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  • Potential of Ziziphus spina-christi seed ethanolic extract on inhibition of microbial growth.

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    Author(s) : Nkafamiya, I. I.Shagal, M. H.Haruna, M.

    Author Affiliation : Department of Chemistry, Modibbo Adama University of Technology, PMB 2076, Yola, Nigeria.

    Author Email : iliyankafamiya@yahoo.com

    Journal article : Academia Journal of Biotechnology 2013 Vol.1 No.4 pp.053-056 ref.28

    Abstract : The antibacterial activity of ethanolic extracts of Ziziphus spina-christiziziphus spina-christiSubject Category: Organism Names
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    leaves were examined using agar disc diffusion method against five bacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    (Streptococcus feacalis, Staphylococcus aureusstaphylococcus aureusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Escherichia coliescherichia coliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Klebsiella pneumoniaeklebsiella pneumoniaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    and Pseudomonas aeruginosapseudomonas aeruginosaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    ). These extracts had inhibitory activity at various stages of germination; 1st stage has inhibitory activity of 22 mm against Streptococcus feacalis followed by Staphylococcus aureus with 20 mm and Pseudomonas aeruginosa with 15 mm. 2nd stage has inhibitory activity of 15 mm against Streptococcus feacalis followed by14 mm against Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus with 10 mm. 1st and 2nd stages had activity on Streptococcus feacalis, Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa but no activities on the rest of the microorganisms. 3rd and 4th stages had no inhibitory activities against all the tested micro-organisms. The inhibitory activities of the ethanolic extract of Z. spina-christi on the tested microorganisms confirmed the local use of the plant for treatment of some ailments traditionally.

    ISSN : 2315-7747

    URL : http://academiapublishing.org/ajb/pdf...

    Record Number : 20143001888

    Publisher : Academia Publishing House

    Location of publication : Leeds

    Country of publication : UK

    Language of text : English

    Indexing terms for this abstract:

    Organism descriptor(s) : Enterococcus faecalisenterococcus faecalisSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Escherichia coliescherichia coliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Klebsiella pneumoniaeklebsiella pneumoniaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , plantsplantsSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Pseudomonas aeruginosapseudomonas aeruginosaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Staphylococcus aureusstaphylococcus aureusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , Ziziphus spina-christiziziphus spina-christiSubject Category: Organism Names
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    Descriptor(s) : antibacterial propertiesantibacterial propertiesSubject Category: Properties
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    , medicinal plantsmedicinal plantsSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    , non-wood forest productsnon-wood forest productsSubject 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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    , seedsseedsSubject Category: Anatomical and Morphological Structures
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    , traditional medicinestraditional medicinesSubject Category: Commodities and Products
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    Identifier(s) : bactericidal properties, bacterium, drug plants, E. coli, medicinal herbs, minor forest products, non-timber forest products, officinal plants

    Broader term(s) : EnterococcusenterococcusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , EnterococcaceaeenterococcaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , LactobacillaleslactobacillalesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BacillibacilliSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , FirmicutesfirmicutesSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , BacteriabacteriaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , prokaryotesprokaryotesSubject 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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    , KlebsiellaklebsiellaSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PseudomonaspseudomonasSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PseudomonadaceaepseudomonadaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , PseudomonadalespseudomonadalesSubject 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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    , ZiziphusziziphusSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , RhamnaceaerhamnaceaeSubject Category: Organism Names
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    , RosalesrosalesSubject 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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    , eukaryoteseukaryotesSubject Category: Organism Names
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