Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology

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Edited By: Jack Melling

Impact Factor: 2.504

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 23/133 (Engineering Chemical); 47/152 (Chemistry Multidisciplinary); 61/160 (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. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

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  5. 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

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      Production of bio-based polyols by acid liquefaction of spent coffee grounds industrial residues.

    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

  6. Mini-reviews

    1. Chondroitin sulfate: extraction, purification, microbial and chemical synthesis

      Yu-gang Shi, Yue-cheng Meng, Jian-rong Li, Jie Chen, Yu-hua Liu and Xue Bai

      Article first published online: 2 JUL 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4454

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  8. 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

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      Iron ochre – a pre-catalyst for the cracking of methane

      Abdulrahman Alharthi, Ross A. Blackley, T. Hugh Flowers, Justin S. J. Hargreaves, Ian D. Pulford, James Wigzell and Wuzong Zhou

      Article first published online: 26 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4434

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

    9. 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

    10. 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

    11. 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

    12. 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

    13. Chemometrics application in biotech processes: assessing comparability across processes and scales

      Anurag S. Rathore, Shachi Mittal, Mili Pathak and Velu Mahalingam

      Article first published online: 16 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4428

    14. 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

    15. 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

  9. Mini-Reviews

    1. Noteworthy issues for producing and transforming bioproducts by electrodalysis

      Xiaolin Wang, Yaoming Wang, Xu Zhang, Chenxiao Jiang and Tongwen Xu

      Article first published online: 2 JUN 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4415

  10. Research Articles

    1. 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

    2. 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

    3. 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

    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

    8. 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

  11. Reviews

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  12. Research Articles

    1. 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

    2. One-step hydrothermal synthesis of BiOI/Bi2WO6 hierarchical heterostructure with highly photocatalytic activity

      Yunfang Chen, Jianzhang Fang, Shaoyou Lu, Weicheng Xu, Zhang Liu, Xiaoxin Xu and Zhanqiang Fang

      Article first published online: 22 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4407

    3. Effect of temperature on treating chemical synthesis-based pharmaceutical wastewater containing 7-ACA by a novel multi-stage loop membrane bioreactor

      Zhaobo Chen, Zhangwei He, Dongxue Hu, Yubo Cui, Chunqiu Ran, Hui Ge, Shunli Zhang, Yue Shi, Mengjie Yang, Aijie Wang, Zhiqiang Chen and Nanqi Ren

      Article first published online: 15 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4402

    4. Investigation of selective arabinose release from corn fibre by acid hydrolysis under mild conditions

      Csaba Fehér, Zita Gazsó, Patomwat Tatijarern, Máté Molnár, Zsolt Barta and Kati Réczey

      Article first published online: 8 MAY 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4395

    5. Enhanced adsorption capacity and selectivity towards molybdenum in wastewater by a persimmon tannin waste based new adsorbent

      Weijun Shan, Fuqiang Ren, Qing Zhang, Li Wan, Zhiqiang Xing, Zhenning Lou and Ying Xiong

      Article first published online: 30 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4392

    6. Synthesis, characterization and in vitro evaluation of cytotoxicity and antimicrobial activity of chitosan–metal nanocomposites

      Pawan Kaur, Rajesh Thakur, Manju Barnela, Meenu Chopra, Anju Manuja and Ashok Chaudhury

      Article first published online: 23 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4383

    7. Kinetics of photocatalytic reduction of nitrate in synthetic and real effluent using TiO2 doped with Zn as photocatalyst

      Danielle de Bem Luiz, Humberto Jorge José and Regina de Fátima Peralta Muniz Moreira

      Article first published online: 11 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4375

    8. Inhibition of anaerobic ammonium oxidation by heavy metals

      Guangbin Li, Daniel Puyol, Jose Maria Carvajal-Arroyo, Reyes Sierra-Alvarez and Jim A. Field

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4377

    9. Purification of human antibodies from animal cell cultures using gum arabic coated magnetic particles

      Bruno Martins Alves, Luís Borlido, Sara A.S.L. Rosa, Marta F.F. Silva, Maria Raquel Aires-Barros, Ana C.A. Roque and Ana M. Azevedo

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4378

    10. Promotion of microalgal biomass production and efficient use of CO2 from flue gas by monoethanolamine

      Zhongliang Sun, Dongmei Zhang, Chenghu Yan, Wei Cong and Yunming Lu

      Article first published online: 9 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4367

    11. Adsorption of horseradish peroxidase onto titanate nanowires

      João Victor Nicolini, Neuman Solange de Resende and Helen Conceição Ferraz

      Article first published online: 4 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4369

    12. Degradation of carbamazepine and toxicity evaluation using the UV/persulfate process in aqueous solution

      Qin Zhang, Jiabin Chen, Chaomeng Dai, Yalei Zhang and Xuefei Zhou

      Article first published online: 3 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4360

    13. Evaluation of a MBR pilot treating industrial wastewater with a high COD/N ratio

      Panagiota Babatsouli, Ioannis Palogos, Eleni Michalodimitraki, Costas Costa and Nicolas Kalogerakis

      Article first published online: 1 APR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4364

    14. Electrokinetic remediation of soil containing Cr(VI) by photovoltaic solar panels and a DC-DC converter

      Shunxi Zhang, Jian Zhang, Xianzhong Cheng, Yunjun Mei, Chun Hu, Mei Wang and JianFen Li

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4359

    15. Isolation of Acidithiobacillus ferrooxidans strain Z1 and its mechanism of bioleaching copper from waste printed circuit boards

      Hongyan Nie, Chong Yang, Nengwu Zhu, Pingxiao Wu, Ting Zhang, Yongqing Zhang and Yijia Xing

      Article first published online: 28 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4363

    16. Organic solvent-assisted crystallization of inorganic salts from acidic media

      Georgiana A. Moldoveanu and George P. Demopoulos

      Article first published online: 21 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4355

    17. Passive air breathing flat-plate microbial fuel cell operation

      Sona Kazemi, Madjid Mohseni and Khalid Fatih

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4325

    18. Microorganism-mediated, CTAC-directed synthesis of SERS-sensitive Au nanohorns with three-dimensional nanostructures by Escherichia coli cells

      Xiaolian Jing, Dengpo Huang, Huimei Chen, Tareque Odoom-Wubah, Daohua Sun, Jiale Huang and Qingbiao Li

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4353

    19. Long-term production of butyric acid through immobilization of Clostridium tyrobutyricum in a moving fibrous-bed bioreactor (MFBB)

      Zhouming Shi, Lei Huang, Xiangting Wu, Lanping Luo, Kaijun Xiao, Jin Cai and Zhinan Xu

      Article first published online: 20 MAR 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/jctb.4271