Rosa MARIA Rodriguez-Jasso

Rosa MARIA Rodriguez-Jasso
Autonomous University of Coahuila | UAdeC · Department of Food Research

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Introduction
Valorization of aquatic biomass and marine residues, specifically seaweed and microalgae, under the concept of a biorefinery, applying a range key green technologies for the production and characterization of high value added compounds and functional ingredients (polysaccharides, oligosaccharides, antioxidants, prebiotics) and study applications for food and nutraceutical industry. Development of second and third generation biomass biorefineries for the production of liquid biofuels.

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The development of green technologies and bioprocesses such as solid-state fermentation (SSF) is important for the processing of macroalgae biomass and to reduce the negative effect of Sargassum spp. on marine ecosystems, as well as the production of compounds with high added value such as fungal proteins. In the present study, Sargassum spp. bioma...
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Currently, there is a tendency to mitigate through advances in science and technology the environmental problems caused by the abuse of burning fossil fuels, and this resulted in accelerated climate change that has negatively impacted the quality of human life and countless species. The residues from the Agave industry in Mexico represent an excell...
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Agave bagasse is a promising and interesting raw material for the development of second-generation biorefineries. However, the intrinsic resistance (recalcitrance) of lignocellulose biomass to enzymatic hydrolysis is a barrier to its effective conversion into fermentable sugars. Therefore, an autohydrolysis process under subcritical conditions is a...
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The processing and valorization of hemicellulose fraction biomass from lignocellulosic material, it is an important alternative in these days for the production of high added value compounds and bioenergy in terms of biorefinery philosophy and impacting the development of the circular bioeconomy. For this reason, the development of processes at pil...
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Algal biomass, which contains a range of biochemical components such as carbohydrates, lipids, and protein, has emerged as a possible alternative to traditional feedstocks for third-generation biofuel production and industrially high value-added bioproduct extraction. Micro- and macro-algae are gaining popularity as viable feedstock for biofuels su...
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This study evaluated different carbon and nitrogen sources on the growth and production of carbohydrates, protein, lipids, and chlorophyll of Spirulina platensis LEB-52 through an easy successive methodology under aqueous conditions. Spirulina platensis was cultivated at 120 rpm and light intensity of 156 µmol m⁻² s⁻¹ in a 500 mL Erlenmeyer flask w...
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Macroalgae is an emerging third-generation feedstock and promising biomass within the biorefinery context to produce biofuels and high-added value compounds. Biorefinery involves processes and technologies in the context of sustainable bioeconomy. Throughout the biorefinery process is important not to neglect parameters and conditions that can impa...
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This work focuses on the effect of subcritical water pretreatment conditions on agave bagasse chemical composition, biomass fractionation, and enzymatic hydrolysis obtained from the different tequila production processes. The pretreatment was carried out in a batch pressurized reactor within an isothermal regime. The operational conditions for subc...
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The Pleurotus ostreatus mushroom is a source of high nutritional value and bioactive compounds such as β‐glucans, with immunomodulatory, hypoglycemic and prebiotic activity. The aim of this work was to developed a bread with P. ostreatus powder (POP) to increase its nutritional value and reduce its glycemic index. Four formulations were proposed su...
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The search of sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to obtain compounds for different industrial sectors has grown exponentially. Following the principles of biorefinery and circular bioeconomy, processes in which the use of natural resources such as macroalgae biomass is prioritized are required. This review focuses on a descriptio...
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The search of sustainable and environmentally friendly alternatives to obtain compounds for different industrial sectors has grown exponentially. Following the principles of biorefinery and circular bioeconomy, processes in which the use of natural resources such as macroalgae biomass is prioritized are required. This review focuses on a descriptio...
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The fucoxanthin is a high-added-value compound that corresponds to the category of carotenoids. It has been extracted from marine sources and for several different extraction methods in various countries. Fucoxanthin applications are in different areas, such as the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and food industries. However, recent research has shown th...
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Hydrothermal processes are an attractive clean technology and cost-effective engineering platform for biorefineries based in the conversion of biomass to biofuels and high-value bioproducts under the basis of sustainability and circular bioeconomy. The deep and detailed knowledge of the structural changes by the severity of biomasses hydrothermal f...
