16. Sterilization and Protein Treatment Using Oxygen Radicals Produced by RF Discharge

  1. Prof. Yoshinobu Kawai Research Professor2,
  2. Prof. Hideo Ikegami Professor Emeritus3,4,
  3. Prof. Noriyoshi Sato Professor Emeritus5,
  4. Prof. Akihisa Matsuda Special Guest Professor Director6,7,
  5. Prof. Kiichiro Uchino Professor8,
  6. Prof. Masayuki Kuzuya Dean Professor9 and
  7. Prof. Akira Mizuno Professor10
  1. Nobuya Hayashi and
  2. Akira Yonesu

Published Online: 7 OCT 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9783527629749.ch16

Industrial Plasma Technology: Applications from Environmental to Energy Technologies

Industrial Plasma Technology: Applications from Environmental to Energy Technologies

How to Cite

Hayashi, N. and Yonesu, A. (2010) Sterilization and Protein Treatment Using Oxygen Radicals Produced by RF Discharge, in Industrial Plasma Technology: Applications from Environmental to Energy Technologies (eds Y. Kawai, H. Ikegami, N. Sato, A. Matsuda, K. Uchino, M. Kuzuya and A. Mizuno), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527629749.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Kyushu University, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kasugakoen 6-1, Kasuga, 816-8580, Japan

  2. 3

    Technowave Inc., 13-18 Aoi 1-chome, Higashi-ku, Nagoya-shi Aichi 461-0004, Japan

  3. 4

    Nagoya University and National Institute for Fusion Science, Shiga 24-601, Nagoya 462-0037, Japan

  4. 5

    Graduate School of Engineering, Tohoku University, Kadan 4-17-113, Sendai 980-0815, Japan

  5. 6

    Osaka University, Grad. School of Engineering Science, Machikaneyama-cho 1-3, Toyonaka, Osaka 565-0871, Japan

  6. 7

    Osaka University, Graduate School of Engineering Science, Toyonaka, Osaka, 560-8531, Japan

  7. 8

    Kyushu University, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Engineering Sciences, Kasugakoen 6-1, Kasuga, Fukuoka 816-8580, Japan

  8. 9

    Matsuyama University, Department of Pharmaceutical Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4-2 Bunkyo-cho, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-8578, Japan

  9. 10

    Toyohashi University of Technology, Department of Ecological Engineering, Hibarigaoka 1-1, Tempaku-cho, Toyohashi, Aichi, 441–8580, Japan

Author Information

  1. Saga University, Faculty of Science and Engineering, 1 Honjo-machi, Saga-shi, Saga 840-8502, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 MAR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527325443

Online ISBN: 9783527629749

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Keywords:

  • plasma sterilization;
  • RF discharge;
  • water vapor plasma;
  • oxygen radicals;
  • biological indicator;
  • protein removal

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Experimental Procedure

  • Generation of Oxygen Radicals

  • Sterilization of Medical Equipments

  • Decomposition of Protein's Structure

  • References