Antibacterial Activity of the Root Extracts of Hemidesmus Indicus

Kavitha, BT and Ramachandra, YL and Rai, Padmalatha S and Sudeep, HV and Krishana, Shubhank (2010) Antibacterial Activity of the Root Extracts of Hemidesmus Indicus. Pharmacologyonline, 2. pp. 711-716.

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Abstract

Hemidesmus indicus is a pharmacologically important plant. The in vitro experiment by the disc diffusion method established that Hemidesmus indicus root extracts posses a bioactive compound, which inhibits the growth of the microorganisms. The root extracts of Hemidesmus indicus in different ratios of Petroleum ether and Ethyl acetate, tests have shown significant zone of inhibition to all these microorganisms viz., Escherichia coli (75 mm), Bacillus subtilis (56 mm) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (54 mm).

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Antibacterial activity, Hemidesmus indicus, Medicinal plants.
Subjects: Life Sciences > MLSC Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 31 Jan 2012 06:29
Last Modified: 31 Jan 2012 06:29
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/2792

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