Michele Michelin

Junior Researcher


  • Since  2019: Junior Researcher, Universidade do Minho


  • 2009: Docter Degree Sciences – Compared Biology, Universidade de São Paulo, Ribeirão Preto
  • Since 2019: White biotechnology for development of high value-added compounds from agro-industrial residues: new routes for lignin-based products.
  • 2015 - 2019: White biotechnology for development of high value-added compounds from agroindustrial residues: new routes for lignin-based products


Research Students

Recent Publications

Enhancement and modeling of enzymatic hydrolysis on cellulose from Agave bagasse hydrothermally pretreated in a horizontal bioreactor
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 211, 349-359, 2019
Lignin from an integrated process consisting of liquid hot water and ethanol organosolv: Physicochemical and antioxidant properties
  • International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 120(Part A), 159-169, 2018
Comparative autohydrolysis study of two mixtures of forest and marginal land resources for co-production of biofuels and value-added compounds
  • Renewable Energy, 128, Part A, 20-29, 2018
Bioreactor design for enzymatic hydrolysis of biomass under the biorefinery concept
  • Chemical Engineering Journal, 347, 119-136, 2018
Cellulose nanocrystals from grape pomace: production, properties and cytotoxicity assessment
  • Carbohydrate Polymers, 192, 327-336, 2018
Multi-step approach to add value to corncob: production of biomass-degrading enzymes, lignin and fermentable sugars
  • Bioresource Technology, 247, 582-590, 2018
Liquid hot water pretreatment of multi feedstocks and enzymatic hydrolysis of solids obtained thereof
  • Bioresource Technology, 216, 862-869, 2016
  • de Marco, Juliana da Conceição Infante; Neto, Geraldo Pereira de Souza; Castro, Carlos Frederico de Souza; Michelin, Michele; Polizeli, Maria de Lourdes T. M.; Filho, Edivaldo Ximenes Ferreira
Partial purification and characterization of a thermostable β-mannanase from Aspergillus foetidus
  • Applied Sciences-Basel, 5(4), 881-893, 2015
  • Michelin, Michele; Silva, Tony M.; Jorge, João A.; Polizeli, Maria de Lourdes T.M.
Purification and Biochemical Properties of Multiple Xylanases from Aspergillus ochraceus Tolerant to Hg2+ Ion and a Wide Range of pH
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 174(1), 206-220, 2014
Influence of volumetric oxygen transfer coefficient (kLa) on xylanases batch production by Aspergillus niger van Tieghem in stirred tank and internal-loop airlift bioreactors
  • Biochemical Engineering Journal, 80, 19-26, 2013
  • Silva, Tony Marcio; Damásio, André Ricardo de Lima; Maller, Alex; re; Michelin, Michele; Squina, Fabio M.; Jorge, João Atílio; Polizeli, Maria de Lourdes Teixeira de Moraes
Purification, partial characterization, and covalent immobilization–stabilization of an extracellular α-amylase from Aspergillus niveus
  • Folia Microbiologica, 58(6), 495-502, 2013
A novel xylan degrading b-D-xylosidase: purification and biochemical characterization
  • World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology, 28(11), 3179-3186, 2012
Xylanase and β-xylosidase production by Aspergillus ochraceus: new perspectives for the application of wheat straw autohydrolysis liquor
  • Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 166(2), 336-347, 2012
Production of xylanase and β-xylosidase from autohydrolysis liquor of corncob using two fungal strains
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 35(7), 1185-1192, 2012
Production of xylanolytic enzymes by Aspergillus terricola in stirred tank and airlift tower loop bioreactors
  • Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology, 38(12), 1979-1984, 2011
  • Michelin, Michele; Tony M. Silva; Vivian M. Benassi; Simone C. Peixoto-Nogueira; Luiz Alberto B. Moraes; Juliana M. Leão; João A. Jorge; Héctor F. Terenzi; Maria de Lourdes T.M. Polizeli
Purification and characterization of a thermostable α-amylase produced by the fungus Paecilomyces variotii
  • Carbohydrate Research, 345(16), 2348-2353, 2010
  • Michelin, M.; Peixoto-Nogueira, S.C.; Betini, J.H.A.; da Silva, T.M.; Jorge, J.A.; Terenzi, H.F.; Polizeli, M.L.T.M.
Production and properties of xylanases from Aspergillus terricola Marchal and Aspergillus ochraceus and their use in cellulose pulp bleaching
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 33(7), 813-821, 2010
  • Silva, T.M.; Dos Reis Almeida, F.B.; de Lima Damásio, A.R.; Maller, A.; Michelin, M.; Jorge, J.A.; Hanna, E.S.; Roque-Barreira, M.C.; Terenzi, H.F.; de Lourdes Teixeira de Moraes Polizeli, M.
Tunicamycin inhibition of N-glycosylation of α-glucosidase from Aspergillus niveus: Partial influence on biochemical properties
  • Biotechnology Letters, 32(10), 1449-1455, 2010
  • Da Silva, T.M.; Michelin, M.; De Lima Damásio, A.R.; Maller, A.; Almeida, F.B.D.R.; Ruller, R.; Ward, R.J.; Rosa, J.C.; Jorge, J.A.; Terenzi, H.F.; De Moraes Polizeli, M.
Purification and biochemical characterization of a novel α-glucosidase from Aspergillus niveus
  • Antonie van Leeuwenhoek - Journal of Microbiology, 96(4), 569-578, 2009
  • Betini, J.H.A.; Michelin, M.; Peixoto-Nogueira, S.C.; Jorge, J.A.; Terenzi, H.F.; Polizeli, M.L.T.M.
Xylanases from Aspergillus niger, Aspergillus niveus and Aspergillus ochraceus produced under solid-state fermentation and their application in cellulose pulp bleaching
  • Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering, 32(6), 819-824, 2009
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