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Molecular structure of photosynthetic microbial biofuels for improved engine combustion and emissions characteristics
Hellier P, et al.
Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 3 (2015)
Wei-Yao Chang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1248, 41-47 (2012-06-26)
A new one-step derivatization and microextraction technique was developed for the fluorometric determination of C(1)-C(8) linear aliphatic primary amines in complex sample solutions containing high levels of amino acids. In this method, amines were derivatized with o-phthalaldehyde (OPA) and 2-mercaptoethanol
Koichi Sawada et al.
Journal of bioscience and bioengineering, 114(2), 204-208 (2012-05-19)
Electrospun polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) nanofibrous non-woven fabrics have been widely used for cell and enzyme immobilization. Enhancement of the productivity of the material will further enlarge the versatility of them. In this study, a mixture of water and N,N-dimethylformamide (DMF)
Daliya A George et al.
Biotechnology progress, 26(5), 1352-1360 (2010-07-29)
Purification schemes for antibody production based on affinity chromatography are trying to keep pace with increases in cell culture expression levels and many current research initiatives are focused on finding alternatives to chromatography for the purification of Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs).
Maria E Nilsson et al.
Endocrinology, 156(7), 2492-2502 (2015-04-10)
Accurate measurement of sex steroid concentrations in rodent serum is essential to evaluate mouse and rat models for sex steroid-related disorders. The aim of the present study was to develop a sensitive and specific gas chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry (GC-MS/MS) method
Rongfeng Yuan et al.
The journal of physical chemistry. B, 119(42), 13407-13415 (2015-10-06)
The dynamic nature of hydrogen bonding between a molecular anion, selenocyanate (SeCN(-)), and water in aqueous solution (D2O) is addressed using FT-IR spectroscopy, two-dimensional infrared (2D IR) vibrational echo spectroscopy, and polarization selective IR pump-probe (PSPP) experiments performed on the
Swarna Bansal et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 190(1-3), 45-50 (2011-04-05)
Separation of secondary emulsions of dispersed droplet size less than 10 μm, by means of fibrous medium is a very complex but important process. The study investigates the influence of thin fibrous filter properties, i.e. surface energy, pore size and
Éder C Oliveira et al.
Food additives & contaminants. Part A, Chemistry, analysis, control, exposure & risk assessment, 31(11), 1914-1927 (2014-09-26)
Poly(ethylene terephthalate) resin was contaminated with a series of surrogates using a US Food and Drug Administration protocol. The contaminated samples were coated with two different kinds of hydrogenated amorphous carbon thin films (a-C:H): one with diamond-like hydrogenated amorphous carbon
Chao-Yan Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1383, 18-24 (2015-01-27)
Three Ag(I)-organic frameworks, [Ag5(pydc)2(CN)]n, {[Ag4(pydc)2]CH3CN}n, and [Ag(4,4'-bpy)NO3]n, were synthesized and embedded into silica gels to form metal-organic-framework (MOF)-embedded gels for the microextraction of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in soils. Despite the great differences in the structures of the organic ligands
Darina Lankova et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 854, 61-69 (2014-12-07)
In the present study, a novel analytical approach for the simultaneous determination of 27 brominated flame retardants (BFRs), namely polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs), isomers of hexabromocyclododecane (HBCD), tetrabromobisphenol A (TBBPA) and several novel BFRs (NBFRs), together with 18 perfluoroalkyl substances
O Huetos et al.
The Science of the total environment, 493, 834-844 (2014-07-08)
This manuscript presents the levels of six indicator polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) congeners (IUPAC nos. 28, 52, 101, 138, 153 and 180) in the serum of 1880 individuals from a representative sample of the Spanish working population recruited between March 2009
Dieter Schemeth et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 885, 199-206 (2015-08-02)
In this study we report the novel polymeric resin poly(N-vinyl imidazole/ethylene glycol dimethacrylate) for the purification and isolation of phenolic acids. The monomer to crosslinker ratio and the porogen composition were optimized for isolating phenolic acids diluted in acetonitrile at
Hisham A El-Masri et al.
Inhalation toxicology, 21(14), 1176-1185 (2009-11-20)
2,2,4-Trimethylpentane (TMP) is a volatile colorless liquid used primarily to increase the octane rating of combustible fuels. TMP is released in the environment through the manufacture, use, and disposal of products associated with the gasoline and petroleum industry. Short-term inhalation
Chloé de Perre et al.
Archives of environmental contamination and toxicology, 68(4), 745-756 (2015-01-23)
A method was developed for the extraction and analysis of 2 organophosphate, 8 pyrethroid, and 5 neonicotinoid insecticides from the same water sample. A salted liquid-liquid extraction (LLE) was optimized with a solid-phase extraction (SPE) step that separated the organophosphates
Javier Gomez del Rio et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 352(2), 424-435 (2010-10-01)
Partition coefficients for a pH-degradable 1,3-dioxolane alkyl ethoxylate surfactant, 4-CH(3)O (CH(2)CH(2)O)(5.6)-CH(2), 2,2-(CH(2))(12)CH(3), 2-(CH(2)) CH(3), 1,3-dioxolane or "cyclic ketal" surfactant, CK-2,13-E(5.6,ave), between isooctane- and water-rich phases of 2- and 3-phase microemulsion systems (K(n)) were determined as functions of the ethoxylate size
Christoph-Cornelius Brombach et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(3), 973-981 (2014-10-17)
Mercury (Hg) is a global pollutant which occurs in different species, with methylmercury (MeHg) being the critical compound due to its neurotoxicity and bioaccumulation through the food chain. Methods for trace speciation of MeHg are therefore needed for a vast
Frank Giton et al.
