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RSC Advances

An international journal to further the chemical sciences
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RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11824K, Paper
To address the obstacles facing the clinical use of paclitaxel, including poor water solubility, side effects and lack of tumor selectivity, a novel folate-decorated and redox and pH dual-responsive micellar...
Gerardo Pulido-Reyes, Soumen Das, francisco leganes, Sueli de Oliveira Silva , Shu-Pao WU, F. Fernandez-Pina, William T Self, Roberto Rosal and Sudipta Seal
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11131A, Communication
In this report, we provide evidence that specific synthesis of cerium oxide nanoparticles can scavenge hypochlorite anion, which is a strong extracellular oxidant involved in the inflammatory processes. The scavenging...
Wen’en Li, Haibo Wang, Ze-Liang Wei, Jue-Wei Ning, Li-Mei Ma, huajie zheng, Hai Niu and Wen Huang
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11110F, Paper
To improve the effect of thrombosis therapy, an amphiphilic supramolecular prodrug consisting of diosgenin derivative (theophylline-diosgenin) and uracil-terminated poly (ethylene glycol) (PEG-U) was designed and synthesized successfully. The prodrug could...
Ri-Zhen Huang, Cai-Yi Wang, Jian-Fei Li, Guiyang Yao, Ying-Ming Pan, Man-Yi Ye, Hengshan Wang and Ye Zhang
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11397D, Paper
This is an Accepted Manuscript, which has been through the RSC Publishing peer review process and has been accepted for publication. Accepted manuscripts are published online shortly after acceptance. This version of the article will be replaced by the fully edited, formatted and proof read Advance Article as soon as this is available.
Dianta Ginting, Chan-Chieh Lin, Lydia Rathnam, Byung-Kyu Yu, Sung-Jin Kim, Rabih Al Rahal Al Orabi and Jong-Soo Rhyee
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11299D, Paper
We investigated thermoelectric properties in K-doped quaternary compounds of (Pb1-xKxTe)0.70(PbSe)0.25(PbS)0.05 (x ≤ 0.03). In terms of two valence bands model, we argue that the L-band approaches to the Σ-band with...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA10611K, Communication
CNFs-Pd attached to the inner wall of glass reactor, which was designated as G-reactor@Ag-CNFs-Pd, had been successfully constructed. First, the inner wall of the non-conductive glass reactor was covered by...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA12756H, Communication
The surface of Nafion membranes was modified to reduce methanol crossover by ion implantation with proton ions. The methanol crossover of ion-implanted Nafion membranes was reduced without influencing the other...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13806C, Paper
Polypyrrole-dodecylbenzenesulphonate-multi-walled carbon nanotube (PPy-DBS-MWCNT) films, thick enough (48.6 m) to be peeled off from the steel electrode, were electrogenerated. Bilayer PPy-DBS-MWCNT/tape artificial muscles were constructed and submitted to potential sweeps...
Xiangfei Li, Na Wang, Boxing Yin, Dongsheng Fang, Jianxin Zhao, Hao Zhang, Gang Wang and Wei Chen
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA10858J, Paper
ABSTRACT: The cell-free supernatant of Lactobacillus plantarum X1 showed potential antidiabetic ability by inhibition of α-glucosidase activity in vitro. Oral admidistration of L. plantarum X1 was found to ameliorate hyperglycemia,...
Guojiao Sui, Qilong Sun, Di Wu, Wang-Jun Meng, Huan Wang and JiaXing Lu
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09141E, Communication
Ag-ZSM-5/SS zeolite modified electrode has been prepared by a facile one-step method, during which Ag nanoparticles was formed in-situ with ZSM-5 film grow on stainless steel substrate. Their morphology and...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA07540A, Paper
We present a detailed theoretical analysis of the electronic structure of c-plane InGaN/GaN quantum wells with indium contents varying between 10 % and 25 %. The electronic structure of the...
