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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ADVANCED STARCH-BASED MATERIALS FOR NON-FOOD APPLICATIONS

Location: Plant Polymer Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Green Composites of Poly(lactic Acid) and Sugar Beet Pulp I. Preparation & Properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L., Willett, J.L. 2013. GREEN COMPOSITES OF POLY(LACTIC ACID) AND SUGAR BEET PULP I. PREPARATION & PROPERTIES. Polymers and the Environment. delete.
Corrosion protection of low-carbon steel using exopolysaccharide coatings from Leuconostoc mesenteroides     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Cote, G.L., Willett, J.L. 2011. Corrosion protection of low-carbon steel using exopolysaccharide coatings from Leuconostoc mesenteroides. Biotechnology Letters. 33:1093-1100.
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a Cyclic DP-240 Amylose Fragment in a Periodic Cell: Glass Transition Temperature and Water Diffusion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L., Schnupf, U. 2009. Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a Cyclic DP-240 Amylose Fragment in a Periodic Cell: Glass Transition Temperature and Water Diffusion. Carbohydrate Polymers. 78(1):978-986.
Why use DFT methods in the study of carbohydrates? - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Momany, F.A. 2009. Why use DFT methods in the study of carbohydrates?. Meeting Abstract #129.
Antimicrobial Packaging using PLA-pectin - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S. 2009. Antimicrobial Packaging using PLA-pectin. Meeting Abstract.
Estimation of the Intrinsic Birefringence of the A, B and V Crystalline Forms of Amylose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L. Estimation of the Intrinsic Birefringence of the A, B and V Crystalline Forms of Amylose. Starch. 61(1):578-581.
Corrosion Protection of Steel by Thin Coatings of Starch-oil Emulsions - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Kenar, J.A., Fanta, G.F. 2009. Corrosion Protection of Steel by Thin Coatings of Starch-oil Emulsions [abstract]. 237th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, March 22-26, 2009, Salt Lake City, Utah. CELL 51.
Density Functional Study of the Infrared Spectrum of Glucose and Glucose Monohydrates in the OH Stretch Region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosma, W.B., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2009. Density Functional Study of the Infrared Spectrum of Glucose and Glucose Monohydrates in the OH Stretch Region. Journal of Molecular Structure (Theochem). 905(1):59-69.
What have we learned from modeling carbohydrates using cutting edge (DFT) computational tools? - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Schnupf, U. 2009. What have we learned from modeling carbohydrates using cutting edge (DFT) computational tools?. Meeting Abstract #128.
Dft Conformation and Energies of Amylose Fragments at Atomic Resolution Part I: Syn Forms of Alpha-Maltotetraose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B., Momany, F.A. 2009. DFT Conformation and Energies of Amylose Fragments at Atomic Resolution Part I: Syn Forms of Alpha-Maltotetraose. Carbohydrate Research. 344(1):362-373.
Dft Conformation and Energies of Amylose Fragments at Atomic Resolution Part 2: “band-Flip” and “kink” Forms of Alpha-Maltotetraose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2009. DFT Conformation and Energies of Amylose Fragments at Atomic Resolution Part 2: “Band-flip” and “Kink” Forms of Alpha-Maltotetraose. Carbohydrate Research. 344(1):374-383.
Agricultural Polymers for Corrosion Protection of Metals - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Cote, G.L., Willett, J.L. 2008. Agricultural polymers for corrosion protection of metals [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Abstract AGFD234.
How to select basis sets and computational methods for carbohydrate modeling - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B., Momany, F.A. 2008. How to select basis sets and computational methods for carbohydrate modeling. Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference. xx.
Distinguishing Between Monosaccharides Using Infrared Spectroscopy: DFT Calculations on Glucose and its Epimers - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W.B., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2008. Distinguishing Between Monosaccharides Using Infrared Spectroscopy: DFT Calculations on Glucose and its Epimers. Midwest Theoretical Chemistry Conference. xx.
Dft Solvation Studies of Carbohydrates: Solvation Effects in Alpha-Linked Carbohydrates - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2008. DFT Solvation Studies of Carbohydrates: Solvation effects in alpha-linked carbohydrates. Meeting Abstract. xx.
