Journal of Tropical Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Review Article

Antibacterial Action of Curcumin against Staphylococcus aureus: A Brief Review

Table 1

Antibacterial activity of curcumin against S. aureus.

Compound (solvent)MIC (µg/mL)S. aureus strainTest methodReference

Curcumin (DMSO)187.5MSSA (ATCC 25923)Broth macrodilution[42]
Indium curcumin (DMSO)93.8

Curcumin (DMSO)125–250MSSA (ATCC 25923)
MRSA (ATCC 33591)
MRSA (4 Clinical isolates)
MRSA (4 from CCARM)#
Broth microdilution[9]

Curcumin-1 (DMSO)250MSSA Broth microdilution[41]

Curcumin (DMF)250MSSA (ATCC 25923)
MRSA (ATCC 43300)
MSSA (1 Clinical isolates)
MSSA (10 Env. isolates)
Broth microdilution[8]

Curcumin-1 (DMSO)18.42MSSA (ATCC 29213)Colony counting method[30]

Curcumin (ethanol)219MSSA (ATCC 29213)Broth macrodilution[47]
217MRSA (ATCC 43300)

Curcumin (ethanol)125MSSA (ATCC 25923)Broth macrodilution[49]

Curcumin (DMSO)256MSSA (USA 300)
MSSA (8325-4)
Broth microdilution[40]

: culture collection of antimicrobial resistant microbes.
from Microbial Type Culture Collection Centre (MTCC), IMTECH, Chandigarh, India.
Env.: environmental.