Table 1

Antimicrobial activities and culture time of endophytic fungi isolated from O. japonicus
Strain no. Position Inhibition rate of PDF Inhibition rate of antimicrobial activity Incubation time (day)
S.aureus E. coli C. neoformans
MC FB MC FB MC FB MC FB
MD-01 Root + 4
MD-02 Root ++ + + 4
MD-03 Root +++ + 14
MD-04 Root ++ ++ ++ 11
MD-05 Root + + 9
MD-06 Root ++ + + 10
MD-07 Root + + 6
MD-08 Root ++ ++ + 15
MD-09 Root +++ +++ +++ + +++ 14
MD-10 Root +++ + + 9
MD-11 Root ++ + 9
MD-12 Root +++ ++ ++ 5
MD-13 Root +++ + 6
MD-14 Root + + 10
MD-15 Root +++ ++ 5
MD-16 Root ++ + + 5
MD-17 Root + 10
MD-18 Root ++ + ++ 10
MD-19 Root ++ ++ + 6
MD-20 Root + + 16
MD-21 Stem + + + ++ 6
MD-22 Stem ++ + + 5
MD-23 Stem + + ++ 4
MD-24 Stem + ++ ++ ++ + ++ 14
MD-25 Stem ++ + ++ + 4
MD-26 Stem ++ + + ++ + + 14
MD-27 Stem +++ + ++ 4
MD-28 Stem + +++ + + 4
MD-29 Root ++ ++ +++ ++ 10
MD-30 Root + ++ ++ +++ + + 10

The peptide deformylase inhibition and antimicrobial activities are expressed by the inhibition rate (IR): -, inhibition rate <30%; +, 30% ≤ inhibition rate <60; ++, 60% ≤ inhibition rate <90%; +++, 90 ≤ inhibition rate.

Liang et al.

Liang et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:238   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-238

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