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Victor Chan
Bioproducts Research
Biological Science Lab Technician (Biochemistry)

Phone: (510) 559-5938
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3117

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

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Hydrolysis of ferulic acid in corn fiber by a metagenomic feruloyl esterase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J. 2020. Hydrolysis of ferulic acid in corn fiber by a metagenomic feruloyl esterase. BioResources. 16(1):825-34.
Chromohalobacter salixigens Uronate Dehydrogenase: directed evolution for improved thermal stability and mutant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Chan, V.J., Pereira, J.H., Zwart, P.H., Sankaran, B. 2020. Chromohalobacter salixigens Uronate Dehydrogenase: directed evolution for improved thermal stability and mutant. Process Biochemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.procbio.2020.02.013.
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.
Metagenomic discovery of feruloyl esterases from rumen microflora Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Liao, H. 2019. Metagenomic discovery of feruloyl esterases from rumen microflora. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 103:8449-8457. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00253-019-10102-y.
A novel method for rapid and sensitive metagenomic activity screening Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shang, M., Chan, V.J., Wong, D., Hans, L. 2018. A novel method for rapid and sensitive metagenomic activity screening. MethodsX. 5:669-675. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mex.2018.06.011.
Expression and characterization of hyperthermostable exo-polygalacturonase RmGH28 from Rhodothermus marinus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Stoller, J.R., Chan, V.J., Jordan, D.B. 2017. Expression and characterization of hyperthermostable exo-polygalacturonase RmGH28 from Rhodothermus marinus. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 183(4):1503-1515. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12010-017-2518-0.
Biochemical characterization of a GH43 ß-xylosidase from Bacteroides ovatus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Stoller, J.R., Lee, C.C., Chan, V.J., Wagschal, K.C. 2016. Biochemical characterization of a GH43 ß-xylosidase from Bacteroides ovatus. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 182:250-260. doi: 10.1007/s12010-016-2324-0.
Expression and characterization of hyperthermostable exo-polygalacturonase TtGH28 from Thermotoga thermophilus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Stoller, J.R., Chan, V.J., Lee, C.C., Grigorescu, A.A., Jordan, D.B. 2016. Expression and characterization of hyperthermostable exo-polygalacturonase TtGH28 from Thermotoga thermophilus. Molecular Biotechnology. 58(7):509-519. doi: 10.1007/s12033-016-9948-8.
X-ray crystal structure of divalent metal-activated ß-xyloisdase, RS223BX Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D., Wagschal, K., Lee, C.C., Chan, V.J., Dubrovska, I., Anderson, S., Wawrzak, Z. 2015. X-ray crystal structure of divalent metal-activated ß-xyloisdase, RS223BX. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 177:637-648. doi: 10.1007/s12010-015-1767-z.
From metagenomic gene discovery to enzymatic breakdown of crosslinks in agricultural fibers for functional products - (Abstract Only)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Marakami, M. 2015. From metagenomic gene discovery to enzymatic breakdown of crosslinks in agricultural fibers for functional products. Pacifichem Symposium. Meeting Abstract, BIOL 343.
A novel feruloyl esterase from rumen microbial metagenome: Gene cloning and enzyme characterization in the release of mono- and diferulic acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Takeoka, G.R., Chan, V.J., Liao, H., Marakami, M. 2015. A novel feruloyl esterase from rumen microbial metagenome: Gene cloning and enzyme characterization in the release of mono- and diferulic acids. Protein and Peptide Letters. 22(2):681-688.
Biochemical characterization of uronate dehydrogenases from three Pseudomonads, Chromohalobacter salixigens, and Polaromonas naphthalenivorans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Jordan, D.B., Lee, C.C., Younger, A.R., Braker, J.D., Chan, V.J. 2014. Biochemical characterization of uronate dehydrogenases from three Pseudomonads, Chromohalobacter salixigens, and Polaromonas naphthalenivorans. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 69:62-68.
Directed evolution of GH43 ß-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, S.K., Heng, C., Braker, J.D., Chan, V.J., Lee, C.C., Jordan, D.B., Yuan, L., Wagschal, K.C. 2013. Directed evolution of GH43 ß-xylosidase XylBH43 thermal stability and L186 saturation. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 41(3):489-498. doi: 10.1007/s10295-013-1377-0.
Cloning of a novel feruloyl esterase gene from rumen microbial metagenome and enzyme characterization in synergism with endoxylanases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Liao, H., Zidwick, M. 2013. Cloning of a novel feruloyl esterase gene from rumen microbial metagenome and enzyme characterization in synergism with endoxylanases. Journal of Industrial Microbiology. 40:287-295.
Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for consolidated bioprocessing in starch and biomass conversion - (Abstract Only)
Wong, D., Batt Throne, S.B., Chan, V.J. 2011. Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae for consolidated bioprocessing in starch and biomass conversion. [Abstract]. Society of Microbiology and Biotechnology 2011 Annual Meeting, July 24-28,2011 New Orleans, Louisana.
Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae to produce feruloyl esterase for the release of ferulic acid from switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Batt Throne, S.B., Sarath, G., Liao, H. 2011. Engineering Saccharomyces cerevisiae to produce feruloyl esterase for the release of ferulic acid from switchgrass. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. Epub ahead of print. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-011-0985-9.
Functional characterization of two distinct xyoglucanases from rumenal microbes - (Abstract Only)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A., Batt Throne, S.B. Functional characterization of two distinct xyoglucanases from rumenal microbes. Meeting Abstract, AGFD 125.
Cloning and characterization of an exo-xylglucanase from rumenal microbial metagenome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A., Batt Throne, S.B. 2010. Cloning and characterization of an exo-xylglucanase from rumenal microbial metagenome. Protein and Peptide Letters. 17:803-808.
A novel xyloglucan-specific endo-beta-1,4-glucanase: biochemical properties and inhibition studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A., Batt Throne, S.B. 2010. A novel xyloglucan-specific endo-beta-1,4-glucanase: biochemical properties and inhibition studies. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 86:1463-1471.
Functional cloning of an endo-cx-1,5-L-arabinanase gene from a metagenomic library - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A. 2009. Functional cloning of an endo-cx-1,5-L-arabinanase gene from a metagenomic library. Protein and Peptide Letters. Vol. 16 pp.1435-1441.
Functional cloning of an endo-alpha-1,5-L-arabinanase gene from a metagenomic library - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Mccormack, A.A. 2009. Functional cloning of an endo-alpha-1,5-L-arabinanase gene from a metagenomic library. Protein and Peptide Letters. 16:1411-1435.
Cloning and characterization of a novel exo-a-5-L-arabinanase gene and the enzyme - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wong, D., Chan, V.J., Batt Throne, S.B. 2008. Cloning and characterization of a novel exo-a-5-L-arabinanase gene and the enzyme. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 79(6):941-949.