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Polyhexamethylene biguanide functionalized cationic silver nanoparticles for enhanced antimicrobial activity

Sumaira Ashraf13, Nasrin Akhtar1, Muhammad Afzal Ghauri1, Muhammad Ibrahim Rajoka12, Zafar M Khalid1 and Irshad Hussain3*

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1 National Institute for Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering (NIBGE), Jhang Road, Faisalabad, 38000, Pakistan

2 Department of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Government College University, Allama Iqbal Road, Faisalabad, 38000, Pakistan

3 Department of Chemistry, School of Science & Engineering (SSE), Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), DHA, Lahore Cantt, 54792, Pakistan

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Nanoscale Research Letters 2012, 7:267  doi:10.1186/1556-276X-7-267

Published: 24 May 2012

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Figures S1. and S2. Description: Figure S1, histogram of the distribution of the hydrodynamic diameter of PHMB-stabilized silver nanoparticles determined by dynamic light scattering. Figure S2, zeta potential of PHMB-stabilized silver nanoparticles based on electrophoretic mobility of PHMB-stabilized silver nanoparticles.

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