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Yuki Kawai et al.
Analytical sciences : the international journal of the Japan Society for Analytical Chemistry, 28(11), 1029-1031 (2012-11-15)
The tube radial distribution of solvents was observed in an aqueous ionic liquid mixed solution of 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride fed into a capillary tube. A phase diagram was constructed with 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium chloride and potassium hydroxide, which included boundary curves between homogeneous
Rui Gusmão et al.
Chemistry (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 21(46), 16474-16478 (2015-10-08)
Fluorographane (C1 Hx F1-x+δ )n is a new member of the graphene family that exhibits hydrophobicity and a large band gap that is tunable based on the level of fluorination. Herein, sensing and energy applications of fluorographane are reported. The
T P Pirog et al.
Mikrobiolohichnyi zhurnal (Kiev, Ukraine : 1993), 75(3), 32-40 (2013-07-23)
Synthesis of extracellular metabolites with surface-active and emulsifying properties, pH being maintained at the level of 5.8-8.0, in the process of cultivation of Acinetobacter calcoaceticus IMV B-7241 in the medium with ethanol (2%, volume part) was investigated. It is established
Dominic Landgraf et al.
Chronobiology international, 32(3), 416-427 (2014-11-29)
The importance of circadian clocks in the regulation of adult physiology in mammals is well established. In contrast, the ontogenesis of the circadian system and its role in embryonic development are still poorly understood. Although there is experimental evidence that
Fatima El Aamri et al.
Microbes and infection, 17(4), 258-265 (2014-06-24)
Streptococcus iniae has become one of the most serious aquatic pathogens in the last decade, causing large losses in wild and farmed fish worldwide. There is clear evidence that this pathogen is capable not only of causing serious disease in
Fei Yu et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 237-238, 102-109 (2012-09-12)
To investigate the effect of pore structure and surface chemistry on adsorption of monoaromatics, multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) with different specific surface area (SSA) and surface oxygen content by KOH activation treatment have been prepared. The results indicate that adsorption
A Mtibe et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 118, 1-8 (2014-12-30)
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) and cellulose nanofibres (CNFs) were successfully extracted from cellulose obtained from maize stalk residues. A variety of techniques, such as Fourier transform infrared (FTIR) spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy (SEM), X-ray diffraction (XRD) and thermogravimetric analysis (TGA) were
Fabrice Jean-Pierre et al.
Microbiology (Reading, England), 161(9), 1889-1896 (2015-08-25)
RsmA is a post-transcriptional RNA-binding protein that acts as a pleiotropic global regulator of mRNAs in the opportunistic pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Upon binding to its target, RsmA impedes the translation of the mRNA by the ribosome. The RsmA regulon affects
The solubility and diffusion coefficient of oxygen in potassium hydroxide solutions.
Davis RE, et al.
Electrochimica Acta, 12(3), 287-297 (1967)
Pilar Viñas et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 94, 173-179 (2014-03-08)
Capillary liquid chromatography (LC) is used for the determination of tocopherols and tocotrienols in cosmetic products. Dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction (DLLME) allows the analytes to be preconcentrated into a very small volume of organic solvent which is then injected into the
Zheng Tian et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 30(41), 12411-12420 (2014-09-25)
Carbon films with interdigitated bimodal three-dimensionally ordered mesoporosity (ib3DOm) are realized by a scalable nanoreplication process that removes the common need plaguing hard-templating strategies for multistep prefabrication of porous sacrificial templates. Specifically, evaporation-induced convective codeposition of size-tunable (ca. 20-50 nm)
Melissa A Hoffman et al.
Forensic science international, 315, 110414-110414 (2020-08-02)
Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the primary psychoactive component of cannabis, leads to impaired cognitive and psychomotor function resulting in an increased risk of fatal motor vehicle collisions and other traumas resulting in death. It is important to measure cannabinoids in postmortem cases
Agnieszka Kadej et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 44(47), 20659-20674 (2015-11-14)
Mononuclear and polynuclear copper(II) complexes of alloferon 1 with point mutations, H1A/H12A H2N-A(1)GVSGH(6)GQH(9)GVA(12)G-COOH, H1A/H9A H2N-A(1)GVSGH(6)GQA(9)GVH(12)G-COOH, and H1A/H6A H2N-A(1)GVSGA(6)GQH(9)GVH(12)G-COOH, have been studied by potentiometric, UV-visible, CD, and EPR spectroscopy, and mass spectrometry (MS) methods. Complete complex speciation at different metal-to-ligand molar
Casandra R Cox et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(39), 14057-14061 (2014-09-17)
Direct solar-to-fuels conversion can be achieved by coupling a photovoltaic device with water-splitting catalysts. We demonstrate that a solar-to-fuels efficiency (SFE) > 10% can be achieved with nonprecious, low-cost, and commercially ready materials. We present a systems design of a
Hao Hu et al.
