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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Novel Technologies for Producing Renewable Chemicals and Polymers from Carbohydrates Derived from Agricultural Feedstocks

Location: Renewable Product Technology Research Unit

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

Production of insoluble glucans using modified recombinant glycosyltransferase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides - (Abstract Only)
(24-Jul-14)
Nickel-catalyzed proton-deuterium exchange (HDX) for linkage analysis of complex carbohydrates - (Abstract Only)
(13-Jun-14)
2-acylamido analogues of N-acetylglucosamine prime formation of chitin oligosaccharides by yeast chitin synthase 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gyore, J., Parameswar, A.R., Hebbard, C., Oh, Y., Bi, E., Demchenko, A.V., Price, N.P., Orlean, P. 2014. 2-acylamido analogues of N-acetylglucosamine prime formation of chitin oligosaccharides by yeast chitin synthase 2. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 289(18):12835-12841.
Purification and characterization of phosphonoglycans from Glycomyces sp. NRRL B-16210 and Stackebrandtia nassauensis NRRL B-16338 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, X., Price, N.P., Evans, B.S., Metcalf, W.W. 2014. Purification and characterization of phosphonoglycans from Glycomyces sp. NRRL B-16210 and Stackebrandtia nassauensis NRRL B-16338. Journal of Bacteriology. 196(9):1768-1779.
Biosynthesis of 4-aminoheptose 2-epimers, core structural components of the septacidins and spicamycins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Furukawa, T., Cheng, F., Qi, J., Chen, W., Crich, D. 2014. Biosynthesis of 4-aminoheptose 2-epimers, core structural components of the septacidins and spicamycins. Journal of the American Chemical Society. 67(5):405-414.
Glucansucrase acceptor reactions with D-mannose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Cormier, R.S., Vermillion, K.E. 2014. Glucansucrase acceptor reactions with D-mannose. Carbohydrate Research. 387:1-3.
Production of schizophyllan from distiller's dried grains with solubles by diverse strains of Schizophyllan commune - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Price, N.P. 2013. Production of schizophyllan from distiller's dried grains with solubles by diverse strains of Schizophyllan commune. SpringerPlus. 2(476):1-6.
Induction of Rhizopus oryzae germination under starvation using host metabolites increases spore susceptibility to heat stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Turgeman, T., Kakongi, N., Schneider, A., Vinokur, Y., Teper-Bamnolker, P., Carmeli, S., Levy, M., Skory, C.D., Lichter, A., Eshel, D. 2014. Induction of Rhizopus oryzae germination under starvation using host metabolites increases spore susceptibility to heat stress. Phytopathology. 104(3):240-247.
Structural characterization of novel extracellular liamocins (mannitol oils) produced by Aureobasidium pullulans strain NRRL 50380 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Vermillion, K., Bowman, M.J., Leathers, T.D. 2013. Structural characterization of novel extracellular liamocins (mannitol oils) produced by Aureobasidium pullulans strain NRRL 50380. Carbohydrate Research. 370(4):24-32.
Contamination issues in a continuous ethanol production corn wet milling facility     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khullar, E., Kent, A.D., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2013. Contamination issues in a continuous ethanol production corn wet milling facility. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 29(5):891-898.
Novel sources of ß-glucanase for the enzymatic degradation of schizophyllan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Nunnally, M.S., Peterson, S.W. 2013. Novel sources of ß-glucanase for the enzymatic degradation of schizophyllan. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 52(3):203-210.
The production of glucans via glucansucrases from Lactobacillus satsumensis isolated from a fermented beverage starter culture     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Skory, C.D., Unser, S.M., Rich, J.O. 2012. The production of glucans via glucansucrases from Lactobacillus satsumensis isolated from a fermented beverage starter culture. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97(16):7265-7273.
Utilization of agricultural biomass in the production of the biopolymer schizophyllan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P., Biresaw, G. 2013. Utilization of agricultural biomass in the production of the biopolymer schizophyllan. Journal of Indusrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 40(1):105-112. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-012-1208-8.
CBS domain-containing proteins are Rhizopus oryzae ferrioxamine receptors - (Abstract Only)
Liu, M., Gebremariam, T., Skory, C.D., Edwards, Jr, J., Ibrahim, A. 2012. CBS domain-containing proteins are Rhizopus oryzae ferrioxamine receptors [abstract]. Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy. M-973. p. 108.
Biotechnology of Aureobasidium pullulans: A phylogenetic perspective - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2012. Biotechnology of Aureobasidium pullulans: A phylogenetic perspective [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. p. 194.
