pH driven physicochemical conformational changes of single-layer graphene oxide

Whitby, Raymond L.D., Korobeinyk, Alina, Gun'ko, Vladimir M., Busquets, Rosa, Cundy, Andrew B., Laszlo, Krisztina, Skubiszewska-Zieba, Jadwiga, Leboda, Roman, Tombacz, Etelka, Toth, Ildiko Y., Kovacse, Krisztina and Mikhalovsky, Sergey V. (2011) pH driven physicochemical conformational changes of single-layer graphene oxide. Chemical Communications, 47, pp. 9645-9647. ISSN (print) 1359-7345

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Abstract

Single-layer graphene oxides (SLGOs) undergo morphological changes depending on the pH of the system and may account for restricted chemical reactivity. Herein, SLGO may also capture nanoparticles through layering and enveloping when the pH is changed, demonstrating potential usefulness in drug delivery or waste material capture.

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Additional Information: This work was supported by the EC Seventh Framework Programme [grant number FP7/2007-2013], Marie Curie International Research Staff Exchange Scheme [grant no. 230790], Marie-Curie Industry-Academia Partnerships and Pathways Agreement [grant no. 251429] and the RCUK Academic Fellowship Scheme.
Research Area: Chemistry
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Science, Engineering and Computing > School of Pharmacy and Chemistry
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Depositing User: Rosa Busquets
Date Deposited: 01 May 2014 15:19
Last Modified: 01 May 2014 15:19
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/28172

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