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Table 2 Total activity in ml/g of extracts and fractions from S. spinosa against fungi and bacteria

From: Some Strychnos spinosa (Loganiaceae) leaf extracts and fractions have good antimicrobial activities and low cytotoxicities

  Fungia Bacteriab
Samples C. a C.A A.f C.nc S.a B.c E.f E.c
  16 h 24 h 16 h 24 h 16 h 24 h 24 h 36 h 1 h 2 h 1 h 2 h 1 h 2 h 1 h 2 h
Extracts d                 
AcetE 30 30 30 30 30 30 60 60 234 234 117 117 234 234 117 30
MetE 48 48 48 48 48 48 95 95 48 48 48 48 48 48 95 95
DcmMetE 46 46 46 46 46 46 356 356 90 90 46 46 90 90 90 90
AlkE 2 2 2 2 2 2 9 9 18 18 2 2 9 9 18 2
Fractions e                 
HexF 10 10 19 19 10 10 37 10 149 149 19 10 37 37 149 10
ChlF 23 23 6 6 47 47 12 3 47 47 6 6 23 23 23 12
EtAcF 32 32 125 125 250 250 63 16 125 125 32 16 125 63 125 16
nBuF 10 10 10 10 10 10 314 10 157 78 20 20 10 10 20 20
WatF 3 3 3 3 3 3 6 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
  1. a)C.a: Candida albicans(Isolate); C.A: Candida albicans (ATCC strain); C.n: Cryptococcus neoformans; A.f: Aspergillus fumigatus, b)E.c: Escherichia coli; E.f: Enterococcus faecalis; S.a: Staphylococcus aureus; B.c: Bacillus cereus, c)with this microorganism litle reaction was observed after 16 h and MIC were recorded after 24 h and 36 h, d)AcetE: Acetone Extract, MetE: Methanol extract, DcmMetE: Dichloromethane/methanol extract, AlkE: Alkaloids extract, e)HexF: n-hexane fraction, ChlF: Chloroform fraction, EtAcF: Ethyl acetate fraction, nBuF: n-Butanol fraction, WatF: Water fraction. In bold are values with significant activity.
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