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Table 6 Biosurfactant as an antimicrobial agent produced by O. intermedium strain MZV101

From: Lipase and biosurfactant from Ochrobactrum intermedium strain MZV101 isolated by washing powder for detergent application

Microorganism Zone of inhibition diameter (mm)
Gram positive
Bacillus subtilis (ATCC 465) 3
Bacillus cereus (ATCC11778) 4
Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC11778) 3
Staphylococcus aureus (ATCC 25923 s) 2
Streptococcus pyogenes (ATCC 8668) 4
Gram negative
Escherichia coli (ATCC 25922) 14
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC 85327) 10
Proteus vulgaris (ATCC 13315) 12
Salmonella typhi (PTCC 1609) 11
Fungi
Aspergillus niger (N 402) 1
Candida albicans (ATCC 10231), 0.5
Klebsiella pneumoniae (ATCC 10031) 1.5
Saccharomyces cerevisiae (BY 4743) 1
  1. MHA plate was incubated at 37 °C, 24 h for bacterial and 48 h for fungi pathogens and the diameter of inhibition zone was measured [22]