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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INDUSTRIALLY ROBUST ENZYMES AND MICROORGANISMS FOR PRODUCTION OF SUGARS AND ETHANOL FROM AGRICULTURAL BIOMASS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Catalytic properties of two Rhizopus oryzae 99-880 glucoamylase enzymes without starch binding domains expressed in Pichia pastoris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, J.A., Braker, J.D., Jordan, D.B. 2010. Catalytic properties of two Rhizopus oryzae 99-880 glucoamylase enzymes without starch binding domains expressed in Pichia pastoris. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 162(8):2197-2213.
Fermentation of Bioenergy Crops Into Ethanol Using Biological Abatement for Removal of Inhibitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Fermentation of Bioenergy Crops Into Ethanol Using Biological Abatement for Removal of Inhibitors. Bioresource Technology. 101(19):7545-7550.
Use of Coniochaeta ligniaria to Detoxify Fermentation Inhibitors Present in Cellulosic Sugar Streams - (Book / Chapter)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Lopez, M.J., Moreno, J. 2010. Use of Coniochaeta ligniaria to Detoxify Fermentation Inhibitors Present in Cellulosic Sugar Streams. In: Hou, C.T., Shaw, J.-F., editors. Biocatalysis and Molecular Engineering. New York: John Wiley and Sons. p. 253-263.
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: Role of Glutamate 186 in Catalysis Revealed by Site-Directed Mutagenesis, Alternate Substrates, and Active-site Inhibitor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D. 2010. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: Role of Glutamate 186 in Catalysis Revealed by Site-directed Mutagenesis, Alternate Substrates, and Active-site Inhibitor. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 161(1-8):395-410.
Inhibition of cellulases by phenols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ximenes, E., Kim, Y., Mosier, N., Dien, B.S., Ladisch, M. 2010. Inhibition of cellulases by phenols. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 46(3-4):170-176.
Increasing Biomass Conversion Efficiencies to Ethanol by Engineering Energy Crops - (Proceedings)
Dien, B.S., Sarath, G., Pedersen, J.F., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Increasing Biomass Conversion Efficiencies to Ethanol by Engineering Energy Crops. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel. p. 37-40.
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: Role of Glutamate 186 in Catalysis Revealed by Site-directed Mutagenesis, Alternate Substrates, and Inhibitor - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jul-09)
Identification, Characterization, and Evolution of a Large Polygalacturonase Gene Family from Rhizopus oryzae - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jul-09)
Anaerobic conversion of lignocellulosic corn fiber to butyric acid, a substrate for microbial butanol production - (Abstract Only)
(22-Jul-09)
Ion Exchange Membrane Influence on Ohmic Resistance - (Abstract Only)
(12-Jun-09)
Efficiencies of Bio-electrocatalytic Production of Hydrogen from Lactate Using Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 - (Abstract Only)
(12-Jun-09)
Use of Coniochaeta ligniaria to detoxify fermentation inhibitors present in cellulosic sugar streams - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Use of Coniochaeta ligniaria to detoxify fermentation inhibitors present in cellulosic sugar streams [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper No. O-055.
Conversion of switchgrass to sugars and ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment - (Abstract Only)
(06-May-09)
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: role of glutamate 186 in catalysis revealed by site-directed mutagenesis, alternate substrates, and inhibitors - (Abstract Only)
(06-May-09)
Improved Sugar Conversion and Ethanol Yield for Forage Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Lines with Reduced Lignin Contents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Sarath, G., Pedersen, J.F., Sattler, S.E., Chen, H., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Nichols, N.N., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Improved Sugar Conversion and Ethanol Yield for Forage Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor L. Moench) Lines with Reduced Lignin Contents. BioEnergy Research. 2(3):153-164.
