ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

Research Article | Open Access
Rama Sharma
Department of Biotechnology, GLA University, Mathura – 281 406, Uttar Pradesh, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2020;14(3):1941-1947 | Article Number: 6260
https://doi.org/10.22207/JPAM.14.3.33 | © The Author(s). 2020
Received: 12/04/2020 | Accepted: 26/08/2020 | Published: 16/09/2020
Abstract

In the present work, the chemical reduction method has been used to synthesize silver nanoparticles using stearic acid capping agents in different concentrations. These nanoparticles are characterized by ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy and dynamic light scattering (DLS). The size of the synthesized silver nanoparticles found between 80-100 nm and stable up to 5 months. These nanoparticles show a very good bactericidal influence on E. coli and S. aureus. In this method silver nanoparticles have synthesized at room temperature without using any inert atmosphere, this is the advantage of this method over others.

Keywords

Silver nanoparticles, Stearic acid, UV-Vis. spectroscopy, Antibacterial

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