5. Zinc Oxide Nanostructures and their Applications

  1. Ashutosh Tiwari,
  2. Ajay K. Mishra,
  3. Hisatoshi Kobayashi and
  4. Anthony P.F. Turner
  1. Rizwan Wahab1,2,3,
  2. I. H. Hwang2,
  3. Hyung-Shik Shin1,
  4. Young-Soon Kim1,
  5. Javed Musarrat3,
  6. Abdulaziz A. Al-Khedhairy3 and
  7. Maqsood A. Siddiqui3

Published Online: 21 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch5

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications

How to Cite

Wahab, R., Hwang, I. H., Shin, H.-S., Kim, Y.-S., Musarrat, J., Al-Khedhairy, A. A. and Siddiqui, M. A. (2012) Zinc Oxide Nanostructures and their Applications, in Intelligent Nanomaterials: Processes, Properties, and Applications (eds A. Tiwari, A. K. Mishra, H. Kobayashi and A. P.F. Turner), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118311974.ch5

Author Information

  1. 1

    Energy Materials & Surface Science Laboratory, Solar Energy Research Center, School of Chemical Engineering, Chonbuk National University, Jeonju, Republic of Korea

  2. 2

    Department of Animal Resources and Biotechnology, Chonbuk National University, Republic of Korea

  3. 3

    Al-Jeraisy Chair for DNA Research, Department of Zoology, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 17 JAN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470938799

Online ISBN: 9781118311974

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Keywords:

  • molecular biology;
  • biomolecules;
  • nanostructures;
  • nanoparticles;
  • antimicrobial properties;
  • zinc oxide microflowers;
  • bio-TEM;
  • pathogenic strains;
  • cytotoxic activity and cancer cells

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Importance of Metal Oxides Nanostructures

  • General Introduction of Antibacterial Activity

  • Experimental

  • Application of Grown Nanomaterials as an Antibacterial Agent

  • General Introduction of Cancer and the Role of Nanobiotechnology

  • Result and Discussion

  • Conclusions and Future Directions

  • Acknowledgements