The effect of silver nanoparticles on antimicrobial activity of Syrian rue alcoholic Extract against Escherichia coli bacteria

Document Type : Original Article


New Technology Faculty, Semnan University, Semnan, Iran.


Today, the use of medicinal plants has been considered by the researchers due to the reduction of side effects. Syrian rue has long been used to disinfect. The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of silver nanoparticles on the antimicrobial activity of Syrian rue against E. coli. First, silver nanoparticles were prepared by a new green method and then used to produce silver nanoparticles/Syrian rue extract composite. Antibacterial process was performed using diffusion method on Mullerinton medium. Due to the lack of growth around the discs, which shows the antagonistic effects of silver nanoparticles and the extract of Syrian rue, the antimicrobial activity of the nanocomposite is higher than that of each of the silver nanoparticles and Syrian rue plant separately.


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