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1. Organosolv pretreated birch sawdust for the production of green hydrogen and renewable chemicals in an integrated biorefinery approach.

Sustainable production of fuels and chemicals is the most important way to reduce the carbon footprint in the environment. Forest based abundant lignocellulosic biomass as a renewable feedstock can be an attractive source of biofuels and biochemicals. This study evaluated the production of hydrogen ...

Author(s) : Sarkar, O.; Rova, U.; Christakopoulos, P.; Matsakas, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.50

2. Aluminum dispersed bamboo activated carbon production for effective removal of Ciprofloxacin hydrochloride antibiotics: optimization and mechanism study.

The central composite rotatable design (CCD) of response surface methodology (RSM) was used to optimize aluminum dispersed bamboo activated carbon preparation. The independent variables selected for optimization are activating agent (AlCl3) concentration (mol/L), activation temperature (°C), and...

Author(s) : Guellati, A.; Maachi, R.; Chaabane, T.; Darchen, A.; Danish, M.

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.301

3. Ion-responsive chitosan hydrogel actuator inspired by carrotwood seed pod.

Inspired by the gradient hygroscopic structure of carrotwood seed pod, patterned anisotropic structure was created in polysaccharide hydrogel by an anodic electrical writing process. Locally released Fe2+ was oxidized to Fe3+ and chelated with chitosan chains in the written area, resulting in a...

Author(s) : Zhu XinYi; Yang Chen; Jian YingHao; Deng HongBing; Du YuMin; Shi XiaoWen

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.52

4. Structure of KOH-extractable polysaccharides of tree greenery of from Siberian fir Abies sibirica ledeb.

Polysaccharide ASK was extracted with aqueous KOH from the Abies sibirica foliage. Pectin, xylan, AGPs and xyloglucan were isolated from ASK by anion-exchange chromatography and Smith degradation, combined with enzymatic cleavage. Potential interactions between those polymers were examined. Since...

Author(s) : Shakhmatov, E. G.; Makarova, E. N.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.46

5. Flexible conductive gasket based on Eucommia ulmoides gum and carbon fillers.

Eucommia ulmoides gum (EUG) is an eco-friendly and biodegradable novel polymer having the characteristics of both rubber and plastic, which shows excellent potential for conductive gasket material. A flexible, lightweight, and biodegradable EUG-based/carbon fillers composite was prepared via the...

Author(s) : Yue PanPan; Leng ZeJian; Rao Jun; Chen GeGu; Hao Xiang; Bian Jing; Zhu MingQiang; Peng Feng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.36

6. Nano silver decorating three-dimensional porous wood used as a catalyst for enhancing azo dyes hydrogenation in wastewater.

The natural wood can be used as a multifunctional material e.g. a reducing agent and a stabilizer due to the reducing functional groups and three-dimensional network structure. In this work, a wood catalyst decorated with silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) was prepared and used to catalyze the...

Author(s) : Yu YuanYuan; Huo HuaShuang; Zhang QingTong; Chen YangYang; Wang ShuangFei; Liu Xi; Chen Changzhou; Min DouYong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.54

7. A comprehensive review on the recent advancements in natural rubber nanocomposites.

Natural rubber (NR) is an eminent sustainable material and is the only agricultural product among various rubbers. Use of nanofillers in NR matrix as a reinforcing agent has gained huge attention because they offer excellent matrix-filler interaction upon forming a good dispersion in the NR matrix. ...

Author(s) : Sethulekshmi, A. S.; Appukuttan Saritha; Kuruvilla Joseph

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 2022 Vol.194 pp.819-842 ref.190

8. How many people globally actually use non-timber forest products?

Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) are widely used wild, biological products harvested from rural and urban landscapes for household subsistence, income and culture, thereby contributing to human wellbeing. Estimates of the numbers of people making use of, or being dependent on, NTFPs vary widely,...

Author(s) : Shackleton, C. M.; Vos, A. de

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Forest Policy and Economics 2022 Vol.135 ref.110

9. Analysis of the characteristics of Paulownia lignocellulose and hydrogen production potential via photo fermentation.

Paulownia biomass is rich in carbohydrates, making which a potential feedstock for biohydrogen production. In the study, different parts and varieties of Paulownia were chose as substrates to evaluate hydrogen production potential of paulownia lignocellulose via biohydrogen production by photo...

Author(s) : Zhang QuanGuo; Jin Peng; Li YaMeng; Zhang ZhiPing; Zhang Huan; Ru GuangMing; Jiang DanPing; Jing YanYan; Zhang XueTing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part B ref.38

10. Effect of solvent mixture pretreatment on sugar release from short-rotation coppice Salix schwerinii for biobutanol production.

