J. Inst. Eng. India Ser. E https://doi.org/10.1007/s40034-018-0117-4 ORIGINAL CONTRIBUTION Bio-modiﬁcation of Cotton and Micro-denier Polyester with Sericin to Develop Potent Antibacterial and Antifungal Textile Products 1 3 3 • • • M. Rajalakshmi V. V. Sathibabu Uddandrao G. Saravanan 3 2 S. Vadivukkarasi C. V. Koushik Received: 6 December 2017 / Accepted: 9 April 2018 The Institution of Engineers (India) 2018 Abstract The present study was aimed to develop a novel fabrics. Hence, this study suggests that bio modiﬁcation of textile product through bio modiﬁcation of cotton and C, MDP and MDP/C with Sn may make them ideal can- micro-denier polyester with sericin (Sn) against bacterial didate for their application in medical textiles against and fungal growth. The authors extracted and puriﬁed Sn pathogens. from silk yellow cocoons. Sn solution (10 g/L) was incorporated into the 100% cotton (C), 100% micro-denier Keywords Sericin Medical textiles polyester (MDP) and 65/35 micro-denier polyester/cotton Antibacterial garments Antifungal textiles (MDP/C) in a padding mangle by a 2-dip/2-nip process and fabrics were analysed by Field-Emission scanning electron microscope. Fabrics were divided into six groups such as Introduction untreated groups (C, MDP and MDP/C) and Sn-treated groups (Sn ? C, Sn ? MDP
Journal of The Institution of Engineers (India): Series E – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 1, 2018
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