Bimetallic co-effect of Au-Pd alloyed nanoparticles on mesoporous silica modified g-C3N4 for single and simultaneous photocatalytic oxidation of phenol and reduction of hexavalent chromium

2019 / Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Perception of surface plasmonic resonance in heterogeneous photocatalysis not only has impact on basic science of sustainable energy development, but …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Protein Flexibility of the α-Ketoglutarate-Dependent Oxygenase Factor-Inhibiting HIF-1: Implications for Substrate Binding, Catalysis, and Regulation

2019 / Biochemistry

Protein dynamics are crucial for the mechanistically ordered enzymes to bind to their substrate in the correct sequence and perform …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Fabrication of highly transparent and luminescent quantum dot/polymer nanocomposite for light emitting diode using amphiphilic polymer-modified quantum dots

2020 / Chemical Engineering Journal

Herein we present the fabrication of a highly transparent and luminescent quantum dot (QD)/polymer nanocomposite for application in optoelectronic devices. …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Novel aminoquinoline-based solvatochromic fluorescence probe: Interaction with albumin, lysozyme and characterization of amyloid fibrils

2020 / Dyes and Pigments

A novel aminoquinoline derivative (AQ) was synthesized and applied as a solvatochromic fluorescent probe to study proteins and their alterations. AQ is …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

A potent chitin-hydrolyzing enzyme from Myrothecium verrucaria affects growth and development of Helicoverpa armigera and plant fungal pathogens☆

2019 / International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

Chitin, a crucial structural and functional component of insects and fungi, serves as a target for pest management by utilizing …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD