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Authors

1 Department of Chemistry, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

2 Department of Engineering, Payame Noor University, Tehran, Iran

Abstract

In the present study, synthesis of silver nanoparticles and its antibacterial activity were investigated. Silver nanoparticles were rapidly synthesized using leaf extract of beet sugar leaf the formation of nanoparticles was observed within 1 hr. The results recorded from UV–vis spectrum, Transmission electron microscopy (TEM) and X-ray diffraction (XRD) support the biosynthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles.  The UV-Visible spectrophotometer was indicated absorbance peak in range of 435-440 nm. From high resolution transmission electron microscopy (HRTEM) analysis, the size of the silver nanoparticles was measured 35–40nm. Further, the antibacterial activity of synthesized silver nanoparticles showed effective inhibitory. It showed that antibacterial activity increased by addition concentration of silver nano particle. The 0.008 molar concentrations of AgNPs, antibacterial activity was higher than other concentrations. Results confirmed this protocol as simple, rapid, one step, and eco-friendly, nontoxic and alternative conventional physical/chemical methods. Nanoparticle synthesis is a novel research are to search for an eco-friendly manner and green materials for potential applications in the fields of medicine and drug delivery.

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