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Daniel J Modulevsky et al.
PloS one, 9(5), e97835-e97835 (2014-05-21)
There are numerous approaches for producing natural and synthetic 3D scaffolds that support the proliferation of mammalian cells. 3D scaffolds better represent the natural cellular microenvironment and have many potential applications in vitro and in vivo. Here, we demonstrate that
Jizhi Lin et al.
Nanoscale, 7(32), 13663-13670 (2015-07-28)
We report the controlled synthesis of [Au25(PPh3)10(SR1)5X2](2+) nanorods (H-SR1: alkyl thiol, H-SC2H4Ph and H-S(n-C6H13)) and Au25(SR2)18 nanospheres (H-SR2: aromatic thiol, H-SPh and H-SNap) under the one-phase thiol etching reaction of the polydisperse Aun(PPh3)m parent-particles (core diameter: 1.3 ± 0.4 nm
N Cruz et al.
Chemosphere, 135, 304-311 (2015-05-13)
To assess if the geochemical reactivity and human bioaccessibility of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in soils can be determined by routine soil tests commonly applied to other metals in soil, colloidal Ag was introduced to five pots containing urban soils (equivalent
C Lemaire et al.
Journal of labelled compounds & radiopharmaceuticals, 58(7), 281-290 (2015-05-27)
An efficient, fully automated, enantioselective multi-step synthesis of no-carrier-added (nca) 6-[(18)F]fluoro-L-dopa ([(18)F]FDOPA) and 2-[(18)F]fluoro-L-tyrosine ([(18)F]FTYR) on a GE FASTlab synthesizer in conjunction with an additional high- performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) purification has been developed. A PTC (phase-transfer catalyst) strategy was
Elissa M Grzincic et al.
ACS nano, 9(7), 6801-6816 (2015-06-30)
Gold nanomaterials are intensively studied for applications in disease detection, diagnosis and therapeutics, and this has motivated considerable research to determine their interaction with biomolecules, cells and cell behaviors. However, few studies look at how nanomaterials alter the extracellular matrix
Dennis B Pacardo et al.
Nanoscale, 7(28), 12096-12103 (2015-07-01)
A multifunctional gold nanorod (AuNR) complex is described with potential utility for theranostic anticancer treatment. The AuNR was functionalized with cyclodextrin for encapsulation of doxorubicin, with folic acid for targeting, and with a photo-responsive dextran-azo compound for intracellular controlled drug
Hydrogen generation from solid NaBH4 with catalytic solution for planar air-breathing proton exchange membrane fuel cells
Kim J, et al.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 35(9), 4015-4019 (2010)
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
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
Byeongtaek Oh et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 12(9), 3226-3236 (2015-07-15)
This study was aimed to develop and evaluate a smart nanosystem that targeted photothermal ablation of inflammatory macrophages in atherosclerotic plaque. Mannosylated-reduced graphene oxide (Man-rGO) was synthesized using three step procedures: (1) preparation of ox-GOs, (2) microwave-assisted synthesis of PEI-rGOs
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
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
Fenglin Liu et al.
Journal of environmental sciences (China), 26(8), 1751-1762 (2014-08-12)
Excess phosphorus from non-point pollution sources is one of the key factors causing eutrophication in many lakes in China, so finding a cost-effective method to remove phosphorus from non-point pollution sources is very important for the health of the aqueous
Shouhui Chen et al.
Journal of laboratory automation, 20(4), 418-422 (2015-03-20)
The aim of this study was to identify an improved delivery scheme for intracellular delivery and anticancer therapy. Novel gold nanorods (GNRs) bioconjugates were prepared by using GNRs as nonviral vectors conjugated with thiol-modified antisense oligodeoxynucleotides (ASODNs). We then investigated
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)
Priyanka Dutta et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(44), 24778-24790 (2015-10-21)
This work reports the development of highly fluorescent materials for the selective and efficient detection of picric acid explosive in the nanomolar range by fluorescence quenching phenomenon. Poly(vinyl alcohol) grafted polyaniline (PPA) and its nanocomposites with 2-mercaptosuccinic acid (MSA)-capped CdTe
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
Limin Zhou et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(44), 24438-24445 (2015-10-22)
Ru(bpy)3(2+)-doped silica (Ru-SiO2) nanoparticles and gold-nanoparticle-decorated graphene (P-RGO@Au) were combined to form a P-RGO@Au@Ru-SiO2 composite. The composite was used to develop a novel sandwich-type electrochemiluminescence immunosensor for the analysis of HIV-1 p24 antigen. The composite worked as carrier to immobilize
Ramesh Subbiah et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10 Spec Iss, 191-201 (2015-09-09)
In order for nanoparticles (NPs) to be applied in the biomedical field, a thorough investigation of their interactions with biological systems is required. Although this is a growing area of research, there is a paucity of comprehensive data in cell-based
Samuel P Veres et al.
