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Determination of toluene hydrogenation kinetics with neutron diffraction

Falkowska, M., Chansai, S., Manyar, H. G., Gladden, L. F., Bowron, D. T., Youngs, T. G. A. & Hardacre, C., 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics . 18, 26, p. 17237-17243 7 p.

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Toluene
Neutron diffraction
Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
neutron diffraction
8 Citations (Scopus)

Discovery of anti-cancer activity for benzo[1,2,4]triazin-7-ones: Very strong correlation to pleurotin and thioredoxin reductase inhibition

Sweeney, M., Coyle, R., Kavanagh, P., Berezin, A. A., Lo Re, D., Zissimou, G. A., Koutentis, P. A., Carty, M. P. & Aldabbagh, F., 15 Aug 2016, In : Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry. 24, 16, p. 3565-3570

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Thioredoxin-Disulfide Reductase
Thioredoxins
Neoplasms
Cytotoxicity
Oxidation-Reduction
6 Citations (Scopus)
347 Downloads (Pure)

Disinfection of water using vortex diode as hydrodynamic cavitation reactor

Gaikwad, V. & Ranade, V., 01 Aug 2016, In : Asian Journal of Chemistry. 28, 8, p. 1867-1870 4 p.

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Disinfection
Cavitation
Diodes
Vortex flow
Hydrodynamics
1 Citation (Scopus)

DNA binding, cleavage and cytotoxicity of a novel dimetallic Fe(III) triaza-cyclononane complex

Pinheiro Araujo, T., Gandin, V., Kavanagh, P., Braude, J. P., Nodari, L., Montagner, D. & Erxleben, A., 01 Oct 2016, In : Inorganica Chimica Acta. 452, p. 170-175 6 p.

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Cytotoxicity
cleavage
DNA
deoxyribonucleic acid
cancer
24 Citations (Scopus)

Doubly dual nature of ammonium-based ionic liquids for methane hydrates probed by rocking-rig assembly

Tariq, M., Connor, E., Thompson, J., Khraisheh, M., Atilhan, M. & Rooney, D., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 28, p. 23827-23836 10 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Methane
Hydrates
Ammonium Compounds
Ionic liquids
8 Citations (Scopus)
250 Downloads (Pure)

Easily Accessible Rare-Earth-Containing Phosphonium Room-Temperature Ionic Liquids: EXAFS, Luminescence and Magnetic Properties

Alvarez Vicente, J., Dandil, S., Banerjee, D., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Gray, S., Felton, S., Srinivasan, G., Kaczmarek, A. M., Van Deun, R. & Nockemann, P., 2016, In : Journal of Physical Chemistry B. 120, 23, p. 5301–5311 11 p.

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Ionic liquids
Rare earths
Luminescence
Magnetic properties
Liquids
20 Citations (Scopus)
198 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of cation structure on the oxygen solubility and diffusivity in a range of bis{(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl}imide anion based ionic liquids for lithium-air battery electrolytes

Neale, A., Li, P., Jacquemin, J., Goodrich, P., Ball, S., Compton, R. G. & Hardacre, C., 17 Mar 2016, In : Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. 12 p.

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Imides
Ionic Liquids
imides
Lithium
Electrolytes
18 Citations (Scopus)
648 Downloads (Pure)
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Nalidixic Acid
Ethylene Glycol
Hot Temperature
Pharmaceutical Preparations
Tensile Strength
12 Citations (Scopus)
407 Downloads (Pure)

Effect of the Presence of MEA on the CO2 Capture Ability of Superbase Ionic Liquids

McCrellis, C., Taylor, S. F. R., Jacquemin, J. & Hardacre, C., 2016, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 61, 3, p. 1092-1100 9 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ethanolamine
Ionic liquids
Solubility
Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
23 Citations (Scopus)
312 Downloads (Pure)

