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International Research Journal of Plant Science

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Prabha M

Department of Botany, Scott Christian College, Tamil Nadu, India


  • Research Article   
    Evaluation of Antimicrobial Properties of Manilkara zapota (L) Royen. Fruit
    Author(s): Brintha M*, Prabha M, Thampiraj S and Beena Lawrence

    The current study was investigated the antimicrobial properties of Manilkara zapota (L) Royen grown at two different sites in Tamil Nadu state of India (Murasancode of Kanyakumari district (site I) and Kudankulam of Tirunelveli District (site II). Bioassays for antimicrobial activities were carried using aqueous, petroleum ether, ethyl acetate, chloroform and ethanol extracts of fruits from plants grown at the selected sites were used for find out the antimicrobial activities through bioassays against few pathogenic bacteria and fungi. Gram positive bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus mutans, Bacillus subtilis, gram negative bacteria such as Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Proteus vulgaris and fungal strains like Candida albicans, Aspergillus flavus and Aspergillus niger were utilized.. View More»
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