• Application of Antisolvent Precipitation Method for Formulating Excipient-Free Nanoparticles of Psychotropic Drugs 

      Wu, Carina; Wang, Wei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      The aim of the present study was to systematically examine the effects of variations in the process parameters of the antisolvent precipitation method employed in the preparation of excipient-free pure nanoparticles of ...
    • Cellulose‑g‑tetraethylenepentamine dual‑function imprinted polymers selectively and efectively adsorb and remove 4‑nitrophenol and Cr(VI) 

      Lang, Daning; Xu, Xia; Wu, Ronglan; Wang, Wei; Shi, Ming; Jia, Ke; Chen, Shifei; Wang, Jide (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      A cellulosic material has been synthesized that could efficiently and selectively adsorb organic and inorganic contaminants from aqueous solutions without interference from competing adsorption sites. Cellulose-graft-tet ...
    • DMAEMA-grafted cellulose as an imprinted adsorbent for the selective adsorption of 4-nitrophenol 

      Lang, Daning; Shi, Ming; Xu, Xia; He, Shixue; Yang, Chao; Wang, Lu; Wu, Ronglan; Wang, Wei; Wang, Jide (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      4-Nitrophenol is a highly toxic environmental pollutant. It is a challenge to selectively remove it from a mixture of various pollutants. Herein, we report a study on the selective adsorption of 4-nitrophenol by using ...
    • Effects of Strain and Kinetics on the H2O2‑Assisted Reconstruction of Ag−Au−Ag Nanorods 

      Hao, Hui; Yang, Yinliang; Zou, Chao; Chen, Wei; Wen, Haihong; Wang, Wei; Yang, Yun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Morphology of Ag nanocrystals (NCs) is essential to the NC application in catalysis, optics, and as antibacterial agents. Therefore, it is important to develop synthetic methods and understand the evaluation of NC morphology ...
    • Energy Lost in a Hydrogel Osmotic Engine Due to a Pressure Drop 

      Bui, Tri Quang; Cao, Vinh Duy; Wang, Wei; Nguyen, Thanh Hung; Kjøniksen, Anna-Lena (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Utilizing hydrogels to harvest salinity gradient energy from solutions of different salinities has recently attracted interest. Polyelectrolyte hydrogels exhibit cyclic swelling/deswelling when alternately exposed to ...
    • Fast photodegradation of antibiotics and dyes by anionic surfactant-aided CdS/ZnO nanodispersion 

      Jia, Ke; Liu, Gang; Lang, Daning; Chen, Shifei; Yang, Chao; Wu, Ronglan; Wang, Wei; Wang, Jide (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2022)
      The photocatalytic technology has broad applications in energy and environmental science. In this study, we synthesized a type II heterojunction CdS/ZnO (CSZ) nanodispersion by means of one-pot precipitation. Different ...
    • Osmotic engine converting energy from salinity difference to a hydraulic accumulator by utilizing polyelectrolyte hydrogels 

      Bui, Tri Quang; Magnussen, Ole-Petter; Cao, Vinh Duy; Wang, Wei; Kjøniksen, Anna-Lena; Aaker, Olav (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Efficient harvesting of the mixing energy from the salinity gradient between sea and river water remains a challenge. Recently, utilization of the swelling/shrinking properties of hydrogels has been explored as a new means ...
    • Photocatalytic TiO2/rGO/CuO Composite for Wastewater Treatment of Cr(VI) Under Visible Light 

      Wang, Ning; Zhang, Feiyan; Mei, Qiufeng; Wu, Ronglan; Wang, Wei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      The harm of chromium pollution to the environment has caused a widespread concern; hexavalent chromium is a toxic, cancerogenic, and genetically mutagenic contaminant to the human body; by contrast, trivalent chromium is ...
    • Recovered Energy from Salinity Gradients Utilizing Various Poly(Acrylic Acid)-Based Hydrogels 

      Bui, Tri Quang; Cao, Vinh Duy; Wang, Wei; Kjøniksen, Anna-Lena (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021-02-22)
      Hydrogels can be utilized to extract energy from salinity gradients when river water mixes with seawater. Saline-sensitive hydrogels exhibit a reversible swelling/shrinking process when they are, alternately, exposed to ...
    • Salinity Gradient Energy from Expansion and Contraction of Poly(allylamine hydrochloride) Hydrogels 

      Bui, Tri Quang; Cao, Vinh Duy; Do, Nu Bich Duyen; Christoffersen, Trine Eker; Wang, Wei; Kjøniksen, Anna-Lena (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2018-06-08)
      Salinity gradients exhibit a great potential for production of renewable energy. Several techniques such as pressure-retarded osmosis and reverse electrodialysis have been employed to extract this energy. Unfortunately, ...
    • Setting research priorities to improve global newborn health and prevent stillbirths by 2025 

      Yoshida, Sachiyo; Martines, Jose Carlos; Lawn, Joy E.; Wall, Stephen; Souza, João Paulo; Rudan, Igor; Cousens, Simon; Aaby, Peter; Adam, Ishag; Adhikari, Ramesh Kant; Ambalavanan, Namasivayam; Arifeen, Shams EI; Aryal, Dhana Raj; Asiruddin, Sk K.; Baqui, Abdullah; Barros, Aluisio J.D.; Benn, Christine S.; Bhandari, Vineet; Bhatnagar, Shinjini; Bhattacharya, Sohinee; Bhutta, Zulfiqar A.; Black, Robert E.; Blencowe, Hannah; Bose, Carl; Brown, Justin; Bührer, Christoph; Carlo, Wally; Cecatti, Jose Guilherme; Cheung, Po-Yin; Clark, Robert; Colbourn, Tim; Conde-Agudelo, Agustin; Corbett, Erica; Czeizel, Andrew E.; Das, Abhik; Day, Louise Tina; Deal, Carolyn; Deorari, Ashok; Dílmen, Uǧur; English, Mike; Esamai, Fabian; Fall, Caroline; Ferriero, Donna M.; Gisore, Peter; Hazir, Tabish; Higgins, Rosemary D.; Homer, Caroline S.E.; Hoque, Dewan Emdadul; Irgens, Lorentz M.; Islam, Mohammad Tajul; de Graft-Johnson, Joseph; Joshua, Martias Alice; Keenan, William; Khatoon, Soofia; Kieler, Helle; Kramer, Michael S.; Lackritz, Eve M.; Lavender, Tina; Lawintono, Laurensia; Luhanga, Richard; Marsh, David; McMillan, Douglas; McNamara, Patrick J.; Mol, Ben Willem J.; Molyneux, Elizabeth; Mukasa, Gelasius K.; Mutabazi, Miriam; Nacul, Luis Carlos; Nakakeeto, Margaret; Narayanan, Indira; Olusanya, Bolajoko; Osrin, David; Paul, Vinod; Poets, Christian; Reddy, Uma M; Santosham, Mathuram; Sayed, Rubayet; Schlabritz-Loutsevitch, Natalia E.; Singhal, Nalini; Smith, Mary Alice; Smith, Peter G.; Soofi, Sajid; Spong, Catherine Y.; Sultana, Shahin; Tshefu, Antoinette; van Bel, Frank; Gray, Lauren Vestewig; Waiswa, Peter; Wang, Wei; Williams, Sarah L.A.; Wright, Linda; Zaidi, Anita; Zhang, Yanfeng; Zhong, Nanbert; Zuniga, Isabel; Bahl, Rajiv (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2016-06)
      Background: In 2013, an estimated 2.8 million newborns died and 2.7 million were stillborn. A much greater number suffer from long term impairment associated with preterm birth, intrauterine growth restriction, congenital ...
    • Surface lattice engineering for fine-tuned spatial configuration of nanocrystals 

      Jiang, Bo; Yuan, Yifei; Wang, Wei; He, Kun; Zou, Chao; Chen, Wei; Yang, Yun; Wang, Shun; Yurkiv, Vitaliy; Lu, Jun (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2021)
      Hybrid nanocrystals combining different properties together are important multifunctional materials that underpin further development in catalysis, energy storage, et al., and they are often constructed using heterogeneous ...
    • Synoviocyte-targeted therapy synergizes with TNF inhibition in arthritis reversal 

      Svensson, Mattias N.D.; Zoccheddu, Martina; Yang, Shen; Nygaard, Gyrid; Secchi, Christian; Doody, Karen M.; Slowikowski, Kamil; Mizoguchi, Fumitaka; Humby, Frances; Hands, Rebecca; Santelli, Eugenio; Sacchetti, Cristiano; Wakabayashi, Kuninobu; Wu, Dennis J.; Barback, Christopher; Ai, Rizi; Wang, Wei; Sims, Gary P.; Mydel, Piotr Mateusz; Kasama, Tsuyoshi; Boyle, David L.; Galimi, Francesco; Vera, David; Tremblay, Michel L.; Raychaudhuri, Soumya; Brenner, Michael B.; Firestein, Gary S.; Pitzalis, Costantino; Ekwall, Anna-Karin H.; Stanford, Stephanie M.; Bottini, Nunzio (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Fibroblast-like synoviocytes (FLS) are joint-lining cells that promote rheumatoid arthritis (RA) pathology. Current disease-modifying antirheumatic agents (DMARDs) operate through systemic immunosuppression. FLS-targeted ...
    • Synthesis of penta-fold twinned Pd-Au-Pd segmental nanorods for in situ monitoring catalytic reaction 

      Niu, Guangliang; Liu, Fangyan; Yang, Yun; Fu, Yunzhi; Wang, Wei (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Multimetallic nanomaterials have many applications. The controlled synthesis of multimetallic nanomaterials is highly desired. We report a study on using penta-fold twinned (PFT) Au nanorods (NRs) as seeds to synthesize ...
    • TAT-Modified Gold Nanoparticles Enhance the Antitumor Activity of PAD4 Inhibitors 

      Song, Songlin; Gui, Lin; Feng, Qiqi; Taledaohan, Ayijiang; Li, Yuanming; Wang, Wei; Wang, Yanming; Wang, Yuji (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2020)
      Purpose: Histone citrullination by peptidylarginine deiminases 4 (PAD4) regulates the gene expression of tumor suppressor. In our previously study, YW3-56 (356) was developed as a potent PAD4 inhibitor for cancer therapy ...
    • TiO2/Fe2O3 heterostructures with enhanced photocatalytic reduction of Cr(VI) under visible light irradiation 

      Mei, Qiufeng; Zhang, Feiyan; Wang, Ning; Yang, Yun; Wu, Ronglan; Wang, Wei (Peer reviewed; Journal article, 2019-07-23)
      We report a study on the synthesis of TiO2/Fe2O3 (TF) nanocomposites and their photocatalytic performance under visible-light irradiation. The characterization of structure and morphology shows that hematite Fe2O3 was ...