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See detailHydrophobic reverse derivitization for secondary ion mass spectrometry/fast atom bombardment
De Pauw, Edwin ULiege; Pelzer, Gaston; Marien, José ULiege

in Organic Mass Spectrometry (1985), 20(11), 692-693

New method to increase the signal in soft ionization methods

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See detailHydrophobic Substitutions In The First Residue Of The Crac Segment Of The Gp41 Protein Of Hiv
Vishwanathan, Sa.; Thomas, Annick ULiege; Brasseur, Robert ULiege et al

in Biochemistry (2008), 47(1), 124-30

We investigated the peptides N-acetyl-AWYIK-amide and N-acetyl-VWYIK-amide corresponding to single amino acid substitutions in LWYIK, a segment found in the gp41 protein of HIV and believed to play a role ... [more ▼]

We investigated the peptides N-acetyl-AWYIK-amide and N-acetyl-VWYIK-amide corresponding to single amino acid substitutions in LWYIK, a segment found in the gp41 protein of HIV and believed to play a role in sequestering this protein to a cholesterol-rich domain in the membrane. The effects of these peptides on the thermotropic phase transitions of 1-stearoyl-2-oleoylphosphatidylcholine (SOPC) and mixtures of SOPC and cholesterol were intermediate between that having the wild-type sequence (LWYIK) and another (IWYIK), the least active peptide previously studied. This correlated with results from studies of single mutations in the gp41 protein of HIV-1, in which L679 of the LWYIK segment is replaced with either A or V, measuring the capability of TZM-BL HeLa-based HIV-1 indicator cells to form syncytia. The peptides were also comparatively analyzed in silico. All together, the results suggest that the mode of interaction of this region of gp41 with the polar heads of membrane lipids contributes to its cholesterol selectivity and that this is somehow related to the biological activity of the viral glycoprotein. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrophobic substrate utilization by the yeast Yarrowia lipolytica, and its potential applications
Fickers, Patrick ULiege; Benetti, Ph; Waché, Y et al

in FEMS Yeast Research (2005), (5), 527-543

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See detailHydrophobin Fusion of an Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin Allows High Transient Expression in Nicotiana benthamiana, Easy Purification and Immune Response with Neutralizing Activity
Jacquet, Nicolas; Navarre, Catherine; Desmecht, Daniel ULiege et al

in PLoS ONE (2014), 9(12), 115944

The expression of recombinant hemagglutinin in plants is a promising alternative to the current egg-based production system for the influenza vaccines. Protein-stabilizing fusion partners have been ... [more ▼]

The expression of recombinant hemagglutinin in plants is a promising alternative to the current egg-based production system for the influenza vaccines. Protein-stabilizing fusion partners have been developed to overcome the low production yields and the high downstream process costs associated with the plant expression system. In this context, we tested the fusion of hydrophobin I to the hemagglutinin ectodomain of the influenza A (H1N1)pdm09 virus controlled by the hybrid En2PMA4 transcriptional promoter to rapidly produce high levels of recombinant antigen by transient expression in agro-infiltrated Nicotiana benthamiana leaves. The fusion increased the expression level by a factor of ∼2.5 compared to the unfused protein allowing a high accumulation level of 8.6% of the total soluble proteins. Hemagglutinin was located in ER-derived protein bodies and was successfully purified by combining an aqueous-two phase partition system and a salting out step. Hydrophobin interactions allowed the formation of high molecular weight hemagglutinin structures, while unfused proteins were produced as monomers. Purified protein was shown to be biologically active and to induce neutralizing antibodies after mice immunization. Hydrophobin fusion to influenza hemagglutinin might therefore be a promising approach for rapid, easy, and low cost production of seasonal or pandemic influenza vaccines in plants. [less ▲]

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See detailHydropower: An Essential Partner of Renewable Energy Source
Lejeune, André ULiege; Hui, Samuel; Pirotton, Michel ULiege et al

in Sayigh, Ali (Ed.) World Renewable Energy Congress XI (2010, September 25)

