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ELEANOR M BROWN (Ellie)
Biobased and Other Animal Co-Products
Research Chemist

Phone: (215) 233-6481 ext. 6481
Fax: (215) 233-6795
Room 2204.2
600 E MERMAID LN
ERRC
WYNDMOOR, PA, 19038-8598

Projects
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PROCESSES AND NEW APPLICATIONS FOR ANIMAL HIDES AND LEATHER
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419785

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Biopolymers produced from gelatin and other sustainable resources using polyphenols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Latona, R.J., Brown, E.M. 2014. Biopolymers produced from gelatin and other sustainable resources using polyphenols. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 109:82-88.
Powdered hide model for vegetable tanning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Latona, R.J., Taylor, M.M., Gehring, A.G. 2014. Powdered hide model for vegetable tanning. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 109:8-13.
Treatment of hides with tara-modified protein products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Medina, M.B., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Latona, N.P., Brown, E.M., Liu, C. 2013. Treatment of hides with tara-modified protein products. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108:438-444.
Model systems for leather research and beyond - (Abstract Only)
Brown, E.M., Latona, R.J., Taylor, M.M. 2013. Model systems for leather research and beyond. Proceedings Book XXXII Congress of the International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies (IULTCS), May 29-31, 2013, Istanbul, Turkey. p.29.
Development and utilization of a bovine type I collagen microfibril model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M. 2013. Development and utilization of a bovine type I collagen microfibril model. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 53:20-25.
Preparation and evaluation of tara-modified proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J.E., Bumanlag, L.P., Latona, R.J., Brown, E.M., Liu, C. 2013. Preparation and evaluation of tara-modified proteins. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108(1):16-22.
Effects of pretanning processes on collagen structure and reactivity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Latona, R.J., Taylor, M.M. 2013. Effects of pretanning processes on collagen structure and reactivity. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108:23-29.
Treatment of wet blue with fillers produced from quebracho-modified gelatin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Medina, M.B., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Brown, E.M., Liu, C. 2012. Treatment of wet blue with fillers produced from quebracho-modified gelatin. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(12):416-421.
The collagen microfibril model, a tool for biomaterials scientists - (Proceedings)
Brown, E.M., Liu, C. 2012. The collagen microfibril model, a tool for biomaterials scientists. Proceedings of American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia, PA. 1:1.
Preparation and characterization of polyphenol-modified gelatin products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Latona, R.J., Brown, E.M., Liu, C. 2012. Preparation and characterization of polyphenol-modified gelatin products. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(2):51-59.
Effects of pretanning processes on bovine hide collagen structure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Latona, R.J., Taylor, M.M., Garcia, R.A. 2012. Effects of pretanning processes on bovine hide collagen structure. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(1):1-7.
Use of high molecular weight biopolymers to improve the properties of chrome-free leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Brown, E.M., Hernandez Balada, E. 2011. Use of high molecular weight biopolymers to improve the properties of chrome-free leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 106(12):353-359.
The quest for a comprehensive tanning mechanism - (Proceedings) - (11-Jul-11)
Keratin capped silver nanoparticles - synthesis and characterization of a nanomaterial with desirable handling properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, J.J., Cardamone, J.M., Irwin, P.L., Brown, E.M. 2011. Keratin capped silver nanoparticles - synthesis and characterization of a nanomaterial with desirable handling properties. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 88(1):354-361.
Utilization of sustainable resources in leather processing - (Proceedings) - (15-Jun-11)
Higher order structures of the caseins: a paradox? - (Book / Chapter)
Farrell Jr, H.M., Brown, E.M., Malin, E.L. 2013. Higher order structures of the caseins: a paradox? In: McSweeney, P.L.H., Fox, P.F., editors. Advanced Dairy Chemistry, Volume 1A: Proteins: Basic Aspects, 4th edition. New York, NY: Springer Publisher. p 161-184.
Utilization of sustainable resources in leather processing - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-11)
Preparation and characterization of polyphenol-modified gelatin products - (Abstract Only) - (20-Feb-11)
Molecular modeling approach to vegetable tanning: preliminary results for gallotannin interactions with the collagen microfibril - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Shelly, D.C. 2011. Molecular modeling approach to vegetable tanning: preliminary results for gallotannin interactions with the collagen microfibril. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 106(5):145-152.
Treatments to enhance properties of chrome-free (wet white) leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Hernandez Balada, E., Brown, E.M. 2011. Treatments to enhance properties of chrome-free (wet white) leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 106(2):35-43.
Effect of chrominium in blue hides on activity of microbial transglutaminase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Hernandez Balada, E., Brown, E.M. 2010. Effect of chrominium in blue hides on activity of microbial transglutaminase. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 105(6):175-180.
Powdered hide for research on tanning mechanisms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Latona, R.J., Taylor, M.M. 2010. Powdered hide for research on tanning mechanisms. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 105(4):116-120.
The collagen microfibil model as a tool for leather scientists - (Proceedings)
Brown, E.M. 2009. The collagen microfibil model as a tool for leather scientists. International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies.
Treatment of low-quality hides with fillers produced from sustainable resources. Effect on properties of leather. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Lee, J., Bumanlag, L.P., Hernandez Balada, E., Cooke, P.H., Brown, E.M. 2009. Treatment of low-quality hides with fillers produced from sustainable resources: Effect on properties of leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 104(10):324-334.
Collagen a natural scaffold for biology and engineering - (Review Article)
Brown, E.M. 2009. Collagen a natural scaffold for biology and engineering. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 104(8):275-285.
Review of the Chemistry of Alpha S-2 Casein and the Generation of a Homologous Molecular Model to Explain Its Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farrell, H.M., Malin, E.L., Brown, E.M., Guitierrez, 2009. M. REVIEW OF THE CHEMISTRY OF ALPHA S-2 CASEIN AND THE GENERATION OF A HOMOLOGOUS MOLECULAR MODEL TO EXPLAIN ITS PROPERTIES. Journal of Dairy Science. 92:1338-1353
Whey Protein Isolate: A Potential Filler for the Leather Industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez Balada, E., Taylor, M.M., Brown, E.M., Liu, C., Cot, J. 2009. Whey Protein Isolate: A Potential Filler for the Leather Industry. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 104(4):122-130.
Properties of Biopolymers Produced by Transglutaminase Treatment of Whey Protein Isolate and Gelatin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez, E., Taylor, M.M., Phillips, J.G., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2009.PROPERTIES OF BIOPOLYMERS PRODUCED BY TRANSGLUTAMINASE TREATMENT OF WHEY PROTEIN ISOLATE AND GELATIN. Bioresource Technology. 100(14):3638-3643.
Potential application for genipin-modified gelatin in leather processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Bumanlag, L.P., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2009. Potential application for genipin-modified gelatin in leather processing. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 104(3):79-91.
Tanning Effects of Aluminum -Genipin or -Vegetable Tannin Combinations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, K., Taylor, M.M., Brown, E.M. 2008. Tanning Effects of Aluminum -Genipin or -Vegetable Tannin Combinations. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 103(11):377-382.
Potential application for genipin-modified gelatin in leather processing - (Abstract Only) - (12-Mar-08)
Exploring a Role in Tanning for the Gap Region of the Collagen Fibril: Catechin-Collagen Interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Qi, P.X. 2008. Exploring a Role in Tanning for the Gap Region of the Collagen Fibril: Catechin-Collagen Interactions. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 103(9):290-297.
Effect of Fillers Prepared from Enzymatically Modified Proteins on Mechanical Properties of Leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2008. Effect of Fillers Prepared from Enzymatically Modified Proteins on Mechanical Properties of Leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 103(4):128-137.
Exploring a role in tanning for the gap region of the collagen fibril - (Proceedings)
Brown, E.M., Qi, P.X. 2007. Exploring a role in tanning for the gap region of the collagen fibril. In: Proceedings of International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies and American Leather Chemists Association Conference, June 20-24, 2007, Washington, D.C. 2007 CDROM.
Preparation and Characterization of Fillers Produced from Renewable Resources: Evaluation of Treated Leather - (Proceedings)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2007. Preparation and Characterization of Fillers Produced from Renewable Resources: Evaluation of Treated Leather. In: Proceedings of International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies and American Leather Chemists Association Conference, June 20-24, 2007, Washington, D.C. 2007 CDROM.
Preparation and Characterization of Fillers Produced from Renewable Resources: Evaluation of Treated Leather - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2007. Preparation and Characterization of Fillers Produced from Renewable Resources: Evaluation of Treated Leather [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. p. 38.
Genipin -Aluminum or -Vegetable Tannin Combinations on Hide Powder - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, K., Taylor, M.M., Brown, E.M. 2007. Genipin -Aluminum or -Vegetable Tannin Combinations on Hide Powder. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 102(5):164-170.
Exploring a role in tanning for the gap region of the collagen fibril - (Abstract Only)
Brown, E.M., Qi, P.X. 2007. Exploring a role in tanning for the gap region of the collagen fibril [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. p. 2.
