Zhongmin Sun

Zhongmin Sun

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Permafrost has been warming and thawing globally, with subsequent effects on the climate, hydrology, and the ecosystem. However, the permafrost thermal state variation in the northern lower limit of the permafrost zone (Xidatan) on the Qinghai–Tibet Plateau (QTP) is unclear. This study attempts to explore the changes and variability in this permafr...
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Ga-doped magnesium mineral based on the atomic cluster level, gas-phase GaMgn⁻ (n=2-12), were studied utilizing CALYPSO together with density functional theory. Tetrahedral-like and pyramidal-like structures are found to be “seeds” for GaMgn⁻ (n=2-12) clusters growth. Relative stability calculations indicate that GaMg8⁻ cluster possesses the most r...
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Taurolidine (TRD), a derivative of taurine, has anti-bacterial and anti-tumor effects by chemically reacting with cell-walls, endotoxins and exotoxins to inhibit the adhesion of microorganisms. However, its application in antiviral therapy is seldom reported. Here, we reported that TRD significantly inhibited the replication of influenza virus H5N1...
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The phenotypes of Sapindus are significantly influenced by environmental factors, but the responses of oil-related seed phenotypes to environmental factors are still unclear. We sampled 115 seed accessions of Sapindus mukorossi Gaertn. and 33 of Sapindus delavayi (Franch.) Radlk. from fifty-six distinct locations in China to explore the effects of...
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Permafrost has been warming and thawing at a global scale with subsequent effects on the climate, hydrological, ecosystem and engineering system. However, the variation of permafrost thermal state in the northern lower limit of the permafrost zone (Xidatan) on the Qinghai–Tibetan Plateau (QTP) is unclear. To evaluate and project the permafrost chan...
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Selin Co, located within permafrost regions surrounded by glaciers, has exhibited the greatest increase in water storage among all the lakes on the Tibetan Plateau over the last 50 years. Most of the increased lake water volume has been attributed to increased precipitation and the accelerated melting of glacier ice, but these processes are still n...
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Gas-phase GeMgn⁻ (n = 2–12) clusters were fully researched through CALYPSO and Gaussian software with DFT in this work. Structural evolution studies show that all GeMgn⁻ (n = 3–12) clusters grow based on tetrahedron-like and tent-like geometries. It is found that GeMg8⁻ cluster possesses the highest relative stability and can be regarded as a “magi...
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Sapindus is an important biodiesel, biomedical, and multifunctional economic forest species in Asia; however, its germplasms have been persistently damaged or lost. Thus, it is imperative to conserve the diversity of Sapindus. This study aimed to reveal the potential habitat distribution patterns of Sapindus mukorossi, Sapindus delavayi, and Sapind...
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Fallacia is distinguished morpho‐anatomically from Navicula sensu lato based on the possession of a H‐shaped chloroplast, lateral sterna and a finely porous conopeum, but whether this genus is monophyletic is still in question. Three new Fallacia species are described based on morphology and SSU rRNA and rbcL gene sequences: Fallacia tateyamensis s...
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The permafrost degradation can cause long-term ground surface subsidence, and the surface undergoes frost heave and thaw settlement due to the ice-water phase change in the active layer. The multiyear surveys by leveling observations and Interferometric Synthetic Aperture Radar monitoring (InSAR) are helpful to understand the characteristics of sea...
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The Hongqiling‐Piaohechuan region in the east Central Asian Orogenic Belt (CAOB) is an economically important Ni–Cu sulphide mineralization region in China. It is widely accepted that these Ni–Cu sulphide deposits mainly formed during the Late Triassic period. The early Middle Triassic mafic‐ultramafic plutons are therefore key in understanding the...
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The purpose of this study is to introduce a new three-linear flow model for capturing the dynamic behavior of water flooding with different fracture occurrences in carbonate reservoirs. Low-angle and high-angle fractures with different occurrences are usually developed in carbonate reservoirs. It is difficult to simulate the water injection develop...
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H5N1 influenza virus is a threat to public health worldwide. The virus can cause severe morbidity and mortality in humans. We constructed an H5N1 influenza candidate virus vaccine from the A/chicken/Guizhou/1153/2016 strain that was recommended by the World Health Organization. In this study, we designed an H5N1 chimeric influenza A/B vaccine based...
