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Nanobio silver: its interactions with peptides and bacteria, and its uses in medicine.
Sonja Eckhardt et al.
Chemical reviews, 113(7), 4708-4754 (2013-03-16)
Ana López-Serrano Oliver et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 189, 87-91 (2014-03-20)
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are widely used in many applications and likely released into the aquatic environment. There is increasing evidence that Ag is efficiently delivered to aquatic organisms from AgNPs after aqueous and dietary exposures. Accumulation of AgNPs through the...
A Barkhordari et al.
The international journal of occupational and environmental medicine, 5(3), 164-168 (2014-07-17)
Nanoparticles have become one of the leading technologies over the past two years. The extensive use of nanoparticles has raised great concern about their occupational fate and biological effects. With an increase in the production and use of nanomaterial, it...
Fateme Mirzajani et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 108, 335-339 (2014-08-16)
The increasing use of silver nanoparticles, (AgNPs), will inevitably result in their release into the environment and thereby cause the exposure to plants. It was claimed that using AgNPs is a safe and efficient method to preserve and treat agents...
Hajo Haase et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 10(6), 1146-1156 (2014-04-23)
Silver is commonly used as an antibacterial agent, e.g., in various medical applications, and the availability of silver nanoparticles (AgNP) has fueled this development. Their antibacterial properties are well defined, whereas there are concerns regarding unknown and potentially harmful effects...
Davood Hashemabadi
Journal of environmental biology, 35(4), 661-666 (2014-07-10)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of silver nano-particles (SNP) and silver thiosulfate (STS) in extending the vase life of cut carnation (Dianthus caryophyllus L. cv. 'Tempo') flowers. Pulse treatments of SNP @ 0, 5, 10...
Judy M Obliosca et al.
Nanoscale, 5(18), 8443-8461 (2013-07-06)
Fluorescent silver nanoclusters (few atoms, quantum sized) have attracted much attention as promising substitutes for conventional fluorophores. Due to their unique environmental sensitivities, new fluorescent probes have been developed based on silver nanoclusters for the sensitive and specific detection of...
Subin Poulose et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(2), 2038-2049 (2014-04-23)
Metal nanoparticles have unique optical, electronic, and catalytic properties. There exist well-defined physical and chemical processes for their preparation. Those processes often yield small quantities of nanoparticles having undesired morphology, and involve high temperatures for the reaction and the use...
F Khan et al.
Physical review. C, Nuclear physics, 48(2), R513-R516 (1993-08-01)
The need to include dynamical collision momentum transfer contributions, arising from interacting nuclear and Coulomb fields, to estimates of fragment momentum distributions is discussed. Methods based upon an optical potential model are presented. Comparisons with recent experimental data of the...
N Vulpis et al.
Mutation research, 163(3), 277-283 (1986-12-01)
Human blood was irradiated with beta-particles from an external source of 90Sr. The source was a rolled piece of silver foil, active dimensions: 100 X 12.5 mm, incorporating 3.7 X 10(8) Bq (10 mCi) of 90Sr/90Y. After culturing for 48...
Su-juan Yu et al.
Environmental science. Processes & impacts, 15(1), 78-92 (2013-01-01)
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are well known for their excellent antibacterial ability and superior physical properties, and are widely used in a growing number of applications ranging from home disinfectants and medical devices to water purificants. However, with the accelerating production...
Matthew C Stensberg et al.
Nanotoxicology, 8(8), 833-842 (2013-08-10)
Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are gaining popularity as bactericidal agents in commercial products; however, the mechanisms of toxicity (MOT) of Ag NPs to other organisms are not fully understood. It is the goal of this research to determine differences in...
Sisi Liu et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4608-4614 (2014-04-18)
Position-configurable, reproducible, vertically aligned nanosheets assemblies (ANAs) arrays are fabricated by polymer-templated electrodeposition method at room temperature. Here, nanoimprint lithography is utilized to fabricate polymer template on the fluorine-doped tin oxide substrate for the purpose of evenly tuning the location...
Yugang Sun
Nanoscale, 2(9), 1626-1642 (2010-09-08)
This feature article reviews the synthesis and application of silver nanowires with the focus on a polyol process that is capable of producing high quality silver nanowires with high yield. The as-synthesized silver nanowires can be used as both physical...
Merel J C van der Ploeg et al.
Environmental toxicology and chemistry, 33(4), 743-752 (2013-12-10)
The impact of silver nanoparticles (AgNP; at 0 mg Ag/kg, 1.5 mg Ag/kg, 15.4 mg Ag/kg, and 154 mg Ag/kg soil) and silver nitrate (AgNO3 ; 15.4 mg Ag/kg soil) on earthworms, Lumbricus rubellus, was assessed. A 4-wk exposure to...
Hongjun Liu et al.
