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Materials

Low?temperature sintering performance study of CCTO–Mn–Co series black Al2O3 ceramics by the one?step method
16/06/2024 - To confer light?blocking properties upon the Al2O3 encapsulation material, this study employed a one?step method using ??Al2O3 as the main raw material to synthesize CaCu3Ti4O12(CCTO)–MnO2–Co2O3...
Irreversible temperature indicator based cellulose membranes conjugated with leuco?dye pigment
04/06/2024 - Formation of UV?cured alkyd?siloxane coating.AbstractA material capable of curing due to UV irradiation based on an alkyd oligomer and oligoorganosilsesquioxanes (OOSs) with functional thiol groups...
Development of near-infrared reflective inorganic pigment dispersions in the continuous phase of solvent-binder medium
04/06/2024 - AbstractCoatings containing functional pigments capable of reflecting radiation in the near-infrared (NIR) spectrum have been coveted in recent years to meet various industrial specifications. In...
Evaluation of a panel of furochromenones as the activator and inhibitor of tyrosinase
17/05/2024 - The study screened and identified furochromenones that impact tyrosinase activity. One of the furochromenones (3k) inhibited while another (4f) stimulated tyrosinase.Tyrosinase is a copper?containing...
Effects of water extract from Nasturtium officinale R. Br. straw on growth and selenium uptake of peach seedlings
17/05/2024 - The content of selenium (Se) in most horticultural crops is low. To improve Se uptake in fruit trees, we investigated the impact of water extract derived from Nasturtium officinale R. Br. straw on...
Preparation of Highly Crystalline Nano Ca(OH)2 and Its Comparative Assessment with Commonly Used Materials for the Protection of Wall Paintings
14/05/2024 - Nano Ca(OH)2 is used for reinforcing the wall paintings. Herein homogeneous nano Ca(OH)2 particles (?100 nm) are synthesized by chemical liquid phase method and by utilizing surfactants to control...
Foliar spraying of chitosan promotes selenium uptake in grapevine planted in soil supplemented with sodium selenite
15/05/2024 - Selenium (Se) is an important trace element for human body, and the fruit Se source is one option for human Se supplementation. To increase grapevine uptake of Se, grape seedlings were transplanted...
High stability, high solid content, low viscosity titanium dioxide dispersion
13/05/2024 - AbstractAchieving stable dispersion of titanium dioxide (TiO2) particles is crucial for their practical applications in various fields. However, stabilizing pigment TiO2 (200–300 nm) in aqueous...
Unveiling the Use of Natural and Early Synthetic Dyes in Indonesian Historical Silk Textiles
13/05/2024 - Dye analysis is an important subject in historical textile research because it helps researchers understand the structural and chemical features of colorants and provides a solid base to determine...
Coatings with high solar reflectivity: heat build-up in laboratory and real conditions
06/05/2024 - AbstractExcessive heat build-up of painted surfaces due to solar radiation and the resulting increase in interior temperatures is undesirable and even dangerous for roofing, facades, and other...
Experimental optical properties explained by density functional theory of the natural red algae for dye-sensitized solar cells application
30/04/2024 - The present study investigates the usage of a novel natural dye derived from red algae of Morocco in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) for the first time. The main pigments responsible for...
Stimulatory Effect of an Extract of Lemna minor L. in Protecting Maize from Salinity: A Multifaceted Biostimulant for Modulating Physiology, Redox Balance, and Nutrient Uptake
29/04/2024 - Water and soil salinization significantly reduce crop yields. Among the strategies developed to counteract salt stress, biostimulants can maintain crop productivity, reversing its impact. In this...
Analytical Study of Polychrome Clay Sculptures in the Five-Dragon Taoist Palace of Wudang, China
26/04/2024 - During the Ming Dynasty, the Five-Dragon Palace functioned as a royal Taoist temple set atop one of China’s holiest Taoist mountains, Wudang Mountain. Two tower polychrome sculptures...
Enhancement of Nutritional Substance, Trace Elements, and Pigments in Waxy Maize Grains through Foliar Application of Selenite
26/04/2024 - Selenium (Se) is a micronutrient known for its essential role in human health and plant metabolism. Waxy maize (Zea mays L. sinensis kulesh)—known for its high nutritional quality and...
Ultrasonic-Assisted Decoloration of Polysaccharides from Seedless Chestnut Rose (Rosa sterilis) Fruit: Insight into the Impact of Different Macroporous Resins on Its Structural Characterization and In Vitro Hypoglycemic Activity
27/04/2024 - Pigments within polysaccharides pose significant challenges when analyzing their structural characteristics and evaluating their biological activities, making decolorization a crucial step in...
Pharmacological Significance of Boraginaceae with Special Insights into Shikonin and Its Potential in the Food Industry
27/04/2024 - Shikonin is a naphthoquinone pigment present in the hairy roots of the plant species from the Boraginaceae family. The compound has been well investigated for its highly efficient medicinal,...
Extraction of Protein and Bioactive Compounds from Mediterranean Red Algae (Sphaerococcus coronopifolius and Gelidium spinosum) Using Various Innovative Pretreatment Strategies
28/04/2024 - In this study, the release of proteins and other biomolecules into an aqueous media from two red macroalgae (Sphaerococcus coronopifolius and Gelidium spinosum) was studied using eight different cell...
Key Factors of Quality Formation in Wuyi Black Tea during Processing Timing
29/04/2024 - As the most consumed tea in the world, all kinds of black tea are developed from Wuyi black tea. In this study, quality components, regulatory gene expression, and key enzyme activity during the...
Efficient Anthocyanin Recovery from Black Bean Hulls Using Eutectic Mixtures: A Sustainable Approach for Natural Dye Development
29/04/2024 - There is a growing interest in exploring new natural sources of colorants. This study aimed to extract anthocyanins from broken black bean hulls (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) by modifying water with a...
Study on the Effect of Additives on the Performance of Cement-Based Composite Anti-Corrosion Coatings for Steel Bars in Prefabricated Construction
25/04/2024 - The influence of polymer emulsion, pigment filler, and dispersant on the corrosion resistance of polymer cement-based composite anti-corrosion coatings were investigated in this study. Adhesion loss...
The Adhesion Characteristics and Aging Performance of Reversible Color-Changing Coatings for Self-Detection of Temperature by Power Equipment
25/04/2024 - In order to detect abnormal heat generation in time, a reversible color-changing coating temperature measurement method is proposed for self-detection of temperature by power equipment, and its...