Examination of the osteoconductive, antibiofilm & biomechanical properties of a PEEK-ZEOLITE composite biomaterial for intervertebral spine fusion surgery

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Introduction: Polyether ether ketone (PEEK), a common spine biomaterial demonstrates intrinsic inertness and hydrophobic properties, thereby resulting in an inherent susceptibility to bacterial infections and reduced fusion capacity within the intervertebral space due to fibrous [...]

A Mechanistic Investigation on 1,5- to 2,6-Dimethylnaphthalene Isomerization Catalyzed by Acidic Beta Zeolite: An ONIOM Study with a Newly Developed Density Functional Theory

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2,6-Dimethylnaphthalene (DMN) is the key intermediate in the synthesis of poly (ethylene naphthalate) (PEN), a high-performance polymeric material. The processes to produce 2,6-DMN have been the focus of numerous experimental investigations, yet there is no [...]