Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2011 / Article / Tab 2

Original Article

Eleucine indica Possesses Antioxidant, Antibacterial and Cytotoxic Properties

Table 2

Paper disk diffusion of EI extracts effects on bacterial growth.

EI extractsBacterial strains
Diameter of inhibition (mm)
MRSAPASCBS

Hexane13 0.911 0.8
DCM 7 0.4
EA10 0.712 0.511 0.7
MeTH
Streptomycin (10  g/disc)20 1.520 1.323 1.523 1.0

The screening of the extracts antibacterial effect was carried out by determining the zone of inhibition using paper disc (6 mm in diameter, Whatman No. 1) diffusion method ( ). MRSA, methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus; PA, Pseudomonas aeruginosa; SC, Salmonella choleraesuis and BS, Bacillus subtilis. Streptomycin showed 20, 20, 23 and 23 mm inhibition towards MRSA, PA, SC and BS, respectively.

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