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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Steven C. Cermak (Steve)

Lead Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Registration of Katelyn Thlaspi arvense (Pennycress) with improved non-dormant traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Nov-14)
Comparative assay of antioxidant packages for dimer of estolide esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Bredsguard, J.W., Dunn, R.O., Thompson, T., Feken, K.A., Roth, K.L., Kenar, J.A., Isbell, T.A., Murray, R.E. 2014. Comparative assay of antioxidant packages for dimer of estolide esters. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91:2101-2109.
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.
Thiol-ene and H-phosphonate-ene reactions for lipid modifications - (Book / Chapter)
Bantchev, G.B., Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G., Appell, M.D., Kenar, J.A., Murray, R.E. 2015. Thiol-ene and H-phosphonate-ene reactions for lipid modifications. In: Liu, Z., Kraus, G., editors. Green Materials from Plant Oils. 1st edition. Cambridge, UK: RSC Publishing. p. 59-92.
Estolides: A developing and versatile lubricant base stock - (Trade Journal)
Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2014. Estolides: A developing and versatile lubricant base stock. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Trade Journal. January 2014.
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.
Oxidative stability of estolide esters using PDSC - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, B.K., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2014. Oxidative stability of estolide esters using PDSC [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition. p. 52.
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.
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. American Chemical Society Abstracts.
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.
Seed oil and fatty acid composition in Capsicum spp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I.J., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C. 2013. Seed oil and fatty acid composition in Capsicum spp. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 30(2):102-108.
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.
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.
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.
Biobased alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C., Berhow, M.A., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Fanta, G.F., Behle, R.W., Lee, E. 2012. Biobased alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops.
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.
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].
Seed oil content and fatty acid composition in a genebank collection of Cucurbita moschata Duchesne and C. argyrosperma C. Huber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jarret, R.L., Levy, I.J., Potter, T.L., Cermak, S.C., Merrick, L.C. 2013. Seed oil content and fatty acid composition in a genebank collection of Cucurbita moschata Duchesne and C. argyrosperma C. Huber. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. 11:149-157.
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.
Evaluation of alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch and as clumping agents for biodegradable cat litter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C., Berhow, M.A., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Fanta, G.F., Behle, R.W., Lee, E. 2013. Evaluation of alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch and as clumping agents for biodegradable cat litter. Industrial Crops and Products. 43:798-801.
Ketonization of Cuphea oil for the production of 2-undecanone - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Ketonization of Cuphea oil for the production of 2-undecanone [abstract]. American Chemical Society. AGFD 202.
Cross ketonization of Cuphea sp. oil with acetic acid over a composite oxide of Fe, Ce, and Al Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, M.A., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Cross ketonization of Cuphea sp. oil with acetic acid over a composite oxide of Fe, Ce, and Al. Applied Catalysis A: Genera. 431-432:157-163.
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.
Methyl esters from vegetable oils with hydroxy fatty acids: Comparison of lesquerella and castor methyl esters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knothe, G.H., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L. 2012. Methyl esters from vegetable oils with hydroxy fatty acids: Comparison of lesquerella and castor methyl esters. Fuel. 96:535-540.
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.
Synthesis and properties of phosphono-derivatives of methyl stearate - (Abstract Only)
Bantchev, G.B., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Synthesis and properties of phosphono-derivatives of methyl stearate [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 112.
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.
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.
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.
Elastohydrodynamic study of blends of bio-based esters with polyalphaolefin in the low film thickness regime Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bantchev, G.B., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C. 2012. Elastohydrodynamic study of blends of bio-based esters with polyalphaolefin in the low film thickness regime. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89(6):1091-1099.
Phosphonate derivatives of Methyl oleate - (Abstract Only)
Bantchev, G.B., Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C. 2011. Phosphonate derivatives of Methyl oleate {abstract}. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 71.
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.
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.
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.
Potential uses for cuphea oil processing byproducts and processed oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Doll, K.M. 2012. Potential uses for cuphea oil processing byproducts and processed oils. Industrial Crops and Products. 35:111-120.
