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Enzymatic characterization and crystal structure analysis of the D‐alanine‐D‐alanine ligase from Helicobacter pylori
D‐Alanine‐D‐alanine ligase is the second enzyme in the D‐Ala branch of bacterial cell wall peptidoglycan assembly, and recognized as an attractive antimicrobial target. In this work, the D‐Ala‐D‐AlaExpand
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Direct Synthesis of Nickel(II) Tetraphenylporphyrin and Its Interaction with a Au(111) Surface: A Comprehensive Study
Tetraphenylporphyrin (2HTPP) molecules were vapor-deposited onto a gold(111) surface to serve as reactive ligands for the direct synthesis of nickel(II) tetraphenylporphyrin (NiTPP) under ultrahighExpand
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Combination of bioinspiration: a general route to superhydrophobic particles.
We combine two amazing abilities found in nature: the superhydrophobic property of lotus leaf and the adhesive ability of mussel adhesive protein. The molecular structure mimic of the single units ofExpand
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Efficient electrocatalytic oxidation of formic acid using Au@Pt dendrimer-encapsulated nanoparticles.
We report electrocatalytic oxidation of formic acid using monometallic and bimetallic dendrimer-encapsulated nanoparticles (DENs). The results indicate that the Au147@Pt DENs exhibit betterExpand
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Novel polysulfone hybrid ultrafiltration membrane prepared with TiO2-g-HEMA and its antifouling characteristics
Abstract Hybrid membranes formed by blending TiO2 nanoparticles and organic materials are attractive for creating new materials with enhanced properties such as high permselectivity, goodExpand
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Molecular machines with bio-inspired mechanisms
We explore some of the advances made to date using bio-inspired machine mechanisms in synthetic molecular machines. Expand
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Quantum-chemical predictions of pKa's of thiols in DMSO.
The deprotonation of thiols (on the S-H bond) is widely involved in organic and bio-organic reactions. With the aid of density functional theory (DFT) calculations, the present study focuses onExpand
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Chiral colorimetric recognition of amino acids based on silver nanoparticle clusters
This paper discusses the design of a colorimetric sensor for chiral detection of histidine (His) based on silver nanoparticle clusters. It shows highly selective and sensitive recognition towardsExpand
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A new colorimetric and fluorescent bifunctional probe for Cu2+ and F− ions based on perylene bisimide derivatives
Abstract A perylene bisimide derivative (PBI) based colorimetric and fluorescent bifunctional probe PAM-PBI was designed and synthesized. It was highly selective and sensitive for distinguishing bothExpand
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