Asmita Sharma


Green synthesis of nanoparticles is an ecofriendly and safe mode of synthesis of nanomaterial using biological resources. The main aim of green synthesis is to minimize the use of toxic chemicals to prevent the environment  from pollution. The biogenic routes for the fabrication of nanomaterials are therefore becoming more and more popular.

Biogenic fabrication  of platinum nanoparticles using various plant species such as Anogeissus latifolia, Cinnamom zeylanicum, Cinnamomum camphora, Curcuma longa, Doipyros kaki, Gardenia jasminoides, Glycine max, Musa paradisica, Ocimun sanctum, Pinus resinosa and Pulicaria glutinosa have been reported. Plant and their parts are known to have various kinds of primary and secondary metabolites which reduce the metal salts to metal nanoparticles

This approach has been actively pursued in recent years as an alternative, efficient, inexpensive, and environmentally safe method for producing nanoparticles with specified properties.

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