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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INTEGRATIVE PROCESSES FOR THE BIOCONVERSION OF FATS, OILS AND THEIR DERIVATIVES INTO BIOBASED MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Isolation of novel Pseudomonas syringae promoters and functional characterization in polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing pseudomads - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Swingle, B.M. 2010. Isolation of novel Pseudomonas syringae promoters and functional characterization in polyhydroxyalkanoate-producing pseudomads. New Biotechnology. 27(1):1-9.
Clickable Lipids: Azido and Alkynyl Fatty Acids and Triacylglycerols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zerkowski, J.A., Nunez, A., Strahan, G.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Clickable Lipids: Azido and Alkynyl Fatty Acids and Triacylglycerols. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 86(11):1115-1121.
Methyl-branched poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthesis from 13- methyltetradecanoic acid and mixed isostearic acid isomer substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Ngo, H., Solaiman, D., Strahan, G.D. 2009. Methyl-branched poly(hydroxyalkanoate) biosynthesis from 13- methyltetradecanoic acid and mixed isostearic acid isomer substrates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 85:359-370.
Altered Composition of Ralstonia eutropha Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) through Expression of PHA Synthase from Allochromatium vinosum ATCC 35206     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aneja, K.K., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Altered Composition of Ralstonia eutropha Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) through Expression of PHA Synthase from Allochromatium vinosum ATCC 35206. Biotechnology Letters. 31:1601-1612.
Sequence analysis, structure prediction and functional validation of phaC1/phaC2 genes of Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 and its importance in polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sujatha, K., Mahalakshmi, A., Solaiman, D., Shenbagarathai, R. 2009. Sequence analysis, structure prediction and functional validation of phaC1/phaC2 genes of Pseudomonas sp. LDC-25 and its importance in polyhydroxyalkanoate accumulation. Journal of Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics. 26(6):771-780.
Gelatin films plasticized with a simulated biodiesel coproduct stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, M., Milano, J., Stevens, E.S., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Gelatin films plasticized with a simulated biodiesel coproduct stream. eExpress Polymer Letters. 3(4):201-206.
Estolides: From Structure and Function to Structured and Functionalized - (Review Article)
Zerkowski, J.A. 2008. Estolides: From Structure and Function to Structured and Functionalized. Lipid Technology. 20(11):253-256.
Production and Modification of Sophorolipids from Agricultural Feedstocks - (Book / Chapter)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Zerkowski, J.A. 2009. Production and Modification of Sophorolipids from Agricultural Feedstocks. In Hayes, D.G., Kitamoto, D., Solaiman, D.K.Y. and Ashby, R.D. (eds.) Bio-Based Surfactants and Detergents: Synthesis, Properties and Applications. Urbana, IL:AOCS Press. p. 29-49.
Gelatin Plasticized with a Biodiesel Coproduct Stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stevens, E., Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D. 2009. Gelatin Plasticized with a Biodiesel Coproduct Stream. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 3(1):57-61.
Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biosynthesis from Crude Alaskan Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) Oil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D.K.Y. 2008. Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Biosynthesis from Crude Alaskan Pollock (Theragra chalcogramma) Oil. Polymers and the Environment. 16:221-229.
Property control of sophorolipids: influence of fatty acid substrate and blending - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T. 2008. Property control of sophorolipids: influence of fatty acid substrate and blending. Biotechnology Letters. 30:1093-1100.
Structured Estolides: Control of Length and Sequence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zerkowski, J.A., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D. 2008. Structured Estolides: Control of Length and Sequence. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 83:277-284.
Synthesis and Characterization of Canola Oil-Stearic Acid-Based Trans-Free Structured Lipids for Possible Margarine Application     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lumor, S.E., Jones, K.C., Ashby, R.D., Strahan, G.D., Kim, B., Lee, G., Shaw, J., Kays, S.E., Chang, S., Foglia, T.A., Akoh, C.C. 2007. Synthesis and Characterization of Canola Oil-Stearic Acid-Based Trans-Free Structured Lipids for Possible Margarine Application. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 55(26):10692-10702.
Genetic organization of pha gene locus affects phaC expression poly(hydroxyalkanoate) composition and granule morphology in Pseudomonas corrugata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Catara, V., Licciardello, G. 2008. Genetic organization of pha gene locus affects phaC expression poly(hydroxyalkanoate) composition and granule morphology in Pseudomonas corrugata. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 35:111-120.
Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthesis from Various High Volume Industrial Coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2007. Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthesis from Various High Volume Industrial Coproducts. Meeting Abstract. #25.
Topographical Imaging as a Means of Monitoring Biodegradation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Cooke, P.H., Solaiman, D. 2007. Topographical Imaging as a Means of Monitoring Biodegradation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Films. Polymers and the Environment. 15(3):179-187.