Conversion of lower lignin mutants of Sorghum bicolor (L.) to ethanol - (Abstract Only)
(13-Mar-09)
Development of an Ethanol Yield Procedure for Dry-grind Corn Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lemuz, C.R., Dien, B.S., Singh, V., Mckinney, J., Tumbleson, M.E., Rausch, K.D. 2009. Development of an Ethanol Yield Procedure for Dry-grind Corn Processing. Cereal Chemistry. 86(3):355-360.
Measurement of Hydrocarbon Transport in Bacteria - (Book / Chapter)
Ditty, J.L., Nichols, N.N., Parales, R.E. 2010. Measurement of Hydrocarbon Transport in Bacteria. In: Timmis, K.N., editor. Handbook of Hydrocarbon and Lipid Microbiology. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 4213-4222.
Mass Balances and Analytical Methods for Biomass Pretreatment Experiments - (Book / Chapter)
Dien, B.S. 2010. Mass Balances and Analytical Methods for Biomass Pretreatment Experiments. In: Vertes, A. A., Qureshi, N., Blaschek, H. P., Yukawa, H., editors. Biomass to Biofuels. Strategies for Global Industries. United Kingdom: Wiley and Sons. p. 213-231.
Novel Family of Carbohydrate Esterases, Based on Identification of the Hypocrea jecorina Acetyl Esterase Gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Skory, C.D., Cotta, M.A., Puchart, V., Biely, P. 2008. Novel family of carbohydrate esterases, based on identification of the Hypocrea jecorina Acetyl Esterase Gene. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(24):7482-7489.
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed and noncatalyzed reactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D. 2009. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: Thermodynamics of Enzyme-catalyzed and Noncatalyzed Reactions. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 155(1-3):330-346.
Identification, Biochemical Characterization, and Evolution of the Rhizopus oryzae 99-880 Polygalacturonase Gene Family - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, J.A., Burdick, R.C., Rooney, A.P. 2008. Identification, Biochemical Characterization, and Evolution of the Rhizopus oryzae 99-880 Polygalacturonase Gene Family. Fungal Genetics and Biology. 45(12):1616-1624.
Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation and Partial Saccharification and Co-fermentation of Lignocellulosic Biomass for Ethanol Production - (Book / Chapter)
(26-Sep-08)
Aminoalcohols as Probes of the Two-subsite Active Site of Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Mertens, J.A., Braker, J.D. 2009. Aminoalcohols as Probes of the Two-subsite Active Site of Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1794(1):144-158.
Challenges of converting agricultural abundance to biofuels: Agricultural Research Service-United States Department of Agriculture Research - (Abstract Only)
(28-Aug-08)
Microbial Fuel Cell Performance with a Pressurized Cathode Chamber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fornero, J.J., Rosenbaum, M., Cotta, M.A., Angenent, L.T. 2008. Microbial Fuel Cell Performance with a Pressurized Cathode Chamber. Environmental Science and Technology. 42(22):8578-8584.
Opportunities for increasing biomass conversion efficiencies to ethanol by engineering energy crops - (Abstract Only)
(17-Aug-08)
Isolation and characterization of 17 different genes encoding putative endopolygalacturonase genes from Rhizopus oryzae - (Abstract Only)
Mertens, J.A., Burdick, R.C. 2008. Isolation and characterization of 17 different genes encoding putative endopolygalacturonase genes from Rhizopus oryzae [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 116.
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed and noncatalyzed reactions - (Abstract Only)
(18-Jul-08)
Thin Stillage Fractionation Using Ultrafiltration: Resistance in Series Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arora, A., Dien, B.S., Belyea, R.L., Wang, P., Singh, V., Tumbleson, M.E., Rausch, K.D. 2009. Thin Stillage Fractionation Using Ultrafiltration: Resistance in Series Model. Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering. 32(2):225-233.
Evaluating low lignin mutants of forage sorghum for increased conversion efficiency to sugars and ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Sarath, G., Pedersen, J.F., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Sattler, S.E., Nichols, N.N. 2008. Evaluating low lignin mutants of forage sorghum for increased conversion efficiency to sugars and ethanol. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. p. 267.
