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Microplastics in human urine: Characterisation using μFTIR and sampling challenges using healthy donors and endometriosis participants (2024)
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Rotchell, J. M., Austin, C., Chapman, E., Atherall, C. A., Liddle, C. R., Dunstan, T. S., …Guinn, B. (2024). Microplastics in human urine: Characterisation using μFTIR and sampling challenges using healthy donors and endometriosis participants. Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 274, Article 116208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2024.116208

Microplastics (MPs) are found in all environments, within the human food chain, and have been recently detected in several human tissues. The objective herein was to undertake an analysis of MP contamination in human urine samples, from healthy indiv... Read More about Microplastics in human urine: Characterisation using μFTIR and sampling challenges using healthy donors and endometriosis participants.

Capillary structured suspensions from in situ hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar liquid media (2017)
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Dunstan, T. S., Das, A. A. K., Starck, P., Stoyanov, S. D., & Paunov, V. N. (2018). Capillary structured suspensions from in situ hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar liquid media. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 34(1), 442-452. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b03589

© 2017 American Chemical Society. We demonstrate that capillary suspensions can be formed from hydrophilic calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar continuous media and connected by capillary bridges formed of minute amounts of an immiscible... Read More about Capillary structured suspensions from in situ hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a polar liquid media.

Thermally responsive capillary suspensions (2017)
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Das, A. A., Dunstan, T. S., Stoyanov, S. D., Starck, P., & Paunov, V. N. (2017). Thermally responsive capillary suspensions. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 9(50), 44152-44160. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.7b11358

© 2017 American Chemical Society. We demonstrate that stimulus-responsive capillary-structured materials can be formed from hydrophobized calcium carbonate particles suspended in a non-polar phase (silicone oil) and bridged by very small amounts of a... Read More about Thermally responsive capillary suspensions.

The removal of thermally aged films of triacylglycerides by surfactant solutions (2013)
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Dunstan, T. S., & Fletcher, P. D. I. (2014). The removal of thermally aged films of triacylglycerides by surfactant solutions. Journal of surfactants and detergents, 17(5), 899-910. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11743-013-1514-9

Thermal ageing of triacylglycerides (TAG) at high temperatures produces films which resist removal using aqueous surfactant solutions. We used a mass loss method to investigate the removal of thermally aged TAG films from hard surfaces using aqueous... Read More about The removal of thermally aged films of triacylglycerides by surfactant solutions.

High internal phase emulsions: Catastrophic phase inversion, stability, and triggered destabilization (2011)
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Dunstan, T. S., Fletcher, P. D., & Mashinchi, S. (2012). High internal phase emulsions: Catastrophic phase inversion, stability, and triggered destabilization. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 28(1), 339-349. https://doi.org/10.1021/la204104m

We have investigated the formation, drop sizes, and stability of emulsions prepared by hand shaking in a closed vessel in which the emulsion is in contact with a single type of surface during its formation. The emulsions undergo catastrophic phase in... Read More about High internal phase emulsions: Catastrophic phase inversion, stability, and triggered destabilization.

Compartmentalization and separation of aqueous reagents in the water droplets of water-in-oil high internal phase emulsions (2011)
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Dunstan, T. S., & Fletcher, P. D. I. (2011). Compartmentalization and separation of aqueous reagents in the water droplets of water-in-oil high internal phase emulsions. Langmuir : the ACS journal of surfaces and colloids, 27(7), 3409-3415. https://doi.org/10.1021/la200058d

We have compartmentalised aqueous reagents and indicator species within the micron-sized water droplets of mixed high internal phase emulsions (HIPEs). Mass transport of the reagents across the micron-thickness oil films separating the water droplets... Read More about Compartmentalization and separation of aqueous reagents in the water droplets of water-in-oil high internal phase emulsions.