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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Development and Utilization of New Oilseed Crops and Products

Location: Bio-oils Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Synthesis of lesquerella a-hydroxy phosphonates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cusimano, J.S., Hart, M.M., Cermak, D.M., Cermak, S.C., Durham, A.L. 2014. Synthesis of lesquerella a-hydroxy phosphonates. Industrial Crops and Products. 53:236-243.
Synthesis and physical properties of new estolide esters - (Abstract Only)
(17-Nov-13)
Physical proprieties of low viscosity estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Bredsguard, J.W., John, B.L., Thompson, K., Thompson, T., Isbell, K.N., Feken, K.A., Isbell, T., Murray, R.E. 2013. Physical proprieties of low viscosity estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90:1895-1902.
Production of 10(S)-hydroxy-8(E)-octadecenoic and 7,10(S,S)-hydroxy-8(E)-octadecenoic ethyl esters by Novozym 435 in solvent-free media - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin-Arjol, I., Busquets, M., Isbell, T.A., Manresa, A. 2013. Production of 10(S)-hydroxy-8(E)-octadecenoic and 7,10(S,S)-hydroxy-8(E)-octadecenoic ethyl esters by Novozym 435 in solvent-free media. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97(18):8041-8048.
Synthesis and physical properties of new estolide esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Bredsguard, J.W., John, B.L., McCalvin, J.S., Thompson, T., Isbell, K.N., Feken, K.A., Isbell, T., Murray, R.E. 2013. Synthesis and physical properties of new estolide esters. Industrial Crops and Products. 46:386-391.
The search for higher lubricant stability properties in modified vegetable oil derivatives - (Abstract Only)
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G. 2013. The search for higher lubricant stability properties in modified vegetable oil derivatives [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. p. 130.
Development of HRJ fuel from Brassica in rotation with wheat for the Western U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Isbell, T., Long, D.S., Archer, D.W., Lupton, S., Gore, M.A., Jenks, M.A., Tomlinson, T., Steiner, J.J. 2012. Development of HRJ fuel from Brassica in rotation with wheat for the Western U.S. [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 29.
New crop oils - Properties as potential lubricants - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G., Isbell, T., Evangelista, R.L., Murray, R.E. 2012. New crop oils - Properties as potential lubricants [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 53.
Isolation and enrichment of the erucic acid from Thlaspi Arvense (Pennycress) oil - (Abstract Only)
Isbell, T., Evangelista, R.L., Rao, S. 2012. Isolation and enrichment of the erucic acid from Thlaspi Arvense (Pennycress) oil [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 13.
Extraction of oil from Euphorbia Lagascae seeds by screw pressing - (Abstract Only)
Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T., Roseberg, R.J., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Extraction of oil from Euphorbia Lagascae seeds by screw pressing [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 54.
Genetic and phenotypic diversity in camelina germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Ayala-Diaz, I.M., Isbell, T., Marek, L., Westgate, M., Johnson, B., Parkin, I., Gardner, C.A. 2012. Genetic and phenotypic diversity in camelina germplasm [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 9.
Lubrication properties of new crop oils - (Proceedings)
Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G., Isbell, T., Evangelista, R.L., Vaughn, S.F., Murray, R.E. 2013. Lubrication properties of new crop oils. Proceedings of Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition, May 5-9, 2013, Detroit, Michigan. p. 68. [CDROM].
New crop oils - Properties as potential lubricants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G., Isbell, T.A., Evangelista, R.L., Vaughn, S.F., Murray, R.E. 2013. New crop oils - Properties as potential lubricants. Industrial Crops and Products. 44:232-239.
The untold story of the common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): A new industrial crop - (Abstract Only)
Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2012. The untold story of the common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): A new industrial crop [abstract]. National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers.
Lubricants and functional fluids from lesquerella oil - (Book / Chapter)
Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L. 2013. Lubricants and functional fluids from lesquerella oil. In: Biresaw, G., Mittal, K.L., editors. Surfactants in Tribology. Volume 3. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 195-226.
