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Table 1 Antimicrobial activities (MIC mg/ml) of pollen extracts and their isolated compounds.

From: Chemical analysis of Greek pollen - Antioxidant, antimicrobial and proteasome activation properties

  S. aureus S. epidermidis P. aeruginosa E. cloacae K. pneumoniae E. coli C. albicans C. tropicalis C. glabrata
CH 2 Cl 2 extract 6.40 6.68 > 10 > 10 > 10 > 10 - - -
MeOH extract 0.74 0.80 2.4 2.78 3.10 > 10 5.50 4.80 4.25
H2O extract 0.50 0.62 1.35 1.46 2.50 > 10 4.81 3.00 3.22
(1) 0.88 0.70 1.69 1.77 3.22 8.89 5.95 4.78 4.80
(2) & (3) 0.45 0.53 1.25 1.38 3.40 7.33 7.50 6.23 5.79
(4) 0.67 0.45 1.17 1.50 2.98 3.29 6.40 5.75 5.54
(5) 0.94 0.88 1.78 1.90 2.75 7.94 4.20 4.12 3.96
(6) 0.80 0.77 2.33 2.71 > 10 > 10 > 10 6.77 6.70
(7) 0.87 0.74 1.30 2.23 > 10 > 10 > 10 5.38 5.12
netilmicin 4·10-3 4·10-3 8.8·10-3 8·10-3 8·10-3 10·10-3 - - -
5-flucytocine - - - - - - 0.1 × 10-3 1 × 10-3 10 × 10-3
itraconazole - - - - - - 1 × 10-3 0.1 × 10-3 1 × 10-3