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Tom Zhengtang Luo, Lin GAN, Haijing Zhang, Ruizhe Wu, Yao Ding and Ping Sheng
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00865D, Paper
Bilayer graphene, unlike monolayer graphene, provides a tunable electronic energy gap when an electrical field is applied across the layers, therefore holds great potential in semiconductor industry. Here, we demonstrate...
Marijana Kragulj, Jelena Trickovic, Akos Kukovecz, Branislav Jović, Jelena Molnar, Srđan Rončević, Zoltan Konya and Bozo Dalmacija
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA03395K, Paper
This work studies the adsorption of four chlorinated phenols (2,4-dichlorophenol, 2,4,6-trichlorophenol, 2,3,4,5-tetrachlorophenol and pentachlorophenol) in aqueous solutions on multiwalled carbon nanotubes (MWCNT). To investigate the influence of oxygen containing functional...
Yogesh M Kolekar, Vannurswamy Garikapati, Sneha B Bansode, Santhakumari B, Thulasiram V Hirekodathakallu and Mahesh J Kulkarni
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01723H, Paper
Advanced Glycation End products (AGEs) are implicated in pathogenesis of diabetes and its complications. In this study, we report the ability of isoprenaline to inhibit the AGE modification of protein...
Soon Wei Chook, Chin Hua Chia, Sarani Zakaria, Mohd Khan Ayob, Huang Nay Ming, Hui Min Neoh and Rahman Jamal
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01897H, Paper
A hybrid nanocomposite cellulose membrane containing graphene oxide and silver nanoparticles was produced via a two steps synthesis method. First, regenerated cellulose membranes containing different percentages of graphene oxide (GO)...
Nithin Devarajulu Palavalli, Alireza Yaghoubi, Chih-Chung Lai, Chin-Che Tin, Ali Javey and Yu-Lun Chueh
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00888C, Paper
Directing the morphological evolution of one-dimensional materials in order to tune their properties for a variety of practical applications in optical sensing and solar cells is an ongoing effort. Here,...
Zhentao Xiang, Han-Xue Sun, Zhao-Qi Zhu, Wei-Dong Liang, Baoping Yang and An Li
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00437C, Paper
Tubular conjugated microporous polymers (CMPs) were synthesized by Pd(0)/Cu(I)-catalyzed Sonogashira-Hagihara cross-coupling polycondensation. Taking the advantages of its unique tube-liked morphology as well as good chemical and physical properties, for the...
Cinthia Alegre, Alessandro Stassi, Esterina Modica, Carmelo Lo Vecchio, Dr. A. S. Aricò and Vincenzo Baglio
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA15578E, Communication
Bifunctional catalysts are of high interest for metal-air batteries operating in alkaline environment. Pd is known for presenting a high activity towards the oxygen reduction reaction (ORR) in alkaline media;...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16730A, Communication
Signaling lipids such as diacylglycerol (DAG), phosphatidic acid, and the phosphatidylinositol polyphosphates are site-specific ligands for protein binding partners. Herein, we report the apotheoses of our initial approach to the...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01541C, Communication
A ring-opening coupling reaction of D–A cyclopropenes and nitriles is described for the facile synthesis of γ-amino ketones. The copper(I)/Lewis acid co-catalytic system would be inspiring since it disfavors [3+2]...
Dilip K. Maiti, Swapan Majumdar, Jhinuk De, Indra Ghosh, Ranendu K Nath, Sandip Chowdhury, Ajitesh Pal and Dipanwita Roy
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01618E, Communication
An ionic liquid catalyzed dual C-N/C-C coupled cyclization of a three component assembly is demonstrated to access 3,4-dihydropyrimidin-2(1H)-one (DHPM) analogues under solvent-free green conditions. Innovative new organic materials are introduced...
Yao Xu, Dong Su, Hongjun Feng, Xiao Yan and Ning Liu
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA14540B, Paper
This study presents fabrication and characterization of continuous SiOC/HfO2 fibers with high-strength by sol–gel process. Continuous polyhafnosiloxane (PHfSO) gel fibers are spun from the solution of silicon alkoxides and hafnium...
