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Development of rapid bioconversion with integrated recycle technology for ethanol production from extractive ammonia pretreated corn stover

Jin, M., Liu, Y., da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Aug 1 2017 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 114, 8, p. 1713-1720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
Zea mays
Ethanol
Technology
Enzymes
Cell Separation
Recycling
Fermentation
Zea mays
Ethanol

Metabolic engineering to increase the corn seed storage lipid quantity and change its compositional quality

Alameldin, H., Izadi-Darbandi, A., Smith, S. A., Balan, V., Jones, A. D., Ebru Orhun, G. & Sticklen, M. 2017 In : Crop Science. 57, 4, p. 1854-1864 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

seeds
corn
genes
metabolic engineering
Arabidopsis thaliana

Production of Seed-Like Storage Lipids and Increase in Oil Bodies in Corn (Maize; Zea mays L.) Vegetative Biomass

Alameldin, H., Izadi-Darbandi, A., Smith, S. A., Balan, V., Jones, A. D. & Sticklen, M. Dec 1 2017 In : Industrial Crops and Products. 108, p. 526-534 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corn
lipid bodies
fatty acids
biosynthesis
biomass
2 Citations

Techno-economic comparison of centralized versus decentralized biorefineries for two alkaline pretreatment processes

Stoklosa, R. J., del Pilar Orjuela, A., da Costa Sousa, L., Uppugundla, N., Williams, D. L., Dale, B. E., Hodge, D. B. & Balan, V. Feb 1 2017 In : Bioresource Technology. 226, p. 9-17 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Economics
economics
Transmissible Enteritis of Turkeys
Ammonia
Enzymes
4 Citations

Toward high solids loading process for lignocellulosic biofuel production at a low cost

Jin, M., Sarks, C., Bals, B. D., Posawatz, N., Gunawan, C., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. May 1 2017 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 114, 5, p. 980-989 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Ethanol
Costs and Cost Analysis
Butylene Glycols
Carbohydrates
2016
1 Citations

Assessment of bacterial and fungal (hemi)cellulose-degrading enzymes in saccharification of ammonia fibre expansion-pretreated Arundo donax

Giacobbe, S., Balan, V., Montella, S., Fagnano, M., Mori, M. & Faraco, V. Mar 1 2016 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 100, 5, p. 2213-2224 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Poaceae
Ammonia
Cellulose
Enzymes
Hydrolysis
11 Citations

Comparative lipid production by oleaginous yeasts in hydrolyzates of lignocellulosic biomass and process strategy for high titers

Slininger, P. J., Dien, B. S., Kurtzman, C. P., Moser, B. R., Bakota, E. L., Thompson, S. R., O'Bryan, P. J., Cotta, M. A., Balan, V., Jin, M., Sousa, L. D. C. & Dale, B. E. 2016 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Yeasts
Lipids
Panthera
Yeast
1 Citations

Conversion of apple pomace waste to ethanol at industrial relevant conditions

Magyar, M., da Costa Sousa, L., Jin, M., Sarks, C. & Balan, V. Jun 30 2016 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Malus
Ethanol
Oxides
Calcium
Fermentation
6 Citations

Corn stover ethanol yield as affected by grain yield, Bt trait, and environment

Tumbalam, P., Thelen, K. D., Adkins, A., Dale, B., Balan, V., Gunawan, C. & Gao, J. Feb 1 2016 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 85, p. 119-125 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

corn stover
ethanol
Ethanol
maize
stover
8 Citations

Effects of changes in chemical and structural characteristic of ammonia fibre expansion (AFEX) pretreated oil palm empty fruit bunch fibre on enzymatic saccharification and fermentability for biohydrogen

Abdul, P. M., Jahim, J. M., Harun, S., Markom, M., Lutpi, N. A., Hassan, O., Balan, V., Dale, B. E. & Mohd Nor, M. T. Jul 1 2016 In : Bioresource Technology. 211, p. 200-208 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Palm oil
Fruits
fruit
oil
Thiamin-Triphosphatase
1 Citations

Empty Fruit Bunch from Date Palm Industries - A Sustainable Resource for Producing Biofuels and Industrial Solvents

Magyar, M., Jin, M., Sousa, L. D. C., Aleid, S. M., Al-Hajhoj, M. R., Sudhakar, B. & Balan, V. Aug 1 2016 In : Industrial Biotechnology. 12, 4, p. 235-244 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Fruit
Industry
Hydrolysis
Phoeniceae
9 Citations

Evaluation of agave bagasse recalcitrance using AFEX™, autohydrolysis, and ionic liquid pretreatments

