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  • Plumbago zeylanica L. - a potential plant for antimicrobial activity.

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    Author(s) : Mallikadevi, T.Paulsamy, S.

    Author Affiliation : P.G. and Research Department of Botany, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore - 641 029 (Tamil Nadu), India.

    Author Email : paulsami@yahoo.com

    Journal article : Plant Archives 2010 Vol.10 No.2 pp.547-550 ref.12

    Abstract : The root extracts of the plant species, Plumbago zeylanicaplumbago zeylanicaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    L. by using different alcoholic solventssolventsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    were tested against the three human pathogenic bacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    viz., Escherichia coliescherichia coliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Salmonella typhisalmonella typhiSubject Category: Organism Names
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    and Staphylococcus aureusstaphylococcus aureusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    and three human pathogenic fungus viz., Aspergillus nigeraspergillus nigerSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Pencillium sp. and Fusarium oxysporumfusarium oxysporumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    for assessing the antimicrobial properties by adapting disc diffusion method. The results of the study revealed that all extracts showed varied degree of antimicrobial activity against the tested pathogenspathogensSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    . However, the acetoneacetoneSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    extracts at 100% concentrations exhibited higher inhibition zone (27 mm) against the bacteria, Salmonella typhi, whereas the chloroformchloroformSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    extract at 100% concentration showed high degree of inhibition zone against the fungus, Aspergillus niger (24 mm).

    ISSN : 0972-5210

    URL : http://www.plantarchives.org/

    Record Number : 20123401858

    Publisher : Dr R.S. Yadav

    Location of publication : Muzaffarnagar

    Country of publication : India

    Language of text : English

    Language of summary : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : Aspergillus nigeraspergillus nigerSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Escherichia coliescherichia coliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Fusarium oxysporumfusarium oxysporumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PenicilliumpenicilliumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Plumbago zeylanicaplumbago zeylanicaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Salmonella Typhisalmonella typhiSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Staphylococcus aureusstaphylococcus aureusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : acetoneacetoneSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , antibacterial propertiesantibacterial propertiesSubject Category: Properties
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    , antifungal propertiesantifungal propertiesSubject Category: Properties
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    , chloroformchloroformSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    , in vitroin vitroSubject Category: Techniques, Methodologies and Equipment
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    , medicinal plantsmedicinal plantsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , pathogenspathogensSubject Category: Organism Groups
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    , plant extractsplant extractsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , rootsrootsSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    , solventssolventsSubject Category: Chemicals and Chemical Groups
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    Identifier(s) : 2-propanone, anti-fungal properties, bactericidal properties, bacterium, dimethyl ketone, drug plants, E. coli, fungicidal properties, fungus, medicinal herbs, officinal plants

    Broader term(s) : AspergillusaspergillusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , TrichocomaceaetrichocomaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , EurotialeseurotialesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , EurotiomyceteseurotiomycetesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PezizomycotinapezizomycotinaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , AscomycotaascomycotaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , fungifungiSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , EscherichiaescherichiaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , EnterobacteriaceaeenterobacteriaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , EnterobacterialesenterobacterialesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , GammaproteobacteriagammaproteobacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , ProteobacteriaproteobacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , prokaryotesprokaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , FusariumfusariumSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , NectriaceaenectriaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , HypocrealeshypocrealesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SordariomycetessordariomycetesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PlumbagoplumbagoSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PlumbaginaceaeplumbaginaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , CaryophyllalescaryophyllalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , eudicotseudicotsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , angiospermsangiospermsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SpermatophytaspermatophytaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Salmonella enterica subsp. entericasalmonella enterica subsp. entericaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Salmonella entericasalmonella entericaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , SalmonellasalmonellaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , StaphylococcusstaphylococcusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , StaphylococcaceaestaphylococcaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BacillalesbacillalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BacillibacilliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , FirmicutesfirmicutesSubject Category: Organism Names
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