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The Duff Reaction: Researching A Modification
Formylation reactions are used to synthesize aldehydes. The Duff reaction is a formylation reaction that uses phenol derivatives, hexamethylenetetramine, acetic acid, and acid to synthesis ortho substituted aromatic ...
Elucidating "Consumption" : Using Fluorescent Steroid Probes to Understand Host Cholesterol Utilization by Mycobacterium spp.
(East Carolina University, 2014)
Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the causative agent of tuberculosis (TB) disease, is the leading cause of death due to bacterial infection worldwide, claiming nearly two million lives each year. Often, the immune system ...
ELECTROSPRAY IONIZATION TIME OF FLIGHT MASS SPECTROMETRY OF POLY(METHYL METHACRYLATE) AND POLYSTYRENE USING SURFACE ACTIVE QUATERNARY AMMONIUM SALTS
(East Carolina University, 2011)
Electrospray ionization time of flight mass spectrometry (ESI-ToF-MS) is a powerful characterization technique for large nonvolatile compounds, but has found limited applicability in the synthetic polymer field. Two factors ...
Solvent and Solubility Effects on Quinone Ratios
(East Carolina University, 2012)
Monoquinones and diquinones are a biologically and chemically important class of compounds that can be found in numerous natural products such as: thymoquinone, oosporein, coenzyme Q, embelin and the respective dimer, ...
WATER-SOLUBLE FLUORESCENT PH SENSORS BASED ON A DIARYLACETYLENE SCAFFOLD
(East Carolina University, 2010)
Intracellular pH plays an important role in many biological processes: receptor-mediated signal transduction, enzymatic activity, cell growth and death, ion transport and homeostasis, calcium regulation, endocytosis, ...
Platinum Catalyzed Synthesis of Alpha-Ketoester via C-H Functionalization
(East Carolina University, 2019-12-16)
Alpha-ketoesters have proven to be useful in a variety of fields. They have found wide spread applications in pharmaceuticals, photochemistry, and biology. Additionally, they are of great interest in synthetic chemistry ...