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Journal of Environmental Nanotechnology

(A Quarterly Peer-reviewed and Refereed International Journal)
ISSN(Print):2279-07 48; ISSN(Online):2319-5541
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Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles for Biological Applications

Abstract

Silver (Ag) nanoparticles have been synthesized by simple co-precipitation method. X-ray diffraction studies indicated the formation of Face centered cubic (FCC) Silver nanoparticles with grain size of 38 nm. Surface morphology of Silver (Ag) nanoparticles has been studied using scanning electron microscopy (SEM). Application of prepared silver nano particles for the treatment on the wounds of rabbits have been studied. It is inferred that both silver nanoparticle ointment and solution may be used as an alternate to antibiotics cream when antibiotic resistance is suspected. Keywords: Biological Study; Chemical method; Silver Nanoparticle; SEM; TEM.

Article Type: Research Article

Corresponding Author: Agilan  Santhanam6  

Email: agilan@cit.edu.in

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Peula Kumari  Ponnaian 1,  Rachel  Oommen 2,  Senthil Kumaran  Chinna Kannaiyan 3,  Santhanam  Jayachandran 4,  Muthukumarasamy  Natarajan 5,  Agilan  Santhanam6*.  

1. Department of Physics, Chikkanna Government Arts College, Tirupur, TN, India.

2. Department of Physics, Avinashilingam Deemed University for Women, Coimbatore, TN, India.

3, 5, 6. Department of Physics, Coimbatore Institute of Technology, Coimbatore, TN, India.

4. Department of Veterinary Physiology, Veterinary College and Research Institute, Orathanadu, TN, India.

J. Environ. Nanotechnol., Volume 4, No. 2. pp 60-64
ISSN: 2279-0748 eISSN: 2319-5541
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