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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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William Orts (Bill)
Bioproducts Research
Chemistry

Phone: (510) 559-5730
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3006-A

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-BCE
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY , CA 94710

Projects
Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427364
Technologies for Improving Industrial Biorefineries that Produce Marketable Biobased Products
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427427
Development of Renewable Diesel Additives from Ag-Byproducts
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 429290
Safer Natural Preservatives for Home Care and Cleaning Products
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 430787
Production of Environmentally Friendly PHA Biopolymers from Waste BioGas Derived from Agriculturally-Derived Solid Waste Streams
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 424509

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Biorefinery developments for advanced biofuels from a widening array of biomass feedstocks -
Orts, W.J., McMahan, C.M. 2016. Biorefinery developments for advanced biofuels from a widening array of biomass feedstocks. BioEnergy Research. 9(2):430-446. doi: 10.1007/s12155-016-9732-4.
Torrefaction of almond shells: effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products -
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Milczarek, R.R., Du, W., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2016. Torrefaction of almond shells: effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products. Industrial Crops and Products. 86:40-48.
Torrefaction of almond shells: effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products -
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Milczarek, R.R., Du, W., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2016. Torrefaction of almond shells: Effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products. Industrial Crops and Products. 86:40-48.
Properties of cellulose micro/nanofibers obtained from eucalyptus pulp fiber treated with anaerobic digestate and high shear mixing -
Tonoli, G., Holtman, K.M., Glenn, G.M., Fonseca, A., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Sa, V., Torres, L., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2016. Properties of cellulose micro/nanofibers obtained from eucalyptus pulp fiber treated with anaerobic digestate and high shear mixing. Cellulose. doi: 10.1007/s10570-016-0890-5.
Nanostructure enzyme assemblies for biomass conversion -
Torrefaction of pomaces and nut shells -
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Milczarek, R.R., Du, W., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Torrefaction of pomaces and nut shells. Bioresource Technology. 177:58-65.
Leaching behavior of water-soluble carbohydrates from almond hulls -
Offeman, R.D., Dao, G.T., Holtman, K.M., Orts, W.J. 2015. Leaching behavior of water-soluble carbohydrates from almond hulls. Industrial Crops and Products. 65:488-495.
Torrefied biomass-polypropylene composites -
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Wechsler, M., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Torrefied biomass-polypropylene composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. doi: 10.1002/app.41582.
Solution blow spun Poly(lactic acid)/Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose nanofibers with antimicrobial properties -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Du, W., Gregorski, K.S., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Solution blow spun Poly(lactic acid)/Hydroxypropyl methylcellulose nanofibers with antimicrobial properties. European Polymer Journal. 54:1-10.
Synthesis, characterization and nanocomposite formation of poly(glycerol succinate-co-maleate) with cellulose nanowhiskers -
Medeiros, E.S., Offeman, R.D., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Mattoso, L.H., Orts, W.J. 2014. Synthesis, characterization and nanocomposite formation of poly(glycerol succinate-co-maleate) with cellulose nanowhiskers. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 22(2):219-226.
Almond hulls as a biofuels feedstock: Variations in carbohydrates by variety and location in California -
Offeman, R.D., Holtman, K.M., Covello, K.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Almond hulls as a biofuels feedstock: Variations in carbohydrates by variety and location in California. Biomass and Bioenergy. 54:109-114.
Torrefaction of agricultural by-products: Effects of temperature and time on energy yields -
Expression and characterization of Coprothermobacter proteolyticus alkaline serine protease -
Majeed, T., Tabassum, R., Orts, W.J., Lee, C.C. 2013. Expression and characterization of Coprothermobacter proteolyticus alkaline serine protease. The Scientific World. doi: 10.1155/2013/396156.
Bionanocomposites -
Medeiros, E., Santos, A.S., Dufresne, A., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2013. Bionanocomposites. In: Sabu, Thomas, Kuruvilla, Joseph, Malhotra, S.K, Koichi, Goda, Sreekala, M.S., editors. Polymer composites. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-VCH. p. 361-430.
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.
Incorporation of poly(glycidylmethacrylate) grafted bacterial cellulose nano-whiskers in poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites: improved barrier and mechanical properties -
Martinez-Sanz, M., Abdelwahab, M.A., Lopez-Rubio, A., Lagaron, J., Chiellini, E., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2013. Incorporation of poly(glycidylmethacrylate) grafted bacterial cellulose nano-whiskers in poly(lactic acid) nanocomposites: improved barrier and mechanical properties. European Polymer Journal. 49:2062-2072. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2013.04.035.
Modification of vital wheat gluten with phosphoric acid to produce high free-solution capacity -
Robertson, G.H., Cao, T., Gregorski, K.S., Hurkman II, W.J., Tanaka, C.K., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2014. Modification of vital wheat gluten with phosphoric acid to produce high free-solution capacity. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 131(2):1-11.
Modification of vital wheat gluten with phosphoric acid to produce high free solution capacity -
Robertson, G.H., Cao, T., Gregorski, K.S., Hurkman II, W.J., Tanaka, C.K., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Modification of vital wheat gluten with phosphoric acid to produce high free solution capacity. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. DOI: 10.1002/app.39440.
Structure and location of macronutrients in ancient and alternative crops (abstract) -
Wood, D.F., Miller, S., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Structure and location of macronutrients in ancient and alternative crops (abstract). Supplement to Cereal Foods World. 58(4):A1..
Properties of electrospun pollock gelatin/poly(vinyl alcohol) and pollock gelatin/poly(lactic acid) fibers -
Chiou, B., Jafri, H.H., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Gregorski, K.S., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Properties of electrospun pollock gelatin/poly(vinyl alcohol) and pollock gelatin/poly(lactic acid) fibers. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 55:214-220.
Modification of wheat gluten with citric acid to produce superabsorbent materials -
Chiou, B., Jafri, H.H., Cao, T., Robertson, G.H., Gregorski, K.S., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Modification of wheat gluten with citric acid to produce superabsorbent materials. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 129:3192-3197.
Torrefaction of agricultural by-products (abstract) -
Chiou, B., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Klamczynski, A., Milczarek, R.R., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Du, W., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2013. Torrefaction of agricultural by-products (abstract). American Chemical Society Abstracts. p.1.
Solid lipid particles in lipid films to control diffusive release of 2-heptanone -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Gregorski, K.S., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2013. Solid lipid particles in lipid films to control diffusive release of 2-heptanone. Pest Management Science. 69(8):975-982. DOI:10.1002/ps.34162.
Influence of disperse phase characteristics on stability, physical and antimicrobial properties of emulsions containing cinnamaldehyde -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Du, W., Gregorski, K.S., Orts, W.J. 2012. Influence of disperse phase characteristics on stability, physical and antimicrobial properties of emulsions containing cinnamaldehyde. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:233-241. DOI: 10.1007/S11746-012-2164-1.
Physical characteristics of genetically-altered wheat related to technological protein separation -
Robertson, G.H., Blechl, A.E., Hurkman II, W.J., Anderson, O.D., Cao, T., Tanaka, C.K., Gregorski, K.S., Orts, W.J. 2013. Physical characteristics of genetically-altered wheat related to technological protein separation. Cereal Chemistry. 90(1):1-12.
Differences in alcohol-soluble protein from genetically altered wheat using capillary zone electrophoresis, one- and two-dimensional electrophoresis and a novel gluten matrix association factor analysis -
Robertson, G.H., Hurkman II, W.J., Anderson, O.D., Tanaka, C.K., Cao, T., Orts, W.J. 2012. Differences in alcohol-soluble protein from genetically altered wheat using capillary zone electrophoresis, one- and two-dimensional electrophoresis and a novel gluten matrix association factor analysis. Cereal Chemistry. 90(1):13-23. DOI: 10.1094/cchem-10-11-0123.
Biobased adhesives, gums, emulsions and binders: current trends and future prospects Reprint Icon -
Imam, S.H., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Biobased adhesives, gums, emulsions and binders: current trends and future prospects. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. DOI: 10.1080/01694243.2012.696892.
Thermal, mechanical and morphological characterization of plasticized PLA-PHB blends -
Abdelwahab, M.A., Flynn, A., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Chiellini, E. 2012. Thermal, mechanical and morphological characterization of plasticized PLA-PHB blends. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 97(9):1822-1828.
Focus on agricultural residues: Microstructure of almond hull (abstract) -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Offeman, R.D., Orts, W.J. 2012. Focus on agricultural residues: Microstructure of almond hull (abstract). 244th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. p. 194
Starch plastics packaging and agriculture applications -
Use of microscopy to assess bran removal patterns of rice milling -
Wood, D.F., Siebenmorgen, T.J., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2012. Use of microscopy to assess bran removal patterns of rice milling. Journal of Cereal Science. 60:6960-6965. DOI: 10.1021/jf301263s.
Isolation and characterization of a novel GH67 a-glucuronidase from a mixed culture -
Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Ruiping, L., Robertson, G.H., Kibblewhite, R.E., Orts, W.J. 2012. Isolation and characterization of a novel GH67 a-glucuronidase from a mixed culture. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39:1245-1251. DOI:10.1007/s10295-012-1128-7.
Morphological, mechanical properties and biodegradability of biocomposite thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone reinforced with sisal fibers -
Campos, A., Marconcini, J., Imam, S.H., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Martins-Franchetti, S., Mattoso, L. 2012. Morphological, mechanical properties and biodegradability of biocomposite thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone reinforced with sisal fibers. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. 31(8):573-581.
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.
Starch-based Foam Composite Materials: processing and bioproducts -
Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2011. Starch-based Foam Composite Materials: processing and bioproducts. Electronic Publication. 36(9): 1-7.
HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Bras, J., Orts, W.J., Senechal, T., Williams, T.G. 2011. HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles. Carbohydrate Polymers. 86 (4) 1549-1557.
Starch/polycaprolactone-containing composites reinforced with pre-treated sisal fibers -
Campos, A., Teixeira, E., Marconcini, J., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Mattoso, S., Imam, S.H. 2011. Starch/polycaprolactone-containing composites reinforced with pre-treated sisal fibers. Composite Science and Technology. 15:89-99.
Isolation of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme from a rumen metagenomic library -
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C., Li, R., Orts, W.J. 2012. Isolation of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme from a rumen metagenomic library. Protein Journal. 31(3):206-211.
Starch: chemistry, microstructure, processing and enzymatic degradation -
Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Abdel Wahab, M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Starch: chemistry, microstructure, processing and enzymatic degradation. In: CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, editors. Starch-Based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites. New York, NY: p. 5-32.
Starch-lipid composites containing cimmamaldehyde -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., De Campos, A., Du, W., Wood, D.F., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Starch-lipid composites containing cimmamaldehyde. Starch. 64(3):219-228.
Wheat flour exposed to ethanol yields dough with unexpected properties Reprint Icon -
Robertson, G.H., Hurkman Ii, W.J., Cao, T., Gregorski, K.S., Tanaka, C.K., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2011. Wheat flour exposed to ethanol yields dough with unexpected properties. Journal of Cereal Science. DOI:10.1094/CCHEM-03-11-0041.
Starch as a feedstock for bioproducts and packaging -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Holtman, K.M. 2012. Starch as a feedstock for bioproducts and packaging. Book Chapter. p. 255-269.
Correlative Microscopy -
Preparation and characterization of a novel micro- and nanocomposite hydrogels containing cellulosic fibrils -
Aouada, F.A., De Moura, M.R., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2011. Preparation and characterization of a novel micro- and nanocomposite hydrogels containing cellulosic fibrils. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:9433-9442.
HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles Reprint Icon -
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Bras, J., Williams, T.G., Senchal, T., Orts, W.J. 2011. HPMC reinforced with different cellulose nanoparticles. Carbohydrate Polymers. 86(4): 1549-1557.
Correlative Techniques in Microscopy -
Biodegradation of thermoplastic starch and its blends with poly(lactic acid) and polyethylene: influence of morphology -
Li, G., Sarazin, P., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Favis, B. 2011. Biodegradation of thermoplastic starch and its blends with poly(lactic acid) and polyethylene: influence of morphology. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 212(11):1147-1154.
