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1. A review on co-culturing of microalgae: a greener strategy towards sustainable biofuels production.

There is a growing global recognition that microalgae-based biofuel are environment-friendly and economically feasible options because they incur several advantages over traditional fossil fuels. Also, the microalgae can be manipulated for extraction of value-added compounds such as lipids...

Author(s) : Ayusmita Ray; Manoranjan Nayak; Amit Ghosh

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Science of the Total Environment 2022 Vol.802

2. The inhibitory mechanism of chlorogenic acid and its acylated derivatives on α-amylase and α-glucosidase.

Due to the poor lipophilicity of chlorogenic acid (CA), five CA derivatives (C2-CA, C4-CA, C6-CA, C8-CA, and C12-CA) with different lipophilicities were synthesized using acylation catalyzed by lipase in present study. The inhibitory activities and mechanisms of CA and its derivatives on α-amylase...

Author(s) : Wang Shan; Li Yue; Huang DeJian; Chen ShangWei; Xia YongMei; Zhu Song

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.372 ref.36

3. Screening and characterization of potential α-glucosidase inhibitors from Cercis chinensis Bunge fruits using ultrafiltration coupled with HPLC-ESI-MS/MS.

A more accurate HPLC-MS screening method combining functional enzyme assay and affinity ultrafiltration screening assay was developed and applied for the screening of natural product inhibitors of α-glucosidase from Cercis chinensis Bunge fruits. The enzyme assay was conducted to prescreen...

Author(s) : Hong Yuan; Liao XiaoYan; Chen ZiLin

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.372 ref.21

4. Red pitaya (Hylocereus costaricensis) peel as a source of valuable molecules: extraction optimization to recover natural colouring agents.

Hylocereus costaricensis peel contains large amounts of betacyanins and can be exploited as a source of natural colorants. This work aimed the chemical characterization and evaluation of bioactive properties of this by-product and the optimization of the ultrasound-assisted extraction (UAE) of...

Author(s) : Roriz, C. L.; Heleno, S. A.; Alves, M. J.; Oliveira, M. B. P. P.; Pinela, J.; Dias, M. I.; Calhelha, R. C.; Morales, P.; Ferreira, I. C. F. R.; Barros, L.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.372 ref.44

5. Application of random forest for modeling batch and continuous fixed-bed removal of crystal violet from aqueous solutions using gypsophila aretioides stem-based biosorbent.

In this work, the Gypsophila aretioides (GYP-A) stem is used as a biosorbent to remove crystal violet (CV) by the static and dynamic systems from aqueous solutions; the biosorbent is interesting in green chemistry and, on the other hand, cheaper than activated carbon and does not have the...

Author(s) : Mehmandost, N.; Goudarzi, N.; Arab Chamjangali, M.; Bagherian, G.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 2022 Vol.265 ref.91

6. Raman, SERS and DFT analysis of the natural red dyes of Japanese origin alkannin and shikonin.

Alkannin is the main coloring matter of Alkanet, a natural red dye extracted from the root of Alkanna tinctoria L. Shikonin, the optical isomer of alkannin, is extracted from Lithospermum erythrorhizon. As both red dyes are only slightly soluble in water, the application of ordinary Raman...

Author(s) : Cañamares, M. V.; Mieites-Alonso, M. G.; Leona, M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy 2022 Vol.265 ref.19

7. Physicochemical and thermal characterization of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate) films incorporating thyme essential oil for active packaging of white bread.

In this study, a biodegradable film from bacterial biopolymer, i.e., poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate) or P(3HB-co-4HB) incorporating Thyme essential oil as an antimicrobial agent was developed as an active packaging for shelf-life extension of bread. Thin solvent-cast films containing...

Author(s) : Palak Sharma; Arihant Ahuja; Dilsad Izrayeel, A. M.; Samyn, P.; Rastogi, V. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Control 2022 Vol.133 No.Part B ref.57

8. Do fires affects growth, seed production and germination of the globose cactus Gymnocalycium monvillei?

The habitats of many cactus species are being subjected to increasing fire frequencies. Globose cacti have a high survival to fire; however, little is known about other characteristics, such as their post-fire growth or reproductive responses. The objective of this work was to evaluate the...

Author(s) : Lorenzati, M. A.; Aliscioni, N. L.; Barroso, F. L.; Gurvich, D. E.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Arid Environments 2022 Vol.197 ref.53

9. Hydrothermal pretreatment for the production of oligosaccharides: a review.

Oligosaccharides are low-molecular-weight carbohydrates with crucial physical, chemical, and physiological properties, which are increasingly important in the fields of food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and biomedicine. Pretreating biomass in a cost-effective way is a significant challenge for...

