Surface Properties of Bacterial Nanocellulose Using Spectroscopic Methods and X-Ray Diffraction
American Journal of Applied and Industrial Chemistry
Volume 1, Issue 1, June 2017, Pages: 10-13
Received: Aug. 11, 2015;
Accepted: Sep. 16, 2015;
Published: Apr. 1, 2017
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Faranak Mohammadkazemi, Department of Cellulose and Paper Technology, Faculty of New Technologies Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Science and Research Campus, Zirab, Savadkooh, Mazandaran, I. R. Iran
In this study, surface properties of bacterial nanocellulose, harvested from different culture media, with and without ethanol, using spectroscopic methods and X-ray diffraction were investigated. The addition of ethanol resulted in BNCs with high O/C ratios. XRD and FT-IR measurements showed a higher crystallinity for the BNC grown in H medium, while BNC grown in Z medium containing ethanol contained more surface carboxylate groups. This study shows that surface properties of BNC can be altered by the culture medium and ethanol.
Surface Properties of Bacterial Nanocellulose Using Spectroscopic Methods and X-Ray Diffraction, American Journal of Applied and Industrial Chemistry.
Vol. 1, No. 1,
2017, pp. 10-13.
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