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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improving Biochemical Processes for the Production of Sustainable Fuels and Chemicals

Location: Renewable Product Technology Research Unit

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

Moving toward energy security and sustainability in 2050 by reconfiguring biofuel production - (Book / Chapter)
(27-Jul-14)
Inhibitors of biofilm formation by fuel ethanol contaminants - (Abstract Only)
(24-Jul-14)
Butyric acid from anaerobic fermentation of lignocellulosic biomass hydrolysates by Clostridium sp. strain RPT-4213 - (Abstract Only)
(24-Jul-14)
Biomass for biorefining: Resources, allocation, utilization, and policies - (Book / Chapter)
(27-Jun-14)
Inhibitors of biofilm formation by biofuel fermentation contaminants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Nunnally, M.S., Anderson, A.M. 2014. Inhibitors of biofilm formation by biofuel fermentation contaminants. Bioresource Technology. 169:45-51.
Production of novel microbial biopolymers - (Abstract Only)
(04-Jun-14)
Corn fiber utilization for production of Schizophyllan - (Abstract Only)
(04-Jun-14)
Proteomic Analyses of Ethanol Tolerance in Lactobacillus buchneri NRRL B-30929 - (Abstract Only)
(20-May-14)
Application of bacteriophage endolysins to reduce Lactobacillus contamination during fuel ethanol fermentation - (Abstract Only)
(20-May-14)
Novel thermostable endo-xylanase cloned and expressed from bacterium Geobacillus sp. WSUCF1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhalla, A., Bischoff, K.M., Uppugundla, N., Balan, V., Sani, R.K. 2014. Novel thermostable endo-xylanase cloned and expressed from bacterium Geobacillus sp. WSUCF1. Bioresource Technology. 165:314-318.
Aureobasidium pullulans as a source of liamocins (heavy oils) with anticancer activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Watanapoksin, R., Price, N.P., Bischoff, K.M., Tayeh, M., Teeraworawit, S., Kriwong, S., Leathers, T.D. 2014. Aureobasidium pullulans as a source of liamocins (heavy oils) with anticancer activity. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 30(8):2199-2204.
Thermostable hemicellulases of a bacterium, Geobacillus sp. DC3, isolated from the former Homestake Gold Mine in Lead, South Dakota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergdale, T.E., Hughes, S.R., Bang, S.S. 2014. Thermostable hemicellulases of a bacterium, Geobacillus sp. DC3, isolated from the former Homestake Gold Mine in Lead, South Dakota. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 172(7):3488-3501.
Production of a yeast artificial chromosome for stable expression of a synthetic xylose isomerase-xylulokinase polyprotein in a fuel ethanol yeast strain - (Abstract Only)
(18-Sep-13)
Bacteriophage endolysins expressed in yeast kill strains of Lactobacillus that contaminate fermentations - (Abstract Only)
(15-Aug-13)
Characterization of Fusarium head blight (FHB) resistance and deoxynivalenol accumulation in hulled and hulless winter barley - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-Jul-13)
Effect of fermentation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain PJ69-4 on the phytic acid, raffinose, and stachyose contents of soybean meal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tudor, K.W., Jones, M.A., Hughes, S.R., Holt, J.P., Wiegand, B.R. 2013. Effect of fermentation with Saccharomyces cerevisiae strain PJ69-4 on the phytic acid, raffinose, and stachyose contents of soybean meal. The Professional Animal Scientist. 29:529-534.
Lipase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Rich, J.O., Anderson, A.M., Manitchotpisit, P. 2013. Lipase production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Biotechnology Letters. 35(10):1701-1706.
Expression of bacteriophage endolysins in Saccharomyces cerevisiae - (Abstract Only)
(21-May-13)
Effects of lactic acid bacteria contamination on lignocellulosic ethanol fermentation - (Abstract Only)
(21-May-13)
Development of mutated Kluyveromyces marxianus strains for ethanol production at elevated temperature from biomass hydrolysate - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Cox, E.J., Kurtzman, C.P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Cote, G.L., Rich, J.O., Bang, S.S., Pinkleman, R., Riano-Herrera, N.M., Rodriguez-Valencia, N., Lopez-Nunez, J.C. 2013. Development of mutated Kluyveromyces marxianus strains for ethanol production at elevated temperature from biomass hydrolysate [abstract]. Center for Process Analysis and Control.