Author(s) : Yue PanPan; Hu YaJie; Tian Rui; Bian Jing; Peng Feng

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.100

10. Opportunities and challenges for flow-through hydrothermal pretreatment in advanced biorefineries.

Hydrothermal pretreatment (HTP) using only water offers great potential to reduce the overall cost of the bioconversion process. However, traditional HTP performed in a batch has limitations in removing lignin and often needs to be performed under severe conditions to achieve reasonable...

Author(s) : Meng XianZhi; Yoo ChangGeun; Pu YunQiao; Ragauskas, A. J.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.105

11. Hydrothermal carbonization and liquefaction: differences, progress, challenges, and opportunities.

Thermochemical processes including hydrothermal technology are gaining research interest as a potentially green method for deconstructing biomass into platform chemicals or energy carriers. Hydrothermal liquefaction (HTL) and Hydrothermal Carbonization (HTC) are advantageous because of their...

Author(s) : Lachos-Perez, D.; Torres-Mayanga, P. C.; Abaide, E. R.; Zabot, G. L.; Castilhos, F. de

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.145

12. Current breakthroughs in the hardwood biorefineries: hydrothermal processing for the co-production of xylooligosaccharides and bioethanol.

The development of lignocellulosic biorefineries requires a first stage of pretreatment which enables the efficient valorization of all fractions present in this renewable material. In this sense, this review aims to show the main advantages of hydrothermal treatment as a first step of a...

Author(s) : Río, P. G. del; Gullón, B.; Wu Jie; Saddler, J.; Garrote, G.; Romaní, A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.130

13. Recent advances of thermochemical conversion processes for biorefinery.

Lignocellulosic biomass is one of the most promising renewable resources and can replace fossil fuels via various biorefinery processes. Through this study, we addressed and analyzed recent advances in the thermochemical conversion of various lignocellulosic biomasses. We summarized the operation...

Author(s) : Seo MyungWon; Lee SeeHoon; Nam Hyungseok; Lee Doyeon; Tokmurzin, D.; Wang Shuang; Park YoungKwon

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.107

14. Advances in pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass for bioenergy production: challenges and perspectives.

As a clean and renewable energy, bioenergy is one of the most promising alternatives to fossil fuels. Lignocellulose possesses great potential for bioenergy production, but the recalcitrant and heterogeneous structure limits its application. Pretreatment technology offers an effective solution to...

Author(s) : Zhao Lei; Sun ZhongFang; Zhang ChengCheng; Nan Jun; Ren NanQi; Lee DuuJong; Chen Chuan

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.148

15. Phyllosilicate derived catalysts for efficient conversion of lignocellulosic derived biomass to biodiesel: a review.

The efforts have been made to review phyllosilicate derived (clay-based) heterogeneous catalysts for biodiesel production via lignocellulose derived feedstocks. These catalysts have many practical and potential applications in green catalysis. Phyllosilicate derived heterogeneous catalysts...

Author(s) : Sumra Nawaz; Mushtaq Ahmad; Saira Asif; Klemeš, J. J.; Muhammad Mubashir; Mamoona Munir; Muhammad Zafar; Awais Bokhari; Ahmad Mukhtar; Sidra Saqib; Khoo KuanShiong; Show PauLoke

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.96

16. Simulation and optimization of organosolv based lignocellulosic biomass refinery: a review.

Organosolv pretreatment can be considered as the core of the lignocellulosic biomass fractionation within the biorefinery concept. Organosolv facilitates the separation of the major fractions (cellulose, hemicelluloses, lignin), and their use as renewable feedstocks to produce bioenergy, biofuels,...

Author(s) : Sidiras, D.; Politi, D.; Giakoumakis, G.; Salapa, I.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.148

17. Integrated biorefinery processes for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to value added materials: paving a path towards circular economy.

Lignocellulosic biomass is an effective and sustainable alternative for petroleum-derived fuels and chemicals to produce biofuels and bio-based products. Despite the high availability, the degradation of biomass is a substantial challenge. Hence, it is necessary to integrate several unit processes...

Author(s) : Velvizhi, G.; Balakumar, K.; Shetti, N. P.; Ejaz Ahmad; Pant, K. K.; Aminabhavi, T. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.119

18. Challenges in microalgal biofuel production: a perspective on techno economic feasibility under biorefinery stratagem.

