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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Joseph O Rich
Renewable Product Technology Research
Chemistry

Phone: (309) 681-6117
Fax: (309) 681-6040
Room 2039

NTL CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL UTILIZATION RESEARCH
1815 N UNIVERSITY STREET
PEORIA , IL 61604

Projects
New Biobased Products and Improved Biochemical Processes for the Biorefining Industry
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427980
Technologies for Producing Renewable Bioproducts
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427981
Technologies for Producing Biobased Chemicals
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427993

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Biochemical conversion of sugar to novel renewable products and materials -
Skory, C.D., Cote, G.L., Leathers, T.D., Cormier, R., Rich, J.O. 2016. Biochemical conversion of sugar to novel renewable products and materials. Meeting Abstract. [abstract].
Modification of the mannitol biosynthetic pathway in Aureobasidium pullulans to alter the structure of the polyol lipid liamocin -
Innovation - A view from the Lab -
Rich, J.O. 2016. Innovation - A view from the Lab. PeoriaMagazines.com. 286345: 84.
Fate of virginiamycin through the fuel ethanol production process -
Bischoff, K.M., Zhang, Y., Rich, J.O. 2016. Fate of virginiamycin through the fuel ethanol production process. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 32(5):76. doi: 10.1007/s11274-016-2026-3.
Phylogenetic classification of Aureobasidium pullulans strains for production of feruloyl esterase -
Rich, J.O., Manitchotpisit, P., Peterson, S.W., Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Anderson, A.M. 2016. Phylogenetic classification of Aureobasidium pullulans strains for production of feruloyl esterase. Biotechnology Letters. 38(5):863-870.
Laccase-mediator catalyzed conversion of model lignin compounds -
Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M., Berhow, M.A. 2016. Laccase-mediator catalyzed conversion of model lignin compounds. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 5:111-115.
Novel feruloyl esterase from Lactobacillus fermentum NRRL B-1932 and analysis of the recombinant enzyme produced in Escherichia coli. -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Anderson, A.M., Rich, J.O. 2016. Novel feruloyl esterase from Lactobacillus fermentum NRRL B-1932 and analysis of the recombinant enzyme produced in Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 82(17):5068-5076. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01029-16.
Celebrating 75 years of research -
Rich, J.O. 2015. Celebrating 75 years of research. Peoria Progress Magazine. 1:28-32.
Improvement of lubricant materials using ruthenium isomerization Reprint Icon -
Doll, K.M., Walter, E.L., Bantchev, G.B., Jackson, M.A., Murray, R.E., Rich, J.O. 2016. Improvement of lubricant materials using ruthenium isomerization. Chemical Engineering Communications. 203(7):901-907.
Laccase-mediator catalyzed conversion of model lignin compounds -
Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M., Larson, T.M. 2016. Laccase-mediator catalyzed conversion of model lignin compounds. Meeting Abstract. 5:111-115.
Biofilm formation and ethanol inhibition by bacterial contaminants of biofuel fermentation -
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Anderson, A.M., Nunnally, M.S. 2015. Biofilm formation and ethanol inhibition by bacterial contaminants of biofuel fermentation. Bioresource Technology. 196:347-354.
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.
Development of synthetic chromosomes and improved microbial strains to utilize cellulosic feedstocks and express valuable coproducts for sustainable production of biofuels from corn -
Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Rich, J.O. 2015. Development of synthetic chromosomes and improved microbial strains to utilize cellulosic feedstocks and express valuable coproducts for sustainable production of biofuels from corn [abstract]. Corn Processing Workshop and International Starch Technology Conference.
Functional analyses of the cell wall hydrolase from Lactobacillus paracasei NRRL B-50314 expressed in Bacillus megaterium -
Liu, S., Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M. 2014. Antibacterial activity of a cell wall hydrolase from Lactobacillus paracasei NRRL B-50314 produced by recombinant Bacillus megaterium. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 42:229-235.
Selective oxidation of lignin model compounds – a combinatorial application of the laccase-mediator system -
Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M., Larson, T.M. 2014. Selective oxidation of lignin model compounds – a combinatorial application of the laccase-mediator system [abstract]. European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Sciences. L-K13.
Inhibitors of biofilm formation by fuel ethanol contaminants -
Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Nunnally, M.S., Anderson, A.M. 2014. Inhibitors of biofilm formation by fuel ethanol contaminants [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 22.
Production of insoluble glucans using modified recombinant glycosyltransferase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides -
Skory, C.D., Cote, G.L., Rich, J.O. 2014. Production of insoluble glucans using modified recombinant glycosyltransferase from Leuconostoc mesenteroides [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Abstract P9.
Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium sp. strain RPT-4213 -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2014. Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium sp. strain RPT-4213 [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. p. 24.
Inhibitors of biofilm formation by biofuel fermentation contaminants Reprint Icon -
Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Nunnally, M.S., Anderson, A.M. 2014. Inhibitors of biofilm formation by biofuel fermentation contaminants. Bioresource Technology. 169:45-51.
Production of novel microbial biopolymers -
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Skory, C.D., Cote, G.L. 2014. Production of novel microbial biopolymers [abstract]. Corn Utilization and Technology Conference. p. 15.
Corn fiber utilization for production of Schizophyllan -
Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Stanley, A.M., Rich, J.O. 2014. Corn fiber utilization for production of Schizophyllan [abstract]. Corn Utilization and Technology. Poster 35. p. 49.
Production of a yeast artificial chromosome for stable expression of a synthetic xylose isomerase-xylulokinase polyprotein in a fuel ethanol yeast strain -
Hughes, S.R., Cox, E.J., Bang, S.S., Pinkelman, R., Qureshi, N., Johnson, T.J., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A. 2013. Production of a yeast artificial chromosome for stable expression of a synthetic xylose isomerase-xylulokinase polyprotein in a fuel ethanol yeast strain [abstract]. The Center for Bioprocessing Research and Development.
Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium tyrobutyricum strain RPT-4213 Reprint Icon -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2013. Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium tyrobutyricum strain RPT-4213. Bioresource Technology. 143:322-329.
Lipase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans -
Leathers, T.D., Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M., Manitchotpisit, P. 2013. Lipase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Biotechnology Letters. 35(10):1701-1706.
Effects of lactic acid bacteria contamination on lignocellulosic ethanol fermentation -
Bischoff, K.M., Khatibi, P.A., Rich, J.O. 2013. Effects of lactic acid bacteria contamination on lignocellulosic ethanol fermentation [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster #2477. p. 203.
Development of mutated Kluyveromyces marxianus strains for ethanol production at elevated temperature from biomass hydrolysate -
Hughes, S.R., Cox, E.J., Kurtzman, C.P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Cote, G.L., Rich, J.O., Bang, S.S., Pinkleman, R., Riano-Herrera, N.M., Rodriguez-Valencia, N., Lopez-Nunez, J.C. 2013. Development of mutated Kluyveromyces marxianus strains for ethanol production at elevated temperature from biomass hydrolysate [abstract]. Center for Process Analysis and Control.
Laccases from Aureobasidium pullulans -
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Anderson, A.M., Bischoff, K.M., Manitchotpisit, P. 2013. Laccases from Aureobasidium pullulans. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 53(1):33-37.
Bioproducts and morphological features of diverse isolates of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans -
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2013. Bioproducts and morphological features of diverse isolates of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Academic Science and Tehcnology. p. 89.
Automated UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 and selection for microaerophilic growth and ethanol production at elevated temperature on biomass sugars Reprint Icon -
Hughes, S.R., Bang, S.S., Cox, E.J., Schoepke, A., Ochwat, K., Pinkelman, R., Nelson, D., Qureshi, N., Gibbons, W.R., Kurtzman, C.P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Cote, G.L., Rich, J.O., Jones, M.A., Cedeno, D., Doran-Peterson, J., Riano, N.M. 2013. Automated UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 and selection for microaerophilic growth and ethanol production at elevated temperature on biomass sugars. Journal of Laboratory Automation. 18(4):276-290.
The production of glucans via glucansucrases from Lactobacillus satsumensis isolated from a fermented beverage starter culture Reprint Icon -
Cote, G.L., Skory, C.D., Unser, S.M., Rich, J.O. 2012. The production of glucans via glucansucrases from Lactobacillus satsumensis isolated from a fermented beverage starter culture. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97(16):7265-7273.