DFT studies of the conformation and relative energies of alpha-maltotetraose (DP-4): An amylose fragment at atomic resolution - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L., Schnupf, U. 2008. DFT studies of the conformation and relative energies of alpha-maltotetraose (DP-4): An amylose fragment at atomic resolution. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Spectroscopy, Dissociation Dynamics and Potential Energy Surfaces for CN(A)-Ar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, J., Heaven, M.C., Schnupf, U. 2008. Spectroscopy, Dissociation Dynamics and Potential Energy Surfaces for CN(A)-Ar. Chemical Physics. 128(22):224309.
Constant energy DFT molecular dynamics simulations of solvated carbohydrates at the B3LYP/6-31+G* level of theory - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L. 2008. Constant energy DFT molecular dynamics simulations of solvated carbohydrates at the B3LYP/6-31+G* level of theory. Meeting Abstract. xx.
A new era of carbohydrate modeling using cutting edge DFT methods - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B., Momany, F.A. 2008. A new era of carbohydrate modeling using cutting edge DFT methods. American Chemical Society Abstracts. xx.
Ab initio modeling of carbohydrates: on the proper selection of computational methods and basis sets - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B., Momany, F.A. 2008. Ab initio modeling of carbohydrates: on the proper selection of computational methods and basis sets. American Chemical Society Abstracts. xx.
Responsive starch-based materials - (Proceedings)
(09-Jan-08)
Experimental and Theoretical Studies of the Cn-Ar Van Der Waals Complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, J., Heaven, M.C., Schnupf, U., Alexander, M.H. 2008. Experimental and theoretical studies of the CN-Ar van der Waals complex. Journal of Chemical Physics. 128(10):104308.
Humidity-responsive starch-poly (methyl acrylate) films. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willett, J.L. 2008. Humidity-responsive starch-poly (methyl acrylate) films. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 209(1):764-772.
DFT solvation studies of carbohydrates: implicit and explicit solvation - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B., Momany, F.A. 2008. DFT solvation studies of carbohydrates: implicit and explicit solvation. American Chemical Society Abstracts. xx.
Effect of Orientation on the Physical Properties of Amylose and High Amylose Starch Films - (Abstract Only)
Shogren, R.L. 2007. Effect of orientation on the physical properties of amylose and high amylose starch films [abstract]. Bio Environmental Polymer Society. Paper No. 67.
Dft Conformational Studies of Alpha-Maltotriose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W., Momany, F.A. 2008. DFT conformational studies of alpha-maltotriose. Journal of Computational Chemistry. 29(7):1103-1112.
Evaluation of Poly(lactic Acid) and Agricultural Coproducts As Green Composite Materials - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Liu, C., Willett, J.L. 2007. EVALUATION OF POLY(LACTIC ACID) AND AGRICULTURAL COPRODUCTS AS GREEN COMPOSITE MATERIALS. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Starch-Poly(Hydroxylalkanoate) Composites and Blends - (Book / Chapter)
Shogren, R.L. 2008. Starch-Poly(Hydroxylalkanoate) Composites and Blends. In Yu, L. Biodegradable Polymer Blends and Composites from Renewable Resources. Hoboken, NJ: J. Wiley & Sons. p. 211-226.
Effect of Orientation on the Physical Properties of Amylose and High Amylose Starch Films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L. 2007. Effect of orientation on the physical properties of amylose and high amylose starch films. Biomacromolecules. 8:3641-3545.
Mechanical Property Characterization of Plasticized Sugar Beet Pulp and Poly(lactic acid) Green Composites using Acoustic Emission and Confocal Microscopy. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, C., Cooke, P.H., Liu, L.S., Willett, J.L. 2008. Mechanical Property Characterization of Plasticized Sugar Beet Pulp and Poly(lactic acid) Green Composites using Acoustic Emission and Confocal Microscopy. Polymers and the Environment. 16(1):19-26.
