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Table 1 MIC (μg/ml) of the crude extract, fractions and compounds isolated from the roots of F. polita and reference antibiotics on the studied microbial species.

From: Antimicrobial activities of the methanol extract, fractions and compounds from Ficus polita Vahl. (Moraceae)

Tested samplesa Microorganisms, strains and MIC (μg/ml)b
  P. smartii P. aeruginosa K. pneumoniae S. aureus S. typhi E. coli C. albicans
  ATCC29916 PA01 ATCC11296 ATCC25922 ATCC6539 ATCC8739 AG100 ATCC 9002
FPR 128 128 128 64 64 64 256 64
FPR1 64 64 128 64 32 32 128 32
FPR2 256 128 256 256 256 128 256 64
FPR3 - - - - - 512 - -
FPR4 512 - 512 - - 512 - -
FPR5 256 256 512 128 256 256 - 128
1 - 512 - 512 512 256 - 512
8 256 64 128 64 64 64 256 128
RA 32 64 4 4 4 4 4 16
  1. aThe tested samples were compounds 1: euphol 3-O-cinnamate; 8: (E)- 4'-hydroxystilbene-3,5-O-β- diglucopyranoside and chloramphenicol (for bacteria) and nystatin (for C. albicans) used as the reference antibiotics (RA); the crude extract (FPR) and fractions (FPR1 to 5) from F. polita roots;
  2. bThe tested microorganisms were Providencia smartii (P. smartii); Pseudomonas aeruginosa (P. aeruginosa); Klebsiella neumonia (K. pneumonia); Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus); Salmonella typhi (S. typhi); Escherichia coli (E. coli); Candida albicans (C. albicans). (-): MIC > 512 μg/ml