The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology, 152, 89-100 (2015-05-11)
High plasma exposure to estrogens is often associated with prostate cancer. Reducing this phenomenon may present therapeutic benefits. The involvement of estrone sulphate (E1S), the most abundant circulating estrogen in men, has been partially studied in this age-related pathology. To
Ericka Rodríguez-León et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 10, 101-101 (2015-04-18)
We have synthesized silver nanoparticles in the non-polar phase of non-aqueous microemulsions. The nanocrystals have been grown by reducing silver ions in the microemulsion cylindrical micelles formed by the reducing agent (ethylene glycol). By a careful deposit of the microemulsion
Kyung Min Park et al.
Food chemistry, 138(2-3), 733-738 (2013-02-16)
In this study, we investigated the possibility of reversed micelles, widely used as an enzyme reactor for lipases, for the determination of lipoxygenase activity. Although it is rapid and simple, reversed micelles have some limitations, such as interference by UV-absorbing
Luciane Batistella et al.
Bioprocess and biosystems engineering, 35(3), 351-358 (2011-07-23)
Both stability and catalytic activity of two commercial immobilized lipases were investigated in the presence of different organic solvents in ultrasound-assisted system. In a general way, for Novozym 435, the use of ethanol as solvent led to a loss of
Jorge Serna et al.
Chemistry and physics of lipids, 189, 7-18 (2015-05-26)
Knowledge of the plasma lipid composition is essential to clarify the specific roles of different lipid species in various pathophysiological processes. In this study, we developed an analytical strategy combining high-performance liquid chromatography with evaporative light scattering detection (HPLC-ELSD) and
Keshuai Li et al.
Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part B, Biochemistry & molecular biology, 190, 16-26 (2015-08-28)
The mechanism of essentiality of dietary phospholipid (PL) for larval fish is not clear. The main objective of the present study was to determine if the PL requirement of Atlantic cod larvae was due to any genetic impairment caused by
Yufeng Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1252, 67-73 (2012-07-10)
In this study, a polyethylene Pasteur pipette-based ultrasound-assisted emulsification microextraction (USAEME) applying low-density organic solvent was successfully developed for the extraction of trace levels of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) in water samples and followed by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry (GC-MS) analysis. In
Christina Kaiser et al.
The New phytologist, 205(4), 1537-1551 (2014-11-11)
Plants rapidly release photoassimilated carbon (C) to the soil via direct root exudation and associated mycorrhizal fungi, with both pathways promoting plant nutrient availability. This study aimed to explore these pathways from the root's vascular bundle to soil microbial communities.
Aram Kang et al.
Molecular bioSystems, 8(4), 1350-1358 (2012-02-14)
Microbial tolerance to hydrocarbons has been studied in an effort to improve the productivity of biochemical processes and to enhance the efficiency of hydrocarbon bioremediation. Despite these studies, few attempts have been made to design rational strategies to improve microbial
L Sosvorová et al.
Physiological research, 63(4), 521-527 (2014-06-09)
Increased homocysteine levels in serum are typical features of neurodegenerative brain diseases including hydrocephalus. The most frequent therapeutic approach consists of the insertion of a shunt, connecting the brain ventricles to an alternative drainage site. To decide whether the patient
Kim A Anderson et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1419, 89-98 (2015-10-12)
We describe modified gas chromatography electron-impact/triple-quadrupole mass spectrometry (GC-EI/MS/MS) utilizing a newly developed hydrogen-injected self-cleaning ion source and modified 9mm extractor lens. This instrument, with optimized parameters, achieves quantitative separation of 62 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). Existing methods historically limited
Marianne Frantzen et al.
Marine environmental research, 105, 8-19 (2015-02-01)
Concentration dependent differences in acute and long-term effects of a 48 h exposure to mechanically or chemically dispersed crude oil were assessed on juvenile lumpsucker (Cyclopterus lumpus). Acute or post-exposure mortality was only observed at oil concentrations representing higher concentrations
Bilian Chen et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 59(4), 1256-1263 (2011-01-22)
Lipase-catalyzed synthesis of ferulic acid oleyl alcohol ester in an ionic liquid (IL)/isooctane system was investigated. Considerable bioconversion and volumetric productivity were achieved in inexpensive 1-hexyl-3-methylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate ([Hmim][PF(6)]) and 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium hexafluorophosphate ([Omim][PF(6)]) mediated systems, and thus, the two types of
Ruiyang Xiao et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(22), 13322-13330 (2015-10-20)
The ubiquitous presence of cyclic volatile methylsiloxanes (cVMS) in the global atmosphere has recently raised environmental concern. In order to assess the persistence and long-range transport potential of cVMS, their second-order rate constants (k) for reactions with hydroxyl radical ((•)OH)
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