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Table 8 Minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) of Anethum sowa L. root extracts

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

Test organisms MBC value (μg/mL)
PE (Cold) Hex (Hot) CE EtOAc MeOH CP
Gram-positive bacteria Bacillus subtilis 250 125 250 125 500 12.5
Bacillus cereus 500 125 500 500 500 25
Staphylococcus aureus 500 500 1000 1000 500 50
Enterococcus faecalis 1000 1000 125 500 500 100
Gram-negative bacteria Escherichia coli 12079 1000 1000 1000 125 500 50
Escherichia coli 2799 500 500 125 125 500 6.25
Pseudomonas aeruginosa, 1000 500 500 250 250 25
Salmonella enteritidis 1375 250 500 500 500 250 6.25
Salmonella typhi 500 500 500 500 250 3.125
Acetobacter aceti 500 250 125 250 500 50
  1. PE (Cold) Petroleum ether cold extract, Hex (Hot) Hexane hot extract, CE Chloroform extract, EtOAc Ethyl acetate extract, MeOH Methanol extract and CP Ciprofloxacin
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