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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Diana Franqui-Villanueva
Bioproducts Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (510) 559-6492
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3107

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.)
Pilot scale high solids anaerobic digestion of steam autoclaved municipal solid waste (MSW) pulp -
Holtman, K.M., Bozzi, D.V., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Offeman, R.D., Orts, W.J. 2017. Pilot scale high solids anaerobic digestion of steam autoclaved municipal solid waste (MSW) pulp. Renewable Energy. 113(113):257-265.
Hydrothermal carbonization of autoclaved municipal solid waste pulp and anaerobically treated pulp digestate -
Reza, M., Coronella, C., Holtman, K.M., Franqui-Villanueva, D.M., Poulson, S.R. 2016. Hydrothermal carbonization of autoclaved municipal solid waste pulp and anaerobically treated pulp digestate. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4(7):3649-3658. doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.6b00160.
A pilot-scale steam autoclave system for treating municipal solid waste for recovery of renewable organic content: Operational results and energy usage -
Holtman, K.M., Bozzi, D.V., Franqui-Villanueva, D.M., Offeman, R.D., Orts, W.J. 2016. A pilot-scale steam autoclave system for treating municipal solid waste for recovery of renewable organic content: Operational results and energy usage. Waste Management and Research. 34(5):457-464. doi: 10.1177/0734242x16636677.
Methanotrophic production of copolymer, poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate), with high hydroxyvalerate content -
Cal, A.J., Ponce, M.I., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Orts, W.J., Pieja, A., Lee, C.C. 2016. Methanotrophic production of copolymer, poly(hydroxybutyrate-co-hydroxyvalerate), with high hydroxyvalerate content. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 87:302.
Countercurrent extraction of soluble sugars from almond hulls and assessment of the bioenergy potential -
Holtman, K.M., Offeman, R.D., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Bayati, A.K., Orts, W.J. 2015. Countercurrent extraction of soluble sugars from almond hulls and assessment of the bioenergy potential. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63(9):2490-2498. doi: 10.1021/jf5048332.
Use of natural and biobased materials for controlled-release of urea in water: Environmental applications -
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.
Thermal properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) recovered from municipal solid waste by steam autoclaving -
Holtman, K.M., Kodama, A.B., Klamczynski, A., Flynn, A., Bozzi, D.V., Torres, L., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Mao, J., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Thermal properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) recovered from municipal solid waste by steam autoclaving. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 126(5):1698-1708. doi: 10.1002/app.36752.
Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis -
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.
Biofuels and bioenergy production from municipal solid waste commingled with agriculturally-derived biomass -
Holtman, K.M., Bozzi, D.V., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Orts, W.J. 2010. Biofuels and bioenergy production from municipal solid waste commingled with agriculturally-derived biomass. In: Braun, R, Karlen, D, Johnson, D., editors. Sustainable alternative fuel feedstock opportunities, challenges and roadmaps for six U.S. regions. Washington, D.C.:Soil and Water Conservation Society. p. 237-247.
Extraction of ethanol with higher carboxylic acid solvents and their toxicity to yeast -
Offeman, R.D., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Cline, J.L., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2010. Extraction of ethanol with higher carboxylic acid solvents and their toxicity to yeast. Separation and Purification Technology. 72: 180-185.
Extraction of ethanol with higher alcohol solvents and their toxicity to yeast -
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Cline, J.L., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2008. Extraction of ethanol with higher alcohol solvents and their toxicity to yeast. Separation and Purification Technology. 63: 444-451.
Cloning, Expression and Characterization of a Glycoside Hydrolase Family 39 Xylosidase from Bacillus Halodurans C-125 -
Wagschal, K.C., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. Cloning, Expression and Characterization of a Glycoside Hydrolase Family 39 Xylosidase from Bacillus Halodurans C-125. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
GENETIC AND BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL BACTERIAL A-L-ARABINOFURANOSIDASE -
Wagschal, K.C., Franqui Espiet, D., Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2007. Genetic and biochemical characterization of a novel bacterial a-l-arabinofuranosidase. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. (40):747-753.
CHARACTERIZATION AND DIRECTED EVOLUTION OF HEMICELLULOTIC ENZYMES USING NATURAL XYLOOLIGOACCHARIDE SUBSTRATES -
Wagschal, K.C., Franqui Espiet, D., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D.W.S. 2005. Characterization of hemicellulotic degrading enzymes using natural substrates. Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Denver, CO. Paper No. 1B-65. Abstract A10, Enzyme Engineering XVIII.
ENZYME-COUPLED ASSAY FOR BETA-XYLOSIDASE HYDROLYSIS OF NATURAL SUBSTRATES -
Wagschal, K.C., Franqui Espiet, D., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2005. Enzyme-coupled assay for beta-xylosidase hydrolysis of natural substrates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71:5318-5323.
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