This study investigated the effects of pretreatment using an acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) mixture with and without H2SO4 (H+) as a catalyst on sugar recovery from Salix schwerinii biomass. The sugar recovery was susceptible to both the temperature and the catalyst. Moreover, the relatively higher...

Author(s) : Yang Ming; Guo XiaoJun; Liu GuoZhen; Nan YuFei; Zhang JunHua; Noyazzesh, H.; Kuittinen, S.; Vepsäläinen, J.; Pappinen, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part B ref.40

11. Environmentally benign Prosopis juliflora extract for corrosion protection by sorption - gravimetric, mechanistic and thermodynamic studies.

Environmentally benign plant extract compounds have gained significant attention in the corrosion prevention applications due to their biodegradability and eco-friendliness. The adsorptive corrosion control action of Prosopis juliflora plant extract was investigated using differential mass change...

Author(s) : Rajamohan, N.; Said Zahir Said Al Shibli, F.; Manivasagan Rajasimman

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.203 ref.41

12. Climate change mitigation potential of biochar from forestry residues under boreal condition.

Forest harvest residue is a low-competitive biomass feedstock that is usually left to decay on site after forestry operations. Its removal and pyrolytic conversion to biochar is seen as an opportunity to reduce terrestrial CO2 emissions and mitigate climate change. The mitigation effect of biochar...

Author(s) : Hagenbo, A.; Antón-Fernández, C.; Bright, R. M.; Rasse, D.; Astrup, R.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.807 No.Part 3 ref.85

13. Co-production of bioethanol and xylosaccharides from steam-exploded Eucalyptus sawdust using high solid loads in enzymatic hydrolysis: effect of alkaline impregnation.

In this work, Eucalyptus grandis sawdust was investigated as raw matter for the co-production of xylosaccharides (XS) and bioethanol by steam explosion pretreatment with and without a previous NaOH impregnation stage. The acetyl groups were completely removed in the NaOH impregnation step, which...

Author(s) : Rochón, E.; Cabrera, M. N.; Scutari, V.; Cagno, M.; Guibaud, A.; Martínez, S.; Böthig, S.; Guchin, N.; Ferrari, M. D.; Lareo, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.175 ref.52

14. Mild fractionation of poplar into reactive lignin via lignin-first strategy and its enhancement on cellulose saccharification.

The lignin-first biorefinery approach was desirable to produce lignin-derived products by protecting the linkages of lignin and reducing condensation reaction. However, so far lignin-first strategy studies were mainly carried out under harsh conditions, causing serious destruction of lignin...

Author(s) : Pan ZhenYing; Li YiJing; Wang Bo; Sun FuBao; Xu Feng; Zhang XueMing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.46

15. Combined oxidization and liquid ammonia pretreatment of bamboo of various ages and species for maximizing fermentable sugar release.

To determine the potential for improving biomass enzymolysis, a combined oxidization and liquid ammonia pretreatment (OD-LAT) was employed for bamboo. The effects of oxidant, bamboo ages, and species on the pretreatment effectiveness and subsequent enzymolysis were studied. Under the optimal OD-LAT ...

Author(s) : Lu JiaJun; Cheng MingYang; Zhao Chao; Shao QianJun; Muhammad Hassan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.34

16. Synergistic combination of sapindoside A and B: a novel antibiofilm agent against Cutibacterium acnes.

Sapindus saponins extracted from Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn. have been reported to exert antibacterial activity against Cutibacterium acnes (C. acnes). However, there are no reports about their potentials against its biofilm, which is a major contributor to the antibiotic resistance of C. acnes....

Author(s) : Wei MinPing; Yu Hang; Guo YaHui; Cheng YuLiang; Xie YunFei; Yao WeiRong

Publisher : Elsevier GmbH, Munich, Germany

Journal article : Microbiological Research 2022 Vol.254

17. Green synthesized carbon quantum dots from maple tree leaves for biosensing of cesium and electrocatalytic oxidation of glycerol.

Carbon quantum dots (CQDs) synthesized from biological sources play a significant role in biomedical and environmental applications, including bioimaging, biosensing, metal ions detection and electrocatalytic oxidations. Herein, we synthesized blue-emitting carbon quantum dots using maple tree...

Author(s) : Chellasamy, G.; Arumugasamy, S. K.; Govindaraju, S.; Yun, K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Chemosphere 2022 Vol.287 No.Part 1 ref.26

18. Seed priming with cypress leaf extract enhances photosynthesis and antioxidative defense in zucchini seedlings under salt stress.

