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Jiyun Song et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(33), 18460-18466 (2015-08-05)
We report a unique nanostructured electron-selective interlayer comprising of In-doped ZnO (ZnO:In) and vertically aligned CdSe tetrapods (TPs) for inverted polymer:fullerene bulkheterojunction (BHJ) solar cells. With dimension-controlled CdSe TPs, the direct inorganic electron transport pathway is provided, resulting in the
Mohammad Yahya Hanafi-Bojd et al.
European journal of pharmaceutics and biopharmaceutics : official journal of Arbeitsgemeinschaft fur Pharmazeutische Verfahrenstechnik e.V, 89, 248-258 (2014-12-17)
Recent studies with inorganic nanoparticles modified with functional groups have demonstrated improvement in drug delivery into cancer cells. In the present study, we prepared, characterized, and evaluated mesoporous silica nanoparticles (MSNs) as carriers for epirubicin hydrochloride (EPI) in order to
Jae-Min Ha et al.
Soft matter, 11(29), 5821-5827 (2015-06-11)
We have investigated the distributions of individually isolated and hydrophilically functionalized single-walled carbon nanotubes (p-SWNTs) in the Pluronic L121-water system at the reverse hexagonal phase using small-angle X-ray scattering (SAXS) and contrast-matched small-angle neutron scattering (SANS) measurements. As the p-SWNT-L121-water
Mohammad Behbahani et al.
Journal of chromatography. A, 1308, 25-31 (2013-08-21)
A simple, rapid, and efficient method, based on surfactant assisted dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction (SA-DLLME), followed by high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) has been developed for simultaneous preconcentration and trace detection of zonisamide and carbamazepine in biological samples. A conventional cationic
Anbin Zhang et al.
Transplant international : official journal of the European Society for Organ Transplantation, 27(10), 1077-1085 (2014-05-09)
Ischemia reperfusion (IR) injury is a major issue in cardiac transplantation and inflammatory processes play a major role in myocardial IR injury. Necrostatin-1 (Nec-1) is a small molecule capable of inhibiting RIP1 kinase activity and attenuates inflammation-mediated tissue injury. In
Eduardo Augusto Brosco Famá et al.
Clinica chimica acta; international journal of clinical chemistry, 437, 155-160 (2014-08-02)
Preeclampsia is a multisystem disorder whose etiology remains unclear. It is already known that circulation of soluble fms-like tyrosine kinase-1 (sFlt-1) is directly involved in pre-eclampsia development. However, the molecular mechanisms involved with sFlt-1 shedding are still unidentified. We identified
Katelyn T Gause et al.
ACS nano, 9(3), 2433-2444 (2015-02-26)
The development of subunit antigen delivery formulations has become an important research endeavor, especially in cases where a whole cell vaccine approach has significant biosafety issues. Particle-based systems have shown particular efficacy due to their inherent immunogenicity. In some cases
Mehrorang Ghaedi et al.
Journal of chromatographic science, 53(7), 1222-1231 (2015-02-01)
A novel vortex-assisted surfactant-enhanced dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction combined with high-performance liquid chromatography (VASEDLLME-HPLC) was developed for the determination of thymol and carvacrol (phenolic compound). In this method, the extraction solvent (CHCl3) was dispersed into the aqueous samples via a vortex
Anderson Joel Schwanke et al.
Molecules (Basel, Switzerland), 25(15) (2020-07-29)
A combination of hard-templating (HT) and soft-templating (ST) approaches was studied to obtain MWW-type materials with intermediate physicochemical properties. The HT methodology involved the introduction of carbon particles as hard templates during gel synthesis to obtain a layered zeolitic precursor
Cui Li et al.
Investigative ophthalmology & visual science, 55(10), 6886-6900 (2014-10-10)
To determine if IL-17 regulates Mer tyrosine kinase-positive (MerTK+) cells in Pseudomonas aeruginosa keratitis. Interleukin 17 was tested in normal and infected cornea of susceptible C57BL/6 and resistant BALB/c mice. The latter were treated with recombinant mouse (rm) IL-17; both
Xiao Liu et al.
Small (Weinheim an der Bergstrasse, Germany), 15(22), e1901666-e1901666 (2019-04-26)
A new class of solvent free, lyotropic liquid crystal nanocomposites based on gold nanorods (AuNRs) with high nanorod content is reported. Application of shear results in switchable, highly ordered alignment of the nanorods over several centimeters with excellent storage stability
Rodrigo Jiménez-Saiz et al.
Frontiers in immunology, 11, 155-155 (2020-03-03)
Eosinophils have emerged as multifaceted cells that contribute to tissue homeostasis. However, the impact of the microbiota on their frequency and function at mucosal sites remains unclear. Here, we investigated the role of the microbiota in the regulation of enteric
Xiaolu Zhuo et al.
ACS nano, 9(7), 7523-7535 (2015-07-03)
We report on a method for the preparation of uniform and length-variable Ag nanorods through anisotropic Ag overgrowth on high-purity Au nanobipyramids. The rod diameters can be roughly tailored from ∼20 nm to ∼50 nm by judicious selection of differently
Natássia Albuquerque Ribeiro et al.
Inflammation research : official journal of the European Histamine Research Society ... [et al.], 63(7), 569-580 (2014-03-19)
Marine algae are abundant sources of sulfated polysaccharides with various biological activities. Consequently, their biomolecules are of great of commercial interest. In this study, we investigated the potential antinociceptive activity of a sulfated polysaccharide obtained from the green seaweed Caulerpa
Heveline D M Follmann et al.
