Cristiano José De Andrade

Cristiano José De Andrade
Federal University of Santa Catarina | UFSC · Departamento de Engenharia Química e Engenharia de Alimentos

Professor - UFSC - Department of Chemical Engineering and Food Engineering

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Introduction
Prof. Dr. Andrade works at Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC) - Department of Chemical and Food Engineering (EQA). Prof. Andrade does research on biotechnological processes, including bioactive compounds, biosurfactant production, puririfcation and application; algae cultivation and green extraction; and mass spectrometry.

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Chicken feather is a massive by-product. Its incorrect disposal can lead to serious environmental impacts. However, chicken feather is a promising low-cost keratin source. Keratin products have a wide application in the food and pharmaceutical industry. Mostly, chicken feathers are hydrolyzed by hydrothermal processes, and then applied into animal...
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Kappaphycus alvarezii (KA) is a widespread worldwide alga, and one of the main industrial sources of carrageenan. Besides, KA biomass also contains other substances such as phenolic compounds and fatty acids that can be recovered by several methods. Then, this work aimed to investigate the eco-friendly methods, for the recovery of fatty acids, phen...
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The lignocellulosic residue cassava peel is an unexplored source of bioactive compounds, such as hemicellulose-based xylooligosaccharides (XOS) that present prebiotic properties. In this sense, this work aimed to produce XOS from cassava peels that were pretreated with NaOH (xylan extraction and lignin removal) followed by enzymatic hydrolysis (end...
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The more modern electronics are, the smaller and complex printed circuit boards are. Thus, these materials are continually changed (physicochemically), increasing the copper concentrations in smartphones. In this sense, it is challenging to set standardized recycling processes to improve metal recovery. In addition, biohydrometallurgy is a clean an...
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Mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs) are biosurfactants produced by various fungal species. Depending on the degree of acetylation and further chemical modifications, these glycolipids can show remarkable biological properties, including the increase of water retention in the stratum corneum suppression of melanogenic enzymes tyrosinase-1 and -2, rever...
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Background Biosurfactants can be applied into the formulation of personal care products, as food additives, and as biocontrol agents in the agricultural sector. Glycolipids and lipopeptides represent an important group of microbial-based biosurfactants with biostimulating properties. Among them, the mannosylerythritol lipids also presented antimicr...
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Phycoremediation is an eco-friendly treatment for mining wastes. Copper at high concentrations is toxic for microalgae growth (bioremediation). Proteomics is a modern approach that can assist in elucidating, in detail, the highly complex metabolic mechanisms related to phycoremediation. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the effect of copper i...
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Enzymes are versatile and ecological biocatalysts that are biodegradable, which leads to lower environmental impacts. Peptidases are enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis reaction of peptide bonds in proteins. Protein hydrolysis is fundamental in food processing, cleaning products, and pharmaceuticals, among others. Microbial peptidases have been th...
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Algae-based wastewater tertiary treatment systems have been drawing attention to eco-friendly companies due to high remediation effectiveness and production of valuable raw material. The amino acids, fatty acids, and peptides from microalgae harvested from a pilot-scale phycoremediation system treating swine wastewater were determined. The maximum...
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Acknowledgements to Reviewers The Editors of the Journal of Food Engineering would like to thank the following subject matter experts for their support to scientific publishing through peer reviews of multiple manuscripts that they have performed for the journal in 2021. Without the generous support of these professionals. Journal of Food Engineer...
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Modern agriculture is entirely related to nano-based technologies. These innovations have to be accurate and sustainable. Eco-friendly ones have subtly replaced synthetic pesticides. Thus, synthetic pesticides will continue to negatively affect human health and the environment since they are often misused to increase agricultural productivity. Ther...
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Bioactive compounds have remarkable biological activities for health, nutrition, and food preservation. However, these compounds are chemically unstable maily when exposure at high temperatures, light, and humidity. Several stabilization techniques have been used to protect these compounds, expanding their application range. Therefore, this review...
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Regarding environmental impact, the textile industry is one of the most relevant sectors. Worldwide, it is estimated that 700,000 tons of dyes are generated annually, and 12% of them are inappropriately disposal into aquatic resources. In this sense, flocculating systems can be a cost-effective treatment of dye-containing wastewater. One route that...
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Background The edible insect Tenebrio molitor (T. molitor) is a promising food source alternative since it is easily cultivated and its nutritional composition includes high added-value molecules, in particular proteins and lipids. Regarding minerals, iron and zinc contents are higher than chicken, pork, and cow. T. molitor proteins are composed of...
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Antropoceno é a era geológica atual, na qual profundas mudanças ambientais no planeta estão ocorrendo por influência das atividades humanas. Dentre outros aspectos, alguns que corroboram para este cenário são o sistema de produção de alimentos, incluindo o impacto das perdas de alimentos e a geração de resíduos agroindustriais, bem como o consumo e...
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Mannosylerythritol lipids have drawn attention to cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries due to their non-toxicity and excellent biological interactions with human skin, particularly with the deepest epidermal layer. Lamellar liquid crystal structure, formed by MEL-B, is an interesting feature due to its similarity to the stratum corneum molecular...
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There is growing concern about developing treatment technologies for the hazardous Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs), because the rising levels of these compounds in the environment by human activities. The application of laccases has been evaluated as one of the most promising treatments. Thus, laccase immobilization on polyurethane foam (PU...
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The aim of this work was to correlate metabolic changes with copper ions (Cu+2) bioremediation by microalgae C. vulgaris 097 CCMA-UFSCar at low Cu+2 content. The metabolic effects include proteome changes related to fatty acid biosynthesis (value-added product) and carbon fixation (climate change mitigation). Cu+2, even at low concentration, showed...
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The effluent from the textile industry is a complex mixture of recalcitrant molecules that can harm the environment and human health. Biological treatments are usually applied for this wastewater, particularly activated sludge, due to its high efficiency, and low implementation and operation costs. However, the activated sludge microbiome is rarely...
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The wide range of human interventions on the environment has made easier the lifestyle of people worldwide; on the other hand, these interventions have serious environmental drawbacks, since petroleum derivatives, solvents, heavy metals, among others, that are potentially toxic, are used. Thus, there is an increasing concern for the development of...
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Mineral coal is one of the most employed natural resources that represent potential environmental issues. The mine tailing contains several valuable minerals such as zinc, molybdenum, vanadium, chromium, iron, and copper. Currently, the most part of mine tailings is disposed at large tailing ponds. Another important tailing from mineral coal is fly...
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Agri-food wastes are inherently generated along the food production chain. In this sense, a significant reduction or better management of them could improve food security and also reduce hunger. It should be noted that several global organizations have estimated that food wastes could reach 126 million tons by 2020. Normally, agricultural wastes ha...
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Polyphenols are a very diverse and multi-functional group of phytochemicals, widely found throughout the plant kingdom. Their basic monomer chemical structure comprises a phenolic ring—a benzene ring(s) with at least one hydroxyl group attached to it. The main classes of polyphenols are tannins, lignans, phenolic acids, phenolic alcohols, flavonoid...
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The search for new production methodologies of gibberellic acid (GA 3), such as solid-state fermentation (SSF), and the use of agro-industrial waste are important to lower production costs. Therefore, the aim of this study was GA 3 production by Fusarium fujikuroi on SSF mode using brewer's spent grains (BSG). BSG presents in its composition compon...
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Biosurfactants can be widely used in industries as pharmaceutical agents, for microbial enhanced oil recovery, crop biostimulation, among others. Surfactin and rhamnolipids are well-known biosurfactants. These compounds have several advantages over chemical surfactants, however they are not economically competitive, since their production cost is u...
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Surfactin is one of the most powerful biosurfactants (surface activity, antiviral, antibiotic, and antitumor properties). Synthetic surfactants are derived from the petroleum industry, a finite source. However, the production costs of surfactin, mainly downstream processing, hinder its application at the industrial scale. Two-step ultrafiltration (...
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This chapter addresses the phycoremediation as an alternative treatment process for the removal of pollutants from water and wastewaters. Simultaneously, the phycoremediation produces microalgae biomass that is a valuable source of feedstock. Microalgae are one of the most substantial examples of the biorefinery concept, since microalgae biosynthes...
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Mannosylerythritol lipids (MEL) are glycolipids mainly produced by pseudo-yeasts. These molecules present remarkable biological activities widely explored in many fields, including medicine, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics. This review presents the main biological activity of MEL on the HL60, K562, B16, PC12, and skin cells. There is strong evidence...
