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Håkon Dahle et al.
The ISME journal, 9(7), 1593-1606 (2015-01-13)
Methods developed in geochemical modelling combined with recent advances in molecular microbial ecology provide new opportunities to explore how microbial communities are shaped by their chemical surroundings. Here, we present a framework for analyses of how chemical energy availability shape...
Lirong Zeng et al.
Cell biochemistry and biophysics, 65(2), 77-83 (2012-10-12)
New antibiotic targets are urgently needed to tackle the multidrug resistant and latent Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the causative agent of the most formidable infectious disease tuberculosis. Sulfur metabolism is essential for the survival and virulence of many pathogens including M. tuberculosis....
Nan Li et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 32(7), e1907079-e1907079 (2019-12-24)
Rechargeable lithium (Li) metal batteries hold great promise for revolutionizing current energy-storage technologies. However, the uncontrollable growth of lithium dendrites impedes the service of Li anodes in high energy and safety batteries. There are numerous studies on Li anodes, yet...
Anthony Bertucci et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry letters, 21(2), 710-714 (2011-01-07)
The catalytic activity and the inhibition of a new coral carbonic anhydrase (CA, EC, from the scleractinian coral Stylophora pistillata, STPCA-2, has been investigated. STPCA-2 has high catalytic activity for the physiological reaction being less sensitive to anion and...
Robert Shrake et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 437, 140-146 (2014-10-15)
Zwitterionic quantum dots prepared through incorporated zwitterionic ligands on quantum dot surfaces, are being paid significant attention in biomedical applications because of their excellent colloidal stability across a wide pH and ionic strength range, antifouling surface, good biocompatibility, etc. In...
Inconclusive evidence of Juniperus virginiana recovery following sulfur pollution reductions.
Paul G Schaberg et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(1), E1-E1 (2014-01-01)
Mohd Asgher et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 106, 54-61 (2014-05-20)
We studied the response of ethylene-sensitive (Pusa Jai Kisan) and ethylene-insensitive (SS2) mustard (Brassica juncea) cultivars to 0, 0.5, 1.0 and 2.0 mM SO₄(2-), and the effect of 1.0 mM SO₄(2-) was studied in the amelioration of 50 µM cadmium...
Sheila Mae S Santander-De Leon et al.
Biocontrol science, 18(1), 29-40 (2013-03-30)
The physicochemical properties and bacterial community in sediments of Lake Shiraishi, a lake with brackish water, were characterized to elucidate the influence of oyster farming and seawater and freshwater inflow. Physicochemical analyses suggested the marine origin of the sediment at...
Hoon Kim et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7278-7278 (2015-06-13)
Elemental sulfur is one of the most attractive cathode active materials in lithium batteries because of its high theoretical specific capacity. Despite the positive aspect, lithium-sulfur batteries have suffered from severe capacity fading and limited rate capability. Here we report...
Caiyun Chen et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 11830-11830 (2015-07-04)
Molybdenum disulphide (MoS2), which is a typical semiconductor from the family of layered transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs), is an attractive material for optoelectronic and photodetection applications because of its tunable bandgap and high quantum luminescence efficiency. Although a high photoresponsivity...
Stefano Vezzoli et al.
ACS nano, 9(8), 7992-8003 (2015-07-28)
We present a method that allows determining the band-edge exciton fine structure of CdSe/CdS dot-in-rods samples based on single particle polarization measurements at room temperature. We model the measured emission polarization of such single particles considering the fine structure properties...
Frank Y Fan et al.
Advanced materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), 27(35), 5203-5209 (2015-08-11)
The kinetics of Li2 S electrodeposition onto carbon in lithium-sulfur batteries are characterized. Electrodeposition is found to be dominated by a 2D nucleation and growth process with rate constants that depend strongly on the electrolyte solvent. Nucleation is found to...
Anja Wüst et al.
Biological chemistry, 393(10), 1067-1077 (2012-10-26)
The tetranuclear Cu(Z) cluster is the unique active site of nitrous oxide reductase, the enzyme that catalyzes the reduction of nitrous oxide to dinitrogen as the final reaction in bacterial denitrification. Three-dimensional structures of orthologs of the enzyme from a...
Karin Ortmayr et al.
The Analyst, 140(22), 7687-7695 (2015-10-10)
The sulfur metabolic pathway is involved in basic modes of cellular metabolism, including methylation, cell division, respiratory oscillations and stress responses. Hence, the implicated high reactivity of the sulfur pathway intermediates entails challenges for their quantitative analysis. In particular the...
Mark A Lever et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 339(6125), 1305-1308 (2013-03-16)
Sediment-covered basalt on the flanks of mid-ocean ridges constitutes most of Earth's oceanic crust, but the composition and metabolic function of its microbial ecosystem are largely unknown. By drilling into 3.5-million-year-old subseafloor basalt, we demonstrated the presence of methane- and...
Wei Lin et al.
The ISME journal, 8(12), 2463-2477 (2014-06-11)
Magnetotactic bacteria (MTB) of the genus 'Candidatus Magnetobacterium' in phylum Nitrospirae are of great interest because of the formation of hundreds of bullet-shaped magnetite magnetosomes in multiple bundles of chains per cell. These bacteria are worldwide distributed in aquatic environments...
