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Table 4 Effect of the Pistachio Essential oil on droplet size (Z-Average Diameter) and emulsion polydispersity (Polydispersity index) in yeast culture medium

From: In vitro evaluation of the activity of an essential oil from Pistacia vera L. variety Bronte hull against Candida sp.

Preparation Z-Average Diameter (nm) Polydispersity index LogP
RPMI+DMSO 881.4 ± 1.8 0.836 ± 0.011
Fluconazole 1570.0 ± 2.1 1.0 ± 0.012 −0.12
Voriconazole 2316.0 ± 2.3 1.0 ± 0.011 1.49
Caspofungin 531.3 ± 1.6 0.679 ± 0.010 −4.59
EO 2151.0 ± 2.2 1.0 ± 0.012
EO + Fluconazole 847.5 ± 2.3 0.688 ± 0.008
EO + Voriconazole 343.7 ± 1.5 0.426 ± 0.007
EO + Caspofungin 690.1 ± 2.1 0.538 ± 0.004
  1. Theoretical logP value of the three antifungals are reported. Each measurement represents mean ± standard deviation (n = 3)