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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Loren B Iten
Bioenergy Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (309) 681-6210
Fax: (309) 681-6427
Room 0319

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA , IL 616043999


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Irradiation of Yarrowia lipolytica NRRL YB-567 creating novel strains with enhanced ammonia and oil production on protein and carbohydrate substrates -
Lindquist, M.R., Lopez-Nunez, J.C., Jones, M.A., Cox, E.J., Pinkleman, R.J., Bang, S.S., Moser, B.R., Jackson, M.A., Iten, L.B., Kurtzman, C.P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Qureshi, N., Tasaki, K., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A., Saha, B.C., Hughes, S.R. 2015. Irradiation of Yarrowia lipolytica NRRL YB-567 creating novel strains with enhanced ammonia and oil production on protein and carbohydrate substrates. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 99(22):9723–9743.
Miscanthus x giganteus xylooligosaccharides: Purification andfermentation -
Chen, M.H., Bowman, M.J., Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Whitehead, T.R., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2016. Miscanthus x giganteus xylooligosaccharides: Purification and fermentation. Carbohydrate Polymers. 140:96-103. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2015.12.052.
Genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5 to use cellulosic sugars: Production of ethanol from corn fiber hydrolyzate employing commercial nutrient medium Reprint Icon -
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Iten, L., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R. 2015. Genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5 to use cellulosic sugars: Production of ethanol from corn fiber hydrolyzate employing commercial nutrient medium. European Chemical Bulletin. 4(3):130-134. doi: 10.17628/ECB.2015.4.130.
Pilot scale conversion of wheat straw to ethanol via simultaneous saccharification and fermentation Reprint Icon -
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A. 2015. Pilot scale conversion of wheat straw to ethanol via simultaneous saccharification and fermentation. Bioresource Technology. 175:17-22.
Biobased absorbents derived from seashore mallow stem tissues -
Vaughn, S.F., Moser, B.R., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Thompson, A.R., Seliskar, D.M., Gallagher, J.L. 2013. Biobased absorbents derived from seashore mallow stem tissues [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Annual Meeting, October 12-16, 2013, Washington, DC.
Seashore mallow (Kosteletzkya pentacarpos) stems as a feedstock for biodegradable absorbents -
Vaughn, S.F., Moser, B.R., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Thompson, A.R., Seliskar, D.M., Gallagher, J.L. 2013. Seashore mallow (Kosteletzkya pentacarpos) stems as a feedstock for biodegradable absorbents. Biomass and Bioenergy. 59:300-305.
Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity -
Dien, B.S., O'Bryan, P.J., Hector, R.E., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R.B., Qureshi, N., Sarath, G., Vogel, K.P., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Conversion of switchgrass to ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment: influence of ecotype and harvest maturity. Environmental Technology. 34(13-14):1837-1848.
Scale-up of wheat straw conversion to fuel ethanol at 100 liter scale -
Saha, B.C., Nichols, N.N., Qureshi, N., Kennedy, G.J., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Scale-up of wheat straw conversion to fuel ethanol at 100 liter scale [abstract]. Americal Chemical Society. Paper No. CELL 299.
Shaping reactor microbiomes to produce the fuel precursor n-butyrate from pretreated cellulosic hydrolysates -
Agler, M.T., Werner, J.J., Iten, L.B., Dekker, A., Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Angenent, L.T. 2012. Shaping reactor microbiomes to produce the fuel precursor n-butyrate from pretreated cellulosic hydrolysates. Environmental Science and Technology. 46(18):10229-10238.
Biochemical processing of reed canarygrass into fuel ethanol -
Dien, B.S., Casler, M.D., Hector, R.E., Iten, L.B., Nichols, N.N., Mertens, J.A., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Biochemical processing of reed canarygrass into fuel ethanol. International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies. 7:338-347.
The application of ultrasound in the enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass -
Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Slopek, R.P., Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Lambert, A.H., Smith, J.N. 2011. The application of ultrasound in the enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 165(5):1322-1331.
Toward Narrowing Fermentation Endproduct Distribution in Undefined Mixed Culture Anaerobic Conversion of Lignocellulosic Corn Fiber to Butyrate -
Production of Butanol (a Biofuel) from Agricultural Residues: Part II - Use of Corn Stover and Switchgrass Hydrolysates -
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Hector, R.E., Dien, B., Hughes, S., Liu, S., Iten, L., Bowman, M.J., Sarath, G., Cotta, M.A. 2010. Production of butanol (a Biofuel) from agricultural residues: Part II - Use of corn stover and switchgrass hydrolysates. Biomass and Bioenergy. 34(4):566-571.
