silver compounds

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Summary: Inorganic compounds that contain silver as an integral part of the molecule.

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  1. Nowack B, Krug H, Height M. 120 years of nanosilver history: implications for policy makers. Environ Sci Technol. 2011;45:1177-83 pubmed publisher
  2. Leaper D, Schultz G, Carville K, Fletcher J, Swanson T, Drake R. Extending the TIME concept: what have we learned in the past 10 years?(*). Int Wound J. 2012;9 Suppl 2:1-19 pubmed publisher
    ..The TIME principle remains relevant 10 years on, with continuing important developments that incorporate new evidence for wound care...
  3. Harding K, Gottrup F, Jawien A, Mikosiński J, Twardowska Saucha K, Kaczmarek S, et al. A prospective, multi-centre, randomised, open label, parallel, comparative study to evaluate effects of AQUACEL® Ag and Urgotul® Silver dressing on healing of chronic venous leg ulcers. Int Wound J. 2012;9:285-94 pubmed publisher
    ..In general, both dressings were effective at promoting healing of venous ulcers...
  4. Carter M, Tingley Kelley K, Warriner R. Silver treatments and silver-impregnated dressings for the healing of leg wounds and ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2010;63:668-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Clinical trial data with longer follow-up times are needed to address these issues...
  5. Peng J, Botelho M, Matinlinna J. Silver compounds used in dentistry for caries management: a review. J Dent. 2012;40:531-41 pubmed publisher
    b>Silver compounds have been used for their medical properties for centuries and in dentistry for more than a century...
  6. Silver S. Bacterial silver resistance: molecular biology and uses and misuses of silver compounds. FEMS Microbiol Rev. 2003;27:341-53 pubmed
    Resistance to silver compounds as determined by bacterial plasmids and genes has been defined by molecular genetics. Silver resistance conferred by the Salmonella plasmid pMGH100 involves nine genes in three transcription units...
  7. Karlsmark T, Agerslev R, Bendz S, Larsen J, Roed Petersen J, Andersen K. Clinical performance of a new silver dressing, Contreet Foam, for chronic exuding venous leg ulcers. J Wound Care. 2003;12:351-4 pubmed
  8. Fung M, Bowen D. Silver products for medical indications: risk-benefit assessment. J Toxicol Clin Toxicol. 1996;34:119-26 pubmed
    ..Indiscriminate use of silver products can lead to toxicity such as argyria...
  9. Massi D, Santucci M. Human generalized argyria: a submicroscopic and X-ray spectroscopic study. Ultrastruct Pathol. 1998;22:47-53 pubmed
    ..These novel findings expand the knowledge of the various mechanisms of interaction of silver with the cellular and extracellular environment and allow some speculations about possible mechanisms of silver detoxification...

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  1. Rosenblatt A, Stamford T, Niederman R. Silver diamine fluoride: a caries "silver-fluoride bullet". J Dent Res. 2009;88:116-25 pubmed publisher
    The antimicrobial use of silver compounds pivots on the 100-year-old application of silver nitrate, silver foil, and silver sutures for the prevention and treatment of ocular, surgical, and dental infections...
  2. Lo S, Chang C, Hu W, Hayter M, Chang Y. The effectiveness of silver-releasing dressings in the management of non-healing chronic wounds: a meta-analysis. J Clin Nurs. 2009;18:716-28 pubmed publisher
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy of silver-releasing dressings in the management of non-healing chronic wounds...
  3. Lo S, Hayter M, Chang C, Hu W, Lee L. A systematic review of silver-releasing dressings in the management of infected chronic wounds. J Clin Nurs. 2008;17:1973-85 pubmed publisher
    ..This paper is a systematic review with the objective of determining the effectiveness of silver-releasing dressing in the management of infected chronic wounds...
  4. Percival S, Bowler P, Woods E. Assessing the effect of an antimicrobial wound dressing on biofilms. Wound Repair Regen. 2008;16:52-7 pubmed publisher
  5. Jonas L, Bloch C, Zimmermann R, Stadie V, Gross G, Schad S. Detection of silver sulfide deposits in the skin of patients with argyria after long-term use of silver-containing drugs. Ultrastruct Pathol. 2007;31:379-84 pubmed
    ..Nevertheless, there are still a lot of silver products on the market, easily available over-the-counter. Therefore, argyria should not be forgotten or missed in the diagnostics of human dermis...
