Recent Applications of Magnesium Oxide (MgO) Nanoparticles in various domains

Manuel Fernandes, Kshitij RB Singh, Tanushri Sarkar, Pooja Singh, Ravindra Pratap Singh*

Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak 484886, Madhya Pradesh, India

Adv. Mater. Lett., 2020, 11 (8), 20081543

DOI: 10.5185/amlett.2020.081543

Publication Date (Web): Jul 16, 2020



Magnesium oxide nanoparticles have emerged as a potential candidate for meeting ends of various problems due to its unique properties such as biodegradability, non-toxicity, inhibition of biofilm growth and degradation of harmful dyes such as methyl violet and many more. Along with its easy synthesis by methods such as sol-gel technique, precipitation method, and green synthesis, it is widely applicable for toxic waste remediation, antibacterial materials, removal of industrial pollutants and also used in anti-arthritic and anti-cancer activities. Prior reviews have laid focus on singular domains whereas our review clubs three major domains i.e., clinical, agricultural and environmental that are involved in the day to day life of plants as well as animals. Besides the above information, properties, synthesis, nanotoxicity and future perspectives of magnesium oxide nanoparticles have also been elaborated in this review.


Magnesium Oxide (MgO) nanoparticles, clinical, agriculture, environmental, nanotoxicity, biosensors.

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