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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Zonglin (lewis) Liu
Bioenergy Research Unit
Research Molecular Biologist

Phone: (309) 681-6294
Fax: (309) 681-6427
Room 3311A
1815 N UNIVERSITY STREET
PEORIA, IL, 61604-3902

Projects
Biochemical Technologies to Enable the Commercial Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Biomass
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427438

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Genome and transcriptome analyses reveal that MAPK- and phosphatidylinositol-signaling pathways mediate tolerance to 5-hydroxymethyl-2-furaldehyde for industrial yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Sep-14)
Engineering industrial yeast for renewable advanced biofuels applications - (Abstract Only) - (28-Oct-13)
Development of next generation biocatalyst for lower-cost ethanol production from lignocellulose - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2012. Development of next generation biocatalyst for lower-cost ethanol production from lignocellulose. 8th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology [abstract].
Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and elimination of diauxic lag with xylose-grown populations - (Abstract Only) - (30-Aug-12)
Isolation and characterization of a ß-glucosidase from a Clavispora strain with potential applications in bioethanol production from cellulosic materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Weber, S.A., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Isolation and characterization of a ß-glucosidase from a Clavispora strain with potential applications in bioethanol production from cellulosic materials. Bioenergy Research. 6:65-74.
Integrated phospholipidomics and transcriptomics analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with enhanced tolerance to a mixture of acetic acid, furfural, and phenol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, J., Ding, M., Li, B., Liu, Z., Wang, X., Yuan, Y. 2012. Integrated phospholipidomics and transcriptomics analysis of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with enhanced tolerance to a mixture of acetic acid, furfural, and phenol. Omics: A Journal of Integrative Biology. 16(7-8):374-386.
Nutrient supplementation key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast development and fermentation performance on switchgrass hydrolyzates - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-11)
A new beta-glucosidase producing yeast for lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Weber, S.A., Cotta, M.A., Li, S. 2012. A new beta-glucosidase producing yeast for lower-cost cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. Bioresource Technology. 104:410-416.
Protein engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for enhanced detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2012. Protein engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for enhanced detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 50:115-120.
Process design considerations for optimal production of ethanol from lignocellulose using available yeasts, including natural pentose-fermenting yeasts, and their derivatives - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2011. Process design considerations for optimal production of ethanol from lignocellulose using available yeasts, including natural pentose-fermenting yeasts, and their derivatives [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. p. 40.
Molecular mechanisms of ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Book / Chapter)
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2012. Molecular mechanisms of ethanol tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology. Microbiology Monographs 22. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag. p. 77-115.
Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Li, J., Li, S., Liu, Z. 2011. Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues. BioResources. 6(4):4302-4316.
Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z. 2012. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels: Systems Biology. Germany: Springer-Verlag Berlin. 307 p.
Kinetic mechanism of an aldehyde reductase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that relieves toxicity of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D., Bowman, M.J., Vermillion, K., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2011. Kinetic mechanism of an aldehyde reductase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that relieves toxicity of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1814:1686-1694.
Maize utilizes multiple resistance genes to defend itself during germination - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F., Liu, Z., Richard, M.O. 2011. Maize utilizes multiple resistance genes to defend itself during germination [abstract]. American Society of Plant Biologists. p. 84.
A new yeast producing beta-glucosidase and tolerant to lignocellulose hydrolysate inhibitors for cellulosic ethanol production using SSF - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Cotta, M.A., Weber, S.A. 2011. A new yeast producing beta-glucosidase and tolerant to lignocellulose hydrolysate inhibitors for cellulosic ethanol production using SSF [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 2-5, 2011, Seattle, Washington. Paper No. 12-04.
Culture nutrition key to inhibitor-tolerant yeast performance - (Abstract Only) - (05-May-11)
Challenges of cellulosic ethanol production from xylose-extracted corncob residues - (Abstract Only) - (05-May-11)
Comparative transcription profiling analyses of maize reveals candidate defensive genes for seedling resistance against corn earworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.T., Dowd, P.F., Liu, Z., Musser, R.O. 2011. Comparative transcription profiling analyses of maize reveals candidate defensive genes for seedling resistance against corn earworm. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 285(6):517-525.
