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Synthesis, optimization and effect of condition reactions studies of seed kernel aqueous extract mediated silver nanoparticles from Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill) Pierre Pax

François Eya’ane Meva, Marcelle Loretta Segnou, Cecile Okalla Ebongue, Vandi Deli, Judith Caroline Ngo Nyobe, Emmanuel Mpondo Mpondo

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Int. J. Biosci.7(4), 47-56, October 2015

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.12692/ijb/7.4.47-56


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Plant nanomaterial research becomes a main focus for developers working on biotechnological or biological fields. The use of seeds for the synthesis of nanoparticles is a simple route towards eco-friendly and sustainable nanotechnology area. Present work describes the synthesis, optimization and effect of condition reactions such as temperature, pH, incubation time and reactants quantities using seed kernels of Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill) Pierre Pax. Ultraviolet-spectroscopy studies confirmed that the synthesis speed increases by affecting these factors. The silver nanoparticles exhibit an absorption peak around 415-442 nm.


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