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  1. Phycocyanin is a blue natural food colorant with multiple health benefits. Here we propose an efficient phycocyanin extraction method from Arthrospira platensis from Mexico. Three extraction methods were applied ...

    Authors: Sanghamitra Khandual, Edgar Omar Lopez Sanchez, Hugo Espinosa Andrews and Jose Daniel Padilla de la Rosa

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:24

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  2. Propionic acid as a very valuable chemical is in high demand, and it is industrially produced via the oxo-synthesis of ethylene or ethyl alcohol and via the oxidation of propionaldehyde with oxygen. It is urge...

    Authors: Minxue Liu, Fengli Yu, Bing Yuan, Congxia Xie and Shitao Yu

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:23

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  3. Rilpivirine (RPV) was approved by the U.S. FDA (Food and Drug Administration) in 2011 to treat individuals infected with human immunodeficiency virus 1 (HIV-1). Significantly, rilpivirine is three fold more po...

    Authors: Tao Zhang, Jiapei Yang, Zhongxia Zhou, Zhipeng Fu, Srinivasulu Cherukupalli, Dongwei Kang, Peng Zhan and Xinyong Liu

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:22

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  4. Mulberry leaves are used in traditional Chinese medicine and contain numerous active substances that are known to be beneficial for human health. The aim of this study was to investigate the phenolic compositi...

    Authors: Zhenjiang Wang, Cuiming Tang, Gengsheng Xiao, Fanwei Dai, Sen Lin, Zhiyi Li and Guoqing Luo

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:21

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  5. With the increasing demand for antimicrobial agents and the spread of antibiotic resistance in pathogens, the exploitation of plant oils to partly replace antibiotic emerges as an important source of fine chem...

    Authors: Ahmed M. Senan, Binru Yin, Yaoyao Zhang, Mustapha M. Nasiru, Yong‐Mei Lyu, Muhammad Umair, Javaid A. Bhat, Sicheng Zhang and Li Liu

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:20

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  6. Fungal polysaccharides belong to a very important class of biological macromolecules in nature, and have complex monosaccharide composition and structure. These studies on structure and biological activity of ...

    Authors: Lei Guo, Hongwei Dai, Jiayu Ma, Junmin Wang, Yan Hua and Lingyun Zhou

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:19

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  7. To evaluate the impact of cold fermentation time on bagel rolls, the key aroma-active compounds in the volatile fractions obtained from three different bagel rolls through solvent assisted flavor evaporation (...

    Authors: Ola Lasekan, Fatma Dabaj, Megala Muniandy, Nurul Hanisah Juhari and Adeseye Lasekan

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:16

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  8. Chemical and pharmacological investigations were performed on the stems of Cordia batesii (Boraginaeae); chemical studies included quantum calculations applied on a newly described compound.

    Authors: Eric Robert Tiam, Dominique Serge Ngono Bikobo, Ibrahim Mbouombouo Ndassa, Norbert Mbabi Nyemeck II, Auguste Abouem A Zintchem, Lawrence Ayong, Patrick Hervé Betote Diboué, Bruno Lenta Ndjakou, Joséphine Ngo Mbing and Dieudonné Emmanuel Pegnyemb

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:15

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  9. The polyphenol distribution in fresh waxy corns of different color varieties and their functional activities, which may be useful for treating various chronic diseases, were investigated. The in vitro antioxid...

    Authors: Lirong Chen, Yuqiu Guo, Xiaoyue Li, Kuijie Gong and Kaichang Liu

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:14

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  10. Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)-based relaxometry is widely used in various fields of research because of its advantages such as simple sample preparation, easy handling, and relatively low cost compared with...

    Authors: Yasuhiro Date, Feifei Wei, Yuuri Tsuboi, Kengo Ito, Kenji Sakata and Jun Kikuchi

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:13

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  11. The distribution of drugs could not be controlled in the conventional delivery systems. This has led to the developing of a specific nanoparticle-based delivery system, called smart drug delivery systems. In c...

    Authors: Ehsan Alimohammadi, Reza Maleki, Hossein Akbarialiabad and Mohammad Dahri

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:11

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  12. Amoxicillin (AMX), which is one of the β-lactam antibiotics used in the treatment of bacterial infections, is known to have a serious mechanism of resistance necessitating continuous monitoring of its level in...

    Authors: Adane Kassa and Meareg Amare

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:10

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  13. This work presents an investigation on the composition and structure of polysaccharides from the roots of Tetrastigma hemsleyanum (THP) and its associated antioxidant activity. It further explores the protective ...

    Authors: Qi Huang, Wen He, Ilkhomjon Khudoyberdiev and Chun-Lin Ye

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:9

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  14. The global pandemic of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) caused by SARS-CoV-2 (severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2) created a rush to discover drug candidates. Despite the efforts, so far no vaccine o...