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Agave bagasse is a residual biomass in the production of the alcoholic beverage tequila, and therefore, it is a promising raw material in the development of biorefineries using hot compressed water pretreatment (hydrothermal processing). Surfactants application has been frequently reported as an alternative to enhance monomeric sugars production ef...
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Fusarium oxysporum is one of the most destructive pathogens with wide distribution and devastating effects on vegetables. An alternative to mitigate the damage caused by F. oxysporum is the use of biostimulants, since they promote a defense response in stressful situations. The objective of this work was to evaluate the biostimulant potential of hy...
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Biorefineries are an operational processing strategy similar to classic petroleum biorefineries in the production of energy and products. However, the biorefineries use renewable sources (biomass) as feedstock. In these days, the biorefineries of second generation from lignocellulosic biomass are a promising strategy in the production of high added...
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The avocado processing industry generates large amounts of avocado peels, which contain large amounts of high value-added compounds with antioxidant capabilities that have not yet been explored. Optimization of microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) of bioactive compounds from avocado peels with high antioxidant capacity was the objective of present w...
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Sargassum spp is an invasive macroalgae and an alternative feedstock for bioethanol production. Sargassum spp biomass was subjected to high-pressure technology for biomass fractionation under different operating conditions of temperature and residence time to obtain glucan enriched pretreated solids (32.22 g/100 g of raw material). Enzyme hydrolysi...
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The use of ohmic heating (OH) processing technologies in beverages might provide a higher quality value to the final product; consumers tended to prefer more natural products with minimum preservative substances. The aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of OH over the presence of microorganisms in “aguamiel” as well as to study the effects o...
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Fast demographic growth has led to an increasing interest in low-cost alternative protein sources to meet population needs. Consequently, the attention of many researchers has focused on finding under-exploited sources of protein, alternative to those of animal origin, usually plant proteins have been used for this purpose, however, most of them ar...
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Fermented food has been present throughout history, since fermentation not only helps preserving food, but also provides specific organoleptic characteristics typically associated to these foods. Most of the traditional fermented foods and artisanal beverages are produced by spontaneous generation, meaning no control of the microbiota, or the subst...
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Avocado seeds are an agroindustrial residue widely produced in Mexico that are causing various environmental problems due to their accumulation. The evaluation of avocado residues to recover biopolymers by microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) and the characterization of avocado starch properties were studied in the present work. A central-composite...
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Macroalgae are a large group of plant-like organisms that dovetail in the third-generation of renewable feedstocks within the biorefinery context, which implies the conversion of biomass to generate multiple bio-based products such as biofuels. These could be bioethanol, biogas, bio-oil, biodiesel, biohydrogen, biobutanol, amongst others. The stora...
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Agave bagasse is one of the most abundant lignocellulosic residues readily available for valorization. The agave bagasse was pretreated by applying high-pressure CO2–H2O mixture at temperatures ranging from 150 to 190 °C for a residence time varying from 10 to 50 min. Subsequently, solid phase obtained from pretreatment was subject to enzymatic hyd...
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Different pretreatments strategies have been developed over the years mainly to enhance enzymatic cellulose degradation. In the new biorefinery era, a more holistic view on pretreatment is required to secure optimal use of the whole biomass. Hydrothermal pretreatment technology is regarded as very promising for lignocellulose biomass fractionation...
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Undoubtedly, the food industry is undergoing a dynamic process of transformation in its continual development in order to meet the requirements and solve the great problems represented by a constantly growing global population and food claimant in both quantity and quality. In this sense, it is necessary to evaluate the technological trends and adv...
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Seaweeds, fish waste (tail, head, fins, fins, and scales), shrimp residues (head, tail, and peel), and other waste of marine species such as jellyfish and crustacean residues are marine biomasses that can be used for human consumption by exploiting its nutritional components. Seaweeds contain proteins, minerals, vitamins, lipids, and polysaccharide...
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Solid-state fermentation is a microbial process carried out mostly on the surface of solid materials. Grapefruit by-products are solids that can be used as a substrate-support matrix for fungal growth in solid fermentation. On the other hand, with the fermentation, the valorization of grapefruit by-products can be done because of recovery of second...
