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Table 2 Fluorescent cell percentage of yeasts treated with CaThia

From: Thionin-like peptide from Capsicum annuum fruits: mechanism of action and synergism with fluconazole against Candida species

Yeasts species Sample Cell number viewed in DIC Cell number viewed in fluorescence % of fluorescence cellsb
C. albicans control 62.0 ± 9.3 0.6 ± 0.8 0.9
CaThi 20.0 ± 5.0 16.6 ± 5.3 83.0
C. tropicalis control 41.2 ± 4.2 0.8 ± 1.3 1.9
CaThi 9.8 ± 4.9 4.8 ± 4.6 48.9
C. parapsilosis control 79.2 ± 12.1 0 0
CaThi 18.2 ± 5.4 6.2 ± 1.4 34.0
C. pelliculosa control 23.8 ± 3.5 0 0
CaThi 7.2 ± 1.9 6.6 ± 2.3 91.6
C. buinensis control 43.6 ± 9.0 0.8 ± 1.3 1.8
CaThi 13.6 ± 6.2 6.2 ± 1.3 45.5
C. mogii control 18.6 ± 3.2 0.6 ± 0.8 3.2
CaThi 8.6 ± 2.0 4.4 ± 2.7 51.1
  1. aCells number determination in five random fields of the DIC and fluorescence views of the samples obtained from Plasma membrane permeabilization assay. The total cell number in DIC of each yeast (in control and test) was assumed as 100 %
  2. bIndicates significance by the T test (P < 0.05) among the experiments and their respective controls