Dft Study of Alpha-Maltose: Influence of Hydroxyl Orientations on the Glycosidic Bond - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Momany, F.A., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W. 2007. DFT study of alpha-maltose: influence of hydroxyl orientations on the glycosidic bond. Structural Chemistry. 18(5):611-632.
DFT studies of the disaccharide, a-maltose: relaxed isopotential maps. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W., Momany, F.A. 2007. DFT studies of the disaccharide, a-maltose: relaxed isopotential maps. Carbohydrate Research. 342(15):2270-2285.
Dft Studies of Hydrated Carbohydrates: Dft Molecular Dynamics Simulations at the B3lyp/6-31+g* Level of Theory - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W. 2007. DFT STUDIES OF HYDRATED CARBOHYDRATES: DFT MOLECULAR DYNAMICS SIMULATIONS AT THE B3LYP/6-31+G* LEVEL OF THEORY. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Ir Spectra by Dft for Glucose and Its Epimers: a Comparison Between Vacuum and Solvated Spectra - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2007. IR SPECTRA BY DFT FOR GLUCOSE AND ITS EPIMERS: A COMPARISON BETWEEN VACUUM AND SOLVATED SPECTRA. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Dft Studies of Dp-3 Amylose Fragments - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W. 2007. DFT STUDIES OF DP-3 AMYLOSE FRAGMENTS. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Density Functional Calculation of Energies and Vibrational Frequencies of Glucose and Glucose-Water Complexes: Water Placement and Glucose Conformational Effects on the Calculated Infrared Spectrum - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2007. DENSITY FUNCTIONAL CALCULATION OF ENERGIES AND VIBRATIONAL FREQUENCIES OF GLUCOSE AND GLUCOSE-WATER COMPLEXES: WATER PLACEMENT AND GLUCOSE CONFORMATIONAL EFFECTS ON THE CALCULATED INFRARED SPECTRUM. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Dft Solvation Studies of Carbohydrates: Determination of Accurate Alpha/beta-Anomeric Ratios - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W., Momany, F.A. 2007. DFT SOLVATION STUDIES OF CARBOHYDRATES: DETERMINATION OF ACCURATE ALPHA/BETA-ANOMERIC RATIOS. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Poly(lactic Acid) Green Composites Using Oilseed Coproducts As Fillers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, C., Evangelista, R.L., Liu, L.S., Cermak, S.C., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2007. Poly(lactic acid) green composites using oilseed coproducts as fillers. Industrial Crops and Products. 26(1):36-43.
Dft Solvation Studies of Carbohydrates: the Effect of Different Hydration Models on the Internal Coordinates and Alph/beta-Anomeric Ratios of Epimers of Glucose - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2007. DFT SOLVATION STUDIES OF CARBOHYDRATES: THE EFFECT OF DIFFERENT HYDRATION MODELS ON THE INTERNAL COORDINATES AND ALPH/BETA-ANOMERIC RATIOS OF EPIMERS OF GLUCOSE. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Analysis of Oh Stretching Frequencies in Glucose and Glucose Monohydrates Calculated by Dft: Rotomer and Water Placement Effects on the Calculated Spectrum - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2007. ANALYSIS OF OH STRETCHING FREQUENCIES IN GLUCOSE AND GLUCOSE MONOHYDRATES CALCULATED BY DFT: ROTOMER AND WATER PLACEMENT EFFECTS ON THE CALCULATED SPECTRUM. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Dft Optimization Studies of Alpha-Maltose: Iso-Energetic and Internal Coordinate Contour Maps Upon Rotation About the Glycosidic Bonds - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W., Schnupf, U. 2007. DFT OPTIMIZATION STUDIES OF ALPHA-MALTOSE: ISO-ENERGETIC AND INTERNAL COORDINATE CONTOUR MAPS UPON ROTATION ABOUT THE GLYCOSIDIC BONDS. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Dft Study of a and B-D-Allopyranose at the B3lyp/6-311++g** Level of Theory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B., Momany, F.A. 2006. DFT study of Alpha- and BETA-allopyranose at the B3LYP/6-311++G* level of theory. Carbohydrate Research. 342:196-216.
