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TIMOTHY D LEATHERS (Tim)
Renewable Product Technology Research Unit
Research Geneticist

Phone: (309) 681-6377
Fax: (309) 681-6040
Room 3327
NTL CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL UTILIZATION RESEARCH
1815 N UNIVERSITY STREET
PEORIA, IL, 61604-3999

Projects
IMPROVING BIOCHEMICAL PROCESSES FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SUSTAINABLE FUELS AND CHEMICALS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 415148
NOVEL TECHNOLOGIES FOR PRODUCING RENEWABLE CHEMICALS AND POLYMERS FROM CARBOHYDRATES DERIVED FROM AGRICULTURAL FEEDSTOCKS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418310
BIOBASED POLYMERS FROM AGRICULTURAL BIOMASS
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 419340
Production of Schizophyllan from Corn Fiber
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425835

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Liamocin oil from Aureobasidium pullulans has antibacterial activity with specificity for species of Streptococcus - (Abstract Only) - (09-Sep-14)
Inhibitors of biofilm formation by fuel ethanol contaminants - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jul-14)
Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium sp. strain RPT-4213 - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jul-14)
Inhibitors of biofilm formation by biofuel fermentation contaminants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Nunnally, M.S., Anderson, A.M. 2014. Inhibitors of biofilm formation by biofuel fermentation contaminants. Bioresource Technology. 169:45-51.
Corn fiber utilization for production of Schizophyllan - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-14)
Production of novel microbial biopolymers - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-14)
Aureobasidium pullulans as a source of liamocins (heavy oils) with anticancer activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Watanapoksin, R., Price, N.P., Bischoff, K.M., Tayeh, M., Teeraworawit, S., Kriwong, S., Leathers, T.D. 2014. Aureobasidium pullulans as a source of liamocins (heavy oils) with anticancer activity. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 30(8):2199-2204.
Schizophyllan polysaccharide as potential biopolymer ingredient in lubrication - (Abstract Only)
Biresaw, G., Sutivisedsak, N., Bantchev, G.B., Leathers, T.D. 2014. Schizophyllan polysaccharide as potential biopolymer ingredient in lubrication [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition. p. 151.
Production of schizophyllan from distiller's dried grains with solubles by diverse strains of Schizophyllan commune - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Price, N.P. 2013. Production of schizophyllan from distiller's dried grains with solubles by diverse strains of Schizophyllan commune. SpringerPlus. 2(476):1-6.
Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium tyrobutyricum strain RPT-4213 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2013. Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium tyrobutyricum strain RPT-4213. Bioresource Technology. 143:322-329.
Lipase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M., Manitchotpisit, P. 2013. Lipase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Biotechnology Letters. 35(10):1701-1706.
Laccases from Aureobasidium pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Anderson, A.M., Bischoff, K.M., Manitchotpisit, P. 2013. Laccases from Aureobasidium pullulans. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 53(1):33-37.
Bioproducts and morphological features of diverse isolates of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2013. Bioproducts and morphological features of diverse isolates of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Association of Science-Technology Centers.
Structural characterization of novel extracellular liamocins (mannitol oils) produced by Aureobasidium pullulans strain NRRL 50380 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Vermillion, K., Bowman, M.J., Leathers, T.D. 2013. Structural characterization of novel extracellular liamocins (mannitol oils) produced by Aureobasidium pullulans strain NRRL 50380. Carbohydrate Research. 370(4):24-32.
Contamination issues in a continuous ethanol production corn wet milling facility Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khullar, E., Kent, A.D., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2013. Contamination issues in a continuous ethanol production corn wet milling facility. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 29(5):891-898.
Bacillus spp. produce antibacterial activities against lactic acid bacteria that contaminate fuel ethanol plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Bischoff, K.M., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D. 2013. Bacillus spp. produce antibacterial activities against lactic acid bacteria that contaminate fuel ethanol plants. Current Microbiology. 66(5):443-449.
Novel sources of ß-glucanase for the enzymatic degradation of schizophyllan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Nunnally, M.S., Peterson, S.W. 2013. Novel sources of ß-glucanase for the enzymatic degradation of schizophyllan. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 52(3):203-210.
Aureobasidium thailandensis, a new species isolated from leaves and wooden surfaces in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.W., Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D. 2013. Aureobasidium thailandense, a new species isolated from leaves and wooden surfaces. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:790-795. DOI: 10.1099/ijs.0.047613-0.
