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Biopolymer Research Group: Publications

Peer Reviewed Journal Publications

For a copy of these publications, send your request to: noureddine.abidi@ttu.edu
* indicates graduate student, ¥ indicates Postdoc.

2018

S. Liyanage*, A. Bouyanfif*, L. Ramalingam, N. Moustaid-Moussa, N. Abidi. FTIR microspectroscopy imaging reveals dietary induced changes in brown and white adipose tissues in mice. Vibrational Spectroscopy, 97 (2018) 91-101.


N. Abidi, M. Manike*. X-Ray diffraction and FTIR investigations of cellulose deposition during cotton fiber development. Textile Research Journal, 88(7) (2018) 719-730. (Rank: 5/24, IF 2016: 1.443, 5-year IF: 1.657).


S. Acharya*, Y. H, N. Abidi. Investigation of mild condition dissolution of high molecular weight cotton cellulose in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate (BMIMAc)/N,N-Dimethylacetamide (DMAc) solvent system. J. Applied Polymer Science. 135(9) (2018) DOI: 10.1002/APP.45928. (Rank: 36/86, IF 2016: 1.86, 5-year IF: 1.727).


R.S. Dassanayake¥, Hbe. Rajakaruna, N. Abidi. Preparation of aerochitin- anatase TiO2 composite for efficient photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue. J. of Applied Polymer Science. 135(8) (2018) DOI: 10.1002/APP.45908. (Rank: 36/86, IF 2016: 1.86, 5-year IF: 1.727).


S. Liyanage*, N. Abidi. Molecular weight of cellulose and its organization at different stages of cotton fiber development. Textile Research Journal. IN PRESS
R.S. Dassanayake, C. Gunathilake, N. Abidi, M. Jaroniec. Activated Carbon Derived from Chitin Aerogels: Preparation and CO2 Adsorption. Cellulose. 25 (2018) 1911-1920.

S. Acharya*, Y. Hu, N. Abidi. Investigation of mild condition dissolution of high molecular weight cotton cellulose in 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate (BMIMAc)/N,N-Dimethylacetamide (DMAc) solvent system. J. Applied Polymer Science. (2018) 135, 45928.

R.S. Dassanayake¥, Hbe. Rajakaruna, N. Abidi. Preparation of aerochitin- anatase TiO2 composite for efficient photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue. J. of Applied Polymer Science. (2018) 135, 45908.

R.S. Dassanayake¥, Hbe. Rajakaruna, N. Abidi. Preparation of aerochitin- anatase TiO2 composite for efficient photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue. J. of Applied Polymer Science. (2018) 135, 45908.

S. Liyanage*, N. Abidi. Molecular weight of cellulose and its organization at different stages of cotton fiber development. Textile Research J. (2018)
https://doi.org/10.1177/0040517517753642

R.S. Dassanayake¥, C. Gunathilake, N. Abidi, M. Jaroniec. Activated Carbon Derived from Chitin Aerogels: Preparation and CO2 Adsorption. Cellulose. 25(3) (2018) 1911-1920

 


2017

P.T. Wansapura*, R. S. Dassanayake¥, A. Hamood, P. Tran, H. Moussa, N. Abidi. Preparation of CdTe quantum dots chitin hybrid films and study of antibacterial properties on Staphylococcus Aureus and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa. J. Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/APP.44907 (2017).


S. Acharya*, Y. Hu, H. Moussa, N. Abidi. Preparation and characterization of transparent cellulose films using an improved cellulose dissolution process. J. Applied Polymer Science, DOI: 10.1002/APP.44871 (2017).


N. Abidi, M. Manike*. X-Ray diffraction and FTIR investigations of cellulose deposition during cotton fiber development. Textile Research Journal, (2017) in press.


S. Liyanage*, R.S. Dassanayake¥, A. Bouyanfif*, E. Rajakaruna, L. Ramalingam, N. Moustaid-Moussa, N. Abidi. Optimization of cryostat temperature conditions for trans-reflectance mode FTIR microspectroscopic imaging of biological tissues. MethodsX, 4 (2017) 118-127.


Y. Hu, O. Hamed, R. Salghi, N. Abidi, S. Jodh, R. Hattab. Extraction and Characterization of Cellulose from Agricultural Waste Argan Press Cake, Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, 51(3-4) (2017) 263-272.


R.S. Dassanayake¥, C. Gunathilake, A. Dassanayake, N. Abidi, M. Jaroniec. Amidoxime-Functionalized Nanocrystalline Cellulose-Mesoporous Silica Composites for Carbon Dioxide Adsorption at Ambient and Elevated Temperatures. J. Materials Chemistry A, 5 (2017) 7462-7473.


