Pan-Pan Zhou

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The cis-trans noncyclic formic acid dimer was studied by means of MP2 method with 6-31G(d,p), 6-31+G(d,p) and 6-311+G(d,p) basis sets. It exhibits simultaneously red-shifted O-H...O and blue-shifted C-H...O hydrogen bonds. AIM and NBO analyses are performed at the MP2/6-31+G(d,p) level to explore their properties and origins. AIM analysis provides the(More)
Standard Watson-Crick adenine-thymine (AT) base pair has been investigated by using the B3LYP functional with 6-31G(d, p) basis set, at which level of theory the geometrical characteristics of the AT base pair are the best in agreement with the experiment. It exhibits simultaneously red-shifted N-H...O and N-H...N hydrogen bonds as well as a blue-shifted(More)
In the present research, the copigmentations of malvidin-3-O-glucoside with five hydroxybenzoic cofactors (p-hydroxybenzoic acid, protocatechuic acid, gallic acid, vanillic acid, and syringic acid) were investigated. The influence of the concentration of these cofactors and the reaction temperature was examined. The equilibrium constant (K), stoichiometric(More)
Copigmentation was investigated in model solutions between the anthocyanin malvidin-3-O-glucoside and three phenolic aldehydes (vanillic, syringic and coniferyl aldehydes) as a function of the pH and the pigment/copigment molar ratio. Tristimulus colorimetry was applied to evaluate the chromatic variations induced by copigmentation process. The results(More)
A series of benzene derivatives with different substituents adsorbed on graphene was investigated using a density-functional tight-binding method with a dispersion correction. Compared to benzene, the derivative with either an electron-withdrawing or -donating substituent exhibits stronger physisorption. Moreover, the steric size of the substituent is(More)
A series of ring-shaped molecular complexes formed by H(3)N, HF and XY (X = Cl, Br and Y = F, Cl, Br) have been investigated at the MP2/aug-cc-pVTZ level of theory. Their optimized geometry, stretching mode, and interaction energy have been obtained. We found that each complex possesses two red-shifted hydrogen bonds and one red-shifted halogen bond, and(More)
Danshen, the dried root of Salvia miltiorrhiza (Lamiaceae), is one of the most popular traditional herbal medicines commonly used in China. Recently, danshen has been used as a health-promoting functional tea to prevent diseases by strengthening the human immunity in China. To search for secondary metabolites with immune-modulating activity, a phytochemical(More)
Nicotinic acid is a well-known pharmaceutical in the vitamin B group that has attracted great interest in the past decades due to its significant importance in the treatment of the human diseases like pellagra. Also, nicotinic acid derivatives have been devoted to much attention due to their different pharmaceutical effects in the treatment of diseases. In(More)
Prototype lanthanide metal-organic frameworks (LnMOFs), Ln(BTC) (Ln = Eu and Tb; BTC = benzene-1,3,5-tricarboxylate), have been considered as luminescent sensors for detecting toxic anions, while their neutral pore structures have limited the entrance and encapsulation of anions to produce highly anion-responsive photoluminescence (PL). To facilitate anions(More)
Condensed-to-atom Fukui functions which reflect the atomic reactivity like the tendency susceptible to either nucleophilic or electrophilic attack demonstrate the bonding trend of an atom in a molecule. Accordingly, Fukui functions based concepts, that is, bonding reactivity descriptors which reveal the bonding properties of molecules in the reaction were(More)