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C Ganss et al.
Caries research, 45(6), 581-589 (2011-12-14)
New toothpastes with anti-erosion claims are marketed, but little is known about their effectiveness. This study investigates these products in comparison with various conventional NaF toothpastes and tin-containing products with respect to their erosion protection/abrasion prevention properties. In experiment 1
Rose A Devasia et al.
The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 63(6), 1173-1178 (2009-03-31)
The aim of this study was to assess the sensitivity, specificity and time to results of mycobacterial growth indicator tube (MGIT) 960, microscopic observation drug susceptibility (MODS) assay and nitrate reductase assay (NRA) compared with the gold standard agar proportion
Verena Wahl et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 484(1-2), 95-102 (2015-02-24)
The purpose of this work was to investigate the influence of water content on the secondary structure of a freeze-dried protein (fibrinogen) after a storage period of two weeks. To that end, attenuated reflectance Fourier transformed infrared (ATR-FTIR) and Raman
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
Abraham Lin et al.
Advanced science (Weinheim, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany), 6(6), 1802062-1802062 (2019-04-03)
Breakthroughs in cancer immunotherapies have demonstrated considerable success, though not without limitations. Non-thermal plasma (NTP) for cancer therapy has been emerging as a potential adjuvant treatment via induction of immunogenic cell death (ICD). Cancer cells undergoing ICD stimulate a patient's
Mette Kolpen et al.
International journal of medical microbiology : IJMM, 305(1), 1-10 (2014-12-03)
Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa lung infection is the most severe complication for cystic fibrosis (CF) patients. Infected endobronchial mucus of CF patients contains anaerobic zones mainly due to the respiratory burst of polymorphonuclear leukocytes. We have recently demonstrated ongoing denitrification in
Caichao Wan et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 134, 144-150 (2015-10-03)
With the increasing emphasis on green chemistry, it is becoming more important to develop environmentally friendly matrix materials for the synthesis of nanocomposites. Cellulose aerogels with hierarchical micro/nano-scale three-dimensional network beneficial to control and guide the growth of nanoparticles, are
Zhoufan Chang et al.
Bioresource technology, 184, 349-354 (2014-08-28)
Catalytic hydropyrolysis of microalgae has been studied by using a batch reactor. Nine different heterogenous catalysts of Pd/C, Pt/C, Ru/C, Rh/C, CoMo/γ-Al2O3, Mo2C, MoS2, and activated carbon were screened. Mo2C was identified as the most suitable catalyst. With Mo2C catalyst
F P A Jorand et al.
Letters in applied microbiology, 60(3), 279-287 (2014-11-29)
The aim of this study was to assess the capabilities of Desulfovibrio fairfieldensis to colonize the grade 4 titanium coupons (modSLA) used in dental implants. The effect of ampicillin, which is known to be a poorly penetrating agent in the
Zhejun Wang et al.
American journal of dentistry, 25(1), 26-30 (2012-05-09)
To examine the laboratory dentin tubules occlusion and mineral precipitation capability of two potassium salts-containing desensitizing toothpastes. 40 dentin disks were obtained and divided into four groups, including artificial saliva (AS), distilled water (DW), Sensodyne Freshmint (SF) and Colgate Sensitive
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
Jing Huang et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 80(1), 29-42 (2013-10-01)
Bacteria play important roles in mineral weathering and soil formation. However, few reports of mineral weathering bacteria inhabiting subsurfaces of soil profiles have been published, raising the question of whether the subsurface weathering bacteria are fundamentally distinct from those in
Silvia Del Vecchio et al.
Comptes rendus biologies, 335(1), 26-31 (2012-01-10)
Seed germination (effects of light, temperature, NaCl and KNO(3)) of the coastal endangered species Crucianella maritima was investigated by testing seeds from three different populations. Data were analyzed by means of Generalized Linear Mixed Model (GLMM). The principal results showed
Nicholas M Contento et al.
Biomicrofluidics, 8(4), 044120-044120 (2014-11-08)
Electrochemistry is a promising tool for microfluidic systems because it is relatively inexpensive, structures are simple to fabricate, and it is straight-forward to interface electronically. While most widely used in microfluidics for chemical detection or as the transduction mechanism for
Deniz Ucar et al.
Environmental technology, 37(2), 183-191 (2015-06-24)
Nitrate and perchlorate were identified as significant water contaminants all over the world. This study aims at evaluating the performances of the heterotrophic-autotrophic sequential denitrification process for reductive nitrate and perchlorate removal from drinking water. The reduced nitrate concentration in
Mario Siervo et al.