Utilization of agricultural biomass in the production of the biopolymer schizophyllan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P., Biresaw, G. 2013. Utilization of agricultural biomass in the production of the biopolymer schizophyllan. Journal of Indusrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 40(1):105-112. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-012-1208-8.
Biotechnology of Aureobasidium pullulans: A phylogenetic perspective - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2012. Biotechnology of Aureobasidium pullulans: A phylogenetic perspective [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. p. 194.
Poly(beta-L-malic acid) from agricultural substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Manitchotpisit, P. 2012. Poly(beta-L-malic acid) from agricultural substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. p. 326.
Production of the bioactive polysaccharide schizophyllan from renewable cellulosic materials - (Abstract Only)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2012. Production of the bioactive polysaccharide schizophyllan from renewable cellulosic materials [abstract]. American Chemical Society. CELL-14.
Production of poly(beta-L-malic acid) (PMA) from agricultural biomass substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Manitchotpisit, P. 2012. Production of poly(beta-L-malic acid) (PMA) from agricultural biomass substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans. Biotechnology Letters. 35(1):83-89.
Bioproducts fro biorefineries - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Manitchotpisit, P., Sutivisedsak, N., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2012. Bioproducts for biorefineries [abstract]. Biorefinery II-Leathers.
Utilization of corn residues for production of the polysaccharide schizophyllan - (Abstract Only)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2012. Utilization of corn residues for production of the polysaccharide schizophyllan [abstract]. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference. Poster 14.
Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Bischoff, K.M., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production [abstract]. Thai Society for Biotechnology. p. 73.
Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production - (Proceedings)
Manitchotpisit, P., Bischoff, K.M., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D. 2012. Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production. Proceedings of Thai Society for Biotechnology. p. 27-28.
Contamination issues in continuous fermentation for ethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Khullar, E., Kent, A.D., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2011. Contamination issues in continuous fermentation for ethanol production [abstract]. Cereal Foods World. 56:A48.
Adaptation of lactic acid bacteria to butanol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2012. Adaptation of lactic acid bacteria to butanol. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1(1):57-61. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2011.08.008.
Chemical characterization of carbohydrate-based biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D., Kurtzman, C.P., Vermillion, K., Rooney, A.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Punnapayak, H. 2011. Chemical characterization of carbohydrate-based biosurfactants [abstract]. Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. Poster #64.
Bacterial contamination of commercial starch-based ethanol production - (Proceedings)
Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Rich, J.O. 2011. Bacterial contamination of commercial starch-based ethanol production. Proceedings of the International Starch Technology Conference. p. 58-64.
Troubleshooting fermentation in corn wet milling ethanol production - (Proceedings)
Khullar, E., Kent, A.D., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2011. Troubleshooting fermentation in corn wet milling ethanol production. Proceedings of the Seventh International Starch Technology Conference. p. 140.
Poly (beta-L-malic acid) production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Skory, C.D., Peterson, S.W., Price, N.P., Vermillion, K., Leathers, T.D. 2012. Poly (beta-L-malic acid) production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39(1):125-132. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-011-1007-7.
Bioproducts from diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2011. Bioproducts from diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Asia-Pacific Biotechnology Congress and Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc. p. 59.
Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus buchneri NRRL B-30929, a novel strain from a commercial ethanol plant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Copeland, A., Chertkov, O., Goodwin, L., Mills, D.A. 2011. Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus buchneri NRRL B-30929, a novel strain from a commercial ethanol plant. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(15):4019-4020. DOI: 10.1128/JB.05180-11.
Laccase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, J.O., Manitchotpisit, P., Peterson, S.W., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Laccase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Rangsit Journal of Arts and Sciences. 1(1):41-47.
Phylogenetic classification of Aureobasidium pullulans strains for production of pullulan and xylanase - (Proceedings)
Manitchotpsit, P., Peterson, S.W., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Phylogenetic classification of Aureobasidium pullulans strains for production of pullulan and xylanase. Proceedings of the RSU Research Conference. Paper ID 2011-12. p. 25-30.
Heavy Oils Produced by Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D., Punnapayak, H. 2011. Heavy oils produced by Aureobasidium pullulans. Biotechnology Letters. 33(6):1151-1157.
