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Katayoun Mahdavi Ara et al.
Journal of food science and technology, 52(7), 4450-4458 (2015-07-04)
Essential oils and fatty acids of Descurainia sophia L. seed were obtained by supercritical CO2 extraction and steam distillation methods. The effect of different parameters such as pressure, temperature, modifier volume, dynamic and static extraction timeon the extraction yield were
António Alves Soares et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 185(10), 8429-8438 (2013-04-09)
Soil vapor extraction (SVE) and bioremediation (BR) are two of the most common soil remediation technologies. Their application is widespread; however, both present limitations, namely related to the efficiencies of SVE on organic soils and to the remediation times of
Rajeev Dattani et al.
Soft matter, 11(16), 3125-3131 (2015-03-06)
We report the phase behaviour of polymer/fullerene/solvent ternary mixtures and its consequence for the morphology of the resulting composite thin films. We focus particularly on solutions of polystyrene (PS), C60 fullerene and toluene, which are examined by static and dynamic
Daniil Karnaushenko et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 27(42), 6582-6589 (2015-09-24)
A novel method relying on strain engineering to realize arrays of on-chip-integrated giant magneto-impedance (GMI) sensors equipped with pick-up coils is put forth. The geometrical transformation of an initially planar layout into a tubular 3D architecture stabilizes favorable azimuthal magnetic
Azrina Azlan et al.
BMC public health, 15, 683-683 (2015-07-22)
Exposure to PCDD/PCDF (dioxin and furan) through consumption of fish and shellfish is closely related to the occurrence of skin diseases, such as chloracne and hyperpigmentation. This study aimed to determine the exposure of PCDD/PCDF and its congeners in fish
Akio Kamimura et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 78(8), 3961-3971 (2013-03-16)
A kinetic investigation of the radical cyclization of N-tert-butyl-o-bromobenzylmethacryl amides to give 2-benzazepines via 7-endo selective cyclization was undertaken. The aryl radical generated from the amide precursor by treatment with Bu3SnH gave the three compounds, which are a 7-endo cyclized
Eiki Watanabe et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1385, 35-41 (2015-02-11)
This paper describes a highly sensitive analytical method using high-performance liquid chromatography and fluorescence detection (HPLC-FLD) capable of quantifying trace amounts of synthetic pyrethroid insecticide etofenprox residue in six vegetable samples: bell pepper, cucumber, eggplant, Japanese mustard spinach, spinach, and
Pierluca Galloni et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 42(33), 11963-11970 (2013-06-12)
A sustainable V(V) and Mo(VI) catalysed two-phase procedure for bromination of toluene under quite mild conditions is proposed; H2O2 is the primary oxidant and KBr is the bromine source; metal precursors are commercially available salts. The reaction is efficient without
Jian Wen et al.
Breast cancer research and treatment, 149(3), 619-629 (2015-02-02)
Chemotherapy is the mainstay of systemic treatment for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC); however, the development of drug resistance limits its effectiveness. Therefore, we investigated the underlying mechanism for drug resistance and potential approaches to overcome it for a more
Cameron L Nemeth et al.
Tissue engineering. Part A, 20(21-22), 2817-2829 (2014-04-23)
We have examined the effects of surface nanotopography and hyaluronic acid (HA) on in vitro chondrogenesis of dental pulp stem cells (DPSCs). Ultraviolet-assisted capillary force lithography was employed to fabricate well-defined nanostructured scaffolds of composite PEG-GelMA-HA hydrogels that consist of
Paweł Mochalski et al.
Cell biochemistry and biophysics, 71(1), 323-329 (2014-08-16)
Gas chromatography with mass spectrometric detection combined with head-space needle trap extraction as the pre-concentration technique was applied to identify and quantify volatile organic compounds released or metabolised by human umbilical vein endothelial cells. Amongst the consumed species there were
Maria J Misa-Agustiño et al.
Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.), 240(9), 1123-1135 (2015-02-05)
Non-ionizing radiation at 2.45 GHz may modify the morphology and expression of genes that codify heat shock proteins (HSP) in the thyroid gland. Diathermy is the therapeutic application of non-ionizing radiation to humans for its beneficial effects in rheumatological and musculo-skeletal
Karin Björklund et al.
Journal of environmental management, 159, 106-114 (2015-06-13)
Conventional stormwater treatment techniques such as sedimentation and filtration are inefficient for removing the dissolved and colloidal phases of hydrophobic organic compounds (HOCs) present in stormwater. Adsorption could be a promising technique for removing colloidal and dissolved pollutants. Five low-cost
A Iparraguirre et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1360, 57-65 (2014-08-19)
In the present work, a novel analytical method for the simultaneous determination of ten polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), eight methoxylated PBDEs (MeO-PBDEs) and seven hydroxylated PBDEs (OH-PBDEs) in soil, lettuce and carrot samples was developed. The procedure was based on
Georgina Balcells et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1389, 65-75 (2015-03-10)
In order to improve the detection capabilities of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) in sports, a liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS) screening method for the simultaneous detection of AAS phase I and phase II intact urinary metabolites (glucuronides and sulfates) was
Ana Bogadi-Sare et al.
Lijecnicki vjesnik, 125(1-2), 28-30 (2003-06-19)
The research of benzene and toluene toxic effects has been carried out in the Republic of Croatia. The paper presents the results. The research of early indicators of benzene hematotoxicity, immunotoxicity and genotoxicity and toluene neurotoxicity has been conducted on
Chang Li et al.
