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SHERALD GORDON
Plant Polymer Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (309) 681-6328
Fax: (309) 681-6691
Room 3240

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604

Projects
IMPROVED UTILIZATION OF PROTEINACEOUS CROP CO-PRODUCTS AND RESIDUES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420020
NOVEL STARCH-BASED MATERIALS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420021
MODIFICATION OF NATURAL POLYMERS BY NOVEL PROCESSES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420811

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ftir Analysis of Corn Gluten Meals Processed for Improved Flavors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, Y., Gordon, S.H. 2013. FTIR ANALYSIS OF CORN GLUTEN MEALS PROCESSED FOR IMPROVED FLAVORS. Cereal Chemistry. xx.
Chemometric Analysis of Multicomponent Biodegradable Plastics by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry: The R-Matrix Method - (Book / Chapter)
Gordon, S.H. 2012. Chemometric Analysis of Multicomponent Biodegradable Plastics by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry: The R-Matrix Method. Book Chapter. In Starch-Based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites: Chemistry, Processing, and Applications, Eds: Jasim Ahmed, Brijesh K. Tiwari and Syed H. Imam, CRC Press - Technology & Engineering, Chapter 13.
Introduction of starch into plastic films: Advent of starch in plastic - (Book / Chapter)
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H. 2012. Introduction of starch into plastic films: Advent of starch in plastic. In: Ahmed, J., Tiwari, B.K., Imam, S.H., and Rao, M.A., editors. Starch-based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites Chemistry, Processing and Applications. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 231-238.
Investigation of some characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C., Gordon, S.H., Vermillion, K. 2011. Investigation of some characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(9):4725-4735.
Thermal and mechanical properties of compression-molded pMDI-reinforced PCL/gluten composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Finkenstadt, V.L., Gordon, S.H., Palmquist, D.E. 2010. Thermal and mechanical properties of compression-molded pMDI-reinforced PCL/gluten composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 118(5):2778-2790.
A chemometric method for correcting FTIR spectra of biomaterials for interference from water in KBr discs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, S.H., Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Imam, S.H. 2010. A chemometric method for correcting FTIR spectra of biomaterials for interference from water in KBr discs. Applied Spectroscopy. 64(4):448-457.
Phospholipids and poly(glutamic acid)/hydrolyzed gluten: interaction and kinetics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H., Palmquist, D.E. 2009. Phospholipids and poly(glutamic acid)/hydrolyzed gluten: interaction and kinetics. Food Chemistry. 114(3):1056-1062.
Compatibility study in poly(tetramethyleneadipate-co-terephthalate)/polystyrene bioblends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biresaw, G., Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Carriere, C.C. 2008. Compatibility Study in Poly(tetramethyleneadipate-co-terephthalate)/Polystyrene Bioblends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 110(5):2932-2941.
Thermal Properties of Extruded Injection-Molded Polycaprolactone/Gluten Bioblends Characterized by TGA, DSC, SEM and Infrared Photoacoustic Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Finkenstadt, V.L., Gordon, S.H., Biresaw, G., Palmquist, D.E., Rayas-Duarte, P. 2009. Thermal Properties of Extruded Injection-Molded Polycaprolactone/Gluten Bioblends Characterized by TGA, DSC, SEM and Infrared Photoacoustic Spectroscopy. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 110(5):3256-3266.
Polymer Interaction in a Model Bioblend - (Proceedings)
Biresaw, G., Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2008. Polymer Interaction in a Model Bioblend. Adhesion Society. p. 304-306.
Polymer Interaction in a Model Bioblend - (Abstract Only)
Biresaw, G., Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2008. Polymer Interaction in a Model Bioblend [abstract]. Adhesion Society. p. 21.
Thermal Properties of Extruded and Injection-Molded Poly (Lactic Acid)-Based Cuphea and Lesqueralla Bio-Composites. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Finkenstadt, V.L., Rayas-Duarte, P., Palmquist, D.E., Gordon, S.H. 2008. Thermal Properties of Extruded and Injection-Molded Poly (Lactic Acid)-Based Cuphea and Lesqueralla Bio-Composites.. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 111(1)114-116.
