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Electrohydrodynamic cojetting has been employed to synthesize compartmentalized microfibers from thermally responsive hydrogels. The synthesis of the hydrogels as well as their transformation into compartmentalized microcylinders is discussed. After programmable shape-shifting, snail-like particles are obtained that undergo functional and structural reconfiguration in response to a change in temperature.
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Name: Macromolecular rapid communications
Microfiber is a subgroup of microplastics and accounts for a large proportion of microplastics in aquatic environment, especially in municipal effluents. The purpose of the present study was to quanti...
Luminescent materials are of great potential for many fields such as fluorescent sensing and medical imaging. Herein, the construction of lanthanide based luminescent ultralong microfibers through sup...
Tannin-supported on cellulose (TM) microfibers were successfully prepared to remove cationic dye in aqueous solution. SEM and mechanical tests were employed to characterize their structures and proper...
Understanding soil physical properties is essential for soil quality management and sustainable land use. With the growing accumulation of microplastics in soils, a better understanding of the impact ...
There are many natural surfaces with special wettabilities. Snail shells have unique rough structures, which indicates a specific wettability. In this study, the surface of a snail shell was simulated...
The primary objective is to evaluate the efficacy and safety of the use of a formulation of snail slime and natural extracts, for the curative treatment of ulcer wonds in diabetic foot. ...
The main purpose of this study is to update the pulmonary retention values of non-fibrous mineral particles in the general population. This study will provide reference values for the int...
The primary goal of the study is to see if the PET/CT will be able to determine the precise location of the Y-90 particles within the liver and within the tumors. We hope to use this infor...
The purpose of this study is to test if PET scans using 89Zr-DFO-cRGDY-PEG-Cy5-C' dot particles, can be used to take pictures of brain tumors. The investigators want to understand how the ...
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in developed nations and a major health issue in Veterans. Despite a number of different treatments, cardiovascular disease remai...
The interactions of particles responsible for their scattering and transformations (decays and reactions). Because of interactions, an isolated particle may decay into other particles. Two particles passing near each other may transform, perhaps into the same particles but with changed momenta (elastic scattering) or into other particles (inelastic scattering). Interactions fall into three groups: strong, electromagnetic, and weak. (From McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, 7th ed)
Individual components of atoms, usually subatomic; subnuclear particles are usually detected only when the atomic nucleus decays and then only transiently, as most of them are unstable, often yielding pure energy without substance, i.e., radiation.
Synthesized magnetic particles under 100 nanometers possessing many biomedical applications including DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEMS and CONTRAST AGENTS. The particles are usually coated with a variety of polymeric compounds.
Large cytoplasmic ribonucleoprotein particles that have an eight-fold symmetry with a central pore and petal-like structure giving the appearance of an octagonal dome. (The Dictionary of Cell Biology, Lackie and Dow, 2nd ed.)
Positively charged particles composed of two protons and two NEUTRONS, i.e. equivalent to HELIUM nuclei, which are emitted during disintegration of heavy ISOTOPES. Alpha rays have very strong ionizing power, but weak penetrability.