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Table 1 Antimicrobial activity of the cell free fermented broth (CFB) of 48 h grown culture against various test strains (mean values of triplicate experiments)

From: A non-pediocin low molecular weight antimicrobial peptide produced by Pediococcus pentosaceus strain IE-3 shows increased activity under reducing environment

Test strain Inhibition zone using CFB (mm)
Gram-positive  
Listeria monocytogenes (MTCC 839) 13
Lactobacillus plantarum (MTCC 2621) 10
Clostridium bifermentas (MTCC 11273) 10
Clostridium sordelli (MTCC 11072) 12
Bacillus subtilis (MTCC 121) <10
Staphylococcus aureus (MTCC 1430) 10
Micrococcus luteus (MTCC 106) 26
Pediococcus acidilactici (MTCC 7442) -
P. pentosaceus (MTCC 9484) -
P. pentosaceus (MTCC 10308) -
Gram-negative  
Vibrio cholera (MTCC 3904) 15
Escherichia coli (MTCC 1610) <10
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (MTCC 1934) 10
Serratia marcescens (MTCC 97) -
Fungi  
Candida albicans (MTCC 183) -
Asperigillus flavus (MTCC 8188) -
  1. -, no activity.