sodium hydroxide

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Summary: A highly caustic substance that is used to neutralize acids and make sodium salts. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)

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  1. Weng L, Webster T. Nanostructured magnesium increases bone cell density. Nanotechnology. 2012;23:485105 pubmed publisher
    ..For these reasons, this study suggests that soaking magnesium in NaOH could be an inexpensive, simple and effective manner to promote osteoblast functions for numerous orthopedic applications and, thus, should be further studied...
  2. Wang Z, Li R, Xu J, Marita J, Hatfield R, Qu R, et al. Sodium hydroxide pretreatment of genetically modified switchgrass for improved enzymatic release of sugars. Bioresour Technol. 2012;110:364-70 pubmed publisher
    ..The results show that down-regulation of 4CL gene promoted enzymatic hydrolysis of plant cell walls following a mild alkali pretreatment...
  3. Hu Z, Troester M, Perou C. High reproducibility using sodium hydroxide-stripped long oligonucleotide DNA microarrays. Biotechniques. 2005;38:121-4 pubmed
    ..90-0.98, which is comparable to the ICC of two virgin arrays hybridized with the same sample. Using this method, once-stripped oligonucleotide microarrays are usable, reliable, and help to reduce costs...
  4. Silverstein R, Chen Y, Sharma Shivappa R, Boyette M, Osborne J. A comparison of chemical pretreatment methods for improving saccharification of cotton stalks. Bioresour Technol. 2007;98:3000-11 pubmed
    The effectiveness of sulfuric acid (H(2)SO(4)), sodium hydroxide (NaOH), hydrogen peroxide (H(2)O(2)), and ozone pretreatments for conversion of cotton stalks to ethanol was investigated...
  5. Unal A, Thyer J, Uren E, Middleton D, Braun M, Maher D. Investigation by bioassay of the efficacy of sodium hydroxide treatment on the inactivation of mouse-adapted scrapie. Biologicals. 2007;35:161-4 pubmed
    b>Sodium hydroxide (NaOH) has been shown to reduce the infectivity of transmissible spongiform encephalopathy (TSE) agents. This study investigated the efficacy of sodium hydroxide at 0.1M, 0.25M and 0...
  6. Kopáček J, Borovec J, Hejzlar J, Ulrich K, Norton S, Amirbahman A. Aluminum control of phosphorus sorption by lake sediments. Environ Sci Technol. 2005;39:8784-9 pubmed
    ..These ratios can be used as operational targets for estimation of sediment P release potential and Al dosing of P-rich sediment to prevent hypolimnetic P release under anoxic conditions...
  7. Balazs D, Triandafillu K, Wood P, Chevolot Y, Van Delden C, Harms H, et al. Inhibition of bacterial adhesion on PVC endotracheal tubes by RF-oxygen glow discharge, sodium hydroxide and silver nitrate treatments. Biomaterials. 2004;25:2139-51 pubmed
    ..frequency-oxygen (RF-O(2)) glow discharge pre-functionalization, followed by a two-step wet-treatment in sodium hydroxide and silver nitrate solutions...
  8. Nakata Y, Amitani K, Norisuye T, Kitamura S. Translational diffusion coefficient of cycloamylose in aqueous sodium hydroxide. Biopolymers. 2003;69:508-16 pubmed
    ..5 N aqueous sodium hydroxide (at 25 degrees C), a good solvent for linear amylose...
  9. Oh S, Yoo D, Shin Y, Seo G. FTIR analysis of cellulose treated with sodium hydroxide and carbon dioxide. Carbohydr Res. 2005;340:417-28 pubmed
    Cellulose samples treated with sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and carbon dioxide in dimethylacetamide (DMAc) were analyzed by FTIR spectroscopy...

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  1. Tatlican S, Eren C, Yamangokturk B, Eskioglu F, Bostanci S. Chemical matricectomy with 10% sodium hydroxide for the treatment of ingrown toenails in people with diabetes. Dermatol Surg. 2010;36:219-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Chemical matricectomy with 10% sodium hydroxide is an effective treatment for ingrown toenails in a normal population.