Journal of orthopaedic research : official publication of the Orthopaedic Research Society, 31(12), 1907-1913 (2013-09-17)
We investigated whether immature allysine-derived cross-links provide mechanically labile linkages by exploring the effects of immature cross-link stabilization at three levels of collagen hierarchy: damaged fibril morphology, whole tendon mechanics, and molecular stability. Tendons from the tails of young adult
Ammu Mathew et al.
Nanoscale, 7(34), 14305-14315 (2015-08-06)
An efficient method to enhance visible luminescence in a visibly non-luminescent organic-soluble 4-(tert butyl)benzyl mercaptan (SBB)-stabilized Au25 cluster has been developed. This method relies mainly on enhancing the surface charge density on the cluster by creating an additional shell of
Emrah Yildirim et al.
Talanta, 102, 59-67 (2012-11-28)
Speciation of tellurium can be achieved by making use of different kinetic behaviors of Te(IV) and Te(VI) upon their reaction with sodium borohydride using hydride generation. While Te(IV) can form H(2)Te, Te(VI) will not form any volatile species during the
Yi Zeng et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 66, 55-61 (2014-12-03)
A sequential 'on/off' dual mode SERS assay platform for heparin with wider detection window and higher reliability is constructed based on electrostatic forces, in which the highly protonated chitosan encapsulated p-Mercaptobenzoic acid coated Au@Ag core-shell nanoparticles undergo sequential aggregation/segregation upon
David A Rubinos et al.
Environmental science and pollution research international, 22(22), 17550-17568 (2015-07-05)
The effectiveness of the oxide-rich residue from bauxite refining (red mud) to remove inorganic Hg(II) from aqueous solutions was assessed. The aspects studied comprised the kinetics of the process (t = 1 min-24 h), the effect of pH (3.5-11.5), the interacting effect
Moshe Ben-Sasson et al.
Water research, 62, 260-270 (2014-06-26)
The potential to incorporate silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) as biocides in membranes for water purification has gained much interest in recent years. However, a viable strategy for loading the Ag-NPs on the membrane remains challenging. This paper presents a novel, facile
Sumaira Ashraf et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 9(1), 565-565 (2014-12-02)
Lysozyme, an antibacterial enzyme, was used as a stabilizing ligand for the synthesis of fairly uniform silver nanoparticles adopting various strategies. The synthesized particles were characterized using UV-visible spectroscopy, FTIR, dynamic light scattering (DLS), and TEM to observe their morphology
Agha Zeeshan Mirza
Journal of drug targeting, 23(1), 52-58 (2014-08-26)
The work presented here describes the fabrication of a novel drug delivery system, which consists of gold nanorods and doxorubicin, with the attachment of thioctic acid and folic acid, for the targeted release of drug to cancer cells. Doxorubicin, the
Xiaoyan Zou et al.
Journal of hazardous materials, 292, 61-69 (2015-03-22)
With the proliferation of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs), their potential entry into the environment has attracted increasing concern. Although photochemical transformation is an important fate of AgNPs in aquatic environments due to their strong light absorption, little is known about the
Martha Lopez-Canul et al.
Pain, 156(2), 305-317 (2015-01-20)
Neuropathic pain is an important public health problem for which only a few treatments are available. Preclinical studies show that melatonin (MLT), a neurohormone acting on MT1 and MT2 receptors, has analgesic properties, likely through MT2 receptors. Here, we determined
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