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Prieto Vidal, N., Adeseun Adigun, O., Pham, T., Mumtaz, A., Manful, C., Callahan, G., Stewart, P., Keough, D., & Thomas, R. (2018). The Effects of Cold Saponification on the Unsaponified Fatty Acid Composition and Sensory Perception of Commercial Natural Herbal Soaps. Molecules, 23(9).doi:10.3390/molecules23092356

Vidal, N. P., Pham, H. T., Manful, C., Pumphrey, R., Nadeem, M., Cheema, M., Galagedara, L., Leke-Aladekoba, A., Abbey, L., & Thomas, R. (2018). The use of natural media amendments to produce kale enhanced with functional lipids in controlled environment production system. Scientific Reports, 8(1), 14771. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-32866-5​​​

Abbey, L., Pham, T. H., Annan, N., Leke-Aladekoba, A., & Thomas, R. H. (2018). Chemical composition of kale as influenced by dry vermicast, potassium humate and volcanic minerals. Food Res Int, 107, 726-737.doi:10.1016/j.foodres.2018.03.010​

Marshall, K. E., Thomas, R. H., Roxin, Á., Chen, E. K. Y., Brown, J. C. L., Gillies, E. R., & Sinclair, B. J. (2014). Seasonal accumulation of acetylated triacylglycerols by a freeze-tolerant insect. The Journal of Experimental Biology, 217(9), 1580. 

H., Pham, Nadeem, M., Vidal, N., Fillier, T., Cheema, M., Cheema, S., Thomas, R., (2017). Hydrophilic Interaction and C30 Reverse Phase Ultra-high Performance Liquid Chromatography coupled to Acccurate Mass Spectrometry as a Comprehensive Lipidomics Platform. Analytical Chemistry (submitted).

Nadeem, M., Pham, H., Thomas, R., Galagedera, L., Kavanagh, V., Zhu, X., and Cheema, M. (2017). Phosphatidic acid: A potential indicator of superior agronomic performance in cool climate cropping systems. Plant Physiology (submitted).​

Dindia, L., Faught, L., Leonenko, Z., Thomas, R., Vijayan, M., (2013), Nongenomic cortisol signaling in response to acute stress involves changes in plasma membrane order in rainbow trout. American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology and Metabolism 304: E1157-E1166

Thomas, R., Meeking, M., Mepham, J., Tichenoff, L., Possmayer, F., Liu, S., and MacFabe, D., (2012), The enteric bacterial metabolite propionic acid alters brain and plasma phospholipid molecular species: Further development of a rodent model of autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Neuroinflammation, 9:153-170.​

Williams, C., Thomas, R., MacMillian, H., Marshall, K., and Sinclair, B. (2011), Triacylglyceride measurement in small quantities of homogenised insect tissue: comparisons and caveats. Journal of Insect Physiology, 57:1602-1613​

Armstrong, C., Thomas R., Price, E., Guglielmo, C., and Staples, J., (2011), Remodeling mitochondrial membranes during arousal from hibernation. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology, 84:438-449.​

Chung, D., Lloyd, G., Thomas, R., Guglielmo, C., and Staples, J., (2011), Mitochondrial respiration and succinate dehydrogenase are suppressed early during entrance into a hibernation bout, but membrane remodeling is only transient. Journal of Comparative Physiology B, 181: 699-711.​

Springer, J., Price, R., E., Thomas, R., and Guglielmo, C., (2011), Muscle membrane phospholipid class composition in White-Throated Sparrows in relation to migration. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, 123:116-120.​

Thomas, R., Foley, K., Mepham, J., Tichenoff, L., Possmayer, F., and MacFabe, D., (2010), Altered brain phospholipid and acylcarnitine profiles in propionic acid infused rodents: Further development of a potential model of autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Neurochemistry, 113:515-529.

Thomas, R., Guglielmo, C., and Bernards, M.A., (2010), Changes in lipophilic and hydrophilic antioxidant activities in seven herbs and spices based marinating sauces after cooking. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis, 23:244-252.​

Thomas, R. H., Price, E. Seewagen, C., Bernards, M., and Guglielmo, C., (2010), The use of TLC-FID and GC-MS/FID to examine seasonal variation and the effects of captivity and diet on the intact preen wax composition of White-throated Sparrows (Zonotrichia albicollis). Ibis, 152: 782-792.

Gerson, A.L., Brown, J.C., Thomas, R., Bernards, M.A., and Staples, J.M., (2008), Effects of dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids on mitochondrial metabolism in mammalian hibernation. Journal of Experimental Biology, 211: 2689-2699.​

Ranathunge, K., Thomas, R., Fang, X., Peterson, C., Gijzen, M., and Bernards, M., (2008), Soybean root suberin and partial resistance to root rot caused by Phytophthora sojae. Phytopathology, 98: 1179-1189.​

Thomas, R., Fang, A., Ranathunge, K., Peterson, C., and Bernards, M., (2007), Soybean (Glycine max L.) root suberin: anatomical distribution, chemical composition and relationship to Phytophthora sojae tolerance. Plant Physiology, 144: 299-311.​

Woods, F.M., Dozier, W.A., Ebel, R.C., Thomas, R.H., Nesbitt, M., Wilkins, B.S., and Himelrick, D.G. (2006), Fruit quality and antioxidant properties in Alabama-grown blackberries during fruit maturation.  International Journal of Fruit Science, 6(3):67-85.

Thomas, R., Woods, F.M., Dozier, W.A., Ebel, R.C., Nesbitt, M., Wilkins, B.S., and Himelrick, D.G. (2005), Cultivar variation in physicochemical and antioxidant activity of Alabama-grown blackberries. Small Fruits Review, 4(1):57-71.

​Woods, F.M., Dozier, W.A., Ebel, R.C., Himelrick, D.G., Mosjidis, C., Thomas, R.H., Wilkins, B.S., and Pitts, J.A., (2005), Effect of maturity at harvest in relation to changes in antioxidant properties and ethylene in 'Chandler' strawberry fruit.  Small Fruits Review, 4:87-1074.Ebel, RC, Dozier, W.A., Hockema, B., Woods, F.M., Thomas, R., Wilkins, B.S., Nesbitt, M., and McDaniel, R., (2004), Fruit quality of Satsuma mandarin grown on the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico. HortScience, 39:979-982.​

Thomas, R. and Markhart, A., (2002a), Brassica rapa as a model to select for low root-shoot ratio plants grown in hydroponics. JAGRIST, 24(2):26-39.​

Thomas, R. and Markhart, A., (2002b), The effects of ethylene biosynthesis inhibitors on the root-shoot ratio of Brassica rapa Rbr.grown in hydroponics. JAGRIST, 24(2): 40-44.