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Title: Anti-microfilarial activity of methanolic extract of <i style="">Vitex negundo</i> and <i style="">Aegle marmelos </i>and their phytochemical analysis
Authors: Sahare, K N
Anandhraman, V
Meshram, V G
Meshram, S U
Reddy, M V R
Tumane, P M
Goswami, K
Keywords: <i style="">Aegle marmelos</i>
Antifilarial activity
Microfilariae
Phytochemicals
<i style="">Ricinus communis</i>
<i style="">Vitex negundo</i>
Issue Date: Feb-2008
Publisher: CSIR
Abstract: In the present study, methanolic extracts of roots of <i style="">Vitex negundo </i>L. and extracts of leaves of <i style="">Vitex negundo</i> L., <i style="">Ricinus communis</i> L. and <i style="">Aegle marmelos</i> Corr. were explored for possible antifilarial effect against <i style="">Brugia malayi</i> microfilariae. It was observed that among the herbal extracts, root extract of <i style="">Vitex negundo </i>L. and<i style=""> </i>leaves extract of<i style=""> Aegle marmelos</i> Corr. at 100 ng/ml concentration showed complete loss of motility of microfilariae after 48 hr of incubation. Thin layer chromatography of the extracts revealed the presence of alkaloids, saponin and flavonoids in the roots of <i style="">Vitex negundo </i>L. and coumarin in the leaves of <i style="">Aegle marmelos</i> Corr.
Description: 128-131
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4443
ISSN: 0019-5189
Appears in Collections:IJEB Vol.46(02) [February 2008]

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