Nano-Antimicrobial Materials: A Novel Bacteriostatic Approach
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Commentary - Der Pharmacia Lettre ( 2022) Volume 14, Issue 6

Nano-Antimicrobial Materials: A Novel Bacteriostatic Approach

Sheikh Imran Razzak*
Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh
*Corresponding Author:
Sheikh Imran Razzak, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh, Email:

Received: 27-May-2022, Manuscript No. DPL-22-69493; Editor assigned: 30-May-2022, Pre QC No. DPL-22-69493(PQ); Reviewed: 13-Jun-2022, QC No. DPL-22-69493; Revised: 20-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. DPL-22-69493(R); Published: 27-Jun-2022 , DOI: 10.37532/ dpl.2022.14.19

About the Study

Bacterial infections continue to be a leading cause of morbidity and mortality despite the existence of multiple effective antibiotics and other antimicrobial tools. Additionally, the demand for developing new bactericidal techniques has grown dramatically as a result of the rising worry regarding infections linked to biofilms and multidrug-resistant bacterial strains. As a result, the field of antimicrobial chemotherapy has given significant attention to novel and emerging nanoparticle-based materials. The activities of nanoparticles as an antimicrobial tool, their method of action their impact on bacteria that have developed drug resistance and the dangers associated with their usage as antibacterial agents are all covered in the current. The effectiveness of nanoparticles in the clinical setting as well as their qualities and mode of operation as antibacterial agents is all examined in detail. Still a leading cause of morbidity and mortality bacterial infections. The need for new bactericidal techniques has grown in response to the multidrug-resistant bacterial strains and biofilm-associated illnesses. As a result, the field of antimicrobial chemotherapy has given significant attention to novel and emerging nanoparticle-based materials.

In relation to surfaces, bacteria are naturally present in medical and industrial environments. It is now widely acknowledged that the majority of bacteria live in microbial communities, which are frequently made up of multiple species that interact with one another and their environment. Despite the fact that most modern microbiological focuses primarily on pure culture planktonic (free-swimming) bacteria this fact is still true. It is becoming more widely acknowledged that bacterial surface contamination or the adherence, persistence and colonization of surfaces by bacteria is bad for society and health. Over 80% of microbial infections in the body are caused by infectious diseases associated with biofilms, which increases patient morbidity and costs of care. Today's antimicrobial materials utilized in clinical settings suffer from serious flaws such as poor antimicrobial activities a danger of microbial resistance difficulties monitoring and extending the antibacterial functions and trouble operating in a dynamic environment. Therefore, there is an urgent demand for long-lasting antibacterial and biofilm-preventing materials in the fields of medicine and dentistry.

Due to a lack of better options, antibiotics are currently used to treat the majority of biofilm-associated illnesses. It is well known that traditional antibiotics do not effectively treat mature biofilms; Instead substantially greater dosages of the drugs are necessary because all such medicines have trouble penetrating the extracellular polysaccharide sheath that surrounds the biofilm. Antibiotics that are effective against planktonic bacteria but not biofilm-associated bacteria are ineffective in treating patients because biofilm-associated bacteria are 100–1,000 times less sensitive to antibiotics than planktonic bacteria. Additionally, while smaller doses are typically employed, high amounts are frequently intolerable by the host organism and ineffective. Additionally, there is a significant chance that germs will develop resistance to traditional antibiotics. When mixed bacterial biofilms are created and several antibiotics are utilized to attack the complex micro flora, this problem is made more challenging.

As a result, various antimicrobial protection strategies are needed. Today's nanotechnology offers a reliable framework for modifying the physicochemical characteristics of a variety of materials to produce potent antimicrobials. As active antibacterial groups Nano Material (NM) may be strategically useful due to their extremely large surface area in comparison to their size. Even when utilized in modest doses nan sized particles may still have considerable activity. As a result, NM might be used instead of antibiotics to treat bacterial infections. The three primary targets of antibiotics now in use are cell wall formation translational machinery and DNA replication. Unfortunately, bacterial resistance to each of these ways of action is possible. In addition to efflux pumps, which provide multidrug resistance against various antibiotics other mechanisms of resistance include enzymes that modify or degrade the antibiotic such as lactamases and aminoglycosides modifications of cell components such as cell walls as seen in vancomycin resistance and ribosomes in tetracycline resistance. The majority of the resistance mechanisms seen with antibiotics are irrelevant because nanoparticles' mode of action is mostly through direct contact with the bacterial cell wall without the need to penetrate the cells. This gives rise to the possibility that nanoparticles will promote disease less frequently than antibiotics resistant microbes. The potential of several NM as antibacterial agents. There is a full discussion of the toxic and biocompatibility features as well as the antibacterial mechanism of action of nanoparticles and their interactions with microbial cells result in cell death.