Mojmir Suchy, Alex X Li, Mark Milne, Robert Bartha and Robert H. E. Hudson
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11741D, Paper
A synthetic methodology leading to previously unknown DOTMA-based secondary amides (DOTMAMs) has been developed. Alkylation of cyclen with L-lactic acid-derived pseudohalides was used as a key step affording the alkyl-...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA04556A, Paper
In this study, granular Fe-Zr-chitosan complex was synthesized to remove nitrate from aqueous solution and a cylindrical undivided electrochemical cell was constructed to treat the spent regenerant solution, thus achieving...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11247A, Paper
A facile and green approach was developed to prepare biobased graphene oxide (GO)/furan resin nanocomposites by directly transferring GO from water dispersion into furan resin. The structure of nanocomposites was...
Xiang-Hu Gao, Zhi-Ming Guo, Qing-Fen Geng, Peng-Jun Ma, Aiqin Wang and Gang Liu
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA11602G, Paper
A tandem layer structured SS/TiC-ZrC/Al2O3 coating has been prepared by magnetron sputtering for high temperature spectrally selective solar absorber. The coating consists of two layers:TiC-ZrC layer and Al2O3 layer. TiC...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA14219B, Paper
Heteroatom doped single-walled carbon nanohorns are produced via a facile one-step arc discharge method and used as metal-free catalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR). The influence of nitrogen-source on...
Mi Soon Lee, Hyeon-Gu Kang, Jae-Deok Jeon, Young Woo Choi and Young-Gi Yoon
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA07790K, Paper
A novel amphoteric ion-exchange membrane (AIEM) was prepared through the pore-filling technique, for vanadium redox flow battery (VRBs) applications. Their physico-chemical properties including vanadium ion permeability and electrochemical properties were...
Yuxia Tang, Ying Liu, Wei Li, Yuan Xie, Yanjun Li, Jiang Wu, Shouju Wang, Ying Tian, Wei Tian, Zhaogang Teng and Guangming Lu
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09344B, Paper
Synthesis of magnetic particles with superparamagnetism, high magnetization, excellent biocompatibility and small particle size is highly desirable for biomedical applications. Herein, we report that sub-100 nm biocompatible Fe3O4 nanocrystal clusters...
Nannapaneni Nagaraj Kumar, Sunil S Jalalpure, Sunil Kumar Sirigiri and Rajendra Prasad Muppavarapu
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA10450A, Paper
A simple, rapid, sensitive, reliable and selective ultra high performance liquid chromatography (UHPLC)-tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) method was developed, for quantification of linagliptin (LGN) in human plasma. LGN and its...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09830D, Paper
The presence of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) at the protein/electrode interface has a significant impact on the electrodic microenvironment, and allows the optimization of the activity catalysis as well as electrochemical...
Xuefeng Guo, Yongzheng Wang, Jing Ye, Yu Shen, Mingjiang Xie, Shuangshuang Yang, Chao Liu, Xiangke Guo, Luming Peng and Weiping Ding
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13487D, Communication
Anatase-type titania with ultrathin nanosheet morphology and sintering-resistant strucutre was constructed from monolayer titanate nanosheets isolated by uniform silica nanoparticles. The obtained anatase tiania nanosheets possess high accessible surface area,...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA09328K, Paper
A remarkably effective solvent extraction has been developed to recover platinum group metals (PGMs) with high purity from acidic chloride media using phosphonium-based ionic liquid Cyphos IL 101 ([P66614]+Cl–) diluted...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA15671A, Paper
A bilirubin biosensor was fabricated by immobilization of bilirubin oxidase (BOx) on graphene oxide nanoparticles (GONP) decorated polypyrrole (Ppy) layer electrochemically deposited onto the fluorine doped tin oxide glass plate...
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA06828F, Paper
An efficient and practical protocol for the synthesis of benzoimidazoquinazoline amines in moderate to good yields by the reaction of isocyanides and benzo[d]imidazol-anilines via a cobalt-catalyzed isocyanide insertion cyclization reaction...
Laura Rotolo, Emanuela Calcio Gaudino, Diego Carnaroglio, Alessandro Barge, Silvia Tagliapietra and Giancarlo Cravotto
RSC Adv., 2016, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C6RA13138G, Paper
A novel protocol for the microwave-assisted synthesis of (all-rac)-α-tocopherol, including its C10- and C15- analogues, is reported. A rotating microwave reactor working under vacuum favoured the rapid evaporation of condensation...

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