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Li X.,Chongqing Normal University
Applied Mathematical Modelling | Year: 2012

Adaptive refinement techniques are developed in this paper for the meshless Galerkin boundary node method for hypersingular boundary integral equations. Two types of error estimators are derived. One is a perturbation error estimator that is formulated based on the difference between numerical solutions obtained using two consecutive nodal arrangements. The other is a projection error estimator that is formulated based on the difference between the numerical solution itself and its projection. These error estimators are proven to have an upper and a lower bound by the constant multiples of the exact error in the energy norm. A localization scheme is presented to accomodate the non-local property of hypersingular integral operators for the needed computable local error indicators. The convergence of the adaptive meshless techniques is verified theoretically. To confirm the theoretical results and to show the efficiency of the adaptive techniques, numerical examples in 2D and 3D with high singularities are provided. © 2011 Elsevier Inc..


Huang G.,Chongqing Normal University
Mini-Reviews in Medicinal Chemistry | Year: 2012

The pseudotrisaccharide allosamidin 1 is a potent family-18 chitinase inhibitor, and it demonstrates biological activities against insects and fungi. Recent development for the synthesis and activities of compound 1 and its analogues was reviewed. Huang et al. described the solid-phase synthesis of allosamidin 1 and its analogues, which were obtained by iterative glycosylation reactions, catalytic hydrogenation, acetylation, and deacetylation, respectively. It indicated that di-N-acetyl-β-chitobiosyl allosamizoline was strongly against insect chitinase from Bombyx mori. Withers and his coworkers have synthesized chitobiose and chitotriose thiazolines, which exhibit chitinase inhibition activity. © 2012 Bentham Science Publishers.


Zhang S.,Chongqing Normal University
Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements | Year: 2015

This paper proposes a new iterative algorithm for the numerical solution of the Signorini problem for Laplacian using the boundary element method. Since the Signorini boundary conditions are equivalent to a projection fixed point problem, the Signorini boundary conditions can be transformed into a sequence of Dirichlet boundary conditions in a simple iterative manner. Therefore, the algorithm only requires solving a sequence of problems with straightforward boundary conditions. We also investigate the convergence criteria of the algorithm. As the iteration process is given on the Signorini boundary of the domain, the boundary element method is especially suitable for the algorithm. Finally, the numerical results demonstrate the accuracy and validity of the algorithm. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.


Huang G.,Chongqing Normal University
Current Organic Chemistry | Year: 2012

The pseudotrisaccharide allosamidin 1 is a potent family-18 chitinase inhibitor, and it demonstrates biological activities against insects, fungi, and the Plasmodium falciparum life cycle. Compound 1 contains two N-acetylhexosamine residues with the unusual D-allo-configuration and a novel aminocyclitol (i.e. allosamizoline 2), joined by two β-(1→4) glycosidic bonds. Many traditional syntheses of compounds 1-2 and their analogues have been reported. Herein, recent development for the synthesis of compounds 1-2 and their analogues was reviewed. Donohoe and Rosa's approach to allosamizoline 2 involves a key-step ring-closing metathesis (RCM) to form the cyclopentene core followed by halocyclization to form the oxazoline unit. Rojas et al. reported that rhodium-catalyzed oxidative cyclization of glucal 3-carbamates led to oxazolidinone-protected mannosamine derivatives. Huang et al. described the solid-phase synthesis of allosamidin 1 and its analogues. The compound 1 and its analogues were obtained by iterative glycosylation reactions, catalytic hydrogenation, acetylation, and deacetylation, respectively. Withers and his co-workers' research shows that chitobiose and chitotriose thiazolines exhibit chitinase inhibition activity. In a word, the goal is to investigate the novel methods for the synthesis of allosamidin and its analogues, which is convenient for the discovery of allosamidin analogues with high activity. © 2012 Bentham Science Publishers.


It is well known that it is difficult to obtain exact solutions of some partial differential equations with highly nonlinear terms or high order terms because these kinds of equations are not integrable in usual conditions. In this paper, by using the integral bifurcation method and factoring technique, we studied a generalized Gardner equation which contains both highly nonlinear terms and high order terms, some exact traveling wave solutions such as non-smooth peakon solutions, smooth periodic solutions and hyperbolic function solutions to the considered equation are obtained. Moreover, we demonstrate the profiles of these exact traveling wave solutions and discuss their dynamic properties through numerical simulations. © 2014 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.


