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Bio-inspired "green" synthesis of nanomaterials and their applications

Patwardhan, Siddharth (2014) Bio-inspired "green" synthesis of nanomaterials and their applications. Materials Matters, 9 (2). pp. 52-57.

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Abstract

Silica is a very popular inorganic nanomaterial used in a wide range of applications including fillers for rubber, catalyst supports, separation media, carriers in food and agriculture, and abrasive/anticaking agents in cosmetics. It is also widely believed to be an important material for biomedical applications.