Journal of colloid and interface science, 567, 92-102 (2020-02-10)
The surface functionalization of nanoporous silica materials with chemical agents opens up numerous possibilities, including improvement in the materials' ability to carry high payloads of drugs. In this study, KCC-1 nanofibrous silica microparticles are functionalized with methyl groups and then
Hussaini Syed Sha Qhattal et al.
ACS nano, 8(6), 5423-5440 (2014-05-09)
Hyaluronan-grafted liposomes (HA-liposomes) preferentially target CD44-overexpressing tumor cells in vitro via receptor-mediated endocytosis. We investigated the pharmacokinetics and biodistribution of HA-liposomes with various sizes of HA (MW 5-8, 50-60, and 175-350 kDa) in mice. Incorporation of negatively charged HA on
Ali Akbar Asgharinezhad et al.
Analytica chimica acta, 844, 80-89 (2014-08-31)
In this study, diverse types of Fe3O4 nanocomposites modified by polyaniline, polypyrrole, and aniline-pyrrole copolymer were synthesized through chemical oxidative polymerization process for dispersive-μ-solid phase extraction (D-μ-SPE) in the presence of various dopants. The results showed that the nanocomposite modified
Yi Liu et al.
BMC plant biology, 15, 160-160 (2015-06-26)
The flavan-3-ols catechin and epicatechin, and their polymerized oligomers, the proanthocyanidins (PAs, also called condensed tannins), accumulate to levels of up to 15 % of the total weight of dry seeds of Theobroma cacao L. These compounds have been associated with
Michelle A Nguyen et al.
ACS applied materials & interfaces, 7(24), 13238-13250 (2015-05-27)
We report a synthetic approach to form octahedral Cu2O microcrystals with a tunable edge length and demonstrate their use as catalysts for the photodegradation of aromatic organic compounds. In this particular study, the effects of the Cu(2+) and reductant concentrations
Gautam Das et al.
International journal of nanomedicine, 10 Spec Iss, 165-178 (2015-09-09)
In this work, three different spherulitic nanostructures Cu-CuOA, Cu-CuOB, and Cu-CuOC were synthesized in water-in-oil microemulsions by varying the surfactant concentration (30 mM, 40 mM, and 50 mM, respectively). The structural and morphological characteristics of the Cu-CuO nanostructures were investigated
Brandy J Johnson et al.
PloS one, 7(11), e50356-e50356 (2012-12-12)
The potential for encapsulating RNA within tunable, semi-permeable structures for storage and transportation purposes offers an interesting approach to the reduction of stringent storage requirements that often hamper the field application of genetic analysis methods. In this study, we assessed
Jiabei Liang et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 7985-7985 (2015-01-24)
Ginseng, which is the root of Panax ginseng (Araliaceae), has been used in Oriental medicine as a stimulant and dietary supplement for more than 7,000 years. Older ginseng plants are substantially more medically potent, but ginseng age can be simulated
Yuran Huang et al.
Molecular pharmaceutics, 11(10), 3386-3394 (2014-05-17)
In the past decade, numerous species of nanomaterials have been developed for biomedical application, especially cancer therapy. Realizing visualized therapy is highly promising now because of the potential of accurate, localized treatment. In this work, we first synthesized metal nanorattles
Ruggero Angelico et al.
Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP, 15(2), 586-595 (2012-11-28)
The aim of the present study was to provide experimental evidence that base pairing, commonly occurring between nucleic bases in more complex supramolecular arrangements, may affect the reaction pathways associated with the alkylation of bases themselves. In pursuit of this
Qin Zhou et al.
Chemosphere, 90(9), 2461-2466 (2012-12-12)
The hexadecyltrimethylammonium bromide (HDTMAB) immobilized hollow mesoporous silica spheres were prepared for the efficient removal of perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) from aqueous solution. Besides the traditional sorption behavior including sorption kinetics as well as effect of solution pH and temperature, the
Jong Guk Kim et al.
ChemSusChem, 8(10), 1752-1760 (2015-04-25)
A hybrid composite system of MnCo2 O4 nanowires (MCO NWs) anchored on reduced graphene oxide (RGO) nanosheets was prepared as the bifunctional catalyst of a Li-O2 battery cathode. The catalysts can be obtained from the hybridization of one-dimensional MCO NWs
Cheryl A Whistler et al.
Journal of clinical microbiology, 53(6), 1864-1872 (2015-04-03)
Vibrio parahaemolyticus sequence type 36 (ST36) strains that are native to the Pacific Ocean have recently caused multistate outbreaks of gastroenteritis linked to shellfish harvested from the Atlantic Ocean. Whole-genome comparisons of 295 genomes of V. parahaemolyticus, including several traced
Nagesh A Kuravadi et al.
PeerJ, 3, e1066-e1066 (2015-08-21)
Neem (Azadirachta indica A. Juss) is one of the most versatile tropical evergreen tree species known in India since the Vedic period (1500 BC-600 BC). Neem tree is a rich source of limonoids, having a wide spectrum of activity against
Teresa J Hughes et al.
Mycologia, 106(4), 686-697 (2014-06-04)
Fusarium tucumaniae is the only known sexually reproducing species among the seven closely related fusaria that cause soybean sudden death syndrome (SDS) or bean root rot (BRR). In a previous study, laboratory mating of F. tucumaniae yielded recombinant ascospore progeny
David J Burke
FEMS microbiology ecology, 91(6) (2015-05-17)
Seasonal and interannual variability in temperature, precipitation and chemical resources may regulate fungal community structure in forests but the effect of such variability is still poorly understood. In this study, I examined changes in fungal communities over two years and
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