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Sustainable pathway towards large scale melt processing of the new generation of renewable cellulose–polyamide composites

Biosourced polyamide/cellulose composites are promising engineering piezoelectric materials large-scale processable by sustainable, cost-efficient, and solvent-free wet-assisted melt-compounding.

Graphical abstract: Sustainable pathway towards large scale melt processing of the new generation of renewable cellulose–polyamide composites
From the themed collection: 2020 Reviews in RSC Advances
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Bromodomain and BET family proteins as epigenetic targets in cancer therapy: their degradation, present drugs, and possible PROTACs

Alteration in the pattern of epigenetic marking leads to cancer, neurological disorders, inflammatory problems etc.

Graphical abstract: Bromodomain and BET family proteins as epigenetic targets in cancer therapy: their degradation, present drugs, and possible PROTACs
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Recent advances in the synthesis and applications of mordenite zeolite – review

Among the many industrially important zeolites, mordenite is found to be interesting because of its unique and exceptional physical and chemical properties.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the synthesis and applications of mordenite zeolite – review
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Vesicular systems for dermal and transdermal drug delivery

Dermal/transdermal drug delivery continues to grow in importance as a means of enhancing treatment activity while reducing toxicity by avoiding the systemic absorption of the drug.

Graphical abstract: Vesicular systems for dermal and transdermal drug delivery
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Microfluidics for core–shell drug carrier particles – a review

Microfluidics application for core–shell drug carrier particles synthesis and the advantages of using this technique compared to conventional bulk methods.

Graphical abstract: Microfluidics for core–shell drug carrier particles – a review
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Recent trends in the direct oxyphosphorylation of C–C multiple bonds

Due to the wide importance of β-phosphorylated ketones as key building-blocks in the fabrication of various pharmaceutically active organophosphorus compounds, finding new and truly efficient methods for their preparation.

Graphical abstract: Recent trends in the direct oxyphosphorylation of C–C multiple bonds
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Powering the next industrial revolution: transitioning from nonrenewable energy to solar fuels via CO2 reduction

Solar energy has been used for decades for the direct production of electricity in various industries and devices. However, harnessing and storing this energy in the form of chemical bonds has emerged as a promising alternative to fossil fuels.

Graphical abstract: Powering the next industrial revolution: transitioning from nonrenewable energy to solar fuels via CO2 reduction
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The bioactive components as well as the nutritional and health effects of sea buckthorn

Sea buckthorn (SB), also named sea berry, has been used in daily life for centuries with kinds of purposes ranging from a beverage with a pleasant taste and flavor, to an agent for treatment of many disorders and diseases.

Graphical abstract: The bioactive components as well as the nutritional and health effects of sea buckthorn
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Recent advances in graphene-based materials for dye-sensitized solar cell fabrication

Graphene-based materials can produce high performance and sustainable DSSCs, through tuning of their excellent optoelectronic, mechanical, thermal and chemical properties for use as photoanodes, photosensitizers, electrolytes and counter electrodes.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in graphene-based materials for dye-sensitized solar cell fabrication
From the themed collection: 2020 Reviews in RSC Advances
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Prescribed drugs containing nitrogen heterocycles: an overview

In this review, we try to present a comprehensive overview on top prescribed drugs containing nitrogen heterocycles, describing their pharmacological properties, medical applications and their selected synthetic pathways.

Graphical abstract: Prescribed drugs containing nitrogen heterocycles: an overview
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Carbon nanotubes: functionalisation and their application in chemical sensors

Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been recognised as a promising material in a wide range of applications, from safety to energy-related devices.

Graphical abstract: Carbon nanotubes: functionalisation and their application in chemical sensors
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Zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF)-derived porous carbon materials for supercapacitors: an overview

The present analysis focuses on the synthetic methods used for the application of supercapacitors with various mysterious architectures derived from zeolitic imidazolate frameworks (ZIFs).

Graphical abstract: Zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF)-derived porous carbon materials for supercapacitors: an overview
From the themed collection: 2020 Reviews in RSC Advances
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Hydrogels as artificial matrices for cell seeding in microfluidic devices

Hydrogel-based artificial scaffolds and its incorporation with microfluidic devices play a vital role in shifting in vitro models from two-dimensional (2D) cell culture to in vivo like three-dimensional (3D) cell culture

Graphical abstract: Hydrogels as artificial matrices for cell seeding in microfluidic devices
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Research progress of iron-based catalysts for selective oligomerization of ethylene

In this paper, the research progress of catalysts for selective oligomerization of ethylene was reviewed in terms of the cocatalysts, ligand structure, oxidation state of the iron metal atom center and immobilization of homogeneous catalysts.

