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Analysis of composition and structure of Clostridium thermocellum membranes from wild-type and ethanol-adapted strains
Clostridium thermocellum is a candidate organism for consolidated bioprocessing of lignocellulosic biomass into ethanol. However, commercial use is limited due to growth inhibition at modest ethanolExpand
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Compressed solvents for the extraction of fermentation products within a hollow fiber membrane contactor
Abstract The feasibility of extracting aqueous ethanol and acetone within a hollow fiber membrane contactor (HFC) has been examined using compressed CO 2 (69 bar), ethane (69 bar), and propane (34.5Expand
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Metabolic selectivity and growth of Clostridium thermocellum in continuous culture under elevated hydrostatic pressure
Abstract The continuous culture of Clostridium thermocellum, a thermophilic bacterium capable of producing ethanol from cellulosic material, is demonstrated at elevated hydrostatic pressure (7.0 MPa,Expand
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Mass transfer in hollow fiber membrane contactor extraction using compressed solvents
Abstract Ethanol and acetone were extracted from aqueous feed streams (10 wt.% solute) at ambient temperature using compressed propane (34.5 bar) and CO 2 (69 bar) in a polypropylene hollow fiberExpand
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Precipitation of proteins in supercritical carbon dioxide.
Supercritical CO2 was used as an antisolvent to form protein particles that exhibited minimal loss of activity upon reconstitution. Organic protein solutions were sprayed under a variety of operatingExpand
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Supercritical fluids as solvents for chemical and materials processing
Fluids near their critical point have dissolving power comparable to that of liquids, are much more compressible than dilute gases, and have transport properties intermediate between gas-andExpand
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Pore-size dependent protein adsorption and protection from proteolytic hydrolysis in tailored mesoporous silica particles.
Protein adsorption and interactions with mesoporous silica are of interest for a broad range of applications including drug delivery, chemical synthesis, biosensors, and bioseparations. A majorExpand
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Adsorption and Recovery of Polyphenolic Flavonoids Using TiO2-Functionalized Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles.
Exploiting specific interactions with titania (TiO2) has been proposed for the separation and recovery of a broad range of biomolecules and natural products, including therapeutic polyphenolicExpand
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EFFECT OF PRESSURIZED SOLVENTS ON ETHANOL PRODUCTION BY THE THERMOPHILIC BACTERIUM CLOSTRIDIUM THERMOCELLUM
Abstract Inhibition of microbial metabolism due to the presence of metabolic products leads to reduced yields in some fermentation processes. In-situ extraction of inhibitory fermentation products isExpand
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