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Multi-stage igneous rocks developed in the recently discovered Huoluotai Cu-(Mo) deposit can provide new insights into the controversial late Mesozoic geodynamic evolution of the northern segment of the Great Xing’an Range (NSGXR). Zircon U-Pb dating suggests that the monzogranite, ore-bearing granodiorite porphyry, diorite porphyry, and granite po...
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Serling Co lake, surrounded by permafrost and glacier-occupied regions, has exhibited the greatest increase in water storage over the last 50 years among all the lakes on the Tibetan Plateau. However, increases in precipitation and glacial melting are not enough to explain the increased water volume of lake expansion. The magnitude of the contribut...
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Background In 2011, a new influenza virus, named Influenza D Virus (IDV), was isolated from pigs, and then cattle, presenting influenza-like symptoms. IDV is one of the causative agents of Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD), which causes high morbidity and mortality in feedlot cattle worldwide. To date, the molecular mechanisms of IDV pathogenicity a...
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Sapindus (Sapindus L.) is a widely distributed economically important tree genus that provides biodiesel, biomedical and biochemical products. However, with climate change, deforestation, and economic development, the diversity of Sapindus germplasms may face the risk of destruction. Therefore, utilising historical environmental data and future cli...
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Adonis amurensis is a perennial herbaceous flower that blooms in early spring in northeast China, where the night temperature can drop to −15 °C. To understand flowering time regulation and floral organogenesis of A. amurensis, the MIKCc-type MADS (Mcm1/Agamous/ Deficiens/Srf)-box genes were identified and characterized from the transcriptomes of t...
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Permafrost is important for the climatic, hydrological, and ecological processes on the Qinghai-Xizang Plateau (QXP). The changing permafrost and its impact have been attracting great attention worldwide never before, and more observational and modeling approaches are need to promote an understanding of permafrost thermal state and climatic conditi...
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The aerosol model is generally adopted to describe the typical aerosol properties in a specific region, and it is an indispensable input parameter in radiative transfer calculations. It contains basic knowledge for many applications related to the Earth atmosphere. Based on data acquired at aerosol robotic network (AERONET) sites across China, eigh...
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The principal focus of this work is to analysis water flooding characteristics of carbonate fracture reservoir, summarize main contradiction of water flooding development of different types of development strata, and further put forward some corresponding measures on injection-production system optimization. Taking an oil field in Pre-Caspian Basin...
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According to the geological characteristics of the banded reservoir, the development method of commingled production of multiple reservoirs by using horizontal well has been proposed, and its development effect has been analyzed and evaluated in this study. The specific idea is as follows: Firstly, according to the percolation theory and mathematic...
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Surface air temperature is an important factor for the permafrost thermal state in the Northern Hemisphere. It is therefore necessary to understand the variations and regional differences in air temperature to determine the interactions between permafrost degradation and climate change. In this study, we used observational data from the National Ce...
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The volume fracturing technique has been widely used to improve the productivity of ultralow-permeability reservoirs. This paper presents a new semianalytical model to simulate the pressure transient and production behaviour of finite conductivity vertical fractured wells with stimulated reservoir volume (SRV) in heterogeneous reservoirs. The model...
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Five new diterpenes, including four new hydroazulenes, (8R,11R)-8,11-diacetoxypachydictyol A (1), (8R*,11R*)-6-O-acetyl-8-acetoxy-11-hydroxypachydictyol A (2), (8R*,11S*)-8-acetoxy-11-hydroxypachydictyol A (3), and (8R*,11S*)-6-O-acetyl-8,11-dihydroxypachydictyol A (4), and a secohydroazulene derivative, named 7Z-7,8-seco-7,11-didehydro-8- acetoxyp...
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Permafrost has great influences on the climatic, hydrological, and ecological systems on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (QTP). The changing permafrost and its impact have been attracting great attention worldwide like never before. More observational and modeling approaches are needed to promote an understanding of permafrost thermal state and climatic...
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The diversity and distribution of Hippodonta species on the coast of China are largely unknown due to limited investigations. In this paper, we report the detailed morphology and ultrastructure of two new species: H. nanjiensis sp. nov., collected from intertidal sandy sediments of Nanji Islands, the East China Sea and H. qingdaoensis sp. nov., col...