Graphical abstract: Research progress of iron-based catalysts for selective oligomerization of ethylene
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Recent advances in transition metal-free catalytic hydroelementation (E = B, Si, Ge, and Sn) of alkynes

This review describes the recent advances in the transition metal-free hydroelementation of alkynes with various metalloid hydrides.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in transition metal-free catalytic hydroelementation (E = B, Si, Ge, and Sn) of alkynes
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Three cheers for nitrogen: aza-DKPs, the aza analogues of 2,5-diketopiperazines

An overview of the synthetic strategies to access aza-diketopiperazines, a unique class of N-heterocycles with potential applications in medicinal chemistry.

Graphical abstract: Three cheers for nitrogen: aza-DKPs, the aza analogues of 2,5-diketopiperazines
From the themed collection: 2020 Reviews in RSC Advances
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Polyphenylsilsesquioxanes. New structures–new properties

The review describes the synthesis and properties of various forms of polyphenylsilsesquioxane (PPSQ).

Graphical abstract: Polyphenylsilsesquioxanes. New structures–new properties
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ZnO nanostructured materials for emerging solar cell applications

Zinc oxide (ZnO) has been considered as one of the potential materials in solar cell applications, owing to its relatively high conductivity, electron mobility, stability against photo-corrosion and availability at low-cost.

Graphical abstract: ZnO nanostructured materials for emerging solar cell applications
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Greening the synthesis of peptide therapeutics: an industrial perspective

This review highlights the efforts made to date to promote greener peptide synthesis, from an industrial perspective.

Graphical abstract: Greening the synthesis of peptide therapeutics: an industrial perspective
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Applications of tert-butanesulfinamide in the synthesis of N-heterocycles via sulfinimines

The review summarizes the usage of tert-butanesulfinamide for the construction of diverse N-heterocycles through sulfinimine intermediate over the last decade.

Graphical abstract: Applications of tert-butanesulfinamide in the synthesis of N-heterocycles via sulfinimines
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Two decades of recent advances of Ugi reactions: synthetic and pharmaceutical applications

We highlight the recent advances of the Ugi reaction in the last two decades from 2000–2019, mainly in the synthesis of linear or cyclic peptides, heterocyclic compounds with versatile ring sizes, and natural products, as well as the enantioselective Ugi reactions.

Graphical abstract: Two decades of recent advances of Ugi reactions: synthetic and pharmaceutical applications
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Non-ionic small amphiphile based nanostructures for biomedical applications

Amphiphiles in action: self-assembled nanostructures for drug delivery and imaging.

Graphical abstract: Non-ionic small amphiphile based nanostructures for biomedical applications
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Traditional uses, chemical components and pharmacological activities of the genus Ganoderma P. Karst.: a review

In recent years, some natural products isolated from the fungus of the genus Ganoderma have been found to have anti-tumor, liver protection, anti-inflammatory, immune regulation, anti-oxidation, anti-viral, anti-hyperglycemic and anti-hyperlipidemic effects.

Graphical abstract: Traditional uses, chemical components and pharmacological activities of the genus Ganoderma P. Karst.: a review
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Progress in the synthesis of imide-based N-type polymer semiconductor materials

Representative molecular structures of four N-type polymer semiconductors materials (a: N2000; b: PPDI-DTT, c: TBDI-DT and d: PDTzTIT) based on NDI, PDI, BTI and BTzI, respectively.

Graphical abstract: Progress in the synthesis of imide-based N-type polymer semiconductor materials
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Photodynamic diagnosis and photodynamic therapy of colorectal cancer in vitro and in vivo

This review highlights the various photo diagnostic and treatment methods utilized for CRC, over the last seven years.

Graphical abstract: Photodynamic diagnosis and photodynamic therapy of colorectal cancer in vitro and in vivo
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Widely used catalysts in biodiesel production: a review

An ever-increasing energy demand and environmental problems associated with exhaustible fossil fuels have led to the search for an alternative energy. In this context, biodiesel has attracted attention worldwide as an alternative to fossil fuel.

Graphical abstract: Widely used catalysts in biodiesel production: a review
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Recent advances in the pharmacological diversification of quinazoline/quinazolinone hybrids

Recent advances in quinazoline/quinazolinone hybrid heterocycles in medicinal chemistry and their pharmacological diversification.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the pharmacological diversification of quinazoline/quinazolinone hybrids
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A plant-mediated synthesis of nanostructured hydroxyapatite for biomedical applications: a review

Plant-mediated sythesis of nanostructured hydroxyapatite for multifunctional biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: A plant-mediated synthesis of nanostructured hydroxyapatite for biomedical applications: a review
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Synthesis of polysubstituted arenes through organocatalytic benzannulation

Organocatalytic benzannulation represents one of the most efficient transformations for assembling polysubstituted arenes, this review presents recent advances in organocatalytic benzannulation strategies to construct functionalized benzenes.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of polysubstituted arenes through organocatalytic benzannulation
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The oxazolomycin family: a review of current knowledge

Oxazolomycin A and neooxazolomycin were firstly isolated in 1985 by the group of Uemura et al. from the Streptomyces sp. bacteria.

Graphical abstract: The oxazolomycin family: a review of current knowledge
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Anisotropy-induced directional self-transportation of low surface tension liquids: a review

The passive transportation of liquids is comprehensively reviewed specifically for low surface tension fluids.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropy-induced directional self-transportation of low surface tension liquids: a review
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Two-photon absorption and two-photon-induced isomerization of azobenzene compounds

The process of two-photon-induced isomerization occurring in various organic molecules, among which azobenzene derivatives hold a prominent position, offers a wide range of functionalities, which can be used in both material and life sciences.

Graphical abstract: Two-photon absorption and two-photon-induced isomerization of azobenzene compounds
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ACE2 as a potential therapeutic target for pandemic COVID-19

SARS-CoV-2 virus invades the host through angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 (ACE2) receptors by decreasing the ACE2 expression of the host.

Graphical abstract: ACE2 as a potential therapeutic target for pandemic COVID-19
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Low-temperature operating ZnO-based NO2 sensors: a review

A comprehensive review on designs and mechanisms of ZnO-based NO2 gas sensors operated at low temperature.

Graphical abstract: Low-temperature operating ZnO-based NO2 sensors: a review
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A sodium alginate-based sustained-release IPN hydrogel and its applications

Interpenetrating polymer network (IPN) hydrogels are crosslinked by two or more polymer networks, providing free volume space in the three-dimensional network structure, and providing conditions for the sustained and controlled release of drugs.

Graphical abstract: A sodium alginate-based sustained-release IPN hydrogel and its applications
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Organ-on-a-chip: the next generation platform for risk assessment of radiobiology

Organ-on-a-chip technology has great potential for the next generation risk estimation of low dose internal irradiation, due to its success in mimicking human organs/tissues, which possibly can significantly improve on current animal models.

Graphical abstract: Organ-on-a-chip: the next generation platform for risk assessment of radiobiology
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Recent applications of Rose Bengal catalysis in N-heterocycles: a short review

The recent applications of Rose Bengal as a photocatalyst for the synthesis and functionalization of N-heterocycles have been discussed.

Graphical abstract: Recent applications of Rose Bengal catalysis in N-heterocycles: a short review
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Nitroacetonitrile as a versatile precursor in energetic materials synthesis

Nitroacetonitrile is a useful synthetic precursor capable of participating in a wide range of reactions and enables the simple synthesis of annulated heterocyclic systems which are rapidly becoming promising new energetic materials.

Graphical abstract: Nitroacetonitrile as a versatile precursor in energetic materials synthesis
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Tuning the physical properties of ultrathin transition-metal dichalcogenides via strain engineering

Transition-metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) have become one of the recent frontiers and focuses in two-dimensional (2D) materials fields thanks to their superior electronic, optical, and photoelectric properties.

Graphical abstract: Tuning the physical properties of ultrathin transition-metal dichalcogenides via strain engineering
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Synthesis and applications of methyleneaziridines

This review surveys the structural characterization, synthetic methods, chemical transformations and mechanisms of methyleneaziridines, especially the advances achieved over the past decade.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and applications of methyleneaziridines
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Investigation of the process stability of different anammox configurations and assessment of the simulation validity of various anammox-based kinetic models

Over the last 30 years, the successful implementation of the anammox process has attracted research interest from all over the world.

Graphical abstract: Investigation of the process stability of different anammox configurations and assessment of the simulation validity of various anammox-based kinetic models
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Diagnosis and prognosis for exercise-induced muscle injuries: from conventional imaging to emerging point-of-care testing

The significant increase of people who join in sport exercises brings significantly increasing exercise-induced muscle injuries, making timely diagnosis and prognosis of muscle injuries important for recovery.

