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Antimicrobial studies of some selected medicinal plants.

Dept. of Biochemistry, J.J.College of Arts & Science, Pudukkottai-622 404. Tamil Nadu, India.
Ancient science of life 04/2002; 21(4):230-9.
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ABSTRACT Antimicrobial activities were detected in the 80% ethanolic extract of Achyranthes aspera, Ficus glomerata, Leucas aspera, Thespesia populnea and Zizyphus jujube against Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae and salmonella typhi. The treatments resulted in the formation of various inhibitory zones, in contrast to the control where no inhibitory zone was observed.

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