Protrudin and PDZD8 contribute to neuronal integrity by promoting lipid extraction required for endosome maturation

2020 / Nature Communications volume 11, Article number: 4576 (2020)

Endosome maturation depends on membrane contact sites (MCSs) formed between endoplasmic reticulum (ER) and endolysosomes (LyLEs). The mechanism underlying lipid …

Heather Haffner

Biochemical similarity between cultured chondrocytes and in situ chondrocytes by chemometric analysis from FTIR microspectroscopy

2019 / Biotechnology Reports

Background aims Fourier Transform Infrared Micro-spectroscopy (FTIRM) is an emerging tool that obtains images with biochemical information of samples that …

Carlos Morillo

Synergetic effect of cross-linking and interfacial interaction in carbon fiber reinforced thermoplastic to enhance its tensile strength by electron-beam irradiation

2019 / Carbon Letters

A carbon fber reinforced thermoplastic (CFRTP) was irradiated with a high energy electron-beam. As a result, the tensile strength of …

Carlos Morillo

Graphene oxide functionalized with zwitterionic copolymers as selective layers in hybrid membranes with high pervaporation performance

2019 / Journal of Membrane Science

Zwitterionic copolymers, poly(glycidyl methacrylate-sulfobetaine methacrylate) [poly(GMA-SBMA)], was incorporated into graphene oxide (GO) to form a GO–poly(GMA-SBMA) framework. This compound was …

Carlos Morillo

Self-defect-passivation by Br-enrichment in FA-doped Cs1−xFAxPbBr3 quantum dots: towards high-performance quantum dot light-emitting diodes

2020 / Scientific Reports volume 10, Article number: 14758 (2020)

Halide vacancy defect is one of the major origins of non-radiative recombination in the lead halide perovskite light emitting devices …

Heather Haffner

Confirmation of the X-ray-Analyzed Heterogeneous Distribution of the PDLA and PLLA Chain Stems in the Crystal Lattice of Poly(lactic acid) Stereocomplex on the Basis of the Vibrational Circular Dichroism IR Spectral Measurement

2017 / Macromolecules 2017, 50, 20, 8066–8071 Publication Date:October 4, 2017

In the previous report we proposed, on the basis of the detailed X-ray diffraction data analysis, the crystal structure of …

Heather Haffner

Measurement of the diffusion coefficient and hydrogen bonds of water in a dry-protective solution by microscopic near-infrared spectroscopy

2020 / Food and Bioproducts Processing

The water diffusion coefficients in highly concentrated ε-poly-l-lysine (PLL) and the disaccharides trehalose and sucrose were obtained by measuring the …

Carlos Morillo

Synthesis, Photochromic Properties, and Crystal Structures of Salts Containing a Pyridinium-Fused Spiropyran: Positive and Negative Photochromism in the Solution and Solid State

2020 / The Journal of Physical chemistry. B

Salts containing the merocyanine form of a pyridinium-fused spiropyran ([6′-MC]X; X = I and PF6) were prepared, and their crystal …

Carlos Morillo