Electrochromic Nickel Oxide Films for Smart Window Applications

Browne, M. P., Nolan, H., Berner, N. C., Duesberg, G. S., Colavita, P. E. & Lyons, M. E. G., 07 Jul 2016, In : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ELECTROCHEMICAL SCIENCE. 11, p. 6636-6647

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Nickel oxide
Oxide films
Electrodeposition
Raman spectroscopy
nickel monoxide
14 Citations (Scopus)

Encapsulation of phase change materials using rice-husk-char

Gondora, W., Doudin, K., Nowakowski, D. J., Xiao, B., Ding, Y., Bridgwater, T. & Yuan, Q., 15 Nov 2016, In : Applied Energy. 182, p. 274-281 8 p.

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encapsulation
Phase change materials
Encapsulation
rice
Carbon
14 Citations (Scopus)

Enhanced durability of Li-O2 batteries employing vertically standing Ti nanowire array supported cathodes

Zhao, G., Zhang, L., Niu, Y., Sun, K. & Rooney, D., 2016, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 4, 11, p. 4009-4014 6 p.

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Nanowires
Foams
Durability
Cathodes
Current density
25 Citations (Scopus)
236 Downloads (Pure)
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induction heating
Magnetic fluids
hyperthermia
magnetic properties
Induction heating
5 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of strontium-site-deficient Sr2Fe1.4Co0.1Mo0.5O6-δ-based perovskite oxides as intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell cathodes

Zhen, S., Sun, W., Tang, G., Rooney, D., Sun, K. & Ma, X., 15 Jun 2016, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 41, 22, p. 9538-9546 9 p.

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cell cathodes
Strontium
solid oxide fuel cells
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
strontium
7 Citations (Scopus)
162 Downloads (Pure)

Exceptional activity of gallium(III) chloride and chlorogallate(III) ionic liquids for Baeyer–Villiger oxidation

Markiton, M., Chrobok, A., Matuszek, K., Seddon, K. R. & Swadzba-Kwasny, M., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 36, p. 30460-30467

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Ionic Liquids
Gallium
Ionic liquids
Chlorides
Oxidation
6 Citations (Scopus)
269 Downloads (Pure)
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Plastic films
polymeric films
Hydrosphere
Earth hydrosphere
Color
2 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication and characterization of SSZ tape cast electrolyte-supported solid oxide fuel cells

Jin, C., Mao, Y., Rooney, D. W., Zhang, N. & Sun, K., Mar 2016, In : Ceramics international. 42, 4, p. 5523-5529 7 p.

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Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Tapes
Electrolytes
Sintering
Fabrication
6 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication and evaluation of NiO/Y2O3-stabilized-ZrO2 hollow fibers for anode-supported micro-tubular solid oxide fuel cells

Zhen, S., Sun, W., Tang, G., Rooney, D., Sun, K. & Ma, X., 15 May 2016, In : Ceramics international. 42, 7, p. 8859-8564 6 p.

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Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Anodes
Fabrication
Fibers
Bending strength
2 Citations (Scopus)

Facile synthesis of copper-manganese spinel anodes with high capacity and cycling performance for lithium-ion batteries

Sun, W., Liu, J., Wu, H., Yue, X., Wang, Z., Rooney, D., Feng, J. & Sun, K., 01 Nov 2016, In : Materials Letters. 182, p. 147-150 4 p.

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Manganese
spinel
electric batteries
manganese
Copper
22 Citations (Scopus)

Flash-Sintering and Characterization of La0.8Sr0.2Ga0.8Mg0.2O3-δ Electrolytes for Solid Oxide Fuel Cells

Sun, K., Zhang, J., Jiang, T., Qiao, J., Sun, W., Rooney, D. & Wang, Z., 01 Apr 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 196, p. 487-495 9 p.

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Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Electrolytes
Sintering
Scanning electron microscopy
Joule heating
7 Citations (Scopus)

Galactokinase promiscuity: a question of flexibility?

