Synthesis and Characterization of Lawsone-Intercalated Zn–Al–Layered Double Hydroxides
A drug-inorganic nanostructured material involving pharmaceutically active compound lawsone intercalated Zn–Al layered double hydroxides (Law-LDHs) with Zn/Al = 4 has been assembled by co-precipitation and ion exchange methods. Powder X-ray diffraction (XRD) and Fourier transform infrared spectra (FTIR) analysis indicate a successful intercalation of lawsone between the layers of layered double hydroxides. It suggests that layered double hydroxides may have application as the basis of a drug delivery system.
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Document Type: Research Article
Publication date: June 1, 2011
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