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Proteolytic cleavage, trafficking, and functions of nuclear receptor tyrosine kinases

  • Published: 04 July 2015
  • Author(s): Mei‐Kuang Chen, Mien‐Chie Hung

Quality and Reliability Engineering International

Control Charts for the Lognormal Mean

  • Published: 03 July 2015
  • Author(s): Wei‐Heng Huang, Hsiuying Wang, Arthur B. Yeh

Quality and Reliability Engineering International

Optimization of ADC Channels of A Smart Energy Meter Including Random Noise Effects

  • Published: 03 July 2015
  • Author(s): Francesco Adamo, Rossella Berni, Attilio Di Nisio, Valeria L. Scarano, Maurizio Spadavecchia

Quality and Reliability Engineering International

Non‐normal Capability Indices for the Weibull and Lognormal Distributions

  • Published: 03 July 2015
  • Author(s): Manuel R. Piña‐Monarrez, Jesús F. Ortiz‐Yañez, Manuel I. Rodríguez‐Borbón

Quality and Reliability Engineering International

Monitoring Process Variance Using an ARL‐unbiased EWMA‐p Control Chart

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  • Author(s): Su‐Fen Yang, Barry C. Arnold

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Continuous Processing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients Suspensions via Dynamic Cross‐Flow Filtration

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  • Author(s): Johannes Gursch, Roland Hohl, Gregor Toschkoff, Diana Dujmovic, Jörg Brozio, Markus Krumme, Norbert Rasenack, Johannes Khinast

Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Intranasal Piperine‐Loaded Chitosan Nanoparticles as Brain‐Targeted Therapy in Alzheimer's Disease: Optimization, Biological Efficacy, and Potential Toxicity

  • Published: 03 July 2015
  • Author(s): Yosra S. R. Elnaggar, Samar M. Etman, Doaa A. Abdelmonsif, Ossama Y. Abdallah

Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety

Application of Chromatographic Techniques in the Detection and Identification of Constituents Formed during Food Frying: A Review

  • Published: 03 July 2015
  • Author(s): Qing Zhang, Wen Qin, Meiliang Li, Qun Shen, Ahmed S.M. Saleh

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4‐Aryl‐4 H ‐Chromene‐3‐Carbonitrile Derivates: Synthesis and Preliminary Anti‐Breast Cancer Studies

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  • Author(s): Nancy Thomas, Subin Mary Zachariah, Prasanna Ramani

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Effect of Avishane Shirazi ( Z ataria Multiflora ) and Clove ( S yzygium Aromaticum ) Essential Oils on Microbiological, Chemical and Sensory Properties of Ground Sheep Meat During Refrigerated Storage

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  • Author(s): Javad Aliakbarlu, Surur Khalili Sadaghiani

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Carbon‐Based Materials for Lithium‐Ion Batteries, Electrochemical Capacitors, and Their Hybrid Devices

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  • Author(s): Fei Yao, Duy Tho Pham, Young Hee Lee


Synthesis, Structures, and Single‐Molecule Magnet Behaviour of High‐Nuclearity Nickel(II) Dicubane‐Type Complexes with Pyridyl–Alcohol Ligands

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  • Author(s): Sophie Hameury, Laure Kayser, Roberto Pattacini, Patrick Rosa, Anne‐Laure Barra, Pierre Braunstein


Syntheses, Electrochemical, Linear Optical, and Cubic Nonlinear Optical Properties of Ruthenium–Alkynyl‐Functionalized Oligo(phenylenevinylene) Stars

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Effects of Chemical Composition, Film Thickness, and Morphology on the Electrochromic Properties of Donor–Acceptor Conjugated Copolymers Based on Diketopyrrolopyrrole

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Interleukins in Cancer Biology: Their Heterogeneous Role. By Arseniy E. Yuzhalin, Anton G. Kutikhin

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Prospects of β‐Secretase Inhibitors for the Treatment of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Investigations into the Biosynthesis, Regulation, and Self‐Resistance of Toxoflavin in Pseudomonas protegens Pf‐5

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  • Author(s): Benjamin Philmus, Brenda T. Shaffer, Teresa A. Kidarsa, Qing Yan, Jos M. Raaijmakers, Tadhg P. Begley, Joyce E. Loper

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Concise Total Synthesis of Ivorenolide B

  • Published: 03 July 2015
  • Author(s): Felix Ungeheuer, Alois Fürstner

Chemistry - A European Journal

A Versatile Approach to CF 3 ‐Containing 2‐Pyrrolidones by Tandem Michael Addition–Cyclization: Exemplification in the Synthesis of Amidine Class BACE1 Inhibitors

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Rotaxanes Capped with Host Molecules: Supramolecular Behavior of Adamantylated Bisimidazolium Salts Containing a Biphenyl Centerpiece

