Development of antimicrobial cotton fabrics using herb loaded nanoparticles.

@article{Rajendran2013DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of antimicrobial cotton fabrics using herb loaded nanoparticles.},
  author={R. Rajendran and R Radhai and T. M. Kotresh and Em{\'i}lia Csisz{\'a}r},
  journal={Carbohydrate polymers},
  year={2013},
  volume={91 2},
  pages={613-7}
}
In the present work ethanol, methanol, petroleum ether and water extracts of the leaves of Ocimum sanctum were screened for their anti-microbial activity by using the agar diffusion method. The minimum inhibitory concentration of the extracts was also measured. The methanol extracts O. sanctum proved to have the maximum antimicrobial effect were loaded inside the sodium alginate chitosan nanoparticles by cation induced controlled gelification method and finished on cotton fabric by pad dry cure… CONTINUE READING

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