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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Zonglin (lewis) Liu
Bioenergy Research
General Biological Science

Phone: (309) 681-6294
Fax: (309) 681-6427
Room 3311A

1815 N UNIVERSITY STREET
PEORIA , IL 616043902

Projects
Biochemical Technologies to Enable the Commercial Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass
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  Accession Number: 427438

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
GRE2 from Scheffersomyces stipitis as an aldehyde reductase contributes tolerance to aldehyde inhibitors derived from lignocellulosic biomass -
Wang, X., Ma, M., Liu, Z.L., Xiang, Q., Li, X., Liu, N., Zhang, X. 2016. GRE2 from Scheffersomyces stipitis as an aldehyde reductase contributes tolerance to aldehyde inhibitors derived from lignocellulosic biomass. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 100(15):6671-6682. doi: 10.1007/s00253-016-7445-4.
Two new native ß-glucosidases from Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 confer its dual function as cellobiose fermenting ethanologenic yeast -
Wang, X., Liu, Z.L., Weber, S.A., Zhang, X. 2016. Two new native ß-glucosidases from Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 confer its dual function as cellobiose fermenting ethanologenic yeast. PLoS One. 11(3):e0151293. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0151293.
Tolerant yeast in situ detoxifies major class of toxic chemicals while producing ethanol -
Liu, Z.L. 2016. Tolerant yeast in situ detoxifies major class of toxic chemicals while producing ethanol. In: TechConnect World Innovation Conference, May 22-25, 2016, National Harbor, Maryland. #705.
Systems biology and pathway engineering enable Saccharomyces cerevisiae to utilize C-5 and C-6 sugars simultaneously for cellulosic ethanol production -
Liu, Z.L., Moon, J. 2016. Systems biology and pathway engineering enable Saccharomyces cerevisiae to utilize C-5 and C-6 sugars simultaneously for cellulosic ethanol production. In: TechConnect World Innovation Conference, May 22-25, 2016, National Harbor, Maryland. #706.
Lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production using cellobiose fermenting yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 -
Liu, Z.L., Weber, S.A. 2016. Lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production using cellobiose fermenting yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50464. In: TechConnect World Innovation Conference, May 22-25, 2016, National Harbor, Maryland. p. 388.
Technical assessment of cellulosic ethanol production using ß-glucosidase producing yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 Reprint Icon -
Liu, Z., Cotta, M.A. 2015. Technical assessment of cellulosic ethanol production using ß-glucosidase producing yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50464. BioEnergy Research. DOI: 10.1007/s12155-014-9575-9.
A reference model systesm of industrial yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae is needed for development of the next-generation biocatalyst toward advanced biofuels production Reprint Icon -
Liu, Z., Wang, X. 2015. A reference model systesm of industrial yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae is needed for development of the next-generation biocatalyst toward advanced biofuels production. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology. 7:6. doi: 10.4172/1948-5948.1000e125
Cellulosic ethanol production from green solvent-pretreated rice straw -
Kumar, A.K., Parikh, B.S., Shah, E., Liu, L.Z., Cotta, M.A. 2016. Cellulosic ethanol production from green solvent-pretreated rice straw. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 7:14-23. doi: 10.1016/j.bcab.2016.04.008.
Transcriptome analysis of Zymomonas mobilis ZM4 reveals mechanisms of tolerance and detoxification of phenolic aldehyde inhibitors from lignocellulose pretreatment Reprint Icon -
Yi, X., Gu, H., Gao, Q., Liu, Z.L., Bao, J. 2015. Transcriptome analysis of Zymomonas mobilis ZM4 reveals mechanisms of tolerance and detoxification of phenolic aldehyde inhibitors from lignocellulose pretreatment. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 8(1):153. doi: 10.1186/s13068-015-0333-9.
Virulence structure of Blumeria graminis f.sp. tritici and its genetic diversity by ISSR and SRAP profiling analyses Reprint Icon -
Liu, N., Liu, Z., Guoshu, G., Zhang, M., Wang, X., Zhou, Y., Qi, X., Chen, H., Yang, J., Luo, P., Yang, C. 2015. Virulence structure of Blumeria graminis f.sp. tritici and its genetic diversity by ISSR and SRAP profiling analyses. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0130881.