Biodegradable Paper/polymerized Vegetable Oil Mulches for Propagation of Tomatoes and Peppers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L., David, M. 2007. Biodegradable paper/polymerized vegetable oil mulches for propagation of tomatoes and peppers. Applied Horticulture Consulting. 8(1):92-94.
Mechanical Properties of Oriented High Amylose Starch Films: Orientation by Drawing of Starch Triacetates Followed by Deacetylation - (Abstract Only)
Shogren, R.L. 2007. Mechanical properties of oriented high amylose starch films: orientation by drawing of starch triacetates followed by deacetylation [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 175.
Green composites of poly(lactic acid) and sugar beet pulp. II. Structural and mechanical property analysis. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L.S., Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, C., Coffin, D.R., Willett, J.L., Fishman, M., Hicks, K.B. 2007. Green composites of poly(lactic acid) and sugar beet pulp. II. Structural and mechanical property analysis. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 1:323-330.
Green Composites of Poly(lactic Acid) and Oilseed Co-Products - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, C., Evangelista, R.L., Liu, L.S., Cermak, S.C., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2006. Green composites of poly(lactic acid) and oilseed co-products [abstract]. UJNR Annual Meeting. P.21.
Preparation and Characterization of Poly (Lactic Acid) Green Composites Using Agricultural Co-Products As Fillers - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Liu, C., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2006. Preparation and characterization of poly (lactic acid) green composites using agricultural co-products as fillers [abstract]. World Conference & Exhibition on Oilseed/Vegetable Oil Utilization, Istanbul, Turkey.
Production of Starch Graft Copolymers Using Reactive Extrusion - (Proceedings)
Willett, J.L., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2006. PRODUCTION OF STARCH GRAFT COPOLYMERS USING REACTIVE EXTRUSION. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Evaluation of Poly(lactic Acid) and Sugar Beet Pulp Green Composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Willett, J.L. 2006. Preparation of poly(lactic acid) and sugar beet pulp green composites. Polymers and the Environment. 15(1):1-6.
Stepwise Hydration of Cellobiose by Dft Methods: 1. Conformational and Structural Changes Brought About by the Addition of One to Four Water Molecules. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosma, W., Appell, M.D., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2006. Stepwise hydration of cellobiose by DFT methods: 1. Conformational and structural changes brought about by the addition of one to four water molecules. Journal of Molecular Structure (Theochem). 776:1-19.
Stepwise Hydration of Cellobiose by Dft Methods: 2. Energy Contributions to Relative Stabilities of Cellobiose (H2o)1-4 Complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosma, W., Appell, M.D., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2006. Stepwise hydration of cellobiose by DFT methods: 2. Energy contributions to relative stabilities of cellobiose (H2O)1-4 complexes. Journal of Molecular Structure (Theochem). 776:21-31.
Sugar Beet Pulp and Poly (Lactic Acid) Green Composites - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Liu, C., Coffin, D.R., Willett, J.L., Fishman, M., Hicks, K.B. 2006. SUGAR BEET PULP AND POLY (LACTIC ACID) GREEN COMPOSITES. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Dft Studies of Dp-4 Amylose Fragments: Comparison with the Disaccharide Maltose - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W. 2006. Dft studies of dp-4 amylose fragments: comparison with the disaccharide maltose [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 105.
Dft Study of Carbohydrates: a Comparison Between the Epimers of Glucose - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2006. DFT study of carbohydrates: A comparison between the epimers of glucose [abstract]. Midwest Chemistry Conference. n.10.
Green Composites Using Poly(lactic Acid) and Agricultural Co-Products - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Liu, C., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2006. Green composites using poly(lactic acid) and agricultural co-products [abstract]. Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. p.64. n.190.
Determination of the Preferred Conformation of the Bicyclic Galerucella Pheromone Using Density Functional Theory Optimization and Calculations of Chemical Shifts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bosma, W.B., Bartelt, R.J., Momany, F.A. 2006. Determination of the preferred conformation of the bicyclic Galerucella pheromone using density functional theory optimization and calculations of chemical shifts. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 71(13):4748-4758.
