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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Badal C Saha
Bioenergy Research Unit
Research Chemist

Phone: (309) 681-6276
Fax: (309) 681-6427
Room 3316
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604-3999

Projects
Develop Technologies for Production of Platform Chemicals and Advanced Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427439

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Fuel ethanol production from alkaline peroxide pretreated corn stover - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2014. Fuel ethanol production from alkaline peroxide pretreated corn stover [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster No. 2250.
Biological abatement of inhibitors in rice hull hydrolyzate and fermentation to ethanol using conventional and engineered microbes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, N.N., Hector, R.E., Saha, B.C., Frazer, S.E., Kennedy, G.J. 2014. Biological abatement of inhibitors in rice hull hydrolyzate and fermentation to ethanol using conventional and engineered microbes. Biomass and Bioenergy. 67:79-88.
Process integration for simultaneous saccharification, fermentation, and recovery (SSFR): Production of butanol from corn stover using Clostridium beijerinckii P260 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Singh, V., Liu, S., Ezeji, T.C., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2014. Process integration for simultaneous saccharification, fermentation, and recovery (SSFR): Production of butanol from corn stover using Clostridium beijerinckii P260. Bioresource Technology. 154:222-228.
Bioconversion of barley straw and corn stover to butanol (a biofuel) in integrated fermentation and simultaneous product recovery bioreactors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A., Saha, B.C. 2014. Bioconversion of barley straw and corn stover to butanol (a biofuel) in integrated fermentation and simultaneous product recovery bioreactors. Food and Bioproducts Processing. 92:298-308.
Alkaline peroxide pretreatment of corn stover for enzymatic saccharification and ethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2014. Alkaline peroxide pretreatment of corn stover for enzymatic saccharification and ethanol production. Industrial Biotechnology. 10(1):34-41.
Fuel ethanol production from agricultural residues - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Avci, A., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Fuel ethanol production from agricultural residues [abstract SII]. 44th World Chemistry Congress, August 11-16, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. Paper No. 3.
High temperature dilute phosphoric acid pretreatment of corn stover for furfural and ethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avci, A., Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2013. High temperature dilute phosphoric acid pretreatment of corn stover for furfural and ethanol production. Industrial Crops and Products. 50:478-484.
Biological pretreatment of corn stover by Phlebia brevispora for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis and efficient ethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Biological pretreatment of corn stover by Phlebia brevispora for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis and efficient ethanol production [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster No. 2475.
Dilute sulfuric acid pretreatment of corn stover for enzymatic hydrolysis and efficient ethanol production by recombinant Escherichia coli FBR5 without detoxification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avci, A., Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Dilute sulfuric acid pretreatment of corn stover for enzymatic hydrolysis and efficient ethanol production by recombinant Escherichia coli FBR5 without detoxification. Bioresource Technology. 142:312-319.
Simultaneous bioconversion of barley straw to butanol and product recovery: use of concentrated sugar solution and process integration - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Simultaneous bioconversion of barley straw to butanol and product recovery: use of concentrated sugar solution and process integration [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Poster 3-29.
Comparative lipid production on hydrolyzates of pretreated lignocellulosic biomass using Oleaginous yeasts - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Kurtzman, C.P., Moser, B.R., Evangelista, R.L., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A., Balan, V., Jin, M., Sousa, L.D., Dale, B.E. 2013. Comparative lipid production on hydrolyzates of pretreated lignocellulosic biomass using Oleaginous yeasts [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Poster 8-4.
Phylogeny-guided screening of yeast strains for lipid production - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Slininger, P.J., Kurtzman, C.P., Evangelista, R.L., Moser, B.R., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A., Balan, V., Jin, M., Sousa, L.D., Dale, B.E. 2013. Phylogeny-guided screening of yeast strains for lipid production [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Poster 8-10.
Production of ethanol and furfural from corn stover - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Avci, A., Yoshida, T., Dien, B.S., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A., Sonomoto, K. 2013. Production of ethanol and furfural from corn stover [abstract]. Americal Chemical Society. Paper No. CELL 293.
Scale-up of wheat straw conversion to fuel ethanol at 100 liter scale - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Scale-up of wheat straw conversion to fuel ethanol at 100 liter scale [abstract]. Americal Chemical Society. Paper No. CELL 299.
Conversion of agricultural by-products to methyl cellulose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Berfield, J.L., Saha, B.C., Cheng, H.N. 2013. Conversion of agricultural by-products to methyl cellulose. Industrial Crops and Products. 46:297-300.
Comparison of separate hydrolysis and fermentation versus simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pretreated wheat straw to ethanol by Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Comparison of separate hydrolysis and fermentation versus simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pretreated wheat straw to ethanol by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 7(3):409-414.
Response surface optimization of corn stover pretreatment using dilute phosphoric acid for enzymatic hydrolysis and ethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avci, A., Saha, B.C., Dien, B.S., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Response surface optimization of corn stover pretreatment using dilute phosphoric acid for enzymatic hydrolysis and ethanol production. Bioresource Technology. 130:603-612.
Hydrothermal pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of corn stover for efficient ethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Yoshida, T., Cotta, M.A., Sonomoto, K. 2013. Hydrothermal pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of corn stover for efficient ethanol production. Industrial Crops and Products. 44:367-372.
An economic evaluation of biological conversion of wheat straw to butanol: A biofuel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A., Singh, V. 2013. An economic evaluation of biological conversion of wheat straw to butanol: A biofuel. Energy Conversion and Management. 65:456-462.
Fermentation technologies for ethanol production from wheat straw by a recombinant bacterium - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Fermentation technologies for ethanol production from wheat straw by a recombinant bacterium [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Paper No. S77.
Furfural and ethanol production from corn stover by dilute phosphoric acid pretreatment - (Abstract Only)
Avci, A., Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Furfural and ethanol production from corn stover by dilute phosphoric acid pretreatment [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Paper No. P68.
Cloning and sequencing of CGTase genes of two Thermoanaerobacter strains - (Abstract Only)
Avci, A., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A., Donmez, S. 2012. Cloning and sequencing of CGTase genes of two Thermoanaerobacter strains [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Paper No. P43.
Microbial based pretreatment of corn stover by white rot fungus - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Microbial based pretreatment of corn stover by white rot fungus [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Poster No. 350.
Fuel ethanol production from corn stover under optimized dilute phosphoric acid pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis - (Abstract Only)
Avci, A., Saha, B.C. 2012. Fuel ethanol production from corn stover under optimized dilute phosphoric acid pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. Poster No. 351.
Genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5: Part I. Comparison of high cell density bioreactors for enhanced ethanol production from xylose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Hector, R.E., Cotta, M.A., Hughes, S.R. 2012. Genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5: Part I. Comparison of high cell density bioreactors for enhanced ethanol production from xylose. Biotechnology Progress. 28(5):1167-1178.
Genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5: Part II. Ethanol production from xylose and simultaneous product recovery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A., Hughes, S.R., Hector, R.E. 2012. Genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5: Part II. Ethanol production from xylose and simultaneous product recovery. Biotechnology Progress. 28(5):1179-1185.
Optimization of dilute sulfuric acid pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of corn stover for efficient ethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Avci, A., Saha, B.C. 2012. Optimization of dilute sulfuric acid pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of corn stover for efficient ethanol production [abstract]. 34th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Poster No. 2-32.
Generation of low cost sugars from wheat straw: Progress, opportunities, and challenges - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Generation of low cost sugars from wheat straw: Progress, opportunities, and challenges [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. BIOT 19.
Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pretreated wheat straw to fuel ethanol using a recombinant bacterium for improved efficiency - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of pretreated wheat straw to fuel ethanol using a recombinant bacterium for improved efficiency [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. CELL 286.
Ethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass by recombinant Escherichia coli strain FBR5 - (Review Article)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Ethanol production from lignocellulosic biomass by recombinant Escherichia coli strain FBR5. Bioengineered. 3(4):197-202.
Production of biodiesel by transesterification of corn and soybean oils with ethanol or butanol using resin-bound truncated Candida antarctica lipase B - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Robinson, S., Cox, E.J., Harmsen, A.J., Friesen, J.A., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkleman, R., Bang, S.S., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, Jr., J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2012. Synthetic resin-bound truncated Candida antarctica lipase B for production of fatty acid alkyl esters by transesterification of corn and soybean oils with ethanol or butanol. Journal of Biotechnology. 159:69-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2012.01.025.
Hydrothermal pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse using response surface methodology improves digestibility and ethanol production by SSF - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
da Cruz, S.H., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Hydrothermal pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse using response surface methodology improves digestibility and ethanol production by SSF. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39:439-447.
Effect of cellulosic sugar degradation products (furfural and hydroxymethylfurfural) on acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation using Clostridium beijerinckii P260 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Bowman, M.J., Saha, B.C., Hector, R.E., Berhow, M.A., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Effect of cellulosic sugar degradation products (furfural and hydroxymethylfurfural) on acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation using Clostridium beijerinckii P260. Journal of Food and Bioproducts Processing. 90:533-540.
Ethanol production from wheat straw by recombinant Escherichia coli strain FBR5 at high solid loading - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Cotta, M.A. 2011. Ethanol production from wheat straw by recombinant Escherichia coli strain FBR5 at high solid loading. Bioresource Technology. 102(23):10892-10897.
Comparison of separate hydrolysis and fermentation and simultaneous saccharification and fermentation processes for ethanol production from wheat straw by recombinant Escherichia coli strain FBR5 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2011. Comparison of separate hydrolysis and fermentation and simultaneous saccharification and fermentation processes for ethanol production from wheat straw by recombinant Escherichia coli strain FBR5. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 92:865-874.
Random UV-C mutagenesis of Scheffersomyces (formerly Pichia) stipitis NRRL Y-7124 to improve anaerobic growth on lignocellulosic sugars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Gibbons, W.R., Bang, S.S., Pinkelman, R., Slininger, P.J., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Javers, J. 2012. Random UV-C mutagenesis of Scheffersomyces (formerly Pichia) stipitis NRRL Y-7124 to improve anaerobic growth on lignocellulosic sugars. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39(1):163–173.
High-throughput automated molecular biology platform for production of fuel ethanol yeast capable of expressing high-value heterologous proteins - (Proceedings)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkleman, R., Bang, S.S., Doll, K.M., Tasaki, K., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2011. High-throughput automated molecular biology platform for production of fuel ethanol yeast capable of expressing high-value heterologous proteins. Proceedings of the Seventh International Starch Technology Conference. p. 21-29.
Optimizing hydrothermal pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse using response surface methodology - (Abstract Only)
Da Cruz, S., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2011. Optimizing hydrothermal pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse using response surface methodology [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Frontiers in Bioenergy: U.S.-Brazil Symposium on Bioenergy Production, May 15-18, 2011, West Lafayette, Indiana. Paper No. 14.
Biological inhibitor abatement and ethanol fermentation of sugars from dilute acid-pretreated rice hulls - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Cotta, M.A., Saha, B.C., Frazer, S.E., Kennedy, G.J. 2011. Biological inhibitor abatement and ethanol fermentation of sugars from dilute acid-pretreated rice hulls [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington. Paper No. 1-58.
Butanol productivity enhancers in wheat straw hydrolyzate: employing potential of enhanced reaction rate - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Bowman, M.J., Hector, R.E., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2011. Butanol productivity enhancers in wheat straw hydrolyzate: employing potential of enhanced reaction rate [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington. Paper No. 11-11.
Continuous ethanol production from wheat straw hydrolysate by recombinant ethanologenic Escherichia coli strain FBR5 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2011. Continuous ethanol production from wheat straw hydrolysate by recombinant ethanologenic Escherichia coli strain FBR5. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 90(2):477-487.
Process technologies for production of fuel ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Process technologies for production of fuel ethanol from lignocellulosic biomass [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 6th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology, November 17-19, 2010, Seoul, Korea. p. 60.
Biotechnological production of mannitol and its application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Racine, F.M. 2011. Biotechnological production of mannitol and its application. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 89(4):879-891.
Compatible solutes of sclerotia of Mycoleptodiscus terrestris under different culture and drying conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Saha, B.C. 2010. Compatible solutes of sclerotia of Mycoleptodiscus terrestris under different culture and drying conditions. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(1):113-123.
Biomass to Butanol Conversion: Recent Technologies and Process Economics - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A., Singh, V. 2010. Biomass to butanol conversion: Recent technologies and process economics [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Clostridium 11 Workshop, October 3-6, 2010, San Diego, California. p. 10.
Global Potential of Rice Hulls as a Renewable Feedstock for Fuel Ethanol Production - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Global potential of rice hulls as a renewable feedstock for fuel ethanol production [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. p. 33.
