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Cloning of novel bacterial xylanases from lignocellulose-enriched compost metagenomic libraries

Ellilä, S., Bromann, P., Nyyssönen, M., Itävaara, M., Koivula, A., Paulin, L. & Kruus, K., 2019, In : AMB Express. 9, 1, 124.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Metagenomics
Organism Cloning
Soil
Hydrolysis
Enzymes

Effect of cellulase family and structure on modification of wood fibres at high consistency

Rahikainen, J., Ceccherini, S., Molinier, M., Holopainen-Mantila, U., Reza, M., Väisänen, S., Puranen, T., Kruus, K., Vuorinen, T., Maloney, T., Suurnäkki, A. & Grönqvist, S., 30 May 2019, In : Cellulose. 26, 8, p. 5085-5103 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Cellulase
Wood
Fibers
Pulp
Enzymes
4 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of hydrothermal pretreatment severity on lignin inhibition in enzymatic hydrolysis

Kellock, M., Maaheimo, H., Marjamaa, K., Rahikainen, J., Zhang, H., Holopainen-Mantila, U., Ralph, J., Tamminen, T., Felby, C. & Kruus, K., 2019, In : Bioresource Technology. 280, p. 303-312 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Enzyme inhibition
Enzymatic hydrolysis
Lignin
lignin
hydrolysis

The liquid fraction from hydrothermal pretreatment of wheat straw provides lytic polysaccharide monooxygenases with both electrons and H2O2 co-substrate

Kont, R., Pihlajaniemi, V., Borisova, A. S., Aro, N., Marjamaa, K., Loogen, J., Büchs, J., Eijsink, V. G. H., Kruus, K. & Väljamaë, P., 8 Oct 2019, In : Biotechnology for Biofuels. 12, 1, 235.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Straw
Polysaccharides
Mixed Function Oxygenases
polysaccharide
straw
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

A new crystal form of Aspergillus oryzae catechol oxidase and evaluation of copper site structures in coupled binuclear copper enzymes

Penttinen, L., Rutanen, C., Saloheimo, M., Kruus, K., Rouvinen, J. & Hakulinen, N., 1 May 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 5, e0196691.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Aspergillus oryzae
Catechol Oxidase
Aspergillus
catechol oxidase
crystals

Bits and biomass: A roadmap to the digitalisation-empowered bioeconomy

Leinonen, A. (ed.), Åkerman, M. (ed.), Kruus, K. (ed.), Asikainen, A. (ed.), Muhonen, T. (ed.), Kohl, J. (ed.), Ala-Ilomäki, J., Arvas, M., Backman, J., Hantula, J., Häme, T., Isto, P., Kangas, A., Lantto, R., Nieminen, K., Nordlund, E., Pastell, M., Peltola, R., Pesonen, L., Pitkänen, J-P. & 7 others, Piri, T., Pusenius, J., Seisto, A., Suomi, P., Utriainen, M., Viiri, H. & Väätäinen, K., 2018, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 51 p. (VTT Visions; No. 12).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
Natural resources
Biomass
Raw materials
Production control
Transparency
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cellulases adsorb reversibly on biomass lignin

Djajadi, D. T., Pihlajaniemi, V., Rahikainen, J., Kruus, K. & Meyer, A. S., 21 Aug 2018, In : Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 115, 12, p. 2869-2880 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Cellulases
Lignin
Biomass
Adsorption
Straw
1 Citation (Scopus)
Xylans
Peeling
Fibers
Chemical analysis
Hydrolysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Enzyme biotechnology in degradation and modification of plant cell wall polymers

Marjamaa, K. & Kruus, K., 1 Sep 2018, In : Physiologia Plantarum. 164, 1, p. 106-118 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Plant Cells
Biotechnology
Cell Wall
biotechnology
polymers
6 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of thermochemical pre-treatment and carbohydrate and protein hydrolyzing enzyme treatment on fractionation of protein and lignin from brewer's spent grain

Rommi, K., Niemi, P., Kemppainen, K. & Kruus, K., 1 Jan 2018, In : Journal of Cereal Science. 79, p. 168-173 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

spent grains
brewers grains
Lignin
enzymatic treatment
Fractionation

Screening of glycoside hydrolases and ionic liquids for fibre modification

Rahikainen, J., Anbarasan, S., Wahlström, R., Parviainen, A., King, A. W. T., Puranen, T., Kruus, K., Kilpeläinen, I., Turunen, O. & Suurnäkki, A., 2018, In : Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology. 93, 3, p. 818-826 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Ionic Liquids
Glycoside Hydrolases
Ionic liquids
Screening
Fibers
2017
4 Citations (Scopus)

A novel Colletotrichum graminicola raffinose oxidase in the AA5 family

Blomster Andberg, M., Mollerup, F., Parikka, K., Koutaniemi, S., Boer, H., Juvonen, M., Master, E., Tenkanen, M. & Kruus, K., 2017, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 83, 20, 17 p., e01383.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Glomerella graminicola
Colletotrichum
Raffinose
raffinose
substrate preference

Bittejä ja biomassaa: Tiekartta digitalisaation vauhdittamaan biotalouteen

Leinonen, A. (ed.), Åkerman, M. (ed.), Kruus, K. (ed.), Asikainen, A. (ed.), Muhonen, T. (ed.), Kohl, J. (ed.), Ala-Ilomäki, J., Arvas, M., Backman, J., Hantula, J., Holmala, K., Häme, T., Kangas, A., Isto, P., Lantto, R., Nieminen, K., Pastell, M., Nordlund, E., Peltola, R., Pesonen, L. & 8 others, Pitkänen, J-P., Piri, T., Pusenius, J., Seisto, A., Suomi, P., Utriainen, M., Viiri, H. & Väätäinen, K., 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 103 p. (VTT Visions; No. 11).