Exploring Lactobacillus buchneri for Biomass to Biofuels - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Exploring Lactobacillus buchneri for biomass to biofuels [abstract]. Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology. p. 59.
a-Amylase activity during pullulan production and a-Amylase gene analyses of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Skory, C.D., Leathers, T.D., Lotrakul, P., Eveleigh, D.E., Prasongsuk, S., Punnapayak, H. 2011. a-Amylase activity during pullulan production and a-Amylase gene analyses of Aureobasidium pullulans. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 38:1211-1218. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-010-0899-y.
Production of Pullulan, Poly(beta-L-malic acid), and Heavy Oil by Fungus Aureobasidium pullulans Isolated from Thailand - (Abstract Only)
Tuwichein, C., Krisraksa, P., Eardklay, S., Leathers, T.D., Skory, C.D., Pongpoungphet, N., Manitchotpisit, P. 2010. Production of pullulan, poly(beta-L-malic acid), and heavy oil by fungus Aureobasidium pullulans isolated from Thailand [abstract]. Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand. Abstract #B4 B00090. p. 84.
Biofilm formation by strains of Leuconostoc citreum and L. mesenteroides Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M. 2011. Biofilm formation by strains of Leuconostoc citreum and L. mesenteroides. Biotechnology Letters. 33(3):517-523.
Rapid Evaluation of the Antibiotic Susceptibility of Fuel Ethanol Contaminant Biofilms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Bischoff, K.M. 2011. Rapid evaluation of the antibiotic susceptibility of fuel ethanol contaminant biofilms. Bioresource Technology. 102(2):1124-1130.
Modified Alternan: A Novel Microbial Gum with Potential as a Low-Viscosity Bulking Agent - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2010. Modified alternan: A novel microbial gum with potential as a low-viscosity bulking agent [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists. Presentation 065-01.
Microbial Biosensors for Selective Detection of Disaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kitova, A., Reshetilov, A., Ponamoreva, O., Leathers, T.D. 2010. Microbial biosensors for selective detection of disaccharides. The Internet Journal of Microbiology. 8(2).
Optimization of Process Conditions for Enzymatic Modification of Alternan using Dextranase from Chaetomium erraticum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2010. Optimization of process conditions for enzymatic modification of alternan using dextranase from Chaetomium erraticum. Carbohydrate Polymers. 81(3):732-736.
Screening Substrate Properties of Microorganisms for Biosensor Detection of Oligosaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kitova, A.E., Leathers, T.D., Reshetilov, A.N. 2009. Screening Substrate Properties of Microorganisms for Biosensor Detection of Oligosaccharides. Water:Chemistry and Ecology. 5:24-31 (In Russian).
Relationship Between a-amylase Activity and Pullulan Profiles, and a-amylase Gene Analyses of the Fungus Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Skory, C.D., Lotrakul, P., Prasongsuk, S., Punnapayak, H. 2009. Relationship between a-amylase activity and pullulan profiles, and a-amylase gene analyses of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Biological Sciences Graduate Congress. Abstract #BT-OR 04. p. 47.
Lactic Acid Bateria - Friend or Foe? Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Production of Polysaccharides and Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only)
Rich, J.O., Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M. 2009. Lactic acid bacteria - Friend or Foe? Lactic acid bacteria in the production of polysaccharides and fuel ethanol [abstract]. Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria in Thai Food and Feed Industries. Paper L01. p. 69.
Lactic Acid Bacteria – Friend or Foe? Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Production of Polysaccharides and Fuel Ethanol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, J.O., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Cote, G.L., Liu, S. 2010. Lactic acid bacteria – Friend or Foe? Lactic acid bacteria in the production of Polysaccharides and fuel ethanol. KKU Research Journal. 15(5):424-435.
Multilocus Phylogenetic Analyses, Pullulan Production and Xylanase Activity of Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Kurtzman, C.P., Li, X., Eveleigh, D.E., Lotrakul, P., Prasongsuk, S., Dunlap, C.A., Vermillion, K., Punnapayak, H. 2009. Multilocus Phylogenetic Analyses, Pullulan Production and Xylanase Activity of Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans. Mycological Research. 113:1107-1120.
Rapid evaluation of fuel ethanol contaminant biofilms - (Abstract Only)
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M. 2009. Rapid Evaluation of Fuel Ethanol Contaminant Biofilms [abstract]. 31st Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals.
