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Agricultural Research Service

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Richard D Ashby (Rick)
Biobased and Other Animal Co-Products
Research Microbiologist

Phone: (215) 233-6483 ext. 6483
Fax: (215) 233-6795
Room 3100.3
600 E MERMAID LN
ERRC
WYNDMOOR, PA, 19038-8598

Projects
PRODUCTION AND VALUE ENHANCEMENT OF BIOSURFACTANTS AND BIOPOLYMERS DERIVED FROM AGRICULTURAL LIPIDS AND COPRODUCTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419892

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Production of microbial glycolipid biosurfactants and their antimicrobial activity - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2014. Production of microbial glycolipid biosurfactants and their antimicrobial activity [abstract]. 11th Annual World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. p. 1.
Production and antimicrobial property of glycolipid biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2014. Production and antimicrobial property of glycolipid biosurfactants [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 1.
Sophorolipid-induced dimpling and increased porosity in solvent-cast short-chain polyhydroxyalkanoate films: impact on thermo-mechanical properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2014. Sophorolipid-induced dimpling and increased porosity in solvent-cast short-chain polyhydroxyalkanoate films: impact on thermo-mechanical properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 131:40609. DOI: 10.1002/app.40609.
Rhamnolipid and poly (hydrozyalkanoate) biosynthesis in 3-hydrozyacyl-ACP:COA transacylase (phaG) - knockouts of pseudomonas chloroaphis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Crocker, N.V., Lai, B., Zerkowski, J.A. 2013. Rhamnolipid and poly (hydrozyalkanoate) biosynthesis in 3-hydrozyacyl-ACP:COA transacylase (phaG) - knockouts of pseudomonas chloroaphis. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1016/j.bcab.2013.09.009.
A process model for approximating the production costs of the fermentative synthesis of sophorolipids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Mcaloon, A.J., Solaiman, D., Yee, W.C., Reed, M.L. 2013. A process model for approximating the production costs of the fermentative synthesis of sophorolipids. Journal of Surfactants and Detergents. 16:683-691.
Study of structured lipid-based oil-in-water emulsion prepared with sophorolipid and its oxidative stability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, C., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Lee, J., Lee, K. 2013. Study of structured lipid-based oil-in-water emulsion prepared with sophorolipid and its oxidative stability. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:123-132.
Glycerine and levulinic acid: renewable co-substrates for the fermentative synthesis of short-chain poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biopolymers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Strahan, G.D., Zhu, C., Tappel, R.C., Nomura, C.T. 2012. Glycerine and levulinic acid: renewable co-substrates for the fermentative synthesis of short-chain poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biopolymers. Bioresource Technology. 118:272-280.
Selective microbial degradation of saturated methyl branched chain fatty acid isomers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngo, H., Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A. 2012. Selective microbial degradation of saturated methyl branched chain fatty acid isomers. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. DOI: 10.1007/s11746-012-2092-0 89:1885-1893.
Cloning, sequencing and characterization of lipase genes from a polyhydroxyalkanoate- (PHA-) synthesizing Pseudomonas resinovorans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J.H., Ashby, R.D., Needleman, D.S., Lee, K., Solaiman, D. 2012. Cloning, sequencing and characterization of lipase genes from a polyhydroxyalkanoate- (PHA-) synthesizing Pseudomonas resinovorans. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-012-4133-x.
Soaking formulations that can soften and remove hardened bovine manure: part II, effects on quality of leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Muir, Z.E., Ashby, R.D. 2012. Soaking formulations that can soften and remove hardened bovine manure: part II, effects on quality of leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(5):167-174.
(R)-3-Hydroxyacyl-Acp:coa Transacylase of Pseudomonas Chlororaphis: Gene Cloning, Characterization and Knock-Out on Pha and Rhamnolipid Syntheses - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-11)
Substrate preference and oxygen requirement for cyanophycin synthesis by recombinant Escherichia coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2012. Substrate preference and oxygen requirement for cyanophycin synthesis by recombinant Escherichia coli. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1(1):9-14.
