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Table 1 Lists of active compounds with Rf values and their antimicrobial activities of the ethyl acetate extract of S. glomerata after column purification

From: Studies on the antimicrobial potential and structural characterization of fatty acids extracted from Sydney rock oyster Saccostrea glomerata

Active fractions Mobile phase Spots with Rfvalues Antimicrobial activities
Antibacterial (mm of zone of inhibition) Antifungal activity
P. aeruginosa V. harveyi A. hydrophila A. niger C. albicans Fusarium sp.
F III H 10: EA 40 0.39, 0.62, 0.77, 0.82 4.3 ± 0.2a 3.9 ± 0.15a 5.0 ± 0.15a - - -
FIV H 20: EA 30 0.21, 0.28, 0.40 11.3 ± 0.25b 10.6 ± 0.2b 9.5 ± 0.15b + + ++
FV H 25 EA 25 0.29, 0.42, 0.57, 0.71 16.0 ± 0.20c 14.9 ± 0.18c 14. 5 ± 0.13c ++ ++ ++
F IX EA 10: M 40 0.28, 0.36, 0.48, 0.56,0.73 13.8 ± 1.13d 9.4 ± 0.22b 7. 6 ± 0.25d + ++ +
FX EA 15 M 35 0.59, 0.79 4. 1 ± 0.12a 3.8 ± 0.17a 5. 1 ± 0.15a - - -
  1. H: Hexane; E: Ethyl acetate; M: Methanol.
  2. ++: Higher activity; +: Less activity; −: No activity.
  3. Means with the same superscript do not significantly (P < = 0.001) – One Way ANOVA.