Fish gelatin: Material properties and applications -
Chiou, B., Avena-Bustillos, R.J., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Mchugh, T.H., Orts, W.J. 2012. Fish gelatin: Material properties and applications. In: Fornasiero, P., Grazianai, M., editors. Renewable Resources and Renewable Energy: A Global Challenge, 2nd edition. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 143-157.
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.
Ethanol in biorefining and dehydration of agricultural materials: energy, capital cost, and product quality implications -
Robertson, G.H., Offeman, R.D., Cao, T., Orts, W.J. 2011. Ethanol in biorefining and dehydration of agricultural materials: energy, capital cost, and product quality implications. Biofuels, Bioproducts, & Biorefining (Biofpr). 5:37-53.
Screening and characterization of hemicellulose-degrading enzymes -
Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Orts, W.J. Screening and characterization of hemicellulose-degrading enzymes. 2010 SIM Annual Meeting and Exhibition; Abstract S160b: p101.
Using residual lipid to assess rice degree of milling -
Wood, D.F., Siebenmorgen, T.J., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M., Graves, A. 2010. Using residual lipid to assess rice degree of milling. Meeting Abstract 33:55.
Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mc Hugh, T.H. Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products. Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. 2010. 7729:03.
Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mc Hugh, T.H. 2010. Peering into the secrets of food and agricultural co-products. Proceedings of SPIE. Proceedings. 7729:772903-1 to 772903-4.
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering Reprint Icon -
Picciani, Paulo H. S., Medeiros, Eliton S., Pan, Zhongli, Wood, Delilah F., Orts, William J., Mattoso, Luiz H. C., Soares, Bluma G. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering – Cover 7/2010. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. Vol. 295 (7): Cover. 2010. DOI: 10.1002/mame.201090012.
Microstructure of Desmanthus illinoensis -
Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2010. Microstructure of Desmanthus illinoensis. Proceedings of SPIE. 2010. 7729:v1-v8.
Structural, electrical, mechanical and thermal properties of electrospun fibers of poly(lactic acid)/polyaniline blend. -
Picciani, P., Medeiros, E., Pan, Z., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L., Soares, B. 2010. Structural, electrical, mechanical and thermal properties of electrospun fibers of poly(lactic acid)/polyaniline blend.. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 295:618-627.
Structural, electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties of electrospun poly(lactic acid)/polyaniline blend fibers -
Picciani, P.H., Medeiros, E.S., Pan, Z., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H., Soares, B.G. 2010. Structural, electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties of electrospun poly(lactic acid)/polyaniline blend fibers. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 295: 618-627.
Cellulose nanowhiskers from coconut husk fibers: effect of preparation conditions on their thermal and morphological behavior -
Rosa, M.F., Medeiros, E.S., Malmonge, J.A., Gregorski, K.S., Wood, D.F., Mattoso, L.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2010. Cellulose nanowhiskers from coconut husk fibers: effect of preparation conditions on their thermal and morphological behavior. Carbohydrate Polymers. 81:83-92.
Finding the Bio in Biobased Products: Electrophoretic Identification of Wheat Proteins in Processed Products -
Robertson, G.H., Hurkman Ii, W.J., Cao, T., Tanaka, C.K., Orts, W.J. 2010. Finding the Bio in Biobased Products: Electrophoretic Identification of Wheat Proteins in Processed Products. Journal of Agricultural Food & Chemistry. 2010 April 14;58(7):4169-79.
Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzymes from mixed cultures -
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C., Orts, W.J. 2010. Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzymes from mixed cultures. Meeting Abstract. 85.
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.
Peering into the Secrets of Food and Agricultural Co-products -
Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Glenn, G.M., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mc Hugh, T.H. 2010. Peering into the Secrets of Food and Agricultural Co-products. Meeting Abstract; 7729:03
Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme -
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C., Wong, D., Orts, W.J. 2010. Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme. Meeting Abstract.
Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme -
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C., Wong, D., Orts, W.J. 2010. Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme. Meeting Abstract.
Electrospining of polyaniline/poly(lactic acid) ultrathin fibers: process and statistical modeling using a non-gaussian approach Reprint Icon -
Picciani, Paulo H. S., Soares, Bluma G., Medeiros, Eliton S., De Souza, Fernando G., Wood, Delilah F., Orts, William J., Mattoso, Luiz H. C. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations – Cover 9/2009. Macromolecular Theory and Simulations. Vol. 18 (9): Cover. 2009. DOI: 10.1002/mats.200990016.
Cloning and characterization of an alpha-glucuronidase from a mixed microbial population -
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2009. Cloning and characterization of an alpha-glucuronidase from a mixed microbial population. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 155(1-3):314-320.
Encapsulation of plant oils in porous starch microspheres -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2010. Encapsulation of plant oils in porous starch microspheres. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(7):4180-4184.
Physicochemical and morphological properties of poly (acrylamide) and methylcellulose hydrogels: rffects of monomer, crosslinker and polysaccharide compositions, polymer engineering and science -
Aouada, F., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2009. Physicochemical and morphological properties of poly (acrylamide) and methylcellulose hydrogels: rffects of monomer, crosslinker and polysaccharide compositions, polymer engineering and science. Polymer Engineering & Science. 49(12):2467-2474.
Molecular cloning and characterization of multidomain xylanase from manure library -
Li, R., Kibblewhite, R.E., Orts, W.J., Lee, C.C. 2009. Molecular cloning and characterization of multidomain xylanase from manure library. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. doi:10:1007/s11274-009-011106
Fresh fruit: microstructure, texture and quality -
Wood, D.F., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2009. Fresh fruit: microstructure, texture and quality. Proceedings of SPIE. 7378 (Microscopy and Analysis of Food Microstructures).
Effects of Drying Temperature on Barrier and Mechanical Properties of Cold-Water Fish Gelatin Films -
Chiou, B., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2009. Effects of Drying Temperature on Barrier and Mechanical Properties of Cold-Water Fish Gelatin Films. Journal of Food Engineering. 95(2), 327-331.
Electrospinning of Polyaniline/Poly(Lactic Acid) Ultrathin Fibers: Process and Statistical Modeling using a Non-Gaussian Approach -
Picciani, P.H., Soares, B.G., Medeiros, E.S., De Siyza, F.G., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2009. Electrospinning of Polyaniline/Poly(Lactic Acid) Ultrathin Fibers: Process and Statistical Modeling using a Non-Gaussian Approach. Macromolecular Theory and Simululations. 18:528–536.
