The phytochemistry, pharmacology and traditional medicinal use of Glechomae Herba – a systematic review
Glechomae Herba is a Chinese herb, which has been used in China for thousands of years, mainly for the treatment of nephrolithiasis.
Transient release of radioactive iodine from the fission of UF4 in 2LiF–BeF2 salt
The reaction between hot atoms of fission product iodine causes its partial release and is affected by the redox condition of FLiBe salt.
In silico study of natural compounds from sesame against COVID-19 by targeting Mpro, PLpro and RdRp
Natural products and traditional medicine products with known safety profiles are a promising source for the discovery of new drug leads.
Potential inhibitors for SARS-CoV-2 Mpro from marine compounds
Preventing the biological activity of SARS-CoV-2 main protease using natural compounds is of great interest.
Photocatalytic and antibacterial activities of Tl–Hg–I nanocomposites: sonochemical synthesis and characterization
In this work, Tl4HgI6/HgI2 nanocomposites were synthesized by a rapid ultrasonic method. The photocatalytic properties of the nanocomposites were evaluated for the first time. Photocatalytic properties were performed for six industrial dyes.
Exploration of stilbenoid trimers as potential inhibitors of sirtuin1 enzyme using a molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation approach
A combination of molecular docking and molecular dynamics simulation (250 ns) has been carried out to study the interaction of stilbenoid trimer compounds with the SIRT1 enzyme as the target protein.
A fluorine-18 labeled radiotracer for PET imaging of γ-glutamyltranspeptidase in living subjects
A radiotracer ([18F]GCPA)2 for sensitively and specifically detecting the expression level of γ-glutamyltranspeptidase in living subjects was reported.
Pd-catalyzed synthesis of 1-(hetero)aryl-2,2,2-trichloroethanols using chloral hydrate and (hetero)arylboroxines
N-heterocyclic carbene (NHC)-coordinated cyclometallated palladium complex (CYP) catalyzed (hetero)aryl addition of chloral hydrate using (hetero)arylboroxines, providing a new approach to 1-(hetero)aryl-2,2,2-trichloroethanols.
Computational estimation of potential inhibitors from known drugs against the main protease of SARS-CoV-2
Approved drugs predicted to interact with critical residues in the substrate-binding site of SARS-CoV-2 Mpro can be promising inhibitors.
The effect of 2D tungsten disulfide nanoparticles on Lewis lung carcinoma cells in vitro
WS2 2D nanoparticles show no cytotoxic and/or cytostatic effect on Lewis lung carcinoma cells after one day incubation. Only after two days incubation we registered cytotoxic effect. Cells incubated with 2D WS2 nanoparticles have luminescence in the blue spectral region.
High mass loading flower-like MnO2 on NiCo2O4 deposited graphene/nickel foam as high-performance electrodes for asymmetric supercapacitors
A NiCo2O4/MnO2 heterostructure with high mass loading MnO2 microflowers was built on the surface of 3D graphene/nickel foam for the preparation of an asymmetric supercapacitor with splended energy density (45.9 Wh kg−1).
In silico identification of potential SARS COV-2 2′-O-methyltransferase inhibitor: fragment-based screening approach and MM-PBSA calculations
The identification of AP-20 as a potential SARS COV-2 2′-O-methyltransferase inhibitor: fragment-based screening approach and MM-PBSA calculations.
Anisotropic crystallite size distributions in LiFePO4 powders
Large composite particles of LiFePO4 powders registered by TEM with at least 30% amount are recorded by XRD as smaller crystallites with at least 45% amount.
Flavonoids of Salvadora persica L. (meswak) and its liposomal formulation as a potential inhibitor of SARS-CoV-2
Several studies are now underway as a worldwide response for the containment of the COVID-19 outbreak; unfortunately, none of them have resulted in an effective treatment.
Dual-signal lateral flow assay using vancomycin-modified nanotags for rapid and sensitive detection of Staphylococcus aureus
A colorimetric-fluorescent dual-signal lateral flow assay was proposed for the sensitive detection of S. aureus by using vancomycin-modified SiO2–Au-QD tags.
Vibrational analysis of acetylcholine binding to the M2 receptor
We recently reported difference FTIR spectra upon binding of Ach to M2R.
Construction of 1T-MoS2 quantum dots-interspersed (Bi1−xFex)VO4 heterostructures for electron transport and photocatalytic properties
The present study reports trigonal phase molybdenum disulfide quantum dots (MoS2/QDs)-decorated (Bi1−xFex)VO4 composite heterostructures.
Identification of (2R,3R)-2-(3,4-dihydroxyphenyl)chroman-3-yl-3,4,5-trihydroxy benzoate as multiple inhibitors of SARS-CoV-2 targets; a systematic molecular modelling approach
Structure-based insilico-guided screening of potential polytargeting anti-COVID phytochemical: gallocatechin gallate analogue.
Synthesis of some new distyrylbenzene derivatives using immobilized Pd on an NHC-functionalized MIL-101(Cr) catalyst: photophysical property evaluation, DFT and TD-DFT calculations
The Pd–NHC–MIL-101(Cr) catalyst was found to be an efficient heterogeneous catalyst in the synthesis of DSB and stilbene π-conjugated materials using Heck chemistry.
Transmembrane anion transport promoted by thioamides
Highly active transmembrane anion carriers based on the 1,8-dithioamidocarbazole scaffold are presented, demonstrating the superior performance of thioamides as compared with their parent amides.
A phytochemical-based medication search for the SARS-CoV-2 infection by molecular docking models towards spike glycoproteins and main proteases
Identifying best bioactive phytochemicals from different medicinal plants using molecular docking techniques demonstrates a potential pre-clinical compound discovery against SARS-CoV-2 viral infection.
The influence of terpenes on the release of volatile organic compounds and active ingredients to cannabis vaping aerosols
Cannabinoid and VOC emissions from vaping cannabis concentrates vary depending on terpene content, power level and consumption method.
Nasopharyngeal carcinoma related miRNA detection through a DSN enzyme assisted tetrahedral probe for more accurate prognosis
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play a pivotal role in cellular functions and in the development and progression of cancer.
OBP-functionalized/hybrid superparamagnetic nanoparticles for Candida albicans treatment
Hybrid superparamagnetic nanoparticles functionalized with odorant binding proteins for Candida albicans treatment.
Biologically guided isolation and ADMET profile of new factor Xa inhibitors from Glycyrrhiza glabra roots using in vitro and in silico approaches
Biologically guided isolation of new factor Xa inhibitors from Glycyrrhiza glabra roots.
A simple way to fabricate pure anatase 2D TiO2 IO monolayer: structure, color control and its application in electrochromism
Pure anatase TiO2 2D IO films produced by “dynamic-hard-template infiltration” strategy simply using TiOSO4 aqueous solution as precursor and templated from various PS spheres diameters exhibit distinct structural colors and EC optical modulation.
Inversion kinetics of some E/Z 3-(benzylidene)-2-oxo-indoline derivatives and their in silico CDK2 docking studies
Solvent induced E–Z isomerization kinetics of some 3-(benzylidene)indolin-2-ones.
Breaking the bottleneck: stilbene as a model compound for optimizing 6π e− photocyclization efficiency
TEMPO is more effective than iodine in free-radical mediated, photochemical oxidative cyclization of stilbenes at elevated concentrations.
Novel and versatile artificial intelligence algorithms for investigating possible GHSR1α and DRD1 agonists for Alzheimer's disease
Using artificial intelligence technology to screen possible herbal drugs for Alzheimer's disease.
Synthesis, crystal structure and antibacterial studies of dihydropyrimidines and their regioselectively oxidized products
Known methods of synthesis of dihydropyrimidines and their oxidized products were modified, the impact of hydrogen bonds on stabilization of preferred tautomer and biological activities were studied.
Structural and electronic properties of layered nanoporous organic nanocrystals
The effect of dispersion interactions on the geometric and electronic properties of novel porous organic nanocrystals.
Combination of system biology to probe the anti-viral activity of andrographolide and its derivative against COVID-19
The present study aimed to investigate the binding affinity of andrographolide and its derivative i.e. 14-deoxy-11,12-didehydroandrographolide with targets related to COVID-19 and their probable role in regulating multiple pathways in COVID-19 infection.
The spirobichroman-based polyimides with different side groups: from structure–property relationships to chain packing and gas transport performance
Effect of substituents on the dihedral angle and chain packing plays a critical role in the enhancement in the gas separation performance of polymer membranes.
Improving the performance of quantum-dot light-emitting diodes via an organic–inorganic hybrid hole injection layer
The performance of the quantum-dot light-emitting diodes was improved by using an organic–inorganic hybrid hole injection layer.
In situ electro-organic synthesis of hydroquinone using anisole on MWCNT/Nafion modified electrode surface and its heterogeneous electrocatalytic reduction of toxic Cr(VI) species
MWCNT-surface confined Hydroquinone/quinone redox system is prepared in situ method and used for mediated reduction of Cr(VI) species
Self-ordered anodic porous alumina with inter-hole spacing over 1.5 μm
Self-ordered anodic porous alumina with inter-hole spacing of 1.8 μm.
Transition metals enhance prebiotic depsipeptide oligomerization reactions involving histidine
Transition metals enhance prebiotic proto-peptide oligomerization reactions through direct association with histidine.
Impact of porous nanomaterials on inhibiting protein aggregation behaviour
Aggregation of intrinsically disordered as well as the ordered proteins under certain premises or physiological conditions leads to pathological disorder.
Ligand compatibility of salacinol-type α-glucosidase inhibitors toward the GH31 family
Salacinol-type α-glucosidase inhibitors are ligand-compatible with the GH 31 family. Salacinol and its 3′-O-benzylated analogs inhibit human lysosomal α-glucosidase at submicromolar levels.
Effect of ion exchange resin particle size on homogeneity and leachability of Cs and Co in polymer waste form
Ball mill ground IER waste form resulted in relatively better homogeneous waste distribution and displayed superior Cs leachability compared with the same polymer waste form prepared with non-ground IER.
Bio-engineered palladium nanoparticles: model for risk assessment study of automotive particulate pollution on macrophage cell lines
The surge in vehicular activity in densely populated areas has led to an increased concentration of airborne palladium nanoparticles (PdNPs) in the environment.
Amino acid ester-coupled caffeoylquinic acid derivatives as potential hypolipidemic agents: synthesis and biological evaluation
Amino acid ester-coupled caffeoylquinic acid derivatives as potential hypolipidemic agents.
β-Cyclodextrin: a supramolecular catalyst for metal-free approach towards the synthesis of 2-amino-4,6-diphenylnicotinonitriles and 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-one
A vast range of 2-amino-4,6-diphenylnicotinonitrile and 2,3-dihydroquinazolin-4(1H)-one were synthesized through a metal-free one-pot multi-component synthesis using β-cyclodextrin as an efficient supramolecular organocatalyst.
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