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Table 1 Antibacterial activity of Cytinus hypocistis extracts using disc diffusion method (zone of inhibition in mm)

From: Antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase properties of extracts of the Mediterranean parasitic plant Cytinus hypocistis

  Cyclohexane extract 0.5 mg/disc (mm) Ethanolic extract 0.5 mg/disc (mm) Water extract 0.5 mg/disc (mm) Antibiotic control
Gram negative
 Escherichia coli
 DSM 1103
0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 Amp 18.7 ± 0.6
 Enterobacter cloacae
 DSM 30054
0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 Oxy 19.7 ± 1.2
 Pseudomonas aeruginosa
 DSM 1117
0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 Rif 11.3 ± 0.6
 Acinetobacter baumanii
 DSM 30007
0.0 ± 0.0 10.5 ± 3.5 10 ± 2.8 Oxy 15.3 ± 2.3
 Klebsiella pneumoniae
 DSM 681
0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 0.0 ± 0.0 Amp 8.7 ± 0.6
Gram positive
 Staphylococcus aureus
 DSM 1104
0.0 ± 0.0 13.0 ± 0.0 13.5 ± 2.1 Clox 30.5 ± 0.7
 Staphylococcus aureus
 MRSA
0.0 ± 0.0 11.5 ± 0.7 11.0 ± 1.4 Clox 0.0 ± 0.0
 Staphylococcus epidermidis
 DSM 1798
0.0 ± 0.0 18 ± 4.2 18.0 ± 2.8 Clox 31.5 ± 0.7
 Enterococcus faecalis
 DSM 2570
0.0 ± 0.0 10 ± 2.8 9.0 ± 2.8 Amp 23.0 ± 0.0
  1. Rifampicin, cloxacillin, ampicillin, and oxytetracicline, were used as reference antibiotic controls
  2. Rif rifampicin (30 µg/disc), Clox cloxacillin (5 µg/disc), Amp ampicillin (10 µg/disc), Oxy oxytetracycline (10 µg/disc)