In 2006, the 17 percent of the world’s electricity that was generated from hydropower represented nearly 90 percent of renewable electricity generation worldwide; Hydropower is an important source of ... [more ▼]

In 2006, the 17 percent of the world’s electricity that was generated from hydropower represented nearly 90 percent of renewable electricity generation worldwide; Hydropower is an important source of renewable energy and produces extremely small quantities of carbon dioxide. Between 1998 and 2008, renewable electricity production in the world rose from 2,794.9 to 3,762.6 TWh, i.e. an additional 967.6 TWh. As a final conclusion, despite hydropower’s high initial costs, its long-term overall costs tend to be low. The average cost of electricity production by hydropower is still very attractive for the moment. In the next future, hydropower will keep his position, in front of the other renewable sources of electricity, on the same level with biomass, better that wind power and much cheaper than solar energy. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrosoluble mixtures of cyproterone and/or an ester of it, processes to obtain them and uses thereof
Delattre, Luc ULiege; Henry de Hassonville, Sandrine; Evrard, Brigitte ULiege

Patent (2003)

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See detailHydrostatic flattening, core structure, and translational mode of the inner core
Denis, Carlo; Rogister, Yves; Amalvict, Martine et al

in Physics of the Earth & Planetary Interiors (1997), 99(3-4), 195-206

Modern Earth models are constrained by an inertia coefficient y*=J(2)/H approximate to 0.3308 which leads to a so-called 'hydrostatic' flattening f(hyd) approximate to 1/299.9. The latter is in rather ... [more ▼]

Modern Earth models are constrained by an inertia coefficient y*=J(2)/H approximate to 0.3308 which leads to a so-called 'hydrostatic' flattening f(hyd) approximate to 1/299.9. The latter is in rather large disagreement with the observed flattening f approximate to 1/298.3. We show that a more satisfactory value of the inertia coefficient for constraining a standard Earth model is y approximate to 0.332, consistent with a hydrostatic flattening of about 1/298.6. The change of the value of the inertia coefficient from about 0.331 to about 0.332 significantly alters the density structure of the core, notably the density jump at the inner core boundary. It brings, as a by-produce, the hydrostatic values of J(2) and H to better agreement with the observed values than is presently thought, and most probably leads for the Slichter mode to a period of much longer than 5.42 h, which is the value computed for PREM. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrothermal Pretreatments of Macroalgal Biomass for Biorefineries
Ruiz, Héctor A.; Rodríguez Jasso, Rosa M.; Aguedo, Mario ULiege et al

in Prokop, Ales; Bajpai, Rakesh K.; Zappi, Mark E. (Eds.) Algal Biorefineries, Volume 2: Products and Refinery Design (2015)

Recently, macroalgal biomass is gaining wide attention as an alternative in the production of biofuels (as bioetanol and biogas) and compounds with high added value with specific properties (antioxidants ... [more ▼]

Recently, macroalgal biomass is gaining wide attention as an alternative in the production of biofuels (as bioetanol and biogas) and compounds with high added value with specific properties (antioxidants, anticoagulants, anti-inflammatories) for applications in food, medical and energy industries in accordance with the integrated biorefineries. Furthermore, biorefinery concept requires processes that allow efficient utilization of all components of the biomass. The pretreatment step in a biorefinery is often based on hydrothermal principles of high temperatures in aqueous solution. Therefore, in this chapter, a review on the application of hydrothermal pretreatment on macroalgal biomass is presented. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrothermal self-assembly of sodium manganese iron phosphate particles: Growth mechanism and electrochemical performance in lithium-ion battery
Karegeya, claude; Mahmoud, Abdelfattah ULiege; Vertruyen, Bénédicte ULiege et al

in Solid State Ionics (2017), 312

Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 (NMFP) dandelion sphere-like particles were successfully synthesized via a hydrothermal route without addition of any templates or surfactants (laboratory and pilot scales). The ... [more ▼]

Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 (NMFP) dandelion sphere-like particles were successfully synthesized via a hydrothermal route without addition of any templates or surfactants (laboratory and pilot scales). The hydrothermal reactor (pilot scale) is equipped with stirrer for continuous agitation of reagents during the reaction. The obtained materials were characterized by X-ray diffraction, Mössbauer spectroscopy and Scanning electron microscopy. Results show that Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 samples obtained from the reaction performed at laboratory scale have hierarchical dandelion sphere-like morphology and the dandelions consist of micro-/nano-rods. On the other hand, we obtained the self-assembly nano-rods morphology for the particles prepared using hydrothermal reactor. On the basis of the experimental results, a growth mechanism of Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 self-assembly and dandelion sphere-like particles was proposed. Temperature and time of hydrothermal reaction are found to be crucial parameters in controlling the growth of Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 particles. In addition, investigation of the effect of continuous stirring during the hydrothermal reaction shows that the reaction time can be optimized to obtain Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 with small particles size. The influence of stirring on the NMFP morphology has been clearly evidenced. Indeed, the stirring leads to homogeneous particles. Cycling studies have shown that the synthesized Na2Mn1.5Fe1.5(PO4)3 dandelions materials exhibit specific discharge capacities of about 62 and 57 mAh g−1 equivalent to about 1.2 and 1.05 lithium ions de-intercalated at C/15 and C/10 current density respectively. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrothermal synthesis and crystal structure of Na(Na,Mn)(7)Mn-22(PO4)(18)0.5H(2)O, a new compound of fillowite structure type
Keller, Paul; Hatert, Frédéric ULiege; Lissner, Falk et al

in European Journal of Mineralogy (2006), 18(6), 765-774

The chemical compound Na(Na,Mn)(7)Mn-22(PO4)(18)center dot 0.5H(2)O was synthesized with a Tuttle pressure vessel at 800 degrees C and 1 kbar during experimental investigations on the conditions of ... [more ▼]

The chemical compound Na(Na,Mn)(7)Mn-22(PO4)(18)center dot 0.5H(2)O was synthesized with a Tuttle pressure vessel at 800 degrees C and 1 kbar during experimental investigations on the conditions of fillowite formation. The crystal structure of a single-crystal, space group R (No. 148), a = 15.2741(9), c = 43.334(3) angstrom, Z = 6, was determined from X-ray intensity data and refined up to R-1 = 0.0728 and R-l{FO > 4 sigma(FO)} = 0.0546. The crystal structure of Na(Na,Mn)(7)Mn-22(PO4)(18)center dot 0.5H(2)O is similar to the structure of fillowite, Na6Ca3(Mn,Fe)(21)(PO4)(18.), but a significant difference between the synthetic H2O containing compound and fillowite is the replacement of (Na12)O-8(-) by Mn(H2O)(2)O-5(-) polyhedra, which form characteristic six-member rings. The coordination polyhedra around Na12 and Mn12 are so different that simple isomorphous substitution of Na12 by Mn12 is very unlikely, but whole six-member rings either of (Na12)O-8(-) or (Mn12)(H2O)(2)O-5 polyhedra seem to be distributed statistically over the crystal structure. No indication for ordering, e.g. sheet by sheet, has been observed. Na(Na,Mn)(7)Mn-22(PO4)(18)center dot 0.5H(2)O is the first fillowite-like compound for which water is located in the structure from single-crystal study. This result is proved by infrared spectral data and indicates that water can play an essential role in the fillowite structure-type. Structural features of the synthetic compounds Na(Na,Mn)(7)Mn-22(PO4)(18)center dot 0.5H(2)O, Na4Ca4Mg21(PO4)(18) and fillowite are compared. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrothermal Synthesis and Structure of Fe6.36Mn0.64(PO3(OH))4(PO4)2
Belfguira, Nadia; Walha, S.; Ben Salah, A. et al

in Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2010), 40

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See detailHydrothermal Synthesis and Structure of the Solid Solution (Fe0.54Mn0.46)(PO4)•2H2O
Belfguira, Nadia; Walha, S.; Kabadou, A. et al

in Journal of Chemical Crystallography (2011), 41

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See detailHydrothermal synthesis in presence of carbon black: Particle-size reduction of iron hydroxyl phosphate hydrate for Li-ion battery
Karegeya, Claude ULiege; Mahmoud, Abdelfattah ULiege; Cloots, Rudi ULiege et al

in Electrochimica Acta (2017), 250

Iron hydroxyl phosphate hydrate Fe1.19(PO4)(OH)0.57(H2O)0.43 (FPHH) was obtained by hydrothermal synthesis at 220 °C for 6 hours. Addition of carbon black to the solution before hydrothermal treatment led ... [more ▼]