Rendered-protein hydrolysates for microbial synthesis of cyanophycin biopolymer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Garcia, R.A., Ashby, R.D., Piazza, G.J., Steinbuchel, A. 2011. Rendered-protein hydrolysates for microbial synthesis of cyanophycin biopolymer. New Biotechnology. 28(6):552-558.
Efficient utilization of crude glycerol as fermentation substrate in the synthesis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) biopolymers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Strahan, G.D. 2011. Efficient utilization of crude glycerol as fermentation substrate in the synthesis of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) biopolymers. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 88:949-959.
Biopolymer scaffolds for use in delivering antimicrobial Sophorolipids to the acne-causing bacterium propionibacterium acnes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D., Liu, L.S. 2011. Biopolymer scaffolds for use in delivering antimicrobial Sophorolipids to the acne-causing bacterium propionibacterium acnes. New Biotechnology. 28(1):24-30.
Recent Progress on the Construction and Testing of a Fusion Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthase Gene - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D. 2010. Recent Progress on the Construction and Testing of a Fusion Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthase Gene. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Proceedings. p. 16. (Full paper published on a memory stick.)
The influence of increasing media methanol concentration on sophorolipid biosynthesis from glycerol-based feedstocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2010. The influence of increasing media methanol concentration on sophorolipid biosynthesis from glycerol-based feedstocks. Biotechnology Letters. 32:1429-1437.
A new shuttle vector for gene expression in biopolymer-producing Ralstonia eutropha - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Swingle, B.M., Ashby, R.D. 2010. A new shuttle vector for gene expression in biopolymer-producing Ralstonia eutropha. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 82:120-123.
Construction and Characterization of Fusion Class III Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biopolymer Synthase Genes - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2010. Construction and Characterization of Fusion Class III Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biopolymer Synthase Genes. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society Abstracts. p. 19.
Methyl-branched poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthesis from 13- methyltetradecanoic acid and mixed isostearic acid isomer substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Ngo, H., Solaiman, D., Strahan, G.D. 2009. Methyl-branched poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthesis from 13- methyltetradecanoic acid and mixed isostearic acid isomer substrates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 85:359-370.
Altered Composition of Ralstonia eutropha Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) through Expression of PHA Synthase from Allochromatium vinosum ATCC 35206 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aneja, K.K., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Altered Composition of Ralstonia eutropha Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) through Expression of PHA Synthase from Allochromatium vinosum ATCC 35206. Biotechnology Letters. 31:1601-1612.
Gelatin films plasticized with a simulated biodiesel coproduct stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, M., Milano, J., Stevens, E.S., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Gelatin films plasticized with a simulated biodiesel coproduct stream. eExpress Polymer Letters. 3(4):201-206.
Production and Modification of Sophorolipids from Agricultural Feedstocks - (Book / Chapter)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2009. Production and Modification of Sophorolipids from Agricultural Feedstocks. In Hayes, D.G., Kitamoto, D., Solaiman, D.K.Y. and Ashby, R.D. (eds.) Bio-Based Surfactants and Detergents: Synthesis, Properties and Applications. Urbana, IL:AOCS Press. p. 29-49.
Gelatin Plasticized with a Biodiesel Coproduct Stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stevens, E., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Gelatin Plasticized with a Biodiesel Coproduct Stream. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 3(1):57-61.
Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biosynthesis from Crude Alaskan Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) Oil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D.K.Y. 2008. Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biosynthesis from Crude Alaskan Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) Oil. Polymers and the Environment. 16:221-229.
Property control of sophorolipids: influence of fatty acid substrate and blending - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T. 2008. Property control of sophorolipids: influence of fatty acid substrate and blending. Biotechnology Letters. 30:1093-1100.
Synthesis and Characterization of Canola Oil-Stearic Acid-Based Trans-Free Structured Lipids for Possible Margarine Application Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lumor, S.E., Jones, K.C., Ashby, R.D., Strahan, G.D., Kim, B., Lee, G., Shaw, J., Kays, S.E., Chang, S., Foglia, T.A., Akoh, C.C. 2007. Synthesis and Characterization of Canola Oil-Stearic Acid-Based Trans-Free Structured Lipids for Possible Margarine Application. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55(26):10692-10702.
