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a r t i c l e i n f o Index words: Winter chlorophyll SeaWiFS Lake Michigan Quagga Between 1990 and 2001, late-winter phytoplankton blooms were common in parts of the lower Great Lakes (southern Lake Michigan, Saginaw Bay and southern Lake Huron, and western Lake Erie), providing resources for over-wintering zooplankton. In Lake Michigan up to 2001,(More)
Fluorescamine derivatized 3-amino-2,2,5,5,-tetramethyl-1-pyrrolidinyloxy (I) is shown to undergo an irreversible reaction with peroxyl radicals and other radical oxidants to generate a more highly fluorescent diamagnetic product (II) and thus can be used as a highly sensitive and versatile probe to determine oxidant production optically, either by(More)
writing. The manuscript was peer‐reviewed and accepted for publication by Aquatic Ecosystem Health and Management Society (AEHMS). The right to publish the work in a thesis was retained by the authors, as described in paragraph 4 of the original copyright transfer agreement. The agreement is reproduced in its entirety on the following page of this thesis,(More)
Stable nitroxides are potential antioxidant drugs. In this study, we have linked nitroxide to natural amino acids with the aim to improve therapeutic activity. The radical scavenging activities of two nitronyl nitroxide-amino acid conjugates (NNR and NNK) were evaluated in PC 12 cell survival assays. The NO scavenging activities of these compounds were(More)
Boron nitride nanotubes (BNNTs) are functionalized and solubilized in organic solvents such as chloroform, methylene chloride, and tetrahydrofuran by using conjugated poly(p-phenylene ethynylene)s (PPEs) (polymers A and B) and polythiophene (polymer C) via a noncovalent functionalization approach through strong pi-pi stacking interactions between the(More)
Contrary to expectations of fairly uniform and unstratified waters, sea-viewing wide field-of-view sensor (SeaWiFS) and moderate-resolution imaging spectroradiometer (MODIS) imagery revealed a spatially complex chlorophyll a pattern, termed the ''doughnut,'' in southern Lake Michigan during March to April. Phosphorus-rich coastal waters and sediments are(More)
A series of novel highly water-soluble neutral BODIPY dyes have been obtained by functionalization of BODIPY dyes with branched oligo(ethylene glycol)methyl ether groups at positions 8, 2 and 6 or 4 and 4'. Use of an ortho-substituent group of branched oligo(ethylene glycol)methyl ether on the meso-phenyl ring of BODIPY dyes and replacement of the fluorine(More)