Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

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Edited By: Jack Melling

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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. Enzymatic surface treatment of poly (3-hydroxybutyrate) (PHB), and poly (3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate) (PHBV)

      Nathalie Berezina, Bopha Yada, Thomas Godfroid, Tangi Senechal, Ren Wei and Wolfgang Zimmermann

      Article first published online: 15 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4513

    2. An EGFR targeting nanoparticle self assembled from a thermoresponsive polymer

      Stephen Goodall, Christopher B. Howard, Martina L. Jones, Trent Munro, Zhongfan Jia, Michael J. Monteiro and Stephen Mahler

      Article first published online: 11 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4509

    3. Microwave heating and hydrolysis of rubber wood biomass in ionic liquids

      Dazylah Darji, Yatimah Alias, Fauzi Mohd Som and Nurul Hainiza Abd Razak

      Article first published online: 11 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4516

    4. An effective two-step ionic liquids method for cornstalk pretreatment

      Junli Xu, Xiaoqian Yao, Jiayu Xin, Xingmei Lu and Suojiang Zhang

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4517

    5. Aerobic biological treatment of second cheese whey in suspended and attached growth reactors

      Triantafyllos I. Tatoulis, Athanasia G. Tekerlekopoulou, Christos S. Akratos, Stavros Pavlou and Dimitrios V. Vayenas

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4515

    6. Partition behavior of fucoxanthin in ethanol-potassium phosphate two-phase systems

      Alma Gómez-Loredo, Jorge Benavides and Marco Rito-Palomares

      Article first published online: 10 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4514

  2. Reviews

    1. Polymeric siRNA delivery vectors: knocking down cancers with polymeric-based gene delivery systems

      Aditya Ardana, Andrew K. Whittaker, Nigel A.J. McMillan and Kristofer J. Thurecht

      Article first published online: 9 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4508

  3. Research Articles

  4. Reviews

    1. Polymers for medical and tissue engineering applications

      Deniz Ozdil and Halil Murat Aydin

      Article first published online: 3 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4505

  5. Research Articles

    1. Imaging tumour distribution of a polymeric drug delivery platform in vivo by PET-MRI

      Simon Puttick, Nathan R.B. Boase, Idriss Blakey and Kristofer J. Thurecht

      Article first published online: 2 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4489

    2. A mass transport/kinetic model for the description of inulin hydrolysis by immobilized inulinase

      Stefano Curcio, Emanuele Ricca, Alessandra Saraceno, Gabriele Iorio and Vincenza Calabrò

      Article first published online: 2 SEP 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4485

    3. Study on active coke-based adsorbents for SO2 removal in flue gas

      Yanran Zuo, Honghong Yi, Xiaolong Tang, Shunzheng Zhao, Bowen Zhang, Zhixiang Wang and Fengyu Gao

      Article first published online: 26 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4499

    4. Bioconversion of cholesterol to 4-cholesten-3-one by recombinant Bacillus subtilis expressing choM gene encoding cholesterol oxidase from Mycobacterium neoaurum JC-12

      Minglong Shao, Zhiming Rao, Xian Zhang, Meijuan Xu, Taowei Yang, Hui Li, Zhenghong Xu and Shangtian Yang

      Article first published online: 26 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4491

    5. Combined processes for wastewater purification: treatment of a typical landfill leachate with a combination of chemical and biological oxidation processes

      Deniss Klauson, Arthur Kivi, Eneliis Kattel, Kati Klein, Marika Viisimaa, Juri Bolobajev, Siiri Velling, Anna Goi, Taavo Tenno and Marina Trapido

      Article first published online: 26 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4484

    6. Application of high-temperature Fenton oxidation for the treatment of sulfonation plant wastewater

      Jose L. Díaz de Tuesta, Cristina García-Figueruelo, Asuncion Quintanilla, Jose A. Casas and Juan J. Rodriguez

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4494

    7. Lignin solubility in non-imidazolium ionic liquids

      Daan Glas, Charlie Van Doorslaer, Daphne Depuydt, Falk Liebner, Thomas Rosenau, Koen Binnemans and Dirk E. De Vos

      Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4492

    8. The electrochemical production of boric acid

      İffet Yakar Elbeyli, Abdullah Zahid Turan and İ. Ersan Kalafatoğlu

      Article first published online: 19 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4496

    9. Treatment of cellulose bleaching effluents and their filtration permeates by anodic oxidation with H2O2 production

      Claudio Salazar, Ignasi Sirés, Ricardo Salazar, Héctor D. Mansilla and Claudio A. Zaror

      Article first published online: 15 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4501

  6. Perspectives

    1. The use of carbonic anhydrase to accelerate carbon dioxide capture processes

      Joel K. J. Yong, Geoff W. Stevens, Frank Caruso and Sandra E. Kentish

      Article first published online: 14 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4502

  7. Research Articles

    1. Removal of nitrates from spiked clay soils by coupling electrokinetic and permeable reactive barrier technologies

      Yoana García, Clara Ruiz, Esperanza Mena, José Villaseñor, Pablo Cañizares and Manuel A. Rodrigo

      Article first published online: 13 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4488

  8. Reviews

    1. A review on fermentative hydrogen production from dairy industry wastewater

      Dogan Karadag, Oguz Emre Köroğlu, Bestami Ozkaya, Mehmet Cakmakci, Sonia Heaven and Charles Banks

      Article first published online: 13 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4490

  9. Research Articles

    1. Monitoring fermentation processes using in-process measurements of different orders

      Carina Svendsen, Thomas Skov and Frans W. J. van den Berg

      Article first published online: 13 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4483

    2. Optimization of degradation of winery-derived biomass waste by Ascomycetes

      Avinash V. Karpe, David J. Beale, Ian H. Harding and Enzo A. Palombo

      Article first published online: 12 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4486

    3. Degradation of organic pollutants by heterogeneous electro-Fenton process using Mn–alginate composite

      Maria Ángeles Fernández de Dios, Emilio Rosales, María Fernández-Fernández, Marta Pazos and Maria Ángeles Sanromán

      Article first published online: 6 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4446

  10. Mini-reviews

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      Membranes for separation of biomacromolecules and bioparticles via flow field-flow fractionation

      Ulku Bade Kavurt, Maria Marioli, Wim Th. Kok and Dimitrios Stamatialis

      Article first published online: 5 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4473

  11. Research Articles

    1. Regeneration of spent NOx scrubber liquor using a dual-chamber microbial fuel cell

      Jichen Sun, Yu Zhang, Xiyang Dong, Mingxiang Chen and Jiti Zhou

      Article first published online: 1 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4479

    2. Anchorage of anthraquinone molecules onto activated carbon fibers to enhance the reduction of 4-nitrophenol

      Hector Javier Amezquita-Garcia, Elías Razo-Flores, Francisco Javier Cervantes and José Rene Rangel-Mendez

      Article first published online: 1 AUG 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4478

  12. Mini-reviews

  13. Research Articles

    1. Poly(lactic acid)/graphene oxide–ZnO nanocomposite films with good mechanical, dynamic mechanical, anti-UV and antibacterial properties

      Ying Huang, Tongwen Wang, Xiaolei Zhao, Xinlong Wang, Lu Zhou, Yuanyuan Yang, Fenghui Liao and Yaqing Ju

      Article first published online: 30 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4476

    2. Selective oxidation of benzylamine to N-benzyl benzaldimine over nanogold immobilized SBA-15 under solvent-free conditions

      Chinna Krishna Prasad Neeli, Marella Ravi Kumar, Ganji Saidulu, Kamaraju Seetha Rama Rao and David Raju Burri

      Article first published online: 25 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4474

