Author(s): Sneka S, Preetha Santhakumar


DOI: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00773   

Address: Sneka S, Preetha Santhakumar*
Department of Physiology, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS), Velappanchavadi, Chennai - 600077, Tamil Nadu, India.
*Corresponding Author

Published In:   Volume - 14,      Issue - 8,     Year - 2021

Nano particles have an enormous impact on society. Selenium nanoparticles are used in various oxidative stresses. Capparis decidua is a plant which belongs to a family Capparidaceae. Capparis decidua is found in desert and semi desert areas and is used in Unani medicine and traditional system of medicine. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the antibacterial activity of selenium nanoparticles synthesized using Capparis decidua. Antibacterial activity was studied by inhibition zone against E.coli and Lactobacillus using Agar well diffusion method which was characterized by a clear zone. Selenium nanoparticles extracted from Capparis decidua fruit showed good antibacterial activity against lactobacillus species and E.coli.

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Sneka S, Preetha Santhakumar. Antibacterial Activity of Selenium Nanoparticles extracted from Capparis decidua against Escherichia coli and Lactobacillus Species. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4452-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00773

Sneka S, Preetha Santhakumar. Antibacterial Activity of Selenium Nanoparticles extracted from Capparis decidua against Escherichia coli and Lactobacillus Species. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology. 2021; 14(8):4452-4. doi: 10.52711/0974-360X.2021.00773   Available on:

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