Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Edited By: Jack Melling

Impact Factor: 2.494

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 29/133 (Engineering Chemical); 50/148 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary); 63/165 (Biotechnology & Applied Microbiology)

Online ISSN: 1097-4660

Associated Title(s): Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, Chemistry & Industry, Greenhouse Gases: Science and Technology, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, Pest Management Science, Polymer International

  1. Research Articles

    1. Accelerated degradation of tetrachloroethylene by Fe(II) activated persulfate process with hydroxylamine for enhancing Fe(II) regeneration

      Xiaoliang Wu, Xiaogang Gu, Shuguang Lu, Zhaofu Qiu, Qian Sui, Xueke Zang, Zhouwei Miao, Minhui Xu and Muhammad Danish

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4718

    2. Performance of a coupled micro-electrolysis, anaerobic and aerobic system for oxytetracycline (OTC) production wastewater treatment

      Yuanfeng Qi, Suqing Wu, Fei Xi, Shengbing He, Chunzhen Fan, Bibo Dai, JungChen Huang and Lei Gao

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4719

  2. Research Article

    1. A new way of quantifying the production of poly(hydroxyalkanoate)s using FTIR

      Mauricio Ariel Porras, María Amelia Cubitto and Marcelo Armando Villar

      Article first published online: 26 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4713

  3. Reviews

    1. Complexation chemistry in liquid–liquid extraction of rhenium

      Rajiv Ranjan Srivastava, Jae-chun Lee and Min-seuk Kim

      Article first published online: 23 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4707

  4. Research Articles

    1. Catalytic studies for the abatement of emerging contaminants by ozonation

      Rui C. Martins, Mafalda Cardoso, Renato F Dantas, Carmen Sans, Santiago Esplugas and Rosa M Quinta-Ferreira

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4711

    2. Continuous removal and recovery of palladium in an upflow anaerobic granular sludge bed (UASB) reactor

      Aurora M. Pat-Espadas, James A. Field, Elías Razo-Flores, Francisco J. Cervantes and Reyes Sierra-Alvarez

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4708

    3. Toward sustainable dairy waste utilization: enhanced VFA and biogas synthesis via upcycling algal biomass cultured on waste effluent

      Simon A Smith, Eric Hughes, Erik R Coats, Cynthia K Brinkman, Armando G McDonald, Jeric R Harper, Kevin Feris and Deborah Newby

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4706

    4. Performance polybenzoxazine membrane and mixed matrix membrane for ethanol purification via pervaporation applications

      Panupong Chuntanalerg, Santi Kulprathipanja, Thanyalak Chaisuwan, P Aungkavattana, K Hemra and Sujitra Wongkasemjit

      Article first published online: 12 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4704

  5. Research Article

    1. The prediction and recovery of the flux of PVDF membrane during dead-end microfiltration

      Yuenan Zhou, Zhongya Zhu, Zhan Wang, Ximing Zhang, Kui Gao, Liping Liu and Lina Cheng

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4688

  6. Research Articles

    1. Kinetics and equilibria of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (5-HMF) sequestration from algal hydrolyzate using granular activated carbon

      Ralph Rolly Gonzales, Yongseok Hong, Jong-Hun Park, Gopalakrishnan Kumar and Sang-Hyoun Kim

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4701

    2. Hydrogen peroxide obtained via direct synthesis as alternative raw material for ultrapurification process to produce electronic grade chemical

      Ricardo Abejón, Azucena Abejón, Pierdomenico Biasi, Nicola Gemo, Aurora Garea, Tapio Salmi and Jose Angel Irabien

      Article first published online: 5 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4699

    3. Whole cell bioconversion of (+)-valencene to (+)-nootkatone by Yarrowia lipolytica using a three phase partitioning bioreactor

      Dulce M Palmerín-Carreño, Carlos O Castillo-Araiza, Olga M Rutiaga-Quiñones, José R Verde Calvo, Gloria M Trejo-Aguilar, Abhishek Dutta and Sergio Huerta-Ochoa

      Article first published online: 30 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4702

    4. A strategy for improving peroxidase stability via immobilization on surface modified multi-walled carbon nanotubes

      Renato M Azevedo, João B Costa, Philippe Serp, José M Loureiro, Joaquim L Faria, Cláudia G Silva and Ana PM Tavares

      Article first published online: 29 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4698

  7. Reviews

    1. Polyhydroxyalkanoates, a family of natural polymers, and their applications in drug delivery

      Rinat Nigmatullin, Peter Thomas, Barbara Lukasiewicz, Hima Puthussery and Ipsita Roy

      Article first published online: 27 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4685

  8. Research Articles

  9. Mini-reviews

  10. Research Articles

    1. Se-catalyzed process of sodium bisulfite disproportionation

      Liyuan Chai, Bentao Yang, Hui Liu, Kaisong Xiang, Shu Yang and Cong Peng

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4675

    2. Modeling removal of volatile sulfur compounds in a full-scale biological air filter

      Dezhao Liu, Anders Feilberg, Michael Jørgen Hansen, Claus Lunde Pedersen and Anders Michael Nielsen

      Article first published online: 24 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4696

    3. A thermo-alkaline lipase from a new thermophile Geobacillus thermodenitrificans AV-5 with potential application in biodiesel production

      Lew P Christopher, Vasudeo P Zambare, Archana Zambare, Hemanathan Kumar and Ladislav Malek

      Article first published online: 23 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4678

    4. The synthesis of new coke-resistant support and its application in propane dehydrogenation to propene

      Shijian Zhou, Yuming Zhou, Yiwei Zhang, Xiaoli Sheng and Zewu Zhang

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4686

    5. Molecular imprinting in hydrogels using reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer polymerization and continuous flow micro-reactor

      Porkodi Kadhirvel, Carla Machado, Ana Freitas, Tânia Oliveira, Rolando CS Dias and Mário RPFN Costa

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4681

    6. Numerical simulation of NO2 absorption using sodium sulfite in a spray tower

      Zhuokai Zhuang, Chenglang Sun, Nan Zhao, Haiqiang Wang and Zhongbiao Wu

      Article first published online: 15 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4669

    7. Two-stage anaerobic digestion for reduced hydrogen sulphide production

      Jan Moestedt, Erik Nordell, Sara Hallin and Anna Schnürer

      Article first published online: 8 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4682

    8. Effect of an additive on the permanent memory effect of polymer dispersed liquid crystal films

      Maria Catarina Silva, João Sotomayor and João Figueirinhas

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4677

    9. The role of emulsion properties and stability in vegetable oil uptake by regranulated cork sorbents

      Ariana MA Pintor, Renata S Souza, Vítor JP Vilar, Cidália MS Botelho and Rui AR Boaventura

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4671

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  12. Research Articles

  13. Mini-reviews

    1. Green solvents for green technologies

      Marina Cvjetko Bubalo, Senka Vidović, Ivana Radojčić Redovniković and Stela Jokić

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4668

  14. Research Articles

    1. Thermophilic biohydrogen production using a UASB reactor: performance during long-term operation

      Adriana FM Braga, Antônio D N Ferraz Júnior and Marcelo Zaiat

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4665

    2. A novel integrated downstream processing approach to recover sinapic acid, phytic acid and proteins from rapeseed meal

      Alexander Thiel, Kai Muffler, Nils Tippkötter, Kirstin Suck, Ulrich Sohling, Steffen M Hruschka and Roland Ulber

      Article first published online: 5 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4664

  15. Research Article

  16. Research Articles

    1. Impact of laterite characteristics on fluoride removal from water

      Juliet Osei, Simon KY Gawu, Andrea I Schäfer, Faustina A Atipoka and Francis WY Momade

