ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

P. Shanthi and P. Venkatalakshmi
Department of Biochemistry, S.T.E.T Women’s College,Mannargudi – 614 001, India.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2011;5(1):477-479
© The Author(s). 2011
Received: 02/09/2010 | Accepted: 07/10/2010 | Published: 30/04/2011
Abstract

In the present study, the methanolic and aqueous extracts of T.cordifolia were subjected to preliminary phytochemical analysis and anti microbial activities against certain pathogenic micro organisms.The phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of Alkaloids, Carbohydrates, Glycosides, Saponins, Sterols, Fats & Oils, Resins, Phenols, Proteins and Flavanoids. The antimicrobial activity of the methanolic extract was comparatively more for bacterial strains than that of the fungal strains. Further, antimicrobial activity was more in methanolic extract than the aqueous extract.

Keywords

Antimicrobial activity, Phytochemical analysis, Tinospora cordifolia

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