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Min-Quan Yang et al.
Nanoscale, 7(43), 18062-18070 (2015-09-26)
Considerable effort has been made to fabricate graphene (GR)/semiconductor composite photocatalysts, by using graphene oxide (GO) as the most widely used precursor of GR, toward an improved efficacy of solar energy conversion. However, thus far, the role of GO in
Lin Zhang et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(23), 13760-13767 (2015-06-09)
The dynamics of persistent organic pollutants in the oceans are not well constrained, in particular during a bloom formation and collapse. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and some pesticides were measured in air, water, and zooplankton tracking the North Atlantic Bloom in
G Szabó et al.
Journal of oral and maxillofacial surgery : official journal of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 48(4), 354-361 (1990-04-01)
In a 4-year period, 40 compact aluminum oxide ceramic implants fixed with titanium plates and screws were used: 24 for the correction of mandibular defects, 9 for temporomandibular joint replacement, and 7 for augmentation of facial contour. During the 1
Bulent Uludag et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 16(6), 523-529 (2014-09-30)
To evaluate the microleakage of Cerec 3, IPS e.max Press, and Turkom-Cera inlays cemented with three self-adhesive resin cements. Ninety standardized class III MOD cavities were prepared in intact human mandibular third molars. Ceramic inlays were fabricated according to the
Patricia A Fair et al.
General and comparative endocrinology, 206, 203-212 (2014-07-16)
There is a growing concern about the impacts of stress in marine mammals as they face a greater array of threats. The stress response of free-ranging dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) was examined by measuring their physiologic response to capture and handling.
Ying Duan et al.
Journal of water and health, 12(4), 715-721 (2014-12-05)
The study describes the removal of fluoride from drinking water using activated alumina (AA). AA was modified with H2SO4, FeCl3 and a combination of the two to enhance fluoride adsorption. The AA adsorbents were characterized using Brunauer-Emmett-Teller surface area analysis
Sunandan Pakrashi et al.
Aquatic toxicology (Amsterdam, Netherlands), 152, 74-81 (2014-04-17)
The transfer of nanoparticles through the food chain can lead to bioaccumulation and biomagnification resulting in a long term negative impact on the ecosystem functions. The primary objective of this study was evaluation of aluminium oxide nanoparticles transfer from primary
Rui-Tang Guo et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 1766-1772 (2014-06-25)
CeO2-CuO/Al2O3 catalysts were prepared by three different methods and their activities for selective catalytic reduction (SCR) of NO with NH3 were investigated. As can be seen from the experimental results, the catalyst prepared by the single-step sol-gel (SG) method showed
Zhi-You Yang et al.
Phytochemistry, 105, 158-163 (2014-06-12)
Seven hexahydrobenzophenanthridine-type alkaloids, Ambiguanine A-G, along with eight known alkaloids, were isolated from tubers of Corydalis ambigua var. amurensis. Their structures were elucidated based on extensive spectroscopic analyses, with absolute configurations determined by CD experiments.
Fenglin Liu et al.
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 26(8), 1751-1762 (2014-08-12)
Excess phosphorus from non-point pollution sources is one of the key factors causing eutrophication in many lakes in China, so finding a cost-effective method to remove phosphorus from non-point pollution sources is very important for the health of the aqueous
Graziela Ribeiro Batista et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 17(5), 421-426 (2015-11-04)
To evaluate the influence of different surface treatments on roughness and bond strength of composite repairs. 120 truncated conical specimens were prepared with composite Grandio SO (VOCO) and submitted to 5000 thermal cycles. Specimens were divided into 12 groups (n
Ovul Kumbuloglu et al.
Journal of dentistry, 43(6), 656-663 (2015-04-29)
This prospective clinical study evaluated the performance of indirect, anterior, surface-retained, fibre-reinforced-composite restorations (ISFRCR). Between June-2003 and January-2011, a total of 134 patients (83 females, 51 males, 16-68 years old) received 175 ISFRCRs (local ethical registration number: 14/9/4). All restorations
Takashi Okada et al.
Waste management (New York, N.Y.), 45, 343-350 (2015-05-30)
The reduction melting process is useful to recover toxic lead from cathode ray tube funnel glass; however, this process generates SiO2-containing residues that are disposed in landfill sites. To reduce the volume of landfill waste, it is desirable to recycle
Juseok Lee et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 9(2), 295-298 (2013-05-01)
Cell responses to surface and contact cell guidance are of great interest in bio-applications especially on nano- and micro scale features. Recently we showed selective cell responses on Al/Al2O3, bi-phasic nanowires (NWs). In this context, Al/Al2O3 NWs were synthesized by
Teppei Niide et al.
Nanoscale, 7(47), 20155-20163 (2015-11-18)
Crystalline assemblies of fluorescent molecules have different functional properties than the constituent monomers, as well as unique optical characteristics that depend on the structure, size, and morphological homogeneity of the crystal particles. In this study, we selected peptides with affinity
Alejandro G Lichtscheidl et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 44(36), 16156-16163 (2015-08-22)
The synthesis and full characterization, including Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) data ((1)H, (13)C{(1)H} and (119)Sn{(1)H}), for a series of Me3SnX (X = O-2,6-(t)Bu2C6H3 (), (Me3Sn)N(2,6-(i)Pr2C6H3) (), NH-2,4,6-(t)Bu3C6H2 (), N(SiMe3)2 (), NEt2, C5Me5 (), Cl, Br, I, and SnMe3) compounds in
Mutlu Ozcan et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 15(3), 207-210 (2013-05-24)
This study evaluated the effect of different surface conditioning protocols on the repair strength of resin composite to the zirconia core / veneering ceramic complex, simulating the clinical chipping phenomenon. Forty disk-shaped zirconia core (Lava Zirconia, 3M ESPE) (diameter: 3
Begoña Pérez-Fernández et al.
Marine pollution bulletin, 95(1), 155-165 (2015-05-12)
Analysis of 35 parental and alkylated homologues of PAHs (Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons) was carried out in eleven marine sediment samples collected along a central transect in the biggest Galician ría. The samples were collected using a box-core dredge and, after
Shun Yuan Guo et al.
The American journal of the medical sciences, 349(6), 499-504 (2015-05-21)
Prediction of the species of pathogen among patients with sepsis within hours would be helpful in accelerating proper treatment. As a potential method of shortening the time to identification, this study considered the usefulness of measuring procalcitonin (PCT) to predict
Sinae Jo et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(11), 7675-7679 (2013-11-20)
Low-melting zinc-borate glass was added to the cordierite/Al2O3 composite in order to improve the sintering facility of Al2O3 and formation of nano-sized spinel crystal of high thermal conductivity. Increasing the ZnO/B2O3 ratio in the zinc-borate glass increased the ZnAl2O4 spinel
Ángel García-Bermejo et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 889, 156-165 (2015-09-08)
This paper reports on the optimisation, characterisation, validation and applicability of gas chromatography coupled to triple quadrupole mass spectrometry in its tandem operation mode (GC-QqQ(MS/MS) for the quantification of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and furans (PCDD/Fs, dioxins) and dioxin-like polychlorinated biphenyls (DL-PCBs)
Badreddine Barhoumi et al.
Marine environmental research, 101, 184-195 (2014-08-12)
In this study, biological responses and contaminant levels in biological tissues were investigated in grass goby fish specimens (Zosterisessor ophiocephalus) collected from five stations in a moderately polluted ecosystem, namely the Bizerte lagoon on the north coast of Tunisia. The
Radosław Olkowski et al.
Journal of materials science. Materials in medicine, 26(12), 270-270 (2015-10-30)
Calcium phosphate cements (CPC) are valuable bone fillers. Recently they have been also considered as the basis for drug-, growth factors- or cells-delivery systems. Broad possibilities to manipulate CPC composition provide a unique opportunity to obtain materials with a wide
Michele Tonelli et al.
ChemMedChem, 10(6), 1040-1053 (2015-05-01)
Multitarget therapeutic leads for Alzheimer's disease were designed on the models of compounds capable of maintaining or restoring cell protein homeostasis and of inhibiting β-amyloid (Aβ) oligomerization. Thirty-seven thioxanthen-9-one, xanthen-9-one, naphto- and anthraquinone derivatives were tested for the direct inhibition
Nader Rahemi et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(7), 4896-4908 (2013-08-02)
Ni/Al2O3 and Ni/Al2O3-CeO2 nanocatalysts have been prepared with impregnation method, treated with non-thermal plasma, characterized and tested for dry reforming of methane. For catalyst characterization, the following techniques have been used: XRD, FESEM, TEM, EDX dot mapping, BET, FTIR, TG-DTG
Shuo Yang et al.
Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 19(14) (2019-07-25)
Readily available temperature sensing in boilers is necessary to improve efficiencies, minimize downtime, and reduce toxic emissions for a power plant. The current techniques are typically deployed as a single-point measurement and are primarily used for detection and prevention of
Dae-Hee Kim et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3564-3567 (2013-07-19)
The initial reaction of dimethylaluminum isopropoxide (Al(CH3)2OC3H7, DMAI) with a fully hydrogen-terminated Si (001) surface for aluminum oxide thin-film growth was investigated using density functional theory. Al-C and Al-O bonds of the adsorbed DMAI were easily broken to produce unimethylaluminum
Colin J Ingham et al.
Biotechnology advances, 30(5), 1089-1099 (2011-08-23)
Porous aluminum oxide (PAO) is a ceramic formed by an anodization process of pure aluminum that enables the controllable assembly of exceptionally dense and regular nanopores in a planar membrane. As a consequence, PAO has a high porosity, nanopores with
Alexandra J Mably et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 36(3), 1316-1332 (2015-01-27)
The amyloid β (Aβ)-protein and microtubule-associated protein, tau, are the major components of the amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that typify Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. As such both Aβ and tau have long been proposed as therapeutic targets. Immunotherapy, particularly
Inga L Topolnicki et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 15(12), 2485-2489 (2014-05-28)
The partitioning constants and Gibbs free energies of transfer of poly(oxyethylene) n-alkyl ethers between dodecane and the protic ionic liquids (ILs) ethylammonium nitrate (EAN) and propylammonium nitrate (PAN) are determined. EAN and PAN have a sponge-like nanostructure that consists of
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