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Title: Extraction of copper enriched seeds for healthcare textiles
Authors: Ganesan, P
Ramachandran, T
Karthik, T
Vadivu, P Kandha
Keywords: Antimicrobial textiles;Copper;Healthcare textiles;Microencapsulation;Wash durability
Issue Date: Sep-2013
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: This study explores the antimicrobial activity of copper extracts from the seeds of sesame, sunflower, pumpkin, soybean, and watermelon. The extracts were applied on the lyocell fabric by exhaust and microencapsulation method. The structure of microcapsules has been evaluated using polarized light microscopy, and the presence of microcapsules by scanning electron microscopy. It is observed that the microencapsulated herbal extracts possess better antimicrobial activity and wash fastness even after 15 washes.

Page(s): 313-316
ISSN: 0975-1025 (Online); 0971-0426 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJFTR Vol.38(3) [September 2013]

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