  2. Taylor D, Fernie K. Exposure to autoclaving or sodium hydroxide extends the dose-response curve of the 263K strain of scrapie agent in hamsters. J Gen Virol. 1996;77 ( Pt 4):811-3 pubmed
    ..scrapie agent were injected intracerebrally into hamsters following exposure of the tissue to autoclaving or sodium hydroxide. Where there was survival of infectivity, this often produced extended mean incubation periods compared with ..
  3. Hosseini H, Nejabat M, Mehryar M, Yazdchi T, Sedaghat A, Noori F. Bevacizumab inhibits corneal neovascularization in an alkali burn induced model of corneal angiogenesis. Clin Exp Ophthalmol. 2007;35:745-8 pubmed
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of subconjunctival bevacizumab (Avastin) on experimental corneal neovascularization in rabbits...
  4. Boschetti N, Wyss K, Mischler A, Hostettler T, Kempf C. Stability of minute virus of mice against temperature and sodium hydroxide. Biologicals. 2003;31:181-5 pubmed
    ..The observed stability at pH 11.8 exceeds the previously reported upper limit of pH 9. Inactivation was due to disintegration of the viral capsid as assessed by accessibility of viral DNA for endonucleases...
  5. Cole N, Hume E, Jalbert I, Vijay A, Krishnan R, Willcox M. Effects of topical administration of 12-methyl tetradecanoic acid (12-MTA) on the development of corneal angiogenesis. Angiogenesis. 2007;10:47-54 pubmed
    ..Our studies indicate that 12-MTA may provide clinically significant advantages over conventional steroids for the treatment of vessel growth in the cornea...
  6. Bostanci S, Kocyigit P, Gurgey E. Comparison of phenol and sodium hydroxide chemical matricectomies for the treatment of ingrowing toenails. Dermatol Surg. 2007;33:680-5 pubmed
    Chemical matricectomy is performed mainly by two agents: phenol and sodium hydroxide. Both agents have excellent cure rates, but there are no data about the comparison of postoperative healing periods...
  7. Gupta R, Lee Y. Pretreatment of corn stover and hybrid poplar by sodium hydroxide and hydrogen peroxide. Biotechnol Prog. 2010;26:1180-6 pubmed publisher
    b>Sodium hydroxide and its derivatives are used as pulping reagents, wherein the spent NaOH is recovered in salt form and reused...
  8. Okada H, Sato Y, Sata T, Sakurai M, Endo J, Yokoyama T, et al. Antigen retrieval using sodium hydroxide for prion immunohistochemistry in bovine spongiform encephalopathy and scrapie. J Comp Pathol. 2011;144:251-6 pubmed publisher
    ..affected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) and scrapie, we applied minimal pretreatment with sodium hydroxide (NaOH)...
  9. Qin J, Wang X, Zheng Z, Ma C, Tang H, Xu P. Production of L-lactic acid by a thermophilic Bacillus mutant using sodium hydroxide as neutralizing agent. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:7570-6 pubmed publisher
    A sodium lactate tolerant mutant strain named Bacillus sp. Na-2 was obtained and applied to sodium hydroxide-based L-lactic acid (LA) production process...
  10. Borovec S, Broumis C, Adcock W, Fang R, Uren E. Inactivation kinetics of model and relevant blood-borne viruses by treatment with sodium hydroxide and heat. Biologicals. 1998;26:237-44 pubmed
    ..1 M sodium hydroxide at 60 degrees C on viral infectivity was investigated...
  11. Stolaroff J, Keith D, Lowry G. Carbon dioxide capture from atmospheric air using sodium hydroxide spray. Environ Sci Technol. 2008;42:2728-35 pubmed
    ..The low end of the cost range is reached by a spray with 50 microm mean drop diameter, which is achievable with commercially available spray nozzles...
