Biomimetic Synthesis of CuO Nanoparticle using Capparis decidua and their Antibacterial Activity


  • Trupti Pagar Department of Chemistry, G.M.D. Arts, B.W. Commerce and Science College, Sinnar, 422 103, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India
  • Suresh Ghotekar Department of Chemistry, Sanjivani Arts, Commerce and Science College, Kopargaon 423 603, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India
  • Shreyas Pansambal Department of Chemistry, Shri Saibaba College Shirdi 423 109, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India
  • Khanderao Pagar Department of Chemistry, S.S.R. College of Arts, Commerce and Science College, Silvassa 396 230, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, India
  • Rajeshwari Oza Department of Chemistry, S.N. Arts, D.J.M. Commerce and B.N.S. Science College, Sangamner 422 605, Savitribai Phule Pune University, Maharashtra, India



Nanotechnology, CuO, Nanoparticle, Capparis decidua, Antibacterial activity, Green synthesis


In this study, a simple approach for the biomimetic synthesis of copper oxide nanoparticle (CuO NP) using Capparis decidua bark extract (CDBE) was investigated. The biogenic synthesis of CuO NP was explored by XRD, SEM, EDX and TEM studies. XRD data shows the formation of monoclinic crystalline structures of CDBE mediated CuO NP. SEM images show that the NPs have quasi-spherical shape and the mean diameter were found to be 5-40 nm. These perceptions were affirmed by HRTEM analysis. CDBE mediated CuO NP shows significant bactericidal performance against three pathogenic bacteria such as Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli. The study reveals a straightforward, eco-benign and vigorous approach for the biomimetic production of CuO NP using therapeutic plants.


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How to Cite

Pagar, T., S. Ghotekar, S. Pansambal, K. Pagar, and R. Oza. “Biomimetic Synthesis of CuO Nanoparticle Using Capparis Decidua and Their Antibacterial Activity”. Advanced Journal of Science and Engineering, vol. 1, no. 4, Nov. 2020, pp. 133-7, doi:10.22034/AJSE2014133.



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