Silver nanoparticles synthesised using plant extracts show strong antibacterial activity.

@article{Kumari2015SilverNS,
  title={Silver nanoparticles synthesised using plant extracts show strong antibacterial activity.},
  author={A. P. Padma Kumari and Anika Guliani and Rubbel Singla and Ramdhan Yadav and Sudesh Kumar Yadav},
  journal={IET nanobiotechnology},
  year={2015},
  volume={9 3},
  pages={142-52}
}
In this study, three plants Populus alba, Hibiscus arboreus and Lantana camara were explored for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles (SNPs). The effect of reaction temperature and leaf extract (LE) concentration of P. alba, H. arboreus and L. camara was evaluated on the synthesis and size of SNPs. The SNPs were characterised by ultra-violet-visible spectroscopy, scanning electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy. The synthesis rate of SNPs was highest with LE of L. camara followed by H… CONTINUE READING

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