Many academic journals of China began to be published in English when China opened door to the world more than 20 years ago.
Tsinghua University started to publish an academic journal, the Tsinghua Science and Technology since 1996. We made statistical analyses on the regional distribution on the authors and of the references cited by the articles
of Tsinghua Science and Technology from 1996 to 2002. The results show that although the authors are mainly from the Tsinghua University, the number of authors
from other regions, especially the number of overseas authors, are increasing in recent years; the average number of references
cited by every article are increasing from 6.9 in 1996 to 13.4 in 2002. The results suggest that we must learn the successful
experiences from well-known journals. Attracting high-level articles and realizing the internationalization of the journal
will help us to develop the journal.
Two sufficient conditions for a finite group G to be p-supersolvable have been obtained. For example (Theorem 1.1), let N be a normal subgroup of G such that G/N is p-supersolvable for a fixed odd prime p and let Np be a Sylow p-subgroup of N. Suppose that N is p-solvable and Ω1(Np) is generated by the subgroups of order p of Np which are normal in NG(Np). Then G is p-supersolvable.
By using 188Re as a radiotracer, the extraction behavior of Re(VII) by a tertiary amine extractant N-235 from HCl and the back-extraction behavior of Re(VII) by HNO3 and ammonia were studied. A chemical separation procedure, which combined the acid alumina column and solvent extraction was established. The procedure was rapid and efficient for the separation of 186Re from 186W irradiated by 16 MeV deuterons. No-carrier-added 186ReO4– saline solution with high specific volume activity was obtained. The overall recovery yield of 186Re was about 85%.
SOFM (self-organizing feature map) clustering is powerful in analyzing and solving complicated and non-linear problems. This method was used and compared with fuzzy C-means clustering and TWINSPAN, the most common classification methods, in analysis of plant communities in the Guancen Mts., China. The dataset consisted of importance values of 112 species in 53 quadrats of 10 m × 20 m. All the three methods classified the 53 quadrats into eight groups, representing eight associations of vegetation. They were all effective in the analysis of ecological data. The consistency of SOFM clustering with fuzzy C-means clustering (FCM) and TWINSPAN classification was 81.1% and 94.3%, respectively. SOFM clustering has some advantages and more potentiality in application to studies of ecology.
Authors:Li Yuguo, Zhang Xiaodong, Li Qingnuan, and Li Wenxin
In this paper water-soluble fullerene derivative C60(OH)xOy was radioiodinated with the iodogen method. The labeling yield was determined by radio-TLC. The effects of pH value, reaction time, temperature and amount of the iodogen on the labeling yield were studied. The labeled product was purified by Sephadex G-25 column chromatography and then the stability of 125I-C60(OH)xOy was examined . The results showed that the radiochemical purity of 125I-C60(OH)xOy solution with benzylalcohol remained 82.7% after 43 hours.
Monascus pigments, which are produced by various species of Monascus, often have been used as a natural colourant and as traditional natural food additives, especially in Southern China, Japan and Southeastern Asia. The limitation of wide using Monascus pigment is attributed to one of its secondary metabolites named citrinin. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of pigment and citrinin production via submerged fermentation (SmF) and solid-state fermentation (SF) from rice (Oryza sativa L.) by Monascus purpureus AS3.531. The optimal fermentation temperature and pH were significantly different for pigment production through different fermentation mode (35 °C, pH 5.0 for SF and 32 °C, pH 5.5 for SmF, respectively). Adding 2% (w/v) of glycerol in the medium could enhance the pigment production. On the optimized condition, although the concentration of citrinin produced by SmF (19.02 ug/g) increased more than 100 times than that by SF (0.018 ug/g), the pigment yield by SmF (7.93 U/g/g) could be comparable to that by SF (6.63 U/g/g). Those indicate us that fermentation mode seems to be the primary factor which influence the citrinin yield and secondary factor for pigment production.
Authors:Zhang Yunhui, Li Guiqun, Zhang Qixing, and Sun Maoyi
This is a preliminary investigation of sediment in the North Navigation Channel Area of the estuary of the Yangtze river, which has been made by determining the natural radioisotopes and the INAA of 30 natural sand samples. Multivariate statistical method was used to process and analyze the data obtained. It can be seen that there are tow sediment movement routes in the investigation area. The orientation of the main sediment movement is from northwest to southeast in accordance with the results obtained from the field submarine drag-monitorings after the radiotracer injection. Besides, there is also another sand movement route existed.