TY - CHAP A1 - G. Thirumurugan A2 - M. D. Dhanaraju ED1 - Varaprasad Bobbarala Y1 - 2012-09-12 PY - 2012 T1 - Silver Nanoparticles: Real Antibacterial Bullets N2 - This book contains precisely referenced chapters, emphasizing antibacterial agents with clinical practicality and alternatives to synthetic antibacterial agents through detailed reviews of diseases and their control using alternative approaches. The book aims at explaining bacterial diseases and their control via synthetic drugs replaced by chemicals obtained from different natural resources which present a future direction in the pharmaceutical industry. The book attempts to present emerging low cost and environmentally friendly drugs that are free from side effects studied in the overlapping disciplines of medicinal chemistry, biochemistry, microbiology and pharmacology. BT - Antimicrobial Agents SP - Ch. 20 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/32450 DO - 10.5772/32450 SN - PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2020-08-04 ER -