By Anil K. Suresh
This short offers a concise review of nanoparticles and their microbial toxicity. It introduces quite a few nanoparticles which are thought of deadly to microbial cells (bacteria, virus and fungus) putting an emphasis on steel and steel oxide nanoparticles. The synthesis methods (physical, chemical, microbial) which are frequently hired of their fabrication also are defined. The interplay of varied nanoparticles with microbes is defined with awareness given to the position of additions within the type of solvents, surfactants, capping fabrics. commonplace experimental and analytical ideas which are usually used to judge and confirm the toxicity of nanoparticles in the direction of diversified microorganisms are awarded and comparative checks at the modifications among those tactics are defined. The short ends through explaining the toxicity of steel and steel oxide nanoparticles to microorganisms.
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Extra resources for Co-Relating Metallic Nanoparticle Characteristics and Bacterial Toxicity
A. Pelletier, W. -W. Moon, B. P. P. C. J. J. Doktycz, Environ. Sci. Technol. A. K. A. K. McKeown, W. Wang, B. P. P. C. R. D. J. J. Doktycz, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. K. L. ) (2012). 1007/987-94-007-4231-4 Chapter 3 Toxicity of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Bactericidal Activity and Stress Response Abstract Nanoparticles are being developed for several researches as well as for medicinal and engineering implications. Following them, a host of new potential health issues due to their size dependent larger surface area and high reactivity.
P. P. C. R. D. J. J. Doktycz, Appl. Environ. Microbiol. K. L. ) (2012). 1007/987-94-007-4231-4 Chapter 3 Toxicity of Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Bactericidal Activity and Stress Response Abstract Nanoparticles are being developed for several researches as well as for medicinal and engineering implications. Following them, a host of new potential health issues due to their size dependent larger surface area and high reactivity. In this chapter, an introduction on the likely interactions of nanoparticles with biotic environment, various possibilities of these man-made nanoparticles coming in contact with the environment, and thereby consequences will be discussed.
1 Metal Oxide Nanoparticles and Bacteria The intrinsic size- and shape-dependent physicochemical, optoelectronic, magnetic, catalytic, and biological properties of nanomaterials have been found to vary significantly as compared to that of bulk materials . These unique properties can in turn strongly modulate changes in the color, thermal behavior, material strength, conductivity, solubility, and catalytic activity that selectively contribute to numerous implications such as in effective heterogeneous catalysis, novel probes for sensing and cell imaging, and drug delivery applications.