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K Thomas Klasson (PhD)
Commodity Utilization Research
Supervisory Chemical Engineer

Phone: (504) 286-4511
Fax: (504) 286-4367
Room 3032

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
BLDG 001 SRRC
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70124
Projects
Developing Technologies that Enable Growth and Profitability in the Commercial Conversion of Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, and Energy Beets into Sugar, Advanced Biofuels, and bioproducts-Bridging Project
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 436409
Development of Novel Cottonseed Products and Processes
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438713

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Global view of biofuel butanol and economics of its production by fermentation from sweet sorghum bagasse, food waste, and yellow top presscake: Application of novel technologies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Lin, X., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Mariano, A.P., Polaina, J., Ezeji, T.C., Friedl, A., Maddox, I., Klasson, K.T., Dien, B.S., Singh, V. 2020. Global view of biofuel butanol and economics of its production by fermentation from sweet sorghum bagasse, food waste, and yellow top presscake: Application of novel technologies. Fermentation. 6(2): 58. https://doi.org/10.3390/fermentation6020058.
Using Excel for dynamic analysis of variance and unplanned multiple comparisons procedures ()
Klasson, K.T. 2020. Using Excel for dynamic analysis of variance and unplanned multiple comparisons procedures. USDA-ARS Research Notes. [TechnicalReport]. New Orleans, LA: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center. 10 p. https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/60540520/Excel-ANOVA-UMCP.pdf
Application of permanganate to reduce microbial contamination and sugar loss in raw-sugar production in Louisiana, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boone, S., Ihli, S., Hartsough, D., Hernandez, L., Sanders, J., Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M. 2020. Application of permanganate to reduce microbial contamination and sugar loss in raw-sugar production in Louisiana, USA. International Sugar Journal. 122(1456):254-260.
Optimization and practical application of cottonseed meal-based wood adhesive formulations for small wood item bonding Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Z., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Ford, C., Barroso, V.A.B. 2019. Optimization and practical application of cottonseed meal-based wood adhesive formulations for small wood item bonding. International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives. 95:102448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijadhadh.2019.102448.
Production of acetoin from sweet sorghum syrup and beet juice via fermentation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M., Klasson, K.T., Kimura, K. 2020. Production of acetoin from sweet sorghum syrup and beet juice via fermentation. Sugar Tech. 22(2):354-359. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12355-019-00764-3.
Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts. In: Lima, I., Eggleston, G., Clayton, C. (eds.). Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference. 2:274-281. 366 pp.
Application of permanganate to reduce microbial contamination and sugar loss in raw-sugar production in Louisiana, USA - (Proceedings)
Boone, S., Ihli, S., Hartsough, D., Hernandez, L., Sanders, J., Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M. 2019. Application of permanganate to reduce microbial contamination and sugar loss in raw-sugar production in Louisiana, USA. In: Allsopp, P. G. (ed.). Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 30:414-423.
Two-way ANOVA for unbalanced data: The spreadsheet way ()
Klasson, K.T. 2019. Two-way ANOVA for unbalanced data: The spreadsheet way [Technical Report]. New Orleans, LA: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center. 14 p. https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/60540520/Two-wayANOVAspreadsheet.pdf
A simple but accurate Excel user-defined function to calculate studentized range quantiles for Tukey tests ()
Klasson, K.T. 2019. A simple but accurate Excel user-defined function to calculate studentized range quantiles for Tukey tests [Technical Report]. New Orleans, LA: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Southern Regional Research Center. 11 p. https://www.ars.usda.gov/ARSUserFiles/60540520/RapidCalculationOfQ.pdf
Nutrient requirements for production of acetoin from sweet sorghum and beet syrups via fermentation - (Proceedings)
Wright, M., Klasson, K.T., Kimura, K. 2018. Nutrient requirements for production of acetoin from sweet sorghum and beet syrups via fermentation. In: Lima, I., Eggleston, G., Clayton, C. (eds). Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference. 2:268-273. 366 pp.
Development of an enzyme processing cocktail for sweet sorghum processing by-products - (Proceedings)
Cole, M., Eggleston, G., Gaines, D., Heckemeyer, M., Klasson, K.T. 2018. Development of an enzyme processing cocktail for sweet sorghum processing by-products. In: Lima, I., Eggleston, Gl, Clayton, C. (eds.). Proceedings of the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion 2018 Conference. 2:207-219. 366 pp.
Blending cottonseed meal products with different protein contents for cost-effective wood adhesive performances Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pradyawong, S., Li, J., He, Z., Sun, X.S., Wang, D., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T. 2018. Blending cottonseed meal products with different protein contents for cost-effective wood adhesive performances. Industrial Crops and Products. 126:31-37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.09.052.
