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Tectona grandis Capped Silver-Nanoparticle Material Effects on Microbial Strains Inducing Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion

Okeniyi, Joshua Olusegun and Popoola, A. P. I. and Ojewumi, M. E. and Okeniyi, Elizabeth Toyin and Ikotun, Jacob Olumuyiwa (2018) Tectona grandis Capped Silver-Nanoparticle Material Effects on Microbial Strains Inducing Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion. International Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2018. pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

ThispaperinvestigatesTectonagrandis cappedsilvernanoparticlematerialeffectsonthemicrobialstrainsinducingmicrobiologicallyinfluencedcorrosion(MIC)ofmetals.Leaf-extractfromTectonagrandis naturalplantwasusedasaprecursorforthesynthesis ofsilver-nanoparticlematerial,whichwascharacterisedbyascanningelectronmicroscopyhavingEnergyDispersionSpectroscopy (SEM+EDS)facility.SensitivityandresistancestudiesbythesynthesizedTectonagrandis cappedsilvernanoparticlematerialon threeGram-positiveandthreeGram-negative,thustotallingsix,MICinducingmicrobialstrainswerethenstudiedandcompared withwhatwasobtainedfromacontrolantibioticchemical.Resultsshowedthatallthemicrobialstrainsstudiedweresensitiveto the Tectona grandis capped silver nanoparticle materials whereas two strains of microbes, a Gram-positive and a Gram-negative strain,wereresistanttothecommercialantibioticchemical.TheseresultssuggestpositiveprospectsonTectonagrandiscappedsilver nanoparticleusageincorrosioncontrol/protectionapplicationsonmetallicmaterialsforthemicrobialcorrosionenvironment

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Civil Engineering and the Environment
Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Engineering Sciences
Depositing User: Dr. Modupe Elizabeth Ojewumi
Date Deposited: 24 May 2018 13:55
Last Modified: 24 May 2018 14:47
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/10827

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