Differential domain structure stability of the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus papain-like protease

2012 / Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics

Papain-like protease (PLpro) from severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) coronavirus is one of the two proteases involved in the proteolytic processing of the virion polyproteins. In …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Probing the Hydrogen Bond Involving Acridone Trapped in a Hydrophobic Biological Nanocavity: Integrated Spectroscopic and Docking Analyses

2020 / Langmuir

Spectroscopic analyses reveal that acridone (AD) penetrates through the structure and enters the hydrophobic cavity of the protein β-lactoglobulin (βLG). …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Three new polyoxygenated bergamotanes from the endophytic fungus Penicillium purpurogenum IMM 003 and their inhibitory activity against pancreatic lipase

2020 / Chinese Journal of Natural Medicines

Purpurolides D–F (1–3), three new polyoxygenated bergamotanes bearing a 6/4/5/5 tetracyclic ring system, were isolated from the endophytic fungus Penicillium purpurogenum IMM …

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

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

An effect of Zn content doping on opto-third order nonlinear characteristics of nanostructured CdS thin films fabricated through spray pyrolysis for optoelectronics

2020 / Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures

The facile and cost-effective fabrication of cadmium sulphide (CdS) thin films with diverse contents of Zn was carried out on …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Formation of molten globule state in horse heart cytochrome c under physiological conditions: Importance of soft interactions and spectroscopic approach in crowded milieu

2020 / International Journal of Biological Macromolecules

To understand protein folding problem under physiological condition, usually taken as dilute aqueous buffer at pH 7.0 and 25 °C, knowledge of …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD

Thermoresponsive Micellar Assembly Constructed from a Hexameric Hemoprotein Modified with Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) toward an Artificial Light-Harvesting System

2020 / JACS

Artificial protein assemblies inspired by nature have significant potential in development of emergent functional materials. In order to construct an …

Leah Pandiscia, PhD