Bruno Sommer Ferreira

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This work aimed at studying the behavior and tolerance of Mycobacterium sp. NRRL B-3805, Rhodococcus erythropolis DCL14 and Pseudomonas putida S12 cells in the presence of various concentrations of water miscible (ethanol, butanol, and dimethylformamide, up to 50% v/v) and water immiscible solvents (dodecane, bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate and toluene, up to(More)
Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) are bioplastics that can replace conventional petroleum-derived products in various applications. One of the major barriers for their widespread introduction in the market is the higher production costs compared with their petrochemical counterparts. In this work, a process was successfully implemented with high productivity(More)
This review aims to explore the needs and opportunities of research & development in the field of biowaste biorefinery in Europe. Modern industry in recent years is giving its close attention on organic waste as a new precious bioresource. Specific biowaste valorisation pathways are focusing on food processing waste, being food sector the first manufacture(More)
Burkholderia sacchari DSM 17165 is able to grow and produce poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) both on hexoses and pentoses. In a previous study, wheat straw lignocellulosic hydrolysates (WSH) containing high C6 and C5 sugar concentrations were shown to be excellent carbon sources for P(3HB) production. Using a similar feeding strategy developed for P(3HB) production(More)
Microorganisms have mechanisms that enable them to tolerate lethal concentrations of toxic compounds. This feature has been exploited in a wide range of bioprocesses that range from bioremediation applications to production of fine chemicals in two-phase reaction media. The ability to modify the physical properties of cellular membranes has long been put(More)
Although the physiology and metabolism of the growth of yeast strains has been extensively studied, many questions remain unanswered where the induced production of a recombinant protein is concerned. This work addresses the production of a Fusarium solani pisi cutinase by a recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain induced through the use of a galactose(More)
Horseradish peroxidase A1 thermal stability was studied by steady-state fluorescence, circular dichroism and differential scanning calorimetry at pH values of 4, 7 and 10. Changes in the intrinsic protein probes, tryptophan fluorescence, secondary structure, and heme group environment are not coincident. The T(m) values measured from the visible CD data are(More)
The total cell expansion of human umbilical cord blood (CB) and adult bone marrow (BM) CD34+-enriched cells cultured in supplemented serum-free media, either over irradiated human feeder layers or in stroma-free systems, were characterized by a simple kinetic model using only two parameters: the specific cell expansion rate, μ, and the death rate constant,(More)
Although the metabolism and physiology of the growth of yeast strains has been extensively studied, many questions remain unanswered when the induced production of a recombinant protein is concerned. This work addresses the production of a Fusarium solani pisi cutinase by a recombinant Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain induced through the use of a galactose(More)
  • Maristela Gava, Sarah D. Müzel, +6 authors Victor A. De Araujo
  • 2015
The economic exploitation of rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis) usage is primarily directed toward latex extraction. After the productive life of the rubber tree forest, the managed area is harvested for planting reformulation. The harvested wood is most often used for energy generation purposes. The aim of this work was to study the feasibility of using(More)