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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Karl E Vermillion
Functional Foods Research Unit
Chemist

Phone: (309) 681-6035
Fax: (309) 681-6685
Room 0019

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Production, characterization and fuel properties of alternative diesel fuel from pyrolysis of waste plastic grocery bags - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, B.K., Moser, B.R., Vermillion, K., Doll, K.M., Rajagopalan, N. 2014. Production, characterization and fuel properties of alternative diesel fuel from pyrolysis of waste plastic grocery bags. Fuel Processing Technology. 122:79-90.
Glucansucrase acceptor reactions with D-mannose - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Cormier, R.S., Vermillion, K.E. 2014. Glucansucrase acceptor reactions with D-mannose. Carbohydrate Research. 387:1-3.
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.
Rehabilitation of faulty kinetic determinations and misassigned glycoside hydrolase family of retaining mechanism ß-xylosidases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Vermillion, K., Grigorescu, A.A., Braker, J.D. 2013. Rehabilitation of faulty kinetic determinations and misassigned glycoside hydrolase family of retaining mechanism ß-xylosidases . Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 537(2):176-184.
No evidence found for Diels-Alder reaction products in soybean oil oxidized at the frying temperature by NMR study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hwang, H.-S., Doll, K.M., Winkler-Moser, J.K., Vermillion, K., Liu, S.X. 2013. No evidence found for Diels-Alder reaction products in soybean oil oxidized at the frying temperature by NMR study. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90(6):825-834.
Synthesis and spectral characterization of methyl 9(10)-dialkylphosphonostearates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bantchev, G.B., Biresaw, G., Vermillion, K., Appell, M.D. 2013. Synthesis and spectral characterization of methyl 9(10)-dialkylphosphonostearates. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. 110:81-91.
Structural characterization of novel extracellular liamocins (mannitol oils) produced by Aureobasidium pullulans strain NRRL 50380 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Vermillion, K., Bowman, M.J., Leathers, T.D. 2013. Structural characterization of novel extracellular liamocins (mannitol oils) produced by Aureobasidium pullulans strain NRRL 50380. Carbohydrate Research. 370(4):24-32.
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.
Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosse, A.A., Petroski, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Vermillion, K., Lilito, J.P., Cooperband, M.F., Gould, J.R. 2012. Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38(4):389-399.
Diffusion coefficients of water in biobased hydrogel polymer matrices by NMR imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Vermillion, K., Fanta, G.F., Liu, Z. 2012. Diffusion coefficients of water in biobased hydrogel polymer matrices by NMR imaging. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 125:E580-E585.
Coconut leaf bioactivity toward generalist maize insect pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T., Vermillion, K., Berhow, M.A. 2011. Coconut leaf bioactivity toward generalist maize insect pests. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 141:208-215.
Kinetic mechanism of an aldehyde reductase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that relieves toxicity of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, D.B., Braker, J.D., Bowman, M.J., Vermillion, K., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2011. Kinetic mechanism of an aldehyde reductase of Saccharomyces cerevisiae that relieves toxicity of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta. 1814:1686-1694.
Structural characterization of novel sophorolipid biosurfactants from a newly-identified species of Candida yeast Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Ray, K.J., Vermillion, K., Dunlap, C.A., Kurtzman, C.P. 2011. Structural characterization of novel sophorolipid biosurfactants from a newly-identified species of Candida yeast. Carbohydrate Research. 348:33-41. DOI: 10.1016/j.carres.2011.07.016.
Chemical characterization of carbohydrate-based biosurfactants - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P., Leathers, T.D., Kurtzman, C.P., Vermillion, K., Rooney, A.P., Manitchotpisit, P., Punnapayak, H. 2011. Chemical characterization of carbohydrate-based biosurfactants [abstract]. Gordon Conference on Carbohydrates. Poster #64.
Two-Carbon Homologation of Ketones to 3-Methyl Unsaturated Aldehydes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petroski, R.J., Vermillion, K. 2011. Two-carbon homologation of aldehydes and ketones to a,beta-unsaturated aldehydes. Synthetic Communications. 16:5062-5078.
Two-carbon homologation of aldehydes and ketones to a,ß-unsaturated aldehydes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petroski, R.J., Vermillion, K., Cosse, A.A. 2011. Two-carbon homologation of aldehydes and ketones to a,ß-unsaturated aldehydes. Molecules. 16(6):5062-5078.
Poly (beta-L-malic acid) production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Skory, C.D., Peterson, S.W., Price, N.P., Vermillion, K., Leathers, T.D. 2012. Poly (beta-L-malic acid) production by diverse phylogenetic clades of Aureobasidium pullulans. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 39(1):125-132. DOI: 10.1007/s10295-011-1007-7.