Production of plywood panels using washed cottonseed meal as bonding reagents - (Proceedings)
He, Z., Pradyawong, S., Li, J., Cheng, H. N., Klasson, K.T., Sun, X., and Wang, D. 2018. Production of plywood panels using washed cottonseed meal as bonding reagents. In: Proceedings of the Forest Products Society's 72nd International Convention, Forest Products Society, Madison, Wisconsin. 7 pp.
Butanol production from sweet sorghum bagasse with high solids content: Part I – comparison of liquid hot water pretreatment with dilute sulfuric acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Klasson, K.T., Liu, S. 2018. Butanol production from sweet sorghum bagasse with high solids content: Part I – comparison of liquid hot water pretreatment with dilute sulfuric acid. Biotechnology Progress. 34(4):960-966. https://doi.org/10.1002/btpr.2639
High solid fed-batch butanol fermentation with simultaneous product recovery: Part II - process integration. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Klasson, K.T., Liu, S. 2018. High solid fed-batch butanol fermentation with simultaneous product recovery: Part II - process integration. Biotechnology Progress. 34(4):967-972. https://doi.org/10.1002/btpr.2643
Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Biobutanol production from sweet sorghum biorefinery byproducts(abstract). Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion.8.
Using clarifier mud as carbon source for biofuel and solvent production - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Eggleston, G., Heckemeyer, M. 2018. Using clarifier mud as carbon source for biofuel and solvent production (abstract).International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries.1B.
Using starch-rich byproducts from a sweet sorghum biorefinery for butanol production - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Eggleston, G., Heckemeyer, M. 2018. Using starch-rich byproducts from a sweet sorghum biorefinery for butanol production (abstract).Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. PS1.
Fermentation of sweet sorghum syrup to butanol in the presence of natural nutrients and inhibitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Qureshi, N., Powell, R., Heckemeyer, M., Eggleston, G. 2018. Fermentation of sweet sorghum syrup to butanol in the presence of natural nutrients and inhibitors. Sugar Tech. 20(3):224-234.
Production of acetone butanol ethanol (ABE) from Physaria fendleri press cake using Clostridium beijerinckii - (Abstract Only)
QXLA: Adding upper quantiles for the studentized range to Excel for multiple comparison procedures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2018. QXLA: Adding upper quantiles for the studentized range to Excel for multiple comparison procedures. Journal of Statistical Software. Journal of Statistical Software, Code Snippets. Vol(85):1-9.
Effects of particle size on the morphology and water- and thermo-resistance of washed cottonseed meal-based wood adhesives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Z., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Olanya, O.M., Uknalis, J. 2017. Effects of particle size on the morphology and water- and thermo-resistance of washed cottonseed meal-based wood adhesives. Polymers. 9(12):675. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym9120675.
Cottonseed meal-based wood adhesives for non-structural interior applications - (Proceedings)
He, Z., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Barroso, V.A.B. 2017. Cottonseed meal-based wood adhesives for non-structural interior applications. In: Hunt, C.G., Smith, G.D., Yan, N., editors. Proceedings of the 2017 International Conference on Wood Adhesives, Forest Products Society, Peachtree Corners, GA. 7 pp.
Effects of the particle size on the adhesive strength of washed cottonseed meal with white oak - (Proceedings)
He, Z., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T. 2017. Effects of the particle size on the adhesive strength of washed cottonseed meal with white oak. In: Proceedings of the 71st Forest Products Society (FPS) International Convention, June 26-28, 2017, Starkville, Mississippi. Track 1.5.1. 4 pp.
The inhibitory effects of aconitic acid on bioethanol production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2018. The inhibitory effects of aconitic acid on bioethanol production. Sugar Tech. 20(1):88-94. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12355-017-0525-7.
Butanol biorefineries: Use of novel technologies to produce biofuel butanol from sweet sorghum bagasse (SSB) - (Abstract Only)
Qureshi, N., Klasson, K.T., Boddu, V.M., Liu, S., Nichols, N.N., Saha, B.C., Hughes, S.R. 2017. Butanol biorefineries: Use of novel technologies to produce biofuel butanol from sweet sorghum bagasse (SSB) [abstract]. Symposium for Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, May 1-4, 2017, San Francisco, CA.
Impact of added nutrients in sweet sorghum syrup fermentation to produce ethanol - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T. 2016. Impact of added nutrients in sweet sorghum syrup fermentation to produce ethanol. In: Eggleston, G., Lima, I. (eds). Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference 2016, Vol. 1. p. 294-308.
