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Michael Santiago Cintron
Cotton Structure and Quality Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (504) 286-4273
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1100 Allen Toussaint Blvd
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70179

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Projects
Enhancing the Quality and Sustainability of Cotton Fiber and Textiles
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439211
Development of Novel Fiber Quality Characterization Methods
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 443149

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Overexpression of an actin Gh_D04G0865 in cotton reduced fineness of fiber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ascorbic acid as an adjuvant to unbleached cotton promotes antimicrobial activity in spunlace nonwovens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J.V., Prevost, N.T., Yager, D., Mackin, R.T., Santiago Cintron, M., Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Dacorta, J. 2022. Ascorbic acid as an adjuvant to unbleached cotton promotes antimicrobial activity in spunlace nonwovens. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijms23073598.
Functional assessment of biodegradable cotton nonwoven substrates permeated with spatial insect repellents for disposable applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hron, R.J., Hinchliffe, D.J., Santiago Cintron, M., Linthicum, K., Condon, B.D. 2021. Functional assessment of biodegradable cotton nonwoven substrates permeated with spatial insect repellents for disposable applications. Textile Research Journal. 91(13-14):1578-1593. https://doi.org/10.1177/0040517520987213.
Antimicrobial and hemostatic activities of cotton-based dressings designed to address prolonged field care applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J.V., Prevost, N.T., Yager, D., Nam, S., Graves, E.E., Santiago Cintron, M., Condon, B.D., Dacorta, J. 2021. Antimicrobial and hemostatic activities of cotton-based dressings designed to address prolonged field care applications. Military Medicine. 186(1):116-121. https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usaa271.
Examination of cotton maturity and maturity distribution using an infrared focal plane array imaging system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Von Hoven, T.M., Hinchliffe, D.J., Hron, R.J. 2021. Examination of cotton maturity and maturity distribution using an infrared focal plane array imaging system. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 8(1):14-24. https://doi.org/10.14504/ajr.8.1.3
Effects of ball milling on the structure of cotton cellulose Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ling, Z., Wang, T., Makerem, M., Santiago Cintron, M., Cheng, H.N., Kang, X., Bacher, M., Porthast, A., Rosenau, T., King, H.A., Delhom, C.D., Nam, S., Edwards, J.V., Kim, S., Xu, F., French, A.D. 2019. Effects of ball milling on the structure of cotton cellulose. Cellulose. 26(1):305-328. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-018-02230-x.
Examination of fabric chemical treatment uniformity using a mid-IR focal plane array detector Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Von Hoven, T.M., Fontenot, K., Hron, R.J., Hinchliffe, D.J. 2019. Examination of fabric chemical treatment uniformity using a mid-IR focal plane array detector. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 6(3):1-7. https://doi.org/10.14504/ajr.6.3.1.
Physical and performance characteristics of nonwoven aviation wipers composed of various staple fibers including raw cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hron, R.J., Hinchliffe, D.J., Santiago Cintron, M., Von Hoven, T.M., Madison, C.A., Reynolds, M.L., Condon, B.D. 2020. Physical and performance characteristics of nonwoven aviation wipers composed of various staple fibers including raw cotton. Journal of Industrial Textiles. 49(9):1198-1217. https://doi.org/10.1177/1528083718808789.
Hydrogen peroxide generation of copper/ascorbate formulations on cotton: effect on antibacterial and fibroblast activity for wound healing application Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J.V., Prevost, N.T., Santiago Cintron, M., Von Hoven, T., Condon, B.D., Qureshi, H., Yager, D.R. 2018. Hydrogen peroxide generation of copper/ascorbate formulations on cotton: effect on antibacterial and fibroblast activity for wound healing application. Molecules. 23(9):1-16. https://doi.org/10.3390/molecules23092399.
A comparison of the accelerated solvent extraction method to the Soxhlet method in the extraction of cotton fiber wax Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Santiago Cintron, M., Peralta, D., Von Hoven, T., Fontenot, K., Rodgers, J.E., Delhom, C.D. 2019. A comparison of the accelerated solvent extraction method to the Soxhlet method in the extraction of cotton fiber wax. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 6(1):15-20. https://doi.org/10.14504/ajr.6.1.3.
Fourier-transform imaging of cotton and botanical and field trash mixtures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C., Santiago Cintron, M., Rodgers, J., Fontenot, K., Peralta, D. 2017. Fourier-transform imaging of cotton and botanical and field trash mixtures. Fibers. 5(20)1-11. https://doi.org/10.3390/fib5020020.
Evaluation of Karl Fischer titration vial closure integrity for extended storage of cotton test specimens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montalvo Jr, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Santiago Cintron, M. 2018. Evaluation of Karl Fischer titration vial closure integrity for extended storage of cotton test specimens. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 5(1):7-20. https://doi.org/10.14504/ajr.5.1.2.
Imaging and identification of common cotton contaminants using an IR microscope equipped with a Focal Plane Array detector. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Rodgers III, J.E. 2017. Identification of common cotton contaminants using an FTIR microscope with a Focal Plane Array detector.. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 4(6):12-17. https://doi.org/10.14504/ajr.4.6.3.