Genomics of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z. 2011. Genomics of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels. Microbiology Monographs No. 22. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 1-28.
Unification of gene expression data for comparable analyses under stress conditions - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z. 2011. Unification of gene expression data for comparable analyses under stress conditions. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels. Microbiology Monographs No. 22. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 279-299.
Improving biomass sugar utilization by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Book / Chapter)
Matsushika, A., Liu, Z., Sawayama, S., Moon, J. 2011. Improving biomass sugar utilization by engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae. In: Liu, Z.L., editor. Microbial Stress Tolerance for Biofuels. Microbiology Monographs No. 22. Berlin Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. p. 137-160.
Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and utility of repitching xylose-grown populations to eliminate diauxic lag - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slininger, P.J., Thompson, S.R., Weber, S.A., Liu, Z., Moon, J. 2011. Repression of xylose-specific enzymes by ethanol in Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis and utility of repitching xylose-grown populations to eliminate diauxic lag. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 108(8):1801-1815.
Molecular mechanisms of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification of lignocellulose hydrolysates - (Review Article)
Liu, Z. 2011. Molecular mechanisms of yeast tolerance and in situ detoxification of lignocellulose hydrolysates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 90(3):809-825.
Concentration-dependent RDX uptake and remediation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, D., Banwart, W. 2011. Concentration-dependent RDX uptake and remediation. Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 18:908-917.
Comparative transcriptome profiling analyses during the lag phase uncover YAP1, PDR1, PDR3, RPN4, and HSF1 as key regulatory genes in genomic adaptation to the lignocellulose derived inhibitor HMF for Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2010. Comparative transcriptome profiling analyses during the lag phase uncover YAP1, PDR1, PDR3, RPN4, and HSF1 as key regulatory genes in genomic adaptation to the lignocellulose derived inhibitor HMF for Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 11:660. Available: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2164/11/660.
Reprogrammed Glucose Metabolic Pathways of Inhibitor-Tolerant Yeast - (Abstract Only) - (01-Oct-10)
Protein Engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Enhanced Detoxification of 5-Hydroxymethyl Furfural - (Abstract Only) - (01-Oct-10)
New Aldehyde Reductase Genes of Saccharomyces cerevisiae Contribute In Situ Detoxification of Lignocellulose-to-Ethanol Conversion Inhibitiors - (Abstract Only) - (18-Sep-10)
Unification of gene expression data applying standard mRNA quantification references for comparable analyses - (Review Article)
Liu, Z. 2010. Unification of gene expression data applying standard mRNA quantification references for comparable analyses. Journal of Microbial and Biochemical Technology. 2(5):124-126.
Unification of Gene Expression Data for Comparable Analyses - (Abstract Only) - (01-Aug-10)
twzPEA: A Topology and Working Zone Based Pathway Enrichment Analysis Framework - (Abstract Only) - (13-Jul-10)
Cellulosic Ethanol Production from Xylose-extracted Corncob Residue by SSF Using Inhibitor- and Thermal-tolerant Yeast Clavispora NRRL Y-50339 - (Abstract Only) - (27-May-10)
Heat Shock Protein Genes and Newly Integrated Glucose Metabolic Pathways Promote Ethanol Tolerance of Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only) - (27-May-10)
Protein Engineering of GRE2 from Saccharomyces cerevisiae for Enhanced Detoxification of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - (Abstract Only) - (27-May-10)
Stereochemistry of Furfural Reduction by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Aldehyde Reductase That Contributes to In Situ Furfural Detoxification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowman, M.J., Jordan, D.B., Vermillion, K., Braker, J.D., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2010. Stereochemistry of Furfural Reduction by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Aldehyde Reductase That Contributes to In Situ Furfural Detoxification. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(15):4926-4932.