Evaluation of Polymers Prepared from Gelatin and Casein or Whey as Potential Fillers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2007. Evaluation of Polymers Prepared from Gelatin and Casein or Whey as Potential Fillers. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 102(4):111-120.
Chemical and Physical Evaluation of the Crosslinking of Bovine Hide Collagen by Genipin - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jun-06)
Tanning Potential of Genipin - (Abstract Only)
Ding, K., Taylor, M.M., Brown, E.M. 2006. Tanning potential of genipin [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. Paper No. 17.
Effect of Fillers Prepared from Enzymatically Modified Proteins on Mechanical Properties of Leather - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2006. Effect of fillers prepared from enzymatically modified proteins on mechanical properties of leather [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. Paper No. 3.
Effect of Genipin on the Thermal Stability of Hide Powder - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ding, K., Taylor, M.M., Brown, E.M. 2006. Effect of Genipin on the Thermal Stability of Hide Powder. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 101(10):362-367.
The Effect of Ultrasound on Bovine Hide Collagen Structure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Stauffer, D.M., Cooke, P.H., Maffia, G.J. 2006. The effect of ultrasound on bovine hide collagen structure. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 101(7):274-283.
Casein Micelle Structure: What Can Be Learned from Milk Synthesis and Structural Biology - (Literature Review)
Farrell, H.M., Malin, E.L., Brown, E.M., Qi, P.X. 2006. Casein micelle structure: What can be learned from milk synthesis and structural biology. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 11:135-147.
Preparation and Characterization of Biopolymers Derived from Enzymatically Modified Gelatin and Whey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2006. Preparation and characterization of biopolymers derived from enzymatically modified gelatin and whey. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 101(6):235-248.
Collagen Networks, Nature and Beyond - (Proceedings) - (17-Nov-05)
Use of Enzymatically Modified Gelatin and Casein As Fillers in Leather Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Bumanlag, L.P., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2006. Use of enzymatically modified gelatin and casein as fillers in leather processing. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 101(5):169-178.
Hides to Leather: Studies on Dehairing, Proteoglycans, Applications of Waste Proteins, Drying, and Nondestructive Testing of Leather - (Abstract Only)
Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M., Liu, C., Mozersky, S.M., Taylor, M.M. 2005. Hides to leather: studies on dehairing, proteoglycans, applications of waste proteins, drying, and nondestructive testing of leather. Program No. 370 [CD-ROM]. 2005 Abstract Viewer. Honolulu, Hawaii: International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies.
Contributions of Terminal Peptides to the Associative Behavior of Alpha-S1 Casein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malin, E., Brown, E., Wickham, E., Farrell, H. 2005. Contributions of terminal peptides to the associative behavior of the alpha-S1-casein. Journal of Dairy Science. 88(7):2318-23-28.
Approach to a Tanning Mechanism: Study of the Interaction of Aluminum Sulfate with Collagen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Dudley, R.L. 2005. Approach to a tanning mechanism: study of the interaction of aluminum sulfate with collagen. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 100(10):401-409.
The Effect of Ultrasound on Bovine Hide Collagen Structure - (Abstract Only)
Brown, E.M., Stauffer, D.M., Cooke, P.H., Maffia, G.J. 2005. The effect of ultrasound on bovine hide collagen structure [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association. Paper No. 14.
Preparation of Fillers for Leather from Enzymatically Modified Collagen By-Products - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.M., Bumanlag, L.P., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2005. Preparation of fillers for leather from enzymatically modified collagen by-products [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association. Paper No. 13.
Casein Micelle Structure: What Can Be Learned from Milk Synthesis and Structural Biology? - (Abstract Only)
Farrell Jr, H.M., Malin, E.L., Qi, P.X., Brown, E.M. 2005. Casein micelle structure: what can be learned from milk synthesis and structural biology?. Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science. 11:135-147.
Preparation of High Molecular Weight Products by Crosslinking Protein Isolated from the Enzymatic Processing of Chromium-Containing Collagenous Waste I. Extraction of Gelatin - (Review Article)
Taylor, M.M., Cabeza, L., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2005. Preparation of high molecular weight products by crosslinking protein isolated from the enzymatic processing of chromium-containing collagenous waste i. extraction of gelatin. Leather Science and Engineering. 15(2):3-7.