Limiting microbial degradation in Louisiana sugarcane mills: Are biocides effective? - (Proceedings)
Boone, S., St Cyr, E., Eggleston, G., Klasson, K.T., Montes, B., Pontif, K., Wright, M. 2016. Limiting Microbial Degradation in Louisiana Sugarcane Mills: Are Biocides Effective? p. 343-355. In: Eggleston, G., Lima, I. (eds.). Proceedings for the Advances in Sugar Crop Processing and Conversion Conference 2016, Vol. 1. 412 pp.
129Xe NMR studies of morphology and accessibility in porous biochar from almond shells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farina, M., Mauri, M., Patriarca, G., Simonutti, R., Klasson, K.T., Cheng, H.N. 2016. 129Xe NMR studies of morphology and accessibility in porous biochar from almond shells. RSC Advances. 6(105):103803-103810.
Biochar characterization and a method for estimating biochar quality from proximate analysis results Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2017. Biochar characterization and a method for estimating biochar quality from proximate analysis results. Biomass and Bioenergy. 96:50-58.
Ex situ themo-catalytic upgrading of biomass pyrolysis vapors using a traveling wave microwave reactor Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muley, P.D., Henkel, C.E., Aguilar, G., Klasson, K.T., Boldor, D. 2016. Ex situ themo-catalytic upgrading of biomass pyrolysis vapors using a traveling wave microwave reactor. Applied Energy. 183:995-1004.
Limiting sucrose loss in Louisiana raw sugar factories: Are biocides necessary? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boone, S., Klasson, K.T., St Cyr, E., Montes, B., Pontiff, K., Legendre, D., Wright, M. 2017. Limiting sucrose loss in Louisiana raw sugar factories: Are biocides necessary? International Sugar Journal. 119(1420):288-293.
Nanotechnology in Agriculture ()
Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Asakura, T., Wu, Q. 2016. Nanotechnology in Agriculture. In: Cheng, H.N., Doemeny, L., Gerace, C.L., Schmidt, D.G., editors. Nanotechnology: Delivering the Promise Volume 2. ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1224, Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. p. 233-242.
Dedicated industrial oilseed crops as metabolic engineering platforms for sustainable industrial feedstock production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, L.-H., Krens, F., Smith, M.A., Li, X., Qi, W., Van Loo, E.N., Iven, T., Feussner, I., Nazarenus, T.J., Huai, D., Taylor, D.C., Zhou, X.-R., Green, A.G., Shockey, J., Klasson, K.T., Mullen, R.T., Huang, B., Dyer, J.M., Cahoon, E.B. 2016. Dedicated industrial oilseed crops as metabolic engineering platforms for sustainable industrial feedstock production. Scientific Reports. 6:22181.
Impact of potential fermentation inhibitors present in sweet sorghum sugar solutions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2017. Impact of potential fermentation inhibitors present in sweet sorghum sugar solutions. Sugar Tech. 19(1):95-101.
Pilot-scale production of washed cottonseed meal and co-products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Z., Klasson, K.T., Wang, D., Li, N., Zhang, H., Zhang, D., Wedegaertner, T.C. 2016. Pilot-scale production of washed cottonseed meal and co-products. Modern Applied Science. 10(2):25-33.
Vernicia fordii ‘Spiers’, a new tung tree for commercial tung oil production in the gulf coast region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, T.A., Shockey, J.M., Edwards Jr, N.C., Spiers, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2015. Vernicia fordii ‘Spiers’, a new tung tree for commercial tung oil production in the gulf coast region. HortScience. 50: 1830-1832.
129Xe NMR studies of biochar made from biobased materials - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, H.N., Mauri, M., Simonutti, R., Farina, M., Patriarca, G., Klasson, K.T. 2015. 129Xe NMR studies of biochar made from biobased materials (Abstract). Pacifichem on-line program: Paper No. 1304.
Selective release of inorganic constituents in broiler manure biochars under different post-activation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I., Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M. 2016. Selective release of inorganic constituents in broiler manure biochars under different post-activation treatments. Journal of Residuals Science & Technology. 13(1):37-48.
Efficacy of chicken litter and wood biochars and their activated counterparts in heavy metal clean up from wastewater - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Ro, K.S., Reddy, G.B., Boykin, D.L., Klasson, K.T. 2015. Efficacy of chicken litter and wood biochars and their activated counterparts in heavy metal clean up from wastewater. Agriculture. 5(3):806-825.
Characterization of narrow micropores in almond shell biochars by nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen adsorption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2015. Characterization of narrow micropores in almond shell biochars by nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen adsorption. Industrial Crops and Products. 67:33-40.
129Xe NMR studies of pecan shell-based biochar and structure-process correlations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mauri, M., Farina, M., Patriarca, G., Simonutti, R., Klasson, K.T., Cheng, H.N. 2015. 129Xe NMR studies of pecan shell-based biochar and structure-process correlations. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization. 20:119-129.
