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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Sean Liu
Functional Foods Research Unit
Research Leader

Phone: (309) 681-6551
Fax: (309) 681-6685
Room 2054

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604

Projects
IMPROVING STABILITY AND HEALTHFULNESS OF U.S. COMMODITY VEGETABLE OILS AND PRODUCTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419752
DISCOVERY AND UTILIZATION OF BIOACTIVE COMPONENTS FROM NEW CROPS AND AGRICULTURAL CO-PRODUCTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419802
IMPROVING HUMAN HEALTH USING FUNCTIONAL FOOD INGREDIENTS FROM BY-PRODUCTS OF GRAIN MILLING INDUSTRIES USING INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419804
AMYLOSE HELICAL INCLUSION COMPLEXES FOR FOOD AND INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419805
DEVELOPMENT OF ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGY THAT MEASURES SOYBEAN QUALITY ATTRIBUTES RAPIDLY, COST EFFECTIVELY, AND CONSISTENTLY
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 423005
Amino Acid Analysis of F.I.R.S.T.
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 425917
Developing Accurate and Globally Accepted Near Infrared Reflectance (NIR) Analytical Standards of Soybean Sugar Compositions
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 426165

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Enhancing antioxidant activity of sesamol at frying temperature by addition of additives through reducing volatility - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Aug-14)
Reduction of lipid oxidation by formation of caseinate-oil-oat gum emulsions - (Abstract Only) - (06-Aug-14)
Preparation of margarines from organogels of sunflower wax and vegetable oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Jul-14)
Grape pomace extracts derived from Midwestern grapes as natural antioxidants in edible oil and oil-in-water emulsions - (Abstract Only) - (21-Jun-14)
Properties of amaranth flour with functional oat products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Inglett, G.E., Chen, D., Liu, S.X. 2014. Properties of amaranth flour with functional oat products. Journal of Food Research. 3(6):1-11.
Antioxidant activity of grape pomace extracts derived from Midwestern grapes in bulk oil and oil-in-water emulsions - (Abstract Only) - (04-May-14)
Physical properties of sugar cookies containing chia-oat composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Inglett, G.E., Chen, D., Liu, S.X. 2014. Physical properties of sugar cookies containing chia-oat composites. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.6674.
Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel prepared from vegetable oil - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Liu, Z., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2014. Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel prepared from vegetable oil. Meeting Abstract.
Evaluation of a rice bran oil-derived spread as a functional ingredient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakota, E.L., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Liu, S.X. 2014. Evaluation of a rice bran oil-derived spread as a functional ingredient. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 116:521-531.
Inhibition of lipid oxidation by formation of caseinate-oil-oat gum complexes - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Singh, M., Hwang, H. 2013. Inhibition of lipid oxidation by formation of caseinate-oil-oat gum complexes [abstract]. American Association of Cereal Chemists International.
Starch characteristics of bean extrudates - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Sutivisedsak, N., Biswas, A., Liu, S.X. 2013. Starch characteristics of bean extrudates [abstract]. American Association of Cereal Chemists International.
Margarine from organogel of healthy vegetable oils and plant wax - (Abstract Only) - (08-Sep-13)
Margarine from organogels of plant wax and soybean oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H.-S., Singh, M., Bakota, E.L., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2013. Margarine from organogels of plant wax and soybean oil. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:1705-1712.
Pasting and rheological properties of oat products dry-blended with ground chia seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Inglett, G.E., Chen, D., Liu, S.X., Lee, S. 2014. Pasting and rheological properties of oat products dry-blended with ground chia seeds. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 55:148-156.
Antioxidant and sensory properties of rice bran oil-based extraction products - (Abstract Only)
Bakota, E.L., Moser, J.K., Hwang, H., Bowman, M.J., Palmquist, D.E., Liu, S.X. 2013. Antioxidant and sensory properties of rice bran oil-based extraction products [abstract]. Institute of Food Technologists.
Potential applications for amylose inclusion complexes produced by steam jet cooking - (Proceedings)
Felker, F.C., Kenar, J.A., Byars, J.A., Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Fanta, G.F. 2013. Potential applications for amylose inclusion complexes produced by steam jet cooking. In: Proceedings of International Starch Technology Conference, June 3-5, 2013, Champaign, Illinois.
Sesamol as a natural antioxidant for frying oil - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Moser, J.K., Bakota, E.L., Berhow, M.A., Liu, S.X. 2013. Sesamol as a natural antioxidant for frying oil [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society.
Antioxidant properties of rice bran oil-based extraction products - (Abstract Only)
Bakota, E.L., Moser, J.K., Hwang, H., Bowman, M.J., Palmquist, D.E., Liu, S.X. 2013. Antioxidant properties of rice bran oil-based extraction products [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society.
