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TRANSCRIPTOME ANALYSIS REVEALED THE REGULATION OF GIBBERELLIN AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF PHOTOSYNTHETIC SYSTEM PROMOTE RAPID SEED GERMINATION AND EARLY GROWTH OF SEEDLING IN PEARL MILLET

Seed germination is the most important stage for the formation of a new plant. This process starts when the dry seed begins to absorb...

IDENTIFICATION OF THE MAJOR FERMENTATION INHIBITORS OF RECOMBINANT 2G YEASTS IN DIVERSE LIGNOCELLULOSE HYDROLYSATES

Presence of inhibitory chemicals in lignocellulose hydrolysates is a major hurdle for production of second-generation bioethanol. Especially...

 
 
 

BIOPROSPECTING OF WILD TYPE ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST FOR ETHANOL FUEL PRODUCTION FROM WASTEWATER-GROWN MICROALGAE

Wild-type yeasts have been successfully used to obtain food products, yet their full potential as fermenting microorganisms for large-scale...

TAGASASTE, LEUCAENA AND PAULOWNIA: THREE INDUSTRIAL CROPS FOR ENERGY AND HEMICELLULOSES PRODUCTION

Burning fast-growing trees for energy production can be an effective alternative to coal combustion. Thus, lignocellulosic material,...

 
 
 

RATIONAL ENGINEERING OF XYLANASE HYPER-PRODUCING SYSTEM IN TRICHODERMA REESEI FOR EFFICIENT BIOMASS DEGRADATION

Filamentous fungus Trichoderma reesei has been widely used as a workhorse for cellulase and xylanase productions. Xylanase has been...

CHARACTERIZATION OF SIMULTANEOUS UPTAKE OF XYLOSE AND GLUCOSE IN CALDICELLULOSIRUPTOR KRONOTSKYENSIS FOR OPTIMAL HYDROGEN PRODUCTION

Caldicellulosiruptor kronotskyensis has gained interest for its ability to grow on various lignocellulosic biomass. The aim of this...

 
 
 

BIOETHANOLIC YEASTS FROM DUNG BEETLES: TAPPING THE POTENTIAL OF EXTREMOPHILIC YEASTS FOR IMPROVEMENT OF LIGNOCELLULOLYTIC FEEDSTOCK FERMENTATION

Bioethanol from abundant and inexpensive agricultural and industrial wastes possesses the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions....

WASTE BIOREFINERY TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE CIRCULAR BIOECONOMY: A SOLUTION TO GLOBAL ISSUES

Global issues such as environmental problems and food security are currently of concern to all of us. Circular bioeconomy is a promising...

 
 
 

EFFECT OF INTEGRATED TREATMENT ON ENHANCING THE ENZYMATIC HYDROLYSIS OF COCKSFOOT GRASS AND THE STRUCTURAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CO-PRODUCED HEMICELLULOSES

Cocksfoot grass with high biomass yield and rich cellulose can be used to produce bioethanol as fuel additive. In view of this, ultrasonic...

TOWARDS AN IDEOTYPE FOR FOOD-FUEL DUAL-PURPOSE WHEAT IN ARGENTINA WITH FOCUS ON BIOGAS PRODUCTION

Wheat straw, one of the most abundant agricultural residues worldwide, can be used to produce biogas, which is considered one of the...

 
 
 

DEPOLYMERIZATION AND CONVERSION OF LIGNIN TO VALUE-ADDED BIOPRODUCTS BY MICROBIAL AND ENZYMATIC CATALYSIS

Lignin, the most abundant renewable aromatic compound in nature, is an excellent feedstock for value-added bioproducts manufacturing;...

EFFICIENCY OF INTEGRATED ELECTROOXIDATION AND ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF WASTE ACTIVATED SLUDGE

Most of the organic content of waste activated sludge comprises microbial cells hard to degrade, which must be pre-treated for energy...

 
 
 

TRANSCRIPTOME-BASED ANALYSIS OF THE EFFECTS OF SALICYLIC ACID AND HIGH LIGHT ON LIPID AND ASTAXANTHIN ACCUMULATION IN HAEMATOCOCCUS PLUVIALIS

The unicellular alga Haematococcus pluvialis has achieved considerable interests for its capacity to accumulate large amounts of triacylglycerol...

DISCOVERY OF TWO NOVEL LACCASE-LIKE MULTICOPPER OXIDASES FROM PLEUROTUS CITRINOPILEATUS AND THEIR APPLICATION IN PHENOLIC OLIGOMER SYNTHESIS

Laccases and laccase-like multicopper oxidases oxidize a vast array of phenolic compounds and amines, releasing water as a byproduct....

