Deconstruction of Woody Biomass via Protic and Aprotic Ionic Liquid Pretreatment for Ethanol Production

L. Das , E. Achinivu, C. Barcelos, E. Sundstrom, B. Amer, E. Baidoo, B. Simmons, N. Sun, and J. Gladden (2021). ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

High Throughput Fitness Profiling Reveals Loss Of GacS-GacA Regulation Improves Indigoidine Production In Pseudomonas putida

T. Eng, D. Banerjee, A. K. Lau, E. Bowden, R. Herbert, J. Trinh, J. P. Prahl, A. Deutschbauer, D. Tanjore, A. Mukhopadhyay (2021). .

High-Efficiency Conversion of Ionic Liquid-Pretreated Woody Biomass to Ethanol at the Pilot Scale

C. Barcelos , A. Oka, J. Yan, L. Das, E. Achinivu, H. Magurudeniya, J. Dong, S. Akdemir, N. R. Baral, C. Yan, C. Scown, D. Tanjore, N. Sun, B. Simmons, J. Gladden, and E. Sundstrom (2021). ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

Characterizing Variability in Lignocellulosic Biomass: A Review

J. Yan, O. Oyedeji, J. H. Leal, B. S. Donohoe, T. A. Semelsberger, C. Li, A. N. Hoover, E. Webb, E. A. Bose, Y. Zeng, C. L. Williams, K. D. Schaller, N. Sun, A. E. Ray, and D. Tanjore. (2020). ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

Conversion of Paper and Food-rich Municipal Solid Waste Streams to Ethanol through Bioprocessing

J. Yan, L. Liang, Q. He, C. Gutierrez, C. Chu, T. R. Pray, and N. Sun. (2020). ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering .

Exploiting nonionic surfactants to enhance fatty alcohol production in Rhodosporidium toruloides

D. Liu, G. M. Geiselman, S. Coradetti, Y-F. Cheng, J. Kirby, J‐P. Prahl, O. Jacobson, E. Sundstrom, D. Tanjore, J.M. Skerker, J. Gladden (2020). Biotechnology and Bioengineering.

Genome-scale metabolic rewiring improves titers rates and yields of the non-native product indigoidine at scale

D. Banerjee, T. Eng, A. Lau, Y. Sasaki, B. Wang, Y. Chen, J. P. Prahl, V. R. Singan, R. A. Herbert, Y. Liu, D. Tanjore, C. J. Petzold, J. D. Keasling & A. Mukhopadhyay. (2020). Nature Communications.

Machine learning for metabolic engineering: A review

C. E. Lawson, J. M. Martí, T. Radivojevic, S. V. R. Jonnalagadda, R. Gentz, N. J. Hillson, S. Peisert, J. Kim, B. Simmons, C. J. Petzold, S. W. Singer, A. Mukhopadhyay, D. Tanjore, J. G. Dunn, H. G. Martin.  (2020). Metabolic Engineering.

Production of ent-kaurene from lignocellulosic hydrolysate in Rhodosporidium toruloides

G. M. Geiselman, X. Zhuang, J. Kirby, M. B. Tran-Gyamfi, J. P. Prahl, E. R. Sundstrom, Y. Gao, N. Munoz, C. D. Nicora, D. M. Clay, G. Papa, K. E. Burnum-Johnson, J. K. Magnuson, D. Tanjore, J. M. Skerker and J. M. Gladden. (2020). Microbial Cell Factories.

Statistical design of experiments for production and purification of vanillin and aminophenols from commercial lignin

S. Liu, L. Das, D. N. Blauch, C. Veronee, C. Dou, J. Gladden, N .Sun and A. M. Socha. (2020). Green Chemistry.

Theoretical Study on the Microscopic Mechanism of Lignin Solubilization in Keggin-type Polyoxometalate Ionic Liquids

Z. Ju, W. Xiao, X. Yao, X. Tan, B. Simmons, K. Sale, N. Sun (2020). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

Conversion of Municipal Solid Waste to Methyl Ketones using an Ionic Liquid-Based Process

J. Yan, L. Liang, Q. He, F. Xu, C. Li, Vi. S. Thompson, E. Goh, M. Konda, H. R. Beller, B. A. Simmons, T. R. Pray, S. Singh and N. Sun (2019). ChemSusChem.

