New power of self-assembling carbonic anhydrase inhibitor: Short peptide–constructed nanofibers inspire hypoxic cancer therapy

2019 / Science Advances 06 Sep 2019: Vol. 5, no. 9, eaax0937 DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aax0937

Carbonic anhydrase (CA) IX overexpresses exclusively on cell membranes of hypoxic tumors, regulating the acidic tumor microenvironment. Small molecules of …

Heather Haffner

New insights into alpha-lactalbumin behavior upon interaction with resveratrol and curcumin by spectroscopic and molecular modeling techniques: binary and ternary system comparison

2019 / Journal of the Iranian Chemical Society

The interaction between α-lactalbumin (a-LA) with resveratrol (RES) and curcumin (CUR) was studied by multiple spectroscopic as well as the …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Deciphering Z-scheme Charge Transfer Dynamics in Heterostructure NiFe-LDH/N-rGO/g-C3N4 Nanocomposite for Photocatalytic Pollutant Removal and Water Splitting Reactions

2019 / Scientific Reports

A series of heterostructure NiFe LDH/N-rGO/g-C3N4 nanocomposite were fabricated by combining calcinations-electrostatic self-assembly and hydrothermal steps. In this method, negatively charged …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Square-wave adsorptive anodic stripping voltammetric determination of norfloxacin using a glassy carbon electrode modified with carbon black and CdTe quantum dots in a chitosan film

2019 / Microchimica Acta

A glassy carbon electrode was modified with carbon black and CdTe quantum dots in a chitosan film to obtained a …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Precise Control of Localized Surface Plasmon Wavelengths Is Needed for Effective Enhancement of Triplet–Triplet Annihilation-Based Upconversion Emission

2018 / ACS Photonics

In this study, we demonstrate that the localized surface plasmon (LSP) resonance of metal nanoparticles, depending strictly on the generating …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Identification of a common recognition center for a photoactive non-steroidal antiinflammatory drug in serum albumins of different species

2018 / Organic Chemistry Frontiers

The non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (S)-carprofen (CPF) has been used as a photoactive probe to investigate the possible existence of a …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Fabrication of a Au-loaded CaFe2O4/CoAl LDH p–n junction based architecture with stoichiometric H2 & O2 generation and Cr(VI) reduction under visible light

2019 / Inorganic Chemistry Frontiers

The search for visible-light-active, highly efficient and durable bi-functional photocatalysts is now essential for the development of various renewable energy …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD