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Vishandas Suthar et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 186(6), 3957-3968 (2014-02-12)
Natural and chemically enhanced phytoextraction potentials of maize (Zea mays L.) and sesbania (Sesbania aculeata Willd.) were explored by growing them on two soils contaminated with heavy metals. The soils, Gujranwala (fine, loamy, mixed, hyperthermic Udic Haplustalf) and Pacca (fine
Yufei Ma et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 33(4), 2413-2420 (2013-03-19)
We report an interesting finding of calcium carbonate (CaCO3) crystal growth in the silk fibroin (SF) hydrogel with different concentrations by a simple ion diffusion method. The experimental results indicate that the CaCO3 crystals obtained from silk fibroin gels with
Calcium carbonate in hyperphosphatemia.
M Mayo et al.
DICP : the annals of pharmacotherapy, 25(9), 945-947 (1991-09-01)
Jamie Jones et al.
The Science of the total environment, 502, 434-447 (2014-10-04)
To support nutrient removal, various stormwater treatment technologies have been developed via the use of green materials, such as sawdust, tire crumbs, sand, clay, sulfur, and limestone, as typical constituents of filter media mixes. These materials aid in the physiochemical
Santoshkumar Biradar et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4257-4263 (2014-04-18)
In this study, a novel approach to tailor the calcium carbonate nanoparticles was exploited based on agarose gel as polymer medium. The size of nanoparticles formed was governed by ionic diffusion and affected by weight percent of agarose and reaction
Tuomas Mehtiö et al.
Carbohydrate research, 402, 102-110 (2014-12-17)
A series of copolyanhydrides, consisting of 2,3,4,5-tetra-O-acetylgalactaric acid (AGA) and adipic acid (AA) as monomer units, was polymerized. Synthesis of AGA monomer consisted of two steps. First, O-acetylation of galactaric acid secondary hydroxyl groups was performed using acetic anhydride as
Anni Määttänen et al.
AMB Express, 4, 32-32 (2014-07-10)
The suitability of paper-based arrays for biofilm formation studies by Staphylococcus aureus is demonstrated. Laboratory-coated papers with different physicochemical properties were used as substrates. The array platform was fabricated by patterning the coated papers with vinyl-substituted polydimethylsiloxane (PDMS) -based ink.
Rutger De Wit et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0130552-e0130552 (2015-06-27)
Using three different microscopy techniques (epifluorescence, electronic and atomic force microscopy), we showed that high-Mg calcite grains in calcifying microbial mats from the hypersaline lake "La Salada de Chiprana", Spain, contain viruses with a diameter of 50-80 nm. Energy-dispersive X-ray
Laetitia Galea et al.
Biomaterials, 67, 93-103 (2015-07-27)
Synthetic calcium phosphate bone graft substitutes are widely recognized for their biocompatibility and resorption characteristics in the treatment of large bone defects. However, due to their inherent brittleness, applications in load-bearing situations always require reinforcement by additional metallic implants. Improved
Claudia Gagnon et al.
PloS one, 9(10), e109607-e109607 (2014-10-10)
To examine whether combined vitamin D and calcium supplementation improves insulin sensitivity, insulin secretion, β-cell function, inflammation and metabolic markers. 6-month randomized, placebo-controlled trial. Ninety-five adults with serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] ≤55 nmol/L at risk of type 2 diabetes (with
Maria Cristina Straccia et al.
Marine drugs, 13(5), 2890-2908 (2015-05-15)
In this work, a coating of chitosan onto alginate hydrogels was realized using the water-soluble hydrochloride form of chitosan (CH-Cl), with the dual purpose of imparting antibacterial activity and delaying the release of hydrophilic molecules from the alginate matrix. Alginate
Steve Weiner et al.
Connective tissue research, 44 Suppl 1, 214-218 (2003-09-04)
Many organisms from a wide variety of taxa produce amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC), despite the fact that it is inherently unstable and relatively soluble in its pure state. These properties also make it difficult to detect and characterize ACC. Raman
Kazuhiro Taguchi et al.
SpringerPlus, 3, 6-6 (2015-02-13)
An estimation procedure for biobased carbon content of polyethylene composite was studied using carbon-14 ((14)C) concentration ratios as measured by accelerated mass spectrometry (AMS). Prior to the measurement, additives and fillers in composites should be removed because they often contain
Johannes Ihli et al.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 49(30), 3134-3136 (2013-03-13)
A simple synthetic method is presented for the precipitation of high purity, dry amorphous calcium carbonate (ACC) based on freeze-drying saturated, counter ion free CaCO3 solutions, where the ACC produced shows an extended atmospheric stability. Translation of the methodology to
Monika Smiga-Matuszowicz et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 45, 64-71 (2014-12-11)
In this study new biodegradable materials obtained by crosslinking poly(3-allyloxy-1,2-propylene succinate) (PSAGE) with oligo(isosorbide maleate) (OMIS) and small amount of methyl methacrylate were investigated. The porous scaffolds were obtained in the presence of a foaming system consisted of calcium carbonate/carboxylic
Yusuke Suzuki et al.