  6. Cutting K, White R, Edmonds M. The safety and efficacy of dressings with silver - addressing clinical concerns. Int Wound J. 2007;4:177-84 pubmed
    ..The impact of silver application on the wound bioburden needs to be examined carefully to heighten our awareness of any deleterious effects on the healing process, without inducing any unfounded anxieties...
  7. Lazareth I, Ourabah Z, Senet P, Cartier H, Sauvadet A, Bohbot S. Evaluation of a new silver foam dressing in patients with critically colonised venous leg ulcers. J Wound Care. 2007;16:129-32 pubmed
    ..To evaluate the performance (efficacy and safety) of an absorbent dressing impregnated with silver salts (UrgoCell Silver) in the management of leg ulcers with clinical signs of critical colonisation...
  8. Silver S, Phung L, Silver G. Silver as biocides in burn and wound dressings and bacterial resistance to silver compounds. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol. 2006;33:627-34 pubmed
    ..These are beneficial products needing further study, although each has drawbacks. The genes (and proteins) involved in bacterial resistance to Ag have been defined and studied in recent years...
  9. Jørgensen B, Price P, Andersen K, Gottrup F, Bech Thomsen N, Scanlon E, et al. The silver-releasing foam dressing, Contreet Foam, promotes faster healing of critically colonised venous leg ulcers: a randomised, controlled trial. Int Wound J. 2005;2:64-73 pubmed
    ..The results of this randomised, controlled study suggest an important role of sustained silver-releasing dressings in the treatment of critically colonised chronic wounds...
  10. Münter K, Beele H, Russell L, Crespi A, Gröchenig E, Basse P, et al. Effect of a sustained silver-releasing dressing on ulcers with delayed healing: the CONTOP study. J Wound Care. 2006;15:199-206 pubmed
    ..To compare the effect of the sustained silver-releasing foam dressing Contreet Foam (ColoplastA/S) with local best practice (LBP) on delayed healing ulcers using a real-life setting...
  11. Drake P, Hazelwood K. Exposure-related health effects of silver and silver compounds: a review. Ann Occup Hyg. 2005;49:575-85 pubmed
    ..Besides argyria and argyrosis, exposure to soluble silver compounds may produce other toxic effects, including liver and kidney damage, irritation of the eyes, skin, respiratory,..
  12. Lansdown A. Silver. I: Its antibacterial properties and mechanism of action. J Wound Care. 2002;11:125-30 pubmed
    ..Silver products have two key advantages: they are broad-spectrum antibiotics and are not yet associated with drug resistance. This article, the first in a two-part series, describes the main mechanism of action of this metallic element...
  13. Klaus T, Joerger R, Olsson E, Granqvist C. Silver-based crystalline nanoparticles, microbially fabricated. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1999;96:13611-4 pubmed
    ..These Ag-containing crystals are embedded in the organic matrix of the bacteria. Their possible potential as organic-metal composites in thin film and surface coating technology is discussed...
  14. Wang Z, Liu J, Chen W. Plasmonic Ag/AgBr nanohybrid: synergistic effect of SPR with photographic sensitivity for enhanced photocatalytic activity and stability. Dalton Trans. 2012;41:4866-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Based on the plasmon-mediated charge injection and the band structure of the metal-semiconductor heterojunction, a mechanism of the plasmon synergistically enhanced photocatalytic process was proposed...
  15. Blinova I, Niskanen J, Kajankari P, Kanarbik L, Käkinen A, Tenhu H, et al. Toxicity of two types of silver nanoparticles to aquatic crustaceans Daphnia magna and Thamnocephalus platyurus. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2013;20:3456-63 pubmed publisher
    ..waters with dissolved organic carbon from 5 to 35 mg C/L were studied) mitigated the toxic effect of studied silver compounds up to 8-fold compared with artificial freshwater...
  16. Storm Versloot M, Vos C, Ubbink D, Vermeulen H. Topical silver for preventing wound infection. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2010;:CD006478 pubmed publisher
    ..Silver-containing treatments are popular and used in wound treatments to combat a broad spectrum of pathogens, but evidence of their effectiveness in preventing wound infection or promoting healing is lacking...