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Background Kappaphycus alvarezii is the 5th world's most cultivated macroalgae, since it is an essential source of carrageenan, widely used in food industry. However, K. alvarezii is an unexplored biomass for green biorefinery conversion, since its composition includes valuable proteins, lipids, phenolic compounds, among others. Although there are...
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Fruits and vegetables (FV) consumed in natura or processed produce a significant volume of waste, causing an economic deficit in the productive chain. FV markets feature a significant production of vegetable residues with potential of use, since they commercialize an increasing amount of minimally processed vegetables and fruit juices. To this end,...
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Persimmon is a good source of nutrients, especially carbohydrates, dietary fibers, vitamins, minerals, carotenoids, and phenolic compounds, among other bioactive phytochemicals. It is climacteric and respiration rates and ethylene gas production regulate its maturation. Persimmon is generally classified into astringent and non-astringent types. Str...
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Mannosylerythritol lipids (MELs) have attracted particular interest of medical, pharmaceutical, and cosmetic fields, due to their specific characteristics, including non-toxicity, easy biodegradability, and environmental compatibility. Therefore, this review aims to highlight recent findings on MEL biological properties, focusing on issues related...
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Microorganisms, particularly fungi, are well-known to significantly affect crop production. In 2011, the United States produced over 35 million tons of grains. Grain rust diseases were estimated to lead a US$5 billion loss. Thus, to enhance the crop production, pesticides are extensively used in agriculture, most synthetic ones. Consequently, human...
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This work aimed to enhance the biodegradation of synthetic textile wastewater using pyrolyzed sludge from an effluent treatment plant of a textile industry as biofilm carrier. The control carrier was compared to a carrier supplemented with nutrients (potassium, phosphorus, nitrogen, calcium, and sulfur) that were sequentially adsorbed. These nutrie...
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Currently, phytopathogens still impact on all agriculture systems, which lead to economic losses worldwide. In this sense, synthetic pesticides have been intensively used, despite being persistent organic pollutants (environmental hazard). However, eco-friendly alternatives have been exhaustively investigated, in which Bacillus subtilis lipopeptide...
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In 1968, Arima et al. discovered the heptapeptide, known as surfactin, which belongs to a family of lipopeptides. Known for its ability to reduce surface tension, it also has biological activities such as antimicrobial and antiviral. Its non-ribosomal synthesis mechanism was later discovered (1991). Lipopeptides represent an important class of surf...
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For the first time, it was investigated the film effects of surface-active agents - mannosylerythritol lipids-B (MEL) and sodium-dodecyl-sulfate (SDS) - into biodegradable films. The films were produced by casting technique using cassava starch, glycerol as the plasticizer; surface-active agents (20 g/100 g of starch), and water. The mechanical, fu...
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CIBIA 2019 - XII CIBIA IBEROAMERCAN CONGRESS OF FOOD ENGINEERING “Challenging Food Engineering as a Driver Towards Sustainable Food Processing”
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In early 1960’s, the Japanese company Nihon Chlorella was the first one to make microalgae commercially available. Since then, the microalgae cultivation at industrial scale has grown and diversified significantly. Among the microalgae applications, bioremediation of textile wastewater is one the most promising technologies due to the simultaneous...
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Chlorella and Spirulina are the two of the most well-known microalgae genus. Both microalgae genus have a significant content of proteins, vitamins, pigments, fatty acids, sterols, among others, which make their production/application by the food industry quite interesting. Chlorella genus is a eukaryotic microorganism, whereas Spirulina genus...
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Chlorella and Spirulina are the two of the most well-known microalgae genus. Both microalgae genus have a significant content of proteins, vitamins, pigments, fatty acids, sterols, among others, which make their production/application by the food industry quite interesting. Chlorella genus is a eukaryotic microorganism, whereas Spirulina genus (cya...
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The copper mining generates high amounts of residues. Thus, these residues and mining sites need to be treated correctly to avoid environmental risks. The identification of intracellular proteins provides remarkable information on microbial physiology that may contribute to the understanding of bioremediation (copper) by microorganisms. Thus, the a...