Thermal and Spectral Properties of Transglutaminase-Crosslinked Wheat Gluten in Tris-Hci - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2007. THERMAL AND SPECTRAL PROPERTIES OF TRANSGLUTAMINASE-CROSSLINKED WHEAT GLUTEN IN TRIS-HCI. Journal of Food Quality. 30(1):386-402.
Polycaprolactone/polystyrene Bioblends Characterized by Thermogravimetry, Modulated Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Infrared Photoacoustic Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Biresaw, G. 2007. Polycaprolactone/polystyrene bioblends characterized by thermogravimetry, modulated differential scanning calorimetry and infrared photoacoustic spectroscopy. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 92:1177-1185.
Poly (Lactic Acid)/polystyrene Bioblends Characterized by Thermogravimetric Analysis, Differential Scanning Calorimetry and Photoacoustic Infrared Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Biresaw, G. 2007. Poly (lactic acid)/polystyrene bioblends characterized by thermogravimetric analysis, differential scanning calorimetry and photoacoustic infrared spectroscopy. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 106(3):1689-1696.
Enzyme catalysis of insoluble cornstarch granules: impact on surface morphology, property and biogradability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Imam, S.H., Gordon, S.H., Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2006. Enzyme catalysis of insoluble cornstarch granules: impact on surface morphology, property and biogradability. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 91(12): 2894-2900.
Complexation and Blending of Starch, Poly(acrylic Acid), and Poly(n-Vinyl Pyrrolidone) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Willett, J.L., Gordon, S.H., Finkenstadt, V.L., Cheng, H.N. 2006. COMPLEXATION AND BLENDING OF STARCH, POLY(ACRYLIC ACID), AND POLY(N-VINYL PYRROLIDONE). Carbohydrate Polymers. 65(4):397-403.
Synthesis of Diethylamine Functionalized Soybean Oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Adhvaryu, A., Gordon, S.H., Erhan, S.Z., Willett, J.L. 2005. Synthesis of diethylamine functionalized soybean oils. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 53(24):9485-9490.
Interactions in Poly(lactic Acid) and Poly(hydroxy Ester Ether) Blends Studied by Ftir Spectroscopy and Differential Scanning Calorimetry - (Proceedings)
Cao, X., Gordon, S.H., Willett, J.L., Sessa, D.J. 2006. Interactions in poly(lactic acid) and poly(hydroxy ester ether) blends studied by FTIR spectroscopy and differential scanning calorimetry [abstract]. American Chemical Society. 42(2):623-624.
Thermal Properties of Transglutaminase-Crosslinked Wheat Gluten and Poly(lactic Acid) Blend - (Abstract Only)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2005. Thermal properties of transglutaminase-crosslinked wheat gluten and poly (lactic acid) blend [abstract]. International Wheat Quality Conference. p. 225.
A Facile Synthesis of Aminohydroxy Triglycerides from New Crop Oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harry-O'Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H., Biswas, A. 2005. A facile synthesis of aminohydroxy triglycerides from new crop oils. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 82:207-212.
Thermal Characteristics of Polylactic Acid/wheat Gluten Blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Carriere, C.J., Kim, S. 2006. Thermal characteristics of polylactic acid/wheat gluten blends. Journal of Food Chemistry. 29(3):266-281.
Spectroscopic Investigation of Polymer Interactions in Model Bioblends - (Abstract Only)
Biresaw, G., Gordon, S.H. 2005. Spectroscopic investigation of polymer interactions in model bioblends [abstract]. Adhesion Society. p.17.
Thermal Properties of Transglutaminase-Crosslinked Wheat Gluten - (Proceedings)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2004. Thermal properties of translutaminase-crosslinked wheat gluten. In: Proceedings of North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting, October 6, 2004, Williamsburg, Virginia. p. 662.
