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Two-cationic 2-methylbenzothiazole derivatives as green light absorbed sensitizers in initiation of free radical polymerization.
Janina Kabatc et al.
Colloid and polymer science, 293(7), 1865-1876 (2015-07-07)
Di Gao et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(24), 13524-13537 (2015-05-29)
Ultrasound as an external stimulus for enhanced gene transfection represents a safe, noninvasive, cost-effective delivery strategy for gene therapy. Herein, we have developed an ultrasound-triggered phase-transition cationic nanodroplet based on a novel perfluorinated amphiphilic poly(amino acid), which could simultaneously load
Hyeokjun Park et al.
Nature communications, 8, 14989-14989 (2017-05-12)
Shedding new light on conventional batteries sometimes inspires a chemistry adoptable for rechargeable batteries. Recently, the primary lithium-sulfur dioxide battery, which offers a high energy density and long shelf-life, is successfully renewed as a promising rechargeable system exhibiting small polarization
Rajini Nagaraj et al.
Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland), 10(3) (2020-04-03)
Diabetic retinopathy (DR), Retinopathy of Pre-maturity (ROP), and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) are multifactorial manifestations associated with abnormal growth of blood vessels in the retina. These three diseases account for 5% of the total blindness and vision impairment in the
Dexian Dong et al.
PloS one, 10(6), e0129130-e0129130 (2015-06-13)
Specific environmental stresses may lead to induced genomic instability in bacteria, generating beneficial mutants and potentially accelerating the breeding of industrial microorganisms. The environmental stresses inside the aqueous battery may be derived from such conditions as ion shuttle, pH gradient
Biljana Mojsoska et al.
Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy, 59(7), 4112-4120 (2015-05-06)
The constant emergence of new bacterial strains that resist the effectiveness of marketed antimicrobials has led to an urgent demand for and intensive research on new classes of compounds to combat bacterial infections. Antimicrobial peptoids comprise one group of potential
Sa Li et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7872-7872 (2015-08-06)
Alloy-type anodes such as silicon and tin are gaining popularity in rechargeable Li-ion batteries, but their rate/cycling capabilities should be improved. Here by making yolk-shell nanocomposite of aluminium core (30 nm in diameter) and TiO2 shell (∼3 nm in thickness), with a
Monica Benincasa et al.
European journal of medicinal chemistry, 95, 210-219 (2015-03-31)
The proline-rich antibacterial peptide Bac7(1-35) protects mice against Salmonella typhimurium infection, despite its rapid clearance. To overcome this problem the peptide was linked to a polyethylene glycol (PEG) molecule either via a cleavable ester bond or via a non-hydrolysable amide
Kristal Aubrey S Bornillo et al.
Chemosphere, 242, 125287-125287 (2020-01-04)
A novel electrospun dual-responsive polyethersulfone-poly(dimethyl amino) ethyl methacrylate nanofibrous adsorbent was fabricated via electrospinning for the removal of Cu (II) from aqueous solution. Morphological, chemical, and dual-responsiveness of the composite nanofibrous adsorbent were characterized using scanning electron microscope equipped with
Yun Ping Neo et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(22), 5163-5172 (2014-05-16)
Effects of heat treatment on structure and physicochemical properties of zein (Ze) and gallic acid loaded zein (Ze-GA) electrospun fiber mats were investigated. The electrospun fiber mats displayed different surface and physicochemical properties after being heat-cured at 150 °C for
Hanieh Shirazi et al.
Beilstein journal of nanotechnology, 6, 1677-1689 (2015-10-02)
The unique properties and applications of iron oxide and Au nanoparticles have motivated researchers to synthesize and optimize a combined nanocomposite containing both. By using various polymers such as chitosan, some of the problems of classic core-shell structures (such as
B Purevsuren et al.
European journal of mass spectrometry (Chichester, England), 10(1), 101-108 (2004-04-22)
Casein has been pyrolysed to obtain a biochar (28.3% yield), with mostly meso- and macro-pore structure, and a liquid tar product of high yield (37.5%) with the balance as gas (20.9%) and water (13.3%). The elemental composition of the casein
High-yield exfoliation of graphite in acrylate polymers: A stable few-layer graphene nanofluid with enhanced thermal conductivity.
Sun Z, et al.
Carbon, 64(23), 288-294 (2013)
Stephanie Shiers et al.
Neuropsychopharmacology : official publication of the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 45(3), 524-533 (2019-10-08)
Neuropathic pain caused by nerve injury presents with severe spontaneous pain and a variety of comorbidities, including deficits in higher executive functions. None of these clinical problems are adequately treated with current analgesics. Targeting of the mitogen-activated protein kinase-interacting kinase
Qihui Qian et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 11(34), 31257-31269 (2019-08-01)
Mixed-matrix membranes (MMMs) formed by dispersing metal-organic framework (MOF) particles in polymers have attracted significant attention because these composite systems can potentially surpass the separation performance of pure polymers alone. However, performance improvements are often unrealized because of poor interfacial
Biao Chen et al.
