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N Cruz et al.
Chemosphere, 135, 304-311 (2015-05-13)
To assess if the geochemical reactivity and human bioaccessibility of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in soils can be determined by routine soil tests commonly applied to other metals in soil, colloidal Ag was introduced to five pots containing urban soils (equivalent
Brigesh Shahare et al.
Toxicology mechanisms and methods, 23(3), 161-167 (2013-01-11)
As the use of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) is increasing fast in industry, food, medicines, etc., exposure to AgNPs is increasing in quantity day by day. So, it is imperative to know the adverse effects of AgNPs in man. In this
Kug-Seung Lee et al.
Nanoscale, 7(33), 13860-13867 (2015-07-18)
An Ag-embedded LiMnPO4 (LMP) cathode was synthesized by solid-state reaction using a 1 wt% Ag precursor. Structure, morphology, and electrical conductivity studies of Ag-embedded LMP were performed by high resolution powder X-ray diffraction, high resolution transmission electron microscopy, energy dispersive
Is silver nitrate the best agent for management of umbilical granulomas?
J Daniels
Archives of disease in childhood, 85(5), 432-432 (2002-05-31)
Patrycja Bober et al.
Biomacromolecules, 15(10), 3655-3663 (2014-08-28)
In this work, flexible and free-standing composite films of nanofibrillated cellulose/polypyrrole (NFC/PPy) and NFC/PPy-silver nanoparticles (NFC/PPy-Ag) have been synthesized for the first time via in situ one-step chemical polymerization and applied in potential biomedical applications. Incorporation of NFC into PPy
Shin-Ae Park et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 13552-13552 (2015-08-28)
Ag is considered to be one of the best candidates for oxygen reduction reaction electrocatalysts in alkaline media for application in various electrochemical energy devices. In this study, we demonstrate that water activation is a key factor in enhancing the
G Schneider
Canadian Medical Association journal, 131(3), 193-196 (1984-08-01)
In many countries the statutory use of silver nitrate prophylaxis as soon as possible after birth has recently been reviewed from both a human rights and a medical standpoint. It has been argued that silver nitrate does not prevent all
Evaldo Marchi et al.
Growth factors (Chur, Switzerland), 30(5), 304-309 (2012-09-29)
The mechanisms underlying pleural inflammation and pleurodesis are poorly understood. We hypothesized that the cytokines transforming growth factor β (TGFβ1) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) play a major role in pleurodesis after intrapleural silver nitrate (SN) injection. Forty rabbits
Jinbo Zhu et al.
Nanoscale, 7(31), 13224-13229 (2015-07-18)
Guanine proximity based fluorescence enhanced DNA-templated silver nanoclusters (AgNCs) have been reported and applied for bioanalysis. Herein, we studied the G-quadruplex enhanced fluorescence of DNA-AgNCs and gained several significant conclusions, which will be helpful for the design of future probes.
Bingfang Shi et al.
Talanta, 142, 131-139 (2015-05-25)
Nitrogen doping has been a powerful method to modulate the properties of carbon materials for various applications, and N-doped graphene quantum dots (GQDs) have gained remarkable interest because of their unique chemical, electronic, and optical properties. Herein, we introduce a
Ana Querejeta-Fernández et al.
ACS nano, 9(10), 10377-10385 (2015-09-05)
In the search for induced chiral plasmonic activity, cholesteric films formed by cellulose nanocrystals have attracted great interest as potential hosts for plasmonic nanoparticles. Circular dichroism (CD) spectra of the composite films exhibit two peaks, one of which is ascribed
Songcan Chen et al.
International journal of molecular sciences, 16(10), 23390-23404 (2015-10-02)
Co-contamination of antibiotics and heavy metals prevails in the environment, and may play an important role in disseminating bacterial antibiotic resistance, but the selective effects of heavy metals on bacterial antibiotic resistance is largely unclear. To investigate this, the effects
Cornelia M Völkle et al.
Faraday discussions, 179, 59-77 (2015-04-15)
Nucleation and growth of silver nanoparticles has already been investigated with various experimental and computational tools. However, owing to inherent problems associated with the analytical characterization of nucleation processes, there is a general lack of experimental data regarding the earliest
The toxicology of silver nitrate.
S D Humphreys et al.
Adverse drug reactions and toxicological reviews, 17(2-3), 115-143 (1998-12-05)
Li Liu et al.
Scientific reports, 5, 10881-10881 (2015-06-04)
Platinum (Pt) drugs are the most potent and commonly used anti-cancer chemotherapeutics. Nanoformulation of Pt drugs has the potential to improve the delivery to tumors and reduce toxic side effects. A major challenge for translating nanodrugs to clinical settings is
Carla S B Viegas et al.
The American journal of pathology, 175(6), 2288-2298 (2009-11-07)
Mineralization of soft tissues is an abnormal process that occurs in any body tissue and can greatly increase morbidity and mortality. Vitamin K-dependent (VKD) proteins play a crucial role in these processes; matrix Gla protein is considered one of the
Dennis B Pacardo et al.
