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Improving the Indigo Carmine Decolorization Ability of a Bacillus amyloliquefaciens Laccase by Site-Directed Mutagenesis
Indigo carmine is a typical recalcitrant dye which is widely used in textile dyeing processes. Laccases are versatile oxidases showing strong ability to eliminate hazardous dyes from wastewater.Expand
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Analysis of pectin from Panax ginseng flower buds and their binding activities to galectin-3.
Water-soluble pectic polysaccharides isolated from Panax ginseng flower buds (WGFPA) were completely fractionated into six homogeneous fractions (WGFPA-1a, WGFPA-2a, WGFPA-3a, WGFPA-1b, WGFPA-2b andExpand
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Antimicrobial activity and stability of protonectin with D‐amino acid substitutions
The misuse and overuse of antibiotics result in the emergence of resistant bacteria and fungi, which make an urgent need of the new antimicrobial agents. Nowadays, antimicrobial peptides haveExpand
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3-Butyl-1-methylimidazolinium borohydride ([bmim][BH4])—a novel reducing agent for the selective reduction of carbon–carbon double bonds in activated conjugated alkenes
Abstract A novel ionic reducing reagent, 3-butyl-1-methylimidazolium borohydride ([bmim][BH 4 ]), was synthesized and successfully used for the selective reduction of carbon–carbon double bonds inExpand
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Chemical and biological explorations of the electrophilic reactivity of the bioactive marine natural product halenaquinone with biomimetic nucleophiles.
The electrophilic reactivity of the bioactive marine sponge natural product halenaquinone has been investigated by reaction with the biomimetic nucleophiles N-acetyl-L-cysteine andExpand
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Nickel-catalyzed intramolecular C–H arylation using aryl pivalates as electrophiles
Abstract This paper describes a method for nickel catalyzed intramolecular C–H arylation using aryl pivalates as electrophiles. The transformation is efficient for the synthesis of diverseExpand
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Amino Acid-derived Protic Ionic Liquids: Physicochemical Properties and Behaviour as Amphiphile Self-assembly Media
The thermal phase transitions and physicochemical properties of a series of 21 amino acid-derived protic ionic liquids and four protic molten salts have been investigated. Structure–propertyExpand
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Investigation of Indolglyoxamide and Indolacetamide Analogues of Polyamines as Antimalarial and Antitrypanosomal Agents
Pure compound screening has previously identified the indolglyoxylamidospermidine ascidian metabolites didemnidine A and B (2 and 3) to be weak growth inhibitors of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesienseExpand
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Biologically Active Acetylenic Amino Alcohol and N-Hydroxylated 1,2,3,4-Tetrahydro-β-carboline Constituents of the New Zealand Ascidian Pseudodistoma opacum.
The first occurrence of an acetylenic 1-amino-2-alcohol, distaminolyne A (1), isolated from the New Zealand ascidian Pseudodistoma opacum, is reported. The isolation and structure elucidation of 1Expand
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The effect of halogenation on the antimicrobial activity, antibiofilm activity, cytotoxicity and proteolytic stability of the antimicrobial peptide Jelleine-I
HIGHLIGHTSThe halogenation of Jelleine‐I enhances its antimicrobial activity.The proteolytic stability of Jelleine‐I was improved by halogenation.The halogenated derivatives of Jelleine‐I still haveExpand
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