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Synthesis and antibacterial effects of cobalt–cellulose magnetic nanocomposites (2017)
Journal Article
Kelly, S., Kornherr, A., Alahmadi, N. S., Betts, J. W., Francesconi, M. G., Prior, T. J., …Kornherr, A. (2016). Synthesis and antibacterial effects of cobalt–cellulose magnetic nanocomposites. RSC advances, 7(32), (20020-20026). doi:10.1039/c7ra00920h. ISSN 2046-2069

© The Royal Society of Chemistry. Green synthesis is employed to prepare cobalt/cellulose nanocomposites with cubic (α-cobalt) cobalt as a main component with antibacterial and magnetic properties. An in situ reduction of aqueous solutions of cobalt... Read More

Green synthesis of highly concentrated aqueous colloidal solutions of large starch-stabilised silver nanoplatelets (2014)
Journal Article
Cheng, F., Betts, J. W., Kelly, S. M., & Hector, A. L. (2015). Green synthesis of highly concentrated aqueous colloidal solutions of large starch-stabilised silver nanoplatelets. Materials Science and Engineering: C, 46, (530-537). doi:10.1016/j.msec.2014.10.041. ISSN 0928-4931

© 2014 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved. A simple, environmentally friendly and cost-effective method has been developed to prepare a range of aqueous silver colloidal solutions, using ascorbic acid as a reducing agent,water-soluble starch as a comb... Read More

Production of deuterium labelled (−)-epicatechin in a microreactor (2010)
Journal Article
Betts, J. W., Kitney, S. P., Fu, Y., Peng, W., Kelly, S. M., & Haswell, S. J. (2011). Production of deuterium labelled (−)-epicatechin in a microreactor. Chemical Engineering Journal, 167(2-3), (545-547). doi:10.1016/j.cej.2010.08.093. ISSN 1385-8947

Green tea catechins have been reported to have multiple health benefits. To understand their metabolic and toxicological interactions in the human body studies need to be undertaken using stable isotope labelled compounds, but they can be time consum... Read More