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

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

Journal Name: Current Nanoscience

Volume 17 , Issue 5 , 2021


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Abstract:

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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VOLUME: 17
ISSUE: 5
Year: 2021
Published on: 28 December, 2020
Page: [772 - 778]
Pages: 7
DOI: 10.2174/1573413716666201228155730
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