Halloysite nanocontainers for controlled delivery of Gibberellic Acid

Halloysite nanocontainers for controlled delivery of Gibberellic Acid Inorganic halloysite nanocontainers were employed for controlled delivery of plant growth regulator (PGR)–Gibberellic Acid. The cylindrical geometry of nanocontainer was found to be found to indicate 600 ± 200 nm length and 50 ± 10 nm outer diameter with inner lumen to be in the range of 12–15 nm. Attempts were made to encapsulate GA and obtain controlled release in aqueous buffer through nanocontainers capped with a copper stopper. Halloysite nanocontainers were characterized using TEM, EDX and TGA. In vitro release studies of GA in water were studied wherein the pH of the solution was maintained using phosphate buffer. Increase in amount of copper was found to be successful in retarding the amount of GA release. Complex between GA and copper ions was found to be responsible for the stopper formation. For tube stopper opening, addition of excessive amounts of ammonia solution was added. Parameters such as effect of temperature, pH and UV light were studied in detail. Encapsulation and stopper formation onto the nanocontainer was found to effective in achieving overall release control. Kinetic release model proposed by Peppas was analyzed for best fit. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Applied Chemistry Springer Journals

Halloysite nanocontainers for controlled delivery of Gibberellic Acid

Loading next page...
 
/lp/springer_journal/halloysite-nanocontainers-for-controlled-delivery-of-gibberellic-acid-dZQppn0hEQ
Publisher
Pleiades Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2017 by Pleiades Publishing, Ltd.
Subject
Chemistry; Chemistry/Food Science, general; Industrial Chemistry/Chemical Engineering
ISSN
1070-4272
eISSN
1608-3296
D.O.I.
10.1134/S1070427217010189
Publisher site
See Article on Publisher Site

References

You’re reading a free preview. Subscribe to read the entire article.


DeepDyve is your
personal research library

It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.

Enjoy affordable access to
over 12 million articles from more than
10,000 peer-reviewed journals.

All for just $49/month

Explore the DeepDyve Library

Unlimited reading

Read as many articles as you need. Full articles with original layout, charts and figures. Read online, from anywhere.

Stay up to date

Keep up with your field with Personalized Recommendations and Follow Journals to get automatic updates.

Organize your research

It’s easy to organize your research with our built-in tools.

Your journals are on DeepDyve

Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.

All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.

See the journals in your area

Monthly Plan

  • Read unlimited articles
  • Personalized recommendations
  • No expiration
  • Print 20 pages per month
  • 20% off on PDF purchases
  • Organize your research
  • Get updates on your journals and topic searches

$49/month

Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial

Best Deal — 39% off

Annual Plan

  • All the features of the Professional Plan, but for 39% off!
  • Billed annually
  • No expiration
  • For the normal price of 10 articles elsewhere, you get one full year of unlimited access to articles.

$588

$360/year

billed annually
Start Free Trial

14-day Free Trial