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Research Project: Bioproducts from Agricultural Feedstocks

Location: Bioproducts Research

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

The improvement of texture properties and storage stability for kappa carrageenan in developing vegan gummy candies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, X., Chiou, B., Liu, F., Zhong, F. 2021. The improvement of texture properties and storage stability for kappa carrageenan in developing vegan gummy candies. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.11716.

Controlled release of antioxidants from active food packaging: A Review Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Kuai, L., Liu, F., Chiou, B., Avena Bustillos, R.D., McHugh, T.H., Zhong, F. 2021. Controlled release of antioxidants from active food packaging: A Review. Food Hydrocolloids. 120. Article 106992. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2021.106992.

Properties of gluten foams containing different additives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiou, B., Cao, T.K., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Vega-Galvez, A., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2020. Properties of gluten foams containing different additives. Industrial Crops and Products. 152. Article 112511. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2020.112511.

Green synthesis of porous N-Carbon/Silica nanofibers by solution blow spinning and evaluation of their efficiency in dye adsorption Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Costa Farias, R., Mota, M.R., Severo, L., Medeiros, E., Klamczynski, A.P., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Lima Santana, L., Araujo Neves, G., Glenn, G.M., Rodrigues Menezes, R. 2020. Green synthesis of porous N-Carbon/Silica nanofibers by solution blow spinning and evaluation of their efficiency in dye adsorption. Journal of Materials Research and Technology. 9(3):3038-3046. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmrt.2020.01.034.

Role of Urea and Melamine as synergic co-plasticizers for starch composites for fertilizer application Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giroto, A., Garcia, R.H., Colnago, L.A., Klamczynski, A.P., Glenn, G.M., Ribeiro, C. 2019. Role of Urea and Melamine as synergic co-plasticizers for starch composites for fertilizer application. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 144:143-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2019.12.094.

Mechanical and thermal behavior of canola protein isolate films as improved by cellulose nanocrystals Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osorio-Ruiz, A., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Chiou, B., Martinez-Ayala, A. 2019. Mechanical and thermal behavior of canola protein isolate films as improved by cellulose nanocrystals. ACS Omega. 4(21):19172-19176. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsomega.9b02460.

Air and steam gasification of almond residues Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McCaffrey, Z., Thy, P., Long, M., Oliveira, M., Wang, L., Torres, L.F., Aktas, T., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J., Jenkins, B. 2019. Air and steam gasification of almond residues. Fuel Processing Technology. 7(21):84. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenrg.2019.00084.

Massaranduba sawdust: a potential source of charcoal and activated carbon Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, J.P., Nobre, J.C., Napoli, A., Bianchi, M., Moulin, J.C., Chiou, B., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Orts, W.J., Tonoli, G.D. 2019. Massaranduba sawdust: a potential source of charcoal and activated carbon. Polymers. 11(8). Article 1276. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym11081276.

Ketalization of 2-Heptanone to prolong its activity as mite repellant for the protection of honey bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borries, F.A., Kudla, A.M., Kim, S., Allston, T.D., Eddingsaas, N.C., Shey, J., Orts, W.J., Klamczynski, A.P., Glenn, G.M., Miri, M.J. 2019. Ketalization of 2-Heptanone to prolong its activity as mite repellant for the protection of honey bees. 99(14):6267-6277. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.9900.

Development of green composites based on polypropylene and corncob agricultural residue Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, R.R., Siqueira, D.D., Wellen, R., Leite, I., Glenn, G.M., Medeiros, E. 2019. Development of green composites based on polypropylene and corncob agricultural residue. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 27:1677-1685. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-019-01462-7.

Plant-based materials and transitioning to a circular economy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L., Wood, D.F., Orts, W.J., Glenn, G.M. 2019. Plant-based materials and transitioning to a circular economy. Sustainable Production and Consumption. 19:194-215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.spc.2019.04.007.

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.

Controlled release of nitrogen using urea-melamine-starch composites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giroto, A.S., Guimar, G.G., Colnago, L.A., Klamczynski, A.P., Glenn, G.M., Ribeiro, C. 2019. Controlled release of nitrogen using urea-melamine-starch composites. Journal of Cleaner Production. 217:448-455. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2019.01.275.

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.