Industrial Products from Biodiesel Glycerol - (Book / Chapter)
Ashby, R.D., Wyatt, V.T., Foglia, T., Solaiman, D. 2008. Industrial Products from Biodiesel Glycerol. In: Hou, C.T., Shaw, J-F., editors. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. Hoboken, NJ:John Wiley & Sons, Inc. p. 131-154.
Simplified soy molasses-based medium for reduced-cost production of sophorolipids by Candida bombicola - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Foglia, T.A. 2007. Simplified soy molasses-based medium for reduced-cost production of sophorolipids by Candida bombicola. Biotechnology Letters. DOI 10.1007/S10529-007-9407-5.
Microbial production of glycolipids from lipids and related feedstock - (Abstract Only)
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Polyhydroxy Fatty Acids Derived from Sophorolipids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D. 2007. Polyhydroxy Fatty Acids Derived from Sophorolipids. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 84(5):463-471.
Using Fermentation to Ease the Glycerol Conundrum - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2007. Using Fermentation to Ease the Glycerol Conundrum [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 100.
Biosynthesis of Sophorolipids and Rhamnolipids from Lipid-based Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A., Zerkowski, J.A., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Biosynthesis of Sophorolipids and Rhamnolipids from Lipid-based Substrates [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 32.
Bioprocesses for Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) and Sophorolipids from Oils, Fats and Coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Bioprocesses for Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) and Sophorolipids from Oils, Fats and Coproducts [abstract]. 4th Annual BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. p. 41-42.
Cloning and Expression of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthase Genes from Photosynthetic bacterium Allochromatium vinosum ATCC 35206 - (Abstract Only)
Aneja, K., Solaiman, D., Zhu, J., Zu, H., Wang, B. 2007. Cloning and Expression of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthase Genes from Photosynthetic bacterium Allochromatium vinosum ATCC 35206 [abstract]. 51st Biophysical Society Annual Meeting. p. 212a.
Alpha-galactosidase Gene Expression for Fermentative Utilization of Soy Molasses - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N., Hotchkiss, A.T., Kobayashi, H. 2006. Alpha-galactosidase Gene Expression for Fermentative Utilization of Soy Molasses. Proceedings of the United States - Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food & Agricultural Panel. p. BT23-BT-28.
The Use of Fats, Oils and Coproducts for Fermentative Production of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) Biopolymer and Sophorolipid Biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. The use of fats, oils and coproducts for fermentative production of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) biopolymer and sophorolipid biosurfactants. 3rd World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology and Bioprocessing. p. 47.
Biosynthesis of Emulsan Biopolymers from Agro-Based Feedstocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Panilaitis, B., Castro, G., Solaiman, D., Kaplan, D.L. 2007. Biosynthesis of emulsan biopolymers from agro-based feedstocks. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 102:531-537.
Macro and Microscopic Visual Evidence for the Biodegradation of Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) by Pseudomonas Lemoignei and Comamonas P37c - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2006. Macro- and microscopic visual evidence for the biodegradation of poly(hydroxyalkanoates) by pseudomonas lemoignei and comamonas p37c. Bio Environmental Polymer Society. p. 87.
Synthesis of Polyfunctional Fatty Amines from Sophorolipid-Derived 17-Hydroxyoleic Acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D. 2006. Synthesis of polyfunctional fatty amines from sophorolipid-derived 17-hydroxyoleic acid. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 83:621-628.
Fermentative Production of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Glycerol-Rich Biodiesel Coproduct Stream and Soy Molasses - (Book / Chapter)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. Fermentative production of biopolymers and biosurfactants from glycerol-rich biodiesel coproduct stream and soy molasses. Hou, C.T., Shaw J-F., Editors. Biocatalysis and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Industrial Products. Boca Raton, FL; CRC Press. p. 431-450.
Conversion of Agricultural Feedstock and Coproducts into Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) - (Review Article)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. Conversion of agricultural feedstock and coproducts into poly(hydroxyalkanoates). Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 71:783-789.
New Uses for Glycerol: Fermentation Substrates for Value-Added Product Synthesis - (Abstract Only)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2006. New uses for glycerol: fermentation substrates for value-added product synthesis [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 72.
Bioconversion of Soy-Based Feedstocks into Biopolymers and Biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Hotchkiss, A.T., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2006. Bioconversion of soy-based feedstocks into biopolymers and biosurfactants [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 14.
Synthesis of New Multifunctional Polyols from An Oleic Acid Derivative - (Abstract Only)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D. 2006. Synthesis of new multifunctional polyols from an oleic acid derivative [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 75.
Proteomic Based Investigation of Rhamnolipid Production by Pseudomonas Chlororaphis Stain B-30761 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunther, N.W., Nunez, A., Fortis, L.L., Solaiman, D. 2006. Proteomic based investigation of rhamnolipid production by Pseudomonas chlororaphis strain NRRL B-30761. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology 33:914-920.
The Use of Fatty Acid-Esters to Enhance Free Acid Sophorolipid Synthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2006. The use of fatty acid-esters to enhance free acid sophorolipid synthesis. Biotechnology Letters. 28:253-260.
Biosynthesis of Medium-Chain-Length Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from Soy Molasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Hotchkiss, A.T., Foglia, T.A. 2006. Biosynthesis of medium-chain-length poly(hydroxyalkanoates) from soy molasses. Biotechnology Letters. 28:157-162.
Production of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Soybean-Derived Renewable Feedstocks - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N., Hotchkiss, A.T., Kobayashi, H. 2005. Production of biopolymers and biosurfactants from soybean-derived renewable feedstocks. In: Proceedings of the US-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources-Food & Agricultural Panel-34th Annual Meeting, October 23-29, 2005, Susono, Shizuoka. p. 187-191.
The Production of Biodiesel Fuel Esters Directly from Lipid-Containing Materials - (Abstract Only)
Haas, M.J., Foglia, T.A., Mcaloon, A.J., Marmer, W.N. 2004. The production of biodiesel fuel esters directly from lipid-containing materials [abstract]. AOCS Industrial Applications of Renewable Resources Meeting. p. 9-10.
Fermentative Production of Biopolymers and Biosurfactants from Agricultural Feedstocks - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N. 2005. Fermentative production of biopolymers and biosurfactants from agricultural feedstocks [abstract]. International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology-Functional Foods and Industrial Products. p. 67.
Sophorolipid Biosynthesis from the Biodiesel Co-Product Stream - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Sophorolipid biosynthesis from the biodiesel co-product stream. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 82(9):625-630.
Applications of Microbial Biosurfactants - (Trade Journal)
Solaiman, D. 2005. Applications of microbial biosurfactants. Inform. 16(7):408-410.
Production of Microbial Biosurfactants from Soy Molasses - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Gunther, N.W., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Kaplan, D.L. 2005. Production of microbial biosurfactants from soy molasses [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology Annual Meeting. p. 75.
Functionalization of Hydroxy Fatty Acids from Sophorolipids - (Abstract Only)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Functionalization of hydroxy fatty acids from sophorolipids [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 64.
Mass Spectrometric Monitoring of the Chemical Modification of Sophorolipids - (Abstract Only)
Zerkowski, J.A., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Mass spectrometric monitoring of the chemical modification of sophorolipids [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 6.
Production and Modification of Sophorolipid Biosurfactant - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Zerkowski, J.A., Nunez, A., Foglia, T.A. 2005. Production and modification of sophorolipid biosurfactant [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 17.
Genetic Characterization of the Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthases of Various Pseudomonas Oleovorans Strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D. 2005. Genetic characterization of the poly(hydroxyalkanoate) synthases of various pseudomonas oleovorans strains. Current Microbiology. 50(6):329-333.
Production of Rhamnolipids by Pseudomonas Chlororaphis, a Non-Pathogenic Bacterium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunther, N.W., Nunez, A., Fett, W.F., Solaiman, D. 2005. Production of rhamnolipids by pseudomonas chlororaphis, a non-pathogenic bacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(5):2288-2293.
Rapid Genetic Characterization of Poly(hydroxyalkanoate) Synthase and Its Applications - (Review Article)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D. 2005. Rapid genetic characterization of poly(hydroxyalkanoate) synthase and its applications. Biomacromolecules. 6(2):532-537.
Lipidic Precursors to Control the Synthesis and Properties of Microbial Sophorolipids and Polyhydroxyalkanoates - (Proceedings)
Ashby, R.D., Nunez, A., Solaiman, D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Lipidic precursors to control the synthesis and properties of microbial sophorolipids and polyhydroxyalkanoates. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Protein Resources Panel Annual Meeting. p. 225:229.
Characterization and Manipulation of Genes in the Biosynthesis of Sophorolipids and Poly(hydroxyalkanoates) - (Proceedings)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A. 2004. Characterization and manipulation of genes in the biosynthesis of sophorolipids and poly(hydroxyalkanoates). Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Protein Resources Panel Annual Meeting. p. 215-219.
Biosurfactants from Microbial Fermentation of Renewable Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Foglia, T.A., Marmer, W.N., Kaplan, D.L. 2004. Biosurfactants from microbial fermentation of renewable substrates [abstract]. Industrial Application of Renewable Resources - A Conference on Sustainable Technologies, American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 14.
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