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Dongyun Chen et al.
Nanoscale, 5(17), 7890-7896 (2013-07-16)
Two-dimensional nanosheets can leverage on their open architecture to support facile insertion and removal of Li(+) as lithium-ion battery electrode materials. In this study, two two-dimensional nanosheets with complementary functions, namely nitrogen-doped graphene and few-layer WS2, were integrated via a
Masahiro Okajima et al.
Drug discoveries & therapeutics, 7(2), 90-94 (2013-05-30)
Surfactant-free emulsions by adding jojoba oil, squalane, olive oil, or glyceryl trioctanoate (medium chain fatty acid triglycerides, MCT) to electrolytic-reduction ion water containing lithium magnesium sodium silicate (GE-100) were prepared, and their physiochemical properties (thixotropy, zeta potential, and mean particle
María Teresa Sánchez-Fito et al.
Biopreservation and biobanking, 13(4), 287-295 (2015-08-19)
It has been known for decades that many cytokines, such as IL-2, IL-6, and IL-12, bind to heparin. Even though some enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISA) use antibody-recognizing epitopes not affected by this binding, ELISA manufacturers often warn that heparinized plasma
Swollen lithium polymer batteries in Nova Biomedical StatStrip blood glucose meters may prevent network connection and battery charging.
Health devices, 42(12), 417-417 (2014-02-01)
Xiao Tang et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 11958-11958 (2015-07-08)
LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 nanorods wrapped with graphene nanosheets have been prepared and investigated as high energy and high power cathode material for lithium-ion batteries. The structural characterization by X-ray diffraction, Raman spectroscopy, and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy indicates the LiNi0.5Mn1.5O4 nanorods prepared
Hideki Kandori et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1847(1), 134-141 (2014-08-12)
V-ATPase is an ATP-driven rotary motor that vectorially transports ions. Together with F-ATPase, a homologous protein, several models on the ion transport have been proposed, but their molecular mechanisms are yet unknown. V-ATPase from Enterococcus hirae forms a large supramolecular
Zia Ahmed et al.
Pakistan journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 27(1), 33-37 (2014-01-01)
Muslims throughout the world observe dawn to dusk fast in the month of Holy Ramadan. This study aims to investigate the effect of fasting on serum lithium levels in an animal model under typical conditions of Ramadan. Animals were categorized
Benjamin J Bergner et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(42), 15054-15064 (2014-09-26)
Nonaqueous Li-O2 batteries are an intensively studied future energy storage technology because of their high theoretical energy density. However, a number of barriers prevent a practical application, and one of the major challenges is the reduction of the high charge
Woo Yeon Kong et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3288-3292 (2013-07-19)
The LiMn2O4 and LiSn0.0125Mn1975O4 thin films were grown on Pt/Ti/SiO2/Si (100) substrate by RF magnetron sputtering. To obtain the structural stability and good cycle performance, deposition parameters, namely working pressure, sputtering gas ratio of Ar and O2, post-annealing temperature were
Min-Sik Park et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3611-3616 (2013-07-19)
Single crystal alpha-MnO2 nanowires and nanopowders have been successfully synthesized in order to facilitate a comparison of their catalytic activity for use in Li-air batteries. The importance of the morphological modification of the alpha-MnO2 catalyst for facilitating electrochemical reactions between
Zhi Yang Tam et al.
The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences, 69(7), 810-820 (2014-01-09)
Aging has been associated with the accumulation of damages in molecules and organelles in cells, particularly mitochondria. The rate of damage accumulation is closely tied to the turnover of the affected cellular components. Perturbing mitochondrial turnover has been shown to
Stephen G Davies et al.
Organic letters, 15(8), 2050-2053 (2013-04-06)
A high-yielding total asymmetric synthesis of (-)-martinellic acid is reported. The conjugate addition of lithium (R)-N-allyl-N-(α-methyl-4-methoxybenzyl)amide to tert-butyl (E)-3-[2'-(N,N-diallylamino)-5'-bromophenyl]propenoate and alkylation of the resultant β-amino ester have been used as the key steps to install the C(9b) and C(3a) stereogenic
Tatiana V Vygodina et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1837(7), 1188-1195 (2014-03-13)
Cytochrome c oxidase from bovine heart binds Ca(2+) reversibly at a specific Cation Binding Site located near the outer face of the mitochondrial membrane. Ca(2+) shifts the absorption spectrum of heme a, which allowed earlier the determination of the kinetic
Jong Guk Kim et al.
ChemSusChem, 8(10), 1752-1760 (2015-04-25)
A hybrid composite system of MnCo2 O4 nanowires (MCO NWs) anchored on reduced graphene oxide (RGO) nanosheets was prepared as the bifunctional catalyst of a Li-O2 battery cathode. The catalysts can be obtained from the hybridization of one-dimensional MCO NWs
P Callens et al.
