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Table 4 Antibacterial activity of methanol fractions and compound 1 of E. cotinifolia against human pathogenic bacteria (in mm)

From: Isolation and characterization of bioactive compounds from Euphorbia cotinifolia

Bacteria Solvent control ECMF1 ECMF2 ECMF3 Compound 1 Streptomycin Gentamicin
B. cerus 0.00 16.00 ± 0.00 18.50 ± 0.50 17.50 ± 0.50 15.00 ± 0.00 21.00 ± 0.40 24.30 ± 0.33
B. subtilis 0.00 18.75 ± 1.15 19.25 ± 0.57 18.50 ± 0.57 18.67 ± 0.50 20.75 ± 0.47 29.30 ± 0.88
E. coil 0.00 16.00 ± 0.00 13.50 ± 0.57 14.25 ± 0.57 16.50 ± 0.00 23.75 ± 0.47 22.00 ± 0.57
E. aerogens 0.00 19.50 ± 0.50 22.00 ± 0.57 17.50 ± 0.57 20.00 ± 0.50 21.25 ± 0.62 23.60 ± 0.88
K. pneumonia 0.00 18.00 ± 1.00 17.75 ± 1.15 18.00 ± 0.57 19.50 ± 1.00 19.75 ± 0.62 22.60 ± 0.33
S. typhi 0.00 15.25 ± 0.57 14.50 ± 0.57 14.00 ± 0.00 17.00 ± 1.00 22.50 ± 0.28 23.60 ± 0.66
S. aureus 0.00 17.00 ± 0.00 14.25 ± 0.57 13.50 ± 1.50 17.50 ± 0.00 19.25 ± 0.47 30.30 ± 0.33
  1. Values are mean of three independent replicates. ± Standard deviation