Liu Research Group
Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering

Publications

Peer-reveiwed Journal Articles (34)

Ruan, Z. H., Zanotti, M., Wang, X. Q., Ducey, C., Liu, Y. 2012. Evaluation of lipid accumulation from lignocellulosic sugars by Mortierella isabellina for biodiesel production. Bioresource Technology (In press) 

Chen, R., Yue, Z., Dietz L., Liu, Y., Mulbry, W., Liao. W. 2012. Use of an algal hydrolysate to improve enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulose. Bioresource Technology (In press)

Mulbry, W., Reeves, J., Liu, Y., Ruan, Z., Liao, W. 2012. Near- and mid-infrared spectroscopic determination of algal composition. Journal of Applied Phycology (In press)

Chen, R., Li, R., Dietz, L., Liu, Y., Stevenson, J., Liao, W. 2012. Freshwater algal cultivation with animal waste for nutrient removal and biomass accumulation. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy (In press)

Zhang, L., Liu, Y., Niu, X., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2012. Effects of acid and alkali treated lignocellulosic materials on cellulase/xylanase production by Trichoderma reesei Rut C-30 and corresponding enzymatic hydrolysis. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 37, 16-24

Yue, Z., Teater, C., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2011. Development of a new bioethanol feedstock – anaerobically digested fiber from confined dairy operations using different digestion configurations. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy 35, 1946-1953.

Teater, C., Yue, Z., MacLellan, J., Liu, Y., Liao, W. 2011. Assessing solid digestate from anaerobic digestion as feedstock for ethanol production. Bioresource Technology 102, 1856-1862

Li, Z., Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S., Zemetra, R. 2011. Bioethanol production using genetically modified and mutant wheat and barley straws. Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy, 35, 542-548

Yue, Z., Teater, C., Liu, Y., MacLellan, J., Liao, W. 2009. A sustainable pathway of cellulosic ethanol production integrating anaerobic digestion with biorefining. Biotechnology and Bioengineering (Accepted).

Liu Y, Miller S, Safferman S (2009) Screening co-digestion of food waste water with manure for biogas production, Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining, 3 (1), 11-19

Chi Z, Liu Y., Frear C, Chen S (Jan 2009) Study of a two-stage growth of DHA-producing marine algae Schizochytrium limacinum SR21 with shifting dissolved oxygen level., Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 81 (6), 1141-8

Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S. 2008. Co-production of L-(+)-lactic acid and chitin using a pelletized filamentous fungus Rhizopus oryzae NRRL 395 cultured on cull potatoes and glucose. Journal of Applied Microbiology 105, 1521-1528.

Wu, B., Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S. 2008. A numerical model for predicting diffusivity in a biocatalyst particle with heterogeneous reactions. Journal of AiChE 54(8), 2182-2189.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Wen, Z., Frear, C., Chen, S. 2008. Kinetic modeling of enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose in differently pretreated fibers from a nitrogen-rich lignocellulosic material - dairy manure. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 101(3), 441-451.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Frear, C., Chen, S. 2008. Co-production of fumaric acid and chitin from a nitrogen-rich agricultural residue - dairy manure using fungal fermentation. Bioresource Technology 99(13), 5859-5866.

Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S. 2008. Study of pellet formation of filamentous fungi - Rhizopus oryzae using a multiple logistic regression model. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 99(1), 117-128.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Chen, S. 2007. Studying pellet formation of a filamentous fungus - Rhizopus oryzae to enhance organic acid production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 136-140, 689-701.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Chen, S. 2007. A new approach of pellet formation of a filamentous fungus  Rhizopus oryzae. Bioresource Technology 98 (18), 3415-3423.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Wen, Z., Frear, C., Chen, S. 2007. Studying the effects of acid treatment on components of dairy manure and cellulose accumulation using dilute acid treatment. Bioresource Technology 98(10), 1992-1999.

Chi, Z., Wen, Z., Hu, B. Liu, Y., Frear, C., Chen, S. 2007. Production of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from cull potato using a high density algae culture process. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 136-140, 805-815.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Chen, S. 2007. Studying pellet formation of a filamentous fungus - Rhizopus oryzae to enhance organic acid production. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 136-140, 689-701.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Liu, C., Wen, Z., Chen, S. 2006. Acid hydrolysis of fiber from a nitrogen-rich cellulosic material — dairy manure. Bioresource Technology 97, 1687 - 1695.

 Liu, C., Hu, B., Liu, Y., Chen, S. 2006. Stimulation of nisin production from whey by a mixed culture of Lactococcus lactis and Saccharomyces cerevisiae. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 129-132, 751-761.

Liu, Y., Liao, W., Chen, S. 2006. Optimization of L-(+)-lactic acid production using pellet-form Rhizopus oryzae NRRL 395. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 129-132, 844-853.

Liao, W., Wen, Z., Hurley, S., Liu, Y., Liu, C., Chen, S. 2005. Effects of hemicellulose, lignin on enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulose from dairy manure. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 121-124, 1017-1030.

Liu, C., Liu, Y., Chen, S. 2005. Effects of nutrient supplements on simultaneous fermentation of nisin and lactic acid from cull potatoes. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 121, 475 - 483.

Liu, Y., Wen, Z., Liao, W., Liu, C., Chen, S. 2005. Optimization of L-(+)-lactic acid production process from cull potato by Rhizopus oryzae. Engineering in Life Sciences 5(4), 343 - 349.

Liao, W., Liu, Y., Liu, C., Chen, S. 2004. Optimizing dilute acid hydrolysis of hemicellulose in a nitrogen-rich cellulosic material - dairy manure. Bioresource Technology 94(1), 33 - 41.

Liu, C., Liu, Y., Liao, W., Wen, Z., Chen, S. 2004. Simultaneous production of nisin and lactic acid from cheese whey: optimization of fermentation conditions through statistically based experimental designs. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology 113, 627-638.

Liu, C., Liu, Y., Liao, W., Wen, Z., Chen, S. 2003. Application of statistically-based experimental designs for the optimization of nisin production from whey. Biotechnology Letter 25(11), 877 - 882.

Liu, Y., Jiang, X., Liao, W., Guan, H. 2002. Analysis of oligoguluronic acids with NMR, electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry and high-performance anion-exchange chromatography. J. Chromatography A. 968 (1-2), 71-78.

Liu, Y., Jiang, X., Guan, H., Cui, H. 2000. Analysis of oligomannuronic acids and oligoguluronic acids by high-performance anion-exchange chromatography and electrospray-ionization mass spectrometry. J. Chromatography A. 884,105-111.

Liu, Y., Jiang, X., Lu, Q., Guan, H. 2000. Effects of polymannuronic acids on the activities of immune enzymes in Penaeus chinensis. Chinese Journal of Fishery. 6, 1-5. (In Chinese)

Liu, Y., Wang, Z., Xu, S. 1998. Study on Purification and Property of b-amylase from Malt. Journal of Wuxi University of light industry. 17(1), 39-43. (In Chinese)