A. Messali, H. Lgaz, R. Dassanayake¥, R. Salghi, S. Jodeh, N. Abidi, O. Hamed. Guar gum as efficient non-toxic inhibitor of carbon-steel corrosion in phosphoric acid medium: Electrochemical, surface, DFT and MD simulation studies. J. Molecular Structure, 1145 (2017) 43-54.


A. Bouyanfif*, S. Liyanage*, J. Hewitt, S.A. Vanapalli, N. Moustaid-Moussa, E. Hequet, N. Abidi. FTIR imaging detects diet and genotype-dependent chemical composition changes in wild type and mutant C. elegans strains. Analyst, 142 (2017) 4727-4736.

 


2016

K. Azzaoui, E. Mejdoubi, A. Lamhamdi B. Hammouti, N. Akartasse, M. Berrabah, A. Elidrissi, S. Jodeh, O. Hamed, N. Abidi. Novel tricomponent composites film from polkalactic acid/hydroxyapatite/poly-caprolactone suitable for biomedical applications. J. Mater. Environ. Sci. 7(3) (2016) 761-769.


R.S. Dassanayake¥, C. Gunathilake, T. Jackson, M. Jaroniec, N. Abidi. Preparation and adsorption properties of aerocellulose-derived activated carbon monoliths. Cellulose, 23(2) (2016) 1363-1374.


C. Gunathilake, R.S. Dassanayake¥, N. Abidi, M. Jaroniec. Amidoxime-Functionalized Microcrystalline Cellulose-Mesoporous Silica Composites for Carbon Dioxide Sorption at Elevated Temperatures. J. Mater. Chem. A, 4 (2016) 4808-4819.


Q-Y. Li, J. Ye, J. Xuiong, N. Abidi. Structures and high fluorescence of novel nanocomposites of sodium carboxymethyl celluloe/Tb (III) prepared at different pHs. Polymer Composites. DOI: 10.1002/pc.24013 (2016).


N. Abidi, P. Kiekens. Chemical functionalization of cotton fabric to impart multifunctional properties. Tekstilec, 59(2) (2016) 156-161.


S. Huang, N. Liang, Y. Hu, X. Zhou, N. Abidi. Polydopamine-Assisted Surface Modification for Bone Bio-substitutes. BioMed Research International, 2389895, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/2389895  (2016).


L. Cabrales, K. Calderon, I. Hinojosa, F. Valencia, N. Abidi. Synthesis and characterization of polyesters derived from sebacic acid, hexanediol, and hydroquinone. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization, 21(8) (2016) 718-727.


R.S. Dassanayake¥, E. Rajakaruna, H. Moussa, N. Abidi. One-pot synthesis of MnO2-Chitin hybrids for effective removal of methylene blue. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 93 (2016) 350-358.


C. Ruan, Y. Zhu, X. Zhou, N. Abidi, Y. Hu, J.M. Catchmark. Effect of cellulose crystallinity on bacterial cellulose assembly, Cellulose, 23(6) (2016) 3417-3427.


Y. Hu, N. Abidi. Multistage. Distinct chiral nematic self-assembling behavior caused by different size-unified cellulose nanocrystals via a multistage separation. Langmuir, 32(38) (2016) 9863-9872.


Y. Hu, S. Li*, T. Jackson*, H. Moussa, N. Abidi. Preparation, characterization, cationic functionalization of cellulose-based aerogels for wastewater clarification. Journal of Materials, http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/3186589  (2016).


2015

S.S. Spearman, I.V. Rivero, F. Irin, M.J. Green, N. Abidi. Effect of dsDNA Wrapped Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on the Thermal and Mechanical Properties of Polycaprolactone and Polyglycolide Fiber Blend Composites. Polymer, 56 (2015) 476-481.


N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*, P. Aminayi*. Molecular and Nanoparticles vapor disposition methods to create super hydro/oleophobic surfaces. Moroccan J. of Chemistry, 3(1) (2015) 167-184.


Y. Sun, S. Veerabomma, M. Fokar, N. Abidi, E. Hequet, P. Payton, R. Allen. Brassinosteroid signaling affects secondary cell wall deposition in cotton fibers. Industrial Crops and Products, 65 (2015) 334-342.


S. Liyanage*, N. Abidi, D. Auld, H. Moussa. Chemical and physical characterization of galactomannan extracted from guar cultivars (Cyamopsis tetragonolobus L.). Industrial Crops and Products, 74 (2015) 388-396.