    Authors: Marcos V. S. Santana and Floriano P. Silva-Jr

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:8

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  15. Many natural compounds have been identified and synthesized by the advancement of bryophytes phytochemistry studies. This work aimed to report the composition of Neckeropsis undulata (Hedw.) Reichardt moss volati...

    Authors: Thyago G. Miranda, Raynon Joel M. Alves, Ronilson F. de Souza, José Guilherme S. Maia, Pablo Luis B. Figueiredo and Ana Cláudia C. Tavares-Martins

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:7

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  16. Nano-eggshell/Ti(IV) as a novel naturally based catalyst was prepared, characterized and applied for the synthesis of dihydropyrano[2,3-c]pyrazole derivatives. The characterization of nano-eggshell/Ti(IV) was per...

    Authors: Arefeh Dehghani Tafti, Bi Bi Fatemeh Mirjalili, Abdolhamid Bamoniri and Naeimeh Salehi

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:6

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  17. Triazole is an important heterocyclic moiety that occupies a unique position in heterocyclic chemistry, due to its large number of biological activities. It exists in two isomeric forms i.e. 1,2,4-triazole and...

    Authors: Mukesh Kumari, Sumit Tahlan, Balasubramanian Narasimhan, Kalavathy Ramasamy, Siong Meng Lim, Syed Adnan Ali Shah, Vasudevan Mani and Saloni Kakkar

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:5

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  18. Salvia macrosiphon Boiss. is an aromatic perennial herb belonging to the family Lamiaceae. Phytochemical studies and biological activities of this plant have been rarely documented in the literature. The current...

    Authors: Majid Balaei-Kahnamoei, Mahdieh Eftekhari, Mohammad Reza Shams Ardekani, Tahmineh Akbarzadeh, Mina Saeedi, Hossein Jamalifar, Maliheh Safavi, Sohrab Sam, Naghmeh Zhalehjoo and Mahnaz Khanavi

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:4

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  19. The aggressive search for renewable energy resources and essential pyrosynthetic compounds has marked an exponential rise in the thermal degradation of biomass materials. Consequently, clean and sustainable tr...

    Authors: Samuel K. Kirkok, Joshua K. Kibet, Thomas Kinyanjui, Francis I. Okanga and Vincent O. Nyamori

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:3

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  20. Salting-out induced liquid–liquid microextraction method has been developed for plasma sample treatment before determination of alogliptin by high performance liquid chromatography with UV detection. Several p...

    Authors: Sherin F. Hammad, Inas A. Abdallah, Alaa Bedair and Fotouh R. Mansour

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:2

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  21. Brown seaweed polysaccharides (BSPs) are one of the primary active components from brown seaweed that has a range of pharmaceutical and biomedical applications. However, the quality control of BSPs is a challe...

    Authors: Shengqin Chen, Malairaj Sathuvan, Xiao Zhang, Wancong Zhang, Shijie Tang, Yang Liu and Kit-Leong Cheong

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2021 15:1

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  22. Natural deep eutectic solvents (NADES) are a new alternative to toxic organic solvents. Their constituents are primary metabolites, non-toxic, biocompatible and sustainable. In this study four selected NADES w...

    Authors: Tsvetinka Grozdanova, Boryana Trusheva, Kalina Alipieva, Milena Popova, Lyudmila Dimitrova, Hristo Najdenski, Maya M. Zaharieva, Yana Ilieva, Bela Vasileva, George Miloshev, Milena Georgieva and Vassya Bankova

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:73

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  23. Chromium is an extremely toxic metal in the form of Cr(VI) that causes severe environmental and health problems. Therefore, the aim of this study was to remove chromium ions from wastewater by using cost effe...

    Authors: Tolera Seda Badessa, Esayas Wakuma and Ali Mohammed Yimer

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:71

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  24. Plant diseases seriously threaten food security, it is urgent to discover efficient and low-risk chemical pesticides. 1,2,4-Oxadiazole derivatives exhibit broad spectrum of agricultural biological activities. ...

    Authors: Lingzhi Zhu, Huanan Zeng, Dan Liu, Yun Fu, Qiong Wu, Baoan Song and Xiuhai Gan

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:68

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  25. Although a vast number of Aloe species are known, only the Aloe vera and Aloe arborescens species are currently used by cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries. Therefore, the current study aims to complete the ex...

    Authors: Bunea Andrea, Rugină Dumitrița, Copaciu Florina, Dulf Francisc, Veres Anastasia, Sonia Socaci and Pintea Adela

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:67

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  26. A binary direct Z-scheme LaNiO3/g-C3N4 nanocomposite photocatalyst consisted with LaNiO3 nanoparticles and g-C3N4 nanosheets was successfully synthesized by means of mechanical mixing and solvothermal methods in ...

