Cyclodextrin based carbonate nanosponges were synthetized starting from native β-cylodextrin and active carbonyl compounds i.e. carbonildiimidazole. In this work they were used to form inclusion complexes with three different gases i.e. 1-methylcyclopropene, oxygen and carbon dioxide. The encapsulation of gases were proved by direct reaction to known adduct (1-methylcyclopropene), by gravimetric analysis (CO2) and by oxymeter (Oxygen). The complexetion of oxygen or carbon dioxide could be useful for many biomedical applications. In particular the oxygen-filled nanosponges could supply oxygen to the hypoxic tissues which are present in various deseases. 1-methylcyclopropene included in β-cyclodextrin nanosponges showed superior antiethylenic performances in long lasting cut flowers in comparison with marketed products.

Cyclodextrin nanosponges as effective gas carriers

Vitillo J;Bordiga S;
2011-01-01

Abstract

Cyclodextrin based carbonate nanosponges were synthetized starting from native β-cylodextrin and active carbonyl compounds i.e. carbonildiimidazole. In this work they were used to form inclusion complexes with three different gases i.e. 1-methylcyclopropene, oxygen and carbon dioxide. The encapsulation of gases were proved by direct reaction to known adduct (1-methylcyclopropene), by gravimetric analysis (CO2) and by oxymeter (Oxygen). The complexetion of oxygen or carbon dioxide could be useful for many biomedical applications. In particular the oxygen-filled nanosponges could supply oxygen to the hypoxic tissues which are present in various deseases. 1-methylcyclopropene included in β-cyclodextrin nanosponges showed superior antiethylenic performances in long lasting cut flowers in comparison with marketed products.
2011
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/jiph/2011/00000071/f0020001/00009926?crawler=true
cyclodextrin; CO2 adsorption; nanosponges; gas encapsulation
Trotta, F; Cavalli, R; Martina, K; Biasizzo, M; Vitillo, J; Bordiga, S; Vavia, P; Ansari, K.
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