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Publication Type : Journal Article
Publisher : International Conference on Advanced Material Technologies (ICAMT)
Source : International Conference on Advanced Material Technologies (ICAMT) (2016)
Campus : Bengaluru
School : School of Engineering
Center : Analytical Chemistry
Department : Chemistry
Year : 2016
Abstract : A simple method based on the principles of green chemistry has been developed to synthesize stable silver nanoparticles (AgNP) for possible biomedical applications. Blend of sodium alginate (SA) and lignosulphonic acid (LS) prepared in the ratio of 80/20 mass percent respectively was used as reducing and stabilizing agent. This blend is biocompatible and has shown drug release ability under physiological conditions. Use of blend has an added advantage as LS has the ability to reduce silver while the blend matrix acts as a stabilizing agent. Effect of precursor concentration (AgNO3) and temperature was investigated. Progress of synthesis was monitored using UV-Vis spectroscopy. Higher temperature and lower silver nitrate concentration showed better synthesis of AgNP.
Cite this Research Publication : Dr. Amrita Thakur and Dr. S. Giridhar Reddy, “Green Synthesis Of Silver Nanoparticles Using Sodium Alginate And Lignosulphonic Acid Blends”, in International Conference on Advanced Material Technologies (ICAMT), 2016.