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Mao Shen et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 9(1), 296-296 (2014-07-06)
Preparation of magnetic nanoparticles coated with chitosan (CS-coated Fe3O4 NPs) in one step by the solvothermal method in the presence of different amounts of added chitosan is reported here. The magnetic property of the obtained magnetic composite nanoparticles was confirmed
Malcolm E Tessensohn et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 16(1), 160-168 (2014-11-25)
Voltammetric experiments with 9,10-anthraquinone and 1,4-benzoquinone performed under controlled moisture conditions indicate that the hydrogen-bond strengths of alcohols in aprotic organic solvents can be differentiated by the electrochemical parameter ΔEp (red) =|Ep (red(1)) -Ep (red(2)) |, which is the potential
V K Kolli et al.
Human & experimental toxicology, 33(10), 1051-1065 (2013-12-19)
The efficacy of methotrexate (MTX), a widely used chemotherapeutic drug, is limited by its gastrointestinal toxicity and the mechanism of which is not clear. The present study investigates the possible role of mitochondrial damage in MTX-induced enteritis. Small intestinal injury
Masato Miyakawa et al.
Nanoscale, 6(15), 8720-8725 (2014-06-21)
Continuous synthesis of Pd@Pt and Cu@Ag core-shell nanoparticles was performed using flow processes including microwave-assisted Pd (or Cu) core-nanoparticle formation followed by galvanic displacement with a Pt (or Ag) shell. The core-shell structure and the nanoparticle size were confirmed using
Hao Wu et al.
Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, 62(31), 7682-7689 (2014-07-17)
A novel and easy two-step microextraction technique combining anionic surfactant coacervation phase (CAP) extraction and dispersive microsolid-phase extraction (D-μ-SPE) was developed for the high-performance liquid chromatography-ultraviolet detection to determination of phthalate esters (PEs) in water samples. The method started with
Sinan Cemgil Sultan et al.
Talanta, 129, 523-528 (2014-08-17)
Glassy carbon paste electrode (GCPE) was modified with graphene platinum hybrid nanoparticle (Gr-Pt hybrid NP) and used as a transducer for label and indicator free electrochemical genosensor. 22 mer oligonucleotides representing Escherichia coli bacteria were used as a model case.
Qinghua Liu et al.
Nature communications, 5, 5122-5122 (2014-10-07)
There remains a pressing challenge in the efficient utilization of visible light in the photoelectrochemical applications of water splitting. Here, we design and fabricate pseudobrookite Fe2TiO5 ultrathin layers grown on vertically aligned TiO2 nanotube arrays that can enhance the conduction
Soo Kyung Cha et al.
Reproductive sciences (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), 21(7), 859-868 (2014-01-10)
The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of improving angiogenesis at graft sites on the survival of follicles in transplanted ovarian tissue. Matrigel containing 5 × 10
Ethylene glycol poisoning: current diagnostic and management issues.
Larissa I Velez et al.
Journal of emergency nursing: JEN : official publication of the Emergency Department Nurses Association, 33(4), 342-345 (2007-07-24)
Beatriz M Souza et al.
Caries research, 49(5), 499-507 (2015-08-19)
This study evaluated the effect of an experimental paste containing hydroxyapatite in nanoparticles (nano-HA)/fluoride on dental de-remineralisation in situ. Thirteen subjects took part in this crossover/randomised/double-blind study performed in 4 phases (14 days each). Four sound and 4 pre-demineralised specimens
Chenyan Hu et al.
ChemSusChem, 8(23), 4005-4015 (2015-11-14)
Photocatalytic fuel cells (PFCs) are constructed from anodized photoanodes with the aim of effectively converting organic materials into solar electricity. The syntheses of the photoanodes (TiO2 , WO3 , and Nb2 O5 ) were optimized using the statistical 2(k) factorial
Kenichiro Hiraoka et al.
Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics, 25(4), 129-135 (2008-03-28)
To evaluate the effect of the size of zona pellucida opening by laser assisted hatching for frozen cleaved embryo that were thawed after both fresh and frozen cleaved embryo transfer cycles failed and were cultured to blastocyst after thawing in
Chris J Malajczuk et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1828(9), 2041-2055 (2013-05-28)
Molecular dynamics (MD) simulations have been used to investigate the interactions of a variety of hydroxylated cryosolvents (glycerol, propylene glycol and ethylene glycol), methanol and dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) in aqueous solution with a 1,2-dipalmitoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphatidylcholine (DPPC) bilayer in its fluid phase
Giuseppe Gangarossa et al.
Hippocampus, 24(12), 1466-1481 (2014-07-22)
The acute activation of the dopamine D1-like receptors (D1R) is involved in a plethora of functions ranging from increased locomotor activity to the facilitation of consolidation, storage, and retrieval of memories. Although much less characterized, epileptiform activities, usually triggered by
Wenping Sun et al.
ACS nano, 9(11), 11371-11381 (2015-10-22)
Sodium-ion batteries (SIBs) are considered as complementary alternatives to lithium-ion batteries for grid energy storage due to the abundance of sodium. However, low capacity, poor rate capability, and cycling stability of existing anodes significantly hinder the practical applications of SIBs.