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4656

    2. Continuous acetate production through microbial electrosynthesis from CO2 with microbial mixed culture

      Pau Batlle-Vilanova, Sebastià Puig, Rafael Gonzalez-Olmos, Maria Dolors Balaguer and Jesús Colprim

      Article first published online: 20 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4657

    3. Functionalised activated carbon modified polyphenylsulfone composite membranes for adsorption enhanced phenol filtration

      Rameshkumar Saranya, Muthaiyan Kumar, Rengasamy Tamilarasan, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail and Gangasalam Arthanareeswaran

      Article first published online: 17 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4641

    4. A one-dimensional and two-phase flow model of a proton exchange membrane fuel cell

      Rui B Ferreira, Daniela S Falcão, Vânia B Oliveira and Alexandra Maria FR Pinto

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4651

    5. Surface modified Fe/silica floating magnetic materials for efficient oil removal

      Lílian Amaral Carvalho, Bárbara Carolina Lourenço Papa Martins, Rochel Montero Lago and Maria Helena Araujo

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4645

    6. Hydrogenation of biomass-derived levulinic acid to γ-valerolactone over copper catalysts supported on ZrO2

      Putrakumar Balla, Vijayanand Perupogu, Pavan Kumar Vanama and VR Chary Komandur

      Article first published online: 16 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4643

    7. Microwave-assisted hydrodistillation of juniper berry essential oil: kinetic modeling and chemical composition

      Vladimir P Pavićević, Miljana S Marković, Svetomir Ž Milojević, Mihailo S Ristić, Dragan S Povrenović and Vlada B Veljković

      Article first published online: 13 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4653

    8. Shrimp (Penaueus vannamei) cooking wastewater as a source of astaxanthin and bioactive peptides

      Isabel Rodríguez Amado, Mª Pilar González, Miguel Anxo Murado and José Antonio Vázquez

      Article first published online: 12 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4647

    9. Effect of co-inoculation with yeast and bacteria on chemical and sensory characteristics of commercial Cabernet Franc red wine from Switzerland

      Andrea Versari, Chiara Patrizi, Giuseppina Paola Parpinello, Alessia Umberta Mattioli, Luca Pasini, Matteo Meglioli and Giuseppe Longhini

      Article first published online: 11 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4652

    10. Cross-linked aggregation of glutamate decarboxylase to extend its activity range toward alkaline pH

      Thu Huong Dinh, Nan Young Jang, Karen A McDonald and Keehoon Won

      Article first published online: 9 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4640

    11. Water vapour adsorption by a coffee-based microporous carbon: effect on CO2 capture

      Marta G Plaza, Ana Silvia González, Fernando Rubiera and Covadonga Pevida

      Article first published online: 6 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4636

    12. Rapid adsorption for oil using superhydrophobic and superoleophilic polyurethane sponge

      Beibei Li, Xiaoyan Liu, Xinying Zhang, Junchen Zou, Wenbo Chai and Yanyan Lou

      Article first published online: 5 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4646

    13. Towards the scale-up of electrolysis with diamond anodes: effect of stacking on the electrochemical oxidation of 2,4 D

      Fernanda Souza, Cristina Saéz, Marcos Lanza, Pablo Cañizares and Manuel A Rodrigo

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4639

    14. Synthesis of novel polyesters for potential applications in skin tissue engineering

      Akanksha Kanitkar, Mollie Smoak, Cong Chen, Giovanna Aita, Thomas Scherr, Lee Madsen and Daniel Hayes

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4638

    15. Combined chemical oxidation and biological processes for herbicide degradation

      Tamara B Benzaquén, Miguel A Isla and Orlando M Alfano

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4635

    16. Adsorption kinetics of DowexTM OptiporeTM L493 for the removal of the furan 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from sugar

      Anne Corine IJzer, Erik Vriezekolk, Tanja Ðekic Zivkovic and Kitty Nijmeijer

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4631

    17. Phosphate removal from aqueous solution using a hybrid impregnated polymeric sorbent containing hydrated ferric oxide (HFO)

