Antibiotic Producing Potentials of Three Freshwater Actinomycetes Isolated from the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

@inproceedings{Sibanda2010AntibioticPP,
  title={Antibiotic Producing Potentials of Three Freshwater Actinomycetes Isolated from the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa},
  author={Timothy Sibanda and Leonard Vuyani Mabinya and Ntsikelelo Mazomba and David Ayinde Akinpelu and Kim Bernard and Ademola Olufolahan Olaniran and Anthony Ifeayin Okoh},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2010}
}
Crude extracts of three actinomycetes species belonging to Saccharopolyspora (TR 046 and TR 039) and Actinosynnema (TR 024) genera were screened for antibacterial activities against a panel of several bacterial strains. The extracts showed antibacterial activities against both gram-negative and gram-positive test bacteria with inhibition zones ranging from 8 to 28 mm (TR 046); 8 to15 mm (TR 039); and 10 to 13 mm (TR 024). The minimum inhibitory concentrations ranged from 0.078 to 10 mg/mL (TR… CONTINUE READING

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