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Kelei Zhuo et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 116(33), 10026-10035 (2012-07-12)
Dilution enthalpies and mixing enthalpies of sodium halide and some saccharides (glucose, galactose, xylose, arabinose, fructose, and sucrose) in aqueous solution were determined by calorimetric measurements at 298.15 K. The values were used to determine enthalpic pair interaction parameters. Combined
Dalton Carmel et al.
Photosynthesis research, 108(2-3), 241-245 (2011-06-17)
Slr0006 is one of the Synechocystis sp. PCC 6803 proteins strongly induced under carbon limiting conditions. Slr0006 has no predicted transmembrane helices or signal peptide sequence, yet it was exclusively recovered in the membrane fraction of Synechocystis, when the cells
David G Levitt et al.
Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda, Md. : 1985), 109(3), 786-795 (2010-06-19)
Measurement of body composition changes following bariatric surgery is complicated because of the difficulty of measuring body fat in highly obese individuals that have increased photon absorption and are too large for the standard dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) table. We
Petra Šedová et al.
Carbohydrate research, 371, 8-15 (2013-03-05)
Native hyaluronan (HA) has been oxidized to polyaldehyde polymers with a degree of substitution (DS) of up to 50%. Two different procedures enabling the control of the degree of substitution were followed in this study. Selective oxidation of primary hydroxyl
V Prigiobbe et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 64(1), 132-138 (2011-11-08)
Water authorities interested in the evaluation of the structural state of a sewer must quantify leakage to plan strategic intervention. However, the quantification of the exfiltration and the localisation of structural damage are challenging tasks that usually require expensive and
Jun Huang et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 91(1), 191-197 (2012-10-10)
TEMPO (2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl radical)-mediated 6-carboxy β-chitin derivatives (T-chitin) with different carboxylate content were successfully synthesized by controlling the addition level of NaClO as the primary oxidant. The structural and biochemical properties of the derivatives were investigated. The carboxylate contents of the
A M Silva et al.
International journal of sports medicine, 31(10), 737-741 (2010-07-21)
The purpose of this study was to analyse the association between body composition changes, from a weight stable period to prior competition, on upper-body power in judo athletes. 27 top-level male athletes were evaluated at baseline (weight stable period) and
Sergiu Coseri et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 90(4), 1415-1419 (2012-09-05)
NHPI (N-hydroxyphthalimide) was used to mediate the oxidation of cellulose fibers in the absence of sodium bromide, as traditionally was used in this kind of transformations, solely using sodium hypochlorite (NaOCl) as the primary oxidant. Avoiding the use of NaBr
Feng Jiang et al.
Nephrology (Carlton, Vic.), 15(4), 476-479 (2010-07-09)
For years, bioelectrical impedance analysis has been widely used to evaluate the hydration status in dialysis patients. However, its value in assessment and controlling the hydration status in non-dialysis patients with kidney disease, such as nephrotic syndrome, is little mentioned.
Alaa S Tulbah et al.
Expert opinion on drug delivery, 12(6), 857-868 (2014-09-23)
This study focuses on the development of a dry powder inhaler (DPI) formulation of simvastatin (SV), and the effects of SV on the respiratory epithelium. Micronised SV samples were prepared by dry jet-milling. The long-term chemical stability and physicochemical properties
Xiuquan Sun et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. A, 115(23), 5767-5773 (2010-10-14)
Molecular dynamic simulations with polarizable potentials were performed to systematically investigate the distribution of NaCl, NaBr, NaI, and SrCl(2) at the air/liquid methanol interface. The density profiles indicated that there is no substantial enhancement of anions at the interface for
Yi-Ling Hsieh et al.
Pharmaceutical research, 32(9), 3110-3118 (2015-04-16)
The aim of this study was to investigate how the disproportionation process can be impacted by the properties of the salt, specifically pHmax. Five miconazole salts and four sertraline salts were selected for this study. The extent of conversion was
Fumie Sebe et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 14(13), 4433-4439 (2012-02-24)
Our earlier thermodynamic studies suggested that F(-) and Cl(-) form hydration shells with the hydration number 14 ± 2 and 2.3 ± 0.6, respectively, and leave the bulk H(2)O away from hydration shells unperturbed. Br(-) and I(-), on the other
Julian Holley et al.
Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics, 84(5 Pt 2), 056110-056110 (2011-12-21)
Excitation waves on a subexcitable Belousov-Zhabotinsky (BZ) substrate can be manipulated by chemical variations in the substrate and by interactions with other waves. Symbolic assignment and interpretation of wave dynamics can be used to perform logical and arithmetic computations. We
Raluca Ciuraru et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 12741-12741 (2015-08-06)
The sea-surface microlayer (SML) has different physical, chemical and biological properties compared to the subsurface water, with an enrichment of organic matter i.e., dissolved organic matter including UV absorbing humic substances, fatty acids and many others. Here we present experimental
Junji Nemoto et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(35), 19809-19815 (2015-08-25)
Simple freeze-drying of 2,2,6,6-tetramethylpiperidine-1-oxyl (TEMPO)-oxidized cellulose nanofibril (TOCN) dispersions in water/tert-butyl alcohol (TBA) mixtures was conducted to prepare TOCN aerogels as high-performance air filter components. The dispersibility of the TOCNs in the water/TBA mixtures, and the specific surface area (SSA)
Inês C Santos et al.