Graphical abstract: Diagnosis and prognosis for exercise-induced muscle injuries: from conventional imaging to emerging point-of-care testing
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Application of bacteriocins in food preservation and infectious disease treatment for humans and livestock: a review

Killing or inhibition actions of (a) antibiotics and (b) bacteriocin on gut microbiota.

Graphical abstract: Application of bacteriocins in food preservation and infectious disease treatment for humans and livestock: a review
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Heavy metal induced stress on wheat: phytotoxicity and microbiological management

Among many soil problems, heavy metal accumulation is one of the major agronomic challenges that has seriously threatened food safety.

Graphical abstract: Heavy metal induced stress on wheat: phytotoxicity and microbiological management
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Homogeneous and heterogeneous molecular catalysts for electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide

Electroreduction of CO2 to CO using molecular catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Homogeneous and heterogeneous molecular catalysts for electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide
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Recent developments in conducting polymers: applications for electrochemistry

Scientists have categorized conductive polymers as materials having strongly reversible redox behavior and uncommon combined features of plastics and metal.

Graphical abstract: Recent developments in conducting polymers: applications for electrochemistry
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Synthesis and modification of ZIF-8 and its application in drug delivery and tumor therapy

Synthesis and modification of ZIF-8 and its application in drug delivery, stimulus response-controlled drug release and tumor therapy.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis and modification of ZIF-8 and its application in drug delivery and tumor therapy
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Recent advances in the development of histone deacylase SIRT2 inhibitors

This review presents a systematic summarization of nine chemotypes of small-molecule SIRT2 inhibitors, which will be useful for future efforts to develop new inhibitors targeting SIRT2 and associated target proteins.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the development of histone deacylase SIRT2 inhibitors
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Structure and mechanical behavior of in situ developed Mg2Si phase in magnesium and aluminum alloys – a review

The demand for lightweight, high specific strength alloys has drastically increased in the last two decades.

Graphical abstract: Structure and mechanical behavior of in situ developed Mg2Si phase in magnesium and aluminum alloys – a review
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Direct sulfonamidation of (hetero)aromatic C–H bonds with sulfonyl azides: a novel and efficient route to N-(hetero)aryl sulfonamides

N-Aryl sulfonamides belong to a highly important class of organosulfur compounds which are found in a number of FDA-approved drugs such as dofetilide, dronedarone, ibutilide, sotalol, sulfadiazine, sulfamethizole, vemurafenib, and many more.

Graphical abstract: Direct sulfonamidation of (hetero)aromatic C–H bonds with sulfonyl azides: a novel and efficient route to N-(hetero)aryl sulfonamides
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Application of blocking and immobilization of electrospun fiber in the biomedical field

The unique blocking and immobilization of electrospinning nanofibers play an important role in tissue engineering, wound dressings, drug delivery systems and other fields.

Graphical abstract: Application of blocking and immobilization of electrospun fiber in the biomedical field
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Biomedical applications of dendritic fibrous nanosilica (DFNS): recent progress and challenges

Dendritic fibrous nanosilica (DFNS) , with multi-component and hierarchically complex structures, has recently been receiving significant attention in various fields of nano-biomedicine.

Graphical abstract: Biomedical applications of dendritic fibrous nanosilica (DFNS): recent progress and challenges
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Multicomponent crystals of anti-tuberculosis drugs: a mini-review

Pharmaceutical co-crystals of isoniazid and pyrazinamide could improve the stability of fixed-dose combinations used in TB treatment.

Graphical abstract: Multicomponent crystals of anti-tuberculosis drugs: a mini-review
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Inhibitors of pantothenate synthetase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis – a medicinal chemist perspective

Tuberculosis, leads to numerous deaths worldwide. New drug discovery strategies are need of the hour. In the current review, we focused on the discovery of new antitubercular drugs targeting pantothenate synthetase.

Graphical abstract: Inhibitors of pantothenate synthetase of Mycobacterium tuberculosis – a medicinal chemist perspective
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Recent progress in transition-metal-free functionalization of allenamides

Recent progress in transition-metal-free functionalization of allenamides is reviewed, providing a powerful approach to rapidly access complex molecules.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress in transition-metal-free functionalization of allenamides
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Artificial sugar saccharin and its derivatives: role as a catalyst

The primary objective of this review was to demonstrate the significance of artificial sugar saccharin and its derivatives as catalysts for a wide variety of organic transformation.

Graphical abstract: Artificial sugar saccharin and its derivatives: role as a catalyst
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Advances in chemistry and composition of soft materials for drug releasing contact lenses

Contact lens as controllable route for ocular drug delivery.

