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Evaluation of Toxicity and Biodegradability of Cholinium Amino Acids Ionic Liquids
The low toxicity and high biodegradability of these novel [Ch][AA] ILs make them promising candidates for use as environmentally friendly solvents in large-scale applications.
Fabrication of electrospun polylactic acid nanofilm incorporating cinnamon essential oil/β-cyclodextrin inclusion complex for antimicrobial packaging.
Lipases from the genus Penicillium: Production, purification, characterization and applications
Novel renewable ionic liquids as highly effective solvents for pretreatment of rice straw biomass by selective removal of lignin
- X. Hou, T. Smith, Ning Li, M. Zong
- Chemistry, MedicineBiotechnology and bioengineering
- 1 October 2012
These bio‐ILs performed as well as or better than previously investigated non‐renewable ILs, and thus present a new and environmentally friendly way to pretreat lignocellulose for production of fermentable sugars and total utilization of the biomass.
Cloning, expression, and characterization of a new xylanase with broad temperature adaptability from Streptomyces sp. S9
A new xylanase gene, xynAS9, was cloned from Streptomyces sp. S9, which was isolated from Turpan Basin, China. The full-length gene consists of 1,395 bp and encodes 465 amino acids including 38…
A xylanase with high pH stability from Streptomyces sp. S27 and its carbohydrate-binding module with/without linker-region-truncated versions
The results indicate that the CBM of XynAS27 plays a key role in the hydrolysis of insoluble substrate, and theCBM and linker region are also important for the enzyme stability, and a short Gly/Pro-rich linking region contributes more.
Renewable bio ionic liquids‐water mixtures‐mediated selective removal of lignin from rice straw: Visualization of changes in composition and cell wall structure
After pretreatment with 50% ILs‐water mixtures, the enzymatic digestion of the lignocellulosic biomass was enhanced significantly, thus leading to satisfactory sugar yields of >80% for glucose and approximately 50% for xylose.
Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass with renewable cholinium ionic liquids: Biomass fractionation, enzymatic digestion and ionic liquid reuse.
Enhancement of the antimicrobial activity of cinnamon essential oil-loaded electrospun nanofilm by the incorporation of lysozyme
Essential oils (EOs) are effective antimicrobial agents against a variety of foodborne pathogens; however, their peculiar flavor limits their applications in food preservation. Smaller amounts of EOs…
Gene Cloning, Expression, and Characterization of a Family 51 α-l-Arabinofuranosidase from Streptomyces sp. S9
An α-l-arabinofuranosidase gene, abf51S9, was cloned from Streptomyces sp. S9 and successfully expressed in Escherichia coli BL21 (DE3). The full-length gene consisted of 1,506 bp and encoded 501…