Themed collection 2021 Reviews in RSC Advances

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Recent advances in biological nanopores for nanopore sequencing, sensing and comparison of functional variations in MspA mutants

Future of nanopore DNA sequencing: schematic illustration shows the future of nanopore DNA sequencing by using a customized biological nanopore with appropriate fabrication.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in biological nanopores for nanopore sequencing, sensing and comparison of functional variations in MspA mutants
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3-Hydroxyflavone derivatives: promising scaffolds for fluorescent imaging in cells

Considering that biological macromolecules offer hydrophobic microenvironment, 3HF is a promising scaffold for the development of fluorescent imaging in cells.

Graphical abstract: 3-Hydroxyflavone derivatives: promising scaffolds for fluorescent imaging in cells
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A review of shape memory polymers based on the intrinsic structures of their responsive switches

Responsive switches classification by their intrinsic structures: physical switch and chemical one.

Graphical abstract: A review of shape memory polymers based on the intrinsic structures of their responsive switches
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Traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and toxicology of Pterocephalus hookeri (C. B. Clarke) Höeck: a review

Pterocephalus hookeri (C. B. Clarke) Höeck has been used in traditional Tibetan medicine for thousands of years. The existing research results of P. hookeri are summarized, and will provide a basis for the further development of new drugs.

Graphical abstract: Traditional uses, phytochemistry, pharmacology, and toxicology of Pterocephalus hookeri (C. B. Clarke) Höeck: a review
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A minireview on the perturbation effects of polar groups to direct nanoscale hydrophobic interaction and amphiphilic peptide assembly

Hydrophobic interaction provides the essential driving force for creating diverse native and artificial supramolecular architectures.

Graphical abstract: A minireview on the perturbation effects of polar groups to direct nanoscale hydrophobic interaction and amphiphilic peptide assembly
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DNA interfaces with dimensional materials for biomedical applications

DNA interfaces with 0–3 dimensional materials through physisorption and chemisorption mechanisms acquire unique interfacial character for novel biomedical applications.

Graphical abstract: DNA interfaces with dimensional materials for biomedical applications
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The role of biocatalysis in the asymmetric synthesis of alkaloids – an update

This review article discusses developments in the chemo-enzymatic synthesis of alkaloids since 2013, showcasing how modern methods of organic synthesis and biocatalysis are combined to establish novel routes towards these important natural products.

Graphical abstract: The role of biocatalysis in the asymmetric synthesis of alkaloids – an update
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Advances in biopolymeric active films incorporated with emulsified lipophilic compounds: a review

The attention towards active films has increased due to consumer demand for high-quality foods without chemical additives.

Graphical abstract: Advances in biopolymeric active films incorporated with emulsified lipophilic compounds: a review
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Reducing the resistance for the use of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy analysis in materials chemistry

This manuscript highlights a beginner-to-intermediate level scope of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy (EIS), which is an indispensable, non-destructive electrochemical technique that can be applied for materials characterization.

Graphical abstract: Reducing the resistance for the use of electrochemical impedance spectroscopy analysis in materials chemistry
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Target identification of anticancer natural products using a chemical proteomics approach

Natural products are one of the most effective therapeutic candidates in cancer treatment. In this review, we briefly discuss the target identification of anticancer natural products in different cancer cell lines through a chemical proteomics approach.

Graphical abstract: Target identification of anticancer natural products using a chemical proteomics approach
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A review on the use of DFT for the prediction of the properties of nanomaterials

Depiction of unusual properties of nanomaterials through DFT studies.

Graphical abstract: A review on the use of DFT for the prediction of the properties of nanomaterials
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Synthesis of holey graphene for advanced nanotechnological applications

The review paper presents a systematic understanding of different synthesis routes to obtain holey graphene, its properties, and key applications in different fields. The article also evaluates the current progress and future opportunities of HG.

Graphical abstract: Synthesis of holey graphene for advanced nanotechnological applications
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A review: the botany, ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry, pharmacology of Cinnamomi cortex

Cinnamomi Cortex (CC) is the dried bark of Cinnamomum cassia (L.) J. Presl.

