Robert A Moreau

Summary

Affiliation: Agricultural Research Service
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Compositional equivalence of barleys differing only in low- and normal-phytate levels
    Robert A Moreau
    Sustainable Biofuels and Coproducts Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 60:6493-8. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint The identification of mono-, di-, tri-, and tetragalactosyl-diacylglycerols and their natural estolides in oat kernels
    Robert A Moreau
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Lipids 43:533-48. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Angiotensin I converting enzyme-inhibitory peptides from commercial wet- and dry-milled corn germ
    Nicholas Parris
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:2620-3. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Reinvestigation of the effect of heat pretreatment of corn fiber and corn germ on the levels of extractable tocopherols and tocotrienols
    Robert A Moreau
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:8093-102. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Phenolic acids, lipids, and proteins associated with purified corn fiber arabinoxylans
    Madhav P Yadav
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:943-7. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Protein distribution in commercial wet- and dry-milled corn germ
    Nicholas Parris
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:4868-72. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of growth temperature on the amounts of tocopherols, tocotrienols, and gamma-oryzanol in brown rice
    Steven J Britz
    Phytonutrients Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:7559-65. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint The in vitro hydrolysis of phytosterol conjugates in food matrices by mammalian digestive enzymes
    Robert A Moreau
    Crop Conversion Science and Engineering Research Unit, ERRC, ARS, USDA, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    Lipids 39:769-76. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus by diferuloylputrescine and p-coumaroylferuloylputrescine
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6660-3. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of endogenous triacylglycerol hydrolysates on the mechanical properties of Zein films from ground corn
    Nicholas Parris
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:3306-8. 2002

