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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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ammonia
Zea mays
Ethanol
Technology
Bioconversion
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

metabolic engineering
seed storage
corn
lipids
seeds

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lipid bodies
seed crop production
Zea mays
fatty acids
corn

Shotgun approach to increasing enzymatic saccharification yields of ammonia fiber expansion pretreated cellulosic biomass

Chundawat, S. P. S., Uppugundla, N., Gao, D., Curran, P. G., Balan, V. & Dale, B. E. May 10 2017 In : Frontiers in Energy Research. 5, MAY, 9

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Saccharification
Ammonia
Biomass
Enzymes
Fibers
4 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ethanol
ammonia
maize
enzyme
economics
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Ethanol
Costs and Cost Analysis
Costs
Fermentation
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Poaceae
Ammonia
Cellulose
Enzymes
Hydrolysis
13 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 (Accepted/In press) In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Yeast
Biomass
Lipids
Yeasts
Sugars
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 (Accepted/In press) In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Malus
Ethanol
lime
Fermentation
Enzymes
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

stover
corn stover
Bacillus thuringiensis
grain yield
ethanol
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ammonia
fruit
oil
effect
chemical
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Fruit
Industry
Hydrolysis
Phoeniceae
10 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ionic Liquids
bagasse
Bagasse
Ionic liquids
ionic liquid
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

lignin
ammonia
Lignin
Ammonia
carbohydrate
27 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biofuel
ammonia
Biofuels
Ammonia
lignin

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 (Accepted/In press) In : Waste Management.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ethanol
enzyme
substrate
food
fermentation
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

yeast
recycling
maize
degradation
process technology
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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 (Accepted/In press) In : Biofuels. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Research - peer-reviewArticle

benchmarking
fermentation
ethanol
sugar
maize

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Pentoses
Bioconversion
Yeast
Ethanol
lignocellulose
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
Ammonia
Costs
biofuel
ammonia
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Calocybe
mushrooms
Agaricales
India
temperature
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

biofuel
fermentation
Biofuels
Fermentation
product
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biomass
Ethanol
Productivity
Acids
ethanol
48 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Lipids
Oils
Biomass
Biofuels
Lignin
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Ammonia
Lipids
Fibers
Fermentation
Hydrolysis
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

prairie
ammonia
maize
grass
fibre

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Agaricales
Phytochemicals
India
Antioxidants
Water
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

hydrolysis
sugar
enzyme
loss
Enzyme inhibition
2014
74 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

ethanol
comparative study
maize
acid
ionic liquid
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

liquefaction
oil
Liquefaction
Oils
biomass
26 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Xylose
Fermentation
Yeasts
xylose-glucose
Yeast
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

maize
enzyme
acid
ionic liquid
comparison
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

corn stover
xylose
hydrolysates
Saccharomyces cerevisiae
engineering
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Zea mays
Yeasts
Lipids
Biofuels
Cryptococcus
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Biofuels
European Union
Feedstocks
Biomass
Costs
36 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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Geobacillus
Xylans
Bacteria
enzyme
bacterium
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Polyurethanes
Amino Acids
Proteins
Algae
Hydrolysis
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Cellulase
Decomposition
maize
decomposition
product
18 Citations
Bioconversion
Sugars
Fermentation
Ethanol
Cell Count
2013
23 Citations
Saccharification
Yeast
Fermentation
Ethanol
Productivity
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

Precipitates
effect
Yeast
Fermentation
Chemical analysis
2 Citations
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: Research - peer-reviewArticle

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: 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
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