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.
Dicaffeoylquinic acids in Yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hilaire) inhibit NF-kB nucleus translocation in macrophages and induce apoptosis by activating caspases-8 and -3 in human colon cancer cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puangpraphant, S., Berhow, M.A., Vermillion, K., Potts, G., Gonzalez De Mejia, E. 2011. Dicaffeoylquinic acids in Yerba mate (Ilex paraguariensis St. Hilaire) inhibit NF-kB nucleus translocation in macrophages and induce apoptosis by activating caspases-8 and -3 in human colon cancer cells. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research. 55:1509-1522.
Investigation of some characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C., Gordon, S.H., Vermillion, K. 2011. Investigation of some characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(9):4725-4735.
Volatile non-terpenoid hydrocarbons from Ligusticum grayi roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cool, L.G., Takeoka, G.R., Vermillion, K. 2011. Volatile non-terpenoid hydrocarbons from Ligusticum grayi roots. Phytochemistry Letters. 4:158-160.
Synethesis of cyclic ketal from soybean oil and fatty esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Sharma, B.K., Vermillion, K., Willett, J.L., Cheng, H.N. 2011. Synethesis of cyclic ketal from soybean oil and fatty esters. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(7):3066-3070.
Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Schnupf, U., Momany, F.A., Vermillion, K. 2011. Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles. Journal of Natural Products. 74(4):585-595.
Galactoglucomannan Oligosaccharides (GGMO) from a Molasses Byproduct of Pine (Pinus taeda) Fiberboard Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Hartman, T.M., Faber, T.A., Vermillion, K., Fahey, Jr., G. 2011. Galactoglucomannan oligosaccharides (GGMO) from a molasses byproduct of pine (Pinus taeda) fiberboard production. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:1854-1861.
Dinoxin B, A Novel Withanolide from Datura innoxia Leaf with specific Anti-cancer Activities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermillion, K., Berhow, M.A., Holgiun, F.O., Richins, R.D., Redhouse, T., O'Connell, M.A., Posakony, J., Kelly, S., Simon, J.A. 2011. Dinoxin B, a novel withanolide from Datura innoxia leaf with specific anti-cancer activities. Journal of Natural Products. 74:267-271.
Galactoglucomannan Oligosaccharides (GGMO) from a Molasses Byproduct of Pine (Pinus taeda) Fiberboard Production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Hartman, T.M., Faber, T.A., Vermillion, K., Fahey, Jr., G. 2011. Galactoglucomannan oligosaccharides (GGMO) from a molasses byproduct of pine (Pinus taeda) fiberboard production. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:1854-1861.
Purification of a sinapine-glucoraphanin salt from broccoli seeds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berhow, M.A., Vermillion, K., Jham, G.N., Tisserat, B., Vaughn, S.F. 2010. Purification of a sinapine-glucoraphanin salt from broccoli seeds. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 1:113-118.
New Food Oligosaccharides via Alternansucrase Acceptor Reactions - (Abstract Only)
Cote, G.L., Dunlap, C.A., Vermillion, K., Rastall, R.A., Hernandez-Hernandez, O., Sanz, M.L. 2010. New food oligosaccharides via alternansucrase acceptor reactions [abstract]. International Carbohydrate Symposium. Abstract E-05-008.
Phytochemical Analysis of an Extract prepared from Eastern Red Cedar Wood - (Abstract Only)
Berhow, M.A., Eller, F.J., Vermillion, K. 2010. Phytochemical Analysis of an Extract prepared from Eastern Red Cedar Wood. American Pharmacognacy Society and Phytochemical Society of America Joint Meeting.
Irregular sesquiterpenoids from Ligusticum grayi roots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cool, L.G., Vermillion, K., Takeoka, G.R., Wong, R.Y. 2010. Irregular sesquiterpenoids from Ligusticum grayi roots. Phytochemistry. 71 (2010), pp. 1545–1557 doi:10.1016/j.phytochem.2010.06.003.
Stereochemistry of Furfural Reduction by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Aldehyde Reductase That Contributes to In Situ Furfural Detoxification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowman, M.J., Jordan, D.B., Vermillion, K., Braker, J.D., Moon, J., Liu, Z. 2010. Stereochemistry of Furfural Reduction by a Saccharomyces cerevisiae Aldehyde Reductase That Contributes to In Situ Furfural Detoxification. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 76(15):4926-4932.
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.
