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Xiaoli Gu et al.
RSC advances, 5(52), 41377-41384 (2015-08-11)
Surface molecularly imprinted polymers (MIP@SBA-15) imprinted on the surface of hybrid nanostructured organic/inorganic materials (SBA-15) were prepared for the selective extraction and detection of baicalin (BA) from biological samples. The surface morphologies and characteristics of the imprinted and non-imprinted polymers
Ángela A Beltrán-Osuna et al.
Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28(25), 9700-9706 (2012-05-23)
In this work, a new antifouling silica hydrogel was developed for potential biomedical applications. A zwitterionic polymer, poly(carboxybetaine methacrylate) (pCBMA), was produced via atom-transfer radical polymerization and was appended to the hydrogel network in a two-step acid-base-catalyzed sol-gel process. The
Yuan Liao et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 6(18), 16035-16048 (2014-08-26)
With modest temperature demand, low operating pressure, and high solute rejection, membrane distillation (MD) is an attractive option for desalination, waste treatment, and food and pharmaceutical processing. However, large-scale practical applications of MD are still hindered by the absence of
Lei Tan et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1411, 69-76 (2015-08-11)
The major challenges in measuring plasma renin activity (PRA) stem from the complexity of biological matrix, as well as from the instability and low circulating concentration of angiotensin. In this study, an ultra-high performance liquid chromatography/tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) based
Deposition of thick TEOS PECVD silicon oxide layers for integrated optical waveguide applications
Bulla DAP and Morimoto NI
Thin Solid Films, 334, 60-64 (1998)
Chao-Yan Zhang et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1383, 18-24 (2015-01-27)
Three Ag(I)-organic frameworks, [Ag5(pydc)2(CN)]n, {[Ag4(pydc)2]CH3CN}n, and [Ag(4,4'-bpy)NO3]n, were synthesized and embedded into silica gels to form metal-organic-framework (MOF)-embedded gels for the microextraction of polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) in soils. Despite the great differences in the structures of the organic ligands
O N Ponamoreva et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 67, 321-326 (2014-09-10)
The methylotrophic Pichia angusta VKM Y-2559 and the oleaginous Cryptococcus curvatus VKM Y-3288 yeast cells were immobilized in a bimodal silica-organic sol-gel matrix comprised of tetraethoxysilane (TEOS), the hydrophobic additive methyltriethoxysilane (MTES) and the porogen polyethylene glycol (PEG). Under carefully
Xuebin Ke et al.
Nanoscale research letters, 9(1), 2492-2492 (2015-06-20)
Metal-enhanced fluorescence (MEF) as a newly recognized technology has been attracting considerable attention and is widely used in fluorescence-based technology. In this paper, we reported a novel distance-dependent MEF and metal-enhanced singlet oxygen generation phenomenon based on silica-coated gold nanorods
Xiao-Ming Zhu et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 7, 953-964 (2012-03-07)
To compare the cellular uptake efficiency and cytotoxicity of aminosilane (SiO(2)-NH(2))-coated superparamagnetic iron oxide (SPIO@SiO(2)-NH(2)) nanoparticles with three other types of SPIO nanoparticles coated with SiO(2) (SPIO@SiO(2)), dextran (SPIO@dextran), or bare SPIO in mammalian cell lines. Four types of monodispersed
Mamdoh R Mahmoud et al.
Applied radiation and isotopes : including data, instrumentation and methods for use in agriculture, industry and medicine, 91, 141-154 (2014-06-18)
A novel mesoporous silica-coated ferrocyanide (MSCFC) composite was successfully synthesized and evaluated as a dual-function material for simultaneous removal of (137)Cs(+) cations and (99)TcO4(-) anions from aqueous solutions. Sorption behavior of both radionuclides on MSCFC under different experimental conditions has
Mehrdad Mohammadpour et al.
Cornea, 33(7), 738-743 (2014-06-03)
The aim of this study was to investigate transmission of topical silicate nanoparticles (SiNPs) through the corneal stroma, anterior chamber, and vitreous fluids by scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM), and inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectrometry (ICP-AES)
Lei Zhou et al.
Nature communications, 6, 6938-6938 (2015-04-25)
The identification of potential diagnostic markers and target molecules among the plethora of tumour oncoproteins for cancer diagnosis requires facile technology that is capable of quantitatively analysing multiple biomarkers in tumour cells and tissues. Diagnostic and prognostic classifications of human
Lorenzo Fernandez et al.
Journal of molecular modeling, 18(7), 3301-3310 (2012-01-19)
Quantum chemical calculations using density functional theory have been carried out to investigate two chemical pathways for the last step of the hydrolysis of tetraethylorthosilicate (TEOS) in basic catalyzed environment. The two models that are introduced in this study depend
Maofang He et al.
Talanta, 147, 437-444 (2015-11-26)
In this paper, iminodiacetic acid-Cu(II) functionalized Fe3O4@SiO2 magnetic nanoparticles were prepared and used as new adsorbents for magnetic solid phase extraction (MSPE) of six monoamine neurotransmitters (MNTs) from rabbit plasma. The selective enrichment of MNTs at pH 5.0 was motivated
A performance evaluation of direct methanol fuel cell using impregnated tetraethyl-orthosilicate in cross-linked polymer membrane
Jung DH, et al.
