Advances in Materials Science and Engineering / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

A Review on the Green Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Morphologies Studied via TEM

Table 1

Size dependent synthesis of silver nanoparticles via ecofriendly synthesis routes.

TypeDiameterReferences

Bacteria
Pseudomonas stutzeri AG259 200 nm[8]
Proteus mirabilis PTCC 1710 10–20 nm[9]
Fungi
Verticillium 25 nm ± 12 nm[13, 14]
Fusarium oxysporum 5–15 nm[15]
Cladosporium cladosporioides 10–100 nm[16]
Fusarium oxysporum 20–50 nm[17]
Aspergillus fumigatus 5–25 nm[19]
A. flavus 5–30 nm[20]
Yeast
MKY3 2–5 nm[23]
 Baker’s yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae 60–80 nm[24]
Algae
Sargassum wightii 8–12 nm[25]
Plant extracts
 Alfalfa sprouts2–20 nm[26]
Geranium leafs14–46 nm[27]
Chrysanthemum indicum L.38–72 nm [38]
Acacia leucophloea 17–29 nm[39]
Ganoderma neojaponicum Imazeki 5 nm[40]
Colletotrichum sp.20–40 nm[41]
Caffeine and tea extract 60 nm[42]
Gelatin and glucose 3.68 nm and 5.28 nm [43]
Thevetia peruviana (latex)10–60 nm[45]
Elaeagnus latifolia 30–50 nm [46]
Leptadenia reticulata 50–70 nm[47]
 Olive extract (1 mL)30 nm[48]
 Olive extract (5 mL)15 nm[48]
Terminalia chebula fruit extract100 nm[49]
Tinospora cordifolia 17–29 nm[50]