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Rajesh Kumar et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 456, 241-245 (2015-07-08)
In this article, 3-mercaptopropyl functionalized silica entrapped polyacrylamide hydrogel (MPFS-PAA) was prepared and characterized by FT-IR, scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and energy dispersion X-ray spectroscopy (EDS). Synthesized hydrogel was evaluated for removal of arsenic(III) from aqueous solution. Adsorption studies were
Fariba Javdani et al.
The Journal of comparative neurology, 523(13), 1967-1983 (2015-03-13)
γ-Aminobutyric acid (GABA)- and glycine-mediated hyperpolarizing inhibition is associated with a chloride influx that depends on the inwardly directed chloride electrochemical gradient. In neurons, the extrusion of chloride from the cytosol primarily depends on the expression of an isoform of
Juho Antti Sirviö et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(35), 19691-19699 (2015-08-19)
Long and flexible cellulose nanofibrils or stiff and short cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs) are both promising lightweight materials with high strength and the potential to serve as reinforcing agents in many polymeric materials. In this study, bifunctional reactive cellulose nanocrystals (RCNCs)
Sodium borohydride as a fuel for the future.
Santos DMF and Sequeira CAC.
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 15(8), 3980-4001 (2011)
Yanfang Shen et al.
Journal of drug targeting, 23(6), 568-576 (2015-03-05)
Multifunctional gold nanospheres (MGNs)-loaded with docetaxel (MGN@DTX) were prepared and evaluated for therapeutic efficacy in nude mice bearing human prostate cancer xenografts. MGNs were prepared from PEGylated hollow gold nanospheres (HGNs) coated with folic acid and DTPTT chelate. Then, the
Reena Rahi et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 41(48), 14490-14497 (2012-10-18)
A new catalyst composed of Pd nanoparticles supported on MgO has been prepared by the room temperature NaBH(4) reduction of Na(2)PdCl(4) in methanol in the presence of the support. TEM measurements reveal well-dispersed Pd particles of mean diameter 1.7 nm
Longyan Chen et al.
Journal of nanobiotechnology, 13, 45-45 (2015-06-26)
Rapid detection and discrimination of bacteria for biomedical and food safety applications remain a considerable challenge. We report a label-free near infrared surface-enhanced Raman scattering (NIR-SERS) method for the discrimination of pathogenic bacteria from drinking water. The approach relies on
Zhaoqiang Ding et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 48, 469-479 (2015-01-13)
A novel molecularly imprinted optosensing material based on multi-walled carbon nanotube-quantum dots (MWCNT-QDs) has been designed and synthesized for its high selectivity, sensitivity and specificity in the recognition of a target protein bovine serum albumin (BSA). Molecularly imprinted polymer coated
Nedjma Melais et al.
Bioprocess and biosystems engineering, 38(8), 1579-1588 (2015-05-11)
This study reports the lipase-catalyzed resolution of heteroaromatic secondary alcohols by succinic anhydride under different activation conditions by convenient procedure with succinic anhydride. The effects of succinic anhydride and the nature of the heteroatom are discussed in standard conditions in
Hayden T Ravert et al.
Journal of labelled compounds & radiopharmaceuticals, 57(12), 695-698 (2014-10-21)
The 4-[(18)F]-fluorobenzyltriphenylphosphonium cation was synthesized by a series of microwave reactions from no carrier added [(18)F]-fluoride. The microwave procedure reduced the quantity of reagents used and synthesis time when compared with the original synthesis. In addition, problematic solid phase extraction
Adriano Ambrosi et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 16(2), 331-334 (2014-11-19)
Graphene-related materials contain chemically bonded oxygen atoms in the form of epoxy, hydroxy, carboxy, and carbonyl groups. It is important to determine the quantity of oxygen atoms and to understand their position on the graphene sheet. However, visualization of these
Olga Bibikova et al.
Journal of biomedical optics, 20(7), 76017-76017 (2015-08-01)
We synthesized and characterized gold nanostars and their silica-coated derivatives with 7- to 50-nm shell thicknesses as contrast agents for optical imaging. The scattering and absorption coefficients of the nanoparticles (NPs) were estimated by means of collimated transmittance and diffuse
Brandon F Maziuk et al.
Acta neuropathologica communications, 6(1), 71-71 (2018-08-03)
The development of insoluble, intracellular neurofibrillary tangles composed of the microtubule-associated protein tau is a defining feature of tauopathies, including Alzheimer's disease (AD). Accumulating evidence suggests that tau pathology co-localizes with RNA binding proteins (RBPs) that are known markers for
I H Hiemstra et al.
Molecular immunology, 60(1), 1-7 (2014-04-08)
The administration of helminths is considered a promising strategy for the treatment of autoimmune diseases due to their immunomodulatory properties. Currently, the application of the helminth Trichuris suis as a treatment for Crohn's disease is being studied in large multi-center
Zengyan Wei et al.
