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Table 4 R f values of zones of bacterial and fungal growth inhibition by Athrixia extracts when separated by TLC with CEF as eluent

From: Antifungal and antibacterial activity and chemical composition of polar and non-polar extracts of Athrixia phylicoides determined using bioautography and HPLC

Rfvalue E. coli a E. faecalis S. aureus C. albicans C. neoformans
  Extractsb: 1 - 4 5 1 - 4 5 1 - 4 5 1 - 4 5 1 - 4 5
0.581 Yellow-brown 4 - - - - - - - -
0.591 Yellow-brown - - - - - -
0.64 Yellow-brown - - - - - - - -
0.702 Yellow-brown - - - - - - - -
0.712 Yellow-brown - - - - - - - - -
0.722 Yellow-brown - - - - - - - -
0.84 Pink - - - - - - - -
0.893 Pink - - - - - - - -
0.913 Pink - - - - - - - -
  1. 1,2,3compounds with the same superscript are likely to be the same compound, after comparison with the reference TLC plate sprayed with vanillin-sulphuric acid.
  2. 4 - = active compound not present, = active compound present.
  3. a E. coli = Escherichia coli, E. faecalis = Enterococcus faecalis, S. aureus = Staphylococcus aureus, C. albicans = Candida albicans, C. neoformans = Cryptococcus neoformans.
  4. bExtracts: 1 = diethyl ether extract, 2 = DCM/MeOH extract, 3 = EtOAc extract, 4 = EtOH extract, 5 = H2O extract.