Τετάρτη, 20 Μαρτίου 2019

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Viruses, Vol. 11, Pages 281: Hepatitis A Strain Linked to the European Outbreaks During Gay Events between 2016 and 2017, Identified in a Brazilian Homosexual Couple in 2017
Viruses, Vol. 11, Pages 281: Hepatitis A Strain Linked to the European Outbreaks During Gay Events between 2016 and 2017, Identified in a Brazilian Homosexual Couple in 2017 Viruses doi: 10.3390/v11030281 Authors: Vinicius M. Mello Barbara V. Lago Paulo S. F. Sousa Francisco C. A. Mello Caroline B. Souza Laura C. M. Pinto Cleber F. Ginuino Carlos A. S. Fernandes Shirlei F. Aguiar Lívia M. Villar Elisabeth Lampe Juliana G. Melgaço Lia L. Lewis-Ximenez ...
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1097: Oil-in-Water Emulsions Stabilized by Ultrasonic Degraded Polysaccharide Complex
Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1097: Oil-in-Water Emulsions Stabilized by Ultrasonic Degraded Polysaccharide Complex Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24061097 Authors: Yujie Li Dong Xiang Bo Wang Xiaoyue Gong The effects of ultrasound on the molecular weight distribution and emulsifying properties of both xanthan gum (XG) and propylene glycol alginate (PGA) were investigated. The results showed that ultrasonic treatment at different intensities decreased the apparent viscosity and...
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Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, Pages 1172: On the Coherence Relationship between Measurement Matrices and Equivalent Radiation Sources in Microwave Computational Imaging Applications
Applied Sciences, Vol. 9, Pages 1172: On the Coherence Relationship between Measurement Matrices and Equivalent Radiation Sources in Microwave Computational Imaging Applications Applied Sciences doi: 10.3390/app9061172 Authors: Jian Guan Weidong Chen In recent years, computational imaging, which encodes scene information into a set of measurements, has become a research focus in the field of microwave imaging. As with other typical inverse problems, the key challenge is to reduce...
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1092: Biological Evaluation and Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Chalcone Derivatives as Epidermal Growth Factor-Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors
Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1092: Biological Evaluation and Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Chalcone Derivatives as Epidermal Growth Factor-Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24061092 Authors: Kanyani Sangpheak Lueacha Tabtimmai Supaphorn Seetaha Chompoonut Rungnim Warinthorn Chavasiri Peter Wolschann Kiattawee Choowongkomon Thanyada Rungrotmongkol Targeted cancer therapy has become a high potential cancer treatment. Epidermal growth factor...
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Metals, Vol. 9, Pages 354: Recovery of Platinum from Spent Petroleum Catalysts: Optimization Using Response Surface Methodology
Metals, Vol. 9, Pages 354: Recovery of Platinum from Spent Petroleum Catalysts: Optimization Using Response Surface Methodology Metals doi: 10.3390/met9030354 Authors: Yunji Ding Huandong Zheng Jiayi Li Shengen Zhang Bo Liu Christian Ekberg Zhuming Jian The global yield of platinum (Pt) recovery from spent catalysts is about 30%. Pt recovery from spent catalysts is one of the most significant methods to reduce its supply risk and meet future demand. The current hydro-leaching...
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Symmetry, Vol. 11, Pages 405: Exploiting the Symmetry of Integral Transforms for Featuring Anuran Calls
Symmetry, Vol. 11, Pages 405: Exploiting the Symmetry of Integral Transforms for Featuring Anuran Calls Symmetry doi: 10.3390/sym11030405 Authors: Amalia Luque Jesús Gómez-Bellido Alejandro Carrasco Julio Barbancho The application of machine learning techniques to sound signals requires the previous characterization of said signals. In many cases, their description is made using cepstral coefficients that represent the sound spectra. In this paper, the performance in obtaining...
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Nanomaterials, Vol. 9, Pages 464: Solid Lipid Nanoparticles Surface Modification Modulates Cell Internalization and Improves Chemotoxic Treatment in an Oral Carcinoma Cell Line
Nanomaterials, Vol. 9, Pages 464: Solid Lipid Nanoparticles Surface Modification Modulates Cell Internalization and Improves Chemotoxic Treatment in an Oral Carcinoma Cell Line Nanomaterials doi: 10.3390/nano9030464 Authors: Lide Arana Laura Bayón-Cordero Laura Isabel Sarasola Miren Berasategi Sandra Ruiz Itziar Alkorta Solid lipid nanoparticles (SLN) present low toxicity, versatility to incorporate both lipophilic and hydrophilic drugs, controlled drug release and they...
