Microencapsulation of bacterial strains in graphene oxide nano-sheets using vortex fluidics
MetadataShow full item record
© The Royal Society of Chemistry 2015. Wrapping bacterial cells with graphene oxide sheets using a vortex fluidic device (VFD) effectively limits cellular growth for a certain time period whilst sustaining biological activity. This simple and benign method in preparing such a composite material relies on the shear within the film in the device without compromising the cellular viability. In principle, the process is scalable for large volumes, for operating the VFD(s) under continuous flow mode. Moreover, acquiring SEM images was possible without pre-coating the composite material with a metallic film, with limited charging effects. This establishes the potential for interfacing material with graphene oxide, which could be extended to more conductive graphene layers, as an effective approach for simplifying characterization using SEM.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Wang, Shaobin; Sun, Hongqi; Ang, Ha-Ming; Tade, Moses (2013)Pollution of air, water and soil is a worldwide issue for the eco-environment and human society. Removal of various pollutants including inorganic and organic compounds from the environment is a big challenge. Adsorption ...
Microwave-assisted one-pot synthesis of metal/metal oxide nanoparticles on graphene and their electrochemical applicationsWang, S.; Jiang, San Ping; Wang, X. (2011)An effective synthesis strategy of hybrid metal (PtRu)/metal oxide (SnO2) nanoparticles on graphenenanocomposites is developed using a microwave-assisted one-pot reaction process. The mixture of ethylene glycol (EG) and ...
Facile single-step preparation of Pt/N-graphene catalysts with improved methanol electrooxidation activityZhao, Y.; Zhou, Y.; Xiong, B.; Wang, J.; Chen, X.; O'Hayre, R.; Shao, Zongping (2013)In this work, we describe a facile single-step approach for the simultaneous reduction of graphene oxide to graphene, functional doping of graphene with nitrogen, and loading of the doped graphene with well-dispersed ...