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Referring to a molecule containing two reactive functional groups; cross-linking reagents are bifunctional compounds.
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Traditionally, bifunctional silanes such as TESPT and TESPD (bis-(triethoxy-silylpropyl)disulfide) are widely used as coupling agents in silica-filled tread compounds.
5] Nonstandard abbreviations: QD, quantum dot; FMBN, fluorescent-magnetic bifunctional nanosphere; FITC, fluorescein isothiocyanate; FITC-biofin, FITC labeled biotin; FITC-conjugated streptavidin; UV, ultraviolet; PI, propidium iodide.
s] for the star polyol and the bifunctional Desmodur H is shown in Figs .
One method to construct larger assemblies is by linking pre-existing assemblies together with appropriate bridging bifunctional ligands.
2], There are several approaches toward improved silica dispersion and enhanced filler-rubber interactions, such as an optimization of the mixing equipment and procedure [3], silica surface treatment [4], newly developed silicas [5, 6], the use of polar-functionalized rubbers as compatibilizers [7], and in situ sol-gel synthesis using trialkoxysilanes with different functional groups as precursors [8, 9], The most widely used method to maximize the reinforcing efficiency of silica is the use of bifunctional organosilanes as coupling agents.
5-(Dimethylamino)-N-(4-ethynylphenyl)-1-naphthalenesulfonamide as a novel bifunctional anti-tumor agent and two-photon induced bio-imaging probe.
To remedy these deficiencies, bifunctional organosilanes are added with the filler.
Nucleotide sequence analysis of the bifunctional 6'-aminoglycoside acetyltransferase, 2"-aminoglycoside phosphotransferase determinant from Streptococcus faecalis: identification and cloning of gene regions specifying the two activities.
After pretreatment, biochips underwent a silanation activation process, and then an additional reaction with a bifunctional linker was performed when dictated by the immobilized biomolecule.
Her poster was entitled 'Mixed bifunctional thiolate ligand complexes of bismuth'.
Ethanox 703, a sterically hindered phenolic antioxidant incorporating an amine group, offers bifunctional activity.
Current research focuses on the development of recombinant bispecific and bifunctional antibody molecules, including half-life extension strategies, and targeted nanoparticulate carrier systems for tumor therapy.