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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. The objectives of this study were to analyze and compare the proteomic and peptide profiles of mung bean (Vigna radiata) seeds and sprouts. Label-free proteomics and peptidomics technologies allowed the identific...

    Authors: Wei Yu, Guifang Zhang, Weihao Wang, Caixia Jiang and Longkui Cao
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:46
  21. The tri-component synthesis of novel chiral benzimidazole Mannich bases, by reaction between benzimidazole, aqueous 30% formaldehyde and an amine, the biological evaluation and DFT studies of the new compounds...

    Authors: Maria Marinescu, Ludmila Otilia Cinteză, George Iuliu Marton, Mariana-Carmen Chifiriuc, Marcela Popa, Ioana Stănculescu, Christina-Marie Zălaru and Cristina-Elena Stavarache
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:45
  22. In this study, 5-amino-nicotinic acid derivatives (113) have been designed and synthesized to evaluate their inhibitory potential against α-amylase and α-glucosidase enzymes. The synthesized compounds (113) exh...

    Authors: Muhammad Nawaz, Muhammad Taha, Faiza Qureshi, Nisar Ullah, Manikandan Selvaraj, Sumaira Shahzad, Sridevi Chigurupati, Abdul Waheed and Fadiah Ammar Almutairi
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:43
  23. Thiazoles, thiazolidinones and azetidinones are highly ranked amongst natural and synthetic heterocyclic derivatives due to their great pharmaceutical potential.

    Authors: Essam M. Hussein, Reem I. Alsantali, Moataz Morad, Rami J. Obaid, Hatem M. Altass, Ali Sayqal, Mohamed A. S. Abourehab, Amal A. Elkhawaga, Ahmed S. M. Aboraia and Saleh A. Ahmed
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:42
  24. Preservatives have to be added in food, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics products to maintain their shelf life. However, the existing chemical based preservatives have been associated with severe side effects tha...

    Authors: Amit Lather, Sunil Sharma and Anurag Khatkar
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:41
  25. A new series of pyrazole, bipyridine, N-amide derivatives and Schiff bases was synthesized using compound 2-(3-cyano-6- (thiophen-2-yl)-4,4′- bipyridin-2-yloxy) acetohydrazide (3) as a starting material. The comp...

    Authors: Hossa F. Al Shareef
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:40
  26. Recently, we demonstrated that the consumption of a bolus of bilberry extract modulates the transcription of Nrf2-regulated genes in peripheral blood lymphocytes (PBL) of healthy volunteers, accompanied by dec...

    Authors: Isabel Anna Maria Groh, Tamara Bakuradze, Gudrun Pahlke, Elke Richling and Doris Marko
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:39
  27. A new series of indole-based-sulfonamide derivatives (A1A8) was synthesized by treating 5-fluoro-1H-indole-3-carbohydrazide with different aryl-sulfonyl chloride in the presence of pyridine. All synthesized deri...

    Authors: Mohamed Ibrahim, Muhammed Taha, Noor B. Almandil, Abdel-Nasser Kawde and Muhammad Nawaz
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:38
  28. The fatty acids of green coffee beans are one of the major components that determine the quality of coffee. Fatty acids composition of green coffee beans is affected by soil composition and altitude of coffee ...

    Authors: Girmay Tsegay, Mesfin Redi-Abshiro, Bhagwan Singh Chandravanshi, Estifanos Ele, Ahmed M. Mohammed and Hassen Mamo
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:36
  29. Apocynum venetum L. and Eleutherococcus senticosus have been used for hundreds of years to treat hypertension in China. In previous research, there was not a suitable quality control of method for the formulas of...

    Authors: Jie Shen, Kai Yang, Cheng Jiang, Xiao-qiong Ma, Min-xia Zheng and Cai-hua Sun
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:35
  30. Eugenia punicifolia (Kunth) D. C. (Myrtaceae) has been showing interesting biological activities in the literature which was correlated to its phenolic compounds. In the sense of a better recovering of phenolics ...

    Authors: Catarina dos Santos, Andressa Lie Mizobucchi, Bruna Escaramboni, Bruno Pereira Lopes, Celio Fernando Figueiredo Angolini, Marcos Nogueira Eberlin, Karina Alves de Toledo and Eutimio Gustavo Fernández Núñez
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:34
  31. As possible sources of natural bioactive molecules, the plant essential oils and extracts have been used globally in new antimicrobial compounds, food preservatives, and alternatives to treat infectious disease.

    Authors: Zahra Hadadi, Ghorban Ali Nematzadeh and Somayeh Ghahari
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:33
  32. The study carried out a primary validation of Charm II tests for the detection of antimicrobial residues in aquaculture fish. The validation was performed according to European Commission Decision 2002/657/EC and...

    Authors: Aziz Kimera Mukota, Melanie Flore Kamini Gondam, Julie Judith Takadong Tsafack, James Sasanya, Wim Reybroeck, Muhammad Ntale, Steven Allan Nyanzi and Emmanuel Tebandeke
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:32
  33. Three new phenylethanol glycosides (1-3) and one known analogue (4) were isolated from the seeds of Aesculus chinensis Bge. var. chekiangensis. To the best of our knowledge, this represents the first isolation of...

    Authors: Nan Zhang, Di Liu, Shuxiang Wei, Shijie Cao, Xinchi Feng, Kai Wang, Liqin Ding and Feng Qiu
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:31
  34. In this paper, a novel mercury-free electrochemical probe was constructed for the trace determination of octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane (D4) in some biological fluids by adsorptive stripping voltammetry. The platfo...

    Authors: Rashid Heidarimoghadam and Abbas Farmany
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:29
  35. In this work, 11 novel compounds based on vaniline and benzylidenehydrazine structure were synthesized with various substituents on phenyl aromatic ring of the molecule and evaluated as tyrosinase inhibitors. ...

    Authors: Aida Iraji, Tina Adelpour, Najmeh Edraki, Mahsima Khoshneviszadeh, Ramin Miri and Mehdi Khoshneviszadeh
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:28
  36. Congo red (CR) is an anionic azo dye widely used in many industries including pharmaceutical, textile, food and paint industries. The disposal of huge amount of CR into the various streams of water has posed a...

    Authors: Syed Rizwan Shafqat, Showkat Ahmad Bhawani, Salma Bakhtiar and Mohamad Nasir Mohamad Ibrahim
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:27
  37. MiR-21, a non-coding miRNA with 22 nucleotides, plays an important part in the proliferation, invasion, and metastasis of tumor cells. The present study demonstrates that isomers of chiral ruthenium(II) comple...

    Authors: Yin Feng, Jing Shu, Liangzhong Yao, Yutao Lan, Lianbao Ye, Wenjie Mei and Ying Ding
    Citation: BMC Chemistry 2020 14:26

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