Laccases from Aureobasidium pullulans - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rich, J.O., Leathers, T.D., Anderson, A.M., Bischoff, K.M., Manitchotpisit, P. 2013. Laccases from Aureobasidium pullulans. Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 53(1):33-37.
Bioproducts and morphological features of diverse isolates of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Skory, C.D., Price, N.P., Rich, J.O. 2013. Bioproducts and morphological features of diverse isolates of the fungus Aureobasidium pullulans [abstract]. Association of Science-Technology Centers.
Automated UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 and selection for microaerophilic growth and ethanol production at elevated temperature on biomass sugars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Bang, S.S., Cox, E.J., Schoepke, A., Ochwat, K., Pinkelman, R., Nelson, D., Qureshi, N., Gibbons, W.R., Kurtzman, C.P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Cote, G.L., Rich, J.O., Jones, M.A., Cedeno, D., Doran-Peterson, J., Riano, N.M. 2013. Automated UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 and selection for microaerophilic growth and ethanol production at elevated temperature on biomass sugars. Journal of Laboratory Automation. 18(4):276-290.
Presence of glucose, xylose, and glycerol fermenting bacteria in the deep biosphere of the former Homestake gold mine, South Dakota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rastogi, G., Gurram, R.N., Bhalla, A., Gonzalez, R., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Kumar, S., Sani, R.K. 2013. Presence of glucose, xylose, and glycerol fermenting bacteria in the deep biosphere of the former Homestake gold mine, South Dakota. Frontiers in Microbiology. 4(2):1-8.
Bacillus spp. produce antibacterial activities against lactic acid bacteria that contaminate fuel ethanol plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Bischoff, K.M., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D. 2013. Bacillus spp. produce antibacterial activities against lactic acid bacteria that contaminate fuel ethanol plants. Current Microbiology. 66(5):443-449.
Improved lignocellulose conversion to biofuels with thermophilic bacteria and thermostable enzymes - (Review Article)
Bhalla, A., Bansal, N., Kumar, S., Bischoff, K.M., Sani, R. 2013. Improved lignocellulose conversion to biofuels with thermophilic bacteria and thermostable enzymes. Bioresource Technology. 128:751-759.
Renewable and sustainable transportation fuels - (Other)
Liu, S. 2012. Renewable and sustainable transportation fuels. Journal of Petroleum & Environmental Biotechnology. 3(6):http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2157-7463.1000e115.
Evaluation of laccase-mediator system (LMS) in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, T.M., Anderson, A.M., Rich, J.O. 2012. Combinatorial evaluation of laccase-mediator system in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol. Biotechnology Letters. 35(2):225-231. DOI: 10.1007/s10529-012-1078-1.
Sustainable multipurpose biorefineries for third-generation biofuels and value-added co-products - (Book / Chapter)
Hughes, S.R., Gibbons, W.R., Moser, B.R., Rich, J.O. 2013. Sustainable multipurpose biorefineries for third-generation biofuels and value-added co-products. In: Fang, Z., editor. Biofuels - Economy, Environment and Sustainability. Croatia: InTech. p. 245-267.
Cell-penetrating recombinant peptides for potential use in agricultural pest control applications - (Other)
Hughes, S.R., Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T. 2012. Cell-penetrating recombinant peptides for potential use in agricultural pest control applications. Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences. 5:1054-1063.
Increased ethanol production with UV-C mutagenized Kluyveromyces marxianus capable of anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars using fermentation strategies with corn pericarp hydrolysates - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Kurtzman, C.P., Rich, J.O. 2012. Increased ethanol production with UV-C mutagenized Kluyveromyces marxianus capable of anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars using fermentation strategies with corn pericarp hydrolysates [abstract]. International Congress on Yeasts. IP175M.
Impact of using virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process on distillers grains coproducts - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M., Edrington, T.S., Rich, J.O., Zhang, Y. 2012. Impact of using virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process on distillers grains coproducts [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. S123.
