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Table 8 Effects of different lytic agents on the outer membrane permeability of Pseudomonas aeruginosa10 / Escherichia coli3 pretreated with permeabilizers and gamma irradiation

From: Natural outer membrane permeabilizers boost antibiotic action against irradiated resistant bacteria

Lytic agent Conc. Relative turbidity (%) P. aeruginosa10 / E. coli3
Control- Gallic acid Thymol Radiation
Lysozyme 10 μg/mL 100 ± 1 /101 ± 1 99 ± 1/ 92 ± 1 100 ± 1/ 98 ± 0.6 100 ± 0.6/ 101 ± 2
Triton X-100 0.1% 100 ± 2 /103 ± 3 93 ± 3/86 ± 3 96 ± 1/ 90 ± 3 100 ± 1/ 101 ± 1.2
Triton X-100 1% 99 ± 3 /105 ± 0.6 81 ± 1/77 ± 2 84 ± 3/ 74 ± 4 99 ± 2/ 103 ± 3
SDS 0.1% 92 ± 1 /91 ± 2 58 ± 2/ 60 ± 1 60 ± 3/ 59 ± 3 92 ± 1/ 91 ± 5
SDS 1% 78 ± 0.6 / 80 ± 2 26 ± 1/ 42 ± 2 28 ± 2/ 50 ± 0.6 79 ± 2/ 82 ± 2
  1. The value of control cells without lytic agents was set at 100%