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed and noncatalyzed reactions - (Abstract Only)
(07-May-08)
Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: catalyzed reactions with natural substrates - (Abstract Only)
(07-May-08)
Energy crops for ethanol: a processing perspective - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S. 2008. Energy crops for ethanol: a processing perspective. International Crop Science. Paper No. CS4-S4-06.
Energy crops for ethanol: a processing perspective - (Proceedings)
Dien, B.S., Sarath, G., Pedersen, J.F., Vogel, K.P., Jung, H.G., Sattler, S.E., Casler, M.D., Mitchell, R., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Energy crops for ethanol: a processing perspective. In: Proceedings of the 5th International Crops Science Congress, April 13-18, 2008, Jeju Island, Korea. p. 1-5.
Identification and transcriptional profiling of Pseudomonas putida genes involved in furoic acid metabolism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, N.N., Mertens, J.A. 2008. Identification and transcriptional profiling of Pseudomonas putida genes involved in furoic acid metabolism. FEMS Microbiology Letters. 284:52-57.
Structure of the two-subsite beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium in complex with 1,3-bis[tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino]propane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brunzelle, J.S., Jordan, D.B., McCaslin, D.R., Olczak, A., Wawrzak, Z. 2008. Structure of the two-subsite beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium in complex with 1,3-bis[tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino] propane. Archives Of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 474(1):157-166.
Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Analysis of the Glucuronoyl Esterase Catalytic Domain from Hypocrea jecorina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, S.J., Li, X., Cotta, M.A., Biely, P., Duke, N.E., Schiffer, M., Pokkuluri, P.R. 2008. Crystallization and Preliminary X-ray Diffraction Analysis of the Glucuronoyl Esterase Catalytic Domain from Hypocrea jecorina. Acta Crystallographica Section F. 64(4):255-257.
Fungal metabolism of fermentation inhibitors present in corn stover dilute acid hydrolysate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, N.N., Sharma, L.N., Mowery, R.A., Chambliss, C.K., Van Walsum, G.P., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B. 2008. Fungal metabolism of fermentation inhibitors present in corn stover dilute acid hydrolysate. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 42(7):624-630.
Production of Ethanol from Corn and Sugarcane - (Book / Chapter)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Monceaux, D.A., Bothast, R.J. 2008. Production of ethanol from corn and sugarcane. In: Wall, J., Harwood, C.S., Demain, A.L., editors. Bioenergy. Chapter 1. Washington, DC: ASM Press. p. 3-15.
Production of Ethanol from Grain - (Book / Chapter)
Nichols, N.N., Bothast, R.J. 2008. Production of ethanol from grain. In: Vermerris, W., editor. Genetic Improvement of Bioenergy Crops. New York, NY: Springer. p. 75-88.
Process review of lignocellulose biochemical conversion to fuel ethanol - (Proceedings)
Dien, B.S. 2007. Process review of lignocellulose biochemical conversion to fuel ethanol. Proceedings of U.S. Frontiers of Engineering. p. 65-74.
Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for biofuel production - (Proceedings)
Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2007. Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for biofuel production. In: Proceedings of the UJNR Food and Agricultural Panel, October 21-25, 2007, Tsukuba, Japan. p. 137-140.
Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium: Catalyzed Reactions with Natural and Artificial Substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B. 2008. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: catalyzed reactions with natural and artificial substrates. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 146:137-149.
Enzyme characterization for hydrolysis of AFEX and liquid hot-water pretreated distillers' grains and their conversion to ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Ximenes, E.A., O'Bryan, P.J., Moniruzzaman, M., Li, X., Balan, V., Dale, B., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Enzyme characterization for hydrolysis of AFEX and liquid hot-water pretreated distillers' grains and their conversion to ethanol. Bioresource Technology. 99(12):5216-5225.
