A Glucose-Dependent Pharmacokinetic/ Pharmacodynamic Model of ACE Inhibition in Kidney Cells
Processes, Volume 7, Issue 3 (March 2019)

Table of Contents

Cover Story
A Glucose-Dependent Pharmacokinetic/ Pharmacodynamic Model of ACE Inhibition in Kidney Cells<>
Minu R. Pilvankar, Hui Ling Yong and Ashlee N. Ford Versypt
Processes 2019, 7(3), 131; doi:10.3390/pr7030131<>
Featured Papers
Computational Evaluation of Mixing Performance in 3-D Swirl-Generating Passive Micromixers<>
Mahmut Burak Okuducu and Mustafa M. Aral
Processes 2019, 7(3), 121; doi:10.3390/pr7030121<>
Mixed Ionic-Electronic Conducting Membranes (MIEC) for Their Application in Membrane Reactors: A Review<>
Alba Arratibel Plazaola, Aitor Cruellas Labella, Yuliang Liu, Nerea Badiola Porras, David Alfredo Pacheco Tanaka, Martin Van Sint Annaland and Fausto Gallucci
Processes 2019, 7(3), 128; doi:10.3390/pr7030128<>
Simulating Stochastic Populations. Direct Averaging Methods<>
Vu Tran and Doraiswami Ramkrishna
Processes 2019, 7(3), 132; doi:10.3390/pr7030132<>
The Flotation Process Can Go Green<>
George Z. Kyzas and Kostas A. Matis
Processes 2019, 7(3), 138; doi:10.3390/pr7030138<>
Development of a Microwave Irradiation Probe for a Cylindrical Applicator<>
Tomohiko Mitani, Ryo Nakajima, Naoki Shinohara, Yoshihiro Nozaki, Tsukasa Chikata and Takashi Watanabe
Processes 2019, 7(3), 143; doi:10.3390/pr7030143<>
Data-Mining for Processes in Chemistry, Materials, and Engineering<>
Hao Li, Zhien Zhang and Zhe-Ze Zhao
Processes 2019, 7(3), 151; doi:10.3390/pr7030151<>
Some Advances in Supercritical Fluid Extraction for Fuels, Bio-Materials and Purification<>
Yizhak Marcus
Processes 2019, 7(3), 156; doi:10.3390/pr7030156<>
Viscoelastic Properties of Crosslinked Chitosan Films<>
Joseph Khouri, Alexander Penlidis and Christine Moresoli
Processes 2019, 7(3), 157; doi:10.3390/pr7030157<>
Application of Parameter Optimization to Search for Oscillatory Mass-Action Networks Using Python<>
Veronica L. Porubsky and Herbert M. Sauro
Processes 2019, 7(3), 163; doi:10.3390/pr7030163<>
Accelerating Biologics Manufacturing by Upstream Process Modelling<>
Martin Kornecki and Jochen Strube
Processes 2019, 7(3), 166; doi:10.3390/pr7030166<>
A Systematic Grey-Box Modeling Methodology via Data Reconciliation and SOS Constrained Regression<>
José Luis Pitarch, Antonio Sala and César de Prada
Processes 2019, 7(3), 170; doi:10.3390/pr7030170<>
A Novel Multiphase Methodology Simulating Three Phase Flows in a Steel Ladle<>
Marco A. Ramírez-Argáez, Abhishek Dutta, A. Amaro-Villeda, C. González-Rivera and A. N. Conejo
Processes 2019, 7(3), 175; doi:10.3390/pr7030175<>
Materials Processes
On the Use of Starch in Emulsion Polymerizations<>
Shidan Cummings, Yujie Zhang, Niels Smeets, Michael Cunningham and Marc A. Dubé
Processes 2019, 7(3), 140; doi:10.3390/pr7030140<>
Biological Systems
Mechanistic Models of Inducible Synthetic Circuits for Joint Description of DNA Copy Number, Regulatory Protein Level, and Cell Load<>
Lorenzo Pasotti, Massimo Bellato, Davide De Marchi and Paolo Magni
Processes 2019, 7(3), 119; doi:10.3390/pr7030119<>
Integration of Membrane Bioreactor and Nanofiltration for the Treatment Process of Real Hospital Wastewater in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam<>
