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Silver nanoparticles: green synthesis and their antimicrobial activities.
This review presents an overview of silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) preparation by green synthesis approaches that have advantages over conventional methods involving chemical agents associated withExpand
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Aquatic arsenic: toxicity, speciation, transformations, and remediation.
This paper reviews the current knowledge on the toxicity, speciation and biogeochemistry of arsenic in aquatic environmental systems. The toxicity of arsenic is highly dependent on the chemicalExpand
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Silver colloid nanoparticles: synthesis, characterization, and their antibacterial activity.
A one-step simple synthesis of silver colloid nanoparticles with controllable sizes is presented. In this synthesis, reduction of [Ag(NH(3))(2)](+) complex cation by four saccharides was performed.Expand
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Potassium ferrate(VI): an environmentally friendly oxidant
Abstract The iron(VI) derivative, potassium ferrate(VI) (Fe(VI)) has properties such as high stability, oxidizing power, selectivity, and a non-toxic by-product Fe(III), that make potassiumExpand
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Adsorption of arsenate and arsenite on titanium dioxide suspensions.
Adsorption of arsenate (As(V)) and arsenite (As(III)) to two commercially available titanium dioxide (TiO2) suspensions, Hombikat UV100 and Degussa P25, was investigated as a function of pH andExpand
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Photocatalytic oxidation of arsenic(III): evidence of hydroxyl radicals.
Arsenic contamination has been found in the groundwater of several countries. Photocatalysis can rapidly oxidize arsenite (As(III)) to less labile and less toxic arsenate (As(V)), which then can beExpand
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Occurrence, transportation, monitoring and treatment of emerging micro-pollutants in waste water — A review from global views
Abstract This paper collects data from worldwide research groups and aims to critically review and analyse the advances of knowledge development in the area of occurrence, transportation, monitoringExpand
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Organic-coated silver nanoparticles in biological and environmental conditions: fate, stability and toxicity.
This review paper presents the overview of processes involved in transformation of organic-coated silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) in biological systems and in the aquatic environment. The coating onExpand
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Ferrate(VI) and ferrate(V) oxidation of organic compounds: Kinetics and mechanism
Abstract This review presents a critical assessment of the kinetics and mechanisms of the oxidation of organic compounds, X (organosulfur compounds, amines, phenols, alcohols, hydrocarbons,Expand
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Silver polymeric nanocomposites as advanced antimicrobial agents: classification, synthetic paths, applications, and perspectives.
Utilization of metallic nanoparticles in various biotechnological and medical applications represents one of the most extensively investigated areas of the current materials science. These advancedExpand
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