Synthesis and Characterization of Canola Oil-Stearic Acid-Based Trans-Free Structured Lipids for Possible Margarine Application - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Nov-07)
Genetic organization of pha gene locus affects phaC expression poly(hydroxyalkanoate) composition and granule morphology in Pseudomonas corrugata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Catara, V., Licciardello, G. 2008. Genetic organization of pha gene locus affects phaC expression poly(hydroxyalkanoate) composition and granule morphology in Pseudomonas corrugata. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 35:111-120.
Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthesis from Various High Volume Industrial Coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2007. Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthesis from Various High Volume Industrial Coproducts. Meeting Abstract. #25.
Topographical Imaging as a Means of Monitoring Biodegradation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Cooke, P.H., Solaiman, D. 2007. Topographical Imaging as a Means of Monitoring Biodegradation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Films. Polymers and the Environment. 15(3):179-187.
Industrial Products from Biodiesel Glycerol - (Book / Chapter)
Ashby, R.D., Wyatt, V.T., Foglia, T., Solaiman, D. 2008. Industrial Products from Biodiesel Glycerol. In: Hou, C.T., Shaw, J-F., editors. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. Hoboken, NJ:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. p. 131-154.
Simplified soy molasses-based medium for reduced-cost production of sophorolipids by Candida bombicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Foglia, T.A. 2007. Simplified soy molasses-based medium for reduced-cost production of sophorolipids by Candida bombicola. Biotechnology Letters. DOI 10.1007/S10529-007-9407-5.
Microbial production of glycolipids from lipids and related feedstock - (Abstract Only) - (02-Apr-07)
Using Fermentation to Ease the Glycerol Conundrum - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2007. Using Fermentation to Ease the Glycerol Conundrum [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 100.
Biosynthesis of Sophorolipids and Rhamnolipids from Lipid-based Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A., Zerkowski, J.A., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Biosynthesis of Sophorolipids and Rhamnolipids from Lipid-based Substrates [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 32.
Bioprocesses for Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) and Sophorolipids from Oils, Fats and Coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Bioprocesses for Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) and Sophorolipids from Oils, Fats and Coproducts [abstract]. 4th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. p. 41-42.
ARS Biodiesel Research Initiatives - (Proceedings)
Foglia, T.A., Ashby, R.D., Dunn, R.O., Erhan, S.Z., Haas, M.J., Holser, R.A., Knothe, G.H., Marmer, W.N., Moser, B.R., Wyatt, V.T. 2006. ARS Biodiesel Research Initiatives. Proceedings of the United States - Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food & Agricultural Panel. p. HT5-HT11.
Alpha-galactosidase Gene Expression for Fermentative Utilization of Soy Molasses - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N., Hotchkiss, A.T., Kobayashi, H. 2006. Alpha-galactosidase Gene Expression for Fermentative Utilization of Soy Molasses. Proceedings of the United States - Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food & Agricultural Panel. p. BT23-BT-28.
Industrial Products from Biodiesel Glycerol - (Abstract Only)
Foglia, T.A., Ashby, R.D., Wyatt, V.T., Solaiman, D. 2006. Industrial Products from Biodiesel Glycerol [abstract]. International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. p. 36.
The Use of Fats, Oils and Coproducts for Fermentative Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) Biopolymer and Sophorolipid Biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. The use of fats, oils and coproducts for fermentative production of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) biopolymer and sophorolipid biosurfactants. 3rd World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. p. 47.
Macro and Microscopic Visual Evidence for the Biodegradation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) by Pseudomonas Lemoignei and Comamonas P37c - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2006. Macro- and microscopic visual evidence for the biodegradation of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) by pseudomonas lemoignei and comamonas p37c. Bio Environmental Polymer Society. p. 87.
Fermentative Production of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Glycerol-Rich Biodiesel Coproduct Stream and Soy Molasses - (Book / Chapter)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. Fermentative production of biopolymers and biosurfactants from glycerol-rich biodiesel coproduct stream and soy molasses. Hou, C.T., Shaw J-F., Editors. Biocatalysis and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Industrial Products. Boca Raton, FL; CRC Press. p. 431-450.
