13-18 May 2018
Casino Conference Centre
Europe/Prague timezone

Electron Beam Irradiated Carboxymethyl Cellulose Hydrogel Containing Silver Nanoparticle/Activated Carbon Composites for Fast Wound Healing

15 May 2018, 17:15
1h 30m
Gallery (Casino Conference Centre)


Casino Conference Centre

Reitenbergerova 4/95, Mariánské Lázně, Czech Republic
Poster Radiation Chemistry Poster RCH


Prof. Won Ho Park (Chungnam national university)


In the present study, the carboxymethyl cellulose (CMC) hydrogel containing activated carbon-silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) composites (Acc-Ag composites) was fabricated for the highly functional wound-dressings by electron beam irradiation. For this, the Acc-Ag composites were first prepared using a thermal treatment under an inert argon (Ar) atmosphere. During the thermal treatment, the Ag ions were successfully changed to metallic Ag NPs, and NO3 anion with a potential cytotoxicity was simultaneously eliminated. Thereafter, the Acc-Ag composites were mixed with an aqueous CMC solution, and then the hydrogel was prepared by electron beam irradiation. The optimum manufacturing condition of the CMC hydrogel containing the Acc-Ag composites was examined with a variation of composite/hydrogel ratio and irradiation dose. The various physical/chemical properties of CMC composite hydrogel were characterized. The resulting CMC composite hydrogel was examined via wound regeneration test. Therefore, the CMC hydrogel containing the Acc-Ag composites was found to have a great potential for functional wound dressings.

Primary author

Mr Min Hee Kim (Chungnam national university)


Prof. Donghwan Cho (Kumoh national institue of technology) Prof. Oh Hyeong Kwon (Kumoh national institute of technology) Prof. Won Ho Park (Chungnam national university)

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