Thanh Tran, Thanh Binh Nguyen, Huu Loc Ho, Duc Anh Le, Tri Duc Lam, Duy Chinh Nguyen, Anh Tuan Hoang, Trung Sy Do, Luong Hoang, Trinh Duy Nguyen and Long Giang Bach
Processes 2019, 7(3), 123; doi:10.3390/pr7030123<>
Effect of the Freeze-Drying Process on the Physicochemical and Microbiological Properties of Mexican Kefir Grains<>
Alicia Águeda Conde-Islas, Maribel Jiménez-Fernández, Denis Cantú-Lozano, Galo Rafael Urrea-García and Guadalupe Luna-Solano
Processes 2019, 7(3), 127; doi:10.3390/pr7030127<>
High Nitrate and Phosphate Ions Reduction in Modified Low Salinity Fresh Water through Microalgae Cultivation<>
Ahmad Rozaimee Mustaffa, Ku Halim Ku Hamid, Mohibah Musa, Juferi Idris and Roslina Ramli
Processes 2019, 7(3), 129; doi:10.3390/pr7030129<>
Study on Mass Transfer Kinetics of Sugar Extraction from Sweet Sorghum Biomass via Diffusion Process and Ethanol Yield Using SSF<>
Nana Baah Appiah-Nkansah, Jun Li, Ke Zhang, Meng Zhang and Donghai Wang
Processes 2019, 7(3), 137; doi:10.3390/pr7030137<>
Synthesis of Porous Fe/C Bio-Char Adsorbent for Rhodamine B from Waste Wood: Characterization, Kinetics and Thermodynamics<>
Yao Zhang, Zhichao Lou, Chaochao Wang, Weikai Wang and Jiabin Cai
Processes 2019, 7(3), 150; doi:10.3390/pr7030150<>
Strategic Framework for Parameterization of Cell Culture Models<>
Pavlos Kotidis and Cleo Kontoravdi
Processes 2019, 7(3), 174; doi:10.3390/pr7030174<>
Other Topics
Realizing Energy Savings in Integrated Process Planning and Scheduling<>
Liangliang Jin, Chaoyong Zhang and Xinjiang Fei
Processes 2019, 7(3), 120; doi:10.3390/pr7030120<>
Response Surface Method in the Optimization of a Rotary Pan-Equipped process for Increased Efficiency of Slow-Release Coated Urea<>
Farahnaz Eghbali Babadi, Robiah Yunus, Ali Abbasi and Salman Masoudi Soltani
Processes 2019, 7(3), 125; doi:10.3390/pr7030125<>
Determination of KOSGEB Support Models for Small- and Medium-Scale Enterprises by Means of Data Envelopment Analysis and Multi-Criteria Decision Making Methods<>
Ali Sevinç and Tamer Eren
Processes 2019, 7(3), 130; doi:10.3390/pr7030130<>
Measurement and Correlation of the Solubility of β-Cyclodextrin in Different Solutions at Different Temperatures and Thermodynamic Study of the Dissolution Process<>
Shanshan Jin, Xuewei Cui, Yingping Qi, Yongfeng Shen and Hua Li
Processes 2019, 7(3), 135; doi:10.3390/pr7030135<>
Analysis on Water Inrush Process of Tunnel with Large Buried Depth and High Water Pressure<>
Weimin Yang, Zhongdong Fang, Hao Wang, Liping Li, Shaoshuai Shi, Ruosong Ding, Lin Bu and Meixia Wang
Processes 2019, 7(3), 134; doi:10.3390/pr7030134<>
Air-Core-Liquid-Ring (ACLR) Atomization: Influences of Gas Pressure and Atomizer Scale Up on Atomization Efficiency<>
Marc O. Wittner, Heike P. Karbstein and Volker Gaukel
Processes 2019, 7(3), 139; doi:10.3390/pr7030139<>
Drying of Drill Cuttings: Emphasis on Energy Consumption and Thermal Analysis<>
Esra Tınmaz Köse
Processes 2019, 7(3), 145; doi:10.3390/pr7030145<>
Experimental Investigation of Pore Structure and Movable Fluid Traits in Tight Sandstone<>
Dengke Liu, Wei Sun and Dazhong Ren
Processes 2019, 7(3), 149; doi:10.3390/pr7030149<>
Drivers and Barriers in Using Industry 4.0: A Perspective of SMEs in Romania<>
Mirela Cătălina Türkeș, Ionica Oncioiu, Hassan Danial Aslam, Andreea Marin-Pantelescu, Dan Ioan Topor and Sorinel Căpușneanu
Processes 2019, 7(3), 153; doi:10.3390/pr7030153<>