Signature gene expressions of cell wall integrity pathway concur with tolerance response of industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae against biomass pretreatment inhibitors -
ChiNet uncovers rewired rewired transcription subnetworks in tolerant yeast for advanced biofuels conversion Reprint Icon -
Zhang, Y., Liu, Z.L., Song, M. 2015. ChiNet uncovers rewired transcription subnetworks in tolerant yeast for advanced biofuels conversion. Nucleic Acids Research. 43(9):4393-4407. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkv358.
Direct enzyme assay evidence confirms aldehyde reductase function of Ydr541cp and Ygl039wp from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Reprint Icon -
Moon, J., Liu, Z.L. 2015. Direct enzyme assay evidence confirms aldehyde reductase function of Ydr541cp and Ygl039wp from Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Yeast. 32:399-407.
Enhanced cellulosic ethanol production from mild-alkali pretreated rice straw in SSF using Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 -
Chapla, D., Parikh, B.S., Liu, L.Z., Cotta, M.A., Kumar, A.K. 2015. Enhanced cellulosic ethanol production from mild-alkali pretreated rice straw in SSF using Clavispora NRRL Y-50464. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 9(4):381-388(8).
Genome and transcriptome analyses reveal that MAPK- and phosphatidylinositol-signaling pathways mediate tolerance to 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde for industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae Reprint Icon -
Zhou, Q., Liu, Z., Ning, K., Wang, A., Zeng, X., Xu, J. 2014. Genome and transcriptome analyses reveal that MAPK- and phosphatidylinositol-signaling pathways mediate tolerance to 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde for industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Scientific Reports. doi:10.1038/srep06556.
Lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from corn stover using ß-glucosidase producing yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 -
Liu, Z., Cotta, M.A. 2014. Lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from corn stover using ß-glucosidase producing yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50464 [abstract].
Engineering industrial yeast for renewable advanced biofuels applications -
Liu, Z. 2013. Engineering industrial yeast for renewable advanced biofuels applications [abstract].
Nutrient supplementation key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast development and fermentation performance on switchgrass hydrolyzates -
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Dien, B.S. 2013. Nutrient supplementation key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast development and fermentation performance on switchgrass hydrolyzates [abstract].
Development of next generation biocatalyst for lower-cost ethanol production from lignocellulose -
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 -
Isolation and characterization of a ß-glucosidase from a Clavispora strain with potential applications in bioethanol production from cellulosic materials -
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 Reprint Icon -
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.
Nutrient supplementation key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast development and fermentation performance on switchgrass hydrolyzates -
A new beta-glucosidase producing yeast for lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation -
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 Reprint Icon -
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.
Process design considerations for optimal production of ethanol from lignocellulose using available yeasts, including natural pentose-fermenting yeasts, and their derivatives -
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 -
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 -
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 -
Liu, Z. 2012. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology. Germany: Springer-Verlag Berlin. 307 p.
Kinetic mechanism of an aldehyde reductase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that relieves toxicity of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural -
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D., Bowman, M.J., Vermillion, K., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2011. Kinetic mechanism of an aldehyde reductase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that relieves toxicity of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1814:1686-1694.
Maize utilizes multiple resistance genes to defend itself during germination -
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F., Liu, Z., Richard, M.O. 2011. Maize utilizes multiple resistance genes to defend itself during germination [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. p. 84.
A new yeast producing beta-glucosidase and tolerant to lignocellulose hydrolysate inhibitors for cellulosic ethanol production using SSF -
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.
Culture nutrition key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast performance -
Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues -
Comparative transcription profiling analyses of maize reveals candidate defensive genes for seedling resistance against corn earworm -
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F., Liu, Z., Musser, R.O. 2011. Comparative transcription profiling analyses of maize reveals candidate defensive genes for seedling resistance against corn earworm. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 285(6):517-525.
Genomics of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification -
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 -
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.
Improving biomass sugar utilization by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
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.
Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and utility of repitching xylose-grown populations to eliminate diauxic lag -
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 -
Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular mechanisms of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification of lignocellulose hydrolysates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 90(3):809-825.
Concentration-dependent RDX uptake and remediation -
Chen, D., Banwart, W. 2011. Concentration-dependent RDX uptake and remediation. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 18:908-917.
