International Journal of Microbiology / 2014 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Simultaneous Production of Biosurfactants and Bacteriocins by Probiotic Lactobacillus casei MRTL3

Table 4

Antibacterial activity shown by bacteriocin and biosurfactant against various test organisms.

Indicator organismsOriginBacteriocin*Biosurfactant*

Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 15442++++++
Salmonella typhi MTCC 733++++++
Shigella flexneri ATCC 9199++++++
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 6538P++++++++
Staphylococcus epidermidis ATCC 12228+++++++
Listeria monocytogenes MTCC 657++++++++
Listeria innocua ATCC 33090++++++++
Bacillus cereus ATCC 11770++++++++

Excellent >8 mm (++++), good <8mm (+++), and fair <5 mm (++).

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