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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Rogers E Harry-O`kuru
Bio-oils Research
Chemistry

Phone: (309) 681-6341
Fax: (309) 681-6524
Room 1200

1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA , IL 616040000

Projects
Replacement of Petroleum Products Utilizing Off-Season Rotational Crops
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427293

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Properties of starch-polyglutamic acid (PGA) graft copolymer prepared by microwave irradiation - Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and rheology studies -
Xu, J., Solaiman, D., Ashby, R.D., Garcia, R.A., Gordon, S.H., Harry-O'kuru, R.E. 2016. Properties of starch-polyglutamic acid (PGA) graft copolymer prepared by microwave irradiation - Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) and rheology studies. Starch 68:1-7. doi: 10.1002/star.201600021.
Synthesis of polyformate esters of vegetable oils: Milkweed, pennycress and soy -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G., Tisserat, B., Evangelista, R.L. 2016. Synthesis of polyformate esters of vegetable oils: Milkweed, pennycress and soy. Journal of Lipids. 1-12.
Physical characteristics of tetrahydroxy and acylated derivatives of jojoba liquid wax -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Xu, J., Biresaw, G. 2016. Physical characteristics of tetrahydroxy and acylated derivatives of jojoba liquid wax [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Expo, Session 5F: Non-Ferrous Metals II: Biobased Lubricants. p. 116.
Bio-generation of succinic acid by fermentation of Physaria fendleri seed polysaccharides -
Harry-O'kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H., Klokkenga, M. 2015. Bio-generation of succinic acid by fermentation of Physaria fendleri seed polysaccharides. Industrial Crops and Products. 77:116-122.
Identification and measurement of intermolecular interaction in polyester/polystyrene blends by FTIR-photoacoustic spectrometry Reprint Icon -
Gordon, S.H., Mohamed, A.A., Harry-O'Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G. 2015. Identification and measurement of intermolecular interaction in polyester/polystyrene blends by FTIR-photoacoustic spectrometry. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 23(4):459-469.
Osage orange (Maclura pomifera L) seed oil poly(alpha-hydroxydibutylamine) triglycerides: Synthesis and characterization Reprint Icon -
Harry-O'kuru, R.E., Tisserat, B., Gordon, S.H., Gravett, A. 2015. Osage orange (Maclura pomifera L) seed oil poly(alpha-hydroxydibutylamine) triglycerides: Synthesis and characterization. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63(29):6588-6595.
Osage orange (Maclura pomifera L) seed oil poly-(-a-hydroxy dibutylamine) triglycerides: Synthesis and characterization -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Tisserat, B., Gordon, S.H., Gravett, A. 2015. Osage orange (Maclura pomifera L) seed oil poly-(-a-hydroxy dibutylamine) triglycerides: Synthesis and characterization [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition. p. 54.
Lubricity characteristics of seed oils modified by acylation -
Harry-O'kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G. 2015. Lubricity characteristics of seed oils modified by acylation. In: Liu, Z., Kraus, G., editors. Green Materials from Plant Oils. lst edition. Cambridge, UK: RSC Publishing. p. 242-268.
Synthesis of formyl esters of vegetable oils: Milkweed, Pennycress and Soy -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Biresaw, G., Evangelista, R.L. 2014. Synthesis of formyl esters of vegetable oils: Milkweed, Pennycress and Soy [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Annual Meeting & Exhibition. p. 139.
Properties of dried distillers grains with solubles, Paulownia wood, and pine wood reinforced high density polyethylene composites: Effect of maleation, chemical modification, and the mixing of fillers -
Tisserat, B., Reifschneider, L., Grewell, D., Srinivasan, G., Harry O'Kuru, R. 2014. Properties of dried distillers grains with solubles, Paulownia wood, and pine wood reinforced high density polyethylene composites: Effect of maleation, chemical modification, and the mixing of fillers. In: Thakur, V.K., Kessler, M.R., editors. Green Biorenewable Biocomposites: From Knowledge to Industrial Applications. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 387-425.
Antioxidation behavior of milkweed oil 4-hydroxy-3-methyoxycinnamate esters in phospholipid bilayers Reprint Icon -
Evans, K.O., Harry-O'Kuru, R.E. 2013. Antioxidation behavior of milkweed oil 4-hydroxy-3-methyoxycinnamate esters in phospholipid bilayers. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 90(11):1719-1727.
Mechanical properties of high density polyethylene--pennycress press cake composites -
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.
The search for higher lubricant stability properties in modified vegetable oil derivatives -
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.
Mechanical and thermal properties of high density polyethylene – dried distillers grains with solubles composites -
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.
The untold story of the common Milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): A new industrial crop -
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.
Chemical modification of Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia L) polysaccharides and rheological characterization of the derivatives -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Mohamed, A., Xu, J. 2012. Chemical modification of Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia L) polysaccharides and rheological characterization of the derivatives. Industrial Crops and Products. xx.
Characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity -
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.
Glycerol citrate polyesters produced through microwave heating -
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.
Introduction of starch into plastic films: Advent of starch in plastic -
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.
Potential uses for cuphea oil processing byproducts and processed oils Reprint Icon -
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 -
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.
Investigation of some characteristics of polyhydroxy milkweed triglycerides and their acylated derivatives in relation to lubricity -
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.
Synthesis and characterization of corn oil polyhydroxy fatty acids designed as additive agent for many applications Reprint Icon -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Mohamed, A., Xu, J., Sharma, B.K. 2011. Synthesis and characterization of corn oil polyhydroxy fatty acids designed as additive agent for many applications. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 88(8)1211-1221.
Novel synthetic products from the common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca L) and their potential in the rural farm economy -
Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2010. Novel synthetic products from the common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca L) and their potential in the rural farm economy [abstract]. International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Meeting. p. 97.
Dehulling of Lesquerella Seeds for the Production of Gums and Oil -
Evangelista, R.L., Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2010. Dehulling of Lesquerella Seeds for the Production of Gums and Oil [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 120.
A chemometric method for correcting FTIR spectra of biomaterials for interference from water in KBr discs -
Gordon, S.H., Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Imam, S.H. 2010. A chemometric method for correcting FTIR spectra of biomaterials for interference from water in KBr discs. Applied Spectroscopy. 64(4):448-457.
Processing scale-up of sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia L.) seed -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Mohamed, A. 2009. Processing scale-up of sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia L.) seed. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57(7):2726-2731.
Phospholipids and poly(glutamic acid)/hydrolyzed gluten: interaction and kinetics Reprint Icon -
Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H., Palmquist, D.E. 2009. Phospholipids and poly(glutamic acid)/hydrolyzed gluten: interaction and kinetics. Food Chemistry. 114(3):1056-1062.
The common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): A new industrial crop -
Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2008. The common milkweed (Asclepias syriaca): A new industrial crop [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 50.
Membrane recovery of phenolic acid co-products from biomass -
Holser, R.A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Sarah Kate, B., Joy, P. 2008. Membrane recovery of phenolic acid co-products from biomass. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference.
Compatibility study in poly(tetramethyleneadipate-co-terephthalate)/polystyrene bioblends -
Biresaw, G., Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Carriere, C.C. 2008. Compatibility Study in Poly(tetramethyleneadipate-co-terephthalate)/Polystyrene Bioblends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 110(5):2932-2941.
PREPARATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF 4-METHOXY CINNAMOYL GLYCEROL -
Holser, R.A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Vaughn, S.F., Himmelsbach, D.S. 2008. Preparation and characterization of 4-methoxy cinnamoyl glycerol. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 85(4):347-351.
Potential medicinal phytochemicals from Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia L) seed -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Busman, M., Berhow, M.A. 2008. Potential medicinal phytochemicals from Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia L) seed [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 45 #125.
Determination of naphthopyrone and anthraquinone glycosides from Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) seeds by HPLC-ESI-CID-MSn with potential medical utilization -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Payne Wahl, K.L., Busman, M., Berhow, M.A. 2007. Determination of naphthopyrone and anthraquinone glycosides from Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) seeds by HPLC-ESI-CID-MSn with potential medical utilization [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. GC11.
Scale-up of Sicklepod Processing -
Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2007. Scale-up of Sicklepod Processing. In: Janick, J., Whipkey, A., editors. Issues in New Crops and New Uses. Alexandria, VA: ASHS Press. p. 132-137.
Preparation of Glycerol Cinnamate -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Holser, R.A., Vaughn, S.F. 2007. Preparation of glycerol cinnamate. American Oil Chemists' Society Meeting. p. 61-62.
Enzyme catalysis of insoluble cornstarch granules: impact on surface morphology, property and biogradability -
Imam, S.H., Gordon, S.H., Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Chiou, B., Glenn, G.M., Orts, W.J. 2006. Enzyme catalysis of insoluble cornstarch granules: impact on surface morphology, property and biogradability. Polymer Degradation and Stability. 91(12): 2894-2900.
THE ON WATER REACTION OF VEGETABLE OILS WITH DIETHYL AZODICARBOXYLATE -
Harry O Kuru, R.E. 2006. The on water reaction of vegetable oils with diethyl azodicarboxylate. American Oil Chemists' Society Meeting. IOP-P session. Page 77.
TRANSESTERIFIED MILKWEED (ASCLEPIAS) SEED OIL AS A BIODIESEL FUEL -
Holser, R.A., Harry-O'Kuru, R.E. 2006. Transesterified milkweed (asclepias) seed oil as a biodiesel fuel. Fuel. 85(14/15):2106-2110.
