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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Key Publications
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1.     Biswas, A., Shogren, R. L. and Willett, J. L.  Solvent-free process to esterify polysaccharides.  Biomacromolecules. 6(4):1843-1845.  2005.

 

2.   Biswas, A., Adhvaryu, A., Gordon, S. H., Erhan, S. Z. and Willett, J. L.  Synthesis of diethylamine functionalized soybean oil.  J. Agric. Food. Chem.
53(24):9485-9490.  2005.

 

3.   Biswas, A., Saha, B. C., Lawton, J. W., Shogren, R. L. and Willett, J. L. 
Process for obtaining cellulose acetate from agricultural by-products.  Carbohydr. Polym. 64(1):134-137.  2006.

 

4.   Biswas, A., Shogren, R. L., Kim, S. and Willett, J. L.  Rapid preparation of starch maleate half-esters.  Carbohydr. Polym. 64(3):484-487.  2006. 

 

5.     Biswas, A., Willett, J. L., Gordon, S. H. and Cheng. H. N.  Complexation and blending of starch, poly(acrylic acid), and poly(N-vinyl pyrrolidone).  Carbohydr. Polym. 65(4):397-403.  2006. 

 

6.     Biswas, A., Shogren, R. L., Stevenson, D. G., Willett, J. L. and Bhowmik, P. K. 
Ionic liquids as solvents for biopolymers:  Acylation of starch and zein protein.  Carbohydr. Polym. 66(4):546-550.  2006. 

 

7.     Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Willett, J. L., Vermillion, K., Erhan, S. Z. and
Cheng, H. N.  Novel modified soybean oil containing hydrazino-ester:  Synthesis and characterization.  Green Chem. 9(1):85-89.  2007.

 

8.     Biswas, A., Selling, G., Appell, M., Woods, K., Willett, J. L. and
Buchanan, C. M.  Iodine catalyzed esterification of cellulose using reduced levels of solvent.  Carbohydr. Polym. 68(3):555-560.  2007.

 

9.   Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Willett, J. L., Erhan, S. Z. and Cheng, H. N. 
Room-temperature self-curing gene reactions involving soybean oil.
 
Green Chemistry. 10(1):298-303.  2008.

 

10.   Biswas, A., Shogren, R. L., Selling, G., Salch, J., Willett, J. L. and
Buchanan, C. M.  Rapid and environmentally friendly preparation of starch esters.  Carbohydr. Polym. 74(1):137-141.  2008.

 

11.   Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Willett, J. L., Advaryu, A., Erhan S. Z. and
Cheng, H. N.  Azide derivatives of soybean oil and fatty esters.  J. Agric. Food Chem. 56(14):5611-5616. 2008.

 

12.   Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Willett, J. L., Erhan, S. Z. and Cheng, H. N.

Soybean oil as a renewable feedstock for nitrogen-containing derivatives. 
Energy Environ. Sci. 1(1):639-644.  2008.

 

13.   Biswas, A., Selling, G. W., Woods, K. K. and Evans, K.  Surface modification of zein films.  Ind. Crops Prod. 30(169):168-171.  2009.

 

14.   Biswas, A., Cheng, H. N., Selling, G. W., Willett, J. L. and Kendra, D. F. 
Synthesis of phenyl-adducted cyclodextrin through click reaction.  Carbohydr. Polym. 77:681-685.  2009.

 

15.   Biswas, A., Shogren, R. L. and Willett, J. L.  Ionic liquid as a solvent and catalyst for acylation of maltodextrin.  Ind. Crops Prod. 30(1):172-175.  2009. 

 

16.   Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Doll, K., Willett, J. L., Erhan, S. Z., Vermillion, K. and    

         Cheng, H. N.  Synthesis of an amine-oleate derivative using an ionic catalyst.

              J. Agric. Food Chem. 57(1):8136-8141.  2009.

 

17.   Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H. N., Willett, J. L., Lesch, W. C., Tansgurd, R.
and Biswas, A.  Microwave-assisted extraction of phenolics from bean
(Phaseolus vulgaris L.)  Food Research International. 43(2):516-519.  2010. 

 

18.   Sutivisedsak, N., Moser, B. R., Sharma, B. K., Evangelista, R. L., Cheng, H. N., Lesch, W. C., Tangsrud, R. R. and Biswas, A.  Physical properties and fatty acid profiles from black, kidney, great northern, and pinto beans.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. 88(2):193-200.   2011.

 

19.   Biswas, A., Sharma, B. K., Vermillion, K., Willett, J. L. and Cheng, H. N. Preparation of acetonides from soybean oil, methyl soyate, and fatty esters. 
J. Agric. Food Chem. 59(7):3066-3070.  2011.

 

20.   Biswas, A., Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H. N., Willett, J. L., Lesch, W. C. and Tangsrud, R. R.  Extraction and analysis of antioxidant capacity in eight edible beans.  J. Agric. Food Environ. 10(1):89-96.  2012.

 

21.   Sessa, D. J., Cheng, H. N., Kim, S., Selling, G. W. and Biswas, A.  Zein-based

polymers formed by modifications with isocyanates.  Ind. Crops Prod. 43(1):106.  2012. 

 

22.   Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H. N., Dowd, M. K., Selling, G. W. and Biswas A.

Evaluation of cotton byproducts as fillers for poly(lactic acid) and low density

                    polyethylene.  Ind. Crops Prod. 36(1):127-134.  2012.

 

23.   Biswas, A., Kim, S., Selling, G. W. and Cheng, H. N.  Microwave-assisted
synthesis of alkyl cellulose in aqueous medium.  Carbohydr. Polym.
94(1):120-123.  2013.

 

24.   Biswas, A., Berfield, J. L., Saha, B. C., Lui, Z. and Cheng, H. N.  Conversion of agricultural byproducts to methyl cellulose.  Ind. Crops Prod. 46:297-300.  2013.

 

25.   Biswas, A., Cheng, H. N., Kim, S. and Liu, Z.  Modified triglyceride oil through reactions with phenyltriazolinedione.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc. v. 91(1):125-131.  2014.


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