Green chemical approach towards the synthesis of CeO2 doped with seashell and its bacterial applications intermediated with fruit extracts.

08:00 EDT 24th May 2017 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Green chemical approach towards the synthesis of CeO2 doped with seashell and its bacterial applications intermediated with fruit extracts."

Nanomaterials of CeO2 with A. vera were synthesized by using simple chemical method. Grapes drops are used as an oxidizing agent. Structural and morphological studies of nanomaterials of cerium oxide (CeO2), were studied for combustion method of preparation. The precursor solution was initialized by a hydrothermal reaction. Cerium hydroxyl carbonate precursors which involves cerium (III) nitrate Ce(NO3)3. 6 H2O with (1.0M) of seashell powder, 3% A. vera, extracts, grapes and pomegranate drops and this complex solution was used to produce the CeO2 powder particles. We have prepared another sample with 5% of Aloe vera extract and found that 3% Aloe vera extract has lesser grain size and enhanced band gap values, so the article explained the sample analysis of combination with 3% extract of Aloe vera. The product has the rod pattern which was the unusual features appear to originate from the unique crystal chemistry aspects. From the optical absorption spectrum, it has been shown that the CeO2 rods have 3.847eV of direct band gap energy. The minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) values of the synthesized compounds exhibited activity towards various microbial pathogens such as B. subtilis (15μg/mL), S. aureus (50μg/mL), S. epidermidis (20μg/mL), E. faecalis (25μg/mL) and towards E. coli (100μg/mL), K. pneumoniae (50μg/mL) and P. aeruginosa (75μg/mL) respectively. The tests on bacterial activities confirmed that the CeO2 rods are suitable hand for the biological applications. The seashell structure and the phytochemical contents of A. vera might enhance its bacterial activities.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: Journal of photochemistry and photobiology. B, Biology
ISSN: 1873-2682
Pages: 50-60


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [18021 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Optimization of ScSZ / GDC Bilayer Thin Film Electrolyte for Anodic Aluminum Oxide supported Low Temperature Solid Oxide Fuel Cells.

Due to the poor chemical stability of CeO2 based materials, doped CeO2 electrolytes are generally used as stabilized ZrO2 protection layer / doped CeO2 electrolyte bilayer structure. Since the ionic c...

Electrochemical methoxymethylation of alcohols - a new, green and safe approach for the preparation of MOM ethers and other acetals.

A new, green, safe, cost-effective and highly efficient electrochemical approach for the methoxymethylation of alcohols and phenols was successfully developed. The methodology was also applied to the ...

Synthesis and characterization of La-doped Zn(O,S) photocatalyst for green chemical detoxification of 4-nitrophenol.

La-doped Zn(O,S) nanoparticles (NPs) with different contents of lanthanum have been synthesized with a simple sol-gel method at low temperature (90 ℃) for 4-nitrophenol (4-NP) detoxification. The as...

Hierarchical ZnO Decorated with CeO2 Nanoparticles as Direct Z-Scheme Heterojunction for Enhanced Photocatalytic Activity.

Development of high-efficiency heterojunction with improved photocatalytic property is regarded as a promising way to decontaminate wastewater. Herein, the direct novel Z-scheme heterojunction formed ...

Green synthesis of manganese nanoparticles: Applications and future perspective-A review.

Nanobiotechnology is a promising and appearing field of nanotechnology. In recent years, the necessity of making biocompatible materials for different applications in various area such as health, medi...

Clinical Trials [2926 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

Green Tea Anticancer Mechanisms in Smokers

The purpose of this study is to determine whether green tea may lower the risk of certain cancers.

Cardioprotective Effects of Green Tea Versus Maté Intake

The investigators aim to study the effects of green tea and maté consumption on lipid and inflammatory profiles in dyslipidemic and overweight subjects.

Dietary Green Tea Confection For Resolving Gut Permeability-Induced Metabolic Endotoxemia In Obese Adults

This study is focused on assessing gastrointestinal-level improvements by which green tea limits metabolic endotoxemia. It is expected that catechin-rich green tea will improve gut barrier...

Effect of the Incoportation of Copper and Zinc Nanoparticles Into Dental Adhesives

The hypothesis is that Addition of copper or zinc nanoparticles to a dental adhesive confers antimicrobial and enzymatic degradation-resistant properties, retaining its adhesion mechanical...

Silver Doped Ceramic Coated Orthopedic Implants

In this study, CE (European Conformity) marked, domestic manufactured standard orthopedic implants will be used after silver HA coating with electrospray method in 30 patients requiring hi...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Pollution prevention through the design of effective chemical products that have low or no toxicity and use of chemical processes that reduce or eliminate the use and generation of hazardous substances.

The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide using energy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical compounds. Photosynthesis comprises two separate processes: the light reactions and the dark reactions. In higher plants; GREEN ALGAE; and CYANOBACTERIA; NADPH and ATP formed by the light reactions drive the dark reactions which result in the fixation of carbon dioxide. (from Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2001)

Algae of the division Chlorophyta, in which the green pigment of CHLOROPHYLL is not masked by other pigments. Green algae have over 7000 species and live in a variety of primarily aquatic habitats. Only about ten percent are marine species, most live in freshwater. They are more closely related to the green vascular land PLANTS than any other group of algae.

A carbodiimide that is used as a chemical intermediate and coupling agent in peptide synthesis. (From Hawley's Condensed Chemical Dictionary, 12th ed)

Processes by which phototrophic organisms use sunlight as their primary energy source. Contrasts with chemotrophic processes which do not depend on light and function in deriving energy from exogenous chemical sources. Photoautotrophy (or photolithotrophy) is the ability to use sunlight as energy to fix inorganic nutrients to be used for other organic requirements. Photoautotrophs include all green plants, GREEN ALGAE; CYANOBACTERIA, and green and PURPLE SULFUR BACTERIA. Photoheterotrophs or photoorganotrophs require a supply of organic nutrients for their organic requirements but use sunlight as their primary energy source; examples include certain PURPLE NONSULFUR BACTERIA. Depending on environmental conditions some organisms can switch between different nutritional modes (AUTOTROPHY; HETEROTROPHY; chemotrophy; or phototrophy) to utilize different sources to meet their nutrients and energy requirements.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Relevant Topic

Pneumonia (bronchopneumonia, lobar pneumonia and double pneumonia) is inflammation (swelling) of the tissue in one or both of your lungs. It is usually caused by an pneumococcal infection caused by bacteria called Streptococcus pneumoniae.  However,...

Searches Linking to this Article