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Table 5 Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) using series of two-fold dilutions of lectins (fraction 90%) of three leguminous seeds against the tested microorganisms

From: Characterization and antimicrobial activity of lectins purified from three Egyptian leguminous seeds

Tested microorganisms Minimum inhibitory concentration (µg/ml)
Samples of dialysed Lectins
Fava bean Lentil Pea Standards
Escherichia coli NI NI NI Gentamicin
NI
Klebsiella pneumonia 15.63 3.9 62.5 0.98
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 62.5 15.63 125 3.9
Staphylococcus aureus 15.63 1.95 125 Ampicillin
0.98
Candida albicans 31.25 3.9 250 Amphotericin B
1.95
  1. NI no inhibition