Toxicology and applied pharmacology, 289(1), 30-39 (2015-09-08)
Human cytochrome P450 (CYP) 2A6 enzyme has been proposed to play a role in cellular defence against chemical-induced oxidative stress. The encoding gene is regulated by various stress activated transcription factors. This paper demonstrates that p53 is a novel transcriptional
Basel Khraiwesh et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 17434-17434 (2015-12-01)
Changes in the environment, such as those caused by climate change, can exert stress on plant growth, diversity and ultimately global food security. Thus, focused efforts to fully understand plant response to stress are urgently needed in order to develop
Jin Qu et al.
Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 33(4), 468-474 (2015-01-23)
The purpose of the current study was to develop a novel technology to enhance tendon-to-bone interface healing by trypsinizing and mineralizing (TM) an intrasynovial tendon allograft in a rabbit bone tunnel model. Eight rabbit flexor digitorum profundus (FDP) tendons were
Hassan M Albishri et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 53(7), 1123-1130 (2014-12-30)
Two cyclodextrin micellar liquid chromatographic methods were developed and applied to the simultaneous determination of bisoprolol/hydrochlorothiazide and atenolol/chlorthalidone combinations in urine matrices without sample pretreatment. These combined β-blockers and diuretics chemotherapies are commonly used in the treatment of hypertension and
Veronika F S Pape et al.
Journal of inorganic biochemistry, 144, 18-30 (2015-01-16)
Three novel pyrimidinylhydrazones substituted at either the aromatic moiety or at the imine carbon atom were synthesized and characterized by standard analytical methods. All compounds were found to be toxic in the micro- to submicromolar range against a diverse panel
Hyojung Cha et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 6(18), 15774-15782 (2014-08-26)
The molecular packing structures of two conjugated polymers based on alkoxy naphthalene, one with cyano-substituents and one without, have been investigated to determine the effects of electron-withdrawing cyano-groups on the performance of bulk-heterojunction solar cells. The substituted cyano-groups facilitate the
Lesley C Homer et al.
Lab animal, 41(11), 327-335 (2012-10-20)
Alkaline hydrolysis-based tissue dissolvers (TDs) are commercially available tools for the digestion and decontamination of infectious animal waste. The authors carried out a series of experiments to verify whether the TD in their facility completely digested animal carcasses and inactivated
Mohammad I K Hamad et al.
Journal of neuroscience methods, 240, 48-60 (2014-12-03)
Calcium imaging has unraveled the calcium-dependent mechanisms underlying neuronal function. Acetoxymethyl ester (AM) dyes are widely employed for calcium imaging. Pluronic F127 (PF127) as a surfactant and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) as a solvent are used to dissolve the dyes, but
Suzan Semaan et al.
CNS neuroscience & therapeutics, 21(2), 164-172 (2014-10-14)
Although compelling evidence suggests that human hypothalamic hamartoma (HH) is intrinsically epileptogenic for gelastic seizures, the molecular mechanisms responsible for epileptogenesis within HH remain to be elucidated. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that hyperactivation of
Madhur D Shastri et al.
PloS one, 10(3), e0118798-e0118798 (2015-03-05)
T-cell-mediated inflammatory cytokines, such as interleukin (IL)-4, IL-5, IL-13 and tumor necrosis factor-alpha (TNF-α), play an important role in the initiation and progression of inflammatory airways diseases. Low-molecular-weight heparins (LMWHs), widely used anticoagulants, possess anti-inflammatory properties making them potential treatment
Brian M Smith et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(21), 12789-12797 (2015-10-08)
Collisions with and attachment to natural colloids (heteroaggregation) is likely to influence significantly the fate, transport, and toxicity of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs). This study investigated heteroaggregation between hematite (α-Fe2O3) colloids and citrate-capped gold nanoparticles (Cit-AuNPs) using a novel approach involving
Chen Wang et al.
Acta pharmacologica Sinica, 36(12), 1451-1461 (2015-11-26)
Neferine is an isoquinoline alkaloid isolated from seed embryos of Nelumbo nucifera (Gaertn), which has a variety of biological activities. In this study we examined the effects of neferine on Kv4.3 channels, a major contributor to the transient outward current
Tao Dong et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 99(23), 10237-10247 (2015-08-16)
Accurate determination of fatty acid contents is routinely required in microalgal and yeast biofuel studies. A method of rapid in situ fatty acid methyl ester (FAME) derivatization directly from wet fresh microalgal and yeast biomass was developed in this study.
Ratchanee Kongkachuichai et al.
Food chemistry, 173, 838-846 (2014-12-04)
Evidence from epidemiological studies has strongly suggested that diets rich in fruits and vegetables play a vital role in disease prevention. The aim of this study was to determine nutrient and antioxidant content for 15 varieties of indigenous vegetables and
Javed Iqbal et al.
Toxicology mechanisms and methods, 24(8), 544-551 (2014-07-26)
Advancement in the field of analytical food-chemistry has explored various experimental techniques for aflatoxins (AFs) quantification. The present study was aimed to compare four different techniques; thin-layer chromatography (TLC), high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC), liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) and enzyme-linked
Rajat Sharma et al.
Applied biochemistry and biotechnology, 169(3), 761-772 (2013-01-01)
Chemical pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass has been extensively investigated for sugar generation and subsequent fuel production. Alkaline pretreatment has emerged as one of the popular chemical pretreatment methods, but most attempts thus far have utilized NaOH for the pretreatment process.
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