Use of charcoals and broiler litter biochar for removal of radioactive cesium (Cs-134 plus Cs-137) from contaminated water - (Proceedings)
Kimura, K., Hachinohe, M., Klasson, K.T., Hamamatsu, S., Hagiwara, S., Todoriki, S., Kawamoto, S. 2014. Use of charcoals and broiler litter biochar for removal of radioactive cesium (Cs-134 plus Cs-137) from contaminated water. In: Proceedings of the U.S. Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Food & Agricultural Panel. 2 p.
Removal of radioactive cesium (134Cs plus 137Cs) from low-level contaminated water by charcoal and broiler litter biochar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kimura, K., Hachinohe, M., Klasson, K.T., Hamamatsu, S., Hagiwara, S., Todoriki, S., Kawamoto, S. 2014. Removal of radioactive cesium (134Cs plus 137Cs) from low-level contaminated water by charcoal and broiler litter biochar. Food Science and Technology Research. 20(6):1183-1189.
Application of tung oil to improve adhesion strength and water resistance of cottonseed meal and protein adhesives on maple veneer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, Z., Chapital, D.C., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Olanya, O.M., Uknalis, J. 2014. Application of tung oil to improve adhesion strength and water resistance of cottonseed meal and protein adhesives on maple veneer. Industrial Crops and Products. 61:398-402.
Uncovering surface area and micropores in almond shell biochars by rainwater wash - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2014. Uncovering surface area and micropores in almond shell biochars by rainwater wash. Chemosphere. 111:129-134.
Influence of biochar pyrolysis temperature and post-treatment on the uptake of mercury from flue gas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Boihem, Jr., L.L., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2014. Influence of biochar pyrolysis temperature and post-treatment on the uptake of mercury from flue gas. Fuel Processing Technology. 123:27-33.
Direct polymerization of vernonia oil through cationic means - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Liu, Z., Berfield, J.L., Ayorinde, F.O. 2014. Direct polymerization of vernonia oil through cationic means. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91(12):2111-2116.
Developmental regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase family gene expression in tung tree tissues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T., Chapital, D.C., Mason, C.B., Scheffler, B.E. 2013. Developmental regulation of diacylglycerol acyltransferase family gene expression in tung tree tissues. PLoS ONE 8(10):e76946. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076946.
Influence of post-treatment strategies on the properties of activated chars from broiler manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Boykin, D.L., Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M. 2014. Influence of post-treatment strategies on the properties of activated chars from broiler manure. Chemosphere. 95:96-104.
Assessment of the tung tree (Vernicia fordii) germplasm collection and latest cultivar release at the USDA-ARS Southern Horticultural Research Unit in Poplarville, MS - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of reference gene expression in tung tree (Vernicia fordii) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Cao, F., Klasson, K.T. 2013. Characterization of reference gene expression in tung tree (Vernicia fordii). Industrial Crops and Products. 50:248-255.
Simultaneous detoxification, saccharification, and ethanol fermentation of weak-acid hydrolyzates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Dien, B.S., Hector, R.E. 2013. Simultaneous detoxification, saccharification, and ethanol fermentation of weak-acid hydrolyzates. Industrial Crops and Products. 49:292-298.
Activated biochar removes 100% dibromochloropropane from field well water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M. 2013. Activated biochar removes 100% dibromochloropropane from field well water. Environmental Chemistry Letters. 11(3):271-275.
Reduction of fermentation lag phase in biofuel production using a novel activated biochar material - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T., Dien, B.S., Hector, R.E. 2012. Reduction of fermentation lag phase in biofuel production using a novel activated biochar material. In: Proceedings of the U.S.-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel, USDA-ARS, December 8-13, 2012, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania. pp. 1-2.
Use of almond shells to treat water contaminated with almond tree nematicide in an energy efficient way - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Lima, I.M., Uchimiya, S.M. 2013. Use of almond shells to treat water contaminated with almond tree nematicide in an energy efficient way [abstract]. The Cornucopia. Spring 2013. American Chemical Society, Division of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, p. 64.
Removal of dibromochloropropane from drinking water: laboratory and field experiences - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Lima, I.M., Uchimiya, S.M. 2012. Removal of dibromochloropropane from drinking water: laboratory and field experiences [abstract]. Proceedings of the 30th International Activated Carbon Conference, October 4-5, 2012, Pittsburgh, PA.
Using activated biochars to treat well water in agricultural communities - (Abstract Only)
Lead retention by broiler litter biochars in small arms range soil: Impact of pyrolysis temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Bannon, D.I., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Lead retention by broiler litter biochars in small arms range soil: Impact of pyrolysis temperature. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:5035-5044.
Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Deterding, L.J., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96(3):711-727.
Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Deterding, L.J., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2012. Expression and purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 2. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 96(3):711-727.
Char from sugarcane bagasse ()
Klasson, K. T. 2012. Char from sugarcane bagasse. In: Carrier, J., Ramaswamy, S, Bergeron, C., editors. Biorefinery Co-products: Phytochemicals, Primary Metabolites and Value-added Biomass Processing. Chichester, U.K.: John Wiley & Sons. Chapter 15, p. 327-350.
Expression of a lipid-inducible, self-regulating form of Yarrowia lipolytica lipase LIP2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shockey, J., Chapital, D., Gidda, S., Mason, C., Davis, G., Klasson, K.T., Cao, H., Mullen, R., Dyer, J. 2011. Expression of a lipid-inducible, self-regulating form of Yarrowia lipolytica lipase LIP2 in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 92(6):1207-1217.
Expression of tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 in E. coli Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2011. Expression of tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferase 1 in E. coli. BMC Biotechnology. 11:73 (13 pages).
Bioengineering recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases - (Abstract Only)
Cao, Heping, Chapital, Dorselyn C., Howard, Jr., O.D., Shockey, Jay M., Klasson, K. Thomas. 2011. Bioengineering recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases (abstract). Presented at the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology Annual Meeting and Exhibition in New Orleans, Louisiana, July 24-28. http://sim.confex.com/sim/2011/webprogram/Paper19213.html.
Feasibility of removing furfurals from sugar solutions using activated biochars made from agricultural residues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M., Boihem, Jr., L.L. 2011. Feasibility of removing furfurals from sugar solutions using activated biochars made from agricultural residues. BioResources. 6(3):3242-3251.
Synthesis and characterization of novel derivatives from vegetable oils - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, H.N., Klasson, K.T., Biswas, A. 2011. Synthesis and characterization of novel derivatives from vegetable oils (abstract). 24th International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization. Paper No. P4.
NMR and ESR characterization of activated carbons produced from pecan shells - (Abstract Only)
Cheng, H.N., Wartelle, L.H., Klasson, K.T., Edwards, J.C. 2011. NMR and ESR characterization of activated carbons produced from pecan shells (abstract). International Symposium on Polymer Analysis and Characterization. Paper No. OP-1.
Construction of spline functions in spreadsheets to smooth experimental data Reprint Icon ()
Klasson, K.T. 2011. Construction of spline functions in spreadsheets to smooth experimental data. Advances in Engineering Software. 42(8):621.
Screening biochars for heavy metal retention in soil: role of oxygen functional groups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Chang, S., Klasson, K.T. 2011. Screening biochars for heavy metal retention in soil: role of oxygen functional groups. Journal of Hazardous Materials. 190:432-441.
Purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases from E. coli - (Abstract Only)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Howard Jr, O.D., Jiang, X., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2011. Purification of recombinant tung tree diacylglycerol acyltransferases from E. coli (abstract). Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology. 25:765.8.
Influence of pyrolysis temperature on biochar property and function as heavy metal sorbent in soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Wartelle, L.H., Klasson, K.T., Fortier, C.A., Lima, I.M. 2011. Influence of pyrolysis temperature on biochar property and function as heavy metal sorbent in soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:2501-2510.
Corrigendum to “Feasibility of dibromochloropropane (DBCP) and trichloroethylene (TCE) adsorption onto activated carbons made from nut shells of different almond varieties” [Ind. Crops Prod. 31 (2) (2010) 261-265] ()
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Wartelle, L.H., Lingle, S.E. 2011. Corrigendum to “Feasibility of dibromochloropropane (DBCP) and trichloroethylene (TCE) adsorption onto activated carbons made from nut shells of different almond varieties” [Ind. Crops Prod. 31 (2) (2010) 261-265]. Industrial Crops and Products. 33(2):783.
Predicting performance of almonds shells for cleanup of almond soil fumigants from potable water. - (Abstract Only)
Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 2. copper desorption isotherms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M. 2011. Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 2. copper desorption isotherms. Chemosphere. 82(10):1438-1447.
Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 1. copper sorption isotherms and the release of cations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M. 2011. Influence of soil properties on heavy metal sequestration by biochar amendment: 1. copper sorption isotherms and the release of cations. Chemosphere. 82(10):1431-1437.
New Bio-Based Materials From Vegetable Oil: Amination and Click Reactions - (Proceedings)
Biswas, A., Sharma, B., Klasson, K.T., Cheng, H.N. 2011. New Bio-Based Materials From Vegetable Oil: Amination and Click Reactions. Polymer Preprints. v. 52(1): 78-79.
Sorption of deisopropylatrazine on broiler litter biochars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Sorption of deisopropylatrazine on broiler litter biochars. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(23):12350-12356.
