Nanotech 2007 Vol. 2
Nanotech 2007 Vol. 2
Technical Proceedings of the 2007 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2

Soft Nanotechnology Chapter 1

Nanoassemblies from Vitamin C Derivatives

Authors: P. Lo Nostro, M. Ambrosi, E. Fratini, F. Ridi, E. Carretti, V. Alfredsson, B.W. Ninham and P. Baglioni

Affilation: University of Florence, Italy

Pages: 9 - 12

Keywords: nanoparticles, vitamin C, ascorbic acid, antioxidant

Two new amphiphilic derivatives of Vitamin C were synthesized. These molecules keep the same antioxidant activity of Vitamin C, but are soluble also in hydrophobic media. They produce nanoassemblies and organogels. We report here a detailed characterization of these colloidal assemblies carried out through XRD, DSC, SAXS, and electron microscopy.

ISBN: 1-4200-6183-6
Pages: 838
Hardcopy: $139.95

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