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Cytocompatibility, bioactivity and mechanical strength of calcium phosphate cement reinforced with multi-walled carbon nanotubes and bovine serum albumin (2012)
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Gholami, F., Zein, S. H. S., Gerhardt, L. C., Low, K. L., Tan, S. H., McPhail, D. S., …Boccaccini, A. R. (2013). Cytocompatibility, bioactivity and mechanical strength of calcium phosphate cement reinforced with multi-walled carbon nanotubes and bovine serum albumin. Ceramics international, 39(5), 4975-4983. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ceramint.2012.11.094

This paper reports on the in vitro cytotoxicity, bioactivity behaviour and mechanical properties of novel injectable calcium phosphate cement filled with hydroxylated multi-walled carbon nanotubes and bovine serum albumin (CPC/MWCNT-OH/BSA). To predi... Read More about Cytocompatibility, bioactivity and mechanical strength of calcium phosphate cement reinforced with multi-walled carbon nanotubes and bovine serum albumin.

The electrochemical studies of the corrosion resistance behaviour of hydroxyapatite coatings on stainless steel fabricated by electrophoretic deposition (2012)
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Chew, K. K., Zein, S. H. S., Ahmad, A. L., McPhail, D. S., & Abdullah, M. F. (2013). The electrochemical studies of the corrosion resistance behaviour of hydroxyapatite coatings on stainless steel fabricated by electrophoretic deposition. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 19(4), 1123-1129. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jiec.2012.12.008

HA was coated on stainless steel (SS) 316L by using electrophoretic deposition to impart corrosion resistance upon SS 316L. Consequently, corrosion behaviour of HA coated SS 316L deposited from applied voltages 10. V to 60. V (denoted as HA/SS316L-10... Read More about The electrochemical studies of the corrosion resistance behaviour of hydroxyapatite coatings on stainless steel fabricated by electrophoretic deposition.

Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Electrospinning and calcination of hydroxyapatite/polyvinyl butyral nanofibers and growth kinetics (2012)
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Zakaria, S. M., Sharif Zein, S. H., Othman, M. R., & Jansen, J. A. (2013). Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Electrospinning and calcination of hydroxyapatite/polyvinyl butyral nanofibers and growth kinetics. Journal of biomedical materials research. Part A, 101A(7), 1977-1985. doi:10.1002/jbm.a.34506

Electrospinning of hydroxyapatite (HA)/polyvinyl butyral solution resulted in the formation of fibers with average diameter of 937-1440 nm. These fibers were converted into HA nanoparticles with size < 100 nm after undergoing calcination treatment a... Read More about Hydroxyapatite nanoparticles: Electrospinning and calcination of hydroxyapatite/polyvinyl butyral nanofibers and growth kinetics.

Multiwalled carbon nanotubes based nanocomposites for supercapacitors: A review of electrode materials (2012)
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Kiamahalleh, M. V., Zein, S. H. S., Najafpour, G., Sata, S. A., & Buniran, S. (2012). Multiwalled carbon nanotubes based nanocomposites for supercapacitors: A review of electrode materials. Nano, 7(2), https://doi.org/10.1142/S1793292012300022

Electrode materials are the most important factors to verify the properties of the electrochemical supercapacitor. In this paper, the storage principles and characteristics of electrode materials, including carbon-based materials, transition metal ox... Read More about Multiwalled carbon nanotubes based nanocomposites for supercapacitors: A review of electrode materials.

Corrosion resistance study of electrophoretic deposited hydroxyapatite on stainless steel for implant applications (2012)
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Chew, K. K., Zein, S. H. S., Ahmad, A. L., McPhail, D. S., & Boccaccini, A. R. (2012). Corrosion resistance study of electrophoretic deposited hydroxyapatite on stainless steel for implant applications. Key engineering materials, 507, 141-146. https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.507.141

Stainless steel (SS) is often used for orthopaedic and dental implants because of its excellent mechanical characteristics. However, from an electrochemical perspective, SS can be susceptible to corrosion-related problems. Inorganic bioactive coating... Read More about Corrosion resistance study of electrophoretic deposited hydroxyapatite on stainless steel for implant applications.

The optimization of electrical conductivity using central composite design for polyvinyl alcohol/multiwalled carbon nanotube-manganese dioxide nanofiber composites synthesised by electrospinning (2012)
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Zamri, M. F. M. A., Zein, S. H. S., Abdullah, A. Z., & Basir, N. I. (2012). The optimization of electrical conductivity using central composite design for polyvinyl alcohol/multiwalled carbon nanotube-manganese dioxide nanofiber composites synthesised by electrospinning. Journal of applied sciences (Asian Network for Scientific Information), 12(4), 345-353. https://doi.org/10.3923/jas.2012.345.353

This research reports the characterization and statistical analysis of electrical conductivity optimization for polyvinyl alcohol (PVA)/multiwalled carbon nanotube (MWCNT)-manganese dioxide (MnO 2 ) nanofiber composite. The Central Composite Design (... Read More about The optimization of electrical conductivity using central composite design for polyvinyl alcohol/multiwalled carbon nanotube-manganese dioxide nanofiber composites synthesised by electrospinning.

Energy and environmental applications of carbon nanotubes (2012)
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Tan, C. W., Tan, K. H., Ong, Y. T., Mohamed, A. R., Zein, S. H. S., & Tan, S. H. (2012). Energy and environmental applications of carbon nanotubes. Environmental chemistry letters, 10(3), 265-273. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10311-012-0356-4

Energy and environment are major global issues inducing environmental pollution problems. Energy generation from conventional fossil fuels has been identified as the main culprit of environmental quality degradation and environmental pollution. In or... Read More about Energy and environmental applications of carbon nanotubes.

Investigation into the role of NaOH and calcium ions in the synthesis of calcium phosphate nanoshells (2012)
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Yeo, C. H., Zein, S. H., Ahmad, A. L., & McPhail, D. S. (2012). Investigation into the role of NaOH and calcium ions in the synthesis of calcium phosphate nanoshells. Brazilian journal of chemical Engineering, 29(1), 147-158. https://doi.org/10.1590/S0104-66322012000100016

Calcium phosphate (CaP) nanoshells were prepared using negatively charged liposomes (1,2-dioleoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphate sodium salt (DOPA)) as a template by base titration synthesis at various concentrations of NaOH and calcium ions. The elemental c... Read More about Investigation into the role of NaOH and calcium ions in the synthesis of calcium phosphate nanoshells.