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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Environmentally Friendly Processes and New Applications for Animal Hides and Leather

Location: Biobased and Other Animal Co-Products

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

Biobased films prepared from collagen solutions derived from un-tanned hides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(08-Nov-14)
Powdered hide model for vegetable tanning II. hydrolyzable tannin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(04-Nov-14)
Utilization of agricultural by-products to partially replace gelatin in preparation of products for leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Oct-14)
Effects of thickness and gain on the amplitude of airborne ultrasonics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P. 2014. Effects of thickness and gain on the amplitude of airborne ultrasonics. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 109(3):70-74.
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.
Preparation of nonwoven and green composites from collagen fibrous networks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Taylor, M.M. 2014. Preparation of nonwoven and green composites from collagen fibrous networks. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 109(2):35-40.
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.
Effects of bating, pickling, and crosslinking treatments on the characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides - (Abstract Only)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Taylor, M.M., Latona, R.J. 2013. Effects of bating, pickling, and crosslinking treatments on the characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides [abstract}. 109th Annual ALCA Convention, June 20-23, 2013, Pinehurst, North Carolina.
Effects of level and length of supplementation on leather characteristics of yearling Boer and Spanish wethers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Merkel, R.C., Liu, C., Latona, N.P., El A'Mma, A., Goetsch, A.L. 2013. Effects of level and length of supplementation on leather characteristics of yearling Boer and Spanish wethers. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108(4):139-145.
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.
Evaluation of hides, wet blue and leather using airborne ultrasonics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Yoon, S.C. 2013. Evaluation of hides, wet blue and leather using airborne ultrasonics. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108(4):128-138.
Effects of bating, pickling and crosslinking treatments on the characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Taylor, M.M., Latona, R.J. 2013. Effects of bating, pickling and crosslinking treatments on the characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108(3):79-85.
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.
Decorin content and near infrared spectroscopy analysis of dried collagenous biomaterial samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Castell, J., Muir, Z.E., Schreyer, S., Adzet, D., Sabe, R. 2012. Decorin content and near infrared spectroscopy analysis of dried collagenous biomaterial samples. Biomolecules EISSN 2218-273X. DOI: 10.3390/biom2040622.
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.
Evaluation of hides and leather using ultrasonic technology - (Proceedings)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P. 2012. Evaluation of hides and leather using ultrasonic technology. 9th Asian International Conference on Leather Science and Technology. November 12-14, 2012, Taipei, Taiwan. p. 1.
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.
Microbiological and near IR studies of leather from hides presoaked in formulations that can remove hardened bovine manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(31-May-12)
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.
Microbiological and near IR studies of leather from hides presoaked in formulations that can remove hardened bovine manure - (Abstract Only)
Ramos, M. 2012. Microbiological and near IR studies of leather from hides presoaked in formulations that can remove hardened bovine manure. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. 215-11794.
Physical properties of collagen fibrous networks derived from bovine hides - (Proceedings)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P. 2012. Physical properties of collagen fibrous networks derived from bovine hides. In: Proceedings of American Chemical Society, Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering. August 16-19, 2012, Philadelphia, PA. 107:652-653.
Effects of dehydration methods on characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides - (Abstract Only)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Taylor, M.M., Latona, R.J. 2012. Effects of dehydration methods on characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting., June 7-10, 2012, Greensborough, North Carolina. 1:1.
Soaking formulations that can soften and remove hardened bovine manure: part II, effects on quality of leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Muir, Z.E., Ashby, R.D. 2012. Soaking formulations that can soften and remove hardened bovine manure: part II, effects on quality of leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(5):167-174.
Effects of dehydration methods on the characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Taylor, M.M., Latona, R.J. 2012. Effects of dehydration methods on the characteristics of fibrous networks from un-tanned hides. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(3):70-77.
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.
Airborne ultrasonic inspection of hides and leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P. 2011. Airborne ultrasonic inspection of hides and leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 106(11):326-331.
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)
Composite drying with simultaneous vacuum and toggling - (Proceedings)
(01-Jul-11)
Utilization of sustainable resources in leather processing - (Proceedings)
(15-Jun-11)
Utilization of sustainable resources in leather processing - (Abstract Only)
(31-Mar-11)
Airborne ultrasonic inspection of hides and leather - (Abstract Only)
(15-Mar-11)
Composite drying with simultaneous vacuum and toggling - (Abstract Only)
(01-Mar-11)
Preparation and characterization of polyphenol-modified gelatin products - (Abstract Only)
(20-Feb-11)
Drying leather with vacuum and toggling sequentially - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Lee, J. 2011. Drying leather with vacuum and toggling sequentially. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 106(3):76-82.
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.
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