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Modeling of the inactivation of Salmonella typhimurium by supercritical carbon dioxide in physiological saline and phosphate-buffered saline.
In this study, we used supercritical carbon dioxide (SC-CO(2)) to inactivate Salmonella typhimurium suspended in physiological saline (PS) or phosphate-buffered saline (PBS). The colony formingExpand
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Polystyrene (PS)/zinc oxide (ZnO) nanocomposites were prepared by solution mixing, followed by film casting. The effects of ZnO nanoparticles on the physical properties of PS were investigated.Expand
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Synthesis and characterization of high molecular weight branched PBA
We prepared carboxylic acid group terminated linear polybutylene adipate (PBA) by melt polycondensation of adipic acid with 1,4-butanediol in the presence of titanium(IV) isopropoxide (TIP) as aExpand
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Physical Properties of Isotactic Poly(propylene)/Silver Nanocomposites: Dynamic Crystallization Behavior and Resultant Morphology
The presence of silver nanoparticles (0.01-5 wt.-%) increased the crystallization temperature of isotactic poly(propylene) (iPP) (e.g., a 5 wt.-% content increases the temperature by ca. 7 °C) andExpand
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Modeling the inactivation of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and generic Escherichia coli by supercritical carbon dioxide.
In this study, supercritical carbon dioxide (SC-CO(2)) was applied in the inactivation of pathogenic Escherichia coli (E. coli) O157:H7 and generic E. coli. For both strains suspended inExpand
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A low-cost thermographic device for the detection of concealed groove in metal plate
Abstract A low-cost infrared temperature sensor module is developed for the detection of a concealed groove in an aluminum plate. The module, consisting of five infrared temperature sensors in a row,Expand
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The Effect of Molecular Weight of Polycaprolactone on the Ester Interchange Reactions during Melt Blending with Poly(ethylene terephthalate)
The molecular weight (MW) of polycaprolactone (PCL) component had a profound effect on the ester interchange reactions during melt blending with poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET). Utilization ofExpand
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Differential production of interleukin‐10 and interleukin‐12 in mononuclear cells from leprosy patients with a Toll‐like receptor 2 mutation
Toll‐like receptor 2 (TLR2) is a key mediator of the immune response to mycobacterial infections, and mutations in TLR2 have been shown to confer susceptibility to infection with mycobacteria. ThisExpand
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Short‐term calorie restriction ameliorates genomewide, age‐related alterations in DNA methylation
DNA methylation plays major roles in many biological processes, including aging, carcinogenesis, and development. Analyses of DNA methylation using next‐generation sequencing offer a new way toExpand
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Structural effect of linear and star‐shaped poly(L‐lactic acid) on physical properties
The linear and star-shaped poly(L-lactic acid) (PLLA) with similar molecular weight were prepared and their physical properties such as thermal properties, rheological properties, and crystallizationExpand
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