Alternan research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2009. Alternan research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research [abstract]. Royal Golden Jubilee-Ph.D. Congress X, Thailand. p. 110.
Multilocus phylogenetic analyses and phenotypic characterization of tropical isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Kurtzman, C.P., Eveleigh, D.E., Lotrakul, P., Prasongsuk, S., Punnapayak, H. 2009. Multilocus Phylogenetic Analyses and Phenotypic Characterization of Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Royal Golden Jubilee (RGJ) - Ph.D. Congress X. p. 255.
Alternan Research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2009. Alternan research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research [abstract]. The 2nd Thai-American Symposium on Plant Biomass, Biotechnology and Agriculture. p. S1.
Modeling Bacterial Contamination of Fuel Ethanol Fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Worthington, R.E., Rich, J.O. 2009. Modeling bacterial contamination of fuel ethanol fermentation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 103(1):117-122.
Make use of lactic acid bacteria in biomass to biofuel - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2008. Make use of lactic acid bacteria in biomass to biofuel [abstract]. International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology. Post No. M-2. p. 60.
Conversion of Biomass Hydrolysates and Other Substrates to Ethanol and Other Chemicals by Lactobacillus buchneri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Leathers, T.D., Price, N.P., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O. 2009. Conversion of biomass hydrolysates and other substrates to ethanol and other chemicals by Lactobacillus buchneri. Letters of Applied Microbiology. 48(3):337-342.
Insoluble Glucans from Planktonic and Biofilm Cultures of Mutants of Leuconostoc mesenteroides NRRL B-1355 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Leathers, T.D. 2009. Insoluble glucans from planktonic and biofilm cultures of mutants of Leuconostoc mesenteroides NRRL B-1355. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 82:149-154.
Three-vector System for use on Automated Systems for High-level Functional Expression of Value-added Co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strain - (Abstract Only)
Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D. 2008. Three-vector system for use on automated systems for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain [abstract]. Indiana Council of Engineering Societies. Abstract 13. p. 4.
Modification of Alternan by Dextranase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2009. Modification of alternan by dextranase. Biotechnology Letters. 31:289-293.
Improving Biocatalysts for the Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks - (Abstract Only)
Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Liu, S. 2008. Improving biocatalysts for the production of biofuels from Lignocellulosic feedstocks [abstract]. U.S. Japan Natural Resources Meeting. p. 54-55.
Proteomic Approach for Molecular Mechanisms under Ethanol Stress in Lactobacillus buchneri - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2008. Proteomic approach for molecular mechanisms under ethanol stress in Lactobacillus buchneri [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. 0-030. p. 155.
Three-vector system for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with xylose isomerase and xylulokinase in an industrial saccharomyces cerevisiae strain - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Jackson Jr, J.S., Dowd, P.F., Hector, R.E., Bischoff, K.M., Sterner, D., Bang, S., Grynavyski, N., Chakrabarty, T., Johnson, E.T., Li, X., Caughey, R.J., Liu, S., Skory, C.D., Butt, T., Labaer, J., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Bowen, M., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Cotta, M.A., Farrelly, P., Slininger P.J. 2008. Three-vector system for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Second Generation Biofuels Development Summit. Poster #1. p. 4.
Glucans, biofilms, and sugar: A biochemical and practical perspective - (Abstract Only)
Cote, G.L., Leathers, T.D., Eggleston, G. 2008. Glucans, biofilms, and sugar: A biochemical and practical perspective [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. CARB 97.
Controlled Antibiotic use during Fuel Ethanol Production - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M., Scott, J., Leathers, T.D., Liu, S., Worthington, R. 2008. Controlled antibiotic use during fuel ethanol production [abstract]. National Science Foundation, Partnerships for Innovation Workshop. Poster No. 13.
Biofilm formation by exopolysaccharide mutants of Leuconostoc mesenteroides strain NRRL B-1355 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Cote, G.L. 2008. Biofilm formation by exopolysaccharide mutants of Leuconostoc mesenteroides strain NRRL B-1355. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 78(6):1025-1031.
Lactobacillus buchneri strain NRRL B-30929 converts a concentrated mixture of C5 and C6 sugars into ethanol and other products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Skinner-Nemec, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2008. Lactobacillus buchneri strain NRRL B-30929 converts a concentrated mixture of C5 and C6 sugars into ethanol and other products. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 35:75-81.
