Preparation and Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles
Ratan Das, Sneha Gang, Siddhartha Sankar Nath
DOI: 10.4236/jbnb.2011.24057   PDF    HTML     12,064 Downloads   24,981 Views   Citations


Uniform silver nanoparticles have been prepared through the chemical reduction of silver ions by ethanol in presence of sodium linoleate. TEM micrograph shows a uniform distribution of the particles with an average size of 12 nm. Further, the antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles shows that these nanoparticles can be used as effective growth inhibitors against Staphylococcus Basillus, Staphylloccoccus Aureus, and Pseudimonas Aureginosa.

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Das, R. , Gang, S. and Nath, S. (2011) Preparation and Antibacterial Activity of Silver Nanoparticles. Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, 2, 472-475. doi: 10.4236/jbnb.2011.24057.

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