Chitosan Research


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Recent Publications

Chitosan/Nanocrystalline Cellulose Biocomposites Isolation and Preparation from Rice Straw: Physicochemical Characterization and Evaluation of Interfacial Compatibility.  Xu, K., C. Liu, K. Kang, Z. Tang, W. Yang, and S. Wang.  2018.  Composites Science and Technology, 154(18): 8-17.

Novel antimicrobial and antioxidant chitosan derivatives prepared by green grafting with phenyllactic acid.  Li, R., X. Sun, Y. Xu, Q. Zhong, and D. Wang.  2017.  Food Biophysics, 12(4): 470-478.

Emulsions prepared with ovalbumin-chitosan complexes at pH 5.5: stability, structure, and interfacial properties.  Xiong, W., B. Li, and Q. Zhong.  2017.  The 2017 IFT Annual Meeting & Food Expo, June 25-28, Las Vegas, NV. Paper #P05-031.

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. [Abstract]

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.