Rafael A Garcia

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Water plasticization of extruded material made from meat and bone meal and sodium caseinate
    Rafael A Garcia
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:3776-9. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Relative effectiveness of pretreatments on performance of Rhizomucor miehei lipase in nonpolar reaction media
    Rafael A Garcia
    Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Shantz Building, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 120:81-95. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of design-of-experiments procedures to optimize efficiently pretreatment of lipase for use in a nonaqueous reaction
    Rafael A Garcia
    Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 127:69-78. 2005
  4. doi request reprint The non-nutritional performance characteristics of peptones made from rendered protein
    Rafael A Garcia
    Eastern Regional Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 37:95-102. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Rendered-protein hydrolysates for microbial synthesis of cyanophycin biopolymer
    Daniel K Y Solaiman
    Biobased and Other Animal Coproducts Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, 600 E Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    N Biotechnol 28:552-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Identification of highly active flocculant proteins in bovine blood
    George J Piazza
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, Biobased and Other Animal Coproducts Research Unit, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 166:1203-14. 2012
  7. pmc Diffusion of protease into meat & bone meal for solubility improvement and potential inactivation of the BSE prion
    Brian A Coll
    United States Department of Agriculture USDA, Agricultural Research Service ARS, Eastern Regional Research Center, Fats, Oils and Animal Coproducts Research Unit, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e245. 2007

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Water plasticization of extruded material made from meat and bone meal and sodium caseinate
    Rafael A Garcia
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:3776-9. 2004
    ..25-2.50 GPa, encompasses the values appropriate for a dog chew. Our results show that a particular desired stiffness can be maintained by applying an edible moisture barrier to the surface of the material...
  2. ncbi request reprint Relative effectiveness of pretreatments on performance of Rhizomucor miehei lipase in nonpolar reaction media
    Rafael A Garcia
    Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Shantz Building, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 120:81-95. 2005
    ..Activating effects of phase interfaces and active-site protectants are shown to be complementary to other treatments, demonstrating that they likely act by distinct mechanisms...
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of design-of-experiments procedures to optimize efficiently pretreatment of lipase for use in a nonaqueous reaction
    Rafael A Garcia
    Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 127:69-78. 2005
    ..This article demonstrates the efficiency of the method of steepest ascent particularly for evaluation of enzymatic reaction conditions exhibiting significant interactions...
  4. doi request reprint The non-nutritional performance characteristics of peptones made from rendered protein
    Rafael A Garcia
    Eastern Regional Research Center, U S Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 37:95-102. 2010
    ..No peptone caused a significant change in the viscosity of media. The experimental peptones studied here may be acceptable low-cost substitutes for commercial peptones, but none is equivalent to the commercial products in all respects...
  5. doi request reprint Rendered-protein hydrolysates for microbial synthesis of cyanophycin biopolymer
    Daniel K Y Solaiman
    Biobased and Other Animal Coproducts Research Unit, U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, 600 E Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    N Biotechnol 28:552-8. 2011
    ..Our results open a new avenue for the utilization of rendered protein coproducts to produce the cyanophycin biopolymer...
  6. doi request reprint Identification of highly active flocculant proteins in bovine blood
    George J Piazza
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, Biobased and Other Animal Coproducts Research Unit, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 166:1203-14. 2012
    ..The blood proteins acted faster than PAM, and unlike PAM, the blood proteins flocculants did not require calcium salts for their activity...
  7. pmc Diffusion of protease into meat & bone meal for solubility improvement and potential inactivation of the BSE prion
    Brian A Coll
    United States Department of Agriculture USDA, Agricultural Research Service ARS, Eastern Regional Research Center, Fats, Oils and Animal Coproducts Research Unit, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e245. 2007
    ..Prions distributed within MBM, however, may conceivably be protected from proteases...