Thermal Properties of Transglutaminase-Crosslinked Wheat Gluten - (Abstract Only)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2004. Thermal properties of transglutaminase-crosslinked wheat gluten. (Abstract) North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting. 2004 CDROM.
Phospholipids and Wheat Gluten Blends: Interaction and Kinetics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Palmquist, D.E. 2005. Phospholipids and wheat gluten blends: interaction and kinetics. Journal of Cereal Science. 41:259-265.
Microwave Assisted Rapid Modification of Zein by Octenyl Succinic Anhydride - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Sessa, D.J., Lawton Jr, J.W., Gordon, S.H., Willett, J.L. 2005. Microwave assisted rapid modification of zein by octenyl succinic anhydride[abstract]. Cereal Chemistry. 82(1):1-3.
Amine Functionalized Soybean Oil - (Abstract Only)
Blair, N.M., Biswas, A., Adhvaryu, A., Gordon, S.H., Erhan, S.Z., Willett, J.L. 2004. Amine functionalized soybean oil [abstract]. American Chemical Society. p.108.
Mechanical Property and Biodegradability of Cast Films Prepared from Blends of Oppositely Charged Biopolymers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rutiaga, M.O., Galan, L.J., Morales, L.H., Gordon, S.H., Imam, S.H., Nino, K.A. 2005. Mechanical property and biodegradability of cast films prepared from blends of oppositely charged biopolymers. Polymers and the Environment. 13(2):185-191
Molecular Interaction Between Polymers Estimated by Differential Spectral Deconvolution - (Abstract Only)
James, C., Gordon, S.H. 2004. Molecular interaction between polymers estimated by differential spectral deconvolution. National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE). 2004. p. 5.
Spectroscopic Investigation of Polymer Interactions in Model Bioblends - (Proceedings)
Biresaw, G., Gordon, S.H. 2005. Spectroscopic investigation of polymer interactions in model bioblends. Proceedings of Adhesion Society. p.428-430.
Infrared Spectroscopy Method Reveals Hydrogen Bonding and Intermolecular Interaction Between Components in Polymer Blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gordon, S.H., Cao, X., Mohamed, A., Willett, J.L. 2005. Infrared spectroscopy method reveals hydrogen bonding and intermolecular interaction between components in polymer blends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 97(3):813-821.
Synthesis of Zein Derivatives and Their Mechanical Properties - (Proceedings)
Biswas, A., Sessa, D.J., Gordon, S.H., Lawton Jr, J.W., Willett, J.L. Synthesis of zein derivatives and their mechanical properties. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting Symposium Proceedings. 2005. v.1.p.20.
Starch Graft Poly(methyl Acrylate) Loose-Fill Foam: Preperation, Properties and Degradation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, C., Gordon, S.H., Imam, S.H. 2003. Starch graft poly(methyl acrylate) loose-fill foam: preperation, properties and degradation. American Chemical Society. Biomacromolecules, 5(1):238-244.
Phospholipids and Wheat Gluten Blends: Interaction and Kinetics. - (Proceedings)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Palmquist, D.E. 2003. Phospholipids and wheat gluten blends: interaction and kinetics. Proceedings of American Association of Cereal Chemists. 2003 CDROM.
Phospholipids-Gluten Interaction Kinetics - (Abstract Only)
Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H. 2003. PHOSPHOLIPIDS-GLUTEN INTERACTION KINETICS. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. xx.
Characteristics and Degradation of Hybrid Composite Films Prepared from Pva, Starch and Lignocellulostics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CINELLI, P., CHIELLINI, E., GORDON, S.H., IMAM, S.H. CHARACTERISTICS AND DEGRADATION OF HYBRID COMPOSITE FILMS PREPARED FROM PVA, STARCH AND LIGNOCELLULOSTICS. MACROMOLECULAR SYMPOSIA. 2003. v. 197. p. 143-155.
Injection Molded Hybrid Composites Based on Corn Fibers and Poly(vinyl Alcohol). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cinelli, P., Lawton, Jr J.W., Gordon, S.H., Imam, S.H., Chiellini, E. 2003. Injection moled hybrid composites based on corn fibers and poly(vinyl alchol). Macromolecular Symposium. (197)115-124.
