Table 2: Adhesion of Candida albicans to denture acrylic after exposure to 2,000 µg/ml of alpha-mangostin and 20 µg/ml of clotrimazole at various time intervals.

Time (min) OD490 (mean ± S.E.) (n=9) Reduction in adherence (%)
Control
(Candida+acrylic)
Alpha-mangostin
(2,000 µg/ml)
Clotimazole
(20 µg/ml)
Alpha-mangostin
(2,000 µg/ml)
Clotimazole
(20 µg/ml)
1 0.035±0.008 0.034±0.010 0.026±0.006 2.93 25.71
15 0.319±0.029 0.200±0.021* 0.126±0.025* 37.30 60.45
30 0.331±0.017 0.157±0.046* 0.097±0.005* 52.56 70.56
60 0.351±0.021 0.138±0.013* 0.087±0.012* 60.48 75.18
120 0.386±0.023 0.127±0.010* 0.065±0.007* 66.98 83.17
180 0.507±0.034 0.010±0.029* 0.071±0.009* 80.28 85.86

* P<0.05 compared with control

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