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 26(12), 1263-1269 (2001)
Juan F Illescas et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 4(8), 4259-4269 (2012-07-19)
This article describes a sol-gel route for nanomaterials production, without volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These materials are simply obtained by mixing a silica oligomer with a non-ionic surfactant under ultrasonic agitation. The surfactant acts as sol-gel transition catalyst and also
Xiaole Zhang et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 448, 189-196 (2015-03-04)
In this work, a facile one-pot strategy was proposed for the synthesis of C18-functionalized core-shell magnetic mesoporous silica composite (Fe3O4/mSiO2-C18). The Fe3O4/mSiO2-C18 composite, with an average size of 80 nm and a functionalized mesoporous silica shell of about 30 nm
Bhuvaneswari Koneru et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 20(11), 19690-19698 (2015-11-04)
Tetracycline (TC) is a well-known broad spectrum antibiotic, which is effective against many Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria. Controlled release nanoparticle formulations of TC have been reported, and could be beneficial for application in the treatment of periodontitis and
Caitlyn M Gatley et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 20(6), 9616-9639 (2015-05-29)
While H2O2 is a powerful oxidant, decomposing into environmentally benign H2O and O2, a catalyst is often required for reactions with H2O2 to proceed at synthetically useful rates. Organotellurium and organoselenium compounds catalyze the oxidation of halide salts to hypohalous
Sathiamurthi Perumal et al.
Journal of the mechanical behavior of biomedical materials, 52, 131-138 (2015-04-30)
The success of a tissue engineering scaffold depends on a fine balance being achieved between the physicochemical and biological properties. This study attempts to understand the influence of silica concentration on the functional properties of collagen-silica (CS) composite scaffolds for
Jiajia Yang et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 853, 311-319 (2014-12-04)
Bisphenol A (BPA) imprinted sponge mesoporous silica was synthesized using a combination of semi-covalent molecular imprinting and simple self-assembly process. The molecularly imprinted sponge mesoporous silica (MISMS) material obtained was characterized by FT-IR, scanning electron microscopy, transmission electron microscopy, and
Lu Yangfang et al.
Electrophoresis, 36(17), 2120-2127 (2015-05-21)
Submicron, non-porous, chiral silica stationary phase has been prepared by the immobilization of functionalized β-CD derivatives to isocyanate-modified silica via chemical reaction and applied to the pressurized capillary electrochromatography (pCEC) enantio-separation of various chiral compounds. The submicron, non-porous, cyclodextrin-based chiral
Nils R Blumenthal et al.
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 111(45), 16124-16129 (2014-10-29)
Extracellular soluble signals are known to play a critical role in maintaining neuronal function and homeostasis in the CNS. However, the CNS is also composed of extracellular matrix macromolecules and glia support cells, and the contribution of the physical attributes
Seong Cheol Hong et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 6, 3219-3231 (2012-01-13)
Superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles (SPIONs) have been widely utilized for the diagnosis and therapy of specific diseases, as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agents and drug-delivery carriers, due to their easy transportation to targeted areas by an external magnetic field.
Wonjin Jo et al.
Nanotechnology, 23(5), 055601-055601 (2012-01-13)
Bacterial flagella are particularly attractive bio-templates for nanotubes due to their tubular structures and small inner and outer diameters. In this work, flagella isolated from Salmonella typhimurium were used as templates for silica-mineralized nanotubes. The process involved pretreatment of flagella
Subhraseema Das et al.
International journal of biological macromolecules, 79, 856-863 (2015-06-10)
pH-Responsive hydrogel systems based on guar gum (GG), poly(acrylic acid) (PAA) and β-cyclodextrin (CD) using a non-toxic crosslinker, tetraethyl orthosilicate for intestinal delivery of dexamethasone (DX) has been reported. Hydrogels of different compositions were synthesized and evaluated for the controlled
Pinghua Ling et al.
Biosensors & bioelectronics, 71, 373-379 (2015-05-08)
An electrochemical DNA sensor was developed based on the electrocatalysis of porphyrinic metal-organic framework (MOF) and triple-helix molecular switch for signal transduction. The streptavidin functionalized zirconium-porphyrin MOF (PCN-222@SA) was prepared as signal nanoprobe via covalent method and demonstrated high electrocatalysis
Sarika Goel et al.
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(43), 15280-15290 (2014-10-15)
The encapsulation of metal clusters (Pt, Ru, Rh) within MFI was achieved by exchanging cationic metal precursors into a parent zeolite (BEA, FAU), reducing them with H2 to form metal clusters, and transforming these zeolites into daughter structures of higher
Hongliang He et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(2), 509-519 (2014-11-15)
Highly selective molecularly imprinted mesoporous silica polymer (SBA-15@MIP) for baicalein (BAI) extraction was synthesized using a surface molecular imprinting technique on the SBA-15 supporter. Computational simulation was used to predict the optimal functional monomer for the rational design of SBA-15@MIP.
Ciceron Ayala-Orozco et al.
Journal of controlled release : official journal of the Controlled Release Society, 191, 90-97 (2014-07-23)
There is an unmet need for efficient near-infrared photothermal transducers for the treatment of highly aggressive cancers and large tumors where the penetration of light can be substantially reduced, and the intra-tumoral nanoparticle transport is restricted due to the presence
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