Estimation of Hrw Wheat Heat Damage by Dsc, Capillary Zone Electrophoresis, Photoacoustic Spectroscopy and Rheometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohamed, A., Rayas-Duarte, P., Gordon, S.H., Xu, J. 2004. Estimation of hrw wheat heat damage by dsc, capillary zone electrophoresis, photoacoustic spectroscopy and rheometry. Journal of Food Chemistry. V. 87. P.P. 195-203.
Synthesis of Zein Derivatives and Their Structure/mechanical Property Relationship - (Abstract Only)
Biswas, A., Sessa, D.J., Gordon, S.H., Lawton Jr, J.W., Willett, J.L. 2003. Synthesis of zein derivatives and their structure/mechanical property relationship. American Chemical Society. p. 10.
Characterization of Biodegradable Composite Films Prepared from Blends of Polyvinyl Alcohol, Cornstarch and Lignocellulosicc Fiber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Imam, S.H., Cinelli, P., Gordon, S.H., Chiellini, E. 2005. Characterization of biodegradable composite films prepared from blends of polyvinyl alcohol, cornstarch and lignocellulosicc fiber. Biomacromolecules. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, vol.13:1.
Estimation of Heat Damage in Hard Red Winter Wheat Cultivars - (Abstract Only)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Rayas-Duarte, P., Xu, J. 2003. Estamation of heat damage in hard red winter wheat cultivars. Meeting Abstract.
Thermal Characteristics of Poly-Lactic Acid/wheat Gluten Blends. - (Abstract Only)
MOHAMED, A., GORDON, S.H. THERMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF POLY-LACTIC ACID/WHEAT GLUTEN BLENDS. PROCEEDINGS OF THE 30TH NORTH AMERICAN THERMA ANALYSIS SOCIETY CONFERENCE. 2002.P.281-287.
Thermal Characteristics of Poly-Lactic Acid/wheat Gluten Blends - (Proceedings)
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H. 2002. THERMAL CHARACTERISTICS OF POLY-LACTIC ACID/WHEAT GLUTEN BLENDS. North American Thermal Analysis Society Meeting. x.
Determination of Ternary Mixture Composition by a System of Non-Selective Microbial Biosensors - (Abstract Only) - (17-May-02)
Biodegradation of Coproducts from Industrially Processed Corn in a Compost Environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Dec-01)
Dsc Study of Biodegradable Poly (Lactic Acid) and Poly (Hydroxy Ester Ether) Blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, X., Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Willett, J.L., Sessa, D.J. DCS study of biodegradable poly(lactic acid) and poly(hydroxy ester ether) blends. Thermochimica Acta. 2003. v. 406. p. 115-127.
Dsc Study of Biodegradable Poly(lactic Acid) and Poly(hydroxy Ester Ether) Blends - (Proceedings) - (26-Sep-01)
Dsc Study of Biodegradable Poly(lactic Acid) and Poly(hydroxy Ester Ether) Blends - (Abstract Only) - (26-Sep-01)
Extruded Cornstarch-Glycerol-Polyvinyl Alcohol Blends: Mechanical Properties, Morphology and Biodegradability - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-May-01)
Environmentally Friendly Wood Adhesive from a Renewable Plant Polymer: Characteristics and Optimization - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-May-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)
Measuring Degradation of Individual Components in Multicomponent Biodegradable Plastics by Fourier Transform Infrared Spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Dec-00)
Agricultural Crop Surplus and Agro-Industrial Waste As Sources of Substainable Polymeric Materials - (Proceedings) - (16-Nov-00)
Formation of a Fluorescence Product of Kojic Acid Associated with Silica Gel As Evidenced by Infrared Spectroscopy - (Abstract Only) - (16-Aug-00)
A Phytotoxic Metabolite Produced by Stilbothamnium Togoense - (Abstract Only) - (16-Aug-00)
Modeling Biodegradation Kinetics of Biopolymers in Aqueous Medium - (Abstract Only) - (15-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)
Tailored Biodegradable Properties of Starch-Based Materials and Their Environmental Performance - (Abstract Only) - (15-Dec-99)
