Susceptibility of Biosynthesis Silver Nanoparticles on the Antimicrobial Potential of Poly N-vinylpyrrolidone
International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology
Volume 2, Issue 2, May 2017, Pages: 106-112
Received: Jan. 4, 2017; Accepted: Jan. 31, 2017; Published: Mar. 1, 2017
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Nesreen A. Fatthallah, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Processes Development and Design Department, Petroleum Biotechnology Lab., Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Nahla A. Mansour, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Petrochemical Department, Polymer Lab, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Manal G. Mohamed, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Petrochemical Department, Polymer Lab, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
Azza M. Mazrouaa, Egyptian Petroleum Research Institute, Petrochemical Department, Polymer Lab, Nasr City, Cairo, Egypt
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Silver nanoparticles were synthesized by chemical reduction method from pomegranate Peel with and without of surfactant sodium dodecylsulphat (SDS). In the present studies polyN-vinylpyrrolidone (PNVPy) nanocomposite was polymerized in situ in presence of various compositions of AgNPs. Thin films of these nanocomposites were characterized by X-ray diffraction and Transmission electron microscopy TEM. X-ray diffraction showed the presence of the peaks at 2θ values of 38°, 44°, 64° and 77° corresponding to clusters phase of silver metal. TEM photographs revealed the presence of Ag nanoparticles of sizes varying from 20 - 50 nm. Antimicrobial potential of PNVPy/AgNPs nanocomposites were studied. Silver nanoparticles are the newly used method mitigating most of the resistant bacteria. Nuisance bacteria could disturb the efficacy of different industrial plants when related to fouling problems. The present study investigates the potentials of some vinylpyrrolidone compounds with biosynthesized silver nanoparticles for mitigation of microbial foulants. Marine microorganisms like Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus sp., Pseudomonas sp., and Escherichia sp. where considered as the primary causatives of micro biofouling mechanism. They were exposed to ten different concentration of the formerly mentioned compounds W/WO addition of surface active materials. The obtained optimum mixture was the tested polymer with 0.4 AgNPs with the addition of the tested surfactant.
Antimicrobial Activity, Microbiofouling, Polyvinylpyrrolidone, Silver Nanoparticles, and Sodium Dodecyl Sulphate
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Nesreen A. Fatthallah, Nahla A. Mansour, Manal G. Mohamed, Azza M. Mazrouaa, Susceptibility of Biosynthesis Silver Nanoparticles on the Antimicrobial Potential of Poly N-vinylpyrrolidone, International Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2017, pp. 106-112. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmb.20170202.18
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