Researchers from the Hebrew university of Jerusalem have found that bacteria killed by silver poisoning can be used to kill other bacteria in the same environment. It was revealed that the silver somehow remained trapped inside the killed bacteria, and it later caused the death of other bacteria.

Antimicrobial Effects of Silver

Antimicrobial agents are used heavily in controlling infectious diseases and the spread of pathogens. One of the desired traits of these agents is long-term effectiveness, which would prevent bacteria from re-colonizing and proliferating. Silver is a biocidal metal that slowly releases its cations (trace amounts of silver cations are toxic to bacteria), which makes it ideal for long-term effectiveness. Because of the prolonged effectiveness of silver, it works immensely well for preventing contamination of wounds, biomedical devices and textiles.

The Study

The basic idea of the study was to see if bacteria that were killed by silver would be biocidal to a new population of the same type of bacteria. They took bacteria treated with silver and put it in the centrifuge to separate out the killed bacteria. They then treated fresh bacteria with the killed bacteria, and they treated a different sample of fresh bacteria with the supernatant of the killed bacteria. Both samples saw bacterial viability enumerated.

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