Flavonoids increase melanin production and reduce proliferation, migration and invasion of melanoma cells by blocking endolysosomal/melanosomal TPC2

2021 / Scientific Report

Two-pore channel 2 (TPC2) resides in endolysosomal membranes but also in lysosome-related organelles such as the melanin producing melanosomes. Gain-of-function …

Carlos Morillo

Molecular Rotors with Aggregation-Induced Emission (AIE) as Fluorescent Probes for the Control of Polyurethane Synthesis

2021 / MDPI

In this work, the use of fluorescent molecular rotors such as 9-(2,2-dicyanovinyl)julolidine (DCVJ) and 2,3-bis(4-(phenyl(4-(1,2,2-triphenylvinyl) phenyl)amino)phenyl)fumaronitrile (TPETPAFN) was proposed for …

Carlos Morillo

Simultaneous absorption of UV–vis and circular dichroism to measure enantiomeric concentrations of praziquantel under nonlinear conditions

2020 / Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy Volume 241, 5 November 2020, 118645

Beer-Lambert-Bouguer law is for a limiting case and, therefore, it is not useful to describe the relationship between absorption signal …

Heather Haffner

Identification and quantitation of tocopherols, carotenoids and triglycerides in edible Pistacia lentiscus oil from Tunisia

2020 / Journal of Materials and Environmental Sciences, J. Mater. Environ. Sci., 2020, Volume 11, Issue 1, Page 79-84

The fruits of Pistacia lentiscus are a source of a fixed oil used in some forested areas for culinary purposes …

Heather Haffner