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  • Synthesis and Crystal Structure of Gold Nanobelts 

    Payne, Courtney M.; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Benoit, Denise N.; Anderson, Lindsey J.E.; Guo, Wenhua; Colvin, Vicki L.; Pasquali, Matteo; Hafner, Jason H. (2014)
    Gold nanobelts were synthesized by the reduction of tetrachloroauric acid with ascorbic acid in the presence of the surfactants cetyltrimethylammonium bromide and sodium dodecylsulfate. The resulting structures have ...
  • Highly Flexible Self-Assembled V2O5 Cathodes Enabled by Conducting Diblock Copolymers 

    An, Hyosung; Mike, Jared; Smith, Kendall A.; Swank, Lisa; Lin, Yen-Hao; Pesek, Stacy L.; Verduzco, Rafael; Lutkenhaus, Jodie L. (2015)
    Mechanically robust battery electrodes are desired for applications in wearable devices, flexible displays, and structural energy and power. In this regard, the challenge is to balance mechanical and electrochemical ...
  • HSulf-1 deficiency dictates a metabolic reprograming of glycolysis and TCA cycle in ovarian cancer 

    Mondal, Susmita; Roy, Debarshi; Camacho-Pereira, Juliana; Khurana, Ashwani; Chini, Eduardo; Yang, Lifeng; Baddour, Joelle; Stilles, Katherine; Padmabandu, Seth; Leung, Sam; Kalloger, Steve; Gilks, Blake; Lowe, Val; Dierks, Thomas; Hammond, Edward; Dredge, Keith; Nagrath, Deepak; Shridhar, Viji (2015)
    Warburg effect has emerged as a potential hallmark of many cancers. However, the molecular mechanisms that led to this metabolic state of aerobic glycolysis, particularly in ovarian cancer (OVCA) have not been completely ...
  • Genetic and Chemical Activation of TFEB Mediates Clearance of Aggregated α-Synuclein 

    Kilpatrick, Kiri; Zeng, Yimeng; Hancock, Tommy; Segatori, Laura (2015)
    Aggregation of α-synuclein (α-syn) is associated with the development of a number of neurodegenerative diseases, including Parkinson’s disease (PD). The formation of α-syn aggregates results from aberrant accumulation of ...
  • Using Nonionic Surfactants for Production of Semiconductor-type Carbon Nanotubes by Gel-based Affinity Chromatography 

    Gangoli, Varun Shenoy; Azhang, Juyan; Willett, Taryn T.; Gelwick, Sean A.; Haroz, Erik H.; Kono, Junichiro; Hauge, Robert H.; Wong, Michael S. (2014)
    Single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) have remarkable properties based on their electronic properties, i.e., metallic or semiconducting types, but as-grown SWCNTs contain a mixture of both types. Presented here is an ...
  • Human Omental-Derived Adipose Stem Cells Increase Ovarian Cancer Proliferation, Migration, and Chemoresistance 

    Nowicka, Aleksandra; Marini, Frank C.; Solley, Travis N.; Elizondo, Paula B.; Zhang, Yan; Sharp, Hadley J.; Broaddus, Russell; Kolonin, Mikhail; Mok, Samuel C.; Thompson, Melissa S.; Woodward, Wendy A.; Lu, Karen; Salimian, Bahar; Nagrath, Deepak; Klopp, Ann H. (2013)
    Objectives: Adipose tissue contains a population of multipotent adipose stem cells (ASCs) that form tumor stroma and can promote tumor progression. Given the high rate of ovarian cancer metastasis to the omental adipose, ...
  • Nitric oxide is a positive regulator of the Warburg effect in ovarian cancer cells 

    Caneba, C.A.; Yang, L.; Baddour, J.; Curtis, R.; Win, J.; Hartig, S.; Marini, J.; Nagrath, D. (2014)
    Ovarian cancer (OVCA) is among the most lethal gynecological cancers leading to high mortality rates among women. Increasing evidence indicate that cancer cells undergo metabolic transformation during tumorigenesis and ...
  • Unimolecular Submersible Nanomachines. Synthesis, Actuation, and Monitoring 

    García-López, Víctor; Chiang, Pinn-Tsong; Chen, Fang; Ruan, Gedeng; Martí, Angel A.; Kolomeisky, Anatoly B.; Wang, Gufeng; Tour, James M. (2015)
    Unimolecular submersible nanomachines (USNs) bearing light-driven motors and fluorophores are synthesized. NMR experiments demonstrate that the rotation of the motor is not quenched by the fluorophore and that the motor ...
  • Biocompatible Carbon Nanotube–Chitosan Scaffold Matching the Electrical Conductivity of the Heart 

