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dc.contributor.authorMahmad., Afzan ; FPHS UniKL RCMP. Abd Rahman., Santibuana ; FPHS UniKL RCMP.-
dc.contributor.authorKumar Dash., Abdullah., Mohd. Syafiq ; FPHS UniKL RCMP. Gouri ; FPHS UniKL RCMP.-
dc.identifier.citationMahmad., Afzan, Abd Rahman., Santibuana, Kumar Dash., Gouri & Abdullah., Mohd. Syafiq. (2015). Antibacterial activity for fruit peel Methanol extract of Punica granatum Linn. (Punicaceae). International Journal of ChemTech Research. 8 (2), pp 676-679.en_US
dc.description.abstractAntibacterial activity of the methanol extract of fruit peel of Punica granatum Linn (Family: Punicaceae) was evaluated against two Gram positive and two Gram negative bacteria. The Gram positive bacteria included Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae and the Gram negative organisms included Escherichia coli and Pseudomonas aeruginosa respectively. The culture media used for antibacterial assay was Mueller Hinton agar for the growth of S. aureus, E. coli and P. aeruginosa. The media used for the growth of S. pneumoniae was Mueller Hinton blood agar. The antibacterial assay was performed through Disc diffusion technique. The methanol extract was tested at three different concentrations (50, 100 and 200 mg/ml). Standard antibiotic discs containing vancomycin (30 μg) for S. pneumoniae, penicillin (10 units) for S. aureus, ceftriaxone (30 μg) for E. coli and ciprofloxacin (5 μg) for P. aeruginosa were used for the activity comparison. The results of the study revealed that the extract possesses antibacterial activity against S. aureus, S. pneumoniae and P. aeruginosa at all tested concentrations. The maximum zone of inhibition of 19 mm of the extract at 200 mg/ml was observed against S. pneumoniae. However, no zone of inhibition was observed against E. coli at the tested concentrations of the extract. Based on the results obtained in this study, it may be concluded that the fruit peel of P. granatum possess broad spectrum of antibacterial activity against a number bacteria.en_US
dc.publisherSphinx Knowledge House Researchen_US
dc.subjectPunica granatum Linnen_US
dc.subjectMethanol extracten_US
dc.subjectZone of inhibitionen_US
dc.titleAntibacterial activity for fruit peel Methanol extract of Punica granatum Linn. (Punicaceae).en_US
dc.conference.nameInternational Journal of ChemTech Researchen_US
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