  12. Oh S, Yoo D, Shin Y, Kim H, Kim H, Chung Y, et al. Crystalline structure analysis of cellulose treated with sodium hydroxide and carbon dioxide by means of X-ray diffraction and FTIR spectroscopy. Carbohydr Res. 2005;340:2376-91 pubmed
    ..But the crystallite size of Cell 2-C (cellulose II) was larger than that of Cell 2 (cellulose II) treated at 15-20 wt% NaOH...
  13. Truett G, Heeger P, Mynatt R, Truett A, Walker J, Warman M. Preparation of PCR-quality mouse genomic DNA with hot sodium hydroxide and tris (HotSHOT). Biotechniques. 2000;29:52, 54 pubmed
  14. Suwansaksri J, Nithiuthai S, Wiwanitkit V, Soogarun S, Palatho P. The formol-ether concentration technique for intestinal parasites: comparing 0.1 N sodium hydroxide with normal saline preparations. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health. 2002;33 Suppl 3:97-8 pubmed
    ..We performed a comparative study of 0.1 N sodium hydroxide (NaOH) and normal saline preparation for the formol-ether technique in the detection of intestinal parasites...
  15. Bauman P, Lawrence L, Biesert L, Dichtelmüller H, Fabbrizzi F, Gajardo R, et al. Critical factors influencing prion inactivation by sodium hydroxide. Vox Sang. 2006;91:34-40 pubmed
    ..To ensure effective decontamination and inactivation of prions that could be present in source material, we investigated critical factors that influence prion inactivation by NaOH...
  16. Käsermann F, Kempf C. Sodium hydroxide renders the prion protein PrPSc sensitive to proteinase K. J Gen Virol. 2003;84:3173-6 pubmed
    b>Sodium hydroxide (NaOH) solutions are widely used for the purification of contaminated equipment, as they are known to inactivate a variety of pathogens...
  17. Kubota M, Shimmura S, Kubota S, Miyashita H, Kato N, Noda K, et al. Hydrogen and N-acetyl-L-cysteine rescue oxidative stress-induced angiogenesis in a mouse corneal alkali-burn model. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011;52:427-33 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the role of reactive oxygen species (ROS) as the prime initiators of the angiogenic response after alkali injury of the cornea and observe the effects of antioxidants in preventing angiogenesis...
  18. Ozdemir E, Bostanci S, Ekmekci P, Gurgey E. Chemical matricectomy with 10% sodium hydroxide for the treatment of ingrowing toenails. Dermatol Surg. 2004;30:26-31 pubmed
    ..However, unpredictable tissue damage and prolonged healing time are the disadvantages of this technique. Sodium hydroxide is an alternative chemical agent that causes less tissue damage.
  19. Park G, Pattison M, Park K, Webster T. Accelerated chondrocyte functions on NaOH-treated PLGA scaffolds. Biomaterials. 2005;26:3075-82 pubmed
    ..Clearly, such modifications to PLGA may ultimately enhance the efficacy of tissue-engineering scaffolds for articular cartilage repair...
  20. Fechine Jamacaru F, Fechine Júnior J, de Moraes Filho M. [Model of inflammatory angiogenesis in rabbit cornea induced by punctual alkaline cauterization]. Acta Cir Bras. 2005;20:64-73 pubmed
    ..To establish a model of angiogenesis in rabbit cornea induced by punctual alkaline cauterization...
  21. Ganoza C, Ricaldi J, Chauca J, Rojas G, Munayco C, Agapito J, et al. Novel hypertonic saline-sodium hydroxide (HS-SH) method for decontamination and concentration of sputum samples for Mycobacterium tuberculosis microscopy and culture. J Med Microbiol. 2008;57:1094-8 pubmed publisher
    ..patients with suspected pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) (n=106) were tested using the proposed hypertonic saline-sodium hydroxide (HS-SH) DC method, the recommended N-acetyl-L-cysteine-sodium citrate-sodium hydroxide (NALC-NaOH) DC method ..
