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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MODIFICATION OF NATURAL POLYMERS BY NOVEL PROCESSES

Location: Plant Polymer Research

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

Properties of starch-polyglutamic acid (PGA) graft copolymer prepared by microwave irradiation - the Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and rheology studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Garcia, R.A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2016. Properties of starch-polyglutamic acid (PGA) graft copolymer prepared by microwave irradiation - the Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and rheology studies. Starch. doi: 10.1002/star.201600021.
Preparation of starch-poly-glutamic acid graft copolymers by microwave irradiation and the characterization of their properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Krietemeyer, E.F., Finkenstadt, V.L., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Garcia, R.A. 2016. Preparation of starch-poly-glutamic acid graft copolymers by microwave irradiation and the characterization of their properties. Carbohydrate Polymers. 140:233-237.
Polymerization of epoxidized triglycerides with fluorosulfonic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Liu, Z., Cheng, H.N. 2016. Polymerization of epoxidized triglycerides with fluorosulfonic acid. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization. 21(1):85-93.
Microwave-assisted synthesis of cyclodextrin polyurethanes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Appell, M., Liu, Z., Cheng, H.N. 2015. Microwave-assisted synthesis of cyclodextrin polyurethanes. Carbohydrate Polymers. 133:74-79. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.06.044.
Micro-heterogeneity of corn hulls cellulosic fiber biopolymer studied by multiple-particle tracking (MPT) - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Tseng, Y. 2015. Micro-heterogeneity of corn hulls cellulosic fiber biopolymer studied by multiple-particle tracking (MPT) [abstract]. 28th Annual International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization (ISPAC 2015). p. 92.
Nanoparticle formation form amylose-fatty acid inclusion complexes prepared by steam jet cooking - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C. 2015. Nanoparticle formation from amylose-fatty acid inclusion complexes prepared by steam jet cooking. Industrial Crops and Products. 74:36-44.
Synthesis of novel plant oil derivatives: Furan and Diels-Alder reaction products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Liu, Z., Berfield, J.L., Cheng, H.N. 2015. Synthesis of novel plant oil derivatives: Furan and Diels-Alder reaction products. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 3(2):28-35.
Properties of pinto beans air-classified high starch fraction and its extrudates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simons, C.W., Hall, C., Biswas, A. 2015. Properties of pinto beans air-classified high starch fraction and its extrudates. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 69(3):235-240.
Preparation and properties of films cast from mixtures of poly(vinyl alcohol) and submicron particles prepared from amylose-palmitic acid inclusion complexes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Selling, G.W., Felker, F.C., Kenar, J.A. 2015. Preparation and properties of films cast from mixtures of poly(vinyl alcohol) and submicron particles prepared from amylose-palmitic acid inclusion complexes. Carbohydrate Polymers. 121:420-427.
Conversion of agricultural residues to carboxymethylcellulose and carboxymethylcellulose acetate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Kim, S., Cheng, H.N., Selling, G.W. 2014. Conversion of agricultural residues to carboxymethylcellulose and carboxymethylcellulose acetate. Industrial Crops and Products. 60(1):259-265.
Texturized pinto bean protein fortification in straight dough bread formulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-May-14)
Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel prepared from vegetable oil - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Liu, Z., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2014. Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel prepared from vegetable oil. Meeting Abstract.
Direct polymerization of vernonia oil through cationic means - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Liu, Z., Ayorinde, F.O., Berfield, J.L. 2014. Direct polymerization of vernonia oil through cationic means. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91(12):2111-2116.
Properties of extruded starch-poly(methyl acrylate) graft copolymers prepared from spherulites formed from amylose-oleic acid inclusion complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Finkenstadt, V.L., Felker, F.C. 2014. Properties of extruded starch-poly(methyl acrylate) graft copolymers prepared from spherulites formed from amylose-oleic acid inclusion complexes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 131(12):40381.
Rheological properties of reactive extrusion modified waxy starch and waxy starch-polyacrylamide copolymer gels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2013. Rheological properties of reactive extrusion modified waxy starch and waxy starch-polyacrylamide copolymer gels. Starch. 65(11-12):984-990.
Modified triglyceride oil through reactions with phenyltriazolinedione - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Kim, S., Liu, Z. 2014. Modified triglyceride oil through reactions with phenyltriazolinedione. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91:125-131.
Applications of common beans in food and biobased materials - (Book / Chapter)
Biswas, A., Lesch, W.C., Cheng, H.N. 2013. Applications of common beans in food and biobased materials. In: Cheng, H.N., Gross, R.A., Smith, P.B., editors. Green Polymer Chemistry: Biocatalysis and Materials II. ACS Symposium Series. New York, NY: American Chemical Society. p. 331-341.
Multiple-particle tracking study of the microheterogeneity of beta-glucan-rich hydrocolloidal extractive suspensions - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Tseng, Y., Inglett, G.E., Wirtz, D. 2013. Multiple-particle tracking study of the microheterogeneity of beta-glucan-rich hydrocolloidal extractive suspensions. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Conversion of agricultural by-products to methyl cellulose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Berfield, J.L., Saha, B.C., Cheng, H.N. 2013. Conversion of agricultural by-products to methyl cellulose. Industrial Crops and Products. 46:297-300.
Microwave-assisted synthesis of alkyl cellulose in aqueous medium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Kim, S., Selling, G.W., Cheng, H.N. 2013. Microwave-assisted synthesis of alkyl cellulose in aqueous medium. Carbohydrate Polymers. 94(1):120-123.
Viscoelastic properties of oat ß-glucan-rich aqueous dispersions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Inglett, G.E., Chen, D., Liu, S.X. 2013. Viscoelastic properties of oat ß-glucan-rich aqueous dispersions. Food Chemistry. 138:186-191.
Preparation of starch-stabilized silver nanoparticles from amylose-sodium palmitate inclusion complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C., Byars, J.A. 2013. Preparation of starch-stabilized silver nanoparticles from amylose-sodium palmitate inclusion complexes. Carbohydrate Polymers. 92(1):260-268.
Preparation of starch-sodium lignosulfonate graft copolymers via laccase catalysis and characterization of antioxidant activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Aug-12)
Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel produced from soybean oil polymers - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Liu, Z., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2012. Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel produced from soybean oil polymers [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting.
Celebrate diversity, the one true thing we all have in common - (Government Publication)
Biswas, A. 2012. Celebrate diversity, the one true thing we all have in common. My USDA. 8.
Mechanical, thermal, and moisture properties of plastics with bean as filler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H.N., Liu, S.X., Lesch, W.C., Tungsrud, R.R., Finkenstadt, V.L., Biswas, A. 2012. Mechanical, thermal, and moisture properties of plastics with bean as filler. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 6(1):59-68.
Use of nut shells as fillers in polymer composites     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H.N., Burks, C.S., Johnson, J.A., Siegel, J.P., Civerolo, E.L., Biswas, A. 2012. Use of nut shells as fillers in polymer composites. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 20(1):305-314.
Evaluation of cotton byproducts as fillers for poly(lactic acid) and low density polyethylene     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H.N., Dowd, M.K., Selling, G.W., Biswas, A. 2012. Evaluation of cotton byproducts as fillers for poly(lactic acid) and low density polyethylene. Industrial Crops and Products. 36:127-134.
Preparation and characterization of cellulose gels from corn cobs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L., Peterson, S.C., Evans, K.O., Kenar, J.A. 2011. Preparation and characterization of cellulose gels from corn cobs. Carbohydrate Polymers. 86(3):1351-1357. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.06.035.
Last Modified: 7/24/2016
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