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Table 3 Antimicrobial activity of A. squamosa extracts. Data are represented as mean of inhibition zone ± SD (n = 3); DMSO and Tetracycline (30 μg) were used negative and positive controls, respectively

From: GC-MS profiling and assessment of antioxidant, antibacterial, and anticancer properties of extracts of Annona squamosa L. leaves

Extracts Zone of inhibition (mm)
Gram positive bacteria Gram negative bacteria
B. subtilis S. aureus E. faecalis E. coli P. aeruginosa K. pneumoniae LT2
Acetone 11.5 ± 0.5 0.0 8 ± 0 12.6 ± 0.6 24.6 ± 0.6 11.7 ± 0.6 11.5 ± 0.5
Methanol 15.6 ± 0.6 16.5 ± 0.5 7.9 ± 0.1 15.5 ± 0.5 18.3 ± 0.6 11.7 ± 0.6 12.3 ± 1.5
Water 0.0 0.0 9.5 ± 0.5 11.6 ± 0.5 17 ± 1 10.5 ± 0.5 12.2 ± 0.3
DMSO 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Tetracycline 16.2 ± 0.8 14.8 ± 0.4 12.7 ± 0.4 19.3 ± 1.5 18.7 ± 0.6 18.5 ± 0.4 14.3 ± 0.3