McAuley, M., Kristiansson, H., Huang, M., Pey, A. L. & Timson, D. J., 15 Feb 2016, In : Biochemical society transactions. 44, 1, p. 116-122 7 p.

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Galactokinase
Galactosemias
Sugars
Catalytic Domain
Enzymes
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Gaseous Hydrocarbon Separations Using Functionalized Ionic Liquids

Moura, L., Santini, C. C. & Costa Gomes, M. F., 05 Mar 2016, In : OIL & GAS SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-REVUE DE L INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU PETROLE. 71, 2, p. 23 1 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Hydrocarbons
Ionic liquids
Alkenes
Olefins
1 Citation (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

Highlights from Faraday Discussion: Designing New Heterogeneous Catalysts, London, UK, April 2016

Fischer, N., Manyar, H. G. & Roldan, A., 2016, In : Chemical Communications. 52, 54, p. 8335-8341 7 p.

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Catalysts
Chemical industry
Students
Testing
18 Citations (Scopus)
272 Downloads (Pure)

Highly CO2 sensitive extruded fluorescent plastic indicator film based on HPTS

Mills, A. & Yusufu, D., 2016, In : The Analyst. 141, p. 999-1008 10 p.

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Plastic films
Plastics
Pigments
plastic
pigment
19 Citations (Scopus)

High performance cobalt-free Cu1.4Mn1.6O4 spinel oxide as an intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cell cathode

Zhen, S., Sun, W., Li, P., Tang, G., Rooney, D., Sun, K. & Ma, X., 31 May 2016, In : Journal of Power Sources. 315, p. 140-144 5 p.

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cell cathodes
solid oxide fuel cells
Cobalt
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Oxides
41 Citations (Scopus)
91 Downloads (Pure)

High power Nb-doped LiFePO4 Li-ion battery cathodes; pilot-scale synthesis and electrochemical properties

Johnson, I. D., Blagovidova, E., Dingwall, P. A., Brett, D. J. L., Shearing, P. R. & Darr, J. A., 15 Sep 2016, In : Journal of Power Sources. 326, p. 476-481

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Electrochemical properties
electric batteries
Cathodes
cathodes
synthesis
9 Citations (Scopus)
174 Downloads (Pure)

High Pressure Speed of Sound and Related Thermodynamic Properties of 1-Alkyl-3-methylimidazolium Bis[(trifluoromethyl)sulfonyl]imides (from 1-Propyl- to 1-Hexyl-)

Skowronek, J., Dzida, M., Zorebski, E., Chorążewski, M., Jezak, S., Żarska, M., Zorębski, M., Goodrich, P. & Jacquemin, J., 07 Oct 2016, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data.

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Imides
Ionic Liquids
Acoustic wave velocity
Ionic liquids
Thermodynamic properties
67 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen production from biomass gasification using biochar as a catalyst/support

Yao, D., Hu, Q., Wang, D., Yang, H., Wu, C., Wang, X. & Chen, H., 01 Sep 2016, In : Bioresource Technology. 216, p. 159-164 6 p.

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Hydrogen production
Gasification
Catalyst supports
Biomass
catalyst
29 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen production from catalytic steam reforming of benzene as tar model compound of biomass gasification

Gao, N., Wang, X., Li, A., Wu, C. & Yin, Z., 01 Jul 2016, In : Fuel Processing Technology. 148, p. 380-387

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Catalytic reforming
Tars
Steam reforming
Tar
Hydrogen production
26 Citations (Scopus)

Hydrogen production from pyrolysis catalytic reforming of cellulose in the presence of K alkali metal

Zou, J., Yang, H., Zeng, Z., Wu, C., Williams, P. T. & Chen, H., 06 Jul 2016, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 41, 25, p. 10598-10607

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Catalytic reforming
hydrogen production
Alkali metals
Hydrogen production
cellulose
25 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of surface carbide formation on the activity and selectivity of Pd surfaces in the selective hydrogenation of acetylene

Yang, B., Burch, R., Hardacre, C., Hu, P. & Hughes, P., Apr 2016, In : Surface Science. 646, p. 45-49 5 p.

