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Research Output 2003 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Adaptation and application of a two-plasmid inducible CRISPR-Cas9 system in Clostridium beijerinckii

Diallo, M., Hocq, R., Collas, F., Chartier, G., Wasels, F., Wijaya, H. S., Werten, M. W. T., Wolbert, E. J. H., Kengen, S. W. M., van der Oost, J., Ferreira, N. L. & López-Contreras, A. M., 27 Jul 2019, In : Methods. 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium beijerinckii
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Clostridium
Butanols
Plasmids
1 Citation (Scopus)

l-Rhamnose Metabolism in Clostridium beijerinckii Strain DSM 6423

Diallo, M., Simons, A. D., van der Wal, H., Collas, F., Houweling-Tan, B., Kengen, S. W. M. & López-Contreras, A. M., 1 Mar 2019, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 85, 5

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium beijerinckii
Rhamnose
rhamnose
sugar
metabolism
2018
2 Citations (Scopus)

Correction to: Genome and transcriptome of the natural isopropanol producer Clostridium beijerinckii DSM6423

de Gérando, H. M., Wasels, F., Bisson, A., Clement, B., Bidard, F., Jourdier, E., López-Contreras, A. M. & Ferreira, N. L., 1 Jun 2018, In : BMC Genomics. 19, 423.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

Open Access
Clostridium beijerinckii
Ficus
2-Propanol
Transcriptome
Publications
2 Citations (Scopus)

Environmental impacts of experimental production of lactic acid for bioplastics from Ulva spp

Helmes, R. J. K., López-Contreras, A. M., Benoit, M., Abreu, H., Maguire, J., Moejes, F. & van den Burg, S. W. K., 13 Jul 2018, In : Sustainability (Switzerland). 10, 7, 2462.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Lactic acid
Environmental impact
environmental impact
Seaweed
seaweed
9 Citations (Scopus)

Genome and transcriptome of the natural isopropanol producer Clostridium beijerinckii DSM6423

Máté de Gérando, H., Wasels, F., Bisson, A., Clement, B., Bidard, F., Jourdier, E., López-Contreras, A. M. & Lopes Ferreira, N., 10 Apr 2018, In : BMC Genomics. 19, 242.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium beijerinckii
2-Propanol
Transcriptome
Genome
Butanols
2017
23 Citations (Scopus)

A two-plasmid inducible CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing tool for Clostridium acetobutylicum

Wasels, F., Jean-Marie, J., Collas, F., López-Contreras, A. M. & Wasels, F., 2017, In : Journal of Microbiological Methods. 140, p. 5-11

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Plasmids
Clostridium
Guide RNA
2 Citations (Scopus)

Biorefinery Approach to the Use of Macroalgae as Feedstock for Biofuels

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Harmsen, P. F. H., Hou, X., Huijgen, W., Ditchfield, A. K., Bjornsdottir, B., Obata, O. O., Hreggvidsson, G. O., van Hal, J. W. & Bjerre, A-B., 28 Jul 2017, Algal Biofuels. Pereira, L. (ed.). CRC Press, p. 103-139

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

biofuel
den
sugar
biomass
lipid
5 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of expression of key sporulation, solventogenic and acetogenic genes in C. beijerinckii NRRL B-598 and its mutant strain overexpressing spo0A

Kolek, J., Diallo, M., Vasylkivska, M., Branska, B., Sedlar, K., López-Contreras, A. M. & Patakova, P., Nov 2017, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101, 22, p. 8279-8291

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Butanols
Genes
Clostridium beijerinckii
Ethanol
Down-Regulation
1 Citation (Scopus)

Erratum to: Improving isopropanol tolerance and production of Clostridium beijerinckii DSM 6423 by random mutagenesis and genome shuffling

Mate de Gerando, H., Fayolle-Guichard, F., Rudant, L., Millah, S. K., Monot, F., Lopes Ferreira, N. & López-Contreras, A. M., Oct 2017, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 101, 20, p. 7769-7769

