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Table 3 Antibacterial activity of VRV-PL-VIIIa with or without p-Bromophenacyl bromide (p-BPB)

From: Antibacterial potential of a basic phospholipase A2 (VRV-PL-VIIIa) from Daboia russelii pulchella (Russell’s viper) venom

Microorganisms Diameter of inhibition zone (mm)
VRV-PL-VIIIa VRV-PL-VIIIa + p-BPB
Gram-positive   
Staphylococcus aureus 32 ± 1 23 ± 3
Bacillus subtilis 27 ± 4 19 ± 1
Gram-negative   
Escherichia coli 21 ± 2 13 ± 1
Salmonella typhi 16 ± 1 10 ± 3
Vibrio cholerae 16 ± 3 15 ± 2
Klebsiella pneumoniae 22 ± 2 14 ± 2
Salmonella paratyphi 21 ± 6 13 ± 3
  1. The results are expressed as mean ± SD (n = 6)