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A multi-functional light-driven actuator with an integrated temperature-sensing function based on a carbon nanotube composite.

Yiwen Xiao, Jian Lin, Jing Xiao, Mingcen Weng, Wei Zhang, Peidi Zhou, Zhiling Luo, Luzhuo Chen,

Actuators play an important role in the fields of intelligent robots and wearable electronics. Temperature has a great impact on the performances of many actuators. However, most of the traditional actuators only have an actuating function, failing to monitor and send real-time feedback of the temperature of the actuator. To ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2021, 13(12):6259-6265]

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Metal organic framework derived porous carbon materials excel as an excellent platform for high-performance packaged supercapacitors.

Xianyu Chu, Fanling Meng, Ting Deng, Wei Zhang,

Designing and synthesizing new materials with special physical and chemical properties are the key steps to assembling high performance supercapacitors. Metal organic framework (MOF) derived porous carbon materials have drawn great attention in supercapacitors because of their large specific surface area, high chemical/thermal stability and tunable pore structure. Thus, the ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2021, 13(11):5570-5593]

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Caffeine promotes the expression of telomerase reverse transcriptase to regulate cellular senescence and aging.

Li Tao, Wei Zhang, Yaxin Zhang, Mei Zhang, Yueying Zhang, Xing Niu, Qing Zhao, Zhenxing Liu, Yuyin Li, Aipo Diao,

Telomere shortening is one of the main causes of cellular senescence. Caffeine is a natural stimulant most commonly found in coffee and tea. In this study, caffeine was found to promote the expression of telomerase reverse transcriptase (TERT) at both mRNA and protein levels, and consequently extended the telomere length ... Read more >>

Food Funct (Food & function)
[2021, 12(7):2914-2924]

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Intradermal administration of green synthesized nanosilver (NS) through film-coated PEGDA microneedles for potential antibacterial applications.

Ya Gao, Wei Zhang, Yan Fang Cheng, Yang Cao, Zhigang Xu, Li Qun Xu, Yuejun Kang, Peng Xue,

Skin infections caused by pathogens, including bacteria, fungi and viruses, are difficult to completely eliminate through standard topical administration, owing to the restricted drug permeation into the epidermis layer. Herein, we developed a poly(ethylene glycol) diacrylate (PEGDA) microneedle patch with surface coating of a nanosilver (NS) encapsulated gelatin/sucrose film for ... Read more >>

Biomater Sci (Biomaterials science)
[2021, 9(6):2244-2254]

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Serological investigation of asymptomatic cases of SARS-CoV-2 infection reveals weak and declining antibody responses.

Yong Yang, Xi Wang, Rong-Hui Du, Wei Zhang, Hao-Rui Si, Yan Zhu, Xu-Rui Shen, Qian Li, Bei Li, Dong Men, Ya-Na Zhou, Hui Wang, Xiao-Lin Tong, Xian-En Zhang, Zheng-Li Shi, Peng Zhou,

Without an effective vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the build-up of herd immunity through natural infection has been suggested as a means to control COVID-19. Although population immunity is typically estimated by the serological investigation of recovered patients, humoral immunity in asymptomatic subjects has not been well studied, although they represent a ... Read more >>

Emerg Microbes Infect (Emerging microbes & infections)
[2021, 10(1):905-912]

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The biological role of MutT in the pathogenesis of the zoonotic pathogen Streptococcus suis serotype 2.

Quan Li, Xia Fei, Yuhang Zhang, Genglin Guo, Huoying Shi, Wei Zhang,

<i>Streptococcus suis</i> (<i>S. suis</i>) is an important rising pathogen that causes serious diseases in humans and pigs. Although some putative virulence factors of <i>S. suis</i> have been identified, its pathogenic mechanisms are largely unclear. Here, we identified a putative virulence-associated factor MutT, which is unique to <i>S. suis</i> serotype 2 ... Read more >>

Virulence (Virulence)
[2021, 12(1):1538-1549]

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Effect of a genetically engineered interferon-alpha versus traditional interferon-alpha in the treatment of moderate-to-severe COVID-19: a randomised clinical trial.

