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1. LC-MS-based identification and antioxidant evaluation of small molecules from the cinnamon oil extraction waste.

Cinnamon oil is obtained by steam distillation from cinnamon leaves and is usually considered highly cost-effective compared to bark oil, however, which results in tons of waste cinnamon leaves (WCL) discarded annually. By using MS/MS molecular networking (MN) assisted profiling, six main chemical...

Author(s) : Yang YaLing; Adel Al-Mahdy, D.; Wu MiaoLi; Zheng XiaoTao; Piao XiuHong; Chen ALi; Wang ShuMei; Yang Quan; Ge YueWei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.366

2. Computational modeling predicts potential effects of the herbal infusion "horchata" against COVID-19.

Bioactive plant-derived molecules have emerged as therapeutic alternatives in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. In this investigation, principal bioactive compounds of the herbal infusion "horchata" from Ecuador were studied as potential novel inhibitors of the SARS-CoV-2 virus. The chemical ...

Author(s) : Tejera, E.; Pérez-Castillo, Y.; Toscano, G.; Noboa, A. L.; Ochoa-Herrera, V.; Giampieri, F.; Álvarez-Suarez, J. M.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.366 ref.43

3. Smallholder seed systems for sustainability.

Author(s) : Barker, I.; Jones, R.; Klauser, D.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : The sustainable intensification of smallholder farming systems 2021 pp.133-150 ref.15

4. Antibiotics in combination with natural substances.

Foreign Title :Antibiotika in Kombination mit Naturstoffen.

Author(s) : Schmidt, S.

Publisher : Haug Verlag, Stuttgart, Germany

Journal article : Zeitschrift für Phytotherapie 2021 Vol.42 No.1 pp.38-39 ref.2

5. Essential oil composition and antioxidant activity of Paramignya lobata.

Author(s) : Salleh, W. M. N. H. W.; Shamsul Khamis

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Chemistry of Natural Compounds 2021 Vol.57 No.4 pp.774-775 ref.9

6. Seed systems and diversity.

Author(s) : Louwaars, N.

Publisher : Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Limited, Cambridge, UK

Book chapter : Plant genetic resources: a review of current research and future needs 2021 pp.271-288 ref.many

7. Effective treatment of snake mites.

Author(s) : Sokolik, S. J.; Johnson, D. H.

Publisher : Educational Concepts LLC, Tulsa, USA

Journal article : NAVC Clinician's Brief 2021 No.April/May

8. Is the pr form of phytochrome biologically active in the nucleus?

Author(s) : Li JiGang; Hiltbrunner, A.

Publisher : Cell Press, Cambridge, USA

Journal article : Molecular Plant 2021 Vol.14 No.4 pp.535-537

9. COVID vaccines grow on leaves.

Publisher : Nature Publishing Group, New York, USA

Journal article : Nature Biotechnology 2021 Vol.39 No.6 pp.649-649

10. Distribution characteristics and parameter optimisation of an air-assisted centralised seed-metering device for rapeseed using a CFD-DEM coupled simulation.

A numerical study was carried out on the motion characteristics of rapeseeds in the two-phase flow of the distribution head of an air-assisted centralised seed-metering device based on coupled simulations using computational fluid dynamics (CFD) and discrete element method (DEM). The effects of...

Author(s) : Hu HongJi; Zhou ZhongLin; Wu WenCheng; Yang WenHao; Li Tao; Chang Cheng; Ren WanJun; Lei XiaoLong

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Biosystems Engineering 2021 Vol.208 pp.246-259

11. Unleashing the social capital of self-help groups for strengthening seed systems in Uttar Pradesh, India.

Women's empowerment and varietal replacement of crops are often unconnected domains in agricultural development; an experience connecting both in India has global potential. Rajiv Gandhi Mahila Vikas Pariyojana, a women's empowerment and poverty reduction program in Uttar Pradesh, embedded seed...

