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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Tina Williams
Bioproducts Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Biochemistry)

Phone: (510) 559-6159
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3117

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-BCE
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY , CA 94710


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Controlled-release of tea polyphenol from gelatin films incorporated with different ratios of free/nanoencapsulated tea polyphenols into fatty food simulants -
Liu, F., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Chiou, B., Li, Y., Ma, Y., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Mchugh, T.H., Zhong, F. 2016. Controlled-release of tea polyphenol from gelatin films incorporated with different ratios of free/nanoencapsulated tea polyphenols into fatty food simulants. Food Hydrocolloids Journal. 62:212-221. doi: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2016.08.004.
Comparative study on properties of edible films based on pinhao (Araucaria angustifolia) starch and flour -
Daudt, R.M., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Külkamp-Guerreiro, I., Marczak, L., McHugh, T.H. 2016. Comparative study on properties of edible films based on pinhao (Araucaria angustifolia) starch and flour. Food Hydrocolloids Journal. 60:279-287.
Properties of cellulose micro/nanofibers obtained from eucalyptus pulp fiber treated with anaerobic digestate and high shear mixing -
Tonoli, G., Holtman, K.M., Glenn, G.M., Fonseca, A., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Sa, V., Torres, L., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2016. Properties of cellulose micro/nanofibers obtained from eucalyptus pulp fiber treated with anaerobic digestate and high shear mixing. Cellulose. doi: 10.1007/s10570-016-0890-5.
Polishing and parboiling effect on the nutritional and technological properties of pigmented rice -
Fernandes-Paiva, F., Vanier, N., Berrios, J.D., Zanella-Pinto, V., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Pan, J., Cardosa-Elias, M. 2015. Polishing and parboiling effect on the nutritional and technological properties of pigmented rice. Journal of Food Chemistry. 191:105-112. doi: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2015.02.047.
Torrefied biomass-polypropylene composites -
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Wechsler, M., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Torrefied biomass-polypropylene composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. doi: 10.1002/app.41582.
Optimal antimicrobial formulation and physical–mechanical properties of edible films based on Açaí and pectin for food preservation Reprint Icon -
Espitia, P.J., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Du, W., Teófilo, R.F., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., McHugh, T.H., Soares, N.F. 2014. Optimal antimicrobial formulation and physical–mechanical properties of edible films based on Açaí and pectin for food preservation. Food and Packaging and Shelf Life. 2(1):38-49. DOI: 10.1016/j.fpsl.2014.06.002.
Solution blow spun Poly(lactic acid)/Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose nanofibers with antimicrobial properties -
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.
Physical and antibacterial properties of Açaí edible films formulated with thyme essential oil and apple skin polyphenols -
Espitia, P.J., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Du, W., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Mchugh, T.H., Soares, N.F. 2014. Physical and antibacterial properties of Açaí edible films formulated with thyme essential oil and apple skin polyphenols. Journal of Food Science. 79(5):903-910. doi: 10.1111/1750-3841.12432.
Effects of infrared radiation heating on peeling performance and quality attributes of clingstone peaches -
Li, X., Zhang, A., Atungulu, G., Delwiche, M., Milczarek, R.R., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Mchugh, T.H., Pan, Z. 2013. Effects of infrared radiation heating on peeling performance and quality attributes of clingstone peaches. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 55(1):34-42. doi: 10.1016/j.lwt.2013.08.020.
Incorporation of poly(glycidylmethacrylate) grafted bacterial cellulose nano-whiskers in poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites: improved barrier and mechanical properties -
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) -
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..
Antimicrobial synergy of apple skin polyphenol and thyme essential oil in Açaí edible films and their effects on film properties (abstract) -
Antibacterial activity and physical properties of açaí edible films incorporated with thyme essential oil and apple skin polyphenol (abstract) -
Solid lipid particles in lipid films to control diffusive release of 2-heptanone -
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.
TPS/PCL composite reinforced with treated sisal fibers: property, biodegradation and water-absorption -
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) -
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 -
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.
Properties of thermoplastic starch and TPS/polycaprolactone blend reinforced with sisal whiskers using extrusion processing -
Campos, A., Teodoro, K.B., Teixeira, E.M., Correa, A.C., Marconcini, J.M., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G. 2012. Properties of thermoplastic starch and TPS/polycaprolactone blend reinforced with sisal whiskers using extrusion processing. Polymer Engineering & Science. 53(4):800-808.
