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Table 4 Antibacterial activity of silk sericin, AgNO3, and 1:6 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)
Silk Sericin (SS)
50 μg/ml
3 mM Silver nitrate
50 μg/ml
1:6 SS-AgNPs composite 50 μg/ml
Escherichia coli MZ20 × 16 ± 0.92 20 ± 0.41
Pseudomonas aeruginosa MZ2F × 17 ± 0.43 18.5 ± 0.70
Pseudomonas aeruginosa MZ4A × 17 ± 0.66 18 ± 0.40