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Table 1 Antibacterial and antifungal activities of OC as inhibition zones (mm)

From: Isolation, characterization and antimicrobial evaluation of a novel compound N-octacosan 7β ol, from Fumaria parviflora Lam

Treatment OC Control Streptomycin Amphotericin B
Microorganism
Staphylococcus epidermidis (Gram +) 14 6 24 -
Bacillus subtilis (Gram +) 6 6 17 -
Escherichia coli (Gram -) 11 6 16.5 -
Salmonella typhimurium (Gram -) 6 6 18 -
Candida albicans 12 6 - 17
Aspergillus niger 11.5 6 - 15.5
  1. (−) no activity, OC (n-octacosan-7β-ol), Control (The filter paper discs, 6 mm, without drug were taken as control), Streptomycin (Positive control for bacterial strain) and Amphotericin B (Positive control for fungal strain).