International Journal of Polymer Science / 2011 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Friedel-Crafts Polyketones: Synthesis, Characterization and Antimicrobial Properties of Unsaturated Polyketones and Copolyketones Based on Difurfurylidene Cycloheptanone

Table 4

Effect of polyketones IVa,c,d, and copolyketones V, VI on the growth of fungal and bacterial species.

Type of OrganismPolyketone inhibition number zone (mm)
IVaIVcIVdVVIControl

Aspergillus niger118100819
Candida albicans0000030
Trichophyton rubrum151800823
Aspergillus flavus671118025
Escherichia coli0000026
Pseudomonas aeruginosa0000018
Geotrichum candidum010219832
Staphylococcus aureus1391715024

Control: (antibacterial: chloramphenicol, antifungal: trosyd).