Orginal Research Article

Antibacterial Activity of Methanolic Extract of Thespesia populnea (Malvaceae) Flower

A.P. Sharavana Kumaar saravncp@gmai.com
Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, J J College of Pharmacy, Maheswaram, Andhra Pradesh, India
J. Vanitha,  Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis, The Erode College of Pharmacy, Tamilnadu, India.K. Venkateshwaran,  Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Anna University of Technology, Tiruchirapalli, Tamilnadu, India.Srikanth Reddy,  Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, J J College of Pharmacy, Maheswaram, Andhra Pradesh, IndiaK.T. Simon,  Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, J J College of Pharmacy, Maheswaram, Andhra Pradesh, India Jopsy,  Department of Pharmaceutics, Shri Krupa Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Siddipet, Velkatta, Medak, Andhra Pradesh, India.D. Karthikeyan,    


J.Environ. Nanotechnol., Volume 1, No. 1 (2012) pp. 50-52

10.13074/jent.2012.10.121018

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Abstract

Preliminary phytochemical screening of Thespesia populnea demonstrated the presence of flavonoids, glycosides, saponins, alkaloids and triterpenes. Antibacterial activity of methanolic extract of Thespesia populnea was Checked at a lowest concentration by cup and plate method. Zones of inhibition produced by methanolic extract in a dose of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 µg/ml against some selected strains was measured and compared with those of standard antibiotic levofloxacin (10 µg/ml).

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