Conversion of Agricultural Feedstock and Coproducts into Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) - (Review Article)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. Conversion of agricultural feedstock and coproducts into poly(hydroxyalkanoates). Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 71:783-789.
Environmental Effects on Chrome-Free Leather - (Abstract Only)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Ashby, R.D., Ding, K. 2006. Environmental effects on chrome-free leather [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. p. 13.
New Uses for Glycerol: Fermentation Substrates for Value-Added Product Synthesis - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2006. New uses for glycerol: fermentation substrates for value-added product synthesis [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 72.
Bioconversion of Soy-Based Feedstocks into Biopolymers and Biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Hotchkiss, A.T., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. Bioconversion of soy-based feedstocks into biopolymers and biosurfactants [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 14.
Environmental Effects on Chrome-Free Leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Ashby, R.D., Ding, K. 2006. Environmental Effects on Chrome-free Leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 101(10):368-375.
The Use of Fatty Acid-Esters to Enhance Free Acid Sophorolipid Synthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2006. The use of fatty acid-esters to enhance free acid sophorolipid synthesis. Biotechnology Letters. 28:253-260.
Biosynthesis of Medium-Chain-Length Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from Soy Molasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Hotchkiss, A.T., Foglia, T.A. 2006. Biosynthesis of medium-chain-length poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from soy molasses. Biotechnology Letters. 28:157-162.
Activated Peroxide for Enzymatic Control of Wool Shrinkage Part 1: Elucidation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cardamone, J.M., Nunez, A., Ashby, R.D., Dudley, R.L. 2006. Activated peroxide for enzymatic control of wool shrinkage part 1: elucidation. Textile Research Journal. 76(2):99-108.
Production of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Soybean-Derived Renewable Feedstocks - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N., Hotchkiss, A.T., Kobayashi, H. 2005. Production of biopolymers and biosurfactants from soybean-derived renewable feedstocks. In: Proceedings of the US-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources-Food & Agricultural Panel-34th Annual Meeting, October 23-29, 2005, Susono, Shizuoka. p. 187-191.
Fermentative Production of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Agricultural Feedstocks - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2005. Fermentative production of biopolymers and biosurfactants from agricultural feedstocks [abstract]. International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology-Functional Foods and Industrial Products. p. 67.
Sophorolipid Biosynthesis from the Biodiesel Co-Product Stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Sophorolipid biosynthesis from the biodiesel co-product stream. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 82(9):625-630.
Production of Microbial Biosurfactants from Soy Molasses - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Gunther, N.W., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Kaplan, D.L. 2005. Production of microbial biosurfactants from soy molasses [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. p. 75.
Production of Biosurfactants by Fermentation of Fats, Oils and Their Coproducts - (Book / Chapter)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Production of biosurfactants by fermentation of fats, oils and their coproducts. In:Hou, C.T., editor. Handbook of Industrial Biocatalysis. Boca Raton, FL:Taylor & Francis. p. 14-1-14-9.
Synthesis of Short-/medium-Chain-Length Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Blends by Mixed Culture Fermentation of Glycerol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Synthesis of short-/medium-chain-length poly(hydroxyalkanoate) blends by mixed culture fermentation of glycerol. Biomacromolecules. 6:2106-2112.
Functionalization of Hydroxy Fatty Acids from Sophorolipids - (Abstract Only)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Functionalization of hydroxy fatty acids from sophorolipids [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 64.
Mass Spectrometric Monitoring of the Chemical Modification of Sophorolipids - (Abstract Only)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Mass spectrometric monitoring of the chemical modification of sophorolipids [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 6.
Production and Modification of Sophorolipid Biosurfactant - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Nunez, A., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Production and modification of sophorolipid biosurfactant [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 17.
Genetic Characterization of the Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthases of Various Pseudomonas Oleovorans Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D. 2005. Genetic characterization of the poly(hydroxyalkanoate) synthases of various pseudomonas oleovorans strains. Current Microbiology. 50(6):329-333.
Rapid Genetic Characterization of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthase and Its Applications - (Review Article)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D. 2005. Rapid genetic characterization of poly(hydroxyalkanoate) synthase and its applications. Biomacromolecules. 6(2):532-537.
