ISSN: 0973-7510

E-ISSN: 2581-690X

R.C. Jagessar1 and S. Gomathinayagam2
1Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Guyana, Turkeyen Campus, Guyana, South America.
2Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry University of Guyana, Berbice Campus, John’s, Guyana, South America.
J Pure Appl Microbiol. 2010;4(2):507-512
© The Author(s). 2010
Received: 08/01/2010 | Accepted: 22/02/2010| Published: 31/10/2010
Abstract

Antimicrobial activity of  mesoporphyrin ix dihydrochloride  (1) was  investigated using the Agar diffusion and Poison plate methods. Compound (1) was shown to be both antibacterial and antifungal with a higher degree of selectivity for S. aureus and C. albicans versus E. coli.

Keywords

Antimicrobial activity, Mesoporphyrin ( ix) dihydrochloride , Agar well diffusion, Poison plate methods

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