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. doi request reprint Compositional equivalence of barleys differing only in low- and normal-phytate levels
    Robert A Moreau
    Sustainable Biofuels and Coproducts Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, United States
    J Agric Food Chem 60:6493-8. 2012
    ..Therefore, the phytate level had little effect on the levels of protein, oil, ash, total carbohydrate, starch, and β-glucan, fatty acid composition, and levels of tocopherols and tocotrienols in barley seeds...
  2. ncbi request reprint The identification of mono-, di-, tri-, and tetragalactosyl-diacylglycerols and their natural estolides in oat kernels
    Robert A Moreau
    US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Lipids 43:533-48. 2008
    ..The levels of total galactolipid estolides in oat kernels were estimated to be about 29% of the total glycolipid fraction. To our knowledge, this report is the first evidence of natural di- and tri-estolides of polar lipids...
  3. doi request reprint Angiotensin I converting enzyme-inhibitory peptides from commercial wet- and dry-milled corn germ
    Nicholas Parris
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 56:2620-3. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Reinvestigation of the effect of heat pretreatment of corn fiber and corn germ on the levels of extractable tocopherols and tocotrienols
    Robert A Moreau
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:8093-102. 2006
    ..Thus, heat treatment of corn germ or other corn-oil containing fractions at high temperatures leads to decreases in gamma-tocopherol, gamma-tocotrienol, and delta-tocotrienol and to the production of triacylglycerol oxidation products...
  5. ncbi request reprint Phenolic acids, lipids, and proteins associated with purified corn fiber arabinoxylans
    Madhav P Yadav
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:943-7. 2007
    ..The presence of these phenolic acids, lipids, and proteins strongly associated or bound to CFG may contribute to its excellent ability to emulsify oil-in-water emulsions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Protein distribution in commercial wet- and dry-milled corn germ
    Nicholas Parris
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 54:4868-72. 2006
    ..SDS-PAGE of laboratory preparations of wet-milled corn germ more closely resembled commercial dry- than wet-milled corn germ, which could be attributed to limited microbial growth during steeping in the laboratory preparations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Influence of growth temperature on the amounts of tocopherols, tocotrienols, and gamma-oryzanol in brown rice
    Steven J Britz
    Phytonutrients Laboratory, Beltsville Human Nutrition Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, Maryland 20705, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 55:7559-65. 2007
    ..The results suggest that the physiological action of individual ferulated phytosterols should be investigated because their relative proportions in gamma-oryzanol can change...
  8. ncbi request reprint The in vitro hydrolysis of phytosterol conjugates in food matrices by mammalian digestive enzymes
    Robert A Moreau
    Crop Conversion Science and Engineering Research Unit, ERRC, ARS, USDA, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    Lipids 39:769-76. 2004
    ..5 N methanolic KOH, 30 min at 70 degrees C), were found to result in a nearly 100% hydrolysis of TAG but only about 35-45% hydrolysis of the phytosteryl fatty acyl esters or phytosteryl hydroxycinnamate esters...
  9. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of aflatoxin biosynthesis in Aspergillus flavus by diferuloylputrescine and p-coumaroylferuloylputrescine
    Jay E Mellon
    Southern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, P O Box 19687, New Orleans, Louisiana 70179, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 52:6660-3. 2004
    ..flavus infection. The localization of these diconjugated polyamine components in the pericarp, which functions as a physical barrier and surrounds the internal food storage reserves, suggests a defensive role for these materials...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of endogenous triacylglycerol hydrolysates on the mechanical properties of Zein films from ground corn
    Nicholas Parris
    Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 50:3306-8. 2002
    ..Films prepared from zein isolated from preground corn stored for approximately 4 months (27 degrees C, 17% relative humidity) had approximately 3 times greater elongation values than zein films prepared from freshly ground corn...
  11. ncbi request reprint Cloning, characterization, and heterologous expression of a novel glucosyltransferase gene from sophorolipid-producing Candida bombicola
    Daniel K Y Solaiman
    Biobased and Other Animal Co Products Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, USA Electronic address
    Gene 540:46-53. 2014
    ..This study reports for the first time the cloning and characterization of a broad-specificity lipid glucosylation gene from C. bombicola, and the functional activity of its gene product. ..
  12. ncbi request reprint Fermentation of "Quick Fiber" produced from a modified corn-milling process into ethanol and recovery of corn fiber
    Bruce S Dien
    National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1815 North University Street, Peoria, IL 61604, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 113:937-49. 2004
    ..04 lb/bu. The residuals from the fermentations were also evaluated as a source of corn fiber oil, which has value as a nutraceutical. Corn fiber oil yields were 8.28%wt for solids recovered following pretreatment...
  13. ncbi request reprint The analysis of lipids via HPLC with a charged aerosol detector
    Robert A Moreau
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Eastern Regional Research Center, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    Lipids 41:727-34. 2006
    ..These experiments indicate that the CAD has the potential to become a valuable tool for the quantitative HPLC analysis of lipids. Long-term studies are needed to evaluate full instrument performance...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a commercial enzyme-based serum cholesterol test kit for analysis of phytosterol and phytostanol products
    Robert A Moreau
    US Department of Agriculture, Eastern Regional Research Center, Agricultural Research Service, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    J Agric Food Chem 51:6663-7. 2003
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Temperature-enhanced alumina HPLC method for the analysis of wax esters, sterol esters, and methyl esters
    Robert A Moreau
    ERRC, ARS, USDA, Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038, USA
    Lipids 37:1201-4. 2002
    ..With the increased interest in phytosterol- and phytostanol-ester enriched functional foods, this method should provide a technique to characterize and compare these products...
  16. ncbi request reprint Phytosterols, phytostanols, and their conjugates in foods: structural diversity, quantitative analysis, and health-promoting uses
    Robert A Moreau
    Crop Conversion Science and Technology Research Unit, Eastern Regional Research Center, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, 600 East Mermaid Lane, Wyndmoor, PA 19038, USA
    Prog Lipid Res 41:457-500. 2002
    ..The popularity of these products has caused the medical and biochemical community to focus much attention on phytosterols and consequently research activity on phytosterols has increased dramatically...
  17. ncbi request reprint Pearling barley and rye to produce phytosterol-rich fractions
    Anna Maija Lampi
    Department of Applied Chemistry and Microbiology, University of Helsinki, Finland
    Lipids 39:783-7. 2004
    ..Pearling fines of hulless barley and rye contained >2 mg/g phytosterol compounds, which makes them a good source of phytosterols and thus valuable raw materials for health-promoting foods...
  18. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant and antimelanogenic activities of polyamine conjugates from corn bran and related hydroxycinnamic acids
    Sang Won Choi
    Department of Food Science and Nutrition, Catholic University of Daegu, Gyeongsan, Gyeongbuk, Korea
    J Agric Food Chem 55:3920-5. 2007
    ..These current results indicate that these three polyamine conjugates from corn bran may be useful potential sources of natural antioxidants and skin-whitening agents...
  19. ncbi request reprint Corn fiber oil and sitostanol decrease cholesterol absorption independently of intestinal sterol transporters in hamsters
    Deepak Jain
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada
    J Nutr Biochem 19:229-36. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the cholesterol-lowering mechanisms of corn fiber oil (CFO), ferulate phytostanyl esters (FPEs) and parent compounds of FPE, including sitostanol and ferulic acid, in hamsters...
  20. pmc Fermented beverages of pre- and proto-historic China
    Patrick E McGovern
    Museum Applied Science Center for Archaeology, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:17593-8. 2004
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Increasing the value of hominy feed as a coproduct by fermentation
    Vivek Sharma
    Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL 61801, USA
    Appl Biochem Biotechnol 149:145-53. 2008
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Identification and quantification of glycerolipids in cotton fibers: reconciliation with metabolic pathway predictions from DNA databases
    Sylvia W Wanjie
    University of North Texas, Department of Biological Sciences, Center for Plant Lipid Research, Denton, Texas 76203 5220, USA
    Lipids 40:773-85. 2005
    ..Together, these data form a foundation for future studies of the functional contribution of lipid metabolism to the development of this unusual and economically important cell type...