Novel developments in butanol fermentation: Microbial genetics to agricultural substrates, process technology, and downstream processing - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Novel developments in butanol fermentation: Microbial genetics to agricultural substrates, process technology, and downstream processing [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Midwest Regional Conference, September 30-October 1, 2010, Chicago, Illinois. p. 40.
Use of a microbe to mitigate inhibitors in biomass fermentations - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Use of a microbe to mitigate inhibitors in biomass fermentations [abstract}. In: Proceedings of the 2010 AIChE Midwest Regional Conference, September 30-October 1, 2010, Chicago, Illinois. p. 34.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Agricultural Residues: Current Status and Future Prospects - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Qureshi, N., Nichols, N.N., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Fuel ethanol production from agricultural residues: current status and future prospects [abstract]. 14th International Biotechnology Symposium, September 14-18, 2010, Rimini, Italy. Paper No. 1158.
Continuous Production of Ethanol from Wheat Straw Hydrolyzate - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Continuous Production of Ethanol from Wheat Straw Hydrolyzate [abstract]. Biotechnology and Biocatalysis. Paper No. 7.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Wheat Straw: Demonstration of Technology at the 100 Liter Scale - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Fuel Ethanol Production from Wheat Straw: Demonstration of Technology at the 100 Liter Scale [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 102.
Production of Truncated Candida antarctica Lipase B Gene Using Automated PCR Gene Assembly Protocol and Expression in Yeast for use in Ethanol and Biodiesel Production. - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Robinson, S., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkelman, R., Bang, S.B., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2010. Production of truncated Candida antarctica Lipase B gene using automated PCR gene assembly protocol and expression in yeast for use in ethanol and biodiesel production [abstract]. Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference. Talk 3. p. 5.
Use of the fungus Coniochaeta ligniaria to remediate fermentation inhibitors from cellulosic sugar streams - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Use of the fungus Coniochaeta ligniaria to remediate fermentation inhibitors from cellulosic sugar streams [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 11-05.
Production of Candida antaractica Lipase B Gene Open Reading Frame using Automated PCR Gene Assembly Protocol on Robotic Workcell & Expression in Ethanologenic Yeast for use as Resin-Bound Biocatalyst in Biodiesel Production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkelman, R., Bang, S.S., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2010. Production of Candida antaractica Lipase B gene open reading frame using automated PCR gene assembly protocol on robotic workcell and expression in ethanologenic yeast for use as resin-bound biocatalyst in biodiesel production. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 16(1):17-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.jala.2010.04.002.
Effects of pH and Corn Steep Liquor Variability on Mannitol Production by Lactobacillus intermedius NRRL B-3693 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Racine, F.M. 2010. Effects of pH and Corn Steep Liquor Variability on Mannitol Production by Lactobacillus intermedius NRRL B-3693. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87(2):553-560.
Production of Butanol (a Biofuel) from Agricultural Residues: Part II - Use of Corn Stover and Switchgrass Hydrolysates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Hector, R.E., Dien, B., Hughes, S., Liu, S., Iten, L., Bowman, M.J., Sarath, G., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Production of butanol (a Biofuel) from agricultural residues: Part II - Use of corn stover and switchgrass hydrolysates. Biomass and Bioenergy. 34(4):566-571.
Production of Butanol (A Biofuel) from Agricultural Residues: Part I - Use of Barley Straw Hydrolysate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Dien, B., Hector, R.E., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Production of Butanol (a Biofuel) from Agricultural Residues: Part I - Use of Barley Straw Hydrolysate. Biomass and Bioenergy. 34(4):559-565.
Comparison of Pretreatment Strategies for Enzymatic Saccharification and Fermentation of Barley Straw to Ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Comparison of Pretreatment Strategies for Enzymatic Saccharification and Fermentation of Barley Straw to Ethanol. New Biotechnology. 27(1):10-16.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Barley Straw - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Fuel Ethanol Production from Barley Straw. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel. p. 139-142.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Pretreated Wheat Straw Using a Recombinant Bacterium - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Fuel Ethanol Production from Pretreated Wheat Straw Using a Recombinant Bacterium [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. p. 99.
Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast Strain Engineered to Convert Glucose, Mannose, Arabinose, and Xylose (GMAX) to Ethanol Anaerobically - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Qureshi, N., Butt, T., Bang, S., Bischoff, K.M., Saha, B.C., Liu, S., Rich, J.O. 2009. Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strain engineered to convert glucose, mannose, arabinose, and xylose (GMAX) to ethanol anaerobically [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Talk #2. p. 1.
Lignocellulosic Biomass Pretreatment: A Key to Its Successful Bioconversion to Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. Lignocellulosic Biomass Pretreatment: A Key to Its Successful Bioconversion to Fuel Ethanol [abstract]. Advanced Biofuels Development Summit. Paper No. 10.
Automated Yeast Transformation Protocol to Engineer S. cerevisiae Strains for Cellulosic Ethanol Production with Open Reading Frames that Express Proteins Binding to Xylose Isomerase Identified using Robotic Two-hybrid Screen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Bischoff, K.M., Hector, R.E., Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Dien, B.S., Liu, S., Jackson Jr, J.S., Sterner, D.E., Butt, T.R., Labaer, J., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Automated yeast transformation protocol to engineer S. cerevisiae strains for cellulosic ethanol production with open reading frames that express proteins binding to xylose isomerase identified using robotic two-hybrid screen. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 8:200-212.
Automated Yeast Mating Protocol Using Open Reading Frames from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genome to Improve Yeast Strains for Cellulosic Ethanol Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Hector, R.E., Rich, J.O., Qureshi, N., Bischoff, K.M., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Liu, S., Jackson Jr, J.S., Sterner, D.E., Butt, T.R., Labaer, J., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Automated yeast mating protocol using open reading frames from Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome to improve yeast strains for cellulosic ethanol production. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 8:190-199.
Microbial Production of Xylitol from L-arabinose by Metabolically Engineered Escherichia coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C., Taylor, P. 2009. Microbial Production of Xylitol from L-arabinose by Metabolically Engineered Escherichia coli. Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering. 107(5):506-511.
Microbial Production of Xylitol from L-arabinose by Metabolically Engineered Escherichia coli - (Abstract Only)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C. 2008. Microbial Production of Xylitol from L-arabinose by Metabolically Engineered Escherichia coli [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 4th Symposium of the International Society of Rare Sugars, November 21-24, 2008, Takamatsu, Kagawa, Japan. P. 64.