Feasibility of mercury removal from simulated flue gas by activated chars made from poultry manures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M., Boihem, L.L., Wartelle, L.H. 2010. Feasibility of mercury removal from simulated flue gas by activated chars made from poultry manures. Journal of Environmental Management. 91(12):2466-2470.
Production of value-added chars and activated carbons from animal manure - (Proceedings)
Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Production of value-added chars and activated carbons from animal manure. In: Proceedings of the Ramiran International Conference, September 13-15, 2010, Lisbon, Portugal. Paper 0200, 5 p.
Physicochemical and adsorptive properties of fast-pyrolysis bio-chars and their steam activated counterparts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Boateng, A.A., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Physicochemical and adsorptive properties of fast-pyrolysis bio-chars and their steam activated counterparts. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology. 85(11):1515-1521.
Contaminant Immobilization and Nutrient Release by Biochar Soil Amendment: Roles of Natural Organic Matter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H. 2010. Contaminant Immobilization and Nutrient Release by Biochar Soil Amendment: Roles of Natural Organic Matter. Chemosphere. 80 (8):935-940.
Expression of tung seed diacylglycerol acyltransferases (DGAT) in E. coli and yeast - (Abstract Only)
Cao, H., Chapital, D.C., Mason, C.B., Shockey, J.M., Klasson, K.T. 2010. Expression of tung seed diacylglycerol acyltransferases (DGAT) in E. coli and yeast (abstract). Plant Biology 2010, July 31-August 4, Montreal, Canada.
Biochar soil amendment: Impact of soil types on heavy metal sorption-desorption behaviors and repeated nutrient leaching - (Abstract Only)
Immobilization of heavy metal ions (CuII, CdII, NiII, and PbII) by broiler litter-derived biochars in water and soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Uchimiya, M., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T., Chang, S., Wartelle, L.H., Rodgers, J.E. 2010. Immobilization of heavy metal ions (CuII, CdII, NiII, and PbII) by broiler litter-derived biochars in water and soil. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(9):5538-5544.
Solid-state NMR and ESR studies of activated carbons produced from pecan shells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, H.N., Wartelle, L.H., Klasson, K.T., Edwards, J.C. 2010. Solid-state NMR and ESR studies of activated carbons produced from pecan shells. Carbon. 48:2455-2469.
Contaminant immobilization and nutrient release by carbonized biomass in water and soils - (Abstract Only)
Uchimiya, S.M., Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H. 2010. Contaminant immobilization and nutrient release by carbonized biomass in water and soils (abstract). 2010 U.S. Biochar Initiative Conference, June 27-30, 2010, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.
Effect of nitrogen flow rate on the physical, chemical and adsorptive properties of a broiler manure char - (Abstract Only)
Lima, I.M., Coble, C., Klasson, K.T., Uchimiya, S.M. 2010. Effect of nitrogen flow rate on the physical, chemical and adsorptive properties of a broiler manure char (abstract). 2010 US Biochar Initiative Conference, Jun 27-30, 2010, Ames, IA.
Feasibility of dibromochloropropane (DBCP) and trichloroethylene (TCE) adsorption onto activated carbons made from nut shells of different almond varieties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Ledbetter, C.A., Wartelle, L.H., Lingle, S.E. 2010. Feasibility of dibromochloropropane (DBCP) and trichloroethylene (TCE) adsorption onto activated carbons made from nut shells of different almond varieties. Industrial Crops and Products. 31:261-265.
Materials with Adsorptive Properties from Agricultural By-Products - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M., Boihem, L.L., Wartelle, L.H. 2009. Materials with Adsorptive Properties from Agricultural By-Products (abstract). US-Japan Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel, October 3-10, 2009, Tsukuba, Japan. jb
Ethanol from Sugar Crops ()
Eggleston, G., Tew, T., Panella, L., Klasson, T. 2010. Ethanol from Sugar Crops. In: Singh, B.P., editor. Industrial Crops and Uses. Wallingford, United Kingdom:CABI (Council of Applied Biology International). Chapter 3, p. 60-83.
Metal Ion Adsorption by Activated Carbons Made from Pecan Shells: Effect of Oxygen Level During Activation - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Rodgers Iii, J.E., Lima, I.M. 2009. Metal Ion Adsorption by Activated Carbons Made from Pecan Shells: Effect of Oxygen Level During Activation. (Abstract). 24th International Activated Carbon Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, October 6-7, 2009. jb
Agricultural By-Products Turned into Important Materials with Adsorptive Properties - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M., Boihem, L.L., Wartelle, L.H. Agricultural By-Products Turned into Important Materials with Adsorptive Properties. (abstract). 5th International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology, Nov. 18-30, 2009, Taichung, Taiwan.
