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Table 2 In vitro antibacterial activity of with chitosan (Ch) and chitosan-silver nanoparticles (Ch-AgNPs) against E. coli and S. typhimurium

From: Preparation and antibacterial activity of chitosan-silver nanoparticles for application in preservation of minced meat

Treatments MIC (mg/L)
E. coli S. typhimurium
Ch 500 650
Ch-AgNP1 200 250
Ch-AgNP2 180 225
Ch-AgNP3 150 200
  1. MIC is the minimum inhibitory concentration
  2. Ch chitosan, NP nanoparticle, Ch-AgNP1 (0.1% Ag), Ch-AgNP2 (0.2% Ag), Ch-AgNP3 (0.3% Ag)