Virucidal properties of silver nanoparticles synthesized from white button Mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus)

Document Type: Reasearch Paper

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Department of Virology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati-517502, A.P, India.

10.7508/ijnd.2012.03.002

Abstract

An in vitro study was conducted to know the veridical properties of silver nanoparticles synthesized from   locally available white button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus). The characterized colloidal silver nanoparticles exhibited as an excellent virucidal property on viral strain Bacteriophage. The viral inactivation process was increased with increasing the concentration of colloidal silver nanoparticles. The silver nanoparticle at 140-160ppm concentration inhibited the viral growth in host bacterial strain.

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