The switch from xylose to glucose stalled by repression of xylose-utilizing enzymes during exposure of Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis to high ethanol concentrations - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Moon, J., Thompson, S.R., Weber, S.A., Liu, Z. 2010. The switch from xylose to glucose stalled by repression of xylose-utilizing enzymes during exposure of Scheffersomyces (Pichia) stipitis to high ethanol concentrations [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium, April 19-22, 2010, Clearwater, Florida. p. 129.
Mechanisms of Ethanol Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Review Article)
Ma, M., Liu, Z. 2010. Mechanisms of Ethanol Tolerance in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 87(3)829-845.
Furfural Induces Reactive Oxygen Species Accumulation and Cellular Damage in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, S.A., Clark, W., Mccaffery, J.M., Cai, Z., Lanctot, A., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2010. Furfural Induces Reactive Oxygen Species Accumulation and Cellular Damage in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Biotechnology for Biofuels. 3(2):1-10.
Reprogrammed glucose metabolic pathways of inhibitor-tolerant yeast - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Ma, M., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Reprogrammed glucose metabolic pathways of inhibitor-tolerant yeast. In: Berhardt, L.V., editor. Advances in Medicine and Biology. Vol. 9. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. p. 159-186.
Biomass conversion inhibitors and in situ detoxification - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Blaschek, H.P. 2010. Biomass conversion inhibitors and in situ detoxification. In: Vertes, A., Qureshi, N., Yukawa, H., Blaschek, H., editors. Biomass to Biofuels. West Sussex, UK: John Wiley and Sons Ltd. p.233-258.
A Novel NADPH-Dependent Aldehyde Reductase Gene from Saccharomyces cerevisiae NRRL Y-12632 Involved in the Detoxification of Aldehyde Inhibitors Derived from Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Moon, J. 2009. A novel NADPH-dependent aldehyde reductase gene from Saccharomyces cerevisiae NRRL Y-12632 involved in the detoxification of aldehyde inhibitors derived from Lignocellulosic biomass conversion. Gene. 446(1):1-10. DOI: 10.1016/j.gene.2009.06.018
Application of a Master Equation for Quantitative mRNA Analysis Using qRT-PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Palmquist, D.E., Ma, M., Liu, J., Alexander, N.J. 2009. Application of a Master Equation for Quantitative mRNA Analysis Using qRT-PCR. Journal of Biotechnology. 143:10-16.
Acquired tolerance and in situ detoxification of furfural and HMF through glucose metabolic pathways by Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only) - (21-May-09)
Evolutionarily Engineered Ethanologenic Yeast Detoxifies Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion Inhibitors by Reprogrammed Pathways - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Menggen, M., Song, M.J. 2009. Evolutionarily Engineered Ethanologenic Yeast Detoxifies Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion Inhibitors by Reprogrammed Pathways. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 282(3):233-244.
Profiling of the peripheral leukocyte transcriptome of dairy cattle reveals gene expression patterns associated with genetic potential for milk production - (Abstract Only) - (14-Jan-09)
Tolerant ethanologenic yeast for low-cost lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol - (Abstract Only) - (28-Nov-08)
Mechanisms of tolerance and in situ detoxification of biomass conversion inhibitors by Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only) - (24-Oct-08)
Discrete dynamical system modelling for gene regulatory networks of 5-hydroxymethylfural tolerance for ethanologenic yeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, M., Ouyang, Z., Liu, Z. 2008. Discrete dynamical system modelling for gene regulatory networks of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural tolerance for ethanologenic yeast. IET Systems Biology. 3:203-218.
Genomic mechanisms of inhibitor-detoxification for low-cost lignocellulosic bioethanol conversion - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Moon, J., Mingzhou, S.J. 2008. Genomic mechanisms of inhibitor-detoxification for low-cost lignocellulosic bioethanol conversion [abstract]. Journal of Biotechnology 136S:S218.
Multiple Gene Mediated NAD(P)H-Dependent Aldehyde Reduction is a Mechanism of in situ Detoxification of Furfural and HMF by Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Moon, J., Andersh, B.J., Slininger, P.J., Weber, S.A. 2008. Multiple Gene Mediated NAD(P)H-Dependent Aldehyde Reduction is a Mechanism of in situ Detoxification of Furfural and HMF by Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 81:743-753.
