignocellulosic ethanol production using switchgrass

Tao, L. , Aden, A. , Elander, R. T. , Pallapolu, V. R. , Lee, Y. Y. , Garlock, R. J. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Kim, Y. , Mosier, N. S. , Ladisch, M. R. , Falls, M. , Holtzapple, M. T. , Sierra, R. , Shi, J. , Ebrik, M. A. , Redmond, T. , Yang, B. , Wyman, C. E. , Hames, B. & 2 others Thomas, S. & Warner, R. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11105-11114 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ethanol
ethanol
analysis
Sugars
Ammonia
39 Citations

Proteomics-based compositional analysis of complex cellulase-hemicellulase mixtures

Chundawat, S. P. S., Lipton, M. S., Purvine, S. O., Uppugundla, N., Gao, D., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Oct 7 2011 In : Journal of Proteome Research. 10, 10, p. 4365-4372 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cellulase
Biomass
hemicellulase
Proteomics
Enzymes
15 Citations
Reaction products
Gas chromatography
Biomass
Gas Chromatography
Acetone
140 Citations

Restructuring the crystalline cellulose hydrogen bond network enhances its depolymerization rate

Chundawat, S. P. S., Bellesia, G., Uppugundla, N., Da Costa Sousa, L., Gao, D., Cheh, A. M., Agarwal, U. P., Bianchetti, C. M., Phillips, G. N., Langan, P., Balan, V., Gnanakaran, S. & Dale, B. E. Jul 27 2011 In : Journal of the American Chemical Society. 133, 29, p. 11163-11174 12 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Depolymerization
Cellulose
Hydrogen bonds
Crystalline materials
Hydrogen

Role of enzyme blend composition, biomass particle size and solids loading on pretreated biomass saccharification efficiency

Chundawat, S. P. S., Uppugundla, N., Lipton, M., Magyar, M., Gao, D., Balan, V. & Dale, B. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Saccharification
Biomass
Particle size
Enzymes
Chemical analysis
34 Citations

Surface and ultrastructural characterization of raw and pretreated switchgrass

Donohoe, B. S. , Vinzant, T. B. , Elander, R. T. , Pallapolu, V. R. , Lee, Y. Y. , Garlock, R. J. , Balan, V. , Dale, B. E. , Kim, Y. , Mosier, N. S. , Ladisch, M. R. , Falls, M. , Holtzapple, M. T. , Sierra-Ramirez, R. , Shi, J. , Ebrik, M. A. , Redmond, T. , Yang, B. , Wyman, C. E. , Hames, B. & 2 others Thomas, S. & Warner, R. E. Dec 2011 In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 24, p. 11097-11104 8 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

innovation
Innovation
hydrolysis
sugar
laboratory

The binding properties of cellulases on allomorphs cellulose and pretreated biomass during enzymatic hydrolysis

Gao, D., Chundawat, S., Balan, V. & Dale, B. 2011 11AIChE - 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings.

Research output: ResearchConference contribution

Cellulases
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Cellulose
Biomass
Enzymes
2010
85 Citations

Alkali-based AFEX pretreatment for the conversion of sugarcane bagasse and cane leaf residues to ethanol

Krishnan, C., da Costa Sousa, L., Jin, M., Chang, L., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Oct 15 2010 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 107, 3, p. 441-450 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Alkalies
Ammonia
Ethanol
Fibers
bagasse
19 Citations

Effect of compositional variability of distillers' grains on cellulosic ethanol production

Kim, Y., Hendrickson, R., Mosier, N. S., Ladisch, M. R., Bals, B., Balan, V., Dale, B. E., Dien, B. S. & Cotta, M. A. Jul 2010 In : Bioresource Technology. 101, 14, p. 5385-5393 9 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ethanol
effect
Cellulosic ethanol
Ethanol
fermentation
97 Citations
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Sugars
Ammonia
Fibers
hydrolysis