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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: FLAX FIBER FOR VALUE-ADDED, BIO-BASED PRODUCTS

Location: Quality and Safety Assessment Research Unit

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

Temperature-dependent solubility of wax compounds in ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holser, R.A. 2009. Temperature-dependent solubility of wax compounds in ethanol. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology Vol 111 Issue 10 No 10 pg 1049-1052.2009.
Biocomposites Prepared from Fiber Processing Wastes and Glycerol Polyesters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holser, R.A. 2009. Biocomposites Prepared from Fiber Processing Wastes and Glycerol Polyesters. Journal of Natural Fibers. 6(3):272-277.
Formulation of poultry feed with polyunsaturated fatty acids and natural antioxidants to improve meat quality - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A., Hinton Jr, A. 2009. Formulation of poultry feed with polyunsaturated fatty acids and natural antioxidants to improve meat quality. 17th European Symposium on Poultry Nutrition, 23-27 August, 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Application of 2D Correlation Spectroscopy with MCR in the Preparation of Glycerol Polyesters     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Himmelsbach, D.S., Holser, R.A. 2009. Application of 2D Correlation Spectroscopy with MCR in the Preparation of Glycerol Polyesters. Vibrational Spectroscopy. 51(1):142-145 (2009).
Process water usage and water quality in poultry processing equipment - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A., Hinton Jr, A. 2009. Process water usage and water quality in poultry processing equipment [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. 88(Suppl 1.):P216. p. 205-206.
Delivery of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from a Glycerol Polyester Matrix with Anti-oxidant Properties - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A. 2008. Delivery of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids from a Glycerol Polyester Matrix with Anti-oxidant Properties. Annual Functional Foods Symposium, 12-13 November, 2008, Auckland, New Zealand
Correlation spectroscopy applied to glycerol polyester spectra - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A., Himmelsbach, D.S. 2008. Correlation spectroscopy applied to glycerol polyester spectra. United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Food, and Agriculture; August 24-28, 2008, Chicago, IL.
Membrane recovery of phenolic acid co-products from biomass - (Abstract Only)
Holser, R.A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Sarah Kate, B., Joy, P. 2008. Membrane recovery of phenolic acid co-products from biomass. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference.
Flax shive as a source of activated carbon for metals remediaton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marshall, W.E., Wartelle, L.H., Akin, D.E. 2007. Flax shive as a source of activated carbon for metals remediaton. BioResources 2:82-90.
Grass Lignocellulose: Strategies to Overcome Recalcitrance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akin, D.E. 2007. Grass lignocellulose: strategies to overcome recalcitrance. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 136-140:3-15. 2007.
Citric Acid Treatment of Flax, Cotton and Blended Nonwoven Mats for Copper Ion Absorption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marshall, W.E., Akin, D.E., Wartelle, L.H., Annis, P.A. 2007. Citric acid treatment of flax, cotton and blended nonwoven mats for copper ion absorption. Industrial Crops and Products. 26:8-13
Assessment of quality parameters in flax fiber - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E., Sohn, M., Barton II, F.E. 2006. Assessment of quality parameters in flax fiber. Proceedings of the 35th United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources. pp.IA 11-14.
Lignocelluloses for Potential Bioenergy and Bioproducts - (Abstract Only)
Akin, D.E. 2006. Lignocelluloses for potential bioenergy and bioproducts. Abstracts for the 6th National Symposium Creating Markets for Economic Development of New Crops and New Uses. p. 42.
Retting of Linseed Straw with Pectate Lyase for Flax Fibers - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E., Dodd, R.B., Sohn, M., Foulk, J.A. 2006. Retting of linseed straw with pectate lyase for flax fibers. Proceedings of the 61st Flax Institute of the United States. Pp. 129-135.
Developing Standards to Judge Flax Fibre Quality - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E. 2006. Developing standards to judge flax fibre quality. 28th International Cotton Conference (Bremen Germany). pp. 177-187.
