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Journal of Parasitology Research
Volume 2014, Article ID 187640, 10 pages
Research Article

Novel Arsenic Nanoparticles Are More Effective and Less Toxic than As (III) to Inhibit Extracellular and Intracellular Proliferation of Leishmania donovani

1Department of Biochemistry, University of Calcutta, Kolkata 700019, India
2Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721302, India

Received 14 August 2014; Revised 21 November 2014; Accepted 24 November 2014; Published 31 December 2014

Academic Editor: Barbara Papadopoulou

Copyright © 2014 Sudipta Chakraborty 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.

Supplementary Material

Figure 1. The As-NPs were characterized by DLS measurement in a Malvern Nano ZS instrument equipped with a 4mW He-Ne LASER (λ= 632.8 nm). The calculated average particle size of As-NPs was found to be 76  nm

Figure 2. Leishmania donovani promastigotes stably expressing EGFP were generated by transfection of pTEX-EGFP plasmid into the log phase cells using an electroporator. The image of such a promastigote stably expressing EGFP was given below

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