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Research Project: Microstructured and Health-Functionalized Food Proteins (Bridge Project)

Location: Dairy and Functional Foods Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Apigenin impacts growth of the gut microbiota and alters gene expression of Enterococcus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, M., Firrman, J., Zhang, L., Arango-Argoty, G., Tomasula, P.M., Liu, L.S., Xiao, W., Yam, K. 2017. Apigenin impacts growth of the gut microbiota and alters gene expression of Enterococcus. Molecules. 22(8):1292.

Improving grafting efficiency of dicarboxylic anhydride monomer on polylactic acid by manipulating monomer structure and using comonomer and reducing agent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, W., Liu, T., Liu, T., Liu, T., Xin, J., Hiscox, W.C., Liu, H., Liu, L.S., Zhang, J. 2017. Improving grafting efficiency of dicarboxylic anhydride monomer on polylactic acid by manipulating monomer structure and using comonomer and reducing agent. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 56:3920-3927. doi: 10.1021/acs.iecr.6b05051.

Electrospinning of guar gum/corn starch blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, W., Sousa, A.M., Li, X., Tomasula, P.M., Liu, L.S. 2017. Electrospinning of guar gum/corn starch blends. SOJ Materials Science and Engineering. 4(1):1-7. doi: 10.15226/sojmse.2016.00129.

Syngeneic AAV pseudo-particles potentiate gene transduction of AAV vectors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Q., Dong, B., Pokiniewski, K.A., Firrman, J., Wu, Z., Chin, M.P., Chen, X., Liu, L.S., Xu, R., Diao, Y., Xiao, W. 2017. Syngeneic AAV pseudo-particles potentiate gene transduction of AAV vectors. Molecular Therapy. doi: 10.1016/j.omtm.2016.12.004. PMCID: PMC5363323.

Electrospun ultra-fine cellulose acetate fibrous mats containing tannic acid-Fe+++ complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, W., Sousa, A., Fan, X., Jin, Z.T., Li, X., Tomasula, P.M., Liu, L.S. 2016. Electrospun ultra-fine cellulose acetate fibrous mats containing tannic acid-Fe+++ complexes. Carbohydrate Polymers. 157:1173-1179. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2016.10.078.

Impact of different environmental stimuli on the release of 1-MCP from boron-MCP complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shahrin, T., Sarker, M.I., Zheng, Y., Tomasula, P.M., Liu, L.S. 2016. Impact of different environmental stimuli on the release of 1-MCP from boron-MCP complexes. Journal of Plant Studies. 6:46-57. doi: 10.5539/jps.v6n1p46.

The effect of quercetin on genetic expression of the commensal gut microbes bifidobacterium catenulatum, enterococcus caccae and ruminococcus gauvreauii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Firrman, J., Liu, L.S., Zhang, L., Argoty, G., Wang, M., Tomasula, P.M., Kobori, M., Pontious, S., Xiao, W. 2016. The effect of quercetin on genetic expression of the commensal gut microbes bifidobacterium catenulatum, enterococcus caccae and ruminococcus gauvreauii. Anaerobe. 42:130-141. doi: 10.1016/j.anaerobe.2016.10.004. PMID:27742572.

Innovative application of metal-organic frameworks for encapsulation and controlled release of allyl isothiocyanate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lashkari, E., Wang, H., Liu, L.S., Li, J., Yam, K. 2016. Innovative application of metal-organic frameworks for encapsulation and controlled release of allyl isothiocyanate. Food Chemistry. 221:926-935.

Electrospun polymer nanofibers reinforced by tannic acid/Fe+++ complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, W., Sousa, A.M., Thomas-Gahring, A.E., Fan, X., Jin, Z.T., Li, X., Tomasula, P.M., Liu, L.S. 2016. Electrospun polymer nanofibers reinforced by tannic acid/Fe+++ complexes. Materials. 9(757):1-12. doi: 10.3390/ma9090757.

High density recombinant AAV particles are competent vectors for in vivo transduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Q., Firrman, J., Wu, Z., Pokiniewski, K.A., Valencia, C.A., Wang, H., Wei, H., Zhuang, Z., Liu, L.S., Wunder, S.L., Chin, M.S., Xu, R., Diao, Y., Dong, B., Xiao, W. 2016. High density recombinant AAV particles are competent vectors for in vivo transduction. Human Gene Therapy. doi: 10.1089/hum.2016.055. PMID: 27550145.

The effect of naringenin on the genetic expression of commensal gut bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Firrman, J., Liu, L.S., Tomasula, P.M., Xiao, W. 2016. The effect of naringenin on the genetic expression of commensal gut bacteria. ASM Conference. 16(9):11.

Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) and sunflower head residue composites: Effects of composition and compatibilization on properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, W., Liu, T., Guo, X., Xin, J., Zhang, J., Liu, L.S. 2016. Poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) and sunflower head residue composites: Effects of composition and compatibilization on properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 134(3):44644-44651.

Evaluation of the biological differences of canine and human factor VIII in gene delivery: Implications in human hemophilia treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Q., Firrman, J., Moore, A., Liu, L.S., Kost, J., Xiao, W. 2016. Evaluation of the biological differences of canine and human factor VIII in gene delivery: Implications in human hemophilia treatment. Gene Therapy. 23(7):597-605. doi: 10.1038/gt.2016.34.

Genetic expression profile analysis of the temporal inhibition of quercetin and naringenin on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, L.S., Firrman, J., Argoty, G.A., Tomasula, P.M., Kobori, M., Zhang, L., Xiao, W. 2016. Genetic expression profile analysis of the temporal inhibition of quercetin and naringenin on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Journal of Probiotics & Health. 4:139. doi: 10.4172/2329-8901.1000139.

Syngeneic AAV pseudo-vectors potentiates full vector transduction - (Abstract Only)
Wang, Q., Dong, B., Pokiniewski, K., Firrman, J., Wu, Z., Chin, M., Chen, X., Liu, L.S., Xu, R., Diao, Y., Xiao, W. 2016. Syngeneic AAV pseudo-vectors potentiates full vector transduction. Meeting Abstract. 19(5):11.

Whey protein concentrate storage at elevated temperature and humidity - (Trade Journal)

Physical and chemical changes in whey protein concentrate stored at elevated temperature and humidity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tunick, M.H., Thomas-Gahring, A.E., Van Hekken, D.L., Iandola, S.K., Singh, M., Qi, P.X., Ukuku, D.O., Mukhopadhyay, S., Onwulata, C.I., Tomasula, P.M. 2016. Physical and chemical changes in whey protein concentrate stored at elevated temperature and humidity. Journal of Dairy Science. 99:2372-2383. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2015-10256.

Structure of pectic polysaccharides from sunflower salts-soluble fraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jonmurodov, A.S., Teshaev, K.I., Kholov, S.E., Usmanova, S.R., Muhidinov, Z.K., Strahan, G.D., Liu, L.S. 2015. Structure of pectic polysaccharides from sunflower salts-soluble fraction. Reports of Tajikistan Academy of Sciences. 58(4):319-325.