Perez-Pimienta, J. A., Flores-Gómez, C. A., Ruiz, H. A., Sathitsuksanoh, N., Balan, V., da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E., Singh, S. & Simmons, B. A. Jul 1 2016 In : Bioresource Technology. 211, p. 216-223 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic liquids
liquid
Bagasse
Biomass
biomass
12 Citations

Isolation and characterization of new lignin streams derived from extractive-ammonia (EA) pretreatment

Da Costa Sousa, L., Foston, M., Bokade, V., Azarpira, A., Lu, F., Ragauskas, A. J., Ralph, J., Dale, B. & Balan, V. 2016 In : Green Chemistry. 18, 15, p. 4205-4215 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lignin
lignin
Ammonia
ammonia
Carbohydrates
25 Citations

Next-generation ammonia pretreatment enhances cellulosic biofuel production

Da Costa Sousa, L. , Jin, M. , Chundawat, S. P. S. , Bokade, V. , Tang, X. , Azarpira, A. , Lu, F. , Avci, U. , Humpula, J. , Uppugundla, N. , Gunawan, C. , Pattathil, S. , Cheh, A. M. , Kothari, N. , Kumar, R. , Ralph, J. , Hahn, M. G. , Wyman, C. E. , Singh, S. , Simmons, B. A. & 2 others Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Apr 1 2016 In : Energy and Environmental Science. 9, 4, p. 1215-1223 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonia
Ammonia
lignin
Lignin
biofuel
1 Citations

Pie waste - A component of food waste and a renewable substrate for producing ethanol

Magyar, M., da Costa Sousa, L., Jayanthi, S. & Balan, V. Oct 13 2016 In : Waste Management.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ethanol
enzyme
food
fermentation
yeast
3 Citations

Quantifying pretreatment degradation compounds in solution and accumulated by cells during solids and yeast recycling in the Rapid Bioconversion with Integrated recycling Technology process using AFEX™ corn stover

Sarks, C., Higbee, A., Piotrowski, J., Xue, S., Coon, J. J., Sato, T. K., Jin, M., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Apr 1 2016 In : Bioresource Technology. 205, p. 24-33 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Recycling
recycling
Acyclic Acids
4-Aminobutyrate Transaminase
Bioconversion
3 Citations

Saccharification of newspaper waste after ammonia fiber expansion or extractive ammonia

Montella, S., Balan, V., da Costa Sousa, L., Gunawan, C., Giacobbe, S., Pepe, O. & Faraco, V. Dec 1 2016 In : AMB Express. 6, 1, 18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Newspapers
Ammonia
Enzymes
Hydrolysis
Solid Waste
2 Citations

Scaling up and benchmarking of ethanol production from pelletized pilot scale AFEX treated corn stover using Zymomonas mobilis 8b

Sarks, C., Bals, B. D., Wynn, J., Teymouri, F., Schwegmann, S., Sanders, K., Jin, M., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. Jan 1 2016 In : Biofuels. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

benchmarking
fermentation
sugar
maize
Benchmarking

Techniques for the evolution of robust pentose-fermenting yeast for bioconversion of lignocellulose to ethanol

Slininger, P. J., Shea-Andersh, M. A., Thompson, S. R., Dien, B. S., Kurtzman, C. P., Sousa, L. D. C. & Balan, V. Oct 24 2016 In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 116, e54227

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pentoses
Ethanol
Yeasts
Xylose
Yeast
10 Citations

Toward lower cost cellulosic biofuel production using ammonia based pretreatment technologies

Jin, M., Da Costa Sousa, L., Schwartz, C., He, Y., Sarks, C., Gunawan, C., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. 2016 In : Green Chemistry. 18, 4, p. 957-966 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Costs
cost
Enzymes
enzyme
Acyclic Acids
2015
1 Citations

A comprehensive review of tropical milky white mushroom (Calocybe indica P&C)

Subbiah, K. A. & Balan, V. 2015 In : Mycobiology. 43, 3, p. 184-194 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

mushrooms
Agaricales
Temperature
temperature
Pleurotus
8 Citations

Designer synthetic media for studying microbialcatalyzed biofuel production

Tang, X., Sousa, L. D. C., Jin, M., Chundawat, S. P. S., Chambliss, C. K., Lau, M. W., Xiao, Z., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Jan 22 2015 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 1, 0179

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Fermentation
fermentation
Yeast
Yeasts
9 Citations

Evolved strains of Scheffersomyces stipitis achieving high ethanol productivity on acid- and base-pretreated biomass hydrolyzate at high solids loading