Ilka Lewrenz et al.
The Journal of biological chemistry, 288(43), 30931-30943 (2013-09-14)
The yeast protein Zim17 belongs to a unique class of co-chaperones that maintain the solubility of Hsp70 proteins in mitochondria and plastids of eukaryotic cells. However, little is known about the functional cooperation between Zim17 and mitochondrial Hsp70 proteins in...
Kanjana Mahattanatawee et al.
Food chemistry, 154, 1-6 (2014-02-13)
Aroma volatiles from three cooked fragrant rice types (Jasmine, Basmati and Jasmati) were characterised and identified using SPME GC-O, GC-PFPD and confirmed using GC-MS. A total of 26, 23, and 22 aroma active volatiles were observed in Jasmine, Basmati and...
Heeyong Yoon et al.
PLoS genetics, 11(5), e1005135-e1005135 (2015-05-23)
Frataxin (Yfh1 in yeast) is a conserved protein and deficiency leads to the neurodegenerative disease Friedreich's ataxia. Frataxin is a critical protein for Fe-S cluster assembly in mitochondria, interacting with other components of the Fe-S cluster machinery, including cysteine desulfurase...
Xue Jiang et al.
Phytomedicine : international journal of phytotherapy and phytopharmacology, 20(2), 97-105 (2012-11-07)
Sulfur fumigation (SF) in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a highly efficient and important traditional preservation method in China. This method has generated a great deal of concern and has been disputed in the last few years because of its...
Yan Feng et al.
Scientific reports, 4, 6204-6204 (2014-08-28)
The integration of different components into a hybrid nanosystem for the utilization of the synergistic effects is an effective way to design the electrocatalysts. Herein, we demonstrate a hybrid strategy to enhance the electrocatalytic property of hollow structured Pt nanoparticles...
Yongwei Song et al.
Environmental technology, 35(17-20), 2538-2545 (2014-08-26)
It is well documented that bioleaching with the co-inoculation ofAcidithiobacillus ferrooxidans and Acidithiobacillus thiooxidans can drastically enhance sludge dewaterability under ambient temperature condition, but little information on low temperature effect on bioleached sludge dewaterability is available. In this study, the...
Rubén del Barrio-Galán et al.
Food chemistry, 179, 116-126 (2015-02-28)
The effect of high levels of the polysaccharide Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strain (HPS) and another conventional yeast strain (FERM) on the polysaccharide and phenolic composition of Syrah red wines during alcoholic fermentation and subsequent aging on lees, with or without...
Karthik Anantharaman et al.
Science (New York, N.Y.), 344(6185), 757-760 (2014-05-03)
Viruses are the most abundant biological entities in the oceans and a pervasive cause of mortality of microorganisms that drive biogeochemical cycles. Although the ecological and evolutionary effects of viruses on marine phototrophs are well recognized, little is known about...
Ziyu Song et al.
Water science and technology : a journal of the International Association on Water Pollution Research, 67(9), 2042-2049 (2013-05-10)
For amine-based carbon dioxide capture, nitrogen oxides and sulfur oxides were the main pollutants that had a negative effect on the regeneration of solvent. Before carbon dioxide capture, the sulfur oxides in flue gas should be removed by the method...
Julius O Campeciño et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 137(28), 9044-9052 (2015-07-03)
Computational investigations have implicated the amidate ligand in nickel superoxide dismutase (NiSOD) in stabilizing Ni-centered redox catalysis and in preventing cysteine thiolate ligand oxidation. To test these predictions, we have used an experimental approach utilizing a semisynthetic scheme that employs...
Margret Sauter et al.
The Biochemical journal, 451(2), 145-154 (2013-03-29)
Both Met (methionine) and SAM (S-adenosylmethionine), the activated form of Met, participate in a number of essential metabolic pathways in plants. The subcellular compartmentalization of Met fluxes will be discussed in the present review with respect to regulation and communication...
Y Chen et al.
Oncogene, 34(29), 3839-3847 (2014-10-07)
Although previous studies suggest that myeloid zinc-finger 1 (MZF-1) is a multifaceted transcription factor that may function as either an oncogene or a tumor suppressor, the molecular bases determining its different traits remain elusive. Increasing evidence suggests that disorders in...
Chuanwei Hou et al.
Organic letters, 16(19), 5040-5043 (2014-09-18)
A novel and direct synthesis of various 2-aminobenzo[b]thiophenes has been developed. The reactions were catalyzed by a combination of Pd(dppf)Cl2 and dppf using odorless and cheap Na2S2O3 as the sulfur source. This strategy allowed us to synthesize important 2-aminobenzo[b]thiophene scaffold...
Priya Murria et al.
Inorganic chemistry, 56(23), 14396-14407 (2017-11-14)
Thiol-amine mixtures are an attractive medium for the solution processing of semiconducting thin films because of their remarkable ability to dissolve a variety of metals, metal chalcogenides, metal salts, and chalcogens. However, very little is known about their dissolution chemistry....
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