Synthesis and characterization of a series of polymer-immobilized clusters of osmium
Publication date: 1 September 2018 Source:Journal of Organometallic Chemistry, Volume 870 Author(s): Wenting Liang, Dan Li, Pui-Ling Lau, Linli Xu, Cheng Yang, Mingdeng Wei, Wesley Ting-Kwok Chan, Wai-Yeung Wong Treatment of [Os3(CO)10(NCMe)2] with an equimolar amount of 4-vinylpyridine, 4-ethynylpyridine and 4-ethylpyridine at room temperature readily gave the cluster complexes [Os3(μ-H)(CO)10(μ-NC5H3CH = CH2)] 1, [Os3(μ-H)(CO)10(μ-NC5H3C≡CH)] 2 and [Os3(CO)10(μ-H)(μ-NC5H3CH2CH3)] 3, respectively. The corresponding ruthenium analogue of 1, [Ru3(μ-H)(CO)10(μ-NC5H3CH = CH2)] 4, was also prepared in good yield by thermal reaction of Ru3(CO)12 with 4-vinylpyridine. Then, five thermally stable polymer-immobilized clusters of osmium 5–9 have been synthesized by the solution copolymerization of triosmium cluster-based monomers 1 and 2 with styrene, methyl methacrylate, vinylferrocene and 4-vinylphenylboronic acid, respectively, in the presence of α,α′-azobis(isobutyronitrile) (AIBN) in chloroform at 60 °C. Characterization of all new compounds was achieved by a combination of FTIR, NMR, MS, GPC, electronic absorption and thermal gravimetric analysis techniques. Crystal structure determinations were also carried out for complexes 1, 3 and 4. Graphical abstract
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2019Source: Journal of Health EconomicsAuthor(s): Dimitris Christelis, Dimitris Georgarakos, Anna Sanz-de-GaldeanoAbstractEconomic theory predicts that a reduction in background risk should induce financial risk-taking, particularly for individuals with low stock market participation costs. Hence, health insurance coverage could affect financial risk-taking by offsetting health-related background risk. We use a regression discontinuity design to examine whether Medicare eligibility at age 65 increases stockholding in the US and find that it does so for those with college educa...
In this study, serum IL6 was measured by ELISA, and the HSD11B1rs12086634(T/G) polymorphism was analyzed using a TaqMan allelic discrimination assay technique. There were statistically significant differences between the two studied groups concerning the serum IL-6 level and HSD11B1rs12086634(T/G) genotype distribution, with increased serum IL6 and increased frequencies of the GG and TG genotypes in patients with PCO. The GG genotype of HSD11B1 rs12086634(T/G) and its associated high level of serum IL-6 may represent genetic risk factors for PCOS.
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Tom Marcelissen, Kevin Rademakers
Publication date: Available online 17 November 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Zhengzheng Xu, Guangzhe Ge, Bao Guan, Zhentao Lei, Xueyu Hao, Yuanyuan Zhou, Yue Shi, Huan Lu, Jilu Wang, Ding Peng, XiKang Wu, Huiying He, Bao Zhang, Xuesong Li, Liqun Zhou, Weimin Ci
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Pirus Ghadjar, Thomas Wiegel
Publication date: Available online 16 November 2019Source: European UrologyAuthor(s): Elise De Bleser, Piet Ost
ConclusionThe CFQL-2 is a brief, reliable scale that effectively measures psychosocial aspects of QoL and is sensitive to changes in QoL in families of children with ASD or related neurodevelopmental disorders. Child externalizing behavior is strongly associated with reductions in multiple aspects of child and family psychosocial QoL.
ConclusionThis meta-analysis suggested a significant association between MTHFR gene polymorphism (C677T and A1298C) and ASD risk.
ConclusionGiven that obtaining negative margins is important in reducing the risk of recurrence, the method of surgical resection utilized is based on the amount of future functional residual hepatic parenchyma.
ConclusionsTattooing of axillary LNs is safe and easily performed. Tattooing was helpful in identifying the marked LN in the majority of cases. This technique helps to ensure that metastatic LNs are identified and removed at surgery after NAT.
More News: Chemistry