Orginal Research Article
Antibacterial Activity of Methanolic Extract of Thespesia populnea (Malvaceae) Flower
J.Environ. Nanotechnol., Volume 1, No. 1 (2012) pp. 50-52
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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