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Gregory J Kennedy (Greg)
Bioenergy Research
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (309) 681-6439
Fax: (309) 681-6427
Room 3316

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL 616043999

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Efficient bioconversion of waste bread into 2-keto-D-gluconic acid by Pseudomonas reptilivora NRRL B-6 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yegin, S., Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Berhow, M.A., Vermillion, K. 2020. Efficient bioconversion of waste bread into 2-keto-D-gluconic acid by Pseudomonas reptilivora NRRL B-6. Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. 10(2):545-553. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13399-020-00656-7.
Efficient itaconic acid production by Aspergillus terreus –Overcoming the strong inhibitory effect of manganese Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J. 2019. Efficient itaconic acid production by Aspergillus terreus –Overcoming the strong inhibitory effect of Manganese. Biotechnology Progress. 36(2):e2939. https://doi.org/10.1002/btpr.2939.
Phosphate limitation alleviates the inhibitory effect of manganese on itaconic acid production by Aspergillus terreus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J. 2019. Phosphate limitation alleviates the inhibitory effect of manganese on itaconic acid production by Aspergillus terreus. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 18:101016. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2019.01.054.
Valorization of egg shell as a detoxifying and buffering agent for efficient polymalic acid production by Aureobasidium pullulans NRRL Y–2311–1 from barley straw hydrolysate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yegin, S., Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Leathers, T. 2019. Valorization of egg shell as a detoxifying and buffering agent for efficient polymalic acid production by Aureobasidium pullulans NRRL Y–2311–1 from barley straw hydrolysate. Bioresource Technology. 278: 130-137. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biortech.2018.12.119.
Factors affecting production of itaconic acid from mixed sugars by Aspergillus terreus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Bowman, M.J., Qureshi, N., Dunn, R.O. 2018. Factors affecting production of itaconic acid from mixed sugars by Aspergillus terreus. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 187(2):449-460. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12010-018-2831-2
Ninety six well microtiter plate as microbioreactors for production of itaconic acid by six Aspergillus terreus strains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J. 2017. Ninety six well microtiter plate as microbioreactors for production of itaconic acid by six Aspergillus terreus strains. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 144:53-59. doi: 10.1016/j.mimet.2017.11.002.
Mannose and galactose as substrates for production of itaconic acid by Aspergillus terreus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J. 2017. Mannose and galactose as substrates for production of itaconic acid by Aspergillus terreus. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 66(6):527-533. https://doi.org/10.1111/lam.12810.
Production of itaconic acid from pentose sugars by Aspergillus terreus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Qureshi, N., Bowman, M.J. 2017. Production of itaconic acid from pentose sugars by Aspergillus terreus. Biotechnology Progress. 33(4): 1059-1067. doi: 10.1002/btpr.2485.
Biological pretreatment of corn stover with Phlebia brevispora NRRL-13108 for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis and efficient ethanol production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2017. Biological pretreatment of corn stover with Phlebia brevispora NRRL-13108 for enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis and efficient ethanol production. Biotechnology Progress. 33(2):365-374.
Production of platform chemical itaconic acid from pentose sugars - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Qureshi, N. 2017. Production of platform chemical itaconic acid from pentose sugars [abstract]. Meeting Abstract for Society for Micrbobiology, Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, 05/01-04/2017, San Francisco, CA. Paper #M82.
Biological pretreatment of corn stover with white-rot fungus for enzymatic hydrolysis and bioethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Kennedy, G.J., Qureshi, N., Cotta, M.A. 2016. Biological pretreatment of corn stover with white-rot fungus for enzymatic hydrolysis and bioethanol production [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. 2-7
Biological pretreatment of corn stover with white-rot fungus for improved enzymatic hydrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2016. Biological pretreatment of corn stover with white-rot fungus for improved enzymatic hydrolysis. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 109:29-35. doi: 10.1016/j.ibiod.2015.12.020.
Enhancement of xylose utilization from corn stover by a recombinant bacterium for ethanol production Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Saha, B.C., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2015. Enhancement of xylose utilization from corn stover by a recombinant bacterium for ethanol production [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. 190:182-188
Enhancement of xylose utilization from corn stover by a recombinant bacterium for ethanol production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Cotta, M.A. 2015. Enhancement of xylose utilization from corn stover by a recombinant Escherichia coli strain for ethanol production. Bioresource Technology. 190:182-188.
Pilot scale conversion of wheat straw to ethanol via simultaneous saccharification and fermentation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A. 2015. Pilot scale conversion of wheat straw to ethanol via simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. Bioresource Technology. 175:17-22.
Biological abatement of inhibitors in rice hull hydrolyzate and fermentation to ethanol using conventional and engineered microbes Reprint Icon - (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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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