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Jiunn-Woei Liaw et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(10), 6627-6634 (2013-11-20)
The longitudinal plasmon modes of an elongated Ag nanorod induced by an obliquely incident plane wave were analyzed theoretically. Our results show that the proximities at the two apexes of the nanorod are the hotspots at the dipole (m =
Swapna A Gudipaty et al.
Biochimica et biophysica acta, 1844(9), 1656-1661 (2014-06-21)
The Cus system of Escherichia coli aids in protection of cells from high concentrations of Ag(I) and Cu(I). The histidine kinase CusS of the CusRS two-component system functions as a Ag(I)/Cu(I)-responsive sensor kinase and is essential for induction of the
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)
Svitlana Chernousova et al.
Angewandte Chemie (International ed. in English), 52(6), 1636-1653 (2012-12-21)
The antibacterial action of silver is utilized in numerous consumer products and medical devices. Metallic silver, silver salts, and also silver nanoparticles are used for this purpose. The state of research on the effect of silver on bacteria, cells, and
Elżbieta Ziemińska et al.
Toxicology, 315, 38-48 (2013-12-03)
Nanoparticles are known to enter the vertebrate brain, but little is known about their neurotoxicity. The aim of this study is to investigate mechanisms of the contribution of AgNPs to neuronal cell death using primary cultures of rat cerebellar granule
Byungpyo Hong et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(9), 6269-6274 (2013-11-12)
Polyvinylidene fluoride (PVdF) (Kynar 761) nanofibers were prepared by electrospinning at an external voltage of 6-10 kV, a traveling distance of 7-15 cm and flow rate of 0.4-1 ml/hr. Although the diameter of the fiber was not significantly changed, the
Cherrie M Whiteley et al.
Environmental science. Processes & impacts, 15(11), 2050-2058 (2013-09-24)
There are significant challenges in assessing the fate and exposure of nanoparticles (NPs) in the environment owing to the lack of information on their use, potential pathways and sinks in the environment. In order to better understand the environmental exposure
Cheng-Kuan Su et al.
Toxicology letters, 227(2), 84-90 (2014-04-08)
With the increasing prevalence of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in various products, whether such AgNPs will introduce new injury mechanisms from new pathologies remains to be determined. From the toxicokinetic viewpoint, it is vital to have in-depth knowledge of their in
Junpeng Shi et al.
Toxicology letters, 229(1), 17-24 (2014-06-10)
Humans face the risk of exposure to silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) due to their extensive application in consumer products. AgNPs can interact with many substances in the human body due to their chemically unstable nature and high activity properties, which might
M Baalousha et al.
The Science of the total environment, 502, 344-353 (2014-09-30)
Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are susceptible to transformations in environmental and biological media such as aggregation, oxidation, dissolution, chlorination, sulfidation, formation/replacement of surface coatings following interaction with natural organic matter (NOM). This paper investigates the impact of surface coating and
Florian Mallevre et al.
Environmental pollution (Barking, Essex : 1987), 195, 218-225 (2014-09-28)
Bacteria based ecotoxicology assessment of manufactured nanoparticles is largely restricted to Escherichia coli bioreporters in laboratory media. Here, toxicity effects of model OECD nanoparticles (Ag NM-300K, ZnO NM-110 and TiO2 NM-104) were assessed using the switch-off luminescent Pseudomonas putida BS566::luxCDABE
S R Mueller-Spitz et al.
Letters in applied microbiology, 58(4), 330-337 (2013-11-30)
Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) are a common environmental contaminant originating from both anthropogenic and natural sources. Mycobacterium species are highly adapted to utilizing a variety of PAH. Silver nanoparticles (AgNP) are an emerging contaminant that possess bactericidal properties, interferes with
Alexandros Besinis et al.
Nanotoxicology, 8(7), 745-754 (2013-07-24)
The survival of pathogenic bacteria in the oral cavity depends on their successful adhesion to dental surfaces and their ability to develop into biofilms, known as dental plaque. Bacteria from the dental plaque are responsible for the development of dental
Yang Liu et al.
Chemosphere, 112, 282-288 (2014-07-23)
Metals are always found in the environment as mixtures rather than as solitary elements. However, effect models such as biotic ligand models (BLMs) are usually derived for toxicity prediction of single metals. Our study aimed at predicting mixture toxicity of
Hongyan Zhao et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(6), 4357-4362 (2014-04-18)
The influence of 12 nm spherical silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) and 20 nm spherical gold nanoparticles (AuNPs) on the luminescence of europium complex Eu(TTFA)3 were studied. When 350 nm is chosen as the incident light, the maximum enhancement factor of the
Elizabeth I Maurer et al.
Nanotoxicology, 8(7), 718-727 (2013-07-16)
In the field of toxicology of nanomaterials, scientists have not clearly determined if the observed toxicological events are due to the nanoparticles (NPs) themselves or the dissolution of ions released into the biophysiological environment or both phenomenon participate in combination
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
Dawei Guo et al.
Journal of biomedical nanotechnology, 10(4), 669-678 (2014-04-17)
Several studies have suggested that silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have the potential to treat human cancers, including leukemia. However, the detailed cellular mechanisms for AgNPs to inhibit the growth of leukemic cells and their efficacy on clinical isolates of leukemic patients
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
Direct laminating of silve foils on copper substrate.
Wang PJ, et al.
Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics, 19, 1097-1099 (2008)
Amin Majdalawieh et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 14(7), 4757-4780 (2014-04-25)
In the last decade, gold and silver nanomaterials have received considerable attention due to their attractive electronic and chemical properties and their potential applications in the development of new technologies. Recent advances in the study of various gold and silver
Kheyrollah Khosravi Katuli et al.
Ecotoxicology and environmental safety, 106, 173-180 (2014-05-21)
Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) are the most commonly used metallic nanoparticles in industrial applications, including medical and consumer products. In the recent years, however, concerns regarding their environmental and health impacts have emerged. Aquatic organisms are of special concern since water
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
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
A B G Lansdown
Critical reviews in toxicology, 37(3), 237-250 (2007-04-25)
Silver is a xenobiotic element with no recognized trace metal value in the human body. It is absorbed into the body through the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, mucus membranes of the urinogenital tract, and through the skin, mainly in the form
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
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
S S Sudha et al.
Indian journal of experimental biology, 51(5), 393-399 (2013-07-05)
Silver nanoparticles is known to have antimicrobial affects. Cyanobacteria isolates from muthupet mangrove includes Aphanothece sp, Oscillatoria sp, Microcoleus sp, Aphanocapsa sp, Phormidium sp, Lyngbya sp, Gleocapsa sp, Synechococcus sp, Spirulina sp with were set in compliance with their cellular
Muthusamy Prabhu et al.
Journal of nanoscience and nanotechnology, 13(8), 5327-5339 (2013-07-26)
In this study, silver-doped silica- and phosphate-based nanobioactive glass compositions (58SiO2-(33- x)CaO-9P2O5-xAg2O) (x = 0, 0.5, 1, 2 and 3 mol%) were synthesised by a simple and cost-effective sol-gel method. The prepared samples were characterised by X-ray diffraction, Fourier transform
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