 
 
 

FROM TOILET TO TABLE: VALUE-TAILORED MESSAGES INFLUENCE EMOTIONAL RESPONSES TO WASTEWATER PRODUCTS

Products made from recycled organic materials are an important part of a circular economy, but the question is whether they will be...

DISULFIDE BOND ENGINEERING OF APPA PHYTASE FOR INCREASED THERMOSTABILITY REQUIRES CO-EXPRESSION OF PROTEIN DISULFIDE ISOMERASE IN PICHIA PASTORIS

Phytases are widely used commercially as dietary supplements for swine and poultry to increase the digestibility of phytic acid. Enzyme...

 
 
 

CURRENT AND FUTURE ADVANCES IN FLUORESCENCE-BASED VISUALIZATION OF PLANT CELL WALL COMPONENTS AND CELL WALL BIOSYNTHETIC MACHINERIES

Plant cell wall-derived biomass serves as a renewable source of energy and materials with increasing importance. The cell walls are...

HIGH-DOSE RAPAMYCIN EXERTS A TEMPORARY IMPACT ON T. REESEI RUT-C30 THROUGH GENE TRFKBP12

Knowledge with respect to regulatory systems for cellulase production is prerequisite for exploitation of such regulatory networks...

 
 
 

ECTOPIC OVEREXPRESSION OF A TYPE-II DGAT DERIVED FROM OIL-RICH TUBER OF CYPERUS ESCULENTUS ENHANCES ACCUMULATION OF OIL AND OLEIC ACID IN TOBACCO LEAVES

Engineering triacylglycerol accumulation in vegetative tissues of non-food crops has become a promising way to meet our increasing...

INSIGHTS INTO THE GENOME AND SECRETOME OF FUSARIUM METAVORANS DSM105788 BY CULTIVATION ON AGRO-RESIDUAL BIOMASS AND SYNTHETIC NUTRIENT SOURCES

The transition to a biobased economy involving the depolymerization and fermentation of renewable agro-industrial sources is a challenge...

 
 
 



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 ...

New approaches to AI, cell biology may have uncovered a novel drug target...

New approaches to AI, cell biology may have uncovered a novel drug target for COVID-19: Humans themselves chale Tue, 04/13/2021 - 17:11 Read more ...

Breakthrough with Quantum Materials Pushes Biologically Inspired Learning...

UC San Diego physicists have created new artificial devices that mimic basic learning functions carried out by neurons in the human brain. They demonstrated how quantum... Read more ...

Scientists program microalgae's 'oil factory' to produce various oils

By combining the 'chassis' of an oil-producing microalgae with genes from a Cuphea plant, scientists from the Single-Cell Center, Qingdao Institute of BioEnergy and Bioprocess... Read more ...

Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab Principal, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, to...

Alicia Garza, Black Futures Lab Principal, Black Lives Matter Co-Founder, to Speak at Commencement

Author, political strategist and organizer Alicia Garza will serve as keynote speaker at UC San Diego's Commencement 2021 ceremonies, which will be held June 12-13. A UC San... Read more ...

Programming proteins to turn cells into molecular computers

A new method of breaking and fixing proteins could speed the development of sophisticated computer-like circuits in cells that will pave the way to new biotechnology and... Read more ...

Better understanding of fundamental cell behavior can improve drug development

Pioneering research from Vanderbilt scientists shows that cells respond differently to acute stress than to gradual stress. The findings establish an entirely new way to look... Read more ...

New method of artificially creating genetic switches for yeast

A group of researchers from Kobe University and Chiba University has successfully developed a flexible and simple method of artificially producing genetic switches for yeast, a... Read more ...

Bacteria breaking down mountains: Bioleaching to extract ores with less...

How do you break down kilometers of rock to get the metals within? You go small. Bacteria-level small. Read more ...

From Smoky Skies to a Green Horizon: Scientists Convert Fire-Risk Wood into...

From Smoky Skies to a Green Horizon: Scientists Convert Fire-Risk Wood into Biofuel

Reliance on petroleum fuels and raging wildfires: Two separate, large-scale challenges that could be addressed by one scientific breakthrough. Teams from Lawrence Berkeley... Read more ...

The right to vote is fundamental - a letter from biotechnology industry leaders

We oppose all attempts to introduce laws that reduce the rights of US citizens to vote or that restrict them from exercising that right. The right to vote is fundamental to... Read more ...