Li X.,Chongqing Normal University
Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements | Year: 2014

A new implementation of the boundary node method (BNM) is developed in this paper for two- and three-dimensional potential problems. In our implementation, here called the dual boundary node method (DBNM), the conventional BIE is applied on the Dirichlet boundary and the hypersingular BIE is applied on the Neumann boundary. The DBNM can apply the boundary conditions directly and easily. And the number of both unknowns and system equations in the DBNM is only half of that in the BNM, thus the computing speed and efficiency are higher. The present method is applicable to other BIEs-based meshless methods, such as the boundary cloud method, the boundary element-free method and the boundary face method, in which the used shape functions lack the delta function property. Some numerical examples are given to demonstrate the method. © 2014 Elsevier Ltd.


Zhou J.,Chongqing Normal University
Coordination Chemistry Reviews | Year: 2016

Heterometallic chalcogenides are no longer limited to only transition metals or main group metal chalcogenides. Recent research has showed that combinations of lanthanides and heavier group 13-15 metals can also generate a new class of heterometallic chalcogenide materials. These materials are typically synthesized under alkali metal polychalcogenide flux or solvothermal conditions at intermediate temperatures. Under these mild and soft conditions, various metal chalcogenide building-blocks can be bound to lanthanide ions (or lanthanide complexes) to yield a fascinating variety of heterometallic chalcogenides, the dimensionality of which can be influenced by the ionic radii of the different constituents. This review discusses the synthesis, crystal structures, and optical properties of heterometallic chalcogenides containing lanthanide and group 13-15 metal elements in the presence of alkali metal polychalcogenide salt or organic chelating amines as a reaction medium. © 2016 Elsevier B.V.


Huang G.,Chongqing Normal University
Current Medicinal Chemistry | Year: 2013

This review summarized the progress of glyconanoparticles in the aspects of types, synthesis, and applications for recent five years. A major challenge in the development of Au glyconanoparticles for the study of cellular interactions is to span the cellular membrane, which is used for the drug delivery. A majority of glyco-functionalized quantum dots have been utilized as fluorescent probes for biolabeling, imaging and biosensing. Recently, magnetic nanoparticles have been more frequently used in biomedical applications. The application of these new multivalent systems of glyconanoparticles is to mainly study carbohydrate-mediated interactions, which opens the new field in glycobiology. © 2013 Bentham Science Publishers.


Li X.,Chongqing Normal University
International Journal for Numerical Methods in Engineering | Year: 2011

The Galerkin boundary node method (GBNM) is a boundary only meshless method that combines an equivalent variational formulation of boundary integral equations for governing equations and the moving least-squares (MLS) approximations for generating the trial and test functions. In this approach, boundary conditions can be implemented directly and easily despite of the fact that the MLS shape functions lack the delta function property. Besides, the resulting formulation inherits the symmetry and positive definiteness of the variational problems. The GBNM is developed in this paper for solving three-dimensional stationary incompressible Stokes flows in primitive variables. The numerical scheme is based on variational formulations for the first-kind integral equations, which are valid for both interior and exterior problems simultaneously. A rigorous error analysis and convergence study of the method for both the velocity and the pressure is presented in Sobolev spaces. The capability of the method is also illustrated and assessed through some selected numerical examples. © 2011 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.


The onion maggot Delia antiqua is a major insect pest of cultivated vegetables, especially the onion, and a good model to investigate the molecular mechanisms of diapause. To better understand the biology and diapause mechanism of the insect pest species, D. antiqua, the transcriptome was sequenced using Illumina paired-end sequencing technology. Approximately 54 million reads were obtained, trimmed, and assembled into 29,659 unigenes, with an average length of 607 bp and an N50 of 818 bp. Among these unigenes, 21,605 (72.8%) were annotated in the public databases. All unigenes were then compared against Drosophila melanogaster and Anopheles gambiae. Codon usage bias was analyzed and 332 simple sequence repeats (SSRs) were detected in this organism. These data represent the most comprehensive transcriptomic resource currently available for D. antiqua and will facilitate the study of genetics, genomics, diapause, and further pest control of D. antiqua. Copyright © 2014 Zhang et al.

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