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Table 3 MIC and MBC values of Ag+, Zn2+ and Ag+ + Zn2+ solutions against E. faecalis

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

Groups AgNO3 + Zn(NO3)2·6H2O (× 10−2 mg/mL)
MIC MBC96
Ag+ 6.4 + 0 12.8 + 0
Zn2+
Ag+–Zn2+
 1:1 6.4 + 11.2 12.8 + 22.4
 1:3 6.4 + 33.6 12.8 + 67.2
 1:6 6.4 + 67.2 12.8 + 134.4
 1:9 6.4 + 100.8 12.8 + 201.6
 1:12 6.4 + 134.4 6.4 + 134.4