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Antimicrobial Activity of Nanoparticles Stabilized with Synthetic Surfactant

  • Elena Mikhailovna EgorovaEmail author
  • Aslan Amirkhanovich Kubatiev
  • Vitaly Ivanovich Schvets
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Abstract

This chapter describes the results of testing the antimicrobial properties of Ag and Cu nanoparticle solutions and nanoparticle-modified materials. Both Ag and Cu nanoparticles were obtained by the biochemical synthesis in reverse micelles Ag nanoparticles were used as a standard micellar solution and aqueous solutions prepared by the transfer from this micellar solution; here the nanoparticles were 9–10 ± 4 nm in size. Cu nanoparticles were used as a micellar solution, and the mean particle size was no more than 15 nm. Testing of the antimicrobial properties of nanoparticles was carried out in aqueous medium (silver), in varnish-paint materials (silver and copper) and on solid materials and polymer films modified with silver nanoparticles.

Keywords

Micellar Solution Copper Nanoparticles Nanoparticle Concentration Cuprous Oxide Biocidal Activity 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Elena Mikhailovna Egorova
    • 1
    Email author
  • Aslan Amirkhanovich Kubatiev
    • 1
  • Vitaly Ivanovich Schvets
    • 2
  1. 1.Institute of General Pathology and PathophysiologyMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Moscow State Academy of Fine Chemical TechnologiesMoscowRussia

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