Cellulose sheets made from micro/nanofibrillated fibers of bamboo, jute, and eucalyptus cellulose pulps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tonoli, G.H., Sá, V.A., Guimarães, M.J., Fonseca, A., Glenn, G.M., Moulin, J.C., Panthapulakkal, S., Sain, M., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Torres, L.F., Orts, W.J. 2019. Cellulose sheets made from micro/nanofibrillated fibers of bamboo, jute, and eucalyptus cellulose pulps. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 53(3):291-305.

Bio-based thin films of cellulose nanofibrils and magnetite for potential application in green electronics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arantes, A.C., Silva, L.E., Wood, D.F., Almeida, C.D., Tonoli, G.H., Oliveira, J.E., Silva, J.P., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Bianchia, M. 2018. Bio-based thin films of cellulose nanofibrils and magnetite for potential application in green electronics. Carbohydrate Polymers. 207:100-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.11.081.

Bio-based thin films of cellulose nanofibrils and magnetite for application in green electronics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arantes, A., Silva, L., Wood, D.F., Almeida, C., Tonoli, G., Oliveira, J., Silva, J., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Bianchia, M. 2018. Bio-based thin films of cellulose nanofibrils and magnetite for application in green electronics. Carbohydrate Polymers. 207(1):100-107. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.11.081.

Recycled polyproplene-polyethylene torrefied almond shell biocomposites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McCaffrey, Z., Torres, L.F., Flynn, S.M., Cao, T.K., Chiou, B., Klamczynski, A.P., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2019. Recycled polyproplene-polyethylene torrefied almond shell biocomposites. Industrial Crops and Products. 125:425-432. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.09.012.

Thermal, microstructural, and spectroscopic analysis of Ca2+ alginate/clay nanocomposite hydrogel beads Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fernandes, R., Regina, M., Glenn, G.M., Aouada, F.A. 2018. Thermal, microstructural, and spectroscopic analysis of Ca2+ alginate/clay nanocomposite hydrogel beads. Journal of Molecular Liquids. 265:327-336. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molliq.2018.06.005.

Main characteristics of underexploited Amazonian palm fibers for using as potential reinforcing materials Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fonseca, A.O., Raabe, J., Dias, L.S., Baliza, A.T., Costa, T., Silva, L., Vasconcelos, R.P., Marconcini, J., Savastano, H.J., Mendes, L., Yu, A., Orts, W.J., Tonoli, G. 2018. Main characteristics of underexploited Amazonian palm fibers for using as potential reinforcing materials. Waste and Biomass Valorization. 10:3125-3142. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12649-018-0295-9.

Solution blow spun spinel ferrite and highly porous silica nanofibers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farias, R.M., Severo, L.L., Costa, D.L., Medeiros, E.S., Glenn, G.M., Santata, L.N., Neves, G., Kiminami, R.H., Menezesa, R.R. 2018. Solution blow spun spinel ferrite and highly porous silica nanofibers. Ceramics International. 44(9):10984-10989. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2018.03.099.

Activated carbons prepared by physical activation from different pretreatments of amazon piassava fibers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, J.P., Nobre, J.C., Bianchi, M., Trugilho, P., Napoli, A., Chiou, B., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Orts, W.J., Tonoli, G.D. 2018. Activated carbons prepared by physical activation from different pretreatments of amazon piassava fibers. Journal of Natural Fibers. 16(7):961-976. https://doi.org/10.1080/15440478.2018.1442280.

Torrefaction kinetics of almond and walnut shells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiou, B., Cao, T.K., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Avena Bustillos, R.D., Milczarek, R.R., Du, W.N., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2017. Torrefaction kinetics of almond and walnut shells. Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry. volume 9, Article 643306. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-017-6721-6.

Biodegradable baked foam made with chayotextle starch mixed with plantain flour and wood fiber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vargas-Torres, A., Palma-Rodriguez, H.M., Berrios, J.D., Glenn, G.M., Salgado-Delgado, R., Olarte-Paredes, A., Prieto-Mendez, J., Hernandez-Uribe, J.P. 2017. Biodegradable baked foam made with chayotextle starch mixed with plantain flour and wood fiber. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 134(48):45565. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.45565.

Solution blow spun nanocomposites of poly(lactic acid)/cellulose nanocrystals from Eucalyptus kraft pulp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parize, D.D., Oliveira, J.E., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Marconcini, J.M., Mattoso, L.H. 2017. Solution blow spun nanocomposites of poly(lactic acid)/cellulose nanocrystals from Eucalyptus kraft pulp. Carbohydrate Polymers. 174:923-932.

Characterization of film-forming solutions and films incorporating free and nanoencapsulated tea polyphenol prepared by gelatins with different Bloom values - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maoshen, C., Liu, F., Chiou, B., Sharif, H.R., Xu, J., Zhong, F. 2017. Characterization of film-forming solutions and films incorporating free and nanoencapsulated tea polyphenol prepared by gelatins with different Bloom values. Food Hydrocolloids. 72(72):381-388. doi: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2017.05.001.

Influence of vacuum drying temperature on: physico-chemical composition and antioxidant properties of murta berries Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez, J., Vega-Galvez, A., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Uribe, E., Quispe-Fuentes, I. 2017. Influence of vacuum drying temperature on: physico-chemical composition and antioxidant properties of murta berries. Journal of Food Process Engineering. 40(6):e12569. https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpe.12569.

Small-angle neutron scattering studies on an idealized diesel biofuel platform Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riff, T.J., Webb, M.A., Orts, W.J., Aramthanapon, K. 2017. Small-angle neutron scattering studies on an idealized diesel biofuel platform. Energy and Fuels. 31(4):3995-4002. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b03185.

Renewable hybrid nanocatalyst from magnetite and cellulose fortreatment of textile effluents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arantes, A.C., Almeida, C.G., Dauzacker, L.C., Bianchi, M., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Orts, W.J., Tonoli, G.H. 2017. Renewable hybrid nanocatalyst from magnetite and cellulose fortreatment of textile effluents. Carbohydrate Polymers. 163:101-107. doi: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.01.007.

Extraction and characterization of cellulose nanowhiskers from Mandacaru (Cereus jamacaru DC.) spines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nepomuceno, N.C., Santos, A.S., Oliveira, J.E., Glenn, G.M., Medeiros, E.S. 2016. Extraction and characterization of cellulose nanowhiskers from Mandacaru (Cereus jamacaru DC.) spines. Cellulose. 24(1)119-129. doi: 10.1007/s10570-016-1109-5.

Mechanically robust and transparent N-halamine grafted PVA-co-PE films with renewable antimicrobial activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Si, Y., Cossu, A., Nitin, N., Ma, Y., Zhao, C., Chiou, B., Cao, T., Wang, D., Sun, G. 2017. Mechanically robust and transparent N-halamine grafted PVA-co-PE films with renewable antimicrobial activity. Macromolecular Bioscience. doi: 10.1002/mabi.201600304.

Polyester composites reinforced with corona-treated fibers from pine, eucalyptus and sugarcane bagasse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mesquita, R.G., Cesar, A.A., Mendes, R.F., Mendes, L.M., Marconcini, J.M., Glenn, G.M., Tonoli, G.H. 2016. Polyester composites reinforced with corona-treated fibers from pine, eucalyptus and sugarcane bagasse. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. doi: 10.1007/s10924-016-0864-6.

Effect of montmorillonite clay addition on the morphological and physical properties of Jatropha curcas L. and Glycine max L. protein concentrate films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Osorio-Ruiz, A., Solorzza-Feria, J., Chiou, B., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Martinez-Ayala, A. 2016. Effect of montmorillonite clay addition on the morphological and physical properties of Jatropha curcas L. and Glycine max L. protein concentrate films. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. doi:10.1002/app.44459.

Controlled-release of tea polyphenol from gelatin films incorporated with different ratios of free/nanoencapsulated tea polyphenols into fatty food simulants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Chiou, B., Li, Y., Antoniou, J., Ma, Y., Williams, T.G., Wood, D.F., McHugh, T.H., Zhong, F. 2016. Controlled-release of tea polyphenol from gelatin films incorporated with different ratios of free/nanoencapsulated tea polyphenols into fatty food simulants. Food Hydrocolloids. 62:212-221. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodhyd.2016.08.004.

Biopolymer films to control fusarium dry rot and their application to preserve potato tubers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Imam, S.H., Vega-Galvez, A., Orts, W.J. 2016. Biopolymer films to control fusarium dry rot and their application to preserve potato tubers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. doi:10.1002/app.44017.