Comparative transcriptome profiling analyses during the lag phase uncover YAP1, PDR1, PDR3, RPN4, and HSF1 as key regulatory genes in genomic adaptation to the lignocellulose derived inhibitor HMF for Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2010. Comparative transcriptome profiling analyses during the lag phase uncover YAP1, PDR1, PDR3, RPN4, and HSF1 as key regulatory genes in genomic adaptation to the lignocellulose derived inhibitor HMF for Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 11:660. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/11/660.
Reprogrammed Glucose Metabolic Pathways of Inhibitor-Tolerant Yeast -
Protein Engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Enhanced Detoxification of 5-Hydroxymethyl Furfural -
New Aldehyde Reductase Genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Contribute In Situ Detoxification of Lignocellulose-to-Ethanol Conversion Inhibitiors -
Unification of gene expression data applying standard mRNA quantification references for comparable analyses -
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 -
twzPEA: A Topology and Working Zone Based Pathway Enrichment Analysis Framework -
Cellulosic Ethanol Production from Xylose-extracted Corncob Residue by SSF Using Inhibitor- and Thermal-tolerant Yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50339 -
Heat Shock Protein Genes and Newly Integrated Glucose Metabolic Pathways Promote Ethanol Tolerance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Protein Engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Enhanced Detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural -
Stereochemistry of Furfural Reduction by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Aldehyde Reductase That Contributes to In Situ Furfural Detoxification -
Bowman, M.J., Jordan, D.B., Vermillion, K., Braker, J.D., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2010. Stereochemistry of Furfural Reduction by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Aldehyde Reductase That Contributes to In Situ Furfural Detoxification. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(15):4926-4932.
The switch from xylose to glucose stalled by repression of xylose-utilizing enzymes during exposure of Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis to high ethanol concentrations -
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 -
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2010. Mechanisms of Ethanol Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87(3)829-845.
Furfural Induces Reactive Oxygen Species Accumulation and Cellular Damage in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae -
Allen, S.A., Clark, W., Mccaffery, J.M., Cai, Z., Lanctot, A., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2010. Furfural Induces Reactive Oxygen Species Accumulation and Cellular Damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 3(2):1-10.
Reprogrammed glucose metabolic pathways of inhibitor-tolerant yeast -
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.
Biomass conversion inhibitors and in situ detoxification -
Liu, Z., Blaschek, H.P. 2010. Biomass conversion inhibitors and in situ detoxification. In: Vertes, A., Qureshi, N., Yukawa, H., Blaschek, H., editors. Biomass to Biofuels. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons Ltd. p.233-258.
A Novel NADPH-Dependent Aldehyde Reductase Gene from Saccharomyces cerevisiae NRRL Y-12632 Involved in the Detoxification of Aldehyde Inhibitors Derived from Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion -
Liu, Z., Moon, J. 2009. A novel NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase gene from Saccharomyces cerevisiae NRRL Y-12632 involved in the detoxification of aldehyde inhibitors derived from Lignocellulosic biomass conversion. Gene. 446(1):1-10. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2009.06.018
Application of a Master Equation for Quantitative mRNA Analysis Using qRT-PCR -
Liu, Z., Palmquist, D.E., Ma, M., Liu, J., Alexander, N.J. 2009. Application of a Master Equation for Quantitative mRNA Analysis Using qRT-PCR. Journal of Biotechnology. 143:10-16.
Acquired tolerance and in situ detoxification of furfural and HMF through glucose metabolic pathways by Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Evolutionarily Engineered Ethanologenic Yeast Detoxifies Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion Inhibitors by Reprogrammed Pathways -
Liu, Z., Menggen, M., Song, M.J. 2009. Evolutionarily Engineered Ethanologenic Yeast Detoxifies Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion Inhibitors by Reprogrammed Pathways. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 282(3):233-244.
Profiling of the peripheral leukocyte transcriptome of dairy cattle reveals gene expression patterns associated with genetic potential for milk production -
Tolerant ethanologenic yeast for low-cost lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol -
Mechanisms of tolerance and in situ detoxification of biomass conversion inhibitors by Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Discrete dynamical system modelling for gene regulatory networks of 5-hydroxymethylfural tolerance for ethanologenic yeast -
Song, M., Ouyang, Z., Liu, Z. 2008. Discrete dynamical system modelling for gene regulatory networks of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural tolerance for ethanologenic yeast. IET Systems Biology. 3:203-218.