P. Aminayi*, N. Abidi. Ultra oleophobic cotton fabric prepared using Molecular and Nanoparticles Vapor Deposition Methods. Surface Coatings & Technology, 276 (2015) 636-644.


F. Mounir, S. ElIssami, Lh. Bazzi, R. Salghi, N. Abidi, S. Jodeh, L. Bazzi, A.C. Eddine. Green approach to corrosion inhibition of copper by two oils of Argan Spinosa (L.) in Phosphoric Acid. J. Mater. Environ. Sci. 6(8) (2015) 2066-2075.


2014

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*, C. Haigler. Changes in the cell wall and cellulose content of developing cotton fibers investigated by FTIR spectroscopy. Carbohydrate Polymers 100 (2014) 9-16.


S.S. Spearman, I.V. Rivero, N. Abidi. Influence of Polycaprolactone /Polyglycolide Blended Electrospun Fibers on the Morphology and Mechanical Properties of Polycaprolactone. J. Applied Polymer Science 131(9) (2014). 40224.


A. Mittal, R. Balasubramanian, J. Cao, P. Singh, S. Subramanian, G. Hicks, E. A. Nothnagel, N. Abidi, J. Janda, D.W. Galbraith, C.D. Rock. "TOPOISOMERASE 6B is involved in chromatin remodeling associated with hormone and environmental control of carbon partitioning, secondary metabolite and cell wall synthesis, and epidermal morphogenesis in Arabidopsis". J. Experimental Botany 65(15) (2014) 4217-4239.


S. Sanjit*, N. Abidi, R. Rajbhandari, F. Mewlewaeter. Chemical cationization of cotton fabric for improved dye uptake. Cellulose 21 (2014) 4693-4706.
L. Cabrales*, N. Abidi, F. Manciu. Characterization of developing cotton fibers by confocal Raman spectroscopy. Fibers 2 (2014) 286-294.


Y. Hu, J.M. Catchmark, Y. Zhu, N. Abidi, X. Zhou, J. Wang, N. Liang. Engineering of porous bacterial cellulose toward human fibroblasts in-growth for tissue engineering. J. Materials Research 29(22) (2014) 2682-2693.


2013

D.R. Paudel*, E.F. Hequet, N. Abidi. Evaluation of cotton fiber maturity measurements. Industrial Crops and Products 45 (2013) 435-441.

R.M. Allaf, I.V. Rivero, N. Abidi, I. Iranov. Porous Poly(-caprolactone) Scaffolds for Load-Bearing Tissue Regeneration: Solventless Fabrication and Characterization. J. Biomedical Materials Research Part B – Applied Biomaterials 101B(6) (2013) 1051-1060.

P. Aminayi*, N. Abidi. Imparting super hydro/oleophobic properties to Cotton Fabric by means of Molecular and Nanoparticles Vapor Deposition Methods. Applied Surface Science 287 (2013) 223-231.


2012

L. Cabrales*, N. Abidi. Microwave plasma induced grafting of oleic acid on cotton fabric surfaces. Applied Surface Science 258 (2012) 4636-4641. (Rank: 42/145, IF 2016: 3.387, 5-year IF: 3.184)

L. Cabrales*, N. Abidi, A. Hammond, A. Hamood. Cotton fabric functionalization with Cyclodextrins. J. Mater. Environ. Sci. 3(3) (2012) 561-574.


2011

M. Errami, R. Salghi, N. Abidi, L. Bazzi, B. Hammouti, A. Chakir, E. Roth. Electrooxidation of bupiramate: A comparative study of SnO2 and boron doped diamond anodes. International J. of Electrochemistry Science, 6 (2011) 4927-4938.


2010

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*, E. Hequet. Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopic Approach to the Study of the Secondary Cell Wall Development in Cotton Fiber. Cellulose 17 (2010) 309-320.

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*, E. Hequet. Changes in Sugar Composition and Cellulose Content during the Secondary Cell Wall Biogenesis in Cotton Fibers. Cellulose 17 (2010) 153-160.

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*, E. Hequet. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Developing Cotton Fibers. Thermochimica Acta 498 (1-2) (2010) 27-32.

C. Nansen, N. Abidi, A.J. Sidumo, A.H. Gharalari. Using Spatial Structure Analysis of Hyperspectral Imaging Data and Fourier Transformed Infrared Analysis to Determine Bioactivity of Surface Pesticide Treatment. Remote Sensing 2 (2010) 908-925.

L. Cabrales*, N. Abidi. On the thermal degradation of cellulose in cotton fibers. J. Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 102(2) (2010) 485-491.