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Zhenjie Zhang, Ha Thi Hoang Nguyen, Stephen A. Miller, Seth M. Cohen
polyMOFs: A Class of Interconvertible Polymer‐Metal‐Organic‐Framework Hybrid Materials [Communication]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, vol. 54, p. 6152

Aleksandar Bijelic, Christian Molitor, Stephan G. Mauracher, Rami Al‐Oweini, Ulrich Kortz, Annette Rompel
Hen Egg‐White Lysozyme Crystallisation: Protein Stacking and Structure Stability Enhanced by a Tellurium(VI)‐Centred Polyoxotungstate [Full Paper]
ChemBioChem 2015, vol. 16, p. 233

Susanne Rommel, Christian Belger, Jeanne‐Marie Begouin, Bernd Plietker
Dual [Fe+Phosphine] Catalysis: Application in Catalytic Wittig Olefination [Full Paper]
ChemCatChem 2015, vol. 7, p. 1292

M. P. Pandey, C. S. Kim
Lignin Depolymerization and Conversion: A Review of Thermochemical Methods [Review]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2011, vol. 34, p. 29

Philipp Drosky, Hans‐Ullrich Siehl, Klaus‐Peter Zeller, Joachim Sieler, Stefan Berger, Dieter Sicker
Scharf, schärfer, Capsaicin! [Artikel]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 2015, vol. 49, p. 114

Raju Ghosh, Erik Lindstedt, Nazli Jalalian, Berit Olofsson
Room Temperature, Metal‐Free Arylation of Aliphatic Alcohols [Communication]
ChemistryOpen 2014, vol. 3, p. 54

Nikola Ž. Knežević, Jean‐Olivier Durand
Targeted Treatment of Cancer with Nanotherapeutics Based on Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles [Minireview]
ChemPlusChem 2015, vol. 80, p. 26

Florian Ausfelder, Christian Beilmann, Martin Bertau, Sigmar Bräuninger, Angelika Heinzel, Renate Hoer, Wolfram Koch, Falko Mahlendorf, Anja Metzelthin, Marcell Peuckert, Ludolf Plass, Konstantin Räuchle, Martin Reuter, Georg Schaub, Sebastian Schiebahn, Ekkehard Schwab, Ferdi Schüth, Detlef Stolten, Gisa Teßmer, Kurt Wagemann, Karl‐Friedrich Ziegahn
Energiespeicherung als Element einer sicheren Energieversorgung [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2015, vol. 87, p. 17

Chun‐Chi Chen, Kuo‐Joan Cheng, Tzu‐Ping Ko, Rey‐Ting Guo
Current Progresses in Phytase Research: Three‐Dimensional Structure and Protein Engineering [Review]
ChemBioEng Rev. 2015, vol. 2, p. 76

Karolina Graczyk, Tobias Haven, Lutz Ackermann
Iron‐Catalyzed C(sp2)—H and C(sp3)—H Methylations of Amides and Anilides [Full Paper]
Chem. Eur. J. 2015, vol. 21, p. 8812

Kalanidhi Palanichamy, Krishna P. Kaliappan
Discovery and Syntheses of “Superbug Challengers”—Platensimycin and Platencin [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2010, vol. 5, p. 668

Xuesen Fan, Meng Yan, Yan He, Nana Shen, Xinying Zhang
Synthesis of Functionalized Phenols via the Cascade Reactions of Allenic Ketones with β‐Diketones [Full Paper]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2015, vol. 4, p. 368

George R. Kracke, Monika R. VanGordon, Yulia V. Sevryugina, Peter J. Kueffer, Kuanysh Kabytaev, Satish S. Jalisatgi, M. Frederick Hawthorne
Carborane‐Derived Local Anesthetics are Isomer Dependent [Communication]
ChemMedChem 2015, vol. 10, p. 62

Song Lou, Duolong Di
Retracted: Adsorption Features of Flavonoids on Macroporous Adsorption Resins Functionalized with Ionic Liquids [Retraction]
ChemPhysChem 2015, vol. 16, p. 1329

Jing‐Min Fan, Jia‐Jia Chen, Qian Zhang, Bin‐Bin Chen, Jun Zang, Ming‐Sen Zheng, Quan‐Feng Dong
An Amorphous Carbon Nitride Composite Derived from ZIF‐8 as Anode Material for Sodium‐Ion Batteries [Communication]
ChemSusChem 2015, vol. 8, p. 1856

David J. Nelson
Accessible Syntheses of Late Transition Metal (Pre)Catalysts Bearing N‐Heterocyclic Carbene Ligands [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2015, vol. 2015, p. 2012

Vincent Barbier, François Couty, Olivier R. P. David
Morita–Baylis–Hillman Reactions with Nitroalkenes: A Case Study [Full Paper]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2015, vol. 2015, p. 3679

