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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2017 (2017), Article ID 1980714, 14 pages
Research Article

Comparative Study of One-Step Cross-Linked Electrospun Chitosan-Based Membranes

1Laboratorio de Nanobiotecnología, MICRONA, Universidad Veracruzana, 94294 Boca del Río, VER, Mexico
2Facultad de Ciencias Físico-Matemáticas, Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla, 72570 Puebla, PUE, Mexico
3Facultad de Bioanálisis, Universidad Veracruzana, 91700 Veracruz, VER, Mexico

Correspondence should be addressed to C. Mendoza-Barrera

Received 3 March 2017; Revised 27 May 2017; Accepted 5 June 2017; Published 6 July 2017

Academic Editor: Russell E. Gorga

Copyright © 2017 Yanet E. Aguirre-Chagala et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Figure S1. Calibration curve obtained at 570 nm with HMDA solutions at 0.005-0.2 mM range concentrations, analyzed by ninhydrin in water/isopropanol (3:1 v/v).

Figure S2. Behavior of the irradiation emitted by the UVA lamp (Steren, 6 watts) in the 315-400 nm range.

Table A.1. Analysis of the energy emitted by the UVA lamp (Steren, 6 watts).

Figure S3. Sensor (S120VC) structure utilized for analysis of UVA lamp, with a 50 mW power. A) Top view, B) inclined top view: Ø=30.5 mm×12.7 mm, C) side view.

Figure S4. Power behavior detected at different distances. The two lamps were placed in the 0.1-0.4 mW range.

Figure S5. Thermogram of PEO and CH pure, determined by DSC.

Figure S6. TGA and DTGA of: (A) PEO and (B) chitosan.

Figure S7. UV-vis spectroscopy by ninhydrin method to estimate the experimental crosslinking degree.

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