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Awasthi S.,Codon Biotech Pvt. Ltd. | Gahlot S.,Codon Biotech Pvt. Ltd. | Kumar S.,Codon Biotech Pvt. Ltd. | Bhatnagar T.,Codon Biotech Pvt. Ltd.
Research Journal of Pharmaceutical, Biological and Chemical Sciences | Year: 2014

The present study was aimed at screening of bioactive streptomyces species. Different soil samples from river beds and field were utilized for the screening of 20 different streptomyces strains on basis of morphological and biochemical identification and antibacterial and antifungal activity. Out of 20 strains 14 strains were showed varied antibacterial activity against both gram negative and gram positive human pathogenic bacteria like Pseudomonas aeroginosa, E.coli, Klebsiella pneumonae, Clostridium, Staphylococcus aureus, Eneterobacter aerogenes, Streptococcus mutans and Scardowia wiggasae. Six strains also showed antifungal activity against both animal and plant pathogenic fungi like Candida albicans, Aspergillus niger. Alternaria Solani.

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