Engineering a Cytochrome P450 for Demethylation of Lignin-Derived Aromatic Aldehydes

JACS Au. 2021 Feb 4;1(3):252-261. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.0c00103. eCollection 2021 Mar 22. ABSTRACT Biological funneling of lignin-derived aromatic compounds is a promising approach for valorizing its catalytic depolymerization products. Industrial processes… Read more

The Gas Diffusion Electrode Setup as Straightforward Testing Device for Proton Exchange Membrane Water Electrolyzer Catalysts

JACS Au. 2021 Feb 17;1(3):247-251. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00015. eCollection 2021 Mar 22. ABSTRACT Hydrogen production from renewable resources and its reconversion into electricity are two important pillars toward a more sustainable… Read more

Single-Atom Catalysts: A Perspective toward Application in Electrochemical Energy Conversion

JACS Au. 2021 Jun 21;1(8):1086-1100. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00121. eCollection 2021 Aug 23. ABSTRACT Single-atom catalysts (SACs) hold great promise for maximized metal utilization, exceptional tunability of the catalytic site, and selectivity.… Read more

Thermal Conversion Characteristics of Molasses

ACS Omega. 2021 Aug 10;6(33):21631-21645. doi: 10.1021/acsomega.1c03024. eCollection 2021 Aug 24. ABSTRACT Agroindustrial biomass residues are considered potential feedstocks for renewable fuels and chemical production through processes such as thermal… Read more

Amorphous Redox-Rich Polysulfides for Mg Cathodes

JACS Au. 2021 Jun 29;1(8):1266-1274. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.1c00144. eCollection 2021 Aug 23. ABSTRACT The lack of appropriate cathodes is restraining the advances of Mg batteries. Crystalline cathode materials suffer from sluggish… Read more

A plant host, Nicotiana benthamiana, enables the production and study of fungal lignin-degrading enzymes

Commun Biol. 2021 Sep 1;4(1):1027. doi: 10.1038/s42003-021-02464-9. ABSTRACT Lignin has significant potential as an abundant and renewable source for commodity chemicals yet remains vastly underutilized. Efforts towards engineering a biochemical… Read more

Conversion of Polyolefin Waste to Liquid Alkanes with Ru-Based Catalysts under Mild Conditions

JACS Au. 2020 Dec 21;1(1):8-12. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.0c00041. eCollection 2021 Jan 25. ABSTRACT Chemical upcycling of waste polyolefins via hydrogenolysis offers unique opportunities for selective depolymerization compared to high temperature thermal… Read more

Microbial lipids production from wastes by Metschnikowia pulcherrima: a review

Sheng Wu Gong Cheng Xue Bao. 2021 Aug 25;37(8):2753-2764. doi: 10.13345/j.cjb.200599. ABSTRACT Biodiesel is an alternative fuel to addressing the energy shortage problem. Microbial lipids have attracted widespread attention as… Read more

Metal-Micelle Cooperativity: Phosphine Ligand-Free Ultrasmall Palladium(II) Nanoparticles for Oxidative Mizoroki-Heck-type Couplings in Water at Room Temperature

JACS Au. 2021 Jan 14;1(3):308-315. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.0c00087. eCollection 2021 Mar 22. ABSTRACT The amphiphile PS-750-M generates stable, phosphine ligand-free, and catalytically active ultrasmall Pd(II) nanoparticles (NPs) from Pd(OAc)2, preventing their… Read more

Dehydrogenative Coupling of Alkanes and Benzene Enhanced by Slurry-Phase Interparticle Hydrogen Transfer

JACS Au. 2021 Jan 20;1(2):124-129. doi: 10.1021/jacsau.0c00070. eCollection 2021 Feb 22. ABSTRACT The dehydrogenative coupling reaction of alkanes and benzene has attracted attention as a method of direct conversion of… Read more