Change your conventional practice of qRT-PCR: A simple robust quality control standard for yeast mRNA quantification analysis - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2008. Change your conventional practice of qRT-PCR: A simple robust quality control standard for yeast mRNA quantification analysis [abstract]. 12th International Conference on Yeasts. p. 140.
Culture Nutrition and Physiology Impact the Inhibitor Tolerance of the Yeast Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slininger, P.J., Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z. 2009. Culture Nutrition and Physiology Impact the Inhibitor Tolerance of the Yeast Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 102(3):788-790.
Functional genomic studies lead in situ detoxification of fermentation inhibitors for low-cost cellulosic ethanol production - (Abstract Only) - (21-May-08)
Impact of inoculum production conditions on stress tolerance and fermentation efficiency of natural xylose-fermenting yeasts presented xylose and glucose - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2008. Impact of inoculum production conditions on stress tolerance and fermentation efficiency of natural xylose-fermenting yeasts presented xylose and glucose [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 5734
Genomic adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to inhibitors involving biomass conversion to ethanol - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Song, M. 2009. Genomic adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to inhibitors involving biomass conversion to ethanol. In: Rai, M., Bridge, P.D., editors. Applied Mycology. Chapter 8. Wallingford, United Kingdom: CAB International. p. 136-155.
Validation and standardization of gene expression data for microarray and real time quantitative PCR using universal external RNA controls - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2007. Validation and standardization of gene expression data for microarray and real time quantitative PCR using universal external RNA controls [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute Conference on Quantitative PCR, Microarrays, and Biological Validation.
Enhanced L-(+)-lactic acid production by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae using corncob hydrolysate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bai, D., Li, S., Liu, Z., Cui, Z. 2007. Enhanced L-(+)-lactic acid production by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae using corncob hydrolysate. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 144:79-85.
Absolute mRNA quantification of Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5 by qRT-PCR using universal RNA controls - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2007. Absolute mRNA quantification of Pseudomonas fluorescens Pf-5 by qRT-PCR using universal RNA controls [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology.
Genomic engineering of Saccharomyces cerevisiae for biomass conversion to ethanol - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-07)
Multiple gene mediated aldehyde reduction is a mechanism of in situ detoxification of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Moon, J., Andersh, B.J., Slininger, P.J., Weber, S.A. 2007. Multiple gene mediated aldehyde reduction is a mechanism of in situ detoxification of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by Saccharomyces cerevisiae [abstract]. Yeasts International Symposium. Abstract No. S-134.
A robust standard for absolute mRNA quantification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by qRT-PCR using the universal RNA controls - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Palmquist, D.E. 2007. A robust standard for absolute mRNA quantification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae by qRT-PCR using the universal RNA controls [abstract]. Yeasts International Symposium. Abstract No. S-84.
Lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol by Saccharomyces - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Saha, B.C., Slininger, P.J. 2008. Lignocellulosic biomass conversion to ethanol by Saccharomyces. In: Wall, J., Harwood, C., Demain, A., editors. Bioenergy. Chapter 4. Washington, DC: ASM Press. p. 17-36.
Mechanisms of in situ detoxification of furfural and HMF by ethanologenic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Andersh, B.J., Slininger, P.J. 2007. Mechanisms of in situ detoxification of furfural and HMF by ethanologenic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 1B-28, p. 85.
Impact of culture nutrition on inhibitor tolerance and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2007. Impact of culture nutrition on inhibitor tolerance and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. p. 88. Paper No. 1B-38.
Enhanced L(+)-lactic acid production from corncob hydrolysate by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae - (Abstract Only)
Bai, D., Li, S., Liu, Z., Cui, Z. 2007. Enhanced L(+)-lactic acid production from corncob hydrolysate by an adapted strain of Rhizopus oryzae [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 1B-44, p. 90.
