Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Enhanced adhesion of novel biomass?based biomimetic adhesives using polyaspartamide derivative with lignin
17/02/2024 - Acrylates copolymer/polyoxymethylene thermoplastic vulcanizates (TPVs) were prepared by dynamic vulcanization (DV) to investigate the phase transition process and microscopic morphology development...
Effects of two antioxidants with different degrees of steric hindrance on the thermal?oxidative aging properties of ABS resin
16/02/2024 - Methodology followed in fabrication of transtibial prosthetic.AbstractLoss of a lower limb leads to immobility, necessitating the use of prosthetic foot and socket as substitutes for lost limbs....
Linear sensing actuators of polypyrrole nanofiber scaffolds
21/02/2024 - Proton conducting polymer electrolyte based on chitosan?dextran?honey?NH4SCN.AbstractSolid polymer electrolytes (SPEs) play a pivotal role in advancing electrochemical devices, such as proton...
A review of the potential application of lignin in the production of bio-binder: challenges and opportunities
20/02/2024 - Abstract The aim is to treat nature in such a way that usage of natural resources has little to zero hazards to our environment. There is a need to protect the earth and its...
Orthogonal synthesis and modification of hyperbranched polymers via different colors of light
21/02/2024 - A versatile and straightforward approach for the synthesis of functional hyperbranched polymers with tunable properties is represented utilizing a chromatic orthogonal protocol. The method involves...
Recent Trends in Biomass Materials
21/02/2024 - In recent years, biomass materials have garnered increasing amounts of attention due to their excellent biocompatibility, high biodegradability, easy modification, low cost, and high sustainability...
Involvement of Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Family Members in Diabetic Keratopathy
21/02/2024 - Diabetic keratopathy (DK) is a common ocular complication of diabetes, characterized by alteration of the normal wound-healing mechanism, reduction of epithelial hemidesmosomes, disruption of the...
Antibacterial Activity of Modified Sesbania Gum Composite Film and Its Preservation Effect on Wampee Fruit (Clausena lansium (Lour.) Skeels)
20/02/2024 - The primary challenges in fruit and vegetable preservation include extending storage duration while preserving sensory quality and nutritional value. In this study, sesbania gum (SG) was oxidized to...
Studies of Potential Migration of Hazardous Chemicals from Sustainable Food Contact Materials
21/02/2024 - In recent years, due to modern techniques for the distribution, transport, and retail sale of food, the production of large amounts of non-biodegradable and bioaccumulative packaging waste has become...
New Insight into the Effects of Endogenous Protein and Lipids on the Enzymatic Digestion of Starch in Sorghum Flour
22/02/2024 - The effects of endogenous lipids and protein in sorghum flour on starch digestion were studied following the depletion of lipids and/or protein and after the reconstitution of separated fractions....
New Biodegradable Copolymers Based on Betulin and Hydroxycarboxylic Acid Derivatives
20/02/2024 - In this study, we propose an approach to the synthesis of new biodegradable polymer materials based on renewable raw feedstock (betulin) and derivatives of hydroxycarboxylic acids using a...
Recycled Waste as Polyurethane Additives or Fillers: Mini-Review
22/02/2024 - The intensive development of the polyurethanes industry and limited resources (also due to the current geopolitical situation) of the raw materials used so far force the search for new solutions to...
Highly Efficient Biosorption of Cationic Dyes via Biopolymeric Adsorbent-Material-Based Pectin Extract Polysaccharide and Carrageenan Grafted to Cellulosic Nonwoven Textile
21/02/2024 - Water scarcity and contamination have emerged as critical global challenges, requiring the development of effective and sustainable solutions for the treatment of contaminated water. Recently,...
Hygroscopy as an Indicator of Specific Surface Area in Polymer Materials
21/02/2024 - Specific surface area (SSA) is an integral characteristic of the interfacial surface in poly-disperse systems, widely used for the assessment of technological properties in polymer materials and...
Functionalization Methods of Starch and Its Derivatives: From Old Limitations to New Possibilities
21/02/2024 - It has long been known that starch as a raw material is of strategic importance for meeting primarily the nutritional needs of people around the world. Year by year, the demand not only for...
Time of Consolidation and Humidity Influence on Properties of Food Powders
20/02/2024 - The effect of short-term storage at 75% and 90% ambient humidity on the mechanical properties of selected materials was determined using a new device for measuring the strength of food powders. A...
Preparation of PVA/SA-FMB Microspheres and Their Adsorption of Cr(VI) in Aqueous Solution
22/02/2024 - Biochar, a carbon-dense material known for its substantial specific surface area, remarkable porosity, diversity of functional groups, and cost-effective production, has garnered widespread acclaim...
A review on polylactic acid?based blends/composites and the role of compatibilizers in biomedical engineering applications
21/02/2024 - Different types of bioresorbable PLA compositePoly(lactic acid) (PLA) is one of the most promising biopolymers extensively used in food, packaging, medical and pharmaceutical industries. It is due to...
Hierarchical Porous Aerogels With Multiple Adsorptive Interactions for Dye Wastewater Purification
16/02/2024 - A composite aerogel composed of carboxymethyl chitosan, gelatin and tannic acid?reduced graphene oxide was successfully fabricated by the freeze?drying method, which could achieve the adsorption of...
Promising growth inhibitory potential of extracted natural silk sericin biopolymer against DEN?induced liver tumor in male mice
17/02/2024 - In this study, a range of polycarboxylate superplasticizers (PCEs) was produced via free radical polymerization, employing a new polyether monomer, 4?hydroxybutyl vinyl polyethylene glycol ether...
Splitting Tensile Test of ECC Functional Gradient Concrete with PVA Fiber Admixture
17/02/2024 - Engineered cementitious composite (ECC) functional gradient concrete has a promising application future, and its mechanical features are piquing the interest of researchers. The impacts of this...