Evaluation of laccase-mediator system (LMS) in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol Reprint Icon -
Larson, T.M., Anderson, A.M., Rich, J.O. 2012. Combinatorial evaluation of laccase-mediator system in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol. Biotechnology Letters. 35(2):225-231. DOI: 10.1007/s10529-012-1078-1.
Sustainable multipurpose biorefineries for third-generation biofuels and value-added co-products Reprint Icon -
Hughes, S.R., Gibbons, W.R., Moser, B.R., Rich, J.O. 2013. Sustainable multipurpose biorefineries for third-generation biofuels and value-added co-products. In: Fang, Z., editor. Biofuels - Economy, Environment and Sustainability. Croatia: InTech. p. 245-267.
Biotechnology of Aureobasidium pullulans: A phylogenetic perspective -
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2012. Biotechnology of Aureobasidium pullulans: A phylogenetic perspective [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. p. 194.
Increased ethanol production with UV-C mutagenized Kluyveromyces marxianus capable of anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars using fermentation strategies with corn pericarp hydrolysates -
Hughes, S.R., Kurtzman, C.P., Rich, J.O. 2012. Increased ethanol production with UV-C mutagenized Kluyveromyces marxianus capable of anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars using fermentation strategies with corn pericarp hydrolysates [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. IP175M.
Impact of using virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process on distillers grains coproducts -
Bischoff, K.M., Edrington, T.S., Rich, J.O., Zhang, Y. 2012. Impact of using virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process on distillers grains coproducts [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. S123.
Combinatorial evaluation of the laccase-mediator system (LMS) in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol -
Larson, T.M., Anderson, A.M., Rich, J.O. 2012. Combinatorial evaluation of the laccase-mediator system (LMS) in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol [abstract]. Gordon Research Conference.
Novel antibacterial polypeptide produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 -
Liu, S., Wilkinson, B.J., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Novel antibacterial polypeptide produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper #2512. p. 202.
Determining the fate of virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process -
Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Zhang, Y. 2012. Determining the fate of virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process [abstract]. Fuel Ethanol Workshop. Track 3. Paper 1. p. 23.
Modification of Rhizopus lactate dehydrogenase for improved resistance to fructose 1,6-bisphosphate -
Skory, C.D., Rich, J.O. 2012. Nodification of Rhizopus lactate dehydrogenase for improved resistance to fructose 1,6-bisphosphate [abstract]. Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper #9-22.
Novel antibacterial polypeptide laparaxin produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 via fermentation Reprint Icon -
Liu, S., Wilkinson, B.J., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Novel antibacterial polypeptide laparaxin produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 via fermentation. J Pet Environ Biotechnol. 3:121. DOI: 10.4172/2157-7463.
UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 strain for improved anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars -
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2012. UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 strain for improved anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars [abstract]. American Chemical Society.
Design and construction of a first-generation high-throughput integrated molecular biology platform for production of optimized synthetic genes and improved industrial strains -
Hughes, S.R., Butt, T.R., Bartolett, S., Riedmuller, S., Sterner, D., Farrelly, P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Rich, J.O. 2012. Design and construction of a first-generation high-throughput integrated molecular biology platform for production of optimized synthetic genes and improved industrial strains [abstract]. CBRD Advisory Board.
Development and application of automated systems for plasmid-based functional proteomics to improve syntheitc biology of engineered industrial microbes for high level expression of proteases for biofertilizer production -
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Tasaki, K., Riedmuller, S. 2012. Development and application of automated systems for plasmid-based functional proteomics to improve syntheitc biology of engineered industrial microbes for high level expression of proteases for biofertilizer production [abstract]. Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Track 3. Paper 4.
Production of biodiesel by transesterification of corn and soybean oils with ethanol or butanol using resin-bound truncated Candida antarctica lipase B -
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Robinson, S., Cox, E.J., Harmsen, A.J., Friesen, J.A., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkleman, R., Bang, S.S., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, Jr., J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2012. Synthetic resin-bound truncated Candida antarctica lipase B for production of fatty acid alkyl esters by transesterification of corn and soybean oils with ethanol or butanol. Journal of Biotechnology. 159:69-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2012.01.025.
VNTR fingerprinting of Kluyveromyces marxianus strains WT, 7-1, and 8-1 by using different primer types to give best results in PCR and on electrophorese gel in order to find differentiation of the DNA of the yeast strains. -
Schoepke, A., Cox, E., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2011. VNTR fingerprinting of Kluyveromyces marxianus strains WT, 7-1, and 8-1 by using different primer types to give best results in PCR and on electrophorese gel in order to find differentiation of the DNA of the yeast strains [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Poster #11.