  22. Gupta R, Lee Y. Investigation of biomass degradation mechanism in pretreatment of switchgrass by aqueous ammonia and sodium hydroxide. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:8185-91 pubmed publisher
    ..TGA data indicate that NaOH-lignin has more uniform structure and higher O/C ratio than ammonia-lignin. FTIR analysis indicates that NaOH-lignin has lower aromatic content but higher guaiacyl type structure than ammonia-lignin...
  23. Dan L, Shi long Y, Miao li L, Yong ping L, Hong jie M, Ying Z, et al. Inhibitory effect of oral doxycycline on neovascularization in a rat corneal alkali burn model of angiogenesis. Curr Eye Res. 2008;33:653-60 pubmed publisher
    ..To examine the efficacy of oral doxycycline treatment (as compared to oral and topical dexamethasone) for inhibiting corneal neovascularization (CNV)...
  24. Hoy M, Horpibulsuk S, Rachan R, Chinkulkijniwat A, Arulrajah A. Recycled asphalt pavement - fly ash geopolymers as a sustainable pavement base material: Strength and toxic leaching investigations. Sci Total Environ. 2016;573:19-26 pubmed publisher
    ..The liquid alkaline activator (L) is a mixture of sodium silicate (Na2SiO3) and sodium hydroxide (NaOH), and high calcium FA is used as a precursor to synthesize the FA-RAP geopolymers...
  25. Sørensen I, Pettolino F, Bacic A, Ralph J, Lu F, O Neill M, et al. The charophycean green algae provide insights into the early origins of plant cell walls. Plant J. 2011;68:201-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study provides new insight into the evolutionary window during which the structurally complex walls of embryophytes originated, and the significance of the advanced CGA during these events. ..
  26. Batista B, Steinbock O. Chemical gardens without silica: the formation of pure metal hydroxide tubes. Chem Commun (Camb). 2015;51:12962-5 pubmed publisher
    Contrary to common belief, hollow precipitation tubes form in the absence of silicate if sodium hydroxide solution is injected into solutions of various metal ions...
  27. Kizuki T, Takadama H, Matsushita T, Nakamura T, Kokubo T. Effect of Ca contamination on apatite formation in a Ti metal subjected to NaOH and heat treatments. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2013;24:635-44 pubmed publisher
    ..This indicates that NaOH reagent must be carefully selected for obtaining reliable bone-bonding implants of Ti metal by the NaOH and heat treatments. ..
  28. Dai X, Hu R, Sun C, Pan Y. Comprehensive separation and analysis of alkaloids from Stephania yunnanensis by counter-current chromatography coupled with liquid chromatography tandem mass spectrometry analysis. J Chromatogr A. 2012;1226:18-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Their structures were further identified by 1H NMR and FTICR-MS. Besides, three minor components were identified by HPLC-MS(n) based on the fragmentation behavior of the purified compounds...
  29. Botwe B, Anim Sampong S, Sarkodie B, Antwi W, Obeng Nkansah J, Ashong G. Caustic soda ingestion in children under-5 years presenting for fluoroscopic examinations in an Academic Hospital in Ghana. BMC Res Notes. 2015;8:684 pubmed publisher
    ..Non-compliance to good practices of storage and disposal of caustic soda during soap preparation increases exposure and access of children to caustic soda ingestion. ..
  30. Hasnat M, Gross A, Dale S, Barnes E, Compton R, Marken F. A dual-plate ITO-ITO generator-collector microtrench sensor: surface activation, spatial separation and suppression of irreversible oxygen and ascorbate interference. Analyst. 2014;139:569-75 pubmed publisher
    ..This spatial separation of chemically reversible and irreversible processes within and outside the trench is discussed as a potential in situ microscale sensing and separation tool. ..
  31. Madhura V, Kulkarni M, Badami S, Yenagi J, Tonannavar J. Effect of nitro groups on the photo physical properties of benzimidazolone: a solvatochromic study. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2011;84:137-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Calculated difference between excited state and ground state dipole moments seems to be a good measure of the effect of nitro group when correlated with (E(T)(N)). ..
