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Year
: 2009  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 10--12

Antibacterial Activity of Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight. & Arn. (Asclepidaceae)


C Kalidass1, M Glory2, Francis Borgio3, VS Manickam1 
1 Centre for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, St.Xavier's College (Autonomous), Tirunelveli, India
2 Department of Plant Biology and Plant Biotechnology, St. Mary's College, Thoothukudi. Tamil Nadu, India
3 Genecity Laboratory, Pune, India

Correspondence Address:
C Kalidass
Centre for Biodiversity and Biotechnology, St.Xavier«SQ»s College (Autonomous), Tirunelveli
India

leptadenia reticulata of Asclepidaceae family is a shrub, originally property of Petroleum ether, Alcohol & Chloroform extract of L. reticulata . The antimicrobial testing was carried out by «DQ»Disc diffusion method«DQ». Amongst the tested three extracts, chloroform extract showed high antimicrobial activity against E. coli , alcoholic extract showed high antibacterial activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, while Petroleum ether extract showed antibacterial activity against Klebsilla pneumonae


How to cite this article:
Kalidass C, Glory M, Borgio F, Manickam V S. Antibacterial Activity of Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight. & Arn. (Asclepidaceae).Ancient Sci Life 2009;28:10-12


How to cite this URL:
Kalidass C, Glory M, Borgio F, Manickam V S. Antibacterial Activity of Leptadenia reticulata (Retz.) Wight. & Arn. (Asclepidaceae). Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 2009 [cited 2020 Apr 5 ];28:10-12
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