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Kervin O Evans
Renewable Product Technology Research Unit
Research Physical Scientist

Phone: (309) 681-6436
Fax: (309) 681-6040
Room 1307
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604

Projects
NOVEL TECHNOLOGY FOR RENEWABLE RESOURCE UTILIZATION
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 419885

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Hydroxytyrosol and tyrosol esters partitioning into, location within, and effect on DOPC liposome bilayer behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Compton, D.L. 2015. Hydroxytyrosol and tyrosol esters partitioning into, location within, and effect on DOPC liposome bilayer behavior. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1848(5):1175-1182.
Phenol esterase activity of porcine skin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Smith, L.J., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L. 2014. Phenol esterase activity of porcine skin. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics. 89(1):175-181.
Phenylpropanoid esters of lesquerella and castor oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2015. Phenylpropanoid esters of lesquerella and castor oil. Industrial Crops and Products. 6:9-16.
Bilayer properties of hydroxytyrosol- and tyrosol-phosphatidylcholine lipids - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Compton, D.L. 2014. Bilayer properties of hydroxytyrosol- and tyrosol-phosphatidylcholine lipids [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD 229.
Synthesis, isolation, and acyl migration kinetics of desaturated and hydroxylated 2-monoacylglycerols - (Abstract Only)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Appell, M.D., Evans, K.O. 2014. Synthesis, isolation, and acyl migration kinetics of desaturated and hydroxylated 2-monoacylglycerols [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Abstract AGFD292.
Biobased lubricants and functional products from Cuphea oil - (Book / Chapter)
Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Jackson, M.A., Compton, D.L., Knothe, G.H., Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2015. Biobased lubricants and functional products from Cuphea oil. In: Biresaw, G., Mittal, K., editors. Surfactants in Tribology. Vol. IV. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis. p. 443-482.
Gelling ability and crystal morphology of sunflower wax in soybean oil - (Abstract Only)
Hwang, H., Kim, S., Evans, K.O., Koga, C., Lee, Y. 2014. Gelling ability and crystal morphology of sunflower wax in soybean oil [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 43.
Application of quartz crystal microbalance technology in tribological investigation - (Book / Chapter)
Evans, K.O., Biresaw, G., Compton, D.L. 2015. Application of quartz crystal microbalance technology in tribological investigation. In: Biresaw, G., Mittal, K.L. editors. Surfactants in Tribology, Volume 4. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 63-73.
Synthesis and tribological investigation of lipoyl glycerides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biresaw, G., Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L., Bantchev, G.B. 2014. Synthesis and tribological investigation of lipoyl glycerides. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(10):2233-2243.
Stability of a liposomal formulation containing lipoyl or dihydrolipoyl acylglycerides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L. 2014. Stability of a liposomal formulation containing lipoyl or dihydrolipoyl acylglycerides. Journal of Liposome Research. 24(4):304-312.
Synthesis, purification, and acyl migration kinetics of 2-Monoricinoleoylglycerol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Appell, M., Vermillion, K., Evans, K.O. 2014. Synthesis, purification, and acyl migration kinetics of 2-Monoricinoleoylglycerol. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91(2):271-279.
Transesterified tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol alkyl esters from cuphea oil – antioxidant behavior in Liposomes - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Cermak, S.C., Compton, D.L., Evangelista, R.L., Berhow, M.A. 2013. Transesterified tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol alkyl esters from cuphea oil – antioxidant behavior in Liposomes [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD 177.
Long-term physical and oxidative stability of liposomes containing glycerides of lipoic acid - (Abstract Only)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L. 2013. Long-term physical and oxidative stability of liposomes containing glycerides of lipoic acid [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD137.
Antioxidant efficacy of feruloyl glycerols in model membranes - (Abstract Only)
Compton, D.L., Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A. 2013. Antioxidant efficacy of feruloyl glycerols in model membranes [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Abstract AGFD137.
