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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Discovery and Utilization of Bioactive Components from New Crops and Agricultural Co-Products

Location: Functional Foods Research Unit

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

Evaluation of the mechanical and thermal properties of coffee tree wood flour - polypropylene composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Reifschneider, L., Lopez Nunez, J.C., Hughes, S.R., Selling, G.W., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2014. Evaluation of the mechanical and thermal properties of coffee tree wood flour - polypropylene composites. BioResources. 9(3):4449-4467.
Bioactivity of cedarwood oil and cedrol against arthropod pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eller, F.J., Vander Meer, R.K., Behle, R.W., Flor-Weiler, L.B., Palmquist, D.E. 2014. Bioactivity of cedarwood oil and cedrol against arthropod pests. Environmental Entomology. 43(3):762-766.
Utilization of sophorolipids as biosurfactants for postemergence herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Behle, R.W., Skory, C.D., Kurtzman, C.P., Price, N.P.J. 2014. Utilization of sophorolipids as biosurfactants for postemergence herbicides. Crop Protection. 59:29-34.
Effect of particle size, coupling agent and DDGS additions on Paulownia wood polypropylene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Reifschneider, L., Grewell, D., Srinivasan, G. 2014. Effect of particle size, coupling agent and DDGS additions on Paulownia wood polypropylene. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. DOI: 10.1177/0731684414521886.
A mutant of the Arabidopsis thaliana TOC159 gene accumulates reduced levels of linolenic acid and monogalactosyldiacylglycerol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Afitlhile, M., Workman, S., Duffield, K., Sprout, D., Berhow, M. 2013. A mutant of the Arabidopsis thaliana TOC159 gene accumulates reduced levels of linolenic acid and monogalactosyldiacylglycerol. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry. 73:344-350.
Biobased absorbents derived from seashore mallow stem tissues - (Abstract Only)
(12-Oct-13)
Mechanical, physical, thermal, & spectrophotometric properties of DDGS grains w/solubles, Paulownia wood, & pine wood reinforced high density polyethylene composites: effect of maleation, chemical ... mixing of fillers - (Book / Chapter)
(03-Oct-13)
Comparison of biochars derived from wood pellets and pelletized wheat straw as replacements for peat in potting substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Kenar, J.A., Thompson, A.R., Peterson, S.C. 2013. Comparison of biochars derived from wood pellets and pelletized wheat straw as replacements for peat in potting substrates. Industrial Crops and Products. 51(1):437-443.
Evaluation of Paulownia elongata wood polyethylene composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Reifschneider, L., Joshee, N., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2013. Evaluation of Paulownia elongata wood polyethylene composites. Journal of Thermoplastic Composite Materials. DOI: 10.1177/0892705713505856.
Properties of high density polyethylene – Paulownia wood flour composites via injection molding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Reifschneider, L., Joshee, N., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2013. Properties of high density polyethylene – Paulownia wood flour composites via injection molding. BioResources. 8(3):4440-4458.
Seashore mallow (Kosteletzkya pentacarpos) stems as a feedstock for biodegradable absorbents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Moser, B.R., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Thompson, A.R., Seliskar, D.M., Gallagher, J.L. 2013. Seashore mallow (Kosteletzkya pentacarpos) stems as a feedstock for biodegradable absorbents. Biomass and Bioenergy. 59:300-305.
Saponins from soy and chickpea: stability during beadmaking and in vitro bioaccessibility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serventi, L., Chitchumroonchokchai, C., Riedl, K.M., Kerem, Z., Berhow, M.A., Vodovotz, Y., Schwartz, S.J., Failla, M.L. 2013. Saponins from soy and chickpea: stability during beadmaking and in vitro bioaccessibility. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:6703-6710.
Caecal absorption of vitexin-2-O-xyloside and its aglycone apigenin, in the rat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Angelino, D., Berhow, M.A., Ninfali, P., Jeffery, E.H. 2013. Caecal absorption of vitexin-2-O-xyloside and its aglycone apigenin, in the rat. Food and Function. 4:1339-1345.
Evaluating the phytochemical potential of camelina--an emerging new crop of old world origin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berhow, M.A., Vaughn, S.F., Moser, B.R., Belenli, D., Polat, U. 2014. Evaluating the phytochemical potential of camelina--an emerging new crop of old world origin. In: Jetter, R., editor. Phytochemicals--Biosynthesis. Function and Application. Recent Advances in Phytochemistry Series Volume 44. New York, NY: Springer. p. 129-148.
Collision-induced fragmentation accurate mass spectrometric analysis methods to rapidly characterize plant extracts - (Abstract Only)
Berhow, M.A., Duval, S.M., Bowman, M.J. 2013. Collision-induced fragmentation accurate mass spectrometric analysis methods to rapidly characterize plant extracts [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America, August 3-7, 2013, Corvallis, Oregon. p. 47.
Biobased products research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Price, N.P., Peterson, S.C., Behle, R.W., Eller, F.J., Moser, J.K., Bakota, E.L., Berhow, M.A. 2013. Biobased products research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America, August 3-7, 2013, Corvallis, Oregon. p. 19.
Cedarwood: cross-over pressure research - (Abstract Only)
(28-Apr-13)
Mechanical properties of high density polyethylene--pennycress press cake composites - (Proceedings)
Reifschneider, L., Tisserat, B., Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2013. Mechanical properties of high density polyethylene--pennycress press cake composites. Proceedings of 71st ANTEC-Society of Plastics Engineers. 143:1986-1990.
Comparison of pelletized biochar derived from two source materials as replacements for peat in potting substrates - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Peterson, S.C. 2013. Comparison of pelletized biochar derived from two source materials as replacements for peat in potting substrates. Meeting Abstract. xx.
Yerba mate tea and mate saponins prevented azoxymethane-induced inflammation of rat colon through suppression of NF-kB p65ser(311) signaling via IkB-a and GSK-3ß reduced phosphorylation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Puangpraphant, S., Dia, V.P., Gonzalez de Mejia, E., Garcia, G., Berhow, M.A., Wallig, M.A. 2013. Yerba mate tea and mate saponins prevented azoxymethane-induced inflammation of rat colon through suppression of NF-kB p65ser(311) signaling via IkB-a and GSK-3ß reduced phosphorylation. BioFactors. 39(4):430-440.
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.
Mechanical and thermal properties of high density polyethylene – dried distillers grains with solubles composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Reifschneider, L., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2013. Mechanical and thermal properties of high density polyethylene – dried distillers grains with solubles composites. BioResources. 8(1):59-75.
Antifungal activity of heartwood extracts from three Juniperus species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tumen, I., Eller, F.J., Clausen, C.A., Teel, J.A. 2013. Antifungal activity of heartwood extracts from three Juniperus species. Bioresources. 8(1):12-20.
Topical wound-healing effects and phytochemical composition of heartwood essential oils of Juniperus virginiana L., Juniperus occidentalis Hook., and Juniperus ashei Juniperus Buchholz - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tumen, I., Suntar, I., Eller, F.J., Keles, H., Akkol, E. 2013. Topical wound-healing effects and phytochemical composition of heartwood essential oils of Juniperus virginiana L., Juniperus occidentalis Hook., and Juniperus ashei Juniperus Buchholz. Journal of Medicinal Food. 16(1):48-55.
Physical and mechanical properties of extruded poly(lactic acid)-based Paulownia elongata biocomposites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Joshee, N., Mahapatra, A.K., Selling, G.W., Finkenstadt, V.L. 2013. Physical and mechanical properties of extruded poly(lactic acid)-based Paulownia elongata biocomposites. Industrial Crops and Products. 44:88-96.
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.
Progress towards rapid identification of phytochemicals in plant extracts - (Abstract Only)
Berhow, M.A., Vaughn, S.F., Tisserat, B., Eller, F.J. 2012. Progress towards rapid identification of phytochemicals in plant extracts. Phytochemical Society of North America Annual Meeting.
Optimized analysis and quantification of glucosinolates from Camelina sativa seeds by reverse-phase liquid chromatography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berhow, M.A., Polat, U., Glinski, J.A., Glensk, M., Vaughn, S.F., Isbell, T., Ayala-Diaz, I., Marek, L., Gardner, C.A. 2013. Optimized analysis and quantification of glucosinolates from Camelina sativa seeds by reverse-phase liquid chromatography. Industrial Crops and Products. 43:119-125.
Antifungal activity of juniper extracts - (Abstract Only)
Eller, F.J., Tumen, I., Clausen, C.A., Teel, J.A. 2012. Antifungal activity of juniper extracts. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting.
Rosmarinic acid content in antidiabetic aqueous extract of Ocimum canum Sims grown in Ghana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berhow, M.A., Affum, A. 2012. Rosmarinic acid content in antidiabetic aqueous extract of Ocimum canum Sims grown in Ghana. Journal of Medicinal Food. 15:611-620.
