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suschemeng.jpgMissio AL*, Otoni CG*, Zhao B, Beaumont M, Khakalo A, Kämäräinen T, Silva SHF, Mattos BD*, Rojas OJ
Nanocellulose removes the need for chemical crosslinking in tannin-based rigid foams and enhances their strength and fire retardancy
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, v. 10, n. 31. p. 10303-10310, 2022
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.2c02678

ACS Applied Polymer MaterialsLima LR, Conte GV, Brandão LR, Sábio RM, Menezes AS, Resende FA, Caiut JMA, Ribeiro SJL, Otoni CG, Alcântara ACS, Barud HS
Fabrication of noncytotoxic functional siloxane-coated bacterial cellulose nanocrystals
ACS Applied Polymer Materials, v. 4, n. 4, 2306-2313, 2022
DOI: 110.1021/acsapm.1c01437

Food HydrocolloidsMarangon CA, Otoni CG, Bertuso PC, Rodrigues MAV, Bertolo MRV, Martins VCA, Nitschke M, Plepis AMG, Mattoso LHC
Triple-action packaging: Food protection and monitoring enabled by agri-food side streams
Food Hydrocolloids, v. 133, 107981, 2022
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2022.107981

Current Researcg in Food ScienceAzeredo HMC, Otoni CG, Mattoso LHC
Edible films and coatings – Not just packaging materials
Current Research in Food Science, v. 5, 1590-1595, 2022
DOI: 10.1016/j.crfs.2022.09.008


Chemical ReviewsTardy BL*, Mattoso BD*, Otoni CG*, Beaumont M*, Majoinen J, Kämäräinen T, Rojas OJ
Deconstruction and reassembly of renewable polymers and biocolloids into next generation structured materials
Chemical Reviews, v. 121, n. 22. p. 14088-14188, 2021
DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.0c01333

Advanced MaterialsOtoni CG, Azeredo HMC, Mattos BD, Beaumont M, Correa DS, Rojas OJ
The food–materials nexus: Next generation bioplastics and advanced materials from agri-food residues
Advanced Materials, v. 33, n. 43, 2102520, 2021
DOI: 10.1002/adma.202102520

Green ChemistryBeaumont M*, Otoni CG*, Mattos BD*, Koso TV, Abidnejad R, Zhao B, Kondor A, King AW, Rojas OJ 
Regioselective and water-assisted surface esterification of never-dried cellulose: Nanofibers with adjustable surface energy
Green Chemistry, v. 23, p. 6966-6974, 2021
DOI: 10.1039/D1GC02292J

ACS Sus Chem EngPasquier E, Beaumont M, Mattos BD, Otoni CG, Winter A, Rosenau T, Belgacem MN, Rojas OJ, Bras J
Upcycling byproducts from insect (fly larvae and mealworm) farming into chitin nanofibers and films
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, v. 9, p. 13618-13629, 2021.
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c05035


Materials Today

Ferreira FV, Otoni CG, De France KJ, Barud HS, Lona LMF, Cranston E, Rojas OJ
Porous nanocellulose gels and foams: Breakthrough status in the development of scaffolds for tissue engineering
Materials Today, v. 37, p. 126-141, 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.mattod.2020.03.003

ACS OmegaMissio AL*, Mattos BD*, Otoni CG*, Gentil M, Coldebella R, Khakalo A, Gatto DA, Rojas OJ
Cogrinding wood fibers and tannins: Surfactant effects on the interactions and properties of functional films for sustainable packaging materials
Biomacromolecules, v. 21, n. 5, p. 1865-1874, 2020
DOI: 10.1021/acs.biomac.9b01733

TalantaSilva RR, Raymundo-Pereira PA, Campos AM, Masso DW, Otoni CG, Barud HS, Costa CAR, Domeneguetti RR, Balogh DT, Ribeiro SJL, Oliveira Jr ON
Microbial nanocellulose adherent to human skin used in electrochemical sensors to detect metal ions and biomarkers in sweat
Talanta, v. 218, p. 121153, 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.talanta.2020.121153

ACS Applied Materials & InterfacesMelo PTS, Otoni CG, Barud HS, Aouada FA, Moura MR
Upcycling microbial cellulose scraps into nanowhiskers with engineered performance as fillers in all-cellulose composites
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, v. 12, n. 41, p. 46661-46666, 2020.
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.0c12392

Carbohydrate Polymers

Franco GT, Otoni CG, Lodi BD, Lorevice MV, Moura MR, Mattoso LHC
Escalating the technical bounds for the production of cellulose-aided peach leathers: From the benchtop to the pilot plant
Carbohydrate Polymers, v. 245, 116437, 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2020.116437

Industrial Crops & ProductsDias DS, Otoni CG, Silva RR, Meneguin AB, Mattoso LHC, Barud HS, Ribeiro CA
Large scale manufacturing of puree-only edible films from onion bulb (Allium cepa L.): Probing production and structure-processing-property correlations
Industrial Crops & Products, v. 145, 111847, 2020
DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2019.111847


ACS Applied Bio MaterialsOtoni CG, Figueiredo JLS, Capeletti LB, Cardoso MB, Bernardes JS, Loh W
Tailoring the antimicrobial response of cationic nanocellulose-based foams through cryo-templating
ACS Applied Bio Materials, v. 2, n. 5, p. 1975-1986, 2019
DOI: 10.1021/acsabm.9b00034

Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food SafetyEspitia PJP, Fuenmayor CA, Otoni CG
Nanoemulsions: Synthesis, characterization, and application in bio‐based active food packaging
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, v. 18, n. 1, p. 264-285, 2019
DOI: 10.1111/1541-4337.12405


ACS Sustainable Chemistry & EngineeringOtoni CG, Carvalho AS, Cardoso MVC, Bernardinelli OD, Lorevice MV, Colnago LA, Loh W, Mattoso LHC
High-pressure microfluidization as a green tool for optimizing the mechanical performance of all-cellulose composites
ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, v. 6, n. 10, p. 12727-12735, 2018
DOI: 10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b01855

Carbohydrate PolymersOtoni CG, Lorevice MV, Moura MR, Mattoso LHC
On the effects of hydroxyl substitution degree and molecular weight on mechanical and water barrier properties of hydroxypropyl methylcellulose films
Carbohydrate Polymers, v. 185, p. 105-111, 2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.01.016

Industrial Crops & ProductsOtoni CG, Lodi BD, Lorevice MV, Leitão RC, Ferreira MD, Moura MR, Mattoso LHC
Optimized and scaled-up production of cellulose-reinforced biodegradable composite films made up of carrot processing waste
Industrial Crops & Products, v. 121, p. 66-72, 2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2018.05.003


Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food SafetyOtoni CG, Avena-Bustillos RJ, Azeredo HMC, Lorevice MV, Moura MR, Mattoso LHC, McHugh TH
Recent advances on fruit and vegetable edible films – A review
Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety, v. 16, n. 5, p. 1151-1169, 2017
DOI: 10.1111/1541-4337.12281

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (Robson)
Fabrication of biocompatible, functional, and transparent hybrid films based on silk fibroin and epoxy silane for biophotonics
ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, v. 9, n. 33, p. 27905-27917, 2017
DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b06061

Carbohydrate PolymersManrich A, Moreira FKV, Otoni CG, Lorevice MV, Martins MA, Mattoso LHC
Hydrophobic edible films made up of tomato cutin and pectin
Carbohydrate Polymers, v. 164, p. 83-91, 2017
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2017.01.075


Food Research InternationalOtoni CG, Espitia PJP, Avena-Bustillos RJ, McHugh TH
Trends in antimicrobial food packaging systems: Emitting sachets and absorbent pads
Food Research International, v. 83, p. 60-73, 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2016.02.018

Carbohydrate PolymersOtoni CG, Avena-Bustillos RJ, Olsen CW, Bilbao-Sáinz C, McHugh TH
Mechanical and water barrier properties of isolated soy protein composite edible films as affected by carvacrol and cinnamaldehyde micro and nanoemulsions
Food Hydrocolloids, v. 57, p. 72-79, 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2016.01.012

Food HydrocolloidsLorevice MV, Otoni CG, Moura MR, Mattoso LHC
Chitosan nanoparticles on the improvement of thermal, barrier, and mechanical properties of high- and low-methyl pectin films
Food Hydrocolloids, v. 52, p. 732-740, 2016
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2015.08.003


Food HydrocolloidsOtoni CG, Moura MR, Aouada FA, Camilloto GP, Cruz RS, Lorevice MV, Soares NFF, Mattoso LHC
Antimicrobial and physical-mechanical properties of pectin/papaya puree/cinnamaldehyde nanoemulsion edible composite films

Food Hydrocolloids, v. 41, p. 188-194, 2014
DOI: 10.1016/j.foodhyd.2014.04.013

Journal of Agricultural and Food ChemistryOtoni CG, Pontes SFO, Medeiros EAA, Soares NFF
Edible films from methylcellulose and nanoemulsions of clove bud (Syzygium aromaticum) and oregano (Origanum vulgare) essential oils as shelf-life extenders for sliced bread
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, v. 62, p. 5214-5219, 2014
DOI: 10.1021/jf501055f


Journal of Food ScienceOtoni CG, Avena-Bustillos RJ, Chiou B-S, Bilbao-Sáinz C, Bechtel PJ, McHugh TH
Ultraviolet-B radiation improves physical properties of cold- and warm-water fish gelatin gels and films
Journal of Food Science, v. 77, p. E215-E223, 2012
DOI: 10.1111/j.1750-3841.2012.02839.x