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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Rex E Murray
Bio-oils Research Unit
Research Leader

Phone: (309) 681-6532
Fax: (309) 681-6524
Room 2048

1815 N. UNIVERSITY
PEORIA, IL, 61604

Projects
VEGETABLE OIL-BASED FUELS, ADDITIVES AND COPRODUCTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418079
FUNCTIONALIZATION OF VEGETABLE OILS FOR USE IN THE POLYMER, OLEOCHEMICAL, AND LUBRICANT INDUSTRIES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420294

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Synthesis and physical properties of new estolide esters - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Bredsguard, J.W., Isbell, T., Murray, R.E. 2014. Synthesis and physical properties of new estolide esters. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 65.
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.
Heavy metal absorbing Thioether-functionalized ligands derived from vegetable oils - (Abstract Only)
Murray, R.E., Bantchev, G.B., Dunn, R.O., Ascherl, K.L., Doll, K.M. 2013. Heavy metal absorbing Thioether-functionalized ligands derived from vegetable oils [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, September 8-12, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
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.
Bismuth(III) trifluoromethanesulfonate catalyzed ring opening reaction of mono epoxy oleochemicals to form keto and diketo derivatives - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Bantchev, G.B., Murray, R.E. 2013. Bismuth(III) trifluoromethanesulfonate catalyzed ring opening reaction of mono epoxy oleochemicals to form keto and diketo derivatives. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 1:39-45.
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.
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.
Last Modified: 7/23/2014
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