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Acetylene
acetylene
carbides
Hydrogenation
hydrogenation
13 Citations (Scopus)
273 Downloads (Pure)

Improved Efficiency for Partial Oxidation of Methane by Controlled Copper Deposition on Surface-Modified ZSM-5

Sheppard, T., Daly, H., Goguet, A. & Thompson, J. M., 05 Feb 2016, In : CHEMCATCHEM. 8, 3, p. 562 -570 9 p.

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Methane
Copper
methane
copper
Oxidation
3 Citations (Scopus)

Improved electrochemical performance of Sr2Fe1.5Mo0.4Nb0.1O6-δ -Sm0.2Ce0.8O2-δ composite cathodes by a one-pot method for intermediate temperature solid oxide fuel cells

Guan, M., Sun, W., Ren, R., Fan, Q., Qiao, J., Wang, Z., Rooney, D., Feng, J. & Sun, K., 30 Jan 2016, In : International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. 41, 4, p. 3052-3061 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

solid oxide fuel cells
Solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC)
Cathodes
cathodes
composite materials
16 Citations (Scopus)

Improving the performance of porous nickel foam for water oxidation using hydrothermally prepared Ni and Fe metal oxides

Browne, M. P., Vasconcelos, J. M., Coelho, J., O'Brien, M., Rovetta, A. A., McCarthy, E. K., Nolan, H., Duesberg, G. S., Nicolosi, V., Colavita, P. E. & Lyons, M., 09 Dec 2016, In : Sustainable Energy & Fuels. 1, p. 207-216 10 p.

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Nickel
Oxides
Foams
Metals
Oxidation
19 Citations (Scopus)
183 Downloads (Pure)

Infrared and Raman screening of seized novel psychoactive substances: A large scale study of >200 samples

Jones, L. E., Stewart, A., Peters, K. L., McNaul, M., Speers, S. J., Fletcher, N. C. & Bell, S., 08 Jan 2016, In : Analyst. 141, p. 902-909 8 p.

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Libraries
Screening
Infrared radiation
Raman Spectrum Analysis
Raman spectroscopy
10 Citations (Scopus)

Insight into CO Activation over Cu(100) under Electrochemical Conditions

Sheng, T., Wang, D., Lin, W. F., Hu, P. & Sun, S. G., 01 Feb 2016, In : Electrochimica Acta. 190, p. 446-454 9 p.

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Carbon Monoxide
Chemical activation
Electrodes
Electrocatalysis
Electrons
6 Citations (Scopus)
210 Downloads (Pure)
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Galactokinase
Glutamic Acid
Enzymes
Methionine
Galactosemias
74 Citations (Scopus)

In Situ Monitoring and Mechanism of the Mechanochemical Formation of a Microporous MOF-74 Framework

Julien, P. A., Uzarevic ̌, K., Katsenis, A. D., Kimber, S. A. J., Wang, T., Farha, O. K., Zhang, Y., Casaban, J., Germann, L. S., Etter, M., Dinnebier, R. E., James, S., Halasz, I. & Frisčic, T., 09 Mar 2016, In : Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS). 138 , p. 2929-2932

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Metals
Synchrotrons
Monitoring
X-Ray Diffraction
Oxides
8 Citations (Scopus)
145 Downloads (Pure)
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elution
Enantiomers
enantiomers
Molecular dynamics
molecular dynamics
7 Citations (Scopus)
227 Downloads (Pure)

Intrinsically flexible electronic materials for smart device applications

Lorenzo, M., Zhu, B. & Srinivasan, G., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 12, p. 3513-3517 5 p.

