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Author Chapman, James.
Title Nanoparticles in anti-microbial materials [electronic resource] : use and characterisation / James Chapman, Timothy Sullivan and Fiona Regan.
Publication Info. Cambridge, U.K. : Royal Society of Chemistry, 2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Knovel    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (vii, 242 p.) : ill. (some col.)
Series RSC nanoscience & nanotechnology ; 23.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary "Many nanomaterials exhibit anti-microbial properties and demand for such materials grows as new applications are found in such areas as medicine, environmental science and specialised coatings. This book documents the most up to date research on the area of nanoparticles showing anti-microbial activity and discusses their preparation and characterisation. Further materials showing potential anti-microbial properties are also discussed.With its user-friendly approach to applications, this book is an excellent reference for practical use in the lab. Its emphasis on material characterisation will benefit both the analytical and materials scientist. Frequent references to the primary literature ensure that the book is a good source of information to newcomers and experienced practitioners alike. Chapters devoted to nanoparticles, microbial impacts on surfaces and molecular biology will be essential reading, while chapters on characterisation ensure this book stands out in the field."-- Provided by publisher.
Note Description based on online PDF verion (viewed Sept. 20, 2012).
Subject Nanoparticles.
Antimicrobial polymers.
Added Author Regan, Fiona.
Sullivan, Timothy.
Related To Print version: Nanoparticles in anti-microbial materials. Cambridge : RSC, 2012 (OCoLC)801808544
ISBN 9781849735261 (electronic bk.)
1849735263 (electronic bk.)
9781621981459 (electronic bk.)
1621981452 (electronic bk.)
9781849731591
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