Advanced materials

 

Advanced materials

Genetically Fusing Order?Promoting and Thermoresponsive Building Blocks to Design Hybrid Biomaterials
10/04/2024 - This review discusses strategies for enhancing the structural diversity of intrinsically disordered elastin?like polypeptides (ELPs) and resilin?like polypeptides (RLPs) through genetic fusion with...
Sesame Seeds: A Nutrient-Rich Superfood
10/04/2024 - Sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum L.) have been cultivated for thousands of years and have long been celebrated for their culinary versatility. Beyond their delightful nutty flavor and crunchy texture,...
Novel sulfonated calixarenes derived crosslinker for reinforcing and toughening collagen: Relevance between structure and properties
08/04/2024 - Collagen is widely used in the development of new functional materials due to its high structural stability, good biocompatibility, and excellent hydrophilicity, but the collagen protein denatures...
Poly(ether?ester)s synthesized from furandicarboxylic acid and ethylene glycol using an acidic binary catalyst
02/04/2024 - Zein/acrylic hybrid latex with enhaced skin adhesion and water resistance.AbstractWaterborne acrylic emulsions are considered suitable materials for cosmetic skin adhesives because of their positive...
Development of Eco-Friendly Soy Protein Fiber: A Comprehensive Critical Review and Prospects
30/03/2024 - In the first half of the twentieth century, scientific communities worldwide endeavored to diminish dependence on expensive and scarce animal fibers like wool and silk. Their efforts focused on...
Dendritic Polymer?Based Nanomedicines Remodel the Tumor Stroma: Improve Drug Penetration and Enhance Antitumor Immune Response
22/03/2024 - Dendritic polymer?based nanomedicines are constructed for sequential delivery of dasatinib (DAS) and epirubicin (Epi). DAS?containing nanomedicine regulates collagen anabolism and energy metabolism...
The Magnitude and Impact of Food Allergens and the Potential of AI-Based Non-Destructive Testing Methods in Their Detection and Quantification
25/03/2024 - Reaction to food allergens is on the increase and so is the attending cost on consumers, the food industry, and society at large. According to FDA, the “big-eight”...
Impact of Noodle Formulation, Boiling Methodology and Their Interactions on Stable Hydrogen and Oxygen Isotope Ratios
21/03/2024 - Stable isotopes are commonly utilized for the geographical origin verification of foods, including wheat. However, assessing processed products poses a greater challenge due to the alterations that...
A Method of Reducing Salt Content in Fermented Soy Sauce Improves Its Flavor and Quality
21/03/2024 - Most commercially available soy sauce is fermented by high-salt liquid-state (HS) fermentation, which has an excessive salt content and a long fermentation period. In this study, a new salt-reduced...
Enhanced targeting: Production of filamentous bacteriophage monoclonal antibodies using the major coat protein pVIII as anchor
13/03/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummarySchematic diagram of the experimental process. The partial polypeptide CT21 of the major coat protein pVIII was intercepted and utilized as the targeted immunogen or...
Evaluation of Rosuvastatin Solution in Post-Extraction Alveolar Bone Repair: An In Vivo Research Study
13/03/2024 - Statins have demonstrated positive results in alveolar repair after induced osteoporosis in humans and rats. This study aimed to evaluate the osteogenic potential of rosuvastatin (RSV) solution...
Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Effects of Two New Phenylpropanoid Sucrose Esters and Other Secondary Metabolites from the Aerial Part of Canna edulis
08/03/2024 - This study isolated pure compounds from Canna edulis aerial parts and assessed their antiplatelet and anticoagulant potential. Structural elucidation resulted in the identification of two new...
Microwave Oven Application for the Preparation and Sterilization of Microbiological Culture Media: A Feasible Method with An Adapted Water Bath and Perforable Cap
11/03/2024 - There is currently increased interest in the use of alternatives to autoclaved culture media, in order to maintain the properties of the media, while saving energy and time. In this study, we assess...
Polymorphisms of PDCD1 and COL9A1 Genes in Plaque, Palmoplantar and Arthropathic Psoriasis in Romanian Patients
09/03/2024 - In recent years, genetic studies have brought new insights into psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory disease with multiple determining and favoring factors. Recent advances in the technology of genetic...
Zein-Based Nanoparticles as Active Platforms for Sustainable Applications: Recent Advances and Perspectives
23/02/2024 - Nanomaterials, due to their unique structural and functional features, are widely investigated for potential applications in a wide range of industrial sectors. In this context, protein-based...
Graft copolymers of collagen and acrylic monomers—Reagents for sizing of cotton yarn
24/02/2024 - Preparation of copolymers and properties of the sizing reagent.A new highly effective sizing reagent based on grafted collagen copolymers has been proposed for cotton yarn. The copolymers were...
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...
Biomass?Derived Carbon Materials for Electrochemical Energy Storage
13/02/2024 - The design and preparation of biomass?derived porous carbon materials in recent five years was summarized. These carbon materials were briefly catalogized into two types, plant?derived and...
Three-Dimensional Bioprinting of Strontium-Modified Controlled Assembly of Collagen Polylactic Acid Composite Scaffold for Bone Repair
11/02/2024 - In recent years, the incidence of bone defects has been increasing year by year. Bone transplantation has become the most needed surgery after a blood transfusion and shows a rising trend....
An Overview of Biopolymers for Drug Delivery Applications
08/02/2024 - Nowadays, drug delivery has an important role in medical therapy. The use of biopolymers in developing drug delivery systems (DDSs) is increasingly attracting attention due to their remarkable and...