Anaerobic conversion of lignocellulosic corn fiber to butyric acid, a substrate for microbial butanol production -
Conversion of switchgrass to sugars and ethanol using dilute ammonium hydroxide pretreatment -
Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops as Novel Substrates for Butanol Production by Fermentation -
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Sarath, G., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops as Novel Substrates for Butanol Production by Fermentation [abstract]. In: Proceedings of 10th International Workshop and Conference on Regulation of Metabolism, Genetics, and Development of Solvent and Acid Forming Clostridia, September 28-October 1, 2008, Holland, The Netherlands. Paper No. 19.
Fungal metabolism of fermentation inhibitors present in corn stover dilute acid hydrolysate -
Nichols, N.N., Sharma, L.N., Mowery, R.A., Chambliss, C.K., Van Walsum, G.P., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B. 2008. Fungal metabolism of fermentation inhibitors present in corn stover dilute acid hydrolysate. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 42(7):624-630.
Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for biofuel production -
Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2007. Developing herbaceous energy crops as feedstocks for biofuel production. In: Proceedings of the UJNR Food and Agricultural Panel, October 21-25, 2007, Tsukuba, Japan. p. 137-140.
EVALUATING HERBACEOUS PERENNIALS AS ENERGY CROPS FOR PRODUCTION OF FUEL ETHANOL -
FORAGE ENERGY CROPS AS FEEDSTOCKS FOR PRODUCTION OF FUEL ETHANOL -
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Jung, H.G., Lamb, J.F., Vogel, K.P., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G., Casler, M.D., Weimer, P.J. 2006. Forage energy crops as feedstocks for production of fuel ethanol [abstract]. Biocatalysis and Bioenergy. p. 21.
DEVELOPMENT OF FORAGE CROPS AS FEEDSTOCKS FOR PRODUCTION OF FUEL ETHANOL -
Cotta, M.A., Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Weimer, P.J., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2006. Development of forage crops as feedstocks for production of fuel ethanol [abstract]. International Conference on Bioenergy. p. I-5.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND RESPONSE TO DILUTE-ACID PRETREATMENT AND ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION OF ALFALFA, REED CANARYGRASS, AND SWITCHGRASS -
Dien, B.S., Jung, H.G., Vogel, K.P., Casler, M.D., Lamb, J.F., Iten, L.B., Mitchell, R., Sarath, G. 2006. Chemical composition and response to dilute-acid pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification of alfalfa, reed canarygrass, and switchgrass. Biomass and Bioenergy. 30:880-891.
ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION OF HOT-WATER PRETREATED CORN FIBER FOR PRODUCTION OF MONOSACCHARIDES -
Dien, B.S., Li, X., Iten, L.B., Jordan, D.B., Nichols, N.N., O Bryan, P.J., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Enzymatic saccharification of hot-water pretreated corn fiber for production of monosaccharides. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 39:1137-1144.
CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION OF ETHANOL IN HIGH PRODUCTIVITY BIOREACTORS USING ESCHERICHIA COLI FBR5: MEMBRANE AND FIXED CELL REACTORS -
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Liu, S., Iten, L.B., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Continuous production of ethanol in high productivity bioreactors using Escherichia coli FBR5: membrane and fixed cell reactors [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 589g.
CONTINUOUS PRODUCTION OF ETHANOL IN HIGH PRODUCTIVITY BIOREACTORS USING GENETICALLY ENGINEERED ESCHERICHIA COLI FBR5: MEMBRANE AND FIXED CELL REACTORS -
Qureshi, N., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Iten, L.B., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Continuous production of ethanol in high productivity bioreactors using genetically engineered Escherichia coli FBR5: membrane and fixed cell reactors [extended abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Paper No. 589g.
ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION OF PRETREATED CORN FIBER FOR PRODUCTION OF SUGARS -
Dien, B.S., Li, X., Jordan, D.B., Nichols, N.N., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A. 2005. Enzymatic saccharification of pretreated corn fiber for production of sugars [abstract]. International Starch Technology. p. 90.
DILUTE ACID PRETREATMENT, ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION AND FERMENTATION OF WHEAT STRAW TO FUEL ETHANOL -
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2005. Dilute acid pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification and fermentation of wheat straw to fuel ethanol. Process Biochemistry. 40:3693-3700.
DILUTE ACID PRETREATMENT, ENZYMATIC SACCHARIFICATION, AND FERMENTATION OF RICE HULLS TO FUEL ETHANOL -
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2005. Dilute acid pretreatment, enzymatic saccharification, and fermentation of rice hulls to fuel ethanol. Biotechnology Progress. 21:816-822.