Camelina meal increases egg n-3 fatty acid content without altering egg quality or production in laying hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kakani, R., Fowler, J., Haq, A., Murphy, E.J., Rosenberger, T.A., Berhow, M.A., Bailey, C.A. 2012. Camelina meal increases egg n-3 fatty acid content without altering egg quality or production in laying hens. Lipids. 47:519-526.
Chlorogenic acid levels in leaves of coffee plants supplied with silicon and infected by Hemileia vastatrix - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues, F.A., Carre-Missio, V., Jham, G.N., Berhow, M.A., Schurt, D.A. 2011. Chlorogenic acid levels in leaves of coffee plants supplied with silicon and infected by Hemileia vastatrix. Tropical Plant Pathology. 36:404-408.
Purification of glucosinolates from Camelina sativa seeds - (Abstract Only)
Berhow, M.A., Polat, U., Glinski, J., Glensk, M., Vaughn, S.F., Isbell, T., Ayala-Diaz, I., Marek, L., Gardner, C.A. 2011. Purification of glucosinolates from Camelina sativa seeds. Meeting Abstract.
Pressurized solvent extraction of pure food grade starch - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eller, F.J., Peterson, S.C., Sessa, D.J. 2012. Pressurized solvent extraction of pure food grade starch. Carbohydrate Polymers. 87(4):2477-2481.
Formulation of a biodegradable, odor-reducing cat litter from solvent-extracted corn dried distillers grain - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Berhow, M.A., Moser, J.K., Lee, E. 2011. Formulation of a biodegradable, odor-reducing cat litter from solvent-extracted corn dried distillers grain. AAIC Annual Meeting.
Instrumental physical analysis of microwaved glycerol citrate foams - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Selling, G.W., Byars, J.A., Stuff, A.M. 2011. Instrumental physical analysis of microwaved glycerol citrate foams. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 20:291-298.
Taste threshold of Panax ginseng (C.A. Meyer) - (Abstract Only)
Steadman, R., Cadwallader, K., Berhow, M.A. 2011. Taste threshold of Panax ginseng (C.A. Meyer). Pangborn Conference, Toronto, Canada.
Glycerol citrate polyesters produced through microwave heating - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Hwang, H.-S., Mohamed, A.A., Holser, R.A. 2012. Glycerol citrate polyesters produced through microwave heating. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 125(5):3429-3437.
Rosmarinic acid content in antidiabetic aqueous extract from ocimum canum sims in Ghana - (Abstract Only)
Berhow, M.A., Affum, A. 2011. Rosmarinic acid content in antidiabetic aqueous extract from ocimum canum sims in Ghana. Meeting Abstract.
Stimulation of short-term plant growth by glycerol applied as foliar sprays and drenches under greenhouse conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisserat, B., Stuff, A.M. 2011. Stimulation of short-term plant growth by glycerol applied as foliar sprays and drenches under greenhouse conditions. HortScience. 46:1650-1654.
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.
Juniperus extraction: a comparison of species and solvents - (Abstract Only)
Eller, F.J., Teel, J.A. 2011. Juniperus extraction: a comparison of species and solvents. Meeting Abstract.
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.
Continuous hydrolysis of Cuphea seed oil in subcritical water - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eller, F.J., Teel, J.A., Palmquist, D.E. 2011. Continuous hydrolysis of Cuphea seed oil in subcritical water. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 88:1455-1461.
Formulation of a biodegradable, odor-reducing cat litter from solvent-extracted corn dried distillers grain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Berhow, M.A., Moser, J.K., Lee, E. 2011. Formulation of a biodegradable, odor-reducing cat litter from solvent-extracted corn dried distillers grain. Industrial Crops and Products. 34:999-1002.
Bioactives derived from ripe corn tassels: a possible new natural skin whitener, 4-hydroxy-1-oxindole-3-acetic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wille, J.J., Berhow, M.A. 2011. Bioactives derived from ripe corn tassels: a possible new natural skin whitener, 4-hydroxy-1-oxindole-3-acetic acid. Current Bioactive Compounds. 7:126-134.
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.
Glucosinolate content and nematicidal activity of Brazilian wild mustard tissues against Meloidogyne incognita in tomato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliveira, R.D.L., Dhingra, O.D., Lima, A.O., Jham, G.N., Berhow, M.A., Holloway, R.K., Vaughn, S.F. 2010. Glucosinolate content and nematicidal activity of Brazilian wild mustard tissues against Meloidogyne incognita in tomato. Plant Soil. 341:155-164.
Soy Saponins: Current Research and Future Goals - (Abstract Only)
Berhow, M.A., Brenner, G. 2010. Soy Saponins: Current Research and Future Goals. Meeting Abstract. 00:000-000.
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