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Recent Publications

The effect of solvent composition on grafting gallic acid onto chitosan via carbodiimide.  Guo, P., J. D. Anderson, J. J. Bozell, and S. Zivanovic.  2016.  Carbohydrate Polymers, 140, 171-180.

New and emerging biobased surfactants: a review Hayes, D. G.  2016.  107th AOCS Annual Meeting and Expo, Salt Lake City, 05 May 2016. [45 attendees].

Physical and antimicrobial properties of chitosan films incorporated with lauric arginate, cinnamon oil, and ethylenediaminetetraacetate.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  LWT - Food Science and Technology, 65: 173179.

Quality attributes and microbial survival on whole cantaloupes with antimicrobial coatings containing chitosan, lauric arginate, cinnamon oil and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  International Journal of Food Microbiology, 235: 103-108.

Physical, mechanical, and antimicrobial properties of chitosan films with microemulsions dissolving cinnamon bark oil and soybean oil.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, S. Zivanovic, and Q. Zhong.  2016.  Food Hydrocolloids, 52:533-542.

Enteric Viral Surrogate Reduction by Chitosan.  Davis, R. P., S. Zivanovic, P. M. Davidson, and D. H. D'Souza.  2015.  Food and Environmental Virology.

Physical and antimicrobial properties of chitosan films incorporated with lauric arginate, cinnamon oil, and ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, and Q. Zhong.  2015.  The 2015 IFT Annual Meeting, July 11-14, Chicago, IL. Paper #098-116.

Quality attributes and microbial growth on whole cantaloupes with antimicrobial coatings containing chitosan, lauric arginate, and cinnamon oil.  Ma, Q., Y. Zhang, F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, and Q. Zhong.  2015.  The 2015 IFT Annual Meeting, July 11-14, Chicago, IL. Paper #125-084.

Comparison of methods for evaluating antimicrobial properties of hydrocolloid-based films using chitosan as a model.  Chen, W., B. Lowe, P. M. Davidson, and S. Zivanovic.  2014.  Institute of Food Technologists, 74th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA.

Comparison of grafting efficiency of three phenolic acids onto chitosan in different ethanol solutions.  Guo, P., A. Floyd, and S. Zivanovic.  2014.  IFT'14 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 21 24, 2014..

Physical Properties of chitosan films with microemulsions of incorporated cinnamon bark oil.  Ma, Q., F. Critzer, P. M. Davidson, S. Zivanovic, and Q. Zhong.  2014.  The 2014 IFT Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. Paper #206-40.

Chitosan as a Food Antimicrobial.  Zivanovic, S., D. A. Golden, and R. Davis.  2014.  Chapter 6. In: Handbook of Natural Antimicrobials for Food Safety and Quality, 1st Edition.