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Materials

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...
Process Cascade for the Production of Green Polymers from CO2 and Electric Energy
09/04/2024 - A novel process cascade is introduced that combines the advantages of electrochemical CO2 conversion as CCU approach with the unrivaled synthetic potential of industrial biotechnology: CO2 is...
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...
Evaluation and monitoring of the water quality of an Argentinian urban river applying multivariate statistics
10/04/2024 - In this work, we present the water quality assessment of an urban river, the San Luis River, located in San Luis Province, Argentina. The San Luis River flows through two developing cities; hence,...
Prediction of heavy metal lead contamination accident in Three Gorges Reservoir Area
10/04/2024 - Water contamination incidents have become a significant ecological and environmental threat, particularly concerning the security of drinking water source areas (DWSAs). This research aimed to...
The role of afforestation with diverse woody species in enhancing and restructuring the soil microenvironment in polymetallic coal gangue dumps
10/04/2024 - To elucidate the effects of long-term (20 years) afforestation with different woody plant species on the soil microenvironment in coal gangue polymetallic contaminated areas. This study analyzed...
Improved Plating Adhesion of Polyarylate Fibers via Supercritical CO2 and Impregnation of Slightly Soluble Oil on the Fiber Surface
10/04/2024 - There is a growing demand for conductive fibers with high bending resistance, particularly for applications, such as smart textiles and robot arms. The amount of fiber for such applications can be...
An Investigation of Verbascum thapsus Flower as a Natural Source for Nylon 6 Fabric Dyeing
09/04/2024 - With the rise of global demand for eco-friendly alternatives and the drive toward reducing the adverse environmental impact, the exploration of new sources of natural dyes has gained significant...
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...
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...
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...
Acoustic velocity and stability of tissue-mimicking echogenic materials for ultrasound training phantoms
09/04/2024 - Abstract Purpose. High-fidelity mannequins are increasingly used to train the medical staff on many medical procedures. Lately, a new challenge regarding echogenic...
Reversible complexation mediated polymerization (RCMP) starting with a complex of iodine with organic salt and thermal initiators
08/04/2024 - Abstract Herein, we developed a reversible complexation mediated polymerization (RCMP) starting with a complex of iodine and organic salt as a deactivator and a thermal...
Thermoplastic elastomer obtained by photopolymerization?induced concomitant macrophase and microphase separations
09/04/2024 - We report on concomitant photoinitiated polymerization?induced macrophase and microphase separation strategies to produce hierarchically structured recyclable poly(n?butyl acrylate) based elastomeric...
Crosslinking of polyethylene with polysilsesquioxane via carbamate linkages: Synthesis, shape recovery, and reprocessing properties
11/04/2024 - In this contribution, we reported the crosslinking of polyethylene (PE) with dynamic silyl ether bonds. First, polycyclooctene copolymers bearing hydroxyl groups were synthesized via the ring?opening...
The Identification of Drought Tolerance Candidate Genes in Oryza sativa L. ssp. Japonica Seedlings through Genome-Wide Association Study and Linkage Mapping
10/04/2024 - Drought stress poses a significant threat to rice production, necessitating the identification of genes associated with drought tolerance. This study employed a combination of genome-wide association...
Characterization of a Rectangular-Cut Kirigami Pattern for Soft Material Tuning
11/04/2024 - Kirigami is the art of cutting paper to create three-dimensional figures for primarily aesthetic purposes. However, it can also modify the mechanical behavior of the resulting structure. In the...
Features of the Formation of a Reinforcing Coating on Hydrogel Membranes Based on Polyvinylpyrrolidone Copolymers
11/04/2024 - This paper presents the study results of formation features of composite hydrogel/polyamide membranes obtained by modification of hydrogel films based on 2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate (HEMA) and...
Impact of Prolonged Sitting Interruption on Blood Glucose, Insulin and Triacylglycerol in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
10/04/2024 - Background: Physical activity (PA) and/or exercise improves postprandial cardiometabolic risk markers; however, the optimal exercise intensity, frequency, and dose remain unclear. We aimed to (1)...