Engineering robust production microbes for large scale cultivation

M. Wehrs, D. Tanjore, T. Eng, J. Lievense, T. Pray, A. Mukhopadhyay (2019). Trends in Microbiology.

Sustainable bioproduction of the blue pigment indigoidine: Expanding the range of heterologous products in R. toruloides to include non-ribosomal peptides

M. Wehrs, J. Gladden, Y. Liu, L. Platz, J-P. Prahl, J. Moon, G. Papa, E. Sundstrom, G.M. Geiselman, D. Tanjore, J. Keasling, T. Pray, B. Simmons and A. Mukhopadhyay (2019). Green Chemistry.

A bacterial pioneer produces cellulase complexes that persist through community succession

S. Kolinko, Y.-W. Wu, F. Tachea, E. Denzel, J. Hiras, R. Gabriel, N. Bäcker, L.J.G. Chan, S.A. Eichorst, D. Frey, Q. Chen, P. Azadi, P.D. Adams, T.R. Pray, D. Tanjore, C.J. Petzold, J.M. Gladden, B.A. Simmons, S.W Singer (2018). Nature Microbiology.

Demonstrating a separation-free process coupling ionic liquid pretreatment, saccharification, and fermentation with Rhodosporidium toruloides to produce advanced biofuels

E. Sundstrom, J. Yaegashi, J. Yan, F. Masson, G. Papa, A. Rodriguez, M. Mirsiaghi, L. Lian, Q. He, D. Tanjore, T. Pray, S. Singh, B. Simmons, N. Sun, and J. Gladden (2018). Green Chemistry.

In situ Rheological Method to evaluate Feedstock Physical Properties throughout Enzymatic Deconstruction

P. Coffman, N. Macaffrey, J. Gardner, S. Bhagia, R. Kumar, C. Wyman, and D. Tanjore (2018). Frontiers in Energy Research.

Microbial production of short-chain ketones using hybrid polyketide synthases

R. Yuzawa, M. Mirsiaghi, R. Jocic, T. Fujii, F. Masson, V. Benites, E. Baidoo, E. Sundstrom, D. Tanjore, T. Pray, R. Davis, J. Gladden, B. Simmons, L. Katz, and J. D. Keasling (2018). Nature Communications.

Production efficiency of the bacterial non-ribosomal peptide indigoidine relies on the respiratory metabolic state in S. cerevisiae

M. Wehrs, J-P. Prahl, J. Moon, Y. Li, D. Tanjore, J. Keasling, T. Pray and A.Mukhopadhyay (2018). Microbial Cell Factories.

Scale-up of biomass conversion using 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate as the solvent

L. Liang, J. Yan, Q. He, T. Luong, T. R. Pray, B. A. Simmons, N. Sun (2018). Green Energy & Environment.

Simultaneous application of predictive model and least cost formulation can substantially benefit biorefineries outside U.S. Corn Belt

A. Narani, N. V. S. N. M. Konda, C-S. Chen, F. Tachea, P. Coffman, J. Gardner, C. Li, A. E. Ray, D. S. Hartley, B. Simmons,T. Pray, and D. Tanjore. (2018). Bioresource Technology.

Upgrading of Postconsumer Absorbent Hygiene Products for Bioethanol Production

L. Liang, C. Li, Q. He, F. Tachea, D. Tanjore, T. Luong, M. Somma, N. D’Alessio, T. R. Pray, and N. Sun (2018). ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering.

Conversion of Municipal Solid Waste Blends Using Ionic Liquids: Feedstock Convertibility and Process Scale-up

L. Liang, C. Li, F. Xu, Q. He, T. Luong, J. Yan, B. A. Simmon, T. R. Pray, S. Singh, V.S. Thompson, and N. Sun (2017). RSC Advances.

