Enrofloxacin oxidative degradation facilitated by metal oxide nanoparticles.

@article{Fink2012EnrofloxacinOD,
  title={Enrofloxacin oxidative degradation facilitated by metal oxide nanoparticles.},
  author={Lea Fink and Ishai Dror and Brian Berkowitz},
  journal={Chemosphere},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 2},
  pages={
          144-9
        }
}
The activity of copper oxide, titanium carbide and silicon nitride nanoparticles for the oxidative degradation of environmentally relevant concentrations (μg L(-1) range) of enrofloxacin - an important veterinary antibiotic drug - in aqueous solutions was investigated. With hydrogen peroxide as an oxidative agent, both copper oxide and titanium carbide decrease the concentration of enrofloxacin by more than 90% over 12 h. Addition of sodium halide salts strongly increases the reaction rate of… CONTINUE READING
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