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Table 3 Antibacterial activity of synthesized silk sericin-capped silver nanoparticles (SS-AgNPs) against multidrug-resistant Escerichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa

From: Green synthesis of silk sericin-embedded silver nanoparticles and their antibacterial application against multidrug-resistant pathogens

Tested bacteria Zone of inhibition (mm)
SS-AgNPs (μg/ml)
10 20 30 40 50
Escherichia coli MZ20 × 15 ± 0.40 17 ± 0.38 18.5 ± 0.34 20 ± 0.41
Pseudomonas aeruginosa MZ2F × 16 ± 0.18 16.5 ± 0.36 19 ± 0.20 18.5 ± 0.70
Pseudomonas aeruginosa MZ4A × 14.5 ± 0.2 17 ± 0.18 18 ± 0.31 18 ± 0.40