Published Research: Biochemistry

The following is a representative list of research articles written by BRI scientists and published in internationally recognized, peer-reviewed technical journals.

Author(s) Date Name of Article Name of Publication
Shih, J.C.H. and Wang, J.J 2008 From biogas energy to keratinase technology. pp. 231-238 in Biocatalysis and Bioenergy, C.T. Hou and J.K. Shaw (eds.), John Wiley & Son, Inc., Hoboken, New Jersey.
Shih J.C.H and Wang J.J. 2006 Keratinase technology: from feather degradation and feed additive, to prion destruction. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2006, 1, No. 42, 6 pp.
Wang J.J., R. Borwornpinyo, and JCH Shih 2006 Sup35NM-His6: a prion-like protein useful in prion degradation studies. Enzyme and Microbial Technology (In press). (SCI)
Wang, J.J., W. B. Greenhut, and J.C.H. Shih 2005 Development of an asporogenic Bacillus licheniformis for the production of keratinase. Journal of Applied Microbiology 98:761-767. (SCI)
Wang, J.J., K Rojanatavorn and J. C. H. Shih 2004 Increase production of Bacillus keratinase by chromosomal integration of multiple copies of kerA gene. Biotech Bioeng. 87: 459-464.
Kang IS, Wang J.J., J.C.H. Shih and T.C. Lanier 2004 Extracelluar Production of a Functional Soybean Cysteine Protease Inhibitor in Bacillus subtilis. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.50: 5052-5056.
Langeveld, J. P. M., J.J. Wang, G. C. Shih, A. Bossers, G. J. Garssen and Shih, J. C. H. 2003 Enzymatic degradation of prion protein from infected cattle and sheep brain stem. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 188: 1782-9.
Wang, J.J., H.E. Swaisgood, and J.C.H. Shih. 2003 Production and Characterization of immobilized keratinase in Proteolysis and Keratinolysis Enzyme and Microbial Technology. 32: 812-819.
Wang, J.J., H.E. Swaisgood, and J.C.H. Shih 2002 Bioimmobilization of keratinase using Bacillus subtilis and Escherichia coli systems. Biotech. Bioeng. 81: 421-429
Wang, J. J. and Jason C. H. Shih 1997 Fermentation Production of Keratinase from Bacillus licheniformis PWD-1 and Recombinant B. Subtilis FDB-29. J. Ind. Microb. Biotech. 22: 608-616.