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Table 2 Antibacterial and antifungal activities of the crude extracts and the fractions expressed as minimum inhibitory concentration (μg/ml)

From: Evaluation of pharmacological activities, cytotoxicity and phenolic composition of four Maytenus species used in southern African traditional medicine to treat intestinal infections and diarrhoeal diseases

  Maytenus peduncularis Maytenus procumbens
Microbial spp CrE Hex DCM ETOAc But Water CrE Hex DCM ETOAc But Water
E. c 312 39 39 78 625 >2500 1250 39 39 156 1250 >2500
E. f 312 39 39 156 1250 >2500 >2500 39 39 156 625 >2500
P. a 312 19 19 156 312 >2500 312 78 39 156 625 >2500
S. a >2500 78 39 312 78 >2500 1250 39 78 312 625 >2500
C. a 312 312 78 312 156 312 1250 156 39 156 312 625
C. n 78 312 78 78 1250 2500 625 156 39 156 156 2500
A. f 312 78 156 156 312 625 1250 78 78 78 156 625
  Maytenus senegalensis Maytenus undata
Microbial spp CrE Hex DCM ETOAc But Water CE Hex DCM ETOAc But Water
E. c 2500 78 78 156 1250 >2500 1250 312 156 156 >2500 >2500
E. f 2500 39 39 312 625 >2500 312 156 156 312 2500 >2500
P. a 625 39 78 156 1250 >2500 312 78 78 78 2500 >2500
S. a 625 78 39 156 625 >2500 625 156 156 156 312 >2500
C. a 1250 78 39 156 156 625 1250 625 78 312 625 1250
C. n 156 156 39 78 78 1250 156 1250 78 78 312 2500
A. f 625 156 78 156 1250 312 1250 625 625 156 625 625
  Controls
Microbial spp Gent Amp B 70% ace Distilled Water         
E. c 0.39 - >2500 >2500         
E. f 0.78 - >2500 >2500         
P. a 1.56 - >2500 >2500         
S. a 0.78 - >2500 >2500         
C. a - 6.25 >2500 >2500         
Microbial spp Gent Amp B 70% ace Distilled Water         
E. c 0.39 - >2500 >2500         
  1. N.B: E. c = Escherichia coli, E. f = Enterococcus faecalis, P. a = Pseudomonas aeruginosa, S. a = Staphylococcus aureus, C. a = Candida albicans, C. n = Cryptococcus neoformans, A. f = Aspergillus fumigatus, Gent = gentamicin, Amp B = amphotericin B, .CrE = crude extract, Hex = hexane fraction, DCM = dichloromethane, ETOAc = ethyl acetate and But = n- Butanol.