Table 1: Inhibition of planktonic growth by lectins from Cratylia  floribunda (CFL), Vatairea macrocarpa (VML), Bauhinia bauhinioides (BBL), Bryothamnion  seaforthii (BSL), and Hypnea  musciformis (HML).

CFLVMLBBLHMLBSL
Concentration ( g/mL)25012562.531.2525012562.531.2525012562.531.2525012562.531.2525012562.531.25

Staphylococcus aureus +++++++++++++NDND+++ND+NDNDND
Staphylococcus epidermidis ++NDND+++NDNDNDNDNDNDND+NDNDND++NDND
Pseudomonas aeruginosa NDNDNDND++++++++++++++++
Klebsiella oxytoca NDNDNDNDNDNDNDND+++ND+++NDNDNDNDND
Candida albicans +++++++++++++++NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND
Candida tropicalis NDNDNDND+NDNDND+NDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDNDND

ND: not detected.
+: weak growth inhibition.
++: medium growth inhibition.
+++: strong growth inhibition.