Transient Infrared Spectroscopy for Detection of Toxigenic Fungi in Corn: Potential for on-Line Evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Aug-99)
A Semi-Empirical Model for Predicting Biodegradation Profiles of Individualpolymers in Starch-Poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate-Co-Beta-Hydroxyvalerate) Bioplastic - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jul-99)
Toxigenic Strains of Fusarium Moniliforme and Fusarium Proliferatum Isolated from Dairy Cattle Feed Produce Fumonisins, Moniliformin and a New Metabolite C21h38n2o6 Phytotoxic to Lemna Minor L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Apr-99)
Degradation of Starch-Poly[hydroxybutyrate-Co-Hydroxyvalerate] (Phbv) Bioplastic in Marine Waters - (Abstract Only) - (17-Mar-99)
A Semi-Empirical Model for Predicting Degradation Profiles of Polymers in Biodegradation of Starch/poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate-Co-Beta-Hydroxyvalerate)plastic - (Abstract Only) - (18-Feb-99)
Environmental Performance of Starch-Poly[hydroxybutyrate-Co-Valerate] (Phbv) Bioplastic in Tropical Coastal Waters - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Nov-98)
Amino Acids As Plasticizers. Ii. Use of Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships to Predict the Behavior of Monoammonium Monocarboxylate Plasticizers in Starch-Glycerol Blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Sep-98)
Toxigenic Strains of Fusarium Moniliforme and F. Proliferatum Isolated Fromdairy Cattle Feed Produce Fumonisins, Moniliformin and a New Metabolite C21h38n206 Phytotoxic to Lemna Minor - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jul-98)
Study of the Boundary Layer of Starch-Oil Composites with Photo Acoustic Spectroscopy - (Abstract Only) - (03-Apr-98)
Extruded Plastics Containing Starch and Chitin: Physical Properties and Evaluation of Biodegradability - (Book / Chapter) - (26-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)
Starch and Cellulose-Containing Thermoplastic Composite Blends with Controlled Biodeterioration - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jan-98)
Biodegradation of Injection Molded Starch-Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-Co-3 Hydroxyvalerate) Blends in a Natural Compost Environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Jan-98)
Glycols in Polyurethane Foam Formulations with a Starch-Oil Composite - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Dec-97)
Polysaccharide Based Plastics: Their Biodegradation in Laboratory Studies - (Abstract Only) - (06-Jun-97)
Mid-Infrared Analyses of Corn - (Proceedings) - (13-May-97)
Quantitative Structure-Property Relationships of Amino Acid Plasticizers in Starch-Based Plastic Blends - (Abstract Only) - (17-Apr-97)
Starch-Polyvinyl Alcohol Crosslinked Film - Performance and Biodegradation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Dec-96)
Jet-Cooked Starch-Oil Composite in Polyurethane Foams - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Oct-96)
Neural Network Pattern Recognition of Photoacoustic Ftir Spectra and Knowledge-Based Techniques for Detection of Toxigenic Fungi in Corn - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jun-96)
Biodegradation of Starch-Poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate-Co-Valerate) Blends in Natural Environments - (Abstract Only) - (08-Apr-96)
Amino Acids As Plasticizers of Starch-Based Plastic - (Abstract Only) - (08-Apr-96)
Starch Graft Poly(methyl Acrylate) Loose Fill Foam - Preparation, Properties, and Biodegradation - (Abstract Only) - (08-Apr-96)
Starch-Polyvinyl Alcohol Cast Film - Performance and Biodegradation - (Proceedings) - (09-Mar-96)
Biodegradation of Extruded Plastic Blends from Renewable Polysaccharides - (Abstract Only) - (17-Dec-95)
Biodegradation of Injection Molded Starch-Phbv Composite Blends in a Natural Compost Environment - (Abstract Only) - (17-Dec-95)
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