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    • Keywords

       

      Hydrocalumite; calcination; antacid; basicity; characterization.

    • Abstract

       

      A hydrocalumite-type solid was synthesized by the homogeneous co-precipitation method by using Ca and Al nitrate solutions in a basic medium (NaOH). This solid was calcined at 700 and 900 °C, respectively. Then, solids were characterized by X-ray diffraction, FT–IR spectroscopy and BET surface area measurements. Finally, these solids were tested as antacids by using a synthetic gastric juice. Results showed that calcined samples were able to neutralize the synthetic gastric juice in more extension as an as-synthesized hydrocalumite; however, the last solid showed better conditions as a potential antacid.

    • Author Affiliations

       

      Carlos F Linares1 Freddy Ocanto1 Pablo Bretto1 Maricela Monsalve1

      1. Unidad de Síntesis de Materiales y Metales de Transición, Facultad de Ciencias y Tecnología, Departamento de Química, Universidad de Carabobo, Valencia, Edo. Carabobo, Apartado Postal 3336, Venezuela
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