Sugars, Stable Isotopes, and Spectrometry: New Methods for the Analysis of Carbohydrate Metabolism - (Abstract Only)
Price, N.P., Vermillion, K. 2009. Sugars, Stable Isotopes, and Spectrometry: New Methods for the Analysis of Carbohydrate Metabolism [abstract]. International Symposium on Glycoconjugates. Program/Abstract 127. 26:186.
Glucosylation of Raffinose via Glucansucrase Acceptor Reactions - (Abstract Only)
Cote, G.L., Dunlap, C.A., Vermillion, K. 2009. Glucosylation of raffinose via glucansucrase acceptor reactions [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper ID 1271382.
Synthesis of an amine-oleate derivative using an ionic catalyst - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Sharma, B.K., Doll, K.M., Willett, J.L., Erhan, S.Z., Vermillion, K., Cheng, H. 2009. Synthesis of an amine-oleate derivative using an ionic catalyst. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57(1):8136-8141.
Multilocus Phylogenetic Analyses, Pullulan Production and Xylanase Activity of Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manitchotpisit, P., Leathers, T.D., Peterson, S.W., Kurtzman, C.P., Li, X., Eveleigh, D.E., Lotrakul, P., Prasongsuk, S., Dunlap, C.A., Vermillion, K., Punnapayak, H. 2009. Multilocus Phylogenetic Analyses, Pullulan Production and Xylanase Activity of Tropical Isolates of Aureobasidium pullulans. Mycological Research. 113:1107-1120.
Glucosylation of Raffinose via Alternansucrase Acceptor Reactions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cote, G.L., Dunlap, C.A., Vermillion, K. 2009. Glucosylation of raffinose via alternansucrase acceptor reactions. Carbohydrate Research. 344:1951-1959.
Stable isotope-enhanced two- and three-dimensional diffusion ordered 13C-NMR spectroscopy (SIE-DOSY 13C-NMR) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vermillion, K., Price, N.P. 2009. Stable Isotope-enhanced Two- and Three-Dimensional Diffusion Ordered 13C-NMR Spectroscopy (SIE-DOSY 13C-NMR). Journal of Magnetic Resonance. 198:209-214.
Synthesis of a dimethylfuran-containing macrolide insect pheromone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petroski, R.J., Bartelt, R.J., Vermillion, K. 2009. Synthesis of a Dimethylfuran Containing Macrolide Insect Pheromone. Synthetic Communications. 39:1389-1405.
Maldi-Tof Mass Spectrometry of Naturally-Occurring Mixtures of Mono and Di-Rhamnolipids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, N.P., Ray, K.J., Vermillion, K., Kuo, T. 2008. MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry of Naturally-Occurring Mixtures of Mono- and Di-rhamnolipids. Carbohydrate Research. 344:204-209.
Applications of Diffusion Ordered Spectroscopy (DOSY-NMR) - (Abstract Only)
Vermillion, K., Price, N.P. 2008. Applications of Diffusion Ordered Spectroscopy (DOSY-NMR) [abstract]. UJNR Food & Agricultural Panel Meeting. p. 174-175.
Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J., Vermillion, K. 2008. Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(13):4982-4986.
Acyl migration kinetics of vegetable oil 1,2-diacylglycerols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laszlo, J.A., Compton, D.L., Vermillion, K. 2008. Acyl migration kinetics of vegetable oil 1,2-diacylglycerols. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 85(4):307-312.
Acyl migration kinetics of 2-monoacylglycerols from soybean oil via 1 hour Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Compton, D.L., Vermillion, K., Laszlo, J.A. 2007. Acyl migration kinetics of 2-monoacylglycerols from soybean oil via 1h Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR). Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society 84(4):343-348.
Proton NMR: a convenient method for determining 2-monoacylglycerol acyl migration - (Abstract Only)
Compton, D.L., Vermillion, K., Laszlo, J.A. 2007. Proton NMR: A convenient method for determining 2-monoacylglycerol acyl migration [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 16.
Novel Modified Soybean Oil Containing Hydrazino-Ester: Synthesis and Characterization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biswas, A., Sharma, B.K., Willett, J.L., Vermillion, K., Erhan, S.Z., Cheng, H.N. 2007. Novel modified soybean oil containing hydrazino-ester: synthesis and characterization. Green Chemistry. 9:85-89.
Complete Quantification of Group a and Group B Soyasaponins in Soybeans Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berhow, M.A., Kong, Suk Bin, Vermillion, K.E., Duval, S.M. 2006. Complete quantification of group A and group B soyasaponins in soybeans. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54:2035-2044.
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