Gene expression profiling for genetic merit in dairy cattle - (Abstract Only)
Rabel, C., Everts-Vam Der Womd, A., Everts, R., Band, M.R., Wallace, R.L., Liu, Z., Rodriguez-Zas, S., Lewin, H.A. 2007. Gene expression profiling for genetic merit in dairy cattle [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome VX Conference Abstracts.
A linear discrete dynamic system model for temporal gene interaction and regulatory network influence in response to bioethanol conversion inhibitor HMF for ethanologenic yeast - (Abstract Only) - (03-Dec-06)
Impact of culture nutrition on tolerance of furan inhibitors and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2006. Impact of culture nutrition on tolerance of furan inhibitors and the conversion of high xylose concentrations to ethanol by Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124 [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. Paper No. 531d.
A linear discrete dynamic system model for temporal gene interaction and regulatory network influence in response to bioethanol conversion inhibitor HMF for ethanologenic yeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, M., Liu, Z. 2007. A linear discrete dynamic system model for temporal gene interaction and regulatory network influence in response to bioethanol conversion inhibitor HMF for ethanologenic yeast. Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics. 4532:77-95.
Universal external RNA controls for microbial gene expression analysis using microarray and qRT-PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2007. Universal external RNA controls for microbial gene expression analysis using microarray and qRT-PCR. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 68:486-496.
Transcriptional regulatory analysis reveals PDR3 and GCR1 as regulators of significantly induced genes by 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress involved in bioethanol conversion for ethanologenic yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Sinha, S. 2007. Transcriptional regulatory analysis reveals PDR3 and GCR1 as regulators of significantly induced genes by 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress involved in bioethanol conversion for ethanologenic yeast saccharomyces cerevisiae [abstract]. Microarray Gene Expression Data Society (MGED 9) Meeting.
Gene Expression Response Impacting Desiccation Stress Tolerance for Cryptococcus Nodaensis (Nomen Nudem) Oh 182.9 Using Cross-Species Microarray Analysis - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Schisler, D.A., Zhang, S. 2006. Gene expression response impacting desiccation stress tolerance for Cryptococcus nodaensis (nomen nudem) OH 182.9 using cross-species microarray analysis [abstract]. Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology Meeting. Abstract No. 561C.
Genomic adaptation of ethanologenic yeast to biomass conversion inhibitors Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Liu, Z. 2006. Genomic adaptation of ethanologenic yeast to biomass conversion inhibitors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 73(1):27-36.
In Situ Detoxification of Fermentation Inhibitors by Stress Tolerant Ethanologenic Yeast for Low-Cost Biomass Conversion to Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2006. In situ detoxification of fermentation inhibitors by stress tolerant ethanologenic yeast for low-cost biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. World Bio-Energy 2006 Proceedings. p. 121.
Nitrogen Source and Mineral Optimization Enhance D-Xylose Conversion to Ethanol by the Yeast Pichia Stipitis Nrrl Y-7124 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z. 2006. Nitrogen source and mineral optimization enhance D-xylose conversion to ethanol by the yeast Pichia stipitis NRRL Y-7124. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 72(6):1285-1296.
Engineering Stress-Tolerant Microbes for Lower Cost Production of Biofuels and Bioproducts - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Gorsich, S.W. 2005. Engineering stress-tolerant microbes for lower cost production of biofuels and bioproducts [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting. Paper No. 303a.
Proposed Methods for Testing and Selecting the Ercc External Rna Controls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Members of ERCC. 2005. Proposed methods for testing and selecting the ERCC external RNA controls. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 6:150.
The External Rna Controls Consortium: a Progress Report - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z.L., External RNA Control Consortium. 2005. The external RNA controls consortium: A progress report. Nature Methods. 2(10):731-734.
Universal External Rna Quality Controls for Mrna Expression Analysis Using Microbial DNA Oligo Microarray and Real Time Quantitative Rt-Pcr - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Universal external RNA quality controls for mRNA expression analysis using microbial DNA oligo microarray and real time quantitative RT-PCR [abstract]. Eighth International Meeting of the Microarray Gene Expression Data Society. Poster #P161, p. 45-46.
