Journal of Nanosciences: Current Research

ISSN: 2572-0813

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Nafeesa Khatoon


  • Review Article
    Biotechnological Applications of Green Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles
    Author(s): Nafeesa Khatoon, Jahirul Ahmed Mazumder and Meryam SardarNafeesa Khatoon, Jahirul Ahmed Mazumder and Meryam Sardar

    Silver and its compound have been widely used since from ancient time for the treatment of bacteria and wound infections especially in patients of serious burns. The use of silver compounds has been deteriorated due to emergence of new therapeutic agents. In the past decade nanotechnology has acquired pace due to its ability of modifying metals ions into their nano range, which dramatically changes their chemical, physical and optical properties. Silver nanoparticles have been proved a potential antimicrobial agent. Recently, the use of silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) has been greatly enhanced, due to the development of antibiotic resistance against several pathogenic bacteria. The silver nanoparticles have been widely employed in biomedical industry as coatings in dressings, in medicinal devices and in the form of nanogels in cosmetics and lotions, etc. There are well established protoc.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2572-0813.1000107

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