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  • Levels of Ca2+-Dipicolinic Acid in Individual Bacillus Spores Determined Using Microfluidic Raman Tweezers 

    Huang, Shu-shi; Chen, De; Pelczar, Patricia L.; Vepachedu, Venkata Ramana; Setlow, Peter; Li, Yong-Qing (East Carolina University, 2007-07)
    Pyridine-2,6-dicarboxylic acid (dipicolinic acid [DPA]) in a 1:1 chelate with calcium ion (Ca-DPA) comprises 5 to 15% of the dry weight of spores of Bacillus species. Ca-DPA is important in spore resistance to many ...
  • Multi-walled carbon nanotube instillation impairs pulmonary function in C57BL/6 mice 

    Wang, Xiaojia; Katwa, Pranita; Podila, Ramakrishna; Chen, Pengyu; Ke, Pu Chun; Rao, Apparao M.; Walters, Dianne M.; Wingard, Christopher J.; Brown, Jared M. (2011)
    Background Multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs) are widely used in many disciplines due to their unique physical and chemical properties. Therefore, some concerns about the possible human health and environmental ...
  • Raman spectroscopy: the gateway into tomorrow's virology 

    Lambert, Phelps J.; Whitman, Audy G.; Dyson, Ossie F.; Akula, Shaw M. (East Carolina University, 2006-06-28)
    In the molecular world, researchers act as detectives working hard to unravel the mysteries surrounding cells. One of the researchers' greatest tools in this endeavor has been Raman spectroscopy. Raman spectroscopy is a ...