Combinatorial evaluation of the laccase-mediator system (LMS) in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol - (Abstract Only)
Larson, T.M., Anderson, A.M., Rich, J.O. 2012. Combinatorial evaluation of the laccase-mediator system (LMS) in the oxidation of veratryl alcohol [abstract]. Gordon Research Conference.
Engineered biosealant producing inorganic and organic biopolymers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Jul-12)
Trehalose-related gene deletions in Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Boudreau, B.A., Larson, T.M., Brown, D.W., Busman, M., Roberts, E.S., Nall, D., Mcquade, K.L. 2012. Trehalose-related gene deletions in Fusarium verticillioides. Meeting Abstract.
Novel antibacterial polypeptide produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Wilkinson, B.J., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Novel antibacterial polypeptide produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper #2512. p. 202.
Determining the fate of virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O., Zhang, Y. 2012. Determining the fate of virginiamycin in the fuel ethanol production process [abstract]. Fuel Ethanol Workshop. Track 3. Paper 1. p. 23.
Evaluation of UV-C mutagenized Scheffersomyces stipitis strains for ethanol production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geiger, M., Gibbons, J., West, T., Hughes, S.R., Gibbons, W. 2012. Evaluation of UV-C mutagenized Scheffersomyces stipitis strains for ethanol production. Journal of Laboratory Automation. 17(6):417-424.
Novel antibacterial polypeptide laparaxin produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 via fermentation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Wilkinson, B.J., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Cotta, M.A. 2012. Novel antibacterial polypeptide laparaxin produced by Lactobacillus paracasei strain NRRL B-50314 via fermentation. J Pet Environ Biotechnol. 3:121. DOI: 10.4172/2157-7463.
Uv-C Mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces Marxianus Nrrl Y-1109 Strain for Improved Anaerobic Growth at Elevated Temperature on Pentose and Hexose Sugars - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2012. UV-C mutagenesis of Kluyveromyces marxianus NRRL Y-1109 strain for improved anaerobic growth at elevated temperature on pentose and hexose sugars [abstract]. American Chemical Society.
Design and construction of a first-generation high-throughput integrated molecular biology platform for production of optimized synthetic genes and improved industrial strains - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Butt, T.R., Bartolett, S., Riedmuller, S., Sterner, D., Farrelly, P., Bischoff, K.M., Liu, S., Rich, J.O. 2012. Design and construction of a first-generation high-throughput integrated molecular biology platform for production of optimized synthetic genes and improved industrial strains [abstract]. CBRD Advisory Board.
Development and application of automated systems for plasmid-based functional proteomics to improve syntheitc biology of engineered industrial microbes for high level expression of proteases for biofertilizer production - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O., Tasaki, K., Riedmuller, S. 2012. Development and application of automated systems for plasmid-based functional proteomics to improve syntheitc biology of engineered industrial microbes for high level expression of proteases for biofertilizer production [abstract]. Society for Laboratory Automation and Screening. Track 3. Paper 4.
Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Manitchotpisit, P., Bischoff, K.M., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production [abstract]. Thai Society for Biotechnology. p. 73.
Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production - (Proceedings)
Manitchotpisit, P., Bischoff, K.M., Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D. 2012. Antimicrobial peptides against contaminating bacteria in fuel ethanol production. Proceedings of Thai Society for Biotechnology. p. 27-28.
Production of biodiesel by transesterification of corn and soybean oils with ethanol or butanol using resin-bound truncated Candida antarctica lipase B - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Robinson, S., Cox, E.J., Harmsen, A.J., Friesen, J.A., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkleman, R., Bang, S.S., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, Jr., J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2012. Synthetic resin-bound truncated Candida antarctica lipase B for production of fatty acid alkyl esters by transesterification of corn and soybean oils with ethanol or butanol. Journal of Biotechnology. 159:69-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2012.01.025.
Melanin determination by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) for K. marxianus - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Cox, E. 2011. Melanin determination by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) for K. marxianus [abstract]. p. 2.
Contamination issues in continuous fermentation for ethanol production - (Abstract Only)
Khullar, E., Kent, A.D., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2011. Contamination issues in continuous fermentation for ethanol production [abstract]. Cereal Foods World. 56:A48.
