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: 2.349

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 39/134 (Engineering Chemical); 54/157 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary); 72/162 (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. Pure zeolite Na-P and Na-X prepared from coal fly ash under the effect of steric hindrance

      Yanguang Chen, Tingting Xu, Conghao Xie, Hongjing Han, Fajun Zhao, Jian Zhang, Hua Song and Baohui Wang

      Article first published online: 28 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4794

    2. Magnetic mesoporous enzyme–silica composites with high activity and enhanced stability

      Jiandong Cui, Yunxiao Shi, Shu Yue, Yamin Zhao, Linbo Li, Ronglin Liu and Tao Lin

      Article first published online: 27 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4786

    3. Photocatalytic ozonation of pyridine-based herbicides by N-doped titania

      Rafael R. Solís, F. Javier Rivas, Olga Gimeno and José Luis Pérez-Bote

      Article first published online: 27 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4791

    4. Characterization and selection of PDMS solvents for the absorption and biodegradation of hydrophobic VOCs

      Maxime Guillerm, Annabelle Couvert, Abdeltif Amrane, Éric Dumont, Edith Norrant, Nicolas Lesage and Catherine Juery

      Article first published online: 24 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4792

    5. Energy recovery from winery wastewater using a dual chamber microbial fuel cell

      Eduardo D Penteado, Carmen M Fernandez-Marchante, Marcelo Zaiat, Pablo Cañizares, Ernesto R Gonzalez and Manuel AR Rodrigo

      Article first published online: 20 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4771

    6. Immobilization of a multi-enzyme system for L-amino acids production

      María J Rodríguez-Alonso, Felipe Rodríguez-Vico, Francisco J Las Heras-Vázquez and Josefa M Clemente-Jiménez

      Article first published online: 19 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4787

  2. Reviews

    1. Novel MBRs for the removal of organic priority pollutants from industrial wastewaters: a review

      Bibianna JL Yeo, Shuwen Goh, Jinsong Zhang, Andrew G Livingston and Anthony G Fane

      Article first published online: 17 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4782

  3. Research Articles

    1. Two-phase olive mill waste (alpeorujo) as carbon source for biosurfactant production

      Danielle Maass, Ignacio Moya Ramírez, Miguel García Román, Encarnación Jurado Alameda, Antônio Augusto Ulson de Souza, Jose Alexandre Borges Valle and Deisi Altmajer Vaz

      Article first published online: 17 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4790

    2. Using cell recycling batch fermentations to validate a setup for cellulosic ethanol production

      Vinícius FN Silva, Simone C Nakanishi, Suzane R Dionísio, Carlos EV Rossell, Jaciane L Ienczak, Adilson R Gonçalves and George JM Rocha

      Article first published online: 10 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4778

  4. Perspectives

  5. Research Articles

    1. Effect of enzymatic high temperature prehydrolysis on the subsequent cellulose hydrolysis of steam-pretreated spruce in high solids concentration

      Joonas Hämäläinen, Tom Granström, Filip Mollerup, Yawei Wang, Hairong Xiong and Ossi Turunen

      Article first published online: 10 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4777

    2. Exploring laccase and mediators behavior during saccharification and fermentation of steam-exploded wheat straw for bioethanol production

      Antonio D Moreno, David Ibarra, Pablo Alvira, Elia Tomás-Pejó and Mercedes Ballesteros

      Article first published online: 4 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4774

  6. Reviews

    1. Chromatography as an inspiration for microreactors

      Jonas Hereijgers, Tom Breugelmans and Wim De Malsche

      Article first published online: 3 AUG 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4772

  7. Research Articles

    1. Modeling and control strategies for anoxic biotrickling filtration in biogas purification

      Fernando Almenglo, Martín Ramírez, José Manuel Gómez, Domingo Cantero, Xavier Gamisans and Antonio David Dorado

      Article first published online: 31 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4769

    2. Performance evaluation of magnetic anion exchange resin removing fluoride

      Qiang Li, Baijun Wang, Wentao Li, Cheng Wang, Qing Zhou, Chendong Shuang and Aimin Li

      Article first published online: 28 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4764

    3. ANFIS modeling for bacteria detection based on GNR biosensor

      Elnaz Akbari, Zolkafle Buntat, Elmira Shahraki, Alireza Zeinalinezhad and Mehrbakhsh Nilashi

      Article first published online: 22 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4761

    4. Multiparametric control for enhanced biofilm selection in microbial fuel cells

      Daniele Molognoni, Sebastià Puig, M. Dolors Balaguer, Andrea G. Capodaglio, Arianna Callegari and Jesús Colprim

      Article first published online: 20 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4760

    5. Real-time and on-line monitoring of morphological cell parameters using electrical impedance spectroscopy measurements

      Enric Sarró, Martí Lecina, Andreu Fontova, Francesc Gòdia, Ramon Bragós and Jordi J Cairó

      Article first published online: 20 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4765

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      Electromagnetic stirring in a microbioreactor with non-conventional chamber morphology and implementation of multiplexed mixing

      Christabel KL Tan, Matthew J Davies, Daniel K McCluskey, Ian R Munro, Mauryn C Nweke, Mark C Tracey and Nicolas Szita

      Article first published online: 17 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4762

    7. Impact of aqueous two-phase system design parameters upon the in situ refolding and recovery of invertase

      Calef Sánchez-Trasviña, José González-Valdez, Karla Mayolo-Deloisa and Marco Rito-Palomares