2009

S. Wang, Y. Zhang, N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*. Wettability and surface free energy of grapheme sheets. Langmuir 25(18) (2009) 11078-11081.

N. Abidi, L. Cabrales*, E. Hequet. Functionalization of Cotton Fabric Surface with Titania Nanosols: Applications for Self Cleaning and UV Protection Properties. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 1(10) (2009) 2141-2146.


2008

N. Abidi, E. Hequet, L. Cabrales*, J. Gannaway, T. Wilkins, L.W. Wells. Evaluating Cell Wall Structure and Composition of Developing Cotton Fibers using Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy and Thermogravimetric Analysis. J. Applied Polymer Science 107 (2008) 476-486.


2007

N. Abidi, E. Hequet, S. Tarimala, L. Dai. Cotton Fabric Surface Modification for Improved UV-radiation Protection Using Sol-Gel Process. J. Applied Polymer Science 104(1) (2007) 111-117.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet. Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis of Cotton Contamination. Textile Research J. 77(2) (2007) 77-84.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet, S. Tarimala. Functionalization of Cotton Fabric with Vinyltrimethoxysilane. Textile Research J. 77(9) (2007) 668-674.

H. Benzina*, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, J-Y. Drean, O. Harzallah. Using Fiber Elongation to Improve Genetic Screening in Cotton Breeding Programs. Textile Research J. 77(10) (2007) 770-778.


2006

 S. Tarimala, N. Kothari, N. Abidi, E. Hequet, J. Fralick, L. Dai. New Approach to Antibacterial Treatment of Cotton Fabric with Silver Nanoparticles-doped Silica Using Sol-gel Process. J. Applied Polymer Science 101(5) (2006) 2938 – 2943.

N. Abidi, A. Sivade, D. Bourret, A. Larbot, B. Boutevin, F. Guida-Pietrasanta, A. Ratsimihelty. Surface modification of mesoporous membranes by fluoro-silane coupling reagent for CO2 separation. J. Membrane Science 270 (2006) 101-107.

E. Hequet, B. Wyatt, N. Abidi, D.P. Thibodeaux. Creation of a Set of Reference Material for Cotton Fiber Maturity Measurements. Textile Research J. 76(7) (2006) 576-586.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet, D. Ethridge. Thermogravimetric Analysis of Cotton Fibers: Relationships with Maturity and Fineness. J. Applied Polymer Science 103(6) (2006) 3476-3482.


2005

N. Abidi, C. Turner, E. Hequet, H. Sari-Sarraf. Objective Evaluation of Durable Press Treatment and Fabric Smoothness Rating. Textile Research J. 75(1) (2005) 19-29.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet. HPLC of Insect Honeydew Deposits Collected from the High Speed Stickiness Detector. Textile Research J. 75(4) (2005) 362-370.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet, C. Turner, H. Sari-Sarraf. FTIR Analysis of Crosslinked Cotton Using a ZnSe-Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance. J. Applied Polymer Science 96(2) (2005) 392-399.

E. Hequet, N. Abidi, D. Ethridge. Processing Sticky Cotton: Effect of Stickiness on Yarn Quality. Textile Research J. 75(5) (2005) 402-410.

E. Hequet, N. Abidi. Effects of the Origin of the Honeydew Contamination on Cotton Spinning Performances. Textile Research J. 75(10) (2005) 699-709.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization Using Microwave Plasma. II. Physical Properties. J. Applied Polymer Science 98 (2005) 896-902.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet. Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis of Trehalulose and Sticky Cotton Yarn Defects Using ZnSe-Diamond Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance. Textile Research J. 75(9) (2005) 645-652.


2004

C. Turner, H. Sari-Sarraf, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, S. Lee.. Preliminary Validation of a Fabric Smoothness Assessment System. J. Electronic Imaging 13(3) (2004) 418-427.

N. Abidi, E. Hequet. Cotton Fabric Graft Copolymerization Using Microwave Plasma. I. Universal Attenuated Total Reflectance-FTIR Study. J. Applied Polymer Science 93(1) (2004) 145-154.


2002

E. Hequet, N. Abidi. Processing Sticky Cotton: Implication of Trehalulose in Residue Build up. J. Cotton Science 6(1) (2002) 77-90.

E. Hequet, N. Abidi. High Speed Stickiness Detector Measurement: Effect of Temperature Settings and Relative Humidity. J. Cotton Science 6(1) (2002) 68-76.

H. Sari-Saraf, E. Hequet, N. Abidi, Y. Dai, H.Y Chan. Automatic Measurement of Fabric Shrinkage. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review 2(10) (2002) 20-23.

 

 

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