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  • Insights on Foam Transport from a Texture-Implicit Local-Equilibrium Model with an Improved Parameter Estimation Algorithm 

    Zeng, Yongchao; Muthuswamy, Aarthi; Ma, Kun; Wang, Le; Farajzadeh, Rouhi; Puerto, Maura; Vincent-Bonnieu, Sebastien; Akbar Eftekhari, Ali; Wang, Ying; Da, Chang; Joyce, Jeffrey C.; Biswal, Sibani L.; Hirasaki, George J. (2016)
    We present an insightful discussion on the implications of foam transport inside porous media based on an improved algorithm for the estimation of model parameters. A widely used texture-implicit local-equilibrium foam ...
  • Role of Gas Type on Foam Transport in Porous Media 

    Zeng, Yongchao; Farajzadeh, Rouhi; Eftekhari, Ali Akbar; Vincent-Bonnieu, Sebastien; Muthuswamy, Aarthi; Rossen, William R.; Hirasaki, George J.; Biswal, Sibani L. (2016)
    We present the results of an experimental investigation of the effect of gas type and composition on foam transport in porous media. Steady-state foam strengths with respect to three cases of distinct gases and two cases ...
  • Ring-locking enables selective anhydrosugar synthesis from carbohydrate pyrolysis 

    Chen, Li; Zhao, Jinmo; Pradhan, Sivaram; Brinson, Bruce E.; Scuseria, Gustavo E.; Zhang, Z. Conrad; Wong, Michael S. (2016)
    The selective production of platform chemicals from thermal conversion of biomass-derived carbohydrates is challenging. As precursors to natural products and drug molecules, anhydrosugars are difficult to synthesize from ...
  • Examining Asphaltene Solubility on Deposition in Model Porous Media 

    Lin, Yu-Jiun; He, Peng; Tavakkoli, Mohammad; Mathew, Nevin Thunduvila; Fatt, Yap Yit; Chai, John C.; Goharzadeh, Afshin; Vargas, Francisco M.; Biswal, Sibani Lisa (2016)
    Asphaltenes are known to cause severe flow assurance problems in the near-wellbore region of oil reservoirs. Understanding the mechanism of asphaltene deposition in porous media is of great significance for the development ...
  • Strategies for controlled delivery of biologics for cartilage repair 

    Lam, Johnny; Lu, Steven; Kasper, F. Kurtis; Mikos, Antonios G. (2015)
    The delivery of biologics is an important component in the treatment of osteoarthritis and the functional restoration of articular cartilage. Numerous factors have been implicated in the cartilage repair process, but the ...
  • Novel applications of statins for bone regeneration 

    Shah, Sarita R.; Werlang, Caroline A.; Kasper, F. Kurtis; Mikos, Antonios G. (2015)
    The use of statins for bone regeneration is a promising and growing area of research. Statins, originally developed to treat high cholesterol, are inhibitors of the enzyme 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl, the rate-limiting ...
  • In vitroᅠandᅠin vivoᅠevaluation of self-mineralization and biocompatibility of injectable, dual-gelling hydrogels for bone tissue engineering 

    Vo, Tiffany N.; Ekenseair, Adam K.; Spicer, Patrick P.; Watson, Brendan M.; Tzouanas, Stephanie N.; Roh, Terrence T.; Mikos, Antonios G. (2015)
    In this study, we investigated the mineralization capacity and biocompatibility of injectable, dual-gelling hydrogels in a rat cranial defect as a function of hydrogel hydrophobicity from either the copolymerization of a ...
  • Effect of Surfactant Partitioning Between Gaseous Phase and Aqueous Phase onᅠCO2ᅠFoam Transport for Enhanced Oil Recovery 

    Zeng, Yongchao; Ma, Kun; Farajzadeh, Rouhi; Puerto, Maura; Biswal, Sibani L.; Hirasaki, George J. (2016)
    CO2 flood is one of the most successful and promising enhanced oil recovery technologies. However the displacement is limited by viscous fingering, gravity segregation and reservoir heterogeneity. Foaming the CO2 and brine ...
  • Role of Gas Type on Foam Transport in Porous Media 

    Zeng, Yongchao; Farajzadeh, Rouhi; Eftekhari, Ali Akbar; Vincent-Bonnieu, Sebastien; Muthuswamy, Aarthi; Rossen, William R.; Hirasaki, George J.; Biswal, Sibani L. (2016)
    We present the results of an experimental investigation of the effect of gas type and composition on foam transport in porous media. Steady-state foam strengths with respect to three cases of distinct gases and two cases ...
  • Dynamics of paramagnetic squares in uniform magnetic fields 

    Du, Di; He, Peng; Zeng, Yongchao; Biswal, Sibani Lisa (2016)
    The magnetic forces between paramagnetic squares cannot be calculated using a classic dipolar model because the magnetic field distribution is not uniform within square particles. Here, we present the calculation of magnetic ...
  • Carbon nanotube fiber terahertz polarizer 

    Zubair, Ahmed; Tsentalovich, Dmitri E.; Young, Colin C.; Heimbeck, Martin S.; Everitt, Henry O.; Pasquali, Matteo; Kono, Junichiro (2016)
    Conventional, commercially available terahertz (THz) polarizers are made of uniformly and precisely spaced metallic wires. They are fragile and expensive, with performance characteristics highly reliant on wire diameters ...
  • Supramolecular block copolymer photovoltaics through ureido-pyrimidinone hydrogen bonding interactions 

    Lin, Yen-Hao; Nie, Wanyi; Tsai, Hsinhan; Li, Xiaoyi; Gupta, Gautam; Mohite, Aditya D.; Verduzco, Rafael (2016)
    A challenge in the development of bulk heterojunction organic photovoltaics (BHJ OPVs) is achieving a desirable nanoscale morphology. This is particularly true for polymer blend OPVs in which large-scale phase separation ...
  • Modified Mason number for charged paramagnetic colloidal suspensions 

    Du, Di; Hilou, Elaa; Biswal, Sibani Lisa (2016)
    The dynamics of magnetorheological fluids have typically been described by the Mason number, a governing parameter defined as the ratio between viscous and magnetic forces in the fluid. For most experimental suspensions ...
  • Endoplasmic Reticulum-Associated rht-PA Processing in CHO Cells: Influence of Mild Hypothermia and Specific Growth Rates in Batch and Chemostat Cultures 

    Vergara, Mauricio; Berrios, Julio; Martínez, Irene; Díaz-Barrera, Alvaro; Acevedo, Cristian; Reyes, Juan G.; Gonzalez, Ramon; Altamirano, Claudia (2015)
    Background: Chinese hamster ovary (CHO) cells are the main host for producing recombinant proteins with human therapeutic applications mainly because of their capability to perform proper folding and glycosylation processes. ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...

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