Exogenous ameliorants hold a great potential to strengthen endogenous plant defence under various environmental stresses, including salinity. The effects of Cypress Leaf Extract (CLE, as a biostimulant) and salicylic acid (SA) on growth, physio-biochemical and molecular responses of zucchini (...

Author(s) : ElSayed, A. I.; Rafudeen, M. S.; Ganie, S. A.; Hossain, M. S.; Gomaa, A. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Scientia Horticulturae 2022 Vol.293 ref.73

19. Bamboo shavings derived O-acetylated xylan alleviates loperamide-induced constipation in mice.

BSH-1 is an O-acetylated xylan obtained from bamboo shavings. This study determined the protective effects of BSH-1 against loperamide (Lop)-induced constipation in mice. Mice received BSH-1 by gavage daily for 14 days. In constipated mice, BSH-1 significantly shortened the defecation time and...

Author(s) : Huang JuQing; Lin Bin; Zhang Ying; Xie ZhengLu; Zheng Yi; Wang Qi; Xiao Hang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Carbohydrate Polymers 2022 Vol.276 ref.53

20. Comparative metabolomics applied for valorization of Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora (Sw. DC.) by-products as potential source of anti-inflammatory functional constituents.

Mesquite (Prosopis juliflora (Sw.) DC.) is widely used in food, biotechnology, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic industries. Every part of mesquite is used for medicinal purposes. In this work, stems, leaves, flowers and pods of P. juliflora were chemically profiled via UPLC/MS/MS analysis for their...

Author(s) : Darwish, R. S.; Fares, M. A. A.; Hammoda, H. M. A.; Yassin, A. M.; Ghareeb, D. A.; Harraz, F. M.; Shawky, E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Industrial Crops and Products 2022 Vol.176 ref.34

21. Spent mushroom substrate is capable of physisorption-chemisorption of CO2.

No in-depth investigation exists on the feasibility of integrating hydrothermal carbonization (HTC) and pelletization into the process of making spent mushroom substrate (SMS), an agro-food residue from the commercial mushroom industry, into an adsorbent for post-combustion CO2 removal. Therefore,...

Author(s) : Alves, L. da S.; Moreira, B. R. de A.; Viana, R. da S.; Dias, E. S.; Rinker, D. L.; Pardo-Gimenez, A.; Zied, D. C.

Publisher : Elsevier Inc, Orlando, USA

Journal article : Environmental Research 2022 Vol.204 No.Part A ref.53

22. Microbial community structure, co-occurrence network and fermentation characteristics of woody plant silage.

BACKGROUND: Feed shortage is a factor restricting animal production in the tropics, therefore how to use natural woody plant resources as animal feed is an important strategy. RESULTS: Under the dual stress of an anaerobic and acidic environment, the microbial response during the fermentation of...

Author(s) : Du ZhuMei; Lin YanLi; Sun Lin; Yang FuYu; Cai, Y.

Publisher : Wiley, Chichester, UK

Journal article : Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 2022 Vol.102 No.3 pp.1193-1204 ref.35

23. An entomopathogenic fungus and a natural extract benefit rice (Oryza sativa) by suppressing populations of insect pests while keeping high populations of their natural enemies.

Sustainable and environmentally safe pest management often involves the use of natural enemies as an alternative to chemical means. For successful management of pests by natural enemies, a balanced population between insect pests and their natural enemies should be achieved. In this study, we...

Author(s) : Chou, C.; Hadi, B. A. R.; Chiba, S.; Sato, I.; Choi IlRyong; Tanaka, T.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biological Control 2022 Vol.165 ref.76

24. Influence on off-gassing during storage of Scots pine wood pellets produced from sawdust with different extractive contents.

Off-gassing and self-heating are the major challenges when it comes to transportation and storage of wood pellets. The heat generated due to self-heating poses a fire risk while off-gassing of toxic gasses such as carbon monoxide (CO) and some volatile organic compounds (VOCs) is an environmental...

Author(s) : Siwale, W.; Frodeson, S.; Berghel, J.; Henriksson, G.; Finell, M.; Arshadi, M.; Jonsson, C.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biomass and Bioenergy 2022 Vol.156 ref.45

25. Impact of bamboo sphere amendment on composting performance and microbial community succession in food waste composting.

The purpose of this study was to find an economical and effective amendment for improving composting performance and product quality, as well as to analyze the microbial community succession in the whole phase of composting. Therefore, the effect of reusable amendment bamboo sphere on composting...

Author(s) : Wu XiaoYan; Wang JingShu; Yu ZhaoJing; Amanze, C.; Shen Li; Wu XueLing; Li JiaoKun; Yu RunLan; Liu YuanDong; Zeng WeiMin

Publisher : Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Journal of Environmental Management 2022 Vol.303 ref.54