• [18F]F2 – New production methods and applications 

      Krzyczmonik, Anna
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI: Astronomica - Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 597 (Turun yliopisto, 19.12.2018)
      Fluorine-18 is a positron emitting radioisotope. It has a half-life of 109.8 min, a simple decay profile and low positron energy as a result of which properties fluorine-18 is an excellent candidate for use in the production ...
    • Application of NMR metabolomics profiling on questions arising from molecular biology 

      Jafari, Tahareh
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI: Astronomica – Chemica – Physica – Mathematica : 579 (Turun yliopisto, 20.04.2018)
      In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in utilizing nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy metabolomics to understand different biochemical mechanisms of living organisms. Metabolomic profiling can ...
    • Artificial Ribonucleases: Oligonucleotides Conjugated with Metal Ion Chelates of Azacrowns 

      Niittymäki, Teija
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 494 (Turun yliopisto, 07.11.2014)
      Ribonucleic acid (RNA) has many biological roles in cells: it takes part in coding, decoding, regulating and expressing of the genes as well as has the capacity to work as a catalyst in numerous biological reactions. These ...
    • Brown algal phlorotannins: Improving and applying chemical methods 

      Koivikko, Riitta
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 381 (Turun yliopisto, 22.02.2008)
      Phlorotannins are the least studied group of tannins and are found only in brown algae. Hitherto the roles of phlorotannins, e.g. in plant-herbivore interactions, have been studied by quantifying the total contents of the ...
    • Covalent conjugates of therapeutic oligonucleotides for in vivo targeting 

      Jadhav, Satish
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 546 (Turun yliopisto, 30.09.2016)
      Over last few years, the development of oligonucleotide based therapeutics (antisense, siRNA, antagomirs) have received much interest as a novel class of drugs for the treatment of many diseases. Cell/organ ...
    • Defects in Persistent Luminescence Materials 

      Laamanen, Taneli
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 424 (Turun yliopisto, 09.09.2011)
      Persistent luminescence materials can store energy from solar radiation or artificial lighting and release it over a period of several hours without a continuous excitation source. These materials are widely used to improve ...
    • Electrochemical fabrication of nanocomposites towards sustainable energy applications 

      Suominen, Milla
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja A I: Astronomica – Chemica – Physica – Mathematica : 601 (Turun yliopisto, 08.03.2019)
      In the fight against climate change, effective energy storage applications are required to efficiently store the energy of renewable sources. Supercapacitors are one of the energy storage applications under vigorous research ...
    • Ellagitannins in Finnish plant species – Characterization, distribution and oxidative activity 

      Moilanen, Johanna
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 518 (Turun yliopisto, 17.06.2015)
      Ellagitannins are secondary metabolites that are produced by plants. Among other features, they are assumed to function as plants’ defensive compounds against plant-eating herbivores. This thesis focuses on a theory, which ...
    • Flavonoids and other phenolic compounds: characterization and interactions with lepidopteran and sawfly larvae 

      Vihakas, Matti
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 496 (Turun yliopisto, 14.11.2014)
      This thesis focuses on flavonoids, a subgroup of phenolic compounds produced by plants, and how they affect the herbivorous larvae of lepidopterans and sawflies. The first part of the literature review examines different ...
    • Fluorine and 18F-Fluorine in Radiopharmaceutical Preparation 

      Eskola, Olli
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 458 (Turun yliopisto, 05.04.2013)
    • Frequency-Domain and Wide-Pulse Time-Domain Measurements of Lanthanide Luminescence and Lanthanide-Based Resonance Energy Transfer 

      Hyppänen, Iko
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 436 (Turun yliopisto, 10.02.2012)
      Resonance energy transfer (RET) is a non-radiative transfer of the excitation energy from the initially excited luminescent donor to an acceptor. The requirements for the resonance energy transfer are: i) the spectral ...
    • Graphene from Graphite by Chemical and Physical Techniques. 

      Kauppila, Jussi
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 500 (Turun yliopisto, 09.12.2014)
      Graphene is a material with extraordinary properties. Its mechanical and electrical properties are unparalleled but the difficulties in its production are hindering its breakthrough in on applications. Graphene is a ...
    • Halogen hectorites : smectites designed to luminesce 

      Santos, Hellen Silva
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI: Astronomica - Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 571 (Turun yliopisto, 15.12.2017)
      The smectites represent a versatile class of clay minerals, offering possibilities of applications in several industrial and scientific fields. The hectorite belongs to this class, but it has the advantage of production ...
    • Lanthanide doped NaYF4 up-conversion luminescence materials 

      Laihinen, Tero
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 550 (Turun yliopisto, 14.12.2016)
      The thesis includes literature and experimental parts. The first part introduces the reader to the topic while the later part contains synthesis and characterization details, results and publications. Up-conversion (UPC) ...
    • Metal-Ion-Binding Oligonucleotides: High-Affinity Probes for Nucleic Acid Sequences 

      Taherpour, Sharmin
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 523 (Turun yliopisto, 23.10.2015)
      Small non-coding RNAs have numerous biological functions in cell and are divided into different classes such as: microRNA, snoRNA, snRNA and siRNA. MicroRNA (miRNA) is the most studied non-coding RNA to date and ...
    • Modifying upconverting nanoparticles with polyelectrolyte multilayers 

      Palo, Emilia
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja A I: Astronomica – Chemica – Physica – Mathematica : 602 (Turun yliopisto, 12.04.2019)
      Upconversion luminescence where visible light can be obtained through low energy near-infrared radiation is an interesting research topic especially within the scope of biomedical applications using optical detection. The ...
    • NIR-Vis Up-Conversion Luminescence in the Yb3+,Er3+ Doped Y2O2S, ZrO2, and NaYF4 Nanomaterials 

      Pihlgren, Laura
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 502 (Turun yliopisto, 16.12.2014)
      Since the discovery of the up-conversion phenomenon, there has been an ever increasing interest in up-converting phosphors in which the absorption of two or more low energy photons is followed by emission of a higher energy ...
    • Novel 19F NMR sensors for the characterization of higher-order secondary structures of DNA and RNA 

      Granqvist, Lotta
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI: Astronomica – Chemica – Physica – Mathematica : 580 (Turun yliopisto, 14.06.2018)
      Both DNA and RNA can fold into a variety of non-canonical structures. Non-canonical structures, such as triplexes and G-quadruplexes, are an active research area due to their biological significance and therapeutic potential. ...
    • Nucleotides as Antiviral Compounds. On the Feasibility of an Esterase-dependent Prodrug Strategy for 2-5A 

      Kiuru, Emilia
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 516 (Turun yliopisto, 05.06.2015)
      Nukleotidien ja oligonukleotidien analogeilla on merkittävä rooli virusten aiheuttamien tautien hoidossa. Tämän kaltaiset yhdisteet voivat estää spesifisesti virusten proteiineja tai aktivoida luontaista immuunijärjestelmää, ...
    • Oligomeric Ellagitannins of Epilobium Angustifolium : Quantification and Bioactivity Assessment 

      Baert, Nicolas
      Turun yliopiston julkaisuja. Sarja AI, Chemica - Physica – Mathematica : 564 (Turun yliopisto, 18.08.2017)
      Over the past few years there has been a growing body of evidence highlighting the fact that tannin-rich fodders could be beneficial to animal welfare as well as to the environment, by decreasing methane emissions from ...