Year 2019, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 13 - 23 2019-06-18

Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method

Hava Çavuşoğlu Vatansever [1] , Ayşegül Ersoy Meriçboyu [2]

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Since polymeric nanofibers find extensive usage in medical applications, the risks associated with bacterial contamination must be taken into account. In this study, the production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP) nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) was achieved. For this production AgNPs with the average diameters ranging from 5.69 nm to 14.83 nm were synthesized and characterized firstly. The properties of the nanofibers produced via electrospinning method were investigated by means of scanning electron microscopy (SEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) techniques. The effect of AgNPs on the conductivity of electrospinning solutions were investigated. The stability of nanofiber mats were determined to show the crosslinking efficiency. Finally, antimicrobial tests against three types of microorganisms (E. coli, S. aureus and A. niger) were carried out according to zone of inhibition method. Antimicrobial test results proved that nanofibers containing AgNPs show inhibition against E.coli and S. aureus, while neat nanofibers not. Additionally, any antifungal activity was not observed against A. niger.

Silver nanoparticles, polyvinylpyrrolidone, electrospinning, nanofibers
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0003-1687-1276
Author: Hava Çavuşoğlu Vatansever (Primary Author)
Institution: ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-2254-0863
Author: Ayşegül Ersoy Meriçboyu
Institution: ISTANBUL TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date: June 18, 2019

Bibtex @research article { mjen548572, journal = {MANAS Journal of Engineering}, issn = {1694-7398}, eissn = {1694-7398}, address = {Kyrgyz-Turkish Manas University}, year = {2019}, volume = {7}, pages = {13 - 23}, doi = {}, title = {Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method}, key = {cite}, author = {Çavuşoğlu Vatansever, Hava and Ersoy Meriçboyu, Ayşegül} }
APA Çavuşoğlu Vatansever, H , Ersoy Meriçboyu, A . (2019). Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method. MANAS Journal of Engineering, 7 (1), 13-23. Retrieved from http://dergipark.org.tr/mjen/issue/45851/548572
MLA Çavuşoğlu Vatansever, H , Ersoy Meriçboyu, A . "Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method". MANAS Journal of Engineering 7 (2019): 13-23 <http://dergipark.org.tr/mjen/issue/45851/548572>
Chicago Çavuşoğlu Vatansever, H , Ersoy Meriçboyu, A . "Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method". MANAS Journal of Engineering 7 (2019): 13-23
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AMA Çavuşoğlu Vatansever H , Ersoy Meriçboyu A . Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method. MJEN. 2019; 7(1): 13-23.
Vancouver Çavuşoğlu Vatansever H , Ersoy Meriçboyu A . Production of antibacterial polyvinylpyrrolidone nanofibers containing silver nanoparticles via electrospinning method. MANAS Journal of Engineering. 2019; 7(1): 23-13.