Page Banner

United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Related Topics

Victor Chan
Bioproducts Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Biochemistry)

Phone: (510) 559-5938
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.)
Biochemical characterization of a GH43 ß-xylosidase from Bacteroides ovatus -
Expression and characterization of hyperthermostable exo-polygalacturonase TtGH28 from Thermotoga thermophilus -
Wagschal, K.C., Stoller, J.R., Chan, V.J., Lee, C.C., Grigorescu, A.A., Jordan, D.B. 2016. Expression and characterization of hyperthermostable exo-polygalacturonase TtGH28 from Thermotoga thermophilus. Molecular Biotechnology. 58(7):509-519. doi 10.1007/s12033-016-9948-8.
X-ray crystal structure of divalent metal-activated ß-xyloisdase, RS223BX Reprint Icon -
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D., Wagschal, K., Lee, C.C., Chan, V.J., Dubrovska, I., Anderson, S., Wawrzak, Z. 2015. X-ray crystal structure of divalent metal-activated ß-xyloisdase, RS223BX. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 177:637-648. doi: 10.1007/s12010-015-1767-z.
From metagenomic gene discovery to enzymatic breakdown of crosslinks in agricultural fibers for functional products -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Marakami, M. 2015. From metagenomic gene discovery to enzymatic breakdown of crosslinks in agricultural fibers for functional products. Pacifichem Symposium. Meeting Abstract, BIOL 343.
A novel feruloyl esterase from rumen microbial metagenome: Gene cloning and enzyme characterization in the release of mono- and diferulic acids -
Wong, D., Takeoka, G.R., Chan, V.J., Liao, H., Marakami, M. 2015. A novel feruloyl esterase from rumen microbial metagenome: Gene cloning and enzyme characterization in the release of mono- and diferulic acids. Protein and Peptide Letters. 22(2):681-688.
Biochemical characterization of uronate dehydrogenases from three Pseudomonads, Chromohalobacter salixigens, and Polaromonas naphthalenivorans Reprint Icon -
Wagschal, K.C., Jordan, D.B., Lee, C.C., Younger, A.R., Braker, J.D., Chan, V.J. 2014. Biochemical characterization of uronate dehydrogenases from three Pseudomonads, Chromohalobacter salixigens, and Polaromonas naphthalenivorans. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 69:62-68.
Directed evolution of GH43 ß-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation Reprint Icon -
Singh, S.K., Heng, C., Braker, J.D., Chan, V.J., Lee, C.C., Jordan, D.B., Yuan, L., Wagschal, K.C. 2013. Directed evolution of GH43 ß-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 41(3):489-498. doi: 10.1007/s10295-013-1377-0.
Cloning of a novel feruloyl esterase gene from rumen microbial metagenome and enzyme characterization in synergism with endoxylanases -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Liao, H., Zidwick, M. 2013. Cloning of a novel feruloyl esterase gene from rumen microbial metagenome and enzyme characterization in synergism with endoxylanases. Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 40:287-295.
Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for consolidated bioprocessing in starch and biomass conversion -
Wong, D., Batt Throne, S.B., Chan, V.J. 2011. Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for consolidated bioprocessing in starch and biomass conversion. [Abstract]. Society of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-28,2011 New Orleans, Louisana.
Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae to produce feruloyl esterase for the release of ferulic acid from switchgrass -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Batt Throne, S.B., Sarath, G., Liao, H. 2011. Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae to produce feruloyl esterase for the release of ferulic acid from switchgrass. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-011-0985-9.
Functional characterization of two distinct xyoglucanases from rumenal microbes -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A., Batt Throne, S.B. Functional characterization of two distinct xyoglucanases from rumenal microbes. Meeting Abstract, AGFD 125.
Cloning and characterization of an exo-xylglucanase from rumenal microbial metagenome -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A., Batt Throne, S.B. 2010. Cloning and characterization of an exo-xylglucanase from rumenal microbial metagenome. Protein and Peptide Letters. 17:803-808.
A novel xyloglucan-specific endo-beta-1,4-glucanase: biochemical properties and inhibition studies -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A., Batt Throne, S.B. 2010. A novel xyloglucan-specific endo-beta-1,4-glucanase: biochemical properties and inhibition studies. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86:1463-1471.
Functional cloning of an endo-alpha-1,5-L-arabinanase gene from a metagenomic library -
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A. 2009. Functional cloning of an endo-alpha-1,5-L-arabinanase gene from a metagenomic library. Protein and Peptide Letters. 16:1411-1435.
Last Modified: 5/2/2016
Footer Content Back to Top of Page