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Green synthesis of the silver nanoparticles mediated by pullulan and 6-carboxypullulan.
Unoxidized and carboxylated pullulan (obtained by pullulan oxidation using TEMPO-sodium hypochlorite-sodium bromide system) have been used as mediators for the silver nanoparticles formation (AgNPs),Expand
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Exploring the rearrangement of amorphous cellulose model thin films upon heat treatment
The behavior of amorphous cellulose model thin films upon heat treatment is investigated. Upon heat treatment, a structural rearrangement in the films from a featureless to a fibrillar structure isExpand
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In situ preparation of silver nanocomposites on cellulosic fibers--microwave vs. conventional heating.
A green approach for the preparation of silver nanocomposites on viscose fibers using microwave and conventional heating is presented. Reduction of silver nitrate is induced by addition of 6-OExpand
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Designing Hydrophobically Modified Polysaccharide Derivatives for Highly Efficient Enzyme Immobilization.
In this contribution, a hydrophobically modified polysaccharide derivative is synthesized in an eco-friendly solvent water by conjugation of benzylamine with the backbone of the biopolymer. Owing toExpand
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Chitosan-silane sol-gel hybrid thin films with controllable layer thickness and morphology.
The preparation of thin films of chitosan-silane hybrid materials by combining sol-gel processing and spin coating is reported. A variety of silanes can be used as starting materials for theExpand
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Exploring Nonspecific Protein Adsorption on Lignocellulosic Amphiphilic Bicomponent Films.
In this contribution, we explore the interaction of lignocellulosics and proteins aiming at a better understanding of their synergistic role in natural systems. In particular, the manufacturing andExpand
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Interaction of Tissue Engineering Substrates with Serum Proteins and Its Influence on Human Primary Endothelial Cells.
Polymer-based biomaterials particularly polycaprolactone (PCL) are one of the most promising substrates for tissue engineering. The surface chemistry of these materials plays a major role since itExpand
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Enzymes as Biodevelopers for Nano- And Micropatterned Bicomponent Biopolymer Thin Films.
The creation of nano- and micropatterned polymer films is a crucial step for innumerous applications in science and technology. However, there are several problems associated with environmentalExpand
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Low-molecular-weight sulfonated chitosan as template for anticoagulant nanoparticles
Purpose In this work, low-molecular-weight sulfoethyl chitosan (SECS) was used as a model template for the generation of silver core-shell nanoparticles with high potential as anticoagulants forExpand
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Silanol-based surfactants: synthetic access and properties of an innovative class of environmentally benign detergents.
Herein, environmentally friendly surfactants based on new silanols as substitutes for the isoelectronic phosphonates were explored. Surface tensions of aqueous solutions are significantly reduced,Expand
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