Endo-B-1,4-xylanase inhibitors in shoots of germinating maize - (Abstract Only)
Biely, P., Leathers, T.D., Cziszarova, M., Vrsanska, M., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Endo-B-1,4-xylanase inhibitors in shoots of germinating maize [abstract]. Annual Workshop of the Biotechnical Functionalistation of Renewable Polymeric Materials of COST. Abstract #O, p. 1.4.
Genetic Diversity of Tropical Isolates and Color Variants of Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Li, X., Kurtzman, C.P., Eveleigh, D.E., Prasongsuk, S., Punnapayak, H. 2007. Genetic Diversity of Tropical Isolates and Color Variants of Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. Abstract S116, p. 113.
Endo-beta-1,4-xylanase inhibitors in leaves and roots of germinated maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biely, P., Leathers, T.D., Cziszarova, M., Vrsanska, M., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Endo-beta-1,4-xylanase inhibitors in leaves and roots of germinated maize. Journal of Cereal Science. 48(1):27-32.
Antimicrobial susceptibility of Lactobacillus species isolated from commercial ethanol plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bischoff, K.M., Skinner-Nemec, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2007. Antimicrobial susceptibility of Lactobacillus species isolated from commercial ethanol plants. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 34(11):739-744.
A novel Lactobacillus buchneri strain converts a concentrated mixture of C5 and C6 sugars into ethanol and other products - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Skinner-Nemec, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2007. A novel Lactobacillus buchneri strain converts a concentrated mixture of C5 and C6 sugars into ethanol and other products [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. p. 158.
Effect of oil extraction method on the enzymatic digestibility of corn germ arabinoxylan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Price, N.P. 2007. Effect of oil extraction method on the enzymatic digestibility of corn germ arabinoxylan. Cereal Chemistry. 84(3):243-245.
Color Variability, Pullulan Production, and Pullulan Degrading Enzyme Activities in Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Prasongsuk, S., Eveleigh, D.E., Punnapayak, H. 2006. Color Variability, Pullulan Production, and Pullulan Degrading Enzyme Activities in Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium Pullulans [abstract]. Abstracts of the 11th Biological Sciences Graduate Congress. p. 45.
Biofilm Formation by Bacterial Contaminants of Fuel Ethanol Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner-Nemec, K.A., Nichols, N.N., Leathers, T.D. 2007. Biofilm formation by bacterial contaminants of fuel ethanol production. Biotechnology Letters. 29:379-383.
Color Variability and Pullulan Production from Tropical Variants Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Prasongsuk, S., Eveleigh, D.E., Leathers, T.D., Punnapayak, H. 2006. Color variability and pullulan production from tropical variants aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 196.
Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Lactobacillus Species Isolated from Fuel-Ethanol Plants - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M., Skinner, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2006. Antimicrobial susceptibility of lactobacillus species isolated from fuel-ethanol [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster No. O-038.
Screening of the Substrate Properties of Microorganisms for Biosensor Detection of Oligosaccharides - (Abstract Only)
Kitova, A.E., Reshetilov, A.N., Leathers, T.D., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Screening of the substrate properties of microorganisms for biosensor detection of oligosaccharides [abstract]. Biosensors 2006. Paper No. P40.
Pullulan Production by Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium Pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasongsuk, S., Berhow, M.A., Dunlap, C.A., Weisleder, D., Leathers, T.D., Eveleigh, D.E., Punnapayak, H. 2007. Pullulan production by tropical isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 34(1):55-61.
Endo-B-1,4-Xylanase Inhibitors in Leaves and Roots of Germinating Maize - (Abstract Only)
Biely, P., Leathers, T.D., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Endo-b-1,4-xylanase inhibitors in leaves and roots of germinating maize [abstract]. Pacifichem Symposium. Program Number 449.
Dextran - (Book / Chapter)
Leathers, T.D. 2005. Dextran. In: Steinbuchel, A., Marchessault, R.H., editors. Biopolymers for Medical and Pharmaceutical Applications. Vol 1., Humic Substances, Polyisoprenoids, Polyesters, and Polysaccharides, Chapter 15. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim. p. 537-559.
