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Title: Antifungal activity of extracts of some Cassia, Detarium and Ziziphus species against dermatophytes
Authors: Adamu, Harami M
Abayeh, O J
Ibok, NNE U
Kafu, Samuel Emgba
Keywords: Medicinal plants;Antifungal;Microorganisms;Dermatophytes;Cassia occidentalis ;Cassia singuena;Cassia tora;Detarium microcarpum;Ziziphus abyssinica;Ziziphus mauritiana;Ziziphus mucronata;Ziziphus spina-christi;Trichophyton rubrum;Trichophyton mentagaphytes;Microsporum canis;Aspergillus fumigatus
Issue Date: Oct-2006
Publisher: CSIR
IPC Code: Int. cl.8— A61K 36/00, A61P 31/10, A61K 36/48, A61K 36/482, A61K 36/725
Abstract: The methanol extracts of Cassia occidentalis Linn., C. singuena (Del.) Lack, C. tora Linn., Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr., Ziziphus abyssinica (Hochst ex A. Rich) Fiori, Z. mauritiana Lam., Z. mucronata Willd. and Z. spina-christi Willd. found in Bauchi State, Nigeria, showed antifungal activity when tested by the agar diffusion method against dermatophytes, viz.Trichophyton rubrum, T. mentagaphytes, Microsporum canis and Aspergillus fumigatus.
Page(s): 357-360
ISSN: 0975-1092 (Online); 0972-592X (Print)
Appears in Collections:NPR Vol.5(5) [September-October 2006]

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