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Table 5 MIC of selected polymers against different sensitive microorganisms

From: Biocidal polymers: synthesis and antimicrobial properties of benzaldehyde derivatives immobilized onto amine-terminated polyacrylonitrile

Tested microorganism Percentage of surviving cells(% Optical density)
Biocidal polymers
Va VIa VIIb VIIIb IXb Xb
Escherichia coli - 29 25 28 28 27
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 25 27 27 27 27 28
Salmonella typhi 26 28 26 26 28 28
Staphylococcus aureus 24 27 26 29 26 27
Aspergillus niger 24 27 24 27 27 26
Aspergillus flavus 24 28 24 27 27 25
Candida albicans 25 26 24 26 27 27
Cryptpcoccus neoformans 25 28 25 26 28 27
  1. a MIC = 25 mg/mL. b MIC = 12.5 mg/mL.