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Effective bactericidal performance of silver-decorated titania nano-composites.
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PMID:  23188226     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Transition metal oxide based disinfectants offer an effective approach for water purification. The present discovery found that silver (Ag) decorated titania (TiO(2)) nano-composites displayed high potency at 2.5 ppm within 4 h co-incubation, proved to be effective at 100% inactivation. The composite disinfectant was effective against both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus, found in drinking water. The mechanism of action is through nanocomposite catalysed photocatalytic oxidation and possible depolarization of the bacterial outer membrane, resulting in disinfection under visible-light conditions.
Jingbo Liu; Zhimin Wang; Zhiping Luo; Sajid Bashir
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-11-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Dalton transactions (Cambridge, England : 2003)     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1477-9234     ISO Abbreviation:  Dalton Trans     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
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Created Date:  2012-11-28     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101176026     Medline TA:  Dalton Trans     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Chemistry, Texas A&M University-Kingsville, MSC 161, 700 University Blvd., Kingsville, TX 78363, USA.
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