Carboxyl-terminated PAMAM dendrimer interaction with 1-palmitoyl-2-oleoyl phosphocholine bilayers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Compton, D.L. 2014. Carboxyl-terminated PAMAM dendrimer interaction with 1-palmitoyl-2-oleoyl phosphocholine bilayers. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1838(1,Pt.B):445-455.
Antioxidation behavior of milkweed oil 4-hydroxy-3-methyoxycinnamate esters in phospholipid bilayers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O., Harry-O'Kuru, R.E. 2013. Antioxidation behavior of milkweed oil 4-hydroxy-3-methyoxycinnamate esters in phospholipid bilayers. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90(11):1719-1727.
Influence of solid supports on acyl migration in 2-Monoacylglycerols: Purification of 2-MAG via flash chromatography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2013. Influence of solid supports on acyl migration in 2-Monoacylglycerols: Purification of 2-MAG via flash chromatography. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90(9):1397-1403.
Lipoyl dioleoylglycerol: Synthesis and potential use of a novel lipid in tribology - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Compton, D.L., Biresaw, G. 2013. Lipoyl dioleoylglycerol: Synthesis and potential use of a novel lipid in tribology [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Session 3C. p. 70.
Antioxidant behavior of 1-feruloyl-sn-glycerol and 1,3-diferuloyl-sn-glycerol in phospholipid liposomes 1 - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Appell, M.D. 2013. Antioxidant behavior of 1-feruloyl-sn-glycerol and 1,3-diferuloyl-sn-glycerol in phospholipid liposomes 1 [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD14.
Protein-based nanoparticles for hydrophilic coating - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S., Biswas, A., Evans, K.O. 2013. Protein-based nanoparticles for hydrophilic coating. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Protein-based nanoparticles for hydrophilic coating - (Proceedings)
Kim, S., Biswas, A., Evans, K.O. 2013. Protein-based nanoparticles for hydrophilic coating. Proceedings of the 2013 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Expo. 1:581-584.
Production of BSA-poly(ethyl cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles as a coating material that improves wetting property - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Evans, K.O., Biswas, A. 2013. Production of BSA-poly(ethyl cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles as a coating material that improves wetting property. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces. 107(1):68-75.
Medium-chain alkyl esters of tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol antioxidants by cuphea oil transesterification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Cermak, S.C., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L., Evangelista, R.L., Berhow, M.A. 2013. Medium-chain alkyl esters of tyrosol and hydroxytyrosol antioxidants by cuphea oil transesterification. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 115(3):363-371.
Influence of fatty acid desaturation on spontaneous acyl migration in 2-monoacylglycerols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Appell, M.D., Vermillion, K., Evans, K.O. 2012. Influence of fatty acid desaturation on spontaneous acyl migration in 2-monoacylglycerols. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89(12):2259-2267.
2-monoacylglycerol acyl migration: Affect of fatty acid desaturation - (Abstract Only)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Appell, M.D., Vermillion, K., Evans, K.O. 2012. 2-monoacylglycerol acyl migration: Affect of fatty acid desaturation [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD 127.
Soybean oil and methyl oleate adsorption onto a steel surface investigated using a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring and atomic force microscopy**1 - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Biresaw, G. 2012. Soybean oil and methyl oleate adsorption onto a steel surface investigated using a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation monitoring and atomic force microscopy**1 [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Paper #1245562.
Preservation of polyunsaturated fatty acyl glycerides via intramolecular antioxidant coupling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L. 2012. Preservation of polyunsaturated fatty acyl glycerides via intramolecular antioxidant coupling. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids. 165:530-536.
G2 and G5 carboxyl-terminated polyamidoamine dendrimers interact differently with 1-palmitoyl-2-oleoyl phosphocholine bilayers **1 - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Compton, D.L. 2012. G2 and G5 carboxyl-terminated polyamidoamine dendrimers interact differently with 1-palmitoyl-2-oleoyl phosphocholine bilayers **1 [abstract]. American Chemical Society. ID #10461.
