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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2016, Article ID 9605906, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/9605906
Research Article

Antibacterial Activity of Partially Oxidized Ag/Au Nanoparticles against the Oral Pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis W83

1Division of Biochemistry, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
2Northern Caribbean University, Manchester, Jamaica
3Division of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
4Department of Earth and Biological Sciences, Loma Linda University School of Medicine, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
5College of Arts and Sciences, Faulkner University, Montgomery, AL 36109, USA

Received 24 September 2015; Accepted 26 January 2016

Academic Editor: Nay Ming Huang

Copyright © 2016 Megan S. Holden et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Details of nanoparticle characterization (TEM, EDX, DLS) are provided. Growth curves of P. gingivalis showing the inhibitory effect of glutathione, silver nitrate, and aerobically prepared nanoparticles with/without hydrogen peroxide are also provided.

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