  17. Yamamoto Y, Hasegawa K, Hasegawa Y, Takahashi N, Kitahama Y, Fukuoka S, et al. Direct conversion of silver complexes to nanoscale hexagonal columns on a copper alloy for plasmonic applications. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2013;15:14611-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The reaction is based on galvanic displacement and the products are potentially useful for plasmonic applications. ..
  18. Schopf A, Boehler C, Asplund M. Analytical methods to determine electrochemical factors in electrotaxis setups and their implications for experimental design. Bioelectrochemistry. 2016;109:41-8 pubmed publisher
    ..A design rule of 1cm salt bridge per C of stimulation charge transferred was however sufficient to ensure separation between cells and silver at all times. ..
  19. Peng P, Ye X. O,O-dimethylthiophosphonosulfenyl bromide-silver triflate: a new powerful promoter system for the preactivation of thioglycosides. Org Biomol Chem. 2011;9:616-22 pubmed publisher
    ..The usefulness of this new promoter is illustrated by a successful iterative one-pot oligosaccharide assembly...
  20. Pang M, Hu J, Zeng H. Synthesis, morphological control, and antibacterial properties of hollow/solid Ag2S/Ag heterodimers. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:10771-85 pubmed publisher
    ..The added Ag(2)S/Ag heterodimers show good chemical stability under prolonged UV irradiation, and no appreciable solid dissolution is found. Possible mechanisms regarding the enhanced antibacterial activity have also been addressed...
  21. Pałys B, Marzec M, Rogalski J. Poly-o-aminophenol as a laccase mediator and influence of the enzyme on the polymer electrodeposition. Bioelectrochemistry. 2010;80:43-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It contains round microstructures composed of nano-needles. Laccase is therefore a promising polymerization initiator for synthesis of nanostructured conducting polymers...
  22. Chen L, Pan G, Yang T, Chung T, Huang C. In situ DRIFT and kinetic studies of photocatalytic degradation on benzene vapor with visible-light-driven silver vanadates. J Hazard Mater. 2010;178:644-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The highest activity can be attributed to the synergetic effects of the richest Brönsted acid sites, and a favorable crystalline phase combined with abundant surface hydroxyl groups...
  23. Wang X, Wu H, Kuang Q, Huang R, Xie Z, Zheng L. Shape-dependent antibacterial activities of Ag2O polyhedral particles. Langmuir. 2010;26:2774-8 pubmed publisher
    ..It has been found the antibacterial activity of Ag(2)O particles against E. coli depends on the shape of Ag(2)O particles, demonstrating that the surface structure of Ag(2)O particles affects the antibacterial activity...
  24. Ayodhya D, Veerabhadram G. Green synthesis, characterization, photocatalytic, fluorescence and antimicrobial activities of Cochlospermum gossypium capped Ag2S nanoparticles. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2016;157:57-69 pubmed publisher
    ..The interaction between Ag2S NPs and bovine serum albumin (BSA) was studied by using fluorescence spectroscopic measurements. The synthesized Ag2S NPs were showing good antimicrobial activity. ..
  25. Curić M, Janc D. Wet deposition of the seeding agent after weather modification activities. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2013;20:6344-50 pubmed publisher
    ..This method would be important as a means of placing samplers and monitoring at the representative sites because those are where most weather modification projects would be performed in the future. ..
  26. Cai B, Lv X, Gan S, Zhou M, Ma W, Wu T, et al. Advanced visible-light-driven photocatalyst upon the incorporation of sulfonated graphene. Nanoscale. 2013;5:1910-6 pubmed publisher
  27. Zhang S, Du C, Wang Z, Han X, Zhang K, Liu L. Reduced cytotoxicity of silver ions to mammalian cells at high concentration due to the formation of silver chloride. Toxicol In Vitro. 2013;27:739-44 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, a decline in the cytotoxicity of AgCl at significantly high concentrations was observed. We attributed the reduced cytotoxicity to aggregated AgCl which limited the bioavailability of free Ag(+) ions...
  28. Zhu Y, Hao Y, Adogla E, Yan J, Li D, Xu K, et al. A graphene-based affinity nanosensor for detection of low-charge and low-molecular-weight molecules. Nanoscale. 2016;8:5815-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The sensor is capable of measuring glucose concentration in a practically relevant range of 2 μM to 25 mM, and can potentially be used in noninvasive glucose monitoring. ..
