Table 1: Adhesion of Candida albicans to denture acrylic following a 3-h exposure to various concentrations of alpha-mangostin and clotrimazole.

Control Alpha-mangostin (µg/ml) Clotrimazole (µg/ml)
2,000 4,000 8,000 20 40 80
OD490
(mean ± S.E.) (n=9)
0.507±0.034 0.010±0.029* 0.087±0.008* 0.035±0.006* 0.071±0.009* 0.058±0.015* 0.024±0.004*
Reduction in adherence (%) 0 80.28 82.68 93.16 85.86 88.56 95.27

* P<0.05 compared with control

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