Nanotechnology is an emerging field of science and technology with numerous applications in biomedical fields and manufacturing new materials. To extract gold nanoparticles with different techniques, green biosynthesis is in under exploration due to its cost effective ecofriendly preparation with controllable shape, size and disparity, tremendous physical and chemical inertness, optical properties related with surface plasmon resonance, surface modification, surface bio-conjugation with molecular probes, excellent biocompatibility and less toxicity. This review article presents the overview of green biosynthesis of gold nanoparticles (AuNP) and their recent biomedical applications.
Tuhin Subhra Santra,
Tarun Kumar Barik,
Green Biosynthesis of Gold Nanoparticles and Biomedical Applications, American Journal of Nano Research and Applications. Special Issue:Nanomaterials and Its Applications.
Vol. 2, No. 6-2,
2014, pp. 5-12.
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