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Silver

A precious metal with the highest electrical conduction properties of any metal. It is used mainly in jewelry, photography, and for scientific and industrial purposes. It has been used as the basis for currencies in the past. Silver is traded as a commodity on various security exchanges. Like many precious metals, silver is volatile but generally maintains relatively high prices.
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This process cannot be used in conjunction with the silver nitrate method.
Tetracycline ointment was more effective than silver nitrate drops in preventing both gonococcal and chlamydial eye infections in newborns.
Silver Nitrate exports segmented by region and country (2011)
The animals presented with history of small growth in eye since one to six months which progressed slowly and in some rapidly without responding to medical treatment along with lacrimation or foul smelling odour, blood stained discharge around the eye, reduced feeding and reduced working efficiency of animals were subjected for thorough ocular examination to confirm for stages of eye cancer based on its size, location and involvement of associated structures, were prepared for surgery and subjected to superficial keratectomy and silver nitrate application to remove the corneal or limbal neoplasms.
1mM silver nitrate and culture supernatant were taken in different dilutions as 20:0, 18:2, 15:5, 10:10, 5:15, 0:20 (ml:ml) respectively.
Stains on blueprints, photographs, or photostats caused by silver nitrate treatment cannot be removed without defacing the specimens.
The researchers studied the possibility of production of silver nanoparticles from the solution of silver nitrate by using the extract of eucalyptus oleosa tree.
The bed of dermoid was cauterized with silver nitrate crystals held with thumb forceps.
With names like silver sulfadiazine and silver nitrate, these germ-fighters save lives and speed healing.
Two years ago, a team from the National Chemical Laboratory in Pune, India, reported that a fungus called Verticillium can be induced to fabricate silver nanoparticles within its cells when it's placed in a silver nitrate solution.
Fire Department officials thought so little of the negatives they recommended destruction of the silver nitrate images, dating from 1925 to 1955, because of the potential fire hazard.
Burn centers have used silver in a topical cream for years, and until recently it was mandated by law in many states that silver nitrate drops be applied in the eyes of newborns to prevent infection.