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Table 3 Bacteria-mediated synthesis of silver nanoparticles

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

Bacteria Size and shape Location Key references
Acinetobacter calcoaceticus 8–12 nm; spherical Extracellular Singh et al. [175]
A. haemolyticus MMC8 4–40 nm Extracellular Gaidhani et al. [176]
Aeromonas sp. SH10 6.4 nm Extracellular and intracellular Mouxing et al. [177]
Wang et al. [178]
Bordetella sp. 63–90 nm Extracellular Thomas et al. [179]
Enterobacter aerogenes 25–35 nm; spherical Extracellular Karthik and Radha [180]
Escherichia coli 42.2–89.6 nm; spherical Extracellular Gurunathan et al. [181]
Geobacter sulfurreducens   Extracellular Law et al. [182]
Gluconobacter roseus 10 nm Extracellular Krishnaraj and Berchmans [183]
Idiomarina sp. 25 nm Intracellular Seshadri et al. [184]
Klebsiella pneumoniae 15–37 nm; spherical Extracellular Duraisamy and Yang [185]
5–32 nm Extracellular Shahverdi et al. [15]
Morganella sp. 10–40 nm; quasispherical Extracellular Parikh et al. [186]
Proteus mirabilis 10–20 nm; spherical Extracellular and intracellular Samadi et al. [187]
Pseudomonas aeruginosa SM1 6.3 ± 4.9 nm; spherical, disk-shaped Extracellular Srivastava and Constanti [188]
8–24 nm; spherical Extracellular Kumar and Mamidyala [189]
5–25 nm; quasispherical Intracellular Otaqsara [190]
Rhodobacter sphaeroides Spherical 3–15 Extracellular Bai et al. [191]
Rhodopseudomonas palustris Spherical 5–20 Extracellular Chun-Jing and Hong-Juan [192]
Shewanella oneidensis MR-1 2–16 nm; spherical (Ag2S) Extracellular Debabov et al. [193]
Stenotrophomonas maltophilia 93 nm; cuboidal Extracellular Oves et al. [194]
Vibrio alginolyticus 50–100 nm; Spherical Extracellular and intracellular Rajeshkumar et al. [195]
Xanthomonas oryzae 14.86 nm; spherical, triangular,
rod-shaped
Extracellular Narayanan and Sakthivel [196]
Yersinia enterocolitica 10–80 nm Extracellular Pourali et al. [197]
Bacillus sp. 5–15 nm Extracellular and periplasmic space Pugazhenthiran et al. [198]
B. cereus 4–5 nm; spherical Intracellular Ganesh Babu and Gunasekaran [165]
B. flexus 12 and 65 nm; spherical and triangular Extracellular Priyadarshini et al. [173]
B. licheniformis Dahb1 18.69–63.42 nm; spherical Cell free extract Shanthi et al. [199]
B. safensis LAU 13 5–30 nm; spherical Extracellular Lateef et al. [200]
B. methylotrophicus DC3 10–30 nm; spherical Wang et al. [201]
B. subtilis Triangular, hexagonal Extracellular Kannan et al. [202]
B. subtilis MTCC 3053 20–60 nm; polydispersed(AgCl) Paulkumar et al. [203]
B. thuringiensis 43.52–142.97 nm Extracellular Banu et al. [204]
Brevibacterium casei 10–50 nm; spherical Intracellular Kalishwaralal et al. [205]
Corynebacterium SH09 10–15 nm Extracellular Zhang et al. [206]
Enterococcus faecalis 10–80 nm Extracellular Pourali et al. [197]
Exiguobacterium sp. 5–50 nm; spherical Extracellular Tamboli and Lee [207]
Geobacillus stearothermophilus 5–35 nm; spherical Extracellular Fayaz et al. [208]
Lactobacillus mindensis 2–20 nm; spherical (Ag2O) Extracellular Dhoondia and Chakraborty [209]
Rhodococcus sp. 10–15 nm; spherical Extracellular Otari et al. [210]
Staphylococcus epidermidis 10–80 nm Extracellular Pourali et al. [197]
Thermoactinomyces sp. 20–40 nm; spherical Extracellular Deepa et al. [211]
Ureibacillus thermosphaericus 10–100 nm; spherical Extracellular Juibari et al. [212]