Catalytic and antibacterial activity of copper nanoparticle-starch composite

Gargi Dinda; Dipankar Halder; Atanu Mitra

Volume 3, Issue 1 , 2018, , Pages 2-7

  We report the successful synthesis of copper nanoparticle (CuNP)-starch composite employing low cost green protocol without inert gas protection. UV-Vis spectroscopy, X-Ray diffraction (XRD) and Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) were used to characterize the CuNP-starch composite. Mono-disperse ...  Read More

In Vitro antibacterial studies of phytosynthesized silver nanoparticles using Dianthus Caryophyllus L. (Carnation)

Rachna .; Baljeet S. Saharan .; Mahender S. Yadav .; Nisha Sharma .

Volume 3, Issue 1 , 2018, , Pages 54-57

  A simple and efficient synthesis of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) is reported here using red Dianthus caryophyllus flower, acting both as reducing and capping agent. The resultant silver colloids were characterized using UV-visible spectrophotometer, X-ray Diffractometer (XRD) and Transmission electron ...  Read More

Green synthesis of hybrid silver nano structures using Cassia occidentalis plant leaf broth and their characterization

Arehalli S Santhosh; Shadakshari Sandeep; Ningappa Kumara Swamy; Gurukar S Suresh; Jose S Melo

Volume 2, Issue 10 , 2017, , Pages 639-642

  In the present work, we report on green synthesis of hybrid silver nano structures using a solution of AgNO3 and leaf broth of Cassia occidentalis plant as reducing agent. The incubation of AgNO3 solution and leaf broth for 48 hrs under neutral pH and constant stirring at 150 rpm resulted in the formation ...  Read More

A study on green reducing agents for gold nanoparticles

Ravi Jon; Vipul Singh; D.P Jayapandian

Volume 2, Issue 6 , 2017, , Pages 410-412

  The main aim of this research is to propose the various green reducing agents for extract the green gold nanoparticles from Gold Chloride (HAucl4) solution. Green reducing agents are safe and eco-friendly for the extraction of the gold nanoparticles. The green gold nanoparticles were synthesized using ...  Read More

Green synthesis of Cu2O hollow microspheres

Abhishek K. Bhardwaj; Abhishek Shukla; S. C. Singh; Kailash N. Uttam; Gopal Nath; Ram Gopal

Volume 2, Issue 2 , 2017, , Pages 132-138

  Green synthesis of nanoparticles (NPs) from biological constituents extracts have emerged as potential methods for the fabrication of metallic NPs. In the present study, Cuprous oxides hallow microspheres (Cu2O-HMs) have been synthesized using D. carota pulp waste extract (CPWE). This Cu2O hollow microsphere ...  Read More