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From: Discovery, synthesis and antibacterial evaluation of phenolic compounds from Cylicodiscus gabunensis

Fig. 2

Scanning electron micrographs (SEM) of S. aureus exposed to gallate derivatives. a) Control SEM of S. aureus cells after exposure to 0.2% DMSO for 1 h with arrows pointing to cells undergoing binary fission. SEM of S. aureus cells after exposure to 2 × MIC level of b) gallic acid (1), c) ethyl gallate (6), d) propan-2-yl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate (8), and e) 2-methylpropyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate (9). For panels B to E arrows point to apparent extrusion of cytoplasmic content from collapsed S. aureus

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