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A facile one-step grafting of polyphosphonium onto halloysite nanotubes initiated by Ce(iv)
- Zhang, Hailei, Cheng, Cong, Song, Hongzan, Bai, Libin, Cheng, Yongqiang, Ba, Xinwu, Wu, Yonggang
- Chemical communications 2019 v.55 no.8 pp. 1040-1043
- antibacterial properties, chemical compounds, chemical reactions, halloysite, hydrogels, nanotubes, sodium alginate, temperature
- Polyphosphonium was facilely grafted onto HNTs in an aqueous phase by a one-step method initiated by Ce(iv) at a mild temperature. The modified HNTs were immersed in a sodium alginate solution to achieve a uniform hydrogel that shows desirable antibacterial activity.