Composition of corn dry-grind ethanol by-products: DDGS, wet cake, and thin stillage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Mosier, N.S., Hendrickson, R., Ezeji, T., Blaschek, H., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A., Dale, B., Ladisch, M.R. 2008. Composition of corn dry-grind ethanol by-products: DDGS, wet cake, and thin stillage. Bioresource Technology. 99(12):5165-5176.
Structure-Function Relationships of a Catalytically-Efficient Beta-D-Xylosidase - (Abstract Only)
(03-Aug-07)
The Cesa (Ce3b) Carboxy-Terminal Domain of Ruminococcus Flavefaciens 17 Has Glucuronoyl Esterase Activity - (Abstract Only)
(03-Aug-07)
Identification of Genes Encoding Microbial Glucuronoyl Esterases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Spanikova, S., De Vries, R.P., Biely, P. 2007. Identification of Genes Encoding Microbial Glucuronoyl Esterases. The Federation of European Biochemical Societies. 581(21):4029-4035.
Variation in Relative Substrate Specificty of Bifunctional Beta-D-Xylosidase/alpha-L-Arabinofuranosidase by Single-Site Mutations: Roles of Substrate Distortion and Recognition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Li, X. 2007. Variation in relative substrate specificity of bifunctional beta-D-xylosidase/alpha-L-arabinofuranosidase by single-site mutations: roles of substrate distortion and recognition. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1774(9):1192-1198.
Fiber Separated from Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles As a Feedstock for Ethanol Production to Increase Output from Dry Grind Corn Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srinivasan, R., Dien, B.S., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2007. Fiber Separated from Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles as a Feedstock for Ethanol Production. Cereal Chemistry. 84(6):563-566.
A Primer for Lignocellulose Biochemical Conversion to Fuel Ethanol - (Proceedings)
Dien, B.S. 2007. A primer for lignocellulose biochemical conversion to fuel ethanol. Proceedings of the Fifth International Starch Technology Conference. p. 5.1-5.9.
Inhibition of the Two-Subsite Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium by Sugars: Competitive, Noncompetitive, Double Binding, and Slow Binding Modes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D. 2007. Inhibition of the two-subsite beta-d-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium by sugars: competitive, noncompetitive, double binding, and slow binding modes. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 465(1):231-246.
A Novel Pretreatment (Diethyl Oxalate) Releasing Fermentable Sugars and Useful Fibers from Lignocellulose - (Abstract Only)
(02-May-07)
Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium: Thermodynamics of Enzyme-Catalyzed and Noncatalyzed Reactions - (Abstract Only)
Jordan, D.B. 2007. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: thermodynamics of enzyme-catalyzed and noncatalyzed reactions [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. p. 105.
Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium: Catalyzed Reactions with Natural and Artificial Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Jordan, D.B. 2007. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium: catalyzed reactions with natural and artificial substrates [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. p. 106.
Removal of Inhibitors from Biomass Sugars Using a Biological Process - (Abstract Only)
(02-May-07)
Evaluating Herbaceous Perennials As Energy Crops for Production of Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
(02-May-07)
Developing Herbaceous Energy Crops As Feedstocks for Bioethanol Production - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P. 2007. Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for bioethanol production [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. Agro-148.
Biological Abatement for Removal of Inhibitors from Biomass Sugars - (Abstract Only)
(29-Mar-07)
Structure-Function Relationships of a Catalytically Efficient Beta-D-Xylosidase - (Abstract Only)
Jordan, D.B. 2007. Structure-function relationships of a catalytically efficient beta-D-xylosidase [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 175.
Isolation and Characterization of Two Genes That Encode Active Glucoamylase Without a Starch Binding Domain from a Type II Rhizopus Oryzae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, J.A., Skory, C.D. 2007. Isolation and characterization of two genes that encode active glucoamylase without a starch binding domain from Rhizopus oryzae. Current Microbiology. 54:462-466.