Vntr Fingerprinting of Kluyveromyces Marxianus Strains Wt, 7-1, and 8-1 by Using Different Primer Types to Give Best Results in Pcr and on Electrophorese Gel in Order to Find Differentiation of the DNA of the Yeast Strains. - (Abstract Only)
Schoepke, A., Cox, E., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2011. VNTR fingerprinting of Kluyveromyces marxianus strains WT, 7-1, and 8-1 by using different primer types to give best results in PCR and on electrophorese gel in order to find differentiation of the DNA of the yeast strains [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Poster #11.
Cloning and expression of a beta-xylosidase from the fungus Fusarium verticillioides - (Abstract Only)
Larson, T.M., Bischoff, K.M., Rich, J.O. 2011. Cloning and expression of a beta-xylosidase from the fungus Fusarium verticillioides [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Abstract #P23.
Why engineering lactic acid bacteria for biobutanol - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S. 2011. Why engineering lactic acid bacteria for biobutanol [abstract]? Society for Industrial Microbiology. p. 75.
Adaptation of lactic acid bacteria to butanol     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O., Hughes, S.R. 2012. Adaptation of lactic acid bacteria to butanol. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology. 1(1):57-61. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bcab.2011.08.008.
Random UV-C mutagenesis of Scheffersomyces (formerly Pichia) stipitis NRRL Y-7124 to improve anaerobic growth on lignocellulosic sugars     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Bischoff, K.M., Gibbons, W.R., Bang, S.S., Pinkelman, R., Slininger, P.J., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Javers, J. 2012. Random UV-C mutagenesis of Scheffersomyces (formerly Pichia) stipitis NRRL Y-7124 to improve anaerobic growth on lignocellulosic sugars. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39(1):163–173.
Bacterial contamination of commercial starch-based ethanol production - (Proceedings)
Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Rich, J.O. 2011. Bacterial contamination of commercial starch-based ethanol production. Proceedings of the International Starch Technology Conference. p. 58-64.
High-throughput automated molecular biology platform for production of fuel ethanol yeast capable of expressing high-value heterologous proteins - (Proceedings)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkleman, R., Bang, S.S., Doll, K.M., Tasaki, K., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson, Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2011. High-throughput automated molecular biology platform for production of fuel ethanol yeast capable of expressing high-value heterologous proteins. Proceedings of the Seventh International Starch Technology Conference. p. 21-29.
Troubleshooting fermentation in corn wet milling ethanol production - (Proceedings)
Khullar, E., Kent, A.D., Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M., Rausch, K.D., Tumbleson, M.E., Singh, V. 2011. Troubleshooting fermentation in corn wet milling ethanol production. Proceedings of the Seventh International Starch Technology Conference. p. 140.
Purification and characterization of arabinofuranosidase from the corn endophyte Acremonium zeae     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bischoff, K.M., De Rezende, S.T., Larson, T.M., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2011. Purification and characterization of arabinofuranosidase from the corn endophyte Acremonium zeae. Biotechnology Letters. 33(10):2013-2018. DOI: 10.1007/s10529-011-0658-9.
Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus buchneri NRRL B-30929, a novel strain from a commercial ethanol plant     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, S., Leathers, T.D., Copeland, A., Chertkov, O., Goodwin, L., Mills, D.A. 2011. Complete genome sequence of Lactobacillus buchneri NRRL B-30929, a novel strain from a commercial ethanol plant. Journal of Bacteriology. 193(15):4019-4020. DOI: 10.1128/JB.05180-11.
Cellulases and hemicellulases from endophytic Acremonium species and its application on sugarcane bagasse hydrolysis     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Almeida, M.N., Guimaraes, V.M., Bischoff, K.M., Falkoski, D.L., Pereira, O.L., Goncalves, D., De Rezende, S.T. 2011. Cellulases and hemicellulases from endophytic Acremonium species and its application on sugarcane bagasse hydrolysis. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 165:594-610. DOI: 10.1007/s12010-011-9278-z.