CONVERTING HERBACEOUS ENERGY CROPS TO BIOETHANOL: A REVIEW WITH EMPHASIS ON PRETREATMENT PROCESSES -
Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Skory, C.D. 2005. Converting herbaceous energy crops to bioethanol: a review with emphasis on pretreatment processes. In: Hou, C.T., editor. Handbook of Industrial Biocatalysis. Chapter 23. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis Group. p. 1-11.
RICE HULL AS SUBSTRATE FOR PRODUCTION OF FUEL ETHANOL -
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Rice hull as substrate for production of fuel ethanol. In: Cherry, J.P., Pavlath, A.E., editors. Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Meeting of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources (UJNR), December 11-18, 2004, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 181-185.
ADSORBED CELL DYNAMIC BIOFILM REACTOR FOR ETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM XYLOSE AND CORN FIBER HYDROLYSATE -
Qureshi, N., Brining, H.R., Iten, L.B., Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Cotta, M.A. 2004. Adsorbed cell dynamic biofilm reactor for ethanol production from xylose and corn fiber hydrolysate [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. p. 179.
FUEL ETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM WHEAT STRAW: CURRENT STATUS AND TECHNICAL PROSPECTS -
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Fuel ethanol production from wheat straw: current status and technical prospects. In: Van Swaaij, W.P.M., Fjallstrom, T., Helm, P., Grassi, A., editors. Proceedings of the 2nd World Conference on Biomass for Energy, Industry, and Climate Protection, May 10-14, 2004, Rome, Italy, p. 1481-1483.
FUEL ETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM WHEAT STRAW: CURRENT STATUS AND TECHNICAL PROSPECTS -
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Fuel ethanol production from wheat straw: current status and technical prospects [abstract]. Second World Conference and Technology Exhibition on Biomass for Energy, Industry, and Climate Protection. Paper No. OC2.5.
FUEL ETHANOL PRODUCTION FROM RICE HULL -
Saha, B.C., Iten, L.B., Cotta, M.A., Wu, Y. 2004. Fuel ethanol production from rice hull [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. BI0T 101.
CONVERSION OF LIGNOCELLULOSE TO ETHANOL USING A RECOMBINANT E. COLI STRAIN -
Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Nichols, N.N., Cotta, M.A. 2003. Conversion of lignocellulose to ethanol using a recombinant E. coli strain [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 102.
ENHANCEMENT OF ETHANOL YIELD FROM THE CORN DRY GRIND PROCESS BY FERMENTATION OF THE KERNEL FIBER FRACTION -
Dien, B.S., Nichols, N.N., Iten, L.B., Bothast, R.J. 2004. Enhancement of ethanol yield from the corn dry grind process by fermentation of the kernel fiber fraction. In: Nelson, W.M., editor. Agricultural Applications in Green Chemistry. Chap. 6. Washington, DC:American Chemical Society. p. 63-77.
MEDIA AND FERMENTATION PROCESSES FOR THE RAPID PRODUCTION OF HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF STABLE BLASTOSPORES OF THE BIOINSECTICIDAL FUNGUS PAECILOMYCES FUMOSOROSEUS -
JACKSON, M.A., CLIQUET, S., ITEN, L.B. MEDIA AND FERMENTATION PROCESSES FOR THE RAPID PRODUCTION OF HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF STABLE BLASTOSPORES OF THE BIOINSECTICIDAL FUNGUS PAECILOMYCES FUMOSOROSEUS. BIOCONTROL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY. 2003. v. 13. p. 23-33.
STRATEGIES FOR ENHANCED ETHANOL YIELD FROM CORN -
INFLUENCE OF CORN HYBRID ON ETHANOL PRODUCTION -
DIEN, B.S., BOTHAST, R.J., ITEN, L.B., BARRIOS, L., ECKHOFF, S.R. FATE OF BT PROTEIN AND INFLUENCE OF CORN HYBRID ON ETHANOL PRODUCTION. CEREAL CHEMISTRY. 2002. V. 79. P. 582-585.
SCALE-UP OF BIOMASS PRODUCTION, PROCESSING AND STORAGE FOR TWO YEAST ANTAGONISTS OF GIBBERELLA ZEAE -
FERMENTATION OF HIGH STARCH AND GMO CORN -
CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER TO ETHANOL USING RECOMBINANT ESCHERICHIA COLI STRAINS -
CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER TO ETHANOL BY RECOMBINANT E. COLI STRAIN FBR3 -
DEVELOPMENT AND SCALE-UP OF A PROCESS FOR CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER INTO ETHANOL -
DEVELOPMENT AND SCALE-UP OF A PROCESS FOR CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER INTO ETHANOL -
CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER TO ETHANOL -
PILOT SCALE CONVERSION OF CORN FIBER TO ETHANOL -
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