Experimental Development of Coal-Like Material with Solid-Gas Coupling for Quantitative Simulation Tests of Coal and Gas Outburst Occurred in Soft Coal Seams<>
Xingkai Wang, Wenbing Xie, Zhili Su and Qingteng Tang
Processes 2019, 7(3), 155; doi:10.3390/pr7030155<>
Application of VES Acid System on Carbonate Rocks with Uninvaded Matrix for Acid Etching and Fracture Propagation<>
Yahong Wu, Weiwei Luo, Xunan Jia, Haoqing Fang, Honggang Wang and Shuai Yu
Processes 2019, 7(3), 159; doi:10.3390/pr7030159<>
Evaluating the Factors that are Affecting the Implementation of Industry 4.0 Technologies in Manufacturing MSMEs, the Case of Peru<>
Chung-Jen Huang, Elisa Denisse Talla Chicoma and Yi-Hsien Huang
Processes 2019, 7(3), 161; doi:10.3390/pr7030161<>
DEM Investigation of the Influence of Minerals on Crack Patterns and Mechanical Properties of Red Mudstone<>
Shuai Zhang, Dongsheng Zhang, Qiang Zhao, Mingbo Chi, Wei Zhang and Wei Yu
Processes 2019, 7(3), 162; doi:10.3390/pr7030162<>
Evaluation of the Difficulties in the Internet of Things (IoT) with Multi-Criteria Decision-Making<>
Buse Uslu, Tamer Eren, Şeyda Gür and Evrencan Özcan
Processes 2019, 7(3), 164; doi:10.3390/pr7030164<>
Effect of Nitric Acid Modification on Characteristics and Adsorption Properties of Lignite<>
Bo Huang, Guowei Liu, Penghui Wang, Xiang Zhao and Hongxiang Xu
Processes 2019, 7(3), 167; doi:10.3390/pr7030167<>
Effective Dynamic Control Strategy of a Key Supplier with Multiple Downstream Manufacturers Using Industrial Internet of Things and Cloud System<>
Hyunsoo Lee
Processes 2019, 7(3), 172; doi:10.3390/pr7030172<>
Enhancement Effect of Ordered Hierarchical Pore Configuration on SO2 Adsorption and Desorption Process<>
Yuwen Zhu, Yanfang Miao and Haoyu Li
Processes 2019, 7(3), 173; doi:10.3390/pr7030173<>
Designing Supply Networks in Automobile and Electronics Manufacturing Industries: A Multiplex Analysis<>
Myung Kyo Kim and Ram Narasimhan
Processes 2019, 7(3), 176; doi:10.3390/pr7030176<>
Chemical Systems
Effects of Caustic Extraction on Properties of Viscose Grade Dissolving Pulp<>
Cindy Friebel, Robert H. Bischof, Gabriele Schild, Karin Fackler and Ireen Gebauer
Processes 2019, 7(3), 122; doi:10.3390/pr7030122<>
Water–Organic Solvent Extraction of Phenolic Antioxidants from Brewers’ Spent Grain<>
Antonio Zuorro, Annalaura Iannone and Roberto Lavecchia
Processes 2019, 7(3), 126; doi:10.3390/pr7030126<>
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) Simulations and Experimental Measurements in an Inductively-Coupled Plasma Generator Operating at Atmospheric Pressure: Performance Analysis and Parametric Study<>
Sangeeta B. Punjabi, Dilip N. Barve, Narendra K. Joshi, Asoka K. Das, Dushyant C. Kothari, Arijit A. Ganguli, Sunil N. Sahasrabhude and Jyeshtharaj B. Joshi
Processes 2019, 7(3), 133; doi:10.3390/pr7030133<>
Multiphase Open Phase Processes Differential Equations<>
Nikolay A. Charykov, Marina V. Charykova, Konstantin N. Semenov, Victor A. Keskinov, Alexey V. Kurilenko, Zhassulan K. Shaimardanov and Botagoz K. Shaimardanova
Processes 2019, 7(3), 148; doi:10.3390/pr7030148<>
An Intelligent Fault Diagnosis Method Using GRU Neural Network towards Sequential Data in Dynamic Processes<>
Jing Yuan and Ying Tian
Processes 2019, 7(3), 152; doi:10.3390/pr7030152<>
Ascertainment of Surfactin Concentration in Bubbles and Foam Column Operated in Semi-Batch<>
