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Table 4 Antimicrobial activity of biological metal nanoparticles

From: Biogenic nanoparticles: a comprehensive perspective in synthesis, characterization, application and its challenges

S. No NP’s Source Microbes Activity Ref
1 Tio2 Hibiscus rosa-sinensis Vibrio cholerae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus Disc diffusion method [100]
M. citrifolia Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis Agar well diffusion method [101]
Candida albicans Aspergillus niger
2. Pt Taraxacum laevigatum Bacillus subtilis, Pseudomonas aeruginosa MHA well diffusion method [102]
3. Pd Garcinia Pedunculata Cronobacter sakazakii Agar well diffusion method, MIC and MBC [103]
4. Se Emblica officinalis Escherichia coli, Listeria monocytogenes, Staphylococcus aureus , Enterococcus faecalis Micro well dilution method [104]
Aspergillus brasiliensis , A. flavus , A. oryzae, A. ochraceus, Fusarium anthophilum, Rhizopus stolonifer
5. Ni Monsonia burkeana Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa Broth dilution method [105]
6. Iron oxide Acacia nilotica Escherichia coli, Marsa, Salmonella, Staphylococcus aureus Gel diffusion assay [106]
Candida
7. Zinc oxide Albizia lebbeck Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, Salmonella typhi Disc diffusion method [107]
8. CuONPs Syzygium alternifolium (Wt.) Walp Alternaria solani, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus niger, Penicillium chrysogenum, and Trichoderma harzianum Disc diffusion assay [108]
9 Au Ziziphus zizyphus Escherichia coli Radial diffusion assay [109]
C. albicans Micro dilution plate assay
10. Ag Erythrina suberosa (Roxb.) Bacillus subtilis, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli agar cup and micro broth dilution method [110]
C. albicans, C. kruseii, T. mentagrophytes, C. viswanathii broth dilution method