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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks

Location: Bioproducts Research

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

Properties of cast films made of chayote (Sechium edule Sw.) tuber starch reinforced with cellulose nanocrystals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Terrazas, J.A., Berrios, J.D., Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Vargas, A. 2014. Properties of cast films made of chayote (Sechium edule Sw.) tuber starch reinforced with cellulose nanocrystals. Cellular Plastics. DOI: 10.2007/s10924-014-0652-0.
Solution blow spun Poly(lactic acid)/Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose nanofibers with antimicrobial properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Du, W., Gregorski, K.S., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Solution blow spun Poly(lactic acid)/Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose nanofibers with antimicrobial properties. European Polymer Journal. 54:1-10.
Synthesis, characterization and nanocomposite formation of poly(glycerol succinate-co-maleate) with cellulose nanowhiskers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Medeiros, E.S., Offeman, R.D., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Mattoso, L.H., Orts, W.J. 2014. Synthesis, characterization and nanocomposite formation of poly(glycerol succinate-co-maleate) with cellulose nanowhiskers. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 22(2):219-226.
Starch/fiber/poly(lactic acid) foam and compressed foam composites     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teixeira, E., De Campos, A., Marconcini, J., Bondancia, T.J., Wood, D.F., Klamczynski, A., Mattoso, L., Glenn, G.M. 2014. Starch/fiber/poly(lactic acid) foam and compressed foam composites. RSC Advances. 4(13):6616-6623. DOI: 10.1039/C3RA47395C.
Torrefaction of agricultural by-products: Effects of temperature and time on energy yields - (Abstract Only)
(06-Dec-13)
Use of natural and biobased materials for controlled-release of urea in water: Environmental applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Imam, S.H., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J. 2013. Use of natural and biobased materials for controlled-release of urea in water: Environmental applications. Basic Research Journal of Soil and Environmental Science. 1(3):23-30.
Incorporation of poly(glycidylmethacrylate) grafted bacterial cellulose nano-whiskers in poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites: improved barrier and mechanical properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martinez-Sanz, M., Abdelwahab, M.A., Lopez-Rubio, A., Lagaron, J., Chiellini, E., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2013. Incorporation of poly(glycidylmethacrylate) grafted bacterial cellulose nano-whiskers in poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites: improved barrier and mechanical properties. European Polymer Journal. 49:2062-2072. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2013.04.035.
Structure and location of macronutrients in ancient and alternative crops (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Wood, D.F., Miller, S., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Structure and location of macronutrients in ancient and alternative crops (abstract). Supplement to Cereal Foods World. 58(4):A1..
Spotlight on rice: an update from the Rice Division     Reprint Icon - (Trade Journal)
Wood, D.F., Siebenmorgan, T.J. 2013. Spotlight on rice: an update from the Rice Division. Cereal Foods World. 1-2. DOI: 10.1094/CPLEX-2013-0221-01S.
Biodegradable Pectin/clay Aerogels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, H., Chiou, B., Wang, Y., Schiraldi, D.A. 2013. Biodegradable Pectin/clay Aerogels. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 5:1715-1721.
Properties of electrospun pollock gelatin/poly(vinyl alcohol) and pollock gelatin/poly(lactic acid) fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiou, B., Jafri, H.H., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Gregorski, K.S., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Properties of electrospun pollock gelatin/poly(vinyl alcohol) and pollock gelatin/poly(lactic acid) fibers. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 55:214-220.
Modification of wheat gluten with citric acid to produce superabsorbent materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiou, B., Jafri, H.H., Cao, T., Robertson, G.H., Gregorski, K.S., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Modification of wheat gluten with citric acid to produce superabsorbent materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 129:3192-3197.
Torrefaction of agricultural by-products (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Chiou, B., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Klamczynski, A., Milczarek, R.R., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Du, W., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Torrefaction of agricultural by-products (abstract). American Chemical Society Abstracts. p.1.
Solid lipid particles in lipid films to control diffusive release of 2-heptanone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Gregorski, K.S., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2013. Solid lipid particles in lipid films to control diffusive release of 2-heptanone. Pest Management Science. 69(8):975-982. DOI:10.1002/ps.34162.
Brucite nanoplate reinforced starch bionanocomposites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moreira, F., Pedro, D., Glenn, G.M., Marconcini, J., Mattoso, L. 2012. Brucite nanoplate reinforced starch bionanocomposites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 92(20):1743-1751.
Influence of disperse phase characteristics on stability, physical and antimicrobial properties of emulsions containing cinnamaldehyde - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Du, W., Gregorski, K.S., Orts, W.J. 2012. Influence of disperse phase characteristics on stability, physical and antimicrobial properties of emulsions containing cinnamaldehyde. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:233-241. DOI: 10.1007/S11746-012-2164-1.
Physical characteristics of genetically-altered wheat related to technological protein separation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robertson, G.H., Blechl, A.E., Hurkman II, W.J., Anderson, O.D., Cao, T., Tanaka, C.K., Gregorski, K.S., Orts, W.J. 2013. Physical characteristics of genetically-altered wheat related to technological protein separation. Cereal Chemistry. 90(1):1-12.
Differences in alcohol-soluble protein from genetically altered wheat using capillary zone electrophoresis, one- and two-dimensional electrophoresis and a novel gluten matrix association factor analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robertson, G.H., Hurkman II, W.J., Anderson, O.D., Tanaka, C.K., Cao, T., Orts, W.J. 2012. Differences in alcohol-soluble protein from genetically altered wheat using capillary zone electrophoresis, one- and two-dimensional electrophoresis and a novel gluten matrix association factor analysis. Cereal Chemistry. 90(1):13-23. DOI: 10.1094/cchem-10-11-0123.
Biobased adhesives, gums, emulsions and binders: current trends and future prospects     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Imam, S.H., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Biobased adhesives, gums, emulsions and binders: current trends and future prospects. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1080/01694243.2012.696892.
Thermal, mechanical and morphological characterization of plasticized PLA-PHB blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdelwahab, M.A., Flynn, A., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Chiellini, E. 2012. Thermal, mechanical and morphological characterization of plasticized PLA-PHB blends. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 97(9):1822-1828.
Tps/pcl Composite Reinforced with Treated Sisal Fibers: Property, Biodegradation and Water-Absorption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compos, A., Tonoli, G., Marconcini, J., Klamczynski, A., Gregorski, K.S., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H. 2013. TPS/PCL composite reinforced with treated sisal fibers: property, biodegradation and water-absorption. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 21(1):1-7.
Focus on agricultural residues: Microstructure of almond hull (abstract) - (Abstract Only)
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Offeman, R.D., Orts, W.J. 2012. Focus on agricultural residues: Microstructure of almond hull (abstract). 244th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. p. 194
Use of microscopy to assess bran removal patterns of rice milling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, D.F., Siebenmorgen, T.J., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2012. Use of microscopy to assess bran removal patterns of rice milling. Journal of Cereal Science. 60:6960-6965. DOI: 10.1021/jf301263s.
Morphological, mechanical properties and biodegradability of biocomposite thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone reinforced with sisal fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campos, A., Marconcini, J., Imam, S.H., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Martins-Franchetti, S., Mattoso, L. 2012. Morphological, mechanical properties and biodegradability of biocomposite thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone reinforced with sisal fibers. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 31(8):573-581.
PLA fibers with antimicrobial properties developed by solution blow spinning - (Abstract Only)
(09-Feb-12)
Sodium Bentonite-Based Fire Retardant Coatings Containing Starch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, G.M., Bingol, G., Chiou, B., Klamczynski, A., Pan, Z. 2012. Sodium Bentonite-Based Fire Retardant Coatings Containing Starch. Fire Sciences Journal. 51: 85-92.
