For observing the physical and chemical properties of the slice, scanning electron microscopy, FTIR spectroscopy, thermal gravimetric analysis, tensile strength, and elongation at break are used. All the experimental data indicate that the SiC/PI slice will be a very useful grinding material for obtaining a precision Surface. (C) 2009 Wiley Periodicals, Inc. J Appl Polym Sci 113:
“In this study, the distribution of Salmonella spp., Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, Campylobacter jejuni, and Vibrio parahaemolyticus in raw meat products in Korea were investigated. A total of 155 meat products consisting of 52 beef, 62 pork, and 41 chicken were purchased randomly from 41 stores located in 5 different Bindarit purchase Korean provinces. E. coli and S. aureus were detected in 37.4 and 33.5% of the samples. Salmonella spp., C. jejuni, and V. parahaemolyticus were not detected. More Torin 2 in vivo than 30% of S. aureus were found to be enterotoxin producers and these organisms primarily possessed type A toxin genes. Conversely, verocytotoxin producing E. coli were not detected. Taken together, these results indicate that consumption of raw meat products may pose a
risk of foodborne disease and that good hygienic practices should be required to ensure public health.”
“We report a case of possible infective endocarditis without fever presenting with an acutely ischemic limb with prior
antimicrobial therapy preventing identification by culture AZD5153 in vitro of a microorganism. 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing led to the identification of Staphylococcus lugdunensis from an embolus removed at surgery and subsequent successful antibiotic treatment. We review the utility of 16S ribosomal DNA sequencing in diagnosing infective endocarditis and other infectious conditions. (C) 2009 International Society for Infectious Diseases. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.”
“Superfast kinetics of Nd(+3), Eu(+3), and Gd(+3) ions were studied on the surfaces of N, N, N’, N’-tetramethylmalonamide (TMMA) and silsesquioxane (SSQXN-8) resins. TMMA and SSQXN-8 were prepared by suspension polymerization and sol-gel routes, respectively. They were identified using elemental analysis, FTIR, H-NMR, (13)C-NMR, MIP, and BET surface area. Kinetic investigations were performed in batch conditions and different models were used to fit the data; Boyd and Helfferich models were found the best, The diffusion of the ions through the resins were very fast and found to be in the order of 10(-16) m(2)/S. Effective diffusions of the studied ions were found to be 10(-15) order of magnitude and directly proportional to the kinetic energy of the transition state. Delta S* values from -166.044 to -179.297 J mol(-1) K(-1) were estimated as entropy stability factors of the system. (C) 2009 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.