Biodegradable Thermal- and Redox-Responsive Poly(L-glutamate) with Y-shaped Oligo(ethylene glycol) Side-chain and Tunable Phase Transition Temperature

2016 / RSC Advances

A series of poly(L-glutamate) bearing Y-shaped oligo(ethylene glycol)x (OEGx) side-chains (PPLG-g-EGx, x = 2, 3 and 4) were synthesized via …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Isolation and chatacterization of homoisoflavonoids fromDracaena cochinchinensis and their osteogenic activities in mouse mesenchymal stem cells

2016 / Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis

Two new homoisoflavonoids, dracaeconolide A (1) and dracaeconolide B (2), together with ten known compounds, namely (3R)-7,4′-dihydroxy-8-methoxyhomoisoflavane (3), (3R)-7-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxybenzyl)chromane (4), …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Synthesis, characterisation, water adsorption and proton conductivity of three Cd(II) based luminescent metal–organic frameworks

2014 / Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers

Three hydrogen bonded three-dimensional (3D) metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) namely [Cd(L-tart)- (bpy)(H2O)]n·9n(H2O) (1), [Cd(D-tart)(bpy)(H2O)]n·9n(H2O) (2) and [Cd(DL-tart)(bpy)(H2O)]n·6n(H2O) (3) (tart = tartaric …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Protein helical structure determination using CD spectroscopy for solutions with strong background absorbance from 190 to 230 nm

2014 / Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Proteins and Proteomics

Conventional empirical methods for the quantification of the helical content of proteins in solution using circular dichroism (CD) primarily rely …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD