On the antibacterial mechanism of graphene oxide (GO) Langmuir-Blodgett films

J. D. Mangadlao, C. M. Santos, M. J.L. Felipe, A. C.C. De Leon, D. F. Rodrigues, R. C. Advincula

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Abstract

The Langmuir-Blodgett (LB) technique was used to immobilize flat graphene oxide (GO) sheets on a PET substrate to ascertain as to whether the edges of GO play an integral part in its antimicrobial mechanism. The observed antibacterial activity suggests that contact with the edges is not a fundamental part of the mechanism.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2886-2889
Number of pages4
JournalChemical Communications
Volume51
Issue number14
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015 Feb 18
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry

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Mangadlao, J. D., Santos, C. M., Felipe, M. J. L., De Leon, A. C. C., Rodrigues, D. F., & Advincula, R. C. (2015). On the antibacterial mechanism of graphene oxide (GO) Langmuir-Blodgett films. Chemical Communications, 51(14), 2886-2889. https://doi.org/10.1039/c4cc07836e