Poultry Manure as Raw Material for Mercury Adsorbents in Gas Applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M., Boihem, L.L. 2009. Poultry Manure as Raw Material for Mercury Adsorbents in Gas Applications. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 18:562-569.
Activated Carbons from Flax Shive and Cotton Gin Waste as Environmental Adsorbents for the Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Trichloroethylene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M., Marshall, W.E., Akin, D.E. Activated Carbons from Flax Shive and Cotton Gin Waste as Environmental Adsorbents for the Chlorinated Hydrocarbon Trichloroethylene. Bioresource Technology. 100(21):5045-5050.
Acceleration of the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Corn Stover and Sugar Cane Bagasse Celluloses by Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yachmenev, V., Condon, B.D., Klasson, K.T., Lambert, A.H. 2009. Acceleration of the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Corn Stover and Sugar Cane Bagasse Celluloses by Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 3(1):25-31.
Copper (II) Adsorption by Activated Carbons from Pecan Shells: Effect of Oxygen Level During Activation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Rodgers III, J.E., Lima, I.M. 2009. Copper (II) Adsorption by Activated Carbons from Pecan Shells: Effect of Oxygen Level During Activation. Industrial Crops and Products. 30(1):72-77.
Acceleration of the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cotton Waste Celluloses by Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound Field - (Abstract Only)
Pyrolysis of Broiler Manure: Char and Product Gas Characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, I.M., Boateng, A.A., Klasson, K.T. 2009. Pyrolysis of Broiler Manure: Char and Product Gas Characterization. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 48(3):1292-1297.
Activated Carbon Derived from Fast Pyrolysis Liquids Production of Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops - (Abstract Only)
Lima, I.M., Boateng, A.A., Klasson, K.T., Hicks, K.B. 2008. Activated Carbon Derived from Fast Pyrolysis Liquids Production of Agricultural Residues and Energy Crops (abstract). 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, November 16-21, 2008, Philadelphia, PA.
Agricultural Waste as Sources for Mercury Adsorbents in Gas Applications - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M., Boihem, L.L. 2008. Agricultural waste as sources for mercury adsorbents in gas applications (abstract). 22nd International Activated Carbon Conference.
Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound Accelerates Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose Plant Matter - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T., Yachmenev, V., Condon, B.D., Lambert, A.H., Delhom, C.D. 2008. Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound Accelerates Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose Plant Matter. In: E. Sevim, T. McKeon, editors. Proceedings of the United States-Japan UJNR Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, August 24-28, 2008, Chicago, Illinois. p. 50-51. . Meeting .
Ultrasound Enhancement of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose Plant Matter - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Yachmenev, V., Condon, B.D., Lambert, A.H., Smith, J.N. 2008. Ultrasound Enhancement of Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Cellulose Plant Matter (abstract). 30th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. P. 148.
Activated Carbons from Agricultural Residuals - (Abstract Only)
Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2008. Activated Carbons from Agricultural Residuals (abstract). Agricultural and Industrial Waste Residuals Workshop.
Acceleration of Enzymatic conversion of Agricultural Waste Biomass into Bio-fuels by Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound Field - (Abstract Only)
Yachmenev, V., Condon, B.D., Klasson, K.T., Lambert, A.H., Smith, J.N. 2008. Acceleration of Enzymatic conversion of Agricultural Waste Biomass into Bio-fuels by Low Intensity Uniform Ultrasound Field. 30th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Book of Abstracts. p. 111.
Technical Aspects of Acceleration of Enzymatic Conversion of Corn Stover Biomass into Bio-fuels by Low Intensity, Uniform Ultrasound Field - (Abstract Only)
Yachmenev, V., Condon, B.D., Klasson, K.T., Lambert, A.H., Smith, J.N. 2008. Technical Aspects of Acceleration of Enzymatic Conversion of Corn Stover Biomass into Bio-fuels by Low Intensity, Uniform Ultrasound Field. 1st Annual World Congress of Industrial Biotechnology, Book of Abstracts. p. 50.
Agricultural By-products as Mercury Adsorbents in Gas Applications - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T., Boihem, L.L., Lima, I.M., Marshall, W.E. Agricultural by-products as mercury adsorbents in gas applications. In: Proceedings of the Sixteeth International Symposium on Mine Planning and Equipment Selection (MPES 2007) and the Tenth International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production (SWEMP 2007). Singhal, R.K., Fytas, K., Ge, H. (eds.). The Reading Matrix, Irvine, CA. p. 398-403. CDROM.