Effect of chemical modification on tribological properties - (Abstract Only)
Biresaw, G., Bantchev, G.B., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Cermak, S.C. 2011. Effect of chemical modification on tribological properties [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting. p. 119.
Tribological properties of vegetable oils modified by reaction with Butanethiol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biresaw, G., Bantchev, G.B., Cermak, S.C. 2011. Tribological properties of vegetable oils modified by reaction with Butanethiol. Tribology Letters. 43(1):17-32.
Sowing date and tillage effects on fall-seeded camelina in the northern Corn Belt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Cermak, S.C. 2011. Sowing date and tillage effects on fall-seeded camelina in the northern Corn Belt. Agronomy Journal. 103(4):980-987.
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.
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.
Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of cuphea seed oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eller, F.J., Cermak, S.C., Taylor, S.L. 2011. Supercritical carbon dioxide extraction of cuphea seed oil. Industrial Crops and Products. 33:554-557.
Extraction of Field Pennycress Seed Oil by Full Pressing - (Abstract Only)
Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2010. Extraction of Field Pennycress Seed Oil by Full Pressing [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 9.
Thlaspi arvense (Pennycress) germination, development and yield potential - (Abstract Only)
Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2010. Thlaspi arvense (Pennycress) germination, development and yield potential [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 29.
Cuphea growth, yield, and oil characteristics as influenced by climate and soil environments across the Upper Midwest USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K., Gesch, R.W., Cermak, S.C., Phippen, W.B., Berti, M.T., Johnson, B.L., Marek, L. 2011. Cuphea growth, yield, and oil characteristics as influenced by climate and soil environments across the Upper Midwest USA. Industrial Crops and Products. 33:99-107.
Synthesis and physical properties of petroselinic based estolide esters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Evangelista, R.L., Johnson, B.L. 2011. Synthesis and physical properties of petroselinic based estolide esters. Industrial Crops and Products. 33:132-139.
Dehulling of Cuphea PSR23 Seeds to Reduce Color of the Extracted Oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evangelista, R.L., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2010. Dehulling of Cuphea PSR23 Seeds to Reduce Color of the Extracted Oil. Industrial Crops and Products. 31(3):437-443.
Biodiesel from Meadowfoam (Limnanthes alba L.) Seed Oil: Exceptional Oxidative Stability and Unusual Fatty Acid Composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Knothe, G.H., Cermak, S.C. 2010. Biodiesel from Meadowfoam (Limnanthes alba L.) Seed Oil: Exceptional Oxidative Stability and Unusual Fatty Acid Composition. Energy and Environmental Science. 3:318-327.
Estolides from Coriander Fatty Acids - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2009. Estolides from Coriander Fatty Acids [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 14.
Estolides: biobased lubricants - (Book / Chapter)
Cermak, S.C. 2011. Estolides: biobased lubricants. In: Biresaw G., Mittal K.L., editors. Surfactants in Tribology. Vol 2. Boca Raton, FL: Taylor & Francis. p. 269-320.
Cuphea oil as a potential source of biodiesel with improved properties - (Abstract Only)
Knothe, G.H., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L. 2009. Cuphea oil as a potential source of biodiesel with improved properties [abstract]. American Oil Chemists Society. p. 80.
Synthesis and physical properties of coriander estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2009. Synthesis and physical properties of coriander estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Meeting. p. 87.
Cuphea Oil as Source of Biodiesel with Improved Fuel Properties Caused by High Content of Methyl Decanoate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knothe, G.H., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L. 2009. Cuphea Oil as Source of Biodiesel with Improved Fuel Properties Caused by High Content of Methyl Decanoate. Energy and Fuels. 23:1743-1747.
Feasibility of cuphea as a new oilseed crop to climate and soil environments - (Abstract Only)
Kim, K., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, B., Iutzi, F., Berti, M., Marek, L., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Phippen, W. 2008. Feasibility of cuphea as a new oil seed crop, to climate and soil environments [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. p. 11.