Journal of water and health, 12(4), 670-677 (2014-12-05)
Pathogenic bacteria are one of the main reasons for worldwide water-borne disease causing a big threat to public health, hence there is an urgent need to develop cost-effective water treatment technologies. Nano-materials in point-of-use systems have recently attracted considerable research...
Chin-Lin Huang et al.
Environmental research, 136, 253-263 (2014-12-03)
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have antibacterial characteristics, and currently are applied in Ag-containing products. This study found neural cells can uptake 3-5 nm AgNPs, and investigated the potential effects of AgNPs on gene expression of inflammation and neurodegenerative disorder in murine...
Jaya Sundaram et al.
International journal of food microbiology, 167(1), 67-73 (2013-06-29)
A biopolymer encapsulated with silver nanoparticles was prepared using silver nitrate, polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) solution, and trisodium citrate. It was deposited on a mica sheet to use as SERS substrate. Fresh cultures of Salmonella Typhimurium, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus and...
[How effective are silver wound dressings? Wound healing of critically colonized and infected wounds].
Lea Heuckeroth et al.
Pflege Zeitschrift, 66(6), 362-365 (2013-06-27)
Xiangchun Quan et al.
The Science of the total environment, 506-507, 226-233 (2014-12-03)
The increasing use of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) raises concerns about their potential toxic effects on the environment. Granular shape sludge is a special type of microbial aggregate. The response of aerobic granular sludge (AGS) to the long-term presence of...
Sources, fluxes, and biogeochemical cycling of silver in the oceans.
Céline Gallon et al.
Reviews of environmental contamination and toxicology, 235, 27-48 (2014-11-08)
J A Lourie
Papua and New Guinea medical journal, 26(2), 139-140 (1983-06-01)
Decubitus ulcers on small prominent areas (e.g. the heels) in paraplegic and quadruplegic patients are likely to be a problem in a developing country with limited nursing and physiotherapy services. The use of plastic and silver foil container bags from...
J S Patrick et al.
Biological mass spectrometry, 23(11), 653-659 (1994-11-01)
Nucleic acid constituents can be bound to a metal surface in the form of self-assembled monolayers. Binding is achieved either through ionic interactions with a self-assembled 2-aminoethanethiol monolayer or by direct covalent binding of a dithiophosphate oligonucleotide to a metal...
C Gonzalez et al.
The Annals of otology, rhinology, and laryngology, 99(7 Pt 1), 553-555 (1990-07-01)
The erbium:yttrium aluminum garnet (Er:YAG) laser operates in the infrared spectrum at a wavelength of 2.94 microns. The absorption coefficient for water at this wavelength is approximately 10 times that of the carbon dioxide laser. It is anticipated that this...
Tanaya Chatterjee et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1850(2), 299-306 (2014-12-03)
An alternative to conventional antibiotics is needed to fight against emerging multiple drug resistant pathogenic bacteria. In this endeavor, the effect of silver nanoparticle (Ag-NP) has been studied quantitatively on two common pathogenic bacteria Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, and...
Susanne Sütterlin et al.
Applied and environmental microbiology, 80(22), 6863-6869 (2014-08-17)
Members of the Enterobacteriaceae with extended-spectrum beta-lactamases (ESBLs) of the CTX-M type have disseminated rapidly in recent years and have become a threat to public health. In parallel with the CTX-M type expansion, the consumption and widespread use of silver-containing...
Swarup Roy et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(7), 4899-4905 (2014-04-25)
Binding interaction of biologically synthesized silver nanoparticles with bovine serum albumin (BSA) has been investigated by UV-Vis and fluorescence spectroscopic techniques. UV-Vis analysis implies the formation of the ground state complex between BSA and silver nanoparticles. The analysis of fluorescence...
Jiawen Hu et al.
Spectrochimica acta. Part A, Molecular and biomolecular spectroscopy, 58(13), 2827-2834 (2002-12-13)
Surface-enhanced Raman scattering (SERS) of 4-mercaptopyridine (4-mpy) adsorbed on HNO3 etched silver foil, chemically deposited silver films (silver mirror) and silver colloids were measured. The SERS study has revealed that 4-mpy was adsorbed onto the three kinds of silver surfaces...
Takuya Nishioka et al.
Ultrasonics, 57, 84-89 (2014-12-04)
A thermophone is a thermoacoustic transducer, which generates sound via time-varying Joule heating of an electrically conductive layer, which leads to expansion and contraction of a small pocket of air near the surface of the film. In this work, a...
Yu Sun et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4481-4485 (2014-04-18)
The fluorescence enhancement effect of Rh6G molecules deposited on the silver film substrate decorated with nanohole arrays was investigated in this paper. The prepared substrate, decorated with nanohole arrays, was fabricated with the deposition of silver films onto the anodic...