Publications

Characterizing Variability in Lignocellulosic Biomass: A Review

Jipeng Yan, Oluwafemi Oyedeji, Juan H. Leal, Bryon S. Donohoe, Troy A. Semelsberger, Chenlin Li, Amber N. Hoover, Erin Webb, Elizabeth A. Bose, Yining Zeng, C. Luke Williams, Kastli D. Schaller, Ning Sun, Allison E. Ray, and Deepti Tanjore. (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.

Production of ent-kaurene from lignocellulosic hydrolysate in Rhodosporidium toruloides

Gina M. Geiselman, Xun Zhuang, James Kirby, Mary B. Tran-Gyamfi, Jan-Philip Prahl, Eric R. Sundstrom, Yuqian Gao, Nathalie Munoz Munoz, Carrie D. Nicora, Derek M. Clay, Gabriella Papa, Kristin E. Burnum-Johnson, Jon K. Magnuson, Deepti Tanjore, Jeffrey M. Skerker & John M. Gladden (2020). Microbial Cell Factories.

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

Shihong Liu, Lalitendu Das, David N. Blauch, Charlie Veronee, Chang Dou, John Gladden, Ning Sun and Aaron M. Socha. (2020). Green Chemistry.

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

Ju, Z; Xiao W.; Yao, X; Tan, X; Simmons, B. A.; Sale, K. L.; Sun, N (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

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

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

Sundstrom, E., 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

Yuzawa, R., 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. 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 J, T, Dutta, M. Mirsiaghi, E. Sundstrom, A. Rodriguez, E. Baidoo, D. Tanjore, T. Pray, K. Sale, S. Singh, J. 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, VS Thompson , F Xu , A Narani , Q He, D Tanjore, TR Pray , BA 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.