Properties of margarine and spread from wax-vegetable oil organogel - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Singh, M., Moser, J.K., Bakota, E.L., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2013. Properties of margarine and spread from wax-vegetable oil organogel. Meeting Abstract. xx.
No evidence found for Diels-Alder reaction products in soybean oil oxidized at the frying temperature by NMR study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H.-S., Doll, K.M., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Vermillion, K., Liu, S.X. 2013. No evidence found for Diels-Alder reaction products in soybean oil oxidized at the frying temperature by NMR study. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90(6):825-834.
Solvent fractionation of rice bran oil to produce a spreadable rice bran product - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakota, E.L., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Hwang, H., Bowman, M.J., Palmquist, D.E., Liu, S.X. 2013. Solvent fractionation of rice bran oil to produce a spreadable rice bran product. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 115(8):847-857.
Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel produced from soybean oil polymers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Liu, Z., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2013. Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel produced from soybean oil polymers. Journal of Agricultural Science. 2(2):80-85.
Antioxidant activity of sesamol in soybean oil under frying conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H.-S., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Bakota, E.L., Berhow, M.A., Liu, S.X. 2013. Antioxidant activity of sesamol in soybean oil under frying conditions. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:659-666.
Effect of corn bran particle size on rheology and pasting characteristics of flour gels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Vaughn, S.F. 2013. Effect of corn bran particle size on rheology and pasting characteristics of flour gels. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 2(2):138-142.
Viscoelastic properties of oat ß-glucan-rich aqueous dispersions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Inglett, G.E., Chen, D., Liu, S.X. 2013. Viscoelastic properties of oat ß-glucan-rich aqueous dispersions. Food Chemistry. 138:186-191.
Effect of corn bran particle size and substitution on pasting characteristics of wheat flour - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Vaughn, S.F. 2012. Effect of corn bran particle size and substitution on pasting characteristics of wheat flour. American Association of Cereal Chemists International Annual Meeting.
Amylose inclusion complexes produced by combining various ligands with jet-cooked amylose - (Abstract Only)
Felker, F.C. 2012. Amylose inclusion complexes produced by combining various ligands with jet-cooked amylose. AACC Meeting.
Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel produced from soybean oil polymers - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Liu, Z., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2012. Rheological properties of a biological thermo-responsive hydrogel produced from soybean oil polymers [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting.
Thermal dissolution of maize starches in aqueous medium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Biswas, A., Singh, M., Peterson, S.C., Liu, S.X. 2012. Thermal dissolution of maize starches in aqueous medium. Journal of Cereal Science. 56(3):720-725.
Trans-fat free margarine from organogel formed by a plant wax - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Kim, S., Singh, M., Moser, J.K., Liu, S.X. 2012. Trans-fat free margarine from organogel formed by a plant wax. IFT Meeting.
Effect of purified oat ß-glucan on fermentation of set-style yogurt mix - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, M., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2012. Effect of purified oat ß-glucan on fermentation of set-style yogurt mix. Journal of Food Science. 77:E195-E201.
Lignans as antioxidants for soybean oil at frying temperature - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Moser, J.K., Liu, S.X. 2012. Lignans as antioxidants for soybean oil at frying temperature. 103rd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.
Waxes as organogelator for soybean oil - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Kim, S., Singh, M., Moser, J.K., Liu, S.X. 2012. Waxes as organogelator for soybean oil. 103rd AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo.
Effect of corn bran as dietary fiber addition on baking and sensory quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Vaughn, S.F. 2012. Effect of corn bran as dietary fiber addition on baking and sensory quality. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1:348-352.
Mechanical, thermal, and moisture properties of plastics with bean as filler - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H.N., Liu, S.X., Lesch, W.C., Tungsrud, R.R., Finkenstadt, V.L., Biswas, A. 2012. Mechanical, thermal, and moisture properties of plastics with bean as filler. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 6(1):59-68.
Extrudability of four common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jan-12)
Structural effect of lignans and sesamol on polymerization of soybean oil at frying temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Liu, S.X. 2012. Structural effect of lignans and sesamol on polymerization of soybean oil at frying temperature. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89:1067-1076.
Effect of chia seed meal on baking quality of cakes - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Singh, M. 2011. Effect of chia seed meal on baking quality of cakes. Meeting Abstract.
Organogel formation of soybean oil with waxes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H., Kim, S., Singh, M., Moser, J.K., Liu, S.X. 2012. Organogel formation of soybean oil with waxes. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89:639-647.
Fortification of wheat flour with corn bran in baked products - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X. 2011. Fortification of wheat flour with corn bran in baked products. AACC Annual Meeting.