Lipidic Precursors to Control the Synthesis and Properties of Microbial Sophorolipids and Polyhydroxyalkanoates - (Proceedings)
Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Lipidic precursors to control the synthesis and properties of microbial sophorolipids and polyhydroxyalkanoates. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Protein Resources Panel Annual Meeting. p. 225:229.
Characterization and Manipulation of Genes in the Biosynthesis of Sophorolipids and Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Characterization and manipulation of genes in the biosynthesis of sophorolipids and poly(hydroxyalkanoates). Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Protein Resources Panel Annual Meeting. p. 215-219.
Production and Structural Variability of Sophorolipids Derived from the Fermentation of Renewable Resources - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Production and structural variability of sophorolipids derived from the fermentation of renewable resources [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Meeting. p. 29.
Biosurfactants from Microbial Fermentation of Renewable Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N., Kaplan, D.L. 2004. Biosurfactants from microbial fermentation of renewable substrates [abstract]. Industrial Application of Renewable Resources - A Conference on Sustainable Technologies, American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 14.
Rapid Genetic Characterization of Pha Synthase and Its Applications - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Catara, V., Greco, S., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Rapid genetic characterization of pha synthase and its applications [abstract]. International Symposium on Biological Polyesters. p. 40.
Production of Sophorolipids Using Soy Molasses As Substrate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Production of sophorolipids using soy molasses as substrate. Biotechnology Letters. 26:1241-1245.
Enzymatic Modification and Lc/ms Analysis of Sophorolipids Produced by Candida Bogoriensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nunez, A., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Solaiman, D. 2004. LC/MS analysis and lipase modification of the sophorolipids produced by rhodotorula bogoriensis. Biotechnology Letters. 26:1087-1093.
Biopolyesters Derived from the Fermentation of Renewable Resources - (Book / Chapter)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Biopolyesters derived from the fermentation of renewable resources. In: Hou, C.T., editor. Handbook of Industrial Biocatalysis. Boca Raton, FL:CRC Press. p. 19-1:19-10.
Characterization of Sophorolipids Produced by Rhodotorula Bogoriensis and Their Lipase-Mediated Rearrangement Products - (Proceedings)
Nunez, A., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Solaiman, D. Characterization of sophorolipids produced by rhodotorula bogoriensis and their lipase-mediated rearrangement products. In: Proceedings of the ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics. May 22-27, 2004, Nashville, Tennessee. 2004 CDROM.
Gemini Sophorolipids, a New Variety of Glycosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Gemini sophorolipids, a new variety of glycosurfactants [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. 82.
Water-Plasticization of Extruded Material Made from Meat and Bone Meal and Sodium Caseinate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia, R.A., Onwulata, C.I., Ashby, R.D. 2004. Water-plasticization of extruded material made from meat and bone meal and sodium caseinate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 52(12):3776-3779.
Tricylglycerol-Based Production of Environmentally Benign, Value-Added Polymers and Surfactants - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Nunez, A., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Tricylglycerol-based production of environmentally benign, value-added polymers and surfactants [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 32.
Modulation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) Production and Properties by Pha Depolymerase-Knockout Mutants of Pseudomonas Resinovorans - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Modulation of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) production and properties by pha depolymerase-knockout mutants of pseudomonas resinovorans [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 26-27.
Sophorolipids - Emerging Microbial Biosurfactants - (Trade Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Nunez, A., Marmer, W.N. 2004. Sophorolipids - emerging microbial biosurfactants. Inform. 15(4):270-272.
Characterization of Sophorolipids Produced by Rhodotorula Bogoriensis and Their Lipase-Mediated Rearrangement Products - (Abstract Only)
Nunez, A., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Solaiman, D. 2004. Characterization of sophorolipids produced by rhodotorula bogoriensis and their lipase-mediated rearrangement products. American Society for Mass Spectrometry. Paper No. ThPI 151.
Fermentative Production of Biosurfactants from Agricultural Lipids and Byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Fermentative production of biosurfactants from agricultural lipids and byproducts [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 156.
