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Research Project: Industrial Monomers and Polymers from Plant Oils

Location: Bio-oils Research

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

A hyperbranched polymer from tung oil for the modification of epoxy thermoset with simultaneous improvement in toughness and strength Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, L., Liu, Z., Li, N., Li, S., Fu, P., Wang, Y., Huang, J., Chen, J., Nie, X. 2020. A hyperbranched polymer from tung oil for the modification of epoxy thermoset with simultaneous improvement in toughness and strength. New Journal of Chemistry (RSC). 44:16856-16863. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9NJ06373K.

Facile fabrication of crown ether functionalized lignin-based biosorbent for the selective removal of Pb(II) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, C., Liu, G., Wu, G., Huo, S., Liu, Z., Kong, Z. 2020. Facile fabrication of crown ether functionalized lignin-based biosorbent for the selective removal of Pb(II). Industrial Crops and Products. 155. Article 112829. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2020.112829.

Ultrasonic-promoted enzymatic preparation, identification and multi-active studies of nature-identical phenolic acid glycerol derivatives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, T., Zhang, H., Dong, Z., Liu, Z., Zheng, M. 2020. Ultrasonic-promoted enzymatic preparation, identification and multi-active studies of nature-identical phenolic acid glycerol derivatives. RSC Advances. 10:11139-11147. https://doi.org/10.1039/C9RA09830E.

Renewable aliphatic polyesters from fatty dienes by acyclic diene metathesis polycondensation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Vermillion, K.E., Banks, B.N., Doll, K.M. 2020. Renewable aliphatic polyesters from fatty dienes by acyclic diene metathesis polycondensation. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 97(5):517-530. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12338.

Using biobased materials to modify vinyl alcohol based polymers - (Abstract Only)
Doll, K.M. 2019. Using biobased materials to modify vinyl alcohol based polymers [abstract]. Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers local section meeting, November 6, 2019, Peoria, IL, Zoom Virtual Meeting.

One-pot synthesis of CNC-Ag@AgCl with antifouling and antibacterial properties Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lv, J., Zhang, X., Yu, N., Su, S., Zhu, J., Deng, L., Liu, Z. 2019. One-pot synthesis of CNC-Ag@AgCl with antifouling and antibacterial properties. Cellulose. 26:7837–7846. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-019-02658-9.

A renewable tung oil-derived nitrile rubber and its potential use in epoxy-toughening modifiers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, L., Liu, Z., Hu, F., Wang, Y., Huang, J., Chen, J., Nie, X. 2019. A renewable tung oil-derived nitrile rubber and its potential use in epoxy-toughening modifiers. RSC Advances. 44:25880-25889. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ra01918a.

A route to biobased polymers and organogels without transvinylation - (Abstract Only)
Doll, K.M. 2019. A route to biobased polymers and organogels without transvinylation [abstract]. Gordon Research Conference on Biomass to Biobased Chemicals and Materials, July 14-19, 2019, Newry, ME.

Renewable poly(thioether-ester)s from fatty acid derivatives via thiol-ene photopolymerization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Doll, K.M., Peterson, S.C. 2019. Renewable poly(thioether-ester)s from fatty acid derivatives via thiol-ene photopolymerization. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 96(7):825-837. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12244.

Improvement of diesel lubricity by chemically modified tung oil-based fatty acid esters as additives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Li, J., Knothe, G., Sharma, B.K., Jiang, J. 2019. Improvement of diesel lubricity by chemically modified tung-oil-based fatty acid esters as additives. Energy and Fuels. 33(6):5110-5115. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.9b00854.

Modified tung oil-based fatty acid esters used as diesel additives give improved lubricity - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Jing, L., Knothe, G., Sharma, B.K., Jiangchung, J. 2019. Modified tung oil-based fatty acid esters used as diesel additives give improved lubricity [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting & Expo.

Carbon nanoparticle-stabilized Pickering emulsion as a sustainable and high-performance interfacial catalysis platform for enzymatic esterification/transesterification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dong, Z., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Tang, H., Xiang, X., Huang, F., Zheng, M. 2019. Carbon nanoparticle-stabilized Pickering emulsion as a sustainable and high-performance interfacial catalysis platform for enzymatic esterification/transesterification. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 7(8):7619-7629.

Copolymers from photochemical thiol-ene polycondensation of fatty dienes with alkyl dithiols - (Abstract Only)
Moser, B.R. 2019. Copolymers from photochemical thiol-ene polycondensation of fatty dienes with alkyl dithiols. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting & Expo. Program Book p. 86.

Evaluation of dominant parameters in lipase transesterification of cottonseed oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, S.T., Walker, T., Moser, B.R., Drapcho, C., Zheng, Y., Bridges, William. 2019. Evaluation of dominant parameters in lipase transesterification of cottonseed oil. Transactions of the ASABE. 62:467-474.

Hydrodeoxygenation-alkylation pathway for the synthesis of a sustainable lubricant improver from plant oils and lignin-derived phenols Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maglinao, R.L., Resurreccion, E.P., Kumar, S., Maglinao, Jr., A.L., Capareda, S., Moser, B.R. 2019. Hydrodeoxygenation-alkylation pathway for the synthesis of a sustainable lubricant improver from plant oils and lignin-derived phenols. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 58(10):4317-4330. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.iecr.8b05188.

Constructing a continuous flow bioreactor based on a hierarchically porous cellulose monolith for ultrafast and nonstop enzymatic esterification/transesterification Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiao, Y., Zheng, M., Liu, Z., Shi, J., Huang, F., Luo, X. 2018. Constructing a continuous flow bioreactor based on a hierarchically porous cellulose monolith for ultrafast and nonstop enzymatic esterification/transesterification. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 7(2):2056-2063. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b04471.

Developing acrylated epoxidized soybean oil coating for improving moisture sensitivity and permeability of starch-based film Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ge, X., Yu, L., Liu, Z., Liu, H., Chen, Y., Chen, L. 2019. Developing acrylated epoxidized soybean oil coating for improving moisture sensitivity and permeability of starch-based film. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 125:370-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2018.11.239.

High-performance biobased unsaturated polyester nanocomposites with very low loadings of graphene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luo, C., Wang, C., Tang, J., Zhang, J., Shang, Q., Hu, Y., Wang, H., Wu, Q., Zgou, Y., Lei, W., Liu, Z. 2018. High-performance biobased unsaturated polyester nanocomposites with very low loadings of graphene. Polymers. 10(11):1288. https://doi.org/10.3390/polym10111288.

Vegetable oil based removal of harmful metals from water - (Trade Journal)
Doll, K.M., Dunn, R.O., Ascherl, K.L., Bantchev, G.B. 2019. Vegetable oil-based removal of harmful metals from water. Inform. 30(2):14-18.

Appraisal of biodiesel prepared via acid catalysis from palm fatty acid distillate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lokman, I.M., Rashid, U., Moser, B.R., Taufiq-Yap, Y.H. 2018. Appraisal of biodiesel prepared via acid catalysis from palm fatty acid distillate. Iranian Journal of Science and Technology, Transactions A: Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40995-018-0642-5.

Biobased poly(vinyl ethers) derived from soybean oil, linseed oil, and camelina oil: Synthesis, characterization, and properties of crosslinked networks and surface coatings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalita, D.J., Tarnavchyk, I., Sibi, M., Moser, B.R., Webster, D.C., Chisholm, B.J. 2018. Biobased poly(vinyl ethers) derived from soybean oil, linseed oil, and camelina oil: Synthesis, characterization, and properties of crosslinked networks and surface coatings. Progress in Organic Coatings. 125:453-462.

Epoxidized castor oil-based diglycidyl-phthalate plasticizer: Synthesis and thermal stabilizing effects on poly(vinyl chloride) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Liu, Z., Wang, K., Huang, J., Li, K., Nie, X., Jiang, J. 2018. Epoxidized castor oil-based diglycidyl-phthalate plasticizer: Synthesis and thermal stabilizing effects on poly(vinyl chloride). Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 136(9):47142. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.47142.

Study of physical and tribology properties of soybean oil-based grease formulated with polysoap - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Biresaw, G., Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N. 2018. Study of physical and tribology properties of soybean oil-based grease formulated with polysoap [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 70.

Organogel polymers from 10-undecenoic acid and poly(vinyl acetate) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Walter, E.L., Murray, R.E., Hwang, H.-S. 2018. Organogel polymers from 10-undecenoic acid and poly(vinyl acetate). Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 26:3670-3676. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-018-1241-4.

Plasticizers derived from cardanol: Synthesis and plasticization properties for poly(vinyl chloride) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Liu, Z., Nie, X., Zhou, Y., Jiang, J., Murray, R.E. 2018. Plasticizers derived from cardanol: Synthesis and plasticization properties for poly(vinyl chloride). Journal of Polymer Research. 25:128. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-018-1524-4.

Effect of polysoap on the physical and tribological properties of soybean oil-based grease Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Biresaw, G., Biswas, A., Cheng, H.N. 2018. Effect of polysoap on the physical and tribological properties of soybean oil-based grease. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 95(5):629-634. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12069.