Production of Highly Active Lignocellulose-Degrading Enzymes of Anaerobic Fungi by Industrially Relevant Fungi - (Abstract Only)
Li, X., Skory, C.D., Ximenes, E.A., Jordan, D.B., Dien, B.S., Hughes, S.R., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Production of highly active lignocellulose-degrading enzymes of anaerobic fungi by industrially relevant fungi [abstract]. Physiology to Genomics to Fuels.
A primer for lignocellulose biochemical conversion to fuel ethanol - (Book / Chapter)
Dien, B.S., Bothast, R.J. 2009. A primer for lignocellulose biochemical conversion to fuel ethanol. In: Ingledew,W.M., Austin, G.D., Kluhspies, C., Kelsall, D.R., editors. The Alcohol Textbook. Nottingham, U.K.: Nottingham University Press. p. 73-94.
Protein Expression and Secretion by Trichoderma Reesei under Low Endogenous Protein Background - (Abstract Only)
(12-Jan-07)
Forage Energy Crops As Feedstocks for Production of Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Jung, H.G., Lamb, J.F., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G., Casler, M.D., Weimer, P.J. 2006. Forage energy crops as feedstocks for production of fuel ethanol [abstract]. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. p. 21.
Expression of An at-Rich Xylanase Gene from the Anaerobic Fungus Orpinomyces Sp. Strain Pc-2 in and Secretion of the Heterologous Enzyme by Hypocrea Jecorina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Skory, C.D., Ximenes, E.A., Jordan, D.B., Dien, B.S., Hughes, S.R., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Expression of an AT-rich xylanase gene from the anaerobic fungus Orpinomyces sp. strain PC-2 in and secretion of the heterologous enzyme by Hypocrea jecorina. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 74:1264-1275.
Fungicidal Carboxamides - (Other)
Basarab, G.S., Jordan, D.B., Lessen, T.A., Hansen, S.L. 2006. Fungicidal carboxamides. U.S. Patent 7,135,585.
Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium of Glycoside Hydrolase Family 43 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Li, X., Dunlap, C.A., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium of glycoside hydrolase family 43. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 136-140:93-104.
Hemicellulases for Mediating Biomass Saccharification - (Abstract Only)
(13-Oct-06)
Hemicellulases for Mediating Biomass Saccharification - (Proceedings)
Jordan, D.B., Dien, B.S., Li, X., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Hemicellulases for mediating biomass saccharification. In: Proceedings of Renewable Energy 2006, October 9-13, 2006, Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan. p. 1036-1041.
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.
Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium of Glycoside Hydrolase Family 43 - (Abstract Only)
Jordan, D.B., Li, X., Dunlap, C.A., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium of glycoside hydrolase family 43 [abstract]. Gordon Research Conference. p. 3.
Isolation and Characterization of a Second Glucoamylase Without a Starch Binding Domain from Rhizopus Oryzae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, J.A., Skory, C.D. 2007. Isolation and characterization of a second glucoamylase gene without a starch binding domain from Rhizopus oryzae. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 40:874-880.
Culture Containing Biomass Acid Hydrolysate and Coniochaeta Ligniaria Fungus - (Patent Application)
Nichols, N.N., Lopez, M.J., Dien, B.S., Bothast, R.J. 2006. Culture containing biomass acid hydrolysate and Coniochaeta ligniaria fungus. U.S. Patent 7,067,303.
Lignocellulose-Degrading Enzymes Produced by the Ascomycete Coniochaeta Ligniaria and Related Species: Application for a Lignocellulosic Substrate Treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez, M.J., Vargas-Garcia, M., Suarez-Estrella, F., Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Moreno, J. 2007. Lignocellulose-degrading enzymes produced by the ascomycete Coniochaeta ligniaria and related species: application for a lignocellulosic substrate treatment. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 40:794-800.
