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Table 1 Microbes mediated synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles

From: Microbial synthesis of zinc oxide nanoparticles and their potential application as an antimicrobial agent and a feed supplement in animal industry: a review

Microbes Size, nm Shape Application Reference
Bacteria
Aeromonas hydrophila 57.7 Spherical Antimicrobial [16]
Bacillus licheniformis MTCC9555 250 Flower Dye removal [47]
Bacillus megaterium (NCIM2326) 45~95 Rod and cubic Antimicrobial [15]
Halomonas elongate IBRC-M 10214 18.11 ± 8.93 Multiform Antimicrobial [48]
Lactobacillus johnsonii 4~9 Spherical [49]
Lactobacillus paracasei LB3 1179 ± 137 Spherical Antimicrobial [50]
Lactobacillus plantarum VITES07 7~19 Spherical [51]
Lactobacillus sporogens 5~15 Hexagonal Controlling pollutant [52]
Lactobacillus sporogens 145.7 Hexagonal Antimicrobial [53]
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 35~80 Spherical Antioxidant [54]
Rhodococcus pyridinivorans NT2b 100~120 Roughly spherical UV protection, antibacterial [30]
Sphingobacterium thalpophilum 40 Triangle Antimicrobial [55]
Staphylococcus aureus 10~50 Acicular Antimicrobial [56]
Streptomyces sp. 20~50 Spherical Antimicrobial [57]
Fungi
Alternaria alternata (Fr.) Keissl (1912) 45~150 Spherical, triangular, hexagonal [58]
Aspergillus aeneus 100~140 Spherical [59]
Aspergillus fumigatus JCF 60~80 Spherical Antimicrobial [60]
Aspergillus fumigatus TFR-8 1.2~6.8 Oblate spherical and hexagonal Agriculture [61]
Aspergillus niger 61 ± 0.65 Spherical Antimicrobial [62]
Aspergillus terreus 54.8~82.6 Spherical Antifungal [63]
Candida albicans 25 Quasi-spherical Synthesis of steroidal pyrazolines [31]
Fusarium spp. > 100 Triangle [64]
Yeast
Pichia kudriavzevii 10~61 Hexagonal wurtzite Antimicrobial and antioxidant [14]
Pichia fermentas JA2 n/a Smooth and elongated Antimicrobial [65]