Nanoscale, 7(30), 12895-12905 (2015-07-15)
Uniform transition metal sulfide deposition on a smooth TiO2 surface to form a coating structure is a well-known challenge, caused mainly due to their poor affinities. Herein, we report a facile strategy for fabricating mesoporous 3D few-layered (<4 layers) MoS2
Geoff J Dumsday et al.
Biotechnology and bioengineering, 102(3), 673-683 (2008-12-19)
Arising from the requirement for discovery of novel biocatalysts with unusual properties, a process was developed which uniquely combines aspects of continuous culture with the measurement of oxygen uptake. This adaptation of the chemostat can be used to facilitate the
Eunjae Jung et al.
International journal of pharmaceutics, 487(1-2), 49-55 (2015-04-12)
The aim of this study was to develop drug-in adhesive (DIA) patch formulations for the transdermal delivery of fluoxetine (FX). The DIA patch formulations containing FX were prepared and optimized with various pressure sensitive adhesives, drug contents and enhancers. Among
Giuseppe Genduso et al.
Polymers, 11(2) (2019-04-10)
A triptycene-based diamine, 1,3,6,8-tetramethyl-2,7-diamino-triptycene (TMDAT), was used for the synthesis of a novel solution-processable polyamide obtained via polycondensation reaction with 4,4'-(hexafluoroisopropylidene)bis(benzoic acid) (6FBBA). Molecular simulations confirmed that the tetrasubstitution with ortho-methyl groups in the triptycene building block reduced rotations around
Nurit Atar et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 6(22), 20400-20407 (2014-11-05)
Chemical vapor deposition (CVD)-grown entangled carbon nanotube (CNT) sheets are characterized by high electrical conductivity and durability to bending and folding. However, since freestanding CNT sheets are mechanically weak, they cannot be used as stand-alone flexible films. In this work
Hamad A Albehaijan et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 12(6), 7518-7528 (2020-01-30)
The role of side-chain branching in flexoelectric properties of a flexible, ionic solid polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) has been investigated subjected to mechanical bending. These PEMs were synthesized via photopolymerization of the bifunctional poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) network attached with
Misu Lee et al.
Clinical cancer research : an official journal of the American Association for Cancer Research, 21(14), 3204-3215 (2015-04-04)
Novel therapeutic approaches are needed to improve the postoperative management of residual nonfunctioning pituitary adenomas (NFPA), given their high relapse rate. Here, we evaluated the antitumor efficacy of the dual PI3K/mTOR inhibitor NVP-BEZ235 in the only available model of spontaneous
Mei Zhang et al.
Polymers, 12(7) (2020-07-16)
Transparent polyimides (PI) films with outstanding overall performance are attractive for next generation optoelectronic and microelectronic applications. Semi-alicyclic PIs derived from alicyclic dianhydrides and aromatic diamines have proved effective to prepare transparent PIs with high transmittance. To optimize the combined
Sanghamitra Neogi et al.
ACS nano, 9(4), 3820-3828 (2015-04-02)
A detailed understanding of the connections of fabrication and processing to structural and thermal properties of low-dimensional nanostructures is essential to design materials and devices for phononics, nanoscale thermal management, and thermoelectric applications. Silicon provides an ideal platform to study
Mathew K John et al.
Anticancer research, 33(10), 4285-4291 (2013-10-15)
Poor solubility and bioavailability are limiting factors for the clinical application of curcumin. The objective of the current study was to develop a liquid formulation with increased solubility and systemic bioavailability. A co-solvent formulation with increased solubility of 20 mg/ml
M Armendariz Ontiveros et al.
Materials (Basel, Switzerland), 12(13) (2019-07-03)
The anti-biofouling and desalination properties of thin film composite reverse osmosis membranes (TFC-RO), modified by the incorporation of copper and iron nanoparticles, were compared. Nanoparticles of metallic copper (CuNPs) and an iron crystalline phase mix (Fe and Fe2O3, FeNPs) were
Courtney H Fox et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7417-7417 (2015-07-16)
Dynamic covalent materials are stable materials that possess reversible behaviour triggered by stimuli such as light, redox conditions or temperature; whereas supramolecular crosslinks depend on the equilibrium constant and relative concentrations of crosslinks as a function of temperature. The combination
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
Thirupathi Ravula et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 33(40), 10655-10662 (2017-09-19)
The development and applications of detergent-free membrane mimetics have been the focus for the high-resolution structural and functional studies on membrane proteins. The introduction of lipid nanodiscs has attracted new attention toward the structural biology of membrane proteins and also
M Melusova et al.
Neoplasma, 61(6), 690-699 (2014-10-25)
For several thousand years natural products were successfully used to treat a variety of diseases and to maintain health in humans, but until now it is not fully known what causes these medicinal effects. In our study we assessed the cytotoxic
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