Subscribe Now Subscribe Today
Science Alert
 
Blue
   
Curve Top
Research Journal of Microbiology
  Year: 2011 | Volume: 6 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 385-393
DOI: 10.3923/jm.2011.385.393
 
Facebook Twitter Digg Reddit Linkedin StumbleUpon E-mail

Screening of Marine Actinobacteria for Antimicrobial Compounds

K. Siva Kumar, R. Haritha, Y.S.Y.V. Jagan Mohan and T. Ramana

Abstract:
Actinobacteria producing bioactive compounds were isolated by serial dilution method from marine sediments collected from Bay of Bengal at a depth of 10-40 m near pudimadaka coast of Andhra Pradesh. A total of 78 isolates were obtained and Streptomyces is predominant among all the isolates. Out of 78 isolates, 22 isolates exhibited antibacterial activity alone and 12 isolates exhibited both antibacterial and antifungal activity, respectively. Among the active isolates BTS-112, BTS-314 and BTS-401 isolates showed promising activities. The isolates were further characterized and identified to be belonging to the genus Rhodococcus and Streptomyces.
PDF Fulltext XML References Citation Report Citation
 RELATED ARTICLES:
  •    Taxonomy and Antimicrobial Activity of Streptomyces coeruleorubidus sp. Isolated from Marine Sediment
  •    Potentiality Test in Antimicrobial Activity and Antibiotic Sensitivity of Subterranean Streptomyces Strains Isolated from Kotumsar Cave of India
  •    Antioxidant Activity of a Novel Streptomyces Strain Eri12 Isolated from the Rhizosphere of Rhizoma curcumae Longae
  •    Actinomycetes Community from Starch Factory Wastewater
  •    Actinomycetes Diversity in the Rhizosphere Soils of Different Medicinal Plants in Kolly Hills-Tamilnadu, India, for Secondary Metabolite Production
  •    Actinomycetes of Loktak Habitat: Isolation and Screening for Antimicrobial Activities
  •    Isolation and Characterization of Streptomyces sp. From Soil Samples for Secondary Metabolite Production
  •    Screening of Antagonistic Activity in Different Streptomyces Species Against Some Pathogenic Microorganisms
How to cite this article:

K. Siva Kumar, R. Haritha, Y.S.Y.V. Jagan Mohan and T. Ramana, 2011. Screening of Marine Actinobacteria for Antimicrobial Compounds. Research Journal of Microbiology, 6: 385-393.

DOI: 10.3923/jm.2011.385.393

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=jm.2011.385.393

COMMENT ON THIS PAPER
 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Curve Bottom