Dextran - (Book / Chapter)
Leathers, T.D. 2005. Dextran. In: Steinbuchel, A., Rhee, S.K., editors. Polysaccharides and Polyamides in the Food Industry. Properties, Production, and Patents. Vol. 1., Polysaccharides, Chapter 6. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim. p. 233-255.
Pullulan - (Book / Chapter)
Leathers, T.D. 2005. Pullulan. In: Steinbuchel, A., Rhee, S.K., editors. Polysaccharides and Polyamides in the Food Industry. Properties, Production, and Patents. Vol. 1., Polysaccharides, Chapter 11. Wiley-VCH: Weinheim. p. 387-421.
Coproduction of Schizophyllan and Arabinoxylan from Corn Fiber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2006. Coproduction of schizophyllan and arabinoxylan from corn fiber. Biotechnology Letters. 28(9):623-626.
Production of the Bioactive Beta-Glucan Schizophyllan from Corn Fiber - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2005. Production of the bioactive beta-glucan, schizophyllan, from corn fiber [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 95.
Pullulan Production by Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Prasongsuk, S., Leathers, T.D., Eveleigh, D.E., Punnapayak, H. 2005. Pullulan production by tropical isolates of aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 94.
Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Bacterial Contaminants from a Wet-Mill Ethanol Plant - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M., Skinner-Nemec, K., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R. 2005. Antimicrobial susceptibility of bacterial contaminants from a wet-mill ethanol plant [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Poster P42.
A Method for Surveying and Classifying Leuconostoc Spp. Glucansucrases According to Strain-Dependent Acceptor Product Patterns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Leathers, T.D. 2005. A method for surveying and classifying Leuconostoc spp. glucansucrases according to strain-dependent acceptor product patterns. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 32(2):53-60.
Biofilm Formation by Bacterial Contaminants of Fuel Ethanol Production - (Proceedings)
Skinner, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2004. Biofilm formation by bacterial contaminants of fuel ethanol production. Biofilms 2004: Structure and Activity of Biofilms, October 24-26, 2004. Las Vegas, Nevada. p 210-214.
Structure and Properties of a Novel Modified Alternan - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Ahlgren, J.A., Cote, G.L. 2004. Structure and properties of a novel modified alternan [abstract]. 36th Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. October 17-20, 2004. Peoria, Illinois. p. 164.
Bacterial Contaminants and Biofilm Formation in Fuel Ethanol Plants - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2004. Bacterial contaminants and biofilm formation in fuel ethanol plants [abstract]. 36th Great Lakes Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society, October 17-20, 2004, Peoria, Illinois. p. 71.
Characterization of Exopolysaccharides Produced from Aureobasidium Pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Prasongsuk, S., Leathers, T.D., Kuhirun, M., Eveleigh, D.E., Punnapayak, H. 2004. Characterization of exopolysaccharides produced from Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 72.
Genetically Modified Strains of Fusarium Sporotrichioides for Production of Lycopene and Beta-Carotene. - (Abstract Only)
Jones, J.D., Hohn, T.M., Leathers, T.D. 2004. Genetically modified strains of Fusarium sporotrichioides for production of lycopene and beta-carotene [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 91.
Bacterial Contaminants of Fuel Ethanol Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2004. Bacterial contaminants of fuel ethanol production. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 31:401-408.
Utilization of Corn Germ Residues - (Proceedings)
Leathers, T.D. 2004. Utilization of corn germ residues. In: Proceedings of Corn Utilization Conference. June 7-9, 2004. Indianapolis, Indiana. CDROM.
Comparison of Identification Methods for Lactobacillus - (Proceedings)
Skinner, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2004. Comparison of identification methods for lactobacillus. In: Proceedings of Corn Utilization Technology Conference. June 7-9, 2004, Indianapolis, Indiana. CDROM.
Bacterial Biosensors. Potential Applications in Biotechnology and Ecological Monitoring - (Abstract Only)
Reshetilov, A.N., Leathers, T.D., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Bacterial biosensors, potential applications in biotechnology and ecological monitoring [abstract]. Biosensors World Congress. Paper No. BS272.
Transformation of Alternan Strains of Leuconostoc by Electroporation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Jones, J.D., Wyckoff, H.A. 2004. Transformation of alternan-producing strains of Leuconostoc by electroporation. Biotechnology Letters. 26(14):1119-1124.