  32. Nasr A, Olding T, Schreiner L, McAuley K. Evaluation of the potential for diacetylenes as reporter molecules in 3D micelle gel dosimetry. Phys Med Biol. 2013;58:787-805 pubmed publisher
    ..As a result, PCDA is not suitable for use in micelle gel dosimeters, and other radiochromic reporter molecules will need to be identified. ..
  33. Lee S, Jeong J, Kwon H, Hong S. Quantification of isoflavonoids and triterpene saponins in Astragali Radix, the root of Astragalus membranaceus, via reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography coupled with integrated pulsed amperometric detection. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2017;1070:76-81 pubmed publisher
    ..All target components were detected with good sensitivity using sodium hydroxide (as a post-column eluent)...
  34. Li H, Zou S, Li C, Jin Y. Alkaline post-treatment for improved sludge anaerobic digestion. Bioresour Technol. 2013;140:187-91 pubmed publisher
    ..Alkaline post-treatment had a minimal impact on the dewaterability of digested sludge. ..
  35. Asmar S, Drancourt M. Chlorhexidine decontamination of sputum for culturing Mycobacterium tuberculosis. BMC Microbiol. 2015;15:155 pubmed publisher
    ..5 % of specimens decontaminated using N-Acetyl-L-Cysteine-Sodium Hydroxide (NALC-NaOH), and in 0 % of specimens decontaminated using 0.1 %, 0...
  36. Zhang L, Zhou J, Zhang L. Structure and properties of ?-cyclodextrin/cellulose hydrogels prepared in NaOH/urea aqueous solution. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;94:386-93 pubmed publisher
    ..CD/cellulose hydrogels adsorbed AnB lead to a fluorescence enhancement attributing to the formation of the host-guest complex between ?-CD and AnB. ..
  37. Rahman A, Ali R, Jahng Y, Kadi A. A facile solvent free Claisen-Schmidt reaction: synthesis of ?,?'-bis-(substituted-benzylidene)cycloalkanones and ?,?'-bis-(substituted-alkylidene)cycloalkanones. Molecules. 2012;17:571-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Using the same method, we could synthesize the corresponding bis-benzylidene- and mono-benzylideneacetone separately in 98% and 96% yields, respectively...
  38. Ngouémazong D, Jolie R, Cardinaels R, Fraeye I, Van Loey A, Moldenaers P, et al. Stiffness of Ca(2+)-pectin gels: combined effects of degree and pattern of methylesterification for various Ca(2+) concentrations. Carbohydr Res. 2012;348:69-76 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provide a detailed insight into the occurrence of junction zones in Ca(2+)-pectin gels. ..
  39. Wang W, Zhang H, Zhang Z, Luo M, Wang Y, Liu Q, et al. Amine-functionalized PVA-co-PE nanofibrous membrane as affinity membrane with high adsorption capacity for bilirubin. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2017;150:271-278 pubmed publisher
    In this study, poly(vinyl alcohol-co-ethylene) (PVA-co-PE) nanofibrous membrane was activated by sodium hydroxide and cyanuric chloride, and then the activated membranes were functionalized by 1,3-propanediamine, hexamethylenediamine and ..
  40. Moo J, Wang H, Pumera M. Influence of pH on the Motion of Catalytic Janus Particles and Tubular Bubble-Propelled Micromotors. Chemistry. 2016;22:355-60 pubmed publisher
    ..The sequential addition of sodium hydroxide to increase the pH of the solution led to a consequent increase in activity of micromotors...
  41. Tabara A, Yamane C, Seguchi M. Adsorption mechanism for xanthene dyes to cellulose granules. Biosci Biotechnol Biochem. 2012;76:870-4 pubmed
    ..We confirmed that the xanthene dyes could bind to the charred cellulose granules by ionic and hydrophobic bonds. ..