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IJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 1399: Metalloproteinases TACE and MMP-9 Differentially Regulate Death Factors on Adult and Neonatal Monocytes After Infection with Escherichia coli
IJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 1399: Metalloproteinases TACE and MMP-9 Differentially Regulate Death Factors on Adult and Neonatal Monocytes After Infection with Escherichia coli International Journal of Molecular Sciences doi: 10.3390/ijms20061399 Authors: Stephan Dreschers Christopher Platen Andreas Ludwig Christian Gille Natascha Köstlin Thorsten W. Orlikowsky Background: Cleaving ligands and receptors of the tumor necrosis factor (TNF) superfamily can critically regulate the...
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Buildings, Vol. 9, Pages 70: Automated Progress Controlling and Monitoring Using Daily Site Images and Building Information Modelling
Buildings, Vol. 9, Pages 70: Automated Progress Controlling and Monitoring Using Daily Site Images and Building Information Modelling Buildings doi: 10.3390/buildings9030070 Authors: Hadi Mahami Farnad Nasirzadeh Ali Hosseininaveh Ahmadabadian Saeid Nahavandi This research presents a novel method for automated construction progress monitoring. Using the proposed method, an accurate and complete 3D point cloud is generated for automatic outdoor and indoor progress monitoring...
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1095: Defining Processing Times for Accelerator Produced 225Ac and Other Isotopes from Proton Irradiated Thorium
Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1095: Defining Processing Times for Accelerator Produced 225Ac and Other Isotopes from Proton Irradiated Thorium Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24061095 Authors: Jonathan Fitzsimmons Justin Griswold Dmitri Medvedev Cathy S. Cutler Leonard Mausner During the purification of radioisotopes, decay periods or time dependent purification steps may be required to achieve a certain level of radiopurity in the final product. Actinum-225 (Ac-225), Silver-111...
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Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 1068: Development of Nanofluids for Perdurability in Viscosity Reduction of Extra-Heavy Oils
Energies, Vol. 12, Pages 1068: Development of Nanofluids for Perdurability in Viscosity Reduction of Extra-Heavy Oils Energies doi: 10.3390/en12061068 Authors: Daniel Montes Wendy Orozco Esteban A. Taborda Camilo A. Franco Farid B. Cortés The primary objective of this study is the development of nanofluids based on different diluent/dispersant ratios (DDR) for extra-heavy oil (EHO) viscosity reduction and its perdurability over time. Different diluents such as xylene, diesel,...
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Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 671: Analysis of Sentinel-2 and RapidEye for Retrieval of Leaf Area Index in a Saltmarsh Using a Radiative Transfer Model
Remote Sensing, Vol. 11, Pages 671: Analysis of Sentinel-2 and RapidEye for Retrieval of Leaf Area Index in a Saltmarsh Using a Radiative Transfer Model Remote Sensing doi: 10.3390/rs11060671 Authors: Roshanak Darvishzadeh Tiejun Wang Andrew Skidmore Anton Vrieling Brian O'Connor Tawanda Gara Bruno Ens Marc Paganini The Sentinel satellite fleet of the Copernicus Programme offers new potential to map and monitor plant traits at fine spatial and temporal resolutions....
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1096: A Comparative Study on the Effects of Different Parts of Panax ginseng on the Immune Activity of Cyclophosphamide-Induced Immunosuppressed Mice
Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1096: A Comparative Study on the Effects of Different Parts of Panax ginseng on the Immune Activity of Cyclophosphamide-Induced Immunosuppressed Mice Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24061096 Authors: Li-xue Chen Yu-li Qi Zeng Qi Kun Gao Rui-ze Gong Zi-jun Shao Song-xin Liu Shan-shan Li Yin-shi Sun The objective of the present study was to compare the effects of the immunological activity of various parts (root/stem/leaf/flower/seed) of...
