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How to boost plant biomass: Biologists uncover molecular link between nutrient availability, growth

12 days ago   |   ScienceDaily

Plant genomic scientists have discovered the missing piece in the molecular link between a plant's perception of the nitrogen dose in its environment and the dose-responsive...
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Valorization of Gelidium amansii for dual production of D-galactonic acid and 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furancarboxylic acid by chemo-biological approach

12 days ago   |   Microbial Cell Factories

Marine macroalgae Gelidium amansii is a promising feedstock for production of sustainable biochemicals to replace petroleum and edible biomass. Different from terrestrial...
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How to boost plant biomass: Biologists uncover molecular link between nutrient availability, growth

16 days ago   |   Phys

Plant scientists have long known that crop yield is proportional to the dose of nitrogen fertilizer, but the increased use of fertilizers is costly and harmful to the...
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Cyanobacteria in an urban lake: hidden diversity revealed by metabarcoding

25 days ago   |   Springer

Abstract The study and monitoring of communities within microbiomes is important as some organisms can synthesize toxic substances, such as cyanotoxins synthesized by...
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Engineering of sugar transporters for improvement of xylose utilization during high-temperature alcoholic fermentation in Ogataea polymorpha yeast

1 month ago   |   Microbial Cell Factories

Xylose transport is one of the bottlenecks in the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to ethanol. Xylose consumption by the wild-type strains of xylose-utilizing yeasts...
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Antimicrobial, Antioxidant and Larvicidal Activities of Spherical Silver Nanoparticles Synthesized by Endophytic Streptomyces spp

1 month ago   |   Springer

Abstract In this study, metabolites involved in the free-biomass filtrates for three endophytic actinomycetes of Streptomyces capillispiralis Ca-1, Streptomyces zaomyceticus...
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High-solids enzymatic hydrolysis of ball-milled corn stover with reduced slurry viscosity and improved sugar yields

1 month ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

High-solids enzymatic hydrolysis has attracted increasing attentions for the production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic biomass with its advantages of high product...
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Investigation of a thermostable multi-domain xylanase-glucuronoyl esterase enzyme from Caldicellulosiruptor kristjanssonii incorporating multiple carbohydrate-binding modules

1 month ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

Efficient degradation of lignocellulosic biomass has become a major bottleneck in industrial processes which attempt to use biomass as a carbon source for the production of...
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Enzymatic conversion reactions of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural to bio-based 2,5-diformylfuran and 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid with air: mechanisms, pathways and synthesis selectivity

1 month ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

2,5-Furandicarboxylic acid is one of the top biomass-derived value-added chemicals. It can be produced from fructose and other C6 sugars via formation of...
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Effect of residual extractable lignin on acetone-butanol-ethanol production in SHF and SSF processes

1 month ago   |   Biotechnology for Biofuels

Lignin plays an important role in biochemical conversion of biomass to biofuels. A significant amount of lignin is precipitated on the surface of pretreated substrates after...
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