Special Issue "New Insights into Antimicrobial Nanoparticles: From Mechanisms to Applications"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2023 | Viewed by 1212
2. Mental Health Research Institute, Tomsk National Research Medical Center, Russian Academy of Sciences, 634014 Tomsk, Russia
Interests: silver nanoparticles; antimicrobial conjugates; physical and chemical methods to increase activity; cytotoxicity
Antimicrobial properties are key parameters for the practical application of some nanoparticles. Infections and drug resistance remain key challenges in the 21st century and developing methods to fight them is an important task in modern science. Antimicrobial nanoparticles even have advantages over antibiotics, especially when applied topically. Antimicrobial nanoparticles can be used both in the creation of new pharmaceuticals and in the production of new materials, devices, tools, household items, and even clothing, due to their anti-infective properties against a wide range of microorganisms, including bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and viruses. The development of technologies for the creation, study, and effective use of antimicrobial nanoparticles, as well as the expansion of areas and methods for their use, significantly contribute to the fight against infection and drug resistance. This Special Issue, supervised by Dr. Evgenii Plotnikov (Tomsk Polytechnic University, Russia) and assisted by Dr. Anton Artamonov (Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia), aims to summarize and update achievements in this field, and author submissions will enable us to achieve this goal.
Dr. Evgenii Plotnikov
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- antimicrobial nanoparticles
- alternative to antibiotics
- physical and chemical activation of nanoparticles
- multi-drug resistance
- mechanisms of anti-infective action