Fatty acid profile of alternative feedstocks for biodiesel production and implications for fuel properties - (Abstract Only)
Moser, B.R. 2018. Fatty acid profile of alternative feedstocks for biodiesel production and implications for fuel properties [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting, March 18-22, 2018, New Orleans, LA. Paper No. ANYL 269.

Bio-based methacrylic acid via catalytic decarboxylation of itaconic and citric acids - (Abstract Only)
Moser, B.R. 2018. Bio-based methacrylic acid via catalytic decarboxylation of itaconic and citric acids [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting, March 18-22, 2018, New Orleans, LA. Paper No. AGFD 49.

Synthesis and application of a novel environmental C26 diglycidyl ester plasticizer based on castor oil for poly(vinyl chloride) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Liu, Z., Nie, X., Jiang, J. 2018. Synthesis and application of a novel environmental C26 diglycidyl ester plasticizer based on castor oil for poly(vinyl chloride). Journal of Materials Science. 53(12):8909-8920. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10853-018-2206-7.

Turning biobased materials into polymer precursors through catalytic decarboxylation - (Abstract Only)

Synthesis of sustainable lubricant enhancer from wet hydrolyzed solids - (Abstract Only)
Maglinao, R., Resurreccion, E., Kumar, S., Maglinao Jr, A., Capareda, S., Moser, B.R. 2018. Synthesis of sustainable lubricant enhancer from wet hydrolyzed solids [abstract]. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2018, Detroit, MI.

Copolymers from photochemical thiol-ene polycondensation of fatty dienes with alkyl dithiols - (Abstract Only)
Moser, B.R. 2018. Copolymers from photochemical thiol-ene polycondensation of fatty dienes with alkyl dithiols [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting & Expo. p. 70.

Coating applications to natural fiber composites to improve their physical, surface and water absorption characters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Tisserat, B.H. 2018. Coating applications to natural fiber composites to improve their physical, surface and water absorption characters. Industrial Crops and Products. 112:196-199.

Decarboxylation of cinnamic acids using a ruthenium sawhorse - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Walter, E.L., Murray, R.E. 2018. Decarboxylation of cinnamic acids using a ruthenium sawhorse. International Journal of Sustainable Engineering. 11(1):26-31.

Using ruthenium sawhorse based decarboxylation to produce industrial materials from oleic acid - (Abstract Only)
Doll, K.M., Bantchev, G., Murray, R.E. 2017. Using ruthenium sawhorse based decarboxylation to produce industrial materials from oleic acid [abstract]. American Chemical Society Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Organic Chemistry section, GLRM 49, June 27-30, 2017, Fargo, ND. p. 5.

Bio-based production of methacrylic acid - (Abstract Only)
Lansing, J.C., Moser, B.R., Murray, R.E. 2017. Bio-based production of methacrylic acid [abstract]. American Chemical Society Great Lakes Regional Meeting, Sustainable Polymers section, GLRM 24, June 27-30, 2017, Fargo, ND. p. 4.

Derivatization of castor oil based estolide esters: Preparation of epoxides and cyclic carbonates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Cermak, S.C., Kenar, J.A., Walter, E.L., Isbell, T.A. 2017. Derivatization of castor oil based estolide esters: Preparation of epoxides and cyclic carbonates. Industrial Crops and Products. 104:269-277.

Biobased methacrylic acid via selective catalytic decarboxylation of itaconic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lansing, J.C., Murray, R.E., Moser, B.R. 2017. Biobased methacrylic acid via selective catalytic decarboxylation of itaconic acid. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 5(4):3132-3140.

Catalytic thermal cracking of postconsumer waste plastics to fuels. 2. Pilot-scale thermochemical conversion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kunwar, B., Chandrasekaran, S.R., Moser, B.R., Deluhery, J., Kim, P., Rajagopalan, N., Sharma, B.K. 2017. Catalytic thermal cracking of postconsumer waste plastics to fuels. 2. Pilot-scale thermochemical conversion. Energy and Fuels. 31(3):2705-2715.

Biodiesel - (Book / Chapter)
Moser, B.R. 2018. Biodiesel. In: Konur, O., editor. Bioenergy and Biofuels. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 121-144.

Biobased lubricants via ruthenium catalysis - (Abstract Only)

Microwave-assisted maleation of tung oil for bio-based products - (Abstract Only)
Liu, C., Liu, Z., Tisserat, B., Wang, R., Schuman, T.P., Zhou, Y., Hu, L. 2017. Microwave-assisted maleation of tung oil for bio-based products [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting. p. 26.

Parameters governing ruthenium sawhorse-based decarboxylation of oleic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Bantchev, G.B., Walter, E.L., Murray, R.E., Appell, M., Lansing, J.C., Moser, B.R. 2017. Parameters governing ruthenium sawhorse-based decarboxylation of oleic acid. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 56(4):864-871.

