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Substances with Antibacterial Activity in Edible Films – A Review

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Selected Functional Properties of Oxo-Degradable Materials Containing Antimicrobial Substances

experiment. Compos Part B-Eng. 105, 160-166. DOI: 10.1039/c5ra24642c. 14. Petchwattana, N., Covavisaruch, S. & Wibooranawong, S. (2016). Antimicrobial food packaging prepared from poly (butylene succinate) and zinc oxide. Measurement 93, 442-448. DOI: 10.1016/j.measurement.2016.07.048. 15. Kawakami, H., Yoshida, K., Nishida, Y., Kikuchi, Y. & Sato, Y. (2008). Antibacterial Properties of Metallic Elements for Alloying Evaluated with Application of JIS Z 2801:2000. ISIJ International 9, 1299-1304. DOI: 10.2355/isijinternational. 48

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Physico-chemical characterization and antibacterial activity of different types of honey tested on strains isolated from hospitalized patients

References Alvarez-Suarez, J. M. , Tulipani, S., Daimy Díaz, D., Estevez, Y., Romandini, S., Giampieri, F., Damiani, E. , Astolfi, P., Bompadre, S., Battino, M. (2010). Antioxidant and antimicrobial capacity of several monofloral Cuban honeys and their correlation with color, polyphenol content and other chemical compounds. Food and Chemical Toxicology, 48, 2490-2499. Anthimidou, E., & Mossialos, D. (2013). Antibacterial activity of Greek and Cypriot honeys against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa in comparison

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Moisture Comfort and Antibacterial Properties of Elastic Warp-Knitted Fabrics

with water repellent and antimicrobial Agents. Fiber Polym, 8(3), 386-392. 18. Wang, X., Yin, Y.J., Wang, C.X. (2010). New approach to impart antibacterial effect and improve ink jet printing properties with modified SiO2 sols cationic biocides. Colloid Surf A-Physicochem Eng Asp, 361(1-3), 51-55. 19. Mukhopadhyay, A., Sharma, I.C., Mohanty, A. (2003). Impact of lycra filament on extension and recovery characteristics of cotton knitted fabric, Indian J Fibre Text Res, 28(4), 423-430.

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Influence of titanium dioxide modification on the antibacterial properties

., Janczarek, M., Endo, M., Markowska-Szczupak, A., Remita, H. & Ohtani, B. (2015). Silver-modified titania with enhanced photocatalytic and antimicrobial properties under UV and visible light irradiation. Cat. Today 252, 136–142. DOI: 10.1016/j.cattod.2014.10.038. 26. Sütterlin, S. (2015). Aspects of Bacterial Resistance to Silver. Dissertations from the Faculty of Medicine 1084. Uppsala Universitet. 27. Cheng, C.L., Sun, D.S., Chu, W.C., Tseng, Y.H., Ho, H.C., Wang, J.B., Chung, P.H., Chen, J.H., Tsai, P.J., Lin, N.T., Yu, M.S. & Chang, H.H. (2009). The effects

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Synthesis, Characterization and Some Biological Properties of PVA/PVP/PN Hydrogel Nanocomposites: Antibacterial and Biocompatibility

remarkably blended polymers. Arabian Journal of Chemistry, 8(1) (2015), 1-14. 5. Kamoun, E.A., Kenawy, E.S., Chen, X. A review on polymeric hydrogel membranes for wound dressing applications: PVA-based hydrogel dressings. Journal of Advanced Research, 8(3) (2017), 217-233. 6. Zhao, X., Wu, H., Guo, B., Dong, R., Qiu, Y., Ma, P.X. Anti-bacterial antioxidant electroactive injectable hydrogel as self-healing wound dressing with hemostasis and adhesiveness for cutaneous wound healing. Biomaterials, 122 (2017), 34–47. 7. Balakrishnan, B., Mohanty, M

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Ultrasound assisted green synthesis of cerium oxide nanoparticles using Prosopis juliflora leaf extract and their structural, optical and antibacterial properties


Cerium oxide nanoparticles (CONPs) were prepared using ultrasound assisted leaf extract of Prosopis juliflora acting as a reducing as well as stabilizing agent. The synthesized CONPs were characterized by ultraviolet-visible absorption spectroscopy (UV-Vis), particle size analyzer (PSA), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), Raman spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction (XRD), X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) and high-resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM). From the UV-Vis analysis, the optical band gap of the prepared CONPs (Eg = 3.62 eV) was slightly increased as compared to the bulk ceria (Eg = 3.19 eV). The phytochemicals in the extract reduced the particle size to 3.7 nm ± 0.3 nm, as it is evident from the PSA. FT-IR results confirmed the Ce-O stretching bands by showing the peaks at 452 cm-1. The Raman spectrumshowed a characteristic peak shift for CONPs at 461.2 cm-1. XRD analysis revealed the cubic fluorite structure of the synthesizednanoparticles with the lattice constant, a of 5.415 Å and unit cell volume, V of 158.813 Å3. XPS signals were used to determine the concentration of Ce3+ and Ce4+ in the prepared CONPs and it was found that major amount of cerium exist in the Ce4+ state. HRTEM images showed spherical shaped particles with an average size of 15 nm. Furthermore, the antibacterial activity of the prepared CONPs was evaluated and their efficacies were compared with the conventional antibiotics using disc diffusion assay against a set of Gram positive (G+) bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumonia) and Gram negative (G-) bacteria (Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris). The results suggested that CONPs showed antibacterial activity with significant variations due to the differences in the membrane structure and cell wall composition among the two groups tested.

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Homogeneous Coatings of Titanium Dioxide Nanoparticles on Corona-Treated Cotton Fabric for Enhanced Self-Cleaning and Antibacterial Properties

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Chemical Composition, Antioxidant and Antibacterial Properties of Chloroform Fraction of Platycerium Bifurcatum

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Antioxidant, antibacterial properties and the light barrier assessment of raw and purified melanins isolated from Citrullus lanatus (watermelon) seeds

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