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The production of lignocellulosic ethanol is one of the most promising alternatives to fossil fuels; however, this technology still faces many challenges related to the viability of the lignocellulosic alcohol in the market. In this paper the endocarp of buriti...

["Agricultural Science","Bioengineering","Biotechnology","Food, Water and Energy Nexus"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5275
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Calixarene framework functionalized bio-polymeric magnetic composites (MSp-TDI-calix) were synthesized and utilized as magnetic solid-phase extraction (MSPE) sorbent for the extraction of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), namely indoprofen (INP),...

["Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Food, Water and Energy Nexus","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.5108
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A green methodology to synthesize 2-organoselanyl-naphthalenes based on the reaction of alkynols with diaryl diselenides is described. The electrophilic species of selenium were generated in situ, by the oxidative cleavage of the Se–Se bond of diaryl diselenides...

["Natural Resource Management","Food, Water and Energy Nexus","Green Chemistry"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4706
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The conversion of pentoses into ethanol remains a challenge and could increase the supply of second-generation biofuels. This study sought to isolate naturally occurring yeasts from plant biomass and determine their capabilities for transforming xylose into ethanol....

["Biotechnology","Microbiology","Food, Water and Energy Nexus"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4673
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A gambling or “game” phenomenon can be observed in the complex relationship between sources and receptors of ecological compensation among multiple stakeholders. This paper investigates the problem of gambling to determine payment amounts, and details a method...

["Ecosystem Science","Natural Resource Management","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Impacts","Food, Water and Energy Nexus"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.4475
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With rising environmental concerns on potable water safety and eutrophication, increased media attention and tighter environmental regulations, managing animal waste in an environmentally responsible and economically feasible way can be a challenge. In this study,...

["Biotechnology","Environmental Contamination and Remediation","Environmental Sciences","Food, Water and Energy Nexus"]
doi:10.7717/peerj.336

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