Synthesis Characterization and Antimicrobial Evaluation of Zinc Oxide and Iron Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Stembark of Tecomellaundulata


  • Sangeeta Bhargava Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
  • Pratap Singh Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
  • Harsha Rishi Department of Chemistry, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India



Tecomellaundulata, green nanoparticles, antibacterial, antifungal


Synthesis of green nanoparticles is an alternative and safe approach used widely nowadays. In the present study, by using extract of stembark of Tecomellaundulata, zinc oxide nanoparticles and Fe nanoparticles were synthesized. Those were characterized by using UV, FTIR, and FESEM. These synthesized nanoparticles were evalu-ated against bacteria (E. coli and S. aureus) and fungi (A. niger and P. chrysogenum) along with standard antibiotic drugs. Results of the study showed that these synthesized nanoparticles had good antibacterial and antifungal potential. The maximum activity by ZnONPs was found to be against A. niger while FeNPs showed maximum activity against E. coli. From the results of the present investigation, it can be concluded that green nanoparticles using this plant can be used as antimicrobial agents.


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Sangeeta Bhargava, Pratap Singh, and Harsha Rishi, “Synthesis Characterization and Antimicrobial Evaluation of Zinc Oxide and Iron Nanoparticles Synthesized Using Stembark of Tecomellaundulata”, J. Appl. Sci. Educ., vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 1–9, Apr. 2024.




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