N01 : Green Biosynthesis and Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles Using Tigernuts (TLC)

Students Sabrina Mogus
School HDSB - Garth Webb Secondary School - Oakville
Level Intermediate 9/10 - Grade 10
Group Group 1 - Earth and Environmental
Abstract This purpose of this research is to evaluate and characterize the biosynthesis potential of Tigernuts (TLC extract) as a green reducer and stabilizer for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles using microwave irradiation and to study the antibacterial properties against Bacillus subtilis bacteria, the toxicity on Daphnia Magna and the degradation of methylene blue dye.
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International Science & Engineering Affiliated Fair AwardsAssociation for Women Geoscientists Awardcertificate
Merit AwardsSilver Merit Award$ 80
McMaster University Dept. of Chemical Engineering & Chemical Engineering ClubMcMaster Chemical Engineering Award$ 250
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McMaster University School of Geography and Earth Sciences AwardsEarth and Environmental Sciences Award$ 100