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Table 4 Table of absorbance readings of growth of B. subtilis when exposed to the water soaked 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 0.61 0.55 9.84 +
2 0.54 1.00 −86.92 -
3 0.71 0.65 8.45 +
4 1.10 1.06 3.64 +
5 0.42 0.53 −26.19 -
6 0.42 0.49 −16.67 -
7 0.49 0.51 −4.08 -