Utilization of biobased polymers in food packaging: Assessment of materials, production and commercialization - (Book / Chapter)
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Chiellini, E.E. 2012. Utilization of biobased polymers in food packaging: Assessment of materials, production and commercialization. In: Yam, K.L., Lee, D.S., editors. Emerging food packaging technologies: Principles and practice. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Company. p. 435-468.
Shelf-stable egg-based products processed by high pressure thermal sterilization - (Review Article)
Juliano, P., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Koutchma, T., Balasubramaniam, B., Clarke, S., Stewart, C., Dunne, P., Barbosa-Canovas, G. 2012. Shelf-stable egg-based products processed by high pressure thermal sterilization. Review Article. 4(1):55-67.
Starch-based Foam Composite Materials: processing and bioproducts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2011. Starch-based Foam Composite Materials: processing and bioproducts. Electronic Publication. 36(9): 1-7.
Starch/polycaprolactone-containing composites reinforced with pre-treated sisal fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campos, A., Teixeira, E., Marconcini, J., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Mattoso, S., Imam, S.H. 2011. Starch/polycaprolactone-containing composites reinforced with pre-treated sisal fibers. Composite Science and Technology. 15:89-99.
Starch: chemistry, microstructure, processing and enzymatic degradation - (Book / Chapter)
Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Abdel Wahab, M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Starch: chemistry, microstructure, processing and enzymatic degradation. In: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, editors. Starch-Based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites. New York, NY: p. 5-32.
Correlative Microscopy - (Abstract Only)
(25-Jul-11)
Preparation and characterization of a novel micro- and nanocomposite hydrogels containing cellulosic fibrils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aouada, F.A., De Moura, M.R., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2011. Preparation and characterization of a novel micro- and nanocomposite hydrogels containing cellulosic fibrils. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:9433-9442.
Radical graft polymerization of an Allyl Monomer onto Hydrophilic Polymers and their antibacterial nanofibrous membranes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, D., Xu, W., Sun, G., Chiou, B. 2012. Radical graft polymerization of an Allyl Monomer onto Hydrophilic Polymers and their antibacterial nanofibrous membranes. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces. 3(8):2838-2844.
Gelation, oxygen permeability and mechanical properties of mammalian and fish gelatin films     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avena-Bustillos, R.J., Chiou, B., Olsen, C.W., Bechtel, P.J., Olson, D.A., Mchugh, T.H. 2011. Gelation, oxygen permeability and mechanical properties of mammalian and fish gelatin films. Journal of Food Science. 76(7):E519-E524. DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2011.02312.x.
Correlative Techniques in Microscopy - (Abstract Only)
(11-May-11)
Morphological development of polypropylene in immiscible blends with cellulose acetate butyrate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, C., Wang, D., Xiang, B., Chiou, B., Sung, G. 2011. Morphological development of polypropylene in immiscible blends with cellulose acetate butyrate. Journal Polymer Research. 18(6):1947-1953.
Biodegradation of thermoplastic starch and its blends with poly(lactic acid) and polyethylene: influence of morphology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, G., Sarazin, P., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Favis, B. 2011. Biodegradation of thermoplastic starch and its blends with poly(lactic acid) and polyethylene: influence of morphology. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 212(11):1147-1154.
Fish gelatin: Material properties and applications - (Book / Chapter)
Chiou, B., Avena-Bustillos, R.J., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Mchugh, T.H., Orts, W.J. 2012. Fish gelatin: Material properties and applications. In: Fornasiero, P., Grazianai, M., editors. Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy: A Global Challenge, 2nd edition. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 143-157.
Colonization of cashew plants by Lasiodiplodia theobromae: Microscopical features - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muniz, C.R., Freire, F.0., Viana, F.P., Cardoso, J.E., Cooke, P.H., Wood, D.F., Guedes, I.F. 2011. Colonization of cashew plants by Lasiodiplodia theobromae: Microscopical features. Micron. 42: 419-428.