Graphical abstract: A review: the botany, ethnopharmacology, phytochemistry, pharmacology of Cinnamomi cortex
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Recent progress of biomimetic motions—from microscopic micro/nanomotors to macroscopic actuators and soft robotics

Biomimetic motions are derived from the many different functional materials and/or intricate and highly organized structure of the biological material from the molecular to the nanoscale, microscale and macroscale.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress of biomimetic motions—from microscopic micro/nanomotors to macroscopic actuators and soft robotics
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Recent advances in the conversion of furfural into bio-chemicals through chemo- and bio-catalysis

Furfural is a promising renewable platform molecule derived from hemi-cellulose, which can be further converted to fossil fuel alternatives and valuable chemicals due to its highly functionalized molecular structure.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the conversion of furfural into bio-chemicals through chemo- and bio-catalysis
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Recent advances in bismuth oxyhalide photocatalysts for degradation of organic pollutants in wastewater

Advances in BiOX photocatalysts for degradation of organic pollutants are introduced, including the controllable synthesis, heteroatom doping & surface modification, BiOX/BiOY and BiOX/BimOnXz heterojunctions.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in bismuth oxyhalide photocatalysts for degradation of organic pollutants in wastewater
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Medicinal chemistry inspired by ginger: exploring the chemical space around 6-gingerol

Structure and reported bioactivities of semi-synthetic and synthetic 6-gingerol derivatives.

Graphical abstract: Medicinal chemistry inspired by ginger: exploring the chemical space around 6-gingerol
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Anaerobic digestion and agronomic applications of microalgae for its sustainable valorization

Microalgae are considered potential candidates in biorefinery processes, and due to their biochemical properties, they can be used in the production of biofuels such as biogas, as well as for bioremediation of liquid effluents.

Graphical abstract: Anaerobic digestion and agronomic applications of microalgae for its sustainable valorization
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Nanomaterial-based drug delivery systems as promising carriers for patients with COVID-19

We propose a consideration of Avigan-loaded nano-emulsions as a promising nano-based delivery system for the treatment of COVID-19.

Graphical abstract: Nanomaterial-based drug delivery systems as promising carriers for patients with COVID-19
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On the key role of aluminium and other heteroatoms during interzeolite conversion synthesis

The crucial roles of aluminium in driving and controlling interzeolite conversion, a useful catalyst synthesis protocol, are put under scrutiny.

Graphical abstract: On the key role of aluminium and other heteroatoms during interzeolite conversion synthesis
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Recent progress of effect of crystal structure on luminescence properties of Ce3+–Eu2+ Co-doped phosphors

Effect of crystal structure on luminescence properties of Ce3+–Eu2+ co-doped phosphors.

Graphical abstract: Recent progress of effect of crystal structure on luminescence properties of Ce3+–Eu2+ Co-doped phosphors
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Covalent and non-covalent chemistry of 2D black phosphorus

This review presents novel concepts and strategies on the chemical functionalization of black phosphorus (BP), both non-covalent and covalent, emphazising the current synthetic challenges and providing fundamental insights into the chemistry of BP.

Graphical abstract: Covalent and non-covalent chemistry of 2D black phosphorus
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Recent advances in heteroatom-doped graphene quantum dots for sensing applications

Graphene quantum dots (GQDs) are carbon-based fluorescent nanomaterials having various applications due to attractive properties.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in heteroatom-doped graphene quantum dots for sensing applications
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Microbial diversity in full-scale water supply systems through sequencing technology: a review

Drinking water microbial diversity influence in full-scale water supply systems.

Graphical abstract: Microbial diversity in full-scale water supply systems through sequencing technology: a review
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Research progress in transition metal chalcogenide based anodes for K-ion hybrid capacitor applications: a mini-review

Metal ion capacitors have gained a lot of interest as a new kind of capacitor-battery hybrid energy storage system because of their high power density while maintaining energy density and a long lifetime.

Graphical abstract: Research progress in transition metal chalcogenide based anodes for K-ion hybrid capacitor applications: a mini-review
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Green synthesis of carbon dots and their applications

A review of the green carbon dot synthesis literature outlining the various precursors used, synthesis and purification methods employed, the resulting physicochemical properties of the carbon dots, and their applications.

Graphical abstract: Green synthesis of carbon dots and their applications
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Chemistry of trisindolines: natural occurrence, synthesis and bioactivity

This in-depth review of trisindolines covers their natural occurrence in addition to several routes of synthesis and catalysts used. The biological activities of trisindolines have been discussed with a special emphasis on the structure–activity relationship.

Graphical abstract: Chemistry of trisindolines: natural occurrence, synthesis and bioactivity
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Current progress, challenges and future prospects of indazoles as protein kinase inhibitors for the treatment of cancer

The indazole core is an interesting pharmacophore due to its applications in medicinal chemistry.

