SCREENING OF SOME PLANT EXTRACTS FOR ANTIBACTERIAL ACTIVITYA.R. DESHPANDE, S.P. MOHD. MUSADDIQ, ROTHE, A.M. BANOLE AND D.P.PATIL
Screening of twenty-five plants was undertaken for detection of antibacterial activity. Petroleum ether, acetone and 90% methanol extracts of parts of these plants were tested against standard bacterial cultures of Bacillus cereus, Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli, Proteus vulgaris and Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Appreciable antibacterial activity against both Gram positive and Gram negative bacteria was detected in the acetone and methanol extracts of Abrus precatorius, Boswellia serrata, Careya arborea, Emblica officinalis, Soymida febrifuga, Syzygium cumini, Woodfordia fruticosa, and Sphaeran thus indicus. Extracts of some of the other plants were active only against Gram positive bacteria.
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