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Antimicrobial Properties of Zinc Oxide (ZnO) and Titanium Oxide (TiO2) Nanoparticles (NPs) Against Multidrug-Resistant Staphylococcus and Enterococcus spp. and Their Cytotoxic and Genotoxic Potential in Bacteria and Normal Human Epidermal Keratinocytes (N


<li>Study the mechanism of antimicrobial properties of TiO2 and ZnO Nanoparticles (NPs) in multidrug-resistant Staphylococcal and Enterococcal spp.</li>
<li>Study synergy between NPs and antibiotics.</li>
<li>Evaluate the cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of NPs in bacterial, and normal human epidermal keratinocytes (NHEK) and primary intestinal-cell lines.</li>
<li>Study the transcriptomic gene expression in NHEK and intestinal-cell lines.</li></ol></p>

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Responsible Division: Microbiology

Khan, Saeed
DHHS/FDA - National Center for Toxicological Research
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