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Table 1 Antibacterial activity of boswellic acid molecules against Oral pathogens.

From: Acetyl-11-keto-β-boswellic acid (AKBA); targeting oral cavity pathogens

Organisms   KBA AKBA BA ABA  
  Triclosan MICa MICa MICa MICa MBCb
S. mutans ATCC 25175 4 16 2 32 > 128 > 128
E. faecalis ATCC 29212 4 16 4 8 > 128 > 128
E. faecium ATCC 8042 4 16 4 8 > 128 > 128
A. viscosus ATCC 15987 4 8 2 64 > 128 > 128
S. sanguinis ATCC 10556 4 8 2 128 > 128 > 128
F. nucleatum ATCC 10953 2 > 128 > 128 > 128 > 128 > 128
P. intermedia ATCC 25611 1 16 4 32 > 128 > 128
P. gingivalis ATCC 33277 2 8 4 32 > 128 > 128
  1. MICs and MBCs of boswellic acid molecules were determined using CLSI guidelines against ATCC strains. aMinimum Inhibitory Concentration (μg/ml); bMinimum Bactericidal Concentration (μg/ml);