Graphical abstract: Advances in chemistry and composition of soft materials for drug releasing contact lenses
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Cu2O as an emerging semiconductor in photocatalytic and photoelectrocatalytic treatment of water contaminated with organic substances: a review

A wide range of semiconductor photocatalysts have been used over the years in water treatment to eliminate toxic organic substances from wastewater.

Graphical abstract: Cu2O as an emerging semiconductor in photocatalytic and photoelectrocatalytic treatment of water contaminated with organic substances: a review
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Anisotropic quasi-one-dimensional layered transition-metal trichalcogenides: synthesis, properties and applications

The strong in-plane anisotropy and quasi-1D electronic structures of transition-metal trichalcogenides (MX3; M = group IV or V transition metal; X = S, Se, or Te) have pronounced influence on moulding the properties of MX3 materials.

Graphical abstract: Anisotropic quasi-one-dimensional layered transition-metal trichalcogenides: synthesis, properties and applications
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Integrating DNA damage response and autophagy signalling axis in ultraviolet-B induced skin photo-damage: a positive association in protecting cells against genotoxic stress

Regulation of stress response in cells by autophagy.

Graphical abstract: Integrating DNA damage response and autophagy signalling axis in ultraviolet-B induced skin photo-damage: a positive association in protecting cells against genotoxic stress
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G-Protein coupled receptors: structure and function in drug discovery

The G-protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) superfamily comprise similar proteins arranged into families or classes thus making it one of the largest in the mammalian genome.

Graphical abstract: G-Protein coupled receptors: structure and function in drug discovery
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Recent advances in additive manufacturing of engineering thermoplastics: challenges and opportunities

There are many limitations within three-dimensional (3D) printing that hinder its adaptation into industries such as biomedical, cosmetic, processing, automotive, aerospace, and electronics.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in additive manufacturing of engineering thermoplastics: challenges and opportunities
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Recent advances in the synthesis of biodegradable polyesters by sustainable polymerization: lipase-catalyzed polymerization

Over the past three decades, enzymatic polymerization has dramatically developed and gradually broadened as a creative methodology in the construction of polymeric materials with tailor-made structures and properties.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the synthesis of biodegradable polyesters by sustainable polymerization: lipase-catalyzed polymerization
From the themed collection: 2020 Reviews in RSC Advances
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Clean production and utilisation of hydrogen in molten salts

Green and low-cost electro-generation of hydrogen in molten salts provides unique opportunities for the sustainable production of a range of advanced materials from high quality graphene to metal/alloy powders.

Graphical abstract: Clean production and utilisation of hydrogen in molten salts
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Microwave assisted synthesis of five membered nitrogen heterocycles

Microwave assisted synthesis of N-heterocycles with short reaction time, high yields and high product purities along with a decrease in the rate of by-product formation.

Graphical abstract: Microwave assisted synthesis of five membered nitrogen heterocycles
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Aldehyde catalysis – from simple aldehydes to artificial enzymes

An overview of bio-inspired aldehyde catalysis is presented. High and sustainable catalytic activities of aldehydes are shown in different reactions.

Graphical abstract: Aldehyde catalysis – from simple aldehydes to artificial enzymes
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Supported metal and metal oxide particles with proximity effect for catalysis

Catalysts are empowered with proper support materials (SM). The proximity effect, in other word ‘synergism’ between the two, is still necessary to be explored at the molecular level to revamp this never ending field of catalysis.

Graphical abstract: Supported metal and metal oxide particles with proximity effect for catalysis
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Diagnostic technologies for COVID-19: a review

Summary of the latest research progress on detection methods of SARS-CoV-2, providing a reference to develop rapid and accurate diagnostic strategies for COVID-19.

Graphical abstract: Diagnostic technologies for COVID-19: a review
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A systematic review on the chemical constituents of the genus Consolida (Ranunculaceae) and their biological activities

Multiple constituents from Consolida species showed great research significance for their novel structures and broad bioactivities.

Graphical abstract: A systematic review on the chemical constituents of the genus Consolida (Ranunculaceae) and their biological activities
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Marine natural products from sponges (Porifera) of the order Dictyoceratida (2013 to 2019); a promising source for drug discovery

Marine organisms have been considered an interesting target for the discovery of different classes of secondary natural products with wide-ranging biological activities.

Graphical abstract: Marine natural products from sponges (Porifera) of the order Dictyoceratida (2013 to 2019); a promising source for drug discovery
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