Isolation of efficient phosphate solubilizing bacteria capable of enhancing tomato plant growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharon, J.A., Hathwaik, L.T., Glenn, G.M., Imam, S.H., Lee, C.C. 2016. Isolation of efficient phosphate solubilizing bacteria capable of enhancing tomato plant growth. Journal of Soil Science and Plant Nutrition. 16(2):525-536.

Biorefinery developments for advanced biofuels from a widening array of biomass feedstocks - (Review Article)
Orts, W.J., McMahan, C.M. 2016. Biorefinery developments for advanced biofuels from a widening array of biomass feedstocks. BioEnergy Research. 9(2):430-446. doi: 10.1007/s12155-016-9732-4.

Torrefaction of almond shells: effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Milczarek, R.R., Du, W., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2016. Torrefaction of almond shells: Effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products. Industrial Crops and Products. 86:40-48.

Torrefaction of almond shells: effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiou, B., Valenzuela-Medina, D., Bilbao-Sainz, C., Klamczynski, A., Avena-Bustillos, R.D., Milczarek, R.R., Du, W., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2016. Torrefaction of almond shells: effects of torrefaction conditions on properties of solid and condensate products. Industrial Crops and Products. 86:40-48.

Solution blow spinning: parameters optimization and effects on the properties of nanofibers from poly(lactic) acid/dimethyl carbonate solutions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parize, D.D., Foschini, M.M., Oliveira, J.E., Klamczynski, A., Glenn, G.M., Marconcini, J.M., Mattoso, L.H. 2016. Solution blow spinning: parameters optimization and effects on the properties of nanofibers from poly(lactic) acid/dimethyl carbonate solutions. Journal of Materials Science. 51(9):4627-4638.

Utilization of microbes to improve crop production - (Proceedings)
Sharon, J.A., Lee, C.C., Glenn, G.M. 2015. Utilization of microbes to improve crop production. UJNR meeting, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan. November 14 - 19, 2015. Meeting Proceedings. 44:29-30.

Controlled release of linalool using nanofibrous membranes of poly(lactic acid) obtained by electrospinning and solution blow spinning: A comparative study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Souza, M.A., Glenn, G.M., Mattoso, L.H. 2015. Controlled release of linalool using nanofibrous membranes of poly(lactic acid) obtained by electrospinning and solution blow spinning: A comparative study. Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 15(8):5628-5636.

Modification of eucalyptus pulp fiber using silane coupling agents with aliphatic side chains of different length Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mendes, R.F., Mendes, L., Oliveira, J.E., Savastano Jr., H., Glenn, G.M., Tonoli, G.H. 2015. Modification of eucalyptus pulp fiber using silane coupling agents with aliphatic side chains of different length. Polymer Engineering & Science. 55(6)1273-1280.

Nanocrystalline cellulose from coir fiber: preparation, properties, and applications - (Book / Chapter)
Azeredo, H.M., Imam, S.H., Figueiredo, M.C., Nascimento, D.M., Rosa, M.F. 2014. Nanocrystalline cellulose from coir fiber: preparation, properties, and applications. In: Pandey, J.K. Takagi, H. Nakagaito, A.N., Kim, H.-J., editors. Handbook of polymer nanocomposites. Processing, performance and application, Volume C: Polymer nanocomposites of cellulose nanoparticles. Berlin Heidelberg, Germany: Springer. p. 15-26.

Bionanocomposites - (Book / Chapter)
Medeiros, E., Santos, A.S., Dufresne, A., Orts, W.J., Mattoso, L.H. 2013. Bionanocomposites. In: Sabu, Thomas, Kuruvilla, Joseph, Malhotra, S.K, Koichi, Goda, Sreekala, M.S., editors. Polymer composites. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-VCH. p. 361-430.

Properties of thermoplastic starch and TPS/polycaprolactone blend reinforced with sisal whiskers using extrusion processing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campos, A., Teodoro, K.B., Teixeira, E.M., Correa, A.C., Marconcini, J.M., Wood, D.F., Williams, T.G. 2012. Properties of thermoplastic starch and TPS/polycaprolactone blend reinforced with sisal whiskers using extrusion processing. Polymer Engineering & Science. 53(4):800-808.