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Mehmet Boğa et al.
Zeitschrift fur Naturforschung. C, Journal of biosciences, 69(9-10), 381-390 (2015-02-26)
Two endemic Cirsium species, C. leucopsis DC. and C. sipyleum O. Schwarz, and C. eriophorum (L.) Scop. growing in Turkey were investigated to establish their secondary metabolites, fatty acid compositions, and antioxidant and anticholinesterase potentials. Spectroscopic methods were used to
Harriet Mörtstedt et al.
Rapid communications in mass spectrometry : RCM, 25(2), 327-340 (2010-12-31)
Oxidative stress has been suggested as an underlying mechanism of many human diseases. However, definitive evidence for this association has not been presented due to different shortcomings of the methods used to measure biomarkers of oxidative stress. Persulfates are oxidizing
S Sehati et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 462, 130-139 (2015-10-11)
In this paper, the degradation of Congo red (CR) as a dye was investigated by a new synthetic photocatalyst. The synthesis was done through the intercalation of CdS in the layers of titanate (K2Ti4O9) by the assistance of ultrasound. The
Dong Ho Suh et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(34), 8764-8771 (2014-08-08)
Metabolite profiling of red and white pitayas (Hylocereus polyrhizus and Hylocereus undatus) was performed using gas chromatography-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry and ultraperformance liquid chromatography-quadrupole-time-of-flight-mass spectrometry with multivariate analysis. Different species and parts of pitayas (red peel, RP; white peel, WP; red flesh
Farid Dahmoune et al.
Food chemistry, 166, 585-595 (2014-07-24)
Phytochemicals, such as phenolic compounds, are of great interest due to their health-benefitting antioxidant properties and possible protection against inflammation, cardiovascular diseases and certain types of cancer. Maximum retention of these phytochemicals during extraction requires optimised process parameter conditions. A
Monika Gosecka et al.
Colloid and polymer science, 289(13), 1511-1518 (2011-09-06)
Optical properties of polymer microspheres with polystyrene cores and polyglycidol-enriched shells poly(styrene/α-tert-butoxy-ω-vinylbenzyl-polyglycidol) (P(S/PGL) particles with number average diameters D(n) determined by scanning electron microscopy equal 237 and 271 nm), were studied before and after immobilization of ovalbumin. The particles were synthesized
Xiuping Zhu et al.
Environmental science & technology, 48(12), 7157-7163 (2014-05-28)
Several technologies, including pressure-retarded osmosis (PRO), reverse electrodialysis (RED), and capacitive mixing (CapMix), are being developed to recover energy from salinity gradients. Here, we present a new approach to capture salinity gradient energy based on the expansion and contraction properties
Jevgenija Ponomarenko et al.
Phytochemistry, 103, 178-187 (2014-04-08)
A series of diarylheptanoids, namely 1,7-bis-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-heptan-3-one-5-O-D-xylopyranoside (oregonin), 1,7-bis-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)-3-hydroxyheptane-5-O-β-D-xylopyranoside and 1,7-bis-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-heptane-3-one-5-O-β-D-glucopyranoside (platyphylloside), were isolated from the bark of alder family trees, a species widely spread over in Europe. As antioxidants, these natural polyphenols have a promising potential in various fields of
Zhiyong Yang et al.
The Journal of organic chemistry, 77(16), 7086-7091 (2012-07-28)
Nontransition metal-catalyzed synthesis of 2-aryl benzothiazoles was achieved through K(2)S(2)O(8)-mediated oxidative condensation of benzothiazoles with aryl aldehydes. The same transformation can also be effected when the aryl aldehydes were replaced with phenylglyoxylic acids.
Umile Gianfranco Spizzirri et al.
Pharmaceutical development and technology, 20(3), 288-296 (2013-12-03)
In this study, pH-responsive hydrogels, synthesized by the coupling reaction of polyacrylic acid and catechin, are proposed as carriers of oxidable drugs toward the GI tract. The presence of polyphenolic moieties in the network gives the polymers properties suitable for
Mihir D Oza et al.
Carbohydrate research, 357, 23-31 (2012-06-29)
New fluorescent polysaccharides were synthesized by grafting the nucleobase adenine on to the backbones of agarose and κ-carrageenan, which were characterized by FT-IR, (13)C NMR, TGA, XRD, UV, and fluorescence properties. The synthesis involved a rapid water based potassium persulfate
Liping Zhang et al.
Materials science & engineering. C, Materials for biological applications, 58, 724-729 (2015-10-20)
A new kind of polyelectrolyte complex (PEC) based on cationic chitosan (CS) and anionic poly(2-acry1amido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) (PAMPS) was prepared using a polymer-monomer pair reaction system. Chitosan was mixed with 2-acry1amido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid) (AMPS) in an aqueous solution, followed by polymerization of
Su Yun Lee et al.