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Industrialization and urban expansion can result in the contamination of shallow groundwater by micro-organics (MO) in the Pearl River Delta (PRD), China. This study provides a regional scale assessment of MO contaminants in shallow groundwater in the PRD, investigating the occurrence and distribution of different compound groups, highlighting the...
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Plant salt tolerance is a complex mechanism, and different plant species have different strategies for surviving salt stress. In the present study, we analyzed and compared the morphological and physiological responses of two willow species (Salix linearistipularis and Salix matsudana) from different habitats to salt stress. S. linearistipularis ex...
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Willow (Salix), a dioecious plant, is an important ornamental tree species in the world. Salix linearistipularis, a perennial woody plant species naturally distributed on the Songnen Plain saline-alkali land in northeast China, has a high saline condition. To study the sexual differences of S. linearistipularis in salinity tolerance, the physiologi...
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Carboniferous carbonate reservoirs at the eastern edge of the Pre-Caspian Basin have undergone complex sedimentation, diagenesis and tectonism processes, and developed various reservoir space types of pores, cavities and fractures with complicated combination patterns which create intricate pore-throats structure. The complex pore-throat structure...
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Three benthic Gyrosigma species isolated from sediments of a tropical mangrove in Hainan Island, China, are described using light, scanning and transmission electron microscopy: G. centropunctatum sp. nov., G. dongzhaiense sp. nov. and G. orbitum Thaler et Kaczmarska. Gyrosigma centropunctatum is a tube-dwelling species possessing a unique row of p...
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Alfalfa is the most extensively cultivated forage legume worldwide, and salinity constitutes the main environmental scourge limiting its growth and productivity. To unravel the potential molecular mechanism involved in salt tolerance in alfalfa, we accomplished a combined analysis of parallel reaction monitoring-based proteomic technique and target...
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This work was motivated by a study of particle size effects on pyrolysis kinetics and models of polystyrene particle. Micro-size polystyrene particles with four different diameters, 5, 10, 15, and 50 µm, were selected as experimental materials. Activation energies were obtained by isoconversional methods, and pyrolysis model of each particle size a...
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The ultraviolet (UV) irradiation crosslinking reactions of polyethylene and the electronic properties of photo-initiators and reaction products are theoretically investigated by the first-principles calculations. The crosslinked polyethylene (XLPE) materials are prepared in experiments that employ the UV-initiated crosslinking technique with differ...
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As an emerging technique, sparse imaging from three-dimensional (3-D) and non-uniform samples provides an attractive approach to obtain high resolution 3-D images along with great convenience in data acquisition, especially in the case of targets consisting of strong isolated scatterers. Although data interpolation in k-space and fast Fourier trans...
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Understanding the spatiotemporal characteristics of trade-offs and synergies among multiple ecosystem services (ESs) is the basis of sustainable ecosystem management. The ecological environment of valley basins is very fragile, while bearing the enormous pressure of economic development and population growth, which has damaged the balance of the ec...
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Prerequisite for selection of appropriate tree species in afforestation programs is to understand their water use strategy. Acacia mangium Willd., Schima wallichii Choisy, and Cunninghamia lanceolata (Lamb.) Hook are the three main vegetation restoration pioneer species in southern China, but no comparative research on the water use strategy of the...
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Ground-penetrating radar (GPR) is a convenient geophysical technique for active-layer soil moisture detection in permafrost regions, which is theoretically based on the petrophysical relationship between soil moisture (θ) and the soil dielectric constant (ɛ). The θ–ɛ relationship varies with soil type and thus must be calibrated for a specific regi...
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The aim of the current study was to investigate the impact of long-acting fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) on retinal vascular leakage utilizing machine learning and to clarify the mechanism underlying the protection. To assess the effect on retinal vascular leakage, C57BL/6J mice were pre-treated with long-acting FGF21 analog or vehicle (Phosph...
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To date, various methods have been used to synthesize ZnGa2O4 material to promote photodegradation performance. However, cocatalysts, which usually play a crucial role in the photocatalyst system, have not been studied extensively in photocatalytic degradation reactions. In this paper, ZnGa2O4 semiconducting material was synthesized by a traditiona...
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The issue of real-time deep down-regulation ancillary service has received increasing attention in the Northeast of China. Participation of combined heat and power plants with multitype units and flexible heating devices in the market is investigated. This paper establishes a model of feasible operating region and the coal consumption function for...
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The current full-waveform data at a single wavelength can mainly retrieve the geometric attributes of targets along the light path by detecting waveform components, resulting in the lack of spectral or color attribute information. This kind of device relies on a digital camera for acquiring the color information, however, which is inevitably limite...
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Low-carbohydrate diets (LCs) seem effective on weight reduction and maintenance. However, the affect and enjoyment of exercise during LCs is not clear. The purpose of the present study was to compare the psychological responses to high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and to moderate-intensity continuous training (MICT) during the consumption of...
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Comprehensive and accurate vegetation monitoring is required in forestry and agricultural applications. The optical remote sensing method could be a solution. However, the traditional light detection and ranging (LiDAR) scans a surface to create point clouds and provide only 3D-state information. Active laser-induced fluorescence (LIF) only measure...
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Antibody-dependent enhancement (ADE) contributes to the pathogenesis of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV)-persistent infection. However, the mechanisms of PRRSV-ADE infection are still confusing. A clear understanding of the event upon virus infection by the ADE pathway has become crucial for developing efficient intervent...
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Direct conversion of methane to its oxygenate derivatives remains highly attractive while challenging owing to the intrinsic chemical inertness of CH4. Photocatalysis arises as a promising green strategy which could stimulate water splitting to produce oxidative radicals for methane C–H activation and subsequent C–C coupling. However, synthesis of...
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Cucumber is one of the most important vegetables in the world. The C2H2 zinc finger protein (C2H2-ZFP) family plays an important role in the growth development and abiotic stress responses of plants. However, there have been no systematic studies on cucumber. In this study, we performed a genome-wide study of C2H2-ZFP genes and analyzed their chrom...
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In the quest for efficient and recyclable heterogeneous catalysts for Sonogashira coupling reactions, a PEG-OMe (Methoxy Polyene Glycol) - mediated method was developed to immobilize Pd/Cu bimetallic nanoparticles on activated carbon (AC). Catalytic experiments showed that Pd/Cu@AC prepared in a PEG-OMe 500 had the highest activity. The morphology...
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Most varieties of persimmon (Diospyros kaki Thunb.) are gynoecious, while just a few are either monoecious, androgynomonoecious, or androecious. Persimmon flowers initially contain the original androecium and gynoecium followed by arrest of either pistil or stamen primordia before maturity. Abortion of inappropriate primordium in persimmon may be r...
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Epiphytic bryophytes are known to perform essential ecosystem functions, but their sensitivity to environmental quality and change makes their survival and development vulnerable to global changes, especially habitat loss in urban environments. Fortunately, extensive urban tree planting programs worldwide have had a positive effect on the colonizat...
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Pressed condensation is a key process before the reclamation of loose corn straws. In this study, the effects of stabilization time on the relaxation density and dimensional stability of corn straws were studied firstly, and then the stabilization time was determined to be 60 s by comprehensively considering the compression effect, energy consumpti...
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Inositol polyphosphate 5-phosphatases (5PTases) function in inositol signaling by regulating the catabolism of phosphoinositol derivatives. Previous reports showed that 5PTases play a critical role in plant development and stress responses. In this study, we identified a novel 5PTase gene, Gs5PTase8, from the salt-tolerance locus of chromosome 3 in...
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This study was designed to evaluate the immunogenicity and protective efficacy of two VP1 chimeric antigens of bacterial ghosts. Inoculation of the two VP1 chimeric antigens of bacterial ghosts into BALB/c mice markedly elicited humoral and mucosal immune responses. The specific antibodies induced by the chimeric ghosts protected mice not only agai...
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The extracellular matrix (ECM) is a highly dynamic structural network and plays an essential role in cell behavior and regulation during metabolic homeostasis and obesity progression. Abnormal ECM remodeling impairs adipocyte plasticity required for diverse cellular functions. Collagen XV (ColXV) is a proteoglycan localized to the outermost layer o...