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Title: Bacteria interface pickering emulsions stabilized by self-assembled bacteria-chitosan network
Authors: Pravit Wongkongkatep
Khajohnpong Manopwisedjaroen
Perapon Tiposoth
Somwit Archakunakorn
Thunyarat Pongtharangkul
Manop Suphantharika
Kohsuke Honda
Itaru Hamachi
Jirarut Wongkongkatep
Mahidol University
Center of Excellence on Agricultural Biotechnology: (AG-BIO/PERDO-CHE)
Osaka University
Kyoto University
Keywords: Chemistry;Materials Science;Physics and Astronomy
Issue Date: 3-Apr-2012
Citation: Langmuir. Vol.28, No.13 (2012), 5729-5736
Abstract: An oil-in-water Pickering emulsion stabilized by biobased material based on a bacteria-chitosan network (BCN) was developed for the first time in this study. The formation of self-assembled BCN was possible due to the electrostatic interaction between negatively charged bacterial cells and polycationic chitosan. The BCN was proven to stabilize the tetradecane/water interface, promoting formation of highly stable oil-in-water emulsion (o/w emulsion). We characterized and visualized the BCN stabilized o/w emulsions by scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and laser scanning confocal microscopy (LSCM). Due to the sustainability and low environmental impact of chitosan, the BCN-based emulsions open up opportunities for the development of an environmental friendly new interface material as well as the novel type of microreactor utilizing bacterial cells network. © 2012 American Chemical Society.
ISSN: 15205827
Appears in Collections:Scopus 2011-2015

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