Effect of corn bran substitution on baking quality of cakes - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Singh, M. 2011. Effect of corn bran substitution on baking quality of cakes. Meeting Abstract. 00:000-000.
Fortification of yogurt with oat hydrocolloid - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Inglett, G.E. 2011. Fortification of yogurt with oat hydrocolloid. Meeting Abstract. 00:000-000.
Micro-heterogeneity of corn hulls cellulosic fiber biopolymer studied by multiple-particle tracking (MPT) - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Cheng, W., Inglett, G.E., Wu, P., Kim, S., Liu, S.X., Tseng, Y. 2011. Micro-heterogeneity of corn hulls cellulosic fiber biopolymer studied by multiple-particle tracking (MPT). Meeting Abstract.
Properties of High Amylose Starch-Beeswax Inclusion Complexes Prepared by Steam Jet Cooking - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C., Fanta, G.F., Byars, J.A. 2010. Properties of High Amylose Starch-Beeswax Inclusion Complexes Prepared by Steam Jet Cooking. Meeting Abstract. Cereal Foods World 55: A58.
Insoluble distillers' dried grain (DDG) fraction in chemically leavened bread - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Inglett, G.E. 2010. Insoluble distillers' dried grain (DDG) fraction in chemically leavened bread. Cereal Foods World. 55:A70.
Effect of incorporation of distillers' dried grain with solubles (DDGS) on quality of cornbread - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Singh, M., Inglett, G. 2011. Effect of incorporation of distillers' dried grain with solubles (DDGS) on quality of cornbread. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 44:713-718.
Development of an Edible Antimicrobial Coating for Perishable Foods - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Felker, F.C., Singh, M. 2010. Development of an Edible Antimicrobial Coating for Perishable Foods. 15th World Congress of International Union of Food Science and Technology. 00:000-000.
Jet Cooked Starch and Essential Oil Composites as Antimicrobial Coating on Foods - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X., Felker, F.C. 2010. Jet Cooked Starch and Essential Oil Composites as Antimicrobial Coating on Foods. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Meeting. 00:000-000.
Antimicrobial Activities and Water Vapor Barrier of Starch-Lipid Based Edible Coatings on Fresh Produce - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Felker, F.C., Singh, M. 2010. Antimicrobial Activities and Water Vapor Barrier of Starch-Lipid Based Edible Coatings on Fresh Produce. Institute of Food Technologists Meeting. 00:000-000.
Characterization of Surface Modification of Polyethersulfone Membrane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Kim, J. 2011. Characterization of surface modification of polyethersulfone membrane. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology. 25:193-212.
Rheological Properties of a Biological Thermo-Hydrogel Produced from Soybean Oil Polymers - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Liu, Z., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2010. Rheological Properties of a Biological Thermo-Hydrogel Produced from Soybean Oil Polymers. Meeting Abstract.
Micro-heterogeneity of Cellulosic Fiber Biopolymer Prepared from Corn Hulls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Cheng, W., Inglett, G.E., Wu, P., Kim, S., Liu, S.X., Tseng, Y. 2010. Micro-heterogeneity of Cellulosic Fiber Biopolymer Prepared from Corn Hulls. LWT-Food Science and Technology. 43(6):977-981.
Utilisation of Corn (Zea mays) Bran and Corn Fiber in the Production of Food Components - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rose, D.J., Inglett, G.E., Liu, S.X. 2010. Utilisation of Corn (Zea mays) Bran and Corn Fiber in the Production of Food Components. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 90(6):915-924.
Production of biopolymer composites by particle bonding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Xu, J., Liu, S.X. 2010. Production of Biopolymer Composites by Particle Bonding. Composites Part A. 41:146-153.
Processing Bioactive Oat Soluble Fibers for Increasing Health Benefits of Food - (Abstract Only)
Inglett, G.E., Rose, D.J., Chen, D., Lee, S., Liu, S.X. 2009. Processing Bioactive Oat Soluble Fibers for Increasing Health Benefits of Food. American Chemical Society Abstracts. 00:000-000.
The effect of polymer surface modification on polymer-protein interaction via interfacial polymerization and hydrophilic polymer grafting - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X. 2009. The effect of polymer surface modification on polymer-protein interaction via interfacial polymerization and hydrophilic polymer grafting. 7th International Symposium on Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion. 00:000-000.
Utilization of ethanol production residuals: food applications - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Singh, M. 2009. Utilization of ethanol production residuals: food applications. International Food Technology Meeting Abstracts. 00:000-000.
Pasting characteristics of starch-lipid composites - (Abstract Only)
Singh, M., Liu, S.X. 2009. Pasting characteristics of starch-lipid composites. International Food Technology. 00:000-000.
