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Fuel and chemicals from lignin through enzymatic and chemical conversion

Deliverables

Three newsletters

Three newsletters

15-minute project film

15-minute project film

Project website

Project website

Documentation of two workshops

Documentation of two workshops

Full set of communication materials

Full set of communication materials

Desired LCO specs

Desired LCO specifications

Patent and Market Survey

Patent and Market Survey

Plan for FALCON communication

Plan for FALCON communication

Economical assessment on production costs and no. of new jobs

Economical assessment on production costs and no. of new jobs

Desired additive specs

Desired additive specifications

Environmental impact and resource efficiency assessment

Environmental impact and resource efficiency assessment

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Publications

Enzymatic Processes to Unlock the Lignin Value

Author(s): Veera Hämäläinen, Toni Grönroos, Anu Suonpää, Matti Wilhem Heikkilä, Bastiaan Romein, Petri Ihalainen, Sara Malandra, Klara R. Birikh
Published in: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Issue 6, 2018, ISSN 2296-4185
DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2018.00020

Selective Cleavage of Lignin β- O -4 Aryl Ether Bond by β-Etherase of the White-Rot Fungus Dichomitus squalens

Author(s): Mila Marinović, Paula Nousiainen, Adiphol Dilokpimol, Jussi Kontro, Robin Moore, Jussi Sipilä, Ronald P. de Vries, Miia R. Mäkelä, Kristiina Hildén
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 6/3, 2018, Page(s) 2878-2882, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b03619

A comparison between the homocyclic aromatic metabolic pathways from plant-derived compounds by bacteria and fungi

Author(s): Ronnie J.M. Lubbers, Adiphol Dilokpimol, Jaap Visser, Miia R. Mäkelä, Kristiina S. Hildén, Ronald P. de Vries
Published in: Biotechnology Advances, 2019, ISSN 0734-9750
DOI: 10.1016/j.biotechadv.2019.05.002

Evolutionary adaptation of Aspergillus niger for increased ferulic acid tolerance

Author(s): R.J.M. Lubbers, A.J. Liwanag, M. Peng, A. Dilokpimol, I. Benoit‐Gelber, R.P. Vries
Published in: Journal of Applied Microbiology, Issue November 1, 2019, ISSN 1364-5072
DOI: 10.1111/jam.14505

Discovery of Novel p -Hydroxybenzoate- m -hydroxylase, Protocatechuate 3,4 Ring-Cleavage Dioxygenase, and Hydroxyquinol 1,2 Ring-Cleavage Dioxygenase from the Filamentous Fungus Aspergillus niger

Author(s): Ronnie J. M. Lubbers, Adiphol Dilokpimol, Mao Peng, Jaap Visser, Miia R. Mäkelä, Kristiina S. Hildén, Ronald P. de Vries
Published in: ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, Issue 7/23, 2019, Page(s) 19081-19089, ISSN 2168-0485
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b04918

Cinnamic Acid and Sorbic acid Conversion Are Mediated by the Same Transcriptional Regulator in Aspergillus niger

Author(s): Ronnie J. M. Lubbers, Adiphol Dilokpimol, Jorge Navarro, Mao Peng, Mei Wang, Anna Lipzen, Vivian Ng, Igor V. Grigoriev, Jaap Visser, Kristiina S. Hildén, Ronald P. de Vries
Published in: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Issue 7, 2019, ISSN 2296-4185
DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2019.00249

On the Effect of Hot-Water Pretreatment in Sulfur-Free Pulping of Aspen and Wheat Straw

Author(s): Uula Hyväkkö, Riku Maltari, Tia Kakko, Jussi Kontro, Joona Mikkilä, Petri Kilpeläinen, Eric Enqvist, Panu Tikka, Kristiina Hildén, Paula Nousiainen, Jussi Sipilä
Published in: ACS Omega, Issue 5 (1), 2019, Page(s) 265-273, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.9b02619

Fungal Treatment Modifies Kraft Lignin for Lignin- and Cellulose-Based Carbon Fiber Precursors

Author(s): Joona Mikkilä, Mikaela Trogen, Klaus A. Y. Koivu, Jussi Kontro, Jaana Kuuskeri, Riku Maltari, Zane Dekere, Marianna Kemell, Miia R. Mäkelä, Paula A. Nousiainen, Michael Hummel, Jussi Sipilä, Kristiina Hildén
Published in: ACS Omega, Issue 5/11, 2020, Page(s) 6130-6140, ISSN 2470-1343
DOI: 10.1021/acsomega.0c00142

Applicability of Recombinant Laccases From the White-Rot Fungus Obba rivulosa for Mediator-Promoted Oxidation of Biorefinery Lignin at Low pH

Author(s): Jussi Kontro, Riku Maltari, Joona Mikkilä, Mika Kähkönen, Miia R. Mäkelä, Kristiina Hildén, Paula Nousiainen, Jussi Sipilä
Published in: Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, Issue 8, 2020, ISSN 2296-4185
DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2020.604497