Joanna Goscianska

Joanna Goscianska
Adam Mickiewicz University | UAM · Department of Chemical Technology

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Oxidized mesoporous carbon CSBA-15, obtained by the hard method, was applied to remove rhodamine B from the aqueous system. The process of carbon oxidation was performed using 0.5 and 5 M of nitric (V) acid solution at 70 and 100 °C. Functionalization of mesoporous carbon with HNO3 solutions led to reduction in the surface area, pore volume, and mi...
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Bacterial immunity to antibiotics is currently increasing as a result of inadequate drug use and the generation of antimicrobial resistance. Developing new antibiotics is challenging, hence suitable carriers are sought to enhance activity of already known drugs. The ordered mesoporous carbons modified with urea, thiourea, and cetyltrimethylammonium...
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In the present work, an effort has been made to utilize Phyllanthus emblica (PE) fruit stone as a potential biomaterial for the sustainable remediation of noxious heavy metals viz. Pb(II) and Cd(II) from the aqueous solution using adsorption methodology. Further, to elucidate the adsorption potential of Phyllanthus emblica fruit stone (PEFS), effec...
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Nowadays, materials with great potential for environmental protection are being sought. Metal–organic frameworks, in particular those with cobalt species as active sites, have drawn considerable interest due to their excellent properties. This review focuses on describing cobalt-based MOFs in the context of light-triggered processes, including dye...
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The fast increase of the global population and the consequent economic development have an enormous influence on the environment. Vast amounts of wastewater containing hazardous substances (e.g., pesticides, dyes, heavy metals, and drugs) are produced via multiple industrial processes. A majority of them are discharged into water endangering human...
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Water pollution is a global issue and researchers as well as policy makers are coming up with new approaches and mitigation techniques to provide remediate the water pollution. The present chapter provides a general overview of the sustainable materials for sensing and remediation of noxious inorganic and organic impurities. The characteristic prop...
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The outbreak of the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, its rapid spread, and its fatal consequences clearly showed mankind the overwhelming power of nature, and the importance of interdisciplinary research to counter it. Herein, it will be pointed out what challenges arise in fighting nanosized viruses, which feature an outstanding ability to alter...
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Losartan potassium is most commonly used for the treatment of hypertension. In recent years, new applications of this drug have emerged, encouraging the design of novel nanoporous carriers for its adsorption and release. The purpose of this study was to synthesize ordered mesoporous carbon vehicles via a soft-templating method altered with the use...
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Recently, great attention has been paid to hydroxychloroquine which after promising in vitro studies has been proposed to treat the severe acute respiratory syndrome caused by SARS-CoV-2. The clinical trials have shown that hydroxychloroquine was not as effective as was expected and additionally, several side effects were observed in patients cured...
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The amalgamation of different disciplines is at the heart of reticular chemistry and has broadened the boundaries of chemistry by opening up an infinite space of chemical composition, structure, and material properties. Reticular design has enabled the precise prediction of crystalline framework structures, tunability of chemical composition, incor...
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The amalgamation of different disciplines is at the heart of reticular chemistry and has broadened the boundaries of chemistry by opening up an infinite space of chemical composition, structure, and material properties. Reticular design has enabled the precise prediction of crystalline framework structures, tunability of chemical composition, incor...
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Smart porous carriers with defined structure and physicochemical properties are required for releasing the therapeutic drug with precise control of delivery time and location in the body. Due to their non-toxicity, ordered structure, and chemical and thermal stability, mesoporous carbons can be considered modern carriers for active pharmaceutical i...
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Synthetic dyes in the wastewater from different industries have adverse effects on human and animal health and cause disturbance of the environmental equilibrium. Functional porous materials have provided significant progress in the removal of dyes from wastewater using adsorption methods. Yet, the correlation and deeper understanding of the physic...
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Background Cannabis Sativa seed oil has become more and more popular in cosmetic industry mainly due to the high content of antioxidants and unsaturated fatty acids that are desirable in formulations because they prevent moisture loss and reduce the occurrence of dry skin. Objective The aim of this study was to determine the effect of Cannabis Sat...
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Paracetamol is the most commonly used antipyretic and analgesic drug in the world. The key challenge in paracetamol therapy is associated with the frequency of the dosing. Depending on the gastric filling within 10–20 min paracetamol is released and rapidly absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract. Therefore, it must be taken three or four times a...
