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Antimicrobial and Anticancer Efficacy of Antineoplastic Agent Capped Gold Nanoparticles

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Synthesis of thioguanine (TG)-capped Au nanoparticles ([email protected]) and their enhanced in vitro antimicrobial and anticancer efficacy against Micrococcus luteus, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, E-Coli, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus niger and Hep2 cancer cell (Human epidermiod cell) have been reported. The nature of binding between 6-TG and the gold nanoparticles via complexation is investigated using ultraviolet–visible spectrum, cyclic voltammetry, transmission electron microscopy, fluorescence and Fourier transform infrared (FT-IR) spectroscopy. The present experimental studies suggests that [email protected] are more potential than TG towards antimicrobial and anticancer activities. Hence, gold nanoparticles have the potential to be used as effective carriers for anticancer drug.
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Keywords: ANTIMICROBIAL AND ANTICANCER STUDIES; [email protected] COMPLEX; GOLD NANOPARTICLES; THIOGUANINE

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: April 1, 2010

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