Food and chemical toxicology : an international journal published for the British Industrial Biological Research Association, 75, 8-13 (2014-12-03)
3-monochoropropane-1, 2-diol (3-MCPD) esters from edible oils are considered to be a possible risk factor for adverse effects in human. In the present study, the exposure assessment of 3-MCPD esters to Chinese population was performed. A total of 143 edible
Chia-Ju Tsai et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1410, 60-67 (2015-08-09)
A novel, simple and quick sample preparation method was developed and used for pre-concentration and extraction of six phenylpropenes, including anethole, estragole, eugenol, methyl eugenol, safrole and myristicin, from oil samples by dual dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction. Gas chromatography-mass spectrometry was
Jan Baeten et al.
PloS one, 9(11), e113142-e113142 (2014-11-13)
Frankincense, the oleogum resin from Boswellia sp., has been an early luxury good in both Western and Eastern societies and is particularly used in Christian funerary and liturgical rites. The scant grave goods in late medieval burials comprise laterally perforated
E Roemer et al.
Regulatory toxicology and pharmacology : RTP, 70 Suppl 1, S2-14 (2014-12-17)
This publication introduces a series of six other publications describing the toxicological assessment of kretek cigarettes, i.e., cigarettes characterized primarily by the use of a significant amount of cloves as an ingredient added to the tobacco. This paper presents background
Lu Yangfang et al.
Electrophoresis, 36(17), 2120-2127 (2015-05-21)
Submicron, non-porous, chiral silica stationary phase has been prepared by the immobilization of functionalized β-CD derivatives to isocyanate-modified silica via chemical reaction and applied to the pressurized capillary electrochromatography (pCEC) enantio-separation of various chiral compounds. The submicron, non-porous, cyclodextrin-based chiral
Christiaan Ridings et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 16(4), 733-738 (2015-02-14)
The charge distribution and coverage with surfactant molecules at foam film surfaces plays an important role in determining foam film structure and stability. This work uses the concentration depth profiling technique neutral impact collision ion scattering spectroscopy to experimentally observe
Lijun Xie et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 853, 303-310 (2014-12-04)
Metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) have received great attention as novel sorbents due to their fascinating structures and intriguing potential applications in various fields. In this work, a MIL-101(Cr)-coated solid-phase microextraction (SPME) fiber was fabricated by a simple direct coating method and
James Allen Frank et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7118-7118 (2015-05-23)
Fatty acids (FAs) are not only essential components of cellular energy storage and structure, but play crucial roles in signalling. Here we present a toolkit of photoswitchable FA analogues (FAAzos) that incorporate an azobenzene photoswitch along the FA chain. By
Issha Nadirah Ismail et al.
Journal of fluorescence, 25(4), 777-785 (2015-06-10)
A coumarin-terminated self-assembled monolayer on silver particles (C-SAM) from the reduction of silver ions in the presence of compound 3 was successfully prepared by utilizing phase transfer method, and analyzed by FTIR, SEM-EDS, UV-Visible and a particle sizer. The fluorescence
Willie Tran et al.
Applied spectroscopy, 69(2), 230-238 (2015-01-15)
Two methods commonly employed for molecular surface analysis and thin-film analysis of microscopic areas are attenuated total reflection infrared (ATR-IR) microspectroscopy and confocal Raman microspectroscopy. In the former method, the depth of the evanescent probe beam can be controlled by
Tiago Palmeira et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 16(3), 640-648 (2014-12-17)
The luminescence decay of a species in an absorbing medium whose optical thickness changes with time, as occurs with triplet-triplet absorption following excitation cut-off, is studied theoretically and experimentally. A general luminescence decay function based on a distribution of optical
Ursula J Williams et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 43(43), 16197-16206 (2014-08-26)
The trivalent compound K[Ce[N(SiHMe2)2]4] was synthesized and oxidized, providing a convenient route to the reported cerium(IV) compound Ce[N(SiHMe2)2]4. Protonolysis reactions of Ce[N(SiHMe2)2]4 with tert-butanol, substituted benzyl alcohols, and 2,6-diphenylphenol yielded the neutral tetravalent compounds Ce(O(t)Bu)4(py)2, Ce2(OCH2C6R5)8(thf)2 (R = Me, F)
Muna Ali Abdalla
Natural product research, 31(9), 1014-1021 (2016-12-13)
Three new cyclotetrapeptides, named cyclo-(L-Leu-L-Glu-L-Leu-L-Glu) (1) cyclo-(L-Ile-L-Glu-L-Ile-L-Glu) (2) and cyclo-(L-Val-L-Glu-L-Val-L-Glu) (3), were isolated from Streptomyces sp. 447 obtained from endophytic actinobacteria. The producer strain was characterized as Streptomyces sp. by 16s rDNA sequencing. The structures of the three peptides were
Salime Pelin Ertürküner et al.
Pharmacological reports : PR, 66(2), 279-287 (2014-06-10)
Hyperglycemia and advanced glucose end substance (AGE) are responsible for excessive reactive oxygen species (ROS) production, which causes oxidative stress in diabetes mellitus. Oxidative stress and high blood pressure may cause injury and glomerulosclerosis in the kidney. End-stage kidney failure
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