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José M Estrada et al.
Water research, 47(13), 4312-4321 (2013-06-15)
Clogging due to biomass accumulation and the loss of structural stability of the packing media are common operational drawbacks of standard gas biofiltration inherent to the traditional biofilter design, which result in prohibitive pressure drop buildups and media channeling. In
Alumina and zirconia acrylate nanocomposites coatings for wood flooring: Photocalorimetric characterization
Landry V, et al.
Progress in Organic Coatings, 61(1), 76-82 (2008)
Markus Feulner et al.
Sensors (Basel, Switzerland), 15(11), 28796-28806 (2015-11-19)
Soot sensors are required for on-board diagnostics (OBD) of automotive diesel particulate filters (DPF) to detect filter failures. Widely used for this purpose are conductometric sensors, measuring an electrical current or resistance between two electrodes. Soot particles deposit on the
Mengning Liang et al.
IUCrJ, 1(Pt 3), 172-178 (2014-07-31)
Colloidal gels have unique properties due to a complex microstructure which forms into an extended network. Although the bulk properties of colloidal gels have been studied, there has been difficulty correlating those properties with individual colloidal dynamics on the microscale
Sai Fang et al.
Organic & biomolecular chemistry, 13(16), 4714-4726 (2015-03-25)
Based on the scaffolds of caffeic acid phenethyl ester (CAPE) as well as bioactive lactone-containing compounds, 6-acrylic phenethyl ester-2-pyranone derivatives were synthesized and evaluated against five tumor cell lines (HeLa, C6, MCF-7, A549, and HSC-2). Most of the new derivatives
Alexandra J Mably et al.
Neurobiology of aging, 36(3), 1316-1332 (2015-01-27)
The amyloid β (Aβ)-protein and microtubule-associated protein, tau, are the major components of the amyloid plaques and neurofibrillary tangles that typify Alzheimer's disease (AD) pathology. As such both Aβ and tau have long been proposed as therapeutic targets. Immunotherapy, particularly
Golo M J Meyer et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(3), 761-778 (2014-09-23)
Mesembrine and mesembrenone are the main alkaloids of Sceletium tortuosum, a plant species that was used for sedation and analgesia by the KhoiSan, previously known as Hottentots, a tribe in South Africa. After fermentation, the obtained preparation called "Kanna" or
Colin J Ingham et al.
Biotechnology advances, 30(5), 1089-1099 (2011-08-23)
Porous aluminum oxide (PAO) is a ceramic formed by an anodization process of pure aluminum that enables the controllable assembly of exceptionally dense and regular nanopores in a planar membrane. As a consequence, PAO has a high porosity, nanopores with
Hitomi Uchimoto et al.
Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin, 63(3), 200-209 (2015-03-12)
Reuse of chiral ruthenium catalyst in catalytic asymmetric transfer hydrogenation (CATH) has attracted attention from economic and environmental viewpoints, and reactions using ionic liquids (ILs) as solvent are recognized as one of the most useful methods for reuse of the
James R Gallagher et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 17(42), 28144-28153 (2015-03-21)
We report the structural evolution of Pd-Zn alloys in a 3.6% Pd-12% Zn/Al2O3 catalyst which is selective for propane dehydrogenation. High signal-to-noise, in situ synchrotron X-ray diffraction (XRD) was used quantitatively, in addition to in situ diffuse-reflectance infrared Fourier transform
Michael Bushell et al.
Nanomaterials (Basel, Switzerland), 10(9) (2020-09-17)
Physical chemical characterization of nanomaterials is critical to assessing quality control during production, evaluating the impact of material properties on human health and the environment, and developing regulatory frameworks for their use. We have investigated a set of 29 nanomaterials
Zhao-Dong Liu et al.
Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces, 110, 289-295 (2013-06-05)
We investigated the adhesion of Escherichia coli to α-Fe2O3 and γ-Al2O3 and the effects of adhesion on the surface properties of the oxides in batch experiments, where we conducted potentiometric titration, zeta potential measurements, and FTIR spectroscopy. The adhesion isotherms
Kevin A Thorn et al.
PloS one, 10(11), e0142452-e0142452 (2015-11-12)
Despite recent advances in spectroscopic techniques, there is uncertainty regarding the nature of the carbonyl groups in the asphaltene and resin fractions of crude oil, information necessary for an understanding of the physical properties and environmental fate of these materials.
Nusheng Chen et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 128, 122-129 (2015-05-26)
Biocomposites with tunable properties were successfully prepared through ionic assembly between anionic carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) and cationic copolymers (quaternized poly(l-lactide)-block-poly N,N-dimethylamino-2-ethyl methacrylate) (PLA-b-PDMAEMA). The quaternized PDMAEMA segment not only works as a compatibilizer between hydrophilic CMC and hydrophobic PLA, but
Size-controlled synthesis of alumina nanoparticles from aluminum alkoxides
Park YK, et al.
Materials Research Bulletin, 40(9), 1506-1512 (2005)
C Passariello et al.