Slininger, P. J., Shea-Andersh, M. A., Thompson, S. R., Dien, B. S., Kurtzman, C. P., Balan, V., Da Costa Sousa, L., Uppugundla, N., Dale, B. E. & Cotta, M. A. Apr 17 2015 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 1, 60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biomass
Ethanol
Acids
ethanol
Xylose
47 Citations

Microbial lipid-based lignocellulosic biorefinery: Feasibility and challenges

Jin, M., Slininger, P. J., Dien, B. S., Waghmode, S., Moser, B. R., Orjuela, A., Sousa, L. D. C. & Balan, V. Jan 1 2015 In : Trends in Biotechnology. 33, 1, p. 43-54 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipids
Oils
Biomass
Panthera
Biofuels
5 Citations

Microbial lipid production from AFEX™ pretreated corn stover

Xue, Y. P., Jin, M., Orjuela, A., Slininger, P. J., Dien, B. S., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. 2015 In : RSC Advances. 5, 36, p. 28725-28734 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lipids
Ammonia
Fibers
Abnormal Erythrocytes
Saimiriine herpesvirus 2
9 Citations

Physical characteristics of AFEX-pretreated and densified switchgrass, prairie cord grass, and corn stover

Karki, B., Muthukumarappan, K., Wang, Y., Dale, B., Balan, V., Gibbons, W. R. & Karunanithy, C. Jul 1 2015 In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 78, p. 164-174 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ammonia
Ammonia
Fibers
biomass
Biomass

Phytochemical investigation and total antioxidant potential of the milky mushroom, Calocybe Indica Var. APK2 cultivated in Tamilnadu, India

Sumathy, R., Kumuthakalavalli, R., Krishnamoorthy, A. S. & Balan, V. 2015 In : International Journal of Pharma and Bio Sciences. 6, 2, p. P485-P497

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Agaricales
Phytochemicals
Antioxidants
Water
Beryllium
13 Citations

Sugar loss and enzyme inhibition due to oligosaccharide accumulation during high solids-loading enzymatic hydrolysis

Xue, S., Uppugundla, N., Bowman, M. J., Cavalier, D., Da Costa Sousa, L., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. Nov 26 2015 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8, 1, 195

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligosaccharides
Hydrolysis
Carbohydrates
Enzymes
enzyme
2014
73 Citations

A comparative study of ethanol production using dilute acid, ionic liquid and AFEX™ pretreated corn stover

Uppugundla, N., Da Costa Sousa, L., Chundawat, S. P. S., Yu, X., Simmons, B., Singh, S., Gao, X., Kumar, R., Wyman, C. E., Dale, B. E. & Balan, V. May 13 2014 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 7, 1, 72

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Zea mays
Ethanol
Acids
acid
1 Citations

Bio-oil via catalytic liquefaction of unhydrolyzed solids in aqueous medium

Popov, S., Ruhl, I., Uppugundla, N., Da Costa Sousa, L., Balan, V., Hatcher, P. G. & Kumar, S. Jul 4 2014 In : Biofuels. 5, 4, p. 431-446 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

oil
liquefaction
Liquefaction
biomass
Biomass
25 Citations

Comparative metabolic profiling revealed limitations in xylose-fermenting yeast during co-fermentation of glucose and xylose in the presence of inhibitors

Wang, X., Jin, M., Balan, V., Jones, A. D., Li, X., Li, B. Z., Dale, B. E. & Yuan, Y. J. Jan 2014 In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 111, 1, p. 152-164 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xylose
Fermentation
Yeasts
Glucose
Carbamoyl-Phosphate Synthase (Glutamine-Hydrolyzing)
34 Citations

Comparison of enzymatic reactivity of corn stover solids prepared by dilute acid, AFEX™, and ionic liquid pretreatments

Gao, X., Kumar, R., Singh, S., Simmons, B. A., Balan, V., Dale, B. E. & Wyman, C. E. May 13 2014 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 7, 1, 71

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ionic Liquids
Zea mays
Acids
Enzymes
enzyme
24 Citations

Engineering and two-stage evolution of a lignocellulosic hydrolysate-tolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain for anaerobic fermentation of xylose from AFEX pretreated corn stover

Parreiras, L. S. , Breuer, R. J. , Narasimhan, R. A. , Higbee, A. J. , La Reau, A. , Tremaine, M. , Qin, L. , Willis, L. B. , Bice, B. D. , Bonfert, B. L. , Pinhancos, R. C. , Balloon, A. J. , Uppugundla, N. , Liu, T. , Li, C. , Tanjore, D. , Ong, I. M. , Li, H. , Pohlmann, E. L. , Serate, J. & 12 others Withers, S. T., Simmons, B. A., Hodge, D. B., Westphall, M. S., Coon, J. J., Dale, B. E., Balan, V., Keating, D. H., Zhang, Y., Landick, R., Gasch, A. P. & Sato, T. K. Sep 15 2014 In : PLoS One. 9, 9, e107499