Graphical abstract: Current progress, challenges and future prospects of indazoles as protein kinase inhibitors for the treatment of cancer
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Photodegradation of pesticides using compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA): a review

Pesticides are commonly applied in agriculture to protect crops from pests, weeds, and harmful pathogens.

Graphical abstract: Photodegradation of pesticides using compound-specific isotope analysis (CSIA): a review
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A review on non-edible oil as a potential feedstock for biodiesel: physicochemical properties and production technologies

There is increasing concern regarding alleviating world energy demand by determining an alternative to petroleum-derived fuels due to the rapid depletion of fossil fuels, rapid population growth, and urbanization.

Graphical abstract: A review on non-edible oil as a potential feedstock for biodiesel: physicochemical properties and production technologies
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Potentialities of bioinspired metal and metal oxide nanoparticles in biomedical sciences

Bioinspired metallic nanoparticles (BMN) have revolutionized the biomedical domain and are still developing rapidly. Hence, this review on BMN elaborates the properties, biosynthesis, biomedical applications, and its role in combating the SARS-CoV-2.

Graphical abstract: Potentialities of bioinspired metal and metal oxide nanoparticles in biomedical sciences
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Recent advances in intermolecular 1,2-difunctionalization of alkenes involving trifluoromethylthiolation

Trifluoromethylthiolative difunctionalization of alkenes, a cheap and abundant feedstock, which installs a trifluoromethylthiol (SCF3) group and another unique functional group across the carbon–carbon double bonds, provides an ideal strategy for the preparation of β-functionalized alkyl trifluoromethyl sulfides and has become a hot topic recently.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in intermolecular 1,2-difunctionalization of alkenes involving trifluoromethylthiolation
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History, versatility and future prospects of oscillatory carbonylation reactions of alkynes

The BT-GN reactions are versatile chemical oscillators, oscillating in pH, redox potential and turbidity, and releasing heat in a pulsatile manner. The reaction system has a potential to be coupled with intelligent materials and yield applications.

Graphical abstract: History, versatility and future prospects of oscillatory carbonylation reactions of alkynes
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Preparation and application of layered double hydroxide nanosheets

Layered double hydroxides (LDHs) with unique structure and excellent properties have been widely studied in recent years.

Graphical abstract: Preparation and application of layered double hydroxide nanosheets
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Representative 2D-material-based nanocomposites and their emerging applications: a review

Composites (or complex materials) are formed from two or many constituent materials with novel physical or chemical characteristics when integrated.

Graphical abstract: Representative 2D-material-based nanocomposites and their emerging applications: a review
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Green chemical and biological synthesis of cadaverine: recent development and challenges

Progress and strategies towards the green chemo/bio-synthesis of cadaverine with special attention to their environmental, economic, and applicable impact are reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Green chemical and biological synthesis of cadaverine: recent development and challenges
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Recent advances in metal-free heteroatom-doped carbon heterogonous catalysts

Recent advances in metal-free heteroatom-doped carbon heterogeneous catalysts including the preparation methods and their catalytic applications in various organic reactions have been reported.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in metal-free heteroatom-doped carbon heterogonous catalysts
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Lignin biopolymer: the material of choice for advanced lithium-based batteries

Lignin, an aromatic polymer, offers interesting electroactive redox properties and abundant active functional groups.

Graphical abstract: Lignin biopolymer: the material of choice for advanced lithium-based batteries
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Recent advances in the transesterification of β-keto esters

This review summarises the many advances in the selective transesterification of β-keto esters, with a particular focus on the past 30 years.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the transesterification of β-keto esters
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Progress and recent trends in the direct selenocyanation of (hetero)aromatic C–H bonds

Concise overview on the synthesis of biologically and synthetically important aromatic and heteroaromatic selenocyanates through the direct selenocyanation of (hetero)aromatic C–H bonds with an emphasis on the reaction mechanisms.

Graphical abstract: Progress and recent trends in the direct selenocyanation of (hetero)aromatic C–H bonds
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Natural and synthetic flavonoid derivatives as new potential tyrosinase inhibitors: a systematic review

This review revealed that among all the natural and synthetic flavonoids, the inhibitory findings suggest that the flavonol moiety can serve as an effective and a lead structural scaffold for the further development of novel TIs.

