Silver Nanoparticles as a Smart Antimicrobial Agent

  title={Silver Nanoparticles as a Smart Antimicrobial Agent},
  author={Eun-Jeong Yang and Jiyoung Jang and Seungjae Kim and In-hong Choi},
In modern medicine the resistance to conventional antibiotics is becoming a serious concern due to high instances of mortality. Several metallic nanoparticles are suggested as promising anti-microbial agents against multidrug-resistant bacteria and some viruses. Among the nanoparticles mentioned, we review the recent finding which demonstrate the impact of silver nanoparticles on antimicrobial activities and recommend them as a potential candidate for restraining infections. 

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