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Journal of Nanotechnology
Volume 2015, Article ID 132675, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/132675
Research Article

Biological Synthesis of Silver Nanoparticles by Cell-Free Extract of Spirulina platensis

1School of Sciences, Suresh Gyan Vihar University, Rajasthan 302017, India
2Marine Biotechnology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of Delhi, Delhi, India

Received 23 July 2015; Revised 25 October 2015; Accepted 26 October 2015

Academic Editor: Dong Kee Yi

Copyright © 2015 Gaurav Sharma 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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