Matti Siika-aho

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1988 …2020

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Research Output

2020
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fibrolytic enzyme treatment prior to ensiling increased press-juice and crude protein yield from grass silage

Rinne, M., Winquist, E., Pihlajaniemi, V., Niemi, P., Seppälä, A. & Siika-aho, M., Mar 2020, In : Bioresource Technology. 299, 122572.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)
2017

Development of a low-cost cellulase production process using Trichoderma reesei for Brazilian biorefineries

Ellilä, S., Fonseca, L., Uchima, C., Cota, J., Goldman, G. H., Saloheimo, M., Sacon, V. & Siika-Aho, M., 2017, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 10, 1, p. 30

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
51 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic degradation of sulfite-pulped softwoods and the role of LPMOs

Chylenski, P., Petrovic, D. M., Müller, G., Dahlström, M., Bengtsson, O., Lersch, M., Siika-aho, M., Horn, S. J. & Eijsink, V. G. H., 11 Jul 2017, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 10, 1, 177.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
25 Citations (Scopus)
Open Access
14 Citations (Scopus)

Production of sugars from grass silage after steam explosion or soaking in aqueous ammonia

Niemi, P., Pihlajaniemi, V., Rinne, M. & Siika-aho, M., 1 Apr 2017, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 98, January, p. 93-99 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Purification and concentration of lignin from the spent liquor of the alkaline oxidation of woody biomass through membrane separation technology

Servaes, K., Varhimo, A., Dubreuil, M., Bulut, M., Vandezande, P., Siika-aho, M., Sirviö, J., Kruus, K., Porto-Carrero, W. & Bongers, M., 1 Nov 2017, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 106, p. 86-96 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

18 Citations (Scopus)
2016

Comparison of four pre-treatment methods

Siika-aho, M., Leschinsky, M., van Groenestijn, J., Blomberg, D., Aasen, I. M., Dubreuil, M., Varhimo, A., Verges, M., Beckers, E., Johansson, E., Hytönen, E., Sirviö, J. & Kristiina, K., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther conference contributionProfessional

Effect of Microwave-Assisted Pretreatment Conditions on Hemicellulose Conversion and Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Norway Spruce

Kuittinen, S., Rodriguez, Y. P., Yang, M., Keinänen, M., Pastinen, O., Siika-aho, M., Turunen, O. & Pappinen, A., 1 Mar 2016, In : Bioenergy Research. 9, 1, p. 344-354 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of Two Novel β-Glucosidases from Chaetomium atrobrunneum in Trichoderma reesei and Characterization of the Heterologous Protein Products

Colabardini, A. C., Valkonen, M., Huuskonen, A., Siika-aho, M., Koivula, A., Goldman, G. H. & Saloheimo, M., 1 Dec 2016, In : Molecular Biotechnology. 58, 12, p. 821-831 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

11 Citations (Scopus)

Utilization of recycled wood in biorefineries: preliminary results of steam explosion and ethanol/water organosolv pulping without a catalyst

Lesar, B., Humar, M., Hora, G., Hachmeister, P., Schmiedl, D., Pindel, E., Siika-aho, M. & Liitiä, T., 2016, In : European Journal of Wood and Wood Products. 74, 5, p. 711-723

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Charge-Based Engineering of Hydrophobin HFBI: Effect on Interfacial Assembly and Interactions

Lienemann, M., Grunér, M. S., Paananen, A., Siika-Aho, M. & Linder, M. B., 27 Feb 2015, In : Biomacromolecules. 16, 4, p. 1283-1292 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Sugars from biomass: High cellulose hydrolysability of oxygen alkali treated spruce, beech and wheat straw

Siika-aho, M., Varhimo, A., Sirviö, J. & Kristiina, K., 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleProfessional

1 Citation (Scopus)

The essential role of plant cell wall degrading enzymes in the success of biorefineries: current status and future challenges

Silveira, M. H. L., Siika-Aho, M., Kruus, K., Garriga, L. M. & Ramos, L. P., 2015, Biofuels in Brazil: fundamental aspects, recent developments, and future perspectives. da Silva, S. S. & Chandel, A. K. (eds.). Springer, p. 151-172

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter or book articleProfessional

2 Citations (Scopus)
2014

Assessment of the enzymatic hydrolysis profile of cellulosic substrates based on reducing sugar release

Silveira, M. H. L., Aguiar, R. S., Siika-aho, M. & Ramos, L. P., 2014, In : Bioresource Technology. 151, p. 392-396

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

22 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrolysis and composition of recovered fibres fractionated from solid recovered fuel

Kemppainen, K., Siika-aho, M., Östman, A., Sipilä, E., Puranen, T., von Weymarn, N. & Kruus, K., 2014, In : Bioresource Technology. 169, p. 88-95 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Mixtures of Thermostable Enzymes Show High Performance in Biomass Saccharification

Kallioinen, A., Puranen, T. & Siika-aho, M., 2014, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 173, 5, p. 1038-1056 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Spruce bark as an industrial source of condensed tannins and non-cellulosic sugars