Fuel ethanol production from agricultural residues: current status and future prospects - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Fuel ethanol production from agricultural residues: current status and future prospects [abstract]. Journal of Biotechnology. 136(S):S285-S286.
Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops as Novel Substrates for Butanol Production by Fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Sarath, G., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops as Novel Substrates for Butanol Production by Fermentation [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 10th International Workshop and Conference on Regulation of Metabolism, Genetics, and Development of Solvent and Acid Forming Clostridia, September 28-October 1, 2008, Holland, The Netherlands. Paper No. 19.
Fuel ethanol production from microwave pretreated wheat straw - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C., Biswas, A., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Fuel ethanol production from microwave pretreated wheat straw. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel 37th Annual Meeting, August 24-28, 2008, Chicago, Illinois. p. 46-47.
Microbial production of xylitol from xylose and L-arabinose: conversion of L-arabitol to xylitol using bacterial oxidoreductases - (Proceedings)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C. 2008. Microbial production of xylitol from xylose and L-arabinose: conversion of L-arabitol to xylitol using bacterial oxidoreductases. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel 37th Annual Meeting, August 24-28, 2008, Chicago, Illinois. p. 48-49.
Efficient production of L-ribose with a recombinant Escherichia coli - (Abstract Only)
Woodyer, R., Racine, M., Demirjian, D.C., Saha, B.C. 2008. Efficient production of L-ribose with a recombinant Escherichia coli [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. BIOT 297.
Fuel ethanol production from pretreated agricultural residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Fuel ethanol production from pretreated agricultural residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 72.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae mass transformed with FLEXGenes results in strain capable of anaerobic fermentation of pentose and hexose sugars - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Javers, J., Labaer, J., Butt, T., Hector, R.E., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Bischoff, K.M., Kohl, S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O. 2008. Saccharomyces cerevisiae mass transformed with FLEXGenes results in strain capable of anaerobic fermentation of pentose and hexose sugars [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. Session 34, S164, p. 106.
Cloning, Purification, and Characterization of a Thermostable Alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase from Anoxybacillus kestanbolensis AC26Sari - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Canakci, S., Kacagan, M., Inan, K., Belduz, A.O., Saha, B.C. 2008. Cloning, Purification, and Characterization of a Thermostable Alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase from Anoxybacillus kestanbolensis AC26Sari. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 81(1):61-68.
Microwave Pretreatment, Enzymatic Saccharification, and Fermentation of Wheat Straw to Ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Biswas, A., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Microwave Pretreatment, Enzymatic Saccharification, and Fermentation of Wheat Straw to Ethanol. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 2(3):210-217.
Enzymes, Industrial - (Book / Chapter)
Saha, B.C., Bothast, R.J., Jordan, D.B. 2009. Enzymes, Industrial (Overview). In: Schaechter, M., editor. Encyclopedia of Microbiology. Oxford: Elsevier. p. 281-294.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to convert pretreated lignocellulosic sugars anaerobically to ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Hector, R.E., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Javers, J., Gibbons, W., Bang, S., Nelson, R., Standish, K., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O. 2008. Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to convert pretreated Lignocellulosic sugars anaerobically to ethanol [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Second Generation Biofuels Development Summit, Seminar 6. p. 1.
Three-vector system for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with xylose isomerase and xylulokinase in an industrial saccharomyces cerevisiae strain - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Jackson Jr, J.S., Dowd, P.F., Hector, R.E., Bischoff, K.M., Sterner, D., Bang, S., Grynavyski, N., Chakrabarty, T., Johnson, E.T., Li, X., Caughey, R.J., Liu, S., Skory, C.D., Butt, T., Labaer, J., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Bowen, M., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Cotta, M.A., Farrelly, P., Slininger P.J. 2008. Three-vector system for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Second Generation Biofuels Development Summit. Poster #1. p. 4.
Fuel ethanol production from crop residues and processing byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Fuel ethanol production from crop residues and processing byproducts [abstract]. Second Generation Biofuels Development Summit, Innovations in Biofuels. Paper No. 5.
Fermentative Production of Mannitol - (Patent Application)
Saha, B.C., Racine, M., Terentieva, E. 2008. Fermentative production of mannitol. U.S. Patent 7,358,072.
Removal of Fermentation Inhibitors from Alkaline Peroxide Pretreated and Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Wheat Straw: Production of Butanol from Hydrolysate Using Clostridium beijerinckii in Batch Reactors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Hector, R.E., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Removal of Fermentation Inhibitors from Alkaline Peroxide Pretreated and Enzymatically Hydrolyzed Wheat Straw: Production of Butanol from Hydrolysate Using Clostridium beijerinckii in Batch Reactors. Biomass and Bioenergy. 32(12):1353-1358.
Efficient production of L-ribose with a recombinant Escherichia coli biocatalyst - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Woodyer, R.D., Wymer, N.J., Racine, F.M., Khan, S.N., Saha, B.C. 2008. Efficient production of L-ribose with a recombinant Escherichia coli biocatalyst. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(10):2967-2975.
Lime pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification, and fermentation of rice hulls to ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Lime pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification, and fermentation of rice hulls to ethanol. Biomass and Bioenergy. 32(10):971-977.
Production of fuel ethanol from wheat straw - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Production of fuel ethanol from wheat straw [abstract]. Environment, Industrial, and Applied Microbiology. Paper No. 434.
Production of Xylitol from Agricultural Hemicellulosic Biomass - (Abstract Only)
Demirjian, D., Woodyer, R.D., Racine, M., Saha, B.C. 2007. Production of xylitol from agricultural hemicellulosic biomass [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 574d.
Fermentative Production of L-Sugars from Polyols - (Abstract Only)
Woodyer, R.D., Racine, M., Demirjian, D., Saha, B.C. 2007. Fermentative production of L-sugars from polyols [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 117a.
Bioconversion of lime pretreated wheat straw to fuel ethanol - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Bioconversion of lime pretreated wheat straw to fuel ethanol. In: Proceedings of the U.S.-Japan Food and Agricultural Panel 36th Annual Meeting, October 21-25, 2007, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. p. 284-287.
Microbial conversion of L-arabinose to xylitol by coexpression of L-arabinose isomerase, D-tagatose 3-epimerase, and L-xylulose reductase in Escherichia coli - (Proceedings)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C. 2007. Microbial conversion of L-arabinose to xylitol by coexpression of L-arabinose isomerase, D-tagatose 3-epimerase, and L-xylulose reductase in Escherichia coli. In: Proceedings of the U.S.-Japan Food and Agricultural Panel 36th Annual Meeting, October 21-25, 2007, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. p. 301-304.
