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Recent Publications

Evaluation of Chitinase Activity in Tall Fescue Cultivars Inoculated with Rhizoctonia solani.  Cutulle, M.A., J. Derr, D. McCall, A. Nichols, B. J. Horvath, and T. Sanchez.  2015.  Journal of Environmental Horticulture, 33(4): 143-147.

Transcriptome profiling of the intoxication response of Tenebrio molitor larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin Oppert, B., S. Dowd, P. Bouffard, L. Li, A. Conesa, M. D. Lorenzen, M. Toutges, J. Marshall, D. L. Huestis, J. Fabrick, C. J. Oppert, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2012.  PLoS ONE, 7(4):e34624.

Development of a chitinase assay for tall fescue challenged with Rhizoctonia solani.  Cutulle, M.A., B. J. Horvath, D. McCall, and J. Derr.  2009.  Annual Meeting of the American Phytopathological Society, Portland, OR Aug 1-5, 2009. Phytopathology. 97: p. S26-27.

Influence of temperature during deacetylation of chitin to chitosan with high intensity ultrasound as a pre-treatment.  Kjartansson, G., K. Kristbergsson, S. Zivanovic, and J. Weiss.  2008.  Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting; June 28-July 1, 2008; New Orleans, LA.

FTIR spectroscopy to determine the degree of deacetylation of chitin and chitosan.  Kjartansson, G., K. Kristbergsson, S. Zivanovic, and J. Weiss.  2008.  Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting; June 28-July 1, 2008; New Orleans, LA.

Influence of high intensity ultrasound to accelerate the conversion of chitin to chitosan.  Kjartansson, G., K. Kristbergsson, S. Zivanovic, and J. Weiss.  2008.  Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting; June 28-July 1, 2008; New Orleans, LA.

Determination of the Degree of Acetylation (DA) Of Chitin and Chitosan by an Improved First Derivative UV Method.  Wu T., and S. Zivanovic.  2008.  Carbohydrate Polymers, 73:248-253.

Beta-glucans and chitin in cultivated mushrooms and their potential importance to human health, SYMPOSIUM Bioactive components of mushrooms of nutritional or medicinal importance in functional foods.  Zivanovic, S.  2008.  Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting; June 28-July 1, 2008; New Orleans, LA. (invited).

Comparison of Short and Long Term High Intensity Ultrasonication to Improve Efficiency of Chitin-To-Chitosan Conversion.  Kjatansson G., K. Kristbergsson, S. Zivanovic, and J. Weiss.  2007.  Institute of Food Technologists Annual Meeting; July 28-August 1, 2007; Chicago, IL.

Sonochemical and Hydrophobical Modification of Chitin and Chitosan.  Wu, T.  2007.  Thesis.