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Materials

Approaching Technological Limit for Wet?Pulling Technique
10/04/2024 - Carbon nanotube fibers (CNTFs) are novel materials with diverse applications. The recently developed wet?pulling technique for CNTF manufacturing is adaptable for laboratory and industrial scales....
Mechanical Behaviors of Hybrid Composites with Orthogonal Spiral Wire Mesh and Polyurethane Elastomer
10/04/2024 - This work presents a novel hybrid composite with orthogonal spiral wire mesh and polyurethane elastomer. The variation of Poisson's ratio is analyzed. Two main research findings are 1) increased...
Development of a capillary zone electrophoresis method to monitor magnesium ion consumption during in vitro transcription for mRNA production
- Messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccines represent a landmark in vaccinology, especially with their success in COVID-19 vaccines, which have shown great promise for future vaccine development and disease...
Sample-to-answer lateral flow assay with integrated plasma separation and NT-proBNP detection
- Through enabling whole blood detection in point-of-care testing (POCT), sedimentation-based plasma separation promises to enhance the functionality and extend the application range of lateral flow...
In-line coupling of capillary-channeled polymer fiber columns with optical absorbance and multi-angle light scattering detection for the isolation and characterization of exosomes
- Extracellular vesicles (EVs) have garnered much interest due to their fundamental role in intracellular communication and their potential utility in clinical diagnostics and as biotherapeutic...
Recent advances in near-infrared I/II persistent luminescent nanoparticles for biosensing and bioimaging in cancer analysis
- Photoluminescent materials (PLNs) are photoluminescent materials that can absorb external excitation light, store it, and slowly release it in the form of light in the dark to achieve long-term...
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...
Machine learning approaches to predict TAS2R receptors for bitterants
08/04/2024 - Bitter taste involves the detection of diverse chemical compounds by a family of G protein?coupled receptors, known as taste receptor type 2 (TAS2R). It is often linked to toxins and harmful...
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...
Correction to “Prostaglandin E2 may clinically alleviate dry eye disease by inducing Th17 cell differentiation”
08/04/2024 - Molecular docking, molecular dynamics, and in vitro experiments were used in this study to verify that baicalin inhibits monosodium urate crystal?induced renal tubular epithelial cell pyroptosis...
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...
Catalytic Conversion of Ethanol with Conventional and Ohmic Heating in Comparison
09/04/2024 - The energy?efficient synthesis of monomers such as butadiene from non?fossil raw materials is investigated. Preparation and testing of saponites for the conversion of ethanol to 1,3?butadiene via the...
Unravelling the Role of Free Radicals in Photocatalysis
10/04/2024 - Photogenerated radicals have good redox properties, thus promoting the widespread application of photocatalysis for environmental treatment and organic synthesis. The generation and application 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...
Modular Divergent Synthesis of Indole Alkaloid Derivatives by an Atypical Ugi Multicomponent Reaction
10/04/2024 - A complex pentacyclic ketimine undergoes a fully diastereoselective Ugi?type multicomponent reaction with various isocyanides and carboxylic acids to give a range of non?natural indole alkaloid...
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...
Synthesis and Structural Revision of a Natural Tetrasaccharide from Starfish Asterias rollestoni Bell
10/04/2024 - The synthesis and structural revision of the natural 2?O?glycosylated tetrasaccharides via dual DPPA?directed [2+2] glycosylation.Starfish provide important saponins with diverse bioactivities as the...
A Healable Quasi?Solid Polymer Electrolyte with Balanced Toughness and Ionic Conductivity
10/04/2024 - A gel polymer electrolyte, rooted in poly(urethane?urea) chemistry, has been synthesized by a post immersion method, which allows for precise manipulation of its mechanical and electrical properties....
Synthesis of Superbulky Amide Ligands by Addition of Polar Reagents to Sila–Imine
10/04/2024 - Superbulky amide ligands are generally not accessible by deprotonation of their parent amines. Addition of polar reagents to a sila?imine precursor gave a range of metal complexes with superbulky...
Photoreduction of Trifluoromethyl Group: Lithium Ion Assisted Fluoride?Coupled Electron Transfer from EDA Complex
10/04/2024 - Photoinduced single?electron reduction is an efficient method for the mono?selective activation of the C–F bond on a trifluoromethyl group to construct a difluoroalkyl group. We have developed an...