African Journal of
Biotechnology

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Biotechnol.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1684-5315
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJB
  • Start Year: 2002
  • Published Articles: 12227

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