Event Title

Isolation and Testing of Antibiotics Produced by a Strain of Pseudomonas chlororaphis

Location

CoLab, OCB 100

Start Date

27-4-2018 10:30 AM

Document Type

Poster

Description

A close relative of Pseudomonas chlororaphis isolated from local soil samples was previously shown to inhibit the growth of E. faecalis, S. epidermidis, and E. coli 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 Pseudomonas chlororaphis will be discussed. Pseudomonas chlororaphis has been used effectively as a biocontrol agent in agricultural applications.

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

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Apr 27th, 10:30 AM

Isolation and Testing of Antibiotics Produced by a Strain of Pseudomonas chlororaphis

CoLab, OCB 100

A close relative of Pseudomonas chlororaphis isolated from local soil samples was previously shown to inhibit the growth of E. faecalis, S. epidermidis, and E. coli 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 Pseudomonas chlororaphis will be discussed. Pseudomonas chlororaphis has been used effectively as a biocontrol agent in agricultural applications.