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Studies on the degeneration and regeneration of neurons as individual compartments of axons or somata can provide critical information for the clinical therapy of nervous system diseases. A controllable in vitro platform for multiple purposes is key to such studies. In the present study, we describe an integrated microfluidic device designed for achieving(More)
  • Massimiliano Bratti, Mark Stewart, Jeremy Smith, Derek Leslie, Martin Andrews, Jan Van Ours +3 others
  • 2006
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Two series of apigenin [5,7-dihydroxy-2-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-4H-chromen-4-one] derivatives, 3a-3j and 4a-4j, were synthesized. The apigenin and alkyl amines moieties of these compounds were separated by C₂ or C₃ spacers, respectively. The chemical structures of the apigenin derivatives were confirmed using ¹H-NMR, ¹³C-NMR, and electrospray ionization mass(More)
A series of nitrogen-containing apigenin analogs 4a–j was synthesized via Mannich reactions to develop anticancer, antibacterial, and antioxidant agents from plant-derived flavonoids. The chemical structures of these compounds were confirmed using 1 H-NMR, 13 C-NMR, and ESI-MS. The in vitro biological activities of the analogs were evaluated via assays of(More)