Antioxidant capacity and stability of liposomes containing a triglyceride derivative of lipoic acid - (Abstract Only)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L., Appell, M.D. 2012. Antioxidant capacity and stability of liposomes containing a triglyceride derivative of lipoic acid [abstract]. American Chemical Society. PAPER ID: 10084
Exopolysaccharide hydrogels for corrosion inhibition - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Evans, K.O., Cote, G.L. 2012. Exopolysaccharide hydrogels for corrosion inhibition [abstract]. International Hydrocolloids Conference. #OB123.
Purification of 2-monoacylglycerols using liquid CO2 extraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Eller, F.J., Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2012. Purification of 2-monoacylglycerols using liquid CO2 extraction. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89(8):1529-1536.
Dihydrolipoyl dioleoylglycerol antioxidant capacity in phospholipid vesicles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L., Appell, M.D. 2012. Dihydrolipoyl dioleoylglycerol antioxidant capacity in phospholipid vesicles. Chemistry and Physics of Lipids. 165:160-168.
1,2-dielaidoylphosphocholine/1,2-dimyristoylphosphoglycerol supported phospholipid bilayer formation in calcium and calcium-free buffer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O. 2011. 1,2-dielaidoylphosphocholine/1,2-dimyristoylphosphoglycerol supported phospholipid bilayer formation in calcium and calcium-free buffer. Thin Solid Films. 520:3026-3030. DOI: 10.1016/j.tsf.2011.12.002.
Antioxidant properties of feruloyl glycerol derivatives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2011. Antioxidant properties of feruloyl glycerol derivatives. Industrial Crops and Products. 36:217-221. DOI: 10.1016/j.indcrop.2011.09.009.
Exopolysaccharide hydrogels for corrosion inhibition - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Bucur, C.B., Evans, K.O., Cote, G.L. 2011. Exopolysaccharide hydrogels for corrosion inhibition [abstract]. International Congress on Biohydrogel.
Preparation and characterization of cellulose gels from corn cobs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shogren, R.L., Peterson, S.C., Evans, K.O., Kenar, J.A. 2011. Preparation and characterization of cellulose gels from corn cobs. Carbohydrate Polymers. 86(3):1351-1357. DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.06.035.
Enzymatically Synthesized Feruloyl Dioleoylglycerol: Antioxidant Behavior and Position in Phospholipid Vesicles - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A., Vermillion, K., Appell, M.D. 2011. Enzymatically synthesized feruloyl dioleoylglycerol: Antioxidant behavior and position in phospholipid vesicles [abstract]. Biophysics Society. Poster 2750.
Structure-function properties of anticorrosive exopolyaccharides - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Bucur, C.B., Cote, G.L., Evans, K.O. 2011. Structure-function properties of anticorrosive exopolyaccharides [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD208.
Preparation and Characterization of Cellulose Gels from Corn Cobs - (Abstract Only)
Shogren, R.L., Peterson, S.C., Kenar, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2011. Preparation and characterization of cellulose gels from corn cobs [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Cell 204.
Quartz Crystal Microbalance Investigation of the Structure of Adsorbed Soybean Oil and Methyl Oleate onto Steel Surface - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O., Biresaw, G. 2010. Quartz crystal microbalance investigation of the structure of adsorbed soybean oil and methyl oleate onto steel surface. Thin Solid Films. 519:900-905.
Electrochemical evaluation for corrosion resistance of bacterial exopolysaccharides on low carbon steel - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Aug-10)
Agricultural Polymers as Corrosion Inhibitors - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Bucur, C.B., Cote, G.L., Evans, K.O. 2011. Agricultural polymers as corrosion inhibitors [abstract]. International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies. Abstract No. 8.
Feruloyl Dioleoyglycerol Antioxidant Capacity in Phospholipid Vesicles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Vermillion, K., Appell, M.D. 2010. Feruloyl dioleoyglycerol antioxidant capacity in phospholipid vesicles. Journal of Agricultural Food and Chemistry. 58:5842-5850.
