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Publication date: Available online 20 February 2020Source: Materials Today: ProceedingsAuthor(s): Snehamol Mathew, Priyanka Ganguly, Vignesh Kumaravel, John Harrison, Steven J. Hinder, John Bartlett, Suresh C. PillaiAbstractThe effect of chalcogens such as sulphur (S), selenium (Se), and tellurium (Te) on the anatase to rutile phase transition (ART) of titanium dioxide (TiO2) was investigated. 2 mol % of chalcogen doped TiO2 was synthesised via a sol–gel technique. The as-synthesised samples were calcined at different temperatures from 500 °C to 800 °C for 2 h. X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Raman spectr...
Source: Materials Today: Proceedings - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: May 2020Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C, Volume 110Author(s): Ajinkya A. Shitole, Piyush Raut, Prabhanjan Giram, Priyanka Rade, Anand Khandwekar, Baijayantimala Garnaik, Neeti SharmaAbstractFacilitating the process of wound healing and effective treatment of wounds remains a serious challenge in healthcare. Wound dressing materials play a major role in the protection of wounds and in accelerating the natural healing process. In the present study, novel core/shell (c/s) nanofibrous mats of poly(vinyl pyrrolidone)‑iodine (PVPI) and polycaprolactone (PCL) were fabricated using a co-axial elect...
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
In this study, β-Ag2MoO4 crystals with different morphologies were synthetized by a simple co-precipitation method using three different solvents. The antimicrobial efficacy of the obtained microcrystals against both bacteria increased according to the solvent used in the following order: water 
Source: Materials Science and Engineering: C - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 February 2020Source: Materials Chemistry and PhysicsAuthor(s): Natasha Vieira Sievers, Liliane Damaris Pollo, Gertrudes Corção, Nilo Sérgio Medeiros CardozoAbstractThis work reports a new method to obtain polypropylene/titanium dioxide (PP/TiO2) films with antibacterial activity through the in situ synthesis of nanostructured TiO2 directly in the polymer solution. In order to compare the performance of the different types of particles, TiO2 particles were also prepared utilizing the sol-gel method and subsequently incorporated into the polymer to form PP/TiO2 films...
Source: Materials Chemistry and Physics - Category: Materials Science Source Type: research
AR, Jofre J Abstract Solid or semisolid matrices polluted with fecal remnants can be highly loaded with pathogens, especially viruses, and play a substantial role in the persistence and dispersion of pathogens in the water cycle. Water quality regulations and guidelines are increasingly including bacteriophages infecting enteric bacteria as indicators of fecal and/or viral pollution. However, more data are needed about viral indicators in contaminated solids to develop effective sanitation strategies for the management of raw and treated sludge, fecal sludge, manures and slurries. Also, the exact role of sediments...
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This study aimed to evaluate: (i) the effectiveness of plasma activated water (PAW) on the germination capacity of mung bean seeds and (ii) the antimicrobial capacity of PAW. A specially designed set-up composed of two electrochemical cell was used to produce two different types of PAW, by surface plasma discharge ignited from copper cathode and copper anode, respectively. The germination capacity of mung bean seeds was assessed over 96 h incubation in the dark at 25 °C. The antimicrobial capacity of PAW was assessed against 6 h exposure to Escherichia coli NCTC 12900. The anodic PAW (rich in NO3−) indicate...
Source: Food Control - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
In conclusion, unlike traditional alheiras which often contain pathogenic agents, no harmful organisms nor chemical hazards were found in these new products, even though produced by the same companies.
Source: Food Control - Category: Food Science Source Type: research
This study suggests that environment might be one of the main sources for Campylobacter transmission, as water supply seemed to be a clear cause of the contamination in a specific farm. However, in other farms other environmental factors contributed to the contamination, confirming the multifactorial origin of Campylobacter colonization in broilers. Therefore, biosecurity measures in farms are crucial to reduce Campylobacter contamination, which may have important implications for human and animal health.
Source: Preventive Veterinary Medicine - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2020Source: Journal of Bioscience and BioengineeringAuthor(s): Linshu Jiao, Huibing Chi, Zhaoxin Lu, Chong Zhang, Shir Reen Chia, Pau Loke Show, Yang Tao, Fengxia Lul-Asparaginases have the potential to inhibit the formation of acrylamide, a harmful toxin formed during high temperature processing of food. A novel bacterium which produces l-asparaginase was screened. Type I l-asparaginase gene from Acinetobacter soli was cloned and expressed in Escherichia coli. The recombinant l-asparaginase had an activity of 42.0 IU mL−1 and showed no activity toward l-glutamine and d-...
Source: Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering - Category: Biomedical Science Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 15 February 2020Source: Journal of Industrial and Engineering ChemistryAuthor(s): Duy-Nam Phan, Rina Afiani Rebia, Yusuke Saito, Davood Kharaghani, Muzamil Khatri, Toshihisa Tanaka, Hoik Lee, Ick-Soo KimAbstractThe synthesis of composite nanofibers comprised of polyacrylonitrile (PAN), zinc oxide, and hinokitiol (HT) was introduced for bactericidal exertion and dye removal. The ZnO-HT-PAN_H showed better dye-removing or antibacterial results in comparison with using either zinc oxide or HT embedded in PAN nanofibers. The resulted PAN nanofibers containing mere ZnO were proved to be holdin...
Source: Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry - Category: Chemistry Source Type: research
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