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Haifeng Yuan, Kris Pieter Frans Janssen, Thomas Franklin, Gang Lu, Liang Su, Xian Gu, Hiroshi Uji-i, Maarten BJ Roeffaers and Johan Hofkens
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14237C, Communication
We report an investigation on the effect of stabilization agents and surface curvatures on oxidative etching of three classes of anisotropically shaped gold nanoparticles namely, rods, bipyramids and prisms. In...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14088E, Paper
Aconite alkaloids and ginsenosides were demonstrated as the effective constituents in Shenfu injection (SFI), which is a widely used Chinese herbal formulation prepared from red ginseng and processed aconite root....
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12864H, Paper
In the present work, TiO2 nanotubes arrays were fabricated on metallic Ti meshes using anodic oxidation method, and decorated with Pt via electrodeposition. Meanwhile, the application of the TiO2 nanotubes...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12305K, Paper
ZrSiO4 powder synthesized by the sol-gel method is used to study the reaction mechanism of nature zircon mineral treated by alkali fusion method. The reaction processes are analyzed by in-situ...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11904E, Paper
Abstract: Polydopamine (PDA) is labeled as one category of synthetic melanin by mimicking the intriguing radical-scavenging behaviors of its nature counterpart. In this study, PDA modified montmorillonite (PDA-MMT) is utilized...
zhandong ren, shanshan quan, jie gao, wenyang li, yuchan zhu, ye liu, bo chai and yourong wang
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14671A, Paper
Ti/IrO2-Ta2O5 anode electrocatalysts with different content and temperature were prepared with thermal decomposition in this work. The crystallite characterization and the morphology were examined via XRD and SEM. The electrochemical...
Pramod B. Shinde, Yeon Hee Ban, Jae-yeon Hwang, Yumi Cho, Yi-An Chen, Eunji Cheong, Sang-Jip Nam, Ho Jeong Kwon and Yeo Joon Yoon
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11907J, Paper
FK506 exhibits neuroprotective and neuroregenerative activities in addition to its clinically important immunosuppressant properties. The macrolide ring of FK506 is biosynthesized by a hybrid polyketide synthase/nonribosomal peptide synthetase system and...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14489A, Communication
A new microfluidic extraction method using gas-liquid-liquid double emulsion with ultra-thin solvent film as the working system was developed, overcoming the defect of low extraction efficiency at extreme phase ratio...
Po-Hsuen Chen, Hsueh-Chung Liao, Sheng-Hao Hsu, Rung-Shu Chen, Ming-Chung Wu, Yi-Fan Yang, Chau-Chung Wu, Min-Huey Chen and Wei-Fang Su
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12486C, Paper
The present work demonstrates a biomimetic electrospun scaffold based on polyurethane (PU) and ethyl cellulose (EC), featuring uniform fibrous nanostructures and three dimensional porous networks. The analytical relation between processing...
Weijie Wang, Qihao Zhang, Jianlin Li, Xia Liu, Lianjun Wang, Juanjuan Zhu, Wei Luo and Wan Jiang
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12051E, Paper
An alternative and facile strategy to fabricate conducting reduced graphene oxide/polyaniline (RGO/PANI) hybrid composites with highly enhanced thermoelectric properties is introduced. RGO and PANI were homogeneously mixed by cryogenic grinding...
nicoletta gaggero and Domenico Carlo Maria Albanese
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11206G, Review Article
Albumin has emerged as biocatalyst since 1980 and the everlasting interest for this protein is proved by numerous papers. The use of albumin was initially confined in the field of...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14066D, Communication
Novel Quantum Dot conjugated immunosensors are presented for the accurate identification of seminal fluid in forensic casework. The production of fluorescence signal upon the displacement of moderately bound quencher-labelled peptide...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13351J, Paper
Manipulating the alkyl-chain branching position afforded two naphthalenediimide-based polymers (C1 and C3). The optoelectronic properties including the absorption spectra and electronic energy levels, conformations and photovoltaic properties of two polymers...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA12977F, Paper
A systematic investigation has been performed on the hydrogen sorption properties of the Mg-X(X=Fe, V, Co) nano-composites co-precipitated from solution through an adapted Rieke method. It is found that the...
Sukesh K Gupta, Swetlana Gautam, manjari singh, Jitendra K Rawat, Shubhini A Saraf and Gaurav Kaithwas
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13640C, Paper
The aim of the present study was to particularize the effect of variable dose of aspirin against intestinal toxicity in animals. The albino rats were indiscriminately divided into six groups...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14460K, Paper
A simple, cost-effective and polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-free telomerase activity detection method was developed on the basis of telomerase-triggered formation of G-quadruplex-hemin DNAzyme. In this method, a short, unlabelled telomerase...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA09667C, Paper
Four short ligands; cysteine, cysteamine, dithiothrietol and glycine are examined and compared in their ability to stabilize and assemble silver nanoparticles (AgNPs). Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and UV-Visible spectroscopy are...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA06852A, Paper
Highly dispersed TiO2 nanoparticles on the graphene nanosheets were achieved by hydrothermal treatment of graphite oxide powder obtained by modified Hummer’s method. Hybrid graphene TiO2 nanostructures composite (H-GTN) showed enhanced...
Yuval Nevo, Nir Peer, Shira Yochelis, Mahmoud Igbaria, Sigal Meirovitch, Oded Shoseyov and Yossi Paltiel
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11840E, Paper
Plastic pollution creates major environmental damages especially when taking into account the constant increase in plastic films use. Therefore, increasing the use of biodegradable films and reducing non degradable plastic...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA11287C, Paper
Lithium solid electrolytes have shown their potential for high-energy density batteries. Use of solid electrolytes will also be able to overcome safety issues associated with conventional carbonated-based electrolytes. However, to...
Yang Wang, Jing Tang, Biao Kong, Dingsi Jia, Yuhang Wang, Tiance An, Jun Li, Lijuan Zhang and Gengfeng Zheng
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15912H, Paper
The development of lightweight, flexible, electrochemically active materials with high efficiency is important for energy storage and conversion. In this study, we report the fabrication of a freestanding, 3-dimensional graphene/cobalt...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14521F, Paper
A novel surfactant 3-(dodecylimino)butan-2-one-oxime (DMBO) was synthesized. The metallomicelle La(DMBO)2 was prepared and used as mimic β-glucosidase to catalyze the hydrolysis of cellobiose in weakly alkaline aqueous solution at relative...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13779E, Paper
We report an expeditious syntheses of some unreported indazolo-quninazolinone derivatives via an iodine mediated multi-component reaction (MCR). The MCR involved an in-situ generation of the 1H-indazol-3-amine derivative in ethanol followed...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13317J, Paper
Catalyst-free growth of InAs quantum dots (QDs) with different size and density was undertaken by metal organic chemical vapor deposition technique to investigate its capability and the effect of its...
RSC Adv., 2014, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13843K, Paper
Recently, honeycomb-patterned polymeric films have been fabricated through breath-figure method to mimic the topographical feature of the basement membrane and this topography was demonstrated to enhance osteoblast functions including adhesion,...

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