    Authors: Changyu Ye, Rui Wang, Haoyu Wang and Fubin Jiang

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:65

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  27. To discover multifunctional agents for the treatment of Alzheimer's disease (AD), a new series of 1,2,3-triazole-chromenone derivatives were designed and synthesized based on the multi target-directed ligands ...

    Authors: Hajar Karimi Askarani, Aida Iraji, Arezoo Rastegari, Syed Nasir Abbas Bukhari, Omidreza Firuzi, Tahmineh Akbarzadeh and Mina Saeedi

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:64

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  28. Polylactic acid (PLA) is a thermoplastic and biodegradable polyester, largely derived from renewable resources such as corn starch, cassava starch and sugarcane. However, PLA is only soluble in a narrow range ...

    Authors: H. Y. Chi, Vincent Chan, Chuan Li, J. H. Hsieh, P. H. Lin, Ya-Hui Tsai and Yun Chen

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:63

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  29. The presence of emerging contaminants such as pharmaceutical and personal care products in many aqueous matrices have been reported. One of such matrix is streams of wastewater, including wastewater treatment ...

    Authors: Adewumi Olufemi Oluwole, Elizabeth Oyinkansola Omotola and Olatunde Stephen Olatunji

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:62

    Content type: Review

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  30. Naturally occurring phyllosilicate minerals such as talc and vermiculite in conjunction with n-tetra butyl ammonium bromide (TBAB) co-catalyst were found to be efficient in the coupling of CO2 with epoxides to fo...

    Authors: Fiona Nakibuule, Steven Allan Nyanzi, Igor Oshchapovsky, Ola F. Wendt and Emmanuel Tebandeke

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:61

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  31. This paper introduces the first electrochemical approach for the determination of Fexofenadine hydrochloride and Montelukast sodium as a combined form by constructing three new graphite electrodes coated with ...

    Authors: Dania Nashed, Imad Noureldin and Amir Alhaj Sakur

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:60

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  32. In this study, the effect of the argon, nitrogen, and hydrogen gases on the final properties of the reduced graphene oxide- hydroxyapatite nanocomposites synthesized by gas injected hydrothermal method was inv...

    Authors: Hassan Nosrati, Rasoul Sarraf-Mamoory, Arman Karimi Behnagh, Reza Zolfaghari Emameh, Amir Aidun, Dang Quang Svend Le, Maria Canillas Perez and Cody Eric Bünger

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:59

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  33. Brazilian biodiversity and favourable environmental conditions open up possibilities not yet explored, showing potential to shift the country’s monochromatic economy into an emancipated, diversified and sustai...

    Authors: Danielle da Silva Francischini, Ana Paula Lopes, Mateus Lodi Segatto, Aylon Matheus Stahl and Vânia Gomes Zuin

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:56

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  34. In the case of Tenebrionidae family insects, studies focus on larval stage, leaving a lack of information regarding other stages. Therefore, this study was performed in order to understand the differences betw...

    Authors: Daniel R. Flores, Luz E. Casados, Sandra F. Velasco, Ana C. Ramírez and Gilberto Velázquez

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:55

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  35. Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are among the most used drugs. They are competitive inhibitors of cyclooxygenase (COX). Twelve novel compounds (aryl acetate and aryl acetic acid groups) were synthesized ...

    Authors: Mohammed Hawash, Nidal Jaradat, Saba Hameedi and Ahmed Mousa

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:54

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  36. The present study aims to determine the carcinogenic and neurotoxic risks associated with acrylamide intake from cereal products. Analysis on a UPLC–MS/MS spectrometer revealed that oat-based and mixed cereals...

    Authors: Areej Merhi, Ghada El-Zakhem Naous, Ralph Daher, Martine Abboud, Mohamad Mroueh and Robin I. Taleb

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:53

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  37. A series of 2-chloro-5-[(4-chlorophenyl)sulfamoyl]-N-(alkyl/aryl)-4-nitrobenzamide derivatives (5a5v) has been synthesized and confirmed by physicochemical(Rf, melting point) and spectral means (IR, 1HNMR, 13CNM...

    Authors: Samridhi Thakral, Rakesh Narang, Manoj Kumar and Vikramjeet Singh

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:49

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  38. Based on solutions of the Ornstein–Zernike equation (OZE) of Lennard–Jones potential for mean spherical approximation (MSA), we derive analytical formula for the compressibility assuming that the system is of ...

    Authors: Marwan Al-Raeei and Moustafa Sayem El-Daher

    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:47

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