The Journal of nutrition, 143(6), 818-826 (2013-04-19)
Diets including food products rich in inorganic nitrate are associated with lower blood pressure (BP). The evidence for the BP-lowering effects of inorganic nitrate and beetroot in randomized clinical trials has not been systematically assessed. The objective was to conduct
Damir A Safin et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 42(6), 1969-1972 (2012-12-14)
A highly efficient Zn(2+) "turn-on" fluorescent sensor, [4'-benzo-15-crown-5]N=CH-(2-OH-C(6)H(4)) (HL), has been synthesized. In the presence of Zn(NO(3))(2), displays high selectivity and sensitive enhancement of fluorescence intensity in water with the formation of [ZnL(2)]. Addition of an equimolar amount of KNO(3)
Sung-Gil Hong et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(7), 4466-4472 (2015-03-31)
We developed a process for one-pot CO2 conversion and utilization based on simple conversion of CO2 to bicarbonate at ambient temperature with no energy input, by using the cross-linking-based composites of carboxylated polyaniline nanofibers (cPANFs) and carbonic anhydrase. Carbonic anhydrase
Wei-Hsiang Chen et al.
Environmental science. Processes & impacts, 17(12), 2092-2100 (2015-11-06)
The objective of this study was to investigate the formation of different nitrosamines during chlorination or chloramination (chlor(am)ination) of five phenylurea herbicides (fluometuron, diuron, linuron, metobromuron, and propanil), with the effects of disinfection approaches, additional inorganic nitrogen, and reaction pH
Niall F Higgins et al.
The New phytologist, 208(2), 544-554 (2015-05-13)
Phytase activity was investigated in 13 lichen species using a novel assay method. The work tested the hypothesis that phytase is a component of the suite of surface-bound lichen enzymes that hydrolyse simple organic forms of phosphorus (P) and nitrogen
M A Olutoye et al.
Bioresource technology, 102(23), 10777-10783 (2011-10-11)
Fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) were produced from palm oil using eggshell modified with magnesium and potassium nitrates to form a composite, low-cost heterogeneous catalyst for transesterification. The catalyst, prepared by the combination of impregnation/co-precipitation was calcined at 830 °C
S Poulsen et al.
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, (2)(2), CD001476-CD001476 (2001-06-19)
Dentine hypersensitivity may be defined as the pain arising from exposed dentine, typically in response to external stimuli, and which cannot be explained by any other form of dental disease. Many treatment regimes have been recommended over the years, and
Dengjun Wang et al.
Journal of contaminant hydrology, 164, 35-48 (2014-06-14)
The increasing application of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) has heightened the concern that these ENPs would eventually be released to the environment and may enter into life cycle of living beings. In this regard, it is essential to understand how these
Alessandra Emanuele Tonietto et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 22(20), 15920-15930 (2015-06-08)
This research aimed at evaluating cadmium (Cd), copper (Cu), lead (Pb), and zinc (Zn) speciation in water samples as well as determining water quality parameters (alkalinity, chlorophyll a, chloride, conductivity, dissolved organic carbon, dissolved oxygen, inorganic carbon, nitrate, pH, total
Meshkatul Jannat et al.
Biochemical and biophysical research communications, 452(3), 608-613 (2014-09-01)
With a view to consider the increasing concern over nitrogen pollution in the aquatic environment, we investigated effects of nitrate (NO3(-)) and nitrite (NO2(-)) on the activity of dopaminergic neuron in zebrafish embryos and larvae. Both nitrate and nitrite exposure
Siddhartha Sankar Boxi et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 44(47), 20464-20474 (2015-11-07)
Arsenic poisoning from drinking water has been an important global issue in recent years. Because of the high level toxicity of arsenic to human health, an easy, inexpensive, low level and highly selective detection technique is of great importance to
Kelly E Stecker et al.
Plant physiology, 165(3), 1171-1187 (2014-05-09)
Elucidating how plants sense and respond to water loss is important for identifying genetic and chemical interventions that may help sustain crop yields in water-limiting environments. Currently, the molecular mechanisms involved in the initial perception and response to dehydration are
Changhong Yao et al.
Bioresource technology, 118, 438-444 (2012-06-22)
Microalgal starch is a potential feedstock for biofuel production. The effects of KNO(3) and MgSO(4) concentrations and light intensity on biomass and starch production by the marine microalga, Tetraselmis subcordiformis, were investigated. Under 200 μmol m(-2) s(-1) irradiance and sulfur-deprived
A Kakar et al.
The Journal of clinical dentistry, 23(2), 40-47 (2012-07-12)
This clinical study was designed to compare dentin hypersensitivity relief among subjects who brushed their teeth with a new toothpaste containing 8.0% arginine, calcium carbonate, and 1000 ppm fluoride as sodium monofluorophosphate (MFP) to subjects who brushed with a commercially
Deniz Ekinci et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 19(2), 744-748 (2011-01-08)
Carbonic anhydrase (CA; EC was purified from the gill of the teleost fish Dicentrarchus labrax (European seabass). The purification procedure consisted of a single step affinity chromatography on Sepharose 4B-tyrosine-sulfanilamide. The enzyme was purified 84.9-fold with a yield of
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