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Table 5 Inhibition zone of P. quadrifida extracts against standard fungus

From: Determination of antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of the extracts of aerial parts of Portulaca quadrifida

Test fungi Concentration in (mg/L) Mean zone of inhibition ± SD (mm)
Petroleum ether Chloroform Methanol
Yeast 250 8.4 ± 0.6 11.8 ± 1.6 10.2 ± 2.1
200 4.3 ± 0.7 6.0 ± 2.2 7.2 ± 2.0
150 Growth 2.4 ± 2.5 3.0 ± 1.3
100 Growth Growth 1.2 ± 1.0
50 Growth Growth Growth
Mold 250 12.5 ± 2.1 15.2 ± 1.5 10.5 ± 1.6
200 8.3 ± 1.3 7.7 ± 1.7 9.7 ± 1.5
150 3.3 ± 0.8 3.0 ± 0.7 4.3 ± 2.1
100 Growth 1.2 ± 1.7 Growth
50 Growth Growth Growth
  1. Values are expressed in mean ± SD of 3 individual experiments
  2. The word “growth” represents zero inhibition zone the extract at a given concentration