Pretreatment and Hydrolysis of Distiller's Grains to Fermentable Sugars: An Integrated Approach by the Midwest Consortium for Sustainable Biobased Products and Energy - (Abstract Only)
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Li, X., Ladisch, M., Mosier, N., Tyner, W., Woodson, R., Blaschek, H., Dale, B., Shanks, B., Verkade, J. 2006. Pretreatment and hydrolysis of distiller's grains to fermentable sugars: an integrated approach by the Midwest Consortium for sustainable biobased products and energy [abstract]. Corn Utilization. Paper No. 24.
Isolation of Extremely at-Rich Genomic DNA and Analysis of Genes Encoding Carbohydrate-Degrading Enzymes from Orpinomyces Sp. Strain Pc-2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, H., Hopper, S.L., Li, X., Ljungdahl, L.G., Cerniglia, C.E. 2006. Isolation of extremely AT-rich genomic DNA and analysis of genes encoding carbohydrate-degrading enzymes from Orpinomyces sp. strain PC-2. Current Microbiology. 53:396-400.
High Level Expression and Characterization of the Cyclophilin B Gene from the Anaerobic Fungus Orpinomyces Sp. Strain Pc-2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, H., Li, X., Xu, H., Ljungdahl, L.G., Cerniglia, C.E. 2006. High level expression and characterization of the cyclophilin B gene from the anaerobic fungus Orpinomyces sp. strain PC-2. Protein and Peptide Letters. 13:727-732.
Identification and Transcriptional Profiling of Furoic Acid Metabolism Genes in Pseudomonas Putida - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Mertens, J.A., Dien, B.S. 2006. Identification and transcriptional profiling of furoic acid metabolism genes in Pseudomonas putida [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper No. Q-449.
An Overview of Recent Advancements in Lignocellulose to Ethanol Conversion Technology - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Li, X., Cotta, M.A. 2006. An overview of recent advancements in lignocellulose to ethanol conversion technology [abstract]. International Conference on Bioenergy. p. 8.
Beta-D-Xylosidase from Selenomonas Ruminantium of Glycoside Hydrolase Family 43 - (Abstract Only)
Jordan, D.B., Li, X., Dunlap, C.A., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Beta-D-xylosidase from Selenomonas ruminantium of glycoside hydrolase family 43 [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. p.93
Research Challenges and Opportunities for Cellulose Conversion Technology in a Dry Mill Pathway - (Abstract Only)
Ladisch, M., Tyner, W., Mosier, N., Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Blaschek, H., Dale, B., Shanks, B., Petersen, G. 2006. Research challenges and opportunities for cellulose conversion technology in a dry mill pathway [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. p. 48.
Plasmids for Expression of Heterologous Proteins in Rhizopus Oryzae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, J.A., Skory, C.D., Ibrahim, A.S. 2006. Plasmids for expression of heterologous proteins in Rhizopus oryzae. Archives of Microbiology. 186:41-50.
Codon Optimization of An A+t Rich Xylanase Gene from the Anaerobic Fungus Orpinomyces Pc-2 for Expression by Trichoderma Reesei - (Abstract Only)
Li, X., Jordan, D.B., Ximenes, E.A., Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Hughes, S.R. 2006. Codon optimization of an A+T rich xylanase gene from the anaerobic fungus Orpinomyces PC-2 for expression by Trichoderma reesei [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Trichoderma and Gliocladium, April 6-8, 2006, Vienna, Austria. Paper No. T3.
Development of Forage Crops As Feedstocks for Production of Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Weimer, P.J., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2006. Development of forage crops as feedstocks for production of fuel ethanol [abstract]. International Conference on Bioenergy. p. I-5.
Chemical Composition and Response to Dilute-Acid Pretreatment and Enzymatic Saccharification of Alfalfa, Reed Canarygrass, and Switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2006. Chemical composition and response to dilute-acid pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of alfalfa, reed canarygrass, and switchgrass. Biomass and Bioenergy. 30:880-891.
Enzymatic Saccharification of Hot-Water Pretreated Corn Fiber for Production of Monosaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Li, X., Iten, L.B., Jordan, D.B., Nichols, N.N., O Bryan, P.J., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Enzymatic saccharification of hot-water pretreated corn fiber for production of monosaccharides. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 39:1137-1144.
