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Antimicrobial activity of citrus rind oil isolated from citrus aurantium

Rai, Padmalatha S (2013) Antimicrobial activity of citrus rind oil isolated from citrus aurantium. International Journal of Pharma World Research, 4 (1). pp. 1-18. ISSN 0976-111X

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The essential oil of Citrus aurantium obtained by steam distillation was screened for antimicrobial activity against Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Bacillus subtilis, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Bacillus cereus, Proteus vulgaris, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella typhi, Salmonella paratyphi, Vibrio cholerae, Candida albicans, and Aspergillus niger by disc agar diffusion technique. The essential oil isolated from Citrus aurantium demonstrated significant antimicrobial activity, but the micro-organisms tested showed different sensitivities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Citrus aurantium; citrus rind oil; antimicrobial activitys Steam distillation.
Subjects: Life Sciences > MLSC Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2014 04:23
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2014 04:23

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