• P. Karnan Department of Zoology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005
  • A. Anbarasu Department of Zoology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005
  • N. Deepa Department of Zoology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005
  • R. Usha Department of Zoology, Presidency College, Chennai 600005



Green synthesis, Iron oxide, Nanoparticles, Vitex negundo


Objective: The green synthesis of magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles is a convenient, economical, rapid and eco-friendly method compared to physical and chemical synthesis methods.

Methods: In the present study iron oxide nanoparticles synthesized by Vitex negundo leaves extract.

Results: The formation of iron oxide nanoparticles was confirmed by the colour change and further characterized by UV-Visible Spectroscopy and XRD. The morphology and the size of nanoparticles were analyzed by SEM and HR-TEM analysis.

Conclusion: On the basis of this research work, green synthesized iron oxide nanoparticles can be a good source for alternative therapy for human diseases.


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How to Cite

Karnan, P., A. Anbarasu, N. Deepa, and R. Usha. “GREEN BIOSYNTHESIS OF MAGNETIC IRON OXIDE NANOPARTICLES OF VITEX NEGUNDO AQUEOUS EXTRACT”. International Journal of Current Pharmaceutical Research, vol. 10, no. 3, May 2018, pp. 11-14, doi:10.22159/ijcpr.2018v10i3.27220.



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