  42. Kim E, Kim T, Park S, Kim M. The wound healing effects of vitamin A eye drops after a corneal alkali burn in rats. Acta Ophthalmol. 2012;90:e540-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, retinyl palmitate eye drops were found to promote corneal healing after an alkali burn in rats. ..
  43. Ge D, Lee H. Ionic liquid based dispersive liquid-liquid microextraction coupled with micro-solid phase extraction of antidepressant drugs from environmental water samples. J Chromatogr A. 2013;1317:217-22 pubmed publisher
    ..3 and 1 ?g/L, respectively. The relative recoveries of canal water samples, spiked with drugs, were in the range of 94.3% and 114.7%. The results showed that IL-DLLME-?-SPE was suitable for the determination of TCAs in water samples. ..
  44. Kapisiz A, Karabulut R, Sonmez K, Turkyilmaz Z, Poyraz A, Gulbahar O, et al. Effect of stent placement, balloon or cutting balloon dilatation on stricture formation after caustic esophageal burn in rats. Eur J Pediatr Surg. 2011;21:258-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Stenting performed at the time of corrosive injury and cutting balloon dilatation performed after stricture formation had a positive effect with regard to SI and weight gain in an animal model. ..
  45. Wang P, Chang J, Yin Q, Wang E, Zhu Q, Song A, et al. Effects of thermo-chemical pretreatment plus microbial fermentation and enzymatic hydrolysis on saccharification and lignocellulose degradation of corn straw. Bioresour Technol. 2015;194:165-71 pubmed publisher
    ..straw degradation, the straw was kept in the combined solution of 15% (w/w) lime supernatant and 2% (w/w) sodium hydroxide with liquid-to-solid ratio of 13:1 (mL/g) at 83...
  46. Mesquita J, Ferraz A, Aguiar A. Alkaline-sulfite pretreatment and use of surfactants during enzymatic hydrolysis to enhance ethanol production from sugarcane bagasse. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2016;39:441-8 pubmed publisher
    ..For the sample pretreated with the lowest chemical load (2 % m/m NaOH and 4 % m/m Na2SO3), adding Tween 20 during the hydrolysis process increased the ethanol yield from 25 ± 3 to 39.5 ± 1 %. ..
  47. Theivasanthi T, Anne Christma F, Toyin A, Gopinath S, Ravichandran R. Synthesis and characterization of cotton fiber-based nanocellulose. Int J Biol Macromol. 2018;109:832-836 pubmed publisher
    ..In this research, commercially available natural cotton was treated with aqueous sodium hydroxide solution to eliminate the hemicellulose and lignin, then cellulose was collected...
  48. Uhlig S, Negård M, Heldal K, Straumfors A, Madsø L, Bakke B, et al. Profiling of 3-hydroxy fatty acids as environmental markers of endotoxin using liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry. J Chromatogr A. 2016;1434:119-26 pubmed publisher
    ..acid) in the HPLC-MS/MS based method, which involved base hydrolysis of filter samples using 1M sodium hydroxide and removal of the base as well as concentration of the fatty acids using solid-phase extraction on a ..
  49. Cuevas M, García J, Sánchez S. Enhanced enzymatic hydrolysis of pretreated almond-tree prunings for sugar production. Carbohydr Polym. 2014;99:791-9 pubmed publisher
    ..2% and 72.8%, respectively) while solids derived from alkaline peroxide treatment achieved maximal glucose concentrations (41.9 g/L, 58.4% of potential yield). ..
  50. Trygg J, Fardim P, Gericke M, Mäkilä E, Salonen J. Physicochemical design of the morphology and ultrastructure of cellulose beads. Carbohydr Polym. 2013;93:291-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Changes in size, shape and surface area were substential. Also generation of micro- (?2Å), meso-, or macropores (?50Å) can be favored. ..