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademic

Genetic tool for the transformation of Clostridium bacteria

Wasels, F., Ferreira, N. L., Collas, F. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 12 Apr 2017, Patent No. WO2017064439, Priority date 16 Oct 2015

Research output: PatentOther research output

Open Access
bacterium
nucleic acid
recombination
2016
15 Citations (Scopus)

A process integration approach for the production of biological iso-propanol, butanol and ethanol using gas stripping and adsorption as recovery methods

Pyrgakis, K. A., de Vrije, G. J., Siegers-Budde, M. A. W., Kyriakou, K., Lopez Contreras, A. M. & Kokossis, A. C., 2016, In : Biochemical Engineering Journal. 116, p. 176-194

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

1-Propanol
Butanols
Propanol
Butenes
Adsorption

Barley Distillers Dried Grains with Solubles (DDGS) as Feedstock for Production of Acetone, Butanol and Ethanol

Houweling-Tan, G. B. N., Sperber, B. L. H. M., van der Wal, H., Bakker, R. R. C. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2016, In : BAOJ Microbiology. 2, 3, 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
distillers grains
butanol
feedstocks
acetone
barley
67 Citations (Scopus)

Biorefinery of the green seaweed Ulva lactuca to produce animal feed, chemicals and biofuels

Bikker, P., van Krimpen, M. M., van Wikselaar, P., Houweling-Tan, B., Scaccia, N., van Hal, J. W., Huijgen, W. J. J., Cone, J. W. & López-Contreras, A. M., 2016, In : Journal of Applied Phycology. 28, 6, p. 3511-3525

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
biorefining
Ulva lactuca
edible seaweed
seaweed
biofuels
17 Citations (Scopus)

Improving isopropanol tolerance and production of Clostridium beijerinckii DSM 6423 by random mutagenesis and genome shuffling

Máté De Gérando, H., Fayolle-Guichard, F., Rudant, L., Millah, S. K., Monot, F., Ferreira, N. L. & López-Contreras, A. M., 2016, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 5427-5436 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium beijerinckii
2-Propanol
Mutagenesis
Genome
Nitrosoguanidines

Mutant strains of the genus Clostridium Beijerinckii

Mate de Gerando, H., Rudant, L., Ropars, M., Ferreira, N. L. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 8 Dec 2016, Patent No. WO2016192871, Priority date 4 Jun 2015

Research output: PatentOther research output

Open Access
fermentation
sugar
bacterium
mutant

Optimal utilization of seaweeds in integrated biorefineries

Simons, A., Collas, F. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

Open Access
biorefining
Ulva lactuca
rhamnose
macroalgae
Clostridium beijerinckii

Random or targeted genetic approaches for the production of isopropanol by clostridium beijerinckii DSM6423

Mate De Gerando, H., Wasels, F., Lopez Contreras, A. & Lopes Ferreira, N., 2016, Metabolic Engineering 11. AIChE, p. 318-319

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperAcademicpeer-review

The IsoButanol Rotterdam Platform Project

Dijkstra, J. W. H., Straathof, A. J. J., Lopez Contreras, A. M., Zirkzee, H., Wermink, W., Ramirez-Ramirez, A. & van Hal, J. W., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterAcademic

2014

A biorefinery in Rotterdam with isobutanol as platform molecule?

Posada Duque, J. A., Zirkzee, H., van Hellemond, E. W., Lopez Contreras, A. M., van Hal, J. W. & Straathof, A. J. J., 2014, ECN. 4 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
Molecules
Raw materials
Biomass
Economics
isobutyl alcohol

Biorefinery of the brown seaweed Saccharina latissima for fuels and chemicals

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Harmsen, P. F. H., Blaauw, R., Houweling-Tan, G. B. N., van der Wal, H., Huijgen, W. J. J. & van Hal, J. W., 2014. 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference paperAcademic

Open Access
oilseed cakes
biorefining
Phaeophyceae
mannitol
juices

Estimation of nutritive value of seaweed species and extracted seaweed in animal diets

Bikker, P., van Krimpen, M. M., Brandenburg, W. A., Lopez Contreras, A. M., van Wikselaar, P. G., Dekker, R. A. & van Duinkerken, G., 2014, Book of abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 412

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

Open Access
69 Citations (Scopus)

Opportunities and challenges for seaweed in the biobased economy

van Hal, J. W., Huijgen, W. J. J. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2014, In : Trends in Biotechnology. 32, 5, p. 231-233

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialAcademicpeer-review

Seaweed
Biofuels
Carbohydrates
Chemical analysis
Growth
2013

A Triple P review of the feasibility of sustainable offshore seaweed production in the North Sea

van den Burg, S. W. K., Stuiver, M., Veenstra, F. A., Bikker, P., Lopez Contreras, A. M., Palstra, A. P., Broeze, J., Jansen, H. M., Jak, R. G., Gerritsen, A. L., Harmsen, P. F. H., Kals, J., Blanco Garcia, A., Brandenburg, W. A., van Krimpen, M. M., van Duijn, A. P., Mulder, W. J. & van Raamsdonk, L. W. D., 2013, Wageningen: Wageningen UR. 108 p. (LEI report; no. 13-077)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
seaweed
ecological economics
resource
sea
state of the art
Open Access

Lignocellulosic biomass utilization toward biorefinery using meshophilic Clostridial species

Tamaru, Y. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2013, Cellulose - Biomass Conversion. InTech, p. 132-144

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

Bioconversion
Biomass
Energy security
Biocatalysts
Forestry
121 Citations (Scopus)

Production of acetone, butanol, and ethanol from biomass of the green seaweed Ulva lactuca

van der Wal, H., Sperber, B. L. H. M., Houweling-Tan, G. B. N., Bakker, R. R. C., Brandenburg, W. A. & Lopez Contreras, A., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 128, 2013, p. 431-437

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Seaweed
Butanols
seaweed
Acetone
acetone

Production of Isopropanol by improved recombinant strains

Collas, F., Marchal, R., Clement, B., Lopez Contreras, A. M. & Claassen, P. A. M., 18 Apr 2013, Patent No. WO2013054022, Priority date 11 Oct 2011

Research output: PatentOther research output

Open Access
2-Propanol
Nucleic Acids
Peptides
Acetone

Seaweed and seaweed components as novel protein sources in animal diets

Bikker, P., Palstra, A. P., van Krimpen, M. M., Brandenburg, W. A., Lopez Contreras, A. M. & van den Burg, S. W. K., 2013, Book of Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, Nantes, France 26-30 August 2013. Vol. 19. p. 140

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

46 Citations (Scopus)

“In situ” removal of isopropanol, butanol and ethanol from fermentation broth by gas stripping

de Vrije, G. J., Budde, M. A. W., van der Wal, H., Claassen, P. A. M. & Lopez Contreras, A., 2013, In : Bioresource Technology. 137, p. 153-159

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Butanols
2-Propanol
Butenes
Fermentation
fermentation
2012
42 Citations (Scopus)

Disruption of the acetate kinase (ack) gene of Clostridium acetobutylicum results in delayed acetate production

Kuit, W., Minton, N. P., Lopez Contreras, A. M. & Eggink, G., 2012, In : Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 94, 3, p. 729-741

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Acetate Kinase
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Acetates
Fermentation
Genes
51 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous production of isopropanol, butanol, ethanol and 2,3-butanediol by Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824 engineered strains

Collas, F., Kuit, W., Clément, B., Marchal, R., López-contreras, A. M. & Monot, F., 2012, In : AMB Express. 2, 1, 45.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Butanols
2-Propanol
Ethanol
acetoacetate decarboxylase
2011
53 Citations (Scopus)

D-2,3-Butanediol Production Due to Heterologous Expression of an Acetoin Reductase in Clostridium acetobutylicum

Siemerink, M. A. J., Kuit, W., Lopez Contreras, A. M., Eggink, G., van der Oost, J. & Kengen, S. W. M., 2011, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77, 8, p. 2582-2588

