Green Synthesized Metal Oxide Nanomaterials Photocatalysis in Combating Bacterial Infection
With the unprecedented progresses of nanotechnology, metallic nanoparticles (MNPs) synthesized by green approaches have received global attention due to their low toxicity for the mankind. The advent in nanomaterial studies and their applications provoked issue of their toxicity and biocompatibility with respect to ecosystem and human health. This chapter provides glimpse to green synthesis and functionalization of nanoparticles used for the environmental remediation as well as highlights the “state of the art” in exploring various environment-friendly synthesis approaches. However, the field of nanoscience has blossomed over the last two decades to unfold to unleash its power on our day-to-day lives of various nanotechnological production processes. Also new strategies have been applied for synthesis and industrial preparation. In particular, this chapter discusses green nanotechnology-based production of biocompatible Ag and Au nanoparticles and their biomedical applications and also enlightens the platform for innovative antibacterial efficacy and its cytotoxicity.
KeywordsNanotechnology Metallic nanoparticles Green synthesis Antibacterial Biocompatible Cytotoxicity
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