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Xylose
Ammonia
Fermentation
Zea mays
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
17 Citations

Identification of oleaginous yeast strains able to accumulate high intracellular lipids when cultivated in alkaline pretreated corn stover

Sitepu, I. R., Jin, M., Fernandez, J. E., Da Costa Sousa, L., Balan, V. & Boundy-Mills, K. L. 2014 In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 98, 17, p. 7645-7657 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Zea mays
Yeasts
Lipids
Biofuels
Xylose
4 Citations

Industrial initiatives towards lignocellulosic biofuel deployment: An assessment in US and EU

Chiaramonti, D., Martelli, F., Balan, V. & Kumar, S. 2014 In : Chemical Engineering Transactions. 37, p. 313-318 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Feedstocks
Biomass
Acyclic Acids
Panthera
34 Citations

Lignin triggers irreversible cellulase loss during pretreated lignocellulosic biomass saccharification

Gao, D., Haarmeyer, C., Balan, V., Whitehead, T. A., Dale, B. E. & Chundawat, S. P. S. Nov 27 2014 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 7, 1, 0175

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulases
Cellulase
Lignin
Biomass
lignin
20 Citations

Novel thermostable endo-xylanase cloned and expressed from bacterium Geobacillus sp. WSUCF1

Bhalla, A., Bischoff, K. M., Uppugundla, N., Balan, V. & Sani, R. K. 2014 In : Bioresource Technology. 165, C, p. 314-318 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Geobacillus
Xylans
Bacteria
enzyme
Enzymes
9 Citations

Polyurethanes preparation using proteins obtained from microalgae

Kumar, S., Hablot, E., Moscoso, J. L. G., Obeid, W., Hatcher, P. G., Duquette, B. M., Graiver, D., Narayan, R. & Balan, V. 2014 In : Journal of Materials Science. 49, 22, p. 7824-7833 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proteins
Polyols
Algae
Hydrolysis
Polyurethanes
5 Citations

Probing the nature of AFEX-pretreated corn stover derived decomposition products that inhibit cellulase activity

Humpula, J. F., Uppugundla, N., Vismeh, R., Sousa, L., Chundawat, S. P. S., Jones, A. D., Balan, V., Dale, B. E. & Cheh, A. M. 2014 In : Bioresource Technology. 152, p. 38-45 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Butylene Glycols
Cybernetics
Bronchiolo-Alveolar Adenocarcinoma
Ultracentrifugation
Molecular weight
18 Citations
Fermentation
Ethanol
Cell Count
Carbohydrates
fermentation
2013
23 Citations
Fermentation
Zea mays
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Ethanol
Enzymes
7 Citations

Effect of storage conditions on the stability and fermentability of enzymatic lignocellulosic hydrolysate

Jin, M. , Bothfeld, W. , Austin, S. , Sato, T. K. , La Reau, A. , Li, H. , Foston, M. , Gunawan, C. , LeDuc, R. D. , Quensen, J. F. , Mcgee, M. , Uppugundla, N. , Higbee, A. , Ranatunga, R. , Donald, C. W. , Bone, G. , Ragauskas, A. J. , Tiedje, J. M. , Noguera, D. R. , Dale, B. E. & 2 others Zhang, Y. & Balan, V. Nov 2013 In : Bioresource Technology. 147, p. 212-220 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Precipitates
Yeast
Fermentation
Chemical analysis
African horse sickness virus
2 Citations
Biofuels
53 Citations

Increased enzyme binding to substrate is not necessary for more efficient cellulose hydrolysis

Gao, D., Chundawat, S. P. S., Sethi, A., Balan, V., Gnanakaran, S. & Dale, B. E. Jul 2 2013 In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 110, 27, p. 10922-10927 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cellulose
Hydrolysis
Enzymes
Cellulases
Biopolymers
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Ammonia
Fibers
Abnormal Erythrocytes
Saimiriine herpesvirus 2
Fermentation
28 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: Contribution to journalArticle

sugar
Ammonia
Particle Size
Oryza sativa
Carbohydrates
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 In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. p. 108 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fermentation
Zea mays
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
fermentation
Temperature
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: Contribution to journalArticle

Plant Cells
Tandem Mass Spectrometry
Liquid Chromatography
Cell Wall
Polysaccharides
11 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: Contribution to journalArticle

Oligosaccharides
Biomass
Panthera
Esters
Polymerization