SICKLEPOD (SENNA OBTUSIFOLIA) SEED PROCESSING AND POTENTIAL UTILIZATION -
Harry-O'Kuru, R.E., Wu, Y.V., Evangelista, R., Vaughn, S.F., Rayford, W., Wilson, R.F. 2005. Sicklepod (Senna obtusifolia) seed processing and potential utilization. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53:4784-4787.
A FACILE SYNTHESIS OF AMINOHYDROXY TRIGLYCERIDES FROM NEW CROP OILS -
Harry-O'Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H., Biswas, A. 2005. A facile synthesis of aminohydroxy triglycerides from new crop oils. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 82:207-212.
SYNTHESIS OF NOVEL ULTRAVIOLET FILTERS FROM NEW CROP (JOJOBA) OIL -
Harry O Kuru, R.E., Mohamed, A., Abbott, T.P. 2004. Synthesis of novel ultraviolet filter s from new crop (jojoba) oil [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p.16.
PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND WHEAT GLUTEN BLENDS: INTERACTION AND KINETICS -
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Palmquist, D.E. 2005. Phospholipids and wheat gluten blends: interaction and kinetics. Journal of Cereal Science. 41:259-265.
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THE TETRAHYDROXYJOJOBA WAX AND FERULATES OF JOJOBA OIL -
Harry-O'Kuru, R.E., Mohamed, A., Abbott, T.P. 2005. Synthesis and characterization of the tetrahydroxyjojoba wax and ferulates of jojoba oil. Industrial Crops and Products. 22:125-133.
4-HYDROXY-3-METHOXYCINNAMATE ESTERS OF MILKWEED OIL: SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION -
Harry-O'kuru, R.E. 2005. 4-Hydroxy-3-methoxycinnamate esters of milkweed oil: Synthesis and characterization. Lipids. 40:1179-1183.
PHOSPHOLIPIDS AND WHEAT GLUTEN BLENDS: INTERACTION AND KINETICS. -
Mohamed, A., Gordon, S.H., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Palmquist, D.E. 2003. Phospholipids and wheat gluten blends: interaction and kinetics. Proceedings of American Association of Cereal Chemists. 2003 CDROM.
PHOSPHOLIPIDS-GLUTEN INTERACTION KINETICS -
Mohamed, A., Harry O Kuru, R.E., Gordon, S.H. 2003. PHOSPHOLIPIDS-GLUTEN INTERACTION KINETICS. American Association of Cereal Chemists Meetings. xx.
SYNTHESIS, RHEOLOGICAL CHARACTERIZATION, AND CONSTITUTIVE MODELING OF POLYHYDROXY TRIGLYCERIDES DERIVED FROM MILKWEED OIL -
SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF POLYHYDROXY TRIGLYCERIDES FROM MILKWEED OIL -
HARRY O KURU, R.E., HOLSER, R.A., ABBOTT DR, T.P., WEISLEDER, D. SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERISTICS OF POLYHYDROXY TRIGLYCERIDES FROM MILKWEED OIL. INDUSTRIAL CROPS AND PRODUCTS. 2001.
MODIFICATION OF SIMMONDSIN ANALOGUES II -
SYNTHESIS AND RHEOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF POLYHYDROXY TRIGLYCERIDES OF MILKWEED OIL -
NEW CROPS RESEARCH AT THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR AGRICULTURAL UTILIZATION RESEARCH (NCAUR) IN PEORIA, IL -
SYNTHESIS OF ESTOLIDE ESTERS FROM CIS-9-OCTADECENOIC ACID ESTOLIDES -
AGRICULTURAL CROP SURPLUS AND AGRO-INDUSTRIAL WASTE AS SOURCES OF SUBSTAINABLE POLYMERIC MATERIALS -
MODIFICATION OF SIMMONDSIN AND ITS DEMETHYLATED ANALOGUES -
SYNTHESIS OF HYDROXY ACIDS AND HYDROXY TRIGLYCERIDES FROM MILKWEED OIL -
MODIFICATION OF SIMMONDSIN AND ITS ANALOGUES -
MILKWEED PLANT PARTS CONTAIN NEMATICIDAL COMPOUNDS -
MILKWEED SEEDMEAL; A CONTROL FOR MELOIDOGYNE CHITWOODI ON POTATOES -
RHEOLOGY OF MODIFIED LESQUERELLA GUM -
MILKWEED SEEDMEAL, CARDENOLIDE EXTRACTION AND USE AS A NEMATOCIDE -
MODIFICATION OF LESQUERELLA FENDLERI SEED-SURFACE POLYSACCHARIDE -
QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF GROSS CARDENOLIDE CONTENT OF COLD-PRESSED MILKWEED OIL -
QUANTITATIVE DETERMINATION OF GROSS CARDENOLIDE CONTENT OF COLD-PRESSED MILKWEED OIL -
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