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BROAD GENOME ANALYSIS SHOWS YEASTS EVOLVING BY SUBTRACTION

An unprecedented comparison of hundreds of species of yeasts has helped geneticists brew up an expansive picture of their evolution...

A GLOBAL ANALYSIS OF GENE EXPRESSION IN FIBROBACTER SUCCINOGENES S85 GROWN ON CELLULOSE AND SOLUBLE SUGARS AT DIFFERENT GROWTH RATES

Cellulose is the most abundant biological polymer on earth, making it an attractive substrate for the production of next-generation...

 
 
 

RENEWABLE PRODUCTION OF HIGH DENSITY JET FUEL PRECURSOR SESQUITERPENES FROM ESCHERICHIA COLI

Aviation fuels are an important target of biofuels research due to their high market demand and competitive price. Isoprenoids have...

VARIANCES IN CELLULAR SEDIMENTATION BEHAVIOR AS AN EFFECTIVE ENRICHMENT METHOD OF HYDROCARBON-OVERPRODUCING MICROCOCCUS LUTEUS STRAINS

Aliphatic hydrocarbons of microbial origin are highly interesting candidate biofuels because these molecules are identical or very...

 
 
 

RESTORATION OF BIOFUEL PRODUCTION LEVELS AND INCREASED TOLERANCE UNDER IONIC LIQUID STRESS IS ENABLED BY A MUTATION IN THE ESSENTIAL ESCHERICHIA COLI GENE CYDC

Microbial production of chemicals from renewable carbon sources enables a sustainable route to many bioproducts. Sugar streams, such...

THE TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR TPRFX1 IS AN ESSENTIAL REGULATOR OF AMYLASE AND CELLULASE GENE EXPRESSION IN TALAROMYCES PINOPHILUS

Perfect and low cost of fungal amylolytic and cellulolytic enzymes are prerequisite for the industrialization of plant biomass biorefinergy...

 
 
 
3 win chemistry Nobel; findings led to best-selling drug

3 WIN CHEMISTRY NOBEL; FINDINGS LED TO BEST-SELLING DRUG

STOCKHOLM - Three researchers who "harnessed the power of evolution" to produce enzymes and antibodies that have led to a new best-selling...

GENOMIC AND PHENOTYPIC CHARACTERIZATION OF A REFACTORED XYLOSE-UTILIZING SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE STRAIN FOR LIGNOCELLULOSIC BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

Engineered strains of Saccharomyces cerevisiae have significantly improved the prospects of biorefinery by improving the bioconversion...

 
 
 

A VERSATILE SYSTEM FOR FAST SCREENING AND ISOLATION OF TRICHODERMA REESEI CELLULASE HYPERPRODUCERS BASED ON DSRED AND FLUORESCENCE-ASSISTED CELL SORTING

In the biofuel industry, cellulase plays an indispensable role in hydrolyzing cellulose into fermentable glucose. Trichoderma reesei...

ENGINEERING XYLOSE METABOLISM IN THRAUSTOCHYTRID T18

Thraustochytrids are heterotrophic, oleaginous, marine protists with a significant potential for biofuel production. High-value co-products...

 
 
 
All Aboard the Jungle Express!

ALL ABOARD THE JUNGLE EXPRESS!

By Lida Gifford In the quest to find the key to a rainforest dwelling bacterium's lignin-degrading ability, researchers at the Department...

HIGH-VALUE BIOMASS FROM MICROALGAE PRODUCTION PLATFORMS: STRATEGIES AND PROGRESS BASED ON CARBON METABOLISM AND ENERGY CONVERSION

Microalgae are capable of producing sustainable bioproducts and biofuels by using carbon dioxide or other carbon substances in various...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS IDENTIFY ENZYME THAT COULD ACCELERATE BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

Researchers at the Tokyo Institute of Technology report on an enzyme belonging to the glycerol-3-phosphate acyltransferase family as...

COMPLEX NETWORKS IDENTIFY GENES FOR BIOFUEL CROPS

To improve biofuel production, scientists must understand the fundamental interactions that lead to the expression of key traits in...

 
 
 

THE PRIMARY TRANSCRIPTOME OF THE FAST-GROWING CYANOBACTERIUM SYNECHOCOCCUS ELONGATUS UTEX 2973

Cyanobacteria have shown promising potential for the production of various biofuels and chemical feedstocks. Synechococcus elongatus...

 
 
 

RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SYNTHETIC BIOLOGY AND METABOLIC ENGINEERING IN MICROALGAE TOWARDS BIOFUEL PRODUCTION

In the wake of the uprising global energy crisis, microalgae have emerged as an alternate feedstock for biofuel production. In addition,...

STEPWISE METABOLIC ENGINEERING OF ESCHERICHIA COLI TO PRODUCE TRIACYLGLYCEROL RICH IN MEDIUM-CHAIN FATTY ACIDS

Triacylglycerols rich in medium-chain fatty acids are valuable feedstocks for biofuels and chemicals. Natural sources of TAGs rich...

 
 
 

GROWTH PROMOTION OF THREE MICROALGAE, CHLAMYDOMONAS REINHARDTII, CHLORELLA VULGARIS AND EUGLENA GRACILIS, BY IN SITU INDIGENOUS BACTERIA IN WASTEWATER EFFLUENT

Microalgae are a promising biomass feedstock for biofuels production. The use of wastewater effluent as a nutrient medium would improve...

REVOLUTIONIZING THE JET FUEL INDUSTRY WITH BIOFUEL MADE FROM OILSEED

The Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner roared down the runway before sailing serenely up into the skies over Los Angeles International Airport....