Morphological, mechanical properties and biodegradability of biocomposite thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone reinforced with sisal fibers -
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.
HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Bras, J., Orts, W.J., Senechal, T., Williams, T.G. 2011. HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles. Carbohydrate Polymers. 86 (4) 1549-1557.
Correlative Microscopy -
HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles Reprint Icon -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Bras, J., Williams, T.G., Senchal, T., Orts, W.J. 2011. HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles. Carbohydrate Polymers. 86(4): 1549-1557.
Correlative Techniques in Microscopy -
Nanoemulsions prepared by a low-energy emulsification method applied to edible films Reprint Icon -
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.
Using residual lipid to assess rice degree of milling -
Wood, D.F., Siebenmorgen, T.J., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M., Graves, A. 2010. Using residual lipid to assess rice degree of milling. Meeting Abstract 33:55.
Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mc Hugh, T.H. Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. 2010. 7729:03.
Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mc Hugh, T.H. 2010. Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products. Proceedings of SPIE. Proceedings. 7729:772903-1 to 772903-4.
Peering into the Secrets of Food and Agricultural Co-products -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mc Hugh, T.H. 2010. Peering into the Secrets of Food and Agricultural Co-products. Meeting Abstract; 7729:03
Composite edible films based on hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose reinforced with microcrystalline cellulose nanoparticles -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Mchugh, T.H. 2010. Composite edible films based on hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose reinforced with microcrystalline cellulose nanoparticles. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(6):3753-60.
Starch granule formation and protein deposition in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) starchy endosperm cells are altered by high temperature during grain fill -
Hurkman Ii, W.J., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F. 2010. Starch granule formation and protein deposition in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) starchy endosperm cells are altered by high temperature during grain fill. SPIE Scanning Microscopy, 2010, May 17-19, 2010, Monterey, CA.
The effect of high temperature on cell structure and gluten protein accumulation in the endosperm of the developing wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain -
Hurkman Ii, W.J., Tanaka, C.K., Thilmony, R.L., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Vensel, W.H., Dupont, F.M., Altenbach, S.B. 2010. The effect of high temperature on cell structure and gluten protein accumulation in the endosperm of the developing wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) grain. International Gluten Workshop. pp. 50-54.
Nanocomposite Edible Films from Mango Puree Reinforced with Cellulose Nanofibers -
Azeredo, H.C., Mattoso, L.H., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Mc Hugh, T.H. 2009. Nanocomposite Edible Films from Mango Puree Reinforced with Cellulose Nanofibers. Journal of Food Science. 74(5):N31-N35.
Effect of fiber treatments on tensile and thermal properties of starch/ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers/coir biocomposites -
Rosa, M.F., Chiou, B., Medeiros, E.S., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Mattoso, L.H., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2009. Effect of fiber treatments on tensile and thermal properties of starch/ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers/coir biocomposites. Bioresource Technology. 100(21):5196-5202.
Electron Microscopy as a Valuable Tool for Designing Biobased Products -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Azam, F. 2008. Electron Microscopy as a Valuable Tool for Designing Biobased Products. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 14(2):1498-1499.
Fine Structure of Starch-Clay Composites as Biopolymers -
Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Hoffmann, D.F., Williams, T.G., Yee, E., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J. 2008. Fine Structure of Starch-Clay Composites as Biopolymers. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 14(Suppl 2):1500-1501.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A PSYCHROPHILIC XYLANASE ENZYME FROM FLAVOBACTERIUM SP. -
Lee, C.C., Smith, M.R., Accinelli, R., Williams, T.G., Wagschal, K.C., Wong, D., Robertson, G.H. 2006. Isolation and characterization of a psychrophilic xylanase enzyme from flavobacterium sp. Current Microbiology, 52(2):112-116.
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOMASS DEGRADING ENZYMES -
Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Batt, S.B., Williams, T.G., Wong, D., Wagschal, K.C., Robertson, G.H. 2005. Cloning and characterization of biomass degrading enzymes. Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Denver, CO. Paper No. IB-41 (Abstract).
AN EPISOMAL EXPRESSION VECTOR FOR SCREENING MUTANT GENE LIBRARIES IN PICHIA PASTORIS -
Lee, C.C., Williams, T.G., Wong, D., Robertson, G.H. 2004. An episomal expression vector for screening mutant gene libraries in pichia pastoris. Plasmid Journal. 54(1):80-85.
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