    Pok, Seokwon; Vitale, Flavia; Eichmann, Shannon L.; Benavides, Omar M.; Pasquali, Matteo; Jacot, Jeffrey G. (2014)
    The major limitation of current engineered myocardial patches for the repair of heart defects is that insulating polymeric scaffold walls hinder the transfer of electrical signals between cardiomyocytes. This loss in signal ...
  • Biochar and Microbial Signaling: Production Conditions Determine Effects on Microbial Communication 

    Masiello, Caroline A.; Chen, Ye; Gao, Xiaodong; Liu, Shirley; Cheng, Hsiao-Ying; Bennett, Matthew R.; Rudgers, Jennifer A.; Wagner, Daniel S.; Zygourakis, Kyriacos; Silberg, Jonathan J. (2014)
    Charcoal has a long soil residence time, which has resulted in its production and use as a carbon sequestration technique (biochar). A range of biological effects can be triggered by soil biochar that can positively and ...
  • Gelatin carriers for drug and cell delivery in tissue engineering 

    Santoro, Marco; Tatara, Alexander M.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2014)
    The ability of gelatin to form complexes with different drugs has been investigated for controlled release applications. Gelatin parameters, such as crosslinking density and isoelectric point, have been tuned in order to ...
  • Application of molecular modeling to the vapor–liquid equilibrium of alkyl esters (biodiesel) and alcohols systems 

    Corazza, Marcos L.; Fouad, Wael A.; Chapman, Walter G. (2015)
    This work is focused on the thermodynamic modeling of systems related to biodiesel processing using the Perturbed Chain form of the Statistical Associating Fluid Theory (PC-SAFT). Different binary ester + ester and methanol ...
  • High pressure measurements and molecular modeling of the water content of acid gas containing mixtures 

    Fouad, Wael A.; Yarrison, Matt; Song, Kyoo Y.; Cox, Kenneth R.; Chapman, Walter G. (2015)
    Water content of three carbon dioxide containing natural gas mixtures in equilibrium with an aqueous phase was measured using a dynamic saturation method. Measurements were performed up to high temperatures (477.6 K = 400°F) ...
  • Biochar and Microbial Signaling: Production Conditions Determine Effects on Microbial Communication 

    Masiello, Caroline A.; Chen, Ye; Gao, Xiaodong; Liu, Shirley; Cheng, Hsiao-Ying; Bennett, Matthew R.; Rudgers, Jennifer A.; Wagner, Daniel S.; Zygourakis, Kyriacos; Silberg, Jonathan J. (2013)
    Charcoal has a long soil residence time, which has resulted in its production and use as a carbon sequestration technique (biochar). A range of biological effects can be triggered by soil biochar that can positively and ...
  • Experimental realization of crossover in shape and director field of nematic tactoids 

    Jamali, Vida; Behabtu, Natnael; Senyuk, Bohdan; Lee, J. Alex; Smalyukh, Ivan I.; van der Schoot, Paul; Pasquali, Matteo (2015)
    Spindle-shaped nematic droplets (tactoids) form in solutions of rod-like molecules at the onset of the liquid crystalline phase. Their unique shape and internal structure result from the interplay of the elastic deformation ...
  • A New Stabilization of Adaptive Step Trapezoid Rule Based on Finite Difference Interrupts 

    Lee, J. Alex; Nam, Jaewook; Pasquali, Matteo (2015)
    The adaptive step trapezoid rule (TR) is a generally effective numerical integrator, but it is prone to ringing instability and solution stall. We introduce a new stabilization algorithm based on finite difference interrupts ...
  • High-Ampacity Power Cables of Tightly-Packed and Aligned Carbon Nanotubes 

    Wang, Xuan; Behabtu, Natnael; Young, Colin C.; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Pasquali, Matteo; Kono, Junichiro (2014)
    The current-carrying capacity (CCC), or ampacity, of highly-conductive, light, and strong carbon nanotube (CNT) fibers is characterized by measuring their failure current density (FCD) and continuous current rating (CCR) ...
  • Structure, function, self-assembly, and applications of bottlebrush copolymers 

    Verduzco, Rafael; Li, Xianyu; Pesek, Stacy L.; Stein, Gila E. (2015)
    Bottlebrush polymers are a type of branched or graft polymer with polymeric side-chains attached to a linear backbone, and the unusual architectures of bottlebrushes provide a number of unique and potentially useful ...
  • Tissue engineering perfusable cancer models 

    Fong, E.L.; Santoro, M.; Farach-Carson, M.C.; Kasper, F.K.; Mikos, A.G. (2014)
    The effect of fluid flow on cancer progression is currently not well understood, highlighting the need for perfused tumor models to close this gap in knowledge. Enabling biological processes at the cellular level to be ...
  • Theoretical analysis of selectivity mechanisms in molecular transport through channels and nanopores 

    Agah, Shaghayegh; Pasquali, Matteo; Kolomeisky, Anatoly B. (2015)
    Selectivity is one of the most fundamental concepts in natural sciences, and it is also critically important in various technological, industrial, and medical applications. Although there are many experimental methods that ...

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