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Rafael Cunha de Assis Castro

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Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Escola de Engenharia de Lorena (EEL)  (Institutional affiliation for the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

Graduated in Biochemistry at Federal University of Viçosa (2010), master's and doctorate in Science at University of São Paulo (2012 and 2017), in the post-graduate program in Industrial Biotechnology at Lorena School of Engineering, with a sandwich doctorate at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands). He is currently a researcher at Natura, working with R&D of Natural Ingredients area, mainly in projects related to Biotechnology field. He has experience in fermentative and enzymatic processes, conversion of lignocellulosic biomass and purification of biotechnological products. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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CASTRO, RAFAEL C. A.; FERREIRA, ISABELA S.; ROBERTO, INES C.; MUSSATTO, SOLANGE I.. Isolation and physicochemical characterization of different lignin streams generated during the second-generation ethanol production process. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, v. 129, p. 497-510, . Web of Science Citations: 3. (15/24813-6, 13/13953-6, 15/20510-9)

DE ASSIS CASTRO, RAFAEL CUNHA; MUSSATTO, SOLANGE I.; ROBERTO, INES CONCEICAO. A vertical ball mill as a new reactor design for biomass hydrolysis and fermentation process. RENEWABLE ENERGY, v. 114, n. B, p. 775-780, . Web of Science Citations: 1. (15/24813-6, 13/13953-6)

ROBERTO, INES C.; CASTRO, RAFAEL C. A.; SILVA, JOAO PAULO A.; MUSSATTO, SOLANGE I.. Ethanol Production from High Solid Loading of Rice Straw by Simultaneous Saccharification and Fermentation in a Non-Conventional Reactor. ENERGIES, v. 13, n. 8, . Web of Science Citations: 0. (15/24813-6, 13/13953-6)

DE ASSIS CASTRO, RAFAEL CUNHA; FONSECA, BRUNO GUEDES; LIMA DOS SANTOS, HILTON TULIO; FERREIRA, ISABELA SILVEIRA; MUSSATTO, SOLANGE INES; ROBERTO, INES CONCEICAO. Alkaline deacetylation as a strategy to improve sugars recovery and ethanol production from rice straw hemicellulose and cellulose. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS, v. 106, n. SI, p. 65-73, . Web of Science Citations: 24. (15/24813-6, 13/13953-6)

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CASTRO, Rafael Cunha de Assis. Produção de etanol a partir da palha de arroz por sacarificação e fermentação simultânea empregando um reator agitado não convencional.. Tese (Doutorado) -  Escola de Engenharia de Lorena.  Universidade de São Paulo (USP).  Lorena.  (13/13953-6

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