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Table 3 Determination of minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and Minimum bactericidal/fungicidal concentrations (MBC/MFC) of crude extracts of five selected plant materials. (Place in the text: page 10 after line 13)

From: Antimicrobial activity of some plant materials used in Armenian traditional medicine

Plant species Extracta Test strainsb/ MIC (μg ml−1) and MBC/MFC(μg ml−1)
SA BS PA EC ST CG CA
MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC
Hypericum alpestre (aerial part) Wat 1024 256 1024  
Met 256 512 256 512 128 1024 512
CF 128 256 1024 256 1024 1024 1024 1024
Ace 128 128 512 64 512 1024 512 1024 1024
Hex 128 512 256 512 64 512 1024 1024 1024
Agrimonia eupatoria (whole plant) Wat 1024 1024 1024 1024 1024
Met 256 128 256 1024 512 1024 1024
CF 256 512 256 1024 512 1024 512 512 256 1024 512
Ace 256 128 1024 128 512 512 512 256 512
Hex 256 1024 256 1024 128 512 512 512 1024 1024
Lilium armenum (bulb) Wat 1024 1024 1024 1024
Met 512 512 1024 256 512 1024 1024
CF 512 1024 128 512 1024 512 512 1024 1024
Ace 512 512 128 512 512 512
Hex 1024 1024 256 1024
Rumex obtusifolius (seed) Wat 512 1024 256 1024 1024   1024 1024
Met 256 128 128 512 512 512   512
CF 1024 1024 512 1024 1024
Ace 256 128 128 1024 512 512   512
Hex 512 512 512 1024 1024 1024 1024
Sanguisorba officinalis (aerial part) Wat 1024 512
Met 256 128 512 256 512 512 512 512 512
CF 512 512 128 256 1024   1024   512 1024 512  
Ace 128 128 1024 64 256 256 256 512 512
Hex 256 512 1024 256 512 1024 1024 256 512
  PCd 0.25 0.5 0.25 0.5 0.25 0.5 0.5 2 1 >2 2 >4 2 4
  1. a Extracts: Wat- Water, Met –Methanol, CF-Chloroform, Ace– Acetone, Hex - Hexane
  2. b Test strains: Escherichia coli WKPM-M17 (EC), Pseudomonas aeruginosa GRP3 (VKPH B-82–5) (PA), Bacillus subtilis WT-A1 (BS), Salmonella typhimurium WDCM 1754 (ST), Staphylococcus aureus WDCM 5233 (SA), Candida albicans 174 (CA), Candida guilliermondii HP-17 (CG)
  3. c (–): MIC/MBC/MFC value was >1024 μg ml−1
  4. d PC: positive control (gentamicin (range 2–0.003 μg ml−1) (for bacteria), nystatin (range 4–0.125 μg ml−1) (for yeasts))
  5. All experiments were repeated three times and average means were represented