Rafael Firmani Perna, Maria Carolina Pereira Gonçalves and Cesar Costapinto Santana
Processes 2019, 7(3), 154; doi:10.3390/pr7030154<>
Study of Various Aqueous and Non-Aqueous Amine Blends for Hydrogen Sulfide Removal from Natural Gas<>
Usman Shoukat, Diego D. D. Pinto and Hanna K. Knuutila
Processes 2019, 7(3), 160; doi:10.3390/pr7030160<>
Novel Deep Eutectic Solvent Based on Levulinic Acid and 1,4-Butanediol as an Extraction Media for Bioactive Alkaloid Rutaecarpine<>
Yue-Yue Si, Shi-Wei Sun, Kun Liu, Yang Liu, Hai-Lin Shi, Ke Zhao, Jin Wang and Wei Wang
Processes 2019, 7(3), 171; doi:10.3390/pr7030171<>
Computational Methods
A Novel Method for Gas Turbine Condition Monitoring Based on KPCA and Analysis of Statistics T2 and SPE<>
Li Zeng, Wei Long and Yanyan Li
Processes 2019, 7(3), 124; doi:10.3390/pr7030124<>
An Efficient Energy Management in Office Using Bio-Inspired Energy Optimization Algorithms<>
Ibrar Ullah, Zar Khitab, Muhammad Naeem Khan and Sajjad Hussain
Processes 2019, 7(3), 142; doi:10.3390/pr7030142<>
Simple Alternatives to PID-Type Control for Processes with Variable Time-Delay<>
Dana Copot, Mihaela Ghita and Clara M. Ionescu
Processes 2019, 7(3), 146; doi:10.3390/pr7030146<>
A Flexible Responsive Load Economic Model for Industrial Demands<>
Reza Sharifi, Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam, S. Hamid Fathi and Vahid Vahidinasab
Processes 2019, 7(3), 147; doi:10.3390/pr7030147<>
Implementation of Maximum Power Point Tracking Based on Variable Speed Forecasting for Wind Energy Systems<>
Yujia Zhang, Lei Zhang and Yongwen Liu
Processes 2019, 7(3), 158; doi:10.3390/pr7030158<>
Numerical Investigation of SCR Mixer Design Optimization for Improved Performance<>
Ghazanfar Mehdi, Song Zhou, Yuanqing Zhu, Ahmer Hussain Shah and Kishore Chand
Processes 2019, 7(3), 168; doi:10.3390/pr7030168<>
A Novel Robust Method for Solving CMB Receptor Model Based on Enhanced Sampling Monte Carlo Simulation<>
Wen Hou, Yunlei Yang, Zheng Wang, Muzhou Hou, Qianhong Wu and Xiaoliang Xie
Processes 2019, 7(3), 169; doi:10.3390/pr7030169<>
Mold Level Predict of Continuous Casting Using Hybrid EMD-SVR-GA Algorithm<>
Zhufeng Lei and Wenbin Su
Processes 2019, 7(3), 177; doi:10.3390/pr7030177<>
Materials Processes
An Experimental Approach on Industrial Pd-Ag Supported α-Al2O3 Catalyst Used in Acetylene Hydrogenation Process: Mechanism, Kinetic and Catalyst Decay<>
Ourmazd Dehghani, Mohammad Reza Rahimpour and Alireza Shariati
Processes 2019, 7(3), 136; doi:10.3390/pr7030136<>
Highly Selective Syngas/H2 Production via Partial Oxidation of CH4 Using (Ni, Co and Ni–Co)/ZrO2–Al2O3 Catalysts: Influence of Calcination Temperature<>
Anis Hamza Fakeeha, Yasir Arafat, Ahmed Aidid Ibrahim, Hamid Shaikh, Hanan Atia, Ahmed Elhag Abasaeed, Udo Armbruster and Ahmed Sadeq Al-Fatesh
Processes 2019, 7(3), 141; doi:10.3390/pr7030141<>
Development of Environmental Friendly Dust Suppressant Based on the Modification of Soybean Protein Isolate<>
Hu Jin, Wen Nie, Yansong Zhang, Hongkun Wang, Haihan Zhang, Qiu Bao and Jiayi Yan
Processes 2019, 7(3), 165; doi:10.3390/pr7030165<>
Special Issue on “Novel Membrane Technologies for Traditional Industrial Processes”<>
Lan Ying Jiang, Pei Li and Yan Wang
Processes 2019, 7(3), 144; doi:10.3390/pr7030144<>

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