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Table 2 Table of absorbance readings of growth of E.coli when exposed to the silk of T. domestica

From: Evidence for antimicrobial activity associated with common house spider silk

Trial No. Control absorbance reading Silk sample reading Inhibition % Sign test
1 0.06 0.055 8.333333 +
2 0.15 0.07 53.33333 +
3 0.11 0.065 40.90909 +
4 0.13 0.08 38.46154 +
5 0.15 0.11 26.66667 +
6 0.07 0.065 7.142857 +
7 0.33 0.33 0  
8 0.43 0.4 6.976744 +
9 1.244 1.22 1.92926 +
10 0.33 0.35 −6.06061 -
11 0.33 0.33 0  
12 1.244 1.15 7.55627 +
13 1.244 1.19 4.340836 +
14 1.25 1.21 3.2 +
15 0.74 0.77 −4.05405 -
16 1.08 1.03 4.62963 +
17 0.88 1.15 −30.6818 -
18 0.76 1.26 −65.7895 -
19 0.89 1.18 −32.5843 -
20 0.94 1 −6.38298 -
21 0.58 0.57 1.724138 +
22 1.03 1.01 1.941748 +
23 2.5 2.5 0  
24 2.41 2.42 −0.41494 -
25 2.5 2.45 2 +