Journal Articles

The following is just a sampling of relevant peer-reviewed publications authored by CBiRC affiliates.

  • Carter, Prerana, James L. Trettin, Ting-Han Lee, Nickolas L. Chalgren, Michael J. Forrester, Brent H. Shanks, Jean-Philippe Tessonnier, and Eric W. Cochran (2022). “Bioenabled Platform to Access Polyamides with Built-In Target Properties,” Journal of the American Chemical Society 144:22, 9548-9553.
  • Chen, Season S., Daniel C. W. Tsang and Jean-Philippe Tessonnier (2020). “Comparative investigation of homogeneous and heterogeneous Brønsted base catalysts for the isomerization of glucose to fructose in aqueous media,” Applied Catalysis B: Environmental 261:118126. ISSN 0926-3373.
  • Huo, Jiajie and Brent H. Shanks (2020). “Bioprivileged Molecules: Integrating Biological and Chemical Catalysis for Biomass Conversion.” Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering 11:1.
  • Sofeo, Naazneen, Karina Leung and Basil J. Nikolau Nikolau (2020). “Modulation of Plant Acetyl CoA Synthetase Activity by Acetylation.” bioRxiv 2020.
  • Viswanathan, Mothi B., D. Raj Raman, Kurt A. Rosentrater, and Brent H. Shanks (2020). “A Technoeconomic Platform for Early-Stage Process Design and Cost Estimation of Joint Fermentative-Catalytic Bioprocessing,” Processes, 8(2): 229.
  • Campbell, Alexis A., Kenna E. Stenback, Kayla Flyckt, Trang Hoang, M, Ann DN Perera and Basil J. Nikolau (2019). “A Single-cell Platform for Reconstituting and Characterizing Fatty Acid Elongase Component Enzymes.” PLOS/ONE 14(3): e0213620. (Open Access).
  • Cheng, Yan, Hien Pham, Jiajie Huo, Robert Johnson, Abhaya K. Datye and Brent Shanks (2019). “High Activity Pd-Fe Bimetallic Catalysts for Aqueous Phase Hydrogenations,” Molecular Catalysis 477: 110546.
  • Dennison, Tesia, Wenmin Qin, Derek M. Loneman, Samson G. F. Condon, Nick Lauter, Basil J. Nikolau and Marna D. Yandeau-Nelson (2019). “Genetic and environmental variation impact the cuticular hydrocarbon metabolome on the stigmatic surfaces of maize.” BMC Plant Biol 19: 430. (Open Access).
  • Duan, Pu, and Klaus Schmidt-Rohr (2019). “Quick, Selective NMR Spectra of COH Moieties in 13C-enriched Solids.” Journal of Magnetic Resonance 301: 80-84.
  • Fu, Xinyu, Hannah Yang, Febriana Pangestu, and Basil J. Nikolau (2019). “Failure to Maintain Acetate Homeostasis by Acetate-Activating Enzymes Impacts Plant Development.” Plant Phys 182(3): 1256-1271.
  • Johnson, Robert L, Frédéric A. Perras, Michael P. Hanrahan, Max A. Mellmer, Thomas Garrison, Takeshi Kobayashi, James A. Dumesic, Marek Pruski, Aaron J. Rossini and Brent H. Shanks (2019). “Condensed Phase Deactivation of Solid Brønsted Acids in the Dehydration of Fructose to Hydroxymethylfurfural.” ACS Catalysis, 9, 12, 11568-11578. (Published online 30 Oct 2019).
  • Kammert, James D., Gordon Brezicki, Naomi Miyake, Eli Stavitski and Robert J. Davis (2019). “Reduction of Propanoic Acid over Pd‐promoted Supported WOx Catalysts.” ChemCatChem, 2020: 12(1), 314-325.
  • Meller, Max A., Chotitath Sanpitakseree, Benginur Demir, Kaiwen Ma, William A. Elliott, Peng Bai, Robert L. Johnson, Theodore W. Walker, Brent H. Shanks, Robert M. Rioux, Matthew Neurock and James A. Dumesic. (2019). “Effects of Chloride Ions in Acid-catalyzed Biomass Dehydration Reactions in Polar Aprotic Solvents.” Nature Communications 10, 1132.
  • Shanks, Brent H., and Linda J. Broadbelt (2019). “A Robust Strategy for Sustainable Organic Chemicals Utilizing Bioprivileged Molecules.” ChemSusChem 12(13): 2970-2975.
  • Sofeo, Naazneen, Jason H. Hart, Brandon Butler, David J. Oliver, Marna D. Yandeau-Nelson and Basil J. Nikolau (2019). “Altering the Substrate Specificity of Acetyl-CoA Synthetase by Rational Mutagenesis of the Carboxylate Binding Pocket.” ACS Synth. Biol., 8, 6: 1325-1336.
  • Thomas, Suzanne T., Gordon V. Louie, Johnathan W. Lubin, Victoria Lundblad and Joseph P. Noel (2019). “Substrate Specificity and Engineering of Mevalonate 5-phosphate Decarboxylase.” ACS Chem. Biol., 14, 8: 1767-1779.
  • White, Derek, Kyle Podolak, George A. Kraus and Sriram Sundararajan (2019). “Tribological analysis of a novel lubricant additive: Pyrone esters.” Wear 442-443: 2013115.
  • Yu, Huangchao, and George Kraus (2019). “Base-Promoted Reactions of Hydroxyquinones with Pyrones: A Direct and Sustainable Entry to Anthraquinones and Naphthoquinones.” Synlett 30(15): 1840-1842.
  • Zhou, Xiaowei, Zachary J. Brentzel, George A. Kraus, Peter L. Keeling, James A. Dumesic, Brent H. Shanks and Linda J. Broadbelt (2019). “Computational Framework for the Identification of Bioprivileged Molecules.” ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 7(2): 2414-2428.

Reports and Other Publications of Interest*

* not necessarily authored by CBiRC or its affiliates