Synthesis and Bioactivity of Reduced Graphene Oxide/Alumina-Noble Metal Nanocomposite Flakes

Agnieszka Jastrzębska , J. Karcz , Ewa Karwowska , A. Fiedorczuk , Andrzej Olszyna


The aim of this study was to describe the modification of the bioactivity of Al2O3-noble metal (Me = Ag, Au, or Pd) composite nanoparticles by the addition of graphene oxide and the formation of a RGO/Al2O3-Me nanocomposite system. The nanocomposite flakes and Al2O3-Me composite nanoparticles were widely characterized. The antibacterial effect was observed only for Al2O3-Ag composite nanoparticles and RGO/Al2O3-Ag nanocomposite flakes, while, in the case of RGO/Al2O3-Ag, a more evident antibacterial effect against Staphylococcus aureus bacteria was observed compared with Al2O3-Ag. In the case of other noble metals (Au, Pd), a slight growth-stimulating effect was revealed for particular bacterial strains.
Author Agnieszka Jastrzębska (FMSE / DSMP)
Agnieszka Jastrzębska,,
- Division of Ceramic Materials and Polymers
, J. Karcz (FMSE)
J. Karcz,,
- Faculty of Materials Science and Engineering
, Ewa Karwowska (FEE / DB)
Ewa Karwowska,,
- Department of Biology
, A. Fiedorczuk - [Warsaw University of Technology (PW)]
A. Fiedorczuk,,
- Politechnika Warszawska
, Andrzej Olszyna (FMSE / DSMP)
Andrzej Olszyna,,
- Division of Ceramic Materials and Polymers
Journal seriesInternational Journal of Applied Ceramic Technology, ISSN 1546-542X
Issue year2016
Publication size in sheets0.7
Keywords in Englishnanocomposites, alumina; ceramic-metal systems
ASJC Classification2505 Materials Chemistry; 1406 Marketing; 3104 Condensed Matter Physics; 2503 Ceramics and Composites
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)35
Score sourcejournalList
ScoreMinisterial score = 30.0, 09-10-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 35.0, 09-10-2020, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 9; Scopus Citations = 9; GS Citations = 9.0; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 0.692; WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 1.048 (2) - 2016=1.195 (5)
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