Biosynthesis and antibacterial activity of ZnO nanoparticles using Trifolium pratense flower extract

Renata Dobrucka , Jolanta Długaszewska

Abstract

Zinc oxide (ZnO) has broad applications in various areas. Nanoparticle synthesis using plants is an alternative to conventional physical and chemical methods. It is known that the biological synthesis of nanoparticles is gaining importance due to its simplicity, eco-friendliness and extensive antimicrobial activity. Also, in this study we report the synthesis of ZnO nanoparticles using Trifolium pratense flower extract. The prepared ZnO nanoparticles have been characterized by UV–Vis absorption spectroscopy, X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FT-IR), and scanning electron microscopy (SEM) with Energy dispersive X-ray analysis (EDX). Besides, this study determines the antimicrobial efficacy of the synthesized ZnO nanoparticles against clinical and standard strains of S. aureus and P. aeruginosa and standard strain of E. coli.
Author Renata Dobrucka (WT / KTiEPP)
Renata Dobrucka,,
- Department of Industrial Products and Ecology
, Jolanta Długaszewska - Uniwersytet Medyczny im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu
Jolanta Długaszewska,,
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Journal seriesSaudi Journal of Biological Sciences, ISSN 1319-562X, (A 25 pkt)
Issue year2016
Vol23
No4
Pages517-523
Publication size in sheets0.5
Keywords in EnglishZnO nanoparticles, Plant, Antibacterial activity
ASJC Classification1100 General Agricultural and Biological Sciences
DOIDOI:10.1016/j.sjbs.2015.05.016
Languageen angielski
Score (nominal)25
ScoreMinisterial score = 25.0, 17-09-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Ministerial score (2013-2016) = 25.0, 17-09-2019, ArticleFromJournal
Publication indicators WoS Citations = 50; Scopus SNIP (Source Normalised Impact per Paper): 2016 = 1.606; WoS Impact Factor: 2016 = 2.564 (2) - 2016=2.43 (5)
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UwagiAvailable online : 31 May 2015
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