2012

Nano-Antimicrobials

Progress and Prospects

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ISBN: 978-3-642-24427-8 (Print) 978-3-642-24428-5 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. SYNTHESIS AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NOVEL NANOANTIMICROBIALS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-45

      Silver Nanoparticle Antimicrobials and Related Materials

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-84

      Synthesis, Characterization and Application of Silver-Based Antimicrobial Nanocomposites

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 85-117

      Synthesis and Antimicrobial Activity of Copper Nanomaterials

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 119-149

      Titanium Dioxide–Polymer Nanocomposites with Advanced Properties

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 151-180

      Synthesis, Characterization, and Antimicrobial Activity of Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 181-208

      Characterisation of Nano-antimicrobial Materials

  3. BIOACTIVITY AND MECHANISMS OF ACTION OF NANOANTIMICROBIALS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 209-209

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 211-224

      Silver Nanoparticles as Nano-Antimicrobials: Bioactivity, Benefits and Bottlenecks

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      Pages 225-251

      Antimicrobial Activity of Silver and Copper Nanoparticles: Variation in Sensitivity Across Various Strains of Bacteria and Fungi

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 253-290

      Metal-Containing Nano-Antimicrobials: Differentiating the Impact of Solubilized Metals and Particles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 291-309

      Electrosynthesis and Characterisation of Antimicrobial Modified Protein Nanoaggregates

  4. APPLICATIONS OF NANOANTIMICROBIALS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 311-311

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 313-336

      Engineering Nanostructured Silver Coatings for Antimicrobial Applications

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 337-374

      Biotechnological Routes to Metallic Nanoparticles Production: Mechanistic Aspects, Antimicrobial Activity, Toxicity and Industrial Applications

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 375-394

      Antimicrobial Activity of Nanomaterials for Food Packaging Applications

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 395-425

      The Use of Antimicrobial Nanoparticles to Control Oral Infections

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 427-464

      Nanomaterial-Based Antibacterial Paper

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      Pages 465-494

      Antimicrobial Nanomaterials for Water Disinfection

  5. TOXICOLOGY OF NANOANTIMICROBIALS

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 495-495

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 497-524

      Microorganisms: A Versatile Model for Toxicity Assessment of Engineered Nanoparticles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 525-548

      Nano-Silver Toxicity: Emerging Concerns and Consequences in Human Health

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 549-556