Quantum mechanics models of the methanol dimer: O-H…O hydrogen bonds of ß-D-glucose moieties from crystallographic data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Johnson, G.P., French, A. 2017. Quantum mechanics models of the methanol dimer: O-H…O hydrogen bonds of ß-D-glucose moieties from crystallographic data. Carbohydrate Research. 443-444:87-94. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carres.2017.03.007.
Infrared imaging of cotton fiber bundles using a focal plane array detector and a single reflectance accessory Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Montalvo, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Rodgers, J.E., Hinchliffe, D.J., Madison, C.A., Thyssen, G.N., Zeng, L. 2016. Infrared imaging of cotton fiber bundles using a focal plane array detector and a single reflectance accessory. FIBERS. 4(27):1-11. https://doi.org/10.3390/fib4040027.
Fundamental research on spiking, recovery and understanding seed coat nep counts in AFIS analysis of pre-opened cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Von Hoven, T.M., Montalvo Jr, J.G., Santiago Cintron, M., Dowd, M.K., Armijo, C.B., Byler, R.K. 2016. Fundamental research on spiking, recovery and understanding seed coat nep counts in AFIS analysis of pre-opened cotton. Textile Research Journal. Pg. 1-14. doi: 10-1177/0040517516657057.
Chemical imaging of secondary cell wall development in cotton fibers using a mid-infrared focal-plane array detector Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Fortier, C.A., Hinchliffe, D.J., Rodgers III, J.E. 2016. Chemical imaging of secondary cell wall development in cotton fibers using a mid-infrared focal-plane array detector. Textile Research Journal. 87(9):1040-1051. https://doi.org/10.1177/0040517516648505.
Chemical imaging of cotton fibers using an infrared microscope and a focal-plane array detector - (Abstract Only)
Calculating cellulose diffraction patterns - (Abstract Only)
Increased understanding of cellulose crystallinity - (Abstract Only)
Examination of cotton fibers and common contaminants using an infrared microscope and a focal-plane array detector - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., Rodgers III, J.E. 2106. Examination of cotton fibers and common contaminants using an infrared microscope and a focal-plane array detector. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 323-326.
Human neutrophil elastase detection with fluorescent peptide sensors conjugated to cellulosic and nanocellulosic materials: part II, structure/function analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontenot, K.R., Edwards, J.V., Haldane, D., Graves, E.E., Santiago Cintron, M., Prevost, N.T., French, A.D., Condon, B.D. 2016. Human neutrophil elastase detection with fluorescent peptide sensors conjugated to cellulosic and nanocellulosic materials: part II, structure/function analysis. Cellulose. 23(2):1297-1309.
Fourier transform infrared macro-imaging of botanical cotton trash - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Santiago Cintron, M., Rodgers III, J.E. 2015. Fourier transform infrared macro-imaging of botanical cotton trash. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 2(6):1-6.
FT-IR examination of the development of secondary cell wall in cotton fibers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Hinchliffe, D.J. 2015. FT-IR examination of the development of secondary cell wall in cotton fibers. FIBERS. 3:30-40.
Infrared imaging of cotton fibers using a focal-plane array detector - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., Fortier, C.A., Hinchliffe, D.J., Rodgers III, J.E. 2015. Infrared imaging of cotton fibers using a focal-plane array detector. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 5-7,2015,San Antonio, Texas. p. 85-88.
Fourier transform infrared imaging of Cotton trash mixtures - (Proceedings)
Fortier, C.A., Santiago Cintron, M., Rodgers III, J.E. 2015. Fourier transform infrared imaging of Cotton trash mixtures. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 80-84.
Physical and combustion properties of nonwoven fabrics produced from conventional and naturally colored cottons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hinchliffe, D.J., Condon, B.D., Delhom, C.D., Chang, S., Montalvo Jr, J.G., Madison, C.A., Reynolds, M.L., Von Hoven, T.M., Santiago Cintron, M. 2015. Physical and combustion properties of nonwoven fabrics produced from conventional and naturally colored cottons. Textile Research Journal. 85(16):1666-1680.
Electrokinetic and hemostatic profiles of nonwoven cellulosic/ synthetic fiber blends with unbleached cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Edwards, J.V., Graves, E.E., Bopp, A.F., Prevost, N.T., Santiago Cintron, M., Condon, B.D. 2014. Electrokinetic and hemostatic profiles of nonwoven cellulosic/ synthetic fiber blends with unbleached cotton. Journal of Functional Biomaterials. 5(4):273-287.
Chemical imaging of cotton fibers using an infrared microscope and a focal-plane array detector - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., Fortier, C.A., Hinchliffe, D.J., Rodgers III, J.E. 2014. Chemical imaging of cotton fibers using an infrared microscope and a focal-plane array detector. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 6-8,2014, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 929-932.
