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RSC Advances

An international journal to further the chemical sciences
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Cifeng Fang, Doojin Lee, Boris Stoeber, Gerald G. Fuller and Amy Q Shen
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA19944A, Paper
We developed an integrated microfluidic platform for instantaneous flow and localized temperature control. The platform consisted of a flow-focusing region for emulsion droplet production, a cross-junction region embedded with a...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13763B, Paper
The structure, electronic and optical properties have been studied to consider photocatalytic activity of three-layer perovskite Dion-Jacobson phase CsBa2M3O10 (M = Ta, Nb) using the density functional theory (DFT) method...
Sathishkumar G, Rashmi Bharti, Pradeep K Jha, M Selvakumar, Goutam Dey, Rakhi Jha, M Jeyaraj, Mahitosh Mandal and S Sivaramakrishnan
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15060D, Paper
Nanomaterials of noble metals with unique size, shape and composition receives much attention owing to their versatile functionality in personalized cancer nanomedicine. Chrysin (ChR), a natural anticancer bioflavonoid emerged as...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16286F, Paper
In this paper, the effect of different factors including mixture proportions and curing conditions on compressive strength of fly ash-based geopolymers was studied. Several parameters were used to construct a...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16977A, Paper
Thermal decomposition of methyl butanoate (MB) diluted in argon was studied behind the reflected shock waves in the temperature range of 1229-1427 K using single pulse shock tube (SPST). The...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17000A, Communication
We demonstrate the use of tetrabutyl ammonium fluoride (TBAF) for creating spatial patterns of poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) brushes on a flat silica support by degrafting PMMA grafted chains from selected...
David Christopher Pugh, Vandna Luthra, Anita Singh and Ivan P Parkin
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA11613A, Paper
A series of indium doped ZnO (IZO) materials were fabricated, characterised and tested for their gas sensing properties. ZnO was synthesised with indium doping levels of 0.2, 0.5, 1 and...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA18471A, Communication
A zninc chloride catalyzed tandem 1,5-hydride shift/cyclization process to form spiropyrazolone terahydroquinoline derivatives is developed. A series of new spiropyrazolone derivatives were obtained in good to high yields with good...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA19266H, Paper
A hydrocarbon-soluble, methyl-substituted highly branched polysilane was synthesized subjecting a new type of monomer to the common Wurtz-type reductive coupling reaction conditions. For this purpose, the trichloro-substituted trisilane (ClMe2Si)2SiMeCl (1)...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA19851H, Paper
A bromo-lactonization of alkenyl carboxylic acids and a bromo-cyclization of N-allyl amides as oxygen-nucleophilic bromo-cyclization reactions were developed via the oxidative umpolung of bromide using alkali metal bromide and inorganic...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA19304D, Communication
A copper-catalyzed [3+2] cycloadditon of propargylic esters with β-enamino esters under mild reaction conditions for the construction of highly functionalized pyrroles has been developed. By employment of a newly developed...
Xavier Le Guevel, Francisca Pomares, Maria Jose Torres, Miguel Blanca, Tahia D Fernandez and Cristobalina Mayorga
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16164A, Paper
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16107J, Paper
A straightforward and direct preparation route for nanocrystalline BaFBr:Eu2+ by ball-milling is reported. We demonstrate that the as-prepared nanocrystalline powder becomes an efficient photostimulable x-ray storage phosphor upon annealing at...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14127C, Paper
NiAl-layered double hydroxide (NiAl−LDH) platelets were uniformly grown on porous Ni foam substrate by a facile in situ hydrothermal method. By subsequent calcination, the three-dimensional (3D) structured adsorbent, calcined NiAl−layered...
Víctor Nahuel Montesinos, Natalia Quici, Hugo Destaillats and Marta I Litter
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17914A, Communication
For the first time, nitric oxide (NO), a precursor of nitrogen dioxide (NO2, a NIOSH-listed atmospheric pollutant), has been found to be one of the final products of the photocatalytic...
Eliézer Jäger, Ricardo K Donato, Magdalena Perchacz, Alessandro Jäger, Frantisek Surman, Anita Höcherl, Rafal Konefal, Katarzyna Donato, Cristina G Venturini, Vanessa Bergamo, Henri Stephan Schrekker, Alexandre Meneghello Fuentefria, Maria Grazia Raucci, Luigi Ambrosio and Petr Stepanek
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15858C, Paper
Herein, we present the intrinsic property of well-known polyesters [poly(alkene succinates)], as Candida albicans and Candida tropicalis biofilm inhibitors with potential to substantially reduce the incidence of device-associated infections in,...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17969F, Paper
A facile and green approach was developed for the synthesis of 4(3H)-quinazolinones by using camphorsulfonic acid as a catalyst in an aqueous solution of biodegradable ethyl lactate. Various 2-aryl-, 2-alkyl-,...
Chengyi Tang, Min-Kai Yang, Feng-Yao Wu, Hua Zhao, Yan-Jun Pang, Rong-Wu Yang, Gui-Hua Lu and Yong-Hua Yang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14672K, Paper
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are a class of noncoding small RNAs (sRNAs) that play many roles in plant growth, development, and the stress response. Recently, the Brassica napus (B. napus) genome has...
Anup Paul, Anirban Karmakar, M. Fátima C. Guedes da Silva and Armando J. L. Pombeiro
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA14637B, Paper
The two new metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) of zinc(II) and copper(II) [Zn2L2(1,4-DA)]n2n(DMF) (1) and [Cu(L)2]n.4n(DMF).n(H2O) (2) (L = 4-(pyridin-4-ylcarbamoyl)benzoate; DA = benzenedicarboxylate), respectively, have been synthesized from a pyridyl amide functionalized...
Lina Wang, Zhanying Zhang, Lixiong Zhang, Song Xue, William Doherty, Ian O'Hara and Xuebin Ke
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16616K, Communication
For the first time, the conversion of crystalline cellulose to valuable chemicals was enhanced by visible-light irradiation using zeolite-based gold nanoparticles (Au-NPs). This plasmon-enhanced photocatalytic conversion significantly improved processing efficiency...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA13939B, Paper
Chitosans with high and low molecular weight (CSH and CSL) were intercalated into organic rectorite (OREC) to prepare chitosan/organic rectorite nanocomposites (CSHOR and CSLOR) via microwave irradiation method for 75...
Francesca Cuomo, Francesco Venditti, Andrea Ceglie, A. Leonardis, Vincenzo Macciola and Francesco Lopez
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16860K, Paper
Carbon doped titanium dioxide (CDT) was tested as catalyst for photodegradation of phenolic compounds of olive mill wastewater (OMW). The activation of the catalyst was triggered by exposure to visible...
manoj kandpal, Chandrashekhar Sharan, vijay palaparthy, Nikhilendu Tiwary, Pankaj Poddar and Ramgopal Rao
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA15706D, Paper
Magnetic nanomaterial’s (especially metals) air stability and compatibility with standard micro-fabrication technologies is often a concern for development of MEMS-based magnetic devices. In this paper, we report an air-stable, photo-patternable...
Mirko Palla, Filippo Giacomo Bosco, Jaeyoung Yang, Tomas Rindzevicius, Tommy S Alstrøm, Michael Stenbæk Schmidt, Qiao Lin, Jingyue Ju and Anja Boisen
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA16108H, Paper
Surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) based on nanostructured platforms is a promising technique for quantitative and highly sensitive detection of biomolecules in the field of analytical biochemistry. Here, we report a...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA17747B, Paper
Metallic implants suffer from numerous problems such as stress shielding, poor prolonged osseointegration and corrosion under in vivo environments. Such problems are often faced by bone cancer patients as they...

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