Design and construction of a first-generation high-throughput integrated robotic molecular biology platform for bioenergy applications     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Hughes, S.R., Butt, T.R., Bartolett, S., Riedmuller, S.B., Sterner, D., Farrelly, P. 2011. Design and construction of a first-generation high-throughput integrated robotic molecular biology platform for bioenergy applications. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. p. 292-307. DOI: 10.1016/j.jala.2011.04.004.
Evaluation of yeast strains for production of fuel ethanol from biomass hydrolysates - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R. 2011. Evaluation of yeast strains for production of fuel ethanol from biomass hydrolysates [abstract}. Center for Bioprocessing Research and Development, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. p. 3.
Phylogenetic classification of Aureobasidium pullulans strains for production of pullulan and xylanase - (Proceedings)
Manitchotpsit, P., Peterson, S.W., Leathers, T.D. 2011. Phylogenetic classification of Aureobasidium pullulans strains for production of pullulan and xylanase. Proceedings of the RSU Research Conference. Paper ID 2011-12. p. 25-30.
Fusarium verticillioides chitin synthases CHS5 and CHS7 are required for normal growth and pathogenicity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, T.M., Kendra, D.F., Busman, M., Brown, D.W. 2011. Fusarium verticillioides chitin synthases CHS5 and CHS7 are required for normal growth and pathogenicity. Current Genetics. 57(3):177-189.
Historical Perspective of Biofuels: Learning from the Past to Rediscover the Future - (Book / Chapter)
Songstad, D., Lakshmanan, P., Chen, J., Gibbons, W., Hughes, S.R., Nelson, R. 2011. Historical perspective of biofuels: Learning from the past to rediscover the future. In: Tomes, D., Lakshmanan, P., Songstad, D., editors. Biofuels. New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London: Springer. p. 1-8.
Integrated Biorefineries with Engineered Microbes and High-value Co-products for Profitable Biofuels Production - (Book / Chapter)
Gibbons, W., Hughes, S.R. 2011. Integrated biorefineries with engineered microbes and high-value co-products for profitable biofuels production. In: Tomes, D., Lakshmanan, P., Songstad, D., editors. Biofuels. New York Dordrecht Heidelberg London: Springer. p. 265-284.
Exploring Lactobacillus buchneri for Biomass to Biofuels - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Leathers, T.D., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Exploring Lactobacillus buchneri for biomass to biofuels [abstract]. Symposium on Biocatalysis and Biotechnology. p. 59.
Antimicrobial use: Alternatives - (Book / Chapter)
Bischoff, K.M., Callaway, T.R., Edrington, T.S., Genovese, K.J., Crippen, T.L., Nisbet, D.J. 2010. Antimicrobial use: Alternatives. In: Ullrey, D.E., Baer, C.K., Pond, W.G., editors. Encyclopedia of Animal Science, Second Edition. Boca Raton, Fl: CRC Press. 1(1):43-45.
Biofilm formation by strains of Leuconostoc citreum and L. mesenteroides     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leathers, T.D., Bischoff, K.M. 2011. Biofilm formation by strains of Leuconostoc citreum and L. mesenteroides. Biotechnology Letters. 33(3):517-523.
Evaluation of Engineered Pichia stipitis Strains for Ethanol Production - (Abstract Only)
Gibbons, J.L., Geiger, W.R., Gibbons, W.R., Hughes, S.R. 2010. Evaluation of Engineered Pichia stipitis Strains for Ethanol Production [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract #35. p. 4.
Purification and Characterization of Two Arabinofuranosidases from the Maize Endophyte Acremonium zeae - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M., De Rezenda, S.T., Larson, T.M., Liu, S., Hughes, S.R., Rich, J.O. 2010. Purification and characterization of two Arabinofuranosidases from the maize endophyte Acremonium zeae [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Poster No. P-12. p. 108.
Bacterial Contamination of Fuel Ethanol Production - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, K.M. 2010. Bacterial contamination of fuel ethanol production [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Session Abstract S160a. p. 101.
Functional Expression of the Thiolase Gene thl from Clostridium beijerinckii P260 in Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus buchneri - (Abstract Only)
Liu, S., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Qureshi, N., Rich, J.O. 2010. Functional expression of the Thiolase gene THL from Clostridium beijerinckii P260 in Lactococcus lactis and Lactobacillus buchneri [abstract]. Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms. p. 36.
