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Bulletin of the Korean Chemical Society (BKCS)

ISSN 0253-2964(Print)
ISSN 1229-5949(Online)
Volume 34, Number 11
BKCSDE 34(11)
November 20, 2013 

 
Title
Antibacterial Activity of CNT-Ag and GO-Ag Nanocomposites Against Gram-negative and Gram-positive Bacteria
Author
Hyosuk Yun, Ji Dang Kim, Hyun Chul Choi*, Chul Won Lee*
Keywords
Carbon nanostructures, Ag nanoparticles, Antibacterial activity, Gram-negative, Gram-positive
Abstract
Carbon nanocomposites composed of carbon nanostructures and metal nanoparticles have become one of useful materials for various applications. Here we present the preparation and antibacterial activity of CNT-Ag and GO-Ag nanocomposites. Their physical properties were characterized by TEM, XPS, and Raman measurements, revealing that size-similar and quasi-spherical Ag nanoparticles were anchored to the surface of the CNT and GO. The antibacterial activities of CNT-Ag and GO-Ag were investigated using the growth curve method and minimal inhibitory concentrations against Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria. The antibacterial activities of the carbon nanocomposites were slightly different against Gram-positive and Gramnegative bacteria. The proposed mechanism was discussed.
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3261 - 3264
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