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Table 4 Antimicrobial activities of EPS and slime track samples from Phy. oblonga and Ph. polycephalum

From: Biological activities and chemical compositions of slime tracks and crude exopolysaccharides isolated from plasmodia of Physarum polycephalum and Physarella oblonga

Microorganism Inhibition zone (mm)
Antibiotics POS POP PPS PPP
B. cereus 19.75 ± 0.23
S. aureus 23.00 ± 0.41 12.75 ± 0.28 10.05 ± 0.40
E. coli 18.50 ± 0.35
S. typhi 16.78 ± 0.52 8.30 ± 0.12
C. albicans 32.00 ± 0.22 20.05 ± 0.36 23.00 ± 0.28
  1. D diameter of inhibition zone; −: No inhibition observed (D < 10 mm); +: 10 < D < 15 mm; ++: 15 < D < 20 mm; +++: D > 20 mm
  2. POS and POP are slime track and EPS samples from Phy. oblonga, whereas PPS and PPP are slime track and EPS samples from Ph. polycephalum