Pharmaceuticals Research

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Recent Publications

Fatty Acids-Based Surfactants and their Uses Hayes, D. G.  2017.  Fatty Acids: Chemistry, Synthesis, and Applications, edited by Moghis Ahmad, Amsterdam, Elsevier, pp. 355-384. [Abstract]

The surface-pore integrated effect of soil organic matter on retention and transport of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in soils Qin, Q., X. J. Chen, and J. Zhuang.  2017.  Science of The Total Environment, 599, 42-49.

Retention and Transport of Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products in Soils as Affacteed by Soil Organic Matter and Microaggregates.  Zhuang, J.  2016.  Proceedings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, USA, Nov. 6-9, 2016.

Removal of Trace Organic Compounds in Domestic Wastewater using Recirculating Packed-Bed Media Filters.  Brittani Perez  2015.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

The fate and impact of pharmaceuticals and personal care products in agricultural soils irrigated with reclaimed water Qin, Q., X. J. Chen, and J. Zhuang.  2015.  Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology, 45(13), 1379-1408.

What happens when pharmaceuticals meet colloids: a review Xing, Y., X. J. Chen, J. Zhuang, and X. Chen.  2015.  Ecotoxicology, 24(10), 2110-2114.

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. [Abstract]

Sorption and transport of veterinary pharmaceuticals in soil – a laboratory study.  Lee, J., Y. Seo, and M. E. Essington.  2014.  Soil Science Society of America Journal, 78:1531-1543.

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. [Abstract]

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

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. [Abstract]

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. [Abstract]