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Materials

Dissolving Chitin by Novel Deep Eutectic Solvents for Effectively Enzymatic Hydrolysis
- Abstract Chitin is the most productive nitrogen-containing polysaccharide in nature with immense potential for transforming into a range of chemicals. However, its dense crystal...
Preparation of Cellulose Fiber from Cattail Using Two-Stage Pretreatment and Choline Chloride-Oxalic Acid Deep Eutectic Solvent Extraction for Oil Adsorption
- The aim of this study was to produce cellulose fibers from cattails through a sequence of hydrothermal pretreatment (HTP) and alkaline pretreatment, followed by the synthesis of a deep eutectic...
Removal efficiency and abundance of nitrogen cycling microorganism in three bio-matrix materials to treat swine wastewater
17/06/2024 - A bio-matrix material (BMM) system is used to pretreat swine wastewater and reduce the nitrogen (N) concentration to the tolerance range of plants in constructed wetlands. In this study, rice...
Preparation of a cationic hydrogel microsphere adsorbent for efficient removal of hexavalent chromium from aqueous solution
14/06/2024 - The self?assembly of lignin and cationic surfactants into nanoparticles loaded with emamectin benzoate exhibits good sustained release effect, pH sensitive release attributes, and a better mortality...
Flexible bismaleimide resins based on bio?based diamine: Synthesis and properties
15/06/2024 - Modified cellulose acetate dialysis membrane with antimicrobial properties filters uremic toxins and adsorbs endotoxins.AbstractBlending modification is used to improve the hemocompatibility of...
Enhanced thermal conductivity of PVDF by filling with T?ZnOw and MWCNT based on hybrid 3D network
16/06/2024 - CNFs inducing lignin had cross?linking structure and improved flexibility, exhibiting better applicational performance as supercapacitor electrodes.AbstractIn this work, the content of lignin, pitch,...
Highly adhesive and impact?strengthening supramolecular polyurethane derived from facile incorporation of UPy motifs toward energy dissipation binding applications
12/06/2024 - Preparation of alkali lignin modified and hot water resistant PVAc adhesive.AbstractPoly(vinyl acetate) (PVAc) adhesive is often used in the wood industry because it can be rapidly cured at room...
Synthesis of a superabsorbent hydrogel from Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam seed polysaccharides and its application in relieving drought stress in plants
12/06/2024 - Illustration of curcumin (Cur)?loaded polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)/chitosan (CS) composite mat production and characterizations.AbstractRecently, researchers have shown increasing interest in...
Structural characterization of the extracellular stalk material of the diatom Didymosphenia geminata
- The study represents new bioanalytical characterization of mainly organic components of the poorly investigated extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) of the enigmatic diatom Didymosphenia...
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...
Catalytic pyrolysis of torrefied biomass with molecular sieve catalysts to produce hydrocarbon rich biocrude
09/06/2024 - The downstream processing of biocrudes obtained from direct biomass pyrolysis poses significant challenges due to stability issues, necessitating costly upgrading for further coprocessing with...
Heavy metal sorption on struvite recovered from livestock wastewaters and release properties of granular forms
11/06/2024 - Phosphorus recovery from wastewater is receiving more attention due to its non-renewable property. As copper (Cu) and zinc (Zn) usually occur in livestock wastewater, this study focused on metal...
A multistimuli?responsive recyclable poly(vinyl alcohol)/perylene imide hydrogel of high?performance piezoresistive sensors for human wearable devices
07/06/2024 - Schematic representation of isocyanate chitin?modified PS?DVB microspheres.AbstractIn this work, a two?step activated swelling technique was effectively employed to successfully synthesize...
Temperature dependency of electric field treatment for improvement of effective thermal conductivity of functional carbon/silicone rubber composite sheets
07/06/2024 - By utilizing waste hemp stalks as raw material and employing a process of cellulose purification, freeze?drying, and high?temperature carbonization, a carbon aerogel with superior structure and...
Efficiency of novel polyionic liquid toward the chemical separation of petroleum crude oil emulsions
07/06/2024 - Properties of biopolymers filled rubber compounds cured with sulfur and peroxide curing systems.AbstractRubber compounds based on acrylonitrile?butadiene rubber were filled with biopolymer fillers,...
Adaptive Processing Enabled by Sodium Alginate Based Complementary Memristor for Neuromorphic Sensory System
05/06/2024 - The functions of desensitization and sensitivity changing with background intensity are biorealistically demonstated in Ag nanowire (NW)?embedded sodium alginate (SA) based complementary memristor....
Self?Evolving Hierarchical Hydrogel Fibers with Circadian Rhythms and Memory Functions
04/06/2024 - The fusion of hierarchical tissues at interfaces, incorporating ultrafast selective transport channels, enables efficient matter exchange and energy transfer across multiscale structures in living...
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...
In vitro degradation, swelling, and bioactivity performances of in situ forming injectable chitosan?matrixed hydrogels for bone regeneration and drug delivery
05/06/2024 - This study by Kocak et al. presents in?vitro characterizations of smart in?situ forming Chitosan matrixed injectable hydrogels integrated with Hydroxyapatite and conjugated with Heparin for...
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...
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...