Glycidyl fatty acid esters in refined edible oils: A review on formation, occurrence, analysis, and elimination methods Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Cheng, W.W., Liu, G.Q., Wang, L.Q., Liu, Z. 2017. Glycidyl fatty acid esters in refined edible oils: A review on formation, occurrence, analysis, and elimination methods. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety. 16:263-281.

Analysis and properties of the decarboxylation products of oleic acid by catalytic triruthenium dodecacarbonyl Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Knothe, G., Walter, E.L., Murray, R.E., Dunn, R.O., Doll, K.M. 2016. Analysis and properties of the decarboxylation products of oleic acid by catalytic triruthenium dodecacarbonyl. Energy and Fuels. 30(9):7443-7451.

Synthesis and characterization of estolide esters containing epoxy and cyclic carbonate groups Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doll, K.M., Cermak, S.C., Kenar, J.A., Isbell, T.A., 2016. Synthesis and characterization of estolide esters containing epoxy and cyclic carbonate groups. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 93(8):1149-1155.

Improvement of ruthenium based decarboxylation of carboxylic acids - (Abstract Only)

Tung oil-based unsaturated co-ester macromonomer for thermosetting polymers: Synergetic synthesis and copolymerization with styrene Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, C., Shang, Q., Jia, P., Dai, Y., Zhou, Y., Liu, Z. 2016. Tung oil-based unsaturated co-ester macromonomer for thermosetting polymers: Synergetic synthesis and copolymerization with styrene. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4(6):3437-3449.

Fatty acid profile of 25 alternative lipid feedstocks - (Trade Journal)
Moser, B.R. 2016. Fatty acid profile of 25 alternative lipid feedstocks. Inform. 27(6):28-29.

Fatty acid composition of fourteen seashore mallow (Kosteletzkya pentacarpos) seed oil accessions collected from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Seliskar, D.M., Gallagher, J.L. 2016. Fatty acid composition of fourteen seashore mallow (Kosteletzkya pentacarpos) seed oil accessions collected from the Atlantic and Gulf coasts of the United States. Industrial Crops and Products. 87:20-26.

Thermal behavior of epoxidized cardanol diethyl phosphate as novel renewable plasticizer for poly(vinyl chloride) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Liu, Z., Li, X., Liu, P., Jiang, J., Nie, X. 2016. Thermal behavior of epoxidized cardanol diethyl phosphate as novel renewable plasticizer for poly(vinyl chloride). Polymer Degradation and Stability. 126:58-64.

Antioxidants from slow pyrolysis bio-oil of birch wood: Application for biodiesel and biobased lubricants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chandrasekaran, S.R., Murali, D., Marley, K.A., Larson, R.A., Doll, K.M., Moser, B.R., Scott, J., Sharma, B.K. 2016. Antioxidants from slow pyrolysis bio-oil of birch wood: Application for biodiesel and biobased lubricants. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4:1414-1421.

Fatty acid profile of 25 plant oils and implications for industrial applications - (Abstract Only)
Moser, B.R. 2016. Fatty acid profile of 25 plant oils and implications for industrial applications [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting and Expo. p. 60.

Preparation and fuel properties of field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seed oil ethyl esters and blends with ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moser, B.R., Evangelista, R.L., Isbell, T.A. 2016. Preparation and fuel properties of field pennycress (Thlaspi arvense) seed oil ethyl esters and blends with ultra-low sulfur diesel fuel. Energy and Fuels. 30:473-479.

A novel cardanol-based antioxidant and its application in vegetable oils and biodiesel - (Abstract Only)
Liu, Z., Chen, J., Knothe, G.H., Nie, X., Jiang, J. 2016. A novel cardanol-based antioxidant and its application in vegetable oils and biodiesel [abstract]. American Oil Chemists' Society Annual Meeting and Expo. p. 60.

Synthesis of epoxidized cardanol and its antioxidative properties for vegetable oils and biodiesel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, Z., Chen, J., Knothe, G., Nie, X., Jiang, J. 2016. Synthesis of epoxidized cardanol and its antioxidative properties for vegetable oils and biodiesel. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4(3):901-906.

Catalytic thermal cracking of post-consumer waste plastics to fuels: Part 1 - Kinetics and optimization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chandrasekaran, S.R., Kunwar, B., Moser, B.R., Rajagopalan, N., Sharma, B.K. 2015. Catalytic thermal cracking of post-consumer waste plastics to fuels. 1. Kinetics and optimization. Energy and Fuels. 29(9):6068-6077.