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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Functionalization of Vegetable Oils for Use in the Polymer, Oleochemical, and Lubricant Industries

Location: Bio-oils Research Unit

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

Tandem isomerization-decarboxylation for converting alkenoic fatty acids into alkenes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Murray, R.E., Walter, E.L., Doll, K.M. 2014. Tandem isomerization-decarboxylation for converting alkenoic fatty acids into alkenes. American Chemical Society (ACS) Catalysis. 4:3517-3520.
Bio-olefins via tandem isomerization-decarboxylation catalysis upon fatty acids - (Abstract Only)
(23-Jun-14)
Chemicals derived from pyrolysis bio-oils as antioxidants in fuels and lubricants - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, B.K., Scott, J., Murali, D., Larson, R.A., Marley, K.A., Doll, K.M., Moser, B.R., Rajagopalan, N. 2014. Chemicals derived from pyrolysis bio-oils as antioxidants in fuels and lubricants [abstract]. Thermocatalytic Conference (TCS) 2014, Symposium on Thermal and Catalytic Sciences for Biofuels and Biobased Products, September 2-5, 2014, Denver, CO. p. 29.
Chemical synthesis of carbonates, esters, and acetals from soybean oil - (Book / Chapter)
(10-Apr-14)
Soy-based polymeric surfactants prepared in carbon dioxide media and structural influence on their surface properties - (Book / Chapter)
(05-Apr-14)
Pyrolysis bio-oils as additives for vegetable oil based lubricants - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, B.K., Doll, K.M., Marley, K.A., Murali, D., Larson, R.A. 2014. Pyrolysis bio-oils as additives for vegetable oil based lubricants [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition. p. 59.
Epoxy monomers derived from tung oil fatty acids and its regulable thermosets cured in two synergistic ways - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, J., Xia, J., Zhou, Y. 2014. Epoxy monomers derived from tung oil fatty acids and its regulable thermosets cured in two synergistic ways. Biomacromolecules. 15:837-843.
Thermosets of epoxy monomer from Tung oil fatty acids cured in two synergistic ways - (Abstract Only)
Huang, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, J., Li, S., Li, M., Xia, J., Zhou, Y. 2014. Thermosets of epoxy monomer from Tung oil fatty acids cured in two synergistic ways. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 54.
Plant oil-based polymers prepared in green media and functionalized into useful materials - (Proceedings)
Liu, Z. 2013. Plant oil-based polymers prepared in green media and functionalized into useful materials. Proceedings of 2013 First International Biobsed Macromolecule Material Forum, November 13-15, 2013, Ningbo, China. p. 78-79.
Increased functionality of methyl oleate using alkene metathesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Sep-13)
One-pot preparation of graphene oxide/polyester nanocomposites by integrating solvent-exchange method and in situ melt polycondensation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(20-Sep-13)
An epoxy monomer derived from Tung oil fatty acids and its products cured by two synergistic reactions - (Proceedings)
Huang, K., Liu, Z., Zhang, J.W., Li, S.H., Li, M., Xia, J.L., Zhou, Y.H. 2013. An epoxy monomer derived from Tung oil fatty acids and its products cured by two synergistic reactions. In: Proceedings of the 13th Pacific Polymer Conference, November 17-22, 2013, Kaoshiung, Taiwan. p. 8-004.
Application of hydrated and anhydrous fluroantimonic acids in the polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2013. Application of hydrated and anhydrous fluroantimonic acids in the polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, September 8-12, 2013, Indianapolis, IN.
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.
Thermal modification of vegetable oils - (Review Article)
Doll, K.M., Hwang, H. 2013. Thermal modification of vegetable oils. Lipid Technology. 25(4):83-85.
Preparation of biopolymers from plant oils in green media - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z. 2013. Preparation of biopolymers from plant oils in green media. BioEnergy Research. 6:1230–1236.
Catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil by hydrated and anhydrous fluoroantimonic acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Knetzer, D.A. 2013. Catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil by hydrated and anhydrous fluoroantimonic acids. Green Materials. 1:87-95.
Fluoroantimonic acid hexahydrate (HSbF6-6H2O) catalysis: The ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Biswas, A. 2013. Fluoroantimonic acid hexahydrate (HSbF6-6H2O) catalysis: The ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil. Applied Catalysis A: General. 453:370-375.
Boron brings big benefits to bio-based blends - (Abstract Only)
Doll, K.M., Sharma, B.K., Myslinska, M., Heise, G.L. 2013. Boron brings big benefits to bio-based blends [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 68.
Polymerization of plant oils in carbon dioxide media - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Shah, S. 2012. Polymerization of plant oils in carbon dioxide media[abstract]. Proceedings of PolyTech 2012: International Conference on Advanced Polymer Materials and Nanotechnology, December 15-17, 2012, Pune, India. p. 42.
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.
Ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil catalyzed by the superacid, Fluroantimonic acid hexahydrate (HSbF6-6H2O) - (Proceedings)
Liu, Z. 2012. Ring-opening polymerization of epoxidized soybean oil catalyzed by the superacid, Fluroantimonic acid hexahydrate (HSbF6-6H2O). Proceedings of the 41st Annual Meeting United States-Japan Cooperative Program in Natural Resources, Bioenergy and Green Chemistry Panel, December 8-12, 2012, New Orleans, LA. p. 2.
Improving vegetable oil properties for lubrication methods - (Trade Journal)
Erhan, S.Z., Sharma, B.K., Doll, K.M. 2012. Improving vegetable oil properties for lubrication methods. Machinery Lubrication. Article 28510. p. 1-2.
Preparation of biopolymers from plant oils in green media - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2012. Preparation of biopolymers from plant oils in green media. Proceedings of the International Conference on Biomass-Energy Technologies, October 22-24, 2012, Nanjing, China. 1:123-127.
