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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 4 MIC and MBC/MFC (mg/mL) of the three different solvents of ex vitro plants of Bacopa monnieri

From: Improved micropropagation of Bacopa monnieri (L.) Wettst. (Plantaginaceae) and antimicrobial activity of in vitro and ex vitro raised plants against multidrug-resistant clinical isolates of urinary tract infecting (UTI) and respiratory tract infecting (RTI) bacteria

Microorganisms Inhibition type Inhibiting/cidal concentrations (mg/mL) of different solvent extracts
Type Bacteria / fungi Strain Acetone Ethanol Methanol
Pathogenic MDR-UTI bacterial strains Sample 5 MIC 5.0 7.5 5.0
MBC 10.0 12.5 12.5
Sample 9 MIC 5.0 2.5 2.5
MBC 10.0 5.0 5.0
Sample 11 MIC 5.0 5.0 7.5
MBC 12.5 10.0 12.5
Sample 19 MIC R R R
MBC R R R
Sample 26 MIC 2.5 25.0 10.0
MBC 5.0 30.5 17.5
MDR-RTI bacterial strains Sample 31 MIC 7.5 7.5 10.0
MBC 10.0 12.5 15.0
Sample 35 MIC 7.5 5.0 15.0
MBC 12.5 7.5 17.5
Sample 36 MIC 5.0 10.0 7.5
MBC 10.0 15.0 15.0
Sample 38 MIC 15.0 12.5 5.0
MBC 17.5 17.5 7.5
Standard MTCC bacterial strains MTCC 109 MIC 5.0 5.0 7.5
MBC 12.5 12.5 12.5
MTCC 441 MIC 7.5 12.5 10.0
MBC 10.0 17.5 15.0
MTCC 3160 MIC 10.0 15.0 2.5
MBC 12.5 22.5 7.5
MTCC fungal strains MTCC 870 MIC 2.5 10.0 2.5
MFC 7.5 12.5 5.0
MTCC 1637 MIC 7.5 7.5 1.25
MFC 12.5 12.5 5.0
  1. R Resistant, Sample 5, 9, 11 – Escherichia coli, Sample 19, 26, 31, 35, 36, 38 – Klebsiella pneumoniae, MTCC 109 – Klebsiella pneumoniae, MTCC 441 – Bacillus subtilis, MTCC 3160 – Staphylococcus aureus, MTCC 870 – Aspergillus fumigatus, MTCC 1637 – Candida albicans