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One of the major challenges in biofuels production from lignocellulosic biomass is the generation of high glucose titers from cellulose in the enzymatic hydrolysis stage of pretreated biomass to guarantee a cost-effective process. Therefore, the enzymatic saccharification on cellulose at high solid loading is an alternative. In this work, the agave...
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Aguamiel is a natural sap produced by some species of agave plants, such as Agave salmiana, A. atrovirens, or A. angustifolia. It is a product with a high concentration of fructose, glucose or sucrose, although its composition may vary depending on the season in which it is produced, and may also contain agave fructans (or agavins) or fructooligosa...
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The biorefineries of seaweeds biomass in recent years have attracted attention, in this case, red seaweeds are a source of sulphated galactans such as agar and carrageenan that are relevant polysaccharides commonly applied as powerful gelling agents and stabilizers, particularly, for food and nutraceutical purposes, moreover, the rich quantity of c...
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Microbial enzymes find application in enzymatic reactions for the production of fructooligosaccharides (FOS). Demands for an alternative healthy sweetener and multifunctional FOS have prompted investigators to explore microorganisms for microbial enzyme production as well as to develop bioprocesses for the production of high-fructose syrup and olig...
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The [second generation (2G)] biorefinery is gaining wide attention for the production of biofuels such as bioethanol and coproducts such as xylooligosaccharides using lignocellulosic materials as feedstock. However, enzymatic hydrolysis of pretreated lignocellulosic materials to produce fermentable sugars is a complex-step bioethanol production pro...
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The production of tequila in Mexico generates a large amount of agave bagasse per year. However, this biomass can be considered as a potential source for biofuel production. In this study, it is described how the hydrothermal pretreatment was scaled in a bench scale, considering the severity index as a strategy. The best condition was at 180 °C in...
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The dependence on non-renewable resources, particularly fossil fuels, has awaken a growing interest in research of sustainable alternative energy sources, such as bioethanol. The production of bioethanol from lignocellulosic materials comprises three main stages, starting with a pretreatment, followed by an enzymatic hydrolysis step where fermentab...
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Biofuels derived from microalgae biomass have received a great deal of attention owing to their high potentials as sustainable alternatives to fossil fuels. Microalgae have a high capacity of CO2 fixation and depending on their growth conditions, they can accumulate different quantities of lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates. Microalgal biomass can...
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Biorefineries of second generation (2G) are receiving more attention nowadays as an option for the development of bioeconomy all over the world. One of the main pretreatments utilized in this type of facilities for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass is the use of hydrothermal processing using only water/steam as catalyst under different form...
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Citrus fruits such as lemon, orange, grapefruit, and tangerine are consumed for their flavor, low cost, and human health benefits. However, citrus juice extraction generates by-products that are mostly unused and is discharged in landfills. In this study, the by-products of lemon, orange, grapefruit, and tangerine were subjected to solid-state ferm...
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Bio-functional peptides are molecules with biological properties, which represent an attractive, innovative and original alternative, in the pharmaceutical and food industries, for use as nutraceutical additives with high added value. In the last decade, the most important challenges are standardization and implementation of production methodologie...
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This work describes the application of two forms of heating for autohydrolysis pretreatment on isothermal regimen: conduction-convection heating and microwave heating processing using corn stover as raw material for bioethanol production. Pretreatments were performed using different operational conditions: residence time (10-50 minutes) and tempera...
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Macroalgae are a complex biomass conformed of unique compounds with high value-added potential for applications in diverse areas such as pharmaceutical, medical, food, material, and biofuel. The pretreatment conditions for macroalgae fractionation into target molecules are essential to remain relevant biological and chemical properties including an...
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Hydrothermal processing is an interesting technology for the conversion of lignocellulosic biomass in biofuels and compounds in terms of a biorefinery. This process is based on the selective solubilization and depolymerization of hemicellulose fraction (xylan), producing a liquid phase of hemicellulose rich in oligomers (xylooligosaccharides), mono...