Isolation of Cuticular Wax from Flax Processing Waste Using Hexane Extraction and Super Critical Fluid Extraction with Carbon Dioxide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.H., Holser, R.A., Akin, D.E. 2006. Isolation of cuticular wax from flax processing waste using hexane extraction and super critical fluid extraction with carbon dioxide. Industrial Crops and Products. 24:119-122.
Corn Stover Fractions and Bioenergy: Chemical Composition, Structure and Response to Enzyme Pretreatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akin, D.E., Morrison III, W.H., Rigsby, L.L., Barton II, F.E., Himmelsbach, D.S., Hicks, K.B. 2006. Corn stover fractions and bioenergy: chemical composition, structure and response to enzyme pretreatment. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 129-132:pp 104-116.
Characteristics of Corn Stover for Bioenergy - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E., Morrison III, W.H., Rigsby, L.L., Barton II, F.E., Himmelsbach, D.S., Hicks, K.B. 2005. Characteristics of corn stover for bioenergy. Proceedings of the 34th United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources: Food and Agriculture Panel. pp. 136-139.
Standards for Flax Fiber - Work of Subcommittee D 13.17 - (Trade Journal)
Akin, D.E. 2005. Standards for flax fiber. Standardization News. pp. 22-25.
Flax Research in the Us: Production, Retting, Processing and Standards - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E., Dodd, R.B., Foulk, J.A., Morrison III, W.H. 2005. Flax research in the US: production, retting, processing and standards. In: Proceedings of the 11th International Conference for Renewable Resources and Plant Biotechnology, June 6-7, 2005, Poznan, Poland. CDROM.
Flax Research in the Us: Production, Retting, Processing and Standards - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-05)
Mutation of Sac1, An Arabidopsis Sac Domain Phosphoinositide Phosphatase, Causes Alterations in Cell Morphogenesis, Cell Wall Synthesis, and Actin Organization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhong, R., Burk, D.H., Nairn, C.J., Wood-Jones, A., Morrison III, W.H., Ye, Z. 2005. Mutation of sac1, an arabidopsis sac domain phosphoinositide phosphatase, causes alterations in cell morphogenesis, cell wall synthesis, and actin organization. The Plant Cell 17:1449-1466.
Cotton Flax Blended Nonwoven Fabrics with Value-Added Properties for Industrial Markets - (Proceedings)
Annis, P.P., Akin, D.E., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R.B., Vaughn, E.A., Knopp, J.A., Brewer, M.S. 2005. Cotton flax blended nonwoven fabrics with value-added properties for industrial markets. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 4-7. p. 2780-2786.
Research to Develop and Support a Us Flax Fiber Industry - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E., Dodd, R.B., Foulk, J.A., Morrison III, W.H. 2004. Research to develop and support a US flax fiber industry. In: Proceedings of the 33rd United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, December 8-21, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 96-100.
Fragile Fiber3, An Arabidopis Gene Encoding a Type II Inositol Polyphosphate, Is Required for Secondary Wall Synthesis and Actin Organization in Fiber Cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zheng-Hua, Y., Morrison III W.H., Burk, D., Ruiqin, Z. 2004. Fragile fiber3, an arabidopis gene encoding a type II inositol polyphosphate, is required for secondary wall synthesis and actin organization in fiber cells. The Plant Cell. 16:3242-3259.
Flax Fiber in the Usa: Production, Processing and Evaluation. - (Abstract Only)
Akin, D.E., Foulk, J.A., Dodd, R.B., Morrison III, W.H. 2004. Flax fiber in the USA: production, processing and evaluation [abstract]. Abstracts of the Association for Advancement of Industrial Crops (AAIC) Annual Meeting. P. 9.
Summary of USDA Research on Flax Fiber in the United States: Recent Events - (Proceedings)
Akin, D.E. 2004. Summary of usda research on flax fiber in the united states: recent events. Proceedings of the 60th Flax Institute of the United States. p. 51-55.
Application of Near-Infrared Spectroscopy for Determining Linen Content in Linen/cotton Fabric Blends. - (Abstract Only)
Sohn, M., Himmelsbach, D.S., Akin, D.E., Barton II, F.E. 2004. Application of near-infrared spectroscopy for determining linen content in linen/cotton fabric blends [abstract]. The 31st Federation Of Analytical Chemistry And Spectroscopy Societies (FACSS). No. 46. p. 78.
Recent Research on Biotechnology in Textiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akin, D.E., and Hardin, I.R. Recent research on biotechnology in textiles. Colourage 7 (Annual 2004): 55-60. 2004.
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