In this manuscript, a simple new method for the green synthesis of platinum nanoparticles (Pt NPs)
utilizing F. carica Fig extract as reducing agent for antimicrobial activities was reported.
Simultaneously, the microstructural and morphological features of the synthesized Pt NPs were
thoroughly investigated. In particular, the attained Pt NPs exhibited spherical shape with diameter range
of 5-30 nm and root mean square of 9.48 nm using Transmission Electron Microscopy (TEM) and
Atomic Force Microscopy (AFM), respectively. Additionally, the final product (Pt NPs) was screened
as antifungal and antibacterial agent against Candida and Aspergillus species as well as Gram-positive
Staphyllococcus aureus and Gram-negative Acinetobacter species, respectively. Accordingly, the
synthesized NPs demonstrated inhibition zones of 36 and 28 mm against fungal and bacterial species,
respectively. The presented Pt NPs play an active role in both antifungal and antibacterial activities
which indicates the presence of a well-regulated nano-materials system for biomedical applicatio
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