Preparation of High Molecular Weight Products by Crosslinking Protein Isolated from the Enzymatic Processing of Chromium-Containing Collagenous Waste Ii. Modification of Gelatin - (Review Article)
Taylor, M.M., Cabeza, L., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2005. Preparation of high molecular weight products by crosslinking protein isolated from the enzymatic processing of chromium-containing collagenous waste ii. modification of gelatin. Leather Science and Engineering. 15(5):3-6; 15(6):3-9.
Characterization of Biopolymers Prepared from Gelatin and Sodium Caseinate for Potential Use in Leather Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2005. Characterization of biopolymers prepared from gelatin and sodium caseinate for potential use in leather processing. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 100(3):149-159.
A Comparison of Chemical, Physical and Enzymatic Cross-Linking of Bovine Type I Collagen Fibrils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lastowka, A.M., Brown, E.M., Maffia, G.J. 2005. A comparison of chemical, physical and enzymatic cross-linking of bovine type i collagen fibrils. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 100(5):196-202.
Application of Transglutaminase to Derivatize Proteins. 1. Studies on Soluble Proteins and Preliminary Results on Wool - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gembeh, S.V., Farrell Jr, H.M., Taylor, M.M., Brown, E.M., Marmer, W.N. 2004. Application of transglutaminase to derivatize proteins. 1. studies on soluble proteins and preliminary results on wool. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 85:418-424.
Potential Interactions of the C-Terminal Telopeptides of Bovine Type I Collagen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M. 2004. Potential interactions of the c-terminal telopeptides of bovine type i collagen. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 99(9):376-385.
Collagen Networks, Nature and Beyond - (Abstract Only)
Brown, E.M. 2004. Collagen networks, nature and beyond [abstract]. 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. AGFD 54.
Preparation of Bioipolymers from Renewable Resources for Potential Application in Leather Processing - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2004. Preparation of bioipolymers from renewable resources for potential application in leather processing [abstract]. 227th American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. CELL 87.
Approach to a Tanning Mechanism: Study of the Interaction of Aluminum Sulfate with Collagen - (Abstract Only)
Brown, E.M., Dudley, R.L. 2004. Approach to a tanning mechanism: study of the interaction of aluminum sulfate with collagen [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. Paper No. 29.
Preparation of Biopolymers. Potential Applications in Leather Processing - (Abstract Only)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2004. Preparation of biopolymers. potential applications in leather processing [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. Paper No. 20.
Protein Nomenclature Report: Sixth Revision - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farrell, H.M., Jimenez-Flores, R., Bleck, G.T., Brown, E.M., Butler, J.E., Creamer, L.K., Hicks, C.L., Hollar, C.M., Ng-Kwa-Hang, K.F., Swaisgood, H.E. 2004. Nomenclature of the proteins of cows' milk - Sixth Revision. J. Dairy Science. Vol. 87:p.1641-1674.
Molecular Weight Distribution and Functional Properties of Enzymatically Modified Commercial and Experimental Gelatins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2004. Molecular weight distribution and functional properties of enzymatically modified commercial and experimental gelatins. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 99(3):129-141.
Essential Chromium? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brown, E.M., Taylor, M.M. 2003. Essential Chromium?. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 98:408-414.
Non-Food Utilization of Animal Coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Marmer, W.N., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A., Brown, E.M. 2003. Non-food utilization of animal coproducts [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. AGFD104.
Collagen Processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maffia, G.J., Seltzer, M.A., Cooke, P.H., Brown, E.M. 2004. Collagen processing. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 99(4):164-169.
Enzyme-Catalyzed Gel-Formation of Gelatin and Chitosan. Potential for in Situ Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PAYNE, G.F., CHEN, T., EMBREE, H.D., BROWN, E.M., TAYLOR, M.M. ENZYME-CATALYZED GEL-FORMATION OF GELATIN AND CHITOSAN. POTENTIAL FOR IN SITU APPLICATIONS. BIOMACROMOLECULES. 2003. V. 24. P. 2831-2841.
Enzymatic Modification of Hydrolysis Products from Collagen Using a Microbial Transglutaminase III Preparation of Films with Improved Mechanical Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, M.M., Liu, C., Marmer, W.N., Brown, E.M. 2003. Enzymatic modification of hydrolysis products from collagen using a microbial transglutaminase. III. preparation of films with improved mechanical properties. Journal of American Leather Chemists Assocation. 98(11):435-444.
Chrome Free Tanning Compositions and Processes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
PRENTISS, W.C., SIEGLER, M., BROWN, E.M. CHROME FREE TANNING COMPOSITIONS AND PROCESSES. JOURNAL OF AMERICAN LEATHER CHEMISTS ASSOCIATION. 2003. V. 98. P. 63-69.
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