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
butanediol dehydrogenase
Clostridium acetobutylicum
butanediol
acetoin
Acetoin
2 Citations (Scopus)

Novel Strategies for Production of Medium and High Chain Length Alcohols

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Kuit, W., Springer, J. & Claassen, P. A. M., 2011, Microbial technologies in advanced biofuels production : Part 3 : Liquid biofuels. Hallenbeck, P. C. (ed.). Berlin: Springer, p. 183-211

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

alcohol
fermentation
ethanol
liquid
industry
2010

Biobutanol : butanol from cellulosic biomass

Bakker, R. R., Lopez Contreras, A. M., Claassen, P. A. M., Merck, K. B., Willemsen, J. H. A., Mozaffarian, H., den Uil, H., Pels, J. & Reith, H., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Open Access

Biorefinery for chemical building blocks

Claassen, P. A. M., Lopez Contreras, A. M. & de Wit, E., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

13 Citations (Scopus)

Production of longer-chain alcohols from biomass - butanol, isopropanol and 2,3-butanediol

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Kuit, W., Siemerink, M. A. J., Kengen, S. W. M., Springer, J. & Claassen, P. A. M., 2010, Bioalcohol production: Biochemical conversion of lignocellulosic biomass. Waldron, K. W. (ed.). Abington, Cambridge, p. 415-460 560 p. (Woodhead Energy Series; no. 3).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

butanediol
isopropyl alcohol
ethanol production
butanol
alcohols

Seaweed biorefinery

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Bakker, R. R., Blaauw, R. & van Haveren, J., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Seaweeds as a substrate for acetone, butanol and ethanol production

van der Wal, H., Sperber, B. L. H. M., Verbeek, R., Houweling-Tan, G. B. N., Bakker, R. & Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2010.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Zeewierteelt voor energie en industrie

Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2010, In : Kennis Online. 7, dec, p. 10

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
2009

Biobutanol from wheat straw

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Bakker, R. R., van der Wal, H., Houweling-Tan, G. B. N. & Claassen, P. A. M., 2009.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Open Access
2007
79 Citations (Scopus)

Incorporation of fungal cellulases in bacterial minicellulosomes yields viable, synergistically acting celluloytic complexes

Mingardon, F., Chanal, A., Lopez Contreras, A. M., Dray, C., Bayer, E. A. & Fierobe, H. P., 2007, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73, 12, p. 3822-3832

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Cellulases
cellulases
Cellulase
enzyme
endo-1,4-beta-glucanase
2006

Biobutanol : butanol from cellulosic biomass

Bakker, R. R., Lopez Contreras, A. M., Claassen, P. A. M., Merck, K. B., Willemsen, J. H. A., Mozaffarian, H., den Uil, H., Pels, J. & Reith, H., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Open Access

Production of butanol from cellulosic biomass

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Winters, R. O., Dielissen, M. P. M. & Claassen, P. A. M., 2006.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

Open Access
2004
35 Citations (Scopus)

Substrate-induced production and secretion of cellulases by Clostridium acetobutylicum

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Gabor, K., Martens, A. A., Renckens, B. A. M., Claassen, P. A. M., van der Oost, J. & de Vos, W. M., 2004, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 70, 9, p. 5238-5243

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Cellulases
cellulosome
Cellulosomes
cellulases
2003
24 Citations (Scopus)

Production by Clostridium acetobutylicum ATCC 824 of CelG, a cellulosomal glycoside hydrolase belonging to family 9

Lopez Contreras, A. M., Martens, A. A., Szijarto, N., Mooibroek, A., Claassen, P. A. M., van der Oost, J. & de Vos, W. M., 2003, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 69, 2, p. 869-877

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Clostridium acetobutylicum
Glycoside Hydrolases
hydrolases
Clostridium cellulovorans
glycosides

Utilization of Lignocellulosic Substrates by Solvent-Producing Clostridia

Lopez Contreras, A. M., 2003, [S.I.]: S.n.. 142 p.

Research output: Thesisinternal PhD, WU

Open Access