Cloning and expression of a beta-xylosidase from the fungus Fusarium verticillioides -
Larson, T.M., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O. 2011. Cloning and expression of a beta-xylosidase from the fungus Fusarium verticillioides [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Abstract #P23.
Adaptation of lactic acid bacteria to butanol Reprint Icon -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2012. Adaptation of lactic acid bacteria to butanol. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1(1):57-61. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2011.08.008.
Random UV-C mutagenesis of Scheffersomyces (formerly Pichia) stipitis NRRL Y-7124 to improve anaerobic growth on lignocellulosic sugars Reprint Icon -
Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Gibbons, W.R., Bang, S.S., Pinkelman, R., Slininger, P.J., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Javers, J. 2012. Random UV-C mutagenesis of Scheffersomyces (formerly Pichia) stipitis NRRL Y-7124 to improve anaerobic growth on lignocellulosic sugars. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39(1):163–173.
Bacterial contamination of commercial starch-based ethanol production -
Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Rich, J.O. 2011. Bacterial contamination of commercial starch-based ethanol production. Proceedings of the International Starch Technology Conference. p. 58-64.
High-throughput automated molecular biology platform for production of fuel ethanol yeast capable of expressing high-value heterologous proteins -
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkleman, R., Bang, S.S., Doll, K.M., Tasaki, K., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2011. High-throughput automated molecular biology platform for production of fuel ethanol yeast capable of expressing high-value heterologous proteins. Proceedings of the Seventh International Starch Technology Conference. p. 21-29.
Purification and characterization of arabinofuranosidase from the corn endophyte Acremonium zeae Reprint Icon -
Bischoff, K.M., De Rezende, S.T., Larson, T.M., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2011. Purification and characterization of arabinofuranosidase from the corn endophyte Acremonium zeae. Biotechnology Letters. 33(10):2013-2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10529-011-0658-9.
Bioproducts from diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans -
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2011. Bioproducts from diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Asia-Pacific Biotechnology Congress and Philippine Society for Microbiology, Inc. p. 59.
Laccase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon -
Rich, J.O., Manitchotpisit, P., Peterson, S.W., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Laccase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Rangsit Journal of Arts and Sciences. 1(1):41-47.
Exploring Lactobacillus buchneri for Biomass to Biofuels -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Exploring Lactobacillus buchneri for biomass to biofuels [abstract]. Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology. p. 59.
Rapid Evaluation of the Antibiotic Susceptibility of Fuel Ethanol Contaminant Biofilms Reprint Icon -
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Nunnally, M.S., Bischoff, K.M. 2011. Rapid evaluation of the antibiotic susceptibility of fuel ethanol contaminant biofilms. Bioresource Technology. 102(2):1124-1130.
Purification and Characterization of Two Arabinofuranosidases from the Maize Endophyte Acremonium zeae -
Bischoff, K.M., De Rezenda, S.T., Larson, T.M., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Purification and characterization of two Arabinofuranosidases from the maize endophyte Acremonium zeae [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Poster No. P-12. p. 108.
Functional Expression of the Thiolase Gene thl from Clostridium beijerinckii P260 in Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus buchneri -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O. 2010. Functional expression of the Thiolase gene THL from Clostridium beijerinckii P260 in Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus buchneri [abstract]. Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms. p. 36.
Lignocellulosic Biofuels: Bioenergy Research at ARS -
Rich, J.O. 2010. Lignocellulosic biofuels: Bioenergy research at ARS [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Process Development Symposium. p. 13.
Production of Truncated Candida antarctica Lipase B Gene Using Automated PCR Gene Assembly Protocol and Expression in Yeast for use in Ethanol and Biodiesel Production. -
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Robinson, S., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkelman, R., Bang, S.B., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2010. Production of truncated Candida antarctica Lipase B gene using automated PCR gene assembly protocol and expression in yeast for use in ethanol and biodiesel production [abstract]. Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference. Talk 3. p. 5.
Renewable Products Research: Applications in Polymers, Fuels, and Co-Products -
Rich, J.O., Skory, C.D., Hughes, S.R. 2010. Renewable products research: Applications in polymers, fuels, and co-products [abstract]. University of Minnesota. #1.
Production of Candida antaractica Lipase B Gene Open Reading Frame using Automated PCR Gene Assembly Protocol on Robotic Workcell & Expression in Ethanologenic Yeast for use as Resin-Bound Biocatalyst in Biodiesel Production Reprint Icon -
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkelman, R., Bang, S.S., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2010. Production of Candida antaractica Lipase B gene open reading frame using automated PCR gene assembly protocol on robotic workcell and expression in ethanologenic yeast for use as resin-bound biocatalyst in biodiesel production. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 16(1):17-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.jala.2010.04.002.
Functional Expression of the Thiolase Gene thl from Clostridium beijerinckii p260 in Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus buchneri -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Qureshi, N., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Functional expression of the thiolase gene THl from Clostridium beijerinckii P260 in Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus buchneri. New Biotechnology. 27(4):283-288.
Fermentation of Corn Fiber Hydrolysate to Lactic Acid by the Moderate Thermophile Bacillus coagulans -
Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Fermentation of corn fiber hydrolysate to lactic acid by the moderate thermophile Bacillus coagulans. Biotechnology Letters. 32:823-828.
Enhanced Production of Carboxylic Acids by Engineering of Rhizopus -
Skory, C.D., Hector, R.E., Gorsich, S.W., Rich, J.O. 2009. Enhanced Production of Carboxylic Acids by Engineering of Rhizopus [abstract].
Current Status and Future Considerations Regarding the US Biofuel Industry -
Hughes, S.R., Tasaki, K., Rich, J.O. 2009. Current status and future considerations regarding the U.S. Biofuel Industry [abstract]. Mitsubish Chemical Corporation. p. 1.
Novel Lactate Transporters from Carboxylic Acid-Producing Rhizopus -
Skory, C.D., Hector, R.E., Gorsich, S.W., Rich, J.O. 2009. Novel lactate transporters from carboxylic acid-producing Rhizopus [abstract]. United States-Japan Natural Resources Food and Agriculture Panel. p. 160-163.
Novel Lactate Transporters from Carboxylic Acid-Producing Rhizopus -
Skory, C.D., Hector, R.E., Gorsich, S.W., Rich, J.O. 2009. Novel lactate transporters from carboxylic acid-producing Rhizopus. United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources. p. 160-163.
Production of the Anaerobic GMAX-L Yeast Using High-Throughput Mating and Transformation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae With Identified Genes For Simultaneous Cellulosic Ethanol and Biodiesel Production -
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Moser, B.R., Doll, K.M., Bischoff, K.M., Qureshi, N., Jones, M., Tasaki, K. 2009. Production of the anaerobic GMAX-L yeast using high-throughput mating and transformation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae with identified genes For simultaneous cellulosic ethanol and biodiesel production [abstract]. Bradley Biology Chemisty Seminar Series.
Lactic Acid Bateria - Friend or Foe? Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Production of Polysaccharides and Fuel Ethanol -
Rich, J.O., Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M. 2009. Lactic acid bacteria - Friend or Foe? Lactic acid bacteria in the production of polysaccharides and fuel ethanol [abstract]. Conference on Lactic Acid Bacteria in Thai Food and Feed Industries. Paper L01. p. 69.
Lactic Acid Bacteria – Friend or Foe? Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Production of Polysaccharides and Fuel Ethanol Reprint Icon -
Rich, J.O., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Cote, G.L., Liu, S. 2010. Lactic acid bacteria – Friend or Foe? Lactic acid bacteria in the production of Polysaccharides and fuel ethanol. KKU Research Journal. 15(5):424-435.
Genetic Engineering of Rhizopus for Enhancing Lactic Acid Production -
Rich, J.O., Skory, C.D. 2009. Genetic Engineering of Rhizopus for enhancing lactic acid production [abstract]. Conference on Fermentation Technology for Value Added Agricultural Products. Paper Fer406. p. 25.
Report membrane transport of lactic acid in the filamentous fungus Rhizopus Reprint Icon -
Skory, C.D., Hector, R.E., Gorsich, S.W., Rich, J.O. 2009. Report membrane transport of lactic acid in the filamentous fungus Rhizopus. KKU Research Journal. 15(9):826-831.
Analysis of a Functional Lactate Permease in the Fungus Rhizopus -
Skory, C.D., Hector, R.E., Gorsich, S., Rich, J.O. 2010. Analysis of a functional lactate permease in the fungus Rhizopus. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 46(1):43-50.
Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae Yeast Strain Engineered to Convert Glucose, Mannose, Arabinose, and Xylose (GMAX) to Ethanol Anaerobically -
Hughes, S.R., Qureshi, N., Butt, T., Bang, S., Bischoff, K.M., Saha, B.C., Liu, S., Rich, J.O. 2009. Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strain engineered to convert glucose, mannose, arabinose, and xylose (GMAX) to ethanol anaerobically [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers. Talk #2. p. 1.
Rapid evaluation of fuel ethanol contaminant biofilms -
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M. 2009. Rapid Evaluation of Fuel Ethanol Contaminant Biofilms [abstract]. 31st Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals.
Hemicellulolytic Enzymes from the Maize Endophyte Acremonium zeae -
Bischoff, K.M., Jordan, D.B., De Rezende, S.T., Rich, J.O. 2009. Hemicellulolytic enzymes from the maize endophyte Acremonium zeae [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Poster No. 5-57. p. 120.
Application of combinatorial biocatalysis for a unique ring expansion of dihydroxymethylzearalenone -
Rich, J.O., Budde, C.L., Mcconeghey, L.D., Cotterill, I.C., Mozhaev, V.V., Singh, S.B., Goetz, M.A., Zhao, A., Michels, P.C., Khmelnitsky, Y.L. 2009. Application of combinatorial biocatalysis for a unique ring expansion of dihydroxymethylzearalenone. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry Letters. 19:3059-3062.
Automated High Throughput GMAX-L Strains of Saccharomyces Cereviciae for Profitable Cellulosic Ethanol Production from Industrial Hydrosylates -
Hughes, S.R., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Moser, B.R., Rich, J.O., Qureshi, N., Hector, R.E., Dien, B.S., Cotta, M.A., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Bang, S., Jones, M. 2009. Automated high throughput GMAX-L strains of Saccharomyces cereviciae for profitable cellulosic ethanol production from industrial hydrosylates [abstract]. Society for In-Vitro Biology. p. 122.
Automated Yeast Transformation Protocol to Engineer S. cerevisiae Strains for Cellulosic Ethanol Production with Open Reading Frames that Express Proteins Binding to Xylose Isomerase Identified using Robotic Two-hybrid Screen -
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Bischoff, K.M., Hector, R.E., Qureshi, N., Saha, B.C., Dien, B.S., Liu, S., Jackson Jr, J.S., Sterner, D.E., Butt, T.R., Labaer, J., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Automated yeast transformation protocol to engineer S. cerevisiae strains for cellulosic ethanol production with open reading frames that express proteins binding to xylose isomerase identified using robotic two-hybrid screen. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 8:200-212.
Novel Oxidation of Cyclosporin A: Preparation of Cyclosporin Methyl Vinyl Ketone (Cs-MVK) -
Yang, Z., Pattamana, K., Molino, B.F., Haydar, S.N., Cao, Y., Bois, F., Maeng, J., Hemenway, M.S., Rich, J.O., Khmelnitsky, Y.L., Friedrich, T., Peace, D., Michels, P. 2009. Novel oxidation of Cyclosporin A: Preparation of Cyclosporin methyl vinyl ketone (Cs-MVK). Synlett. 18:2935-2938.
Automated production GMAX-L strains of Saccharomyces cereviciae for profitable sustainable cellulosic ethanol production combined with valuable coproduct isolation in mixed biorefinery settings -
Hughes, S.R., Doll, K., Moser, B., Bang, S., Rich, J., Qureshi, N., Hector, R., Dien, B., Cotta, M., Bischoff, K., Liu, S., Jones, M. 2009. Automated production GMAX-L strains of Saccharomyces cereviciae for profitable sustainable cellulosic ethanol production combined with valuable coproduct isolation in mixed biorefinery settings [abstract]. LabAutomation 2009. Abstract No. 109. p. 42.