      Xialei You, Diana Guaya, Adriana Farran, César Valderrama and José Luis Cortina

      Article first published online: 2 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4629

    18. Coupled ARTP and ALE strategy to improve anaerobic cell growth and succinic acid production by Escherichia coli

      Jiang-feng Ma, Ming-ke Wu, Chang-qing Zhang, Ai-yong He, Xiang-ping Kong, Gan-lu Li, Ce Wei and Min Jiang

      Article first published online: 30 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4633

    19. Prioritisation approach to score and rank synthetic musk compounds for environmental risk assessment

      Vera Homem, José Avelino Silva, Nuno Ratola, Lúcia Santos and Arminda Alves

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4628

    20. Effect of hydraulic retention time, temperature, and organic load on a horizontal subsurface flow constructed wetland treating cheese whey wastewater

      Mar-Yam Sultana, Christina Mourti, Triantafyllos Tatoulis, Christos S Akratos, Athanasia G Tekerlekopoulou and Dimitrios V Vayenas

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4637

    21. The inhibitory effect of fluoride on anaerobic ammonium oxidation (anammox)

      Yu-Xin Ji, Mei-Hong Zhu, Xiao-Qing Ye, Ting-Yu Peng and Ren-Cun Jin

      Article first published online: 29 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4616

  17. Research Article

    1. Methanol feeding strategy design enhances recombinant human growth hormone production by Pichia pastoris

      Hande Güneş, Erdem Boy, Özge Ata, Gül H Zerze, Pınar Çalık and Tunçer H Özdamar

      Article first published online: 22 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4619

  18. Research Articles

    1. Structural study of a lead (II) organic complex – a key precursor in a green recovery route for spent lead-acid battery paste

      Wei Zhang, Jiakuan Yang, Xinfeng Zhu, Xiaojuan Sun, Wenhao Yu, Yuchen Hu, Xiqing Yuan, Jinxin Dong, Jingping Hu, Sha Liang and Ramachandran Vasant Kumar

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4620

    2. Electricity generation and struvite recovery from human urine using microbial fuel cells

      Jiseon You, John Greenman, Chris Melhuish and Ioannis Ieropoulos

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4617

    3. Coated nickel foam electrode for the implementation of continuous electro-Fenton treatment

      Elvira Bocos, David Pérez-Álvarez, Marta Pazos, Maria Carmen Rodríguez-Argüelles and Maria Ángeles Sanromán

      Article first published online: 21 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4626

    4. Preparation and characterization of nanomagnetic cross-linked cellulase aggregates for cellulose bioconversion

      Kaveh Jafari Khorshidi, Hengameh Lenjannezhadian, Mostafa Jamalan and Majid Zeinali

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4615

  19. Research Article

    1. Enzymatic treatment applied as a final stage in E. globulus kraft pulp bleaching

      Joana IT Sousa, Ana IG Moura, Dmitry V Evtuguin and M Graça VS Carvalho

      Article first published online: 19 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4624

  20. Research Articles

    1. Properties of adsorbents used for bleaching of vegetable oils and animal fats

      Vilppu Kuuluvainen, Päivi Mäki-Arvela, Anne-Riikka Rautio, Krisztian Kordas, Jorma Roine, Atte Aho, Blanka Toukoniitty, Heidi Österholm, Martti Toivakka and Dmitry Yu Murzin

      Article first published online: 19 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4621

  21. Research Article

  22. Research Articles

    1. Optimization of bioleaching conditions for metal removal from spent zinc-manganese batteries using response surface methodology

      Zhirui Niu, Qifei Huang, Baoping Xin, Chenhao Qi, JunFei Hu, Shi Chen and Yuping Li

      Article first published online: 30 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4611

    2. Modelling wet-air oxidation of phenol in a trickle-bed reactor using active carbon as a catalyst

      Daniel Janecki, Anna Szczotka, Andrzej Burghardt and Grażyna Bartelmus

      Article first published online: 30 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4610