Poly(beta-L-malic acid) from agricultural substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Manitchotpisit, P. 2012. Poly(beta-L-malic acid) from agricultural substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. p. 326.
Glucansucrases from lactic acid bacteria which produce water-insoluble polysaccharides from sucrose - (Abstract Only)
Cote, G.L., Skory, C.D. 2012. Glucansucrases from lactic acid bacteria which produce water-insoluble polysaccharides from sucrose [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Abstract No. CELL34.
Production of the bioactive polysaccharide schizophyllan from renewable cellulosic materials - (Abstract Only)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2012. Production of the bioactive polysaccharide schizophyllan from renewable cellulosic materials [abstract]. American Chemical Society. CELL-14.
Production of poly(beta-L-malic acid) (PMA) from agricultural biomass substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Manitchotpisit, P. 2012. Production of poly(beta-L-malic acid) (PMA) from agricultural biomass substrates by Aureobasidium pullulans. Biotechnology Letters. 35(1):83-89.
Ingestion of a novel galactoglucomannan oligosaccharide-arabinoxylan (GGMO-AX) complex affected growth performance and fermentative and immunological characteristics of broiler chicks challenged with Salmonella typhimurium - (Abstract Only)
Faber, T.A., Dilger, R.N., Hopkins, A.C., Price, N.P., Fahey, G.C. 2012. Ingestion of a novel galactoglucomannan oligosaccharide-arabinoxylan (GGMO-AX) complex affected growth performance and fermentative and immunological characteristics of broiler chicks challenged with Salmonella typhimurium [abstract]. American Society of Animal Sciences.
Effects of oligosaccharides in a soybean meal-based diet on fermentative and immune responses in broiler chicks challenged with Eimeria acervulina - (Abstract Only)
Faber, T.A., Dilger, R.N., Hopkins, A.C., Price, N.P., Fahey, G.C. 2012. Effects of oligosaccharides in a soybean meal-based diet on fermentative and immune responses in broiler chicks challenged with Eimeria acervulina [abstract]. American Society of Animal Sciences.
Metabolic engineering of Rhizopus oryzae: Effects of overexpressing pyc and pepc genes on fumaric acid biosynthesis from glucose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, B., Skory, C.D., Yang, S. 2012. Metabolic engineering of Rhizopus oryzae: Effects of overexpressing pyc and pepc genes on fumaric acid biosynthesis from glucose. Metabolic Engineering. 14(5):512-520.
The name of the -ose: An editorial on carbohydrate nomenclature - (Other)
(25-Jun-12)
Purification and characterization of phosphonoglycans from glycomyces sp. NRRL B-16210 and stackebrandtia nassauensis NRRL B-16338 - (Abstract Only)
Yu, X., Price, N.P., Metcalf, W.W. 2012. Purification and characterization of phosphonoglycans from glycomyces sp. NRRL B-16210 and stackebrandtia nassauensis NRRL B-16338 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology.
Purification and characterization of phosphonoglycans from Glycomyces sp. NRRL B-16210 and Stackebrandtia nassauensis NRRL B-16338 - (Abstract Only)
Yu, X., Price, N.P., Metcalf, W.W. 2012. Purification and characterization of phosphonoglycans from Glycomyces sp. NRRL B-16210 and Stackebrandtia nassauensis NRRL B-16338 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology.
Utilization of corn residues for production of the polysaccharide schizophyllan - (Abstract Only)
Sutivisedsak, N., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2012. Utilization of corn residues for production of the polysaccharide schizophyllan [abstract]. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference. Poster 14.
Bioproducts fro biorefineries - (Abstract Only)
Leathers, T.D., Manitchotpisit, P., Sutivisedsak, N., Nunnally, M.S., Price, N.P. 2012. Bioproducts for biorefineries [abstract]. Biorefinery II-Leathers.
Modification of Rhizopus lactate dehydrogenase for improved resistance to fructose 1,6-bisphosphate - (Abstract Only)
Skory, C.D., Rich, J.O. 2012. Nodification of Rhizopus lactate dehydrogenase for improved resistance to fructose 1,6-bisphosphate [abstract]. Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper #9-22.
Enumeration of sugars and sugar alcohols hydroxyl groups by aqueous-based acetylation and MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adeuya, A., Price, N.P. 2012. Enumeration of hydroxyl groups of sugars and sugar alcohols by aqueous-based acetylation and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight mass spectrometry. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry. 26:1372-1376. DOI: 10.1002/rcm.6234.
The effects of galactoglucomannan oligosaccharide-arabinoxylan (GGMO-AX) complex on Eimeria acervulina infection in broiler chicks     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faber, T.A., Dilger, R.N., Hopkins, A.C., Price, N.P., Fahey, Jr., G.C. 2012. The effects of galactoglucomannan oligosaccharide-arabinoxylan (GGMO-AX) complex in broiler chicks challenged with Eimeria acervulina. Poultry Science. 91:1089-1096. DOI: org/10.3382/ps.2011-01993.
Ingestion of a novel galactoglucomannan oligosaccharide-arabinoxylan (GGMO-AX) complex affected growth performance and fermentative and immunological characteristics of broiler chicks challenged with Salmonella typhimurium1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faber, T.A., Dilger, R.N., Iakiviak, M., Hopkins, A.C., Price, N.P., Fabey, Jr., G.C. 2012. The effects of a galactoglucomannan oligosaccharide-arabinoxylan (GGMO-AX) complex in broiler chicks challenged with Eimeria acervulina. Poultry Science. 91:1089-1096.
Sustainability of the sugar and sugar-ethanol industry - (Literature Review)
Cote, G.L. 2012. Sustainability of the sugar and sugar-ethanol industry. Carbohydrate Research. 352:10-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.carres.2011.11.028.
Genomic and fluxomic analysis of carbohydrate metabolism in Bifidobacterium spp: human symbiotic bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P. 2011. Genomic and fluxomic analysis of carbohydrate metabolism in Bifidobacterium spp. human symbiotic bacteria [abstract]. Shanghai Jiao Tong University & Wuhan University, China. p. 3.
Metabolic flux in carbohydrate biosynthesis. New methods using stable isotopes, mass spectrometry, and NMR - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P. 2011. Metabolic flux in carbohydrate biosynthesis. New methods using stable isotopes, mass spectrometry, and NMR [abstract]. Shanghai Jiao Tong University & Wuhan University, China. p. 2.
Tunicamycins: translocase-I inhibitors that target bacterial cell wall and mammalian N-glycoproteins - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P. 2011. Tunicamycins: translocase-I inhibitors that target bacterial cell wall and mammalian N-glycoproteins [abstract]. Shanghai Jiao Tong University & Wuhan University, China. p. 1.
Application of chirally-deuterated (S)-D-(6-2H1)glucose to conformational studies - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P. 2011. Application of chirally-deuterated (S)-D-(6-2H1)glucose to conformational studies [abstract]. Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Wuhan University, China. p. 5.
Carbohydrate-based renewable biosurfactants: Rhamnolipids, sophorolipids, and novel liamocins - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P. 2011. Carbohydrate-based renewable biosurfactants: Rhamnolipids, sophorolipids, and novel liamocins [abstract]. Shanghai Jiao Tong University & Wuhan University, China. p. 6.
Genome sequences of three tunicamycin-producing Streptomyces strains; S. chartreusis NRRL 12338, S. chartreusis NRRL 3882, and S. lysosuperificus ATCC 31396 - (Research Notes)
Doroghazi, J.R., Ju, K., Brown, D.W., Labeda, D.P., Deng, Z., Metcalf, W.W., Chen, W., Price, N.P. 2011. Genome sequences of three tunicamycin-producing Streptomyces strains; S. chartreusis NRRL 12338, S. chartreusis NRRL 3882, and S. lysosuperificus ATCC 31396. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(24):7021-7022.
In vitro fermentation of alternansucrase raffinose acceptor products by human gut bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez-Hernandez, O., Cote, G.L., Kolida, S., Rastall, R.A., Sanz, M. 2011. In vitro fermentation of alternansucrase raffinose acceptor products by human gut bacteria. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(20):10901-10906.
Cloning, expression, and characterization of an insoluble glucan-producing glucansucrase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides NRRL B-1118     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Skory, C.D. 2011. Cloning, expression, and characterization of an insoluble glucan-producing glucansucrase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides NRRL B-1118. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 93:2387-2394. DOI: 10.1007/s00253-011-3562-2.
Structural characterization of novel sophorolipid biosurfactants from a newly-identified species of Candida yeast     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Ray, K.J., Vermillion, K., Dunlap, C.A., Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Structural characterization of novel sophorolipid biosurfactants from a newly-identified species of Candida yeast. Carbohydrate Research. 348:33-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.carres.2011.07.016.
The effect of a galactoglucomannan-arabinoxylan complex on Eimeria acervulina infection in broiler chicks - (Abstract Only)
Faber, T.A., Dilger, R.N., Hopkins, A.C., Price, N.P., Fabey, Jr., G.C. 2011. The effect of a galactoglucomannan-arabinoxylan complex on Eimeria acervulina infection in broiler chicks [abstract]. American Society of Animal Sciences. p. 2.
Applied research on glucansucrases - (Abstract Only)
Cote, G.L. 2011. Applied research on glucansucrases [abstract]. Bratislava Saccharide Symposium, Bratislava, Slovakia. p. 36.
Chemical characterization of carbohydrate-based biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D., Kurtzman, C.P., Vermillion, K., Rooney, A.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Punnapayak, H. 2011. Chemical characterization of carbohydrate-based biosurfactants [abstract]. Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. Poster #64.
Poly (beta-L-malic acid) production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Skory, C.D., Peterson, S.W., Price, N.P., Vermillion, K., Leathers, T.D. 2012. Poly (beta-L-malic acid) production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39(1):125-132. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-011-1007-7.
Bioproducts from diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2011. Bioproducts from diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Asia-Pacific Biotechnology Congress and Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc. p. 59.
Physiological activities of hydroxyl fatty acids - (Abstract Only)
Hou, C.T., Paul, S., Kang, S. 2011. Physiological activities of hydroxyl fatty acids [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society. Abstract #BIO. 1-4, p. 22.
Laccase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, J.O., Manitchotpisit, P., Peterson, S.W., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Laccase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Rangsit Journal of Arts and Sciences. 1(1):41-47.
Biosynthesis of the tunicamycins: Translocase-I inhibitors that target the synthesis of bacterial peptidoglycan and eukaryotic N-glycoproteins - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P., Bowman, M.J., Chen, W., Deng, Z. 2011. Biosynthesis of the tunicamycins: Translocase-I inhibitors that target the synthesis of bacterial peptidoglycan and eukaryotic N-glycoproteins [abstract]. University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Department of Biology Seminar Series. p. 2.
Effect of dextransucrase cellobiose acceptor products on the growth of human gut bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruiz-Matute, A.I., Brokl, M., Sanz, M.L., Soria, A.C., Cote, G.L., Collins, M.E., Rastall, R.A. 2011. Effect of dextransucrase cellobiose acceptor products on the growth of human gut bacteria. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:3693-3700.
Galactoglucomannan Oligosaccharides (GGMO) from a Molasses Byproduct of Pine (Pinus taeda) Fiberboard Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Hartman, T.M., Faber, T.A., Vermillion, K., Fahey, Jr., G. 2011. Galactoglucomannan oligosaccharides (GGMO) from a molasses byproduct of pine (Pinus taeda) fiberboard production. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:1854-1861.
A High-Throughput MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry-Based Assay of Chitinase Activity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Naumann, T.A. 2011. A high-throughput MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry-based assay of chitinase activity. Analytical Biochemistry. 411(1):94-99.
In Vitro Fermentation of Oligosaccharides from Raffinose and Alternansucrase by Human Intestinal Bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Hernandez-Hernandez, O., Cote, G.L., Rastall, R.A., Sanz, M.L. 2010. In vitro fermentation of oligosaccharides from raffinose and alternansucrase by human intestinal bacteria [abstract]. II Workshop Probioticos, Prebioticos y Salud. Evidencia Cientifica. Abstract #2.
Effect on Intestinal Growth of the Population of Cellobiose-Oligosaccharides Obtained by Enzymatic Reaction with Dextransucrase - (Abstract Only)
Ruiz-Matute, A.I., Brokl, M., Soria, A.C., Cote, G.L., Rastall, R.A., Sanz, M.L. 2010. Effect on intestinal growth of the population of cellobiose-oligosaccharides obtained by enzymatic reaction with dextransucrase [abstract]. II Workshop Probioticos, Prebioticos y Salud. Evidencia Cientifica. Abstract #1.
Invitro Digestion and Fermentation Characteristics of Temulose Molasses, a Co-Product of Fiberboard Production, and Select Temulose Fractions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faber, T.A., Bauer, L.L., Price, N.P., Hopkins, A.C., Fahey, Jr., G.C. 2011. In vitro digestion and fermentation characteristics of Temulose molasses, a co-product of fiberboard production, and select Temulose fractions using canine fecal inoculum. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:1847-1853.
Characterization of the Tunicamycin Gene Cluster Unveiling Unique Steps Involved in its Biosynthesis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, W., Qu, D., Zhai, L., Tao, M., Wang, Y., Lin, S., Price, N.P., Deng, Z. 2010. Characterization of the Tunicamycin gene cluster unveiling unique steps involved in its biosynthesis. Protein & Cell. 1(12):1093-1105. DOI: 10.1007/s13238-010-0127-6.
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