Affiliation: Georgia Institute of Technology
- Enhanced characteristics of genetically modified switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) for high biofuel productionHui Shen
Plant Biology Division, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, 2510 Sam Noble Parkway, Ardmore, OK, 73401, USA
Biotechnol Biofuels 6:71. 2013..We here describe the properties of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) biomass that has been genetically engineered to increase the cellulosic ethanol yield by more than 2-fold...
- Down-regulation of the caffeic acid O-methyltransferase gene in switchgrass reveals a novel monolignol analogTimothy J Tschaplinski
Biosciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, 37831 6341, USA
Biotechnol Biofuels 5:71. 2012..abstract:..
- Assessing the molecular structure basis for biomass recalcitrance during dilute acid and hydrothermal pretreatmentsYunqiao Pu
Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Biotechnol Biofuels 6:15. 2013..The effects of these two pretreatments on biomass porosity as well as its contribution on reduced recalcitrance are also discussed...
- 13C cell wall enrichment and ionic liquid NMR analysis: progress towards a high-throughput detailed chemical analysis of the whole plant cell wallMarcus Foston
BioEnergy Science Center, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 500 10th St, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Analyst 137:3904-9. 2012..Similarly, significant reduction in total NMR experiment time (~39 times) of the (13)C enriched corn stover stem samples for 2D (13)C-(1)H heteronuclear single quantum coherence NMR was found...
- The path forward for biofuels and biomaterialsArthur J Ragauskas
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Science 311:484-9. 2006..The integration of agroenergy crops and biorefinery manufacturing technologies offers the potential for the development of sustainable biopower and biomaterials that will lead to a new manufacturing paradigm...
- Deuterium incorporation in biomass cell wall components by NMR analysisMarcus B Foston
Institute of Paper Science and Technology, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, USA
Analyst 137:1090-3. 2012..The solution NMR technique also suggested by a qualitative analysis that deuterium is preferentially incorporated into the carbohydrate components of the kale sample...
- Pseudo-lignin formation and its impact on enzymatic hydrolysisFan Hu
BioEnergy Science Center, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Institute of Paper Science and Technology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 500 10th Street, Atlanta, GA 30332, USA
Bioresour Technol 117:7-12. 2012..These characterizations have provided the pseudo-lignin formation mechanisms during pretreatment. The presence and structure of pseudo-lignin is important since pseudo-lignin decreases the enzymatic conversion...