  29. Krishnakumar B, Swaminathan M. Photodegradation of Acid Violet 7 with AgBr-ZnO under highly alkaline conditions. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2012;99:160-5 pubmed publisher
    ..The mineralization of AV 7 has also been confirmed by COD measurements. The mechanism of degradation by AgBr-ZnO is proposed to explain its higher activity under UV light. The catalyst is found to be reusable...
  30. Hong G, Robinson J, Zhang Y, Diao S, Antaris A, Wang Q, et al. In vivo fluorescence imaging with Ag2S quantum dots in the second near-infrared region. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl. 2012;51:9818-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Clearance of the injected 6PEG-Ag(2)S QDs occurs mainly through the biliary pathway in mice...
  31. Rosanova M, Stamboulian D, Lede R. Systematic review: which topical agent is more efficacious in the prevention of infections in burn patients?. Arch Argent Pediatr. 2012;110:298-303 pubmed publisher
    ..Conclusions. The evidence found in our review does not support differences in efficacy of topical agents to reduce sepsis and/or local infections in burn patients...
  32. Lanceleur L, Schäfer J, Blanc G, Coynel A, Bossy C, Baudrimont M, et al. Silver behaviour along the salinity gradient of the Gironde Estuary. Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2013;20:1352-66 pubmed publisher
    ..56-0.77 t/year in 2009) that was 12-50 times greater than the Ag(D) gross flux. This estimate was consistent with net Ag(D) flux estimates obtained from gross Ag(P) flux considering 60 % desorption in the estuarine salinity gradient...
  33. Alcaraz O, Bitrián V, Trullàs J. The structure of molten AgCl, AgI and their eutectic mixture as studied by molecular dynamics simulations of polarizable ion model potentials. J Chem Phys. 2011;134:014505 pubmed publisher
    ..The AgI results are also in qualitative agreement with those calculated from ab initio molecular dynamics...
  34. Khan Z, Hussain J, Kumar S, Hashmi A. Silver nanoplates and nanowires by a simple chemical reduction method. Colloids Surf B Biointerfaces. 2011;86:87-92 pubmed publisher
    ..It was found that the rate constant and absorbance of silver nanoparticles were sigmoidal to the concentration of silver nitrate...
  35. Moore Z, Cowman S. Wound cleansing for pressure ulcers. Cochrane Database Syst Rev. 2013;:CD004983 pubmed publisher
    ..Pressure ulcers impose a significant financial burden on health care systems and negatively affect quality of life. Wound cleansing is considered an important component of pressure ulcer care...
  36. Du Y, Xu B, Fu T, Cai M, Li F, Zhang Y, et al. Near-infrared photoluminescent Ag2S quantum dots from a single source precursor. J Am Chem Soc. 2010;132:1470-1 pubmed publisher
    ..The uniform alkyl-capped Ag(2)S QDs with a size of 10.2 nm emit near-IR emission at 1058 nm under 785 nm excitation...
  37. Ng T, Zhang L, Liu J, Huang G, Wang W, Wong P. Visible-light-driven photocatalytic inactivation of Escherichia coli by magnetic Fe2O3-AgBr. Water Res. 2016;90:111-118 pubmed publisher
    ..More importantly, bacterial inactivation for five consecutive cycles demonstrated Fe2O3-AgBr exhibited highly stable bactericidal activity and suggest that the magnetic Fe2O3-AgBr has great potential for water disinfection. ..
  38. Gu Q, Wang S, Wang Q, Wei X. [Application status and research progess of alginate dressings]. Zhongguo Xiu Fu Chong Jian Wai Ke Za Zhi. 2014;28:255-8 pubmed
    ..To review the application status and research progress of alginate dressings...
  39. Gao N, Chen Y, Jiang J. Ag@Fe2O3-GO nanocomposites prepared by a phase transfer method with long-term antibacterial property. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2013;5:11307-14 pubmed publisher
  40. Cui H, Zhan S, Li M, Ng S, Li D. Luminescent isomeric Pr-Ag coordination polymers immobilized with organic sensitizer and Ag-S clusters. Dalton Trans. 2011;40:6490-3 pubmed publisher
    ..In both complexes, the tridentate chelate L, acting as an organic chromophore, along with the d(10)-block Ag-S clusters, are simultaneously immobilized, and effectively sensitize the Pr(III)-based luminescence...
