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Table 1 Antimicrobial activity of algae-synthesized silver nanoparticles

From: Green synthesis of silver nanoparticles with algae and the importance of capping agents in the process

Algae Size of NP/shape Volume of NP used Antimicrobial activity (zone of inhibition) Reference
Padina tetrastromatica 14 nm/spherical 30 μl, 60 μl, 90 μl Bacillus sp., Pseudomonas sp., Bacillus subtilis, Klebsiella planticola [21]
Sargassum polycystum 5–7 nm/spherical 100 μl Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Klebsiella, Pneumoniae, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus [22]
Gracilaria corticata 18–46 nm/spherical 30 ml C. albicans
C. glabara
[23]
Gelidiella acerosa 22 nm/spherical 50 μl Humicola insolens, Fusarium dimerum, Mucor indicus, Trichoderma reesei [23]
Enteromorpha flexuosa 2–32 nm/circular   B. subtilis, B. pumulis, E. faecalis, S. aureus, S. epidermidis, E. coli, S. cerevisiae, C. albicans [24]
Sargassum wightii 8–27 nm/spherical 30 μl, 60 μl, 90 μl Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus rhizoids, E. coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa [25]
Turbinaria conoides 2–17 nm/spherical 50 ml Salmonella, E. coli, S. liquefaciens, A. hydrophila [26]
Ulva fasciata 50 nm/spherical 20 μl C. albicans, C. glabrata [27]