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Table 2 Antibacterial activity of Prunus domestica gum-loaded gold and silver nanoparticles (zone of inhibition in millimeter)

From: A multi-target therapeutic potential of Prunus domestica gum stabilized nanoparticles exhibited prospective anticancer, antibacterial, urease-inhibition, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties.

Sample Staphylococcus aureus Escherichia coli Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Prunus domestica gum NA NA NA
Gold nanoparticles 10.5 ± 0.6 10 ± 0.4 8.2 ± 0.3
Silver nanoparticles 19.7 ± 0.4 14.4 ± 0.7 13.1 ± 0.2
Streptomycin 23.6 ± 0.8 21.8 ± 0.2 18.6 ± 0.3
DMSO negative control NA NA NA
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SEM of three separate experiments. NA = Not active