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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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When we compare our modified protocol with the above two mentioned studies, we observed that in the protocol proposed in the present study less concentrated solution of silver nitrate and NaOH were used.
In vitro observations at 5 minutes of exposure showed no difference between the garlic chloroformic extract (200 mg/mL) and 20% sodium chloride (P=0.36); however, the difference between these agents and 0.5% silver nitrate was significant (P<0.001) (table 3).
The formation of AgNPs in the leaf-flower and flower extract was confirmed by the yellowish-brown color change observed after addition of 1mM silver nitrate and UV-Visible spectroscopic analysis.
For the silver nitrate method, 99.5% pure silver nitrate from Acros Organics was used for the ceramic filter disk fabrication.
Two different concentrations of silver nitrate (15 mmol/L and 25 mmol/L) were tested for their ability to detect fingerprints on the PS paper.
It was established that the current strength of the chain in the process of plasma influence on silver nitrate solutions is a factor affecting the output of oxide compounds and the target product.
Silver nitrate burns following treatment for umbilical granuloma.
Coated implants were subjected for FTIR analysis to confirm the presence of polymer and silver nitrate on the SS 316L bone plate.
Unlike conventional treatment with 75% silver nitrate, which may cause peri-umbilical skin burns and cloth staining and need several applications and should be treated by physician, (10) in our study both copper sulphate and common salt does not have such complications and in our study we found that umbilical granuloma is curable with copper sulphate as well as common salt topical application with no complications in either group but for more number of applications, longer duration of treatment and higher recurrence or failure rate in infants with common salt applications.
He perfected the process of using gun cotton - a material used on wounded soldiers - and ether to adhere the silver nitrate to the plate.