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Flexible electronics
Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
polymer
Conducting polymers
4 Citations (Scopus)

Investigation of the chemical origin and evidential value of differences in the SERS spectra of blue gel inks

Ho, Y. C., Lee, W. & Bell, S., 07 Sep 2016, In : The Analyst. 141, 17, p. 5152-5158

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ink
Gels
gel
dye
Coloring Agents
13 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Ionic Liquid-Based Microemulsions in Catalysis

Hejazifar, M., Earle, M., Seddon, K. R., Zirbs, R. & Bica, K., 16 Dec 2016, In : Journal of Organic Chemistry. 81, 24, p. 12332-12339

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Heptanes
Ionic Liquids
Microemulsions
Palladium
Catalysis
168 Citations (Scopus)
831 Downloads (Pure)

Ionic liquid gel materials: applications in green and sustainable chemistry

Marr, P. C. & Marr, A. C., 2016, In : Green Chemistry. 18, 1, p. 105-128 24 p.

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Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Gels
gel
Functional materials
9 Citations (Scopus)

Ionic liquids as modulators of fragrance release in consumer goods

Ferrero Vallana, F. M., Girling, R. P., Gunaratne, H. Q. N., Holland, L. A. M., Mcnamee, P. M., Seddon, K. R., Stonehouse, J. R. & Todini, O., 2016, In : New journal of chemistry. 40, 12, p. 9958-9967 10 p.

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Fragrances
Ionic Liquids
Ionic liquids
Modulators
Vapor pressure
9 Citations (Scopus)

Kinetics of methylene blue (MB) photocatalyzed reduction and dark regeneration in a colorimetric oxygen sensor

Ollis, D., Mills, A. & Lawrie, K., 05 May 2016, In : Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. 184, p. 201-207 7 p.

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Oxygen sensors
Methylene Blue
Coloring Agents
Dyes
regeneration
14 Citations (Scopus)
246 Downloads (Pure)

Kinetics of the photocatalysed oxidation of NO in the ISO 22197 reactor

Mills, A., Burns, L., O'Rourke, C. & Elouali, S., 01 May 2016, In : Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry. 321, p. 137-142 6 p.

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reactors
Oxidation
oxidation
Kinetics
kinetics
116 Citations (Scopus)

Lipopeptides from Bacillus and Paenibacillus spp.: A Gold Mine of Antibiotic Candidates

Cochrane, S. A. & Vederas, J. C., Jan 2016, In : Medicinal Research Reviews. 36, 1, p. 4-31 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Paenibacillus
Lipopeptides
Gold
Bacillus
Anti-Bacterial Agents
67 Citations (Scopus)

Low-Overpotential High-Activity Mixed Manganese and Ruthenium Oxide Electrocatalysts for Oxygen Evolution Reaction in Alkaline Media

Browne, M. P., Nolan, H., Duesberg, G. S., Colavita, P. E. & Lyons, M. E. G., Mar 2016, In : ACS Catalysis. 6, 4, p. 2408-2415 6.

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Ruthenium
Electrocatalysts
Manganese
Oxides
Oxygen
3 Citations (Scopus)

Magnetic actuation of catalytic microparticles for the enhancement of mass transfer rate in a flow reactor

Lisk, P., Bonnot, E., Rahman, M. T., Pollard, R., Bowman, R., Degirmenci, V. & Rebrov, E. V., 15 Dec 2016, In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 306, p. 352-361

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mass transfer
Mass transfer
particle motion
Magnetic fields
magnetic field
15 Citations (Scopus)
178 Downloads (Pure)

Measurement of Local Sodium Ion Levels near Micelle Surfaces with Fluorescent Photoinduced-Electron-Transfer Sensors

Uchiyama, S., Fukatsu, E., McClean, G. D. & de Silva, A. P., 11 Jan 2016, In : Angewandte Chemie International Edition. 54, 2, p. 768-771 4 p.

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Micelles
Sodium
Membranes
Molecules
Electrons