Colonization of cashew plants by Lasiodiplodia theobromae: Microscopical features     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muniz, C.R., Freire, F.O., Viana, F.P., Cardoso, J.E., Cooke, P.H., Wood, D.F., Guedes, I.F. 2010. Colonization of cashew plants by Lasiodiplodia theobromae: Microscopical features. Micron. 42: 419-428.
Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, J., Holtman, K.M., Franquivillanueva, D.M. 2010. Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(22):11680-11687.
Nanoemulsions prepared by a low-energy emulsification method applied to edible films     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Mchugh, T.H., Avena Bustillos, R.D. 2010. Nanoemulsions prepared by a low-energy emulsification method applied to edible films. Micron. 58(22):11932-11938.
Development of biodegradable foamlike materials based on casein and sodium montmorillonite clay     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pojanavaraphan, T., Magaraphan, R., Chiou, B., Schiraldi, D.A. 2010. Development of biodegradable foamlike materials based on casein and sodium montmorillonite clay. Biomacromolecules. 11(10):2640-2646.
Chemical structure and heterogeneity differences of two lignins from loblolly pine as investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtman, K.M., Chen, N., Chappell, M.A., Kadia, J., Xu, L., Mao, J. 2010. Chemical structure and heterogeneity differences of two lignins from loblolly pine as investigated by advanced solid-state NMR spectroscopy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(18):9882-9892.
Poly-(epsilon-caprolactone)(PCL) and poly(hydroxy-butyrate)(PHB) blends containing seaweed fibers: morphology and thermal-mechanical properties.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barghin, A., Ivanova, V.I., Imam, S.H., Chielliniam, E. 2010. Poly-(epsilon-caprolactone)(PCL) and poly(hydroxy-butyrate)(PHB) blends containing seaweed fibers: morphology and thermal-mechanical properties. Journal of Polymer Science. 48: 5282-5288.
Poly-(Epsilon-caprolactone) (PCL) and poly(hydroxy-butyrate) (PHB) blends containing seaweed fibers: Morphology and thermal-mechanical properties     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barghini, A., Ivanova, V.I., Imam, S.H., Chiellini, E. 2010. Poly-(Epsilon-caprolactone) (PCL) and poly(hydroxy-butyrate) (PHB) blends containing seaweed fibers: Morphology and thermal-mechanical properties. Journal of Polymer Science. 48:5282-5288.
Controlled and high throughput fabrication of poly(trimethylene terephthalate) nanofibers via melt extrusion of immiscible blends     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, C., Wang, D., Xiang, B., Chiou, B., Sun, G. 2010. Controlled and high throughput fabrication of poly(trimethylene terephthalate) nanofibers via melt extrusion of immiscible blends. Journal of Materials Chemistry. 124(1):48-51.
Controlled and high throughput fabrication of poly(trimethylene terphthalate) nanofibers via melt extrusion of immiscible blends     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, C., Wang, D., Xiang, B., Chiou, B., Sun, G. 2010. Controlled and high throughput fabrication of poly(trimethylene terphthalate) nanofibers via melt extrusion of immiscible blends. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 124(1):48-51.
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Picciani, Paulo H. S., Medeiros, Eliton S., Pan, Zhongli, Wood, Delilah F., Orts, William J., Mattoso, Luiz H. C., Soares, Bluma G. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering – Cover 7/2010. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. Vol. 295 (7): Cover. 2010. DOI: 10.1002/mame.201090012.
Dehydration of pollock skin prior to gelatin production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bower, C.K., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Hietala, K.A., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Olsen, C.W., McHugh, T.H. 2010. Dehydration of pollock skin prior to gelatin production. Journal of Food Science. 75:C317-C321.
Electrospining of polyaniline/poly(lactic acid) ultrathin fibers: process and statistical modeling using a non-gaussian approach     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Picciani, Paulo H. S., Soares, Bluma G., Medeiros, Eliton S., De Souza, Fernando G., Wood, Delilah F., Orts, William J., Mattoso, Luiz H. C. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations – Cover 9/2009. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations. Vol. 18 (9): Cover. 2009. DOI: 10.1002/mats.200990016.
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