Anti-wear additive derived from soybean oil and boron utilized in a gear oil formulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sharma, B.K., Doll, K.M., Heise, G.L., Myslinska, M., Erhan, S.Z. 2012. Anti-wear additive derived from soybean oil and boron utilized in a gear oil formulation. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51:11941-11945.
Gear oil formulation designed to meet bio-preferred criteria as well as give high performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arca, M., Sharma, B.K., Perez, J.M., Doll, K.M. 2013. Gear oil formulation designed to meet bio-preferred criteria as well as give high performance. International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 6(4):326-331.
Study of soybean oil-based polymers for controlled release anticancer drugs - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2012. Study of soybean oil-based polymers for controlled release anticancer drugs [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Cell 029. p. 84.
Lewis acid catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of natural epoxy oil (Euphorbia oil) in carbon dioxide media - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Shah, S.N. 2012. Lewis acid catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of natural epoxy oil (Euphorbia oil) in carbon dioxide media [abstract]. Proceedings of the International Conference on Natural Polymers, Bio-Polymers, Bio-Materials, their Composites, Blends, IPNs, Polyelectrolytes and Gels: Macro to Nano Scales (ICNP-2012), October 26-28, 2012, Kottayam, Kerala, India. p. 18.
Polymerization of euphorbia oil with Lewis acid in carbon dioxide media - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Shah, S.N., Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T. 2013. Polymerization of euphorbia oil with Lewis acid in carbon dioxide media. Industrial Crops and Products. 41:10-16.
A biobased nitrogen-containing lubricant additive synthesized from expoxidized methyl oleate using an ionic liquid catalyst - (Book / Chapter)
Doll, K.M., Biswas, A. 2013. A biobased nitrogen-containing lubricant additive synthesized from expoxidized methyl oleate using an ionic liquid catalyst. In: Biresaw, G., Mittal, K.L., editors. Surfactants in Tribology. Volume 3. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 131-145.
Isothermal thermogravimetric analysis of soybean oil oxidation correlated to thin film micro-oxidation test methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arca, M., Sharma, B.K., Perez, J.M., Doll, K.M. 2012. Isothermal thermogravimetric analysis of soybean oil oxidation correlated to thin film micro-oxidation test methods. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 51:3550-3555.
Screening of natural oil basestocks for lubricant applications - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, B.K., Shah, S.N., Doll, K.M., Erhan, S.Z. 2012. Screening of natural oil basestocks for lubricant applications [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 60.
Diffusion coefficients of water in biobased hydrogel polymer matrices by nuclear magnetic resonance imaging     Reprint Icon - (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.
Evidence contrary to the accepted Diels-Alder mechanism in the thermal modification of vegetable oil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arca, M., Sharma, B.K., Price, N.P.J., Perez, J.M., Doll, K.M. 2012. Evidence contrary to the accepted Diels-Alder mechanism in the thermal modification of vegetable oil. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89:987-994.
Biosurfactants for microbubble preparation and application - (Review Article)
Xu, Q., Nakajima, M., Liu, Z., Shiina, T. 2011. Biosurfactants for microbubble preparation and application. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 12:462-475.
Oligomerization of jojoba oil in super-critical carbon dioxide (green solvent) for different applications - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Shah, S.N. 2011. Oligomerization of jojoba oil in super-critical carbon dioxide (green solvent) for different applications [abstract]. National Seminar on Advances in Polymer Science and Nanotechnology: Design and Structure, December 16-17, 2011, at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India.
A family tree of methyl oleate-based compounds - (Abstract Only)
Doll, K.M. 2010. A family tree of methyl oleate-based compounds [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 112.
Oligomerization of jojoba oil in supercritical C02 for cosmeceutical application - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Shah, S.N. 2011. Oligomerization of jojoba oil in supercritical C02 for cosmeceutical application [abstract]. National Seminar on Nutraceuticals and Plants Used in Human Health, December 10-11, 2011, at the Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Gujarat, India.
Polymerization of euphorbia oil in carbon dioxide media - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z. 2012. Polymerization of euphorbia oil in carbon dioxide media [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 4.
Preparation of microemulsions with soybean oil-based surfactants - (Abstract Only)
Xu, Q., Nakajima, M., Liu, Z., Nakamura, N., Shiina, T. 2011. Preparation of microemulsions with soybean oil-based surfactants [abstract]. Japanese Society of Chemical Engineers.
Evaluation of a novel soybean oil-based surfactant for fine emulsion preparation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Q., Nakajima, M., Liu, Z., Nakamura, N., Shiina, T. 2011. Evaluation of a novel soybean oil-based surfactant for fine emulsion preparation. Household and Personal Care Today. p. 13-15.
Soybean-based surfactants and their applications - (Book / Chapter)
Xu, Q., Nakajima, M., Liu, Z., Shiina, T. 2011. Soybean-based surfactants and their applications. In: Ng, T.B., editor. Soybean - Applications and Technology. Rijeka, Croatia:InTech Press. p. 341-364.
Fabrication, structural characterization and sensing properties of polydiacetylene nanofibers templated from anodized aluminum oxide     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tong, L., Cheng, B., Liu, Z., Wang, Y. 2011. Fabrication, structural characterization and sensing properties of polydiacetylene nanofibers templated from anodized aluminum oxide. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical. 155:584-591.
Modified vegetable oils-based lubricant emulsions - (Abstract Only)
Sharma, B.K., Doll, K.M., Erhan, S.Z. 2011. Modified vegetable oils-based lubricant emulsions [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting. p. 136.
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