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Table 3 The antibacterial activity of extracted plantaricin (EX-PL) and plantaricin-incorporated silver nanoparticles (PL-SNPs) expressed as diameter of inhibition zones (mm)

From: Enhancement of the antibacterial potential of plantaricin by incorporation into silver nanoparticles

Indicator strains Extracted plantaricin Plantaricin-incorporated silver nanoparticles
L. monocytogenes ATCC 7644 0.0 ± 0.0 14.5a ± 0.0
P. mirabilis ATCC 7002 10.5a ± 0.4 6.5 ± 0.3c
E. coli ATCC 25922 15.0c ± 0.3 19.0a ± 3.0
S. aureus ATCC 29213 11.5c ± 0.0 15.6a ± 0.3
Ps. aeruginosa ATCC 27853 11.5c ± 0.1 14.0a ± 0.1
Salm. Paratyphi B ATCC 10719 12.6b ± 0.4 14.5a ± 0.3
Strep. faecalis ATCC 8043 12.0c ± 0.2 15.0a ± 0.3
B. cereus ATCC 33018 8.5d ± 0.3 14.5a ± 0.5
  1. Different letters (a, b, c) in the same raw are significantly different (p < 0.5)
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