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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, doi 10.3390/catal6060078.

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. Pyo, and D. G. Hayes.  2010.  Lipase-Catalyzed Synthesis of Saccharide-Fatty Acid Esters Using Suspensions of Saccharide Crystals in Solvent- Free Media, 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.