Chuan Li, Fengming Luo, Chengwu Liu, Nian Xiong, Zhihua Xu, Wei Zhang, Ming Yang, Ye Wang, Dan Liu, Chao Yu, Jia Zeng, Li Zhang, Duo Li, Yanbin Liu, Mei Feng, Ruoyang Liu, Jiandong Mei, Senyi Deng, Zhen Zeng, Yuanhong He, Haiyan Liu, Zhengyu Shi, Meng Duan, Deying Kang, Jiayu Liao, Weimin Li, Lunxu Liu,

<h4>Background</h4>There are few effective therapies for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) upon the outbreak of the pandemic. To compare the effectiveness of a novel genetically engineered recombinant super-compound interferon (rSIFN-co) with traditional interferon-alpha added to baseline antiviral agents (lopinavir-ritonavir or umifenovir) for the treatment of moderate-to-severe COVID-19.<h4>Method</h4>In this multicenter randomized (1:1) ... Read more >>

Ann Med (Annals of medicine)
[2021, 53(1):391-401]

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Cardioprotective effect of rosmarinic acid against myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion injury via suppression of the NF-κB inflammatory signalling pathway and ROS production in mice.

Wei Quan, Hui-Xian Liu, Wei Zhang, Wei-Juan Lou, Yang-Ze Gong, Chong Yuan, Qing Shao, Na Wang, Chao Guo, Fei Liu,

<h4>Context</h4>Rosmarinic acid (RosA), a natural poly-phenolic compound isolated from a variety of Labiatae herbs, has been reported to have a range of biological effects.<h4>Objective</h4>To investigate the cardioprotective effects of RosA against myocardial ischaemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>Male C57BL/6J mice were given RosA (100 mg/kg) via intragastric administration. After 1 week of administration, ... Read more >>

Pharm Biol (Pharmaceutical biology)
[2021, 59(1):222-231]

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Long non-coding RNA TTN antisense RNA 1 facilitates hepatocellular carcinoma progression via regulating miR-139-5p/SPOCK1 axis.

Xinghao Zhu, Shiqing Jiang, Zongyao Wu, Tonghua Liu, Wei Zhang, Lili Wu, Lijun Xu, Mingliang Shao,

Reportedly, long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) are implicated in hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) progression, yet little is known concerning the biological functions of TTN antisense RNA 1 (TTN-AS1) in HCC. In this study, quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) was performed for detecting TTN-AS1, SPOCK1 mRNA, and miR-139-5p expressions in HCC cells ... Read more >>

Bioengineered (Bioengineered)
[2021, 12(1):578-588]

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Ti3C2Tx nanosheet wrapped core-shell MnO2 nanorods @ hollow porous carbon as a multifunctional polysulfide mediator for improved Li-S batteries.

Heng Zhang, Peigen Zhang, Long Pan, Wei He, Qi Qi, Zhuoheng Bao, Li Yang, Wei Zhang, Michel W Barsoum, ZhengMing Sun,

Lithium-sulfur (Li-S) batteries are regarded as potential next-generation energy storage systems due to their high theoretical energy densities. However, the dissolution of lithium polysulfides (LiPSs) upon cycling can result in severe capacity degradation. Achieving high rate capabilities with good cycling stability remains a huge obstacle for the practical implementation of ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2020, 12(47):24196-24205]

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Techno-economic feasibility analysis of microwave-assisted biorefinery of multiple products from Australian lobster shells

Trung T Nguyen, Wei Zhang,

Commercially valuable proteins, chitin, and minerals of Australian lobster shells were successfully produced with high yields and good quality at laboratory scale using a newly developed microwave-intensified biorefinery process. This study analyses the technical and economic feasibility of upscaling the process to industrial production using a process simulation software, SuperPro ... Read more >>

(Food and bioproducts processing.)
[2021, 124:419-433]

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A thermodynamic and kinetic study of the catalytic performance of Fe, Mo, Rh and Ru for the electrochemical nitrogen reduction reaction.

Jun-Lin Shi, Shi-Qin Xiang, Wei Zhang, Liu-Bin Zhao,

The electrochemical reduction of N2 is a promising reaction candidate for the ammonia synthesis process. Density functional theory simulations are carried out to study the reaction thermodynamics and kinetics for a better understanding of the catalytic performance of Fe, Mo, Rh, and Ru electrodes. The distal pathway is the most ... Read more >>

Phys Chem Chem Phys (Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP)
[2020, 22(44):25973-25981]

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Similar hypoglycemic effects of glucomannan and its enzyme degraded products from Amorphophallus albus on type 2 diabetes mellitus in mice and potential mechanisms.