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Metal–organic frameworks (MOFs) are exciting materials due to their extensive applicability in a multitude of modern technological fields. Their most prominent characteristic and primary origin of their widespread success is the exceptional variety of their structures, which we termed ‘reticular diversity’. Naturally, the ever-emerging applications...
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The objective of this paper was to design sustainable nickel catalysts supported on selected fly ash based zeolites to thermal processing of lignocellulosic feedstock towards hydrogen-rich gas. Moreover, in order to increase its catalytic performance in the studied process the catalyst supported on the most promising fly ash based zeolite was modif...
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Owing to their vast ratio of surface area to mass and volume, metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) revolutionized many applications that rely on chemical and physical interactions at surfaces. However, a great challenge today is to build MOF materials that translate the functionality at the molecular level effectively to the macroscopic world. To do thi...
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The influence of the nature of carbon materials used as a support for Ru/C catalysts on levulinic acid hydrogenation with formic acid as a hydrogen source toward gamma-valerolactone was investigated. It has been shown that the physicochemical properties of carbon strongly affect the catalytic activity of Ru catalysts. The relationship between the h...
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The oxidized ordered mesoporous carbons of cubic and hexagonal structure obtained by two templating methods (soft and hard) were applied for the first time as delivery systems for paracetamol—the most common antipyretic and analgesic drug in the world. The process of carbon oxidation was performed using an acidic ammonium persulfate solution at 60...
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Carbonaceous microspheres with tunable surface chemistry were prepared via sustainable hydrothermal carbonization combined with subsequent thermal treatment and/or SO3H-functionalization (with sulfuric acid or 4-benzenediazonium sulfonate). Various techniques (including SEM and TEM, elemental and textural analysis, potentiometric titration, TGA met...
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Owing to their large ratio of surface area to mass and volume, metal–organic frameworks and porous carbons have revolutionized many applications that rely on chemical and physical interactions at surfaces. However, a major challenge today is to shape these porous materials to translate their enhanced performance from the laboratory into macroscopic...
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For the first time the synthesis of mesoporous carbon of cubic structure modified with 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane and lanthanum chloride, and its ability to remove tartrazine azo dye from aqueous solutions, have been described. The physicochemical properties of the adsorbent were characterized by X-ray diffraction, low-temperature nitrogen sorpti...
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2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic acid (2,4-D) is the most commonly used herbicide in plant protection products. 2,4-D is poorly biodegradable and it is often found in aquatic environment. The development of an effective way to reduce the amount of this toxic contaminant from aqueous solution became an urgent issue. Therefore, in this study series of amino...
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Mesoporous carbon was functionalized with amino groups and the acid-base properties of its surface were analyzed. Next multiple light scattering was applied to determine the stability of these materials. It was shown that the lower amount of amino groups were on the surface of mesoporous carbons the more stable was the dispersion in water. The enha...
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Highly active and stable solid acid catalysts based on ordered mesoporous carbons were synthesized via hard template method and further functionalization with sulfonic (SO 3 H) groups. Two post-synthetic modification strategies were applied. In the first one, the pristine carbon was modified with concentrated sulfuric acid. The second approach incl...
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The oxidized mesoporous carbons obtained by hard or soft-template methods have been used for removal of heavy metal ions – Ni²⁺and Co²⁺ from the liquid phase. The materials were functionalized with 0.5 and 5 M solutions of nitric(V) acid. The use of two different temperatures of oxidation 70 °C and 100 °C, permitted achieving functionalization in t...
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The purpose of the paper was to investigate the possibility of obtaining lithium from geothermal water using natural and synthetic zeolites applying poly(acrylic acid). The efficiency of lithium ion sorption was determined depending on the type of tested zeolite, pH of the solution and the presence of anionic poly(acrylic acid). It was shown that t...
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A series of TiO₂-ZnO binary oxide systems with various molar ratios of TiO₂ and ZnO were prepared using a sol-gel method. The influence of the molar ratio and temperature of calcination on the particle sizes, morphology, crystalline structure, surface composition, porous structure parameters, and thermal stability of the final hybrids was investiga...
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Ordered mesoporous carbon obtained by the soft template method was subjected to oxidation with the use of ammonium persulfate or nitric acid. The material was modified in different conditions in order to generate on its surface oxygen functional groups. Functionalization of carbon with nitric acid or ammonium persulfate at low temperatures caused a...
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The possibility and effectiveness of removal of phosphate from aqueous solutions with the use of new low-cost synthetic zeolites obtained from fly ash and modified with lanthanum, was studied. Physicochemical properties of the zeolites were characterized by different techniques such as X-ray diffraction, low-temperature nitrogen sorption and scanni...
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Carbon xerogels studied were synthesized by two methods. The first was based on polycondensation of resorcinol and formaldehyde. The material obtained in this way was subjected to surface oxidation and modification with amine groups followed by impregnation with copper(II) chloride. In the second method copper(II) acetate was introduced at the stag...
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The study concerns the synthesis and application of a novel type of ZrO2-SiO2 binary oxide system. The material was prepared via a sol-gel route, using zirconium(IV) propoxide and tetraethyl orthosilicate solutions as zirconia and silica precursors, ammonia as a promoter of hydrolysis, and ethanol as a solvent. Different amounts of reactants were u...
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This work was focused on the investigation of the effect of zirconium incorporation into the structure of Ni/AlSBA-15 catalyst on its performance in high temperature conversion of cellulose (the main component of lignocellulosic feedstock) to hydrogen-rich gas. The modified supports were prepared by direct incorporation of zirconium and impregnatio...
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In this study the mesoporous silicas SBA-15 and SBA-16 were functionalized with 3-aminopropyltriethoxysilane (APTES). The materials obtained were characterized by infrared spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction, low-temperature nitrogen sorption, laser diffraction, elemental analysis, zeta potential measurements, scanning and transmission electron microsc...
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Polymer nanocomposite was prepared by the conventional sol-gel method using formaldehyde and resorcinol. The surface of the nanocomposite was functionalized with methylamine. Some of the samples were additionally impregnated with copper(II) chloride. All the materials obtained were characterized by FT-IR spectroscopy, low-temperature nitrogen sorpt...
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Mesoporous carbon of cubic structure was functionalized with ethylamine, ethylenediamine, diethylenetriamine and triethylenetetramine at 40°C for 8 h. The mesostructure and textural parameters of the new materials were determined by X-ray diffraction and low-temperature nitrogen sorption techniques. The functional groups present on the surface of t...
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The catalytic activity of Ce- and La-based catalysts supported on mesoporous carbons was studied in dry methane reforming reaction (DMR). Mesoporous carbons were prepared by hard template method using ordered silica (SBA-15 and KIT-6) as templates and sucrose as carbon precursor. After sucrose pyrolysis samples were washed with 5 wt% hydrofluoric a...
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Cosmetic producers are obliged to guarantee the safety and stability of their products. The current legal regulations are based on the European Union Directive (1223/2009) of 30 November 2009. The main aim of the directive is to formulate criteria of safety of a cosmetic product and requirements that it must meet to be placed on the market. A new c...
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Mesoporous carbon of regular structure was subjected to oxidation by ammonium persulfate at 30, 60 or 100 °C. The mesostructure and pore evolution were characterised by XRD, TEM, and N2 sorption techniques. The functional groups present on the surface of the carbon materials were identified by FTIR and thermogravimetric studies. It was established...
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The applicability of aluminium-containing mesoporous materials as carriers for l-histidine has been evaluated for the first time. The modified mesoporous silica such as SBA-15 and SBA-16 were synthesised by hydrothermal method and characterised by low-temperature nitrogen sorption, transmission and scanning microscopy, X-ray and laser diffraction m...
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This work was devoted to the investigation of the influence of the surface properties of nickel catalysts supported on different mesoporous silicas on their activity in thermo-chemical conversion of cellulose (the main constituent of lignocellulosic biomass) to hydrogen rich gas. The catalysts containing 20% of Ni introduced by impregnation on SBA-...
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Following the preparation of an inclusion complex of β-cyclodextrin and meropenem, methods based on FT-IR, Raman and DSC were used for its characterization. An analysis of changes in the stability of meropenem after complexation showed that the complex may serve as a valuable delivery system significantly contributing to enhanced meropenem stabilit...
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Ordered mesoporous carbons modified with cerium were applied for removal of tartrazine and sunset yellow FCF from aqueous solutions. These novel materials were characterised by different techniques such as X-ray diffraction, low-temperature nitrogen sorption, scanning electron microscopy and laser diffraction. Unique physicochemical properties of t...
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The ordered mesoporous silicas SBA-15 and KIT-6, modified with lanthanum, have been for the first time applied in investigation of ibuprofen adsorption and release. The materials of hexagonal and regular structure were obtained by the hydrothermal method using a triblock copolymer Pluronic P123 as a template. The mesoporous silicas were impregnated...
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This study aimed to obtain and characterize an RU-β-CD complex in the context of investigating the possibility of changes in the solubility, stability, antioxidative and microbiological activity as well as permeability of complexated rutin as against its free form. The formation of the RU-β-CD complex via a co-grinding technique was confirmed by us...
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Objectives The aim of this work was to investigate the long-term stability of four emulsions (creams and ointments) developed for carrying hyaluronic acid for dermal penetration.Methods The stability of obtained formulations was analyzed by multiple light scattering and laser diffraction methods.ResultsThe experimental results showed that the moist...
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Human organisms have many defence mechanisms able to neutralise the harmful effects of the reactive species of oxygen. Antioxidants play an important role in reducing the oxidative damage to the human organism. Carotenoids are among the strongest antioxidants. They have 11 coupled double bonds, so they can be classified as polyisoprenoids, show low...
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Ordered mesoporous carbons of regular structure have been for the first time modified with lanthanum(III) chloride. The physicochemical properties of materials were characterised by X-ray diffraction, electron transmission microscopy and low-temperature nitrogen sorption. The results show that lanthanum(III) chloride strongly determine structural,...
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A method for obtaining activated carbons from cherry stones by chemical activation with NaOH is described. Carbonaceous adsorbents were obtained by two methods of activation (physical mixing and impregnation) and two variants of thermal treatment (at a constant or increasing temperature). Cherry stones were proved to be effective cheap precursors o...
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Mesoporous carbons, CMK-3 and CMK-8 were synthesised by hard template method with the use of ordered silicas SBA-15, KIT-6 as solid state matrices and sucrose as carbon precursor. The physicochemical properties of materials obtained were characterised by X-ray diffraction, electron transmission microscopy and low-temperature nitrogen adsorption. Th...
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Mesoporous silica materials, such as SBA-3, SBA-15, SBA-16 and KIT-6 were synthesized using tetraethyl orthosilicate as the silica source and different surfactants as templates. The products were characterised by a number of techniques, including low-temperature nitrogen sorption, X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy. Results of t...
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The adsorption of amino acids such as l-phenylalanine and l-histidine was carried out on a series of mesoporous carbons obtained with the use ordered silicas KIT-6, SBA-16, SBA-15 as templates and furfuryl alcohol as carbon precursor. Small angle XRD analysis confirmed the ordered mesoporous structures of all materials obtained. They were also char...
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The aim of this paper is to review all the aspects of the in vitro release testing (IVRT) from semisolid dosage forms. Although none of the official dissolution methods has been specified for use with semisolid dosage forms, their utility for assessing release rates of drugs from semisolid dosage forms has become a topic of considerable interest. O...
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The effect of silver metavanadate doping on physicochemical properties and thermal behaviour of the activated carbons obtained from waste materials was investigated. The carbonaceous supports were subjected to carbonisation at 400 or 600 °C. The samples carbonised at 600 °C have much more developed surface area and porous structure than the analogo...
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Activated carbons prepared from walnut shells and coals have been used as supports for silver. The effects of precursor type, heating mode and activation temperature on the surface properties of the supports have been tested. Low-temperature nitrogen sorption, X-ray diffraction, scanning and transmission electron microscopy have been used to charac...
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Meso-macroporous tetragonal zirconia synthesised hydrothermally within this work and containing ca. 60% of mesopores and a surface area of 84 m(2)/g is a highly basic material exhibiting both Breasted and Lewis basicities (BBS and LBS). Moreover, it has Lewis acid sites and very weak BAS (bridged hydroxyls). Such ZrO(2) was used as a matrix for nio...
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Newly synthesized mesoporous zirconia-based catalysts were investigated for the WGS reaction, using niobium oxide as a promoter and platinum as the active metal Their performances for hydrogen production were correlated to the surface properties Niobium addition gives rise to different effects. the 0.3 loading considerably enhances the catalytic pe...