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4758

  8. Reviews

    1. Defect pyrochlore oxides: as photocatalyst materials for environmental and energy applications - a review

      Raju Reddy Jitta, Ravi Gundeboina, Naveen Kumar Veldurthi, Ravinder Guje and Vithal Muga

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4745

  9. Research Articles

    1. Revisiting the dissolution kinetics of limestone – experimental analysis and modeling

      Claudio Carletti, Henrik Grénman, Cataldo De Blasio, Ermei Mäkilä, Jarno Salonen, Dmitry Yu Murzin, Tapio Salmi and Tapio Westerlund

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4750

    2. Development and characterization of a new adsorbent for biomolecule separation: intercalation and adsorption of clavulanic acid in layered double hydroxides

      Marcus Bruno Soares Forte, Christine Taviot-Guého, Fabrice Leroux, Maria Isabel Rodrigues and Francisco Maugeri Filho

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4759

    3. Untargeted metabolic profiling of winery-derived biomass waste degradation by Aspergillus niger

      Avinash V Karpe, David J Beale, Nainesh B Godhani, Paul D Morrison, Ian H Harding and Enzo A Palombo

      Article first published online: 14 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4749

    4. Synthesis of ZnO micro-flowers assisted by a plant-mediated strategy

      Tareque Odoom-Wubah, Williams B Osei, Xiaoer Chen, Daohua Sun, Jiale Huang and Qingbiao Li

      Article first published online: 8 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4748

    5. A novel magnetic Preyssler acid grafted chitosan nano adsorbent: synthesis, characterization and adsorption activity

      Bahareh Tanhaei, Ali Ayati, Fatemeh F Bamoharram, Manu Lahtinen and Mika Sillanpää

      Article first published online: 1 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4742

    6. Continuous purification of galacto-oligosaccharide mixtures by using cascaded membrane filtration

      Nirmal V Patil, Thom Schotel, Carol V Rodríguez Gómez, Victor Aguirre Montesdeoca, Jos JW Sewalt, Anja EM Janssen and Remko M Boom

      Article first published online: 1 JUL 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4746

  10. Reviews

  11. Research Articles

    1. Molecular weight and viscosifying power of alginates produced in Azotobacter vinelandii cultures in shake flasks under low power input

      Karen Gómez-Pazarín, Celia Flores, Tania Castillo, Jochen Büchs, Enrique Galindo and Carlos Peña

      Article first published online: 30 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4747

    2. Evaluation of different modes of operation for the production of Spirulina sp.

      Juliana Botelho Moreira, Jorge Alberto Vieira Costa and Michele Greque de Morais

      Article first published online: 22 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4729

    3. Enhanced microalgal biomass and lipid production via co-culture of Scenedesmus obliquus and Candida tropicalis in an autotrophic system

      Ruimin Wang, Yuan Tian, Shengzhang Xue, Dongmei Zhang, Qinghua Zhang, Xia Wu, Dezhu Kong and Wei Cong

      Article first published online: 22 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4735

    4. Manganese peroxidase and biomimetic systems applied to in vitro lignin degradation in Eucalyptus grandis milled wood and kraft pulps

      Fernando Masarin, Marcela Norambuena, Heloisa O.R. Ramires, Braz J. Demuner, Paulo C. Pavan and André Ferraz

      Article first published online: 22 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4739

    5. Highly efficient carbon dioxide capture by a novel amine solvent containing multiple amino groups

      Lingdi Cao, Haifeng Dong, Xiangping Zhang, Suojiang Zhang, Zhijun Zhao, Shaojuan Zeng and Jubao Gao

      Article first published online: 19 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4730

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      Vapour phase hydrogenolysis of glycerol to propanediols over Cu/SBA-15 catalysts

      Mitta Harisekhar, Vanama Pavan Kumar, Samudrala Shanthi Priya and Komandur VR Chary

      Article first published online: 12 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4728

  12. Research Article

    1. Preparation of ALA-loaded PLGA nanoparticles and its application in PDT treatment

      Yanping Guan, Yi Zhou, Jie Sheng, Zhong Ying Jiang, Halydan Jumahan and Yong Hu

      Article first published online: 11 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4697

  13. Research Articles

    1. Evaluation of nitrate removal properties of magnetic anion-exchange resins in water

      Baijun Wang, Haiou Song, Changming Wang, Chendong Shuang, Qiang Li and Aimin Li

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4723

    2. Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the biochemical methane potential of Chlorella vulgaris and Scenedesmus sp.

      Ahmed Mahdy, Lara Mendez, Elia Tomás-Pejó, Maria del Mar Morales, Mercedes Ballesteros and Cristina González-Fernández

      Article first published online: 3 JUN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4722

  14. Reviews

    1. New challenges for syngas fermentation: towards production of biopolymers

      Oliver Drzyzga, Olga Revelles, Gonzalo Durante-Rodríguez, Eduardo Díaz, José L García and Auxiliadora Prieto

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4721

  15. Research Articles

    1. Enzyme assisted extraction of chitin from shrimp shells (Litopenaeus vannamei)

      Choosit Hongkulsup, Vitaliy V Khutoryanskiy and Keshavan Niranjan

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4714

    2. Mathematical model for reactive recovery of invertase by chemical permeabilization of baker's yeast

      Aditya C Koli, Preeti B Subhedar, Sirisha Pamidipati and Vilas G Gaikar

      Article first published online: 29 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4716

    3. 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

    4. 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

  16. 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

  17. 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

  18. Research Articles

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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