Review Article
Volume 17 Issue 9 - 2021
Nanotechnological Applications of Green Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (IONPs): A Review
Nimali N Prabhu*
Ex-Postdoctoral Fellow, DST-SERB Young Scientist, Department of Biological Sciences, BITS-Pilani, KK Birla Goa Campus, Zuarinagar, Vasco- Goa, India
*Corresponding Author: Nimali N Prabhu, Ex-Postdoctoral Fellow, DST-SERB Young Scientist, BITS-Pilani KK Birla, Goa Campus, Zuarinagar, Vasco-Goa, India.
Received: July 19, 2021; Published: August 30, 2021




Abstract

In the past twenty years, scientists worldwide have been taking extreme interest in synthesizing green metallic nanoparticles (NPs). Various plant based synthesis protocols have been devised and different dimensions of NPs applications have been explored. A lot of research has already been published on the synthesis of metallic NPs. Currently, scaling up process for the commercialization of these NPs is at the prime focus. The rapid and cost-effective synthesis of metallic NPs especially, iron oxide nanoparticles (IONPs) have opened up new avenues. This review article mainly emphasizes on the role of IONPs synthesized using different plant extracts for diverse nanotechnological applications.

Keywords: Synthesis; Iron Oxide Nanoparticles; Applications; Bioremediation; Biomedical

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Citation: Nimali N Prabhu. “Nanotechnological Applications of Green Iron Oxide Nanoparticles (IONPs): A Review”. EC Microbiology 17.9 (2021): 32-37.

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