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Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles using Citrus Unshiu peel extract

Haniyeh Norouzi, Hossein Behmadi, Kambiz Larijani, Sadegh Allameh

In this work, we describe a cost effective and environment friendly technique for green synthesis of silver nanoparticles from 1mM AgNO3 solution through the extract simple and cheap route using peel extract of Citrus Unshiuas reducing and capping agent. Formation of nanoparticles were characterized using UV– Vis spectrophotometer, Energy Dispersive X-ray (EDX), Scanning Electron Microscopic (SEM), and FT-IR spectroscopy. SEM analysis showed the silver nanoparticles ranges from 40.18 to 48.73 nm.


Keywords: Citrus Unshiu, Silver nanoparticles, Bio-synthesis


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