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Research Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
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Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Murraya koenigii Linn. Roots
Mohini Upadhye*, Sneha Barve, Swapnali Holkar and Uttara Joshi
Department of Pharmacognosy, Modern College of Pharmacy (For Ladies), Pune, India
The present study was designed to screen the antimicrobial activity of Murraya koenigii Linn. The coarse material of Murraya koenigii was extracted with alcohol, benzene, acetone, chloroform using Soxhlet and macerated to form water extract. All the extracts were screened for its antibacterial activity using agar well diffusion method. The microoraganisms used for antibacterial activity were E. coli, S. abony, P. aeruginosa.The results revealed that the extracts of Murraya koenigii roots are effective against E. coli, S. abony, P. aeruginosa.
Murraya koenigii L., antimicrobial activity
Mohini Upadhye, Sneha Barve, Swapnali Holkar ,Uttara Joshi. Evaluation of Antimicrobial Activity of Murraya koenigii Linn. Roots. Research J. Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry 2010; 2(6): 476-477.
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