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dc.contributor.authorTan, Liang Mingen_US
dc.date.accessioned2022-11-01T04:28:52Z-
dc.date.available2022-11-01T04:28:52Z-
dc.date.issued2022-
dc.identifier.citationTan, L. M. (2022). Extraction and characterization of TiO2 nanoparticles from commercially available sunscreens. Final Year Project (FYP), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. https://hdl.handle.net/10356/162550en_US
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/10356/162550-
dc.description.abstractTiO2 nanoparticles are widely used in sunscreens due to their excellent ultraviolet (UV) attenuation property which protects the skin by reducing the amount of UV radiation absorbed. The interactions between TiO2 nanoparticles and proteins in the cell culture medium leads to the formation of the protein corona. The interactions between TiO2 nanoparticles and the synthetic chemical compounds in the sunscreen lotion leads to the formation of the sunscreen corona. The resultant corona determines the interactions between cells and the TiO2 nanoparticles, influencing the biological fate of the cells. The amount and composition of the corona formed for different commercial and pristine TiO2 nanoparticles is not well studied. Hence, in this study, different characterization methods such as DLS, TGA, UV-Vis and FTIR are used to better understand the properties of the corona on different TiO2 nanoparticles.en_US
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dc.publisherNanyang Technological Universityen_US
dc.subjectEngineering::Materialsen_US
dc.titleExtraction and characterization of TiO2 nanoparticles from commercially available sunscreensen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorNg Kee Woeien_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Materials Science and Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering Science (Materials Engineering)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Darien Kwek Yu Deen_US
dc.contributor.supervisoremailKWNG@ntu.edu.sgen_US
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