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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...
Functional and Antioxidative Characteristics of Soft Wheat and Tiger Nut (Cyperus esculentus) Flours Binary Blends
16/02/2024 - Tiger nut (Cyperus esculentus) or chufa is little known plant of high nutritious content. Popularized by a plant-based drink called “horchata de chufa,” it still offers a...
Silver-Sulfamethazine-Conjugated β-Cyclodextrin/Dextran-Coated Magnetic Nanoparticles for Pathogen Inhibition
17/02/2024 - In the fight against antibiotic resistance, which is rising to dangerously high levels worldwide, new strategies based on antibiotic-conjugated biocompatible polymers bound to magnetic nanoparticles...
Exploring Novel Applications for Hydrogels Derived from Modified Celluloses
16/02/2024 - The valorization of lignocellulosic biomass by-products holds significant economic and ecological potential, considering their global overproduction. This paper introduces the fabrication of a novel...
Photopolymerization Pattern of New Methacrylate Cellulose Acetate Derivatives
19/02/2024 - Polymeric photocrosslinked networks, of particular interest in the design of materials with targeted characteristics, can be easily prepared by grafting light-sensitive moieties, such as...
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...
Effect of Silver Nanoparticles Finishing on Dyeing Properties of Newly Synthesized Reactive Dye Applied on Cellulosic Fabric
13/02/2024 - Cellulosic fabric finishing via silver nanoparticles to develop antimicrobial properties and to upsurge its esthetic worth is flourishing in the textile industry. To contribute this research...
Schisandra chinensis Bee Pollen Ameliorates Colitis in Mice by Modulating Gut Microbiota and Regulating Treg/Th17 Balance
15/02/2024 - Colitis is a chronic disease associated with alterations in the composition of gut microbiota. Schisandra chinensis bee pollen extract (SCPE) has been proved to be rich in phenolic compounds and...
Thermal Stability and Flame Retardancy of Rigid Polyurethane Foam Composites Filled with Phase-Change Microcapsule
15/02/2024 - The flammability of rigid polyurethane foam (RPUF) limits its application. A new type of chitosan phase-change microcapsule (CS/PCM) was successfully prepared by the condensation method with chitosan...
Synthesis of a Rivastigmine and Insulin Combinational Mucoadhesive Nanoparticle for Intranasal Delivery
13/02/2024 - Efficient drug delivery remains a critical challenge for treating neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Using innovative nanomaterials, delivering current...