ISSN : 0975-9492
CODEN : IJPSQQ





INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PHARMA SCIENCES AND RESEARCH


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ABSTRACT

Title : Antimicrobial Efficacy Studies on Rhizome and Fruit pulp Extracts of a Steno Endemic species Jatropha maheshwarii Subr. & Nayar
Authors : C. P. Ben, V. Sivanadanam
Keywords : Antibacterial, Antifungal, Jatropha maheshwarii, Agar well diffusion, Fruit pulp and Rhizome.
Issue Date : March 2015
Abstract :
Rhizome, fruits and seeds of plants constitute a major role in traditional medicine by encompassing therapeutically valuable phytochemicals. Here, the medicinal importance and bioefficacy status of rhizome and fruit pulp extracts of Jatropha maheshwarii Subr. & Nayar against selected human pathogenic microbes were examined. Ethyl alcohol, benzene, chloroform, hexane, acetone and distilled water extracts of the rhizome and fruit pulp samples were screened against selected bacterial strains viz. Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherischia coli and Enterobacter aerogenes as well as fungal strains viz. Aspergillus niger and Candida albicans using agar well diffusion method.
Page(s) : 469-473
ISSN : 0975-9492
Source : Vol. 6, No.3