Dawei Fu

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Down syndrome (DS) is mainly caused by the presence of an extra copy of human chromosome 21 (Hsa21) and is a leading genetic cause for developmental cognitive disabilities in humans. The mouse is a premier model organism for DS because the regions on Hsa21 are syntenically conserved with three regions in the mouse genome, which are located on mouse(More)
Molecular ferroelectrics are highly desirable for their easy and environmentally friendly processing, light weight, and mechanical flexibility. We found that diisopropylammonium bromide (DIPAB), a molecular crystal processed from aqueous solution, is a ferroelectric with a spontaneous polarization of 23 microcoulombs per square centimeter [close to that of(More)
Ferroelectricity is essential to many forms of current technology, ranging from sensors and actuators to optical or memory devices. In this circumstance, organic ferroelectrics are of particular importance because of their potential application in tomorrow's organic devices, and several pure organic ferroelectrics have been recently developed. However, some(More)
In the title compound, C(15)H(19)N(3)O(3), owing to an intra-molecular O-H⋯N hydrogen bond, the pyridine and imidazole rings are nearly coplanar and are twisted from each other by a dihedral angle of only 0.92 (9)°. The mol-ecules are linked through inter-molecular N-H⋯O hydrogen bonding, forming an infinite chain parallel to the b axis.