Anti-fungal activity of silver nanoparticles synthesized by the L-DOPA induced-melanin derived from Y. lipolytica . Plates depicting growth of Aspergillus sp. (a) without (b) with silver nanoparticles. Paint-coated filter paper strips (c) without and (d) with silver nanoparticles as seen from the base of the plate. Representative pictures depicting the growth of the fungus on glass plates coated with (e) un-modified and (f) modified paint.