Commercial Yeast Extracts Mediated Green Synthesis of Silver Chloride Nanoparticles and their Anti-mycobacterial Activity

  • Anbarasu Sivaraj
  • Vanaja Kumar
  • Revathy Sunder
  • Krupakar Parthasarathy
  • Govindaraju KasiveluEmail author
Brief Communication


Green synthesis of silver chloride nanoparticles (AgCl NPs) using commercial yeast extract has been carried out. The physico–chemical characterizations of AgCl NPs were carried out by UV–visible spectroscopy, XRD, FTIR, HR-SEM equipped with EDAX and TEM. In vitro efficacy of anti-mycobacterial properties of AgCl NPs were determined by agar well diffusion and Luciferase Reporter Phage (LRP) assay were used against Mycobacteriumsmegmatis (MC2155) and Mycobacteriumtuberculosis H37Rv respectively. This shows that the AgCl NPs have potential anti-myobacterial activity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis H37Rv.


Yeast extract AgCl nanoparticles LRP Anti-mycobacterial activity 



We thank the management of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai for its strong support in research activities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anbarasu Sivaraj
    • 1
  • Vanaja Kumar
    • 1
  • Revathy Sunder
    • 1
  • Krupakar Parthasarathy
    • 1
  • Govindaraju Kasivelu
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Centre for Drug Discovery and DevelopmentSathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Ocean ResearchSathyabama Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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