Bacterial Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Polymer Production from the Biodiesel Co-Product Stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Bacterial poly(hydroxyalkanoate) polymer production from the biodiesel co-product stream. Journal of Environment and Polymers. 12(3):105-112.
Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from Agricultural Lipids and Coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2004. Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from agricultural lipids and coproducts [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. CELL 183.
Bioprocessing of Oils and Fats to Higher Value-Added Products - (Abstract Only)
Foglia, T.A., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Haas, M.J., Piazza, G.J., Marmer, W.N. 2004. Bioprocessing of oils and fats to higher value-added products [abstract]. IV International Soybean Processing and Utilization Congress. p.754-758.
Extruded Plastic Material Made from Meat and Bone Meal and Sodium Caseinate Is Plasticized by Water - (Abstract Only)
Garcia, R.A., Onwulata, C.I., Ashby, R.D. 2004. Extruded material made from meat and bone meal and sodium caseinate is plasticized by water [abstract]. 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. AGFD0010.
Synthesis of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Glycerol and Glycerol-Based Waste Streams - (Proceedings)
Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2003. Synthesis of biopolymers and biosurfactants from glycerol and glycerol-based waste streams. In: Proceedings of United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Protein Resources Panel, November 9-15, 2003, Tsukuba, Japan. p. 269-278.
Production of Cocoa Butter-Like Fats by the Lipase-Catalyzed Interesterification of Palm Oil and Hydrogenated Soybean Oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abigor, R.D., Marmer, W.N., Foglia, T.A., Jones, K.C., Ashby, R.D., Uadia, P.O. 2003. Production of cocoa butter-like fats by the lipase-catalyzed interesterification of palm oil and hydrogenated soybean oil. Journal of the Americal Oil Chemists' Society. 80:1193-1196.
Manipulation of Pha Composition by Genetic Modification - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Rehm, B. 2003. Manipulation of PHA composition by genetic modification [abstract]. 1st International Conference on Biobased Polymers. Paper No. P1-3.
Enzymatic Synthesis of a Galactopyranose Sophorolipid Fatty Acid-Ester - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
NUNEZ, A., FOGLIA, T.A., ASHBY, R.D. ENZYMATIC SYNTHESIS OF A GALACTOPYRANOSE SOPHOROLIPID FATTY ACID-ESTER. BIOTECHNOLOGY LETTERS. v. 25. p. 1291-1297.
Coproducts of Biodiesel Production As a Source of Bacterial Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2003. Coproducts of biodiesel production as a source of bacterial poly(hydroxyalkanoates) [abstract]. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society. Abstract No. 2.
Molecular Engineering in the Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2003. Molecular engineering in the production of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. AGFD 159.
Effect of Inactivation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Depolymerase Gene on the Properties of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) in Pseudomonas Resinovorans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2003. Effect of inactivation of poly(hydroxyalkanoate) deploymerase gene on the properties of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) in pseudomonas resinovorans. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 62:536-543.
Fermentation-Based Processes for the Conversion of Fats, Oils and Derivatives into Biopolymers and Biosurfactants - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Nunez, A., Marmer, W.N. 2003. Fermentation-based processes for the conversion of fats, oils and derivatives into biopolymers and biosurfactants. In: Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR) Protein Resources Panel, November 9-11, 2003, Tsukuba, Japan. p. V1-V10.
Poly(ethylene Glycerol)-Mediated Molar Mass Control of Short-Chain and Medium-Chain-Length Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from Pseudomonas Oleovorans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2002. Poly(ethylene glycerol)-mediated molar mass control of short-chain- and medium-chain-lenght poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from pseudomonas oleovorans. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 60:154-159.
Synthesis of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) by Escherichia Coli Expressing Mutatedand Chimeric Pha Synthase Genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Apr-02)
Molar Mass Regulation of Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate) and Medium-Chain-Length Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) Through Variation in Glycerol Media Concentration - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2002. Molar mass regulation of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate) and medium-chain-length poly(hydroxyalkanoates) through variation in glycerol media concentration [abstract]. Bio Environmental Polymer Society. Poster 10.
New Processes for the Conversion of Fats and Oils to Higher Value-Added Products - (Proceedings) - (08-Mar-98)
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