Graphical abstract: Natural and synthetic flavonoid derivatives as new potential tyrosinase inhibitors: a systematic review
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Spirocyclic derivatives as antioxidants: a review

This article provides an overview of the synthesis and various antioxidant activities found in naturally occurring and synthetic spiro compounds.

Graphical abstract: Spirocyclic derivatives as antioxidants: a review
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Recent advances in the metal–organic framework-based electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction in water splitting: a review

Water splitting is an important technology for alternative and sustainable energy storage, and a way for the production of hydrogen without generating pollution.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in the metal–organic framework-based electrocatalysts for the hydrogen evolution reaction in water splitting: a review
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Metal phthalocyanines: thin-film formation, microstructure, and physical properties

Metal phthalocyanines (MPcs) are an abundant class of conjugated small molecules comprising and their integration into thin films is critial for the proper function of next generation applications.

Graphical abstract: Metal phthalocyanines: thin-film formation, microstructure, and physical properties
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Hydroxysulfonylation of alkenes: an update

The direct difunctionalization of alkenes recognized as a straightforward tool for the rapid fabrication of complex molecules and pharmaceutical targets by introducing two different functional groups on adjacent carbon atoms of common alkene moieties.

Graphical abstract: Hydroxysulfonylation of alkenes: an update
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Electroactive macromolecular motors as model materials of ectotherm muscles

Macromolecular motors from model materials of ectotherm muscles work as electro-chemo-mechanical and thermo-mechanical transducers harvesting, above 35 °C, up to 60% of the reaction energy from the thermal environment saving chemical energy.

Graphical abstract: Electroactive macromolecular motors as model materials of ectotherm muscles
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Ocean plastics: environmental implications and potential routes for mitigation – a perspective

Ocean plastics are of utmost global concern due to their impact on the environment, society, and economy. This perspective addresses the major contributing sources of ocean plastic pollution, their effects, and promising mitigation strategies.

Graphical abstract: Ocean plastics: environmental implications and potential routes for mitigation – a perspective
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Socio-economic demands and challenges for non-invasive disease diagnosis through a portable breathalyzer by the incorporation of 2D nanosheets and SMO nanocomposites

Breath analysis for non-invasive clinical diagnostics and treatment progression has penetrated the research community owing to the technological developments in novel sensing nanomaterials.

Graphical abstract: Socio-economic demands and challenges for non-invasive disease diagnosis through a portable breathalyzer by the incorporation of 2D nanosheets and SMO nanocomposites
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An overview of recent progress in dental applications of zinc oxide nanoparticles

Nanodentistry is an emerging field of nanotechnology in order to improvement dental treatment, care and prevention of oral diseases.

Graphical abstract: An overview of recent progress in dental applications of zinc oxide nanoparticles
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Droplet flow cytometry for single-cell analysis

This work reviews recent advances in the integration of emulsion microdroplets and flow cytometry technologies, so-called droplet flow cytometry (DFC), for high-throughput single-cell analysis.

Graphical abstract: Droplet flow cytometry for single-cell analysis
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Applications of aryl-sulfinamides in the synthesis of N-heterocycles

The review comprehends the usage of arylsulfinamides for the construction of diverse N-heterocycles like piperidines, pyrrolidines, aziridines, and their fused derivatives.

Graphical abstract: Applications of aryl-sulfinamides in the synthesis of N-heterocycles
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A comprehensive overview of vaccines developed for pandemic viral pathogens over the past two decades including those in clinical trials for the current novel SARS-CoV-2

We describe updated information on the various vaccines available over the last two decades, along with recent progress in developing 63 diverse vaccines against SARS-CoV-2.

Graphical abstract: A comprehensive overview of vaccines developed for pandemic viral pathogens over the past two decades including those in clinical trials for the current novel SARS-CoV-2
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Heterogeneous ZnO-containing catalysts for efficient biodiesel production

This review introduces recent advances in the catalytic conversion of oils into biodiesel using ZnO functional composite materials.

Graphical abstract: Heterogeneous ZnO-containing catalysts for efficient biodiesel production
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Clinically oriented Alzheimer's biosensors: expanding the horizons towards point-of-care diagnostics and beyond

Advancements of clinically driven biosensors in current Alzheimer's diagnosis are highlighted in both in vitro and in vivo applications.

Graphical abstract: Clinically oriented Alzheimer's biosensors: expanding the horizons towards point-of-care diagnostics and beyond
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Current perspectives on supercharging reagents in electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

A simple illustration of the positive electrospray ionization (ESI) environment.