  51. Weng L, Webster T. Nanostructured magnesium has fewer detrimental effects on osteoblast function. Int J Nanomedicine. 2013;8:1773-81 pubmed publisher
  52. Roemer M, Skelton B, Piggott M, Koutsantonis G. 1,1'-Diacetyloctamethylferrocene: an overlooked and overdue synthon leading to the facile synthesis of an octamethylferrocenophane. Dalton Trans. 2016;45:18817-18821 pubmed
    ..Compound 3b cyclises in aqueous sodium hydroxide/DMF to an octamethyl[1,4]-ferrocenophane bearing a 1-dimethylaminobuta-1,3-diene-handle (4).
  53. Mohaptra S, Dash P, Behera S, Thatoi H. Optimization of delignification of two Pennisetum grass species by NaOH pretreatment using Taguchi and ANN statistical approach. Environ Technol. 2016;37:940-51 pubmed publisher
    ..Napier grass (HNG) (Pennisetum purpureum) and Denanath grass (DG) (Pennisetum pedicellatum), using alkali sodium hydroxide. This study analysed and determined a parameter combination with a low number of experiments by using the ..
  54. Luyckx K, Millet S, van Weyenberg S, Herman L, Heyndrickx M, Dewulf J, et al. Comparison of competitive exclusion with classical cleaning and disinfection on bacterial load in pig nursery units. BMC Vet Res. 2016;12:189 pubmed publisher
    ..Also, no differences in faecal consistency (indicator for enteric diseases) was noticed. These results indicate that the CE protocol is not a valuable alternative for classical C&D. ..
  55. Esbaugh A, Mager E, Brix K, Santore R, Grosell M. Implications of pH manipulation methods for metal toxicity: not all acidic environments are created equal. Aquat Toxicol. 2013;130-131:27-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, using CO2 and organic buffers overestimates the impact of acid pH on Pb toxicity...
  56. Velmurugan R, Muthukumar K. Ultrasound-assisted alkaline pretreatment of sugarcane bagasse for fermentable sugar production: optimization through response surface methodology. Bioresour Technol. 2012;112:293-9 pubmed publisher
    ..11% of theoretical reducing sugar yield was observed experimentally. The substantial reduction in pretreatment time and temperature with improved efficiency is the most attractive features of the ultrasound-assisted alkaline pretreatment...
  57. Sun H, Wang H, Kwon W, Kim Y, In J, Yang D. A simple and rapid technique for the authentication of the ginseng cultivar, Yunpoong, using an SNP marker in a large sample of ginseng leaves. Gene. 2011;487:75-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this strategy provides a rapid and reliable method for the specific identification of Yunpoong in a large number of samples...
  58. Palaci M, Peres R, Maia R, Cunha E, Ribeiro M, Lecco R, et al. Contribution of the Ogawa-Kudoh swab culture method to the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis in Brazil. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2013;17:782-6 pubmed publisher
    ..To analyse the contribution of the Ogawa-Kudoh (O-K) swab culture method to the diagnosis of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB) in four different regions of Brazil...
  59. Uma Rani R, Kaliappan S, Adish Kumar S, Rajesh Banu J. Combined treatment of alkaline and disperser for improving solubilization and anaerobic biodegradability of dairy waste activated sludge. Bioresour Technol. 2012;126:107-16 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, this chemo-mechanical is an effective method for enhancement of biodegradability and it laid the basis to produce higher biogas quantities, to improve clean energy generation from WAS...
  60. Morris A, Harrison C. Adsorption of buffer ion pairs can alter long-term electroosmotic flow stability. Electrophoresis. 2013;34:2585-92 pubmed publisher
    ..This ion pairing can result in drastic changes in the EOF over time, and that the EOF can only be restored to initial levels with harsh rinses containing sodium hydroxide.
  61. Ju Y, Wang X, Qiao J, Li G, Wu Y, Li Y, et al. Could microwave induced catalytic oxidation (MICO) process over CoFe2O4 effectively eliminate brilliant green in aqueous solution?. J Hazard Mater. 2013;263 Pt 2:600-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Accordingly, MICO process over CoFe2O4 materials and GAC could not effectively eliminate BG in suspensions...
