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Table 5 Summary of antimicrobial activity of Anethum sowa L. root extracts by diffusion method on Gram-positive bacteria

From: Pharmacological effects of the phytochemicals of Anethum sowa L. root extracts

Extracts Dose (μg/well) Gram-positive bacteria and zone of inhibition in mm
Bacillus subtilis Bacillus cereus Staphylococcus aureus Enterococcus faecalis
PE (Cold) 400
1200 13.03±0.15 5.03±0.05 11.0±0.10
2000 18.06±0.20 8.0±0.10 15.0±0.10
Hex (Hot) 400
1200 7.03±0.15 7.1±0.10
2000 10.0±0.20 12.0±0.10
CE 400 6.06±0.05
1200 7.03±0.20 8.06±0.05
2000 10.06±0.05 11.03±0.25
EtOAc 400 10.03±0.15 8.06±0.15 6.06±0.11
1200 14.03±0.11 11.06±0.15 8.03±0.11 7.13±0.05
2000 26.0±0.26 15.03±0.20 15.03±0.15 12.03±0.25
MeOH 400
1200 7.06±0.11 8.0±0.10
2000 15.06±0.15 10.03±0.25
Std. CP 5 μg/disc 27.0±0.10 29.0±0.20 25.10±0.10 21.13±0.11
Std. TE 30 μg/disc 24.0±0.10 21.03±0.15 26.03±0.11 16.03±0.15
  1. PE (Cold) Petroleum ether cold extract, Hex (Hot) Hexane hot extract, CE Chloroform extract, EtOAc Ethyl acetate extract, MeOH Methanol extract, Std. CP Standard Ciprofloxacin, Std. TE Standard Tetracycline, “-” : no zone of inhibition. Each value is the mean± SD of three determinations (n=3)
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