Dextran - (Book / Chapter)
Leathers, T.D. 2005. Dextran. In Steinbuchel, A., Doi, Y., editors. Biotechnology of Biopolymers, From Synthesis to Patents. Vol. 1. Lignin, Coal, Polyesters and Polysaccharides, Chapter 20, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim. p. 575-597.
Enzyme Saccharification of Defatted Corn Germ - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D. 2004. Enzyme saccharification of defatted corn germ. Biotechnology Letters. 26:203-207.
Application of Mals in the Characterization of a Novel Polysaccharide, Modified Alternan - (Abstract Only)
Ahlgren, J.A., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2003. Application of mals in the characterization of a novel polysaccharide, modified alternan [abstract]. International Light Scattering Colloquium. Paper No. 4.
Characterization of a Novel Modified Alternan - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Ahlgren, J.A., Cote, G.L. 2003. Characterization of a novel modified alternan [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 100.
Comparison of Bacteria Populations among Fuel Ethanol Plants - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, K.A., Leathers, T.D. 2003. Comparison of bacteria popularions among fuel ethanol plants [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 104.
Biotechnological Production and Applications of Pullulan - (Review Article)
Leathers, T.D. 2003. Biotechnological production and applications of pullulan. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 62:468-473.
Characterization of a Novel Modified Alternan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Ahlgren, J.A., Cote, G.L. 2003. Characterization of a novel modified alternan. Carbohydrate Polymers. 54:107-113.
Novel Penicillium Isolates for Modifying Alternan - (Patent Application)
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Cote, G.L. 2003. Novel penicillium isolates for modifying alternan. Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) International Publication No. WO 03/010177.
Novel System for the Sequential, Directional Cloning of Multiple DNA Sequences and Its Use in Metabolic Engineering - (Abstract Only)
Jones, J.D., Hohn, T.M., Leathers, T.D. 2002. Novel system for the sequential, directional cloning of multiple DNA sequences and its use in metabolic engineering [abstract]. Metabolic Profiling: Pathways in Discovery. Poster #10.
Bioconversions of Agricultural Residues to Value-Added Coproducts Using Yeastlike Fungi - (Review Article)
Leathers, T.D. 2003. Bioconversions of maize residues to value-added coproducts using yeastlike fungi. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Yeast Research. 3:133-140.
Corn Fiber Hydrolysis by Thermobifida Fusca Extracellular Enzymes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irwin, D., Leathers, T.D., Greene, R.V., Wilson, D.B. 2003. Corn fiber hydrolysis by thermobifida fusca extracellular enzymes. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 61:352-258.
Aryl-Glycosidase Activities in Germinating Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BIELY, P., AHLGREN, J.A., LEATHERS, T.D., GREENE, R.V., COTTA, M.A. ARYL-GLYCOSIDASE ACTIVITIES IN GERMINATING MAIZE. CEREAL CHEMISTRY. 2003. V. 80. P. 144-147.
Modification of Alternan by Novel Penicillium Spp. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LEATHERS, T.D., NUNNALLY, M.S., COTE, G.L. MODIFICATION OF ALTERNAN BY NOVEL PENICILLIUM SPP. JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL MICROBIOLOGY AND BIOTECHNOLOGY. 2002. V. 29. P. 177-180.
Determination of Ternary Mixture Composition by a System of Non-Selective Microbial Biosensors - (Abstract Only) - (17-May-02)
Bioconversions of Agricultural Residues to Value-Added Coproducts Using Yeast-Like Fungi - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-02)
Pullulan - (Book / Chapter)
LEATHERS, T.D. PULLULAN. VANDAMME, E.J., DE BAETS, S., STEINBUCHEL, A., EDITORS. WILEY-VCH, WEINHEIM. BIOPOLYMERS; VOL. 6. CHAPTER 1. 2002. P. 1-35.