Improved Method for Determination of Biofuel Sugars by HPAE-PAD

S. Patil, A. Narani, P. Coffman, T. Pray, D. Tanjore, and J. Rohrer (2017). Thermo Scientific Application Note.

Predictive modeling to de-risk bio-based manufacturing by adapting to variability in lignocellulosic biomass supply

A. Narani, P. Coffman, J. Gardner, C. Li, A. E. Ray, D. S. Hartley, A. Stettler, N.V.S.N. M. Konda, B. Simmons, T. R. Pray (2017). Bioresource Technology.

Rhodosporidium toruloides: A new platform organism for conversion of lignocellulose into terpene biofuels and bioproducts

J. Yaegashi, J. Kirby, M. Ito, J. Sun, T. Dutta, M. Mirsiaghi, E. Sundstrom, A. Rodriguez, E. Baidoo, D. Tanjore, T. Pray, K. Sale, S. Singh, J. D. Keasling, B. Simmons, S. Singer, J. Magnuson, A. Arkin, J. Skerker, and J. Gladden (2017). Biotechnology for Biofuels.

Scale up and process integration of sugar production by acidolysis of municipal solid waste/corn stover blends in ionic liquids

C. Li , L. Liang, N. Sun, V. S. Thompson , F. Xu , A. Narani , Q. He, D. Tanjore, T. R. Pray , B. A. Simmons, S. Singh (2017). Biotechnology for Biofuels.

Xylose induces cellulase production in Thermoascus aurantiacus

T. Schuerg, J-P. Prahl, R. Gabriel, S. Harth, F. Tachea, C-S. Chen, M. Miller, F. Masson, Q. He, S. Brown, M. Mirshiaghi, L. Liang, L. Tom, D. Tanjore, N. Sun, T. Pray, S. W. Singer (2017). Biotechnology for Biofuels.

Development of an E. coli strain for one-pot biofuel production from ionic liquid pretreated cellulose and switchgrass

M. Frederix, F. Mingardon, M. Hu, N. Sun, T. R. Pray, S. Singh, B. A. Simmons, J. D. Keasling and A. Mukhopadhyay (2016). Green Chemistry.

A Systems View of Lignocellulose Hydrolysis

D. Tanjore and T.L. Richard. (2015). Advances in BioProcess Technology .

Blending municipal solid waste with corn stover for sugar production using ionic liquid process

N. Sun, F. Xu, N. Sathitsuksanoh, V. S. Thompson, K. Cafferty, C. Li, D. Tanjore, A. Narani, T. R. Pray, B. A. Simmons and S. Singh (2015). Bioresource Technology.

Calorimetric evaluation indicates that lignin conversion to advanced biofuels is vital to improving energy yields

J. L. Gardner, C. Li, W. He, J. Wong, K. Sale, B. A. Simmons, S. Singh, and D. Tanjore (2015). RSC Advances.

Scale-Up of Ionic Liquid-Based Fractionation of Single and Mixed Feedstocks

C. Li, D. Tanjore, W. He, J. Wong, J. L. Gardner, V. S. Thompson, N. A. Yancey, K. L. Sale, B. A. Simmons and S. Singh (2015). BioEnergy Research.

Engineering and Two-Stage Evolution of a Lignocellulosic Hydrolysate-Tolerant Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strain for Anaerobic Fermentation of Xylose from AFEX Pretreated Corn Stover

L. S. Parreiras, R. J. Breuer, R. A. Narasimhan, A. J. Higbee, A. La Reau, M. Tremaine, L. Qin, L. B. Willis, B. D. Bice and B. L. Bonfert (2014). pLOS ONE.

One-pot ionic liquid pretreatment and saccharification of switchgrass

J. Shi, J.M. Gladden, N. Sathitsuksanoh, P. Kambam, L. Sandoval, D. Mitra, S. Zhang, A. George, S. W. Singer, and B. A. Simmons (2013). Green Chemistry.

Scale-up and evaluation of high solid ionic liquid pretreatment and enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass

C. Li, D. Tanjore, W. He, J. Wong, J. Gardner, K. Sale, B. Simmons and S. Singh (2013). Biotechnology for Biofuels.