An amine functionalized ZnCr LDH/MCM-41 nanocomposite as efficient visible light induced photocatalyst for Cr(VI) reduction

2020 / Materials Today: Proceedings

Achieving photocatalytic carcinogenic hexavalent chromium (Cr(VI)) reduction by utilising a visible light promoted semiconductor based nanocomposite is challenging as a …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Mechanistic insights into heme-mediated transcriptional regulation via a bacterial manganese-binding iron regulator, iron response regulator (Irr)

2020 / Journal of Biological Chemistry

The transcription factor iron response regulator (Irr) is a key regulator of iron homeostasis in the nitrogen-fixating bacterium Bradyrhizobium japonicum. …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Synthesis and characterization of host-guest inclusion complex of β-cyclodextrin with 4,4′-methylenedianiline by diverse methodologies

2020 / Journal of Molecular Liquids

In the present article the host-guest inclusion of 4,4′-Methylenedianiline (MDA) (guest) into β-Cyclodextrin (β-CD) (Host) hydrophobic cavity was done and …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Phosphorous, boron and sulfur doped g-C3N4 nanosheet: Synthesis, characterization, and comparative study towards photocatalytic hydrogen generation

2020 / Materials Today: Proceedings

Phosphorus, sulfur, and boron doped graphitic carbon nitride were successfully synthesized by solid-state calcination of melamine, as precursor of g-C3N4 and …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Detection by fluorescence microscopy of N-aminopeptidases in bacteria using an ICT sensor with multiphoton excitation: Usefulness for super-resolution microscopy

2020 / Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical

Bacterial proteases are relevant in pathological processes such as the survival, growth and development of microorganisms. In particular alanine amino …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Investigation on synthesis, laser damage threshold, and NLO properties of L-asparagine thioacetamide single crystal for photonic device applications

2020 / Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics

The optically colorless L-asparagine thioacetamide (LATA) single crystal was grown by the slow evaporation method at room temperature with water as …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Synthesis and properties of σ‐π conjugated porous polymers obtained with Mizoroki–Heck reaction of tetra vinyl cyclic siloxane with dibromo fluorene

2020 / Journal of Polymer Science

σ‐π Conjugated porous polymers were synthesized by the Mizoroki–Heck reaction of cyclic siloxane with vinyl groups, 1,3,5,7‐tetravinyltetramethylcyclotetrasiloxane (TVMCTS), and 2,7‐dibromo‐9,9‐dialkylfluorene …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Enhanced visible light absorption of TiO2 nanorod photoanode by NiTiO3 decoration for high-performance photoelectrochemical cells

2020 / Ceramics International

TiO2 nanorod (NR) and NiTiO3 (NTO) enhanced TiO2 NR photoanodes were studied for visible light driven water splitting in photoelectrochemical cells (PECs). The …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD