Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Synthesis and optimization of silver nanoparticles


Author(s):

M. Ramya, M. Sylvia Subapriya, B. Nalini

Recieved Date: 2020-09-03, Accepted Date: 2020-12-20

Abstract:

By optimizing the Leucas aspera silver nanoparticles are widely as a major sources of antioxidants and antimicrobial activity against the enteropathogenicspecies. Therefore, these AgNP synthesized from medicinal plants are rich in phytoconstituents posing no toxic effects and are ecofriendly in nature.The particle size and zeta potential were analyzed simultaneously to assess both the size distribution and corresponding suspension stability of Leucas aspera silver nanoparticles. It was oberved from the present research work that the optimization of Leucas aspera nanoparticleultracentrifugation (1 h 10 min) produced smaller particle size with a highly stable solution (g value of 12,000) producing a sharper and narrowerdistribution of particles with an average particle size of 23.44 nm and the corresponding suspension stability -24.7 mV. Hence, this method wasadopted as the optimized method for synthesizing the Ag nanoparticles from other medicinal plant extracts with higher stability

Keywords:

Silver nanoparticles, medicinal plants, centrifugation, particle size, zeta potential


Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2021
Volume: 19
Issue: 1
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 30-35


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