  62. Akbal E, Koklu S, Karaca G, Astarci H, Kocak E, Tas A, et al. Beneficial effects of Ankaferd Blood Stopper on caustic esophageal injuries: an experimental model. Dis Esophagus. 2012;25:188-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Treatment with ABS prevents inflammation, scar formation, weight loss, and mortality in esophageal caustic injuries. Additional studies to evaluate the clinical benefits of ABS in esophageal caustic injury are recommended...
  63. do Nascimento Pantaleão L, Bismara Paranhos B, Yonamine M. Hollow-fiber liquid-phase microextraction of amphetamine-type stimulants in human hair samples. J Chromatogr A. 2012;1254:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Hair samples collected from six volunteers who reported regular use of amphetamines were submitted to the developed method. Drug detection was observed in all samples of the volunteers...
  64. Lewandowska M, Szymańska K, Kordala N, Dąbrowska A, Bednarski W, Juszczuk A. Evaluation of Mucor indicus and Saccharomyces cerevisiae capability to ferment hydrolysates of rape straw and Miscanthus giganteus as affected by the pretreatment method. Bioresour Technol. 2016;212:262-270 pubmed publisher
    Rape straw and Miscanthus giganteus was pretreated chemically with oxalic acid or sodium hydroxide. The pretreated substrates were hydrolyzed with enzymatic preparations of cellulase, xylanase and cellobiase...
  65. Cho Y, Kim H, Kim S. Bioethanol production from brown seaweed, Undaria pinnatifida, using NaCl acclimated yeast. Bioprocess Biosyst Eng. 2013;36:713-9 pubmed publisher
    ..1 g dcw/L of P. angophorae KCTC 17574 strain obtained at 90 psu. The maximum ethanol concentration of 9.42 g/L with 27 % yield of theoretical case of ethanol production from total carbohydrate of U. pinnatifida was obtained...
  66. Spier F, Zavareze E, Marques E Silva R, Elias M, Días A. Effect of alkali and oxidative treatments on the physicochemical, pasting, thermal and morphological properties of corn starch. J Sci Food Agric. 2013;93:2331-7 pubmed publisher
    ..physicochemical, pasting, morphological, cystallinity and thermal properties of chemically modified corn starch, after either the isolated or combined action of alkaline (sodium hydroxide) and oxidative (sodium hypochlorite) treatments.
  67. Berker K, Ozdemir Olgun F, Ozyurt D, Demirata B, Apak R. Modified Folin-Ciocalteu antioxidant capacity assay for measuring lipophilic antioxidants. J Agric Food Chem. 2013;61:4783-91 pubmed publisher
    ..The trolox equivalent antioxidant capacities of the tested antioxidant compounds correlated well with those found by the Cupric Reducing Antioxidant Capacity reference method...
  68. Mund N, Dash D, Barik C, Goud V, Sahoo L, Mishra P, et al. Evaluation of efficient glucose release using sodium hydroxide and phosphoric acid as pretreating agents from the biomass of Sesbania grandiflora (L.) Pers.: A fast growing tree legume. Bioresour Technol. 2017;236:97-105 pubmed publisher
    ..The effectiveness of phosphoric acid pretreatment was also supported by X-ray diffraction (XRD), field emission scanning electron microscopy (FE-SEM) and Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR) analysis. ..
  69. Yang H, Li X, Ma J, Lv X, Zhao S, Lang W, et al. Blockade of the intermediate-conductance Ca(2+)-activated K+ channel inhibits the angiogenesis induced by epidermal growth factor in the treatment of corneal alkali burn. Exp Eye Res. 2013;110:76-87 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, the upregulation of KCa3.1 may be crucial for EGF-induced angiogenesis through the MAPK/ERK signaling pathway. Thus, KCa3.1 may be a potential target for the treatment of EGF-induced corneal angiogenesis...
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