Effect of fiber treatments on tensile and thermal properties of starch/ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers/coir biocomposites -
Rosa, M.F., Chiou, B., Medeiros, E.S., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Mattoso, L.H., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2009. Effect of fiber treatments on tensile and thermal properties of starch/ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers/coir biocomposites. Bioresource Technology. 100(21):5196-5202.
Cloning biomass-degrading enzymes from environmental sources -
Lee, C.C., Wong, D., Wagschal, K.C., Orts, W.J. 2009. Cloning biomass-degrading enzymes from environmental sources. Meeting Abstract.
Removal of paraquat pesticide from aqueous solutions using a novel adsorbent material based on polyacrylamide and methylcellulose hydrogels -
Aouada, F.A., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2009. Removal of paraquat pesticide from aqueous solutions using a novel adsorbent material based on polyacrylamide and methylcellulose hydrogels. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 114(4):2139-2148.
Development of Conducting Polyaniline/ Poly(Lactic Acid) Nanofibers by Electrospinning -
Picciani, P., Medeiros, E., Pan, Z., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L., Soares, B. 2009. Development of Conducting Polyaniline/ Poly(Lactic Acid) Nanofibers by Electrospinning. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 112(2):744-751.
Self-Assembled Films of Cellulose Nanofibers and Poly (o-ethoxyaniline) -
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Bernardes/Filho, R., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Self-Assembled Films of Cellulose Nanofibers and Poly (o-ethoxyaniline). Colloid and Polymer Science. 286 (11) 1265-1272.
Structure of Porous Starch Microcellular Foam Particles -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Structure of Porous Starch Microcellular Foam Particles. Meeting Abstract. 14 (supple. 2) 150-151.
Purification and characterization of a glycoside hydrolase family 43 Beta-xylosidase from Geobacillus thermoleovorans IT-08 -
Wagschal, K.C., Heng, C., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J., Wong, D. 2008. Purification and characterization of a glycoside hydrolase family 43 Beta-xylosidase from Geobacillus thermoleovorans IT-08. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 155(1-3):1-10.
Use of Microcellular Foam Particles for Encapsulation of Viscous fluids -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Imam, S.H., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2008. Use of Microcellular Foam Particles for Encapsulation of Viscous fluids. Abstract. 2008.
Cold Water Fish Gelatin Films: Effects of Cross-linking on Thermal, Mechanical, Barrier, and Biodegradation Properties -
Chiou, B., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Bechtel, P.J., Jafri, H.H., Narayan, R.R., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2008. Cold Water Fish Gelatin Films: Effects of Cross-linking on Thermal, Mechanical, Barrier, and Biodegradation Properties. European Polymer Journal. 44(11):3748-3753.
Electron Microscopy as a Valuable Tool for Designing Biobased Products -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Azam, F. 2008. Electron Microscopy as a Valuable Tool for Designing Biobased Products. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 14(2):1498-1499.
Metagenomic gene discovery and enzyme engineering for biomass conversion -
Wong, D., Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Smith, M.R., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. Metagenomic gene discovery and enzyme engineering for biomass conversion. American Chemical Society Western Regional Meeting. American Chemical Society Symposium: New Developments in Biofuels Research. Abstract 204.
Fine Structure of Starch-Clay Composites as Biopolymers -
Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Hoffmann, D.F., Williams, T.G., Yee, E., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J. 2008. Fine Structure of Starch-Clay Composites as Biopolymers. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 14(Suppl 2):1500-1501.
Biodegradable Composites Based on Starch/EVOH/Glycerol Blends and Coconut Fibers -
Rosa, M.F., Chiou, B., Medeiros, E.S., Wood, D.F., Mattoso, L.H., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2009. Biodegradable Composites Based on Starch/EVOH/Glycerol Blends and Coconut Fibers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 111(2):612-618.
STARCH/PULP-FIBER BASED PACKAGING FOAMS AND CAST FILMS CONTAINING ALASKAN FISH BY-PRODUCTS (WASTE) -
Imam, S.H., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Narayan, R.R., Avena Bustillos, R.D. 2008. Starch/pulp-fiber based packaging foams and cast films containing alaskan fish by-products (waste). BioResources. 3(3):758-773.
Structure of Porous Starch Microcellular Foam Particles -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Structure of Porous Starch Microcellular Foam Particles. Microscopy and Microanalysis. 14:150-151.
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.
Temperature Related Structural Changes in Wheat and Corn Starch Granules and Their Effects on Gels and Dry Foam -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F. 2008. Temperature Related Structural Changes in Wheat and Corn Starch Granules and Their Effects on Gels and Dry Foam. Starch/Starke. 60(9):476-484.
Self-assembled films of cellulose nanofibrils and poly(o-ethoxyaniline) -
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Bernardes-Filho, R., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Self-assembled films of cellulose nanofibrils and poly(o-ethoxyaniline). Colloid and Polymer Science. 286(11)1265-1272.
Cloning of Bacillus licheniformis xylanase gene and characterization of recombinant enzyme -
Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Smith, M.R., Wagschal, K.C., Orts, W.J., Wong, D. 2008. Cloning of Bacillus licheniformis xylanase gene and characterization of recombinant enzyme. Current Microbiology. 57:301-305.
Effect on dough functioned properties of partial fractionation, redistribution and in-site deposition of wheat flour gluten proteins exposed to ethanol and aqueous ethanol. -
Robertson, G.H., Cao, T., Orts, W.J. 2008. Effect on dough functioned properties of partial fractionation, redistribution and in-site deposition of wheat flour gluten proteins exposed to ethanol and aqueous ethanol. Cereal Chemistry. 85(5): 599-606.
Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Biorefinery Polymers with a Whole Range of Applications. The work of Robert H. Marchessault -
Orts, W.J., Nobes, G.A., Kawada, J., Nyuyen, S., Yu, G., Raenelle, F. Polyhydroxyalkanoates: Biorefinery Polymers with a Whole Range of Applications. The work of Robert H. Marchessault. Canadian Journal of Chemistry. 86: 628-640. 2008.
Effect of Relative Humidity on the Morphology of Electrospun Polymer Fibers -
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Offeman, R.D., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Effect of Relative Humidity on the Morphology of Electrospun Polymer Fibers. Canadian Journal of Chemistry. 86:590-599.