Illinois cuphea progress - 2007. - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W., Evangelista, R.L. 2008. Illinois cuphea progress - 2007 [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 51.
Synthesis and physical properties of estolides 2-ethylhexyl esters from coriander fatty acids capped with various fatty acids - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Epping, R.E. 2008. Synthesis and physical properties of estolides 2-ethylhexyl esters from coriander fatty acids capped with various fatty acids. Bradley University Summer Research Symposium, 8/13/08, Peoria, IL.
NCP oilseed processing pilot plant - (Abstract Only)
Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2008. NCP oilseed processing pilot plant. Meeting Abstract. 7.
Comparison of a New Estolide Oxidative Stability Package - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G., Isbell, T. 2008. Comparison of a New Estolide Oxidative Stability Package. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 85(9):879-885.
Estolides - biobased lubricants - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Biresaw, G. 2008. Estolides - biobased lubricants [abstract]. International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution. Paper No. O-038.
Synthesis and physical properties of mono-estolides with varying chain lengths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2009. Synthesis and physical properties of mono-estolides with varying chain lengths. Industrial Crops and Products. 29(1):205-213.
Cuphea as an alternative feedstock - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W., Evangelista, R.L., Gesch, R.W. 2008. Cuphea as an alternative feedstock [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 84.
Examining cuphea as a potential host for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): larval development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Hibbard, B.E., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T.A. 2008. Examining cuphea as a potential host for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): larval development. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(3):797-800.
Evaluation of castor and lesquerella oil derivatives as additives in biodiesel and ultralow sulfur diesel fuels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2008. Evaluation of castor and lesquerella oil derivatives as additives in biodiesel and ultralow sulfur diesel fuels. Energy and Fuels. 22:1349-1352.
Blown lesquerella and castor estolide oils - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Richardson, R.M., Isbell, T. 2007. Blown lesquerella and castor estolide oils [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. p. 46.
Full-press oil extraction of Cuphea (PSR23) seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evangelista, R.L., Cermak, S.C. 2007. Full-press oil extraction of Cuphea (PSR23) seeds. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 84:1169-1175.
Synthesis of phenoxy ethers of methyl lesquerolate over solid acid catalysts - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A., Cermak, S.C., Shanks, B., Yeragi, D. 2007. Synthesis of phenoxy ethers of methyl lesquerolate over solid acid catalysts. American Oil Chemists' Society Meeting. p. 101.
Poly(lactic Acid) Green Composites Using Oilseed Coproducts As Fillers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, C., Evangelista, R.L., Liu, L.S., Cermak, S.C., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2007. Poly(lactic acid) green composites using oilseed coproducts as fillers. Industrial Crops and Products. 26(1):36-43.
Film-Forming Properties of Estolides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biresaw, G., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2007. Film-forming properties of estolides. Tribology Letters. 27(1):69-78.
Enrichment of decanoic acid in cuphea fatty acids via distillation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., John, A.L., Evangelista, R.L. 2007. Enrichment of Decanoic Acid in Cuphea Fatty Acids via Distillation. Industrial Crops and Products 26(1):93-99.
Synthesis and Physical Properties of Tallow-Oleic Estolide 2-Ethylhexyl Esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Skender, A.L., Deppe, A.B., Isbell, T. 2007. Synthesis and physical properties of tallow-oleic estolide 2-ethylhexyl esters. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 84(5):449-456.
Products Derived From Lesquerella Oil - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Deppe, A.B., Lowery, B.A., Dewey, K.B. 2006. Products Derived From Lesquerella Oil [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. P. 85.
Green Composites of Poly(lactic Acid) and Oilseed Co-Products - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, C., Evangelista, R.L., Liu, L.S., Cermak, S.C., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2006. Green composites of poly(lactic acid) and oilseed co-products [abstract]. UJNR Annual Meeting. P.21.