Genomic Adaptive Response of Yeast to Biofuel Fermentation Inhibitors - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2005. Genomic adaptive response of yeast to biofuel fermentation inhibitors [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Abstract No. S37.
Mineral and Nitrogen Source Optimization Enhance D-Xylose Conversion to Ethanol by the Yeast Pichia Stipitis - (Abstract Only)
Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z. 2005. Mineral and nitrogen source optimization enhance d-xylose conversion to ethanol by the yeast Pichia stipitis [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Paper No. P07.
Physiological Responses to Furfural and Hmf and the Link to Other Stress Pathways - (Abstract Only)
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2005. Physiological responses to furfural and HMF and the link to other stress pathways [abstract]. European Congress on Biotechnology. Paper No. G.4.4.
A 7872 Cdna Microarray and Its Use in Bovine Functional Genomics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Everts, R.E., Band, M.R., Liu, Z., Kumar, C.G., Liu, L., Loor, J.J., Oliveria, R., Lewin, H.A. 2005. A 7872 cNDA microarray and its use in bovine functional genomics. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology. 105:235-245
Tolerance to Furfural-Induced Stress Is Associated with Pentose Phosphate Pathway Genes Zwf1, Gnd1, Rpe1,and Tkl1 in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorsich, S.W., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Skory, C.D. 2005. Tolerance to furfural-induced stress is associated with pentose phosphate pathway genes ZWF1, GND1, RPEL, and TKL1 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 71(3):339-349. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-005-0142-3
Cold Shock During Liquid Production Increases Storage Shelf-Life of Cryptococcus Nodaensis Oh 182.9 after Air Drying - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, S., Schisler, D.A., Jackson, M.A., Boehm, M.J., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2006. Cold shock during liquid production increases storage shelf-life of Cryptococcus nodaensis OH 182.9 after air drying. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 16(3):281-293.
A New DNA Oligo Microarray for Complete Genome of Pseudomonas Fluorescens Pf-5 - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Duboy, R.T., Press, C., Loper, J.E., Paulsen, I.T., Slininger, P.J. 2005. A new DNA oligo microarray for complete genome of Pseudomonas fluorescens pf-5 [abstract]. International Union of Microbiological Societies. Abstract No. B-1258, p. 63-64.
Induction of Pleiotropic Drug Resistance Gene Expression Indicates Important Roles of Pdr to Cope with Furfural and 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Stress in Ethanologenic Yeast - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Induction of pleiotropic drug resistance gene expression indicates important roles of pdr to cope with furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress in ethanologenic yeast [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 169.
The Role of the Pentose Phosphate Pathway in Fermentation Inhibitor Tolerance - (Abstract Only)
Gorsich, S.W., Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. The role of the pentose phosphate pathway in fermentation inhibitor tolerance. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract No. 5-33.
Transcriptome Dynamics of Ethanologenic Yeast in Response to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Stress Related to Biomass Conversion to Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Transcriptome dynamics of ethanologenic yeast in response to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress related to biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. Paper No. 177C.
Transcriptome Dynamics of Ethanologenic Yeast in Response to 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural Stress Related to Biomass Conversion to Ethanol - (Proceedings)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Transcriptome dynamics of ethanologenic yeast in response to 5-hydroxymethylfurfural stress related to biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. Abstract Book. p. 991.
Functional Genomics of Microbial Stress Tolerance - (Abstract Only) - (02-Dec-04)
The Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Pentose Phosphate Pathway Gene, Rpe1, Functions in Furfural Tolerance During Fermentation - (Proceedings)
Gorsich, S.W., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2004. The Saccharomyces cerevisiae pentose phosphate pathway gene, rpe1, functions in furfural tolerance during fermentation [abstract]. Proceedings of the 11th International Congress on Yeasts in Science and Biotechnology. Paper No. PM24.
Enhanced Biotransformation of Furfural and 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural by Newly Developed Ethanologenic Yeast Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Gorsich, S.W. 2005. Enhanced biotransformation of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by newly developed ethanologenic yeast strains. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 121-124: 451-460.