Genomic mechanisms of inhibitor-detoxification for low-cost lignocellulosic bioethanol conversion -
Liu, Z., Moon, J., Mingzhou, S.J. 2008. Genomic mechanisms of inhibitor-detoxification for low-cost lignocellulosic bioethanol conversion [abstract]. Journal of Biotechnology 136S:S218.
Multiple Gene Mediated NAD(P)H-Dependent Aldehyde Reduction is a Mechanism of in situ Detoxification of Furfural and HMF by Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Liu, Z., Moon, J., Andersh, B.J., Slininger, P.J., Weber, S.A. 2008. Multiple Gene Mediated NAD(P)H-Dependent Aldehyde Reduction is a Mechanism of in situ Detoxification of Furfural and HMF by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 81:743-753.
Change your conventional practice of qRT-PCR: A simple robust quality control standard for yeast mRNA quantification analysis -
Liu, Z. 2008. Change your conventional practice of qRT-PCR: A simple robust quality control standard for yeast mRNA quantification analysis [abstract]. 12th International Conference on Yeasts. p. 140.
Culture Nutrition and Physiology Impact the Inhibitor Tolerance of the Yeast Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 -
Slininger, P.J., Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z. 2009. Culture Nutrition and Physiology Impact the Inhibitor Tolerance of the Yeast Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 102(3):788-790.
Functional genomic studies lead in situ detoxification of fermentation inhibitors for low-cost cellulosic ethanol production -
Impact of inoculum production conditions on stress tolerance and fermentation efficiency of natural xylose-fermenting yeasts presented xylose and glucose -
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2008. Impact of inoculum production conditions on stress tolerance and fermentation efficiency of natural xylose-fermenting yeasts presented xylose and glucose [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 5734
Genomic adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to inhibitors involving biomass conversion to ethanol -
Liu, Z., Song, M. 2009. Genomic adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to inhibitors involving biomass conversion to ethanol. In: Rai, M., Bridge, P.D., editors. Applied Mycology. Chapter 8. Wallingford, United Kingdom: CAB International. p. 136-155.
Validation and standardization of gene expression data for microarray and real time quantitative PCR using universal external RNA controls -
Liu, Z. 2007. Validation and standardization of gene expression data for microarray and real time quantitative PCR using universal external RNA controls [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conference on Quantitative PCR, Microarrays, and Biological Validation.
Enhanced L-(+)-lactic acid production by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae using corncob hydrolysate -
Bai, D., Li, S., Liu, Z., Cui, Z. 2007. Enhanced L-(+)-lactic acid production by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae using corncob hydrolysate. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 144:79-85.
Absolute mRNA quantification of Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5 by qRT-PCR using universal RNA controls -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2007. Absolute mRNA quantification of Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5 by qRT-PCR using universal RNA controls [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology.
Genomic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for biomass conversion to ethanol -
Multiple gene mediated aldehyde reduction is a mechanism of in situ detoxification of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Liu, Z., Moon, J., Andersh, B.J., Slininger, P.J., Weber, S.A. 2007. Multiple gene mediated aldehyde reduction is a mechanism of in situ detoxification of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by Saccharomyces cerevisiae [abstract]. Yeasts International Symposium. Abstract No. S-134.
A robust standard for absolute mRNA quantification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by qRT-PCR using the universal RNA controls -
Liu, Z., Palmquist, D.E. 2007. A robust standard for absolute mRNA quantification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by qRT-PCR using the universal RNA controls [abstract]. Yeasts International Symposium. Abstract No. S-84.
Lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol by Saccharomyces -
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.
Mechanisms of in situ detoxification of furfural and HMF by ethanologenic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Liu, Z., Andersh, B.J., Slininger, P.J. 2007. Mechanisms of in situ detoxification of furfural and HMF by ethanologenic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 1B-28, p. 85.
Impact of culture nutrition on inhibitor tolerance and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 -
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2007. Impact of culture nutrition on inhibitor tolerance and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. p. 88. Paper No. 1B-38.
Enhanced L(+)-lactic acid production from corncob hydrolysate by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae -
Bai, D., Li, S., Liu, Z., Cui, Z. 2007. Enhanced L(+)-lactic acid production from corncob hydrolysate by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 1B-44, p. 90.
Gene expression profiling for genetic merit in dairy cattle -
Rabel, C., Everts-Vam Der Womd, A., Everts, R., Band, M.R., Wallace, R.L., Liu, Z., Rodriguez-Zas, S., Lewin, H.A. 2007. Gene expression profiling for genetic merit in dairy cattle [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome VX Conference Abstracts.