    3. Parametric study of copper electrowinning using a pulsed-bed electrode reactor

      Pedro H. Britto-Costa and Luís A. M. Ruotolo

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4472

    4. Effect of hydrothermal pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse on enzymatic digestibility

      Xinshu Zhuang, Qiang Yu, Zhenhong Yuan, Xiaoying Kong and Wei Qi

      Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4467

    5. Microbial community dynamics in two-chambered microbial fuel cells: effect of different ion exchange membranes

      Ana Sotres, Jordi Díaz-Marcos, Miriam Guivernau, Josep Illa, Albert Magrí, Francesc Xavier Prenafeta-Boldú, August Bonmatí and Marc Viñas

      Article first published online: 16 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4465

  14. Reviews

  15. Research Articles

    1. Spent coffee grounds as a renewable source for ecopolyols production

      Belinda Soares, Nuno Gama, Carmen S.R. Freire, Ana Barros-Timmons, Inês Brandão, Rui Silva, Carlos Pascoal Neto and Artur Ferreira

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4457

    2. Online prediction of product titer and solubility of recombinant proteins in Escherichia coli fed-batch cultivations

      Markus Luchner, Gerald Striedner, Monika Cserjan-Puschmann, Florian Strobl and Karl Bayer

      Article first published online: 9 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4463

    3. Liquid phase propylene epoxidation with H2O2 on TS-1/SiO2 catalyst in a fixed-bed reactor: experiments and deactivation kinetics

      Wenping Feng, Yaquan Wang, Guoqiang Wu, Yi Lin, Juan Xu, Hainan Shi, Teng Zhang, Shuhai Wang, Xiaoxue Wu and Pengxu Yao

      Article first published online: 4 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4462

    4. Flocculation of kaolin and lignin by bovine blood and hemoglobin

      George J. Piazza, Jairo H. Lora and Rafael A. Garcia

      Article first published online: 3 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4443

    5. Enhanced fumaric acid production from brewery wastewater by immobilization technique

      Ratul Kumar Das, Satinder Kaur Brar and Mausam Verma

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4455

  16. Reviews

  17. Research Articles

    1. Preparation of biodegradable foam from walnut shells treated by subcritical water

      Wei Yang, Ichiro Shimizu, Tsutomu Ono and Yukitaka Kimura

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4451

    2. Extractive distillation and pressure-swing distillation for THF/ethanol separation

      Yinglong Wang, Peizhe Cui, Yuhong Ma and Zhen Zhang

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4452

    3. Dynamic single-cell analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae under process perturbation: comparison of different methods for monitoring the intensity of population heterogeneity

      Frank Delvigne, Jonathan Baert, Sébastien Gofflot, Annick Lejeune, Samuel Telek, Ted Johanson and Anna Eliasson Lantz

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4430

    4. Extraction of extracellular polymeric substances in activated sludge using sequential extraction

      LianPeng Sun, Lili Chen, Wu Zhen Guo, Tingjin Ye and Ying Yang

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4449

    5. Investigation of commercial enzyme preparations for selective release of arabinose from corn fibre

      Csaba Fehér, Boglárka Gál, Anikó Fehér, Zsolt Barta and Kati Réczey

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4440

    6. Use of ionic liquids as additives for the immobilization of lipase from Bacillus sp.

      Rebeca Y. Cabrera-Padilla, Elvio B. Melo, Matheus M. Pereira, Renan T. Figueiredo, Alini T. Fricks, Elton Franceschi, Álvaro S. Lima, Daniel P. Silva and Cleide M. F. Soares

      Article first published online: 24 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4438

    7. In situ NIR spectroscopy monitoring of plasmid production processes: effect of producing strain, medium composition and the cultivation strategy

      Marta B. Lopes, Geisa A. L. Gonçalves, Daniel Felício-Silva, Kristala L. J. Prather, Gabriel A. Monteiro, Duarte M. F. Prazeres and Cecília R. C. Calado

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4431

    8. The three-dimensional structure and catalytic activity of Candida rugosa lipase against acetaldehyde

      Xue-Ying Liu, Hong-Yan Zeng, Deng-Hong Peng, Bi Foua Claude Alain Gohi and Bin Fan

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4419

    9. The base-catalyzed transformation of tetramethyldisiloxane: influence of reaction media

      Antonina Kupareva, Päivi Mäki-Arvela, Henrik Grénman, Kari Eränen and Dmitry Yu. Murzin