Exogenous Nucleic Acid Controls for DNA Oligo Microarrays - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Exogenous nucleic acid controls for DNA oligo microarrays [abstract]. 7th International Meeting of the Microarray Gene Expression Data Society, Toronto, ON, Canada. Paper No. 908.
Identification of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Genes Involved in Furfural Tolerance During Fermentation. - (Abstract Only)
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z., Nichols, N.N., Dien, B.S. 2004. Identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes involved in furfural tolerance during fermentation [abstract]. Proceedings of the Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology. Abstract No. 166A, p. 104.
Functional Genomic Studies of in Situ Detoxification of Bioethanol Fermentation Inhibitors Using Ethanologenic Yeast - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Functional genomic studies of in situ detoxification of bioethanol fermentation inhibitors using ethanologenic yeast [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Abstract No. S146.
Development of Genetically Engineered Stress Tolerant Ethanologenic Yeasts Using Integrated Functional Genomics for Effective Biomass Conversion to Ethanol - (Book / Chapter)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2005. Development of genetically engineered stress tolerant ethanologenic yeasts using integrated functional genomics for effective biomass conversion to ethanol. In: Collins, K., Duffield, J., Outlaw, J., editors. Agriculture as a Producer and Consumer of Energy. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, p. 283-294.
Enhanced Biotransformation of Furfural and 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural by Newly Developed Ethanologenic Yeast Strains - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Gorsich, S.W. 2004. Enhanced biotransformation of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural by newly developed ethanologenic yeast strains [abstract]. 26th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Abstract No. 2-40. p. 153.
Identification of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Genes Involved in Furfural Tolerance During Fermentation. - (Abstract Only)
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2004. Identification of Saccharomyces cerevisiae genes involved in furfural tolerance during fermentation. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. May 9-12, 2004. Chattanooga, TN. Poster No. 2-42. p. 155.
Adaptive Response of Yeasts to Furfural and 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural and New Chemical Evidence for Hmf Conversion to 2,5-Bis-Hydroxymethylfuran - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Berhow, M.A., Kurtzman, C.P., Gorsich, S.W. 2004. Adaptive response of yeasts to furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and new chemical evidence for hmf conversion to 2,5-bis-hydroxymethylfuran. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 31:345-352. Available http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10295-004-0148-3.
Global Gene Expression Analysis of Ethanologenic Yeasts in Adaptation to Bioethanol Fermentation Inhibitory Stress - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Global gene expression analysis of ethanologenic yeasts in adaptation to bioethanol fermentation inhibitory stress [abstract]. International Conference on Microbial Genomes. Genomes 2004. p. 61.
27-Hydroxycholesterol Inhibits Neutral Sphingomyelinase in Cultured Human Endothelial Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, Q., Band, M.R., Hernandez, A., Liu, Z., Kummerow, F.A. 2004. 27-Hydroxycholesterol inhibits neutral sphingomyelinase in cultured human endothelial cells. Life Sciences. 75:1567-1577.
Development of Genetically Engineered Stress Tolerant Ethanologenic Yeasts Using Integrated Functional Genomics for Effective Biomass Conversion to Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J. 2004. Development of genetically engineered stress tolerant ethanologenic yeasts using integrated functional genomics for effective biomass conversion to ethanol [abstract]. Proceedings of the Conference of Agriculture as a Producer and Consumer of Energy. Selected Paper Abstracts, Session D, Paper No. 7.
Comparative Tolerance Studies Reveal Dose-Dependent Inhibition of Ethanologenic Yeasts by Furfural and 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Slininger, P.J., Dien, B.S., Kurtzman, C.P., Gorsich, S.W. 2004. Comparative tolerance studies reveal dose-dependent inhibition of ethanologenic yeasts by furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. Paper No. 40.
Identification of Saccharomyces Cerevisiae Genes Involved in Tolerance of Fermentation Inhibitors - (Abstract Only)
Gorsich, S.W., Slininger, P.J., Liu, Z. 2003. Identification of saccharomyces cerevisiae genes involved in tolerance of fermentation inhibitors. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting.
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