Dental materials journal, 34(2), 263-269 (2015-03-06)
Aim of this study was to develop a novel fluorapatite-forming calcium phosphate cement (FA-CPC) with tricalcium silicate (TCS) for endodontic applications and to examine its in vitro and in vivo characteristics. The FA-CPC powder consisted of 62.8% CaHPO4, 30.8% CaCO3
Hyo-Min Cho et al.
Medical physics, 42(7), 4401-4410 (2015-07-03)
To investigate the feasibility of detecting breast microcalcification (μCa) with a dedicated breast computed tomography (CT) system based on energy-resolved photon-counting silicon (Si) strip detectors. The proposed photon-counting breast CT system and a bench-top prototype photon-counting breast CT system were
Joseph T Morott et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 104(1), 124-134 (2014-11-21)
The primary aim of this research was to produce successfully taste masked formulations of Sildenafil Citrate (SC) using hot-melt extrusion (HME) technology. Multiple screw configurations and polymeric carriers were evaluated for their effects on taste masking efficiency, which was assessed
Miina Ojansivu et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 21, 190-203 (2015-04-23)
Bioactive glasses are known for their ability to induce osteogenic differentiation of stem cells. To elucidate the mechanism of the osteoinductivity in more detail, we studied whether ionic extracts prepared from a commercial glass S53P4 and from three experimental glasses
Ruqian Qin et al.
PloS one, 9(7), e103477-e103477 (2014-07-30)
Trees in the genus Populus and their interspecific hybrids are used across North America for fiber production and as a potential source of biofuel. Plantations of these species are severely impacted by a fungal pathogen, Sphaerulina musiva, the cause of
Dentin hypersensitivity: effective treatment with an in-office desensitizing paste containing 8% arginine and calcium carbonate.
Fotinos Panagakos et al.
American journal of dentistry, 22 Spec No A, 3A-7A (2009-05-29)
Sophie A Jamal et al.
Lancet (London, England), 382(9900), 1268-1277 (2013-07-23)
Phosphate binders (calcium-based and calcium-free) are recommended to lower serum phosphate and prevent hyperphosphataemia in patients with chronic kidney disease, but their effects on mortality and cardiovascular outcomes are unknown. We aimed to update our meta-analysis on the effect of
Bao-Xin Liu et al.
Medicine, 94(25), e991-e991 (2015-06-25)
Osteoporosis and related fragility fractures represent a serious and global public health problem. To evaluate whether the modified eighth section of Eight-section Brocade (MESE) exercise could improve the symptom and indexes associated with osteoporosis in postmenopausal women. Guangzhou and Liuzhou
Ali Salmani Abyaneh et al.
Journal of environmental management, 165, 184-187 (2015-10-05)
Rhamnolipid (RL) is a biosurfactant which is produced by the bacterial species Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Although applications of this material have been examined in various fields, its applications in the flotation of heavy metals remain to be explored. In this research
Alice Melocchi et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 104(6), 1971-1980 (2015-03-13)
The exploitation of hot-melt extrusion and injection molding for the manufacturing of immediate-release (IR) tablets was preliminarily investigated in view of their special suitability for continuous manufacturing, which represents a current goal of pharmaceutical production because of its possible advantages
Rohan Sahdev et al.
Journal of biomaterials applications, 30(1), 85-92 (2015-02-15)
This study aimed at evaluating the potential effect of gallium-incorporated phosphate-based glasses towards periodontitis-associated bacteria, Porphyromonas gingivalis, and matrix metalloproteinase-13. Periodontitis describes a group of inflammatory diseases of the gingiva and supporting structures of the periodontium. They are initiated by
Makoto Hirota et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 49, 623-631 (2015-02-18)
We compared osteoblast and osteoclast differentiation when using beta-tricalcium phosphate (βTCP) and titanium scaffolds by investigating human mesenchymal stem cells (hMSCs) and osteoclast progenitor cell activities. hMSCs were cultured for 7, 14, and 21days on titanium scaffolds with 60%, 73%
Polysaccharides and proteoglycans in calcium carbonate-based biomineralization.
José L Arias et al.
Chemical reviews, 108(11), 4475-4482 (2008-07-26)
O V Zatsepina et al.
Gigiena i sanitariia, (5)(5), 37-40 (2013-12-18)
The results of studies of electrochemical indices of waters activated with structurally stressed calcium carbonate tension in micellar form during storage are presented and these indicators of water were shown to change over time. In this case, waters, having initially
Anne Handrini Dewi et al.
Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 103(10), 3273-3283 (2015-03-27)
Gypsum or calcium sulfate (CS) or plaster of Paris (POP) is considered as a fast degradable material that usually resorbs before the bone defect area is completely filled by new bone. In this study, the incorporation of CaCO3 hydrogel into
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