Soy-Fortified Spaghetti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hareland, Y.V., Shogren, R.L., Wu, Y. 2006. Soy-fortified spaghetti. Journal of Food Science. 71(6)S428-S432.
Poly(lactic Acid): a Biodegradable Commodity Plastic - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L. 2006. Poly(lactic acid): A biodegradable commodity plastic [abstract]. BioEnvironmental 2006 Meeting. p.20.
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of a Cyclic-Dp-240 Amylose Fragment: Glass Transition Temperature Study - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L. 2006. Molecular dynamics simulations of a cyclic-DP-240 amylose fragment: glass transition temperature study [abstract]. 37th Great Lakes Regional Meeting. p.173.
Preparation and Characterization of Poly(lactic Acid) Green Composites Using Agricultural Co-Products As Fillers - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Cermak, S.C., Willett, J.L. 2006. Preparation and characterization of poly(lactic acid) green composites using agricultural co-products as fillers [abstract]. American Chemical Society. n.10.
Solvation Studies by Dft of Carbohydrates: A/b-Anomeric Ratios of Epimers of Glucose Using a Continuum-Solvation Model (Cosmo). - (Abstract Only)
Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2006. Solvation studies by DFT of carbohydrates: A/B-anomeric ratios of epimers of glucose using a continuum-solvation model (cosmo) [abstract]. American Chemical Society. n.130.
Computer Modeling of B-Cellobiose in a Solvent Environment: Dft Calculations Using Implicit and Explicit Solvent Models - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W., Schnupf, U., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2006. Computer modeling of b-cellobiose in a solvent environment: DFT calculations using implicit and explicit solvent models [abstract]. American Chemical Society. n.16.
Dft Study of a and B-D-Galactopyranose at the B3lyp/6-311++g** Level of Theory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Momany, F.A., Appell, M.D., Willett, J.L., Schnupf, U., Bosma, W.B. 2006. DFT study of A- and B-D-galactopyranose at the B3lYP/6-311++G** level of theory. Carbohydrate Research. p.525-537.
Characterization of Functionalized Electroactive Biopolymers - (Book / Chapter)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. 2006. Characterization of functionalized electroactive biopolymers. American Chemical Society Symposium Series. p.256-261.
Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Thermoplastic Starch Composites Using Carbon Black As a Conductive Filler - (Proceedings)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. 2005. Mechanical and electrical properties of thermoplastic starch composites using carbon black as a conductive filler [abstract]. Proceedings of UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel. p.106.
Dft Studies of Hydrated Carbohydrates:explicit Water Molecule Around Glucose and Cellobiose Geometry Optimized at B3lyp/6-311++g** - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L., Appell, M.D., Bosma, W. 2005. DFT studies of hydrated carbohydrates:explicit water molecule around glucose and cellobiose geometry optimized at B3lYP/6-311++G** [abstract]. CD-ROM. International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin.
Electroactive Biomaterials Composed from Natural Polymers - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L. 2005. Electroactive biomaterials composed from natural polymers [abstract]. American Association of Cereal Chemists. p.170.
Biopolymers As Electroactive Bioplastics - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L. 2005. Biopolymers as electroactive bioplastics [abstract]. American Association of Cereal Chemists. p.54.
Reactive Extrusion of Starch-Polyacrylamide Graft Copolymers: Effects of Monomer/starch Ratio and Moisture Content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. 2005. Reactive extrusion of starch-polyacrylamide graft copolymers: effects of monomer/starch ratio and moisture content. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. v.206:1648-1652.
Stepwise Hydration of a Disaccharide: Dft Calculations of Structural and Energetic Changes As 1 to 4 Water Molecules Are Added to B-Cellobiose - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W., Appell, M.D., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2005. Stepwise hydration of a disaccharide: DFT calculations of structural and energetic changes as 1 to 4 water molecules are added to b-cellobiose [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No.94.
Mechanical and Electrical Properties of Starch Composites Using Carbon Black As a Conductive Filler - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. 2005. Mechanical and electrical properties of starch composites using carbon black as a conductive filler [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No.81.
