Metal Doped Nanoparticles: Advances in Synthesis and their Applications in Wound Healing


Metal Doped Nanoparticles: Advances in Synthesis and their Applications in Wound Healing

Laxmikant R. Patil, Shivalingsarj V. Desai, Veeranna S. Hombalimath

Nanoparticles are proven to possess significant and versatile applications in various fields which are attributed to their distinct physicochemical properties. Top-down and bottom-up approaches are generally employed for their synthesis which includes various physical (micro-wave assisted, sono-chemical, laser ablation and combustion), chemical (chemical reduction, co-precipitation, and sol gel) and biological methods. Doping of nanoparticles with elements like silver, copper, cobalt, iron, zinc, rare earth elements and various transition metal elements offers synergistic functional and biological properties. Due to their excellent anti-microbial property which includes both antibacterial and antifungal, they are used as dressing agents in wound healing laden with medicines for effective drug delivery to the site of infection, thus facilitating faster and effective healing.

Nanoparticles, Dopants, Wound Healing, Antimicrobial, Healing Mechanism

Published online 2/10/2024, 15 pages

Citation: Laxmikant R. Patil, Shivalingsarj V. Desai, Veeranna S. Hombalimath, Metal Doped Nanoparticles: Advances in Synthesis and their Applications in Wound Healing, Materials Research Foundations, Vol. 160, pp 185-199, 2024


Part of the book on Nanoparticles in Healthcare

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