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4432

    10. UV resonance Raman spectroscopy: a process analytical tool for host cell DNA and RNA dynamics in mammalian cell lines

      Lorna Ashton, Catherine E.M. Hogwood, Andrew S. Tait, Julia Kuligowski, C. Mark Smales, Daniel G. Bracewell, Alan J. Dickson and Royston Goodacre

      Article first published online: 17 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4420

    11. The Monod and a biphasic biodegradation kinetics of diesel hydrocarbons by a biofilm of Pseudomonas and the potential electromotive force involved

      Karim Acuna-Askar, David Eduardo Pecina-Chacon, Marcela Mas-Trevino, Rolando Tijerina-Menchaca, Elba Guadalupe Rodriguez-Perez, Hugo Alberto Luna-Olvera, Jorge Angel Ascacio-Martinez, Hugo Alberto Barrera-Saldana and Juan Manuel Alfaro-Barbosa

      Article first published online: 16 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4424

    12. Effect of surface equilibria on the electrokinetic behaviour of Pb and Cd ions in kaolinite

      Michele Mascia, Annalisa Vacca and Simonetta Palmas

      Article first published online: 10 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4435

    13. High quality biodiesel from marine microalga, Scenedesmus sp. through in situ acid transesterification

      Woon Yong Choi, Do Hyung Kang, Shin Young Lee and Hyeon Yong Lee

      Article first published online: 2 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4423

    14. Hydrogen production with polyaniline/multi-walled carbon nanotube cathode catalysts in microbial electrolysis cells

      Qian Yang, Yangyue Jiang, Yuan Xu, Yu Qiu, Yingwen Chen, Shemin Zhu and Shubao Shen

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4425

    15. Evaluation of the liquid, solid and total fractions of beer, cider and wine lees as economic nutrient for xylitol production

      Belinda Pérez-Bibbins, Ana Torrado-Agrasar, Noelia Pérez-Rodríguez, María Guadalupe Aguilar-Uscanga and José Manuel Domínguez

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4405

    16. Phenolic profiles of olive mill wastewaters treated by membrane filtration systems

      Patrizia Comandini, María Jesús Lerma-García, Pietro Massanova, Ernesto Francisco Simó-Alfonso and Tullia Gallina Toschi

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4416

    17. Water vapor removal using CA/PEG blending materials coated hollow fiber membrane

      KeeHong Kim, Pravin G. Ingole, SangHee Yun, WonKil Choi, JongHak Kim and HyungKeun Lee

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4421

    18. A case study of a pilot high rate algal pond for the treatment of fish farm and domestic wastewaters

      Esther Posadas, Adriana Muñoz, Mari-Cruz García-González, Raul Muñoz and Pedro Antonio García-Encina

      Article first published online: 30 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4417

    19. Hydrophobic ionic liquids as novel extractants for gold(I) recovery from alkaline cyanide solutions

      Xiangjun Yang, Ruisi Yang, Deqiang Shi, Shixiong Wang, Jing Chen and Hong Guo

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4418

    20. Development of parallel miniature bubble column bioreactors for fermentation process

      Soheila Kheradmandnia, Sameereh Hashemi-Najafabadi, Seyed Abbas Shojaosadati, Seyyed Mohammad Mousavi and Khosro Malek Khosravi

      Article first published online: 28 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4408

    21. Analysis of the mechanisms of bioelectrochemical methane production by mixed cultures

      Mieke C. A. A. van Eerten-Jansen, Nina C. Jansen, Caroline M. Plugge, Vinnie de Wilde, Cees J. N. Buisman and Annemiek ter Heijne

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4413

    22. Continuous hydrogen production in a trickling bed reactor by using triticale silage as inoculum: effect of simple and complex substrates

      Jorge Arreola-Vargas, Felipe Alatriste-Mondragón, Lourdes B. Celis, Elías Razo-Flores, Alberto López-López and Hugo O. Méndez-Acosta

      Article first published online: 27 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4410