Automated Yeast Mating Protocol Using Open Reading Frames from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Genome to Improve Yeast Strains for Cellulosic Ethanol Production -
Hughes, S.R., Hector, R.E., Rich, J.O., Qureshi, N., Bischoff, K.M., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Liu, S., Jackson Jr, J.S., Sterner, D.E., Butt, T.R., Labaer, J., Cotta, M.A. 2009. Automated yeast mating protocol using open reading frames from Saccharomyces cerevisiae genome to improve yeast strains for cellulosic ethanol production. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 8:190-199.
Extracellular Hemicellulolytic Enzymes from the Maize Endophyte Acremonium zeae -
Bischoff, K.M., Wicklow, D.T., Jordan, D.B., De Rezende, S.T., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2009. Extracellular hemicellulolytic enzymes from the maize endophyte Acremonium zeae. Current Microbiology. 58:499-503.
Modeling Bacterial Contamination of Fuel Ethanol Fermentation -
Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Worthington, R.E., Rich, J.O. 2009. Modeling bacterial contamination of fuel ethanol fermentation. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 103(1):117-122.
Make use of lactic acid bacteria in biomass to biofuel -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2008. Make use of lactic acid bacteria in biomass to biofuel [abstract]. International Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology. Post No. M-2. p. 60.
Conversion of Biomass Hydrolysates and Other Substrates to Ethanol and Other Chemicals by Lactobacillus buchneri -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Leathers, T.D., Price, N.P., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O. 2009. Conversion of biomass hydrolysates and other substrates to ethanol and other chemicals by Lactobacillus buchneri. Letters of Applied Microbiology. 48(3):337-342.
Three-vector System for use on Automated Systems for High-level Functional Expression of Value-added Co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an Industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae Strain -
Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D. 2008. Three-vector system for use on automated systems for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain [abstract]. Indiana Council of Engineering Societies. Abstract 13. p. 4.
Inhibition of Rhizopus Lactate Dehydrogenase by Fructose 1,6-bisphosphate -
Skory, C.D., Mertens, J.A., Rich, J.O. 2009. Inhibition of Rhizopus lactate dehydrogenase by fructose 1,6-bisphosphate. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 44(4):242-247.
Engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain for improved xylose utilization with a three-plasmid SUMO yeast expression system -
Hughes, S.R., Sterner, D.E., Bischoff, K.M., Hector, R.E., Dowd, P.F., Qureshi, N., Bang, S.S., Grynavyski, N., Chakrabarty, T., Johnson, E.T., Dien, B.S., Mertens, J.A., Caughey, R.J., Liu, S., Butt, T.R., Labaer, J., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O. 2009. Engineered Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain for improved xylose utilization with a three-plasmid SUMO yeast expression system. Plasmid Journal. 61(1):22-38.
Improving Biocatalysts for the Production of Biofuels from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks -
Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Liu, S. 2008. Improving biocatalysts for the production of biofuels from Lignocellulosic feedstocks [abstract]. U.S. Japan Natural Resources Meeting. p. 54-55.
Cellulosic Ethanol Production from Saccharomyces cerevisiae Engineered for Anaerobic Conversion of Pretreated Lignocellulosic Sugars to Ethanol -
Rich, J.O., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R. 2008. Cellulosic ethanol production from Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered for anaerobic conversion of pretreated Lignocellulosic sugars to ethanol [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper ID1211547.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae mass transformed with FLEXGenes results in strain capable of anaerobic fermentation of pentose and hexose sugars -
Hughes, S.R., Javers, J., Labaer, J., Butt, T., Hector, R.E., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Bischoff, K.M., Kohl, S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O. 2008. Saccharomyces cerevisiae mass transformed with FLEXGenes results in strain capable of anaerobic fermentation of pentose and hexose sugars [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. Session 34, S164, p. 106.
Proteomic Approach for Molecular Mechanisms under Ethanol Stress in Lactobacillus buchneri -
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2008. Proteomic approach for molecular mechanisms under ethanol stress in Lactobacillus buchneri [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. 0-030. p. 155.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to convert pretreated lignocellulosic sugars anaerobically to ethanol -
Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Hector, R.E., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Javers, J., Gibbons, W., Bang, S., Nelson, R., Standish, K., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O. 2008. Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to convert pretreated Lignocellulosic sugars anaerobically to ethanol [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Second Generation Biofuels Development Summit, Seminar 6. p. 1.
