TABLE 5.

Mean MBC of mastic triterpenic acid compounds within the mastic acidic fraction against H. pyloria

SubstanceMean MBC in mg/ml (mM)
24Z-Isomasticadienonic acid0.333 (0.733)
24Z-Masticadienonic acid0.350 (0.770)
24Z-Isomasticadienolic acid0.202 (0.443)
24Z-Masticadienolic acid0.220 (0.482)
Oleanonic acid0.292 (0.643)
Moronic acid0.310 (0.683)
  • a H. pylori strains are described in Table 4.