Production of Mannitol by Lactobacillus Intermedius Nrrl B-3693 in Fed-Batch and Continuous Cell-Recycle Fermentations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Racine, F.M., Saha, B.C. 2007. Production of mannitol by Lactobacillus intermedius NRRL B-3693 in fed-batch and continuous cell-recycle fermentations. Process Biochemistry. 42:1609-1613.
Isolation of An Operon Involved in Xylitol Metabolism from Pantoea Ananatis - (Abstract Only)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C. 2007. Isolation of an operon involved in xylitol metabolism from Pantoea ananatis. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 158.
Production of Mannitol by Lactic Acid Bacteria: a Review - (Book / Chapter)
Saha, B.C., Racine, F.M. 2008. Production of mannitol by lactic acid bacteria: A review. In: Hou, C.T., Shaw, J.-R., editors. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons, Inc. p. 391-404.
Butanol Production from Wheat Straw by Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation Using Clostridium Beijerinckii: Part II - Fed-Batch Fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Butanol production from wheat straw by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation using Clostridium beijerinckii: Part II - fed-batch fermentation. Biomass and Bioenergy. 32:176-183.
Butanol Production from Wheat Straw by Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation Using Clostridium Beijerinckii: Part I-Batch Fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Hector, R.E., Hughes, S.R., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Butanol production from wheat straw by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation using Clostridium beijerinckii: Part I - batch fermentation. Biomass and Bioenergy. 32:168-175.
Butanol Production from Wheat Straw Hydrolysate Using Clostridium Beijerinckii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Butanol production from wheat straw hydrolysate using Clostridium beijerinckii. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 30:419-427.
Enzymatic Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Lime Pretreated Wheat Straw to Ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation of lime pretreated wheat straw to ethanol. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 82:913-919.
Lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol by Saccharomyces - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Saha, B.C., Slininger, P.J. 2008. Lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol by Saccharomyces. In: Wall, J., Harwood, C., Demain, A., editors. Bioenergy. Chapter 4. Washington, DC: ASM Press. p. 17-36.
Bioconversion of Wheat Straw to Butanol (A Superior Liquid Fuel): Simultaneous Saccharification, Fermentation, and Product Recovery - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Bioconversion of wheat straw to butanol (a superior liquid fuel): simultaneous saccharification, fermentation, and product recovery [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 4-16.
Enzymatic Saccharification and Fermentation of Alkaline Peroxide Pretreated Rice Hulls to Ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Enzymatic saccharification and fermentation of alkaline peroxide pretreated rice hulls to ethanol. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 41:528-532.
Recent Advances in Bioconversion of Agricultural Biomass to Butanol by Fermentation: Employing Potential of Available Renewable Resources to Produce a Superior Biofuel - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Li, X., Hughes, S.R., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Recent advances in bioconversion of agricultural biomass to butanol by fermentation: employing potential of available renewable resources to produce a superior biofuel [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 178.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Crop Residues: Current Status and Future Prospects - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Fuel ethanol production from crop residues: current status and future prospects [abstract]. Prairie Grain Development. Paper No. 1.
Process for Obtaining Cellulose Acetate from Agricultural By-Products - (Abstract Only)
Biswas, A., Saha, B.C., Lawton Jr, J.W., Shogren, R.L., Willett, J.L. 2007. PROCESS FOR OBTAINING CELLULOSE ACETATE FROM AGRICULTURAL BY-PRODUCTS. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Purification and Characterization of a Highly Thermostable Alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase from Geobacillus Caldoxylolyticus Tk4 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Canakci, S., Belduz, A.O., Saha, B.C., Yasar, A., Ayaz, F.A., Yayli, N. 2007. Purification and characterization of a highly thermostable alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase from Geobacillus caldoxylolyticus TK4. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 75:813-820.
Production of D-Arabitol by a Newly Isolated Zygosaccharomyces Rouxii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Sakakibara, Y., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Production of D-arabitol by a newly isolated Zygosaccharomyces rouxii. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 34:519-523.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Agricultural Residues and Processing Byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Fuel ethanol production from agricultural residues and processing byproducts [abstract]. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. p. 34.
Biotechnology of Mannitol Production - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Racine, M.F. 2006. Biotechnology of mannitol production [abstract]. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. p. 51.
Review of Current Research Directions for Producing Biological Ethanol at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C. 2006. Review of current research directions for producing biological ethanol at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research [abstract]. Advancing Renewable Energy. p. 27.
Microbial Production of Xylitol from L-Arabinose - (Abstract Only)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C. 2006. Microbial production of xylitol from L-arabinose [abstract]. The Society for Biotechnology. Paper No. 2B09-3.
Bioethanol Production from Wheat Straw - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Bioethanol production from wheat straw [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 64.
Towards the Development of a Process Technology for Making Xylitol from Glucose: Optimization of D-Arabitol Production from Glucose by a Newly Isolated Zygosaccharomyces Rouxii - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Sakakibara, Y., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Towards the development of a process technology for making xylitol from glucose: optimization of D-arabitol production from glucose by a newly isolated Zygosaccharomyces rouxii [abstract]. International Specialised Symposium on Yeasts. p. 145.
Production of Acetone Butanol (Ab) from Agricultural Residues Using Clostridium Acetobutylicum in Batch Reactors Coupled with Product Recovery - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Hughes, S.R., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Production of acetone butanol (AB) from agricultural residues using Clostridium acetobutylicum in batch reactors coupled with product recovery [abstract]. Proceedings of the Ninth International Workshop on the Regulation of Metabolism, Genetics, and Development of the Solvent and Acid Forming Clostridia. p. 29.
Effect of Salt Nutrients on Mannitol Production by Lactobacillus Intermedius Nrrl B-3693 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C. 2006. Effect of salt nutrients on mannitol production by Lactobacillus intermedius NRRL B-3693. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 33(10):887-890.
Fermentation Process for Mannitol - (Abstract Only)
Racine, M., Terentieva, E., Saha, B.C. 2006. Fermentation process for mannitol [abstract]. Bio 2006. Paper No. A19.
A New Approach to Xylitol Biosynthesis - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, P., Wymer, N., Saha, B.C., Racine, M., Sakakibara, Y. 2006. A new approach to xylitol biosynthesis [abstract]. BIO 2006. Paper No. C32.
Microbial Production of Xylitol from L-Arabinose - (Abstract Only)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C., Taylor, P., Wymer, N. 2006. Microbial production of xylitol from L-arabinose [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. AGFD 79.
Butanol Production from Corn Fiber Xylan Using Clostridium Acetobutylicum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Li, X., Hughes, S.R., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Butanol production from corn fiber xylan using Clostridium acetobutylicum. Biotechnology Progress. 22:673-680.
A Low-Cost Medium for Mannitol Production by Lactobacillus Intermedius Nrrl B-3693 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C. 2006. A low-cost medium for mannitol production by Lactobacillus intermedius NRRL B-3693. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 72:676-680.
Production of Mannitol from Inulin by Simultaneous Enzymatic Saccharification and Fermentation with Lactobacillus Intermedius Nrrl B-3693 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C. 2006. Production of mannitol from inulin by simultaneous enzymatic saccharification and fermentation with Lactobacillus intermedius NRRL B-3693. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 39:991-995.
Ethanol Production from Alkaline Peroxide Pretreated Enzymatically Saccharified Wheat Straw - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Ethanol production from alkaline peroxide pretreated enzymatically saccharified wheat straw. Biotechnology Progress. 22:449-453.
Continuous Production of Ethanol in High Productivity Bioreactors Using Escherichia Coli Fbr5: Membrane and Fixed Cell Reactors - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Liu, S., Iten, L.B., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Continuous production of ethanol in high productivity bioreactors using Escherichia coli FBR5: membrane and fixed cell reactors [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 589g.
Continuous Production of Ethanol in High Productivity Bioreactors Using Genetically Engineered Escherichia Coli Fbr5: Membrane and Fixed Cell Reactors - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Iten, L.B., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Continuous production of ethanol in high productivity bioreactors using genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5: membrane and fixed cell reactors [extended abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 589g.
Process for Obtaining Cellulose Acetate from Agricultural By-Products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Saha, B.C., Lawton Jr, J.W., Shogren, R.L., Willett, J.L. 2006. Process for obtaining cellulose acetate from agricultural by-products. Carbohydrate Polymers. 64:134-137.
Alkaline Peroxide Pretreatment, Enzymatic Saccharification and Fermentation of Wheat Straw to Ethanol - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Alkaline peroxide pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification and fermentation of wheat straw to ethanol. In: Proceedings of the 34th Meeting of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR) Food and Agriculture Panel, October 23-29, 2005, Susoni, Shizuoka, Japan. p. 168-172.
Fermentation Process Development for Mannitol Production by a Heterofermentative Lactic Acid Bacterium - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Racine, M. 2005. Fermentation process development for mannitol production by a heterofermentative lactic acid bacterium [abstract]. Symposium on Lactic Acid Bacteria Genetics Metabolism and Applications. Paper No. A036.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Lignocellulose - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Fuel ethanol production from lignocellulose [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 74.
Optimization of Mannitol Production by Lactobacillus Intermedius - (Abstract Only)
Racine, M., Saha, B.C. 2005. Optimization of mannitol production by Lactobacillus intermedius [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 78.
Genetically Engineered Escherichia Coli for Ethanol Production from Xylose: Substrate and Product Inhibition and Kinetic Parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Genetically engineered Escherichia coli for ethanol production from xylose: substrate and product inhibition and kinetic parameters. Institution of Chemical Engineers Transactions. 84(2):114-122.
Production of Acetone Butanol from Corn Fiber Xylan Using Clostridium Beijerinckii P260 - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Li, X., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Production of acetone butanol from corn fiber xylan using Clostridium beijerinckii P260 [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium. p. 87.
Dilute Acid Pretreatment, Enzymatic Saccharification and Fermentation of Wheat Straw to Fuel Ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2005. Dilute acid pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification and fermentation of wheat straw to fuel ethanol. Process Biochemistry. 40:3693-3700.
Status of Biorefinery Research and Development at USDA-ARS - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2005. Status of biorefinery research and development at USDA-ARS [abstract]. International Biomass Forum: The Leading Edge of Biomass Research. Paper No. 4.
Dilute Acid Pretreatment, Enzymatic Saccharification, and Fermentation of Rice Hulls to Fuel Ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2005. Dilute acid pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification, and fermentation of rice hulls to fuel ethanol. Biotechnology Progress. 21:816-822.
Method for Making Mannitol with Lactobacillus Intermedius - (Patent Application)
Saha, B.C. 2005. Method for making mannitol with Lactobacillus intermedius. U.S. Patent 6,855,526.
The Present and Future of Biorefinery Research at USDA - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2005. The present and future of biorefinery research at USDA [abstract]. International Workshop on Biorefinery. p. 19-20.
Profile of Enzyme Production of Trichoderma Reesei Grown on Corn Fiber Fractions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y., Saha, B.C. 2005. Profile of enzyme production of Trichoderma reesei grown on corn fiber fractions. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 121-124:321-334.
Rice Hull As Substrate for Production of Fuel Ethanol - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Rice hull as substrate for production of fuel ethanol. In: Cherry, J.P., Pavlath, A.E., editors. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR), December 11-18, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 181-185.
Xylitol Production from L-Arabinose - (Proceedings)
Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C., Wymer, N., Taylor, P. 2004. Xylitol production from L-arabinose. In: Cherry, J.P., Pavlath, A.E., editors. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR), December 11-18, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 191-194.
Cloning, Expression, Purification, and Analysis of Mannitol Dehydrogenase Gene Mtlk from Lactobacillus Brevis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Cloning, expression, purification, and analysis of mannitol dehydrogenase gene mtlK from Lactobacillus brevis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 121-124:391-402.
Production of Mannitol by Fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Racine, M., Terentieva, E., Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J. 2004. Production of mannitol by fermentation [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. Paper No. 166.
Using Protein Engineering and Directed Evolution for Improved Xylitol Production - (Abstract Only)
Wymer, N., Taylor, P., Saha, B.C., Sakakibara, Y. 2004. Using protein engineering and directed evolution for improved xylitol production [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. Paper No. 41.
Novel Routes to Xylitol Synthesis Using Escherichia Coli - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, P., Wymer, N., Racine, M., Sakakibara, Y., Saha, B.C. 2004. Novel routes to xylitol synthesis using Escherichia coli [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. Paper No. 378.
Adsorbed Cell Dynamic Biofilm Reactor for Ethanol Production from Xylose and Corn Fiber Hydrolysate - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Brining, H.R., Iten, L.B., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Adsorbed cell dynamic biofilm reactor for ethanol production from xylose and corn fiber hydrolysate [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. p. 179.
Xylitol Production by Yeasts: Current Status and Future Prospects - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2004. Xylitol production by yeasts: current status and future prospects [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. p. 52.
Conversion of Lignocellulose to Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2004. Conversion of lignocellulose to fuel ethanol [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 80.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Wheat Straw: Current Status and Technical Prospects - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Fuel ethanol production from wheat straw: current status and technical prospects. In: Van Swaaij, W.P.M., Fjallstrom, T., Helm, P., Grassi, A., editors. Proceedings of the 2nd World Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry, and Climate Protection, May 10-14, 2004, Rome, Italy, p. 1481-1483.
Enzymes As Biocatalysts for Conversion of Lignocellulosic Biomass to Fermentable Sugars - (Book / Chapter)
Saha, B.C. 2005. Enzymes as biocatalysts for conversion of lignocellulosic biomass to fermentable sugars. In: Hou, C.T., editor. Handbook of Industrial Biocatalysis. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group. p. 24-1-24-12.
Cloning, Expression, Purification, and Analysis of Mannitol Dehydrogenase of Mtld and Mtlk Genes from Lactobacillus Plantarum and Lactobacillus Brevis - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Cloning, expression, purification, and analysis of mannitol dehydrogenase of mtlD and mtlK genes from Lactobacillus plantarum and Lactobacillus brevis [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 2-24.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Rice Hull - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Fuel ethanol production from rice hull [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. BI0T 101.
Endoglucanase from a Newly Isolated Strain of Mucor Circinelloides - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2004. Endoglucanase from a newly isolated strain of Mucor circinelloides [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. BIOT 233.
Fuel Ethanol Production from Wheat Straw: Current Status and Technical Prospects - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Fuel ethanol production from wheat straw: current status and technical prospects [abstract]. Second World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry, and Climate Protection. Paper No. OC2.5.
Lignocellulose Biodegradation and Applications in Biotechnology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C. 2004. Lignocellulose biodegradation and applications in biotechnology. In: Saha, B.C., Hayashi, K., editors. Lignocellulose Biodegradation. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. p. 2-34.
Mannitol Dehydrogenase from Heterofermentative Lactic and Bacteria - (Proceedings)
Saha, B.C. 2003. Mannitol dehydrogenase from heterofermentative lactic and bacteria. In: Proceedings of the United States Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel. 32nd Annual Meeting, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan. p. 285-289.
Purification and Characterization of a Novel Mannitol Dehydrogenase from Lactobacillus Intermedius - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C. 2004. Purification and characterization of a novel mannitol dehydrogenase from Lactobacillus intermedius. Biotechnology Progress. 20:537-542.
Production, Purification and Properties of Endoglucanase from a Newly Isolated Strain of Mucor Circinelloides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C. 2004. Production, purification and properties of endoglucanase from a newly isolated strain of Mucor circinelloides. Process Biochemistry. 39:1871-1876.
Separation of Butanol from Fermentation Broth by Pervaporation: Mass Flux and Energy Balance - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Ezeji, T.C., Blaschek, H.P., Cotta, M.A. 2003. Separation of butanol from fermentation broth by pervaporation: mass flux and energy balance [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 162B.
A Novel Mannitol Dehydrogenase from Lactobacillus Intermedius - (Abstract Only)
SAHA, B.C. A NOVEL MANNITOL DEHYDROGENASE FROM LACTOBACILLUS INTERMEDIUS. 11TH EUROPEAN CONGRESS ON BIOTECHNOLOGY. 2003. PAPER NO. P-291.
Production of Commodity Chemicals by Fermentation: Current Status and Future Prospects - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2003. Production of commodity chemicals by fermentation: current status and future prospects [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 78.
Depolymerization of Complex Arabinoxylan and Cellulose in Corn Fiber - (Abstract Only) - (09-May-03)
Purification and Properties of An Extracellular Beta-Xylosidase from a Newly Isolated Fusarium Proliferatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SAHA, B.C. PURIFICATION AND PROPERTIES OF AN EXTRACELLULAR BETA-XYLOSIDASE FROM A NEWLY ISOLATED FUSARIUM PROLIFERATUM. BIORESOURCE TECHNOLOGY. 2003. V. 90. P. 33-38.
Hemicellulose Bioconversion - (Review Article)
SAHA, B.C. HEMICELLULOSE BIOCONVERSION. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. 2003. V. 30. P. 279-291.
Production of Mannitol by Fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SAHA, B.C. PRODUCTION OF MANNITOL BY FERMENTATION. SAHA, B.C., EDITOR. AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM, WASHINGTON, DC. 2003. P.67-85.
Bio-Based Method for Production of Mannitol - (Proceedings)
SAHA, B.C. BIO-BASED METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF MANNITOL. 31ST ANNUAL MEETING OF U.S.-JAPAN NATURAL RESOURCES PROTEIN PANEL. 2002. ABSTRACT P. 28.
Commodity Chemicals Production by Fermentation: An Overview - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SAHA, B.C. COMMODITY CHEMICALS PRODUCTION BY FERMENTATION: AN OVERVIEW. SAHA, B.C., EDITOR. AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY SYMPOSIUM, WASHINGTON, DC. FERMENTATION BIOTECHNOLOGY. 2003. P. 3-17.
Present and Future of Fermentation Biotechnology Research at USDA-ARS - (Abstract Only)
SAHA, B.C. PRESENT AND FUTURE OF FERMENTATION BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AT USDA-ARS. SECOND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON FRONTIERS OF MICROBIAL TECHNOLOGY: ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY FOR THE EARTH AND HUMAN. 2002. PAPER NO. 4.
Bio-Based Method for Production of Mannitol - (Abstract Only)
SAHA, B.C. BIO-BASED METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF MANNITOL. PROCEEDINGS OF THE U.S.-JAPAN NATURAL RESOURCES PROTEIN PANEL 31ST ANNUAL MEETING. 2002. P. Z1-Z6.
Production of Mannitol and Lactic Acid by Fermentation with Lactobacillus Intermedius Nrrl B-3693 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SAHA, B.C., NAKAMURA, L.K. PRODUCTION OF MANNITOL AND LACTIC ACID BY FERMENTATION WITH LACTOBACILLUS INTERMEDIUS NRRL B-3693. BIOTECHNOLOGY AND BIOENGINEERING. 2003. V. 82. P. 864-871.