Development of a cleaner, durable and ash-less biobased firelogs from grass clippings and other agricultural derived residues with plant wax as a binder and starter -
Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Dorsey, J.C. Development of a cleaner, durable and ash-less biobased firelogs from grass clippings and other agricultural derived residues with plant wax as a binder and starter. Invention Report. Patent being written and will be supbmitted to PTO.
Agricultural chemistry and bioenergy -
Orts, W.J., Holtman, K.M., Seiber, J.N. 2008. Agricultural chemistry and bioenergy. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56:3892-3899.
Self-assembled films of cellulose nanofibers and poly (o-ethoxyaniline) -
Orts, W.J. 2008. Self-assembled films of cellulose nanofibers and poly (o-ethoxyaniline). Colloid and Polymer Science. 286(11):1265-1272.
Edible Films: Why, What and How! -
Pavlath, A.E., Orts, W.J. 2009. Edible Films: Why, What and How!. Edible Films and Coatings for Food and Other Applications. 1-24.
Effect of coconut, sisal and jute fibers on the properties of starch/gluten/glycerol matrix -
Corradini, E., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Agnelli, J.A., Mattoso, L.H. 2008. Effect of coconut, sisal and jute fibers on the properties of starch/gluten/glycerol matrix. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 17(1):1-9.
Electrospun nanofibers of poly(vinyl alcohol)reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils -
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Ito, E.N., Gregorski, K.S., Robertson, G.H., Offeman, R.D., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Electrospun nanofibers of poly(vinyl alcohol)reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 2:231-242.
Electrospun nanofibers of poly (vinyl alcohol) reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils -
Medeiros, E.S., Mattoso, L.H., Ito, E.N., Gregorski, K.S., Robertson, G.H., Offeman, R.D., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2008. Electrospun nanofibers of poly (vinyl alcohol) reinforced with cellulose nanofibrils. Polymer Engineering & Science. 2(3):231-242.
Types, production and assessment of biobased food packaging materials -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M.. Chiou, B-S, Shey, J., Narayan, R., Orts, W.J. 2008. Types, Production and Assessment of Biobased Food Packaging Materials. In Chiellini, E., editor. Environmentally Compatible Food Packaging. Cambridge, UK: Woodhead Publishing Limited. p. 29-62.
Cloning and characterization of xylanase gene from hot spring microorganism -
Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Smith, M.R., Wagschal, K.C., Orts, W.J., Wong, D. Cloning and characterization of xylanase gene from hot spring microorganism. Meeting Abstract #307.
Wheat proteins extracted from flour and batter with aqueous ethanol at subambient temperatures. -
Robertson, G.H., Cao, T., Orts, W.J. 2007. Wheat proteins extracted from flour and butter with aqueous ethanol at subambient temperatures. Cereal Chemistry. 84(5): 497-501.
In-situ lamination of starch-based baked foam articles with degradable films -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Ludvik, C.N. 2007. In-situ lamination of starch-based baked foam articles with degradable films. Packaging Technology and Science. 20(2):77-85.
Hydrogen-bond networks in linear, branched and tertiary alcohols -
Stephenson, S.K., Offeman, R.D., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2007. Hydrogen-bond networks in linear, branched and tertiary alcohols. Chemical Engineering Science. 62: 3019-3031.
Heat expanded starch-based compositions -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2007. Heat expanded starch-based compositions. Biomacromolecules. 55(10):3936-3943 doi url:http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jf0630163.
BLENDS OF STARCH WITH ETHYLENE VINYL ALCOHOL COPOLYMERS: EFFECT OF WATER, GLYCEROL AND AMINO ACIDS AS PLASTICIZERS -
Orts, W.J., Nobes, G.A., Glenn, G.M., Gray, G.M., Imam, S.H., Chiou, B. 2007. Blends of starch with ethylene vinyl alcohol copolymers: effect of water, glycerol and amino acids as plasticizers. Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 18 (8): 629-635. (2007)
Developing enzyme systems for biomass deconstruction -
Wong, D., Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Smith, M.R., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2007. Developing enzyme systems for biomass deconstruction. Meeting Abstract. Paper No. 217
Single-use, Disposable Food Containers: Starch-basded Alternatives to Petroleum-based Plastics -
Glenn, G.M., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F. Single-use, Disposable Food Containers: Starch-basded Alternatives to Petroleum-based Plastics. Abstract #412.
Fiber-Reinforced Composite Foam -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. Fiber-Reinforced Composite Foam. Abstract, paper #665c.
Enzyme catalysis of insoluble cornstarch granules: impact on surface morphology, property and biogradability -
Imam, S.H., Gordon, S.H., Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2006. Enzyme catalysis of insoluble cornstarch granules: impact on surface morphology, property and biogradability. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 91(12): 2894-2900.
RHEOLOGICAL AND MECHANICAL PROPERTIES OF CROSS-LINKED FISH GELATINS -
Chiou, B., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Shey, J., Yee, E., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2006. Rheological and mechanical properties of cross-linked fish gelatins. Polymer. 47(18):6379-6386.
PROPERTIES OF FIBER-REINFORCED EXTRUDED STARCH-BASED FOAM -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Chiou, B., Holtman, K.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Properties of fiber-reinforced extruded starch-based foam. 232 American Chemical Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006, Paper No 1010944.
POLYACRYLAMIDE (PAM) IN AGRICULTURE AND ENVIRONMENTAL LAND MANAGEMENT -
Sojka, R.E., Bjorneberg, D.L., Entry, J.A., Lentz, R.D., Orts, W.J. 2007. Polyacrylamide (PAM) in agriculture and environmental land management. Advances in Agronomy. 92:75-162.
EVOLUTIONARY ENZYME DESIGN FOR IMPROVED BIOREFINING OF CROPS AND RESIDUES -
Wong, D., Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Smith, M.R., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Evolutionary enzyme design for improved biorefining of crops and residues. Technical Program (abstract). P8.
HEAT EXPANDED STARCH-BASED COMPOSITIONS -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2006. 13th Annual BEPS International Meeting, Chicago, IL, June 14-17, 2006, Paper No. 50.
Ethanol and water capacities of alcohols: a molecular dynamics study -
Stephenson, S.K., Offeman, R.D., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Ethanol and water capacities of alcohols: a molecular dynamics study. Chemical Engineering Science. 61: 5834-5840.
Properties of foam and composite materials made o starch and cellulose fiber -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Wood, D.F., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Properties of foam and composite materials made o starch and cellulose fiber. Meeting Abstract. Composits Materials Conference in Gramado, Brazil, April 23026, 2007.
UTILIZATION OF BIOBASED MATERIALS IN FOOD PACKAGING -
Glenn, G.M., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Shey, J., Chiou, B., Holtman, K.M., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2006. Utilization of biobased materials in food packaging. ARS-Mexico Biotechnology Conference, Monterey, Mexico, April 24-28, 2006, Paper #1.
CONTROL-RELEASE DEVICES MADE FROM BIOPRODUCTS -
Glenn, G.M., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Holtman, K.M., Shey, J., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2006. Control-release devices made from bioproducts. ARS-Mexico Biotechnology Conference, Monterey, Mexico, April 24-18, 2006, Paper #2.
MANUFACTURE OF BIOBASED BUILDING MATERIALS -
Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Shey, J., Holtman, K.M., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F. 2006. Manufacture of biobased building materials. ARS-Mexico Biotechnology Conference, Monterey, Mexico, April 24-28, 2006, Paper No.3.
EFFECTS OF PROCESSING VARIABLES ON NANOCLAY DISPERSION IN STARCH-CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Wood, D.F., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2006. Effects of processing variables on nanoclay dispersion in starch-clay nanocomposites. Cereal Chemistry. 83(3):300-305.
Permeability of starch gel matrices and select films to solvent vapors -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Chiou, B., Mchugh, T.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Hoffman, G.D., Offeman, R.D. 2006. Permeability of starch gel matrices and select films to solvent vapors. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54(9):3297-3304.
COMPRESSION DEFORMATION AND STRUCTURAL RELATIONSHIPS OF COOKED RICE -
Ogawa, Y., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2006. Compression deformation and structural relationships of cooked rice. Cereal Chemistry. 83 (6): 635-640. (2006)
IN-SITU LAMINATION OF STARCH-BASED BAKED FOAM ARTICLES WITH DEGRADABLE FILMS -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2006. In-situ lamination of starch-based baked foam articles with degradable films. Packaging Technology and Science, Http://www3.wileyinterscience.com/search/allsearch?mode=viewselected&product=journal&ID=112649781&view_selected.x=67&view_selected.y=6. .
ONE-POT SELECTIVE DERIVATIZATION OF STARCH -
Shey, J., Holtman, K.M., Wong, R.Y., Gregorski, K.S., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2005. One-pot selective derivatization of starch. PacifiChem International Symposia, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15-20, Paper No. 585MACR.
THE AZIDATION OF STARCH -
Shey, J., Holtman, K.M., Wong, R.Y., Gregorski, K.S., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H. 2006. The azidation of starch. Carbohydrate Polymers. 65 (4): 529-534 (2006)
STARCH GEL MATRICES USED FOR CONTROLLED RELEASE OF VOLATILE LIQUIDS -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Chiou, B., Mc Hugh, T.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Starch gel matrices used for controlled release of volatile liquids. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54(9):3297-3304.
USE OF STARCH GEL MATRICES FOR CONTROLLED-RELEASE OF VOLATILE LIQUIDS -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F. 2005. Use of starch gel matrices for controlled-release of volatile liquids. Pacifichem International Symposia, Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15-20, 2005, Paper #569 MACR.
PROPERTIES OF BAKED STARCH FOAM WITH NATURAL RUBBER LATEX -
Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2006. Properties of baked starch foam with natural rubber latex. Industrial Crops and Products, 24:34-40.
Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions using biobased oils, alcohols and esters -
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2006. Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions using biobased oils, alcohols and esters. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 83: 153-157.
THERMO-FORMED WHEAT GLUTEN PROTEIN BIOPOLYMERS -
Pallos, F.M., Robertson, G.H., Pavlath, A.E., Orts, W.J. 2006. Thermo-formed wheat gluten protein biopolymers. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54:349-52.
NATIVE OR RAW STARCH DIGESTION -
Robertson, G.H., Wong, D., Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Smith, M.R., Orts, W.J. 2006. Native or raw starch digestion: A Key step in energy efficient biorefining of grain. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 54:353-65.
STRUCTURE AND TEXTURE RELATIONSHIPS IN COOKED RICE -
Ogawa, Y., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2005. Structure and texture relationships in cooked rice. Proceedings of the United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Food and Agriculture Panel, 34th Annual Meeting, volume 34, pp 40-43.
STARCH POLYMEER: CHEMISTRY, ENGINEERING AND NOVEL PRODUCTS -
Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Inglesby, M.K., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2005. Starch polymeer: biopolymers and their biocomposites. Natural Fibers, Biopolymers, and Their Biocomposites. 639-669.
RHEOLOGY OF CROSS-LINKING FISH GELATINS -
Chiou, B., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Bechtel, P.J., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2005. Rheology of cross-linking fish gelatins. PacifiChem 2005 in Honolulu, Hawaii, December 15-20, 2005, Paper No. 661 MACR.
Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 1. Screening methodology for solvents -
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2005. Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 1. Screening methodology for solvents. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 44: 6789-6796.
Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 2. Linear, branched and ring-containing alcohol solvents -
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2005. Solvent extraction of ethanol from aqueous solutions. 2. Linear, branched and ring-containing alcohol solvents. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 44: 6797-6803.
COLD ETHANOL FOR BIOREFINING -
Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2005. Cold ethanol for biorefining. International Starch Technology Conference. June 5-8, 2005, Bioproducts, Editors Rausch, K., Singh, V., Tumbleson, M. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. pp 3-3.
BIOBASED MATERIALS OF CONTROLLED PERFORMANCE -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Chiou, B., Klamczynski, A., Wood, D.F. 2004. Biobased materials of controlled performance. Presented at the 2nd Int'l Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry and 9th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Washington, DC; June 20-24, 2004. Paper No. 184 (Abstract).