Lipids for Health and Beauty: Enzymatic Modification of Vegetable Oil - (Abstract Only)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O., Compton, D.L., Appell, M.D., Vermillion, K. 2010. Lipids for health and beauty: Enzymatic modification of vegetable oil [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Presentation #100. p. 58.
1-Butyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium-based Ionic Liquids Explored as Potential Solvents for Lipid Processing - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2010. 1-butyl-3-methyl imidazolium-based ionic liquids explored as potential solvents for lipid processing [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. PHY575. p. 210.
Bacterial Exopolysaccharides For Corrosion Inhibition on Metal Substrates - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Bucur, C.B., Evans, K.O., Cote, G.L., Willett, J.L. 2010. Bacterial exopolysaccharides for corrosion inhibition on metal substrates [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper #210.
Surface Modification of Zein Films - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Selling, G.W., Woods, K.K., Evans, K.O. 2009. Surface modification of zein films. Industrial Crops and Products. 30(169):168-171.
Influence of cosolvents on the hydrophobic surface immobilization topography of Candida antarctica lipase B - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2009. Influence of cosolvents on the hydrophobic surface immobilization topography of Candida antarctica lipase B. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 58:169-174.
The influence of the anionic species of a molten salt on lipid organization - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2008. The influence of the anionic species of a molten salt on lipid organization [abstract]. American Chemical Society. p. 159.
Supported phospholipid membrane interactions with 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium chloride - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O. 2008. Supported phospholipid membrane interactions with 1-butyl-3-methyl-imidazolium chloride. Journal of Physical Chemistry: B. 112:8558-8562.
Supported phospholipid bilayer interaction with components found in typical room-temperature ionic liquids - a QCM-D and AFM study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O. 2008. Supported phospholipid bilayer interaction with components found in typical room-temperature ionic liquids - a QCM-D and AFM study. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 9:498-511.
Interaction of an ionic liquid with a supported phospholipid bilayer is lipid-dependent - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2008. Interaction of an ionic liquid with a supported phospholipid bilayer is lipid-dependent. Biophysical Society. Poster #1168.
Influence of self-assembled monolayer surface chemistry on Candida antarctica lipase B adsorption and specific activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2007. Influence of self-assembled monolayer surface chemistry on Candida antarctica lipase B adsorption and specific activity. Journal of Molecular Catalysis B: Enzymatic. 48:84-89.
Influence of surface hydrophobicity on immobilized lipase activity - (Abstract Only)
Laszlo, J.A., Evans, K.O. 2007. Influence of surface hydrophobicity on immobilized lipase activity [abstract]. American Chemistry Society. Poster #220. p. 43. Available:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.molcatb.2007.06.010.
Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids and Protective Phospholipid Membranes: Interactions on Surfaces - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2007. Room-temperature ionic liquids and protective phospholipid membranes: Interactions on surfaces [abstract]. Illinois State University Chemistry Series. Abstract A.
Supported Phospholipid Membrane Formation as a Function of 1,2-Dimyristoylphosphatidylglycerol - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Hawkins, G. 2006. Supported phospholipid membrane formation as a function of 1,2-dimyristoylphosphatidylglycerol [abstract]. p. 34. Available: http://www.q-sense.com/2006_wc_flash_presentations/day_2_pres_06_kervin_evans/day%202%20pres%2006%20kervin%20evans.html.
Osmotic shock tolerance and membrane fluidity of cold-adapted Cryptococcus flavescens OH 182.9, previously reported as Cr. nodaensis, a biocontrol agent of Fusarium head blight Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunlap, C.A., Evans, K.O., Theelen, B., Boekhout, T., Schisler, D.A. 2007. Osmotic shock tolerance and membrane fluidity of cold-adapted Cryptococcus flavescens OH 182.9, previously reported as Cr. nodaensis, a biocontrol agent of Fusarium head blight. Federation of European Microbiological Societies Yeast Research. 7:449-458.
