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Table 1 Antibacterial efficiency of Ag+–Zn2+ combinations based on CFU counting

From: Synergistic mechanism of Ag+–Zn2+ in anti-bacterial activity against Enterococcus faecalis and its application against dentin infection

Atomic ratio
(Ag+–Zn2+)
AgNO3 + Zn(NO3)2·6H2O
(× 10−2 mg/mL)
Antibacterial efficiency
(Median (P25–P75) [%])
1:1 1.6 + 2.8 67.19 (63.37–76.52)
1:3 1.6 + 8.4 108.29 (83.11–146.85)
1:6 1.6 + 16.8 150.71 (118.46–174.25)a
1:9 1.6 + 25.2 162.28 (149.30–167.40)a
1:12 1.6 + 33.6 160.05 (156.20–174.95)a
  1. Groups designated by same superscript are not significantly different (p > 0.05)