Sagar Chittori et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1834(10), 2036-2044 (2013-06-12)
Short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) play a major role in carbon cycle and can be utilized as a source of carbon and energy by bacteria. Salmonella typhimurium propionate kinase (StTdcD) catalyzes reversible transfer of the γ-phosphate of ATP to propionate during
Brent Sullenbarger et al.
Experimental hematology, 37(1), 101-110 (2008-11-18)
Methods producing human platelets using growth on plastic, on feeder layers, or in suspension have been described. We hypothesized that growth of hematopoietic progenitors in a three-dimensional (3D) scaffold would enhance platelet production sans feeder layer. We grew CD34 positively
Ali Sarafraz-Yazdi et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1418, 21-28 (2015-09-29)
In this research, poly (ethylene glycol)-poly (ethylene glycol) grafted flower-like cupric oxidenano particles (PEG-PEG-g-CuO NPs) as a novel fiber coating of solid-phase microextraction (SPME) were synthesized by using sol-gel technology. This fiber was successfully applied to extract and determine the
Münire Nalan Tüzmen et al.
Toxicology mechanisms and methods, 25(2), 120-127 (2014-12-17)
Exposure to aluminum (Al) and lead (Pb) can cause brain damage. Also, Pb and Al exposure alters N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor (NMDAR) subunit expression. Polyphenols such as tannic acid and curcumin are very efficient chelator for metals. The effects of curcumin and
Yun Kyung Hahn et al.
Current HIV research, 13(1), 10-20 (2015-03-12)
The NeuN antibody has been widely used to identify and quantify neurons in normal and disease situations based on binding to a nuclear epitope in most types of neurons. This epitope was recently identified as the RNA-binding, feminizing locus on
Yuan Zhang et al.
ACS nano, 9(3), 3097-3108 (2015-02-26)
Viewing angle characteristics of displays and performance of electro-optic devices are often compromised by the quality of dichroic thin-film polarizers, while dichroic optical filters usually lack tunability and cannot work beyond the visible part of optical spectrum. We demonstrate that
A V Nikolenko et al.
Cryo letters, 34(5), 527-534 (2014-01-23)
Oxyethyl derivatives of polyol class members such as glycerol and ethylene glycol with various polymerization degrees possess low toxicity and cryoprotective properties via an exocellular mechanism. To develop the cryoprotective media based on non-penetrating cryoprotectants, we studied cryoprotective and physico-chemical
Lili Wu et al.
Acta biomaterialia, 27, 294-304 (2015-09-01)
Coculture of osteoblasts and osteoclasts is a subject of interest in the understanding of how magnesium (Mg)-based implants influence the bone metabolism and remodeling upon degradation. Human telomerase reverse transcriptase (hTERT) transduced mesenchymal stem cells (SCP-1) were first differentiated into
Rachel R P Machado et al.
Tuberculosis (Edinburgh, Scotland), 95(6), 829-838 (2015-11-06)
Interferometry was used together with the conventional microplate resazurin assay to evaluate the antimycobacterial properties of essential oil (EO) from fruits of Pterodon emarginatus and also of rifampicin against Mycobacterium bovis. The aim of this work is not only to
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Magnus Salomonsen et al.
Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke, 133(23-24), 2483-2487 (2013-12-12)
Sébastien Bergeron et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(28), 8451-8462 (2015-09-09)
Microarrays allow the miniaturization and multiplexing of biological assays while only requiring minute amounts of samples. As a consequence of the small volumes used for spotting and the assays, evaporation often deteriorates the quality, reproducibility of spots, and the overall
Peter Mygind Leth et al.
Forensic science international, 155(2-3), 179-184 (2005-10-18)
Ethylene glycol (EG) can be found in many agents, such as antifreeze. Ingestion of EG may cause serious poisoning. Adults are typically exposed when EG is ingested as a cheap substitute for ethanol or in suicide-attempts. Children may be exposed
Seongkweon Hong et al.
Neural regeneration research, 10(10), 1604-1611 (2015-12-23)
Monocarboxylate transporters (MCTs), which carry monocarboxylates such as lactate across biological membranes, have been associated with cerebral ischemia/reperfusion process. In this study, we studied the effect of ischemic preconditioning (IPC) on MCT4 immunoreactivity after 5 minutes of transient cerebral ischemia
G Cisbani et al.
Neurobiology of disease, 82, 430-444 (2015-08-02)
The neuroprotective properties of cystamine identified in pre-clinical studies have fast-tracked this compound to clinical trials in Huntington's disease, showing tolerability and benefits on motor symptoms. We tested whether cystamine could have such properties in a Parkinson's disease murine model
Moritz Beck-Broichsitter et al.
Journal of pharmaceutical sciences, 103(8), 2585-2589 (2014-07-06)
Nebulization of active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) solutions is a well-established means to achieve pulmonary drug deposition. The current study identified the impact of formulation variables on the aerosolization performance of the eFlow(®) rapid with special respect to optimized lung application.
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