Steps Towards Understanding the Drying Tolerance of Cryptococcus Flavescens Oh 182.9: a Biocontrol Agent of Fusarium Head Blight - (Abstract Only)
Dunlap, C.A., Evans, K.O., Schisler, D.A. 2006. Steps towards understanding the drying tolerance of Cryptococcus flavescens OH 182.9: A biocontrol agent of Fusarium head blight [abstract]. NATO Advanced Study Institute. Paper No. 55.
Supported Phospholipid Bilayer Defects Created by a Cation or Anion of a Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O., Hawkins, G. 2006. Supported phospholipid bilayer defects created by a cation or anion of a room-temperature ionic liquid [abstract]. American Chemical Society Project SEED Poster Session, Illinois State University. Abstract 1.
Supported Phospholipid Membrane Interactions with 1-Butyl-3-Methyl Imidazolium Chloride, a Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid, on Surfaces-a Quartz Crystal Microbalance with Dissipation Study - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2006. Supported phospholipid membrane interactions with 1-butyl-3-methyl imidazolium chloride, a room-temperature ionic liquid, on surfaces--a quartz crystal microbalance with dissipation study [abstract]. Proceedings of the Annual Biophysical Meeting. 2006 CD-ROM. p. B129.
Osmotic Shock Tolerance and Membrane Properties of Cryptococcus Nodaensis Oh 182.9: a Biocontrol Agent of Fusarium Head Blight - (Proceedings)
Dunlap, C.A., Evans, K.O., Schisler, D.A. 2005. Osmotic shock tolerance and membrane properties of cryptococcus nodaensis OH 182.9: A biocontrol agent of fusarium head blight [abstract]. National Fusarium Head Blight Forum Proceedings. p. 193.
Vesicle-Surface Interactions on Self-Assembled Monolayer Lead to Flattened Vesicles: a Qcm-D Study - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2005. Vesicle-surface interactions on self-assembled monolayer lead to flattened vesicles: a qcm-d study [abstract]. Proceedings of the 2005 Q-Sense Users Invitational Symposium. p. 6.
Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid Cations Act As Short-Chain Surfactants and Disintegrate a Phospholipid Bilayer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, K.O. 2005. Room-temperature ionic liquid cations act as short-chain surfactants and disintegrate a phospholipid bilayer. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects. 274:11-17.
Bioelectrocatalysis in Ionic Liquids. Examining Specific Cation and Anion Effects on Electrode-Immobilized Cytochrome C - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dicarlo, C.M., Compton, D.L., Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A. 2006. Bioelectrocatalysis in ionic liquids. Examining specific cation and anion effects on electrode-immobilized cytochrome c. Bioelectrochemistry. 68:134-143.
Ionic Liquids As a Solvent for Bioelectrocatalysis Using Electrode-Immobilized Cytochrome C - (Proceedings)
DiCarlo, C.M., Compton, D.L., Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A. 2004. Ionic liquids as a solvent for bioelectrocatalysis using electrode-immobilized cytochrome c. International Symposium on Molten Salts.
Effects of 1-Alkyl-3-Methylimidazolium Cations and Anions Have on Dielaidoylphosphatidylcholine Bilayers - (Abstract Only)
Evans, K.O. 2005. Effects of 1-alkyl-3-methylimidazolium cations and anions have on dielaidoylphosphatidylcholine bilayers. Annual Biophysical Meeting.
Ionic Liquids As a Solvent for Bioelectrocatalysis Using Electrode-Immobilized Cytochrome C - (Abstract Only)
Dicarlo, C.M., Compton, D.L., Evans, K.O., Laszlo, J.A. 2004. Ionic liquids as a solvent for bioelectrocatalysis. Examining specific cation and anion effects on electrode-immobilized cytochrome c. International Symposium on Molten Salts.
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