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Chlorella is a genus of green algae (single-cell) that shows spherical shape. The cultivation of microalgae, such as Chlorella, is promising due to technical easiness of this type of bioprocesses. The production of microalgae at industrial scale started in the early 1960s. The microalgae cultivation is aligned to the green chemistry concept. Th...
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Bionanotechnology is an emerging field, which involves multidisciplinary areas such as engineering, chemistry, biology, among others. Bionanotechnology encompasses the production of organic and inorganic nanomaterials by living organisms such as vegetable, animal and microbial cells. In this sense, the microbial productions of metallic nanoparti...
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P. tsukubaensis is a yeast-like microorganism that synthesized the biosurfactant mannosylerythritol lipids-B (MEL-B). Production cost can be one of the drawbacks of biosurfactants production. Therefore the development of efficient and cost effective purification strategies and the use of by-products in the culture medium could serve as important st...
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The instability of oil supply allied with the increasing environmental public awareness has raised interest in the development of alternatives to petroleum derivatives. In this sense, biosurfactants present an interesting opportunity since, apart from the potential to replace synthetic surfactants in industrial scale, they can be produced using low...
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Progresses in biotechnological processes offer a vast array of possibilities for economic use of agro-industrial residues, such as cassava wastewater. Due to its chemical composition, cassava wastewater is an interesting substrate for microbial processes for the production of value-added bioproducts. Cassava wastewater comes from the manufacture of...
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Biosurfactants provide opportunities to replace their counterparts, resulting in environment-friendly processes, in which the purification steps represent around 60% of the production cost, whereas the culture medium represent 30%. Ultrafiltration (pore size from 10 to 1,000 Å) is the most promising technique to purify biosurfactants due to high re...
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Generally speaking, purification represents the most costly step within food production and biotechnological processes. Membrane-based processes, such as ultrafiltration (pore size from 10 to 1000 Å) are widely used on an industrial scale. Membrane-based processes are aligned to green chemistry concepts, that is, they are environmentally-friendly,...
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The market price of glycerol worldwide tends to decrease, since it is a by-product of biodiesel production. Thus its biotechnological use might lead to significant reduction in the cost of fermentations. The aim of this study was to compare the production of surfactin in peptone culture media supplemented with analytical grade glycerol (AGG) and co...
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Worldwide oil production has been declining. Microbial enhanced oil recovery is one of the most important tertiary recovery processes. The aim of this work was to evaluate the surface activity properties of surfactin and mannosylerithritol lipids-B. In our previous studies, surfactin and mannosylerithritol lipids were produced using cassava wastewa...
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Biotechnological processes, such as the production of enzymes, peptides, bioflavours, biosurfactants, etc., are increasing, worldwide. Bacillus subtilis synthesizes surfactin, a powerful surface-active agent. However, due to its high production cost, commercial use is impractical. In this sense, the culture medium of biosurfactants represents ≈30%...
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BACKGROUND: Bacillus subtilis synthesizes surfactin, a powerful surface-active agent. It has interesting potential applications. However, due to its high cost of production, commercial use is impracticable. The downstream processing represents≈60% of production costs and the culture medium≈30%. Many reports focused, separately, on production of sur...
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Enzymes are one of the most important tools in the food industry due to their applications for the obtainment of important compounds such as sweeteners, flavors and bioactive compounds, among others. They can also be applied in food modification, including galactose hydrolysis of dairy products and juice clarification, as well as for recovery and r...
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This study aimed to produce biosurfactant from Pseudozyma tsukubaensis using cassava wastewater and an inoculum (biomass) for galactooligosaccharides synthesis from lactose as an integrated system. First, the use of cassava wastewater as a low cost culture medium by P. tsukubaensis to produce biomass and biosurfactant was evaluated and optimized. T...
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For a long time, yeasts have been used for the production of various biocompounds. New strains may exhibit a variety of benefits and applications to modern and classic biotechnological processing. Pichia kluyveri and Pseudozyma tsukubaensis were isolated from peach (Prunus persica) and nectarine (Prunus persica var. nucipersica) fruit, respectively...
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Bacteria in the genus Bacillus are the source of several enzymes of current industrial interest. Hydrolases, such as amylases, proteases, and lipases, are the main enzymes consumed worldwide and have applications in a wide range of products and industrial processes. Fermentation processes by Bacillus subtilis using cassava wastewater as a substrate...

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