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Materials

Mild γ-Butyrolactone/Water Pretreatment for Highly Efficient Sugar Production from Corn Stover
- Abstract In this study, γ-butyrolactone/water (GBL/H2O) was explored as a mild, efficient, and cost-effective binary solvent pretreatment to enhance hydrolyzability of corn...
Establishment of low?cost production platforms of polyhydroxyalkanoate bioplastics from Halomonas cupida J9
08/04/2024 - An efficient genome?editing approach was established in Halomonas cupida J9. H. cupida J9 was engineered to utilize xylose, a glucose?xylose mixture or corn straw hydrolysate for unsterile...
Exploring the substrate spectrum of phylogenetically distinct bacterial polyesterases
09/04/2024 - Graphical Abstract and Lay SummaryOver the last years, utilization of enzymes in degradation of polymers has emerged as an environmentally friendly asset in tackling the pressing challenges of...
Injectable Chitosan Hydrogels Doped with 2D Peptide Nanosheet?Drug Conjugates for Glutathione?Responsive Sustained Drug Delivery
10/04/2024 - A molecule?responsive drug release system based on 2D peptide nanosheets (PNSs) has been developed by using chitosan (CS) hydrogel as a sustained?release platform. The PNS?CS?based drug delivery...
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...
Composition and Conformation of Hetero? versus Homo?Fluorinated Triazolamers Influence their Activity on Islet Amyloid Polypeptide Aggregation
10/04/2024 - While fluorinated molecules constitute nearly 30?% of all newly approved drugs, and peptidomimetic foldamers provide original solutions to resolve certain peptide problems, the interest of...
Sustainable harnessing of waste polycarbonate for synthesizing activated furans to generate Stenhouse adducts on polymer surface
09/04/2024 - Plastics are versatile materials, offering lightweight, durable, and affordable solutions across various industries. However, their non?degradable nature poses challenges by end of their life. This...
Cellulose acetate nanofiber modified with polydopamine polymerized MOFs for efficient removal of noxious organic dyes
10/04/2024 - The need to effectively remove toxic organic dyes from aquatic systems has become an increasingly critical issue in the recent years. In pursuit of this objective, polydopamine (PDA)-binary...
Biogeochemical modelling to assess the effect of bioclogging on multiple electron acceptor–mediated petroleum hydrocarbon bioremediation in vadose zone
10/04/2024 - Bioremediation is an economically viable and sustainable clean-up strategy. Hydrodynamic, as well as transport characteristics of the porous medium, can evolve over the period as a result of...
Effects of photodegradation performance with PLA?containing samples on double injection molding
09/04/2024 - The synthesized amphiphilic star block macromolecules above their CMC point, which is determined by the fluorometric method, form micellar particles. Using the DLS technique, the size distribution of...
Enhanced mechanical qualities of sericin?removed silk by direct feeding of silkworms with cellulose nanofiber
10/04/2024 - Production and evaluation of thermoshrinkage of films based on thermoplastic starch and polylactic acid with coupling agent.AbstractStudies on the property of shape memory in thermoplastic starch...
Polylactic acid/epoxidized linseed oil/polypropylene grafted maleic anhydride: A promising combination of toughness and rigidity
09/04/2024 - Hybrid polymeric materials with outstanding microwave absorbing properties were prepared by in situ polymerization of aniline in the presence of EVA/CNT/GNP suspension.AbstractMicrowave?absorbing...
Enhancing interface adhesion between waterjet?produced rubber powders and natural rubber by wet?mixing method
09/04/2024 - Utilizing the phase transition technique, chiral?selective CTA membranes are fabricated to enable enantioselective permeation of phenylglycine induced by a concentration gradient. Optimization of the...
Impact of the functionalized clay nanofillers on the properties of the recycled polyethylene terephthalate nanocomposites
10/04/2024 - Agar, a highly promising bioplastic raw material, was subjected to melt mixing with silica nanoparticles in order to improve its characteristics and inhibit bacterial growth. The film produced has...
Effect of PCL chain length on rheological and mechanical properties of PCL?PDMS?PCL triblock copolymer films
10/04/2024 - The synthesis of PPSS as sizing agents and the improvement on the high?temperature resistance and mechanical properties of carbon fibers.AbstractPolyphenylene sulfide sulfone (PPSS) was synthesized...
Preparation and characterization of high barrier coating of citric acid crosslinked polyvinyl alcohol and nano-SiO2
09/04/2024 - AbstractPolyvinyl alcohol (PVA) coating has attracted intense attention due to its biodegradability and high gas barrier properties. However, the high gas barrier properties deteriorate at...
Effect of carboxyl on wettability and anti-fingerprint capacity of transparent chitin nanofiber coatings modified using fluorosilane
10/04/2024 - AbstractChitin nanofibers (ChNFs) with different numbers of carboxyls (i.e., with different degree of substitute, DS) were prepared by adjusting the amount of maleic anhydride used in the...
Preparation and performance study of thermally conductive coatings with mixed fillers
09/04/2024 - AbstractThe increasing demand for effective thermal management has led to a growing need for composite coatings with high thermal conductivity (TC). In this work, we developed a novel approach to...
Potential of bacterial cellulose for sustainable fashion and textile applications: A review
10/04/2024 - Abstract The fashion and textile manufacturing sectors are increasingly focusing on innovative raw materials that are renewable and biodegradable. Such materials not only mitigate...
A waterborne polyurethane?based fluorescent tunable carbon quantum dot
08/04/2024 - Fluorescent tunable materials have potential applications in lighting, display, anti?counterfeiting, biological probes, and so on. Herein, carbon quantum dots (CQDs) with blue fluorescence (BCDs),...
Using Bayesian Regularized Artificial Neural Networks to Predict the Tensile Strength of Additively Manufactured Polylactic Acid Parts
10/04/2024 - Additive manufacturing has transformed the production process by enabling the construction of components in a layer-by-layer approach. This study integrates Artificial Neural Networks to explore the...