A. Hartwig, B. Köberle, M. Bunzel
Aus den Hochschulstandorten [Artikel]
Lebensmittelchemie 2015, vol. 69, p. 1

Yu Wang, Wei‐Hong Zhong
Development of Electrolytes towards Achieving Safe and High‐Performance Energy‐Storage Devices: A Review [Review]
ChemElectroChem 2015, vol. 2, p. 22

Schüleraufgabe: CHEMKON 2/2015 [Schüleraufgabe]
CHEMKON 2015, vol. 22, p. 93

Sarah Millar
Tips and Tricks for the Lab: Column Choices
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Amaresh Mishra, Peter Bäuerle
Small Molecule Organic Semiconductors on the Move: Promises for Future Solar Energy Technology [Review]
Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, vol. 51, pp. 2020–2067

Malay Patra, Gilles Gasser
Organometallic Compounds: An Opportunity for Chemical Biology? [Review]
ChemBioChem 2012, vol. 13, pp. 1232–1252

Muhammet Uyanik, Kazuaki Ishihara
Catalysis with In Situ-Generated (Hypo)iodite Ions for Oxidative Coupling Reactions [Concept]
ChemCatChem 2012, vol. 4, pp. 177–185

M. P. Pandey, C. S. Kim
Lignin Depolymerization and Conversion: A Review of Thermochemical Methods [Review]
Chem. Eng. Technol. 2011, vol. 34, pp. 29–41

Anthony J. Arduengo, Roland Krafczyk
Auf der Suche nach stabilen Carbenen [Organische Chemie]
Chem. Unserer Zeit 1998, vol. 32, pp. 6–14

Peter Schroll, Durga Prasad Hari, Burkhard König
Photocatalytic Arylation of Alkenes, Alkynes and Enones with Diazonium Salts [Communication]
ChemistryOpen 2012, vol. 1, pp. 130–133

Yuanbiao Huang, Shuiying Gao, Tianfu Liu, Jian Lü, Xi Lin, Hongfang Li, Rong Cao
Palladium Nanoparticles Supported on Mixed-Linker Metal–Organic Frameworks as Highly Active Catalysts for Heck Reactions [Full Paper]
ChemPlusChem 2012, vol. 77, pp. 106–112

Georg Nickerl, Antje Henschel, Ronny Grünker, Kristina Gedrich, Stefan Kaskel
Chiral Metal-Organic Frameworks and Their Application in Asymmetric Catalysis and Stereoselective Separation [Übersichtsbeitrag]
Chem. Ing. Tech. 2011, vol. 83, pp. 90–103

David Y.-K. Chen, So Won Youn
C–H Activation: A Complementary Tool in the Total Synthesis of Complex Natural Products [Review]
Chem. Eur. J. 2012, vol. 18, pp. 9452–9474

Xiao-Feng Wu, Helfried Neumann, Matthias Beller
Recent Developments on the Trifluoromethylation of (Hetero)Arenes [Focus Review]
Chem. Asian J. 2012, vol. 7, pp. 1744–1754

Chunrui Wu, Feng Shi
A Closer Look at Aryne Chemistry: Details that Remain Mysterious [Review]
Asian J. Org. Chem. 2013, vol. 2, pp. 116–125

Lluís Ballell, Robert H. Bates, Rob J. Young, Daniel Alvarez-Gomez, Emilio Alvarez-Ruiz, Vanessa Barroso, Delia Blanco, Benigno Crespo, Jaime Escribano, Rubén González, Sonia Lozano, Sophie Huss, Angel Santos-Villarejo, José Julio Martín-Plaza, Alfonso Mendoza, María José Rebollo-Lopez, Modesto Remuiñan-Blanco, José Luis Lavandera, Esther Pérez-Herran, Francisco Javier Gamo-Benito, José Francisco García-Bustos, David Barros, Julia P. Castro, Nicholas Cammack
Fueling Open-Source Drug Discovery: 177 Small-Molecule Leads against Tuberculosis [Full Paper]
ChemMedChem 2013, vol. 8, pp. 313–321

Peter Politzer, Jane S. Murray
Halogen Bonding: An Interim Discussion [Review]
ChemPhysChem 2013, vol. 14, pp. 278–294

Jean-Paul Lange, Evert van der Heide, Jeroen van Buijtenen, Richard Price
Furfural–A Promising Platform for Lignocellulosic Biofuels [Review]
ChemSusChem 2012, vol. 5, pp. 150–166

Jarl Ivar van der Vlugt
Cooperative Catalysis with First-Row Late Transition Metals [Microreview]
Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2012, pp. 363–375

Dhevalapally B. Ramachary, Y. Vijayendar Reddy
Dienamine Catalysis: An Emerging Technology in Organic Synthesis [Microreview]
Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2012, pp. 865–887

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