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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Biogenic Nanoparticles: Copper, Copper Oxides, Copper Sulphides, Complex Copper Nanostructures And Their Applications
Author: Rubilar O.
Rai M.
Tortella G.
Diez M.C.
Seabra A.B.
Duran N.
Abstract: Copper nanoparticles have been the focus of intensive study due to their potential applications in diverse fields including biomedicine, electronics, and optics. Copper-based nanostructured materials have been used in conductive films, lubrification, nanofluids, catalysis, and also as potent antimicrobial agent. The biogenic synthesis of metallic nanostructured nanoparticles is considered to be a green and eco-friendly technology since neither harmful chemicals nor high temperatures are involved in the process. The present review discusses the synthesis of copper nanostructured nanoparticles by bacteria, fungi, and plant extracts, showing that biogenic synthesis is an economically feasible, simple and non-polluting process. Applications for biogenic copper nanoparticles are also discussed. © 2013 Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht.
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Identifier DOI: 10.1007/s10529-013-1239-x
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Date Issue: 2013
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