Publications 2021

Enzymatic synthesis of biolubricants from by-product of soybean oil processing catalyzed by different biocatalysts of Candida rugosa lipase

Authors: Fernandes, KV; Cavalcanti, EDC; Cipolatti, EP; Aguieiras, ECG; Pinto, MCC; Tavares, FA; da Silva, PR; Fernandez-Lafuente, R; Arana-Pena, S; Pinto, JC; Assuncao, CLB; da Silva, JAC; Freire, DMG

Catal. Today. vol: 362. page: 0920-5861.
Date: feb-15. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.03.060.

The present work studied the synthesis of biolubricants from by-products of soybean oil processing using the lipase from Candida rugosa [read more]

Immobilization of lipases via interfacial activation on hydrophobic supports: Production of biocatalysts libraries by altering the immobilization conditions

Authors: Arana-Pena, S; Rios, NS; Carballares, D; Goncalves, LRB; Fernandez-Lafuente, R

Catal. Today. vol: 362. page: 0920-5861.
Date: feb-15. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.cattod.2020.03.059.

Lipases A and B from Candida antarctica (CALA, CALB), and those from Candida rugosa (CRL) and Rhizomucor miehei (RML) have been immobilized on octyl agarose beads under 16 different conditions. The activities of the biocatalysts versus different substrates [read more]

Magnetic micro-macro biocatalysts applied to industrial bioprocesses

Authors: Del Arco, J; Alcantara, AR; Fernandez-Lafuente, R; Fernandez-Lucas, J

Bioresour. Technol. vol: 322. page: 1873-2976
Date: feb. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.biortech.2020.124547.

The use of magnetic biocatalysts is highly beneficial in bioprocesses technology, as it allows their easy recovering and enhances biocatalyst lifetime. Thus, it simplifies operational processing and increases efficiency, leading to more cost-effective processes. The [read more]

Visible light production of hydrogen from glycerol over Cu2O-gC(3)N(4) nanocomposites with enhanced photocatalytic efficiency

Autores: Alhaddad, M; Navarro, RM; Hussein, MA; Mohamed, RM

J. Mater. Res. Technol-JMRT. vol: 9. página: 2238-7854.
Fecha: NOV-DEC. 2020.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jmrt.2020.10.093.

In this work, we investigate nanostructured Cu2O-gC(3)N(4) composites with diverse Cu2O addition (0.5-3.0 mol %) prepared by ultrasonication-mixture of mesoporous Cu20 and g-C3N4 prepared individually from soft and hard -template sol gel, respectively. The efficiency of the Cu2O-gC(3)N(4) [read more]

Polyaniline supported CdS/CeO2/Ag3PO4 nanocomposite: An “A-B” type tandem n-n heterojunctions with enhanced photocatalytic activity

Authors: Taddesse, AM; Bekele, T; Diaz, I; Adgo, A

J. Photochem. Photobiol. A-Chem.. vol: 406. page: 1010-6030.
Date: feb-01. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.jphotochem.2020.113005.

In the present work, ternary composites of the form CdS/CeO2/Ag3PO4 with CdS:CeO2/Ag3PO4 molar ratios of (1:1, 2:1, 3:1 and 4:1) were synthesized by co-precipitation method. Polyaniline supported CdS/CeO2/Ag3PO4 nanocomposite was also synthesized by “in situ” chemical oxidative method. [read more]

2021-01-20T11:06:50+01:00Categories: Publications 2021|Tags: , |

Synthesis and Characterization of ZnAPO-34 and SAPO-34: Effect of Zn on the Acidity and Catalytic Activity in the MTO Reaction

Authors: Ruiz, MG; Pliego, JA; Alvarez, CM; Casas, MG; de Andres, ES

J. Mex. Chem. Soc.. vol: 65. page: 1870-249X.
Date: . 2021.
Doi: 10.29356/jmcs.v65i1.1261.

SAPO-34 and ZnAPO-34 materials (Zn incorporated by isomorphic substitution in AlPO-34 material) were synthesized by hydrothermal synthesis using triethylamine (TEA) as the structure directing agent (SDA). The structure presented by both materials is isomorphic to [read more]

2021-01-28T10:35:26+01:00Categories: Publications 2021|Tags: , |

Assessing Cr incorporation in Mn2O3/Mn3O4 redox materials for thermochemical heat storage applications

Authors: Carrillo, AJ; Pizarro, P; Coronado, JM

J. Energy Storage. vol: 33. page: 2352-152X.
Date: JAN. 2021.
Doi: 10.1016/j.est.2020.102028.

Widening the use of renewable sources requires more efficient energy storage systems to overcome the inherent intermittence of solar energy. In this respect, thermal energy storage coupled to concentrated solar power represents an inexpensive technology to achieve that goal. In particular, [read more]

2021-01-28T10:32:33+01:00Categories: Publications 2021|Tags: |

Enzyme/Nanocopper Hybrid Nanozymes: Modulating Enzyme-like Activity by the Protein Structure for Biosensing and Tumor Catalytic Therapy

Authors: Losada Garcia, N; Jimenez-Alesanco, A; Velazquez-Campoy, A; Abian, O; Palomo, JM

ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces.
Date: jan-20. 2021.
Doi: 10.1021/acsami.0c20501

Artificial enzymes with modulated enzyme-mimicking activities of natural systems represent a challenge in catalytic applications. Here, we show the creation of artificial Cu metalloenzymes based on the generation of Cu nanoparticles in [read more]

Enhancing NIR emission in ZnAl2O4:Nd,Ce nanofibers by co-doping with Ce and Nd: a promising biomarker material with low cytotoxicity

Authors: Rojas-Hernandez, RE; Rubio-Marcos, F; Gorni, G; Marini, C; Danilson, M; Pascual, L; Ichikawa, RU; Hussainova, I; Fernandez, JF

J. Mater. Chem. C. vol: 9. page: 2050-7526.
Date: JAN 14. 2021.
Doi: 10.1039/d0tc04752j.

Development of new near infrared luminescent (NIR) emitters improves our understanding of their fundamental structure-property relationships. The ability to use efficient energy transfer to convert ultraviolet or [read more]

Oxidation of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural on Supported Ag, Au, Pd and Bimetallic Pd-Au Catalysts: Effect of the Support

Authors: German, D; Pakrieva, E; Kolobova, E; Carabineiro, SAC; Stucchi, M; Villa, A; Prati, L; Bogdanchikova, N; Corberan, VC; Pestryakov, A

Catalysts. vol: 11. page: .
Date: JAN. 2021.
Doi: 10.3390/catal11010115.

Oxidation of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF), a major feedstock derived from waste/fresh biomass, into 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) is an important transformation for the production of biodegradable plastics. Herein, we investigated the [read more]

2021-02-11T09:14:32+01:00Categories: Publications 2021|Tags: , |


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