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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Genomics and Engineering of Stress Tolerant Microbes for Lower Cost Production of Ethanol from Lignocellulose

Location: Bioenergy Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Engineering industrial yeast for renewable advanced biofuels applications - (Abstract Only)
(28-Oct-13)
High-throughput assay for optimising microbial biological control agent production and delivery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slininger, P.J., Schisler, D.A. 2013. High-throughput assay for optimising microbial biological control agent production and delivery. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(8):920-943.
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.
Development of next generation biocatalyst for lower-cost ethanol production from lignocellulose - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2012. Development of next generation biocatalyst for lower-cost ethanol production from lignocellulose. 8th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology [abstract].
Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and elimination of diauxic lag with xylose-grown populations - (Abstract Only)
(30-Aug-12)
Isolation and characterization of a ß-glucosidase from a Clavispora strain with potential applications in bioethanol production from cellulosic materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Weber, S.A., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Isolation and characterization of a ß-glucosidase from a Clavispora strain with potential applications in bioethanol production from cellulosic materials. Bioenergy Research. 6:65-74.
Integrated phospholipidomics and transcriptomics analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with enhanced tolerance to a mixture of acetic acid, furfural, and phenol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, J., Ding, M., Li, B., Liu, Z., Wang, X., Yuan, Y. 2012. Integrated phospholipidomics and transcriptomics analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with enhanced tolerance to a mixture of acetic acid, furfural, and phenol. Omics: A Journal of Integrative Biology. 16(7-8):374-386.
Biological control agents for suppression of post-harvest diseases of potatoes: strategies on discovery and development - (Book / Chapter)
Slininger, P.J., Schisler, D.A. 2012. Biological control agents for suppression of post-harvest diseases of potatoes: strategies on discovery and development. In: Dhanasekaran, N., Panneerselvam, A., editors. Fungicides for Plant and Animal Diseases. Rijeka, Croatia: In-Tech. p. 141-166.
Nutrient supplementation key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast development and fermentation performance on switchgrass hydrolyzates - (Abstract Only)
(09-Nov-11)
A new beta-glucosidase producing yeast for lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Weber, S.A., Cotta, M.A., Li, S. 2012. A new beta-glucosidase producing yeast for lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. Bioresource Technology. 104:410-416.
Protein engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for enhanced detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2012. Protein engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for enhanced detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 50:115-120.
High solid loading hydrolyzate-tolerant strains of Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis exhibiting reduced diauxic lag and higher ethanol productivity - (Abstract Only)
(21-Oct-11)
Process design considerations for optimal production of ethanol from lignocellulose using available yeasts, including natural pentose-fermenting yeasts, and their derivatives - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2011. Process design considerations for optimal production of ethanol from lignocellulose using available yeasts, including natural pentose-fermenting yeasts, and their derivatives [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. p. 40.
Molecular mechanisms of ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Book / Chapter)
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2012. Molecular mechanisms of ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology. Microbiology Monographs 22. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. p. 77-115.
Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Li, J., Li, S., Liu, Z. 2011. Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues. BioResources. 6(4):4302-4316.
Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z. 2012. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology. Germany: Springer-Verlag Berlin. 307 p.
Culture nutrition key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast performance - (Abstract Only)
(05-May-11)
A new yeast producing beta-glucosidase and tolerant to lignocellulose hydrolysate inhibitors for cellulosic ethanol production using SSF - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Cotta, M.A., Weber, S.A. 2011. A new yeast producing beta-glucosidase and tolerant to lignocellulose hydrolysate inhibitors for cellulosic ethanol production using SSF [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington. Paper No. 12-04.
Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues - (Abstract Only)
(05-May-11)
Improving biomass sugar utilization by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Book / Chapter)
Matsushika, A., Liu, Z., Sawayama, S., Moon, J. 2011. Improving biomass sugar utilization by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels. Microbiology Monographs No. 22. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 137-160.
Genomics of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z. 2011. Genomics of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels. Microbiology Monographs No. 22. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 1-28.
Unification of gene expression data for comparable analyses under stress conditions - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z. 2011. Unification of gene expression data for comparable analyses under stress conditions. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels. Microbiology Monographs No. 22. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 279-299.
Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and utility of repitching xylose-grown populations to eliminate diauxic lag - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slininger, P.J., Thompson, S.R., Weber, S.A., Liu, Z., Moon, J. 2011. Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and utility of repitching xylose-grown populations to eliminate diauxic lag. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 108(8):1801-1815.
Molecular mechanisms of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification of lignocellulose hydrolysates - (Review Article)
Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular mechanisms of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification of lignocellulose hydrolysates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 90(3):809-825.
Reprogrammed Glucose Metabolic Pathways of Inhibitor-Tolerant Yeast - (Abstract Only)
(01-Oct-10)
Protein Engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Enhanced Detoxification of 5-Hydroxymethyl Furfural - (Abstract Only)
(01-Oct-10)
New Aldehyde Reductase Genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Contribute In Situ Detoxification of Lignocellulose-to-Ethanol Conversion Inhibitiors - (Abstract Only)
(18-Sep-10)
Unification of gene expression data applying standard mRNA quantification references for comparable analyses - (Review Article)
Liu, Z. 2010. Unification of gene expression data applying standard mRNA quantification references for comparable analyses. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology. 2(5):124-126.
Unification of Gene Expression Data for Comparable Analyses - (Abstract Only)
(01-Aug-10)
Cellulosic Ethanol Production from Xylose-extracted Corncob Residue by SSF Using Inhibitor- and Thermal-tolerant Yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50339 - (Abstract Only)
(27-May-10)
Heat Shock Protein Genes and Newly Integrated Glucose Metabolic Pathways Promote Ethanol Tolerance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only)
(27-May-10)
Protein Engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Enhanced Detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - (Abstract Only)
(27-May-10)
The switch from xylose to glucose stalled by repression of xylose-utilizing enzymes during exposure of Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis to high ethanol concentrations - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Moon, J., Thompson, S.R., Weber, S.A., Liu, Z. 2010. The switch from xylose to glucose stalled by repression of xylose-utilizing enzymes during exposure of Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis to high ethanol concentrations [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium, April 19-22, 2010, Clearwater, Florida. p. 129.
Mechanisms of Ethanol Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Review Article)
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2010. Mechanisms of Ethanol Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87(3)829-845.
Reprogrammed glucose metabolic pathways of inhibitor-tolerant yeast - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Ma, M., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Reprogrammed glucose metabolic pathways of inhibitor-tolerant yeast. In: Berhardt, L.V., editor. Advances in Medicine and Biology. Vol. 9. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 159-186.
Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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