[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: High surface area hydroxyapatites have been explored as biocompatible supports for antibacterial applications. Porosimetry, XRD, XPS and XAS reveal that Ag-doped mesoporous hydroxyapatite promotes the genesis of potent Ag3PO4 nanoparticles, effective against Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Journal of Materials Chemistry 01/2010; 20(37):8056-8063. · 5.97 Impact Factor
[Show abstract][Hide abstract] ABSTRACT: A simple method of preparing Ag2CO3 nanoparticles utilising high area gamma-alumina nanoneedles has been developed; these are promising antimicrobial agents against diverse bacterial strains.
Chemical Communications 10/2008; · 6.38 Impact Factor