A linear discrete dynamic system model for temporal gene interaction and regulatory network influence in response to bioethanol conversion inhibitor HMF for ethanologenic yeast -
Impact of culture nutrition on tolerance of furan inhibitors and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 -
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2006. Impact of culture nutrition on tolerance of furan inhibitors and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. Paper No. 531d.
A linear discrete dynamic system model for temporal gene interaction and regulatory network influence in response to bioethanol conversion inhibitor HMF for ethanologenic yeast -
Song, M., Liu, Z. 2007. A linear discrete dynamic system model for temporal gene interaction and regulatory network influence in response to bioethanol conversion inhibitor HMF for ethanologenic yeast. Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics. 4532:77-95.
Universal external RNA controls for microbial gene expression analysis using microarray and qRT-PCR -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2007. Universal external RNA controls for microbial gene expression analysis using microarray and qRT-PCR. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 68:486-496.
Transcriptional regulatory analysis reveals PDR3 and GCR1 as regulators of significantly induced genes by 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress involved in bioethanol conversion for ethanologenic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae -
Liu, Z., Sinha, S. 2007. Transcriptional regulatory analysis reveals PDR3 and GCR1 as regulators of significantly induced genes by 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress involved in bioethanol conversion for ethanologenic yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae [abstract]. Microarray Gene Expression Data Society (MGED 9) Meeting.
GENE EXPRESSION RESPONSE IMPACTING DESICCATION STRESS TOLERANCE FOR CRYPTOCOCCUS NODAENSIS (NOMEN NUDEM) OH 182.9 USING CROSS-SPECIES MICROARRAY ANALYSIS -
Liu, Z., Schisler, D.A., Zhang, S. 2006. Gene expression response impacting desiccation stress tolerance for Cryptococcus nodaensis (nomen nudem) OH 182.9 using cross-species microarray analysis [abstract]. Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting. Abstract No. 561C.
Genomic adaptation of ethanologenic yeast to biomass conversion inhibitors -
Liu, Z. 2006. Genomic adaptation of ethanologenic yeast to biomass conversion inhibitors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73(1):27-36.
IN SITU DETOXIFICATION OF FERMENTATION INHIBITORS BY STRESS TOLERANT ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST FOR LOW-COST BIOMASS CONVERSION TO ETHANOL -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2006. In situ detoxification of fermentation inhibitors by stress tolerant ethanologenic yeast for low-cost biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. World Bio-Energy 2006 Proceedings. p. 121.
NITROGEN SOURCE AND MINERAL OPTIMIZATION ENHANCE D-XYLOSE CONVERSION TO ETHANOL BY THE YEAST PICHIA STIPITIS NRRL Y-7124 -
Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z. 2006. Nitrogen source and mineral optimization enhance D-xylose conversion to ethanol by the yeast Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 72(6):1285-1296.
ENGINEERING STRESS-TOLERANT MICROBES FOR LOWER COST PRODUCTION OF BIOFUELS AND BIOPRODUCTS -
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2005. Engineering stress-tolerant microbes for lower cost production of biofuels and bioproducts [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. Paper No. 303a.
PROPOSED METHODS FOR TESTING AND SELECTING THE ERCC EXTERNAL RNA CONTROLS -
Liu, Z., Members of ERCC. 2005. Proposed methods for testing and selecting the ERCC external RNA controls. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 6:150.
THE EXTERNAL RNA CONTROLS CONSORTIUM: A PROGRESS REPORT -
Liu, Z.L., External RNA Control Consortium. 2005. The external RNA controls consortium: A progress report. Nature Methods. 2(10):731-734.
UNIVERSAL EXTERNAL RNA QUALITY CONTROLS FOR MRNA EXPRESSION ANALYSIS USING MICROBIAL DNA OLIGO MICROARRAY AND REAL TIME QUANTITATIVE RT-PCR -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Universal external RNA quality controls for mRNA expression analysis using microbial DNA oligo microarray and real time quantitative RT-PCR [abstract]. Eighth International Meeting of the Microarray Gene Expression Data Society. Poster #P161, p. 45-46.
GENOMIC ADAPTIVE RESPONSE OF YEAST TO BIOFUEL FERMENTATION INHIBITORS -
Liu, Z. 2005. Genomic adaptive response of yeast to biofuel fermentation inhibitors [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Abstract No. S37.
