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Table 5 Antifungal activity of leaf and stem extracts of R. punjabensistested against filamentous fungi

From: Appraisal of phytochemical and in vitro biological attributes of an unexplored folklore: Rhus Punjabensis Stewart

Samples *Diameter of growth inhibition zone at 100 μg/disc
A. fumigatus Mucorspecies A. niger F. solani A. flavus
Leaf
 n-hex -- 11 ± 0.8 -- -- --
 CHCl3 -- -- -- -- --
 Acet 13 ± 1.21*** -- -- -- --
 Acet + EtOAc -- -- -- -- 11.5 ± 1.55*
 EtOAc 7.5 ± 0.74 -- -- 7 ± 0.77 --
 EtOH -- 09 ± 0.74 -- -- 09 ± 0.95
 MeOH -- -- -- -- 14 ± 1.7***
 MeOH+ CHCl3 12 ± 1.17** -- -- -- --
 EtOH+ CHCl3 -- -- -- -- 11.2 ± 1.6*
 EtOH + EtOAc -- -- -- -- 10 ± 1.3
 MeOH + EtOAcet -- -- -- -- 11 ± 1.9*
Stem
 n-hex -- -- 07 ± 0.57 -- --
 CHCl3 -- 7.5 ± 0.74 -- -- --
 Acet -- 7.5 ± 0.84 -- -- --
 Acet + EtOAc -- 10 ± 1.16 -- -- 09 ± 0.86
 EtOAc -- 10.5 ± 1.17 -- -- 11 ± 1.15*
 EtOH _ -- -- -- --
 MeOH -- 7.5 ± 0.97 -- -- --
 MeOH+ CHCl3 -- 7.5 ± 0.84 -- -- --
 EtOH+ CHCl3 -- - -- -- 9.5 ± 0.75
 EtOH + EtOAc -- 7.5 ± 0.75 -- -- --
 MeOH + EtOAcet -- 08 ± 0.85 -- -- --
 Terbinafine 25.5 ± 2.25 24 ± 2.52 23 ± 2.81 25 ± 2.84 25 ± 2.94
 DMSO -- -- -- -- --
  1. *Zone of inhibition including the diameter of disc (5 mm). In each disc, the sample size was 100 μg per disc (5 μl) in disc diffusion assay. --: no activity. Means difference is highly significant*** slightly significant**, and significant* at p < 0.05. Values are presented as mean ± standard error from triplicate investigation