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Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1094: Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Recognition of Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles (NANPs) in Human Primary Blood Cells
Molecules, Vol. 24, Pages 1094: Toll-Like Receptor-Mediated Recognition of Nucleic Acid Nanoparticles (NANPs) in Human Primary Blood Cells Molecules doi: 10.3390/molecules24061094 Authors: Enping Hong Justin R. Halman Ankit Shah Edward Cedrone Nguyen Truong Kirill A. Afonin Marina A. Dobrovolskaia Infusion reactions (IRs) create a translational hurdle for many novel therapeutics, including those utilizing nanotechnology. Nucleic acid nanoparticles (NANPs) are a novel...
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Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 1670: Bio-Based Foamed Cushioning Materials Using Polypropylene and Wheat Bran
Sustainability, Vol. 11, Pages 1670: Bio-Based Foamed Cushioning Materials Using Polypropylene and Wheat Bran Sustainability doi: 10.3390/su11061670 Authors: Joo Seong Sohn Hyun Keun Kim Sung Woon Cha This study investigated bio-based plastic cushioning materials foamed through water phase-change characteristics using the natural by-product wheat bran. Experiments were carried out while increasing the wheat bran content from 20% to 70% in a blended composite material of polypropylene...
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Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 6, Pages 32: Elucidating Transmission Patterns of Endemic Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Using Molecular Epidemiology
Veterinary Sciences, Vol. 6, Pages 32: Elucidating Transmission Patterns of Endemic Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis Using Molecular Epidemiology Veterinary Sciences doi: 10.3390/vetsci6010032 Authors: Rebecca M. Mitchell Annabelle Beaver Elena Knupfer Abani K. Pradhan Terry Fyock Robert H. Whitlock Ynte H. Schukken Mycobacterial diseases are persistent and characterized by lengthy latent periods. Thus, epidemiological models require careful delineation of...
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Agronomy, Vol. 9, Pages 142: Deep Learning Techniques for Agronomy Applications
Agronomy, Vol. 9, Pages 142: Deep Learning Techniques for Agronomy Applications Agronomy doi: 10.3390/agronomy9030142 Authors: Chi-Hua Chen Hsu-Yang Kung Feng-Jang Hwang This editorial introduces the Special Issue, entitled “Deep Learning (DL) Techniques for Agronomy Applications”, of Agronomy. Topics covered in this issue include three main parts: (I) DL-based image recognition techniques for agronomy applications, (II) DL-based time series data analysis techniques...
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IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 1008: Pathologic Use of Video Games and Motivation: Can the Gaming Motivation Scale (GAMS) Predict Depression and Trait Anxiety?
IJERPH, Vol. 16, Pages 1008: Pathologic Use of Video Games and Motivation: Can the Gaming Motivation Scale (GAMS) Predict Depression and Trait Anxiety? International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health doi: 10.3390/ijerph16061008 Authors: Sara Peracchia Fabio Presaghi Giuseppe Curcio Videogaming is an increasingly prevalent activity among adolescents worldwide. The present study aimed at adapting the Gaming Motivation Scale (GAMS) to the Italian context, assessing...
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Nanomaterials, Vol. 9, Pages 462: Poly-ε-Caprolactone/Gelatin Hybrid Electrospun Composite Nanofibrous Mats Containing Ultrasound Assisted Herbal Extract: Antimicrobial and Cell Proliferation Study
Nanomaterials, Vol. 9, Pages 462: Poly-ε-Caprolactone/Gelatin Hybrid Electrospun Composite Nanofibrous Mats Containing Ultrasound Assisted Herbal Extract: Antimicrobial and Cell Proliferation Study Nanomaterials doi: 10.3390/nano9030462 Authors: Raghavendra Ramalingam Chetna Dhand Chak Ming Leung Hariharan Ezhilarasu Praseetha Prasannan Seow Theng Ong Sundarapandian Subramanian Mohammed Kamruddin Rajamani Lakshminarayanan Seeram Ramakrishna Navin Kumar Verma Kantha...
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IJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 1397: Antigen Targets for the Development of Immunotherapies in Leukemia
IJMS, Vol. 20, Pages 1397: Antigen Targets for the Development of Immunotherapies in Leukemia International Journal of Molecular Sciences doi: 10.3390/ijms20061397 Authors: Jens Bauer Annika Nelde Tatjana Bilich Juliane S. Walz Immunotherapeutic approaches, including allogeneic stem cell transplantation and donor lymphocyte infusion, have significantly improved the prognosis of leukemia patients. Further efforts are now focusing on the development of immunotherapies that are...
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