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Recent Publications

Bioactive chemicals extracted from switchgrass have antimicrobial properties.  Bruce, A.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Antimicrobial Efficacy of an Array of Essential Oils Against Lactic Acid Bacteria.  Dunn, L.L., P. M. Davidson, and F. Critzer.  2016.  Journal of Food Science, 81(2): M438-M444.

Bioactive Natural Products in Plant Disease Control.  Gwinn, K. D.  2016.  Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Book Series, Elsevier, The Netherlands, A. ur Rahman (editor). Invited Review.

Combinations of multiple natural antimicrobials with different mechanisms as an approach to control Listeria monocytogenes.  Hawkins, Savannah  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Physical and antimicrobial properties of cinnamon bark oil co-nanoemulsified by lauric arginate and Tween 80.  Hilbig, J., Q. Ma, P. M. Davidson, J. Weiss, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 233:52-59.

Antimicrobial properties of microemulsions formulated with essential oils, soybean oil, and Tween 80.  Ma, Q., P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 226: 20-25.

Antimicrobial activities of lauric arginate and cinnamon oil combination against foodborne pathogens: Improvement by ethylenediaminetetraacete and possible mechanisms.  Ma, Q., P. M. Davidson, F. Critzer, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 72: 918.

Physical and antimicrobial properties of chitosan films incorporated with lauric arginate, cinnamon oil, and ethylenediaminetetraacetate.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 65: 173179.

Quality attributes and microbial survival on whole cantaloupes with antimicrobial coatings containing chitosan, lauric arginate, cinnamon oil and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 235: 103-108.

Physical, mechanical, and antimicrobial properties of chitosan films with microemulsions dissolving cinnamon bark oil and soybean oil.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, S. Zivanovic, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  Food Hydrocolloids, 52:533-542.

Compositional tuning of epoxide-polyetheramine 'click' reaction toward cytocompatible, cationic hydrogel particles with antimicrobial and DNA binding activities Tang, D., L. Huang, R. J. Daniels-Mullholland, E. M. Dlugosz, S. Lenaghan, E. Morin, and W. He.  2016.  Acta Biomaterialia.

Antibacterial Activity and Chemical Characterization of Resin from Sciadopitys verticillata (Thunb.) Siebold and Zuccarini.  Yates, D. I.  2016.  Ph.D. Dissertation.