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Table 3 Inhibitory spectrum of tyrosol (Ty) and tyrosyl esters on Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria

From: Synthesis of lipophilic tyrosyl esters derivatives and assessment of their antimicrobial and antileishmania activities

Strain Gram Sensibility
   Ty TyC2 TyC3 TyC8 TyC10 TyC12 TyC16 TyC18 TyC18:1
Bacillus cereus + - - - + ++ - - - -
Bacillus subtilis + - - - - - - - - -
Micrococcus luteus + - - - - - - - - -
Brevibacterium flavum + - - - + + - - - -
Enterococcus faecalis + - - - - - - - - -
Staphylococcus aureus + - - - ++ ++ + - - -
Staphylococcus xylosus + - - - ++ ++ + - - -
Staphylococcus epidermidis + - - - - - - - - -
Pseudomonas aerigenosa - - - - + - - - - -
Enterobacter cloacae - - - - - - - - - -
Klebsielle pneumoniae - - - - - - - - - -
Escherchia coli - - - - - - - - - -
Salmonella - - - - - - - - - -
  1. The bactericidal level was estimated by measuring the size of inhibition zone of the indicator strain. Insensitivity (-), low sensitivity (+: Diameter of inhibition < 15 mm), high sensitivity (++: Diameter of inhibition between 15 et 20 mm)