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Ion release kinetics and particle persistence in aqueous nano-silver colloids.
  • J. Liu, R. Hurt
  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Environmental science & technology
  • 22 February 2010
Many important aspects of nanosilver behavior are influenced by the ionic activity associated with the particle suspension, including antibacterial potency, eukaryotic toxicity, environmentalExpand
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Biological interactions of graphene-family nanomaterials: an interdisciplinary review.
Graphene is a single-atom thick, two-dimensional sheet of hexagonally arranged carbon atoms isolated from its three-dimensional parent material, graphite. Related materials include few-layer-grapheneExpand
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Controlled release of biologically active silver from nanosilver surfaces.
Major pathways in the antibacterial activity and eukaryotic toxicity of nanosilver involve the silver cation and its soluble complexes, which are well established thiol toxicants. Through theseExpand
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Semi-global intrinsic kinetics for char combustion modeling Entry 2 has also been referred to as
This paper addresses the form of simple rate laws used to describe intrinsic char oxidation within practical combustion and gasification codes. The modern literature is surveyed for near-atmosphericExpand
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Graphene microsheets enter cells through spontaneous membrane penetration at edge asperities and corner sites
Understanding and controlling the interaction of graphene-based materials with cell membranes is key to the development of graphene-enabled biomedical technologies and to the management of grapheneExpand
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Size distribution of unburned carbon in coal fly ash and its implications
Abstract A set of nine coal fly ashes, obtained from various US utilities, were fractionated by standard dry-sieving techniques. The carbon contents of the different size fractions were measured, andExpand
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Kinetics and mechanisms of nanosilver oxysulfidation.
Among the many new engineered nanomaterials, nanosilver is one of the highest priority cases for environmental risk assessment. Recent analysis of field samples from water treatment facilitiesExpand
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All in the graphene family - A recommended nomenclature for two-dimensional carbon materials
Interest in two-dimensional, sheet-like or flake-like carbon forms has expanded beyond monolayer graphene to include related materials with significant variations in layer number, lateral dimension,Expand
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Chemical transformations of nanosilver in biological environments.
The widespread use of silver nanoparticles (Ag-NPs) in consumer and medical products provides strong motivation for a careful assessment of their environmental and human health risks. Recent studiesExpand
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Biological and environmental transformations of copper-based nanomaterials.
Copper-based nanoparticles are an important class of materials with applications as catalysts, conductive inks, and antimicrobial agents. Environmental and safety issues are particularly importantExpand
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