Author(s) : Boef, W. S. de; Samarth Singh; Pooja Trivedi; Yadav, K. S.; Mohanan, P. S.; Sampath Kumar; Yadavendra, J. P.; Isaacs, K.

Publisher : Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands

Journal article : Global Food Security 2021 Vol.29 ref.24

12. Ginsenoside Rb1 attenuates microglia activation to improve spinal cord injury via microRNA-130b-5p/TLR4/NF-κB axis.

Ginsenoside Rb1 (GRb1), a major ingredient of ginseng, has been found to be a potential protective agent in spinal cord injury (SCI) and in activated microglia-induced neuronal injury. This study discovered that GRb1 could facilitate miR-130b-5p expression in SCI rats and Toll-like receptor 4...

Author(s) : Wang Dan; Zhao ShiXin; Pan JunWei; Wang Zhen; Li Yu; Xu XiaoXiao; Yang JiaHao; Zhang Xi; Wang YiSheng; Liu Ming

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Journal of Cellular Physiology 2021 Vol.236 No.3 pp.2144-2155

13. Positive effect of Astragaloside IV on neurite outgrowth via talin-dependent integrin signaling and microfilament force.

Integrin plays a prominent role in neurite outgrowth by transmitting both mechanical and chemical signals. Integrin expression is closely associated with Astragaloside IV (AS-IV), the main component extracted from Astragali radix, which has a positive effect on neural-protection. However, the...

Author(s) : Wang YiFan; Zhou JingWen; Tang ChuanFeng; Yu Jia; Zhu Wen; Guo Jun; Wang Yue

Publisher : Wiley, Hoboken, USA

Journal article : Journal of Cellular Physiology 2021 Vol.236 No.3 pp.2156-2168

14. Optimization of a method to extract polysaccharides from white grape pomace by-products.

The aim of this paper is to optimize a method to recover polysaccharides from white grape pomace (non-fermented), the main waste by-product of the food industry. Different conditions are tested and the polysaccharides extracted are analyzed by high performance size exclusion chromatography with...

Author(s) : Canalejo, D.; Guadalupe, Z.; Martínez-Lapuente, L.; Ayestarán, B.; Pérez-Magariño, S.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365 ref.41

15. Current knowledge of medicinal mushrooms related to anti-oxidant properties.

Background: A renewed focus on medicinal mushrooms has brought forth a sustainable health dimension. Conventional health strategies are insufficiently integrated with sustainable health promotion. The health-promoting outcome of mushrooms has fascinated many groups during the past few years because ...

Author(s) : Shaffique, S.; Kang SangMo; Kim AhYeong; Imran, M.; Khan, M. A.; Lee InJung

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.69

16. Novel trends in extraction and optimization methods of bioactives recovery from pomegranate fruit biowastes: valorization purposes for industrial applications.

Pomegranate biowastes present potential economic value worldwide owing to their several health benefits mediated by a complex mixture of unique bioactives. The exploitation of these bioactives has motivated the exploration of eco-friendly, efficient, and cost-effective extraction techniques to...

Author(s) : El-Shamy, S.; Farag, M. A.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365

17. Tangeretin maintains antioxidant activity by reducing CUL3 mediated NRF2 ubiquitination.

To explore the antioxidant capacity of citrus flavonoids under different evaluation systems, chemical and biological methods were engaged to determine the antioxidant abilities of flavanones and polymethoxyflavones. Results showed that flavanones exhibited good antioxidant activity, while...

Author(s) : Wang Yue; Jin Rong; Chen JieBiao; Cao JinPing; Xiao JianBo; Li Xian; Sun ChongDe

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article; Conference paper : Food Chemistry 2021 Vol.365

18. Comparison of synthetic and low-cost natural zeolite for bio-oil focused pyrolysis of raw and pretreated biomass.

Acid-pretreatment of rice straw (RS) and its subsequent pyrolysis with and without natural zeolite (NZ) and HZSM-5 catalysts were investigated and compared comprehensively. Acid-washing eluted 96% K, 74.73% Ca, 94.78% Mg and 98.33% Na metals from RS besides improving its higher heating value (HHV)...

Author(s) : Khan, S. R.; Muhammad Zeeshan; Absar Ahmed; Sara Saeed

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Journal of Cleaner Production 2021 Vol.313

19. Life cycle assessment of bioethanol production: a review of feedstock, technology and methodology.

So far, a lot of efforts have been put in life cycle assessments (LCA) of bioethanol production. There are many works that have assessed bioethanol production in different points of view to illustrate the environmental impacts. This study reviewed former LCA studies on bioethanol produced from...

Author(s) : Angili, T. S.; Grzesik, K.; Rödl, A.; Kaltschmitt, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.65

20. A system dynamics approach to comparative analysis of biomass supply chain coordination strategies.

Biomass is an abundant energy source, particularly in Canada, as an alternative or primary source for electricity generation. However, low economy of scale could cause a loss of efficiency for bioenergy adoption in small remote communities. In this sense, coordination among the players could...

Author(s) : Khoddami, S.; Mafakheri, F.; Zeng Yong

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.44

21. Evaluating the influence of cetane improver additives on the outcomes of a diesel engine characteristics fueled with peppermint oil diesel blend.

This paper aims to evaluate the impact of cetane improvers on the combustion, performance and emission characteristics of a compression ignition engine fueled with a 20% peppermint bio-oil/diesel blend (P20). It is hypothesized that the low viscosity and boiling point of peppermint oil could...

Author(s) : Purushothaman Paneerselvam; Gnanamoorthi Venkadesan; Panithasan, M. S.; Gurusamy Alaganathan; Wierzbicki, S.; Mikulski, M.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Energies 2021 Vol.14 No.10 ref.44

22. Identifying synergistic effects between biomass components during pyrolysis and pointers concerning experiment design.

A review of existing data has shown that "char yield deficits" develop during the pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass, relative to char yields expected from pyrolyzing chemically isolated lignins and the proportion of lignin in the particular biomass. This paper describes two sets of pyrolysis...

Author(s) : Barr, M. R.; Volpe, R.; Kandiyoti, R.

Publisher : American Chemical Society, Washington, USA

Journal article : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2021 Vol.9 No.16 pp.5603-5612

23. Conversion of beech wood into antiviral lignin-carbohydrate complexes by microwave acidolysis.

Virus pandemics pose a threat to human life. In this study, we developed a simple method for the conversion of woody biomass into antiviral substances. Beech wood was decomposed by microwave acidolysis in 0.5% aq H2SO4 and fractionated by silica gel chromatography. The obtained fractions exhibited...

Author(s) : Li RuiBo; Ouda, R.; Kimura, C.; Narita, R.; Nishimura, H.; Fujita, T.; Watanabe, T.

Publisher : American Chemical Society, Washington, USA

Journal article : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2021 Vol.9 No.28 pp.9248-9256

24. Hydrohydroxymethylation of ethyl ricinoleate and Castor oil.

The direct functionalization of the carbon-carbon double bonds of castor oil and its derivatives is of major interest to access biosourced building blocks. In particular, polyol derivatives can be produced in this way and find application in the field of bio-based polyesters and polyurethanes. In...

Author(s) : Becquet, C.; Berche, F.; Bricout, H.; Monflier, E.; Tilloy, S.

Publisher : American Chemical Society, Washington, USA

Journal article : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 2021 Vol.9 No.28 pp.9444-9454

25. Water-in-oil pickering emulsions stabilized solely by a naturally occurring steroidal sapogenin: diosgenin.

In this study, stable water-in-oil emulsions stabilized solely by a naturally occurring steroidal sapogenin was reported for the first time. The results show that a concentrated emulsion with an internal water ratio of up to 60% can be obtained with only 3% of diosgenin concentration. The...

Author(s) : Wan Zheng; Xia HuiPing; Guo ShiYin; Zeng Chaoxi

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Research International 2021 Vol.147