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A Novel Modified Alternan - (Abstract Only) - (02-Aug-01)
Biodegradation of Poly (3-Hydroxybutyrate-C0-3-Hydroxyvalerate) by a Tropical Marine Bacterium, Pseudoalteromonas Sp. Nrrl B-30083 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Apr-01)
Analysis of Ethanol-Glucose Mixtures by Two Microbial Sensors: Application of Chemometrics and Artificial Neural Networks for Data Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Apr-01)
Enhanced Beta-Carotene Biosynthesis in Fusarium Sporotrichioides Transformed with a Carotenogenic Gene Cassette in Tandem with Tri10 - (Abstract Only) - (19-Oct-00)
Carbohydrate Biotechnology Protocols: Methods in Biotechnology - (Literature Review) - (01-Apr-00)
Value-Added Bioproducts from Agricultural Commodities and Residues - (Abstract Only) - (13-Mar-00)
Application of Chemometrics and Ann in the Analysis of Ethanol-Glucose Mixtures by Two Microbial Sensors - (Abstract Only) - (02-Feb-00)
Selective Detection of Ethanol and Glucose in a Two-Component Glucose/ethanol Mixture Using Nonselective Biosensors - (Abstract Only) - (18-Jan-00)
Xylitol Production from Corn Fiber Hydrolysates by a Two-Stage Fermentationprocess - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Oct-99)
Expression of Foreign Carotenoid Biosynthetic Pathways in Fusarium Sporotrichioides - (Abstract Only) - (06-Aug-99)
Upgrading Fuel Ethanol Coproducts - (Review Article) - (03-Sep-98)
Membrane-Bound Dehydrogenases of Gluconobacter Oxydans As a Basis for Microbial Sensors for the Determination of Sugars, Alcohols and Polyols - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Jul-98)
Novel Marine Bacterium Degrades Phbv - (Abstract Only) - (10-Jun-98)
Effects of High Oxygen Concentrations on Microbial Biosensor Signals. Hyperoxygenation by Means of Perfluorodecaline - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Apr-98)
Two-Stage Fermentation of Corn Fiber Hydrolysates for Production of Xylitol - (Abstract Only) - (29-Mar-98)
Detection of Ethanol in a Two-Component Glucose/ethanol Mixture Using a Nonselective Microbial Sensor and a Glucose Enzyme Electrode - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Mar-98)
Production of Xylitol by Fermentation - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-97)
Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology Effects of High Oxygen Concentrations on Microbial Biosensor Signals: Hyperoxygenation by Means of Perfluorodecaline - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Jul-97)
Additivity of Microbial Sensor Responses to Glucose and Ethanol - (Abstract Only) - (26-Jul-97)
Biosensor Enhancement by Hyperoxygenation - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jul-97)
Fermentable Sugars from Corn Byproducts - (Proceedings) - (15-May-97)
Sequential Fermentation of Mixed Sugars for Xylitol Production - (Abstract Only) - (28-Apr-97)
Utilization of Fuel Ethanol Residues in Production of the Biopolymer Alternan - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Apr-97)
Additive and Linear Concentration Ranges for Simultaneous Detection of Glucose and Xylose by Whole-Cell Biosensors - (Abstract Only) - (17-Apr-97)
Alternansucrase Mutants of Leuconostoc Mesenteroides Strains Nrrl B-21138 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Dec-96)
Additive and Linear Concentration Ranges for Simultaneous Detection of Glucose and Xylose by Whole-Cell Biosensors - (Abstract Only) - (04-Dec-96)
Cloning and Characterization of a Sucrase from Leuconostoc Mesenteroides B-21297 - (Abstract Only) - (06-Nov-96)
Introduction and Expression of Isoprenoid Biosynthetic Pathways in Fusarium Sporotrichioides - (Abstract Only) - (20-Oct-96)
Evaluation of a Gluconobacter Oxydans Whole Cell Biosensor for Amperometricdetection of Xylose - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Oct-96)
Xylitol and Riboflavin Accumulation in Xylose-Grown Cultures of Pichia Guilliermondii - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Sep-96)
Transformation of Alternan-Producing Strains of Leuconostoc Mesenteroides - (Abstract Only) - (04-Aug-96)
Metabolic Engineering of Trichothecene-Producing Fusarium - (Abstract Only) - (04-Aug-96)
The Purification and Characterization of Alternansucrase from Leuconostoc Mesenteroides B-21297 - (Abstract Only) - (04-Aug-96)
Alternan and Highly Branched Limit Dextrans: Low-Viscosity Polysaccharides As Potential New Food Ingredients - (Book / Chapter) - (15-Jun-96)
Corn Germ Meal As a Source of Fermentable Sugars - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-96)
Genetic Improvement of Leuconostoc Mesenteroides for Alternansucrase Production - (Proceedings) - (15-Sep-95)
Saccharification of Corn Fiber Using Enzymes from Aureobasidium Sp. Strain Nrrl Y-2311-1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Aug-95)
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