African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12278

Full Length Research Paper

Extracellular biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles by Actinomycetes from amazonic biome and its antimicrobial efficiency

Nélly Mara Silva-Vinhote
  • Nélly Mara Silva-Vinhote
  • Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, UFAM, Manaus, Amazonas, AM, Brazil.
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Nelson Eduardo Durán Caballero
  • Nelson Eduardo Durán Caballero
  • Chemistry Institute, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil.
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Taciana de Amorim Silva
  • Taciana de Amorim Silva
  • Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, UFAM, Manaus, Amazonas, AM, Brazil.
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Patrick Veras Quelemes
  • Patrick Veras Quelemes
  • Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.
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Alyne Rodrigues de Araújo
  • Alyne Rodrigues de Araújo
  • Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.
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Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes
  • Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes
  • Chemistry Institute, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil.
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Ana Lygia dos Santos Câmara
  • Ana Lygia dos Santos Câmara
  • Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Brasília, BSB, Brazil.
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João Paulo Figueiró Longo
  • João Paulo Figueiró Longo
  • Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Brasília, BSB, Brazil.
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Ricardo Bentes Azevedo
  • Ricardo Bentes Azevedo
  • Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Brasília, BSB, Brazil.
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Durcilene Alves da Silva
  • Durcilene Alves da Silva
  • Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.
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José Roberto de Souza de Almeida Leite
  • José Roberto de Souza de Almeida Leite
  • Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.
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Maria Francisca Simas Teixeira
  • Maria Francisca Simas Teixeira
  • Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, UFAM, Manaus, Amazonas, AM, Brazil.
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  •  Received: 12 July 2017
  •  Accepted: 25 September 2017
  •  Published: 25 October 2017

Authors

Nélly Mara Silva-Vinhote
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, UFAM, Manaus, Amazonas, AM, Brazil.

Nelson Eduardo Durán Caballero
Chemistry Institute, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Taciana de Amorim Silva
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, UFAM, Manaus, Amazonas, AM, Brazil.

Patrick Veras Quelemes
Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.

Alyne Rodrigues de Araújo
Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.

Ana Carolina Mazarin de Moraes
Chemistry Institute, University of Campinas, UNICAMP, Campinas, SP, Brazil.

Ana Lygia dos Santos Câmara
Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Brasília, BSB, Brazil.

João Paulo Figueiró Longo
Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Brasília, BSB, Brazil.

Ricardo Bentes Azevedo
Department of Genetics and Morphology, Institute of Biological Sciences, University of Brasília, BSB, Brazil.

Durcilene Alves da Silva
Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.

José Roberto de Souza de Almeida Leite
Research Centre in Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Campus Ministro Reis Velloso, Federal University of Piauí, UFPI, Parnaíba, PI, Brazil.

Maria Francisca Simas Teixeira
Department of Parasitology, Institute of Biological Sciences, Federal University of Amazonas, UFAM, Manaus, Amazonas, AM, Brazil.

Corresponding Author Email: [email protected]