Elia Tomás-Pejó

Unit of Biotechnological Processes
IMDEA Energy Institute, Madrid
E-mail: elia.tomas@imdea.org

Fields of interest:

bioethanol, industrial microbiology, yeast, fermentation

Recent publications:

Moreno A.D., Tomás-Pejó E., Ibarra D., Ballesteros M., Olsson L.:
In situ laccase treatment enhances the fermentability of steam-exploded wheat straw in SSCF processes at high dry matter consistencies.
Bioresource Technology 2013, 143C: 337-343.

Tomás-Pejó E., Negro M.J., Saez F., Ballesteros M.:
Effect of nutrient addition on preinoculum growth of S. cerevisiae for application in SSF processes.
Biomass and Bioenergy 2012, 45: 168 -174.

Alvira P., Tomás-Pejó E., Negro M.J., Ballesteros M.:
Strategies of xylanase supplementation for an efficient saccharification and co-fermentation process from pretreated wheat straw.
Biotechnology Progress 2011, 27: 944-950.

Tomás-Pejó E., Oliva J.M., Ballesteros M., Olsson L.:
Adaptation of xylose fermenting yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae F12 for improving ethanol production at high substrate loading.
Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 2010, 37: 1211-1220.

Alvira P., Tomás-Pejó E., Ballesteros M., Negro M.J.:
Pretreatment technologies for an efficient bioethanol production process based on enzymatic hydrolysis: A review.
Bioresourse Technology 2010, 101: 4851-4861.

Tomás-Pejó E., Oliva J.M., González A., Ballesteros I., Ballesteros M.:
Bioethanol production from wheat straw by thermorolerant yeast Kluyveromyces marxianus CECT 10875 in a simultaneous saccharification and fermentation fed-batch process.
Fuel 2009, 88: 2142-2147.

Tomás-Pejó E., García-Aparicio M., Negro M.J.; Oliva J.M., Ballesteros M.:
Effect of different cellulase dosages on cell viability and etanol poduction by Kluyveromyces marxianus in SSF processes.
Bioresource Technology 2009, 100: 890-895.

Tomás-Pejó E., Oliva J.M., Ballesteros M.:
Realistic approach for full-scale bioethanol production from lignocellulose: a review.
Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research 2008, 67: 874-884.

Tomás-Pejó E., Oliva J.M., Ballesteros M., Olsson L.:
Comparison of SHF and SSF processes from steam-exploded wheat straw fro etanol production by xylose-fermenting and robust glucose-fermenting Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
Biotechnology and Bioengineering 2008, 100: 1122-1131.

Tomás-Pejó E., García-Aparicio M.P., Negro M.J., Oliva J.M., Ballesteros M.:
Effect of enzyme concentration, temperature and inoculum size on cell viability and ethanol production of Kluyveromyces marxianus.
Proceedings of 15th European Biomass Conference, Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection, 2007: 2067-2071.