Iron hydroxyl phosphate hydrate Fe1.19(PO4)(OH)0.57(H2O)0.43 (FPHH) was obtained by hydrothermal synthesis at 220 °C for 6 hours. Addition of carbon black to the solution before hydrothermal treatment led to a reduction of the FPHH particle size from ∼10 μm in the carbon-free compound to ∼300–500 nm in the FPHH-10%C and FPHH-20%C composite with a good dispersion of conducting carbon black. X-ray diffraction, 57Fe Mossbauer spectroscopy and a thermal decomposition study showed that the addition of carbon black did not interfere with the formation of the FPHH phase. Thanks to its favorable microstructural characteristics, the FPHH-10%C and FPHH-20%C material exhibited good performance as positive electrode for Li-ion battery, with high initial discharge capacities of 150, 128 and 112 mAh g−1 at 0.25C, 0.5C and 1C rates respectively and 99% capacity retention after 150 cycles at 2C. These results show that addition of solid carbon directly into the solution prior to hydrothermal treatment is a simple and effective way to reduce particle size and also to improve electronic conductivity by dispersing conductive carbon around the active material. This approach is easily transferable to other compounds prepared by hydrothermal synthesis, in order to control particle size while retaining the advantage of crystallization at low temperature. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrothermal Synthesis of Alluaudite in the Na-Mn-Fe2+-Fe3+-P-O System
Hatert, Frédéric ULiege

in Journal of Conference Abstracts (2002), 7(1), 44

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See detailHydrothermal synthesis of tailored new  promising phosphate particles for lithium and sodium ion batteries
Karegeya, Claude ULiege; Mahmoud, Abdelfattah ULiege; Sougrati Tahar, Moulay et al

Conference (2016, December 16)

The rechargeable Li-ion batteries dominate the currently used storage systems due to their unrivalled electrochemical properties. However, this technology needs more improvements to meet coast, high ... [more ▼]

The rechargeable Li-ion batteries dominate the currently used storage systems due to their unrivalled electrochemical properties. However, this technology needs more improvements to meet coast, high capacity, safety and environmental requirements. Current researches on Li-ion batteries are focusing on the development of safe and cheap electrode compounds with good electrochemical performance. Iron phosphate-based electrodes have attracted increasing interest due to their environmental compatibility, low cost and its promising electrochemical performance as positive electrode materials in LIB. In this work, we report the electrochemical properties of Fex(PO4)(OH)y.zH2O) cathode material obtained by one-pot hydrothermal synthesis route, a technique which produces the particles with suitable properties for electrode application. We show that the addition of a conducting carbon (carbon black or carbon nanotubes) into the solution has a strong influence on reducing the size and tailoring morphology of material particles. These are among the main factors to enhance the electrochemical performance of the material. Combined with electrochemical and XRD studies, operando Mössbauer analysis shows that Fex(PO4)(OH)y.zH2O) undergoes a reversible reduction/oxidation during lithium intercalation/ deintercalation processes. Acknowledgments This work was supported by the Walloon Region through the BATWAL project [PE Plan Marshall 2.vert]; and the Beware Fellowship Academia [2015-1, RESIBAT n° 1510399]. [less ▲]

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See detailHydrothermal synthesis, crystal chemistry, and stability of fillowite-type phosphates in the Na-Mn-Fe2+-Mg-PO4 system
Rondeux, Mélanie ULiege; Hatert, Frédéric ULiege

in Acta Mineralogica-Petrographica, Abstract series (2010), 6

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