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October 12th, 2004

Silica nanoparticles release antibacterial agent

Abstract:
Researchers at Iowa State University, US, have used room-temperature ionic liquids (RTILs) as a template for producing mesoporous silica nanoparticles. In turn, the nanoparticles acted as a controlled release agent for the antibacterial ionic liquids.

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