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Synthesis of silver nanoparticles with antibacterial activity using the lichen Parmotrema praesorediosum

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Nanomedicine, December 2013
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Title
Synthesis of silver nanoparticles with antibacterial activity using the lichen Parmotrema praesorediosum
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International Journal of Nanomedicine, December 2013
DOI 10.2147/ijn.s52306
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Ropisah Mie, Mohd Wahid Samsudin, Laily B Din, Azizan Ahmad, Nazlina Ibrahim, Siti Noor Adnalizawati Adnan

Abstract

Development of a green chemistry process for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles has become a focus of interest. This would offer numerous benefits, including ecofriendliness and compatibility for biomedical applications. Here we report the synthesis of silver nanoparticles from the reduction of silver nitrate and an aqueous extract of the lichen Parmotrema praesorediosum as a reductant as well as a stabilizer. The physical appearance of these silver nanoparticles was characterized using ultraviolet-visible spectroscopy, electron microscopy, energy-dispersive spectroscopy, and X-ray diffraction techniques. The results show that silver nanoparticles synthesized using P. praesorediosum have an average particle size of 19 nm with a cubic structure. The antibacterial activity of the synthesized silver nanoparticles was tested against eight micro-organisms using the disk diffusion method. The results reveal that silver nanoparticles synthesized using P. praesorediosum have potential antibacterial activity against Gram-negative bacteria.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Mexico 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Russia 1 <1%
Unknown 152 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 23 15%
Student > Ph. D. Student 21 14%
Student > Bachelor 21 14%
Researcher 20 13%
Professor 4 3%
Other 21 14%
Unknown 45 29%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 28 18%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 19 12%
Chemistry 15 10%
Immunology and Microbiology 8 5%
Engineering 6 4%
Other 24 15%
Unknown 55 35%
Attention Score in Context

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This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 2. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 January 2014.
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#15,879,822
of 25,584,565 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Nanomedicine
#1,779
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#187,478
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Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Nanomedicine
#43
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