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Kinetic and chemical assessment of the UV/H2O2 treatment of antiepileptic drug carbamazepine.
The UV/H2O2-induced degradation of carbamazepine, a worldwide used antiepileptic drug, recently found as contaminant in many municipal sewage treatment plant (STP) effluents and other aquaticExpand
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Advanced oxidation of the pharmaceutical drug diclofenac with UV/H2O2 and ozone.
Diclofenac, a widely used anti-inflammatory drug, has been found in many Sewage Treatment Plant effluents, rivers and lake waters, and has been reported to exhibit adverse effects on fish. AdvancedExpand
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Melanins and melanogenesis: methods, standards, protocols
Despite considerable advances in the past decade, melanin research still suffers from the lack of universally accepted and shared nomenclature, methodologies, and structural models. This paper stemsExpand
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Nitro-fatty Acid Formation and Signaling*
Enzymatic and non-enzymatic oxygenations of unsaturated fatty acids yield a broad family of autocrine and paracrine cell signaling mediators. Soon after nitric oxide (•NO) was described as a mediatorExpand
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Characterization of melanins in human irides and cultured uveal melanocytes from eyes of different colors.
The presence of eumelanin and pheomelanin in irides from eyes of various colors was determined and quantified by a highly specific microanalytical procedure based on chemical degradation. SignificantExpand
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A reappraisal of traditional apple cultivars from Southern Italy as a rich source of phenols with superior antioxidant activity.
Few literature data are available on the nutraceutical properties of little widespread local apple cultivars. Such lack of information prevents exploitation of these germplasms for geneticExpand
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An integrated approach to the structure of Sepia melanin. Evidence for a high proportion of degraded 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid units in the pigment backbone
Abstract The relative proportion of 5,6-dihydroxyindole (DHI) versus 5,6-dihydroxyindole-2-carboxylic acid (DHICA) units in Sepia melanin and their degree of structural integrity were assessed by anExpand
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Oxidation chemistry of catecholamines and neuronal degeneration: an update.
Aberrant oxidative pathways of catecholamine neurotransmitters, i.e. dopamine and norepinephrine, are an important biochemical correlate of catecholaminergic neuron loss in some disablingExpand
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Melanins and melanogenesis: from pigment cells to human health and technological applications
During the past decade, melanins and melanogenesis have attracted growing interest for a broad range of biomedical and technological applications. The burst of polydopamine‐based multifunctionalExpand
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Oxidation chemistry of norepinephrine: partitioning of the O-quinone between competing cyclization and chain breakdown pathways and their roles in melanin formation.
Aberrant oxidation of norepinephrine (1) via the transient o-quinone has been implicated as a critical pathogenetic mechanism underlying the degeneration of noradrenergic cell bodies in the locusExpand
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