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Table 2 Antibacterial activity of M. charantia extract, AgNPs and Ag-Extract-NPs

From: Characterization of phytoconstituents and evaluation of antimicrobial activity of silver-extract nanoparticles synthesized from Momordica charantia fruit extract

Items Zone of inhibition (mm)
S. aureus S. typhi E. coli P. aeruginosa
ATCC 25923 ATCC 14028 ATCC 25922 ATCC 27853
M. charantia extract (50 μg/ml) 16.6 ± 0.5*** 8 ± 0.3*** 28.0 ± 0.9* 20.6 ± 0.7***
AgNPs (50 μg/ml) 14.4 ± 0.5*** 6.4 ± 0.4*** 20.6 ± 0.9*** 20.0 ± 0.6***
Ag-Extract-NPs (50 μg/ml) 24.8 ± 0.7*** 7.4 ± 0.4*** 34.6 ± 0.8*** 26.4 ± 0.4*
Ciprofloxacin (20 μg/ml) 23.2 ± 0.4 21.4 ± 0.5 25.6 ± 0.5 25.2 ± 0.4
  1. Mean ± SEM (n = 5); Data was analyzed using one way ANOVA followed by Dunnet’s t-test and compared with standard. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.005 were considered significant