Graphical abstract: Current perspectives on supercharging reagents in electrospray ionization mass spectrometry
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Multiscale numerical simulation of in-plane mechanical properties of two-dimensional monolayers

The recent progress of multiscale numeric methods for investigating in-plane mechanical properties of 2D monolayers is reviewed.

Graphical abstract: Multiscale numerical simulation of in-plane mechanical properties of two-dimensional monolayers
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A perspective on the isolation and characterization of extracellular vesicles from different biofluids

Isolation and detection methods for the different types of EVs (e.g., exosomes, microvesicles, apoptotic bodies, oncosomes) from biofluids.

Graphical abstract: A perspective on the isolation and characterization of extracellular vesicles from different biofluids
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Solvent-free synthesis of propargylamines: an overview

This review focuses on solvent-free methodologies for the synthesis of propargylamines, a versatile class of compounds with numerous applications.

Graphical abstract: Solvent-free synthesis of propargylamines: an overview
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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.

Graphical abstract: The phytochemistry, pharmacology and traditional medicinal use of Glechomae Herba – a systematic review
From the themed collection: 2021 RSC Advances HOT Article Collection
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Unique indolizidine alkaloid securinine is a promising scaffold for the development of neuroprotective and antitumor drugs

Derivatives of unique indolizidine alkaloid securinine used for neuroprotection and as antitumor agents.

Graphical abstract: Unique indolizidine alkaloid securinine is a promising scaffold for the development of neuroprotective and antitumor drugs
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Recent advances in MXene-based force sensors: a mini-review

As an emerging two-dimensional (2D) material, MXene has excellent conductivity and abundant surface functional groups.

Graphical abstract: Recent advances in MXene-based force sensors: a mini-review
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Applications of nanomaterials in tissue engineering

Scientific description about the types, synthesis, functionalization, characterization application, challenges and prospects of nanomaterials in tissue engineering.

Graphical abstract: Applications of nanomaterials in tissue engineering
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Nanoarchitectonics on living cells

We can introduce functional structures with various components on a living cell as if architectures were constructed on material surfaces.

Graphical abstract: Nanoarchitectonics on living cells
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Nano zero valent iron (nZVI) particles for the removal of heavy metals (Cd2+, Cu2+ and Pb2+) from aqueous solutions

Heavy metals (Cd2+, Cu2+ and Pb2+) removal mechanisms of nZVI from aqueous solution.

Graphical abstract: Nano zero valent iron (nZVI) particles for the removal of heavy metals (Cd2+, Cu2+ and Pb2+) from aqueous solutions
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Potential carbon nanomaterials as additives for state-of-the-art Nafion electrolyte in proton-exchange membrane fuel cells: a concise review

We summarize here recent advances in carbon nanomaterials as additives for the state-of-the-art Nafion electrolytes for proton-exchange membrane fuel cells.

Graphical abstract: Potential carbon nanomaterials as additives for state-of-the-art Nafion electrolyte in proton-exchange membrane fuel cells: a concise review
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Copper as an antimicrobial agent: recent advances

The causes of death for each microorganism by CuNPs and metallic copper is summarised.

Graphical abstract: Copper as an antimicrobial agent: recent advances
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In search of therapeutic candidates for HIV/AIDS: rational approaches, design strategies, structure–activity relationship and mechanistic insights

The HIV/AIDS pandemic is a serious threat to the health and development of mankind, which has affected about 37.9 million people worldwide.

Graphical abstract: In search of therapeutic candidates for HIV/AIDS: rational approaches, design strategies, structure–activity relationship and mechanistic insights
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Biomaterial design strategies to address obstacles in craniomaxillofacial bone repair

There exist many challenges in the process of regenerating craniomaxillofacial bone defects, thus biomaterials must be designed to overcome these.

Graphical abstract: Biomaterial design strategies to address obstacles in craniomaxillofacial bone repair
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Magnetically recoverable catalysts for the preparation of pyridine derivatives: an overview

Magnetically recoverable nano-catalysts can be readily separated from the reaction medium using an external magnet.

Graphical abstract: Magnetically recoverable catalysts for the preparation of pyridine derivatives: an overview
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A review on potential of natural products in the management of COVID-19

In this review promising targets for drug development against SARS-CoV-2 and anti-viral activities of some of the known natural products (including plant secondary metabolites) are discussed.

Graphical abstract: A review on potential of natural products in the management of COVID-19
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