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Effects of Chlorophytum borivilianum on sexual behaviour and sperm count in male rats
This study was designed to evaluate the aphrodisiac and spermatogenic potential of the aqueous extract of dried roots of Chlorophytum borivilianum (CB) in rats. Male Wistar albino rats were divided… Expand
The Al-Qaeda and the Lashkar-e-Toiba: A Case of Growing Ideological Homogeneity?
- Riddhi Shah
- Political Science
- 29 May 2014
Study of ideology is one of the most important domains of consideration for a successful counter-terrorism strategy. It is necessary to know and understand the ideology of a terrorist outfit coupled… Expand
Production of deuterated switchgrass by hydroponic cultivation
AbstractMain conclusionThe bioenergy crop switchgrass was grown hydroponically from tiller cuttings in 50 % D2O to obtain biomass with 34 % deuterium substitution and physicochemical properties… Expand
Development of approaches for deuterium incorporation in plants.
Soon after the discovery of deuterium, efforts to utilize this stable isotope of hydrogen for labeling of plants began and have proven successful for natural abundance to 20% enrichment. However,… Expand
Production of bacterial cellulose with controlled deuterium-hydrogen substitution for neutron scattering studies.
Isotopic enrichment of biomacromolecules is a widely used technique that enables the investigation of the structural and dynamic properties to provide information not accessible with natural… Expand
Allelopathic effects of exogenous phenylalanine: a comparison of four monocot species
Main conclusionExogenous phenylalanine stunted annual ryegrass but not switchgrass or winter grain rye, with deuterium incorporation up to 3% from phenyalanine-d8. Toxicity to duckweed varied with… Expand
Deconstruction of biomass enabled by local demixing of cosolvents at cellulose and lignin surfaces
- S. V. Pingali, M. Smith, +11 authors Loukas Petridis
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
- 7 July 2020
Significance The use of plant biomass for the production of fuels and chemicals is of critical economic and environmental importance, but has posed a formidable challenge, due to the recalcitrance of… Expand
Antidepressant effect of linseed oil on various behavioral and pharmacological models of depression in Swiss albino mice
Background: Linum usitatissimum Linn. (Linaceae) commonly known as linseed or flaxseed is known to be the richest plant source for alpha-linoleic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid. Aim: The objective of… Expand
Time-resolved SANS visualization of hierarchical structures during thermochemical reactions
Knowledge of structural changes to biomass during pretreatment will enable an informed approach to improving biomass conversion efficiencies. We developed a pressure reaction cell to monitor… Expand
Cellulose-lignin composite fibres as precursors for carbon fibres. Part 1 - Manufacturing and properties of precursor fibres.
- Mikaela Trogen, Nguyen-Duc Le, +9 authors M. Hummel
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Carbohydrate polymers
- 15 January 2021
Cellulose-lignin composite fibres were spun from ionic liquid (IL) solutions by dry-jet wet spinning. Birch pre-hydrolysed Kraft (PHK) pulp and organosolv beech (BL) or spruce lignin (SL) were… Expand