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nanoparticle

(nan′ŏ-part″ĭ-kĕl) [ nano- + particle]
A microscopic particle (< 100 nm in diameter) containing a drug or a radiologic contrast agent used in cancer treatment to identify and eradicate tiny metastatic tumors.
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[ClickPress, Mon Apr 29 2019] This report analyzes and forecasts the market for nanosilver at the global and regional level.
Chang, "Development and implementation of a micro-electric discharge machine: real-time monitoring system of fabrication of nanosilver colloid," Journal of Cluster Science, vol.
This could be due to dislodging of loose ceramic particles and nanosilver along pore channels.
The effects of nanosilver on the proliferation and cytokine expression by peripheral blood mononuclear cells.
CODE BLUE The new D/Code field spray uses medical-grade nanosilver particles to destroy three types of odor-causing bacteria and prohibit the growth of new molecules.
Indeed, nanosilver is one of the nanomaterials with the highest degree of commercialization, as roughly 30% of all products currently registered in nano-product databases are claimed to contain nanosilver (6).
Nanosilver is absorbed through the skin to some extent, and there are reported cases of occupational exposure causing argyria.
The study, which spanned seven years, also notes that the wide use of some antimicrobials (including triclosan, nanosilver, silver zeolite and quaternary ammonia compounds) may be associated with increasing microbial resistance to these substances--and potentially therapeutic antibiotics as well.
Gutta Flow (Coltene/Whaledent, Altstatten, Switzerland) is a a cold liquid self-bonding cement composed of powdered gutta-percha, polydimethylsiloxane and nanosilver particles.
Green synthesis of nanosilver particles from extract of Eucalyptus hybrid (Safeda) leaf.
In topical skin preparations, the noble metal is included as colloidal silver (suspension of silver particles in an aqueous base) or nanosilver (as nanoparticles ranging from 1 nm to 100 nm in at least one dimension).