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Journal of Nanomaterials
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 789178, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/789178
Research Article

Evaluation of Biological Activities of Chemically Synthesized Silver Nanoparticles

1Botany and Microbiology Department, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
2Electron Microscope Unit, Central Laboratory, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
3Chemistry Department, College of Science, King Saud University, P.O. Box 2455, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia

Received 8 September 2015; Revised 10 November 2015; Accepted 25 November 2015

Academic Editor: Lavinia Balan

Copyright © 2015 Ashraf A. Mostafa 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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