Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Applications

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Emmanuel Chile Nleonua
Ilham Ben Amor
Soumeia Zeghoud
Hadia Hemmami


Recent developments in nanotechnology and nanoscience have improved methods for treating, preventing, and diagnosing a wide range of illnesses in many parts of living beings. Silver nanoparticles (Ag NPs) are among the most significant and intriguing metallic nanoparticles employed in several biological applications. To create Ag NPs, biomolecules from diverse microbial species and plant components have been researched as possible agents. Due to their physical orientation characteristics, and small size, these Ag NPs are widely employed and are said to have an impact on the performance of any other material that comes into touch with them. In addition, straightforward biological, physical, and chemical methods may be used to create Ag NPs. Due to their enhanced responsiveness to environmentally friendly technology for quantifiable synthesis, several developed nations have seen significant growth in the biosynthesis of Ag NPs. The biological method, however, is the approach to preparation that is most in demand since it is quicker, safer, less expensive, and more environmentally friendly than other techniques. In addition, the importance of Ag NPs is extensively examined in light of their numerous bioapplications, including those for antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, Antiviral activity, Catalytic Activity, and anticancer medicines

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Nleonua, E. C., Ben Amor, I., Zeghoud, S., & Hemmami, H. (2023). Biosynthesis of Silver Nanoparticles and Their Applications. Algerian Journal of Biosciences, 4(1), 052–063.
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