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Plumbagin: a natural product for smart materials?

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Newton, LAA, Cowham, E, Leslie, R, Sharp, D and Davis, J (2010) Plumbagin: a natural product for smart materials? New Journal of Chemistry, 34 . pp. 395-397. [Journal article]

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Abstract

The exploitation of the natural product plumbagin (5-hydroxy-2-methyl-1,4-naphthoquinone) to produce polymer films capable ofserving as controllable source of reactive oxygen species isassessed. The efficacy of the film to catalyse the reduction ofoxygen to yield reactive oxygen species has been evaluatedthrough using ascorbate and glutathione redox probes.

Item Type:Journal article
Keywords:plumbagin, naphthoquinone, bacteria, antimicrobial, polymer, electrode
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Computing & Engineering
Faculty of Computing & Engineering > School of Engineering
Research Institutes and Groups:Engineering Research Institute
Engineering Research Institute > Nanotechnology & Integrated BioEngineering Centre (NIBEC)
ID Code:12360
Deposited By:Professor James Davis
Deposited On:16 Mar 2010 15:18
Last Modified:18 Aug 2011 11:18

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