MINERAL AND NITROGEN SOURCE OPTIMIZATION ENHANCE D-XYLOSE CONVERSION TO ETHANOL BY THE YEAST PICHIA STIPITIS -
Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z. 2005. Mineral and nitrogen source optimization enhance d-xylose conversion to ethanol by the yeast Pichia stipitis [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Paper No. P07.
PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES TO FURFURAL AND HMF AND THE LINK TO OTHER STRESS PATHWAYS -
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2005. Physiological responses to furfural and HMF and the link to other stress pathways [abstract]. European Congress on Biotechnology. Paper No. G.4.4.
A 7872 CDNA MICROARRAY AND ITS USE IN BOVINE FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS -
Everts, R.E., Band, M.R., Liu, Z., Kumar, C.G., Liu, L., Loor, J.J., Oliveria, R., Lewin, H.A. 2005. A 7872 cNDA microarray and its use in bovine functional genomics. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 105:235-245
TOLERANCE TO FURFURAL-INDUCED STRESS IS ASSOCIATED WITH PENTOSE PHOSPHATE PATHWAY GENES ZWF1, GND1, RPE1,AND TKL1 IN SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE -
Gorsich, S.W., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Skory, C.D. 2005. Tolerance to furfural-induced stress is associated with pentose phosphate pathway genes ZWF1, GND1, RPEL, and TKL1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 71(3):339-349. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-005-0142-3
COLD SHOCK DURING LIQUID PRODUCTION INCREASES STORAGE SHELF-LIFE OF CRYPTOCOCCUS NODAENSIS OH 182.9 AFTER AIR DRYING -
Zhang, S., Schisler, D.A., Jackson, M.A., Boehm, M.J., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2006. Cold shock during liquid production increases storage shelf-life of Cryptococcus nodaensis OH 182.9 after air drying. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16(3):281-293.
A NEW DNA OLIGO MICROARRAY FOR COMPLETE GENOME OF PSEUDOMONAS FLUORESCENS PF-5 -
Liu, Z., Duboy, R.T., Press, C., Loper, J.E., Paulsen, I.T., Slininger, P.J. 2005. A new DNA oligo microarray for complete genome of Pseudomonas fluorescens pf-5 [abstract]. International Union of Microbiological Societies. Abstract No. B-1258, p. 63-64.
THE ROLE OF THE PENTOSE PHOSPHATE PATHWAY IN FERMENTATION INHIBITOR TOLERANCE -
Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. The role of the pentose phosphate pathway in fermentation inhibitor tolerance. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 5-33.
INDUCTION OF PLEIOTROPIC DRUG RESISTANCE GENE EXPRESSION INDICATES IMPORTANT ROLES OF PDR TO COPE WITH FURFURAL AND 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL STRESS IN ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Induction of pleiotropic drug resistance gene expression indicates important roles of pdr to cope with furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress in ethanologenic yeast [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 169.
TRANSCRIPTOME DYNAMICS OF ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST IN RESPONSE TO 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL STRESS RELATED TO BIOMASS CONVERSION TO ETHANOL -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Transcriptome dynamics of ethanologenic yeast in response to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress related to biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. Paper No. 177C.
TRANSCRIPTOME DYNAMICS OF ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST IN RESPONSE TO 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL STRESS RELATED TO BIOMASS CONVERSION TO ETHANOL -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Transcriptome dynamics of ethanologenic yeast in response to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress related to biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. Abstract Book. p. 991.
FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS OF MICROBIAL STRESS TOLERANCE -
THE SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE PENTOSE PHOSPHATE PATHWAY GENE, RPE1, FUNCTIONS IN FURFURAL TOLERANCE DURING FERMENTATION -
Gorsich, S.W., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2004. The Saccharomyces cerevisiae pentose phosphate pathway gene, rpe1, functions in furfural tolerance during fermentation [abstract]. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Yeasts in Science and Biotechnology. Paper No. PM24.
ENHANCED BIOTRANSFORMATION OF FURFURAL AND 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL BY NEWLY DEVELOPED ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST STRAINS -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Gorsich, S.W. 2005. Enhanced biotransformation of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by newly developed ethanologenic yeast strains. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 121-124: 451-460.
