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Functional cellulose-based nanofibers with catalytic activity: Effect of Ag content and Ag phase.
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PMID:  24705168     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
The cellulose acetate nanofibers containing Ag ions [CA(as-spun)] were fabricated by electrospinning a CA solution with 0∼5 wt% AgNO3. The CA(as-spun) was UV-irradiated to produce CA nanofibers containing Ag ions/nanopaticles (NPs) [CA(UV)], and the CA(UV) was deacetylated to cellulose nanofibers with Ag NPs [CA(UV+DA)]. When the CA(UV) was deacetylated with KOH/ethanol solution, the number and size of the Ag NPs were further increased. During the deacetylation reaction, residual Ag(+) ions in the CA(UV) seemed to be reduced by hydroxide anions in KOH/ethanol solution and Ag NPs seemed to be diffused and aggregated further in the cellulose nanofibers. The catalytic activity of cellulose-based nanofibers with different Ag contents or phases was investigated using a reduction of methylene blue (MB) as a model reaction. From a model reaction, Ag ions played an important role as a reducing catalyst of MB.
Ki Hyuk Jang; Yun Ok Kang; Won Ho Park
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-4-3
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of biological macromolecules     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1879-0003     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. J. Biol. Macromol.     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
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Created Date:  2014-4-7     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7909578     Medline TA:  Int J Biol Macromol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2014. Published by Elsevier B.V.
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