Talanta, 143, 320-327 (2015-06-17)
A new paired ion electrospray ionization tandem mass spectrometry method for determination of anionic surfactants in water samples was developed. In this method, dicationic ion-pairing reagents were complexed with monoanionic analytes to facilitate analyte detection in positive mode electrospray ionization
Giselle Grace Fernando Lim et al.
The protein journal, 31(7), 609-614 (2012-08-14)
Polyphenol oxidase (PPO) is a ubiquitous enzyme important in the food industry. Although PPO activity followed Michaelis-Menten kinetics at catechol concentrations of up to 1 mM, it slowly decreased at catechol concentrations above 2 mM. This result indicated that in
Hiroaki Takeda et al.
Journal of bioscience and bioengineering, 120(4), 476-482 (2015-07-15)
Lipids play important roles in the body and are transported to various tissues via lipoproteins. It is commonly assumed that alteration of lipid levels in lipoproteins leads to dyslipidemia and serious diseases such as coronary artery disease (CAD). However, lipid
Physical and structural characterisation of zein and chitosan edible films using nanotechnology tools
Escamilla GM, et al.
International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, 61, 196-203 (2013)
Guilherme Fadel Picheth et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 103(12), 3958-3965 (2014-10-14)
A novel wound-dressing biodevice, sensitive to lysozyme, an enzyme commonly found at infected skin wounds, was assembled by the layer-by-layer deposition of nanopolymeric chitosan and alginate films onto oxidized bacterial cellulose membranes incorporated with epidermal growth factor (EGF). Distinct EGF
Anthony M Kyriakopoulos et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 20(6), 11202-11218 (2015-06-20)
The medicinal properties of Cornus mas L. (=Cornus mascula L.), Cornaceae, are well described in Hippocratian documents, and recent research provides experimental evidence for some of these properties. However, the chemical components of Cornus mas L. that may be of
Confinement of DNA in water-in-oil microemulsions
Swami A, et al.
Langmuir, 24(20), 11828-11833 (2008)
Masahiko Annaka
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 99, 127-135 (2011-12-27)
The salt effect on complex formation of poly(acrylamide)-block-poly(acrylic acid) (PAM-b-PAA) and dodecyltrimethylammonium bromide (DTAB) at different NaBr concentrations, C(NaBr), was investigated by laser light scattering (LLS) and small angle neutron scattering (SANS). LLS and SANS clearly indicates that the aqueous
Koji Takahata et al.
The Journal of chemical physics, 132(11), 114501-114501 (2010-03-25)
The molar electric conductivities Lambda of NaBr, KBr, and CsBr were measured in liquid ethanol at temperatures from 60 to 220 degrees C along the liquid-vapor coexistence curve. The limiting molar electrolyte conductivities Lambda(o) and the molar association constants K(A)
Dragana Despotovic et al.
Journal of biomolecular screening, 17(6), 796-805 (2012-03-07)
Directed evolution offers opportunities to improve promiscuous activities of hydrolases in rounds of diversity generation and high-throughput screening. In this article, we developed and validated a screening platform to improve the perhydrolytic activity of proteases and likely other hydrolases (e.g.
Daniela Vullo et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 21(12), 3591-3595 (2011-05-17)
Two new β-carbonic anhydrases (CAs, EC from the bacterial pathogen Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium, stCA 1 and stCA 2, were characterized kinetically. The two enzymes possess appreciable activity as catalysts for the hydration of CO(2) to bicarbonate, with k(cat)
Chang Li et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(44), 9850-9854 (2015-10-20)
The capacities of six antioxidants to inhibit the formation of 3-monochloropropane-1,2 diol (3-MCPD) esters were examined in this study. Inhibitory capacities of the antioxidants were investigated both in chemical models containing the precursors (tripalmitoyl glycerol, 1,2-dipalmitoyl-sn-glycerol, monopalmitoyl glycerol, and sodium
Milena Djuric et al.
Epileptic disorders : international epilepsy journal with videotape, 13(1), 22-26 (2011-03-12)
The syndrome of malignant migrating partial seizures in infancy is a devastating, age-specific, epileptic encephalopathy, which still presents an aetiological, pathophysiological and therapeutic problem. In this study, we present two patients who were diagnosed with the disease, based on electroclinical
Toshinori Suzuki et al.
Nucleosides, nucleotides & nucleic acids, 29(8), 606-615 (2010-07-28)
When the ultrasound of 42 kHz was irradiated on a neutral mixture of 2'-deoxycytidine, 2'-deoxyguanosine, 2'-deoxythymidine, and 2'-deoxyadenosine, concentrations of all the nucleosides decreased. Addition of NaCl to the system had no effect. NaBr suppressed the reactions for all the
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