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Current Nanoscience


ISSN (Print): 1573-4137
ISSN (Online): 1875-6786

Research Article

Green Synthesis of Reduced Graphene Oxide Using Root Extracts of Asparagus racemosus

Author(s): Soumen Paul, Ankit Samanta, Sabyasachi Sarkar, Chandradipa Ghosh and Dilip Kumar Nandi*

Volume 17, Issue 5, 2021

Published on: 28 December, 2020

Page: [772 - 778] Pages: 7

DOI: 10.2174/1573413716666201228155730

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Background: The root extracts of Asparagus racemosus (shatamuli) have been used as a benign reducing agent to reduce graphene oxide (GO) and reduced graphene oxide (rGO). The root extract, that is used as a green, reducing agent, is non-toxic, eco-friendly, and naturally therapeutic.

Methods: The formation of rGO was identified using XRD, FTIR, TEM, and EDX techniques.

Results: The DLS and Zeta potential data revealed that the hydrodynamic size of this rGO is lower than 200 nm with optimal charge.

Conclusion: These results may be useful for the use of GO as a probe in biomedical research.

Keywords: Green synthesis, graphene oxide, reduced graphene oxide, phytocompounds, nanotechnology, Asparagus racemosus.

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