Lignocellulosic Biofuels: Bioenergy Research at ARS - (Abstract Only)
Rich, J.O. 2010. Lignocellulosic biofuels: Bioenergy research at ARS [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Process Development Symposium. p. 13.
Engineered Cellulosic Yeast for Direct Production of Energy-Dense, Infrastructure-Compatible Fuels from CO2 and Cellulosic Sugars - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R. 2010. Engineered cellulosic yeast for direct production of energy-dense, infrastructure-compatible fuels from CO2 and cellulosic sugars [abstract]. BioConference Live.
Characterization of Thermostable Cellulases Produced by Bacillus and Geobacillus Strains     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rastogi, G., Bhalla, A., Adhikari, A., Bischoff, K.M., Hughes, S.R., Christopher, L.P., Sani, R.K. 2010. Characterization of thermostable cellulases produced by Bacillus and Geobacillus strains. Bioresource Technology. 101(22):8798-8806.
Production of Truncated Candida antarctica Lipase B Gene Using Automated PCR Gene Assembly Protocol and Expression in Yeast for use in Ethanol and Biodiesel Production. - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Robinson, S., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkelman, R., Bang, S.B., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2010. Production of truncated Candida antarctica Lipase B gene using automated PCR gene assembly protocol and expression in yeast for use in ethanol and biodiesel production [abstract]. Advanced Biofuels Leadership Conference. Talk 3. p. 5.
Production of lactic acid from hemicellulose extracts by Bacillus coagulans MXL-9     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walton, S.L., Bischoff, K.M., Van Heiningen, A.R., Van Walsum, G. 2010. Production of lactic acid from hemicellulose extracts by Bacillus coagulans MXL-9. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 37:823-830.
Production of Candida antaractica Lipase B Gene Open Reading Frame using Automated PCR Gene Assembly Protocol on Robotic Workcell & Expression in Ethanologenic Yeast for use as Resin-Bound Biocatalyst in Biodiesel Production     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hughes, S.R., Moser, B.R., Harmsen, A.J., Bischoff, K.M., Jones, M.A., Pinkelman, R., Bang, S.S., Tasaki, K., Doll, K.M., Qureshi, N., Liu, S., Saha, B.C., Jackson Jr, J.S., Cotta, M.A., Rich, J.O., Caimi, P. 2010. Production of Candida antaractica Lipase B gene open reading frame using automated PCR gene assembly protocol on robotic workcell and expression in ethanologenic yeast for use as resin-bound biocatalyst in biodiesel production. Journal of the Association for Laboratory Automation. 16(1):17-37. DOI: 10.1016/j.jala.2010.04.002.
The Crossover Biorefinery in The Production of Liquid Biofuels and Bioderived Chemicals from Biomass: Emerging Technologies - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Tasaki, K. 2010. The crossover biorefinery in the production of liquid biofuels and bioderived chemicals from biomass: Emerging technologies and regulations [abstract]. LabAutomation 2010. Talk 10. p. 6.
Current Status and Future Considerations Regarding the US Biofuel Industry - (Abstract Only)
Hughes, S.R., Tasaki, K., Rich, J.O. 2009. Current status and future considerations regarding the U.S. Biofuel Industry [abstract]. Mitsubish Chemical Corporation. p. 1.
Development of recombinant biocatalysts expressing laccase enzyme from Trametes versicolor - (Abstract Only)
Pinkelman, R.J., Hughes, S.R., Bang, S.S. 2009. Development of recombinant biocatalysts expressing laccase enzyme from Trametes versicolor [abstract]. Society for Industrial Microbiology. Poster 15. p. 20.
Novel Oxidation of Cyclosporin A: Preparation of Cyclosporin Methyl Vinyl Ketone (Cs-MVK) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Z., Pattamana, K., Molino, B.F., Haydar, S.N., Cao, Y., Bois, F., Maeng, J., Hemenway, M.S., Rich, J.O., Khmelnitsky, Y.L., Friedrich, T., Peace, D., Michels, P. 2009. Novel oxidation of Cyclosporin A: Preparation of Cyclosporin methyl vinyl ketone (Cs-MVK). Synlett. 18:2935-2938.
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