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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Patricia J O Bryan (Pat)
Bioenergy Research Unit
Biological Science Lab Technician (Biochemistry)

Phone: (309) 681-6277
Fax: (309) 681-6427
Room 3300
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604-3999


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of agronomics on production and conversion quality of Napiergrass - (Abstract Only) - (03-Feb-14)
Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., O'Bryan, P.J., Hector, R.E., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R.B., Qureshi, N., Sarath, G., Vogel, K.P., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity. Environmental Technology. 34(13-14):1837-1848.
Comparative analysis of end point enzymatic digests of arabino-xylan isolated from switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) of varying maturities using LC-MS(n) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowman, M.J., Dien, B.S., O'Bryan, P.J., Sarath, G., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Comparative analysis of end point enzymatic digests of arabino-xylan isolated from switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L) of varying maturities using LC-MS(n). Metabolites. 2(4):959-982.
Screening alfalfa, reed canarygrass, and switchgrass cultivars for ethanol yield by treating with dilute-acid followed by simultaneous saccharification and fermentation - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-12)
Selective chemical oxidation and depolymerization of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) xylan with oligosaccharide product analysis by mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowman, M.J., Dien, B.S., O Bryan, P.J., Sarath, G., Cotta, M.A. 2011. Selective chemical oxidation and depolymerization of switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) xylan with oligosaccharide product analysis by mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 25(8):941-950.
Chemical depolymerization of switchgrass xylan with oligosaccharide product analysis by HPAEC-PAD and mass spectrometry - (Abstract Only)
Bowman, M.J., Dien, B.S., O Bryan, P.J., Sarath, G., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Chemical depolymerization of switchgrass xylan with oligosaccharide product analysis by HPAEC-PAD and mass spectrometry [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. p. 73.
Biochemical Conversion of Reduced Lignin Alfalfa Stems Into Ethanol - (Abstract Only) - (22-Apr-10)
Ethanol Production from SPORL-pretreated Lodgepole Pine: Preliminary Evaluation of Mass Balance and Process Energy Efficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.Y., Zhu, W., O Bryan, P.J., Dien, B.S., Tian, S., Gleisner, R., Pan, X.J. 2010. Ethanol Production from SPORL-Pretreated Lodgepole Pine: Preliminary Evaluation of Mass Balance and Process Energy Efficiency. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86(5):1355-1365.
Conversion of switchgrass to sugars and ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment - (Abstract Only) - (06-May-09)
Enzyme characterization for hydrolysis of AFEX and liquid hot-water pretreated distillers' grains and their conversion to ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Ximenes, E.A., O'Bryan, P.J., Moniruzzaman, M., Li, X., Balan, V., Dale, B., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Enzyme characterization for hydrolysis of AFEX and liquid hot-water pretreated distillers' grains and their conversion to ethanol. Bioresource Technology. 99(12):5216-5225.
Evaluating Herbaceous Perennials As Energy Crops for Production of Fuel Ethanol - (Abstract Only) - (02-May-07)
Enzymatic Saccharification of Hot-Water Pretreated Corn Fiber for Production of Monosaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Li, X., Iten, L.B., Jordan, D.B., Nichols, N.N., O Bryan, P.J., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Enzymatic saccharification of hot-water pretreated corn fiber for production of monosaccharides. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 39:1137-1144.
Enhancement of Ethanol Yield from the Corn Dry Grind Process by Fermentation of the Kernel Fiber Fraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Iten, L.B., Bothast, R.J. 2004. Enhancement of ethanol yield from the corn dry grind process by fermentation of the kernel fiber fraction. In: Nelson, W.M., editor. Agricultural Applications in Green Chemistry. Chap. 6. Washington, DC:American Chemical Society. p. 63-77.
Development of New Ethanologenic Escherichia Coli Strains for Fermentation of Lignocellulosic Biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Sep-99)
Conversion of Corn Fiber to Ethanol Using Recombinant Escherichia Coli Strains - (Abstract Only) - (06-May-99)
Heterologous Expression of Fiber-Degrading Enzymes in Streptococcus Bovis - (Abstract Only) - (07-Sep-96)
Hydrolysis by Commercial Enzyme Mixtures of Afex-Treated Corn Fiber and Isolated Xylans - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Apr-96)
Last Modified: 12/19/2014