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The alternative technologies discussed in this review are able to eliminate pathogenic bacteria while retaining bioactive compounds such as anthocyanins, phenols, pigments, and vitamins, improve the extraction processes of fruit or vegetable juices. The use of nonthermal processing technologies in beverages might provide a higher quality value to t...
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The development of a feasible biorefinery is in need of alternative technologies to improve lignocellulosic biomass conversion by the suitable use of energy. Microwave heating processing (MHP) is emerging as promising unconventional pretreatment of lignocellulosic materials (LCMs). MHP applied as pretreatment induces LCMs breakdown through the mole...
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Tannases are a kind of versatile and complex biocatalyst, which have been studied because of their commercial importance and functionality as catalytic molecules. Tannases are able to hydrolyze complex tannins, hydrolyzable tannins, and gallic or ellagic acid esters, which represent the main chemical groups of naturally occurring antimicrobials in...
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Pectinase is an important enzyme that finds application in many food-processing industries. The microbial pectinases represent a large portion of the global food enzymes sales, and the majority of them are from fungal sources. The production of pectinase is done industrially and thus can be considered a consolidated bioprocess. This chapter is focu...
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Diabetes is a chronic multi system disease, which consists of major complications largely infl uenced by glycemic values [1]. One therapeutic practice for the management of diabetes is by controlling postprandial hyperglycemia, along with changes in the life style, consumption of foods with low GI and consumption of drugs. Oral anti diabetic agents...
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Fructooligosaccharides (FOS) are considered prebiotic compounds and are found in different vegetables and fruits but at low concentrations. FOS are produced by enzymat‐ ic transformation of sucrose using fructosyltransferase (FTase). Development of new production methods and search for FTase with high activity and stability for FOS production Is an...
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Recently, macroalgal biomass is gaining wide attention as an alternative in the production of biofuels (as bioetanol and biogas) and compounds with high added value with specific properties (antioxidants, anticoagulants, anti-inflammatories) for applications in food, medical and energy industries in accordance with the integrated biorefineries. Fur...
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Sulphated polysaccharides (SP) were extracted from Fucus vesiculosus seaweed by using two different hydrothermal processes: microwave-assisted extraction (MAE) and autohydrolysis (AH). The extraction yields, chemical composition, and antioxidant activity of the polysaccharides extracted were determined and compared. Although both processes afforded...
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To extract, quantify, and evaluate the phenolic content in Opuntia ficus-indica skin for their antioxidant capacity with three different methods (ABTS, DPPH, and lipid oxidation) and to optimize the extraction conditions (time, temperature and ethanol concentration) in a reflux system. The extraction process was done using a reflux system. A San Cr...
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Fungal fucoidanase production by solid-state fermentation in a rotating drum bioreactor using algal biomass as substrate, Food and Bioproducts Processing (2013), http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fbp.2013.02.004 This is a PDF file of an unedited manuscript that has been accepted for publication. As a service to our customers we are providing this early v...
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The aims of this study were the extraction of hemicellulose from wheat straw (WS) and its utilization in the reinforcement of a κ-carrageenan/locust bean gum (κ-car/LBG) polymeric blend films (PBFs). WS hemicellulose extraction was performed under autohydrolysis process and hemicellulose extracted (HE) under optimum condition was used in PBFs. PBFs...
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Pectinase is an important enzyme that finds application in many food processing industries and solidstate fermentation (SSF) is an attractive technology for enzyme production. In this work, a SSF process is described for the production of pectinase by Aspergillus niger Aa-20 and lemon peel pomace (LPP) as support and carbon source in a solid-state...
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The extraction of sulfated polysaccharides (fucoidan) by autohydrolysis (AH) of brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus was studied. Experimental assays were performed under different conditions of temperature (160 to 200°C) and reaction time (10 to 30 min) according to a 22 central composite design, and the conditions able to maximize the fucoidan yield w...
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Coffee silverskin (CS) and spent coffee grounds (SCG) are abundant residues generated by the coffee industry, but up till now they are practically unutilized being discharged to the environment or burned for elimination. In the present study, the ability of seven different fungal strains from the genera Aspergillus, Mucor, Penicillium, and Neurospo...