Momordica cymbalaria Fruit Extract Using Bio Production of Selenium Nanoparticles
and Assessment of Antibacterial Activity
Paulraj Suganya*, Sherlin Shruthi Sathia Singh, and Sundaramoorthy Pandi
Department of Biotechnology, Sri Kaliswari College (Autonomous), Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India
*Corresponding Author: Paulraj Suganya, Department of Biotechnology, Sri Kaliswari College (Autonomous), Sivakasi, Tamil Nadu, India.
September 06, 2021; Published: November 10, 2021
Synthesis of nano- selenium was achieved by fruit extract. This aim of the present study is bioproduction of selenium nanoparticles using fruit extract which was from Momordica cymbalaria (athalkkai in Tamil). The confirmation of selenium nanoparticles was confirmed by Transmission Electron Microscope (TEM), Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM), X-Ray Crystallography (XRD), Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR), UV visible spectroscopy (UV - Vis) and Se NPs were examined the antibacterial activity of the biosynthesized Se NPs. The overall result from this study clearly indicates that the biosynthesized of Se NPs may have a great potential for further use.
Keywords: Momordica cymbalaria; Athalakkai; Selenium Nanoparticles; Antibacterial Activity
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