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Title: Synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles using plant leaf extract against urinary tract infection pathogen
Authors: Santhoshkumar, J.
Venkat Kumar, S.
Rajeshkumar, S.
Keywords: оксид цинка; наночастицы; антимикробная активность; мочевыводящие пути; патогены; инфекции
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher: Томский политехнический университет
Citation: Santhoshkumar J. Synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles using plant leaf extract against urinary tract infection pathogen / J. Santhoshkumar, S. Venkat Kumar, S. Rajeshkumar // Resource-Efficient Technologies. — 2017. — Vol. 3, iss. 4. — [P. 459-465].
Abstract: In modern science, Nanotechnology is an ablaze field for the researchers. Zinc oxide nanoparticles (ZnO NPs) are known to be one of the most multifunctional inorganic nanoparticles with its application in treatment of urinary tract infection. Nanoparticles were synthesized using Passiflora caerulea fresh leaf extract and were characterized by UV-visible spectroscopy (UV-vis), X-ray diffractometer (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), Scanning electron microscopy (SEM), Energy dispersive analysis of x-ray (EDAX), Atomic force microscopy (AFM). Therefore, the study reveals an efficient, eco-friendly and simple method for the green synthesis of multifunctional ZnO NPs using P. caerulea. Urinary tract infection causing microbes were isolated from the disease affected patient urine sample. The synthesized nanoparticles have been tested against the pathogenic culture showed a very good zone of inhibition compared with plant extract. It indicates the biomedical capability of ZnO NPs.
URI: http://earchive.tpu.ru/handle/11683/50330
ISSN: 2405-6537
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