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Robert Shrake et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 437, 140-146 (2014-10-15)
Zwitterionic quantum dots prepared through incorporated zwitterionic ligands on quantum dot surfaces, are being paid significant attention in biomedical applications because of their excellent colloidal stability across a wide pH and ionic strength range, antifouling surface, good biocompatibility, etc. In
Maressa D Dolzan et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1365, 124-130 (2014-09-28)
A new HILIC stationary phase comprised of native cyclofructan-6 (CF6) bonded to superficially porous silica particles (2.7μm) was developed. Its performance was evaluated and compared to fully porous silica particles with 5μm (commercially available as FRULIC-N) and 3μm diameters. Faster
Lier Deng et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4622-4625 (2014-04-18)
A simple approach is presented for the fabrication of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) nanobowl arrays over cm2 areas using SiO2 colloidal crystal templates. SiO2 colloidal crystal templates were prepared on a clean glass substrate by self-assembled SiO2 spheres of 410 nm
Diatom silica-titania materials for photocatalytic air purification.
E Van Eynde et al.
Communications in agricultural and applied biological sciences, 78(1), 141-147 (2013-07-24)
Wei Yan et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3371-3376 (2013-07-19)
The present study compares the effects of two different material processing techniques on modifying hydrophilic SiO2 nanoparticles. In one method, the nanoparticles undergo plasma treatment by using a custom-developed atmospheric-pressure non-equilibrium plasma reactor. With the other method, they undergo chemical
Séverine Rose et al.
Nature, 505(7483), 382-385 (2013-12-18)
Adhesives are made of polymers because, unlike other materials, polymers ensure good contact between surfaces by covering asperities, and retard the fracture of adhesive joints by dissipating energy under stress. But using polymers to 'glue' together polymer gels is difficult
Xinli Huang et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental pathology, 7(8), 4755-4764 (2014-09-10)
Human liver ischemia/reperfusion injury (IRI) is a common and major clinical problem complicating liver surgery and transplantation. The pathogenesis underlying IRI is complex, involving a series of signaling mediators and mechanisms. This study aimed to investigate the effects of Magnesium
E Rafeemanesh et al.
The international journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 5(3), 130-136 (2014-07-17)
Agate is a hard silica stone with bands of various colors, which is used in jewelry. The agate grinding workers are exposed to silica dust. To determine the prevalence of respiratory diseases in agate grinding workers and the associated factors.
Shelby G Topp et al.
Otolaryngology--head and neck surgery : official journal of American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 151(6), 952-959 (2014-10-12)
To develop a computational model of cutaneous wound closures comparing variations of the rhombic transposition flap. A nonlinear hyperelastic finite element model of human skin was developed and used to assess flap biomechanics in simulated rhombic flap wound closures as
Almoayied Assayed et al.
Environmental technology, 35(17-20), 2435-2446 (2014-08-26)
In this paper, results ofa new sand filter design were presented. The drawer compacted sand filter (DCSF) is a modified design for a sand filter in which the sand layer is broken down into several layers, each of which is
Wei Liu et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(4), 3068-3072 (2014-04-17)
Magnetic Fe3O4 nanoparticles were prepared with coprecipitatation method and covered with SiO2 to form the core-shell Fe3O4@SiO2 nanoparticles. Then the nanoparticles were modified with glutaradehyde for functionalization of the surface to aldehyde groups. The transmission electron microscopy confirmed the core-shell
Atomic layer deposition of stoichiometric Co3O4 films using bis (1, 4-di-iso-propyl-1, 4-diazabutadiene) cobalt
Han B, et al.
Thin Solid Films, 589(4), 718-722 (2015)
Yi Min et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1356, 148-156 (2014-07-08)
In this work, 1.9 μm reversed-phase packing materials with superficially porous structure were prepared to achieve the rapid and high efficient separation of peptides and proteins. The silica particles were synthesized via three steps, nonporous silica particle preparation by a
Linda Kachuri et al.
International journal of cancer, 135(1), 138-148 (2013-11-26)
Crystalline silica is a recognized carcinogen, but the association with lung cancer at lower levels of exposure has not been well characterized. This study investigated the relationship between occupational silica exposure and lung cancer and the combined effects of cigarette
Alexander Liberman et al.
The Journal of surgical research, 190(2), 391-398 (2014-06-29)
High intensity-focused ultrasound (HIFU) is an alterative ablative technique currently being investigated for local treatment of breast cancer and fibroadenomas. Current HIFU therapies require concurrent magnetic resonance imaging monitoring. Biodegradable 500 nm perfluoropentane-filled iron-silica nanoshells have been synthesized as a sensitizing
Andrew M Greenhagen et al.
Chemosphere, 115, 13-19 (2014-03-07)
Trace amounts of pharmaceutical compounds have been detected in waters across the United States. Many compounds are released as the result of human ingestion and subsequent excretion of over-the-counter and prescription medications, and illicit drugs. This research utilized columns (30×30cm)
Chun-Xia Zhu et al.
Zhongguo Zhong yao za zhi = Zhongguo zhongyao zazhi = China journal of Chinese materia medica, 38(20), 3479-3483 (2014-02-05)
To determine the optimum process for preparing Cinnamomi Cortex oil microspheres based on porous silicon dioxide. After porous silica dioxide adsorbed Cinnamomi Cortex oil, Cinnamomi Cortex oil microspheres were prepared by the dropping method, with sodium alginate as the skeleton
Ayat Allah Al-Massaedh et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1349, 80-89 (2014-05-27)
In our previous work we have described the synthesis, characterization, and optimization of the chromatographic efficiency of a highly crosslinked macroporous mixed-mode acrylamide-based monolithic stationary phase synthesized by in situ free radical copolymerization of cyclodextrin-solubilized N-adamantyl acrylamide, piperazinediacrylamide, methacrylamide and
Diane G Elliott et al.
Diseases of aquatic organisms, 114(1), 21-43 (2015-05-12)
Non-lethal pathogen testing can be a useful tool for fish disease research and management. Our research objectives were to determine if (1) fin clips, gill snips, surface mucus scrapings, blood draws, or kidney biopsies could be obtained non-lethally from 3
Graham J Edgar et al.
Nature, 506(7487), 216-220 (2014-02-07)
In line with global targets agreed under the Convention on Biological Diversity, the number of marine protected areas (MPAs) is increasing rapidly, yet socio-economic benefits generated by MPAs remain difficult to predict and under debate. MPAs often fail to reach
Daniel Alexandre Menezes Pedrosa Malta et al.
The journal of adhesive dentistry, 16(6), 517-522 (2014-12-18)
To assess the resin microtensile bond strength (MTBS) and the monomer conversion (MC) of indirect composite resin restorations made of three different materials. Two light-polymerized direct materials (Filtek Z100 and Premise) and one light- and heat-polymerized indirect material (Premise Indirect)
Yaswanth Kuthati et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(4), 2399-2430 (2013-06-15)
The advent of Nanotechnology has paved a way for improved disease treatment strategies, the most noteworthy being the mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) which have gained much recent attention in the field of cancer therapy and its diagnosis. The flaws of
Fabrizio Fazzi et al.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950), 192(8), 3837-3846 (2014-03-14)
Macrophages play a fundamental role in innate immunity and the pathogenesis of silicosis. Phagocytosis of silica particles is associated with the generation of reactive oxygen species (ROS), secretion of cytokines, such as TNF, and cell death that contribute to silica-induced
Industrial silica sand mining and its potential public health risks.
Wayne L Feyereisn
Minnesota medicine, 96(5), 31-32 (2013-07-10)
Hongyi Ao et al.
Environmental monitoring and assessment, 186(4), 2121-2133 (2013-11-12)
Qinghai Lake, situated on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, is the largest lake in China. In this study, the water and sediment quality were investigated in Qinghai Lake, three sublakes, and five major tributaries. Both Na(+) and Cl(-) were found to be
Arianne Soliven et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1351, 56-60 (2014-06-08)
Analytical scale active flow technology first generation silica monolithic columns kitted out in curtain flow mode of operation were studied for the first time. A series of tests were undertaken assessing the column efficiency, peak asymmetry and detection sensitivity. Two
Applied Physics. Of snakes and robots.
John J Socha
Science (New York, N.Y.), 346(6206), 160-161 (2014-10-11)
Ahmad Al-As'ad et al.
Environmental technology, 35(13-16), 1630-1638 (2014-06-25)
The use of coagulation and Fenton oxidation was studied for total organic carbon (TOC) and silica removal from steam-assisted gravity drainage (SAGD) water at 800C and two different concentrations replicating the stream feeding the warm lime softening unit having 675
Ashok Aspatwar et al.
PloS one, 10(7), e0134263-e0134263 (2015-07-29)
Carbonic anhydrase related proteins (CARPs) X and XI are highly conserved across species and are predominantly expressed in neural tissues. The biological role of these proteins is still an enigma. Ray-finned fish have lost the CA11 gene, but instead possess
Danielle D Cloutier et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 81(15), 4904-4913 (2015-05-17)
Microbial communities within beach sand play a key role in nutrient cycling and are important to the nearshore ecosystem function. Escherichia coli and enterococci, two common indicators of fecal pollution, have been shown to persist in the beach sand, but
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