European journal of paediatric dentistry : official journal of European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry, 14(3), 199-203 (2013-12-04)
To compare early bacterial adhesion and biofilm formation of common and uncommon periodontal pathogens on a variety of commercial brackets in vitro. In vitro adhesion and biofilm formation of 4 bacterial strains on 15 different commercial brackets, in standard culture
Irina I Popadyuk et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 23(15), 5022-5034 (2015-06-04)
We report the synthesis and biological activity of new semi-synthetic derivatives of naturally occurring deoxycholic acid (DCA) bearing 2-cyano-3-oxo-1-ene, 3-oxo-1(2)-ene or 3-oxo-4(5)-ene moieties in ring A and 12-oxo or 12-oxo-9(11)-ene moieties in ring C. Bioassays using murine macrophage-like cells and
Ye Lin et al.
Nature communications, 6, 6824-6824 (2015-04-11)
Mixed ionic-electronic conductors are widely used in devices for energy conversion and storage. Grain boundaries in these materials have nanoscale spatial dimensions, which can generate substantial resistance to ionic transport due to dopant segregation. Here, we report the concept of
Milena R Simic et al.
Archiv der Pharmazie, 348(2), 100-112 (2015-02-11)
Cytoprotective compounds such as amifostine play an important role in chemo- and radiotherapy due to their ability to reduce the side effects of these treatments. Our work was initiated with the intention to design, synthesise and test a new class
Marek Roszko et al.
Marine pollution bulletin, 96(1-2), 165-175 (2015-05-24)
Low pg levels of PBDD/Fs in 0.8-38.9 pg g(-1) (fat) range (mean 14.2 pg g(-1)) observed in the tested cod liver samples were significantly lower than levels of their chlorinated analogues (25.1-95.9 range, 37.7 mean pg g(-1) fat). Brominated furans
Telma C Santos et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1847(10), 1113-1118 (2015-06-14)
The monoheme c-type cytochrome PccH from Geobacter sulfurreducens, involved in the pathway of current-consumption in biofilms, was electrochemically characterized in detail. Cyclic voltammetry was used to determine the kinetics and thermodynamics properties of PccH redox behavior. Entropy, enthalpy and Gibbs
Timothy M O'Shea et al.
Advanced healthcare materials, 4(12), 1802-1812 (2015-06-20)
Hydrogels with covalently incorporated trehalose are synthesized using thiol-ene Michael addition. Trehalose hydrogels afford prolonged stabilization and -controlled release of model enzymes in vitro and in vivo as well as preservation of protein stability under heat and -lyophilization stressors. Strong
Matteo Lorenzoni et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 31(42), 11630-11638 (2015-10-08)
The mechanical properties of several types of block copolymer (BCP) thin films have been investigated using PeakForce quantitative nanomechanical mapping. The samples consisted of polystyrene/poly(methylmethacrylate) (PS/PMMA)-based BCP thin films with different pitches both randomly oriented and self-assembled. The measured films
G P J van Hout et al.
Basic research in cardiology, 110(6), 58-58 (2015-10-16)
Myocardial infarction (MI) induces an inflammatory response in which neutrophils fulfill a prominent role. Mean neutrophil volume (MNV) represents the average size of the circulating neutrophil population. Our goal was to determine the effect of MI on MNV and investigate
Dae-Hee Kim et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(5), 3564-3567 (2013-07-19)
The initial reaction of dimethylaluminum isopropoxide (Al(CH3)2OC3H7, DMAI) with a fully hydrogen-terminated Si (001) surface for aluminum oxide thin-film growth was investigated using density functional theory. Al-C and Al-O bonds of the adsorbed DMAI were easily broken to produce unimethylaluminum
Luis E Gimenez et al.
Molecular pharmacology, 87(6), 954-964 (2015-03-19)
Salmeterol is a long-acting β2-adrenergic receptor (β2AR) agonist that is widely used as a bronchodilator for the treatment of persistent asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in conjunction with steroids. Previous studies demonstrated that salmeterol showed weak efficacy for activation
E A Peralta et al.
Nature, 503(7474), 91-94 (2013-10-01)
The enormous size and cost of current state-of-the-art accelerators based on conventional radio-frequency technology has spawned great interest in the development of new acceleration concepts that are more compact and economical. Micro-fabricated dielectric laser accelerators (DLAs) are an attractive approach
Takuya Nishioka et al.
Ultrasonics, 57, 84-89 (2014-12-04)
A thermophone is a thermoacoustic transducer, which generates sound via time-varying Joule heating of an electrically conductive layer, which leads to expansion and contraction of a small pocket of air near the surface of the film. In this work, a
Min-Quan Yang et al.
Nanoscale, 7(43), 18062-18070 (2015-09-26)
Considerable effort has been made to fabricate graphene (GR)/semiconductor composite photocatalysts, by using graphene oxide (GO) as the most widely used precursor of GR, toward an improved efficacy of solar energy conversion. However, thus far, the role of GO in
Patricia A Fair et al.
General and comparative endocrinology, 206, 203-212 (2014-07-16)
There is a growing concern about the impacts of stress in marine mammals as they face a greater array of threats. The stress response of free-ranging dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) was examined by measuring their physiologic response to capture and handling.
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