STARCH-BASED BIOPRODUCTS IN ENCAPSULATION APPLICATIONS AND FOOD PACKAGING -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2004. Starch-based bioproducts in encapsulation applications and food packaging. Presented at the 2nd Int'l Conference on Green and Sustainable Chemistry and 9th Annual Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference in Washington, DC; June 20-24, 2004. Paper No. 182 (Abstract).
BLENDS OF POLYLACTIDE WITH THERMOPLASTIC STARCH -
Sarazin, P., Huneault, M., Orts, W.J., Favis, B. Blends of polylactide with thermoplastic starch. Society of Plastics Engineers Proceedings.
BIODEGRADABLE FILMS AND FOAM FROM RENEWABLE PLANT POLYMERS -
Imam, S.H., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Holtman, K.M., Chiou, B., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2004. Biodegradable films and foam from renewable plant polymers. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society International Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, December 5-10, 2004. Paper No. 41 (Abstract).
PROPERTIES OF BAKED STARCH FOAM WITH NATURAL RUBBER LATEX -
Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, T.G., Orts, W.J. 2004. Properties of baked starch foam with natural rubber latex.BioEnvironmental Polymer Society International Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, December 5-10, 2005. Paper No. 57 (Abstract).
RHEOLOGY OF STARCH-CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2005. Rheology of starch-clay nanocomposites. Carbohydrate Polymers. 59: 467-475 (2005)
RHEOLOGY AND PROCESSING OF STARCH-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2005. Rheology and processing of starch-based nanocomposites. Carbohydrate Polymers 59:467-475.
PROCESSING BIOPOLYMERS AND BIOMATERIALS FOR NOVEL USES -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Ludvik, C.N., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B. 2004. Processing biopolymers and biomaterials for novel uses. Popular Publication, 3:30-43.
USE OF SYNTHETIC POLYMERS AND BIOPOLYMERS FOR SOIL STABILIZATION IN AGRICULTURAL, CONSTRUCTION AND MILITARY APPLICATIONS -
Orts, W.J., Roa-Espinosa, A., Sojka, R.E., Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Erlacher, K., Pedersen, J. 2007. Use of synthetic polymers and biopolymers for soil stabilization in agricultural, construction and military applications. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering. 19(1):58-66.
PROCESSING BIOPOLYMERS AND BIOMATERIALS FOR NOVEL USES -
Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B. 2004. Processing biopolymers and biomaterials for novel uses. Procesos Biotechnologies. Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, November 29 to December 3. Paper No. 20 (Abstract).
PROPERTIES AND PROCESSING OF STARCH-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES CONTAINING NANOCLAYS -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2004. Properties and processing of starch-based nanocomposites containing nanoclays. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society International Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, December 5-10, 2004. Paper No. 17 (Abstract).
APPLICATION OF CELLULOSE MICROFIBRILS IN POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES -
Orts, W.J., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Guttman, M.E. 2005. Application of cellulose microfibrils in polymer nanocomposites. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 13(4):301-306.
OIL-FILLED STARCH GELS: A DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR VOLATILE CHEMICALS -
Glenn, G.M., Shey, J., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F. 2004. Oil-filled starch gels: a delivery system for volatile chemicals. BioEnvironmental Polymer Society International Meeting in Monterrey, Mexico, December 5-10, 2004. Paper No. 19 (abstract).
RHEOLOGY OF STARCH-CLAY NANOCOMPOSITES -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2005. Rheology of starch-clay nanocomposites. Carbohydrate Polymers. Journal Article. 59:467-475
ENVISIONING BIOREFINERIES BASED ON UTILIZATION OF LIGNOCELLULOSIC STRAWS AND BAGASSESS -
Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Wong, D., Inglesby, M.K., Guttman, M.E., Samac, D.A. 2004. Envisioning biorefineries based on utilization of lignocellulosic straws and bagassess. 227th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, CA.
Application of cellulose microfibrils in polymer nanocomposites. -
Orts, W.J., Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Guttman, M.E. 2005. Application of cellulose microfibrils in polymer nanocomposites. Polymers and the Environment. 13: 4.
ANALYSIS OF THE MATERIAL PROPERTIES OF AGRICULTURALLY-DERIVED BIOPOLYMERS AND THEIR DEGRADATION IN CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTS -
Orts, W.J. Analysis of the material properties of agriculturally-derived biopolymers and their degradation in controlled environments. ANTEC 04 Society of Plastics Engineers National Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 15-19, 2004. 2427-2431.
BIOPOLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES CONTAINING NATIVE WHEAT STARCH AND NANOCLAYS -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Imam, S.H. 2004. Biopolymer nanocomposites containing native wheat starch and nanoclays. American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 22-26, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Abstract.
BIO-BASED NANOCOMPOSITES PRODUCED FROM NATIVE WHEAT STARCH AND MONTMORILLONITE NANOCLAYS -
Chiou, B., Yee, E., Glenn, G.M., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2004. Bio-based nanocomposites produced from native wheat starch and montmorillonite nanoclays. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting, Austin, Texas, November 7-12, 2004. Paper No. 357D (Abstract).
STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION OF COMPLEX CARBOHYDRATES IN PRODUCE AND THEIR DEGRADATION PROCESS. -
Imam, S.H., Shey, J., Wood, D.F., Glenn, G.M., Chiou, B., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Orts, W.J. 2005. Structure and function of complex carbohydrates in produce and their degradation products. In:Lamikanra, O., Imam, S.H., Ukuku, D.O. editors. Produce degradation: pathways and prevention. CRC Press. LLC. p. 563-597.
RENEWABLE STARCH POLYMER: PROPERTY, MODIFICATION, PROCESSING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2004. Renewable starch polymer: property, modification, processing and product development. International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry World Polymer Congress Proceedings. 128.
UTILIZATION OF WHEAT STARCH IN FOOD SERVICE PACKAGING -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Ludvik, C.N., Orts, W.J. 2004. Utilization of wheat starch in food service packaging. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings, September 19-22, 2004.
CHARACTERIZATION AND PERFORMANCE OF STARCH-POLY-(VINYL ALCOHOL) (PVA) BLENDS WITH AGRICULTURAL WASTE FIBER -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Shey, J., Klamczynski, A., Nguyen, T.T., Cornish, K., Orts, W.J. 2004. Characterization and performance of starch-poly-(vinyl alcohol) (pva) blends with agricultural waste fiber. Society of Plastics Engineers Proceedings. 2437-2441.