Kemppainen, K., Siika-aho, M., Pattathi, S., Giovando, S. & Kruus, K., 2014, In : Industrial Crops and Products. 52, p. 158-168 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

60 Citations (Scopus)

Sugars from woody biomass: High cellulose hydrolysability of oxygen alkali treated spruce wood

Siika-aho, M., Määttänen, M., Liukkonen, S., Sirviö, J. & Varhimo, A., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOther conference contributionProfessional

The role of endoglucanase and endoxylanase in liquefaction of hydrothermally pretreated wheat straw

Skovgaard, P. A., Thygesen, L. G., Jørgensen, H., Cardona, M., Tozzi, E., Mccarthy, M. & Siika-aho, M., 2014, In : Biotechnology Progress. 30, 4, p. 923-931 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)
2013

A novel alkaline oxidation pretreatment for spruce, birch and sugar cane bagasse

Kallioinen, A., Hakola, M., Riekkola, T., Repo, T., Leskelä, M., Von Weymarn, N. & Siika-aho, M., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 140, p. 414-420 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

Carbohydrate-binding modules (CBMs) revisited: reduced amount of water counterbalances the need for CBMs

Várnai, A., Siika-aho, M. & Viikari, L., 26 Feb 2013, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 6, p. 30 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
83 Citations (Scopus)

Small-angle scattering study of structural changes in the microfibril network of nanocellulose during enzymatic hydrolysis

Penttilä, P. A., Várnai, A., Fernández, M., Kontro, I., Liljeström, V., Lindner, P., Siika-aho, M., Viikari, L. & Serimaa, R., 2013, In : Cellulose. 20, 3, p. 1031-1040 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

14 Citations (Scopus)

Spruce bark biorefinery

Kemppainen, K., Niemelä, T., Inkinen, J., Uusitalo, J., Kaijaluoto, S., Sorsamäki, L., Aaltonen, O., Suurnäkki, A., Peltonen, S., Mikkonen, H., Grönberg, V., Kruus, K., Nakari-Setälä, T. & Siika-aho, M., 2013, Proceedings of the 21st European Biomass Conference. p. 540-543

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Xylanase XYN IV from Trichoderma reesei showing exo- and endo-xylanase activity

Tenkanen, M., Vršanská, M., Siika-Aho, M., Wong, D. W., Puchart, V., Penttilä, M., Saloheimo, M. & Biely, P., 1 Jan 2013, In : FEBS Journal. 280, 1, p. 285-301

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

43 Citations (Scopus)

Xylan as limiting factor in enzymatic hydrolysis of nanocellulose

Penttilä, P. A., Varnai, A., Pere, J., Tammelin, T., Salmén, L., Siika-aho, M., Viikari, L. & Serimaa, R., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 129, p. 135-141 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

58 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Alkaline oxidation pretreatment of wood materials to produce ethanol

Kallioinen, A., Siika-aho, M., Hytönen, E., Hakola, M., Rovio, S., Tamminen, T., Repo, T., Leskelä, M. & von Weymarn, N., 2012, NWBC 2012: The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference. Niemelä, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 327-328 (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access

Catalysed alkaline oxidation as a wood fractionation technique

Rovio, S., Kallioinen, A., Tamminen, T., Hakola, M., Leskelä, M. & Siika-aho, M., 2012, In : BioResources. 7, 1, p. 756-776 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
18 Citations (Scopus)

Continuous pilot scale process demonstrating waste fibre as a feasible feedstock to ethanol and biogas production

Kemppainen, K., Ranta, L., Sipilä, E., Östman, A., Vehmaanperä, J., Puranen, T., Langfelder, K., Hannula, J., Kallioinen, A., Siika-aho, M., Sipilä, K. & von Weymarn, N., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Enzymes - tools to upgrade biomass to high-value products

Grönqvist, S., Pere, J., Siika-aho, M., Suurnäkki, A. & Hakala, T. K., 2012, NWBC 2012: The 4th Nordic Wood Biorefinery Conference. Niemelä, K. (ed.). Espoo: VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, p. 329-330 (VTT Technology; No. 53).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsProfessional

Open Access

Ethanol and biogas production from waste fibre and fibre sludge: The FibreEtOH concept

Kemppainen, K., Ranta, L., Sipilä, E., Östman, A., Vehmaanperä, J., Puranen, T., Langfelder, K., Hannula, J., Kallioinen, A., Siika-aho, M., Sipilä, K. & von Weymarn, N., 2012, In : Biomass and Bioenergy. 46, p. 60-69 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

21 Citations (Scopus)

Hot water extraction and steam explosion as pretreatments for ethanol production from spruce bark

Kemppainen, K., Inkinen, J., Uusitalo, J., Nakari-Setälä, T. & Siika-aho, M., 2012, In : Bioresource Technology. 117, p. 131-139

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

46 Citations (Scopus)

Reed canary grass as a feedstock for 2nd generation bioethanol production

Kallioinen, A., Uusitalo, J., Pahkala, K., Kontturi, M., Viikari, L., von Weymarn, N. & Siika-aho, M., 2012, In : Bioresource Technology. 123, p. 669-672 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

