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Table 1 Antibacterial activity towards MRSA of B. kockiana flower sequential extracts (1.0 mg/disc) evaluated using disc diffusion assay

From: Anti-methicillin-resistance Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) compounds from Bauhinia kockiana Korth. And their mechanism of antibacterial activity

Extracts Diameter of inhibition zone (mm)
MRSA ATCC 33591 MRSA Clinical isolate
Hexane
Dichloromethane
Ethyl acetate 11.7 ± 0.7 11.3 ± 0.7
Methanol 11.0 ± 0.0 11.3 ± 0.7
Vancomycina 21.0 ± 0.0 21.0 ± 0.0
  1. Note: diameter of the bacterial disc is 6 mm. Results are expressed as means ± SD obtained from 3 independent experiments. aVancomycin used in 0.03 mg/disc. “-” represents no activity