Cheng-Ying Wu, Jing Zhou, Fang Long, Wei Zhang, Hong Shen, He Zhu, Jin-Di Xu, Song-Lin Li,

In the present study, the hypoglycemic effects of glucomannan (AGM) and its enzyme-degraded products from Amorphophallus albus were investigated. Four degraded products were prepared through ultrafiltration of β-glucanase-degraded products of AGM. The hypoglycemic activities were evaluated in HFD-STZ-induced type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) mice, and the diversity of gut bacteria ... Read more >>

Food Funct (Food & function)
[2020, 11(11):9740-9751]

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Two-dimensional van der Waals heterostructure CdO/PtSe2: promising visible light photocatalyst for overall water splitting.

Wei Zhang, Weixiao Ji,

Due to the gradual depletion of fossil fuels and the serious environmental pollution, hydrogen generation by photocatalytic water splitting has been considered as an alternative strategy for clean energy. Herein, using hybrid density functional calculations, we systematically study the structural, electronic and optical properties of van der Waals heterostructure CdO/PtSe<sub>2</sub> ... Read more >>

Phys Chem Chem Phys (Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP)
[2020, 22(42):24662-24668]

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Photoinduced umpolung addition of carbonyl compounds with α,β-unsaturated esters enables the polysubstituted γ-lactone formation.

Jia-Yi Gu, Wei Zhang, Seth R Jackson, Yan-Hong He, Zhi Guan,

We herein report the photoinduced intermolecular umpolung addition of aromatic ketones/aldehydes with α,β-unsaturated esters via ketyl radical intermediates. Following an intramolecular transesterification, a variety of γ-lactone derivatives are readily accessed. Mechanistic investigations demonstrate the significant role of Hantzsch ester, which serves both as the electron and proton donor. ... Read more >>

Chem Commun (Camb) (Chemical communications (Cambridge, England))
[2020, 56(87):13441-13444]

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The synthesis of two-dimensional Bi2Te3@SiO2 core-shell nanosheets for fluorescence/photoacoustic/infrared (FL/PA/IR) tri-modal imaging-guided photothermal/photodynamic combination therapy.

Zhihao Zhou, Wei Zhang, Lei Zhang, Yang Cao, Zhigang Xu, Yuejun Kang, Peng Xue,

Two-dimensional Bi<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>3</sub> nanosheets (NSs) have recently been validated as a new type of photothermal agent to provide an alternative option for tumor ablation via light-induced hyperthermia. However, the surface of Bi<sub>2</sub>Te<sub>3</sub> NSs lacks active radicals for the conjugation of functional molecules, which undoubtedly impedes their versatile utilization in medical areas. ... Read more >>

Biomater Sci (Biomaterials science)
[2020, 8(21):5874-5887]

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Combined treatment with valproic acid and estrogen has neuroprotective effects in ovariectomized mice with Alzheimer's disease.

Yan-Zhen Li, Yuan-Jie Liu, Wei Zhang, Shi-Fang Luo, Xin Zhou, Gui-Qiong He,

Postmenopausal women with Alzheimer's disease (AD) exhibit dramatically reduced sensitivity to estrogen replacement therapy, which is though to be related to an estrogen receptor (ER)α/ERβ ratio imbalance arising from a significantly decreased level of ERs of the brain. The aim of our study was to investigate whether valproic acid (VPA) ... Read more >>

Neural Regen Res (Neural regeneration research)
[2021, 16(10):2078-2085]

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A Case Report of Complete Dislocation of Atlantoaxial Joint due to a Traumatic and Pathological Axial Lesion.

Xinwei Yuan, Lun Wan, Jiang Hu, Wei Zhang,

<h4>Background</h4>Atlantoaxial dislocation usually results in sudden death. The patient had never found any axial lesion before, and the atlantoaxial joint dislocation was caused by rotation of the neck due to discomfort of the neck. The patient was given surgical treatment after the rescue of respiratory and cardiac arrest during transportation, ... Read more >>

Int J Spine Surg (International journal of spine surgery)
[2021, 14(s4):S5-S9]

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Modular design of Bi-specific nanoplatform engaged in malignant lymphoma immunotherapy.

Chen Bai, Pengcheng Hu, Wei Zhang, Lina Song, Di Liu, Yi Chen, Ming Ma, Ning Gu, Yu Zhang,

Nanocarrier systems play an important role in cancer immunotherapy. In this article, biotinylated CD20 and CD3 antibodies were conjugated onto the surface of streptavidin modified ultra-small Fe<sub>3</sub>O<sub>4</sub> nanoparticles via specific binding between streptavidin and biotin to construct a bi-specific nanoplatform (BSNP). The synthesized BSNP with 30 nm hydrodynamic size provides ... Read more >>

Nanoscale (Nanoscale)
[2020, 12(35):18418-18428]

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In vivo pharmacodynamic evaluation of antidepressants based on flux mitochondrial Cys in living mice via near infrared fluorescence imaging.

Xin Wang, Jiali Zha, Wei Zhang, Wen Zhang, Bo Tang,

The establishment of an objective and effective approach is imperative for depression diagnosis and anti-depressant efficacy evaluation, which might eliminate the drawbacks of current clinical diagnoses that rest on subjective scales. Oxidative stress may lead to depression with an excess of oxidants, but correspondingly, reductants play essential roles in retaining ... Read more >>

Analyst (The Analyst)
[2020, 145(18):6119-6124]

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Stabilizing black phosphorus via inorganic small-molecular H3BO3.

Fangbing Shi, Xuanchen Dong, Keke Huang, Zhibin Geng, Xiyang Wang, Xiaotian Yang, Chao Wang, Wei Zhang, Shouhua Feng,

Taking the degradation mechanism into consideration, inorganic small-molecular H3BO3 was selected for surface coordination of black phosphorus (BP). The successful coordination between BP and H3BO3 not only improves the ambient stability of BP, but also preserves the intrinsic properties of BP without distorting its structure. ... Read more >>

Chem Commun (Camb) (Chemical communications (Cambridge, England))
[2020, 56(77):11418-11421]

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On/off switchable epicatechin-based ultra-sensitive MRI-visible nanotheranostics - see it and treat it.

Bing Xiao, Xiaoxuan Zhou, Hongxia Xu, Wei Zhang, Xiaodan Xu, Fengjuan Tian, Yue Qian, Feidan Yu, Cailing Pu, Hongjie Hu, Zhuxian Zhou, Xiangrui Liu, Hirak K Patra, Nigel Slater, Jianbin Tang, Jianqing Gao, Youqing Shen,

Nanotechnology has a remarkable impact on the preclinical development of future medicines. However, the complicated preparation and systemic toxicity to living systems prevent them from translation to clinical applications. In the present report, we developed a polyepicatechin-based on/off switchable ultra-sensitive magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) visible theranostic nanoparticle (PEMN) for image-guided ... Read more >>

Biomater Sci (Biomaterials science)
[2020, 8(18):5210-5218]

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Ordered structures and sub-5 nm line patterns from rod-coil hybrids containing oligo(dimethylsiloxane).

Weilu Yang, Wei Zhang, Longfei Luo, Xiaolin Lyu, Anqi Xiao, Zhihao Shen, Xing-He Fan,

Sub-5 nm ordered nanostructures including lamellar, double gyroid, and columnar phases are formed by a series of oligo(dimethylsiloxane) (ODMS)-based rod-coil liquid crystals with accurate molecular weights. Films with well-oriented line patterns can be obtained by substrate-induced directed self-assembly, which may be further used as lithographic templates. ... Read more >>

Chem Commun (Camb) (Chemical communications (Cambridge, England))
[2020, 56(71):10341-10344]

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Recombinant human lactoferrin attenuates the progression of hepatosteatosis and hepatocellular death by regulating iron and lipid homeostasis in ob/ob mice.

Chuang Guo, Han Xue, Tian Guo, Wei Zhang, Wen-Qiang Xuan, Yan-Tao Ren, Di Wang, Yan-Hong Chen, Yu-Han Meng, Hui-Ling Gao, Pu Zhao,

Lactoferrin (Lf), an iron-binding glycoprotein, has been shown to possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and exert modulatory effects on lipid homeostasis and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), but our understanding of its regulatory mechanisms is limited and inconsistent. We used leptin-deficient (ob/ob) mice as the rodent model of NAFLD, and ... Read more >>

Food Funct (Food & function)
[2020, 11(8):7183-7196]

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Role of Neopestalotiopsis rosae in causing root rot of strawberry in Beijing, China

Qian Sun, Dulanjalee Harishchandra, Jingyi Jia, Qiang Zuo, Guozhen Zhang, Qi Wang, Jiye Yan, Wei Zhang, Xinghong Li,

Root rot is a major disease of strawberry (Fragaria × ananassa cv. Duchesne) worldwide affecting production and leading to huge economic losses. In 2018 and 2019, strawberry plants displaying root rot symptoms accompanied by plant wilting were observed on commercial farms in Beijing, China. A fungus with the general morphological characters of ... Read more >>

Crop Prot (Crop protection.)
[2021, 147:Not Available]

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