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Table 3 Inhibition percentage of yeast species treated with CaThi and FLC alone and in combination showing synergism effect in vitro

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

Yeasts species Sample Concentration (μg.mL−1)a Inhibition (%) Combination inhibition (%) (CaThi + FLC)b
C. albicans CaThi 3.5 2.93 77.5
FLC 0.5 24.48
C. tropicalis CaThi 3.5 0 96.26
FLC 0.5 11.55
C. parapsilosis CaThi 3.5 4.0 100.0
FLC 0.5 50
C. pelliculosa CaThi 15.0 2.63 57.45
FLC 2.5 7.8
C. buinensis CaThi 5.0 19.0 67.01
FLC 0.06 5.45
C. mogii CaThi 10.0 17.19 61.05
FLC 1.0 22.80
  1. a CaThi concentrations ranging 1.3 to 4.0 times below it IC50 and FLC concentrations 2.0 times below it IC50 or at it IC50
  2. bIndicates significance by the ANOVA test (P < 0.05) which were calculated by the absorbance values of synergism among the experiments and their respective controls