Heterologous Production by Trichoderma Reesei of a Xylanase of the Anaerobic Fungus Orpinomyces Pc-2 - (Abstract Only)
(09-Nov-05)
Active-Site Models of Riboflavin Synthase - (Proceedings)
Jordan, D.B., Calabrese, J.C., Liao, D., Wawrzak, Z., Zheng, Y. 2005. Active-site models of riboflavin synthase. In: Nishino, T., Miura, R., Tanokura, M., Fukui, K., editors. Flavins and Flavoproteins 2005. Tokyo: ARchiTect, Inc. p. 737-742.
Development of Plasmids for Expression of Heterologous Proteins in Rhizopus Oryzae - (Abstract Only)
Mertens, J.A., Skory, C.D. 2005. Development of plasmids for expression of heterologous proteins in Rhizopus oryzae [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 100.
Ethanol Fermentation of Sugars in Corn Stover Dilute Acid Hydrolysates - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Ethanol fermentation of sugars in corn stover dilute acid hydrolysates [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 85.
Use of Field Pea Starch As a Feedstock for Ethanol Fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Wu, V., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Use of field pea starch as a feedstock for ethanol fermentation [abstract]. International Starch Technology. p. 96.
Enzymatic Saccharification of Pretreated Corn Fiber for Production of Sugars - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Li, X., Jordan, D.B., Nichols, N.N., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Enzymatic saccharification of pretreated corn fiber for production of sugars [abstract]. International Starch Technology. p. 90.
The Corn Ethanol Industry - (Book / Chapter)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Bothast, R.J., Cotta, M.A. 2006. The corn ethanol industry. In: Minteer, S., editor. Alcoholic Fuels. Boca Raton, FL: CRS Press. p. 59-78.
Hydrolysis and Fermentation of Pericarp and Endosperm Fiber Recovered from Enzymatic Corn Dry Grind Process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Johnston, D., Hicks, K.B., Cotta, M.A., Singh, V. 2005. Hydrolysis and fermentation of pericarp and endosperm fibers recovered from enzymatic corn dry-grind process. Cereal Chemistry. 82(5):616-620.
Ethanol Fermentation of Starch from Field Peas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S., Wu, Y., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Ethanol fermentation of starch from field peas. Cereal Chemistry. 82(5):554-558.
Enzymatic Saccharification of Pretreated Corn Fiber for Production of Sugars - (Abstract Only)
Dien, B.S., Li, X., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Enzymatic saccharification of pretreated corn fiber for production of sugars [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. B-36.
Butanol Production from Agricultural Residues: Impact of Degradation Products on Clostridium Beijerinckii Growth and Butanol Fermentation - (Abstract Only)
Ezeji, T., Qureshi, N., Blaschek, H.P. 2005. Butanol production from agricultural residues: impact of degradation products on Clostridium beijerinckii growth and butanol fermentation [abstract]. World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. p. 163.
Active-Site Models of Riboflavin Synthase - (Abstract Only)
Jordan, D.B., Calabrese, J.C. 2005. Active-site models of riboflavin synthase [abstract]. International Symposium on Flavins and Flavoproteins. p. 104.
Substrate Specificities of Two Glycoside Hydrolase Family 11 Xylanases - (Abstract Only)
Li, X., Jordan, D.B., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Substrate specificities of two glycoside hydrolase family 11 xylanases [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 066.
Review of Process for Producing Corn Fiber Oil and Ethanol from "quick Fiber" - (Review Article)
Dien, B.S., Nagle, N., Singh, V., Moreau, R.A., Tucker, M.P., Nichols, N.N., Johnston, D., Cotta, M.A., Hicks, K.B., Nguyen, Q., Bothast, R.J. 2005. Review of process for producing corn fiber oil and ethanol from "Quick Fiber." International Sugar Journal. 107(1275):187-191.
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