Biomass Conversion - (Abstract Only)
SAHA, B.C. BIOMASS CONVERSION. SOCIETY OF INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES LOCAL SECTION ANNUAL MEETING. 2002. PAPER NO. 5.
Fuels and Chemicals from Biomass: Challenges and Opportunities - (Abstract Only) - (21-Sep-02)
Enzymes in Biotechnology: Green Chemistry Challenges - (Abstract Only) - (21-Sep-02)
Production of Mannitol by Fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2002. Production of mannitol by fermentation [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. BIOT 0121.
Hemicellulose Bioconversion - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2002. Hemicellulose bioconversion [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 82.
Production of Mannitol and Lactic Acid by Lactobacillus Intermedius - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C. 2002. Production of mannitol and lactic acid by Lactobacillus intermedius [abstract]. The World of Microbes. Xth International Congress of Bacteriology and Applied Microbiology, International Union of Microbiological Societies. p. 139.
Bioprocess Development for Conversion of Corn Fiber to Fermentable Sugars: Current Status and Future Prospects - (Abstract Only)
SAHA, B.C. BIOPROCESS DEVELOPMENT FOR CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER TO FERMENTABLE SUGARS: CURRENT STATUS AND FUTURE PROSPECTS. AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 225TH NATIONAL MEETING. 2003. PAPER NO. AGFD 102.
Enzymes in Biodegradation and Biotransformation of Lignocellulosics - (Abstract Only)
SAHA, B.C. ENZYMES IN BIODEGRADATION AND BIOTRANSFORMATION OF LIGNOCELLULOSICS. AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY 225TH NATIONAL MEETING. 2003. PAPER NO. CELL 1.
Production of Fuels and Chemicals from Corn Fiber - (Abstract Only) - (17-Feb-02)
Enzymatic Saccharification of Corn Fiber - (Abstract Only) - (17-Feb-02)
Production, Purification, and Properties of Xylanase from a Newly Isolated Fusarium Proliferatum Capable of Utilizing Corn Fiber Xylan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SAHA, B.C. PRODUCTION, PURIFICATION, AND PROPERTIES OF XYLANASE FROM A NEWLY ISOLATED FUSARIUM PROLIFERATUM. PROCESS BIOCHEMISTRY. 2002. V. 37. P. 1279-1284.
Enzymatic Saccharification of Complex Heteroxylan in Corn Fiber - (Proceedings) - (19-Oct-01)
Production, Purification, and Characterization of Xylanase and Beta-Xylosidase from a Newly Isolated Fusarium Proliferatum - (Abstract Only) - (02-Aug-01)
Purification and Characterization of An Extracellular Beta-Xylosidase from a Newly Isolated Fusarium Verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Jul-01)
Debittering of Protein Hydrolyzates - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-May-01)
Endoxylanase from a Newly Isolated Corn Fiber Xylan Utilizing Fusarium Verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Apr-01)
Enzymes in Corn Fiber Saccharification - (Abstract Only) - (05-Apr-01)
Microbial Production of Xylitol from Hemicellulosic Biomass - (Proceedings) - (05-Feb-01)
Microbial Production of Xylitol from Hemicellulosic Biomass - (Abstract Only) - (25-Nov-00)
Enzymes As Biocatalysts for Conversion of Agricultural Residues to Fermentable Sugars - (Abstract Only) - (27-Jul-00)
Utilization of Cellulosic Resources in the Usa - (Abstract Only) - (16-Jun-00)
Advances in Enzyme Development and Applied Industrial Biocatalysis - (Book / Chapter) - (05-Jun-00)
Alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, and Application in Biotechnology - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-May-00)
Biotechnology of Xylitol Production - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-00)
Endo-Xylanase and Beta-Xylosidase from a Newly Isolated Corn Fiber Xylan-Utilizing Fusarium Verticillioides - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-00)
Production of Low Cost Sugar from Corn Fiber: Progress, Opportunities, and Challenges - (Proceedings) - (12-Nov-99)
Enzymes in Biotechnology - (Book / Chapter) - (16-Sep-99)
Production of Xylitol by Candida Peltata - (Abstract Only) - (06-Aug-99)
New Trends in the Enzymatic Degradation of Lignocellulosic Agricultural Residues - (Abstract Only) - (25-Mar-99)
Alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase in Biotechnology - (Abstract Only) - (25-Mar-99)
Production of 2,3-Butanediol by Newly Isolated Enterobacter Cloacae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Mar-99)
Production of Xylitol by Candida Peltata - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Mar-99)
Enzymes in Agricultural Biomass Conversion - (Abstract Only) - (12-Mar-99)
Pretreatment and Enzymatic Saccharification of Corn Fiber - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Sep-98)
Production of 2,3-Butanediol by Newly Isolated Enterobacter Cloacae - (Abstract Only) - (14-Aug-98)
Effect of Carbon Source on Production of Alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase by Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jun-98)
Enzymatic Saccharification of Corn Fiber - (Proceedings) - (03-Jun-98)
Enzymology of Xylan Degradation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-May-98)
Production of Xylitol by Fermentation - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-97)
Purification and Characterization of a Novel Thermostable Alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase from a Color Variant Strain of Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Oct-97)
Alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase: Application in Hemicellulose Bioconversion - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-97)
Fuel Ethanol Production from Corn Fiber: Current Status and Technical Prospects - (Review Article) - (25-Jul-97)
Fuel Ethanol Production from Corn Fiber: Current Status and Technical Prospects - (Abstract Only) - (08-May-97)
Development of Enzymes for Agricultural Biomass Conversion - (Abstract Only) - (04-Apr-97)
Ethanol Production from Agricultural Biomass Substrates - (Book / Chapter) - (13-Dec-96)
Enzymes in Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion - (Book / Chapter) - (26-Nov-96)
Microbial Production of Xylitol from Hemicellulosic Biomass - (Book / Chapter) - (26-Nov-96)
Recovery and Purification of Industrial Enzymes from Fermentation Broth - (Abstract Only) - (04-Aug-96)
Production, Purification, and Characterization of a Highly Glucose Tolerant Novel Beta-Glucosidase from Candida Peltata - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jun-96)
Enzymes in Biomass Conversion - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-96)
Novel Glucose Tolerant Beta-Glucosidase from Candida Peltata - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-96)
Glucose Tolerant and Thermophilic Beta-Glucosidases from Yeasts - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Dec-95)
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