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SunGrant Initiative 
Renewable energy, revitalizing rural areas, and biobased industries.


Recent Publications

Solvent-Free Lipase-Catalyzed Synthesis of Technical-Grade Sugar Esters and Evaluation of Their Physicochemical and Bioactive Properties Ye, Ran, D. G. Hayes, R. Burton, A. Liu, F. M. Harte, and Y. Wang.  2016.  Catalysts, 6(6):78.

Comparison of Performance for Sugar Esters Prepared by a Green Enzymatic Process and a Commercially Available Product Ye, R, D. G. Hayes, R. Burton, A. Liu, and Y. Wang.  2015.  American Oil Chemists’ Society 106th Annual Meeting, Orlando, 3-6 May 2015.

Recent Progress for Lipase-Catalysed Synthesis of Sugar Fatty Acid Esters.  Ye, R., and D. G. Hayes.  2014.  Journal of Oil Palm Research, 26 (4) 355-365.

Enzymatic 'Green' Preparation of Sugar-Fatty Acid Esters Hayes, D. G.  2013.  104th American Oil Chemists’ Society Annual Meeting, Montreal, May 2013.

Enzymatic 'Green' Preparation of Sugar-fatty Acid Esters Ye, R, and D. G. Hayes.  2013.  PIPOC 2013 : Oleo and specialty chemicals conference oil palm : green opportinities from the gold cr, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 19-21 November 2013.

Lipase-catalyzed Synthesis of Saccharide-Fatty Acid Esters Utilizing Solvent-Free Suspensions: In-Line Filter to Continuously Control Suspension Size.  Ye, R., and D. G. Hayes.  2012.  Biocatalysis and Biotransformation, 30(2), 209-216.

Expert Webinar - Biosurfactants: Cost Effective, Healthier and Sustainable Surfactants Hayes, D. G., P. Somasundaran, and E. Acosta.  2011.  Knovel Webinar, 10/25/11, 151 attendees, 257 registrants.

Bioreactor Systems Designs for Lipase-Catalyzed Synthesis of Saccharide-Fatty Acid Esters in Solvent-Free Media.  Ye, R.  2011.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Lipase-Catalyzed Synthesis of Saccharide-Fatty Acid Esters Using Suspensions of Saccharide Crystals in Solvent-Free Media.  Ye, R., S. H. Pyo, and D. G. Hayes.  2010.  Journal of the Ameican Oil Chemists' Society, 87:281–293.

Enzyme-Catalyzed Modification of Oilseed Materials to Produce Eco-Friendly Products.  Hayes, D. G.  2004.  Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 81:1077-1103.