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Title: Antimicrobial activity of Thespesia populnea Soland. ex Correa bark extracts
Authors: Shekshavali, T
Hugar, Shivakumar
Keywords: Thespesia populnea;Indian tulip tree;Mother culture;Griseofluvin;Antibacterial
Issue Date: Mar-2012
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
IPC Code: Int. cl. (2011.01)- A61K 36/00, A61P 31/04
Abstract: Thespesia populnea Soland. ex Correa, also called as Indian tulip tree, is tropically distributed plant. In present study antimicrobial activity of bark of this plant was investigated by well diffusion method against four bacteria and two fungi (Escherichia coli, Candida albicans). Petroleum ether extract showed significant activity against all organisms whereas ethanolic and aqueous extracts showed moderate to mild activity. The study scientifically validates use of plant in traditional medicine.
Page(s): 128-130
ISSN: 0976-0512 (Online); 0976-0504 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJNPR Vol.3(1) [March 2012]

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