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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Mila Aldema Ramos
Biobased and Other Animal Co-Products
Research Chemist

Phone: (215) 836-6909 ext. 6909
Fax: (215) 233-6795
Room 2202.1

ERRC
600 E MERMAID LN
WYNDMOOR, PA, 19038-8598

Projects
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY PROCESSES AND NEW APPLICATIONS FOR ANIMAL HIDES AND LEATHER
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419785

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Economic assessment and pathogenic bacteria inhibition of bovine hide presoaking solutions formulated with enzymes that can remove adobe-type manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Muir, Z.E., Wheeler, T.L., Kalchayanand, N., Mcaloon, A.J. 2013. Economic assessment and pathogenic bacteria inhibition of bovine hide presoaking solutions formulated with enzymes that can remove adobe-type manure. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 108(9):319-344.
Decorin content and near infrared spectroscopy analysis of dried collagenous biomaterial samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Castell, J., Muir, Z.E., Schreyer, S., Adzet, D., Sabe, R. 2012. Decorin content and near infrared spectroscopy analysis of dried collagenous biomaterial samples. Biomolecules EISSN 2218-273X. DOI: 10.3390/biom2040622.
Microbiological and near IR studies of leather from hides presoaked in formulations that can remove hardened bovine manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-May-12)
Microbiological and near IR studies of leather from hides presoaked in formulations that can remove hardened bovine manure - (Abstract Only)
Ramos, M. 2012. Microbiological and near IR studies of leather from hides presoaked in formulations that can remove hardened bovine manure. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. 215-11794.
Soaking formulations that can soften and remove hardened bovine manure: part II, effects on quality of leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Muir, Z.E., Ashby, R.D. 2012. Soaking formulations that can soften and remove hardened bovine manure: part II, effects on quality of leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 107(5):167-174.
Composite drying with simultaneous vacuum and toggling - (Proceedings) - (01-Jul-11)
Composite drying with simultaneous vacuum and toggling - (Abstract Only) - (01-Mar-11)
Effects of alpha-tocopherol addition to polymeric coatings on the UV and heat resistance of a fibrous collagen material--chrome-free leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Ramos, M. 2011. Effects of alpha-tocopherol addition to polymeric coatings on the UV and heat resistance of a fibrous collagen material--chrome-free leather. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. Available: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/app.34129/fullDOI.
Polymeric coatings containing mixed tocopherols to improve the UV and heat resistance of leather - (Proceedings)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Liu, L.S., Ramos, M. 2010. Polymeric coatings containing mixed tocopherols to improve the UV and heat resistance of leather. Proceedings of American Chemical Society, Division of Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering. PMSE Preprints. Pub no. 366.
A novel system of removing decorin, a minor proteoglycan of bovine hides, to improve the quality of leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Liu, C. 2010. A novel system of removing decorin, a minor proteoglycan of bovine hides, to improve the quality of leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 105(7):222-228.
Mechanical properties and area retention of leather dried with biaxial stretching under vacuum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Latona, N.P., Ramos, M., Goldberg, N.M. 2010. Mechanical properties and area retention of leather dried with biaxial stretching under vacuum. Journal of Materials Science. 45(7):1889-1896.
The Use of Mixed Tocopherols to Improve UV and Heat Resistance of Leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Liu, L.S., Latona, N.P., Ramos, M., Latona, R.J. 2010. The Use of Mixed Tocopherols to Improve UV and Heat Resistance of Leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 105(1):9-15.
Characterizing wool keratin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cardamone, J.M., Nunez, A., Garcia, R.A., Ramos, M. 2009. Characterizing wool keratin. Research Letters in Materials Science. 2009(5). Available: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/rlms/2009/147175.abs.html.
Leather Coated with Mixtures of Humectant and Antioxidants to Improve UV and Heat Resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Ramos, M., Latona, N.P., Latona, R.J. 2009. Leather Coated with Mixtures of Humectant and Antioxidants to Improve UV and Heat Resistance. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 104(5):161-168.
Identification of Decorin and other Proteins in Bovine Hide during its Processing into Leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Latona, R.J., Fortis, L.L., Marmer, W.N. 2008. Identification of Decorin and other Proteins in Bovine Hide during its Processing into Leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 103(10):324-329.
Monitoring of Available Decorin in Different Parts of Bovine Hide during its Processing into Leather - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, M., Latona, R.J., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Monitoring of Available Decorin in Different Parts of Bovine Hide during its Processing into Leather. Journal of American Leather Chemists Association. 102(12):404-407.
Monitoring of Available Decorin in Different Parts of Bovine Hide during its Processing into Leather - (Proceedings)
Ramos, M., Latona, R.J., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Monitoring of Available Decorin in Different Parts of Bovine Hide during its Processing into Leather. In: Proceedings of International Union of Leather Technologists and Chemists Societies and American Leather Chemists Association Conference, June 20-24, 2007, Washington, D.C. 2007 CDROM.
Improved Monitoring of Decorin in Hides during their Processing into Leather - (Abstract Only)
Ramos, M., Latona, R.J., Marmer, W.N. 2007. Improved Monitoring of Decorin in Hides during their Processing into Leather [abstract]. American Leather Chemists Association Meeting. p. 36.
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