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Antibacterial properties of nanoparticles.
Antibacterial agents are very important in the textile industry, water disinfection, medicine, and food packaging. Organic compounds used for disinfection have some disadvantages, including toxicityExpand
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Nanobio silver: its interactions with peptides and bacteria, and its uses in medicine.
Silver, known in metallic form since antiquity, has very early been recognized by mankind for its antimicrobial properties, a phenomenon observed, for example, in the context of drinking water (aExpand
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Silver Coordination Polymers for Prevention of Implant Infection: Thiol Interaction, Impact on Respiratory Chain Enzymes, and Hydroxyl Radical Induction
ABSTRACT Prosthetic joint replacements are used increasingly to alleviate pain and improve mobility of the progressively older and more obese population. Implant infection occurs in about 5% ofExpand
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Coordination polymer networks with O- and N-donors: What they are, why and how they are made
Abstract With this review on metal ion containing coordination polymer networks, we wish to highlight the current research in the field by giving a short overview on the concept of coordinationExpand
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Coordination polymer networks with s-block metal ions
Abstract Alkali and alkaline earth metal cations form the s-block elements of the periodic table where they belong to the groups 1 and 2, respectively. They play an important role in nature, forExpand
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Preventing Implant-Associated Infections by Silver Coating
ABSTRACT Implant-associated infections (IAIs) are a dreaded complication mainly caused by biofilm-forming staphylococci. Implant surfaces preventing microbial colonization would be desirable. WeExpand
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Toxicity and Protective Effects of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles (Nanoceria) Depending on Their Preparation Method, Particle Size, Cell Type, and Exposure Route
Nanoceria (cerium oxide nanoparticles) toxicity is currently a concern because of its use in motor vehicles in order to reduce carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen oxides (NOx), and hydrocarbons in exhaustExpand
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Electron transfer in peptides: on the formation of silver nanoparticles.
Some microorganisms perform anaerobic mineral respiration by reducing metal ions to metal nanoparticles, using peptide aggregates as medium for electron transfer (ET). Such a reaction type isExpand
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A transparent, flexible, ion conductive, and luminescent PMMA ionogel based on a Pt/Eu bimetallic complex and the ionic liquid [Bmim][N(Tf)2]
Transparent, ion-conducting, luminescent, and flexible ionogels based on the room temperature ionic liquid (IL) 1-butyl-3-methylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethane sulfonyl)imide [Bmim][N(Tf)2], a PtEu2Expand
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