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Contents: Journal of Chemical Research , Volume 42, Issue No.12 December 2018

Posted on 11. December, 2018.

The Journal of Chemical Research is a monthly journal which has a broad international authorship and publishes research papers and reviews in all branches of experimental chemistry. Established in 1977 as a joint venture by the British, French and German chemical societies it maintains the high standards set by the founding societies.


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Effect of variation in nestling hunger levels on the begging behaviour of nestlings and the provisioning behaviour of adult American Kestrels

Posted on 28. May, 2018.

Little is known about how variation in nestling begging intensity influences the behaviour of adult raptors and how responses of adult males and females to such variation might differ. Our objective was to manipulate the begging intensity of nestling American Kestrels (Falco sparverius) and examine the responses of adults. 


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The impact of the female immune challenge on parental feeding rate, mass and body condition index of offspring

Posted on 21. May, 2018.

Reproduction is a resource-demanding period, when trade-offs between investment in immunity versus other functions of an adult organism may exist. This research investigates the potential trade-off between a challenged immune system of a female parent and parental provisioning in free-living Great Tits Parus major and Eurasian Blue Tits Cyanistes caeruleus


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Contents: Journal of Chemical Research , Volume 42, Issue No.4 April 2018

Posted on 17. May, 2018.

The Journal of Chemical Research is a monthly journal which has a broad international authorship and publishes research papers and reviews in all branches of experimental chemistry. Established in 1977 as a joint venture by the British, French and German chemical societies it maintains the high standards set by the founding societies.


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Nuclease activity of diaza-crown ether complexes of cerium(III) with different functional groups as side arms

Posted on 15. May, 2018.

Cerium(III) complexes of two ligands of a diaza-crown ether with different functional groups as side arms were synthesised and characterised. The catalytic ability of the cerium(III) complexes for pUC19 DNA cleavage was investigated and compared using agarose gel electrophoresis. 


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Effect of variation in nestling hunger levels on the begging behaviour of nestlings and the provisioning behaviour of adult American Kestrels

Posted on 14. May, 2018.

Little is known about how variation in nestling begging intensity influences the behaviour of adult raptors and how responses of adult males and females to such variation might differ. Our objective was to manipulate the begging intensity of nestling American Kestrels (Falco sparverius) and examine the responses of adults. 


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Current Commentary: Roman concrete for durable, eco-friendly construction – applications for tidal power generation, and protection against sea level rise

Posted on 9. May, 2018.

A recent study has provided further insight into the cause of the remarkable durability of Roman concrete. As is stressed in the paper, the Ancient Romans were well aware of the robustness of their concrete, which they named opus caementicium.


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Effect of reactivity on kinetics and a mechanistic investigation of the reaction between dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate and 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds in the presence of a catalyst: a spectrophotometric approach

Posted on 7. May, 2018.

A kinetic and mechanistic investigation, using conventional UV-Vis spectrophotometry, of the reaction between dimethyl acetylenedicarboxylate (DMAD) and 1,3-dicarbonyl compounds including acetylacetone (ACAC) and dibenzoylmethane (DBM), has been conducted in a methanol environment with triphenylarsine (TPA) acting as a catalyst. 


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Now available on Fast Track: Composition of bird nests is a species-specific characteristic

Posted on 4. May, 2018.

Bird nests represent an extended phenotype of individuals expressed during reproduction and so exhibit variability in  composition, structure and function. Descriptions of nests based on qualitative observations suggest that there is interspecific variation in size and composition but there are very few species in which this has been confirmed. For these species, data of the amounts of different materials indicate that nest construction behaviour is plastic and affected by a variety of factors, such as prevailing temperature, geographic location, and availability of materials. 


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