Rapidly exhausting fossil fuels combined with the ever-increasing demand for energy led to an ongoing search for alternative energy sources to meet the transportation, manufacturing, domestic and other energy demands of the grown population. Microalgae are at the forefront of alternative energy...

Author(s) : Subhash, G. V.; Meghna Rajvanshi; Kumar, G. R. K.; Sagaram, U. S.; Venkatesh Prasad; Sridharan Govindachary; Santanu Dasgupta

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.124

19. Novel strategy for microalgae cell disruption and wet lipid extraction by employing electro-Fenton process with sacrificial steel anode.

Electro-Fenton process (EFP) was studied as a potential cell disruption technique for recovery of lipids from wet biomass of the microalga Chlorella homosphaera. A novel approach of electrochemical dissolution of a sacrificial steel anode was used to provide Fe2+ required to initiate EFP and...

Author(s) : Sandani, W. P.; Premaratne, M.; Ariyadasa, T. U.; Premachandra, J. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.32

20. Characteristics of bio-oil and biochar from cotton stalk pyrolysis: effects of torrefaction temperature and duration in an ammonia environment.

In this study, nitrogen-containing chemicals and nitrogen-rich biochar were prepared using ammonia (NH3) torrefaction pretreatment technology. The effects of temperature and duration of torrefaction on the characteristics of torrefaction and pyrolysis products were evaluated. The results indicated...

Author(s) : Zhao An; Liu ShanJian; Yao JingAng; Huang FuPeng; He ZhiSen; Liu Jia

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

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

21. Urea removal in reclaimed water used for ultrapure water production by spent coffee biochar/granular activated carbon activating peroxymonosulfate and peroxydisulfate.

This study evaluated the performance of spent coffee biochar (SCBC)/granular activated carbon (GAC) activating peroxymonosulfate (PMS) and peroxydisulfate (PDS) for urea degradation in reclaimed water used for ultrapure water production. Results showed that catalyst and oxidant wielded a great...

Author(s) : Zhang XinBo; Yang YuanYing; Hao Ngo Huu; Guo WenShan; Sun FengXia; Wang Xiao; Zhang JianQing; Long TianWei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.38

22. Influence of augmentation of biochar during anaerobic co-digestion of Chlorella vulgaris and cellulose.

The anaerobic co-digestion (AcoD) of microalgae is a prospective option for generating biomethane from renewable sources. This study investigates the effects of inoculum-to-substrate ratio (ISR), C/N ratio and biochar (BC) load on the AcoD of Chlorella vulgaris and cellulose. An initial...

Author(s) : Quintana-Najera, J.; Blacker, A. J.; Fletcher, L. A.; Ross, A. B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.343 ref.33

23. Cover crops and controlled-release urea decrease need for mineral nitrogen fertilizer for cotton in sandy soil.

Cover crops can affect nitrogen fertilization efficiency, soil nitrogen content, and cotton yield. However, the interaction effects of controlled-release nitrogen fertilizers, applied N rate, and cover crops on cotton growth, yield and fiber quality remains unknown, especially in sandy soils with...

Author(s) : Santos Cordeiro, C. F. dos; Rodrigues, D. R.; Echer, F. R.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Field Crops Research 2022 Vol.276

24. Synthesis of bio-based monomers and polymers using microbes for a sustainable bioeconomy.

As a result of environmental concerns and the depletion of biomass assets, eco-friendly, renewable biomass-based chemical extraction has recently received significant attention. Bio-based chemicals can be prepared using different renewable feedstock bio-resources through microbial fermentation....

Author(s) : Thakur, S.; Jyoti Chaudhary; Pardeep Singh; Alsanie, W. F.; Grammatikos, S. A.; Thakur, V. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.137

25. Nanotechnology-assisted production of value-added biopotent energy-yielding products from lignocellulosic biomass refinery - a review.

The need to develop sustainable alternatives for pretreatment and hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass (LCB) is a massive concern in the industrial sector today. Breaking down of LCB yields sugars and fuel in the bulk scale. If explored under nanotechnology, LCB can be refined to yield...

Author(s) : Dey, N.; Kumar, G.; Vickram, A. S.; Mohan, M.; Singhania, R. R.; Patel, A. K.; Dong ChengDi; Anbarasu, K.; Thanigaivel, S.; Ponnusamy, V. K.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Bioresource Technology 2022 Vol.344 No.Part A ref.147