Self-Assembly of Exendin-4-Derived Dual Peptide Agonists is Mediated by Acylation and Correlated to the Length of Conjugated Fatty Acyl Chains

2020 / molecular pharmaceutics

Dual glucagon-like peptide-1/glucagon receptor agonists have emerged as promising candidates for the treatment of diabetes and obesity. Issues of degradation …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Manipulation of the Coordination Geometry along the C4 Rotation Axis in a Dinuclear Tb3+ Triple‐Decker Complex via a Supramolecular Approach

2020 / Chemistry A European Journal

A supramolecular complex (1×C60) was prepared by assembling (C60‐Ih)[5,6]fullerene (C60) with the dinuclear Tb3+ triple‐decker complex [(TPP)Tb(Pc)Tb(TPP)] (1: Tb3+ = …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Room‐Temperature Phosphorescence‐active Boronate Particles: Characterization and Ratiometric Afterglow‐sensing Behavior by Surface Grafting of Rhodamine B

2020 / Chemistry An Asian Journal

We found that boronate particles (BP), as a self‐assembled system prepared by sequential dehydration of benzene‐1,4‐diboronic acid with pentaerythritol, showed …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Evaluating the intramolecular charge transfer in novel meso-alkoxyphenyl and β-ethynylphenolic BODIPY derivatives

2020 / Journal of Molecular Structure

Two new BODIPY derivatives (BDP1 and BDP3) were synthetized and characterized using photophysical, electrochemical and theoretical methods. Twisted intramolecular charge transfer (TICT) …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Effect of Bi2O3 on JO parameters and spectroscopic properties of Er3+ incorporated sodiumfluoroborate glasses for amplifier applications

2020 / Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids

This work delivers effect of bismuth on the luminescence and gain characteristics of Er3+ ions incorporated sodiumfluoroborate glasses prepared through melt …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Resurrection of boron nitride in p-n type-II boron nitride/B-doped-g-C3N4 nanocomposite during solid-state Z-scheme charge transfer path for the degradation of tetracycline hydrochloride

2020 / Journal of Colloid and Interface Science

Antibiotic contaminants have received much attention due to the increasing serious environmental concerns. In this work, for the first time, …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Tailoring of crystal phase, morphology, and optical properties of ZnO nanostructures by starch-assisted co-precipitation synthesis and annealing

2020 / The European Physical Journal Plus

ZnO nanostructures have been synthesized by simple co-precipitation method in the presence or absence of surfactant (starch) and subsequent annealing …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

A new phosphidation route for the synthesis of NiPx and their cocatalytic performances for photocatalytic hydrogen evolution over g-C3N4

2020 / Journal of Energy Chemistry

Ni-based phosphides (NiPx) composed of earth-abundant elements are promising cocatalysts to replace noble metals for photocatalytic H2 evolution reaction (HER). A …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Sustained and improved enzymatic activity of trypsin immobilized in the Langmuir Blodgett film of DPPC: A rapid enzyme sensor for the detection of Azocasein

2020 / Materials Chemistry and Physics

Immobilizing enzymes on biomimicking monolayer ultrathin films of phospholipids exhibit enhanced enzymatic activities (EAs) useful for biosensing applications. Preparation of …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Synthesis, photophysical properties and theoretical studies of new bis-quinolin curcuminoid BF2-complexes and their decomplexed derivatives

2020 / Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy

This paper presents the synthesis and characterization of two series of new bis-quinolin curcuminoid BF2-complexes 11 and their respective decomplexed bis-quinolin curcuminoid derivatives 12, in …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD