Biofunctionalized silver nanoparticles: advances and prospects.

@article{Ravindran2013BiofunctionalizedSN,
  title={Biofunctionalized silver nanoparticles: advances and prospects.},
  author={Aswathy Ravindran and Preethy Chandran and Shakeeba S. Khan},
  journal={Colloids and surfaces. B, Biointerfaces},
  year={2013},
  volume={105},
  pages={342-52}
}
The unique size-dependent properties of nano scale materials have significantly impacted all spheres of human life making nanotechnology a promising field for biomedical applications. Metal nanoparticles like silver have gained significant interest over the years due to their remarkable optical, electrical and antimicrobial properties. However, the toxic nature and aggregation of these nanoparticles has limited its use in more optimized applications. Rational selection of therapeutically active… CONTINUE READING
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