Preparation and Characterization of Poly (Lactic Acid) Green Composites Using Agricultural Co-Products As Fillers - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Liu, C., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2006. Preparation and characterization of poly (lactic acid) green composites using agricultural co-products as fillers [abstract]. World Conference & Exhibition on Oilseed/Vegetable Oil Utilization, Istanbul, Turkey.
Non-Linear Adsorption Modeling of Fatty Esters and Oleic Estolides Via Boundary Lubrication Coefficient of Friction Measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kurth, T.L., Byars, J.A., Cermak, S.C., Sharma, B.K., Biresaw, G. 2007. Non-linear adsorption modeling of fatty esters and oleic estolides via boundary lubrication coefficient of friction measurements. Wear. 262(5-6):536-544.
2005 Cuphea Progress in Illinois - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Lowery, B.A., Evangelista, R.L., Behle, R.W. 2006. 2005 cuphea progress in illinois [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. P. 198
Green Composites Using Poly(lactic Acid) and Agricultural Co-Products - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Liu, L.S., Liu, C., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Hojillaevangelist, M.P., Willett, J.L. 2006. Green composites using poly(lactic acid) and agricultural co-products [abstract]. Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference. p.64. n.190.
Estolide Anti-Oxidant Compatibility Investigation - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G., Isbell, T. 2006. Estolide anti-oxidant compatibility investigation [abstract]. 97th AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo Abstracts. p. 76.
Improvement in the Gas Chromatography Resolution of Petroselinate from Oleate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Isbell, T., Green, L.A., Dekeyser, S.S., Manthey, L.K., Kenar, J.A., Cermak, S.C. 2006. Improvement in the gas chromatography resolution of petroselinate from oleate. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 83(5):429-434.
Preparation and Characterization of Poly(lactic Acid) Green Composites Using Agricultural Co-Products As Fillers - (Abstract Only)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Cermak, S.C., Willett, J.L. 2006. Preparation and characterization of poly(lactic acid) green composites using agricultural co-products as fillers [abstract]. American Chemical Society. n.10.
Investigation of the Elastohydrodynamic Properties of Estolides1 - (Abstract Only)
Biresaw, G., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2006. Investigation of the elastohydrodynamic properties of estolides [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. p. 236.
Development of a Functional Fluid from Hydroxy Oils - (Abstract Only)
Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2005. Development of a functional fluid from hydroxy oils. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers.
Adsorption Behavior of Fatty Esters and Oleic Estolides from Hexadecane Via Coefficient of Friction Measurements - (Abstract Only)
Kurth, T.L., Cermak, S.C., Biresaw, G. 2005. Adsorption behavior of fatty esters and oleic estolides from hexadecane via coefficient of friction measurements [abstract]. World Tribology Congress III. Available: http://www.conferencetoolbox.org/WTC05/index.cfm.
Synthesis of Biodegradable Lubricants from Tallow - (Abstract Only)
Skender, A.L., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2005. Synthesis of biodegradable lubricants from tallow [abstract]. Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society. p. 1
Physical Properties of Monoestolides with Varying Chain Lengths - (Abstract Only)
Phillips, J.L., Lowery, B.A., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2005. Physical properties of monoestolides with varying chain lengths [abstract]. Regional Meeting of American Chemical Society. p. 1.
Physical Properties of Triglyceride Estolides from Lesquerella and Castor Oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Isbell, T.A., Lowery, B.A., Dekeyser, S.S., Winchell, M.L., Cermak, S.C. 2006. Physical properties of triglyceride estolides from lesquerella and castor oils. Industrial Crops and Products. 23:256-263.
Film-Forming Properties of Estolides - (Proceedings)
Biresaw, G., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2005. Film-forming properties of estolides. Proceedings of World Tribology Congress III. Available: http://www.conferencetoolbox.org/WTC05/index.cfm.
Film-Forming Properties of Estolides - (Abstract Only)
Biresaw, G., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2005. Film-forming properties of estolides [abstract]. World Tribology Congress. p. 51.