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Characterization of sulfhydryl oxidase from Aspergillus tubingensis

Nivala, O., Faccio, G., Arvas, M., Permi, P., Buchert, J., Kruus, K. & Mattinen, M. L., 8 Dec 2017, In : BMC biochemistry. 18, 1, 1 p., 15.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
Aspergillus
Enzymes
Glutathione
Gene encoding
Gliotoxin
24 Citations (Scopus)

Lignin-derived inhibition of monocomponent cellulases and a xylanase in the hydrolysis of lignocellulosics

Kellock, M., Rahikainen, J., Marjamaa, K. & Kruus, K., 11 Feb 2017, In : Bioresource Technology. 232, p. 183-191 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Cellulases
Lignin
lignin
hydrolysis
Hydrolysis
11 Citations (Scopus)

Lignin Films from Spruce, Eucalyptus, and Wheat Straw Studied with Electroacoustic and Optical Sensors: Effect of Composition and Electrostatic Screening on Enzyme Binding

Pereira, A., Hoeger, I. C., Ferrer, A., Rencoret, J., Del Rio, J., Kruus, K., Rahikainen, J., Kellock, M., Gutiérrez, A. & Rojas, O. J., 10 Apr 2017, In : Biomacromolecules. 18, 4, p. 1322-1332 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Lignin
Optical sensors
Straw
Electrostatics
Screening
10 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

lignin
oxidation
biomass
softwood
pretreatment
11 Citations (Scopus)

Structuring colloidal oat and faba bean protein particles via enzymatic modification

Nivala, O., Mäkinen, O., Kruus, K., Nordlund, E. & Ercili-Cura, D., 15 Sep 2017, In : Food Chemistry. 231, p. 87-95 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Vicia faba
oat protein
protein-glutamine gamma-glutamyltransferase
faba beans
foaming properties
71 Downloads (Pure)

The Making of BIOECONOMY TRANSFORMATION

Kruus, K. (ed.) & Hakala, T. (ed.), 2017, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. 84 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReport

Open Access
File
national strategy
programme
ecosystem
research centre
2016
31 Citations (Scopus)

Back to the future of soil metagenomics

Nesme, J., Achouak, W., Agathos, S. N., Bailey, M. J., Simonet, P., Kruus, K. & et al., 2016, In : Frontiers in Microbiology. 7

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Open Access
10 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical characterization of hydrothermally pretreated and enzyme-digested wheat straw : an evaluation of recalcitrance

Merali, Z., Marjamaa, K., Käsper, A., Kruus, K., Gunning, A. P., Morris, V. J. & Waldron, K. W., 2016, In : Food Chemistry. 198, p. 132-140

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Straw
wheat straw
Triticum
Saccharification
saccharification
18 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of three deep eutectic solvents and 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate in the pretreatment of lignocellulose: effect on enzyme stability, lignocellulose digestibility and one-pot hydrolysis

Wahlström, R., Hiltunen, J., Pitaluga de Souza Nascente Sirkka, M., Vuoti, S. & Kruus, K., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 72, p. 68100-68110

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Eutectics
Hydrolysis
Enzymes
Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids

Effect of hydrothermal pretreatment severity on lignin inhibition in the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass

Kellock, M., Zhang, H., Marjamaa, K., Tamminen, T., Felby, C. & Kruus, K., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

enzymatic hydrolysis
lignin
pretreatment
biomass
enzymes

Effect of pretreatment severity on the enzymatic hydrolysis of spruce and wheat straw

Kellock, M., Zhang, H., Marjamaa, K., Tamminen, T., Felby, C. & Kruus, K., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

Effect of pretreatment severity on the inhibitory nature of lignin in the enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulose

Kellock, M., Zhang, H., Marjamaa, K., Tamminen, T., Felby, C. & Kruus, K., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference articleScientific

13 Citations (Scopus)

Steam explosion of Brewer’s spent grain improves enzymatic digestibility of carbohydrates and affects solubility and stability of proteins

Kemppainen, K., Rommi, K., Holopainen, U. & Kruus, K., 15 Apr 2016, In : Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 180, 1, p. 94-108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Explosions
Protein Stability
Steam
Carbohydrates
Solubility
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of milk fat with sn-2 specific Pseudozyma antarctica lipase A for targeted hydrolysis of saturated medium and long-chain fatty acids

Nyyssölä, A., Miettinen, H., Kontkanen, H., Lille, M., Partanen, R., Rokka, S., Järvenpää, E., Lantto, R. & Kruus, K., 2015, In : International Dairy Journal. 41, p. 16-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleScientificpeer-review

Pseudozyma antarctica
medium chain fatty acids
long chain fatty acids
Lipase
milk fat