Event Title

Isolation and Testing of Antimicrobial Compounds Produced by Bacteria Closely Related to Bacillus badius

Location

CoLab, OCB 100

Start Date

27-4-2018 9:00 AM

Document Type

Poster

Description

B. Badius has not been widely studied, but novel enzymes have been purified from strains of this bacteria. A close relative of Bacillus badius isolated from local soil samples was previously shown to inhibit the growth of some ESKAPE pathogens when grown competitively using a cross streak method. Organic extracts from this bacteria has been tested against several ESKAPE pathogens using both direct application and TLC–bioautography. Further work to isolate and test the antimicrobial compounds produced by this bacteria closely related to Bacillus badius will be discussed.

Comments

The faculty supervisor for this project was Melanie Harvey, Chemistry.

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Apr 27th, 9:00 AM

Isolation and Testing of Antimicrobial Compounds Produced by Bacteria Closely Related to Bacillus badius

CoLab, OCB 100

B. Badius has not been widely studied, but novel enzymes have been purified from strains of this bacteria. A close relative of Bacillus badius isolated from local soil samples was previously shown to inhibit the growth of some ESKAPE pathogens when grown competitively using a cross streak method. Organic extracts from this bacteria has been tested against several ESKAPE pathogens using both direct application and TLC–bioautography. Further work to isolate and test the antimicrobial compounds produced by this bacteria closely related to Bacillus badius will be discussed.