Synthesis of alpha-hydroxyphosphonic acids from Lesquerella oil - (Abstract Only)
Hart, M., Cermak, D.M., Fayer, E., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Synthesis of alpha-hydroxyphosphonic acids from Lesquerella oil. American Chemical Society National Meeting. CHED 1151.
Synthesis of biologically active phosphonates from Lesquerella oil - (Abstract Only)
Coley, C.L., Cermak, D.M., Fayer, E.L., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Synthesis of biologically active phosphonates from Lesquerella oil. American Chemical Society National Meeting. CHED 212.
Distillation of natural fatty acids and their chemical derivatives - (Book / Chapter)
Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Kenar, J.A. 2012. Distillation of natural fatty acids and their chemical derivatives. In: Zereshki, S., editor. Distillation. Rijeka, Croatia: InTech Press. p. 109:140.
Synthesis of novel castor oil phosphonates - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Cermak, D.M., Fayer, E.L., Hart, M.M., Coley, C.L., Deppe, A.B., Durham, A.L. 2012. Synthesis of novel castor oil phosphonates. American Chemical Society National Meeting. AGFD 170.
Novel alpha-hydroxy phosphonic acids via castor oil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, D.M., Cermak, S.C., Deppe, A.B., Durham, A.L. 2012. Novel alpha-hydroxy phosphonic acids via castor oil. Industrial Crops and Products. 37:394-400.
Characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity - (Proceedings)
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity. Proceedings of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 112.
Extraction of pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) seed oil by full pressing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Extraction of pennycress (Thlaspi arvense L.) seed oil by full pressing. Industrial Crops and Products. 37(1):76-81.
Estolides - ready for practical use - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Bredsguard, J.W., McCalvin, J., John, B.L., Isbell, K.N., Isbell, T. 2012. Estolides - ready for practical use [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 110.
Thlaspi arvense (Pennycress) germination, bolting and mechanical harvest seed loss - (Abstract Only)
Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L. 2011. Thlaspi arvense (Pennycress) germination, bolting and mechanical harvest seed loss [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 5.
Synthesis and physical properties of pennycress estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Evangelista, R.L. 2011. Synthesis and physical properties of pennycress estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 1.
Quality of field pennycress oil obtained by screw pressing and solvent extraction - (Abstract Only)
Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T., Dunn, R.O., Cermak, S.C. 2011. Quality of field pennycress oil obtained by screw pressing and solvent extraction [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 9.
Effects of planting depth on field establishment of pennycress and light conditions on seed germination - (Abstract Only)
Ayala-Diaz, I.M., Marek, L., Isbell, T., Johnson, B., Westgate, M., Gardner, C.A. 2011. Effects of planting depth on field establishment of pennycress and light conditions on seed germination [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 3.
Seed oil development of pennycress under field conditions - (Abstract Only)
Ayala-Diaz, I.M., Marek, L., Isbell, T., Westgate, M., Gardner, C.A. 2011. Seed oil development of pennycress under field conditions [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 5.
Introduction of starch into plastic films: Advent of starch in plastic - (Book / Chapter)
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H. 2012. Introduction of starch into plastic films: Advent of starch in plastic. In: Ahmed, J., Tiwari, B.K., Imam, S.H., and Rao, M.A., editors. Starch-based Polymeric Materials and Nanocomposites Chemistry, Processing and Applications. New York, NY: CRC Press. p. 231-238.
Comparative growth of Spring-planted canola, brown mustard and camelina     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pavlista, A.D., Baltensperger, D.D., Isbell, T., Hergert, G.W. 2012. Comparative growth of Spring-planted canola, brown mustard and camelina. Industrial Crops and Products. 36(1):9-13.
Development of new crops and products for the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2010. Development of new crops and products for the U.S. [abstract]. International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Meeting. p. 96.
Estolides - Ready for commercialization - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Bredsguard, J.W., John, B.L., Isbell, K.N., Durham, A.L., Isbell, T.A. 2011. Estolides - Ready for commercialization [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition. p. 107.
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