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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Diana Franqui-Villanueva
Bioproducts Research
Microbiologist

Phone: (510) 559-6492
Fax: (510) 559-5818
Room 3107
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.)
Use of natural and biobased materials for controlled-release of urea in water: Environmental applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilbao-Sainz, C., Imam, S.H., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Wood, D.F., Chiou, B., Orts, W.J. 2013. Use of natural and biobased materials for controlled-release of urea in water: Environmental applications. Basic Research Journal of Soil and Environmental Science. 1(3):23-30.
Thermal properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) recovered from municipal solid waste by steam autoclaving - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holtman, K.M., Kodama, A.B., Klamczynski, A., Flynn, A., Bozzi, D.V., Torres, L., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Mao, J., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2012. Thermal properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate) recovered from municipal solid waste by steam autoclaving. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 126(5):1698-1708.
Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mao, J., Holtman, K.M., Franquivillanueva, D.M. 2010. Chemical structures of corn stover and its residue after dilute acid prehydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis: Insight into factors limiting enzymatic hydrolysis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(22):11680-11687.
Biofuels and bioenergy production from municipal solid waste commingled with agriculturally-derived biomass - (Book / Chapter)
Holtman, K.M., Bozzi, D.V., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Orts, W.J. 2010. Biofuels and bioenergy production from municipal solid waste commingled with agriculturally-derived biomass. In: Braun, R, Karlen, D, Johnson, D., editors. Sustainable alternative fuel feedstock opportunities, challenges and roadmaps for six U.S. regions. Washington, D.C.:Soil and Water Conservation Society. p. 237-247.
Extraction of ethanol with higher carboxylic acid solvents and their toxicity to yeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Cline, J.L., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2010. Extraction of ethanol with higher carboxylic acid solvents and their toxicity to yeast. Separation and Purification Technology. 72: 180-185.
Extraction of ethanol with higher alcohol solvents and their toxicity to yeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Offeman, R.D., Stephenson, S.K., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Cline, J.L., Robertson, G.H., Orts, W.J. 2008. Extraction of ethanol with higher alcohol solvents and their toxicity to yeast. Separation and Purification Technology. 63: 444-451.
Cloning, Expression and Characterization of a Glycoside Hydrolase Family 39 Xylosidase from Bacillus Halodurans C-125 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Franquivillanueva, D.M., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. Cloning, Expression and Characterization of a Glycoside Hydrolase Family 39 Xylosidase from Bacillus Halodurans C-125. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology.
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.
Characterization and Directed Evolution of Hemicellulotic Enzymes Using Natural Xylooligoaccharide Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Wagschal, K.C., Franqui Espiet, D., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D.W.S. 2005. Characterization of hemicellulotic degrading enzymes using natural substrates. Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Denver, CO. Paper No. 1B-65. Abstract A10, Enzyme Engineering XVIII.
Enzyme-Coupled Assay for Beta-Xylosidase Hydrolysis of Natural Substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagschal, K.C., Franqui Espiet, D., Lee, C.C., Robertson, G.H., Wong, D. 2005. Enzyme-coupled assay for beta-xylosidase hydrolysis of natural substrates. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71:5318-5323.
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