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RESEARCH JOURNAL OF PHARMACY AND TECHNOLOGY
Year : 2021, Volume : 14, Issue : 1
First page : ( 325) Last page : ( 330)
Print ISSN : 0974-3618. Online ISSN : 0974-360X.
Article DOI : 10.5958/0974-360X.2021.00060.3

Green synthesis and characterization of silver nanoparticles with Rhizome extract of Curcuma longa (AgNPs-RECL) for Antimicrobial activity towards Xanthomonas and Erwinia species

Gaurav Isha1*, Tanuja2

1Department of Botany, Magadh University, Bodh Gaya, Bihar, India.

2Department of Botany, Thakur Prasad Singh College (Patliputra University), Patna, Bihar, India.

*Corresponding Author E-mail: ishagaurav.botany@gmail.com

Online published on 22 April, 2021.

Abstract

Background: Nanotechnology is one the most crucial areas of research with a wide biomedical application including drug delivery. Conventionally physical, and chemical methods have been used for the synthesis of metal-based nanoparticles (NPs) however, they show cytotoxicity and even not better for sustainable environment. Therefore, green synthesis of NPs using plant extract is a better alternative. Herein, we report the synthesis, characterization, and antimicrobial activity of silver nanoparticles with rhizome extract of Curcuma longa (AgNPs-RECL). Objective: To perform green synthesis of AgNPs-RECL, followed by their characterization via scanning electron microscopy (SEM), ultraviolet (UV)-visible spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform-infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), and high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC). Further, antimicrobial activity of AgNPs-RECL was examined using disc diffusion test. Result: AgNPs-RECL showed antimicrobial activity towards two plant pathogenic bacteria Xanthomonas anoxopodis and Erwinia amylovora. Conclusion: It was concluded that AgNPs-RECL have the potential to inhibit plant pathogenic bacteria like Xanthomonas and Erwinia, which could be useful for nano drug delivery applications.

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Keywords

Nanoparticle, Curcuma longa, Silver nanoparticle, Antimicrobial activity, Erwinia, And Xanthomonas.

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