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Rena Elena Kibblewhite
Bioproducts Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Biochemistry)

Phone: (510) 559-5877
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3113

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

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Polyhydroxyalkanoate production in Pseudomonas putida from alkanoic acids - (Abstract Only)
Sikkema, D.W., Cal, A.J., Hathwaik, U.I., Kibblewhite, R.E., Orts, W.J., Lee, C.C. 2019. Polyhydroxyalkanoate production in Pseudomonas putida from alkanoic acids. Meeting Abstract. [abstract]. ASM Microbe 2019 conference, San Francisco, CA. June 20-24, 2019.
Nucleation and plasticization with recycled low-molecular-weight poly-3-hydroxybutyrate toughens virgin poly-3-hydroxybutyrate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cal, A.J., Grubbs, B., Torres, L.F., Riiff, T.J., Orts, W.J., Lee, C.C. 2019. Nucleation and plasticization with recycled low-molecular-weight poly-3-hydroxybutyrate toughens virgin poly-3-hydroxybutyrate. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 136(17):47432. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.47432.
Biochemical characterization of caulobacter crescentus xylose dehydrogenase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Jordan, D.B., Stoller, R.J., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C. 2018. Biochemical characterization of caulobacter crescentus xylose dehydrogenase. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 118:1362-1367. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.06.124.
Biochemical characterization of caulobacter crescentus xylose dehydrogenase Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Jordan, D.B., Stoller, J.R., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C. 2018. Biochemical characterization of caulobacter crescentus xylose dehydrogenase. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.06.124.
Absence or presence of metal ion activation in two structurally similar GH43 beta-xylosidases Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Stoller, J.R., Kibblewhite, R.E., Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C. 2018. Analysis of divalent-metal requirements of two GH43 ß-xylosidases by site-directed mutagenesis. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 114:29-32. doi: 10.1016/j.enzmictec.2018.03.007.
Conversion of biomass to value-added bioproducts by enzyme nanoassemblies - (Abstract Only)
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Paavola, C.D., Wagschal, K.C. 2017. Conversion of biomass to value-added bioproducts by enzyme nanoassemblies. Meeting Abstract. American Chemical Society. p.100.
Production of D-xylonic acid from hemicellulose using artificial enzyme complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Paavola, C., Orts, W.J., Wagschal, K.C. 2017. Production of D-xylonic acid from hemicellulose using artificial enzyme complexes. Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 27(1):77–83 doi: 10.4014/jmb.1606.06041.
Production of glucaric acid from hemicellulose substrate by rosettasome enzyme assemblies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Paavola, C., Orts, W.J., Wagschal, K.C. 2016. Production of glucaric acid from hemicellulose substrate by rosettasome enzyme assemblies. Molecular Biotechnology. 58:489.
Nanostructure enzyme assemblies for biomass conversion - (Abstract Only)
Lee, C.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Templeton, P.D., Orts, W.J., Paavola, C., Wagschal, K.C. 2015. Nanostructure enzyme assemblies for biomass conversion. 37th Symposium for Biotechnology. Meeting Abstract. PSI: M110.
Lignocellulose hydrolysis by multienzyme complexes - (Abstract Only)
Templeton, P.D., Kibblewhite, R.E., Wagschal, K.C., Paavola, C., Lee, C.C. 2014. Lignocellulose hydrolysis by multienzyme complexes. American Chemical Society Abstracts. Biol (68).
Isolation and characterization of a novel GH67 a-glucuronidase from a mixed culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Isolation of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme from a rumen metagenomic library - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzymes from mixed cultures - (Abstract Only)
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.
Cloning and characterization of alpha-glucuronidase enzyme - (Abstract Only)
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 - (Abstract Only)
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 an alpha-glucuronidase from a mixed microbial population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Molecular cloning and characterization of multidomain xylanase from manure library - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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
An alpha-glucuronidase enzyme activity assay adaptable for solid phase screening - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Kibblewhite, R.E., Orts, W.J., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2009. An alpha-glucuronidase enzyme activity assay adaptable for solid phase screening. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 155(1-3):314-320.
Cloning of Bacillus licheniformis xylanase gene and characterization of recombinant enzyme - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
An alpha-glucuronidase enzyme activity assay adaptable for solid phase screening - (Abstract Only)
Lee, C.C., Wagschal, K.C., Accinelli, R., Orts, W.J., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2008. An alpha-glucuronidase enzyme activity assay adaptable for solid phase screening. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract 6-26.
Cloning and characterization of xylanase gene from hot spring microorganism - (Abstract Only)
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.
GENETIC AND BIOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL BACTERIAL A-L-ARABINOFURANOSIDASE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Franqui Espiet, D., Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2007. Genetic and biochemical characterization of a novel bacterial a-l-arabinofuranosidase. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. (40):747-753.
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF COLD-ACTIVE XYLANASE ENZYMES - (Abstract Only)
Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Wagschal, K.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2006. Cloning and characterization of cold-active xylanase enzymes. 28th Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals. Paper No. 1A-41.
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A COLD ACTIVE XYLANASE ENZYME - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Wagschal, K.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2006. Cloning and characterization of a cold active xylanase enzyme. Extremophiles. 10:295-300.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A PSYCHROPHILIC XYLANASE ENZYME FROM FLAVOBACTERIUM SP. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, C.C., Smith, M.R., Accinelli, R., Williams, T.G., Wagschal, K.C., Wong, D., Robertson, G.H. 2006. Isolation and characterization of a psychrophilic xylanase enzyme from flavobacterium sp. Current Microbiology, 52(2):112-116.
CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOMASS DEGRADING ENZYMES - (Abstract Only)
Lee, C.C., Accinelli, R., Batt, S.B., Williams, T.G., Wong, D., Wagschal, K.C., Robertson, G.H. 2005. Cloning and characterization of biomass degrading enzymes. Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Denver, CO. Paper No. IB-41 (Abstract).
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