Conversion of animal manure to chars and their use as adsorbents for select metal ions - (Abstract Only)
Lima, I.M., Klasson, K.T. 2008. Conversion of animal manure to chars and their use as adsorbents for select metal ions (abstract). Residuals and Biosolids 2008 Traditions, Trends and Technologies Conference, March 30-April 2, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Bio-based Adsorbents from Agricultural Byproducts - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T., Wartelle, L.H., Lima, I.M. 2007. Bio-based Adsorbents from Agricultural Byproducts(abstract). 2nd Annual Pacific Rim Summit, November 14-16, 2007, Honolulu, Hawaii.
REMOVAL OF HEAVY METALS FROM SOLUTION BY A NOVEL SWINE MANURE-BASED ACTIVATED CARBON - (Proceedings)
Lima, I.M., Marshall, W.E. 2007. Removal of heavy metals from solution by a novel swine manure-based activated carbon. In: Proceedings of Sardina 2007, Eleventh International Waste Management and Landfill Symposium, CISA, Environmental Sanitary Engineering Centre, Italy (Published on CD).
Construction of Spline Functions in Spreadsheets to Smooth Experimental Data - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T. 2008. Construction of spline functions in spreadsheets to smooth experimental data. Advances in Engineering Software. 39:422-429.
Mesophilic Digestion Kinetics of Manure Slurry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karim, K., Klasson, K.T., Drescher, S.R., Ridenour, W., Borole, A.P., Al-Dahhan, M.H. 2007. Mesophilic Digestion Kinetics of Manure Slurry. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 142(3):231-242.
Remediation of groundwater contaminated with radioactive compounds ()
Klasson, K.T., Taylor, P.A. 2006. Remediation of groundwater contaminated with radioactive compounds. On line web access only at www.eolss.net.
Calculation of rates for enzyme and microbial kinetics via a spline technique ()
Klasson, K.T. 2007. Calculation of rates for enzyme and microbial kinetics via a spline technique. In: Hou, C.T., Shaw, J., editors. Biocatalysis and Biotechnology for Functional Foods and Industrial Products. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press. p. 495-504.
Biomodification of coal to remove mercury - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klasson, K.T., Borole, A.P., Mckeown, C.K., Hamilton, C.Y. 2006. Biomodification of coal to remove mercury. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 129-132:897-908.
METHANE PRODUCTION IN A 100-L UPFLOW BIOREACTOR BY ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF FARM WASTE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borole, A.P., Klasson, K.T., Ridenour, W., Holland, J., Karim, K., Al-Dahhan, M.H. Methane production in a 100-l upflow bioreactor by anaerobic digestion of farm waste. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 129-132:887-896.
POULTRY MANURE-BASED ACTIVATED CARBONS AS MERCURY ADSORBENTS - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T., Lima, I.M., Marshall, W.E. 2005. Poultry manure-based activated carbons as mercury adsorbents. In: Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Food and Agriculture Panel, October 22-29, 2005, Susono Fuji, Japan. p. 219-222.
CALCULATION OF RATES FOR ENZYME AND MICROBIAL KINETICS VIA A SPLINE TECHNIQUE - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T. 2005. Calculation of rates for enzyme and microbial kinetics via a spline technique (abstract). International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology: Functional Food and Industrial Products. Paper No. K-2.
CALCULATION OF RATES FOR ENZYME AND MICROBIAL KINETICS VIA A SPLINE TECHNIQUE - (Proceedings)
Klasson, K.T. 2005. Calculation of rates for enzyme and microbial kinetics via a spline technique. In: Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Food and Agriculture Panel, October 22-29, 2005, Susono Fuji, Japan. p. 223-230.
ANAEROBIC DIGESTION OF ANIMAL WASTE: EFFECT OF MODE OF MIXING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karim, K., Hoffmann, R., Klasson, K.T., Al-Dahhan, M.H. 2005. Anaerobic digestion of animal waste: effect of mode of mixing. Water Research. 39:3597-3606.
SPREADSHEET TOOLS FOR DETERMINATION OF DERIVATIVES AND MICROBIAL KINETICS - (Abstract Only)
Klasson, K.T. 2005. Spreadsheet tools for determination of derivatives and microbial kinetics (abstract). 27th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 6-55.
EFFECT OF MIXING IN ANAEROBIC DIGESTOR ON CONVERSION OF FARM WASTE TO METHANE IN 100L UPFLOW BIOREACTOR - (Abstract Only)
Borole, A.P., Klasson, K.T., Ridenour, W., Holland, J. 2005. Effect of mixing in anaerobic digestor on conversion of farm waste to methane in 100l upflow bioreactor (abstract). 27th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 5-53.
REMOVAL OF MERCURY FROM COAL VIA MICROBIAL BIOLEACHING - (Abstract Only)
Borole, A.P., Mckeown, C.K., Klasson, K.T., Hamilton, C.Y. 2005. Removal of mercury from coal via microbial bioleaching (abstract). 27th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 5-54.