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University of North Texas

1. Satumtira, Nisa Tara. Water-soluble Phosphors for Hypoxia Detection in Chemical and Biological Media.

Degree: 2012, University of North Texas

Water-soluble Pt(II) phosphors exist predominantly for photophysical studies. However, fewer are known to be candidates for cisplatin derivatives. If such a molecule could exist, it would be efficient at not only destroying the cancerous cells which harm the body, but the destruction would also be traceable within the human body as it occurred. Herein, research accomplished in chemistry describes the photophysical properties of a water-soluble phosphor. Spectroscopically, this phosphor is unique in that it possesses a strong green emission at room temperature in aqueous media. Its emission is also sensitive to the gaseous environment. These properties have been expanded to both analytical and biological applications. Studies showing the potential use of the phosphor as a heavy metal remover from aqueous solutions have been accomplished. The removal of toxic heavy metals was indicated by the loss of emission as well as the appearance of a precipitate. The gaseous sensitivity was elicited to be used as a potential cancerous cell biomarker. In vivo studies were accomplished in a wide variety of species, including bacteria (E. coli), worms (C. elegans), small crustaceans (Artemia), and fish (D. rerio and S. ocellatus). The phosphor in question is detectable in all of the above. This fundamental research lays the foundation for further expansion into bioinorganic chemistry, and many other possible applications. Advisors/Committee Members: Omary, Mohammad A., Hunt von Herbing, Ione, Verbeck, Guido F., Petros, Rob A., Smucker, Brad.

Subjects/Keywords: Chemistry; luminescence; hypoxia

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APA (6th Edition):

Satumtira, N. T. (2012). Water-soluble Phosphors for Hypoxia Detection in Chemical and Biological Media. (Thesis). University of North Texas. Retrieved from https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177252/

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

Satumtira, Nisa Tara. “Water-soluble Phosphors for Hypoxia Detection in Chemical and Biological Media.” 2012. Thesis, University of North Texas. Accessed November 30, 2020. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177252/.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

Satumtira, Nisa Tara. “Water-soluble Phosphors for Hypoxia Detection in Chemical and Biological Media.” 2012. Web. 30 Nov 2020.

Vancouver:

Satumtira NT. Water-soluble Phosphors for Hypoxia Detection in Chemical and Biological Media. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of North Texas; 2012. [cited 2020 Nov 30]. Available from: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177252/.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

Satumtira NT. Water-soluble Phosphors for Hypoxia Detection in Chemical and Biological Media. [Thesis]. University of North Texas; 2012. Available from: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177252/

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation


University of North Texas

2. DeLeon, Vallerie H. Investigation of Novel Electrochemical Synthesis of Bioapatites and Use in Elemental Bone Analysis.

Degree: 2012, University of North Texas

In this research, electrochemical methods are used to synthesize the inorganic fraction of bone, hydroxyapatite, for application in biological implants and as a calibration material for elemental analysis in human bone. Optimal conditions of electrochemically deposited uniform apatite coatings on stainless steel were investigated. Apatite is a ceramic with many different phases and compositions that have beneficial characteristics for biomedical applications. Of those phases hydroxyapatite (HA) is the most biocompatible and is the primary constituent of the inorganic material in bones. HA coatings on metals and metal alloys have the ability to bridge the growth between human tissues and implant interface, where the metal provides the strength and HA provides the needed bioactivity. The calcium apatites were electrochemically deposited using a modified simulated body fluid adjusted to pH 4-10, for 1-3 hours at varying temperature of 25-65°C while maintaining cathodic potentials of -1.0 to -1.5V. It was observed that the composition and morphology of HA coatings change during deposition by the concentration of counter ions in solution, pH, temperature, applied potential, and post-sintering. The coatings were characterized by powder x-ray diffraction, Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, and scanning electron microscopy. The precipitated powders from the experiment were also characterized, with results showing similarities to biological apatite. There is a need for quantitative elemental analysis of calcified biological matrices such as bone and teeth; however there are no suitable calibration materials commercially available for quantitative analysis. Matrix-matched standards are electrochemically synthesized for LA-ICP-MS analysis of human bone. The synthetic bioapatite is produced via a hydrothermal electrochemical process using a simulated body fluid solution to form hydroxyapatite. Additional bioapatite standards are synthesized containing trace amounts of metals. The x-ray diffraction of the synthesized standards shows an increase in cell volume for the crystal structure from 0.534 to 0.542 nm3 with the substitution of metals into the crystal structure. The analyte concentration and recoveries for the synthesized standards and reference materials were determined by ICP-MS with % RSD below 6.3% and limits of detection below 1.2 ng/mL for trace metals. The electrochemically synthesized bioapatite was also compared to standard reference materials with X-ray diffraction, FTIR, and Raman spectroscopy. Optimum laser ablation parameters were determined for the standards and human bone. The synthesized standards were homogeneous and the reproducibility for the isotope concentrations determined by LA-ICP-MS was between 3-10 % compared to 10-35% for SRM 1486 Bone Meal and SRM 1486 Bone Ash. A quantitative method has been developed for 2D mapping using LA-ICP-MS and the matrix-matched standards of metal-doped biopaptite to characterize metal concentrations in human bone. Laser ablation parameters for the… Advisors/Committee Members: Golden, Teresa D., Verbeck, Guido F., Petros, Rob A., D'Souza, Nandika Anne, 1967-.

Subjects/Keywords: Electrochemistry; bioapatite; LA-ICP-MS

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APA (6th Edition):

DeLeon, V. H. (2012). Investigation of Novel Electrochemical Synthesis of Bioapatites and Use in Elemental Bone Analysis. (Thesis). University of North Texas. Retrieved from https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177191/

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Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Chicago Manual of Style (16th Edition):

DeLeon, Vallerie H. “Investigation of Novel Electrochemical Synthesis of Bioapatites and Use in Elemental Bone Analysis.” 2012. Thesis, University of North Texas. Accessed November 30, 2020. https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177191/.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

MLA Handbook (7th Edition):

DeLeon, Vallerie H. “Investigation of Novel Electrochemical Synthesis of Bioapatites and Use in Elemental Bone Analysis.” 2012. Web. 30 Nov 2020.

Vancouver:

DeLeon VH. Investigation of Novel Electrochemical Synthesis of Bioapatites and Use in Elemental Bone Analysis. [Internet] [Thesis]. University of North Texas; 2012. [cited 2020 Nov 30]. Available from: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177191/.

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

Council of Science Editors:

DeLeon VH. Investigation of Novel Electrochemical Synthesis of Bioapatites and Use in Elemental Bone Analysis. [Thesis]. University of North Texas; 2012. Available from: https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc177191/

Note: this citation may be lacking information needed for this citation format:
Not specified: Masters Thesis or Doctoral Dissertation

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