Three-vector system for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with xylose isomerase and xylulokinase in an industrial saccharomyces cerevisiae strain -
Hughes, S.R., Jackson Jr, J.S., Dowd, P.F., Hector, R.E., Bischoff, K.M., Sterner, D., Bang, S., Grynavyski, N., Chakrabarty, T., Johnson, E.T., Li, X., Caughey, R.J., Liu, S., Skory, C.D., Butt, T., Labaer, J., Dien, B.S., Saha, B.C., Bowen, M., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Cotta, M.A., Farrelly, P., Slininger P.J. 2008. Three-vector system for high-level functional expression of value-added co-products with Xylose Isomerase and Xylulokinase in an industrial Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain [abstract]. Cambridge Healthtech Institute, Second Generation Biofuels Development Summit. Poster #1. p. 4.
Ethanol production from modern biorefinery: Robotic platform for production of Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to convert pretreated lignocellulosic sugars to ethanol anaerobically -
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2008. Ethanol production from modern biorefinery: Robotic platform for production of Saccharomyces cerevisiae engineered to convert pretreated Lignocellulosic sugars to ethanol anaerobically [abstract]. Laboratory Robotics Information Group (LRIG). Seminar 1. p. 1.
Reversible derivatization to enhance enzymatic synthesis: Chemoenzymatic synthesis of Doxorubicin-14-O-Esters -
Cotterill, I.C., Rich, J.O., Scholten, M.W., Mozhaeva, L., Michels, P.C. 2008. Reversible derivatization to enhance enzymatic synthesis: Chemoenzymatic synthesis of Doxorubicin-14-O-Esters. Biotechnology and Bioengineering. 101(3):435-440.
Lycotoxin-1 insecticidal peptide optimized by amino acid scanning mutagenesis and expressed as a co-product in an ethanologenix Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain -
Hughes, S.R., Dowd, P.F., Hector, R.E., Panavas, T., Sterner, D.E., Qureshi, N., Bischoff, K.M., Bang, S.B., Mertens, J.A., Johnson, E.T., Li, X., Jackson Jr, J.S., Caughey, R.J., Riedmuller, S.B., Bartolett, S., Liu, S., Rich, J.O., Farrelly, P.J., Butt, T.R., Labaer, J., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Lycotoxin-1 insecticidal peptide optimized by amino acid scanning mutagenesis and expressed as a co-product in an ethanologenix Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain. Journal of Peptide Science. 14(9):1039-1050. Available: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/119030240/PDFSTART.
Regulatory concerns associated with use of value-added recombinant proteins and peptides screened in hgh-throughput for expression in fuel ethanol yeast strains -
Hughes, S.R., Dowd, P.F., Hector, R.E., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A., Slininger, P.J., Rosentrater, K.A. 2008. Regulatory concerns associated with use of value-added recombinant proteins and peptides screened in hgh-throughput for expression in fuel ethanol yeast strains [abstract]. LabAutomation 2008, Track 5, Seminar 4. p. 5.
Regulatory steps associated with use of value-added recombinant proteins and peptides screened in high-throughput for expression in genetically engineered starch and cellulosic fuel ethanol yeast strains -
Hughes, S.R., Chen, H., Tsai, D., Thompson, W., Dowd, P.F., Hooberman, B., Benjamin, L., Alexander, L.J., Rosentrater, K.A., Rich, J.O. 2007. Regulatory steps associated with use of value-added recombinant proteins and peptides screened in high-throughput for expression in genetically engineered starch and cellulosic fuel ethanol yeast strains [abstract]. FDA Meeting. Talk 1.
High-Throughput Fully Automated Construction of a Multiplex Library of Mutagenized Open Reading Frames for an Insecticidal Peptide Using a Plasmid-Based Functional Proteomic Robotic Workcell with Improved Vacuum System -
Hughes, S.R., Dowd, P.F., Hector, R.E., Riedmuller, S.B., Bartolett, S., Mertens, J.A., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Li, X., Jackson Jr, J.S., Sterner, D., Panavas, T., Cotta, M.A., Farrelly, P.J., Butt, T. 2007. High-throughput fully automated construction of a multiplex library of mutagenized open reading frames for an insecticidal peptide using a plasmid-based functional proteomic robotic workcell with improved vacuum system. Journal of Laboratory Automation. 12(4):202-212.
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