Food chemistry, 165, 157-166 (2014-07-21)
In this study, a comprehensive metabolite profile analysis of doenjang, a fermented soybean paste, at various steps of its industrial 5-step production process was conducted, by combining gas and liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry techniques with multivariate analysis. From the partial least
Masami Fukushima et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 17(1), 48-60 (2011-12-24)
The influence of halogen substituents on the catalytic oxidation of 2,4,6-trihalogenated phenols (TrXPs) by iron(III)-porphyrin/KHSO₅ catalytic systems was investigated. Iron(III)-5,10,15,20-tetrakis(p-hydroxyphenyl)porphyrin (FeTHP) and its supported variants were employed, where the supported catalysts were synthesized by introducing FeTHP into hydroquinone-derived humic acids
E Espino-Pérez et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 135, 256-266 (2015-10-11)
Cellulose nanocrystals (CNC) and starch nanocrystals (SNC) were grafted by ozone-initiated free-radical polymerisation of styrene in a heterogeneous medium. Surface functionalisation was confirmed by infrared spectroscopy, contact angle measurements, and thermogravimetric and elemental analysis. X-ray diffraction and scanning electron microscopy
Potassium persulfate promoted catalytic wet oxidation of fulvic acid as a model organic compound in landfill leachate with activated carbon.
Xu XY, et al.
Chemical Engineering Journal, 200, 25-31 (2012)
Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10, 6847-6861 (2015-11-21)
Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) has been responsible for serious hospital infections worldwide. Nanomaterials are an alternative to conventional antibiotic compounds, because bacteria are unlikely to develop microbial resistance against nanomaterials. In the past decade, graphene oxide (GO) has emerged as
Preliminary study of the relationship between water absorbency and zeta potentials of crosslinked poly(acrylic acid).
Liren Fan et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 152 Suppl 1, e260-e262 (2011-12-27)
J P Dzoyem et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 160, 194-201 (2014-12-06)
Oxidative stress and inflammatory conditions are among the pathological features associated with the central nervous system in Alzheimer׳s disease. Traditionally, medicinal plants have been used to alleviate inflammation, pains and also other symptoms possibly associated with Alzheimer׳s disease. Therefore, the
Brian M De Borba et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1369, 131-137 (2014-12-03)
An ion chromatography (IC) method was developed for the simultaneous determination of total nitrogen and total phosphorus after alkaline persulfate digestion. This study takes advantage of advances in construction of high-resolution, high-capacity anion-exchange columns that can better tolerate the matrices
Yu Young Lee et al.
Journal of the science of food and agriculture, 95(4), 819-827 (2014-12-06)
Tocopherols are crucial lipid-soluble antioxidants and essential nutrients. There is increasing interest in the biofortification of crops with vitamin E for reducing micronutrient malnutrition. However, relatively little is known about the development of soybean cultivars with high levels of tocopherol
Filippo Rossi et al.
Nanotechnology, 26(1), 015602-015602 (2014-12-10)
The possibility to direct pharmacological treatments targeting specific cell lines using polymer nanoparticles is one of the main novelties and perspectives in nanomedicine. However, sometimes, the ability to maintain NPs localized at the site of the injection that work as
Mina Kim et al.
Nutrients, 7(1), 277-292 (2015-01-09)
The aim of this work was to investigate the effects of black adzuki bean (BAB) extract on adipocytes, and to elucidate the cellular mechanisms. In order to examine the proliferation of preadipocytes and differentiating adipocytes, cell viability and DNA content
Eva Helaskoski et al.
Contact dermatitis, 72(1), 20-32 (2014-10-08)
Little is known about the use of prick tests with chemicals in diagnosing occupational diseases. To evaluate the use of prick tests in the diagnosis of occupational contact urticaria, asthma and rhinitis caused by chemicals (undertaken at the Finnish Institute
Davide Tamburro et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(47), 19178-19188 (2011-10-18)
Many low-abundance biomarkers for early detection of cancer and other diseases are invisible to mass spectrometry because they exist in body fluids in very low concentrations, are masked by high-abundance proteins such as albumin and immunoglobulins, and are very labile.
Jean Paul Dzoyem et al.
Journal of ethnopharmacology, 156, 1-8 (2014-08-26)
Culinary herbs and spices are widely used ethnomedically across Africa. They are traditionally employed in the treatment of several ailments including inflammation disorders, pain alleviation and infectious diseases. Pharmacological studies are necessary to provide a scientific basis to substantiate their
Barney M Bishop et al.
PloS one, 10(2), e0117394-e0117394 (2015-02-12)
Cationic antimicrobial peptides and their therapeutic potential have garnered growing interest because of the proliferation of bacterial resistance. However, the discovery of new antimicrobial peptides from animals has proven challenging due to the limitations associated with conventional biochemical purification and
Free radical degradation of chitosan with potassium persulfate.
Hsu SC, et al.
Polymer Degradation and Stability, 75(1), 73-83 (2002)
Renata P Assis et al.
BMC nephrology, 16, 50-50 (2015-04-18)
In view of the prevalence of oxidative stress in chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, the loss of low-molecular-weight biomolecules by hemodialysis and the antioxidant potential of some uremic solutes that accumulate in CKD, we used in vitro model systems to
Ruben Magni et al.
Journal of translational medicine, 13, 346-346 (2015-11-06)
Prompt antibiotic treatment of early stage Lyme borreliosis (LB) prevents progression to severe multisystem disease. There is a clinical need to improve the diagnostic specificity of early stage Lyme assays in the period prior to the mounting of a robust
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