Cristiane Sanchez Farinas


Country: Brazil


  1. Coutinho T, Rojas M, Tardioli P, Paris E, Farinas C. Nanoimmobilization of ?-glucosidase onto hydroxyapatite. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..The results showed that ?-glucosidase could be efficiently immobilized on HA nanoparticles by means of a very simple adsorption protocol, offering a promising strategy for performing repeated enzymatic hydrolysis reactions. ..
  2. Braga C, Delabona P, Lima D, Paixão D, Pradella J, Farinas C. Addition of feruloyl esterase and xylanase produced on-site improves sugarcane bagasse hydrolysis. Bioresour Technol. 2014;170:316-324 pubmed publisher
    ..oryzae P21C3 increased the conversion of cellulose derived from pretreated sugarcane bagasse by 36%. Supplementation with FAE and xylanase enzymes produced on-site can therefore be used to improve the hydrolysis of sugarcane bagasse. ..
  3. Farinas C, Florencio C, Badino A. On-Site Production of Cellulolytic Enzymes by the Sequential Cultivation Method. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1796:273-282 pubmed publisher
    ..This chapter presents the detailed procedure of the sequential cultivation method, which could be employed for the on-site production of the cellulolytic enzymes required to convert lignocellulosic biomass into simple sugars. ..
  4. Brondi M, Vasconcellos V, Giordano R, Farinas C. Alternative Low-Cost Additives to Improve the Saccharification of Lignocellulosic Biomass. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..FTIR spectroscopy and nitrogen elemental analysis revealed that the additives probably acted to reduce unproductive binding of cellulolytic enzymes onto the lignin portion of the sugarcane bagasse. ..
  5. Vasconcellos V, Tardioli P, Giordano R, Farinas C. Addition of metal ions to a (hemi)cellulolytic enzymatic cocktail produced in-house improves its activity, thermostability, and efficiency in the saccharification of pretreated sugarcane bagasse. N Biotechnol. 2016;33:331-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The findings suggest that the addition of inexpensive metal ions can help to improve activity, thermostability, and saccharification efficiency of (hemi)cellulolytic enzymes. ..
  6. Pinto A, Pereira S, Ribeiro M, Farinas C. Monitoring of the cellulosic ethanol fermentation process by near-infrared spectroscopy. Bioresour Technol. 2016;203:334-40 pubmed publisher
  7. Silveira E, Tardioli P, Farinas C. Valorization of Palm Oil Industrial Waste as Feedstock for Lipase Production. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2016;179:558-71 pubmed publisher
    ..The results demonstrate the potential application of palm oil industrial residues for lipase production and contribute to the technological advances needed to develop processes for industrial enzymes production. ..
  8. Florencio C, Badino A, Farinas C. Soybean protein as a cost-effective lignin-blocking additive for the saccharification of sugarcane bagasse. Bioresour Technol. 2016;221:172-180 pubmed publisher
    ..niger and T. reesei enzymatic cocktails resulted in 54% higher glucose release, compared to the control. Soybean protein is a potential cost-effective additive for use in the biomass conversion process. ..
  9. Maroldi M, Vasconcellos V, Lacava P, Farinas C. Potential of Mangrove-Associated Endophytic Fungi for Production of Carbohydrolases with High Saccharification Efficiency. Appl Biochem Biotechnol. 2018;184:806-820 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate the potential of mangrove-associated endophytic fungi for production of carbohydrolases with efficient performance in the hydrolysis of biomass, thus contributing to the implementation of future biorefineries. ..

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  1. Squinca P, Badino A, Farinas C. A closed-loop strategy for endoglucanase production using sugarcane bagasse liquefied by a home-made enzymatic cocktail. Bioresour Technol. 2018;249:976-982 pubmed publisher
  2. Pinto A, Ribeiro M, Farinas C. Fast spectroscopic monitoring of inhibitors in the 2G ethanol process. Bioresour Technol. 2018;250:148-154 pubmed publisher
    ..0%. The results demonstrated that the monitoring performance achieved with PLS-UV-Vis could support future studies of optimization and control protocols for application in industrial processes. ..
  3. Abreu Silveira E, Moreno Perez S, Basso A, Serban S, Pestana Mamede R, Tardioli P, et al. Modulation of the regioselectivity of Thermomyces lanuginosus lipase via biocatalyst engineering for the Ethanolysis of oil in fully anhydrous medium. BMC Biotechnol. 2017;17:88 pubmed publisher
    ..The absence of acyl migrations under identical reaction conditions is clearly observed and hence the different activities and regioselectivities seem to be due to the different catalytic properties of different derivatives of TLL. ..