EXOGENOUS NUCLEIC ACID CONTROLS FOR DNA OLIGO MICROARRAYS -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Exogenous nucleic acid controls for DNA oligo microarrays [abstract]. 7th International Meeting of the Microarray Gene Expression Data Society, Toronto, ON, Canada. Paper No. 908.
IDENTIFICATION OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE GENES INVOLVED IN FURFURAL TOLERANCE DURING FERMENTATION. -
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S. 2004. Identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes involved in furfural tolerance during fermentation [abstract]. Proceedings of the Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology. Abstract No. 166A, p. 104.
FUNCTIONAL GENOMIC STUDIES OF IN SITU DETOXIFICATION OF BIOETHANOL FERMENTATION INHIBITORS USING ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Functional genomic studies of in situ detoxification of bioethanol fermentation inhibitors using ethanologenic yeast [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Abstract No. S146.
DEVELOPMENT OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED STRESS TOLERANT ETHANOLOGENIC YEASTS USING INTEGRATED FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS FOR EFFECTIVE BIOMASS CONVERSION TO ETHANOL -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Development of genetically engineered stress tolerant ethanologenic yeasts using integrated functional genomics for effective biomass conversion to ethanol. In: Collins, K., Duffield, J., Outlaw, J., editors. Agriculture as a Producer and Consumer of Energy. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, p. 283-294.
ENHANCED BIOTRANSFORMATION OF FURFURAL AND 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL BY NEWLY DEVELOPED ETHANOLOGENIC YEAST STRAINS -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Gorsich, S.W. 2004. Enhanced biotransformation of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by newly developed ethanologenic yeast strains [abstract]. 26th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Abstract No. 2-40. p. 153.
IDENTIFICATION OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE GENES INVOLVED IN FURFURAL TOLERANCE DURING FERMENTATION. -
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2004. Identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes involved in furfural tolerance during fermentation. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. May 9-12, 2004. Chattanooga, TN. Poster No. 2-42. p. 155.
ADAPTIVE RESPONSE OF YEASTS TO FURFURAL AND 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL AND NEW CHEMICAL EVIDENCE FOR HMF CONVERSION TO 2,5-BIS-HYDROXYMETHYLFURAN -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Berhow, M.A., Kurtzman, C.P., Gorsich, S.W. 2004. Adaptive response of yeasts to furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and new chemical evidence for hmf conversion to 2,5-bis-hydroxymethylfuran. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 31:345-352. Available http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10295-004-0148-3.
GLOBAL GENE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS OF ETHANOLOGENIC YEASTS IN ADAPTATION TO BIOETHANOL FERMENTATION INHIBITORY STRESS -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Global gene expression analysis of ethanologenic yeasts in adaptation to bioethanol fermentation inhibitory stress [abstract]. International Conference on Microbial Genomes. Genomes 2004. p. 61.
27-HYDROXYCHOLESTEROL INHIBITS NEUTRAL SPHINGOMYELINASE IN CULTURED HUMAN ENDOTHELIAL CELLS -
Zhou, Q., Band, M.R., Hernandez, A., Liu, Z., Kummerow, F.A. 2004. 27-Hydroxycholesterol inhibits neutral sphingomyelinase in cultured human endothelial cells. Life Sciences. 75:1567-1577.
DEVELOPMENT OF GENETICALLY ENGINEERED STRESS TOLERANT ETHANOLOGENIC YEASTS USING INTEGRATED FUNCTIONAL GENOMICS FOR EFFECTIVE BIOMASS CONVERSION TO ETHANOL -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Development of genetically engineered stress tolerant ethanologenic yeasts using integrated functional genomics for effective biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. Proceedings of the Conference of Agriculture as a Producer and Consumer of Energy. Selected Paper Abstracts, Session D, Paper No. 7.
COMPARATIVE TOLERANCE STUDIES REVEAL DOSE-DEPENDENT INHIBITION OF ETHANOLOGENIC YEASTS BY FURFURAL AND 5-HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL -
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Kurtzman, C.P., Gorsich, S.W. 2004. Comparative tolerance studies reveal dose-dependent inhibition of ethanologenic yeasts by furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. Paper No. 40.
IDENTIFICATION OF SACCHAROMYCES CEREVISIAE GENES INVOLVED IN TOLERANCE OF FERMENTATION INHIBITORS -
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2003. Identification of saccharomyces cerevisiae genes involved in tolerance of fermentation inhibitors. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting.
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