Nature communications, 5, 3870-3870 (2014-05-16)
The shape-controlled synthesis of nanoparticles was established in single-phase solutions by controlling growth directions of crystalline facets on seed nanocrystals kinetically; however, it was difficult to rationally predict and design nanoparticle shapes. Here we introduce a methodology to fabricate nanoparticles
Tomoya Yamamoto et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 23(17), 5782-5788 (2015-07-26)
Amphotericin B (AmB) is a polyene macrolide antibiotic widely used to treat mycotic infections. In this paper, we focus on the role of the polyol moiety of AmB in sterol selectivity using 7-oxo-AmB, 7α-OH-AmB, and 7β-OH-AmB. The 7-OH analogs were
Ali A Ensafi et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 71, 243-248 (2015-04-29)
A novel fluorescent biosensor is developed, based on glutathione-capped CdTe quantum dots aggregation, for the determination of trace amount of an important drug, protamine. In this method with increasing the protamine concentration, the fluorescence of the quantum dots was quenched
Fehmi Civitci et al.
Nature communications, 11(1), 4339-4339 (2020-08-30)
DNA points accumulation for imaging in nanoscale topography (DNA-PAINT) facilitates multiplexing in superresolution microscopy but is practically limited by slow imaging speed. To address this issue, we propose the additions of ethylene carbonate (EC) to the imaging buffer, sequence repeats
Yu Zhang et al.
Nanoscale, 7(32), 13775-13783 (2015-07-30)
Highly stable monodispersed nano Cu hydrosols were facilely prepared by an aqueous chemical reduction method through selecting copper hydroxide (Cu(OH)2) as the copper precursor, poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) and ethanol amine (EA) as the complexing agents, and hydrazine hydrate as the
Connor A Wathen et al.
Contrast media & molecular imaging, 10(3), 188-193 (2014-08-30)
Gold nanomaterials (AuNPs) represent a promising new class of contrast agents for X-ray computed tomographic (CT) imaging in both research and clinical settings. These materials exhibit superior X-ray absorption properties compared with other iodinated agents, and thus require lower injection
S R Kavitha et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 133, 472-479 (2014-06-29)
Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) of different sizes from 7nm to 22nm have been prepared by simple Dirk and Charles chemical method and characterized using UV-vis spectroscopy and high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). Fluorescence quenching of 1,4-dimethoxy-2,3-dimethylanthracene-9,10-dione (DMDMAD) by silver
Jiadi Sun et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 70, 239-245 (2015-04-02)
A novel DNA sensor for the detection of the Escherichia coli O157:H7 (E. coli O157:H7) eaeA gene was constructed using surface enhanced fluorescence (SEF). The spacing distance dependence nature of Au@Ag nanorods surface enhanced fluorescence was investigated when the cy3-labled
Anna Huk et al.
Particle and fibre toxicology, 12, 25-25 (2015-07-25)
The main goal of this research was to study the interactions of a fully characterized set of silver nanomaterials (Ag ENMs) with cells in vitro, according to the standards of Good Laboratory Practices (GLP), to assure the quality of nanotoxicology
Igor W K Ouédraogo et al.
Journal of water and health, 13(3), 726-736 (2015-09-01)
Because of the recognition that arsenic (As) at low concentrations in drinking water causes severe health effects, the technologies of As removal have become increasingly important. In this study, a simplified and effective method was used to immobilize iron oxyhydroxide
Jiwoong Kwon et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 17804-17804 (2015-12-08)
Far-field optical nanoscopy has been widely used to image small objects with sub-diffraction-limit spatial resolution. Particularly, reversible saturable optical fluorescence transition (RESOLFT) nanoscopy with photoswitchable fluorescent proteins is a powerful method for super-resolution imaging of living cells with low light
Erdal Kenduzler et al.
Talanta, 93, 404-410 (2012-04-10)
A method based on cold vapor generation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (CVG-ICP-MS) has been developed for determination of inorganic mercury, Hg(II), and total mercury in fish otoliths. Sodium borohydride (NaBH(4)) was used as the only reducing agent and its
Yalçın Çöpür et al.
Bioresource technology, 129, 182-190 (2012-12-19)
This study examined the suitability of husk waste for bioethanol production and compared pretreatment techniques with regard to their efficiencies. Results showed that 4% NaBH4 (90 min) delignified the highest amount of lignin (49.1%) from the structure. The highest xylan
Jung-Hoon Lee et al.
Nature communications, 6, 7571-7571 (2015-06-27)
Much of the interest in noble metal nanoparticles is due to their plasmonic resonance responses and local field enhancement, both of which can be tuned through the size and shape of the particles. However, both properties suffer from the loss
Olga A Guselnikova et al.
Beilstein journal of nanotechnology, 6, 1192-1198 (2015-07-15)
A novel approach for the in situ synthesis of zerovalent aryl-coated iron nanoparticles (NPs) based on diazonium salt chemistry is proposed. Surface-modified zerovalent iron NPs (ZVI NPs) were prepared by simple chemical reduction of iron(III) chloride aqueous solution followed by
Charles M Sharpless
Environmental science & technology, 46(8), 4466-4473 (2012-03-24)
The natural lifetimes of triplet dissolved organic matter ((3)DOM) were determined by an O(2) saturation kinetics study of singlet oxygen quantum yields (Φ(1O2)) in buffered D(2)O. At least two distinct (3)DOM pools are present, and the observed lifetime range (∼20
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