Antimicrobial coatings for ensuring safety of fresh produces - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X. 2009. Antimicrobial coatings for ensuring safety of fresh produces. Fresh Produce. 3:73-79.
Micro-Heterogeneity of Cellulosic Fiber Biopolymer Prepared from Corn Hulls - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Cheng, W., Inglett, G.E., Wu, P., Kim, S., Liu, S.X., Tseng, Y. 2009. Micro-Heterogeneity of Cellulosic Fiber Biopolymer Prepared from Corn Hulls. Meeting Abstract.
Production of Degradable Biopolymer Composites by Particle-bonding - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S., Xu, J., Liu, S.X. 2009. Production of Degradable Biopolymer Composites by Particle-bonding [abstract]. 100th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 133.
Application of Kevin-Voigt Model in Quantifying Whey Protein Adsorption on Polyethersulfone Using QCM-D - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Kim, J. 2009. Application of Kevin-Voigt Model in Quantifying Whey Protein Adsorption on Polyethersulfone Using QCM-D. JALA 14(1):213-220.
The effect of polymer surface modification on polymer-protein interaction via interfacial polymerization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Kim, J., Kim, S., Singh, M. 2009. The Effect of Polymer Surface Modification on Polymer-protein Interaction via Interfacial Polymerization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 112:1704-1715.
New value-added food ingredients from maize based ethanol processing by-products - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Inglett, G.E., Kim, S., Xu, J. 2008. New value-added food ingredients from maize based ethanol processing by-products. World Congress of Food Science and Technology. 00:000-000.
A new food ingredient for adding soluble oat beta-glucan health benefits to food products - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Inglett, G.E., Lee, S. 2008. A new food ingredient for adding soluble oat beta-glucan health benefits to food products. World Congress of Food Science and Technology. 00:000-000.
Membrane surface modification via polymer grafting and interfacial polymerization - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X., Kim, J., Kim, S. 2008. Membrane surface modification via polymer grafting and interfacial polymerization. World Congress of Food Science and Technology. 00:000-000.
Study of Asorption Kinetics of Surfactants onto Polyethersulfone Membrane Surface Using QCM-D - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Kim, J. 2009. Study of Asorption Kinetics of Surfactants onto Polyethersulfone Membrane Surface Using QCM-D. Desalination. 247(1):355-361.
Utilization of biofuel production residuals for food applications - (Proceedings)
Liu, S.X., Singh, M. 2008. Utilization of biofuel production residuals for food applications. In: Proceedings of United States-Japan Cooperative program in Natural Resources, Food and Agriculture Panel, 37th Annual Meeting, August 24–28, 2008, Chicago, IL. p. 104-105.
New value-added materials from ethanol by-products - (Abstract Only)
Inglett, G.E., Kim, S., Xu, J., Stevenson, D.G., Chen, D., Liu, S.X. 2008. New value-added materials from ethanol by-products. Green Chemistry. 00:000-000.
Improving flow ability of distillers dried grains by novel processing techniques - (Abstract Only)
Inglett, G.E., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2008. Improving flow ability of distillers dried grains by novel processing techniques. 2008 Fuel Ethanol Workshop & Expo. 00:000-000.
Resistant starch, total dietary fiber and antioxidants in distillers dried grains (DDG) - (Abstract Only)
Stevenson, D.G., Inglett, G.E., Liu, S.X. 2008. Resistant starch, total dietary fiber and antioxidants in distillers dried grains (DDG). Meeting Abstract. 00:000-000.
Synthesis and degradation behavior of poly(ethyl cyanoacrylate) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Han, M.G., Kim, S., Liu, S.X. 2008. Synthesis and degradation behavior of poly(ethyl cyanoacrylate). Polymer Degradation and Stability. 93(7):1243-1251.
Content and molecular weight distribution of oat beta-glucan in Oatrim, Nutrim, and C-Trim products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Inglett, G.E., Liu, S.X. 2008. Content and Molecular Weight Distribution of Oat Beta-glucan in Oatrim, Nutrim, and C-Trim Products. Cereal Chemistry. 85(5):701-705.
Land application of food processing wastewaters in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S.X. 2008. Land application of food processing wastewaters in the United States. World Congress of Soil Science. 00:000-000.
Empirical correlation of volumetric mass transfer coefficient for a rectangular internal-loop airlift bioreactor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Hermanowicz, S.W. 2008. Empirical correlation of volumetric mass transfer coefficient for a rectangular internal-loop airlift bioreactor. Journal of Environmental Engineering. 7(4):411-415.
Effect of polymer surface modification on polymer-protein interaction via hydrophilic polymer grafting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S.X., Kim, J., Kim, S. 2008. Effect of polymer surface modification on polymer-protein interaction via hydrophilic polymer grafting. Journal of Food Science. 73(3):E143-E150.
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