Tijdschrift voor psychiatrie, 54(5), 453-462 (2012-05-17)
The first case-study of idiopathic intracranial hypertension (IIH) linked to the use of lithium appeared in 1978. Since then several new case-studies have been published sporadically. A recurrent problem for therapists seems to be whether to continue or discontinue treatment
Jian Liu et al.
Chemical communications (Cambridge, England), 47(47), 12578-12591 (2011-08-25)
Yolk/shell or 'rattle-typed' nanomaterials with nanoparticle cores inside hollow shells are interesting among the complex hollow nanostructures. Yolk/shell nanoparticles (YSNs) are promising functional nanomaterials for a variety of applications such as catalysis, delivery, lithium-ion batteries and biosensors due to their
Jiehua Liu et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 24(30), 4097-4111 (2012-04-17)
Two dimensional nanoarchitectures are of great interest in lithium storage for energy-storage devices, in particular lithium-ion batteries, due to its shortened paths for fast lithium ion diffusion and large exposed surface offering more lithium-insertion channels. Their competitive lithium-storage features provide
P Sienaert et al.
Journal of affective disorders, 146(1), 15-33 (2012-09-05)
Throughout the past decades, several methods have been developed to achieve therapeutic lithium blood levels as quick and safe as possible. The present study will systematically review the methods developed and studied for lithium dose estimation or level prediction at
S J Edwards et al.
Health technology assessment (Winchester, England), 17(54), 1-190 (2013-11-29)
Patients with treatment-resistant depression (TRD) are those with major depressive disorder that has not responded adequately to treatment. The causes of depression are not fully understood, although there is evidence to suggest that depression is a complex interaction among biological
Challenges for rechargeable Li batteries
Goodenough JB and Kim Y
Chemistry of Materials, 22(3), 587-603 (2009)
Dai Zhao-Xia et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 67(7), 1599-1604 (2013-04-05)
Water flea (Daphnia magna) and fish (Carassius auratus) at trophic level were used for comprehensive evaluation of environmental risks incurred by manufactured nanomaterial (nNi(OH)2) as leaked from lithium cells to the food chain in freshwater ecosystem. The 48, 72 and
Bin Liu et al.
ChemSusChem, 8(21), 3697-3703 (2015-10-13)
The development of highly efficient catalysts is critical for the practical application of lithium-oxygen (Li-O2) batteries. Nanosheet-assembled ZnCo2O4 (ZCO) microspheres and thin films grown in situ on single-walled carbon nanotube (ZCO/SWCNT) composites as high-performance air electrode materials for Li-O2 batteries are
Zhenzhong Zhu et al.
The FEBS journal, 281(23), 5371-5389 (2014-09-30)
Mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) are multipotent cells that have been widely used in cell based transplantation therapy. The use of MSCs requires in vitro expansion in order to fulfill their regenerative capacity. Therefore the proliferative ability of MSCs is one of
Xiangbo Meng et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 24(27), 3589-3615 (2012-06-16)
Lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) are used widely in today's consumer electronics and offer great potential for hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs), plug-in HEVs, pure EVs, and also in smart grids as future energy-storage devices. However, many challenges must be addressed before these
Teaching neuroimages: reversible paradoxical lithium neurotoxicity.
V Y Vishnu et al.
Neurology, 81(14), e110-e110 (2013-10-02)
Bing Sun et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3655-3659 (2013-07-19)
Porous LiFePO4/C microspheres were synthesized by a novel hydrothermal reaction combined with high-temperature calcinations. The morphology of the prepared material was investigated by field-emission scanning electron microscopy. Porous microspheres with diameters around 1-3 microm were obtained, which consisting of primary
Can lithium unmask the preclinical Parkinsonian features?
S Bhattacharjee et al.
Irish medical journal, 106(8), 254-254 (2013-11-29)
Matthew T McDowell et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 25(36), 4966-4985 (2013-09-17)
Alloying anodes such as silicon are promising electrode materials for next-generation high energy density lithium-ion batteries because of their ability to reversibly incorporate a high concentration of Li atoms. However, alloying anodes usually exhibit a short cycle life due to
Mohamed Aklalouch et al.
ChemSusChem, 8(20), 3465-3471 (2015-09-19)
By comparing carbon electrodes with varying porosity in Li-O2 cells, we show that the effect of electrolyte stirring at a given current density can result in a change from 2D to 3D growth of discharged deposits. The change of morphology
Hyun-Ju Kim et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3276-3281 (2013-07-19)
LiMn0.6Fe0.4PO4/C cathode material is synthesized via a modified-solid state reaction method. The calcination temperature is adjusted in the range of 500-700 degrees C for 10 h. The crystal structure, morphology, and carbon coating layer of the synthesized LiMn0.6Fe0.4PO4/C are analyzed
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