Size-dependent antimicrobial properties of CuO nanoparticles against Gram-positive and -negative bacterial strains

@inproceedings{Azam2012SizedependentAP,
  title={Size-dependent antimicrobial properties of CuO nanoparticles against Gram-positive and -negative bacterial strains},
  author={Ameer Azam and Arham S. Ahmed and Mohammad Oves and M. Mohisin Khan and Adnan Memic},
  booktitle={International journal of nanomedicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND CuO is one of the most important transition metal oxides due to its captivating properties. It is used in various technological applications such as high critical temperature superconductors, gas sensors, in photoconductive applications, and so on. Recently, it has been used as an antimicrobial agent against various bacterial species. Here we synthesized different sized CuO nanoparticles and explored the size-dependent antibacterial activity of each CuO nanoparticles preparation… CONTINUE READING
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