Antibacterial Effect Of Fe2o3 Nanoparticles Synthesized By B. diffusa Herbal Extract


  • P.P.N.Vijay Kumar Advanced Analytical Laboratory, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530003, India
  • S.V.N. Pammi Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Chungnam National University, Daeduk Science Town, 305-764, Daejeon, Korea
  • U. Shameemc Department of Zoology, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam 530003, India


B. diffusa, Iron oxide, Green synthesis, antibacterial activity


The present study was carried out in order to evaluate the potential antibacterial activity of iron oxide nanoparticles (Fe2O3) synthesized by green synthesis against gram negative and gram positive bacteria. The synthesized iron oxide nanoparticles were characterized by scanning electron microscope (SEM-EDS), X-ray diffraction (XRD), Fourier transform infrared spectroscopy (FTIR). Antibacterial activity was investigated using agar well diffusion method. The characterized nanoparticles were average size 34 nm with spherical shape. The green synthesized iron oxide nanoparticles show good antibacterial effect on gram positive bacteria compare to gram negative bacteria.


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P.P.N.Vijay Kumar, S.V.N. Pammi, and U. Shameemc. “Antibacterial Effect Of Fe2o3 Nanoparticles Synthesized By B. Diffusa Herbal Extract”. International Journal of Pharmaceutics and Drug Analysis, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 2018, pp. 35-40,



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