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International Journal of Analytical Chemistry
Volume 2017, Article ID 8108504, 9 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/8108504
Research Article

Green Synthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles Using Citrullus lanatus Fruit Rind Extract

1Chemistry Department, Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844, Nairobi 00100, Kenya
2School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, United States International University Africa, P.O. Box 14634, Nairobi 00800, Kenya
3Multimedia University of Kenya, P.O. Box 30305, Nairobi 00100, Kenya

Correspondence should be addressed to Naumih M. Noah; ek.ca.uisu@haonm

Received 30 November 2016; Accepted 30 January 2017; Published 20 February 2017

Academic Editor: Xifan Mei

Copyright © 2017 Michael Ndikau et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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