Potential of Marine Algae (Seaweeds) in the Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles and their Biomedical Applications



Marine algae, Antimicrobial Activities, Anticancer, Bionanoparticles


Since 3000 BC, seaweeds have played an important role in human life due to their nutritional and therapeutic properties. In recent years the ability of seaweeds to biosynthesize nanoparticles has increased their potential in a variety of industrial, agricultural, and medical applications. In this review, we attempted to shed some light on the various traditional applications of seaweeds and the potential of biosynthesized nanoparticles, with a focus on the wide medical applications of biosynthesized nanoparticles in modern life.


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Author Biographies

Rabaa Algotiml

Department of Biology, Faculty of Applied Science, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Ali Gab-Alla

Department of Marine Science, Faculty of Science, Suez Canal University, Ismailia, Egypt.

Roshdi Seoudi

Spectroscopy Department, Physics Division, National Research Center, Dokki, Cairo 12622, Egypt.

Hussein H. Abulreesh

Research Laboratories Unit, Faculty of Applied Science, Umm Al-Qura University, Makkah, Saudi Arabia.

Khaled Elbanna

Department of Agricultural Microbiology, Faculty of Agriculture, Fayoum University, Fayoum 63512, Egypt.


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Algotiml, R., Gab-Alla, A., Seoudi, R., Abulreesh, H. H., & Elbanna, K. (2022). Potential of Marine Algae (Seaweeds) in the Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles and their Biomedical Applications. Advances in BioScience, 13(2), 8–26. Retrieved from https://journals.sospublication.co.in/ab/article/view/296