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Table 2 Bio-surfactants and or stabilizing agents used during synthesis of silver nanoparticles from various bacterial stains

From: A review on biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles and their biocidal properties

Bacteria Size and shape Biosurfactants and or stabilizing agent Key references
Pseudomonas aeruginosa BS-161R 15.1 ± 5.8 nm; spherical Rhamnolipids Kumar et al. [150]
Brevibacterium casei MSA19 Biosurfactant Kiran et al. [151]
Bacillus cereus NK1 50–80 nm; spherical URAK (a fibrinolytic enzyme) Deepak et al. [152]
Gluconacetobacter xylinum 5–40 nm Cellulose Liu et al. [153]
Streptomyces coelicolor 28–50 nm; irregular Actinorhodin pigment Manikprabhu and Lingappa [154]
Bacillus subtilis MSBN 17 60; spherical Bioflocculant Sathiyanarayanan et al. [155]
Salmonella typhimurium 3–11 nm Flagellin Gopinathan et al. [156]
Bacillus athrophaeus 5–30 nm; polydispersed Spores Hosseini-Abari et al. [157]
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG ATCC 53103 2–15 nm; spherical, triangular, rod-shaped and hexagonal Exopolysaccharide Kanmani and Lim [158]
Nostoc commune 15–54 nm; spherical Extracellular polysaccharide/matrix Morsy et al. [159]
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 1.13 nm; spherical Biosurfactant Farias et al. [160]
Ochrobactrum rhizosphaerae 10 nm; spherical Glycolipoprotein Gahlawat et al. [161]
Gordonia amicalis HS-11 5–25 nm; spherical Glycolipid Sowani et al. [162]
Bacillus subtilis Surfactin Mendrek et al. [163]