23 Citations (Scopus)

Susceptibility of pretreated wood sections of Norway spruce (Picea abies) clones to enzymatic hydrolysis

Rodriguez, Y. P., Puhakka-Tarvainen, H., Pastinen, O., Siika-aho, M., Alvila, L., Turunen, O., Morales, L. & Pappinen, A., 2012, In : Canadian Journal of Forest Research. 42, 1, p. 38-46 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)
2011

Comparison of the synergistic action of two thermostable xylanases from GH families 10 and 11 with thermostable cellulases in lignocellulose hydrolysis

Zhang, J., Tuomainen, P., Siika-aho, M. & Viikari, L., 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 19, p. 9090-9095 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

55 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic hydrolysis and ethanol production of hot water extracted spruce bark

Nyman, K., Uusitalo, J., Inkinen, J., Siika-aho, M. & Nakari-Setälä, T., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference PosterScientific

High level secretion of cellobiohydrolases by Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Ilmén, M., Den Haan, R., Brevnova, E., McBride, J., Wiswall, E., Froehlich, A., Koivula, A., Voutilainen, S. P., Siika-Aho, M., La Grange, D. C., Thorngren, N., Ahlgren, S., Mellon, M., Deleault, K., Rajgarhia, V., Van Zyl, W. H. & Penttilä, M., 14 Sep 2011, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 4, 30.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
107 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation of oligosaccharides and xylan from kraft pulp by enzyme-aided alkaline extraction

Hakala, T., Mikkelson, A., Manelius, R., Willför, S. & Siika-aho, M., 2011, 2nd International Polysaccharide Conference EPNOE 2011: Book of abstracts. Wageningen Academic Publishers, 16

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference abstract in proceedingsScientific

Proteomic and functional analysis of the cellulase system expressed by Postia placenta during brown rot of solid wood

Ryu, J. S., Shary, S., Houtman, C. J., Panisko, E. A., Korripally, P., St. John, F. J., Crooks, C., Siika-aho, M., Magnuson, J. K. & Hammel, K. E., 2011, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 22, p. 7933-7941 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

29 Citations (Scopus)

Synergistic action of xylanase and mannanase improves the total hydrolysis of softwood

Várnai, A., Huikko, L., Pere, J., Siika-aho, M. & Viikari, L., 2011, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 19, p. 9096-9104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

89 Citations (Scopus)

Thermostable endoglucanases in the liquefaction of hydrothermally pretreated wheat straw

Szijártó, N., Horan, E., Zhang, J., Puranen, T., Siika-aho, M. & Viikari, L., 2011, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 4, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
44 Citations (Scopus)

The role of acetyl xylan esterase in the solubilization of xylan and enzymatic hydrolysis of wheat straw and giant reed

Zhang, J., Siika-aho, M., Tenkanen, M. & Viikari, L., 2011, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 4, 60

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
95 Citations (Scopus)
2010

Adsorption of monocomponent enzymes in enzyme mixture analyzed quantitatively during hydrolysis of lignocellulose substrates

Varnai, A., Viikari, L., Marjamaa, K. & Siika-aho, M., 2010, In : Bioresource Technology. 102, 2, p. 1220-1227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

71 Citations (Scopus)

Changes in submicrometer structure of enzymatically hydrolyzed microcrystalline cellulose

Penttilä, P. A., Varnai, A., Leppänen, K., Peura, M., Kallonen, A., Jääskeläinen, P., Lucenius, J., Ruokolainen, J., Siika-aho, M., Viikari, L. & Serimaa, R., 2010, In : Biomacromolecules. 11, 4, p. 1111-1117 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

42 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of specific activities and hydrolytic properties of cell-wall-degrading enzymes produced by Trichoderma reesei Rut C30 on different carbon sources

Sipos, B., Bénko, Z., Dienes, D., Réczey, K., Viikari, L. & Siika-aho, M., 2010, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 161, 1-8, p. 347-364 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

65 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of two thermostable xylanases as accessory enzymes in lignocelluloses hydrolysis

Zhang, J., Szijártó, N., Maijala, P., Siika-aho, M., Puranen, T., Tenkanen, M. & Viikari, L., 2010, Lignobiotech One Symposium: 1st Symposium on Biotechnology Applied to Lignocelluloses : March 28th - April 1st 2010, Reims, France. Presses universitaires de Reims

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference article in proceedingsScientific

Effect of acid and enzymatic treatments of TCF dissolving pulp on the properties of wet spun cellulosic fibres

Vehviläinen, M., Kamppuri, T., Nousiainen, P., Kallioinen, A., Siika-aho, M., Christoffersson, K. E., Rom, M. & Janicki, J., 2010, In : Cellulose chemistry and technology. 44, 4-6, p. 147-151 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
16 Citations (Scopus)

Enzymatic activation of softwood dissolving pulps

Tamminen, T., Siika-aho, M., Liitiä, T., Adden, R., Parviainen, H. & Maunu, S-L., 2010, In : Journal of Biotechnology. 150, Supplement, p. 508 [P-P&F.97].

Research output: Contribution to journalOther journal contributionScientificpeer-review