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UT Beef and Forage Center 
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.



Nanocelluloses: A Sustainable Solution to Combat Ice Recrystallization on Frozen Food, 7/11/2019


Recent Publications

Consumer Preferences for Eco-Friendly Attributes in Disposable Dinnerware Gill, MacKenzie, K. L. Jensen, D. M. Lambert, S. Upendram, B. C. English, N. Labbé, S. jackson, and R. J. Menard.  2020.  Resources, Conservation and Recycling, Volume 161, October 2020, 104965. [Abstract]

Effect of surface charge density on the ice recrystallization inhibition activity of nanocelluloses Li, T., Q. Zhong, B. Zhao, S. Lenaghan, S. Wang, and T. Wu.  2020.  Carbohydrate Polymers, 234-15863.

Genetic Variation for Biomass Yield and Identification of Genomic Regions Associated with Regrowth Vigor and Salinity Tolerance in Lowland Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.).  Nayak, S.  2020.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Mobility of cellulose nanocrystals in porous media: effects of ionic strength, iron oxides, and soil colloids Xu, S., C. Shen, X. Zhang, X. J. Chen, M. A. Radosevich, S. Wang, and J. Zhuang.  2020.  Nanomaterials, 10(2), 348.

Investigation of molecular interactions between imidozilium ionic liquids and cellulose by combining NMR, MD, and SAXS.  Annamraju, A., M. D. Smith, L. Petridis, S. C. Chmely, H. O'neill, S. V. Pingali, and N. Labbé.  2019.  American Crystallographic Association, July 20-24, 2019, Cincinnati, OH.

Experimental and theoretical investigation into the oxidation reaction pathway of cellulose induced by atmospheric low-temperature plasma Cao, Y., H. Hua, P. Yang, M. Chen, W. Chen, S. Wang, and X. Zhou.  2019.  Carbohydrate Polymers, (in Print).

Preparation of Photocatalyst with High Reactivity from Cellulose-based Graphitic Carbon.  Chen, C., K. Sun, A. Wang, H. Sun, X. Lu, W. Xu, S. Wang, and J. Jiang.  2019.  BioResources, 14(3): 7213-7228.

Effect of solvent fractionationed pretreatment on energy consumption of cellulose nanofabrication of switchgrass.  Chen, H., X. Wang, J. Bozell, X. Feng, Q. Li, A. Ragauskas, S. Wang, and C. Mei.  2019.  Journal of Material Science, 54(10): 8010-8022.

Dual-Enhanced Hydrophobic and Mechanical Properties of Long-Range 3D Anisotropic Binary-Composite Nanocellulose Foams via Bidirectional Gradient Freezing.  Chen, Y., S. Yang, D. Fan, G. Li, and S. Wang.  2019.  ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 7:8706-8714.

Carbon Aerogel Based on Biomass Cellulose.  Chen, Y., Y. Han, D. Fan, T. Yan, G. Li, and S. Wang.  2019.  Scientia Silvae Sinicae, 55(10):88-98.

Combination of water-soluble chemical grafting and gradient freezing to fabricate elasticity-enhanced and anisotropic nanocellulose aerogels Chen, Y., Z. Yu, Y. Han, S. Yang, D. Fan, G. Li, and S. Wang.  2019.  Applied Nanoscience, (IN print).

Reinforcing 3D print methacrylate resin/cellulose nanocrystal composites: Effect of cellulose nanocrystal modification.  Feng, X., Z. Wu, Y. Xie, and S. Wang.  2019.  BioResources, 14(2): 3701-3716.