Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Caffeine and Purine Derivatives: A Comprehensive Review on the Chemistry, Biosynthetic Pathways, Synthesis?Related Reactions, Biomedical Prospectives and Clinical Applications
12/06/2024 - Caffeine and purine derivatives represent interesting chemical moieties, which show various biological activities. Caffeine is an alkaloid that belongs to the family of methylxanthine alkaloids and...
Bergenia ciliata—Phytochemistry and Pharmacology: A Review
01/09/2024 - Abstract Bergenia ciliata is considered a highly valued medicinal herb popularly known as ‘Pashaanbheda’ (means to dissolve stone) in the Indian System of Medicine...
Applications of Graphene-Based Nanomaterials as Contrast Agents in Biomedical Imaging Technologies: A Review
01/09/2024 - Abstract Graphene-based nanomaterials have found extensive applications across numerous fields owing to their unique properties; one fascinating example of these applications is...
Quantifying uncertainty in fatigue crack growth of SLM 316L through advanced predictive modeling
13/06/2024 - Optimizing structural designs is crucial today, with additive manufacturing, particularly selective laser melting, gaining prominence. Thorough mechanical characterization of new materials remains...
Extralong hot-spots sensor for SERS sensitive detection of phthalate plasticizers in biological tear and serum fluids
- Phthalate plasticizers (PAEs) illegally used in food pose a great threat to human health. A new and efficient sensing platform for the sensitive detection of the PAE residues in biological fluids...
Assessing the reinforcement effect by response surface methodology of holocellulose from spent coffee grounds on biopolymeric films as food packaging materials
07/06/2024 - The pollution caused by petroleum?derived plastic materials has become a major environmental problem that has encouraged the development of new compostable and environmentally friendly materials for...
An overview of the occurrence, impact of process parameters, and the fate of antibiotic resistance genes during anaerobic digestion processes
10/06/2024 - Antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) have emerged as a significant global health threat, contributing to fatalities worldwide. Wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) and livestock farms serve as...
Large?Scale Fabrication of Stable Silicon Anode in Air for Sulfide Solid State Batteries via Ionic?Electronic Dual Conductive Binder
05/06/2024 - The construction of a continuous ionic/electronic pathway is critical for Si?based sulfide all?solid?state batteries (ASSBs) with the advantages of high?energy density and high?cycle stability....
Plasma Coupled Electrolyte Additive Strategy for Construction of High?Performance Solid Electrolyte Interphase on Li Metal Anodes
05/06/2024 - High?performance lithium metal anodes are crucial for the development of advanced Li metal batteries. Herein, we report a novel plasma coupled electrolyte additive strategy to prepare high?quality...
2D Graphene Oxide Films Expand Functionality of Photonic Chips
06/06/2024 - On?chip integration of two?dimensional (2D) materials with unique structures and properties endow integrated devices with new functionalities and improved performance. With high flexibility in ways...
Additive Manufacturing of Biodegradable Molybdenum – From Powder to Vascular Stent
05/06/2024 - Magnesium, iron and zinc based biodegradable metals are widely recognized as promising candidate materials for the next generation of bioresorbable stent (BVS). However, none of those metal BVSs are...
Advances in Mixed Tin?Lead Narrow?Bandgap Perovskites for Single?Junction and All?Perovskite Tandem Solar Cells
05/06/2024 - This review summarizes the development of tin?lead perovskites and their applications in single?junction and all?perovskite tandem solar cells. The fundamental structural and optoelectronic...
A Naturally Inspired Extrusion?Based Microfluidic Approach for Manufacturing Tailorable Magnetic Soft Continuum Microrobotic Devices
04/06/2024 - Here, microfluidics is leveraged to precisely control reaction?diffusion (RD) processes for generating multifunctional and compartmentalized alginate?based microfibers. This nature?inspired RD...
Olive Leaf Extract Downregulates the Protein Expression of Key SARS?CoV?2 Entry Enzyme ACE?2, TMPRSS2, and Furin
04/06/2024 - Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 poses ongoing global health challenges due to its propensity for mutations, which can undermine vaccine efficacy. With no definitive treatment...
Disulfide Bonds as Functional Tethers in Metal?organic Frameworks
06/06/2024 - The functionality of metal?organic frameworks (MOFs) is often encoded by particular chemical moieties found within these architectures. As such, new techniques to install increasingly more complex...
Recent development of substrates for immobilization of bimetallic nanoparticles for wastewater treatment: a review
05/06/2024 - Bimetallic nanoparticles (BMNPs) have gained considerable attention due to their remarkable catalytic properties, making them invaluable in wastewater treatment applications. One of these...
Tailoring of Gelatin-Chitosan Nanofibers Functionalized with Eucalyptus Essential Oil via Electroblowing for Potential Food Packaging and Wound Dressing Applications
04/06/2024 - In recent years, new approaches to fabricating nanofiber networks for potential applications in wound dressing and food packaging have been in the spotlight. This study aimed to produce functional...
A Study of Microstructural Tensile and Fatigue Properties Coupled with Digital Image Correlation of Hybrid Manufactured Inconel 718 Parts by Extrusion and Powder Bed Fusion
02/06/2024 - Hybrid structures combining powder bed fusion and conventional manufacturing have the potential to minimize drawbacks while enhancing the advantages associated with each individual manufacturing...
Chemically Programmed Hydrogels for Spatiotemporal Modulation of the Cardiac Pathological Microenvironment
03/06/2024 - After myocardial infarction (MI), sustained ischemic events induce pathological microenvironments characterized by ischemia?hypoxia, oxidative stress, inflammatory responses, matrix remodeling, and...
Phytochemical Profiling and Biological Activity of the Methanolic extracts of Cirsium monspessulanum (L.) Hill.
03/06/2024 - The study of new plant species and the identification of their chemical composition may contribute to the discovery of a new breakthrough substances for pharmacotherapeutical applications. For the...
Bacterial Cellulose for Improving Wrinkle Resistance of Cotton Fabric
01/06/2024 - Cotton fabric, which is a natural cellulosic material, has many advantages. However, it is prone to wrinkling easily. On the other hand, Bacterial cellulose (BC) is a synthetic form of cellulose...