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William Hart-Cooper
Bioproducts Research
Research Chemical Engineer

Phone: (510) 559-5929
Fax: (510) 559-5818

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

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Projects
Bioproducts and Biopolymers from Agricultural Feedstocks
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438296

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Safer sunscreens: investigation of naturally derived UV absorbers for potential use in consumer products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hart-Cooper, W.M., Orts, W.J., Thompson, A.J., Johnson, K., Cunniffe, J. 2021. Safer sunscreens: investigation of naturally derived UV absorbers for potential use in consumer products. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 9:9085-9092. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c02504.
Investigation of naturally derived UV absorbers for potential use in consumer products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thompson, A.J., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Cunniffe, J.C., Johnson, K., Orts, W.J. 2021. nvestigation of naturally derived UV absorbers for potential use in consumer products. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 9(27):9085-9092. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c02504.
Production of poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutryate) copolymers in Bacillus megaterium - (Abstract Only)
Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and their alternatives in paper food packaging Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Glenn, G.M., Shogren, R., Jin, X., Orts, W.J., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Olson, L. 2021. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances and their alternatives in paper food packaging. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 20(3):2596-2625. https://doi.org/10.1111/1541-4337.12726.
Production of polyhydroxyalkanoate copolymers containing 4-hydroxybutyrate in engineered Bacillus megaterium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cal, A.J., Kibblewhite, R.E., Sikkema, D.W., Torres, L.F., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Orts, W.J., Lee, C.C. 2020. Production of polyhydroxyalkanoate copolymers containing 4-hydroxybutyrate in engineered Bacillus megaterium. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 168:86-92. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.12.015.
Evaluation of biodegradation of polylactic acid mineral composites in composting conditions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Flynn, A., Torres, L.F., Hart-Cooper, W.M., McCaffrey, Z., Glenn, G.M., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J. 2020. Evaluation of biodegradation of polylactic acid mineral composites in composting conditions. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 137(32). Article 48939. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.48939.
Penicillium camemberti galacturonate reductase: C-1 xidation/reduction of uronic acids and substrate inhibition mitigation by aldonic acids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Jordan, D.B., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Chan, V.J. 2019. Penicillium camemberti galacturonate reductase: C-1 xidation/reduction of uronic acids and substrate inhibition mitigation by aldonic acids. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 153:1090-1098. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.10.239.
Hydrothermal carbonization of various paper mill sludges: an observation of solid fuel properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, N., Saba, A., Saha, P., McGaughy, K., Franqui-Villanueva, D.M., Orts, W.J., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Reza, T.M. 2019. Hydrothermal carbonization of various paper mill sludges: an observation of solid fuel properties. Energies. 12(5):858. https://doi.org/10.3390/en12050858.
Lactic acid production from almond hulls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thomas, S.M., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Waggoner, M., Glenn, G.M. 2019. Lactic acid production from almond hulls. Journal of Food & Industrial Microbiology. 5(1):128.
Synthesis, structure, and characterization of molybdenum(VI) imido complexes with N-salicylidene-2-aminothiophenol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Minelli, M., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Sinnwell, J.G., Blumberg, D.T., Guzei, I.A., Spencer, L.C., Saucedo-Vasquez, J., Solano-Peralta, A., Sosa-Torres, M. 2018. Synthesis, structure, and characterization of molybdenum(VI) imido complexes with N-salicylidene-2-aminothiophenol. Polyhedron. 146:26-34. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.poly.2018.02.017.
Design and testing of safer more effective preservatives for consumer products Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buckley, H.L., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Kim, J.H., Faulkner, D.N., Cheng, L.W., Chan, K.L., Vulpe, C.D., Orts, W.J., Amrose, S.E., Mulvihill, M.J. 2017. Design and testing of safer, more effective preservatives for consumer products. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 5(5):4320-4331. doi: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.7b00374.
Antifungal efficacy of octylgallate and 4-isopropyl-3-methylphenol for control of Aspergillus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, J.H., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Chan, K.L., Cheng, L.W., Orts, W.J., Johnson, K. 2016. Antifungal efficacy of octylgallate and 4-isopropyl-3-methylphenol for control of Aspergillus. Microbiology Discovery. 4:2.
Testing for sustainable preservatives - (Trade Journal)
Byrne, A.P., Hart-Cooper, W.M., Johnson, K., Stanker, L.H., Wong, D., Orts, W.J. 2016. Testing for sustainable preservatives. Home and Personal Products Industry Magazine (HAPPI). p. 2.
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