MICROSTRUCTURE OF PRODUCE DEGRADATION -
Wood, D.F., Imam, S.H., Sabellano, G.P., Eyerly, P.R., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2005. Microstructure of produce degradation. In: Lamikanra, O., Imam, S.H., Ukuku, D.O. editors. Produce degradation: pathways and prevention, Olusola Lamikanra, Syed H. Imam and Dike O. Ukuku, eds., pp. 529-561.
ROLE OF CUTICLES IN PRODUCE QUALITY AND PRESERVATION -
Glenn, G.M., Chiou, B., Imam, S.H., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2005. Role of cuticles in produce quality and preservation. In: Lamikanra, O., Imam, S.H., Ukuku, D.O. editor. Produce degradation: pathways and prevention. CRC Press. LLC. p 19-53.
SOIL PHYSICS AND HYDROLOGY: CONDITIONERS -
Sojka, R.E., Orts, W.J., Entry, J.A. 2004. Soil physics and hydrology: conditioners. In: Hillel, D., editor. Encyclopedia of Soil Science. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier, Ltd. p. 301-306.
LIGHTWEIGHT CONCRETE CONTAINIG ALKALINE RESISTENT STARCH-BASED AQUAGELS -
Glenn, G.M., Klamczynski, A., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H. 2004. Lightweight concrete containig alkaline resistent starch-based aquagels. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 12(3):189-196.
UTILIZATION OF WHEAT STARCH IN FOOD SERVICE PACKAGING -
Glenn, G.M., Ludvik, C.N., Klamczynski, A., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2004. Utilization of wheat starch in food service packaging. 56th Annual Detmold Starch Convention, Appril 20-22, 2004, Detmold, Germany. Paper No. 18 (Abstract)
Effect of fiber source on cellulose reinforced polymer nanocomposites -
Orts, W.J., Imam, S.H., Shey, J., Glenn, G.M., Inglesby, M.K., Guttman, M.E., Nguyen, T.T., Revol, J.F. 2004. Effect of fiber source on cellulose reinforced polymer nanocomposites. Society of Plastics Engineers Proceedings. p. 2427-2431.
FIBER REINFORCED EXTRUDED STARCH FORM -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Klamczynski, A. 2004. Fiber reinforced extruded starch form. ANTEC, Chicago, IL. 2484-2488.
SINGLE-STEP IN SITU PROCESS FOR MAKING LAMINATED BAKED STARCH FOAM -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2003. Single-step in situ process for making laminated baked starch foam. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, San Francisco, CA, November 16-21, 2003.
HYDROGELS FROM BLENDS OF STARCH AND MAGNESIUM SILICATE, POLY(VINYL ALCOHOL) AND ETHYLENE (VINYL ALCOHOL) COPOLYMER. -
Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2003. Hydrogels from blends of starch and magnesium silicate, poly(vinyl alcohol) and ethylene (vinyl alcohol) Copolymer. American Institute of Chemical Engineer's Annual Meeting, November 16-21, 2003, San Francisco, CA.
Historical structures of cooked rice grain -
Ogawa, Y., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F. 2003. Historical structures of cooked rice grain. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 51:7019-7023.
STARCH BIODEGRADATION IN COMPLEX POLYMERIC MATRICES -
Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Shey, J., Wood, D.F. 2003. Starch biodegradation in complex polymeric matrices. Bio Environmental Polymer Society Annual Meeting, August 10-14.
AGRICULTURALY-DERIVED POLYMER-FIBER (NANO) COMPOSITES -
Orts, W.J., Nobes, G.A.R., Glenn, G.M., Inglesby, M.K., Gray, G.M. 2003. Agriculturaly-derived polymer-fiber (nano) composites. 225th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 2003.
EFFECT OF PLASTICIZER AND AGRICULTURE FIBER ON THE MECHANICAL PROPERTY OF STARCH-PECTIN CAST FILMS -
Shey, J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J., Wood, D.F., Inglesby, M.K., Klamczynski, A., Nguyen, T.T. 2003. Effect of plasticizer and agriculture fiber on the mechanical property of starch-pectin cast films. Bio Environmental Polymer Society Meeting, Denver, CO.
POLYMER APPLICATION IN IRRIGATION WATER TO REDUCE EROSION AND BETTER MANAGE WATER INFILTRATION -
Orts, W.J., Sojka, R.E. 2003. Polymer application in irrigation water to reduce erosion and better manage water infiltration. Encyclopedia of Water Science. B.A. Stewart and Terrt A, Howell, Editors. 449-453p.
SYNTHETIC- AND BIO-POLYMER USE FOR RUNOFF WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN IRRIGATED AGRICULTURE -
Sojka, R.E., Entry, J.A., Orts, W.J., Morishita, D.W., Ross, C.W., Horne, D.J. 2003. Synthetic- and bio-polymer use for runoff water quality management in irrigated agriculture. Proceedings of the 7th International Specialised Conference on Diffuse Pollution and Basin Management and 36th Scientific Meeting of the Estuarine and Coastal Sciences Association (ECSA), August 17-22, 2003, Dublin, Ireland. p. 3-130 - 3-136.
OBSERVATION METHOD FOR THE HISTOLOGICAL STRUCTURE OF COOKED RICE KERNELS USING ADHESIVE TAPE -
Ogawa, Y., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M., Miyashita, K., Tsuta, M., Sugiyama, J. 2003. Observation method for the histological structure of cooked rice kernels using adhesive tape. Japanese Journal of Food Science. 50:(7)319-323.
POLYMER NANOCOMPOSITES FROM CELLULOSE MICROFIBRILS -
Orts, W.J., Inglesby, M.K., Glenn, G.M., Wood, D.F., Bailey, D.A., Revol, J. 2002. Polymer nanocomposites from cellulose microfibrils. Society of Plastics Engineers Proceedings. 30:4-6.
Alaskan Fish Gelatin Films: Thermal, Tensile, and Barrier Properties and Effects of Cross-linking -
Chiou, B., Avena-Bustillos, R.J., Bechtel, P.J., Imam, S.H., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2001. Alaskan Fish Gelatin Films: Thermal, Tensile, and Barrier Properties and Effects of Cross-linking. Abstract. 2008.
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