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Nanoscience & Nanotechnology-Asia


ISSN (Print): 2210-6812
ISSN (Online): 2210-6820

Review Article

A Comprehensive Review on Synthesis of Silver Nano-particles: An Update

Author(s): Aditya Sharma, Anju Goyal*, Sapna Kumari, Madhukar Garg, Arpanpreet Kaur, Dinesh Mehta, Vibha Singh and Bhavya Hans

Volume 14, Issue 2, 2024

Published on: 02 February, 2024

Article ID: e020224226663 Pages: 21

DOI: 10.2174/0122106812259420240102060527

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Silver and silver salts have been used since the beginning of civilization, but silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) have just recently been discovered. They have been employed as antioxidants and antibacterial, antifungal, and potential anticáncer agents in agriculture and medicine. Many bacteria, including Bacilluscereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Citrobacter koseri, Salmonella typhii, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Vibrio parahaemolyticus, and the fungus Candida albicans, were shown to be inhibited in their growth and multiplication by binding Ag/Ag+ to biomolecules that are present in microbial cells. Ag NPs are thought to create reactive oxygen species and free radicals, which cause apoptosis, cell death, and hinder cell reproduction. Ag NPs diffuse in side cells and break because they are smaller than bacteria. The researchers have developed numerous methods of their synthesis. The present review focused on the latest evidence related to silver nanoparticles, several methods of preparations, along with examples listed in the literature.

Keywords: Silver nanoparticles, physicochemical features, synthesis, physical methods, chemical methods, biological methods.

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