Research Interests

Biorefinery, Bioenergy, Biocatalysis, Microbial Physiology and Fermentation Technology, Downstream Processing, Metabolic Engineering

Selected Publications and Patents

Lin, S.K.C., Luque, R., Clark, J., Webb, C., Du, C., 2011. Novel wheat-based biorefining strategy for fermentative production and chemical transformation of succinic acid. Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining. DOI: 10.1002/bbb.328. Invited review

Lin, S.K.C., Luque, R., Clark, J., Webb, C., Du, C., 2011. A seawater-based biorefining strategy for fermentative production and chemical transformation of succinic acid. Energy and Environmental Science, 4, 1471.

Lin, S.K.C., Du, C., Blaga, A., Camarut, M., Webb, C., Christian Stevens and Soetaert, W., 2010. Novel resin-based vacuum distillation-crystallisation method for recovery of succinic acid crystals from fermentation broths. Green Chemistry, 12, 666–671.

Dorado, P., Lin, S.K.C., Koutinas, A., Du, C., Wang, R.H., Webb, C., 2009. Cereal-based biorefinery development: Utilisation of wheat milling by-products for the production of succinic acid, Journal of Biotechnology, 143: 51-59.

Luque, R., Lin, S.K.C., Du, C., Macquarrie, D.J., Koutinas, A., Wang, R., Webb,
C., Clark, J., 2009. Chemical transformations of succinic acid recovered from
fermentation broths by a novel direct vacuum distillation-crystallisation method,
Green Chemistry, 11: 193–200.

Lin, S.K.C., Du, C., Wang, R.H., Koutinas, A. and Webb, C., 2008, Substrate and
product inhibition kinetics in succinic acid production by Actinobacillus
succinogenes, Biochemical Engineering Journal, 41(2):128-135.

Du, C., Lin, S.K.C., Koutinas, A., Wang, R., Dorado, P. and Webb, C., 2008, A
wheat biorefining strategy based on solid-state fermentation for fermentative
production of succinic acid. Bioresource Technology, 99(17):8310-8315.

Du, C., Lin, S.K.C., Clark, J. and Webb, C., 2007, Platform chemical production from wheat-based biorefining strategy, Journal of Biotechnology, 131(2, Supplement 1): S145.

Du, C., Lin, S.K.C., Koutinas, A., Wang, R. and Webb, C., 2007, Succinic acid
production from wheat using a biorefining strategy, Applied Microbiology and
Biotechnology, 76(6): 1263-1270.

 





Full Name:
Prof Carol S K LIN

Adjunct Assistant Professor
PhD, The University of Manchester

Research Area:
Bioprocessing, Energy and Environment

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