Journal of Nanotechnology / 2019 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Optimized Synthesis of Magnesium Oxide Nanoparticles as Bactericidal Agents

Table 6

The antibacterial activity of synthesized MgO nanoparticles in optimal conditions proposed by Taguchi method.

Type of assayType of bacteriaAntibacterial activity
MgOGentamicin

Bacterial survival (log10 CFU/ml)Gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus)3.412.52
Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli)3.562.88

Zone of inhibition (mm)Gram-positive bacteria (Staphylococcus aureus)15.6617.33
Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli)15.0015.66