Calculations to Determine the Experimental Conformation of a Cyclic Insect Pheromone Using a Novel Multi-Faceted Ab Initio Approach - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W. 2005. Calculations to determine the experimental conformation of a cyclic insect pheromone using a novel multi-faceted ab initio approach [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 98.
B3lyp/6-311++g** Geometry Optimization Study of Pentahydrates of Alpha and Beta-D-Glucopyranose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Momany, F.A., Appell, M.D., Willett, J.L., Bosma, W.B. 2005. B3lyp/6-311++g** geometry optimization study of pentahydrates of alpha- and beta-d-glucopyranose. Carbohydrate Research. 340:1638-1655.
Calculations to Determine the Experimental Conformation of a Cyclic Insect Pheromone Using a Novel Multi-Faceted Ab Initio Approach - (Abstract Only)
Bosma, W.B., Bartelt, R.J., Momany, F.A. 2005. Calculations to determine the experimental conformation of a cyclic insect pheromone using a novel multi-faceted ab initio approach [abstract]. Midwest Theoretical Conference. p.10.
Natural Polysaccharides As Electroactive Polymers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L. 2005. Natural polysaccharides as electroactive polymers. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 67:735-745.
Edging into the Synthetic Electroactive Polymer (Eap) Market: Solid Polymer Electrolytes Using Renewable Biomaterials - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L. 2005. Edging into the synthetic electroactive polymer (eap) market: solid polymer electrolytes using renewable biomaterials [abstract]. American Chemical Society. p.87.
Tensile Yield Properties of Starch-Filled Poly(ester Amide) Materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willett, J.L., Felker, F.C. 2005. Tensile yield properties of starch-filled poly(ester amide) materials. Polymer. p.46.
Dft Study of Alpha and Beta-D-Mannopyranose Atthe B3lyp/6-311++g** Level - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Appell, M.D., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2005. Dft study of alpha- and beta-d-mannopyranose at the b3lyp/6-311++g** level. Carbohydrate Research. 340:459-468.
Field Testing of Paper/polymerized Vegetable Oil Mulches for Enhancing Growth of Eastern Cottonwood Trees for Pulp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L., Rousseau, R.J. 2005. Field testing of paper/polymerized vegetable oil mulches for enhancing growth of eastern cottonwood trees for pulp. Forest Ecology and Management. Available from: http://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S0378112704008229 ScienceDirect.
Direct Current Electroactivity Via Ion-Conduction in Thermoplastic Starch and Other Biopolymers - (Proceedings)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. 2004. Direct current electroactivity via ion-conduction in thermoplastic starch and other biopolymers [abstract]. United States Japan Natural Resources. p.59-63.
Natural Polysaccharides As Electroactive Biomaterials - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. 2004. Natural polysaccharides as electroactive biomaterials [abstract]. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society. p.133:355.
Preparation and Characterization of Electroactive Biopolymers - (Proceedings)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Willett, J.L. Preparation and characterization of electroactive biopolymers. Macromolecular Symposium. 2005. p.40.
Comparison of Molecular Weight of Starch-Graft-Poly(acrylamide) Produced by Batch Reaction and Reactive Extrusion - (Abstract Only)
Parsons, J.D., Willett, J.L., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2004. Comparison of molecular weight of starch-graft-poly(acrylamide) produced by batch reaction and reactive extrusion [abstract]. American Chemical Society. p.196:435.
Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Amylose Fragments with Cross-Linking Reagents:glass Transition Temperatures of Epichlorohydrin Bridged Complexes - (Abstract Only)
Momany, F.A., Willett, J.L. 2004. Molecular dynamics simulations of amylose fragments with cross-linking reagents:glass transition temperatures of epichlorohydrin bridged complexes [abstract]. American Chemical Society. 190:416.
B3lyp/6-311++g**study of Conformational Preferences and Thermodynamic Properties of Disaccharides - (Abstract Only)
Appell, M.D., Cote, G.L., Dunlap, C.A., Willett, J.L., Momany, F.A. 2004. B3lyp/6-311++g**study of conformational preferences and thermodynamic properties of disaccharides [abstract]. American Chemical Society. 189:413.
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