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In Vivo Study of Gold-Nanoparticles Using Different Extracts for kidney, liver function and Photocatalytic Application

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Muhammad Isa Khan
Seemab Dildar
Tahir Iqbal
Muhammad Shakil
Muhammad Bilal Tahir
Muhammad Rafique
Farooq Aziz
Sardar Bibi
Mohsin Ijaz corresponding author


We report novel gold nanoparticles by green method for different fruit extracts have gaining greater attention due to its versatile properties in different applications. In this article, GNPs synthesis is demonstrated successfully using fresh fruit extract of punica granatum and fragaria. The optical properties, morphology and elemental analysis of samples was done by using) different characterization techniques like SEM EDX and UV-Visible spectroscopy Biocompatibility of GNPs was determined by ALT, AST, ALP, Urea, Creatinine tests and also to investigate the effects of prepared GNPs on the kidney and liver functions. The GNPs prepared by fruit extract of punica granatum have more effects on the rabbits than GNPs prepared from fragaria but this effect normalizes after three days which shows its biocompatibility. To explore the photocatalytic activity of the GNPs the photocatalytic degradation of MB dye is also investigated. The results revealed that GNPs prepared through green synthesis route are found to be efficient enhancement in the degradation of MB dye in visible region due to large surface area. These particles were more active in catalytic reduction due to their high surface energy and in bio-medical applications as biocompatibility.

green method, AuNPs, biocompatibility, photocatalytic activity

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Khan, M., Dildar, S., Iqbal, T., Shakil, M., Tahir, M., Rafique, M., Aziz, F., Bibi, S., & Ijaz, M. (2019). In Vivo Study of Gold-Nanoparticles Using Different Extracts for kidney, liver function and Photocatalytic Application. Chemical Reports, 1(1), 36-42.


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