A pilot-scale nonwoven roll goods manufacturing process reduces microbial burden to pharmacopeia acceptance levels for nonsterile hygiene applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hinchliffe, D.J., De Lucca, A., Condon, B.D., O'Regan, J., Clemmons, J., Zeng, L., Byler, R.K., Reynolds, M.L., Allen Jr, H.C., Santiago Cintron, M., Madison, C.A. 2014. A pilot-scale nonwoven roll goods manufacturing process reduces microbial burden to pharmacopeia acceptance levels for nonsterile hygiene applications. Textile Research Journal. 84(5):546-558.
Assessment of the level of microbial contamination in cotton and synthetic fibers destined for the use in nonwoven applications - (Abstract Only)
Secondary cell wall development in cotton fibers as examined with attenuated total reflection Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy - (Abstract Only)
Assessment of the level of microbial combination in cotton and synthetic fibers destined for the use in nonwoven applications - (Abstract Only)
Development of secondary cell wall in cotton fibers as examined with Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., Hinchliffe, D.J. 2013. Development of secondary cell wall in cotton fibers as examined with Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 752-754.
Cellulose polymorphy, crystallite size, and the Segal crystallinity index - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, A.D., Santiago Cintron, M. 2013. Cellulose polymorphy, crystallite size, and the Segal crystallinity index. Cellulose. 20:583-588.
Preliminary examination of the effects of relative humidity on the fracture morphology of cotton flat bundles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Ingber, B.F. 2013. Preliminary examination of the effects of relative humidity on the fracture morphology of cotton flat bundles. Textile Research Journal. 83(10):1044-1054.
The segal crystallinity index as it relates to crystallite size - (Abstract Only)
Enhanced flame retardant property of fiber reactive halogen-free organophosphonate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Condon, B.D., Santiago Cintron, M., Chang, S., Easson, M.W., Fortier, C.A., Madison, C.A., Bland, J.M., Nguyen, T.D. 2012. Enhanced flame retardant property of fiber reactive halogen-free organophosphonate. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research. 51(34):11031-11037.
Development of fiber reactive, non-halogenated flame retardant on cotton fabrics and the enhanced flame retardancy by covalent bonding - (Abstract Only)
Cotton fiber properties: relative humidity and its effect on flat bundle strength, elongation, and fracture morphology - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., Ingber, B.F. 2012. Cotton fiber properties relative humidity and its effect on flat bundle strength elongation and fracture morphology. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.1261-1264.
Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition kinetics of flame retardant greige cotton nonwoven fabric - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., White, R.H., Zhao, Q., Fei, Y., Santiago Cintron, M. 2012. Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition kinetics of flame retardant greige cotton nonwoven fabric. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 97(5):738-746.
Ethylene sensing by silver(I) salt-impregnated luminescent films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Green, O., Burstyn, J. 2012. Ethylene sensing by silver(I) salt-impregnated luminescent films. Inorganic Chemistry. 51:2737-2746. doi:10.1021/ic102590f.
Cotton fiber cell wall development for three cultivars: an Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy examination - (Abstract Only)
Cotton properties: relative humidity and its effect on flat bundle strength elongation and fracture morphology - (Abstract Only)
Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition of greige cotton nonwoven fabric treated with diammonium phosphate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Condon, B.D., Parikh, D.V., Zhao, Q., Santiago Cintron, M., Madison, C.A. 2011. Effect of urea additive on the thermal decomposition of greige cotton nonwoven fabric treated with diammonium phosphate. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 96(11):2010-2018.
Calculations of Young's moduli for cellulose Iß - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., Johnson, G.P., French, A.D. 2011. Calculations of Young's moduli for cellulose Iß. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference,January 4-7,2010,Atlanta,Georgia. p. 1405-1409.
Young’s modulus calculations for cellulose Iß by MM3 and quantum mechanics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Santiago Cintron, M., Johnson, G.P., French, A.D. 2011. Young’s modulus calculations for cellulose Iß by MM3 and quantum mechanics. Cellulose. 18(3):505-516.DOI:10.1007/s10570-011-9507-1.
Estimation of the Young’s modulus of cellulose Iß by MM3 and quantum mechanics - (Abstract Only)
Santiago Cintron, M. 2011. Estimation of the Young’s modulus of cellulose Iß by MM3 and quantum mechanics. American Chemical Society National Meeting. CELL: 281.
Identification of cotton and cotton trash components by fourier-transform near-infrared spectropscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers Iii, J.E., Santiago Cintron, M., Cui, X., Foulk, J.A. 2011. Identification of cotton and cotton trash components by fourier-transform near-infrared spectropscopy. Textile Research Journal. 81 (3)230-238.
Preliminary modulus calculations for cellulose - (Proceedings)
Santiago Cintron, M., French, A.D., Johnson, G.P. 2010. Preliminary modulus calculations for cellulose. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 1564-1568.
Preliminary studies of cotton non-lint content identification by near-infrared spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Fortier, C.A., Rodgers III, J.E., Santiago Cintron, M., Cui, X., Foulk, J.A. 2010. Preliminary studies of cotton non-lint content identification by near-infrared spectroscopy. Proceeding of the 2010 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 5-7, 2010, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 1369-1373. 2010 CDROM.