Adsorption Modeling of Fatty Esters and Oleic Estolides Via Boundary Lubrication Coefficient of Friction Measurements - (Proceedings)
Kurth, T.L., Cermak, S.C., Byars, J.A., Biresaw, G. 2005. Adsorption modeling of fatty esters and oleic estolides via boundary lubrication coefficient of friction measurements. In: Proceedings of World Tribology Congress III, September 12-16, 2005, Washington, DC. 2005 CDROM.
Synthesis and Physical Properties of Estolides from Lesquerella and Castor Fatty Acid Esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Brandon, K.B., Isbell, T.A. 2006. Synthesis and physical properties of estolides from lesquerella and castor fatty acid esters. Industrial Crops and Products. 23:54-64.
Synthesis of Lubricants from Plant and Animal Sources - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2005. Synthesis of lubricants from plant and animal sources. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society.
American Chemical Society Great Lakes Regional Meeting Features Joint Programming with Aocs - (Popular Publication)
Kenar, J.A., Finkenstadt, V.L., Cermak, S.C. 2005. American Chemical Society Great Lakes Regional Meeting features joint programming with AOCS. Inform. 16(2):118-119.
Seed Yield and Oil Content of Cuphea As Affected by Harvest Date - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gesch, R.W., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Forcella, F. 2005. Seed yield and oil content of cuphea as affected by harvest date. Agronomy Journal. 97:817-822.
Cuphea Seed and Oil Yield Response to Harvest Date - (Abstract Only)
Gesch, R.W., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Forcella, F. 2004. Cuphea seed and oil yield response to harvest date [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Madison, Wisconsin.
Cuphea Seed Yield, But Not Seed Oil Content Is Reduced by Drought - (Abstract Only)
Gesch, R.W., Sharratt, B.S., Cermak, S.C. 2004. Cuphea seed yield, but not seed oil content is reduced by drought [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. p. 38.
Progress on the Synthesis of Hydroxy Phosphonates Vis Lesquerella Oil - (Abstract Only)
Deppe, A.B., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Cermak, D.M. 2004. Progress on the synthesis of hydroxy phosphonates vis lesquerella oil. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium.
Synthesis and Modification of Lesquerolic Estolides for Use As Industrial Lubricants - (Abstract Only)
Widaman, A., Cermak, S.C. 2004. Synthesis and modification of lesquerolic estolides for use as industrial lubricants.
Synthesis of Estolides from Lesquerella and Castor Fatty Esthers - (Abstract Only)
Widaman, A., Stanley, A.M., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. Synthesis of estolides from lesquerella and castor fatty esthers. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium.
Bio-Based Fluids from Lesquerella and Castor - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2004. Bio-based fluids from lesquerella and castor. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference.
Synthesis of Biodegradable Lubricants - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Skender, A.L., Isbell, T. 2004. Synthesis of biodegradable lubricants. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium.
2004 Cuphea Progress in Illinois - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W. 2004. 2004 cuphea progress in Illinois. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium.
Estolides - the Next Bio-Based Functional Fluid - (Review Article)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2004. Estolides - The next bio-based functional fluid. Inform. 15(8):515-517.
Batch Drying of Cuphea Seeds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T.A., Isbell, J.E., Akerman, G.G., Lowery, B.A., Deppe, A.B. 2005. Batch drying of cuphea seeds. Industrial Crops and Products. 21(3):353-359.
Cuphea-Exploring Insect Interactions with This New Oil Crop - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2004. Cuphea--exploring insect interactions with this new oil crop [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch. p. 30
Functional Fluids from New Crop Oils - (Abstract Only)
CERMAK, S.C., ISBELL, T. FUNCTIONAL FLUIDS FROM NEW CROP OILS. AMERICAN OIL CHEMISTS' SOCIETY MEETING. 2004.
