Enzyme-catalyzed inorganic precipitation of aluminum basic sulfate

Robert E. Simpson, Craig Habeger, A. Rabinovich, James H. Adair

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Particles of aluminum basic sulfate were synthesized from homogeneous solutions of aluminum acetate, sodium sulfate, urea, and the enzyme urease at room temperature. The urease was used to decompose the urea. The decomposition provided a controlled increase in the pH of the solution, from 5 to 9.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1377-1379
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the American Ceramic Society
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1998

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Materials Chemistry


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