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Development of methods of analysis and data integration of omics applied to the construction of industrial yeasts for second generation bioethanol production

Grant number: 15/06263-9
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
Effective date (Start): December 01, 2015
Effective date (End): February 28, 2019
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Genetics - Molecular Genetics and Genetics of Microorganisms
Principal researcher:Gonçalo Amarante Guimarães Pereira
Grantee:Lucas Miguel de Carvalho
Home Institution: Instituto de Biologia (IB). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil

Abstract

Brazil is a world leader in the production of ethanol, a pioneer in the ethanol industry. However, the country is already facing a major limitation imposed by the first-generation ethanol production technology. Thus, new alternatives have been proposed, especially the technology of second generation, which is to use the lignocellulosic residues of cane sugar for ethanol production. A major challenge of this technology is the development of an industrial yeast that can not only produce ethanol from hexoses (glucose) as usual, but also from pentoses representing 15% to 45% of the lignocellulosic material. The objective of this work is to use bioinformatics tools and systems biology to study the transcriptome, proteome and metabolome of the fermenting yeast xylose in different fermentation conditions. The project also entails the integration of the results generated by the various omics through dynamic modeling of networks and metabolite flow optimizations in silico using the available model of yeast adapted to the xylose consumption.

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Scientific publications
(References retrieved automatically from Web of Science and SciELO through information on FAPESP grants and their corresponding numbers as mentioned in the publications by the authors)
DE CARVALHO, L. M.; BORELLI, G.; CAMARGO, A. P.; DE ASSIS, M. A.; DE FERRAZ, S. M. F.; FIAMENGHI, M. B.; JOSE, J.; MOFATTO, L. S.; NAGAMATSU, S. T.; PERSINOTI, G. F.; et al. Bioinformatics applied to biotechnology: A review towards bioenergy research. BIOMASS & BIOENERGY, v. 123, p. 195-224, . (16/05379-6, 16/02792-0, 17/07008-8, 17/13015-7, 13/08293-7, 14/26905-2, 15/06263-9)
NAGAMATSU, SHEILA TIEMI; TEIXEIRA, GLEIDSON SILVA; BEZERRA DE MELLO, FELLIPE DA SILVEIRA; GALVAO TIZEI, PEDRO AUGUSTO; GRICHOSWSKI NAKAGAWA, BRUNA TATSUE; DE CARVALHO, LUCAS MIGUEL; GUIMARAES PEREIRA, GONCALO AMARANTE; CARAZZOLLE, MARCELO FALSARELLA. Genome Assembly of a Highly Aldehyde-Resistant Saccharomyces cerevisiae SA1-Derived Industrial Strain. MICROBIOLOGY RESOURCE ANNOUNCEMENTS, v. 8, n. 13, . (16/02506-7, 15/06677-8, 13/08293-7, 14/26905-2, 15/06263-9)
Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
CARVALHO, Lucas Miguel de. Development of methods of analysis and data integration applied to the construction of industrial yeasts for the production of second generation bioethanol. 2019. Doctoral Thesis - Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Instituto de Biologia Campinas, SP.

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