  41. Wang Y, Wei W. Microglia-like or microglia: results of the weak silver carbonate staining method of del Rio-Hortega. Biotech Histochem. 2012;87:346-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Because the microglia-like cell was unstained by the method of del Rio-Hortega, it is unlikely that the newly found cell is related to microglia...
  42. Hooper S, Percival S, Hill K, Thomas D, Hayes A, Williams D. The visualisation and speed of kill of wound isolates on a silver alginate dressing. Int Wound J. 2012;9:633-42 pubmed publisher
  43. Absalan G, Ghaemi M. Investigating the parameters affecting the adsorption of amino acids onto AgCl nanoparticles with different surface charges. Amino Acids. 2012;43:1955-67 pubmed publisher
  44. Zeng J, Tao J, Su D, Zhu Y, Qin D, Xia Y. Selective sulfuration at the corner sites of a silver nanocrystal and its use in stabilization of the shape. Nano Lett. 2011;11:3010-5 pubmed publisher
  45. Regulacio M, Win K, Lo S, Zhang S, Zhang X, Wang S, et al. Aqueous synthesis of highly luminescent AgInS?-ZnS quantum dots and their biological applications. Nanoscale. 2013;5:2322-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Their potential use in biological labelling of baculoviral vectors is demonstrated...
  46. Shibata S, Suge T, Kimura T, Ishikawa K, Matsuo T. Antibacterial activity of ammonium hexafluorosilicate solution with antimicrobial agents for the prevention of dentin caries. Am J Dent. 2012;25:31-4 pubmed
    ..This study evaluated the antibacterial activity of the SiF solution with the addition of antibacterial agents on a Streptococcus mutans biofilm...
  47. Seo J, Jeon W, Dembereldorj U, Lee S, Joo S. Cytotoxicity of serum protein-adsorbed visible-light photocatalytic Ag/AgBr/TiO2 nanoparticles. J Hazard Mater. 2011;198:347-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Ag/AgBr/TiO(2) NPs were found to eliminate xenograft tumors significantly by irradiating visible light in vivo for 10 min...
  48. Liu C, Lei Z, Yang Y, Zhang Z. Preliminary trial on degradation of waste activated sludge and simultaneous hydrogen production in a newly-developed solar photocatalytic reactor with AgX/TiO2-coated glass tubes. Water Res. 2013;47:4986-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The photocatalyst was a TiO2 film doped by silver and silver compounds (AgX). The synthesized photocatalyst, AgX/TiO2, exhibited higher photocatalytic activity than TiO2 (99...
  49. Shibata M, Yamanuki M, Iwamoto Y, Nomura S, Kakiuchi T. Stability of a Ag/AgCl reference electrode equipped with an ionic liquid salt bridge composed of 1-methyl-3-octylimidazolium bis(trifluoromethanesulfonyl)-amide in potentiometry of pH standard buffers. Anal Sci. 2010;26:1203-6 pubmed
    ..If a citrate standard is used instead of the phthalate buffer, the IL salt bridge works satisfactorily as a salt bridge for a reference electrode suitable for potentiometoric pH measurements...
  50. Gao C, Zhao L, Wang M. Stabilization of a reactive polynuclear silver carbide cluster through the encapsulation within a supramolecular cage. J Am Chem Soc. 2012;134:824-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The multinuclear silver carbide cluster aggregate in 3 is encapsulated by two Py6 ligands through both metal-ligand coordination and cation-? interactions, spotlighting a new synthetic strategy for supramolecular capsules...
  51. Zheng W, Yang W, Liu H, Su P. Spin-Hamiltonian parameters and defect structure for the rhombic Dy3+ center in AgCl crystal. Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc. 2011;78:343-6 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are discussed...
  52. Ruditskiy A, Xia Y. Toward the Synthesis of Sub-15 nm Ag Nanocubes with Sharp Corners and Edges: The Roles of Heterogeneous Nucleation and Surface Capping. J Am Chem Soc. 2016;138:3161-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The availability of such small and sharp Ag nanocubes will open the door to an array of applications in plasmonics, catalysis, and biomedicine. ..
  53. Clark B, Pantoya M. The aluminium and iodine pentoxide reaction for the destruction of spore forming bacteria. Phys Chem Chem Phys. 2010;12:12653-7 pubmed publisher
    ..In the condensed phase silver does not interact with the spores enough to neutralize bacteria growth. This study gives evidence that a thermite can be used as a stable transportation and delivery system for biocidal gas...