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Effects of naturally occurring compounds on fibril formation and oxidative stress of beta-amyloid.
Beta-amyloid (betaA)-induced oxidative toxicity on neuronal cells is a principal route in Alzheimer's disease (AD), and its toxicity occurs after fibril formation. Inhibitory or promoting effects ofExpand
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Enhanced sulfamethazine removal by steam-activated invasive plant-derived biochar.
Recent investigations have shown frequent detection of pharmaceuticals in soils and waters posing potential risks to human and ecological health. Here, we report the enhanced removal ofExpand
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Trichloroethylene adsorption by pine needle biochars produced at various pyrolysis temperatures.
In this study, pine needles were converted to biochar (BC) at different pyrolysis temperatures of 300, 500, and 700 °C to sorb trichloroethylene (TCE), and the changes in BC properties with eachExpand
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Curcuma longa L. constituents inhibit sortase A and Staphylococcus aureus cell adhesion to fibronectin.
The inhibitory activity of Curcuma longa L. (turmeric) rhizome constituents against sortase A, a bacterial surface protein anchoring transpeptidase, from Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538p wasExpand
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Heavy metal immobilization and microbial community abundance by vegetable waste and pine cone biochar of agricultural soils.
In order to determine the efficacy of vegetable waste and pine cone biochar for immobilization of metal/metalloid (lead and arsenic) and abundance of microbial community in different agriculturalExpand
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Phenanthrene degradation in Arthrobacter sp. P1-1: initial 1,2-, 3,4- and 9,10-dioxygenation, and meta- and ortho-cleavages of naphthalene-1,2-diol after its formation from
Arthrobacter sp. P1-1, isolated from a polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH)-contaminated site in Hilo, HI, USA, can decompose phenanthrene (40 mg l(-1)) completely within 7 days. A detailedExpand
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Speciation and phytoavailability of lead and antimony in a small arms range soil amended with mussel shell, cow bone and biochar: EXAFS spectroscopy and chemical extractions.
Mussel shell (MS), cow bone (CB) and biochar (BC) were selected to immobilize metals in an army firing range soil. Amendments were applied at 5% (wt) and their efficacies were determined after 175 d.Expand
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Risk assessment of human antibiotics in Korean aquatic environment.
In Korea, antibiotic usage has received a lot of attention from the public due to the increasing number of bacteria resistant to the currently used antibiotics. In this study based on FDA regulationExpand
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Antimalarial activity of anthothecol derived from Khaya anthotheca (Meliaceae).
Antimalarial activity of anthothecol, a limonoid of Khaya anthotheca (Meliaceae) against Plasmodium falciparum was tested using a [(3)H]-hypoxanthine and 48h culture assay in vitro. AnthotecholExpand
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Repellent activities of essential oils and monoterpenes against Culex pipiens pallens.
Essential oils of Eulcalyptus globulus, Lavender officinalis, Rosemarinus officinalis, and Thymus vulgaris were examined for their repellent activities against Culex pipiens pallens. All 4 essentialExpand
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