Mycosynthesis of silver nanoparticles bearing antibacterial activity

Azmath, Pasha and Baker, Syed and Rakshith, Devaraju and Sreedharamurthy Satish, (2016) Mycosynthesis of silver nanoparticles bearing antibacterial activity. Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal, 24 (2). pp. 140-146. ISSN 1319-0164

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Mycosynthesis of silver nanoparticles was achieved by endophytic Colletotrichum sp. ALF2-6 inhabiting Andrographis paniculata. Well dispersed nanoparticles were characterized using UV–Visible spectrometry with maximum absorption conferring at 420 nm. FTIR analysis revealed possible biomolecules reducing the metal salt and stabilization of nanoparticles. XRD analysis depicted the diffraction intensities exhibiting between 20 and 80 �C at 2theta angle thus conferring the crystalline nature of nanoparticles. Morphological characteristic using TEM revealed the polydispersity of nanoparticles with size ranging from 20 to 50 nm. Synthesized nanoparticles exhibited bactericidal activity against selected human pathogens. Nanoparticles mode of action was carried out to reveal DNA damage activity. Thus the present investigation reports facile fabrication of silver nanoparticles from endophytic fungi.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: DA - 2016/03/01/ [EPrints field already has value set] JO - Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mycosynthesis, Nanoparticles, , sp., Antibacterial activity
Subjects: Agriculture Biological Sciences > Microbiology
University of Mysore > PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Agriculture Biological Sciences > Microbiology
Divisions: PG Campuses > Manasagangotri, Mysore > Microbiology
Depositing User: Praveen Kumari B.L
Date Deposited: 19 Jun 2017 06:47
Last Modified: 19 Jun 2017 06:47

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