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Heng Yu et al.
Bioresource technology, 199, 188-193 (2015-09-06)
This study established a new more neutral magnesium bisulfate pretreatment (MBSP) using magnesium bisulfate as sulfonating agent for improving the enzymatic hydrolysis efficiency of corn stover. Using the MBSP with 5.21% magnesium bisulfate, 170°C and pH 5.2 for 60 min
Biwu Liu et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(44), 24833-24838 (2015-10-23)
Although DNA has been quite successful in metal cation detection, anion detectioin remains challenging because of the charge repulsion. Metal oxides represent a very important class of materials, and different oxides might interact with anions differently. In this work, a
Yang Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. B, Analytical technologies in the biomedical and life sciences, 960, 52-58 (2014-05-03)
A novel TiO2/diatomite composite (TD) was prepared and then characterized by scanning electron microscope (SEM) and Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR). The results of SEM showed that after modification, the porous surface of diatomite was covered with TiO2. Both diatomite and
H A Ramirez Ramirez et al.
Journal of dairy science, 98(3), 1903-1914 (2014-12-31)
Two experiments were conducted to evaluate the additive effects of starch and fat as risk factors associated with milk fat depression in dairy diets containing corn dried distillers grains with solubles. In experiment 1, 4 multiparous ruminally cannulated Holstein cows
Christian Ciardi et al.
The British journal of nutrition, 107(6), 826-833 (2011-08-02)
Obesity leads to the activation of pro-inflammatory pathways, resulting in a state of low-grade inflammation. Recently, several studies have shown that the exposure to lipopolysaccharide (LPS) could initiate and maintain a chronic state of low-grade inflammation in obese people. As
Martin Maldonado et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 432(1), 1-7 (2012-09-29)
An electrochemical detection (ECD) method for analyzing sub-micro amounts of histamine (HA) and N(τ)-methylhistamine (N(τ)-MHA) in biological samples by high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)-amperometry has been developed. The method consists of a precolumn derivatization of the amines with o-phthalaldehyde (OPA) and
Tingjun Fan et al.
Acta biochimica et biophysica Sinica, 43(9), 722-728 (2011-07-16)
Phenoloxidase from Artemia sinica (AsPO) was purified by Superdex 200 gel-filtration and Q Sepharose fast flow ion-exchange chromatography, and its properties were characterized biochemically and enzymatically by using L-dihydroxyphenylalanine (L-DOPA) as the specific substrate. Results showed that AsPO was isolated
Konstantina C Fylaktakidou et al.
ChemMedChem, 6(1), 153-168 (2010-11-26)
Polyphosphorylated and perphosphorylated hexopyranose monosaccharides and disaccharides were synthesized from parent or partially protected carbohydrates as potential allosteric effectors of hemoglobin. A study toward the construction of seven- and eight-membered cyclic pyrophosphates was also performed on the sugars which had
Elena Yu Savonina et al.
Talanta, 88, 369-374 (2012-01-24)
Dynamic fractionation is considered to be an attractive alternative to conventional batch sequential extraction procedures for partitioning of trace metals and metalloids in environmental solid samples. This paper reports the first results on the continuous-flow dynamic fractionation of selenium using
Ziqiang Meng et al.
Chemosphere, 89(5), 579-584 (2012-07-06)
To study the biological role of bisulfite on vascular contractility and its underlying cellular and molecular mechanisms, to explore whether bisulfite can be used as a sulfur dioxide (SO(2)) donor in the biological experiments, the vasorelaxant effects of sodium bisulfite
Yaqiu Lin et al.
Molecular biology reports, 40(2), 1487-1494 (2012-10-18)
Laccase is a blue copper oxidase with multiple copper ions and widely distributed in higher plant and fungi. To date, numerous fungal laccases have been reported by many researchers. In present work, a new laccase gene, named CcLCC5I, from Coprinus
Xinxin Li et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 63(43), 9590-9600 (2015-10-23)
Lignin, a phenylpropanoid polymer present in secondary cell walls, has a negative impact on feed digestibility. TT8 and HB12 genes were shown to have low expression levels in low-lignin tissues of alfalfa, but to date, there has been no study
Qiang Yang et al.
Bioresource technology, 126, 336-340 (2012-11-06)
Agave americana is one of commonly grown agave species but currently less valuable because its large flower stalk cannot be used for producing alcoholic beverage. In the present study, the stalk was pretreated with dilute acid (DA), sulfite (SPORL), and
Jianying Bai et al.
Toxicology, 312, 142-148 (2013-08-27)
Although sulfite (SO3(2-)) is commonly used as an antimicrobial agent and preservative in foods, medicines and wine, it has also been listed as an important risk factor for the initiation and progression of liver diseases due to oxidative damage. In
Gaber Hashem Gaber Ahmed et al.
Talanta, 132, 252-257 (2014-12-06)
Herein we describe an easy one step synthesis of carbon nanodots (C-dots) by thermal carbonization of 6-bromohexylboronic acid using two different amine compounds, polyethyleneglycol bis(3-aminopropyl (PEGA) and 1,2-aminopropane (DPA), at 180 °C in atmospheric oxygen. The as-synthesized C-dots were characterized
Picheng Gao et al.
Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003), 44(2), 773-781 (2014-11-20)
A facile synthetic route for TiO2-CdSe heterostructures was proposed based on dentate binding of TiO2 to carboxyl. Carboxyl functionalized CdSe quantum dots (CF-CdSe QDs) were successfully bonded onto TiO2 nanoparticles (NPs), which could significantly improve the photoelectrochemical (PEC) properties of
Michelle Cilia et al.
PloS one, 7(10), e48177-e48177 (2012-11-03)
Circulative transmission of viruses in the Luteoviridae, such as cereal yellow dwarf virus (CYDV), requires a series of precisely orchestrated interactions between virus, plant, and aphid proteins. Natural selection has favored these viruses to be retained in the phloem to
Yoon Hong Chun et al.
Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, 89(4), 718-722 (2012-08-18)
We investigated the effects of sodium sulfite (Na(2)SO(3)) on rhinovirus (RV)-induced chemokine production in A549 airway epithelial cells. Our results demonstrated that the treatment of A549 cells with 2,500 μM Na(2)SO(3) enhanced the mRNA expression of RV-induced interleukin (IL)-8 1.8
Satish R Malwal et al.
Journal of medicinal chemistry, 55(1), 553-557 (2011-12-02)
Here, 2,4-dinitrophenylsulfonamides with tunable cysteine-activated SO(2) release profiles with half-lives of SO(2) release varying from 2 to 63 min are reported. N-Benzyl-2,4-dinitrobenzenesulfonamide (6), which is prepared in one step from commercial sources, had a potency (MIC = 0.15 μM) of
José A Murillo Pulgarín et al.
Phytochemical analysis : PCA, 23(3), 214-221 (2011-08-02)
1-Naphthylacetic and 2-naphthoxyacetic acids belong to the synthetic branch of auxins. Auxins have attracted considerable interest as a subject of study by virtue of their biological and physiological significance. Their broad use as plant growth regulators has raised the need
I Schadt et al.
Journal of dairy science, 97(12), 7995-8007 (2014-10-06)
The influence of stage of lactation and corresponding diets on rates of protein degradation (kd) is largely unstudied. Study objectives were to measure and compare in situ ruminal kd of crude protein (CP) and estimate rumen CP escape (rumen-undegradable protein;
Julia Glazyrina et al.
Biotechnology journal, 6(8), 1003-1008 (2011-07-14)
The dissolved oxygen concentration is a crucial parameter in aerobic bioprocesses due to the low solubility of oxygen in water. The present study describes a new method for determining the oxygen transfer rate (OTR) in shaken-culture systems based on the
B Roig et al.
Water research, 57, 67-75 (2014-04-08)
Anti-cancer drugs are an important class of pharmaceutical products. Methotrexate (MTX) is a folic acid antagonist used in high doses as antimetabolite in anti-cancer treatment as well as in low doses for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis and adults' psoriasis.
Richard P Chandra et al.
Bioresource technology, 199, 135-141 (2015-09-24)
With the goal of enhancing overall carbohydrate recovery and reducing enzyme loading refiner mechanical pulping and steam pretreatment (210°C, 5 min) were used to pretreat poplar wood chips. Neutral sulphonation post-treatment indicated that, although the lignin present in the steam
Ioan Bicu et al.
Bioresource technology, 102(21), 10013-10019 (2011-09-07)
Orange peel (OP) was used as raw material for cellulose extraction. Two different pulping reagents were used, sodium sulfite and sodium metabisulfite. The effect of the main process parameters, sulfite agent dosage and reaction duration, on cellulose yield was investigated.
Fuyou Du et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 845, 45-52 (2014-09-10)
In this publication, a novel solid phase microextraction (SPME) coating functionalized with a DNA aptamer for selective enrichment of a low abundance protein from diluted human plasma is described. This approach is based on the covalent immobilization of an aptamer
Ajit S Narang et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 101(1), 127-139 (2011-11-24)
Reactive peroxides in povidone often lead to degradation of oxidation-labile drugs. To reduce peroxide concentration in povidone, the roles of storage conditions, antioxidants, and silicates were investigated. Povidone alone and its physical mixtures with ascorbic acid, propyl gallate, sodium sulfite
Akihiko Terada et al.
Biotechnology and bioengineering, 109(7), 1745-1754 (2012-01-18)
Polyethylene (PE) sheets were modified by radiation-induced graft polymerization (RIGP) of an epoxy-group containing monomer glycidyl methacrylate (GMA). The epoxy group of GMA was opened by introducing sodium sulfite (SS) and diethylamine (DEA) as representatives of negatively and positively charged
Fabian Leinisch et al.
Chemical research in toxicology, 24(12), 2217-2226 (2011-10-19)
Nitrone spin traps such as 5,5-dimethyl-1-pyrroline-N-oxide (DMPO) are commonly used for free radical detection. Though proven examples are rare, artifact formation must be considered. For example, the Forrester-Hepburn mechanism yields the same radical adduct as that formed by genuine radical
Yonghong Wu et al.
Analytical biochemistry, 423(1), 15-22 (2012-02-14)
In the current study, we examined the expression level of glyceraldehyde-3-phosphate dehydrogenase (GAPDH) protein in a number of organisms and the stability of GAPDH under various conditions. Our results revealed that GAPDH is present in multiple Escherichia coli strains, the
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