Microwave assisted biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using banana leaves extract: Phytochemical, spectral characterization, and anticancer activity studies

Narasimha Raghavendra; Leena V Hublikar; S.M. Patil; Pritam Bhat

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 49-61


  Microwave assisted biosynthesis of nanoparticles has been a cost effective, environmentally benign, and alternative to the chemical method. In this context, we report eco-friendly and robust nanoparticles synthesized using the bio-waste (Banana leaves) extract material through a microwave method. The ...  Read More

Areca catechu seed extract as improvised acid-base indicator in titrimetric Analysis: An environmental benign approach

Narasimha Raghavendra; Leena V Hublikar; Soumya R Chitnis; Rachel A Joseph; Deeksha S Sheelimath; Paravati S Pattan

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2020, , Pages 129-138


  At present, the synthetic compounds are wide choice as indicators in various acid-base titrations. Due to strict environmental regulations, search for eco-friendly compounds as an effective indicator for various acid-base titrations was started. The current vocation highlights the exploit of Areca catechu ...  Read More

Protection of mild steel in 3 M HCl solution by Areca root extract: development of green and sustainable corrosion inhibitor

Narasimha Raghavendra; Anjali S. Bhinge; Pooja J Ganiger

Volume 4, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 109-118


  The corrosion inhibition effect of Areca root extract on the mild steel (MS) surface in the 3 M HCl solution was examined by gasometric, colorimetric, Tafel plot, impedance and atomic absorption spectroscopy techniques. Gasometric studies show that, the extract behaves as green corrosion inhibitor in ...  Read More