Recent Developments in the Industrial Utilization of High Capric Cuphea Oil - (Abstract Only)
ISBELL, T., CERMAK, S.C., EVANGELISTA, R.L. RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE INDUSTRIAL UTILIZATION OF HIGH CAPRIC CUPHEA OIL. AMERICAN OIL CHEMISTS' SOCIETY MEETING. 2004.
Synthesis and Physical Properties of Cuphea-Oleic Estolides and Esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T. 2004. Synthesis and physical properties of cuphea-oleic estolides and esters. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 81:297-303.
Purification of Meadowfoam Monoestolide from Polyestolide. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2004. Purification of meadowfoam monoestolide from polyestolide. Industrial Crops and Products. 19:119-118.
Potential Crops of the Future - (Proceedings)
CERMAK, S.C. POTENTIAL CROPS OF THE FUTURE. DYNAMIC CROPPING SYSTEMS: PRINCIPLES, PROCESSES AND CHALLENGES. 165-173. 2003.
Synthesis and Physical Properties of Cost Effective Functional Fluids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CERMAK, S.C., ISBELL, T. SYNTHESIS AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF COST EFFECTIVE FUNCTIONAL FLUIDS. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS. 2003. V. 18. P. 183-196.
Synthesis of Hydroxy Phosphonates Vis Lesquerella Oil - (Abstract Only) - (07-May-03)
Estolides Overcome Traditional Vegetable Based Lubricant Shortfalls - (Abstract Only) - (07-May-03)
Improved Oxidative Stability of Estolide Esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CERMAK, S.C., ISBELL, T. 2003. IMPROVED OXIDATIVE STABILITY OF ESTOLIDE ESTERS. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS. 18:223-230.
New Lubricants Via Mono-Estolides - (Abstract Only) - (28-Aug-02)
Physical Properties of Lesquerella Oil Estolides - (Abstract Only) - (28-Aug-02)
Synthesis of Triglyceride Estolides from Lesquerella and Castor Oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Aug-02)
Physical Properties of Saturated Estolides and Their 2-Ethylhexyl Esters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
CERMAK, S.C., ISBELL, T. PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF SATURATED ESTOLIDES AND THEIR 2-ETHYLHEXYL ESTERS. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS. 16:119-127. 2002.
Synthesis and Physical Properties of Lesquerella Oil Estolides - (Abstract Only)
ISBELL, T., WINCHELL, M.L., CERMAK, S.C. SYNTHESIS AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF LESQUERELLA OIL ESTOLIDES. ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPO OF THE AMERICAN OIL CHEMISTS' SOCIETY. 2001.
Synthesis and Physical Properties of Cuphea Oleic Estolides - (Abstract Only) - (13-Nov-01)
Pilot Plant Distillation of Meadowfoam Fatty Acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Aug-01)
Complex Estolides of Cuphea and Oleic Fatty Acids - (Abstract Only) - (16-May-01)
Synthesis of Complex Oleic Cuphea Estolides - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-01)
Synthesis of Estolides from Oleic and Saturated Fatty Acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Mar-01)
Development of New Crops for the Midwest - (Abstract Only) - (18-Jan-01)
Synthesis of Delta-Eicosanolactone and Delta-Docosanolactone Directly from Meadowfoam - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Jan-01)
Development of a Vegetable Base Functional Fluid Using Estolide Technology - (Abstract Only) - (16-Oct-00)
Complex Estolides from Mixtures of Fatty Acids - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-00)
Novel Estolides of Crambe, Meadowfoam and Oleic Fatty Acids - (Abstract Only) - (28-Apr-00)
Synthesis of Delta-Stearolactone from Oleic Acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Nov-99)
5-Hydroxy Fatty Acid Amides from Delta-Lactones and Alkyl Glucosamines - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Nov-99)
Estolides from Admixtures of Meadowfoam and Oleic Acid - (Abstract Only) - (21-Oct-99)
New Biodegradable Detergents from Meadowfoam Oil - (Proceedings) - (12-May-99)
Development of Oxygenated Derivatives from Crambe - (Proceedings) - (12-May-99)
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