Waqar HAIDER, akhtar hayat, yousuf Raza, Aqif Anwar, Ihtesham Ur Rehman and Jean-Louis Marty
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01258A, Paper
In this report, gold nanoparticles decorated single walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) nanocomposite was shown to possess synergistic intrinsic peroxidase like activity and enhanced affinity towards H2O2 oxidation. The gold nanoparticles...
Yarong Li, Honggen Peng, Xianglan Xu, Yue Peng and Xiang Wang
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00635J, Paper
With a facile co-precipitation method, a series of high surface area mesoporous CuxSn1−xOy solid solution catalysts have been synthesized and applied to CO oxidation. Compared with the individual SnO2 and...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA13919D, Paper
Antimicrobials residues in environmental matrices may result in the occurrence of antimicrobial-resistant bacteria in soil. In this paper, a new analytical method based on liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry for multiresidue...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00395D, Paper
The engineering of semiconductor with high adsorption and visible light-driven photocatalytic activity is of growing interest in removal of environmental pollutants. Herein, the SnS2 nanosheet-based microstructures of flower-like, nanosheet-like, nest-like...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00329F, Paper
A simple method has been proposed for the preparation of magnesium phosphate conversion coating on magnesium alloy (AZ31) to achieve protection against fast degradation in implant environment. The conversion coating...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16643D, Paper
The current investigations deal with the effect of CeO2 nanoparticles (NPs) concentration on physical properties of Ferroelectric Liquid Crystal. Infrared transmission spectroscopy has been used to reveal the mechanism behind...
Prasant Nahak, Gourab Karmakar, Biplab Roy, Pritam Guha, Manish Sapkota, Suraj Koirala, Chien-Hsiang Chang and Amiya Kumar Panda
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16434B, Paper
This study is aimed to investigate the effect of hydrocarbon chain length of nonionic surfactants, Tween 40 and Tween 60, on the physicochemical properties of nanostructured lipid carriers (NLCs). Two...
Indranil Roy, Dipak Rana, Gunjan Sarkar, Amartya Bhattacharyya, Nayan Ranjan Saha, Soumya Mondal, Sutanuka Pattanayak, Sanatan chattopadhyay and Dipankar Chattopadhyay
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16197A, Paper
This study demonstrates the physical and electrochemical characterization of nanocomposites based on reduced graphene oxide (RGO) and silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) synthesized by adopting green and low cost approach using...
Jin-Song Gong, Yue Wang, Dan-Dan Zhang, Rong-Xian Zhang, Chang Su, Heng Li, Zhen-Ming Lu, Xiao-Mei Zhang, Zhenghong Xu and Jin-Song Shi
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C4RA16423G, Paper
Keratinase has attracted increasing attention in the field of biocatalysis in recent years because of its critical role in keratin resource exploitation and keratin waste degradation. However, conventional studies focused...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA02376A, Paper
Recently, graphene nanosheets (GNS) have been widely investigated and used in capacitors, catalysts, biological/chemical sensors, etc. However, the feasible applications of GNS prepared with different reducing agents as a carrier...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA01881A, Paper
Nano SiO2 (NS), ZrO2 (NZ) and SiO2-ZrO2 (NSZ) mixed oxide coatings on to 316L stainless steel (SS) were developed by simple sol-gel technique with varying Si:Zr ratios (100:0, 70:30, 50:50...
yubing sun, Shubin Yang, congcong ding, wencai cheng and Zhongxiu Jin
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA02021B, Paper
The change in chemical properties of graphene oxides (GOs) can be tuned by the sonochemical approach. The layers of GOs were significantly decreased by the sonochemical approach from the high...
Yanling Huang, Xianhua Hou, Shaomeng Ma, Xiaoli Zou, Y.P. Wu, Shejun Hu, Zongping Shao and xiang Liu
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00845J, Paper
Modified porous spherical Li1.2Mn0.534Ni0.133Co0.133O2 has been successfully synthesized via a co-precipitation method, adopting graphene and carbon nanotube conductive liquid (GNL) as a template and surface modified material. The unique porous...
RSC Adv., 2015, Accepted Manuscript
DOI: 10.1039/C5RA00817D, Paper
Praseodymium oxide (Pr6O11) nanostructures were prepared via a new simple solvent-less route. Nanostructures were synthesized by heat treatment in air at 600 °C for 5 h., using [Pr L(NO3)2]NO3 (L...

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