Table of Contents
Journal of Nanoparticles
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 182320, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/182320
Research Article

Adiantum philippense L. Frond Assisted Rapid Green Synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles

1Department of Microbiology, University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra 411007, India
2Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, University of Pune, Pune, Maharashtra 411007, India
3Department of Applied Physics, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology, Girinagar, Pune 411025, India

Received 31 January 2013; Accepted 18 April 2013

Academic Editor: Gunjan Agarwal

Copyright © 2013 Duhita G. Sant 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.

Linked References

  1. T. C. Prathna, L. Mathew, N. Chandrasekaran, A. M. Raichur, and A. Mukherjee, Biomimetic Synthesis of Nanoparticles: Science, Technology & Applicability, Biomimetics Learning from Nature, edited by A. Mukherjee, 2010.
  2. R. R. Arvizo, S. Bhattacharyya, R. Kudgus, K. Giri, R. Bhattacharya, and P. Mukherjee, “Intrinsic therapeutic applications of noble metal nanoparticles: past, present and future,” Chemical Society Reviews, vol. 41, no. 7, pp. 2943–2970, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  3. L. Castro, M. L. Blázquez, F. González, J. A. Muñoz, and A. Ballester, “Extracellular biosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using sugar beet pulp,” Chemical Engineering Journal, vol. 164, pp. 92–97, 2010. View at Google Scholar
  4. A. D. Dwivedi and K. Gopal, “Biosynthesis of silver and gold nanoparticles using Chenopodium album leaf extract,” Colloids and Surfaces A, vol. 369, no. 1–3, pp. 27–33, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  5. S. Ghosh, S. Patil, M. Ahire et al., “Synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Dioscorea bulbifera tuber extract and evaluation of its synergistic potential in combination with antimicrobial agents,” International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol. 7, pp. 483–496, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  6. D. Philip, “Biosynthesis of Au, Ag and Au-Ag nanoparticles using edible mushroom extract,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 73, pp. 374–381, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  7. M. Sathishkumar, K. Sneha, S. W. Won, C. W. Cho, S. Kim, and Y. S. Yun, “Cinnamon zeylanicum bark extract and powder mediated green synthesis of nano-crystalline silver particles and its bactericidal activity,” Colloids and Surfaces B, vol. 73, no. 2, pp. 332–338, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. S. Kaviya, J. Santhanalakshmi, B. Viswanathan, J. Muthumary, and K. Srinivasan, “Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using citrus sinensis peel extract and its antibacterial activity,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 79, no. 3, pp. 594–598, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. O. Sawant, V. J. Kadam, and R. Ghosh, “In vitro free radical scavenging and antioxidant activity of Adiantum lunulatum,” Journal of Herbal Medicine and Toxicology, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 39–44, 2009. View at Google Scholar
  10. V. Karthik, K. Raju, M. Ayyanar, K. Gowrishankar, and T. Sekar, “Ethno medicinal uses of pteridophytes in Kolli Hills, Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu, India,” Journal of Natural Product and Plant Resources, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 50–55, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  11. C. Pan, Y. G. Chen, X. Y. Ma, J. H. Jiang, F. He, and Y. Zhang, “Phytochemical constituents and pharmacological activities of plants from the Genus Adiantum: a review,” Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 681–692, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  12. M. J. Mithraja, J. M. Antonisamy, M. Mahesh, Z. M. Paul, and S. Jeeva, “Inter-specific variation studies on the phyto-constituents of Christella and Adiantum using phytochemical methods,” Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 40–45, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  13. M. S. Ali, M. R. Amin, C. M. I. Kamal, and M. A. Hossain, “In vitro antioxidant, cytotoxic, thrombolytic activities and phytochemical evaluation of methanol extract of the A. philippense L. leaves,” Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, vol. 3, no. 6, pp. 464–469, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  14. S. Ghosh, S. Patil, M. Ahire et al., “Gnidia glauca flower extract mediated synthesis of gold nanoparticles and evaluation of its chemocatalytic potential,” Journal of Nanobiotechnology, vol. 10, no. 17, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  15. S. Ghosh, S. Patil, M. Ahire et al., “Synthesis of gold nanoanisotrops using Dioscorea bulbifera tuber extract,” Journal of Nanomaterials, vol. 2011, Article ID 354793, 8 pages, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar
  16. Y. Park, Y. N. Hong, A. Weyers, Y. S. Kim, and R. J. Linhardt, “Polysaccharides and phytochemicals: a natural reservoir for the green synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles,” IET Nanobiotechnology, vol. 5, no. 3, pp. 69–78, 2011. View at Google Scholar
  17. K. Govindaraju, S. K. Basha, V. G. Kumar, and G. Singaravelu, “Silver, gold and bimetallic nanoparticles production using single-cell protein (Spirulina platensis) Geitler,” Journal of Materials Science, vol. 43, no. 15, pp. 5115–5122, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  18. R. Vaidyanathan, K. Kalishwaralal, S. Gopalram, and S. Gurunathan, “Nanosilver—the burgeoning therapeutic molecule and its green synthesis,” Biotechnology Advances, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 924–937, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  19. S. S. Shankar, A. Rai, B. Ankamwar, A. Singh, A. Ahmad, and M. Sastry, “Biological synthesis of triangular gold nanoprisms,” Nature Materials, vol. 3, no. 7, pp. 482–488, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  20. S. S. Shankar, A. Rai, A. Ahmad, and M. Sastry, “Controling the optical properties of lemongrass extract synthesized gold nanotriangles and potebtial application in infrared absorbing optical coatings,” Applied Nanoscience, vol. 1, pp. 69–77, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  21. D. S. Sheny, J. Mathew, and D. Philip, “Phytosynthesis of Au, Ag and Au-Ag bimetallic nanoparticles using aqueous extract and dried leaf of Anacardium occidentale,” Spectrochimica Acta Part A, vol. 79, no. 1, pp. 254–262, 2011. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  22. K. D. Arunachalam, S. K. Annamalai, and S. Hari, “One-step green synthesis and characterization of leaf extract-mediated biocompatible silver and gold nanoparticles from Memecylon umbellatum,” International Journal of Nanomedicine, vol. 8, pp. 307–1315, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  23. S. P. Dubey, M. Lahtinen, and M. Sillanpää, “Tansy fruit mediated greener synthesis of silver and gold nanoparticles,” Process Biochemistry, vol. 45, no. 7, pp. 1065–1071, 2010. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  24. T. P. Amaladhas, S. Sivagami, T. A. Devi, N. Ananthi, and S. P. Velammal, “Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles by leaf extract of Cassia angustifolia,” Advances in Natural Sciences, vol. 3, pp. 1–8, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  25. A. Bootz, V. Vogel, D. Schubert, and J. Kreuter, “Comparison of scanning electron microscopy, dynamic light scattering and analytical ultracentrifugation for the sizing of poly(butyl cyanoacrylate) nanoparticles,” European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, vol. 57, no. 2, pp. 369–375, 2004. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  26. S. Das, P. Roy, S. Mondal, T. Bera, and A. Mukherjee, “One pot synthesis of gold nanoparticles and application in chemotherapy of wild and resistant type visceral leishmaniasis,” Colloids and Surfaces B, vol. 107, pp. 27–34, 2013. View at Google Scholar
  27. R. Parmar, M. H. Mangrola, B. H. Parmar, and V. G. Joshi, “A software to calculate crystalline size by Debey-Scherrer Formula using VB.NET,” Multi Disciplinary Edu Global Quest, vol. 1, no. 1, 2012. View at Google Scholar
  28. R. Silverstein and F. Webster, Spectrometric Identification of Organic Compounds, Wiley India, 6th edition, 2006.
  29. M. Taraschewski, H. K. Cammenga, R. Tuckermann, and S. Bauerecker, “FTIR Study of CO2 and H2O/CO2 nanoparticles and their temporal evolution at 80 K,” Journal of Physical Chemistry A, vol. 109, no. 15, pp. 3337–3343, 2005. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  30. C. Y. Kim, T. Sekino, and K. Niihara, “Synthesis of bismuth sodium titanate nanosized powders by solution/sol-gel process,” Journal of the American Ceramic Society, vol. 86, no. 9, pp. 1464–1467, 2003. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  31. Y. F. Zhang, J. X. Zhang, Q. M. Lu, and Q. Y. Zhang, “Synthesis and characterization of Ca3Co4O9 nanoparticles by citrate sol-gel method,” Materials Letters, vol. 60, no. 20, pp. 2443–2446, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  32. S. P. Chandran, M. Chaudhary, R. Pasricha, A. Ahmad, and M. Sastry, “Synthesis of gold nanotriangles and silver nanoparticles using Aloe vera plant extract,” Biotechnology Progress, vol. 22, no. 2, pp. 577–583, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus