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Table 1 Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of B. senegalensis on the test bacteria

From: In vitro antibacterial, non-cytotoxic and antioxidant activities of Boscia Senegalensis and Tapinanthus dodoneifolius, plants used by pastoralists in Cameroon

Microorganism Concentrations of the extract (mg/ml)/MIC (mm)
20 10 5 ≤ 1
M H C W M H C W M H C W M H C W
S. aureus (ATCC 29213) + / + + + / + + + / + + + + + +
E. coli (ATCC 25922) + / + + + / + + + / + + + + + +
S. typhi (14028) + / + + + / + + + / + + + + + +
  1. M methanol, H hexane, C chloroform, W water
  2. +” = growth of bacteria; “/” = turbidity of the tube was difficult to read because of the presence of two phases, the upper phase was very clear and the second dense as before the introduction of the inoculum