Effect of silver nanoparticles disinfectant on covid-19

  • Gity Behbudi University of Mohaghegh Ardabili
Keywords: Silver nanoparticles, Disinfectant, Biomedical, COVID-19


The modifications of sample in the metallic crystals from bulk to nano size have caused in wonderful and supreme attributes; which have dramatically created a broad range of applications. Exclusively, Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) attract more consideration due to their specific catalytic, electrical, chemical, and optical properties that can be modified with shapes, size, surface nature, etc. Therefore these crystals have been utilized in different areas such as antimicrobial agents in the health industry, electronic components, sensor, catalysis, etc. Silver is suitable for all pathogens such as bacteria, fungi, and viruses. In addition, Ag NPs disinfectants have attracted attention because of the applicable applications in our daily life. Hence the Ag NPs have been utilized in various sections such as food packaging, biomedical, animal husbandry, textile, water/air filters, etc. Because of the absence of efficient antiviral scales, the pandemic of COVID-19 is extanding. AgNPs are assumed to inhibit SARS-CoV-2 and have been studied due to owning antiviral properties. In this review, the Ag NPs as a disinfectant in disinfect of covid-19 have been discussed.


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