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TitleSonochemical coating of cotton and polyester fabrics with “Antibacterial” BSA and casein spheres
Author(s)Nitzan, Yeshayahu
Paulo, Artur Cavaco
Shimanovich, Ulyana
Gedanken, Aharon
KeywordsAntibacterial agents
Biological activity
Proteins
Sonochemistry
Issue date2012
PublisherWiley
JournalChemistry - A European Journal
Abstract(s)A novel antibacterial coating for cotton and polyester fabrics has been developed by using drug-loaded proteinaceous microspheres made of bovine serum albumin and casein proteins. The microbubbles were created and anchored onto the fabrics (see figure) in a one-step reaction that lasts 3 min. The sonochemically produced “antibacterial fabrics” have been characterized. The efficiency of the sonochemical process in converting the native proteins into microspheres, encapsulating the drug, and coating the fabric has also been studied.
TypeArticle
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/1822/22591
DOI10.1002/chem.201100781
ISSN0947-6539
Publisher versionhttp://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chem.201100781
Peer-Reviewedyes
AccessOpen access
Appears in Collections:DET/2C2T - Artigos em revistas internacionais com arbitragem científica

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