Nanoscale, 7(28), 12096-12103 (2015-07-01)
A multifunctional gold nanorod (AuNR) complex is described with potential utility for theranostic anticancer treatment. The AuNR was functionalized with cyclodextrin for encapsulation of doxorubicin, with folic acid for targeting, and with a photo-responsive dextran-azo compound for intracellular controlled drug
Sandra Teresa Orta-García et al.
Journal of applied toxicology : JAT, 35(10), 1189-1199 (2015-08-19)
The antimicrobial properties of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) have made these particles one of the most used nanomaterials in consumer products. Therefore, an understanding of the interactions (unwanted toxicity) between nanoparticles and human cells is of significant interest. The aim of
Minghuan Wang et al.
Nanoscale, 5(17), 7913-7919 (2013-07-16)
Herein, we report the preparation of poly (cyclotriphosphazene-co-4,4'-sulfonyldiphenol) (PZS) nanotubes decorated with Ag nanoparticles (NPs). The PZS nanotubes have been synthesized firstly via an in situ template approach, and then Ag nanoparticles were prepared via in situ reduction of AgNO3
Anjuliee M Mittelman et al.
Environmental science & technology, 49(14), 8515-8522 (2015-06-13)
Application of silver nanoparticles (nAg) or silver nitrate (AgNO3) has been shown to improve the microbiological efficacy of ceramic water filters used for household water treatment. Silver release, however, can lead to undesirable health effects and reduced filter effectiveness over
Masato Miyakawa et al.
Nanoscale, 6(15), 8720-8725 (2014-06-21)
Continuous synthesis of Pd@Pt and Cu@Ag core-shell nanoparticles was performed using flow processes including microwave-assisted Pd (or Cu) core-nanoparticle formation followed by galvanic displacement with a Pt (or Ag) shell. The core-shell structure and the nanoparticle size were confirmed using
Yi-Chun Kuo et al.
PloS one, 6(7), e22382-e22382 (2011-08-06)
Surface plasmon resonance (SPR) biosensors have been recognized as a useful tool and widely used for real-time dynamic analysis of molecular binding affinity because of its high sensitivity to the change of the refractive index of tested objects. The conventional
Mohammad Kamruzzaman et al.
Biomedical microdevices, 15(1), 195-202 (2012-10-12)
A rapid and sensitive chemiluminescence (CL) system coupled with a microfluidic chip has been presented to determine vitamin B12 (VB12) based on the reaction of luminol and silver nitrate (AgNO(3)) in the presence of gold nanoparticles (AuNPs). A microfluidic chip
E V Sabaneeva
Tsitologiia, 31(1), 5-14 (1989-01-01)
The technique of silver staining of the active nucleolar organizer regions is discussed. The specificity of the technique, the mechanism of the reaction, the nature and possible functions of argyrophilic protein(s) are considered. Special attention is paid to the fact
Xiang Deng et al.
Analytical and bioanalytical chemistry, 407(16), 4607-4613 (2015-04-22)
Nitroaromatic compounds, for example trinitrotoluene and 2,4,6-trinitrophenol (TNP), are well-known primary constituents of many unexploded landmines worldwide. These compounds are recognized as environmental contaminants and as toxic to living organisms. Therefore, Förster resonance energy transfer (FRET) for TNP detection was
Nikunj Mapara et al.
Applied microbiology and biotechnology, 99(24), 10655-10667 (2015-09-13)
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a leading opportunistic pathogen and its expanding drug resistance is a growing menace to public health. Its ubiquitous nature and multiple resistance mechanisms make it a difficult target for antimicrobial chemotherapy and require a fresh approach for
Chia-Yun Chen et al.
Chemphyschem : a European journal of chemical physics and physical chemistry, 16(3), 540-545 (2014-12-19)
Metal-assisted chemical etching (MaCE) on silicon (Si)-mediated by polyvinylpyrrolidone (PVP)-is systematically investigated herein. It is found that the morphologies and crystallographic natures of the grown silver (Ag) dendrites can be significantly modulated, with the presence of PVP in the MaCE
Isaac Asiamah et al.
Bioorganic & medicinal chemistry, 23(21), 7007-7014 (2015-10-07)
Nordihydroguaiaretic acid (NDGA) is a natural polyphenol with a broad spectrum of pharmacological properties. However, its usefulness is hindered by the lack of understanding of its pharmacological and toxicological pathways. Previously we showed that oxidative cyclisation of NDGA at physiological
Hu Tian et al.
International journal of clinical and experimental medicine, 8(4), 5794-5799 (2015-07-02)
Attributed to its antimicrobial effect, Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) is widely used in various fields, such as biomedicine, textiles, health care products and food, etc. However, the antibacterial mechanism of AgNPs in staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) by regulating sRNA expression remains
Vinod Vellora Thekkae Padil et al.
Carbohydrate polymers, 121, 468-476 (2015-02-11)
Electrospun nanofibre membranes from blend solutions of deacetylated gum kondagogu and polyvinyl alcohol of various weight proportions were prepared. The electrospun membrane was cross linked by heating at 150°C for 6h and later modified by methane plasma treatment. Membranes were
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